Agence France-PresseDecember 3, 2013 17:38
Champion mare Dancing Rain, who is carrying a foal by star racehorse Frankel, sold at auction on Tuesday for four million guineas (£4.2 million, $6.8 million).
The retired 2011 Oaks winner was sold in Newmarket, eastern England to John Ferguson, bloodstock advisor for Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed who owns the town's Godolphin stables.
Frankel rated the world's all-time top racehorse has been at stud since retiring last year following 14 straight wins.
"Sheikh Mohammed felt that she's a jewel," Ferguson told the BBC.