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DISTORTED HUMOR PENSIONED

Former champion US sire Distorted Humor, whose G1 winners include Cape stallions Flower Alley and Pathfork, has been retired from stud duties.Distorted Humor, a champion freshman sire and a champion general sire, served an instrumental …


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TOP SPRINTER RETIRED

The remarkably durable 9-year-old Brando  has been retired after finishing 12th on his sixth and final crack at the Oct. 16 QIPCO British Champions Sprint Stakes (G1).He was beaten just a nose by Glen Shiel  …


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LATEST WORLD’S BEST RACEHORSE RANKINGS

The LONGINES World’s Best Racehorse Rankings – the official listing of the world’s best racehorses (For 3yos and upwards which raced between 1st January and 10th October, 2021)Following his dramatic victory in the Qatar Prix …

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VERRY ELLEEGANT NAMED HORSE OF THE YEAR

Champion mare Verry Elleegant (NZ) on Monday night was crowned Australian Racehorse of the Year following an outstanding season that encapsulated five Group 1 victories. The winner of more than $9.3 million in prizemoney, Verry Elleegant’s …

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JULY CUP WINNER RETIRED

Top British sprinter Starman has been retired. The Dutch Art colt is set to stand his first season at the Tally Ho Stud in 2022.Trainer Ed Walker said: “It’s a huge shame as we were …

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MAGIC MILESTONE FOR WAR FRONT

Wilgerbosdrift’s well bred young sire Fire Away is a son of outstanding stallion War Front. The latter made headlines on Sunday when his son Annapolis became his 100th stakes winner when putting up a courageous …

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TOP FILLY DIES

Santa Barbara, who scored a pair of Grade 1 victories in the U.S. this summer, has died due to complications from a pelvic fracture.Santa Barbara, a 3-year-old daughter of Camelot, was trained by Aidan O’Brien,”Santa …

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ST MARK’S BASILICA RETIRED

Brilliant three-year-old St Mark’s Basilica has been retired. His trainer Aidan O’Brien describing him as possibly the best horse he’s ever had at Ballydoyle and Coolmore’s most important stallion prospect since Galileo.St Mark’s Basilica will …

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