Racing: Librettist success puts Godolphin team back on song
Thursday 08 June 2006
Librettist, running for the first time since he finished fifth in the Dewhurst Stakes two years ago, brought cheer to the Godolphin team with a two-length victory at Nottingham yesterday. He was a first winner for Saeed Bin Suroor for 27 days and the stable's first runner since closing its doors two weeks ago after a poor start to the British season.
The Danzig four-year-old made all under Frankie Dettori to beat Alfie Flits by two lengths. "I heard the commentator say the boys in blue are back," said Bin Suroor. "I hope he's right."
Godolphin's prime contender at Royal Ascot the week after next will be Dubai World Cup winner Electrocutionist in the Prince Of Wales's Stakes. Yesterday Pam Sly nominated another of the Group One features, the Coronation stakes, for her 1,000 Guineas heroine Speciosa, fourth in last week's Oaks. "Better to keep her with three-year-olds than the hardened older mares in the Falmouth next month," said the Peterborough handler.
UTTOXETER: 6.15 Petrovka 6.45 Theflyingscottie 7.15 Terramarique 7.45 Amalfi Storm 8.15 Elenas River 8.45 Wot Way Chief 9.15 Gappersonneldotcom
Latest in Sport
Ireland v England Six Nations match preview: What time does it start and where can I watch it?
Chelsea vs Tottenham combined XI: Hugo Lloris or Thibaut Courtois? Willian or Christian Eriksen? Who makes the final cut?
Manchester United vs Sunderland match report: Wayne Rooney scores twice but referee Roger East sends off Wes Brown instead of John O'Shea
Scotland vs Italy match report: Italians stun Murrayfield as Scots clinch defeat from the jaws of victory
AP McCoy on Arsenal: 'If I was performing that bad I'd have retired a long time ago'
- 2 The black and blue dress: Makers considering a white and gold version
- 3 This is what it's like to be dead, according to a guy who died for a bit
- 4 PornHub turns masturbation into energy in bid to save the planet
New theory could prove how life began and disprove God
This is what it's like to be dead, according to a guy who died for a bit
'Cash for access' scandal: Sir Malcolm Rifkind says 'unrealistic' for MPs to live on £67,000 salary
'Jihadi John': CAGE representative storms off Sky News accusing Kay Burley of Islamophobia
Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts
Russia's roadmap for annexing eastern Ukraine 'leaked from Vladimir Putin's office'
£9 per hour: Recruitment Genius: This role is based within a small family run ...
£28000 - £32000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: This Design and marketing agenc...
£46000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: This property investment firm are lookin...
£18000 - £35000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: This company specialises provid...