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  • n  Russian dancer considered by many to be the greatest dancer of the 20th century (1890-1950)
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  • Woodbine notes: Five Iron improving for Lynch
    ETOBICOKE, Ontario – Trainer Brian Lynch came close to recording his first turf stakes win of the meeting here in last Sunday’s Grade 2 Nijinsky, sending out Hampstead Heath and Grand Arch for second- and third-place finishes and combined earnings of $70,000.
    July 24, 2013 - Daily Racing Form
  • Woodbine: So Long George scores first stakes win in Nijinsky
    ETOBICOKE, Ontario – So Long George ($23.60) notched his first stakes win after an ideal inside trip under Emma-Jayne Wilson in the $216,000 Nijinsky at Woodbine on Sunday.
    July 21, 2013 - Daily Racing Form
  • Woodbine: Lynch has two for Nijinsky Stakes
    Sunday’s Grade 2, $200,000 Nijinsky Stakes, a 1 1/8-mile turf race for 3-year-olds and up, attracted a competitive field of 10, including many established stakes performers. But trainer Brian Lynch will be looking to shake things up with Grand Arch and Hampstead Heath, who enter the Nijinsky off sharp turf scores under allowance terms.
    July 19, 2013 - Daily Racing Form

  • Henry Cecil in BBC Sport
    Cecil said: "We ran her to see if she stays but she's got a cross of Nijinsky on both the sire and dam side, so there was a bit of stamina there. I was hopeful she would (stay), otherwise I would have run in the race over a mile here later in the...
  • Lester Piggott in
    Lester added: "I think Nijinsky probably on his day was the most brilliant horse I've ever ridden. On a few days in the summertime as a three-year-old......"
  • Peter Tatchell in
    Many great Russians have been gay or bisexual, including Piotr Tchaikovsky, Sergei Eisenstein, Modest Mussorgsky, Nijinsky, Sergei Diaghilev, Nikolai Gogol and Rudolf Nureyev,Tatchell said.

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