Frankel wins Sussex Stakes - view full results
Frankel stretched his amazing unbeaten run to a dazzling 12, as he showed his rivals a clean pair of heels to take the Susses Stakes by 6 lengths. In the process, he equalled Rock of Gibraltar's record of 8 straight Group 1 wins. The 4 year old superstar is now posed for the 1 mile 2 furlongs Juddmonte International Stakes at York's Ebor meeting at the end of the month.
3.10 Goodwood Qipco Sussex Stakes
1st Frankel 1/20f
2nd Farhh 11/1
3rd Gabrial 80/1
4th Bullet Train 150/1
All 4 ran.
Distances 6 lengths, 3 ¼ lengths and ½ a length
At William Hill we also offered 2 alternative markets on the race.
Firstly, we offered a 'Win Distance' market:
Winner- Under 8 lengths
Frankel defeated the second placed horse by 6 lengths.
Secondly, we offered a 'Handicap Distance win' market:
Winner- Bullet Train
Frankel ran off scratch, Farhh +8(lost by 6), Gabrial +13(lot by 9 ¼) and Bullet Train +15(lost by 9 ¾)
After taking the handicaps into account, the result was as follows-
1st Bullet Train (+5 ¼)
2nd Gabrial (+3 ¾)
3rd Farhh (+2)
4th Frankel (0)
Roll on York!