Nijinsky. The only English triple crown winner in the past 75 years. He won 11 of 13 races finishing second in his 2 losses. Named European horse of the year, he became a very influential sire of many champions and classic winners. He is a son of Northern Dancer. Here is the link to a full article on http://thoroughbredancestry.com/?p=267 about the great Nijinsky.
THREE TIME WORLD CHAMPION "NIGHT DEPOSIT CHEX" BETTER KNOWN AS "BLACKIE" WAS LAID TO REST MAY 29, 2011 AT HILLDALE FARM IN BRASHEAR, TEXAS. HE DIED SUDDENLY AROUND NOON. FAMILY AND FRIENDS WERE AT THE BARN WHEN HE APPEARED IN TROUBLE. HE DIED MINUTES BEFORE THE VET ARRIVED. THE VET SAID HE DIED FROM AN ANEURYSM. HE WAS 14 YEARS OLD. HE WILL BE GREATLY MISSED AND ALWAYS LOVED BY THE HUTTON FAMILY AND FRIENDS WHO KNEW HIM.
Nearco (1935–1957) was an Italian bred Thoroughbred racehorse described by Thoroughbred Heritage as "one of the greatest racehorses of the Twentieth Century" and "one of the most important sires of the century." He was not only unbeaten, winning 14 races at distances from 5 furlongs to 1 mile 7 furlongs, but also the patriarch of the most dominant sire line in Thoroughbred history.