We miss watching our favourite horses during the Covid-19 lockdown, so we’re finding out more about some of the equine stars we can’t wait to see once competition returns. This week, Hannah Lemieux profiles an ultra-fast Group One winner who “can have a temper”
Breeding: Dark Angel x Anna Law
Owner: Hamdan Al Maktoum
Jockey: Jim Crowley
Breeder: Ballyphilip Stud
Biggest wins: Group Two King George Stakes at Goodwood in 2017, 2018 and 2019; Group One Nunthorpe Stakes at York in 2019; Group One Prix de l’Abbaye de Longchamp in 2017; Group Two Temple Stakes at Haydock Park in 2018 & 2019.
Total earnings: £1,394,758
Trainer Charlie Hills
“As a two-year-old, Battaash had bags of energy and was quite boisterous. He’d shown at home that he was very fast, but it was more about settling him at the races because he just had so much built-up adrenaline.