Five-Time Group 1 Winner Solow Retired From Racing

The Wertheimer brothers’ Solow, who flashed his brilliance in 2015 when he captured five Group 1 stakes, has been retired from racing. Sporting Life reports that the 7-year-old gelding by Singspiel had never quite recovered since suffering a leg injury in the spring of last year. While he missed the entire 2016 season, it had been […]

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Multiple Group 1 Winner Solow Back In Training, Targeting Royal Ascot Return

Solow is back in light training ahead of a possible bid to reclaim his Queen Anne Stakes crown – but will not run on Meydan’s Dubai World Cup night at the end of next month. The Freddy Head-trained grey won at Meydan two years ago en route to recording three memorable triumphs in the QIPCO […]

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UPDATED: Injury Knocks Solow Out Of Dubai Turf

Multiple Group 1 winner Solow has been ruled out of the defense of his G1 Dubai Turf title after failing to recover sufficiently from an injury sustained during a gallop in Chantilly on Wednesday. The Racing Post reports that trainer Freddy Head feels that even though the injury is minor, with the gelding due to ship to Dubai Friday, he didn’t want […]

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Solow Returns A Winner In Prix Montjeu At Chantilly

Solow overcame a troubled trip to win the Prix Montjeu by 1 1/2 lengths at Chantilly Thursday. The one-mile conditions race marked the seasonal debut for the 6-year-old gelding by Singspiel, who won this race last year before going on to capture the Group 1 Dubai Turf at Meydan. Solow now has won ten straight races, and improved […]

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Golden Horn Caps Off Career With Cartier Horse Of The Year Award

This evening marked the announcement of the 2015 Cartier Horse Racing Awards, the European equivalent of the American Eclipse Awards. Golden Horn (Cape Cross – Fleche d’Or by Dubai Destination) was named both Horse of the Year and 3-Year-Old Colt. Owned by Anthony Oppenheimer and trained by John Gosden, Golden Horn most recently finished second […]

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Solow Continues Dominant Season With Queen Elizabeth II Victory

Solow took the lead and powered away for his fifth straight G1 win in the G1 Queen Elizabeth II Stakes presented by QIPCO at Ascot Racecourse Saturday. Classic winner Gleneagles, making his first start since winning at Royal Ascot in June, made a brief rally for the lead from midpack but faded to finish off […]

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American Pharoah Reclaims Top Spot In World’s Best Racehorse Rankings

Following his devastatingly easy victory in the William Hill Haskell Invitational Stakes (G1), American Pharoah (USA) [131] has reclaimed the top spot in the sixth edition of the Longines World’s Best Racehorse Rankings for 2015. American Pharoah, who is best known for becoming the first American Triple Crown winner in 37 years, has won all […]

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Solow Prevails Over Tenacious Arod To Capture Sussex Stakes

Heavily-favored Solow overhauled a stubborn Arod nearing the wire to win the Group 1 QIPCO Sussex Stakes by a half-length at Glorious Goodwood July 29. The victory earned Solow an automatic berth in the G1 Breeders’ Cup Mile Oct. 31. The gelded son of Singspiel now has won eight consecutive races, the last four being […]

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Solow Sharp In Queen Anne Victory

Solow took command with just over a furlong to run and held off the late charge of Esoterique to win the Group 1 Queen Anne Stakes on the opening day at Royal Ascot. The 5-year-old gelding by Singspiel has now has won seven straight, the last three being Group 1 victories. The Freddy Head trainee […]

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