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Frankel filly foal sets new Irish record

Al Eile Stud's daughter of Classic heroine Finsceal Beo sells for €1.8m at Goffs more » Read More...

Hovdey: Juddmonte Farms enjoying European awards success

DRF | 6 days ago
The season in Europe essentially ends with the Breeders’ Cup over here, after which a three-headed tally system is cranked up to determine the best of the best in seven divisional categories, plus Horse of the Year. The whole deal is sponsored by Cartier, which presents a very handsome equine statuette, although if given a choice, those honored might prefer one of the watchmaker’s extra large 47-millimeter Ballon Bleu Chronograph Diamond models, priced to move at $233,000. Read More...

Celebrating a Guineas half-century

Our columnist looks back at some of his favourite memories from the colts’ Classic and anticipates a vintage renewal this year more » Read More...

Zamindar pensioned at 19

Sire of five Group 1-winning fillies stood down as fertility declines; Juddmonte stallion fees announced more » Read More...

Rainbow Lake’s influence apparent at Royal Ascot

DRF | 1 year ago
Although she never competed at Royal Ascot herself, few mares have enjoyed a more successful run of influence at the famed race meeting than Rainbow Lake has in recent years. Read More...

Henry Cecil, trainer of Frankel and other greats, dies at 70

DRF | 1 year ago
Legendary English trainer Henry Cecil, who trained the brilliant unbeaten turf miler Frankel and four winners of the English Derby, died early Tuesday after a battle with cancer. He was 70. Read More...

Juddmonte to sell selected racing, breeding stock

DRF | 1 year ago
Khalid Abdullah of Juddmonte Farms, a multiple Eclipse Award-winning owner and breeder, will disperse part of the stock from his prominent international racing and breeding outfit. Read More...

Australian champion More Joyous booked to Frankel

DRF | 1 year ago
Australian champion More Joyous has been retired and will ship to England to be bred to unbeaten champion Frankel on Southern Hemisphere time, her owner John Singleton has announced. Read More...

Kind of special

Frankel's dam may not feature on the list of top broodmares yet, but with four winners from five runners and 14 Group races between them, it won't be long before she does more » Read More...

Frankel’s half-sister wins career debut, could target Royal Ascot next

DRF | 1 year ago
Joyeuse, a half-sister to unbeaten champion Frankel as well as two other group stakes winners, impressed in her career debut Tuesday at Lingfield Racecourse in England, winning a maiden event for 2-year-old fillies by 3 1/4 lengths. Read More...

Bullet Train, three-quarter brother to Frankel, to shuttle to Australia

DRF | 1 year ago
Group 3 winner Bullet Train, a three-quarter-brother to unbeaten champion Frankel, will shuttle to stand the upcoming Southern Hemisphere season at Bowness Stud in New South Wales, Australia. Read More...

Five classic winners added to Frankel’s book

DRF | 2 years ago
DRF Breeding Staff Five classic-winning mares, including three champions, have been added to what is already an outstanding first book for unbeaten champion Frankel, who is currently standing his first season at Juddmonte Farm's Banstead Manor Stud near Newmarket, England. Champions Ramruma, Sariska, and Finsceal Beo, along with fellow classic winners Light Shift and Elusive Wave, have been added to the 5-year-old Galileo horse's book. read more Read More...

Living the dream

Luck has enabled me to be paid for pursuing my passion; fifty years on, it is a privilege to have seen the likes of Sea-Bird, Frankel, Lester, Henry, legends all more » Read More...

Frankel to cover Southern Hemisphere mares in England

DRF | 2 years ago
DRF Breeding Staff European Horse of the Year Frankel, currently standing his first season at Juddmonte Farms' Banstead Manor Stud near Newmarket, England, will be available later this year to cover a limited number of mares on Southern Hemisphere time. read more Read More...

Black Caviar’s connections consider possible mating with Frankel

DRF | 2 years ago
DRF Breeding Staff The outstanding lineup of mares set to visit unbeaten Frankel in 2013 may get another addition, as unbeaten two-time Australian Horse of the Year Black Caviar could visit the s... Read More...

European champion Frankel gets first mare in foal

DRF | 2 years ago
DRF Breeding Staff 0 Press Association ImagesEuropean Horse of the Year Frankel has his first mare confirmed in foal at Banstead Manor Stu... Read More...

Why we’ll always dispute official ratings

The recalibration of the World Thoroughbred Rankings sparked fierce debate, much of it over whether it would have been better to rate Frankel higher, rather than downgrade the likes of Alleged and Shergar more » Read More...

Frankel covers first mare, multiple Grade/Group 1 winner Midday

DRF | 2 years ago
DRF Breeding Staff 0 Press Association ImagesEuropean champion Frankel's stud career began successfully on Friday when he covered multiple... Read More...

Frankel’s full brother born in England

DRF | 2 years ago
DRF Breeding Staff 0 Courtesy Juddmonte FarmsFrankel's full brother born at Banstead Manor A full brother to European Horse of the Yea... Read More...

Midday produces first foal at Juddmonte

DRF | 2 years ago
DRF Breeding Staff 0 Courtesy of Juddmonte FarmMidday and her first foal, a Galileo colt born Jan. 16 at Juddmonte's Banstead Manor Stud i... Read More...

Bullet Train, Frankel’s pacemaker, is intriguing prospect in Kentucky

Bullet Train (@studBulletTrain on Twitter) ended his career as a racehorse in quite the opposite manner that he began: as a lowly pacemaker for his younger, three-quarter brother Frankel. But he wasn’t Fredo Corleone—the weakling—to F... Read More...

Grade 1 winner Balance, half-sister to Zenyatta, to visit Frankel

DRF | 2 years ago
Nicole Russo 0 Benoit & AssociatesGrade 1 winner Balance, a half sister to Zenyatta, has arrived in England to be bred to Frankel.Multiple... Read More...

2012 Horse Racing Top Performers

It was yet another roller coaster ride for the Sport of Kings in North America with high points and low points, but all in all it was a solid year that saw impressive horses, fantastic horses and above all tremendous winning streaks. Below, we compiled... Read More...

Frankel has it all to do in second career

We need to accept that a few of his vanquished rivals are likely to sire progeny that will surpass his offspring more » Read More...

Aim is to be famous and fashionable

First-season sires are easy to market but guessing which of them will retain their popularity is altogether harder more » Read More...

Hovdey: Summarizing the 2012 season – in horsemen’s parlance

DRF | 2 years ago
Jay Hovdey 0 Jay Hovdey Barbara D. LivingstonSean Clancy shot for the moon in Apr... Read More...

2012 Year In Review: Illman’s unofficial year-end awards

DRF | 2 years ago
Dan Illman 0 Getty ImagesFrankel wins the June 19 Queen Anne Stakes, one of his five Group 1 wins in 2012. Frankel scored his wins by a co... Read More...

2012 Year In Review: I’ll Have Another embodied season of defections, debate

DRF | 2 years ago
Jay Privman 0 Barbara D. LivingstonView SlideshowMay 19: I'll Have Another (left) runs down Bodemeister again to win the Preakness.I&rsquo... Read More...

Circle of life celebration for Frankel

Richard Edmondson on why we shouldn't despair at the world champion's retirement from racing more » Read More...

Circle of life celebration

Frankel was hardly James Dean in length of career, so don’t despair at his retirement to stud; just remember him for the superstar he was more » Read More...

Circle of life celebration

Frankel was hardly James Dean in length of career, so don’t despair at his retirement to stud; just remember him for the superstar he was more » Read More...

Oatsee, the dam of Shackleford, heading to England for mating with Frankel

DRF | 2 years ago
Nicole Russo 0 Churchill Downs/Reed Palmer PhotographyOatsee’s 5-year-old Afleet Alex mare Afleeting Lady wins the Grade 2 Falls City Ha... Read More...

Frankel’s stud fee set at about $200,000

DRF | 2 years ago
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Frankel dominates the Cartier Awards

Team behind Juddmonte's superstar honoured at horseracing's most glittering awards ceremony more » Read More...

Hovdey: Milers way out in front

DRF | 2 years ago
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The challenge for Champions’ Day organisers

The sport's promoters, spoiled by Frankel for the past few years, is to hook new racegoers into becoming lifelong fans more » Read More...

Frankel, Horse of a Lifetime, Goes Out a Winner

Michael Compton | 2 years ago
Frankel closed out his remarkable racing career with another scintillating performance on Saturday, winning the Champion Stakes (G1) at Ascot. Shortly after the dramatic race, trainer Henry Cecil indicated it will be the final start of Frankel’s fabu... Read More...

The Career of Frankel Compared

Over the past year or so, I’ve heard many people try to compare the career of Frankel to that of Zenyatta, Black Caviar as well as other all time stars. Is it possible to do so? I believe it is possible, but at the end... Read More...

Ascot: Frankel to be challenged by distance, course condition in Champion Stakes

DRF | 2 years ago
Marcus Hersh 0 Press Association ImagesFrankel, here winning the Juddmonte International, will try to improved his record to 14 for 14 in ... Read More...

Andrew Beyer: U.S. lags behind England in race for superstars

DRF | 2 years ago
Andrew Beyer 0 Andrew Beyer Press Association ImagesFrankel, one of a number of s... Read More...

Hovdey: The book on Henry Cecil – a quirky ride to the top

DRF | 2 years ago
0 Jay Hovdey Henry Cecil doffed his Frankel cap and led his visitors through a side door of his home at Warren Place, in the horse crazy t... Read More...

Frankel spurs debate over all-time greatest racehorses

DRF | 2 years ago
Jay Hovdey 0 Getty ImagesFrankel, winning the June 19 Queen Anne Stakes, has never lost in 13 starts. He makes his final appearance in the... Read More...