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Article 31st August 2021 Newmarket

A total of 26 entries are revealed today for the Group Two Joel Stakes. The mile contest for three year olds and upwards takes place at Newmarket on Friday 24th September, day two of The Cambridgeshire Meeting.

Godolphin’s globetrotting Benbatl, a Group One winner in three different counties, captured the Joel Stakes in 2019 and is entered once again. The seven year old was third in the 2020 renewal and recently returned to action when the short-head runner-up in the Group Two Celebration Mile at Goodwood on 28th August. Benbatl’s trainer Saeed bin Suroor has also entered the progressive Real World, who followed up victory in the Royal Hunt Cup at Royal Ascot with Listed success at Newbury and most recently was the impressive winner of the Group Three Strensall Stakes at York.

The Celebration Mile was won by Lavender’s Blue, providing her owner-breeder Benny Andersson of ABBA fame with his biggest success to date. The five year old mare is also entered band ran well at Newmarket earlier in the campaign when a close third to Lady Bowthorpe in the Group Two Betfair Dahlia Stakes.


Newmarket, Friday 24th September

Accidental Agent (GB) 7 9 4 Mrs R. F. Johnson Houghton Eve Johnson Houghton
Al Suhail (GB) 4 9 4 Godolphin Charlie Appleby
Azano (GB) 5 9 4 M.J & L.A Taylor & Partner David O'Meara
Baradar (IRE) 3 9 0 Amo Racing Limited Roger Varian
Bell Rock (GB) 5 9 4 Mrs Fitri Hay Andrew Balding
Benbatl (GB) 7 9 4 Godolphin Saeed bin Suroor
Bullace (GB) 3 9 0 Mr A. D. G. Oldrey & Mr G. C. Hartigan Ralph Beckett
Cadillac (IRE) 3 9 0 Alpha Racing 2020 Mrs J. Harrington
Century Dream (IRE) 7 9 4 Abdulla Belhabb Simon & Ed Crisford
Danyah (IRE) 4 9 4 Shadwell Estate Company Ltd Owen Burrows
Dashing Roger (GB) 4 9 4 Mr Ron Spore William Stone
El Drama (IRE) 3 9 0 Sheikh Mohammed Obaid Al Maktoum Roger Varian
Laneqash (GB) 3 9 0 Shadwell Estate Company Ltd Roger Varian
Lavender's Blue (IRE) 5 9 4 Mr Benny Andersson Amanda Perrett
Maamora (IRE) 5 9 1 Sheikh Ahmed Al Maktoum Simon & Ed Crisford
Master of The Seas (IRE) 3 9 0 Godolphin Charlie Appleby
Maydanny (IRE) 5 9 4 Shadwell Estate Company Ltd Mark Johnston
Megallan (GB) 3 9 0 Mr A. E. Oppenheimer John & Thady Gosden
New Mandate (IRE) 3 9 0 Mr Marc Chan Ralph Beckett
Perotto (GB) 3 9 0 Halcyon Thoroughbreds Marcus Tregoning
Pogo (IRE) 5 9 4 Gary and Linnet Woodward Charles Hills
Queen Supreme (IRE) 5 9 1 Mr A. M. Balding Andrew Balding
Real World (IRE) 4 9 4 Godolphin Saeed bin Suroor
Rhoscolyn (GB) 3 9 0 The Horse Watchers David O'Meara
Sir Busker (IRE) 5 B9 4 Kennet Valley Thoroughbreds XI Racing William Knight
Stormy Antarctic (GB) 8 9 4 Mr P. K. Siu Ed Walker


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