The Dubai Millennium Story: The horse that made jockeys jump for joy by Lydia, Sparkman, John Hislop et al

£85.00

Description

Dubai Millennium (1996-2001) was a Thoroughbred racehorse and sire, trained in the United Kingdom and Dubai during his racing career which ran from 1998 and 2000. He is notable for winning a series of major races in 1999 and 2000 including the Dubai World Cup. He died after contracting grass sickness at the age of five. Dubai Millennium was foaled on 20 March 1996 at the Dalham Hall Stud. He was by the Mr. Prospector stallion Seeking The Gold, out of the Prix de Pomone winner Colorado Dancer. Apart from Dubai Millennium, Seeking the Gold sired the winners of 27 Group One/Grade I races including Pleasant Home, Jazil, and Bob and John Colorado Dancer was a daughter of Fall Aspen, a highly successful broodmare who produced eight winners of Group/Graded races including Preakness Stakes winner Timber Country. Dubai Millennium was originally sent into training with David Loder at Newmarket and was ridden in all but one of his races by Frankie Dettori.

Large softcover with glossy pages, interspersed with plastic/acetate pages. The cover also has a plastic dust-jacket, which is slightly marked & split at one edge. The book itself is still in excellent condition, with very mild ‘bowing’ due to storage.