Keyword: Curule

  • Moon Ballad Captures UAE Challenge Stakes

    Irish-bred Moon Ballad, owned by the Godolphin racing stable and ridden by Frankie Dettori, won the Group III Sheikh Maktoum Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Challenge (Round II) at the United Arab Emirates' Nad Al Sheba Thursday.

  • Cal-Bred Grey Memo Romps in Dubai

    California-bred Grey Memo romped to a 3 1/2-length win in the $1 million Godolphin Mile (UAE-II) Saturday night at Nad Al Sheba, completing the distance in 1:36.69 on a fast track and under Gary Stevens.

  • Godolphin's Four vs. Five Others in Maktoum Challenge Round Two

    Five horses will oppose a formidable four-horse entry sent out by Godolphin in Thursday's Sheikh Maktoum bin Rashid al Maktoum Challenge -- Round Two (UAE-III) at Nad Al Sheba. Godolphin sends out Curule, China Visit, Best of the Bests, and State Shinto in the 1 1/8-mile dirt race.

  • Godolphin Trio Upset in Maktoum Challenge

    Skoozi, a 6-year-old bred in New Zealand, overtook China Visit in deep stretch to post a nose victory over China Visit in the first round of the Maktoum Challenge (UAE-III) Thursday at Nad Al Sheba Racecourse. Royal Tryst, a U.S.-bred son of Kingmambo, finished third.

  • China Visit Seeks Maktoum Challenge Repeat

    Godolphin Racing's China Visit will seek his second consecutive victory in the Sheikh Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum Challenge (UAE-III) at Nad Al Sheba Thursday night, with three stablemates among the challengers.

  • Alex Solis, aboard Dixie Union (left), celebrates winning the Haskell Invitational (gr. I) at Monmouth Park August 6. Milwaukee Brew (right) finished third. The two will meet again in Saturday's Travers Stakes (gr. I) at Saratoga.

    Dixie Union Morning-Line Travers Favorite

    Haskell Invitational Handicap (gr. I) winner Dixie Union was installed as the moderate 5-2 morning-line favorite for Saturday's Travers Stakes (gr. I) when post positions were drawn Thursday for the $1-million race.

  • Travers Stakes (gr. I) starter Postponed at Saratoga Wednesday morning.

    Postponed, Curule Work Toward Travers

    Jeanne G. Vance's Postponed and Godolphin Racing's Curule each put in works over the fast main track at Saratoga Wednesday in preparation for Saturday's $1-million 1 1/4-mile Travers Stakes (gr. I).

  • Graeme Hall, with Jerry Bailey aboard, captures the Jim Dandy Stakes on Saturday, Aug. 5, 2000, at Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

    Graeme Hall, Red Bullet Out of Travers

    The field for the Aug. 26 Travers Stakes (gr. I) continues to dwindle, with trainer Todd Pletcher reporting that Jim Dandy Stakes (gr. II) Graeme Hall has a hairline fracture of his left knee that will require the colt to be rested in his stall for 60-90 days.

  • Exercise rider Lee Roebuck rides Curule during morning workouts in preparation for the Belmont Stakes

    Travers Taking Shape; Curule Breezes

    The field is taking shape for the Aug. 26 Travers Stakes (gr. I), with two of this year's spring classic winners possible starters in the "Midsummer Derby." According to racing secretary Mike Lakow, Belmont Stakes (gr. I) winner Commendable is a confirmed Travers contender, with Preakness Stakes (gr. I) winner Red Bullet questionable.