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(foaled 1948 in England) was a Thoroughbred racehorse and sire.
After winning the October 27, 1953 Limekiln Stakes at Newmarket Racecourse,
was sent back to the United States for the second edition of the Washington, D.C. International Stakes. This time, he finished out of the money.
was retired to stud duty in England, but met with his greatest success as a sire after being sent to breeders in South Africa in 1959. There, he earned Leading sire honors in 1964.
The November 27, 1952 edition of the "New York Times" reported that an American syndicate was negotiating with owner Robert Boucher to buy
. Boucher rejected an offer of US$100,000 and the deal did not go through.
As a yearling, Fleet was sent to the sales at Newmarket, where she was sold for 11,000 guineas to Robert Boucher, a fruit and hop grower from Kent whose best-known horse had been the Washington, D.C. International winner
. Boucher sent the filly into training with Noel Murless at his Warren Place stable at Newmarket.
was sired by Pink Flower, a son of one of Germany's great runners, Oleander, a three-time winner of the Grosser Preis von Baden and a two-time winner of the Grosser Preis von Berlin. His dam, Saracen, was a daughter of Federico Tesio's outstanding Italian runner, Donatello.
In October 1952, assistant trainer John Waugh brought the four-year-old
to the United States where he won his eleventh straight race by capturing the inaugural running of the Washington, D.C. International Stakes at the Laurel Park Racecourse in Laurel, Maryland. An outstanding race in which the lead changed hands six times, the success of the Washington, D.C. International Stakes would help spawn the Breeders' Cup.
A leading jockey throughout most of the 1950s, in 1954 Mercer won eighty-eight races, finishing second in the jockey standings to Doug Smith. During his shortened career, Mercer won two British Classic Races, capturing the 1953 1,000 Guineas Stakes aboard Happy Laughter, and the 1954 2,000 Guineas Stakes on Darius. In 1952 he gained much media attention in the United States for his masterful ride on
in winning the inaugural running of the Washington, D.C. International at Laurel Park Racecourse in Laurel, Maryland.
In September Nearula finished third to King of the Tudors at Ascot in the Knight's Royal Stakes, the race which was renamed the Queen Elizabeth II Stakes two years late. Nearula's final race of the year was the Champion Stakes over ten furlongs at Newmarket in October. He started at odds of 4/1 and won by three quarters of a length after a "fine race" against the Irish colt Sea Charger and the Washington, D.C. International Stakes winner
. Shortly after his Newmarket win, Nearula was one of several horses who escaped without injury when Elsey's stable was extensively damaged by fire. At the end of the year it was announced that Nearula had been syndicated for £100,000 and would be retired to stud.
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