Godolphin buys mare carrying Frankel's foal for over £4m

Godolphin owner Sheik Mohammed buys a mare carrying Frankel's foal for more than £4m.

Godolphin owner Sheik Mohammed has bought a mare carrying the foal of racing great Frankel for over £4m.

Five-year-old Dancing Rain was bought at an auction at the Tattersalls December Mare Sale at Newmarket this week.

Mohammed's bloodstock adviser John Ferguson told BBC Sport: "She is a jewel and you need jewels to breed champions."

Frankel was unbeaten in his 14-race career.

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