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Legendary owner/breeder Prince Khalid bin Abdullah dies aged 83




One of horse racing's greatest ever owner/breeders – His Highness Prince Khalid bin Abdullah – has died at the age of 83.

His famous green, pink and white silks were carried by some of the sport's biggest ever names down the years, with Frankel, Dancing Brave, Arrogate and Enable chief among them.

Douglas Erskine Crum, CEO of Prince Khalid's Juddmonte operation, said: “The whole of Juddmonte feels a huge sense of loss. Prince Khalid will always be remembered as a quiet, dignified, benevolent family man, whose horses spoke for him.

Prince Khalid bin Abdullah (right) with Sir Henry Cecil, Tom Queally and Frankel after their QIPCO 2,000 Guineas victory in 2011
Prince Khalid bin Abdullah (right) with Sir Henry Cecil, Tom Queally and Frankel after their QIPCO 2,000 Guineas victory in 2011

“He leaves a legacy that will stand the test of time. His contribution to the development of the thoroughbred will have long-lasting effects.”

Prince Khalid's horses chalked up a total of 118 Group/Grade 1 victories across the globe, of which he bred 102.

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