Trial failures who later redeemed themselves.WARNING: Unbeaten juvenile and winter favourite for the 1988 2,000 Guineas . The Guy Harwood-trained colt went off at 4-7 for the Craven CRAVEN. A word of obloquy, which in trials by battle, was pronounced by the vanquished; upon which judgment was rendered against him. but trailed in four lengths behind Doyoun. Missed the Guineas but subsequently proved himself a Champion miler mil·er
One that competes in races one mile long.
an athlete, horse, etc., that specializes in races of one mile
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RODRIGO DE TRIANO: The Peter Chapple-Hyam-trained chestnut chestnut, name for any species of the genus Castanea, deciduous trees of the family Fagaceae (beech or oak family) widely distributed in the Northern Hemisphere. They are characterized by thin-shelled, sweet, edible nuts borne in a bristly bur. headed the market for the 1992 2,000 Guineas after winning all five juvenile outings. Only managed fourth when favourite for the Greenham, but bounced back to his best at Newmarket.
ZAFONIC: The Andre Fabre-trained champion juvenile went under by a short head to Kingmambo on his return on heavy ground at Maisons-Laffitte. He left that form well behind on faster ground at Newmarket with a record- breaking Guineas victory.
SLEEPYTIME: One of Kieren Fallon's first high-profile rides for Henry Cecil
Henry Richard Amherst Cecil . Sleepytime, the 1997 ante-post 1,000 Guineas favourite, met with trouble in running when fourth in the Fred Darling Frederick Darling (1884-1953) was a British Thoroughbred racehorse trainer who trained a record-equalling seven English Derby winners.
Fred’s father, Sam Darling senior, was a trainer at Beckhampton, Wiltshire who trained two Derby winners himself. , for which she started at 4-7. But the trainer and jockey collected their first Classic together when Sleepytime made no mistake in the Guineas.