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Champion galloper Canford Cliffs has been forced into retirement after sustaining a serious leg injury during his second-place finish to Frankel in the Glorious Goodwood.
Trainer Richard Hannon opted to send Canford Cliffs to stud after a leg scan revealed a shadow on the joint running into the pastern which could quite easily turn into a fracture or break.
There was nothing but praise for the spectacular Frankel when he extended his unbeaten run to eight by winning the Group 1 Sussex Stakes at Goodwood last week.
Following the race, trainer Sir Henry Cecil declared Frankel as the best horse he had ever trained.
The greatest match race to be held in Britain or arguably the world in the last decade is almost here, Canford Cliffs versus the unbeaten Frankel over a mile in the 2011 Sussex Stakes.
Trainer Sir Henry Cecil is full of confidence in his unbeaten colt Frankel as he prepares for a clash against Canford Cliffs this week. The three-year-old will take on Canford Cliffs for the first time in this Wednesday’s Sussex Stakes at Goodwood. “At the moment the horse is in very good form and I’m very [...]
In a statement that’s sure to spark controversy right across the horse racing world Richard Hannon has claimed that the winner of next week’s Sussex Stakes will be deemed the best hose on the planet. Hannon saddles up his five time Group 1 winner Canford Cliffs up against the currently unbeaten Frankel. The Sussex Stakes [...]
There has been a huge vibe about the Goodwood carnival in 2011 with horse racing in the UK taking centre stage after a highly successful Royal Ascot Carnival.