Year of birth: 1952
SCID status: ?
CA status: ?
Arax is one of the stallion of the Bairactar sire line. He went to Tersk in 1958 after standing one year at Albigowa State Stud. He is the son of Amurath Sahib, gray stallion foaled in 1932. Arax was the leading sire at Tersk for the ten years he he stood there, siring 101 foals, of which 11 sons and 23 daughters were registered. Arax is a credited with passing on good bone, much substance, great length and strength of hindquarters, a typey head with large expressive eyes, the long neck typical of the line, and excellent disposition and temperament. In 1969, when he was 17, Arax was sold to Holland but died from a shipboard accident. Arax daughters are treasured the world over; at Tersk, Magnolia and the full sisters Naturshitsa and Nemezida were highly broodmares.
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