International Racing News

Found Surprise Entry For Breeders Cup Classic

Oct 25 2016

Arc winner Found has been entered for her first start on dirt in the Breeders Cup Classic at Santa Anita by trainer Aidan O’Brien.    

Breeders Cup Classic Field Taking Shape

Oct 25 2016

The Breeders Cup Classic field is taking shape with Keen Ice joining the list of confirmed starters after pleasing trainer Todd Pletcher in his work at Belmont Park in New York.  

Rome prevails in Oriental Watch 55th Anniversary Sha Tin Trophy

Oct 25 2016

Opportunism and true grit defined a top-class edition of the Group 2 Oriental Watch 55th Anniversary Sha Tin Trophy (Handicap) this afternoon, Sunday 23 October, as Karis Teetan and Designs On Rome (133lb) teamed up for a crowd-raising victory.

Prebble impressed as Lucky Bubbles takes Premier Bowl

Oct 25 2016

It was a case of lucky by name but not by nature for Lucky Bubbles as he staked his claim as king of the local speedsters and Hong Kong’s top seed for the December G1 LONGINES Hong Kong Sprint with victory in today’s (Sunday, 23 October) G2 Premier Bowl (Handicap) at Sha Tin.

Henry Candy leaning towards Breeders' Cup Mile for Limato

Oct 21 2016

Henry Candy is favouring the Breeders' Cup Mile over the Turf Sprint for July Cup winner Limato.

Sunday’s Premier Bowl sees Giant Treasure sprinting towards December’s Mile

Oct 21 2016

A Group 1-winning miler, first-up for the season at a distance short of his optimum: the scenario seems all too familiar. A year ago, Able Friend posted the world’s best sprint performance for 2015 when winning the G2 Premier Bowl Handicap (1200m), a race that was supposed to be no more than a freshener ahead of a mile campaign. 

Singapore Racing - Weekend Review - Saas Fee Stakes

Oct 21 2016

The James Peters trained Magnum was upstaged by his stablemate Spanish Bay in Sunday's Group 3 Saas Fee Stakes, however he was clearly the run of the race.

Clements hoping for more good Karma

Oct 21 2016

Trainer Michael Clements hopes powerful finisher Keltic Karma’s winning streak keeps gathering steam this Friday.

Mr Bogart topples previously unbeaten Pakistan Star

Oct 18 2016

The throngs who flocked to Sha Tin this afternoon, Sunday, 16 October, to see internet sensation Pakistan Star in action were left searching for words after the gelding suffered his first defeat at the hands of Mr Bogart in the Class 2 Woodpecker Handicap (1400m). 

Magnificent Minding makes it seventh heaven in QEII

Oct 18 2016

Minding could stay in training next season after showing the boys a clean pair of heels to notch another Group One triumph in the Queen Elizabeth II Stakes at Ascot.

Plan pays off as Almanzor proves Champion at Ascot

Oct 18 2016

While a weaker man may have given into temptation, the decision taken by Jean-Claude Rouget to stick to his original plans were vindicated as Almanzor dispatched his rivals in decisive fashion to take victory in the Qipco Champion Stakes at Ascot.

Aidan O'Brien - Found not ruled of Breeders' Cup

Oct 18 2016

Found could yet bid to repeat last year's success at the Breeders' Cup after her gallant effort to finish second to Almanzor in the Qipco Champion Stakes at Ascot on Saturday.

Joe Tuite swoops for James Doyle to ride Litigant on Champions Day

Oct 14 2016

James Doyle has been snapped up by Joe Tuite for the ride on classy stayer Litigant in the Qipco British Champions Long Distance Cup at Ascot on Saturday.

Five for Moreira, four for Fownes at Happy Valley 

Oct 14 2016

Joao Moreira and Caspar Fownes formed a formidable axis at Happy Valley, pairing for four wins as Moreira swept to a rousing five-timer, four of those coming in the evening’s first four contests.

Singapore Weekend Review – Group 1 Kranji Mile

Oct 14 2016

Star four-year-old Debt Collector stamped himself as one of the best horses in Singapore when taking out the Group 1 Kranji Mile on Sunday evening.

Order Of St George leads the way for Aidan O'Brien in Long Distance Cup

Oct 12 2016

Order Of St George, who finished a fine third in the Arc, features among 14 contenders for the Qipco British Champions Long Distance Cup at Ascot on Saturday.

Aidan O'Brien keeps Found in Champion Stakes hunt at Ascot

Oct 12 2016

Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe heroine Found is one of 19 possible runners in the Qipco Champion Stakes at Ascot on Saturday.

Old foes confirmed for QEII at Ascot

Oct 12 2016

Galileo Gold, Ribchester and Awtaad are on course to clash one last time this season in the Qipco Queen Elizabeth II Stakes at Ascot on Saturday.

Richard Hannon has Estidhkaar in 'good form' for Salisbury comeback

Oct 12 2016

Estidhkaar makes his eagerly-awaited comeback after 14 months off the track when he lines up for the EBF Stallions Bathwick Tyres Conditions Stakes at Salisbury on Monday.

Photo Call Ends Tepin's Winning Sequence At Keeneland

Oct 12 2016

Galileo mare Photo Call recorded her sixth win and second at G1 level when she upset champion American mare Tepin in the First Lady Stakes at Keeneland on Saturday.  

No retirement for Gordon Lord Byron yet

Oct 11 2016

Talk of retirement for veteran Irish sprinter Gordon Lord Byron is premature with his trainer looking at further overseas options.

Mr Scorsese To Return A Winner

Oct 7 2016

The Laurie Laxon trained Mr Scorsese displayed plenty of ability during his maiden preparation and appears well placed to make a winning return in Singapore this evening.

Future Champions Festival Day One 2016: Spatial Awareness Is Key

Oct 7 2016

The formation of a British Champions Day at Ascot in 2011 was fairly well-received among the wider racing community, with the meeting designed to provide a fitting climax to the domestic Flat season.

Charlie Appleby monitors the skies for Hawkbill and Champions Day

Oct 6 2016

Connections of Hawkbill are hoping conditions ease ahead of the Qipco Champion Stakes at Ascot on October 15.

Karl Burke 'not worried' about yard form ahead of Quiet Reflection Ascot bid

Oct 6 2016

Karl Burke is not unduly worried that a few horses in his yard are coughing ahead of Quiet Reflection's run in the Qipco British Champions Sprint on Saturday week.

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