Frankel Faces Six in Lockinge Stakes

racingpost.com
May 17, 2012 07:29pm

FRANKEL is 1-3 (from 4-11) for the JLT Lockinge Stakes after the declarations for Saturday's Group 1 showpiece at Newbury.

 

The world's top-rated horse will face six rivals in the £175,000 contest, with So You Think, who has the Tattersalls Gold Cup later this month as his target, and Red Jazz the two withdrawals on Thursday morning.

 

Strong Suit will run only if trainer Richard Hannon considers the ground to be suitable for the four-year-old, who is best on good ground. The going at Newbury on Thursday morning was good to soft.

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He outran an F1 car with Shumacher behind the wheel too
Over the years, you hear about some incredible stories surrounding great thoroughbreds. But this one takes the all time prize for me. It was reported on the front page of the Racing Post newspaper in England that just days ago in his final work leading up to Saturday's Locking Stakes, Frankel not only beat his lead horse by 20 lengths over 7f on poly-track. He also outran a train. The 7:13 service to Cambridge.

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