Abu Dhabi, UAEMonday 18 November 2019

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid at Newmarket to see Godolphin’s Pinatubo make it six out of six - in pictures

Charlie Appleby lauds 'special horse' after winning Darley Dewhurst Stakes

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid was in attendance to watch Godolphin’s Pinatubo round off a perfect juvenile campaign with victory in the Darley Dewhurst Stakes at Newmarket.

The Vice-President and Ruler of Dubai watched on as Charlie Appleby's star made it six wins from six starts on the Rowley Mile.

And while Pinatubo did have to work hard, he was well on top at the line.

Ridden by William Buick, Pinatubo travelled well in the middle of pack before throwing down his challenge down the centre of the track.

Appleby said: "He has been a very special horse this year for all to see. I'm sure you saw him walking around the paddock – he is a horse that has this demeanour about him."

"In the mornings he goes about his business and I said to Will [Buick] before I legged him up, 'you would think he is an older horse walking around in a handicap here'."

Above is a photo gallery of the races. To move on to the next image, click on the arrows, or if using a mobile device, simply swipe.

Updated: October 13, 2019 09:23 AM

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