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Five of the best! Our top five King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes

5. 1989 – Nashwan

Nashwan

Considered one of the great horses of all time, Nashwan went into the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes as the 2/9 favourite, following the withdrawal of the Prix du Jockey Club winner Old Vic.

He was expected to win the race easily, but this time had to really fight for his success. His old rival Cacoethes […]

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