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Unbeaten Frankel Heads 12 Entries For Royal Ascot Opener
Unbeaten UK champion 4YO entire & the world's highest-rated horse Frankel (Galileo-Kind, by Danehill) "will face a maximum of 11 rivals in Tuesday's Gr1 Queen Anne Stakes (8 furlongs), the opening race of Royal Ascot" reported racingpost.com. Khalid Abdullah's Juddmonte Farm home-bred superstar "will be bidding to stretch his unbeaten record to 11 in the Queen Anne & headed 12 confirmations for the race" overnight. Among those potential rivals were former Australian superstar & now 9-time Gr1-winning 5YO entire So You Think (High Chaparral-Triassic, by Tights) "although So You Think has the Gr1 Prince Of Wales's Stakes as an alternative option" & Australian triple Gr1-winning 3YO colt Helmet (Exceed And Excel-Accessories, by Singspiel) "who could make his British debut for Godolphin trainer Mahmood Al Zarooni".