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~ "Arazi" in Lexington

By LexEquine
One of my memorable & cherished captures of the historic Thoroughbred Champion, "Arazi," taken at "Three Chimneys Farm," in Lexington, Kentucky in July 1997. This image was taken with my vintage Olympus OM-2n film SLR with the Zuiko 50 mm f1.8 lens. I was using Kodak Gold color film (ISO 200).

"Arazi" was the 1991 2-Year Old Breeders Cup World Champion winning in an 'unforgettable great stretch run.' He is the Sire of the renown middle distance Thoroughbred, "Congaree," who placed 3rd in both the Kentucky Derby & Preakness Stakes in 2001. "Congaree" amassed $3.2 Million dollars in earning in his illustrious career. I am hoping that you like my 'nostalgic film shot' of "Arazi."~

Regards ~ Peter Smile

Tags: Photo journalism General Pets and captive animals Lexington Kentucky Arazi World renown and historic Thoroughbre 1991 Two Year Old Breeders Cup World Champion Sire of Congaree Three Chimneys Farm July 1997

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Comments


26 Feb 2013 12:07AM
A beautiful horse Peter..Lin
taggart Plus
18 47 15 United States
26 Feb 2013 12:41AM
A great imagae of a great horse!
morpheus1955 16 3 2 United Kingdom
26 Feb 2013 1:15AM
Superb shot peter, excellent composition and so beautifully captured

Hugh
Hermanus 10 4 South Africa
26 Feb 2013 4:02AM
A great write up to accompany this image of this lovely horse Peter !! I like the way you captured it !
CarolG 16 199 20 Greece
26 Feb 2013 6:02AM
Just had to be your image, Peter, such a stunning portrait of this beautiful equine. Carol
EAS 13 1 13 Scotland
26 Feb 2013 8:21AM
He is a hamdsome fellow and this is a fine portrait of him.

Ann
26 Feb 2013 10:25AM
fine looking animal Peter nice capture

GrahamGrinGrinGrin
JimV 16 6 3 Canada
27 Feb 2013 6:48AM
Fine shot that does Azari proud Peter!
Rgds., Jim

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