Coroebus dominates undefeated Native Trail in 2000 guineas, sold out for Godolphin

After not appearing on the track for 6 months and winning at the group 3 level, the chestnut Coroebus managed to beat his fellow Native Trail and win 2000 Newmarket guineas, the first European classic. Corebus, one hundred percent student of Godolphin, son of Dubawi and First Victory, sister of Crack Thunder Snow. Coroebus also highlights the audacious success of Charlie Appleby, a former traveling boy who marries the Gr.1 like a pearl.

Forgotten, Coroebus (toque blanche) came to tame Godolphin’s other home trail ©Mirror

For reference: the name Korebus bears the name of the very first Olympic champion in history in 776 BC. (Ellis box won the 192-meter race. – Ed. in Corebus The 2022 Horse of the Year adds its name to the prize list for one of the most legendary events in its sport: the 2000 Newmarket Guineas. It was 15 3-year-old boys who this year took the famous “Mailly Rowley”, a special, very hilly route of the 1600m Newmarket Straight Line. Undefeated in 5 attempts before the start Godolphin sculpture native trail looked like a scare. However, Haras d’Aspel’s student had to settle for second place as he was dominated by fellow boxer Korebus associated with James Doyle.

The complete triumph of Godolphin ©Racing Post

Offered at 5/1, Coroebus was the second favorite in the bet. The author of the victorious debut in August of two-year-old foal Charlie Appleby was then not beaten by anything royal patronage in group 2 (8and today) before winning again, this time at the Gr.3 level in October. The track has not been seen since this date for more than 6 months of absence, this is a sacred performance that the student Godolphin has just achieved. Coroebus – son of a home star Dubai and early group 3 – 2 winner First victory. Originally from the USA, the strain has been in the hands of Godolphin since the early 90s with the acquisition Red slippers, the grandmother of Corebus. The family is filled with great horse names, but the name of the two-time winner of the World Cup in Dubai (Gr. 1) stands out the most. thunder snowUncle Corebus.

Christophe Sumillon and crack Thunder Snow ©Godolphin

With this triumph today, Godolphin, who is undoubtedly the world’s largest sports enterprise together with Coolmore, is illustrated in a race that has smiled at him only 4 times, in particular, horses have dominated in recent yearsAidan O’Brien. Stable Sheikh Mohammed Al Maktoum, stands out as an owner, but also as a breeder. For decades, thanks to the investment of the pharaohs, Godolphin was able to get his hands on mares of the very first order, which, when crossed with the best stallions in the world, allow them to produce champions.

Huge investment by Sheikh Mohammed paid off ©Tattersalls

One of the other reasons for the blue cap’s success has a name: Charlie Appleby. The 46-year-old Englishman, a former gentleman racer and Godolphin travel boy, was named team coach in 2013 after a doping ban. Mahmoud Al Zarouni. At the head of a workforce of 180 horses housed at the luxurious Moulton Paddocks in Newmarket, Appleby has posted an impressively consistent winning percentage since his debut. Since he is the number 1 coach in 2017, his win rate is 29%! 2021 will be a stratospheric year when he wins at least 18 Gr.1s in 4 corners of the globe. 2022 is already starting with this twin of 2000 guineas, and it is not going to stop in view of the blue armada.

New “Master” Charlie Appleby ©Racing Post


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