Frankel was born at 11.40pm on 11th February 2008

Happy birthday Frankel

Although the official birthday of all Thoroughbred horses is 1st January, Frankel was actually born at 11.40pm on 11th February 2008 - making him exactly five years old today. 

  • Thank you for all the birthday cards that Frankel has received! Here is just a small selection of the cards that arrived, each with a lovely message of good luck for Frankel as he starts his new career.
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    Frankel Facts

    In August 2014, East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) awarded Frankel the accolade of 'Ambassador' in recognition of the funds and awareness he has generated for the charity. Frankel joined fellow Ambassadors, musician Ed Sheeran, celebrity chef Delia Smith and author Anthony Horowitz.