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In the 2012 edition of the World Thoroughbred Racehorse Rankings
was given a rating of 124, making him the thirteenth best racehorse in the world and the equal of Camelot, Animal Kingdom, Danedream and Bodemeister.
was then moved up to the highest level for the Prince of Wales's Stakes at Royal Ascot in June. Ridden for the first time by Frankie Dettori he sustained his first defeat as he finished third of the eleven runners behind So You Think and Carlton House. Seventeen days later
started favourite for the Eclipse Stakes over ten furlongs at Sandown Park Racecourse. He was restrained by Dettori in the early stages before producing a strong challenge in the straight, but failed by half a length to catch Nathaniel. At Goodwood Racecourse in July he finished six lengths second to the world's top-rated racehorse Frankel in the Sussex Stakes over one mile.
took on Frankel again in the International Stakes over ten and a half furlongs at York. He was beaten seven lengths by the Henry Cecil-trained champion, but got the better of a sustained contest with St Nicholas Abbey for second place. On his final appearance of the season
was sent to France for the Prix du Moulin at Longchamp on 16 September in which he was beaten a head by the French-trained filly Moonlight Cloud.
After being off the racecourse for fifteen months,
reappeared as a three-year-old in a one mile handicap race at Newmarket on 29 October 2011. Ridden by Silvestre de Sousa he carried 125 pounds and won "readily" by two and a half lengths from nineteen opponents.
On his four-year-old debut
ran in the Thirsk Hunt Cup, over a mile, at Thirsk Racecourse on 5 May in which he was ridden by Antioco Murgia, claiming 5 pounds. Carrying top weight of 128 pounds he took the lead two furlongs from the finish and accelerated clear of his rivals to win by six lengths.
In his last race of the season, Ruler of the World was dropped back in trip in the 10-furlong Champion Stakes at Ascot on the 19th October, two weeks after his run in the Arc. Starting at odds of 7/1 in a 10 horse field and again partnered by Ryan Moore, the Derby winner rallied to challenge the leaders, (
and Cirrus des Aigles), only to just fail and finish third beaten 3/4 length in a three-way fight to the finish.
won the race and remained undefeated for the season, whereas the French champion Cirrus des Aigles won the 2011 renewal of the group 1 and finished second to Frankel in the 2012 edition. It was announced after the race that Ruler Of The World would stay in training as a four-year-old in 2014 but would not race again that year.
Four weeks later, Frankel ran in the Frank Whittle Conditions Stakes over seven furlongs at Doncaster. Only two horses opposed him (second favourite
was withdrawn before the start) and he started at odds of 1/2. Tom Queally tracked the leader Diamond Geezah before moving Frankel to the front a furlong from the finish. The horse accelerated past his opponents and drew away to win by thirteen lengths from subsequent Prix Marcel Boussac third Rainbow Springs in impressive style.
On his racecourse debut,
was ridden Ted Durcan in a seven furlong maiden race at Newmarket Racecourse on 24 July 2010. He started the 13/8 joint-favourite in a field of seven and won by six lengths from Flodden. Farrh was an intended runner in the Frank Whittle Partnership Conditions Stakes at Doncaster on 10 September 2010, where he would have opposed Frankel for the first time, but became worked up in the stalls and was withdrawn before the race started.
On 1 August Frankel repeated his previous year's victory in the Sussex Stakes at Goodwood. Starting at odds of 1/20 against only three rivals, he won by six lengths from
. With this victory, Frankel equalled the record for consecutive European Group 1 victories (seven in a row) set by Rock of Gibraltar, and also became the first horse to win the Sussex Stakes twice.
began his fourth season on 18 May 2013 in the Lockinge Stakes over one mile at Newbury Racecourse. Ridden by de Sousa, he took the lead approaching the final furlong and pulled clear to win by four lengths to record his first major victory. Having picked up a further injury in the weeks following his Lockinge romp, Farhh's next racecourse appearance was the Champion Stakes, run over 10 furlongs, at Ascot on 19 October.
, ridden again by Silvestre de Sousa, started as the 11/4 second favourite for the end-of-season highlight behind French champion Cirrus des Aigles, who had won the inaugural running of race when moved to Ascot from Newmarket in 2011 and finished second behind Frankel in 2012. The 10 horse field also included that year's Derby winner Ruler Of The World, Mukhadram who won that season's Brigadier Gerard Stakes and York Stakes as well as being placed in both the Eclipse Stakes and Prince of Wales's Stakes in the summer, King Edward VII Stakes winner Hillstar, Prix du Jockey Club runner-up Morandi, 2012 Epsom Derby second Main Sequence, 2011 Dewhurst Stakes victor Parish Hall, Andre Fabre trained multiple group winning filly Triple Threat and three-time group 1 winner Hunter's Light.
, under de Sousa, soon took keen hold coming out of stall 5 and tracked early leader Hunter's Light, also owned by Godolphin, in company with Morandi and Triple Threat. After travelling smoothly through the whole race
preceded to take over the running into the home straight, with the move being covered by Christophe Soumillon on 11-time group winner Cirrus Des Aigles. After leading over a furlong out,
was soon under pressure and quickly chased by the seemingly full-of-running Cirrus des Aigles with Ruler Of The World and jockey Ryan Moore challenging from very wide, having come round the whole field.
was pressed by the challengers well into the final furlong and along with Cirrus des Aigles and Ruler Of The World, moved well clear of the rest of the field. However, following a pulsating run to the line, where the three principles were split by no more than a length,
found more on the front end and held off the late challenges to hold on gamely to win by a neck at the finish line from Cirrus Des Aigles on his outside in second and Ruler Of The World (on the outside of Cirrus des Aigles) a half length back in third. At the line there was a clear 6 length gap back to Hunter's Light, who held on for fourth from Mukhadram in fifth who was followed by Hillstar, Morandi, Main Sequence, Parish Hall and Triple Threat. The finishing time was 2m 12.02s on the soft turf course. In the aftermath, trainer Saeed bin Suroor went on to say: "this horse is a great fighter. He had a break after winning the Lockinge and he has been a miler in the past but a mile and a quarter was great for him today on that ground. He was the best horse in the race today. I am very proud of him and this is good for Godolphin. Every year, he has had problems. Luckily, he has won a pair of Group 1s on his last two races. He is a great horse and I am so happy. He's been a very tough horse since he was a two-year-old but we've just had to look after him with a different programme to keep him sound. His last piece of work was brilliant and the ground was a concern but he handled it well." It was announced soon afterwards that
would retire from racing to stand as a stallion at Dalham Hall Stud in Newmarket in 2014.
retired with a record of 5 wins (twice at group 1 level), 4 seconds and a third from 10 career starts and an official rating of 124.
Her sire Pivotal was a top class sprinter who won the King's Stand Stakes and the Nunthorpe Stakes in 1996. He went on to become an “excellent” sire, getting the winners of more than a thousand races across a range of distances including
, Sariska, Somnus, Kyllachy and Excellent Art. Saoire's dam Polish Descent was an unraced mare who produced several other winners including Awinnersgame who won a valuable sales race at Doncaster Racecourse in 2008. She was a descendant of What Joy, a half-sister to the dam of Mon Fils.
Declaration of War began his third season in the Listed Heritage Stakes over one mile at Leopardstown Racecourse on 14 April and won easily by two and a half lengths from four opponents. For his next race, the colt was sent to the United Kingdom and moved up to Group One class for the Lockinge Stakes at Newbury Racecourse. He was strongly supported in the betting and started the 5/4 favourite, but weakened in the closing stages and finished fifth, more than eleven lengths behind the winner
is a British Thoroughbred racehorse. His early career was disrupted by injury and he made only one appearance in each of his first two seasons. As a four-year-old he established himself as a top-class performer without winning an important race as he was placed in some of the most prestigious weight-for-age races in Europe, twice finishing second to Frankel. As a five-year-old he won his first major race when recording an easy victory in the Lockinge Stakes and went on to record his most important success in the Champion Stakes.
Izzi Top is a bay mare bred by the Meon Valley Stud in Hampshire. Her dam, Zee Zee Top was another product of the Meon Valley Stud who won the Group One Prix de l'Opera in 2003. Like many horses bred at the stud, she raced in the black and white colours of Helena Springfield Ltd. She was sired by the Nunthorpe Stakes winner Pivotal, who has sired the winners of 24 Group One races including Somnus, Sariska,
, Excellent Art and Immortal Verse.
Polar Falcon was retired from racing to stand at the Cheveley Park Stud in Newmarket. By far his most important offspring was Pivotal, one of his first crop of foals, who won the King's Stand Stakes and the Nunthorpe Stakes, before becoming a very successful breeding stallion, siring many major winners including Megahertz, Somnus, Peeress, Halfway to Heaven, Sariska, Izzi Top and
. Polar Falcon's other progeny included the Premio Roma winners Sunstrach and Shibuni's Falcon, the Coronation Stakes winner Exclusive and the leading hurdler Intersky Falcon.
Immortal Verse is a bay filly with no white markings bred by her owner Richard C Strauss's County Limerick-based Kilfrush Stud. Her sire Pivotal was a top class sprinter who won the King's Stand Stakes and the Nunthorpe Stakes in 1996. He went on to become an “excellent” sire, getting the winners of more than a thousand races across a range of distances including Sariska, Somnus,
, Kyllachy (Nunthorpe Stakes) and Excellent Art (St. James's Palace Stakes). Her dam Side of Paradise won the listed Prix La Camargo at Saint-Cloud Racecourse in 2001, and was a half-sister to Last Tycoon and the Goldene Peitsche winner Astronef. She was a granddaughter of the influential broodmare Irish Lass, whose other descendants have included Assert, Bikala, Irish Ball (Irish Derby), Tie Black (Poule d'Essai des Pouliches), Eurobird (Irish St Leger) and Valentine Waltz (Poule d'Essai des Pouliches). The filly was sent into training with Robert Collet at Chantilly.
Excellent Art was a dark-coated bay horse with a white star and snip bred in England by the Newmarket-based Cheveley Park Stud. Her sire Pivotal was a top class sprinter who won the King's Stand Stakes and the Nunthorpe Stakes in 1996. He went on to become an “excellent” sire, getting the winners of more than a thousand races across a range of distances including Sariska, Somnus,
, Kyllachy (Nunthorpe Stakes) and Immortal Verse. Excellent Art's dam Obsessive won one race and finished third in the Musidora Stakes. She was a third-generation descendant of Miss Carmie, a broodmare who was also the female-line ancestor of Chief's Crown, Special Duty and Winning Colors.
is a bay horse with no white markings bred by the Darley Stud, the breeding arm of Sheikh Mohammed's Godolphin organisation. His sire Pivotal was a top class sprinter who won the King's Stand Stakes and the Nunthorpe Stakes in 1996. He went on to become an “excellent” sire, getting the winners of more than a thousand races across a range of distances including Sariska, Somnus, Kyllachy (Nunthorpe Stakes) and Excellent Art. Farhh's dam Gonbarda was a highly successful racehorse in Germany, winning the Deutschland Preis and the Preis von Europa as a three-year-old in 2005. As a granddaughter of the broodmare Grimpola she was closely related to the Ascot Gold Cup winner Fame and Glory.
Kyllachy is a bay horse with a small white star standing 16 hands high, bred by the Berkshire-based Wheelersland Stud. He was a powerful, heavily-built individual: one of his jockeys said that "if you let the horse out in a field of bullocks you wouldn't know the difference." His sire Pivotal was a top class sprinter who won the King's Stand Stakes and the Nunthorpe Stakes in 1996. He went on to become an “excellent” sire, getting the winners of more than a thousand races across a range of distances including Sariska, Somnus,
and Excellent Art. Kyllachy's dam Pretty Poppy won one minor race from thirteen attempts in 1990 and 1991. Her female-line ancestry made her a distant relative of the outstanding racemare Swiss Maid.
Moonlight Cloud started her four-year-old season by winning the Prix du Palais-Royal by two lengths from So Long Malpic. She then went to Royal Ascot for the Diamond Jubilee Stakes where her opposition included the unbeaten 1/6 favourite Black Caviar and the previous year's winner Society Rock. Near the finish she was closing fast on the then injured leader Black Caviar, but Black Caviar just held on to win by a head from Moonlight Cloud, with Restiadargent a further neck behind in third place. Moonlight Cloud started as the odds-on favourite for the Prix Maurice de Gheest and won easily by five lengths from Wizz Kid. Racing over a mile for the first time since the 1000 Guineas she then finished fourth in the Prix Jacques Le Marois, about 1¾ lengths behind winner Excelebration. She then faced just three rivals in the Prix du Moulin de Longchamp and started as the 10/11 favourite. Multiple Group 1 runner-up
started at 11/8, with Sarkiyla at 12/1 and Caspar Netscher at 14/1. She challenged for the lead with about two furlongs left to run and took the lead one furlong out.
slowly closed in the last 100 yards, but Moonlight Cloud just held him off to win by a head. On her final appearance of the year, Moonlight Cloud was sent to California to contest the Breeders' Cup Mile at Santa Anita Park. She started third favourite but was never in contantion and finished eighth of the nine runners behind Wise Dan.
Nathaniel had respiratory problems in early 2012 and did not make his first appearance of the season until the Eclipse Stakes at Sandown on 7 July. Running for the first time in more than eight months, he started 7/2 second favourite in a field which included Monterosso, Twice Over, Cityscape (Dubai Duty Free), Crackerjack King (Derby Italiano) and Bonfire (Dante Stakes). Buick sent Nathaniel past the pacemaker City Style to take the lead on the turn into the straight. In the final quarter mile, Nathaniel held off several challengers to win by half a length from
with Twice Over third. After the race, Gosden praised the colt's quality and courage whilst explaining that the break of only two weeks before the King George was not ideal. He also said that it would be "fun" to take on Frankel again later in the season.
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