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Champion race horse set to retire
Frankel the unbeaten, "lightning strike" of genetics race horse made his debut two years ago at Newmarket, England.
Last Modified: 18 Oct 2012 16:10

Making his debut two years ago at Newmarket, England, the champion of horse racing, Frankel, is set to retire at the age of four.

In the world of horse racing, Frankel is the unbeaten, "lightning strike" of genetics not likely to be repeated in 100 years.

Now, his owner Prince Khalid Abdullah will send him out to stud with an estimated worth of over $160m.

Al Jazeera's Lee Wellings reports from Newmarket, England.

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