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Doctor Dino Wins US Gr1 Man O'War Stakes
In the US, 5YO French-bred entire Doctor Dino (Muhtathir-Logica, by Priolo) grabbed victory by a head in the US$500,000 Gr1 Man O’War Stakes (11 furlongs on turf) at Belmont Park in New York. Doctor Dino (ridden by Olivier Peslier for Chantilly-based English trainer Richard Gibson) defeated front-running multiple Gr2-winning 4YO entire Sunriver (Saint Ballado-Goulash, by Mari's Book) & Gr1-winning 4YO entire Grand Couturier (Grand Lodge-Lady Elgar, by Sadler's Wells). At his previous start Doctor Dino finished 3rd in last month's Gr1 Arlington Million Stakes (10 furlongs on turf) at Arlington Park & earlier this season also finished 3rd in both April's Gr1 Prix Ganay (2100m) at Longchamp & May's Gr1 Singapore Airlines International Cup (2000m on turf) at Kranji. Overall Doctor Dino now boasts 6 wins from 21 starts for US$894,611 earnings.