A tweet on October 12, 2020 Juddmonte Equestrian Fires the Sphere: enable Retired at age 6. All media convey information quickly: The Guardian, BBC Sport (etc…). BBC Sport rarely reports a horse’s retirement, but enable Not just a horse, she is a champion. Eleven Group 1 winners, out of this hen NathanielChampion across the channel, has an XXL track record: Breeders’ Cup Turf, King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Diamond Stakes, Oaks, Irish Oaks, Yorkshire Oaks, Eclipse Stakes But especially Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe (Gr.I) With his amazing double (2017,2018). Come back to his two spectacular wins but his hat-trick (2019,2020) winning efforts.
Record-breaking horse Enable retired from racing.
The six-year-old gelding finished sixth in pursuit of a historic third Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe victory on October 4.
— BBC Sport (@BBCSport) October 12, 2020
Ark 2017: Birth of a Very Big One!
After his victories Oaks of Epsom, Oaks of Ireland, King George of Ascot, Yorkshire OaksFour Gr.I wins in 3 months, enable Dealing with his first triumphant arch In the skin of the beloved. On the path of ChantillyDue to renovation works at the racecourse Paris Longchamp, winter etc Ulysses stand as its two main rivals. A favorable track for her skills (soft ground), a faithful partner Frankie DettoriThe jockey who has played the most races in Arc de Triomphe’s history with 6 wins remains the leader in both. O’Brien, Idaho etc Order of St. George. At 300 meters, enable begins Accelerating and literally winning by a length in front Cloth of stars etc Ulysses. A 3-year-old filly did not double the Oaks – Arc in the same year, but enable It did! With this success, the representative of John Gosden He won his fifth Group 1 of the season and was named the best horse in Europe.
Ark 2018: The 8th Wonder of the World!
After this breathtaking 2017 season, it’s only natural that we start comparing it to the greatest: Sarkawa, See the Stars or truce But to go one step further, she has to achieve this famous double which she has achieved seven times in history. The champion Khalid Abdullah Going forward with the desire to win once again, but enable Suffering preparation cut short by an injury in the spring. There was only one race on the legs before the Queen event, viz September shares (Gr.III), Bhimakara is again favourite.
Hidden behind the leaders again, she picks up her bit and accelerates 350 meters from the post to counter a stunning finish to the 3-year-old’s race. The sea in class. Betting: She won the double (2017,2018) and became the eighth horse since then to achieve such a feat. Ksar (1921-1922), Motrico (1930 and 1932), Corrida (1936 and 1937), Tantième (1950 and 1951), Ribot (1955 and 1956), Aleged (1977 and 1978) and Trêve (2013 and 2013).
The Impossible Triple…
Now make way for the impossible: the triple at the Arc de Triomphe! What no one can do does not seem insurmountable for this true champion. Well prepared and unbeaten in twelve matches, all the lights were green to achieve this feat. Except one major problem gets in its way: the condition of the track.
She promises to be clingy and accommodating John Gosden Never raced on this type of terrain. She adopts the same strategy again, but this time her attack is lower than before forest spirit taking advantage of To defeat the “Queen”. The dream was broken, but those around did not say the last word: see you in 2020. next year, enable 2nd place and comes to Arc with two wins, but the daughter centralized Never had any illusions of victory and had to settle for sixth place. Following this “poor performance”, Crack’s entourage decided to end her racing career by driving her to stud, where she was to be born as a product. the king In 2023. One thing is for sure, enable Marked racing history around the world.
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