International Racing News

Janoobi, Smiling Blue Eyes line up for Classics

Mar 24 2017

RSA - Both Janoobi and Smiling Blue Eyes have accepted to run in the R2-million SA Classic and R1-million Wilgerbosdrift SA Fillies Classic respectively.

Lerena to jet into the winner’s enclosure at Fairview

Mar 24 2017

RSA - Gavin Lerena is making a determined bid to reclaim the South African champion jockey’s throne.

Top pacers to battle Saturday at Woodbine

Mar 24 2017

The top pacers at Woodbine Racetrack will be on display in the $34,000 (CAD) Preferred and $30,000 (CAD) Mares Preferred Saturday in Toronto, Canada.

Stall nine for Arrogate 

Mar 23 2017

RSA - Trainer Bob Baffert keeps steering back to the present those who want to talk about Dubai World Cup favourite Arrogate in forward-thinking terms, reminding all that ‘gimmes’ simply do not exist in competitive sports.

 Jo’s Bond raring to go 

Mar 23 2017

RSA - Jo’s Bond, who beat Carry On Alice in the CTS Southern Cross before finishing just over a length fourth to the star mare in the Betting World Cape Flying Championship, will be one of the first of Justin Snaith’s big KZN team out of the blocks.

Empress Club Stakes moved 

Mar 23 2017

RSA - The Gr 1 R1 million weight for age Empress Club Stakes has been moved from 15 April to 22 April for the reason Phumelela are hoping to be graced by the on course presence of HSH Princess Charlene of Monaco.

‘Kampala’ on track 

Mar 23 2017

RSA - Andre Nel, preparing for his first assault on a Gauteng Grade 1, took the progressive Kampala Campari to Kenilworth for a work-out last Saturday.

Boss ready to unleash the beast in the Count

Mar 23 2017

Big-race jockey Glen Boss is not scared to use colourful terms when talking up his horses.

Singapore Racing - Weekend Review - 17th and 19th of March

Mar 22 2017

The Steven Burridge stable continued it's good form last weekend with emerging three-year-old Lim's Ripple saluting on Friday night.

Juglall booked on Nova Swiss in 3YO Sprint

Mar 22 2017

Nova Swiss has a new jockey, with Nooresh Juglall saying the “lucky” appointment fell his way as he was available in the $250,000 Group 3 Singapore Three-Year-Old Sprint (1200m) on Sunday.

Beasley picks up lightweight ride on Lim's Cruiser

Mar 22 2017

With jockey Vlad Duric unable to ride light, it is fellow Australian jockey Danny Beasley who will stand in for his colleague aboard EW Barker Trophy winner Lim’s Cruiser at his comeback race in the $200,000 Group 3 Rocket Man Sprint (1200m) on Sunday.

‘Words’ worth following 

Mar 22 2017

RSA - After taking a hammering country-wide over the weekend most punters will be hoping for a change of fortune at Greyville today although they again face another tricky card.

Fortune’s title charge hampered

Mar 22 2017

RSA - Veteran jockey Andrew Fortune will be having knee surgery this week, but on the bright side he is only expecting to be out for three weeks.

New plans coming for Mubtaahij.  

Mar 22 2017

RSA - BLOWS: TEAM FACED A NUMBER OF SETBACKS

Averages fall at two Cape yearling sales 

Mar 22 2017

RSA - Vendors will be approaching the two forthcoming yearling sales in Johannesburg with some trepidation after averages plummeted at the two sales in the Cape last week.For regular followers of the bloodstock circuit it must have felt they were in a different world compared to the CTS Premier Sale in January which returned the excellent average of R700,000.

Find the words at Greyville 

Mar 22 2017

RSA - Champion trainer Sean Tarry continues to churn out winners and has built up a substantial enough lead on this year’s log to indicate he is well on his way to earn his third successive title.Runners from the stable always look superb and they run accordingly, so when you have a Tarry-trained runner who is well handicapped and course-and-distance suited, it is worth including in all bets.

Peter's charge should maximize his chances 

Mar 22 2017

RSA - JOCKEY: HEWITSON HAS WON ON MAXIMIZER TWICE AND IS BACK IN THE IRONS  

   Road to Dubai World Cup [Part 1 & 2] 

Mar 21 2017

RSA - Road to Dubai World Cup [Part 1 & 2]

Arrogate looking good 

Mar 21 2017

RSA - Bob Baffert said he is delighted with Arrogate’s condition at Meydan Racecourse on Monday after the favourite for the Dubai World Cup worked for the first time under the watchful eye of his trainer.

Sydney beckons Guineas winner

Mar 21 2017

The Trentham heroics of Saracino have almost certainly booked the gallant colt another trip to Australia.

Rock On does trainer proud

Mar 21 2017

The smile was back on Gary Vile’s face at Trentham where his emerging staying star Rock On was successful in the Listed New Zealand St Leger.

Fellow upstages fancied stablemates in Ambitious Dragon Handicap

Mar 21 2017

The market expected a John Moore-trained winner of the Class 1 Ambitious Dragon Handicap (1400m), the undercard feature on BMW Hong Kong Derby day on Sunday (19 March), and the handler duly saluted in a portent of things to come in the Derby itself later on the Sha Tin card.

Rapper Dragon makes history with BMW Hong Kong Derby victory

Mar 21 2017

Rapper Dragon made history at Sha Tin this afternoon (Sunday, 19 March), teaming with Joao Moreira to win the 140th running of the HK$18 million BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m).

‘Grant’ you can bank on

Mar 21 2017

Turffontein Inside track stages an eight race meeting on Tuesday and punters will need to tread wearily.

Winx equals Phar Lap’s record

Mar 21 2017

But if anything, the $1m, Gr1 ATC China Horse Club George Ryder (1500m) will be remembered for one of the champion racemare’s greatest ever performances.




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