Sunday, May 6, 2012

2000 Guineas - first of Britain's Triple crown

While the Kentucky Derby was running in the US it was another 1-2-3 finish for the great grandkids of Northern Dancer in the first of Britain's triple crown the 2000 Guineas. The top three were bred in three different countries in Europe.

1) Camelot (GB) great grandson x3
2) French Fifteen (FR) great great grandson
3) Hermival (IRE) great great grandson x2

images from Nigel French - Empics Sports Photography
video of race


  1. Frank, great blog.....just one BIG thing missing though...FRANKEL.....Dancer 3 x 4....possibly the greatest horse I will ever see....

  2. Thanks for the comment. I apologize in that I don't get a lot of comments and tend to forget to check for them. I will definitely do something for Frankel some time soon.