First foal of champion Frankel sold in £1.15m deal

The first foal born to champion racehorse Frankel, has been sold at auction in a deal worth £1.15 million

The foal's mother, Crystal Gaze, was also included in the sale to MV Magnier, son of business magnate John Magnier, whose family owns the Coolmore stud farm in Ireland.

Frankel's foal sold for £1.15m to an Irish stud farm. Credit: Richard Pallot/ITV News

Crystal Gaze is expecting another foal father by Frankel later this year.