Nunthorpe Stakes win proves York is no problem for Jim Crowley and Battaash

JIM CROWLEY and superstar sprinter Battaash finally ended their York jinx by winning the Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes in a new course record on the Knavesmire.

The winning time of 55.90 seconds, eclipsing the time set by Willie Carson on the legendary Dayjur as long ago as 1990, saw Battaash win this Group One by three-and-three-quarter lengths – a phenomenal feat.

Like Dayjur, the winner runs in the iconic blue and white colours of Sheikh Hamdan al Maktoum and the victory atones...
source: Yorkshire Post

2019-08-23 20:35
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