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Why Frankel Could be a Derby Horse

Monday, May 2, 2011

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Why Frankel Could be a Derby Horse

Those who immediately dismissed the Derby for Frankel as he crossed the line in the Guineas will doubtless feel vindicated. Wrongly though. Unless and until he's tried over further we won't know whether the Derby was a viable option or not.

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Frankel. Our Fabulous Freak

Sunday, May 1, 2011

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Frankel. Our Fabulous Freak

Words failed me entirely yesterday. This year’s 2000 Guineas was a freakshow. I can’t remember seeing a Classic run in that style. It was not just that Frankel was an emphatic winner, not just the manner with which his sublime stride ravished the ground. It was the re writing of normal race riding and racing [...]

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Frankel Fallible?

Saturday, April 30, 2011

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Today’s the day. We finally find out just how good Frankel could be as he goes to post a red hot favourite for the first classic of the season in today’s Qipco 2000 Guineas. He comes into the race with a bigger reputation than most of the winners of recent years and that reputation has [...]

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