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June 20, 2012 - Asc
Prince of Wales's Stakes
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May 10, 2012 - Che
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March 31, 2012 - Mey
Dubai Duty Free
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Aged 51, Bell trains at Fitzroy House Stables in Newmarket and first took out a licence to train in 1989, having previously served as assistant to Paul Cole for three years. He also recorded five wins as an amateur rider from 80 rides. Now in his 24th season he has trained around1070 winners in his career to date.
Hayley Turner is a professional jockey based in the United Kingdom. She was born on January 3, 1983. Turner is widely considered to be the first woman to achieve a sustained, day-in, day-out, successful career as a professional jockey in the UK. She became the first female rider to ride 100 UK Flat race winners during a calendar year (a huge achievement for any rider), when winning on 'Mullitovermaurice' at Wolverhampton on 30 December 2008.
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Wigmore Hall is by English, Irish and American champion High Chaparral, who won the first of his two Breeders' Cup Turf trophies here over the Arlington Park course in 2002. Like his Coolmore confrere Galileo, he is a son of Sadler's Wells and a winner of the Epsom/Irish Derby double.
High Chaparral's top performer is dual hemisphere champion So You Think, the just-retired hero of a total of 10 Group 1 events spanning Australia, England and Ireland. Although High Chaparral has several other smart Europeans -- Redwood, French highweight Joanna, last year's Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf scorer Wrote -- most of his stand-outs have raced in Australia, such as multiple Group 1 victors Descarado, Monaco Consul and Shoot Out.
Wigmore Hall was produced by Love and Laughter, a maiden winner in England. She is a daughter of champion turf horse Theatrical, victorious in the Breeders' Cup Turf and five other Grade 1s in 1987, but only third to Hall of Famer Manila in that year's Arlington Million. Theatrical's progeny include transatlantic star Royal Anthem; 1996 Irish Derby winner Zagreb; multiple champion Japanese filly Hishi Amazon; 2002 Melbourne Cup victor Media Puzzle; multiple Grade 1 scorers Winchester, Shakespeare and Astra; and the versatile Geri, top-class on dirt and turf. Theatrical mares are responsible for turf champion English Channel, 2006 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe hero Rail Link, classy turf miler Karelian and last year's Haskell winner Coil.
Love and Laughter is out of Hoh Dear, a Group 2-placed English stakes victress who added the Natalma to her resume at Woodbine. She is also the dam of French stakes winner Kissing the Camera.
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Well travelled five-year-old has made two trips to Arlington finishing second in the Secretariat Stakes in 2011 and when fourth in this event last year behind Cape Blanco and Gio Ponti. Son of High Chaparral’s last victory came when capturing the Grade One Northern Dancer Stakes at Woodbine over a mile and a half a month after his fourth place finish here and gelding was last seen when sixth at York in July when losing much of his chance when badly hampered over a furlong out. Bay appears to have been prepped all year with this race in mind by trainer Michael Bell and can be running on late at a decent price with Haley Turner in the saddle.