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Marketwatch - Frankel delivers at Tatts

Article by Bryce Bevan, taken from the BloodHorse Daily, 12th October 2015:

Last week we saw Frankel's progeny compete in their Super Bowl, Book 1 at Tattersalls October yearling sale.

Expectations for Frankel's progeny were extremely high, and why shouldn't they be? For the last three seasons, Frankel has commanded a stud fee of £125,000 ($190,000-$200,000 depending on conversion rates).

So how did Frankel measure up against other first-crop yearling sires?

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Frankel Facts

The 'Frankel factor' saw a record first day attendance at the Ebor Festival on 22 August 2012, when a total of 30,163 racegoers turned up to see Frankel in the Juddmonte International - 55% more people than on the same day in 2011. The attendance eclipsed the previous best for an opening day of the festival back in 1989, when just over 23,000 racegoers were present.