Classic winners Kingman and Night of Thunder will renew their hot rivalry June 17 at Royal Ascot in the St. James's Palace Stakes (Eng-I) for 3-year-olds.
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- Born 2011
|Owner||MIDDLEHAM PARK RACING IX & JAMES PAK|
|Toormore (IRE) View Five-Cross Pedigree||Arakan||Nureyev|
|Far Across (GB)|
|Danetime Out (IRE)||Danetime (IRE)|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Peter & Ross Doyle Bloodstock||Redpender Stud||$56,952|
Saeed Manana's Night of Thunder turned the tables on favorite Kingman by narrowly winning the QIPCO Two Thousand Guineas (Eng-I) from that rival in a 40-1 upset May 3 at Newmarket.
The QIPCO Two Thousand Guineas (Eng-I) drew a full field of 14 for the first jewel of England's Triple Crown May 3 at Newmarket, with Juddmonte Farms' unbeaten homebred Kingman the pre-race favorite.
PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter
Toormore is the third group winner sired by Arakan, and the second out of Danzig line mare.
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Even-money favorite Toormore took the lead at the start and was never headed en route to a clear win in the Goffs Vincent O'Brien National Stakes (Ire-I) for 2-year-olds Sept. 15 at the Curragh.