John and Thady Gosden

Pair Of Group 1 Winners Nominated To Winter Derby

Group 1 winners Pyledriver (GB) (Harbour Watch {Ire}) and Lord North (Ire) (Dubawi {Ire}) are two of the 16 nominations for the Feb. 25 £100,000 G3 BetUK Winter Derby at Lingfield. Last seen winning the G1 King George VI And Queen Elizabeth S., the William Muir and Chris Grassick-trained 6-year-old has been on the bench since that victory. He claimed the 2021 Listed Churchill S. over 10 furlongs at that track, defeating fellow Winter Derby entry Harrovian (GB) (Leroidesanimaux {Brz}). John and Thady Gosden's Lord North was runner-up in the...

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Observations: Half To Cursory Glance Debuts at Wolves

5.50 Wolverhampton, Novice, £6,800, 2yo, 9f 104y (AWT) SWEET MEMORIES (IRE) (Sea The Stars {Ire}) is one of two blue-blooded newcomers from the John and Thady Gosden academy, with Lordship Stud responsible for this 680,000gns Book 1 purchase who is a half-sister to the G1 Moyglare Stud S. winner Cursory Glance (Distorted Humor). The other Clarehaven runner is George Strawbridge's filly Cloud Angel (GB) (Frankel {GB}) whose dam is a half to Order Of St George (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}).

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Gosden Group 1 Duo In Good Order Ahead Of BC Engagements

Multiple Group 1 winners Mishriff (Ire) (Make Believe {GB}) and Nashwa (GB) (Frankel {GB}) are adapting well to Lexington in advance of their Breeders' Cup engagements on Saturday at Keeneland, according to trainer John Gosden. Aiming for the GI Longines Breeders' Cup Turf, the Prince Faisal colourbearer has won three times at the highest level in France, Dubai and the UK. Mishriff enters off a 13th in deep ground in the G1 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe. Frankie Dettori was aboard Mishriff, while Hollie Doyle was in the irons for...

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Al Sagar Bullish On Nashwa, Who Will Return Next Year

Veteran owner/breeder Imad Al Sagar is hoping for a positive run from his dual Group 1 winner Nashwa (GB) (Frankel {GB}) in the GI Maker's Mark Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf at Keeneland on Saturday. They bay, who was third in the G1 Cazoo Oaks prior to taking the G1 Prix de Diane in June and the G1 Nassau S. in July, enters the 1 3/16-mile race on the back of a good second-place run in the G1 Prix de l'Opera in October. She will leave from stall three...

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Mishriff And Nashwa Primed For Breeders' Cup Bids

Multiple Group 1-winning duo Mishriff (Ire) (Make Believe {GB}) and Nashwa (GB) (Frankel {Ire}) pleased co-trainers John and Thady Gosden in their final gallops on Friday ahead of the Breeders' Cup at Keeneland. Racing in the colours of Prince Faisal and Imad Al Sagar, respectively, the pair are part of a 23-strong British contingent that is making the trip to Kentucky on Saturday for the two-day meeting on Nov. 4 and 5. The 5-year-old entire, who will stand under the Sumbe banner at Haras de Montfort et Preaux in France...

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Siyouni's Intinso Strikes For TDN Rising Star At Newcastle

Newcastle's Monday card featured the It's Time To Turn To Talksport Novice S., a juvenile novices' heat annexed in 2020 by Godolphin's subsequent dual Group 1 winner Rebel's Romance (Ire) (Dubawi {Ire}), and this year's renewal has yielded another capable of striking at a higher level after Imad Al Sagar's 2-year-old colt Intinso (GB) (Siyouni {Fr}--Rose Of Miracles {GB}, by Dalakhani {Ire}), a homebred John and Thady Gosden trainee, powered to an impressive 3 1/4-length debut victory and a 'TDN Rising Star' rosette. The well-backed 1-2 favourite settled under cover...

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Sea The Stars's Emily Upjohn Dominates The Fillies & Mares

Nursed back from a deflating heavy defeat in the King George by John and Thady Gosden, TDN Rising Star Emily Upjohn (GB) (Sea The Stars {Ire}) returned to Ascot's same mile and a half with a flourish to capture Saturday's G1 QIPCO British Champions Fillies & Mares S. and complete a Frankie Dettori double on QIPCO British Champions Day. Keen initially as she had been last time, the newly-hooded bay was restrained to race halfway down the field trapped wide throughout the early stages. Travelling strongly on the turn into...

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Juddmonte's Sun Chariot Second Laurel To Return In 2023

Juddmontes Group 1-placed filly Laurel (GB) (Kingman {GB}), second in the G1 Sun Chariot S. on her third start last month, will return for a 4-year-old campaign, according to Juddmonte Racing Manager Barry Mahon. Trained by John and Thady Gosden, the daughter of 2008 G1 Pretty Polly S. heroine Promising Lead (GB) (Danehill) won novices at Newmarket and Kempton in July and September, respectively before her first stakes attempt in the Sun Chariot. "Laurel will be in training next year, she probably won't run again this season," said Juddmonte racing...

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Kingman's Commissioning Strikes Late For G1 Fillies' Mile Glory

Isa Salman and Abdulla Al Khalifa's homebred 2-year-old filly Commissioning (GB) (Kingman {GB}--Sovereign Parade {Ire}, by Galileo {Ire}) backed up a July 30 debut victory at Newmarket's July course with a taking score in last month's G2 Rockfel S. and stepped forward to provide veteran rider Rab Havlin with a first Group 1 triumph in Friday's G1 bet365 Fillies' Mile back at the town's Rowley Mile venue. The 8-13 favourite was alert from the traps and was positioned in a close-up sixth through the early stages. Tanking forward to go...

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Mishriff to Stand in France for Sumbe in 2023

Treble Group 1 winner Mishriff (Ire) (Make Believe {GB}--Contradict {GB}, by Raven's Pass) will retire to France to stand at Sumbe's Haras de Montfort et Preaux at the conclusion of his racing career later this season. The 5-year-old is set to run in Sunday's G1 Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, with a tilt at the Breeders' Cup also on the cards. Prince AA Faisal's homebred landed Classic honours when winning the G1 Prix du Jockey Club and returned as a 4-year-old to win the word's richest race, the $20-million...

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Buick And Mishriff Likely To Team Up For The Arc

William Buick is likely to ride John and Thady Gosden's Mishriff (Ire) (Make Believe {GB}) in the Paris Longchamp in the G1 Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe after Adayar (Ire) (Frankel {GB}) was ruled out of the race in favour of the G1 Champion S. at Ascot. Prince Faisal's 5-year-old is a Group 1 winner in France, Dubai, and the UK, and, although he has yet to win in 2022, he has been in the top three in three of his four starts. Runner-up to Arc rival Vadeni (Fr)...

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Kingman's Commissioning Stars In The Rockfel

Newmarket's Cambridgeshire meeting is always a hotbed of future Classic prospects and Friday's G2 Al Basti Equiworld Dubai Rockfel S. unearthed one of the most exciting from Britain in 2022 as Isa Salman and Abdulla Al Khalifa's Commissioning (GB) (Kingman {GB}) maintained her unbeaten record in the 'Win and You're In' qualifier for the Nov. 4 GI Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf. Impressive in a July Course novice over this seven-furlong trip that has worked out well July 30, the John and Thady Gosden-trained bay was always travelling smoothly for...

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