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Flintshire Wins Gr1 Manhattan Handicap

Tuesday, 14th June 2016

Juddmonte Farms home-bred globetrotting star 6YO entire Flintshire (Dansili-Dance Routine, by Sadler's Wells) took his exceptional roadshow to the US when winning by 1.75-lengths for new trainer Chad Brown in the US$1 million Gr1 Manhattan Handicap (10 furlongs) for 3YOs+. He was followed home by 5YO entire Ironicus (Distorted Humour-Meghan's Joy, by A P Indy) & 4YO gelding World Approval (Northern Afleet-Win Approval, by With Approval). Not out of the first three since June 2014, Flintshire's formidable record now reads 6 wins (including the Gr1 Sword Dancer Invitational Stakes, Gr1 Grand Prix de Paris & Gr1 Hong Kong Vase) & 11 placings (among them the Gr1 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe – twice – Gr1 Hong Kong Vase, Gr1 Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud, Gr1 Coronation Cup – twice – Gr1 Sheema Classic & Gr1 Breeders' Cup Turf) from 20 starts.

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