Trainer Doug O’Neill has long been one of the pioneers of the collective American training colony and this year he is taking that to another level by sending 11 horses for the Dubai World Cup Carnival.
Thursday’s second meeting of the 2020 Dubai World Cup Carnival was presented by pillar partner Longines and officially highlighted by the Group 2 $350,000 Al Maktoum Challenge Round 1 over 1600m on the dirt track and Group 2 Singspiel Stakes over 1800m on turf.
Masar, expertly handled by Charlie Appleby and thrilling winner of the 2018 Derby, has been retired from racing.
Continuing their investment in the Australian breeding industry Phoenix Thoroughbreds have been adding to their interests at the Magic Millions Gold Coast Broodmare Sale.
Ever since His Highness Sheikh Mohammed founded his Godolphin racing stable just over a quarter of a century ago, the famous royal blue silks have been carried to victory in many of the world’s most sought-after races
The day two sales topper headlined a pair of purchases for Phoenix Thoroughbreds at the OBS Spring Sale.