Kinsale the Shaheen King

American raider Kinsale King defended his unbeaten record in the Dubai Golden Shaheen at Meydan.

American raider Kinsale King defended his unbeaten record in the Dubai Golden Shaheen at Meydan.

The 7-1 chance travelled strongly throughout the six-furlong contest under Garrett Gomez and quickened to the front in the straight.

Hot favourite Rocket Man was making ground all the way to the line but Kinsale King kept responding to his rider’s urgings to take Group One glory.

The disappointment of the race was Godolphin’s Gayego, who was slowly away and was always fighting a losing battle thereafter.

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