Enable – wonder racehorse retires

Enable the champion racehorse, who has twice won the Arc, today – 12th October 2020, has been retired from racing. The famous bay filly owned by Khalid Abdullah and trained by John Gosden has superstar breeding that include Sire Nathaniel; Grandsire Galileo. Dam Concentric: Damsire Sadler’s Wells.

Enable will go down in history as one of the greatest racehorses of all time. Regularly ridden by Frankie Dettori, together they had 11 group 1 wins.

Enables major wins include:-

  • Cheshire Oaks (2017)
  • Epsom Oaks (2017)
  • Irish Oaks (2017)
  • King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2017, 2019, 2020)
  • Yorkshire Oaks (2017, 2019)
  • Prix de L’ Arc de Triomphe (2017, 2018)
  • September Stakes (2018, 2020)
  • Breeders Cup Turf (2018)
  • Eclipse Stakes (2019)

Enable has won the following awards over the career:-

  • Cartier Champion three-year-old filly (2017)
  • Cartier Horse of the Year (2017, 2019)
  • Cartier Champion Older Horse (2018, 2019)

On retirement Joh Gosden said “Enable has retired happy and sound after an extraordinary career. We all here at Clarehaven Stables have been very fortunate to be with her for the past five years and to appreciate her strong character and athletic prowess. Her daily presence has been a joy and her record in Group 1s including four Oaks, three King George’s, Two Arcs an Eclipse and Breeders’ Cup Turf is a marvel and unprecedented. We look forward to visiting her nearby in her new career”.

Enable will be retired as one of the most valuable broodmares in the world, based at her owners Juddmonte Farm. Juddmonte boss Douglas Erskine Crum said “After consulting her trainer John Gosden and his racing manager Teddy Grimthorpe, Prince Khalid has decided that Enable will be retired from racing and will now join the Juddmonte broodmare band to be covered by Kingman in 2021.”

The Horse Exchange Team wish Enable a happy retirement and thank her for the most exciting, history making moments over the years.