Daily Archives: July 15, 2017

Hawkbill set to tackle Caulfield Cup

Hawkbill set to tackle Caulfield Cup Godolphin’s Hawkbill has earned a place in the Caulfield Cup with his win in the Princess of Wales’s Stakes at Newmarket. The Group Two race over the Caulfield Cup distance of 2400 metres guarantees the winner a start in the race in October. Trained by Charlie Appleby, who sent Scottish out to run second in last year’s Caulfield Cup, Hawkbill led all the way under James Doyle and fought back when challenged by his stablemate, favourite Frontiersman, to win by three-quarters of a length. “If you let Hawkbill free on the front end he has proven time after time he is a dangerous horse left alone,” Appleby said. “I said to James don’t be frightened, we are looking forward to seeing what Frontiersman can do but ride your own […]