International Racing News

2017 New Zealand Horse Of The Year Awards Finalists

Jul 26 2017

New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing have announced another batch of finalists for the 2016-17 New Zealand Thoroughbred Horse of the Year Awards.

2017 End of Season Rating Review

Jul 26 2017

The end of season rating review is used as an opportunity to re-examine the ratings of all horses in training in advance of the next racing season.

Singapore Racing - Weekend Review - 21st and 23rd of July

Jul 25 2017

Progressive sprinter Distinctive Darci came with a determined finishing burst to score a hard-earned win in the Korea Racing Authority Trophy (1200m) at Kranji on Sunday.

Singapore Racing - Weekend Review - 21st and 23rd of July

Jul 25 2017

Progressive sprinter Distinctive Darci came with a determined finishing burst to score a hard-earned win in the Korea Racing Authority Trophy (1200m) at Kranji on Sunday.

Mega betting line-up for Gold Cup festival

Jul 25 2017

RSA - Two big carryover-boosted Pick 6 pools and an exciting big-race double across two days are the highlights of tabGOLD’s betting line-up for the Gold Cup Festival of Racing at Greyville this weekend.

Classy Gold Cup lineup

Jul 25 2017

RSA - The eLan Gold Cup over 3200m to be run on Sunday is the big one in the Gold Cup Festival Of Racing Weekend and this year’s compressed handicap event is full of staying class.

Confidence in Captain America

Jul 25 2017

RSA - Corne Orffer is optimistic that Captain America can follow up his Rising Sun Gold Challenge win in Saturday’s World Sports Betting Champions Cup and he sees no problem with the extra furlong despite the evidence of the Sun Met.

Count on Cot Campbell

Jul 25 2017

RSA - Cot Campbell looks the biggest certainty on today’s Kenilworth card but the bookmakers are already acknowledging the fact and have priced him accordingly.

Silvan  Star Shines

Jul 25 2017

RSA - Silvan Star looks set to stay in training to go for bigger and better things next season after the way she won the Final Fling Stakes at Kenilworth on Saturday.

Marinaresco on target for Champions Cup

Jul 25 2017

RSA - Durban July hero Marinaresco, so far a seemingly rock-solid favourite to repeat last year’s win in the World Sports Betting Champions Cup, is reported very much on target for Saturday’s Greyville Grade 1.

Last Winter just too hot

Jul 25 2017

RSA - Last Winter may have missed almost all of this winter and Champions Season but Dean Kannemeyer has another live-wire in his care.

Silver Wolf Adds Knn To Ttukseom In Busan Romp

Jul 25 2017

Plenty doubted her but today at Busan, Silver Wolf answered in emphatic fashion, crushing her rivals in the KNN Cup to add to her Ttukseom Cup last month and put herself withing touching distance of a clean sweep of the Queens’ Tour series.

Longchamp defends Opunake Cup title

Jul 24 2017

Under a desperate Johnathan Parkes ride last year’s Listed Powerworx Opunake Cup winner Longchamp made it back-to-back titles with a gritty display at New Plymouth.

Enable team to retain King George option for star filly at confirmation stage

Jul 24 2017

Connections of dual Oaks winner Enable are planning to leave her in the King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Monday's confirmation stage.

Speedy Alfredo to score

Jul 21 2017

RSA - Trainer Justin Snaith went through a lean patch with his runners in the Eastern Cape but they are back in good form and both Captain Alfredo in Race 4 and China Express in Race 8 could do well for punters at Fairview today.

Value lies with Master Marcus

Jul 21 2017

RSA - Master ‘N Commander had some supporters on Durban July Day when he ran in the final event of the card, the Listed Thukela Handicap over 1600m on the turf. 

Pilou to plunder loot 

Jul 21 2017

RSA - Pilou Asbæk plays Captain Euron Greyjoy, a ruthless pirate, in the successful television series Game Of Thrones and the equine namesake of the Danish actor looks heading for equal triumph when he runs in Race 7 at Turffontein tomorrow.

Ngaga to keep it in the family 

Jul 21 2017

RSA - Igugu was one the sweethearts of the South African racing public. She was not the biggest filly around but had the heart of a lion and proved so many people wrong when winning the Triple Tiara, followed by the Vodacom Durban July and then the Met before flying off to Dubai. 

Down to the wire at Borrowdale

Jul 21 2017

RSA - The 2016-2017 Zimbabwe racing season draws to a close tomorrow with eight races to decide the outcome of the various leader-boards.

Clive Cox forced to turn to Gerald Mosse for Heartache ride

Jul 21 2017

Clive Cox is hoping lightning can strike twice for himself and Gerald Mosse with Heartache in the Prix Robert Papin on Sunday.

De Bruyne misses Super Sprint at Newbury

Jul 21 2017

De Bruyne Horse was a surprise absentee from the list of final declarations for the Weatherbys Super Sprint at Newbury on Saturday.

Walker duo on song ahead of KRA Trophy

Jul 21 2017

Leading trainer Mark Walker is reasonably optimistic about his two last-start winners in Viviano and Distinctive Darci who both run in Sunday’s $250,000 Korea Racing Authority Trophy (1200m), while still remaining cautious about their winning chances.

Equus award picture still unclear

Jul 20 2017

RSA - The two-day Gold Cup Festival of Racing, taking place at Greyville next Saturday and Sunday, brings the curtain down on the season and while some of the categories for the Equus Awards are already fairly settled as far as likely candidates are concerned and up for debate, there are still a number of questions to be answered come the final two race meetings.

ROY ROY ROY LEADS IN FIVE

Jul 20 2017

RSA - A post on social media this morning got it just about right at Greyville yesterday. “A Roy Moodley benefit,” it read. KZN’s leading owner was in the winner’s enclosure five times and to make it more exciting, three of them look to have a bright 

Grylls ready for new Singapore challenge

Jul 20 2017

New Zealand jockey Craig Grylls has been well-grounded for his introduction to Singapore racing.




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