Belenus


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Belenus

sun god. [Celtic Myth.: Parrinder, 42]
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Kieren Fallon's never-say-die approach was rewarded with a victory on Indigo Cat who came from well off the pace to beat Belenus who had no answer to the finishing kick of the Irish colt.
BELENUS looks a potentially smart colt in the making and can enhance his reputation with victory in the Letheby & Christopher Predominate Stakes at Goodwood today.
King Forever made a favourable impression on his only start to date last year when a decent sixth to Classic hopeful Belenus at Newmarket.
Big-race winners: Belenus (BMW Deutsches Derby 1999), Barushka (Park Hill Stakes & Galtres Stakes 1984), Bianca Nera (Moyglare Stud Stakes 1996), Celtic Swing (Racing Post Trophy 1994, Greenham Stakes & French Derby 1995), Coastal Bluff (Nunthorpe Stakes 1997), Far Cry (Northumberland Plate & Doncaster Cup 1999), Flagbird (Premio Presidente della Repubblica 1995), Grey Desire (Duke of York Stakes, 1986), Jo Mell (Tote International Handicap 1998), Observatory (Queen Elizabeth II Stakes, 2000), Pipalong (Stanley Leisure Sprint Cup 2000), Port Lucaya (Premio Vittorio di Capua 1994), River North (Tennants Scottish Classic 1993, Aral Pokal 1994), Vicious Circle (Tote Ebor 1999).
Godolphin, who today run the once-raced Rio De La Plata, have struck with Dubai Destination and Belenus in recent years, while Peter Chapple-Hyam - whose 1994 2,000 Guineas and Derby third Colonel Collins won in 1993 - saddles Medicean colt Visconti.
Sir Michael Stoute has kept in Lockinge Stakes heroine Peeress and Home Affairs while Godolphin are also double-handed with Belenus.
William Hill: 9-4 Motivator, 4-1 Dubawi, 5-1 Gypsy King, 10-1 Grand Central, 12-1 Oratorio, Scorpion, 16-1 Fracas, The Geezer, 20-1 Walk In The Park, 25-1 Ehsan, Kong, Unfurled, 33-1 Almighty, Belenus, Indigo Cat, Kalamkar, Mountain High, Plea Bargain, 40-1 bar.
BELENUS "will improve considerably" for his eagerly-awaited return in today's Predominate Stakes at Goodwood, Godolphin racing manager Simon Crisford warned yesterday.
Dettori is not needed by Godolphin as their Dante entry Belenus will miss the Group Two contest.
He could be a Derby horse and he and Belenus (also by Dubai Millennium) have real class.
Local trainer Hans Blume has booked Jason Weaver to ride Italian Oaks winner Nagoya in a mile-and-a-half race which has also attracted German Derby winner Belenus.