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A Racing and Breeding Tradition: The Horses of the Aga Khan Hardcover – January 17, 2011


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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 288 pages
  • Publisher: Prestel; Second Edition edition (January 17, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 3791350722
  • ISBN-13: 978-3791350721
  • Product Dimensions: 1.1 x 12 x 9.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 4.8 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,490,302 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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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'.

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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Philip Jodidio studied art history and economics at Harvard University, and was Editor-in-Chief of the leading French art journal Connaissance des Arts for over two decades. He has published numerous articles and books, including TASCHEN's Architecture Now series, Building a New Millennium, and monographs on Norman Foster, Richard Meier, Alvaro Siza, Tadao Ando, and Renzo Piano.

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0 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Don Don on December 19, 2011
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This is a very nicely written and has good pictures of some of the greatest race horses that were owned by the Aga Khan.
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