Coventry stakes

Irish Champion Colin Keane Snapped up to Ride US Raiders at Royal Ascot

However unlikely it seemed back in the autumn when the syndicate was formed, the members of the Dew Sweepers LLC have been provided with reason to believe their dream of securing a Royal Ascot winner can become a reality with the news that Irish Champion Jockey Colin Keane has committed to riding both of their runners next week. It makes sense, too. The Dew Sweepers LLC, formed and managed by Jack Goldthorpe, features several Irish ex-patriots and they will be cheering on Keane as he gets the leg over Late...

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Berkshire Boys Hit The Big Time

ASCOT,UK—It was a dream that started with the purchase of two relatively inexpensive yearling fillies at the Tattersalls December Yearling Sale of 2013. Berkshire Honey (GB) (Sakhee's Secret {GB}) never raced and Berkshire Beauty (GB) (Aqlaam {GB}) eventually won over a mile at Southwell in January as a 4-year-old. Hardly the stuff of dreams at this stage, but standing in the winner's enclosure on a sundrenched day at Royal Ascot is something quite different.  A little over seven years on from their first foray into the racing world, that's where...

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Where Did They Come From?

G2 Coventry S. ADMIRAL NELSON (GB) (Kingman {GB} - Shamandar {Fr}, by Exceed And Excel {Aus}) Bred by Bob and Pauline Scott, he was a Goffs UK Premier Yearling Sale topper at £440,000 and lived up to expectations on his winning debut in a five-furlong Curragh maiden on June 12, earning TDN Rising Star status in the process. His dam was a decent juvenile, winning the listed Dick Poole Fillies' S. and beating subsequent Grade 1 winner Dubawi Heights (GB) in the Watership Down Stud Sales Race. ARMY OF INDIA...

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