Dubai Mile

Group 1 Winner Dubai Mile Retired To Stand At Manton Park

Group 1 winner Dubai Mile (Ire) has been retired to stud and will join the Manton Park stallion roster for the 2024 breeding season. Successful in the Criterium de Saint-Cloud for Charlie and Mark Johnston last year, the son of Roaring Lion changed hands to join Freddie and Martyn Meade this season.  However, he failed to run for the father-and-son combination after suffering a career-ending injury and will now join the roster at Manton Park alongside Aclaim, Technician and Advertise.  Dubai Mile won three of his eight career starts for...

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Dubai Mile Likely for Grand Prix de Paris

Ahmad Al Shaih's G1 Criterium de Saint-Cloud winner Dubai Mile (Ire) (Roaring Lion) will be pointed to the G1 Grand Prix de Paris with the possibility of a run at Royal Ascot in between, trainer Charlie Johnson said. The colt finished ninth in the G1 Betfred Derby on Saturday and was fifth in the Qipco 2000 Guineas at Newmarket in his three-year-old debut last month. Dubai Mile holds engagements in the G2 King Edward VII Stakes at Royal Ascot on Jun 23 and also the G1 Irish Derby at The...

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'We've Always Dreamt of Winning the Derby': Alan Cooper on Passenger

The Niarchos Family has had no shortage of Classic success over the years, including at Epsom, where they won a memorably emotional Oaks with the Sir Henry Cecil-trained Light Shift (Kingmambo), but there is to date one omission from their roll call of big-race wins. "We've always dreamt of winning the Derby. We haven't yet, but let's hope that Saturday can go the right way," Alan Cooper, the operation's racing manager, told TDN on Wednesday.  That dream could become reality if Passenger continues to show the level of improvement that...

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