Frankel

Top-Priced Frankel Colt Starts Zayat Stables’ ‘Global Expansion’

Zayat Stables gained its first Irish winner Wednesday with the much-anticipated start of Old Glory, who won his first race in a hand ride under Donnacha O’Brien at Naas. Old Glory, who is by top runner and sire Frankel, was the most expensive yearling sold in Ireland last year at over $1.88 million. According to […]

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Pletcher Makes Switch From Turf To Dirt For Frankel Son Gidu In Allen Jerkens

On the Travers undercard, Zayat Stable’s Gidu will make his first start over the main track for the Pletcher barn in the Grade 1, $500,000 H. Allen Jerkens Memorial presented by Runhappy. By Frankel, the gray Irish-bred colt tried two turns on the grass in the Grade 2 National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame […]

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Early Move Nets Fashion Business An Easy Del Mar Handicap Victory

Flavien Prat sent Little Red Feather and Marsha Naify’s Fashion Business at the half-mile pole in Saturday’s Grade 2 Del Mar Handicap, capitalizing on a slowing pace to win the gelding’s first graded stakes race by open lengths. The 4-year-old son of Frankel covered 1 3/8 miles over Del Mar’s firm turf course in 2:13.84. […]

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Royal Ascot Runner Gidu Back At Home In Friday’s Hall Of Fame Stakes

Zayat Stables’ Gidu will be hoping the cross-Atlantic trip will help him return to form as he competes against 10 other talented 3-year-olds in the 34th running of the Grade 2, $200,000 National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame on Friday at Saratoga Race Course. Gidu ran sixth in the Group 1 Commonwealth Cup on […]

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Undefeated Without Parole Leads Wednesday’s Sussex Stakes At Glorious Goodwood

Led by John and Tanya Gunther’s undefeated homebred Without Parole (GB) and Khalid Abdullah’s Jersey Stakes (G3) winner Expert Eye (GB), a field of eight runners is set for Wednesday’s one-mile, $1.391 million Qatar Sussex Stakes (G1) at Glorious Goodwood, with the winner receiving an automatic berth into the Breeders’ Cup Mile (G1) through the international Breeders’ […]

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Cunco, Frankel’s First Winner, To Stand In Chile

Cunco, the first winner by undefeated European champion Frankel, will enter stud at Haras Santa Monica in Chile for the approaching Southern Hemisphere breeding season, Racing Post reports. The 4-year-old raced as a homebred for Don Alberto Corp., and won his May 2016 debut at Newbury Racecourse in England to become his sire’s first winner. […]

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Dettori Could Have Massive Royal Ascot Meet With Cracksman, Redkirk Warrior

Frankie Dettori, the most successful current jockey at Royal Ascot with 56 winners, talked about how special Royal Ascot is to him. He said: “It was a year ago today that I broke my shoulder and it was awful. To me, Ascot is everything and to injure myself four days’ before it last year’s Royal […]

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Kentucky-Bred Mozu Ascot Takes Yasuda Kinen For Breeders’ Cup Berth

Capital System Co. Ltd.’s 4-year-old Mozu Ascot, ridden by Christophe Lemaire, edged past the filly Aerolithe (JPN) in the final yards to win Sunday’s 68th running of the one mile, $2,170,000 Yasuda Kinen (G1) at Tokyo Racecourse by a neck, tying the stakes record, and earning an automatic berth into the Breeders’ Cup Mile (G1) through the international […]

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Cracksman Up Late In Investec Coronation Cup

The red-hot favourite Cracksman, ridden by Frankie Dettori, left it late but eventually got on top in an eventful running of the Group One Investec Coronation Cup at Epsom Downs this afternoon. The eventual runner-up Salouen (33/1) was given a peach of a ride by jockey Silvestre De Sousa and almost made every yard of […]

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Gidu Prepares For Royal Ascot With Paradise Creek Victory

Zayat Stables’ Gidu didn’t disappoint as the 2-5 favorite, earning a victory in the $100,000 Paradise Creek for 3-year-olds at seven furlongs on the turf Saturday at Belmont Park. Breaking from post 5 with Hall of Famer John Velazquez in the irons, Gidu stalked comfortably in third position as Masked led the field of six […]

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