Catriona Bissett of Nick Alexander’s Kinneston Stables crowned employee of the year at 2019 Godolphin Stud and Stable Staff Awards
Following an inspiring evening celebrating the achievements of stud and stable staff from across the country at the Godolphin Stud and Stable Staff Awards, Catriona “Catch” Bissett of Nick Alexander’s Kinneston Stables has been named as Employee of the Year 2019.
The 2018 owners rankings in France are pretty clear. The Godolphin stable of Sheikh Mohammed al Maktoum dominates with a total of €5.6m in earnings, plus around €200,000 in owners’ premiums, as most of the horses in this team are traditionally bred abroad and are not assimilated French.
On a day that saw more than 50mm of rain fall at Flemington, a crowd of 83,471 witnessed Godolphin and Great Britain claim their first Lexus Melbourne Cup win, and jockey Kerrin McEvoy his third victory in the $7.3 million race at Flemington.
A bullet workout prior to the big day is not normal procedure for preparing a G1 Breeders’ Cup Classic contender, but Godolphin trainer Saeed bin Suroor will tell you Thunder Snow is anything but normal.
Godolphin trainer Andre Fabre is still looking for answers for Talismanic’s poor performance at Longchamp last month as he attempts the G1 Breeders’ Cup Turf double with the five-year-old at Churchill Downs, USA, on Saturday, 3 November.
Hartnell, the most accomplished horse in Godolphin’s Australian stable, placed himself among the best His Highness Sheikh Mohammed has raced in the country with a stunning victory in the G1 Epsom Handicap at Randwick on Saturday, 29 September.