International Racing News

Sceau Royal summoned for Fighting Fifth Hurdle at Newcastle

Nov 25 2016

Sceau Royal will face five rivals including a trio of Irish raiders in the stanjames.com Fighting Fifth Hurdle at Newcastle on Saturday.

Smad Place spearheads Hennessy Gold Cup field for Alan King

Nov 25 2016

Last year's winner Smad Place will head a field of 20 in the Hennessy Gold Cup at Newbury on Saturday.

Highland Reel leads stellar entries for Hong Kong International races

Nov 25 2016

Highland Reel, Profitable and Big Orange are among the entries for next month's Hong Kong International meeting at Sha Tin.

Jessica Harrington targeting Christmas return with Jezki

Nov 25 2016

Jezki is set to make his long-awaited return to action in the Christmas Hurdle at Leopardstown.

Newbury stage set for promising youngsters

Nov 24 2016

Ballyoptic’s unbeaten record over hurdles came to a dramatic end last month but the talented young hurdler will bid to get his World Hurdle aspirations back on track at Newbury on Friday night, live on Sky Racing 1.

Moore bids for Japan Cup glory

Nov 24 2016

Sunday sees the 36th running of Japan’s richest horse race live on Sky Racing 1 with Ryan Moore adding further international interest to a contest likely to be dominated once again by local runners.

Tizzard set for Hennessy bid

Nov 24 2016

Fresh from Cue Card’s brilliant Haydock success, trainer Colin Tizzard aims to land another major prize with the Hennessy Gold Cup live on Sky Racing 1 on Saturday night.

2016 Japan Cup - Tough Assignment For Foreign Stayers

Nov 23 2016

The past 35 running of the Japan Cup have been won by 21 Japanese horses and the locals are favoured to continue their dominanve over three foreign challengers in Sunday’s premier international contest in Tokyo.  

French jockey sets European record

Nov 23 2016

French jockey Pierre-Charles Boudot has set a European Flat riding record of 275 winners for the year.

Ratings Update: Betfair Chase, Coral Hurdle And 1965 Chase

Nov 23 2016

Cue Card, cue big performance. Colin Tizzard’s charge was three fences away from possibly emulating the great Kauto Star when his fall in the Cheltenham Gold Cup last March eliminated any chance of a famous triple crown of the Betfair Chase, King George and Gold Cup, and the £1m bonus that now goes hand in hand with such an achievement. 

Williams' smart ride hands Gray first Singapore Gold Cup win with Bahana

Nov 23 2016

A well-executed tactical ride from top Australian jockey Craig Williams paved the way to a brilliant all-the-way win aboard Bahana in the $1.35 million Group 1 Dester Singapore Gold Cup (2200m) on Sunday.

Crack Kiwi 3YO heading to Sydney 

Nov 23 2016

Ugo Foscolo will do his future racing in Australia following a change in the top three-year-old’s ownership.

Mikki Isle Wins Kyoto Mile Championship

Nov 22 2016

Deep Impact star Mikki Isle broke his Group One drought on Sunday when he won the G1 Mile Championship at Kyoto but not without some drama.   

Secret Weapon guns them in the LONGINES Jockey Club Cup

Nov 22 2016

Nash Rawiller fired Secret Weapon to an explosive victory that scuttled the big guns in the G2 LONGINES Jockey Club Cup (2000m) at Sha Tin this afternoon, Sunday, 20 November.

Beauty Only nicks the Jockey Club Mile

Nov 21 2016

Beauty Only’s hallmark late charge snatched the G2 BOCHK Wealth Management Jockey Club Mile this afternoon (Sunday, 20 November) – but only just.

Helene Paragon “ready to rumble” as Moore calls on Bowman

Nov 19 2016

Hugh Bowman and John Moore forged a potent partnership when the jockey steered the trainer’s Werther to two prestige wins and Hong Kong Horse of the Year honours last season.

Returning champ still Able says Moore ahead of Sunday’s Group 2 test

Nov 19 2016

Able Friend breezed through his final tune-up this morning ahead of an eagerly-awaited comeback in the HK$4 million G2 BOCHK Wealth Management Jockey Club Sprint (1200m) on Sunday (20 November).

FRANKIE AND FRIENDS ROLL INTO TOWN FOR AIR MAURITIUS INTERNATIONAL JOCKEYS’ CHALLENGE

Nov 18 2016

As soon as the six visiting riders taking part in the Air Mauritius International Jockeys’ Challenge touched down at OR Tambo International Airport on Thursday, one of their first tasks was to locate a newspaper and scour the racecard.

Singapore Racing - Weekend Review - 11th of November

Nov 17 2016

The Daniel Meagher trained Lim's Sprint was clearly the stand-out performance on Friday night when saluting easily in his stable debut.

French trainer targeting major prizes at Haydock Park

Nov 17 2016

French trainer Emmanuel Clayeux is set to represented by two runners at Haydock Park this Saturday headed by Vezelay in the Grade One Betfair Chase.

World stars revealed for the LONGINES International Jockeys’ Championship

Nov 17 2016

An outstanding line-up of the world’s best jockeys will compete at Happy Valley Racecourse on Wednesday, 7 December for the HK$800,000 2016 LONGINES International Jockeys’ Championship.

Coneygree and Cue Card clash at Haydock

Nov 17 2016

A mouth-watering clash between 2015 Festival hero Coneygree and Cue Card, who was travelling so well when falling three out in this year’s Gold Cup, will take place live on Sky Racing on Saturday night.

Yanworth kicks off new campaign at Ascot

Nov 17 2016

One of the leading novice hurdlers from last season Yanworth will begin his latest campaign live on Sky Racing on Saturday night when he lines up in the Grade 2 Coral Hurdle

Cole preparing to defend stable’s Classic title

Nov 16 2016

Byerley Park trainer Steven Cole has designs on doubling his Group One tally.

All roads lead to Derby for well-bred colt

Nov 16 2016

The New Zealand Derby trip is expected to be tailor-made for Savile Row.




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