Adayar To Miss Coronation Cup; Heads To Ascot

Adayar (Ire) (Frankel {GB}) will not return to the scene of his greatest triumph for the G1 Coronation Cup after a bout of coughing held up his preparation for his intended comeback at Epsom on June 3. Last year's Derby and King George VI and Queen Elizabeth S. winner will head instead to Royal Ascot. "Adayar was an intended runner some months ago but he just met with a minor setback in that he was coughing so I eased off him for a week," said Charlie Appleby via a video...

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Manobo Stays Unbeaten In Style At Meydan

Godolphin's Manobo (Ire) (Sea The Stars {Ire}) stamped himself a stayer for the future with a victory in the G2 Prix Chaudenay at ParisLongchamp in October, and the progressive 4-year-old reaffirmed that position with a stirring 5 1/2-length victory on seasonal return in Friday's G3 Nad Al Sheba Trophy at Meydan to remain unbeaten in five starts. Making his debut at Newbury last May, Manobo headed Mojo Star (Ire) (Sea The Stars {Ire}) just two weeks before that one went on to finish second to Adayar (GB) (Frankel {GB}) in...

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