News About Sheikh Fahad

Pallasator on Best Behaviour for Melbourne Cup Bid

Pallasator on Best Behaviour for Melbourne Cup Bid

British horseman Sir Mark Prescott believes his UK stayer Pallasator has the ability but maybe not the manners for a successful raid on the 2016 Melbourne Cup down under this spring. The veteran Motivator gelding caught the eye on Thursday night running a brave second to Michael Bell’s successful defending champion Big Orange in the…

Former Melbourne Cup Winner Dunaden Retired

Former Melbourne Cup Winner Dunaden Retired

Injury has forced the connections of 2011 Melbourne Cup hero Dunaden to retire the veteran stayer who bows out with over $8 million in prize money to their name. Prepared in France by Mikel Delzangles the rising nine-year-old was injured in a training mishap and has officially then run their last race. The Pearl Bloodstock-owned…

Retirement Awaits Prix de L’Arc Hope Dunaden

Retirement Awaits Prix de L’Arc Hope Dunaden

There will be no Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival campaign for the 2011 Melbourne Cup and 2012 Caulfield Cup champion Dunaden this year with connections leaning towards retirement for the rising eight-year-old following the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe in France this October. The Mikel Delzangles-trained Nicobar stallion has been one of the top earners for…

Dunaden Connections Take Side Glance at Cox Plate 2013

Dunaden Connections Take Side Glance at Cox Plate 2013

Their former Melbourne Cup champion Dunaden may have been ruled out of a third trip down under for the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival riches but Sheikh Fahad’s Pearl Bloodstock are still eying off the 2013 Cox Plate prize with their progressive galloper Side Glance. Two seasons ago Dunaden travelled to Australia and debuted with a…

Three 2013 Melbourne Cup Runners for Sheikh Fahad

Three 2013 Melbourne Cup Runners for Sheikh Fahad

Sheikh Fahad has ruled out any chance of Dunaden running in the 2013 Melbourne Cup but is still hoping to have three runners. In Australia for the Inglis Easter Yearling Sale, Sheikh Fahad refused to identify which of his charges would be aimed at Australia’s biggest race but said he is hoping to be well…

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…