International Racing News

Odyssey Moon an $8 chance in Telegraph

Jan 17 2017

Australian sprinter Odyssey Moon will bid for an important Group One win in The Telegraph at Trentham.

Sun Mirage lands the RDA Cup

Jan 17 2017

Sun Mirage came under an inspiring ride from leading apprentice jockey Wong Chin Chuen to claim the $60,000 RDA Cup 2017, a Class 4 race over 1200m on Sunday.

Willie Mullins hoping Faugheen will make Irish Champion return

Jan 17 2017

Willie Mullins remains hopeful that Faugheen will make his eagerly-awaited return to action at Leopardstown later this month.

Un De Sceaux spearheads Clarence House octet at Ascot

Jan 17 2017

Last year's winner Un De Sceaux is among eight horses left in the Berkshire Community Foundation Clarence House Chase at Ascot on Saturday.

Harrington star to kick off Stayers’ Hurdle preparation at Navan

Jan 13 2017

Jessica Harrington has revealed that her 2013 Champion Hurdle winner Jezki will make his eagerly anticipated comeback at Navan on Saturday, January 21 as part of his preparation for the Stayers' Hurdle at Cheltenham.

Beauty Only on track for Stewards’ Cup after Tuesday barrier trial

Jan 13 2017

Beauty Only this morning (Tuesday, 10 January) had his first barrier trial since a career peak victory in last month’s G1 LONGINES Hong Kong Mile (1600m) and jockey Zac Purton afterwards expressed his satisfaction, with the upcoming G1 Stewards’ Cup (1600m) next on the agenda.

Etaad can repeat last year's win

Jan 13 2017

The sunbets.co.uk Handicap may not be the classiest race live on Sky Racing on Friday night but throws up an interesting runner as Etaad looks to repeat last year's win in the same race.

Flying Henderson targets Kempton

Jan 13 2017

Nicky Henderson is bang in form with nine winners and seven placed runners from his last 24 runners and can add to last year's success in the Listed 32 Red Casino Chase at Kempton on Saturday night.

Viva Steve poised for further success

Jan 13 2017

Following an eye-catching stable debut for Fergal O'Brien at Ayr back in November, Viva Steve will make a much anticipated return at Warwick live on Sky Racing 1 on Saturday night.

Mullins can make it five in a row

Jan 13 2017

Willie Mullins has five entries to choose from for Saturday's Moscow Flyer Novice Hurdle as he bids to land Punchestown's Grade 2 contest for the fifth year in succession.

O'Neill has big Lanzarote hope

Jan 13 2017

Jonjo O'Neill's Doesyourdogbite puts his unbeaten hurdles record on the line in the Lanzarote Handicap Hurdle at Kempton on Saturday night.

Nunes itching to get going

Jan 12 2017

Three-time Singapore champion jockey Manoel Nunes is chomping at the bit as he countdowns towards next Friday week.

Singapore Racing - Weekend Review - 6th and 8th of January

Jan 10 2017

Former New Zealand based filly Aotearoa was most impressive in her Singapore debut when justifying her solid market support in the second event on Friday night.

Ratings Update: Sandown And Naas

Jan 10 2017

Colin Tizzard has now won the Old Roan Chase, the Shloer Chase, the Betfair Chase, the Hennessy Gold Cup, the Kauto Star Novices’ Chase (Feltham), the King George VI Chase, the Welsh Grand National and the Tolworth Novices’ Hurdle this season, as well as another Grade 2 and two further Grade 3s. 

California Chrome Arrives Under Guard At Gulfstream Park

Jan 9 2017

Champion California Chrome arrived at Gulfstream Park in Florida on January 6 escorted by a police guard to continue his preparation for the inaugural running of the $12 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational on January 28.    

Favourite all the way in Thames Cup

Jan 9 2017

Race favourite Maid Of Steel justified her strong support when she led all the way to capture the Coastwood Homes Lockwood Thames Cup (2000m).

Melbourne Cup runner-up ready for return

Jan 9 2017

Heartbreak City could have his first start since his Melbourne Cup second in a hurdle at Leopardstown.

Breeders Cup Invites For South African Stars

Jan 9 2017

South Africa’s current champion Legal Eagle successfully defended his crown in the G1 L'Ormarins Queen's Plate at Kenilworth on Saturday to earn an invitation to the 2017 Breeders Cup Mile in America.  

Dubai World Cup Carnival 2017: Trainer, Jockey And Horse To Watch

Jan 7 2017

Adam Brookes suggests a trainer, jockey and horse to watch out for at the 2017 Dubai World Cup Carnival at Meydan.

Smart filly on track for Guineas

Jan 7 2017

Capable filly Dontpokethetiger will return to stakes company when she makes her next appearance.

Hong Kong film icons set for equine battle in Bauhinia Sprint Trophy

Jan 7 2017

There are many potential plot lines for Sunday’s (8 January) Group 3 Bauhinia Sprint Trophy Handicap (1000m) at Sha Tin, but perhaps the oddest of them all is a case, of sorts, of fiction coming to life.

Aramco hands Powell win No 500 and Baertschiger first four-timer

Jan 4 2017

Aramco’s win in Monday’s last race signalled two landmark events for both jockey John Powell and trainer Shane Baertschiger.

Baertschiger's Got A winning Feeling in threes

Jan 4 2017

Trainer Shane Baertschiger had his team to thank, especially jockey John Powell, after he racked up a three-in-a-row on Monday.

Old rivals clash in Wednesday’s G3 January Cup

Jan 4 2017

Romantic Touch came up half a length short at the end of last year’s G3 January Cup Handicap (1800m) as Flame Hero surged past close home to emerge the victor in a crowd-raising four-horse scramble to the line.

Moore happy with big guns as Classic Mile and Stewards’ Cup loom large

Jan 4 2017

Trainer John Moore is already excited by what the New Year may hold after a plethora of his leading lights, headlined by Able Friend, appeared at an informative barrier trial set at Sha Tin on Tuesday (3 January) morning.




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