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Henry the great

Henry Cecil may have come from an aristocratic background and been knighted for his services to racing, but to the race-going public he was simply "Our 'Enry".

Sunday, 16 June, 2013, 10:14am

Frankel jockey Tom Queally set for Hong Kong challenge

Tom Queally's name will always be inextricably linked with that of recently retired wonder horse Frankel.

And while the Irishman is grateful for the opportunities that association has afforded him, he is realistic about how much currency it carries in his new base.

1 Dec 2012 - 2:47am

From Frankel to Class Five – welcome to Hong Kong Tom Queally

“Frankel’s jockey” Tom Queally starts his Hong Kong riding career on Sunday, and in what must be some sort of cruel initiation ritual by the club, he has been drafted to ride a horse which has never been placed in eight starts and wouldn’t be able to keep up with Frankel if the champion was walking backwards around the parade ring.

29 Nov 2012 - 5:35pm

Stud life for great Frankel

Frankel will slowly prepare for life as a stallion at Banstead Manor Stud near Newmarket after bowing out with a perfect record of 14 wins from 14 starts in the Champion Stakes at Ascot and took his prize money to nearly £3 million (HK$37.2 million)

22 Oct 2012 - 3:41am

Frankel to bow out in Champion style

Frankel has given legendary English trainer Henry Cecil great pleasure over the past three seasons and Cecil will be hoping he gives him one final memorable moment.

19 Oct 2012 - 2:21am

Most stars stay away due to a packed to-do list

Many commentators are questioning the strength of the Arc – possibly an affronted reaction to a long-priced winner, though Solemia, like Marienbard and Danedream in the past decade was a delicious reminder that the Arc is still a horse race, not some magical repose of equine gods.

10 Oct 2012 - 5:09am