Sport: Great Blood

Among the European refugees landing in Manhattan last week was nine-year-old Bahram, best race horse bred in England since World War I. If World War II had not discouraged British breeders, Bahram would never have been sent to the U. S.—not for all the gold in the world.

Bred and owned by His Highness The Aga Khan, Bahram had never been defeated. As a three-year-old, he won England's famed "triple crown" (the Epsom Derby, Two Thousand Guineas and St. Leger Stakes)—something that only 13 other thoroughbreds had accomplished during 130 years of British horse racing. At stud, Bahram's blood lines were important...

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