Breeders' Cup Winner Yibir Sustains Setback And Will Not Travel Stateside

Last year's Breeders' Cup hero Yibir (GB) (Dubawi {Ire}) will not travel Stateside for his next start, after meeting with a setback, Godolphin announced via Twitter. The Charlie Appleby trainee ran out a half-length winner of the GI Breeders' Cup Turf in November and narrowly reported home second in the G1 Dubai Sheema Classic at Meydan in March. Returned to the country of his birth, he filled that position again in the G2 Jockey Club S. at Newmarket at the end of April and was third in the GI Man...

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Real World Knocked Out Of Eclipse With Setback

Godolphin's Real World (Ire) (Dark Angel {Ire}), second in the G1 Lockinge S. and the G1 Queen Anne S. in May and June, respectively, has turned in a poor scope and will not run in the G1 Coral-Eclipse S. at Sandown on Saturday, trainer Saeed bin Suroor revealed. A winner at Group 2 level in France last October and in the G2 Zabeel Mile at Meydan in January, the 5-year-old entire would have had Frankie Dettori in the irons. "Frankie is our man, but unfortunately the horse is not going...

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Triple Time Will Miss Guineas After Setback

Sheikh Mohammed Obaid's Triple Time (Ire) (Frankel {GB}), a listed winner at Haydock last September, has sustained a setback and is no longer under consideration for the Apr. 30 G1 QIPCO 2000 Guineas at Newmarket. The colt ran third and second in a Leicester maiden and Haydock novice on June 1 and July 1 last year, respectively. He then graduated at the latter course going a mile in soft going on Aug. 6, prior to running out a 1 1/2-length winner of the Listed Ascendant S. at Haydock on Sept....

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Reach For The Moon Injured, Will Return at Three

Her Majesty The Queen's Reach For The Moon (GB) (Sea The Stars {Ire}) sustained an injury during training at Warren Hill on Tuesday and will miss the remainder of 2020, the Racing Post reported. The colt, a winner of the G3 Solario S., is expected to return at three. Second in the G2 Champagne S. to Bayside Boy (Ire) (New Bay {GB}), Reach For The Moon was making his fifth start at Doncaster. "Unfortunately, Reach For The Moon sustained an injury during a routine canter on Warren Hill and he's...

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Pyledriver to Miss King George After Setback

Group 1 winner Pyledriver (GB) (Harbour Watch {Ire}) will miss the G1 King George VI and Queen Elizabeth S. after suffering a setback, but nine still go forward, including the high-class Love (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}). Trainer William Muir revealed the news on the Nick Luck Daily Podcast. The G1 Coronation Cup victor sustained an injury to his off hind leg. Muir told Nick Luck's Daily Podcast, "He worked superb on Saturday, we went to Charlie Hills's and he worked stunning with a very good miler. I walked over to meet...

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Master of the Seas to Miss Royal Ascot With Injury

Master of the Seas (Ire) (Dubawi {Ire}), a close second in the G1 QIPCO 2000 Guineas earlier this month has sustained a setback in training and will miss Royal Ascot in June, Godolphin announced on Monday. A winner of the G3 Craven S. at Newmarket in April, and the G2 Superlative S. at two, the Charlie Appleby trainee had been pointed at the G1 St James's Palace S. "2000 Guineas runner up Master Of The Seas unfortunately had a setback after training on Saturday and will now be on the...

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Telecaster Withdrawn From Arc After Setback, 15 Horses Remain

Castle Down Stud's MGSW Telecaster (GB) (New Approach {Ire}) has been withdrawn from Sunday's G1 Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe after a setback. The Hughie Morrison trainee was set to receive his favoured soft going, as more rain fell in Paris overnight and the forecast calls for more wet weather later this week in the Paris area. The 2019 G2 Dante S. winner relished the heavy going in the G2 Grand Prix de Deauville when last seen on Aug. 30. "It's a real shame, but this is what can...

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