Read all about the champion racehorses who have shared their names with famous figures from history, from Michelangelo to Winston Churchill and Debussy.

Alter egos 1 – Shostakovich

Shostakovich was a horse trained by Sylvester Kirk. Over the two seasons he spent in the yard he was kept busy, running 13 times as a two year old in 2010, and 16 times the following year. Read more

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