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Noun1.moonshell - marine gastropods having smooth rounded shells that form short spiresmoonshell - marine gastropods having smooth rounded shells that form short spires
seasnail - any of several creeping marine gastropods with a spirally coiled shell: whelks; tritons; moon shells; neritids
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The last such winner was Moonshell who won for Godolphin and Frankie Dettori in 1995 after finishing third in the mile Classic.
Bin Surour told Gulf News after the race that his filly was open to improvement and that she will be suited by the step up in trip at Epsom, a track that he also believes will suit his would-be stable star who he hopes can give him a third Oaks success after Kazzia (2002) and Moonshell (1995).
he is a half-brother to a Grade One winner Down Under in Miss Finland and his dam is an unraced daughter of the Oaks winner Moonshell, herself a sister to a king George winner in Doyen.
Dettori bids for a fourth Oaks win after triumphs aboard Balanchine (1994), Moonshell (1995) and Kazzia (2002).
MOON CACTUS, the dam of Doyen, Moonshell and Hatha Anna, has died from injuries sustained when foaling a Singspiel colt at Dal-ham Hall Stud.
BIN Suroor tucks another Classic up his jumper when Moonshell takes the Oaks under Frankie Dettori at 3-1.
He has, however, won the Oaks three times on Balanchine (1994), Moonshell (1995) and Kazzia (2002).
But Dettori, who rode Balanchine (1994), Moonshell (1995) and Kazzia (2002) to victory in the fillies' Classic, is set to plump for Sundrop, who has led the Oaks market since her 1,000 Guineas second 10 days ago.
Godolphin's trainer, successful with Moonshell in 1995 and Kazzia 12 months ago, reports the R.
Godolphin will be looking to build on its two successes in 1994 with Balanchine and the following season with Moonshell.
The full sister to 1999 Dubai World Cup winner Almutawakel, displayed an electric turn of foot inside the final furlong to win the pounds 80,000 Moonshell Mile at Nad Al Sheba on dirt in February.
The only other trainers to match the feat since 1950 are Dick Hern, with Henbit and Bireme in 1980, and Saeed bin Suroor who sent out Lammtarra and Moonshell last year.