Laurel (GB)

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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Farhh's Fonteyn In Sun Chariot Upset

Newmarket's G1 Royal Bahrain Sun Chariot S. can throw up a surprise from time to time and Saturday's renewal was responsible for one of the biggest of that kind as Sheikh Mohammed Obaid Al Maktoum's 16-1 shot Fonteyn (GB) (Farhh {GB}) denied TDN Rising Star Laurel (GB) (Kingman {GB}) in a 3-year-old domination. Reserved early off the strong pace by Neil Callan, the Kevin Ryan-trained homebred whose previous best success had come in the Listed Michael Seely Memorial Fillies' S. at York May 13 enjoyed a run up the stand's...

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Kingman Filly A New Rising Star At Kempton

It may be a bit late in the day for a 3-year-old to earn TDN Rising Star status, but Juddmonte's Laurel (GB) (Kingman {GB}--Promising Lead {GB}, by Danehill) achieved the rare feat with a dazzling display at Kempton on Wednesday evening. Carrying a penalty for the fixture's mile novice for fillies and mares, having made a lasting impression when scoring on debut over this trip at Newmarket July 29, the John and Thady Gosden-trained daughter of the G1 Pretty Polly S. heroine was anchored in mid-pack early hemmed on the...

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