Keeneland Yearling Sales, USA
Bought by Sheikh Hamdan Al Maktoum at the Keeneland Yearling Sales, in America, for $1.65 million.
Wins on his debut at Newbury for trainer Dick Hern under Willie Carson, who would ride him in each of his 11 races.
King’s Stand, Ascot
Makes all in the King’s Stand Stakes at Royal Ascot.
Nunthorpe Stakes, York
Dazzling four-length winner of the Nunthorpe Stakes at York in a record time
Sprint Cup, Haydock
Brilliant all-the-way winner of the Sprint Cup at Haydock Park
Breeders’ Cup Sprint, Belmont Park
Suffers dramatic defeat by a neck in the Breeders’ Cup Sprint at Belmont Park after jumping a shadow near the finish. Retired to stud
British Horse of the Year (1990)
European Champion Sprinter (1990)