G1 Darley Dewhurst S.

Frankel's Chaldean Downs Rivals In The Dewhurst

The form of last month's G2 Champagne S. received a timely boost when Silver Knott (GB) (Lope De Vega {Ire}) snagged the G3 Emirates Autumn S. earlier on the card and that former contest's winner, Juddmonte's 550,000gns Tattersalls December foal Chaldean (GB) (Frankel {GB}--Suelita {GB}, by Dutch Art {GB}), continued his impressive winning spree by making virtually all in Saturday's G1 Darley Dewhurst S. at Newmarket, providing trainer Andrew Balding with a first triumph in the seven-furlong Autumn highlight. The May-foaled chestnut had earlier followed up a June 30 debut...

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Sakheer Out Of Dewhurst

TDN Rising Star Sakheer (Ire) (Zoffany {Ire}) will be forced to miss Saturday's G1 Darley Dewhurst S. at Newmarket after trainer Roger Varian revealed that the G2 Mill Reef S. winner has scoped dirty. Having been supplemented for the seven-furlong feature on Monday, KHK Racing's emerging luminary will now wait until 2023 to test his Classic credentials. "This is of course very frustrating and disappointing and I am very sorry for owners KHK Racing and everyone connected with the horse," Varian posted on Twitter on Thursday. "He will be put...

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Oasis Dream's Native Trail Completes The Bluewash In The Dewhurst

By the time the G1 Darley Dewhurst S. loomed on Saturday, there was a keen sense of inevitability to the outcome and Native Trail (GB) (Oasis Dream {GB}) kept to the script to complete Godolphin and Charlie Appleby's rout of Newmarket's Future Champions Day card. Already the keeper of the generation's bragging rights having collected the G2 Superlative S. at the July Festival here and the G1 Vincent O'Brien National S. at The Curragh Sept. 12, the bay had one more mission to complete and did so with his now-customary...

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Straight Answer Supplemented to Dewhurst

Undefeated Juddmonte homebred Straight Answer (GB) (Kodiac {GB}) has been supplemented to the Oct. 9 Darley Dewhurst S. at Newmarket. His addition brings the potential field to 12, after winning at The Curragh when unveiled on Aug. 21 and the Listed Ballyhane Blenheim S. at Fairyhouse on Sept. 20. The Ger Lyons-trained colt will possibly face G1 Goffs Vincent O'Brien National S. hero Native Trail (GB) (Oasis Dream {GB}) for the Charlie Appleby/Godolphin axis, and Sunday's G1 Qatar Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere one-two Angel Bleu (Fr) (Dark Angel {Ire}) and Noble...

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Future Champions on Display at Newmarket

Following Friday's G1 Fillies' Mile victory of Pretty Gorgeous (Fr) (Lawman {Fr}), Joseph O'Brien could be celebrating a notable Newmarket double on Saturday if fellow TDN Rising Star Thunder Moon (Ire) (Zoffany {Ire}) can provide the stable with further glory in the G1 Darley Dewhurst S. Showing an impressive surge of acceleration to upstage the re-opposing Ballydoyle pair Wembley (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}) and St Mark's Basilica (Fr) (Siyouni {Fr}) in The Curragh's G1 Goffs Vincent O'Brien National S. over this seven-furlong trip Sept. 13, Chantal Regalado-Gonzalez's bay appears the main...

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Alkumait Supplemented to Dewhurst

Group winner Alkumait (GB) (Showcasing {GB}) has joined the Oct. 10 G1 Darley Dewhurst S. field after a late supplementation. Bearing the Shadwell colours alongside Owen Burrows trainee and G2 Champagne S. bridesmaid Albasheer (Ire) (Shamardal), he is one of 18 in the field for the Newmarket Group 1. The colt broke his maiden at second asking at Goodwood and doubled up with a win at Newbury in the G2 Mill Reef S. on Sept. 19. "He runs on Saturday and I've been very happy with him since Newbury," said...

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Fev Rover Camp Mulls Group 1 Options

Saturday's G2 Prix du Calvados heroine Fev Rover (Ire) (Gutaifan {Ire}) emerged in good order following her Deauville triumph. The filly's is a potential starter in either the G1 Qatar Prix Marcel Boussac Criterium des Pouliches at ParisLongchamp on Arc Day, Oct. 4, or the Oct. 9 G1 Bet365 Fillies' Mile at Newmarket. Second in her first two starts, including the G2 Duchess fo Cambridge S. in July, the Nick Bradley Racing 43 and Partner flagbearer took the Listed Star S. on July 21 before her successful French foray. "She'll...

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