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How does Frankel measure up on the clock?

31 Jul 2012

Armchair Jockey Lydia Hislop investigates the sectionals to see how far Frankel's Royal Ascot romp was substantiated by the clock.

The greatest racehorse in the world en route to demolishing his field by 11 lengths at Royal Ascot. Image courtesy of

With the advent of sectional timings at over two-thirds of QIPCO British Champions Series races this year, we now have a key tool to determine the exact speed which the stars of the Series are clocking on the track. In the latest episode of BCS TV Presented by the Armchair Jockeys, Lydia Hislop analyses precisely how Frankel measures up and to what extent his impressive Queen Anne romp is substantiated by the clock. She also investigates in this fascinating feature how the Royal Ascot sectionals of the best racehorse in the world might compare to some of the greatest sprinters of all time. 

To watch the full version of the Armchair Jockeys’ Glorious Goodwood preview, CLICK HERE.