Keyword: Ecurie Wildenstein

  • Alec Wildenstein (left), owner of Westerner, receives the Ascot Gold Cup.

    French Owner Alec Wildenstein Dead

    Alec Wildenstein, co-owner of a prominent racing stable with his brother, Guy, died Feb. 18 in Paris after a long illness.

  • Danehill Stayers Run One, Two in Ascot Gold Cup

    Two-time champion Westerner, runner-up in last year's 2 1/2-mile Ascot Gold Cup (Eng-I), held on to defeat Irish-bred Distinction in this year's renewal by a neck Thursday afternoon at the Royal Ascot meeting at York. The first two across the line are both sons of the late Danehill, sire of 287 stakes winners worldwide.

  • French Derby Quest Begins for Super Celebre

    Ecurie Wildenstein's Super Celebre, making his career stakes debut, opened the classic French racing season with a powerful win in Sunday's Group II Prix Noailles for 3-year-olds at Longchamp.