Dajania A Kehilet Ajuz of the Dajani strain

(other names were Jasmine, Lady Hestor) 

Foaled in 1876

imported 2nd July 1878

Significant family groups descended from the Dajania line:

Naseel Family Group

Indian Magic Family Group

Indian King Family Group

From original Lady Anne Blunt notes:

"Bred by Mohammed Pasha, a Turkoman Chief 

 

Dam: A Kehilet Ajuz of the Dajani strain (or Kehileh Dajanieh) of the Sebaa Anazeh and stolen from them by Mohammed Pasha.

 

Sire: A Kehilan Nowak

 

Purchased at Aleppo in 1877 for £35  (£3640)

 

Dajania was stolen from Mohammed Pasha and brought to Sheykh Seyd Ahmed of the Hannadi Tribe and settled at Haggla near Aleppo. 

 

Description:

A golden bay with enormous eyes, very black points, three white feet (two hind and off-fore) a star and snip. Good head, rather short neck fine ears, short back wonderfully strong, a fair shoulder, perfect legs, fine action and carriage of tail.

 

Height: 14.3 h.

Girth: 70"       

Below knee 7”+ 

 

Dajania was Imported in 1878. She produced only one pure-bred filly, Nefisa.

Sold after the Third Sale in 1886 to H.  E. Rustem Pasha, the Turkish Ambassador, for 120gns." (£14,600)

 Nefisa, born in 1885 sired by Hadban was the only filly that Dajania produced at Crabbet, but was to have 21 foals in all and was described by Lady Anne as a 'perfect brood mare'. Nefisa was the first of the renowed 'N' line.

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