Dubawi (Ire)

Godolphin Wins Fourth Consecutive John Deere Award

Strengthened by victories from homebreds Modern Games (Ire) (Dubawi {Ire}), Space Blues (Ire) (Dubawi {Ire}) and Yibir (GB) (Dubawi {Ire}), for the fourth consecutive year Godolphin has won the John Deere Award, honoring the outstanding breeder of the 2021 Breeders' Cup World Championships and the Breeders' Cup Challenge Series. The John Deere Award, presented by Breeders' Cup Limited and NTRA Advantage, emphasizes the contributions of breeders to the Breeders' Cup program. NTRA Advantage and John Deere will award a John Deere TS Gator Utility Vehicle to Godolphin. Godolphin-bred runners earned...

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Half to Thunder Snow Set For Newcastle Debut

Observations on the European Racing Scene turns the spotlight on the best European races of the day, highlighting well-pedigreed horses early in their careers, horses of note returning to action and young runners that achieved notable results in the sales ring. Friday's Observations features a half-brother to dual G1 Dubai World Cup-winning Thunder Snow (Ire) (Helmet {Aus}). 13.25 Newcastle, Nov, £11,100, 2yo, 10f 42y (AWT) Godolphin's hitherto unraced homebred ORIENTAL WORLD (IRE) (Galileo {Ire}) is a Charlie Appleby-trained half-brother to five black-type performers headed by dual G1 Dubai World Cup-winning...

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Dubawi Anchors Darley Europe Roster at £250,000

Dubawi (Ire) (Dubai Millennium {GB}) will stand for an unchanged fee of £250,000 at Dalham Hall Stud and anchors the 2022 roster for Darley Europe. His fee is the most expensive in Europe. He enjoyed a notable success at the two-day Breeders' Cup World Championships, with three winners in a single year, the first sire to reach that mark in the 37-year history of the Breeders' Cup. The GI Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf went to Modern Games (Ire), Saturday's GI Breeders' Cup Mile was won by new Kildangan Stud resident...

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Team Godolphin's Huge Weekend Continues in Turf

It wasn't a completely straight-forward weekend for Team Godolphin, given the unfortunate events prior to Friday's GI Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf which resulted in the scratching of Albahr (Ire) (Dubawi {Ire}). Stablemate Modern Games (Ire) (Dubawi {Ire}) eased that disappointment with a convincing victory (for purse money only) in the Friday finale, and Yibir (GB) (Dubawi {Ire}) capped a Saturday double for Sheikh Mohammed's operation with a fast-finishing victory in the GI Longines Breeders' Cup Turf, giving jockey William Buick, trainer Charlie Appleby and Darley's Dubawi three winners over the...

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Space Blues Gets Another for Godolphin, Appleby and Buick

Following a bit of unwelcomed deja vu when Godolphin's rail-drawn Master of the Seas (Ire) (Dubawi {Ire}) was scratched after rearing up in the gate, stablemate Space Blues (Ire) (Dubawi {Ire}) became the shortest-priced winner on what became a pretty quirky day at the Breeders' Cup, coming away late to best pacesetting local Smooth Like Strait (Midnight Lute) in the GI Fanduel Breeders' Cup Mile, presented by the Permanently Disabled Jockeys' Fund. Ivar (Brz) (Agnes Gold {Jpn}), a well-backed fourth in last year's Mile, went a good race to finish...

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Benbatl Retired to Big Red Farm in Japan

Godolphin homebred Benbatl (GB) (Dubawi {Ire}--Nahrain {GB}, by Selkirk), a multiple Group 1 winner in Dubai, Germany and Australia, has been retired from racing and will take up stallion duties at Big Red Farm in Japan. A fee for the 7-year-old, who is Dubawi's top earning, will be announced later. Trainer Saeed bin Suroor said, "Benbatl was a great horse for Godolphin, winning many important races throughout the world including Group 1 contests in Dubai, Germany and Australia. "He was the ultimate professional in everything he did, which made him...

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Daughter of GISW Montare on Deck at Nottingham

12.40 Nottingham, Mdn, £7,000, 2yo, f, 8f 75yT George Strawbridge's homebred MIMIKYU (GB) (Dubawi {Ire}) is a daughter of G1 Prix Royal-Oak heroine Montare (Ire) (Montjeu {Ire}) and thus a full-sister to G1 British Champions Fillies & Mares winner Journey (GB). She debuts in a contest won last year by subsequent G1 British Champions Fillies & Mares victrix Eshaada (GB) (Muhaarar {GB}) and opposition to the John and Thady Gosden nominee includes Lady Bamford's hitherto unraced Queen of Comedy (GB) (Kingman {GB}), who is an Ed Walker-trained full-sister to G1...

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Dubawi's Erevann A New Rising Star At Deauville

From the mud and the murk of a storm-hit Deauville on Thursday emerged the latest TDN Rising Star as The Aga Khan's Erevann (Fr) (Dubawi {Ire}) strutted his stuff in the card's opening Prix de Saint-Desir for unraced juveniles. A son of the G1 Poule d'Essai des Pouliches, G1 Coronation S. and G1 Prix du Moulin heroine Ervedya (Fr) (Siyouni {Fr}) racing for the Jean-Claude Rouget stable, the April-foaled bay was patiently ridden by Christophe Soumillon towards the rear early. Making smooth headway in the straight, the 41-10 second favourite...

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Son of Ervedya Debuts at Deauville

Observations on the European Racing Scene turns the spotlight on the best European races of the day, highlighting well-pedigreed horses early in their careers, horses of note returning to action and young runners that achieved notable results in the sales ring. Thursday's Observations features a son of MG1SW Ervedya (Fr) (Siyouni {Fr}). 11.50 Deauville, Debutantes, €27,000, 2yo, c/g, 8fT EREVANN (FR) (Dubawi {Ire}) is a son of the G1 Poule d'Essai des Pouliches, G1 Coronation S. and G1 Prix du Moulin heroine Ervedya (Fr) (Siyouni {Fr}) who starts out for...

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Son of MG1SW Danedream Set For HQ Debut

Observations on the European Racing Scene turns the spotlight on the best European races of the day, highlighting well-pedigreed horses early in their careers, horses of note returning to action and young runners that achieved notable results in the sales ring. Wednesday's Observations features a son of G1 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe heroine Danedream (Ger) (Lomitas {GB}). 14.05 Newmarket, Nov, £9,000, 2yo, c/g, 7fT Sunderland Holding's MY PROSPERO (IRE) (Iffraaj {GB}) is a half-sister to this term's G1 Prix d'Ispahan third and William Haggas stablemate My Oberon (Ire) (Dubawi...

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Camelot Colt Tops Buoyant Arqana Opener

DEAUVILLE, France--A strong opening day of the Arqana October Sale saw a colt by Camelot (GB) top proceedings at €440,000, bought late in the session by Nicolas de Watrigant of Mandore International Agency on behalf of MV Magnier. Consigned by the leading vendor Ecurie des Monceaux, lot 209 is a half-brother to the listed Prix Michel Houyvet winner Big Blue (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}). As has been seen throughout the European yearling season so far, there was a buoyant level of trade in Deauville on Monday, with figures exceeding the pre-pandemic...

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Dubawi's Creative Force In Control In The Sprint

Godolphin's G3 Jersey S. hero Creative Force (Ire) (Dubawi {Ire}) had failed to strike in three outings since registering that June 19 Royal Ascot triumph and went postward for Saturday's G1 British Champions Sprint back at the Berskhire venue coming off a three-length sixth in last month's G1 Sprint Cup at Haydock. Notable as Charlie Appleby's first Champions Day contender, he kept jockey William Buick's jockeys' championship hopes alive with a decisive victory in the six-furlong dash. The €400,000 Goffs Orby yearling had sealed a run of four straight wins...

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