Desert Bred - Saudi Arabia; AHSB*606 (Eng); AHR*2133 (USA); Strain: Kuhaylah al-Ajuz; bred by King Ibn Saud Royal Family at Khorma, Nejd, Saudi Arabia
Presented to King George VI of Eng as a coronation gift in 1937
Imported to the USA 11-10-1941 by Henry B. Babson of Oak Brook, IL, along with her in utero colt Ibn Hilal (foaled 4-3-1942)
The Blue Star mare TURFA was the dam of 7 PB reg Arab foals: 1 bred in Eng & 6 bred in the USA by Henry Babson, exclusively to Blue Star stallion FADL 1930 According to Raswan Index entry #10601, *Turfa's dam was an 'Ubayyah al-Hurmah of Ibn Musamih of the al-Hamrah 'Ajman, as was her sire.
(See photos p218)
Tail Female: *Turfa