So it was Australia day at York.
Owners say the winner of the Derby, and winner of the Juddmonte International on Wednesday, will be retired to stud at the end of this season. They retire top class horses so early these days. Of course, it is all about not risking valuable stud fees. Nonetheless, it is a shame that no sooner have racegoers taken a horse to their hearts, than he or she is retired.
That is why we were so lucky to see Frankel race as long as we did.
Australia looked very good winning today and, take note . . .
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