A Racing and Breeding Tradition: The Horses of the Aga Khan

A Racing and Breeding Tradition: The Horses of the Aga Khan

by Philip Jodidio

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A Racing and Breeding Tradition: The Horses of the Aga Khan by Philip Jodidio

This lavishly illustrated volume highlights fifty years of the horse racing and breeding activities of His Highness the Aga Khan. In addition to his well-known presence in the areas of world affairs and culture, the Aga Khan is passionate about horse racing. His breeding empire has been built on a legacy handed down through generations, and he now owns and operates one of the largest and most successful racing and breeding operations in France and Ireland. This volume traces the history of the Aga Khan Studs through remarkable photographs, engravings and paintings taken from the archives of the Aga Khan. A lengthy interview of His Highness the Aga Khan, and informative essays on what makes a great racehorse combine to create a unique resource for anyone interested in the 'sport of kings'.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783791350721
Publisher: Prestel Publishing
Publication date: 01/17/2011
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 9.60(w) x 12.80(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

PHILIP JODIDIO has published numerous books on architecture and art. They include Under the Eaves of Architecture, a book about the architectural activities of the Aga Khan (Prestel). He lives in Grimentz, Switzerland.

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