Sheikh Mohammed Obaid

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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Outbox Lands Amir Trophy For Watson, Doyle

A stakes winner in England and stakes-performed in France and in Sweden, Outbox (GB) (Frankel {GB}) added a stamp from Qatar to his passport for Saturday's His Highness The Amir Trophy in Doha and walked away with the lion's share of the US$1-million in prize money on offer. The Amir Trophy is one of three races contested locall that is recognized internationally as black-type eligible. Ridden aggressively from a wide alley by Hollie Doyle, Outbox took up a pace-pressing position from second, as Qatari Gold (Lemon Drop Kid), with Tom...

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Fujaira Prince Suffers Fatal Injury

Fujaira Prince (Ire) (Pivotal {GB}), the winner of last year's Ebor H. and Copper Horse H. and prominent in the betting for Saturday's G2 Qipco British Champions Long Distance Cup, was euthanized on Wednesday morning after suffering an injury on the gallops. The 7-year-old Fujaira Prince, campaigned by Sheikh Mohammed Obaid with trainer Roger Varian, was third in last year's Long Distance Cup and was set to have his third run of the season on Saturday. "It is with great sadness that we have to announce the passing of stable...

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The Weekly Wrap: Euro Delights Aplenty

We head towards a weekend featuring the final British Classic of 2021, the Arc Trials and Irish Champions Weekend with the last week having offered plenty of food for thought across Europe. Torquator Tasso (Ger) paid a posthumous tribute to his champion sire Adlerflug (Ger) by adding victory in the G1 Grosser Preis von Baden to his 2020 win in the G1 Grosser Preis von Berlin. Second in last year's Deutsches Derby to another son of Adlerflug, the recently retired In Swoop (Ire), the 4-year-old beat this year's Derby winner...

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