Moore on Auguste Rodin won the Derby at Epsom Downs Racecourse. The neck and neck race at the final stretch with King of Steel was a spectacle. He is truly Deep Impact’s very last crop, so it is notably impressive.
As I said when Snowfall won the Oaks, if he wins the “Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe” in the fall and shows us that it wasn’t a fluke, I will be even happier. Let’s fly with Snowfall’s dream.
¶Deep Impact’s small final crop yielded a winner in traditionally the most significant race for a breed-shaper, the Betfred Derby. ¶It had been a day of reckoning for Auguste Rodin, […] ¶“Deep Impact, by a Kentucky Derby winner in Sunday Silence, is also related to the magnificent 1989 hero of Epsom, Nashwan, on his dam’s side. His mother, Wind In Her Hair, was second to Balanchine in the 1994 Oaks for the late John Hills. […] Full text is here. Referenced from Racing Post, 3 June, 2023