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Frankel wins Champion Stakes

Updated: October 21, 2012, 1:16 PM ET
By Myra Lewyn | Bloodhorse

Khalid Abdullah's Frankel captured the QIPCO Champion Stakes in brilliant and dramatic fashion on Oct. 20 at Ascot, remaining unbeaten and securing his legacy as one of the best racehorses of the modern era and perhaps one of the greatest of all time.

Ridden by Tom Queally in his final race before retiring to stud, Frankel was sent off the overwhelming favorite and defeated European champion Cirrus des Aigles despite missing the break and being left with ground to make up.

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