Today we announce the retirement of one of our stable stalwarts in BIG DUKE!

He holds a special place in our heart and he will live out his days with part owner and longtime Australian Bloodstock supporter John Hunter!

CAREER: 45:7-8-5
Trainer Kris Lees
Home Track HAMILTON SOUTH
Colour BAY
Age/Sex 9yo Gelding
Prize Money (Aus) $1,913,450
Prize Money (Int) $13,724

 

NOTABLE SUCCESSES

1st of 13 Launceston Cup (GRP3) – 2017
1st of 7  MANION CUP (GRP3) – 2017
1st of 8 SCHWEPPES CHAIRMANS HCP (GRP2) – 2017
3rd of 14 SYDNEY CUP (GRP1) – 2017
2nd of 10 THE METROP (GRP1) – 2017
1st of 11 ATC ST LEGER STAKES – 2017
3rd of 8 Zipping Classic (GRP2) – 2017
4th of 23 Emirates Melbourne Cup (GRP1) – 2017
2nd of 13 PARRAMATTA CUP (L) – 2019
2nd of 12 MANION CUP (GRP3) – 2019
2nd of 12 TANCRED STAKES (GRP1) – 2019
3rd of 18 BRISBANE CUP (GRP2) – 2019
2nd of 11 TATTERSALL’S CUP (GRP3) – 2019

 

An absolute warhorse who competed at the highest level including the Melbourne Cup, Caulfield Cup, Sydney Cup, Brisbane Cup, Tancred Stakes and many other of Australia’s finest races.

Words can’t express how much we love “Dukey” and we are thrilled to retire him fully sound, with nearly $2M in prize-money and heading to live out his days with John Hunter who has shared this incredible journey with us.

We love ya Dukey, happy retirement mate!

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