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Godolphin’s 2013 Irish Derby winner Trading Leather dies (Reuters)

DUBAI (Reuters) – Godolphin’s 2013 Irish Derby winner Trading Leather died after suffering a serious fracture while running in the Group One Japan Cup on Sunday, the racing stable owned by Dubai’s ruler said. The four-year old colt, Godolphin had hoped would help the stable land its first victory in Japan’s most prestigious race, was pulled up in the final turn of the 2,400-metre running. “Trading Leather was much adored and had a tremendous career, the highlight being his Irish Derby win,” his trainer Jim Bolger said on the stable’s website. …