Saturday, September 13, 2014

Kingston Hill wins 2014 St Leger Stakes

Thirty four years after his great great uncle Nijinsky won the St Leger and the British Triple Crown to open up the International floodgates for Northern Dancer offspring, it was great great great great grandson Kingston Hill winning the classic race with Romsdal finishing second and Snow Sky finishing third. All three GB breds were descendants of Northern Dancer.

Photo from BBC

1) Kingston Hill - great great great grandson x3 through Danzig/Danehill
2) Romsdal - great great great grandson x3 through Nijinsky, Sadlers Wells and Danzig
3) Snow Sky - great great grandson through Danzig/Danehill

video of race