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Frankel's first foals: pictures!

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FrankelInFoal Mon 20-Jan-14 21:19:36

The first foal, a colt out of Chrysanthemum, was born at Coolmore Stud in Ireland on 11th January but no pictures have been released.

The second reported foal, a filly out if an as-yet unnamed mare, was born at the National Stud in Newmarket over the weekend.

Picture 1

Proud mum

A little cutie grin

Gileswithachainsaw Mon 20-Jan-14 21:21:30

Sooooo cute!!! smile

dappleton Tue 21-Jan-14 09:53:25

so cute smile

MissMilbanke Tue 21-Jan-14 09:55:28

Fabulous !

FrankelInFoal Tue 21-Jan-14 16:18:01

They've now named the dam as Song - a full-sister to Group 1 winners Quarter Moon and Yesterday. She was purchased by her Bahrainian owner at last Novembers Goffs Breeding Stock Sale carrying this filly for €1million.

MikeTheShite Tue 21-Jan-14 16:23:41

my claim to fame this: I was the exercise rider to chrysanthemum grin I am thrilled about the new arrival

MikeTheShite Tue 21-Jan-14 16:24:57

well ive ridden her about 10 times in her hayday

MikeTheShite Tue 21-Jan-14 16:26:26

Oh and a picture of the colt and mum was released. I have it, but don't know how to put it up.

Sorry for the mega posts I am just excited ive found someone else so excited!

FrankelInFoal Tue 21-Jan-14 16:38:12

A great claim to fame! I'm lucky that I'm in HQ so have been to see Frankel at Banstead several times. I last saw him in November and he looks like a real stallion now, rather than a slightly chubby racehorse wink

NorthernLurker Tue 21-Jan-14 16:42:24


MikeTheShite Tue 21-Jan-14 16:48:48

Yes, now im back in the UK I am glad ive had the chance to see him.
His attitude is very impressive smile

Littlebigbum Tue 21-Jan-14 17:29:00

very very cute

FrankelInFoal Tue 21-Jan-14 18:01:44

Another picture of the filly

NorthernLurker Tue 21-Jan-14 18:32:52

What a pretty horse. I know that's not the point but she really is cute.

FrankelInFoal Tue 21-Jan-14 22:26:57

Video footage of the Frankel/Song filly

sanschocolat Tue 21-Jan-14 22:31:56


StupidMistakes Tue 21-Jan-14 22:38:10

I want to cuddle them! And take them home with me (i would happily sleep In a stable and have done many times grin

FrankelInFoal Tue 21-Jan-14 23:13:31

She's quite the star! Front page news grin

FrankelInFoal Tue 28-Jan-14 11:01:20

Another one on the ground!

Danedream is reported to have foaled a filly last night. There is a picture doing the rounds on Twitter but some are claiming it is of Danedream herself as a foal and others that it is her daughter.

FrankelInFoal Wed 29-Jan-14 18:18:57

Danedream and her daughter

And finally, Chrysanthemum and son

gailforce1 Wed 29-Jan-14 21:23:33

Thank you for posting these Frankel - few more to go yet!

FrankelInFoal Thu 30-Jan-14 06:58:55

Yup, 3 down 123 to go!

FrankelInFoal Wed 05-Feb-14 09:52:19

Another colt was born in the USA a few weeks ago! out of Compelling, a daughter of G1 winner Damson.

As with the others seen so far, he's bay with prominent white facial markings!

MikeTheShite Wed 05-Feb-14 12:27:58

frankel have you seen the juddemonte bansted video of midday foaling a foal and first steps!
I got slightly tearful!

FrankelInFoal Wed 05-Feb-14 12:46:47

I've just seen it Mike grin I do love the foalings, it's one of the things I miss doing.

Link here for those that want to see it.

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