Found October 23, 2012 on Yardbarker Blogger Network
Horse Racing phenom Frankel, who was unbeaten in 14 career starts, including 10 Group (or grade) 1 races in England has been retired Prince Khalid Abdullah’s Racing Manager Teddy Grimthorpe announced yesterday. The gorgeous son of the great Galileo finished off his nothing short of brilliant career with a nerve racking win in last weekend’s Champion Stakes at Ascot.In the Champion, Frankel did something I’ve never seen him do before…..he completely missed the start and quickly found himself last in a very talented field of horses including last years Champion stakes winner Cirrus des Aigles and Nathaniel, who finished second and third respectively in this year’s renewal.The horse or jockey Tom Queally never panicked, they bided their time on the outside and, with about three or so furlongs left, Queally started pumping on his horse and the horse, like normal, responded with an enormous burst of energy.Not taking any chances, Queally reached back and hit Frankel once left handed and ...
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