Horseracing

Farhh wins Champions Stakes before being retired

Share This Story

   
 

ASCOT, England (AP)

Farhh ended his injury-plagued career on a high by winning the Champions Stakes on Saturday, providing an emotional conclusion to British Champions Day at Ascot on Saturday.

The Godolphin-trained 11-4 shot beat 2011 winner Cirrus Des Aigles by a neck in his first race since May - and only the 10th of his career - because of injury.

Trainer Saeed Bin Suroor confirmed after the race that Farhh would be retired to stud and said ''he's a great fighter - every year he has had problems but he's a great horse and I'm so happy.''

Also on Britain's richest race day, Olympic Glory won the Queen Elizabeth II Stakes at odds of 11-2 as 2,000 Guineas winner Dawn Approach faded to fourth.

Related Stories

Member Comments

Please note by clicking on "Post comment" you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Use and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be Polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator.

powered by


More Than Sports on MSN

Fox Sports Store