Local Dynasty (Ire)

Nine Runners Declared For Crown Prince's Cup

Three British-trained runners, plus two in the Godolphin blue, feature in a nine-strong field for the Listed Crown Prince's Cup (Sponsored by Cebarco) at the Rashid Equestrian and Horseracing Club on Friday, February 2. Charlie Appleby, who won the race in 2023 with Warren Point (GB) (Dubawi {Ire}), saddles a leading contender again this year in the shape of the four-year-old Local Dynasty (Ire) (Dubawi {Ire}), who was last seen running out an emphatic winner of a handicap at Meydan. His vanquished rivals on that occasion included the same owner's...

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November Handicap Relocated to Newcastle

The Virgin Bet November H., originally to be run at Doncaster but abandoned due to a waterlogged track, will now be run at Newcastle and has attracted 34 entries headlined by Charlie Appleby trainee SW Local Dynasty (Ire) (Dubawi {Ire}), who was gelded since his last run in July, and George Boughey charge Mr Alan (GB) (Ulysses {Ire}). Fresh off his Breeders' Cup success, Michael Appleby enters a pair--In The Breeze (Ire) (Harzand {Ire}) and Sonnerie Power (Fr) (Almanzor {Fr})--and William Haggas, who won this handicap 10 years ago with...

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Appleby Outlines Targets For Stable Stars In The New Year

Charlie Appleby, fresh off two consecutive UK trainers' titles,  will have a host of stars to go to war with in 2023, among them Godolphin's undefeated G2 Gimcrack S. hero Noble Style (GB) (Kingman {GB}). The son of listed winner and Group 3-placed Eartha Kitt (GB) (Pivotal {GB}), named a 'TDN Rising Star' off his winning debut at Ascot in May, is earmarked for the G3 Greenham S. in April, before a possible bid for G1 2000 Guineas glory in May. He said, "Noble Style has not been seen since...

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Dubawi's Local Dynasty Takes The Silver Tankard

Labelled a TDN Rising Star on his winning debut over seven furlongs at Newmarket Aug. 5, Godolphin's Local Dynasty (Ire) (Dubawi {Ire}--Really Special {GB}, by Shamardal) was fifth in a strong edition of York's G3 Acomb S. 12 days later before returning to winning ways in a Sandown mile novice Sept. 14. Sent off the even-money favourite for Monday's Listed British Stallion Studs EBF Silver Tankard S. at Pontefract, the Charlie Appleby-trained relative of Dubawi's luminaries Yibir (GB) and Wild Illusion (GB) was sheltered behind the pace early by William...

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Dubawi Colt Struts His Stuff En Route To Rising Stardom

Well-touted and well-related, Local Dynasty (Ire) (Dubawi {Ire}-Really Special {GB}, by Shamardal) gave every impression he was idling just over two furlongs from home, before cruising past his rivals and rocketing up the rising ground for an 3 1/2-length victory at Newmarket on Friday. The 30th 'TDN Rising Star' for his Darley sire, the bay was the 15-8 favourite in this debut. Tucked in behind in an ideal tracking position, Local Dynasty gave every appearance of sitting on a big effort, and backed that impression up in style. Nearing the...

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