Fair Trial
Fair Trial was a British
Great Britain
Great Britain or Britain is an island situated to the northwest of Continental Europe. It is the ninth largest island in the world, and the largest European island, as well as the largest of the British Isles...

The Thoroughbred is a horse breed best known for its use in horse racing. Although the word thoroughbred is sometimes used to refer to any breed of purebred horse, it technically refers only to the Thoroughbred breed...

Horse racing
Horse racing is an equestrian sport that has a long history. Archaeological records indicate that horse racing occurred in ancient Babylon, Syria, and Egypt. Both chariot and mounted horse racing were events in the ancient Greek Olympics by 648 BC...

 and Champion sire. He was bred and raced by John Arthur Dewar who also bred and raced Tudor Minstrel
Tudor Minstrel
Tudor Minstrel was a British-bred Champion Thoroughbred racehorse. He was sired by Owen Tudor, the 1941 Epsom Derby winner.Ridden by Gordon Richards, in 1947 Tudor Minstrel won the 1 mile long 2,000 Guineas by 8 lengths, the largest winning margin in the race since 1900...


The Leading sire in Great Britain and Ireland in 1950, during his career Fair Trial sired 201 race winners, including Classic winners, Court Martial
Court Martial (horse)
Court Martial was a Thoroughbred racehorse bred and raced by Lord Astor best known for defeating two exceptional colts in Dante and Royal Charger for the Classic 2,000 Guineas Stakes and as a two-time Leading sire in Great Britain and Ireland.He was a chestnut horse sired by the leading sire Fair...

 and Palestine
Palestine (horse)
Palestine was a British Thoroughbred racehorse. Owned and bred by HH Aga Khan III he was out of the mare Una and sired by Fair Trial.Trained by Marcus Marsh and ridden by Charlie Smirke, Palestine was the winner of the 2,000 Guineas in 1950...

. Through his daughters, Fair Trial was the 1951 Leading broodmare sire in Great Britain & Ireland
Leading broodmare sire in Great Britain & Ireland
The list below shows the leading sire of broodmares in Great Britain and Ireland for each year since 1899. This is determined by the amount of prizemoney won during the year by racehorses which were foaled by a daughter of the sire.-----References:*...

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