Borderlescott, dual winner of the Nunthorpe Stakes, has been retired.
Trainer Robin Bastiman took the decision with owners James Edgar and William Donaldson to call time on the 10-year-old's long career following his last run at Dundalk a month ago.
Bastiman feels age has finally caught up with Borderlescott who, as well as winning the five-furlong Group One in 2008 and 2009, recorded victories in other major sprint races including the Stewards' Cup and Audi King George Stakes.
"We've decided to retire him. We were a bit worried after his last run, he wasn't quite right. He was probably telling us in a way and we roughed him off after that anyway," said Bastiman.
"The owners have given the horse to my daughter Rebecca. He'll be staying with us - he's part of the yard. It's a sad day but he's done us proud. It's time now. He'll be 11 next year and there's all these young sprinters coming along. They lose their pace eventually and he's had to run against the best all the time with his rating.
"The highlight was when he won the Nunthorpe at York on home ground. The first time he won it was at Newmarket as York was abandoned. With him being a Yorkshire horse, that was the day.
"There have been plenty of good days - when he won the Stewards' Cup and he just got beaten a short head the following year. He's simply been a great horse.
"With most Group Ones, they are won by colts and you never see them again, they end up being stallions and he's a gelding.
"He's out in the field now and is as happy as a sand boy. He's being roughed off and talking it well at the moment. He's been a star. He's got a good home and my daughter will look after him."
Borderlescott won 14 of his 66 races and earned £775,000 in prize money. His last success came in the Beverley Bullet in September.
24 April 2014Tonto strives for Sandown scalp
Telescope sights fixed on Sandown
Prize lined up for Greffulhe raid
Celebration time for super Sire
Taghrooda swerves Sandown heat
Concorde checks in for Punchestown
No Sandown run for Oscar
Un De Sceaux to skip Punchestown
Treve among stellar Ascot entries
Charline still in Guineas mix
Big guns remain in Guineas frame
Prince in Punchestown frame
Sparrow set for Punchestown spin
Balder to take novice test
Connell eager for Tank chase run
23 April 2014Telescope tops Richards runners
No rush for Annie target
Cosgrave appeal set for Monday
Hughes set for Sandown return
France adds flair to Guineas
Mullins drops Vautour Champion hint
Exciting Bunker given Dante date
Culloty keen on Gold run for Heeled
Hannon triple-handed in Guineas
Resurge revived for Epsom return
Sandown option for Battalion
Johnston pair clash in Derby Trial
Reckless Abandon returns to track
22 April 2014Rizeena delights in Guineas workout
Carberry targets swift return
Williamson escapes serious injury
Rizeena thrills Brittain on gallops
Door bags National glory
Twiston-Davies hits four-timer
Joe suffers shock defeat
Scudamore hits century mark
Ivan lands Fairyhouse prize
Thousand shows star quality
Cirrus set for Treve clash
Houblon heads Gold contenders
Guineas still on Berkshire radar
21 April 2014Door bags National glory
Wilson passes away
Ivan lands Fairyhouse prize
Stepper set for trip drop
Richards in Telescope sights
Ladies geared for Summer repeat
Hill out of Irish National
No Dundeel at Royal Ascot
Clowance up for the Cup
Garner hit with lengthy ban
Memories in Final flourish
Fitz powers home at Fairyhouse
Toner hits target for Elliott
Joe ready for Cork outing
Lennon looking to call tune
Ground holds key to Tonto show
Lucky escape for Cook
Mind called up for National service