Favored Kyllachy Wins Nunthorpe
Updated: Thursday, August 22, 2002 1:56 PM
Posted: Thursday, August 22, 2002 1:56 PM
Thurloe Thoroughbreds V and Cheveley Park Stud's Kyllachy, the 3-1 favorite in the field of 17, got the lead 100 yards from home in the Victor Chandler Nunthorpe Stakes (Eng-I) on Aug. 22 and went on to win by a half-length over Malhub.
Kyllachy, a 4-year-old colt by Pivotal out of the Song mare Pretty Poppy, is trained by H. Candy. Bred by Wheelersland Stud, Kyllachy was toward the back of the back early under Jamie Spencer, and made steady progress in the final two furlongs of the five-furlong race to get the lead. Hamdam Al Maktoum's Malhub, who also came from far back in the tightly-bunched field, beat 33-1 shotIndian Prince by a half-length. Malhub, sent off at 7 1/2-1, is a 4-year-old son of Kingmambo and is trained by John Gosden.
Lucayan Stud's Continent was fourth, beaten a head by Indian Prince. Final time for the race was :58.10.
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