Roger Charlton

Juddmonte’s Enduring Transatlantic Legacy

   In Part II of a two-part series, John Berry looks at Juddmonte's lasting influences from the late 80s through to the present on the 40th anniversary weekend of Prince Khalid Abdullah's first Classic win with Known Fact in the 2000 Guineas. Click here for Part I. When the mighty Dancing Brave (Lyphard) retired to stud, his brilliant 1986 G1 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe triumph shining like a beacon in the collective consciousness, it was generally felt that Prince Khalid Abdullah had probably reached the pinnacle of his ownership...

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Charlton Stars Wait in the Wings

Like everybody else, Roger Charlton is having to bide his time at present but is able to provide upbeat bulletins on two of his stable's chief hopes for 2020 in TDN Rising Stars Quadrilateral (GB) (Frankel {GB}) and Headman (GB) (Kingman {GB}). The former, who carried an unbeaten record into Newmarket's G1 Fillies' Mile in October and emerged with it intact despite leaving it late, is being geared towards the G1 1000 Guineas which is provisionally scheduled for June. Headman, who took the G2 Prix Eugene Adam and G2 Prix...

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Grimthorpe Provides Update on Juddmonte Runners

Connections of Logician (GB) (Frankel {GB}) are hopeful the G1 St Leger hero can make his mark as a 4-year-old this season. The John Gosden-trained colt stretched his unbeaten record to five at Doncaster in September, stylishly accounting for Sir Ron Priestley (GB) (Australia {GB}) by 2 1/4 lengths under Frankie Dettori. The grey son of Frankel suffered a serious infection during the winter, but is reported to have made good progress. Teddy Grimthorpe, Racing Manager to owner Khalid Abdullah, told Sky Sports Racing, "We're very excited to run him...

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