Booker (horse)

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Booker
Sire Written Tycoon (AUS)
GrandsireIglesia (AUS)
DamNoondie (AUS)
DamsireFlying Spur (AUS)
Sex Mare
Foaled2014
Country Australia
Colour Bay or Brown
BreederAG Freebairn
OwnerBM & MM Griffiths, NS & GC Psaltis, WH & AM Rigg, AG & EL Freebairn
TrainerMatthew Ellerton & Simon Zahra (2017-2019)
Gerald Ryan (2020)
Record22: 4–4–1
Earnings A$ 856,150 [1]
Major wins
Thousand Guineas Prelude (2017)
Kevin Hayes Stakes (2018)
Oakleigh Plate (2019)

Booker (foaled 26 August 2014) is a Group 1 winning Australian thoroughbred racehorse.

Contents

Background

Booker was sold for A$230,000 at the 2016 Inglis Australian Premier Yearling Sale. [2]

Racing career

In 2019, Booker won the Group 1 Oakleigh Plate at Caulfield Racecourse at odds of 18/1. [3]

Stud career

After retiring from racing in 2020, Booker was sold to Coolmore Stud as a broodmare for A$1,600,000. In her first year she will be served by American Triple Crown winner Justify. [4]

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References

  1. "Booker Horse Profile". racingaustralia.horse. Retrieved 14 October 2019.
  2. "Booker Racenet Horse Profile". racenet.com.au. Retrieved 14 October 2019.
  3. "Booker cleans up Oakleigh Plate". racing.com. Retrieved 14 October 2019.
  4. "News Inglis Chairman's results". racing.com. Retrieved 28 July 2020.