Godolphin to retain Champion Owner Title
18 Oct 2017
Sheikh Mohammed’s Godolphin will retain the Champion Owner title on QIPCO British Champions Day following a stunning year.
The team have amassed £5,241,602 in prize money during the Championship, and are over £2 million clear of the Coolmore syndicate of Smith, Magnier and Tabor.
Godolphin have enjoyed a hugely successful year and could be set to extend their lead over their rivals this weekend at QIPCO British Champions Day with some of the day’s most fancied horses set to run in their colours.
The squad heading to Ascot this Saturday includes their top earner this year, Ribchester the favourite to land the £1.1 million Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (sponsored by QIPCO), together with Harry Angel, the world’s top rated sprinter and evens-favourite for the £600,000 QIPCO British Champions Sprint.
Royal Ascot hero, Barney Roy is a general 9-2 shot in the day’s richest race, the £1.3 million QIPCO Champion Stakes. In all, the boys in blue have 8 horses set to compete on QIPCO British Champions Day