Keyword: Dubai Destination

  • Lot 1407, a colt by Dark Angel, led final-day trading, selling for 170,000 guineas.

    Tattersalls Foal Sale Ends With Record Gross

    Tattersalls reported record total receipts for its December foal sale for the third straight year when the auction ended its five-day run Nov. 28 with aggregate rising 4.5% on last year's sale.

  • Cumani's Postponed Gutsy King George Winner

    Postponed and Eagle Top fought out the finish in the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes (Eng-I), but Postponed was unyielding and got the best of the favorite to win by the slimmest of margins July 25 at Ascot.

  • Smart Missile Colt Leads Way at MM Sale

    A colt by first-season sire Smart Missile sold for $220,000 (US$169,605) at the Magic Millions Adelaide yearling sale March 9 in Morphettville, highlighting an opening session that saw declines in gross, average, and median.

  • Lot 671, a Shamardal colt, sold for 370,000 guineas on Oct. 13.

    Tattersalls' Book 2 Opens With Robust Trade

    Following last week's record-breaking Book 1 sale, Tattersalls' Book 2 portion of its October yearling sale started Oct. 13 with robust trading, topped by a Shamardal colt for 370,000 guineas ($624,552 in United States funds)

  • Ihtimal comes home strong to win the United Arab Emirates One Thousand Guineas.

    Ihtimal Romps in U.A.E. One Thousand Guineas

    Ihtimal made a powerful statement in the $250,000 United Arab Emirates One Thousand Guineas, closing strongly from off the pace, seizing a commanding lead in the stretch, and romping unchallenged to victory Feb. 6 at Meydan.

  • Dubai Destination to Dalham Hall in England

    Godolphin announced the retirement of English group I winner Dubai Destination for stallion duty at Sheikh Mohammed's Dalham Hall Stud in Newmarket, England.

  • Six Perfections Saves Year, Nips Domedriver

    After three near-misses since May, the highly touted filly Six Perfections and jockey Thierry Thulliez got the job done in a thrilling edition of the Prix Jacques le Marois (Fr-I) at the expense of her Niarchos Family stablemate Domedriver Sunday at Deauville.

  • Dubai Destination, center, on the way to winning the Queen Anne Stakes at Royal Ascot.

    Dubai Destination Wins Queen Anne Stakes

    Dubai Destination stamped himself as a horse to watch by scoring a four-length victory over Tillerman in the Queen Anne Stakes (Eng-I) at Royal Ascot. Right Approach was three-quarters of a length back in third. Favored Hawk Wing finished a dismal seventh in the 10-horse field. The winner completed the mile distance in 1:38.56.

  • Almushahar Draws Raves After Uncorking Champagne

    Two-year-old colt Almushahar earned a comparison with the late great Dubai Millennium as he overcame trouble to post a sparkling victory at Doncaster on Friday and became the favorite for next year's Sagitta 2,000 Guineas.

  • Dubai Destination's Seasonal Debut Delayed Again

    The first start of the year for Godolphin's Dubai Destination has been pushed back again. The Champagne Stakes (Eng-II) winner is now unlikely to make next week's Dante Stakes at York following a workout at Newmarket Wednesday morning.

  • Hawk Wing Gives O'Brien Another Group I Win

    Mrs. John Magnier's Hawk Wing rallied from last under jockey Michael Kinane to win Sunday's Aga Khan's Stud National Stakes (Ire-I), giving trainer Aidan O'Brien his 16th group I win of the year. On good to firm turf at the Curragh, Hawk Wing completed the seven furlongs in course-record time of 1:20.9.

  • Dubai Destination Claims First Group Win

    Dubai Destination, a $1.5 million Keeneland July sale purchase owned by Godolphin Racing, won his first stakes race Friday at Doncaster in the Rothmans Royals Champagne Stakes (Eng-II). It was the colt's third start, and his impressive victory made has made him the favorite for next season's Sagitta 2000 Guineas. Godolphin's Ekraar won the Amco Corp. Troy Stakes the same day.