Gold-Fun dies after fall in France

LONDON Aug 8 2016

Hong Kong sprinter Gold-Fun has suffered a fatal injury in the Group One Prix Maurice de Gheest at Deauville.

A triple Group One winner in Hong Kong, the Richard Gibson-trained Gold-Fun finished second in the Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot before going to France.

He came down less than 200 metres from the finish line and had to be euthanised.

His jockey Christophe Soumillon limped back and was stood down from his other mounts at the meeting.

The race was won by the Francois Rohaut-trained Signs Of Blessing who finished third in the Diamond Jubilee.



- PAA

 Email to friend   

       

Back to Racing News

Send to friend

Gold-Fun dies after fall in France

Your Name *
Your Email *
Friend's Name *
Friend's Email *

Racing Search

Live Racing

International Racing

Upcoming International Racing on Sky

Friday 15th

Bet Now New Zealand ALEXANDRA PARK
G1 - Rosslands Queen Of Hearts

Bet Now FAIRVIEW
Listed - Memorial Mile

Bet Now UK/Ireland CHELTENHAM
G3 - The Ryman Stationery Handicap Steeple Chase (class 1)

Saturday 16th

KENILWORTH
G1 - Cape Guineas

KENILWORTH
G2 - Premier Trophy

View Sky International

Form Guide

Sports

Connect