New Mandate (Ire)

Racing a Pursuit of Passion For Chan

Racehorse owner Marc Chan saw his silks in the spotlight not once, but twice last week at Glorious Goodwood when Angel Bleu (Fr) (Dark Angel {Ire}) and Kinross (GB) (Kingman {GB}) supplied a significant Tuesday double in the G2 Vintage S. and G2 Lennox S. And while the rise of Chan--an owner in Britain for just a year--to the pinnacle of the sport seems to have happened suddenly, it is in fact the apex of a lifelong passion that was sparked when Chan started going to the races with his...

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First Group Win For New Bay As New Mandate Takes the Royal Lodge

Having supplied New Bay (GB) with his first black-type win in Doncaster's Listed Flying Scotsman S. Sept. 11, Marc Chan's inspired acquisition New Mandate (Ire) gave the Ballylinch Stud-based son of Dubawi (Ire) an initial pattern-race title on Saturday as he captured Newmarket's G2 Juddmonte Royal Lodge S. Keen early anchored in rear by Frankie Dettori, the well-backed 9-4 favourite swooped two out to collar Ballydoyle's G2 Futurity S. third Ontario (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}) and surged to the line with more gusto to prevail by 3/4 of a length, with...

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First Black-Type Winner For New Bay at Doncaster

There was a first black-type winner for the Ballylinch Stud-based New Bay (GB) (by Dubawi {Ire}) on Friday as Marc Chan's New Mandate (Ire) got up close home in Doncaster's Listed bet365 Flying Scotsman S. Keen early for Frankie Dettori restrained towards the rear of the group racing up the centre, the Aug. 23 Sandown nursery winner who was sent off at 17-2 found a gap up the far rail to wear down Laneqash (GB) (Cable Bay {Ire}) in the final strides for a head success, with the 5-4 favourite...

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