Kahyasi winning the Epsom Derby, 1988 signed and dated 'M. Brandrett 88' (lower right) oil on canvas 50 x 75cm (19 11/16 x 29 1/2in).
Kahyasi was owned and bred by the Aga Khan he was trained by Luca Cumani and was ridden by Ray Cochrane to a length-and-a-half victory over Glacial Storm in the Epsom Derby Classic in 1988. He went on the win the Irish Derby but was retired after finishing sixth to Tony Bin in the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe. At stud, he sired five Group winners, including the filly Zarkava, who won the 2008 French 1,000 Guineas and Oaks.