MUSKET Musket (1867–1885) was an English-bred Thoroughbred racehorse and a Leading sire in Australia and New Zealand. Musket sired the famous Carbine (great-great-grandsire of Nearco), Nordenfeldt, Trenton (a leading sire in Australasia and then exported), Martini Henry and Hotchkiss, all top sires.[2] Carbine in his day was considered one of the greatest horses in the world, whose feats included winning the 1890 Melbourne Cup with the impost of 10 st 5 lb in the record time of 3:28¼.

MUSKET Musket (1867–1885) was an English-bred Thoroughbred racehorse and a Leading sire in Australia and New Zealand. Musket sired the famous Carbine (great-great-grandsire of Nearco), Nordenfeldt, Trenton (a leading sire in Australasia and then exported), Martini Henry and Hotchkiss, all top sires.[2] Carbine in his day was considered one of the greatest horses in the world, whose feats included winning the 1890 Melbourne Cup with the impost of 10 st 5 lb in the record time of 3:28¼.

1896 Newhaven Melbourne Cup

1896 Newhaven Melbourne Cup

Carbine (NZ) By Musket Out Of Mersey Carbine (1885–1914), was an outstanding New Zealand bred Thoroughbred racehorse, who competed in New Zealand and later Australia. During his racing career he won 30 stakes or principal races. Owing to his performance on the track and his subsequent achievements as a sire, he became one of five inaugural inductees into both the New Zealand Racing Hall of Fame and the Australian Racing Hall of Fame.

Carbine (NZ) By Musket Out Of Mersey Carbine (1885–1914), was an outstanding New Zealand bred Thoroughbred racehorse, who competed in New Zealand and later Australia. During his racing career he won 30 stakes or principal races. Owing to his performance on the track and his subsequent achievements as a sire, he became one of five inaugural inductees into both the New Zealand Racing Hall of Fame and the Australian Racing Hall of Fame.

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