Talking Horses: amazing Ghaiyyath romp adds colour to Arc picture – AuthenticAfrican

Posted on by Chris Cook

Godolphin runner hosed up in German Group One on Sunday but will he be as fit to take on Enable in Paris next month?

Next month’s Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe took on a new layer of fascination when Ghaiyyath blew apart what was supposed to be a race for the Grosser Preis Von Baden, winning by 14 lengths. If you haven’t seen it yet, you can do so here and I strongly recommend giving it a look.

A powerfully built four-year-old, Ghaiyyath eased to the front with a little under a circuit to race and soon had his rivals on the rack. They were toiling behind him at the home turn and, impressively, he pulled further clear in the straight, scoring by an official 14 lengths, though apparently it would have been given as 12 or 13 in Britain.

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