Samarqand was the second offspring from the successful
cross of Premium stallion Sambist and
Premium mare GAS Pepelka, so he qualified
for future Premium progeny classes and events. Three half-siblings
are already race winners.
His pedigree contains all the Russian 'Greats' from
the world of Arabian horse racing, whose strength and stamina are
He had the kindest face and sweetest temperament and
was very easy to handle. He was strongly built with powerful movement
and would have made an ideal prospect for racing and endurance.
His full sister Kallista
will be graded at the BEF Futurity in August 2012, at Keysoe.