Admire Moon Sold to Godolphin
by Dan Liebman
Date Posted: 7/24/2007 2:09:46 PM
Last Updated: 7/26/2007 5:40:21 PM

Admire Moon, shown winning the Dubai Duty Free, has been sold to Godolphin.
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Photo: Trevor Jones

Admire Moon, winner of group I races this year in Japan and Dubai, has been sold by owner Riichi Kondo to Sheikh Mohammed’s Godolphin for a reported $33 million ( ¥4 billion).

Japanese reports said Kondo confirmed July 24 the sale of the 4-year-old End Sweep colt.

Admire Moon, out of the Sunday Silence mare My Katies, began the year with a win in the Kyoto Kinen (Jpn-II), after which he was shipped to Dubai and won the Dubai Duty Free (UAE-I). Following a third win in Hong Kong in the Audemars Piguet Queen Elizabeth II Cup (HK-I), he returned to Japan, and on June 24 won the Takarazuka Kinen (Jpn-I).

Bred in Japan by Northern Farm, Admire Moon has won nine of 15 starts and has earnings of $7,877,051.



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