Saturday, October 19, 2013

QIPCO British Championships - Long Distance Cup

The first of the five races on Championship Day (the richest day of racing in Great Britain) went to Royal Diamond, trained and ridden by Johnny Murtagh. The top 3 finishers were all descendants of our little Canadian champion Northern Dancer.

1) Royal Diamond (IRE) - great great grandson x3 through Nuryev, Danzig, Sadlers Wells
2) Harris Tweed (GB) - great great grandson x2 through Nijinsky, Lyphard
3) Eye of the Storm (IRE) - great grandson x2 through Galileo/Sadlers Wells

photo from Sportinglife

video of race

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