Flying Honours (GB)

Sea The Stars' Flying Honours On Top In The Zetland

Flying Honours, who was 2-7 when caught out by a sprint finish last time, had placed himself among the key 2023 Derby prospects previously when beating the subsequent Haynes, Hanson & Clark winner Stormbuster (GB) (Dubawi {Ire}) by 5 1/2 lengths in Salisbury's Listed Stonehenge S. also at a mile Aug. 19. Charlie Appleby was delighted to have him back on track. "As William said, you can see how we got beat last time. They have gone a good gallop today and he has had to stay and stay well...

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Churchill's The Foxes Wins The Royal Lodge

Just minutes after the fellow Listed Chesham S. flop Crypto Force (GB) (Time Test {GB}) had caused an upset in the G2 Beresford S., King Power's The Foxes (Ire) (Churchill {Ire}) did the same in Newmarket's G2 Juddmonte Royal Lodge S. , a "Win And You're In" for the GI Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf at Keeneland in November. Only ninth in that June 18 Royal Ascot contest, the Andrew Balding-trained 440,000gns Book 1 graduate had come back to break his maiden in a Goodwood maiden also over seven furlongs July...

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Sea The Stars' Flying Honours Impresses Again

Lighting up Salisbury on Friday evening, Godolphin's TDN Rising Star Flying Honours (GB) (Sea The Stars {Ire}) dominated the Listed Longines Irish Champions Weekend 10-11 September EBF Stonehenge S. as he had his July 27 Sandown novice to suggest he will be a leading light for next year's Derby. Always travelling comfortably under James Doyle taking a lead, the 4-11 favourite was allowed to cruise to Stormbuster (GB) (Dubawi {Ire}) and when let loose quickly overwhelmed that rival with over a furlong remaining en route to a 5 1/2-length success....

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Sea The Stars' Flying Honours A New TDN Rising Star

Charlie Appleby's juveniles are really starting to come to the fore and Flying Honours (GB) (Sea The Stars {Ire}) was the latest to shine brightly as he earned TDN Rising Star status with a 9 1/2-length success in Sandown's British Stallion Studs EBF Novice S. on Wednesday. Sent off the 2-5 favourite for the seven-furlong contest won 12 months ago by El Bodegon (Ire) (Kodiac {GB}), having finished fourth in the Newmarket July Festival maiden won by TDN Rising Star Epictetus (Ire) (Kingman {GB}), the son of the G3 Prix...

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