FRANKEL: THE OFFICIAL STORY (INCLUDES all 14 CAREER RACES in their ENTIRETY)
FRANKEL's 14-race winning streak is a formidable record that may never be equaled. This is the definitive story of the unbeaten Thoroughbred colt, FRANKEL which follows his journey to stardom, from his virtuoso performance in the 2000 Guineas that saw him romp home to win by a staggering six lengths, to his defeat of CANFORD CLIFFS in what was billed as the "Duel of the Downs" at Glorious Goodwood, and not forgetting his majestic 11-length triumph at Royal Ascot in the Queen Anne Stakes that left those who witnessed it speechless. From his electrifying maiden debut to his breathtaking sequence of triumphs as a four-year-old, FRANKEL delivered one sensational performance after another in a career of remarkable consistency. He started favourite every time he ran, rewriting records with joyous abandon.
This programme looks back on the living legend whose achievements may never be matched, let alone bettered. For what was widely expected to be FRANKEL's last race on Champions Day at Ascot, over 30,000 people turned out to watch history being made, packing every inch of available space to get a glimpse of him. They were not to be disappointed as he powered home in devastating ease in the Champions Stakes - earning his tenth incredible Group one victory! After the race it was announced that FRANKEL would indeed be retired to stud, which set up an emotional farewell to a horse whose deeds touched so many in all walks of life.
Featuring sensational behind-the-scenes footage, this programme also includes insightful interviews with trainer Sir Henry Cecil who expertly managed him and jockey Tom Queally; this documentary examines in detail the greatest race horse ever to have competed in the sport. Incredibly unbeaten in his entire racing career, this release reveals the true majesty of FRANKEL and documents all fourteen (14) lifetime races in their entirety in chronological order. This magnificent, unbeaten racehorse captured the hearts of so many, attracting fans from an audience far wider than the regular racing enthusiast - FRANKEL's achievements may never be matched - this is his official story from the inside out.
FOR A DETAILED CHRONOLOGICAL LIST OF ALL 14 RACES FEATURED AT THE END OF THE PROGRAMME, JUST REQUEST A COPY AND A COMPILATION SHEET WILL BE E-MAILED TO YOU ALONG WITH THE 1,2,3 FINISHERS.
|Format(s) Available:||DVD And VHS|
|Category:||European Flat Racing|