Keyword: Mick Channon

  • Law Enforcement Scores Breakthrough in Italy

    Taking a big step up in class, British-based Law Enforcement broke through for his first stakes win at the highest level on Oct. 13 in the Gran Criterium (Ity-I) at San Siro Racecourse in Milan.

  • Rileyskeepingfaith and Ahmed Ajtebi upset the Zabeel Mile.

    'Riley' Springs Upset in Zabeel Mile

    Dismissed at odds of 14-1, Rileyskeepingfaith stormed down the center of the course to spring a major upset in the $250,000 Zabeel Mile Sponsored by Dubai Duty Free (UAE-IIT) on March 10.

  • Median Rises as Tattersalls Mare Sale Opens

    Lahaleeb, winner of the E.P. Taylor Stakes (Can-IT) in October, topped the opening day of the Tattersalls December mare sale, bringing 1- million guineas ($1,727,247 in U.S. funds) Nov. 30 in England. The session posted an increase of 13.4% in its median price from a year ago, but the gross revenue and average price fell 4.9% and 7.6%, respectively.

  • Lahaleeb, a grade I-winning filly offered as a racing prospect, fetched a bid of 1,000,000 guineas (US$1.72 million) during the first session of the Tattersalls December Mares Sale.

    Lahaleeb Bring Seven Figures at Tattersalls

    Lahaleeb, a grade I-winning filly offered as a racing prospect, fetched a bid of 1,000,000 guineas (US$1.72 million) from John Egan during the Nov. 30 first session of the Tattersalls December Mares Sale at the Newmarket, England sales company's Park Paddocks.

  • Lahaleeb upsets the E.P. Taylor Stakes at Woodbine.

    Lahaleeb Springs 44-1 Surprise in E.P. Taylor

    Lahaleeb produced the biggest upset in the 54-year history of Woodbine's E.P. Taylor Stakes (Can-IT) Oct. 17 when she came from off the pace in the stretch to win the $964,356 test for fillies and mares at odds of 44-1.

  • Majestic Roi Surprises in Sun Chariot

    Majestic Roi, who has always been held in high esteem by her trainer, Mick Channon, rewarded his faith when turning in a powerful performance in the Kingdom of Bahrain Sun Chariot Stakes (Eng-I) at Newmarket Oct. 6.

  • Channon Charge Captures German Guineas

    Royal Power, ridden by Chris Catlin, grabbed the lead two furlongs from home and dug in late to defeat the closing Aspecutus by a head in the Mehl-Mulhens-Rennen (German Two Thousand Guineas) (Ger-II) at Cologne Sunday.

  • Darely Stud's Mokabra Wins German Juvenile

    Darley Stud Management's Mokabra seized the lead 50 yards from the wire and outlasted local hope Slawomira by a head in Germany's top juvenile stakes, the Maurice Lacroix Trophy (Ger-II) at Baden-Baden Friday.

  • Zafeen Wins St. James Palace Stakes

    Zafeen earned group I status with his length victory over Kalaman in the St. James Palace Stakes (Eng-I) at Royal Ascot. Martillo was three lengths back in third. American-bred Hold That Tiger finished fourth in the 10-horse field. Zafeen covered the mile distance in 1:39.19.

  • O'Brien Warms Up for Breeders' Cup Party

    Trainer Aidan O'Brien, who has an opportunity to win at least four Breeders' Cup races Saturday, enjoyed a magnificent showing Sunday at Milan's San Siro, winning a pair of Group I races.

  • Mail the Desert Captures Moyglare Stud at Curragh

    Mail the Desert provided jockey Steve Drowne with his first win in Ireland when coming out best in a blanket finish to the Group 1 Moyglare Stud Stakes for 2-year-old fillies on Sunday.