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Shake mohammed bin rashid al-maktoum of the dubai. Royal family the purchaser for an undisclosed price. The rumor was up. The shake had paid three point five million dollars. Us for the but his advisors told the media. The price had been considerably less regardless mohammed. Aman who had three hundred horses in training worldwide at the time and who had never counted clive britain among his trainers chose to retain mr britain as the trainer of it would prove to be a wise decision. That's not to say there weren't a few bumps in the road at royal ascot. June of nineteen eighty-four pebbles was the beaten in the one mile coronation stakes and she sustained an injury soon thereafter which capture away from the racist for four months when she came back to the races that although she gave a sterling account of herself by finishing runner-up by a neck against males in the champion stakes at newmarket the following year as a four year. Old in nineteen eighty-five pebbles made history by becoming the first victorious philly in the ninety nine year history of the eclipse stakes sandown. She carried one hundred thirty pounds that day and showed the ability to stretch beyond denial. Going a mile. A quarter and beating males under jockey. Steve causing free months later in october. In the champion stakes at newmarket coffin was committed to ride epsom. Derby winner slipped banker. Ireland's pat eddery would get the call on pebbles. The philly would respond by beating males. Once again benching three lengths clear of slip anchor at winning her second stakes at a mile and a quarter the victory and the champion stakes convince shake mohammad. Sent his filly to act dot. Grace track.