$600 in Bonus Bets
Get your first bet matched with up to $600 in bonuses*
$500 Matched Deposit
Sign-up and get your first deposit matched with up to $500 in bonus bets*
$500 Matched Deposit
Sign-up and get your first deposit matched with up to $500 in bonus bets*
$500 in Bonus Bets
Sign-up and get your first bet matched with up to $500 in bonus bets*
*NEW ACC ONLY, EXC NSW, SA, WA & VIC. SEE T&CS ON WEBSITE.

Sir Henry Cecil bade farewell to Frankel as the world’s best racehorse left his Warren Place stable in Newmarket to begin his new career as a stallion.

The four-year-old colt made the short journey to his birthplace Banstead Manor Stud where he will take up stallion duties in 2013.

“There is no doubt Frankel has been a brilliant racehorse. I am pretty certain that there has never been a better or more talented thoroughbred,” said Cecil.

“He had the speed to be a champion sprinter and then, once he grew up and settled, he got a distance with a turn of foot that makes champions.

“Today is a sad day in some ways for us as he has given us so much pleasure over the last three years.

“But I want to thank Frankel for so much – for being such a very special part of my training career.

“Thank you, Frankel.”

The son of Galileo left the racing scene with an unbeaten record of 14, his final racecourse appearance coming in the Qipco Champion Stakes at Ascot last month.

The champion thoroughbred received an equally warm welcome at Banstead Manor from the Juddmonte team, including general manager Philip Mitchell, farm manager Simon Mockridge and head stallion man Rob Bowley.

“In the foaling unit on February 11th 2008 at 11.40pm, little did we realise that we were witnessing the birth of a phenomenal racehorse,” Mitchell said.

“The rest, as they say, is history and it is now extremely exciting that Frankel will be returning to the Stallion Unit at Banstead, some 500 yards from where he was born.”

Frankel will serve the best mares, with potential partners including the unbeaten Australian mare Black Caviar and Midday, who spent her racing days at the Cecil stable.

 
Deposit $50, Bet with $200
Sign-up, deposit $50 & receive $150 in bonus bets. That's $200 to bet with!*
*NEW ACC ONLY, EXC NSW, SA, WA & VIC. SEE T&CS ON WEBSITE.
  • DEPOSIT $50
    start betting
    with
    $250*
    CLAIM NOW
  • first bet
    matched
    up to
    $600*
    CLAIM NOW
  • DEPOSIT $50
    start betting
    with
    $200*
    CLAIM NOW
  • first bet
    matched
    up to
    $500*
    CLAIM NOW
*NEW ACC ONLY, EXC NSW, SA, WA & VIC. SEE T&CS ON WEBSITE.
* All Offers and Promotions posted in this article exclude NSW residents.
Featured News

Over $5,000 in Bonus Free Bets

Just Horse Racing provides readers with the best Free Bet offers available at every online bookmaker in Australia during the...

Melbourne Cup hit by doping scandal

Australia’s biggest race the Melbourne Cup has been rocked by a doping scandal with trainers from the Aquanita partnership at...

Blue Diamond Stakes Field – 2018

View the final field and barriers for the 2018 Blue Diamond Stakes. The Blue Diamond Stakes will be run on...

Futurity Stakes Field – 2018

View the final field and barriers for the 2018 Futurity Stakes. The Futurity Stakes will be run on Saturday 24th...

Oakleigh Plate Field – 2018

View the final field and barriers for the 2018 Oakleigh Plate. The Oakleigh Plate will be run on Saturday 24th...

 
 
 
Copyright © 2017 Just Horse Racing.
All rights reserved.

Gamble Responsibly 18+
*State exclusions apply to some offers. Please check T&Cs of each offer with the bookmaker. All Offers Exclude NSW residents.