Arc flop Ghaiyyath off to Dubai

Ghaiyyath will receive the rest of the year off after his disappointing effort.
The Dubawi colt was considered a significant competitor for the ParisLongchamp showpiece following a 14-length success in a German Group One a bit more than a month.
However Charlie Applebys cost has been a spent force in ancient at the home straight and weakened through the field – eventually passing the post 10th of their 12 runners.
Ghaiyyaths spectacular victory at Baden-Baden was his first start since late April and Appleby believes his below-par functionality in Paris is evidence that he is.
I think well finish him for the calendar year, said Appleby.
As for the future, we will plan to provide him prolonged breaks between his parties. It is disappointing, as we had been happy with the horse, but history is telling us that he needs more time between runs
Ghaiyyaths next appearance could come in Meydan in 2020 in the Dubai Carnival.
Appleby included:The Dubai team hasnt been evaluated yet, but you could look at a Sheema Classic because of him.
It wouldnt worry me running in the Sheema Classic with no prep. Hes still a young horse in this game and were excited about next year

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