|Grandsire||Try My Best|
|Dam||Flame of Tara|
|Owner||Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum|
|Trainer||John L. Dunlop|
|Craven Stakes (1991)
St. James's Palace Stakes (1991)
|Last updated on 17 October 2007|
Trained by John Dunlop, Marju raced 7 times during his career and was ridden by Willie Carson each time. He won 3 races including the Craven Stakes and the St. James's Palace Stakes, as well as finishing second to Generous in the 1991 Epsom Derby. He won a total prize money of £282,640.
Retired to stud duty, Marju sired a number of stakes winners including the filly Soviet Song and the noted Hong Kong runners Viva Pataca and Indigenous. He is the damsire of Ramonti. Marju died at his owner's Derrinstown Stud in Ireland in October 2016. After his death, the last crop Japanese horse Satono Crown honored Hong Kong Vase.
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