Frankel Horse

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Frankel is a retired champion British thoroughbred racehorse and currently of the world’s leading sires.

Frankel was foaled on 11th February 2008 and was the highest-rated racehorse in the world at the time and no other horse has surpassed his rating. He is quite simply the best.

Frankel’s form was impressive as he was unbeaten in his fourteen-race career.

Our Frankel profile provides you with everything you need to know about this amazing thoroughbred racehorse.

We look at history, stats, historic results and breeding.

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Frankel Progeny

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Frankel’s progeny and offspring are very impressive and that is why in 2023 his fee is £275,000.

Frankel Horse Racing Form

The form of Frankel is brilliant with 14 runs and 14 wins during this career.

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Frankel Background

Frankel is a bay horse with a large white star, a white snip just above his nose, and four white feet.

He was bred by Juddmonte Farms and trained by Henry Cecil and owned by the late Khalid Abdullah.

He is named after the renowned and late American trainer Bobby Frankel.

Frankel is by champion sire Galileo.

Frankel’s Career

Frankel’s racing career commenced in 2010, and from the start, he showed an exceptional level of talent. Named after the legendary American trainer Bobby Frankel, the colt’s pedigree was illustrious, being the son of Galileo, himself a champion racehorse.

Throughout his career, Frankel was unbeaten in all 14 of his starts. His racing style was characterised by explosive acceleration and a relentless will to win.

Notable victories in his early career included the Royal Lodge Stakes and the Dewhurst Stakes.

As Frankel matured, his performances reached unparalleled heights. His three-year-old season in 2011 was with victories in prestigious races such as the 2000 Guineas at Newmarket, the St. James’s Palace Stakes at Royal Ascot, the Sussex Stakes at Goodwood, and the Queen Elizabeth II Stakes at Ascot.

The pinnacle of Frankel’s career, however, came in his final racing season in 2012. In a legendary performance at York, he took on a stellar field in the Juddmonte International Stakes, winning by an astounding seven lengths.

His final race, the Champion Stakes at Ascot, showcased his resilience and determination, as he battled to the line for a dramatic yet conclusive victory.

Frankel’s retirement was announced shortly after his final race, concluding a career that had captured the hearts of racing enthusiasts worldwide.


Frankel is widely considered the best racehorse of all time.

Unbeaten in 14 runs he won acclaim and heart across the UK and racing world.

His greatest lives on through his top-class progeny who also enjoy success at the top level.

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