moonshell


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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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Fourth in the English 1,000 Guineas at Newmarket earlier this month, Wild Illusion was sent off as the 5/2 favourite to give Godolphin a fourth success in the fillies Classic following the successes of Kazzia (2002), Balanchine (1995) and Moonshell (1994).
Wild illusion would be a fourth Oaks winner for Godolphin after Balanchine (1994), moonshell (1995, owned in partnership with maktoum al maktoum) and kazzia (2002).
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. Their entries include Imperial Gestureand Silent Honor.
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.
Godolphin had also won the Oaks with Moonshell the day before, was no longer an experiment and it has never stopped building from that day.