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

    Frankel's first race - a maiden at Newmarket on 13th August 2010 - also contained the Coral Eclipse Gr.1 winner Nathaniel and this year's Ascot Gold Cup Gr.1 winner Colour Vision.