Frankel, at work. Without question the greatest racehorse of all time. I count myself lucky just to have been around to see him. I watched his Guineas in a scruffy bookies in Stalybridge and me and the old fellas exchanged silent awestruck glances. Unforgettable. There was no way I couldn't have been at his final race on Champions Day 2012. When he returned to the winner's enclosure that day, it was a life-affirming moment that could match any sporting victory anywhere.
It has been confirmed England's wonder horse, Frankel, will be available to serve 20-25 southern hemisphere broodmares this year, which opens the door for a covering of Black Caviar even if she bypasses Royal Ascot. Juddmonte Farms general manager Phillip Mitchell told London's Telegraph earlier this week interest from Australian and New Zealand breeders had exceeded expectations and Frankel's owner, Prince Khalid Abdullah, had given his consent.