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Rail Link Wins French Horse-Of-Year

Tuesday, 6th March 2007

In Europe, Prince Khalid Abdulah's UK Juddmonte Farms-bred Rail Link (Dansili-Docklands, by Theatrical) who as a 3YO colt stunned the crowd with victory over a star-studded field of older international rivals in October's Gr1 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (2400m) at Longchamp in Paris, has been named French Horse-Of-The-Year & Champion 3YO Colt. The Arc victory marked Rail Link's 5th successive win last season (also including the Gr1 Grand Prix de Paris, Gr3 Prix Du Lys & Gr2 Prix Niel). Other French award winners included:

  • 3YO Filly: Mandesha (Desert Style-Mandalara, by Lahib)
  • Older Horse: Pride (Peintre Celebre-Specificity, by Alleged)
  • 2YO: Holy Roman Emperor (Danehill-L'on Vite, by Secretariat
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