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Godolphin swoop for leading sprinter Profitable

29 Nov 2016

King's Stand Stakes winner will remain in training with Clive Cox.


Profitable will run in the blue colours of Godolphin in 2017. Picture:

Leading sprinter Profitable has been bought by Godolphin and will stay in training next year.

The four-year-old colt made an impact in the QIPCO British Champions Series this year, winning the King’s Stand Stakes under Adam Kirby at Royal Ascot and finishing fourth in the Darley July Cup.

He will remain in training with Clive Cox, but will now race in the royal blue silks of Sheikh Mohammed’s powerful operation.

Formerly owned by Alan Spence, Profitable won three on the spin earlier in the year, which culminated in his triumph at the royal meeting.

John Ferguson, Godolphin chief executive, said in a statement posted on “Profitable is a very talented horse, who will again be able to challenge for all the top sprints in Europe next year.

“Being well bred, he is one of the best stallion prospects around.”