King George S.

Battaash Primed For a Fifth King George

Shadwell's Battaash (Ire) (Dark Angel {Ire}) began his impressive ascent to the top of the sprinting tree in the 2017 edition of the G2 King George Qatar S. and in all his return Goodwood visits he has been unflinching and unbeatable. He returns to the race he has made his own in search of a glorious five-timer on Friday and after Stradivarius (Ire) (Sea the Stars {Ire}) was forced out of a similar bid on Tuesday the onus is firmly on him. Immaculate last term with his three starts culminating...

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King George For Glass Slippers

Bearstone Stud's Glass Slippers (GB) (Dream Ahead) is on track to make her first start since winning last year's GI Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint in Goodwood's G2 King George S. on July 30. The three-time Group 1 winner finished second in that race last year to Battaash (Ire) (Dark Angel {Ire}), and is set to meet that champion sprinter again. Trainer Kevin Ryan said of Glass Slippers, "She's great and is heading for Goodwood now. She'll start her season down there." A winner of the 2019 G3 Prix du Petit...

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Battaash Greenlighted For Goodwood

Battaash (Ire) (Dark Angel {Ire}) has exited his fourth-place finish in last week's G1 King's Stand S. in good form and is on course to attempt a fifth straight win in Goodwood's G2 King George S. on July 30. The 7-year-old gelding was making his first run since last summer when folding in the late stages after attending a hot pace in the King's Stand. "He's come out of the race really well actually, he's been cantering away this week and we're really pleased with him," said trainer Charlie Hills....

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