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Campanologist Wins Italy Gr1 Jockey Club
In Italy overnight, Godolphin's US-bred 6YO entire Campanologist (Kingmambo-Ring Of Music, by Sadler's Wells) scored a 1.25-lengths victory in the €243,000 (A$333,000) Gr1 Gran Premio Del Jockey Club (2400m) at San Siro in Milan. Campanologist (ridden by Frankie Dettori for trainer Saeed Bin Suroor) defeated German-bred 3YO colt Arrigo (Shirocco-Aiyana, by Last Tycoon) & front-running Irish-bred 4YO entire Lord Chaparral (High Chaparral-Freccia D'oro, by Acatenango). Campanologist (who finished 16th in last year's Melbourne Cup) took his record to 11 wins (also including September’s German Gr1 Preis Von Europa over 2400m at Cologne, plus 2010's German Gr1 Rheinland-Pokal over 2400m at Cologne, German Gr1 Grosser Preis Von Lotto Deutschland Preis over 2400m at Hamburg & UAE Gr3 Dubai City Of Gold over 2485m at Meydan, as well as 2009's UK Gr3 Winter Hill Stakes over 10 furlongs at Windsor & both 2008's UK Gr2 King Edward VII Stakes over 12 furlongs at Royal Ascot & UK Listed Feilden Stakes over 9 furlongs at Newmarket) & 10 placings (including September’s Turkish Gr2 Bosphorus Cup over 2400m at Veliefendi & May's Irish Gr1 Tattersalls Gold Cup over 10.5 furlongs The Curragh, plus 2010's Italian Gr1 Gran Premio Di Milano over 2400m at San Siro & UK Gr3 Arc Trial Stakes over 11 furlongs at Newbury, as well as 2009's UK Gr2 Hardwicke Stakes over 12 furlongs at Royal Ascot, UK Gr3 Cumberland Lodge Stakes over 12 furlongs at Ascot, UK Gr3 Arc Trial Stakes over 11 furlongs at Newbury & UK Gr3 Rose Of Lancaster Stakes over 10.5 furlongs at Haydock, in addition to 2008's UK Gr2 York Stakes over 10 furlongs at York & UK Gr3 Derby Trial Stakes over 11.5 furlongs at Lingfield Park) from 34 starts.