Dreamloper won second place in the French group 1 of the season on 4 September in the Prix du Moulin de Longchamp (G1) for coach Ed Walker, in a race marred by his fatal injury. Qipco Two Thousand Guineas (G1) winner Coroebus .
Also successful in St James’s Palace Stakes (G1) at Royal Ascot, Coroebus was ridden by William Buick at ParisLongchamp and was taken among the horses for a challenge, but tripped and fell 1 1/2 stretched out.
Godolphin CEO Hugh Anderson told the Racing Post the driver was “fine”, but Coroebus was seriously injured.
Coach Charlie Appleby added: “The entire team at Moulton Paddocks is deeply saddened by the passing of Coroebus and we extend our deepest sympathies to Princess Sheikh Mohammed and everyone at Godolphin.
“Very sad to see a great horse, who has given so much to racing, lose his life in this way. Everyone has received so much joy from his victories in Two Thousand Guineas and at the Two Thousand Guineas. Royal Ascot.
Dismissed from Moulin, Coroebus is trying to get back on track after finishing fifth in the Prix du Haras de Fresnay Le Buffard Jacques Le Marois (G1) but before that he showed his brilliance with a performance. great in Two Thousand Guineas, under the direction of James Doyle with Buick on Indigenous trail .
Then Coroebus goes to Ascot for the royal meeting and he is not as flashy, but must be game and intrepid enough to win the St. James.
He was already a classy underage last season and his death was a sad end for Moulin, which Dreamloper won by 5 and a half lengths.
She showed a fondness for Longchamp when she won May’s Prix d’Ispahan (G1) under the direction of Kieran Shoemark, who once again starred on the 5-year-old.
D’Ispahan is over a mile and long, but connections have run Dreamloper unsuccessfully for more than a mile and two at Alwasmiyah Pretty Polly (G1) and Qatar Nassau (G1) Stakes.
Back more than a mile, daughter of Lope De Vega excellent, and Walker said: “She’s an eight- or nine-hair horse and we want a spot in the Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf (G1T), which I think is nine-and-a-half this year.
“It’s about two turns, which might be perfect for her, although I’m not sure if we’ll be in the Sun Chariot (G1). The distance is perfect, but she’s busy and has to be. travel a bit and we can freshen her up.”