Roaring Lion (horse)

race horse

Roaring Lion (March 11, 2015 – August 23, 2019) was an American-bred, British-trained Thoroughbred racehorse.

Roaring Lion
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Roaring Lion at the 2018 Breeders' Cup
SireKitten's Joy
GrandsireEl Prado
DamsireStreet Sense
Foaled(2015-03-11)March 11, 2015
DiedAugust 23, 2019(2019-08-23) (aged 4)
CountryUnited States
BreederRanJan Racing Inc
OwnerQatar Racing
TrainerJohn Gosden
Record13: 8-1-2
Major wins
Royal Lodge Stakes (2017)
Dante Stakes (2018)
Eclipse Stakes (2018)
International Stakes (2018)
Irish Champion Stakes (2018)
Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (2018)
Top-rated British 2-y-o Colt (2017)
European Horse of the Year (2018)
Cartier Champion Three-year-old Colt (2018)
World's best three-year-old (2018)

He was the top-rated British-trained two-year-old of 2017. He won three races including the Royal Lodge Stakes and was only defeated narrowly in the Racing Post Trophy.

In the following year, he won the Dante Stakes, the Eclipse Stakes, International Stakes, Irish Champion Stakes and Queen Elizabeth II Stakes. He was euthanized following horse colic in Cambridge, New Zealand on August 23, 2019 at the age of four.[1]


  1. Baxter, David. "Roaring Lion loses life after suffering another bout of colic". Racing Post.