An original pastel on board. Image size 23″ x 17″
This outstanding racehorse annihilated the opposition in the 2004 King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Diamond Stakes, which he won by three lengths from the American challenger Hard Buck. This, remarkably, arguably wasn’t even Doyen’s best Ascot performance, because at the Royal Meeting the previous month he had smashed the 12-furlong track record in the Hardwicke Stakes, beating the mark set by Japan Cup victrix Stanerra in the same race 21 years previously – and she herself had bettered the record established in the ‘Race of the Century’, the 1975 King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Diamond Stakes in which the Derby winner Grundy had bested Bustino in a titanic duel which had left the mighty Dahlia, winner of the previous two renewals of this great race, toiling in their wakes. It was no wonder that Timeform rated him 132 and elected him its Horse of the Year.
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