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Zarkandar - Aintree 07.04.11

Zarkandar: a high-flying graduate of the Aga Khan academy

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Seven horses for private sale from Aga Khan

BEYNAMAR, a Green Desert three-parts brother to Group 1 winner Behkabad, heads a draft of seven horses listed as privately for sale by the Aga Khan Studs.

The unplaced three-year-old, who is in training with Alain de Royer Dupré, is out of the Group 1-placed Behkara and also a half-brother to Prix du Jockey-Club fourth Carthage (formerly Beheshtam).

Beynamar is priced at €10,000 as is the only filly in the line-up, Kozama, a daughter of Desert Style from the family of High Chaparral.

Other horses on offer are: Adili (09 c Dubai Destination - Adirika; unraced); Akarali (09 c Halling - Akaliya; unraced); Dawasiri (09 c Dubai Destination - Dawana; unraced); Dilizan (09 c Dubai Destination - Dibiya); and Naltar (09 c Dalakhani - Nalear; unraced).

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Aga Khan graduates continue to excel on the track. High-flying representatives include Paul Nicholls' unbeaten Triumph Hurdle winner Zarkandar and the Willie Mullins-trained high-class hurdlers Mourad and Zaidpour.




Galileo £10,647,143
Dark Angel £3,007,182
Dubawi £2,934,398
Kodiac £2,219,020
Acclamation £2,084,861
Frankel £1,958,449
Nathaniel £1,874,732
Sea The Stars £1,866,794
Iffraaj £1,748,970
Invincible Spirit £1,692,034