Sometimes everything comes together perfectly in a racehorse–the
right pedigree, the right connections, the right name, and the ability
to be worthy of all three. Such is the case with Juddmonte Farms’
Named for legendary Hall of Fame trainer Bobby Frankel and trained by
another legend in Henry Cecil, the unbeaten colt made his case to be
named Europe’s champion juvenile with an easy win October 16 in the
Dubai Dewhurst Stakes (Eng-I).
For everyone else in Europe with a potential classic colt in the
barn, the frightening thing is that on pedigree, Frankel seems quite
likely to improve with maturity and added distance. He is a son of Galileo, one of Sadler’s Wells’ top sons at stud, with a distaff pedigree that suggests that longer distances will be no problem.