BATTAASH RETIRED

02 Aug 2021 10:00


 

Brilliant sprinter Battaash has been retired after his defeat at Goodwood on Friday.The brilliant Charlie Hills-trained sprinter had to settle for seventh place in his bid to land the King George Qatar Stakes for the fifth successive year, having made an injury-delayed start to the season at Royal Ascot.Battaash won four times at the highest level, adding his Prix de l’Abbaye triumph to top honours in the Nunthorpe (twice) and King’s Stand at Royal Ascot.In 25 races, he amassed £1.7 million for his connections, winning 13 races in total.After a winter setback, racing for his daughter Hissa, Battaash had not been able to replicate his best form.



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