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5-Time Gr1-Winner Theseo Retired After Ryder Stakes
Meanwhile connections confirmed 5-time Gr1-winning & 4-time Gr1-placed 7YO gelding Theseo (Danewin-Ozone Sand, by L'Rnjoleur) had been retired after finishing 12th (in the field of 14) behind Rangirangdoo in the Gr1 George Ryder Stakes. Overall Theseo (a $120,000 yearling at the 2005 Magic Millions Premier Sale on the Gold Coast) recorded 11 wins (including 2010's Gr1 Ranvet Stakes over 2000m at Rosehill, Gr1 Patinack Farm Chipping Norton Stakes over 1600m at Warwick Farm & Gr2 Tattersalls Club Chelmsford Stakes over 1600m at Randwick, plus 2009's Gr1 Ranvet Stakes over 2000m at Rosehill & Gr2 St George Stakes over 1800m at Caulfield, as well as 2008's Gr1 Mackinnon Stakes over 2000m at Flemington, Gr1 Arrowfield Stud Epsom Handicap over 1600m at Randwick & Magic Millions Cup over 1400m at the Gold Coast, in addition to 2007's Gr3 Premier's Cup over 2200m at Doomben & 2006's Listed Dulcify Quality over 1800m at Randwick) & 9 placings (including 2010's 2009's Gr1 Darley Australian Cup over 2000m at Flemington, Gr1 The BMW over 2400m at Rosehill & Gr1 Orr Stakes over 1400m at Caulfield, plus 2008's Gr1 George Main Stakes over 1600m at Randwick & Listed Royal Parma Stakes over 1400m at Rosehill, as well as 2006's Listed Fernhill Handicap over 1600m at Randwick & Listed Baillieu Handicap over 1400m at Warwick Farm) from 40 starts for $3,208,980 earnings.