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Benbatl rules in Hampton Court

Benbatl rules in Hampton Court

Benbatl stayed on powerfully for an excellent success in the G3 Hampton Court Stakes at Royal Ascot on Thursday, June 22, giving Godolphin a fourth victory so far at Royal Ascot 2017. The three-year-old Dubawi colt, dropping back to 10 furlongs for trainer Saeed bin Suroor after finishing fifth in the G1 Derby over a mile and a half on ...

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Barney Roy strikes in St James’s Palace Stakes

Barney Roy strikes in St James’s Palace Stakes

Barney Roy smashed the course record to gain a first G1 success in the St James’s Palace Stakes at Royal Ascot on Tuesday, June 20, with Thunder Snow taking third in the mile contest for three-year-old colts. An eventful start saw Barney Roy’s saddle slip backwards leaving the stalls, but James Doyle soon recovered on the Richard Hannon-trained colt, who ...

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Thunder Snow Makes It Eight UAE Derby Titles For Godolphin

Thunder Snow (USA) (Saeed bin Suroor –Christophe Soumillon) wins the UAE Derby (credit Andrew Watkins and Dubai Racing Club)

It was a battle to the finish for the UAE Derby Sponsored By The Saeed & Mohammed Al Naboodah Group but in the end the Godolphin blue made it to the wire with a few inches to spare. Local rising star Thunder Snow (IRE) got a short-head past the popular Japanese raider Ephicharis (JPN) in what was the eighth win ...

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Godolphin’s Acolyte Sets Out Carnival Stall with Meydan Sprint Win

Harry Bentley steers Godolphin's Acolyte to victory in the 1200m Al Naboodah Travel Trophy at Meydan Racecourse on Saturday January 14, 2017. Credit: Dubai Racing Club/Andrew Watkins

Racing at Meydan on Saturday was highlighted by the Al Naboodah Travel Trophy, a seemingly ultra-competitive 1200m turf handicap won emphatically by Godolphin’s Acolyte. Making his first start in the world famous blue silks for Saeed Bin Suroor, having previously been trained by Roger Charlton for whom he won three times, on the all-weather, Acolyte was returning to racecourse action ...

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