James Doyle

Doyle Brings Up The Guineas Double On Cachet
Doyle Brings Up The Guineas Double On Cachet

James Doyle took his buoyant mood from Saturday's G1 QIPCO 2000 Guineas win on Coroebus (Ire) (Dubawi {Ire}) into Sunday's G1 Qipco 1000 Guineas and got the same result as he steered Highclere Thoroughbred Racing's 16-1 shot Cachet (Ire) (Aclaim {Ire}) to an all-the-way success in the Newmarket Classic. Third behind Inspiral (GB) (Frankel {GB}) in the course-and-distance G1 Fillies' Mile in October, the George Boughey-trained TDN Rising Star had come back to win the seven-furlong G3 Nell Gwyn S. here Apr. 12 and relished her front-running role on her...

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Guineas Glory For Coroebus

A Godolphin-Charlie Appleby one-two in Saturday's G1 QIPCO 2000 Guineas at Newmarket seemed highly plausible, but as the dust settled on the sun-blessed Rowley Mile it was Coroebus (Ire) (Dubawi {Ire}) and not Native Trail (GB) (Oasis Dream {GB}) who held the Moulton Paddocks bragging rights. Despite arriving here in his stablemate's shadow, the G3 Autumn S. winner received due respect and support at 5-1 attempting to navigate from the one draw on the far side. As the 5-4 favourite charged down the other wing with William Buick animated, Coroebus...

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Native Trail To Face 14 In The Guineas

Charlie Appleby will have to be sharp-eyed on Saturday after the draw for Newmarket's G1 QIPCO 2000 Guineas saw his high-class pair Native Trail (GB) (Oasis Dream {GB}) and Coroebus (Ire) (Dubawi {Ire}) on opposite sides of the track. William Buick's mount, the G1 Vincent O'Brien National S. and G1 Dewhurst S.-winning unbeaten champion juvenile Native Trail, was handed 15 of 15 while his G3 Autumn S.-winning stablemate is in one. Their handler was unconcerned about the draw on Thursday. "With the stalls in the centre of the track, being drawn 15...

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Dubawi's Goldspur Wins The Zetland

Labelled a TDN Rising Star on his winning debut at Sandown Sept. 15, Goldspur (Ire) (Dubawi {Ire}) got Godolphin and Charlie Appleby's Future Champions Day at Newmarket off to a flyer on Saturday as he mastered Unconquerable (Ire) (Churchill {Ire}) and stablemate Hafit (Ire) (Dubawi {Ire}) in a thrilling finale to the 10-furlong G3 Godolphin Flying Start Zetland S. Unable to gain extra experience following his debut 6 1/2-length romp when withdrawn from Epsom's Cazoo Derby "Wild Card" EBF Conditions S. after becoming upset in the stalls, Goldspur put that...

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Dubai Honour Surges To Dollar Success

Mohamed Obaida's Dubai Honour (Ire) (Pride of Dubai {Aus}) stepped out of handicap company to garner Deauville's Aug. 14 G2 Prix Guillaume d'Ornano in his most recent outing and produced a telling burst at the end of Saturday's G2 Qatar Prix Dollar to double his pattern-race tally in impressive fashion. Settled off a steady tempo in ninth after the initial exchanges, the 5-2 favourite made eyecatching headway out wide in the straight to launch his challenge passing the furlong marker and kept on powerfully under a continued drive in the...

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Trueshan Masters Stradivarius In The Cadran

With suitable ground conditions scarce since Trueshan (Fr) (Planteur {Ire}) registered a career high in July's G1 Goodwood Cup, the long-awaited duel of the Cup Kings at last unfolded in the ParisLongchamp mud as he justified 8-5 favouritism and outpointed Stradivarius (Ire) (Sea the Stars {Ire}) for bragging rights in a stellar renewal of Saturday's G1 Qatar Prix du Cadran. Last term's G2 British Champions Long Distance Cup winner kept company with his 3-1 market rival and was off the pace in the pack for most of the 2 1/2-mile...

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Manobo Goes 4-for-4 in ParisLongchamp's G2 Prix Chaudenay

Godolphin's Manobo (Ire) (Sea the Stars {Ire}) maintained his perfect record when routing his rivals by 10 lengths and more in last month's Listed Prix Turenne at Saint-Cloud and continued on the upgrade with a game performance in Saturday's G2 Qatar Prix Chaudenay at ParisLongchamp, leading home a Charlie Appleby exacta for his fourth straight win. The 7-10 favourite, who had opened up with victories at Newbury and Kempton, employed patient tactics from the outset and lobbed along off a steady tempo in sixth for most of the 15-furlong stamina...

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Dubawi's Yibir Takes The Voltigeur

Further evidence that Charlie Appleby holds all the aces in the 3-year-old middle-distance colt department was in plain view on Wednesday as Yibir (GB) (Dubawi {Ire}) had his turn on the Moulton Paddocks carrousel of success in York's G2 Sky Bet Great Voltigeur S. Backed into 6-1 before the off, the July 8 G3 Bahrain Trophy winner who was last seen finishing sixth in the G3 Gordon S. over this 12-furlong trip at Goodwood July 29 was dropped out in rear early by James Doyle as Ballydoyle's outsider The Mediterranean...

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Shergar Cup Teams Confirmed

The four teams for Saturday's Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup jockey competition at Ascot have been confirmed, with three jockeys comprising each team. This year's Derby winning jockey Adam Kirby will captain Team Great Britain, on which he will be joined by Cieren Fallon and James Doyle. This year's G1 Gold Cup-winning rider Joe Fanning leads Team Ireland, which is also made up of David Egan and Tadhg O'Shea. Hayley Turner, the most successful rider in the history of the Shergar Cup, captains the Ladies Team which also includes Mickaelle...

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Dubawi's Creative Force Leads A Godolphin One-Two In the Jersey

The betting suggested that there would be a Godolphin one-two in Saturday's G3 Jersey S. and that projection was right with Creative Force (Ire) (Dubawi {Ire}) and James Doyle upstaging Naval Crown (GB) (Dubawi {Ire}) and William Buick to win the battle of the 5-1 joint-favourites. Always travelling strongly restrained towards the rear of the group racing up the middle, the chestnut who captured the Listed Carnarvon S. over six furlongs at Newbury May 15 moved through to take control of that pack with 1 1/2 furlongs remaining. Drifting left...

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First Black-Type Winner For Galileo Gold As Ebro River Strikes

Coming off a five-furlong Doncaster novice win May 15, Al Shaqab Racing's Ebro River (Ire) gave his first-season sire Galileo Gold (GB) (Paco Boy {Ire}) a first black-type success with an impressive display in Thursday's Listed National S. at Sandown. Missing the break as he had done on his first two starts, the Hugo Palmer-trained chestnut who was one of his sire's more expensive yearlings when selling for 75,000gns at the Tattersalls October Yearling Sale Book 2 quickly recovered to track the pace against the rail. In front approaching the...

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Buick Opts For Master of the Seas in Guineas

Jockey William Buick has decided to ride G3 Craven S. hero Master of the Seas (Ire) (Dubawi {Ire}) in the G1 QIPCO 2000 Guineas on May 1, Godolphin announced. Godolphin's retained jockey opted for the G2 Superlative S. hero, instead of One Ruler (Ire) (Dubawi {Ire}), who will be the mount of James Doyle. The latter has not raced since running second in the G1 Vertem Futurity Trophy S. in October. "Five days out from the Guineas, I couldn't be happier with them," said trainer Charlie Appleby, who also has...

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