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23rd European Winner For Freshman Shamardal
In the UK, European champion 4-time Gr1-winning Darley shuttler & northern hemisphere freshman stallion Shamardal (Giant's Causeway-Helsinki, by Machiavellian) recorded his 23rd northern 1st-crop winner when Sheikh Hamdan’s 2YO colt Doctor Zhivago (Shamardal-Balalaika, by Sadler’s Wells) scored on debut over 8 furlongs on all-weather at Southwell for trainer Mark Johnston. Doctor Zhivago was a 150,000 guineas (A$285,000) yearling at the 2008 UK Tattersalls October Sale.