News About Frankel

Can International Raider Side Glance Win the 2014 Cox Plate

Can International Raider Side Glance Win the 2014 Cox Plate

A notable performer on racing surfaces of all integrities over all corners of the globe, Side Glance has been confirmed for a second attempt at the featured Group 1 Cox Plate (2040m) at Moonee Valley this weekend. Securing an impressive race record of eight wins and a further 14 minor places from his 38 competitive…

Frankel Trainer Sir Henry Cecil Dies

Frankel Trainer Sir Henry Cecil Dies

Champion trainer Sir Henry Cecil has lost his battle with cancer, dying at the age of 70. The sad news was announced on his website overnight. “It is with great sadness that Warren Place Stables confirms the passing of Sir Henry Cecil earlier this morning,” the statement said. “Following communication with the British Horseracing Authority,…

More Joyous Retired – Frankel Date Calls

More Joyous Retired – Frankel Date Calls

The former Gai Waterhouse-trained glamour mare More Joyous has officially been retired and if all goes to plan the eight time Group 1 champion will be served by the world’s former top-rated racehorse Frankel in the UK. Despite her final turf appearance being a disappointing second last behind All Too Hard in the Group 1…

Retirement On The Cards For Injured More Joyous

Retirement On The Cards For Injured More Joyous

More Joyous could be retired following her disappointing effort in the Group 1 All Aged Stakes last month. The More Than Ready mare placed seventh in the $400,000 race in a performance that initiated the massive fall out between Gai Waterhouse and owner John Singleton. This resulted in a well-publicized stewards investigation and the removal…

More Joyous to be Retired after Singo Spat?

More Joyous to be Retired after Singo Spat?

Speculations that super mare More Joyous has run her last race have been fuelled this week with owner John Singleton officially removing her, and the remainder of his other horses, from trainer Gai Waterhouse’s care sending the eight time Group 1 winner to the paddock indefinitely. The $4.5 million earning mare is the reason behind…

2013 Doomben 10,000 Considered for More Joyous

2013 Doomben 10,000 Considered for More Joyous

Despite speculation Gai Waterhouse’s glamour mare More Joyous would join the likes of Black Caviar and Pierro and head off into retirement after her Sydney Cup Day run this weekend, connections of the eight-time Group 1 champion have indicated she could race on and contest the Doomben 10,000 in Brisbane this winter. The Australian racing…

Moody to Train Progeny of Retired Champion Black Caviar

Moody to Train Progeny of Retired Champion Black Caviar

She may have only been officially retired at 3pm (AEST) today but already Black Caviar is set to make her mark in the broodmare business with connections quick to confirm her trainer Peter Moody will be the one to prepare any offspring the world’s best mare produces in the breeding barn over the coming seasons….

New Frankel Handicap Rating Angers Racing Greats

New Frankel Handicap Rating Angers Racing Greats

Unbeaten galloper Frankel has been rated higher than any other horse in history in a move that has evoked anger from members of the racing world. The retired stallion was awarded a 2012 World Thoroughbred Ranking of 140, while star horses from previous eras have had their scores downgraded. The downgrading of top rated Dancing…

Black Caviar Best of the Aussies in World Thoroughbred Rankings 2012

Black Caviar Best of the Aussies in World Thoroughbred Rankings 2012

Black Caviar has confirmed her title as the world’s greatest mare as the highest rated of the six Australian-trained horses topping categories in the newly released 2012 World Thoroughbred Rankings in London this week. A near flawless 140 ranking for the now retired UK champion Frankel, the highest since Dancing Brave (141) in 1986, saw…

Dunaden Confirmed for 2012 Caulfield Cup – Melbourne Cup Double

Dunaden Confirmed for 2012 Caulfield Cup – Melbourne Cup Double

Reigning Melbourne Cup winner Dunaden has been confirmed as a title defender in the ‘race that stops a nation’ this spring with connections also stating the quality stayer would contest the other spring cup – the Caulfield Cup 2012. Last Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival Nicobar stallion Dunaden, trained by Mikel Delzangles, became the second straight…