International Racing News

Turgenev And Afaak Part Of Strong British Challenge On Bahrain Prize

Nov 22 2019

Inaugural running of 10-furlong feature has been target ‘for a while’ for Gosden ace.

Blue Breeze To Tackle Counties Cup First-Up

Nov 19 2019

Blue Breeze would have suited a blue rinse earlier this spring with the way he performed in Australia, according to trainer Allan Morley.

River Radiance Brings Shades Of The Good Doctor

Nov 19 2019

Trainer Mok Zhan Lun made a big call after he branded River Radiance as one of the best horses he has ever trained following the Polytrack specialist’s sixth win on the alternative track at Kranji on Sunday.

Azzopardi Bows Out Of Singapore A Winner

Nov 19 2019

Joseph Azzopardi bowed out of Singapore racing on a winning note after he drove $91 longshot Buuraq to a narrow victory at Kranji on Sunday.

Frankie Dettori Among World’s Best Set For LONGINES IJC

Nov 19 2019

A stellar line-up featuring some of the world’s greatest jockeys will contest the LONGINES International Jockeys’ Championship (IJC) at Happy Valley Racecourse on Wednesday, 4 December.

Waikuku Hands Another Defeat To Beauty Generation

Nov 18 2019

Waikuku shifted out of Beauty Generation’s shadow with a decisive rail-side burst that has him vying to be Hong Kong’s number one hope for the G1 LONGINES Hong Kong Mile (1600m) in three weeks.

Aethero Rises To The Task In The Jockey Club Sprint

Nov 18 2019

Aethero lived up to his billing as Hong Kong’s next big thing with a scintillating front-running victory in the G2 Jockey Club Sprint (1200m) at Sha Tin today, Sunday, 17 November.

Exultant Dominates Jockey Club Cup

Nov 18 2019

Exultant was at his dominant best in Sunday’s (17 November) G2 Jockey Club Cup (2000m) at Sha Tin, galloping to victory in a faultless warm-up for his G1 LONGINES Hong Kong Vase (2400m) defence next month.

Two For Fownes Against Exultant In G2 Jockey Club Cup

Nov 15 2019

Rise High and Southern Legend will lock horns in Sunday’s (17 November) G2 Jockey Club Cup (2000m) at Sha Tin to determine bragging rights as the Caspar Fownes stable’s top contender for next month’s HK$93 million LONGINES Hong Kong International Races.

Hot King Prawn Is Back For A Jockey Club Sprint Repeat

Nov 15 2019

This time last year Hot King Prawn staved off Mr Stunning and Beat The Clock in the G2 Jockey Club Sprint (1200m) and skyrocketed to the top of Hong Kong’s exciting sprint ranks.

Richards Keen On Australian Autumn Campaign For Stable Stars

Nov 12 2019

Trainer Jamie Richards headed home from Melbourne on Sunday morning with his focus on a massive summer of racing in his home patch but also with one eye firmly to the future which is Australia in the autumn for his stable big guns.

Fame Star Fights Tooth And Nail For O'Hara To Land EW Barker Trophy

Nov 12 2019

Exciting US galloper Fame Star defied his sprinter archetype tag to claim the $400,000 Group 2 EW Barker Trophy (1400m), but still triggered rapturous screams of “American speed baby!” from part-owner Melvyn Ezekiel on Friday night.

Saturday Bounces Back To Sunday's Best

Nov 12 2019

Disappointing at his last start, Saturday quickly made amends with a dominant maiden win in the $75,000 The Peak Stakes, a Restricted Maiden Division 2 race over 1400m on Sunday.

Encouraging Lowers Beauty Generation’s Mark In Panasonic Cup Triumph

Nov 12 2019

Encouraging (117lb) broke Beauty Generation’s track record and left John Moore astonished with a blazing win in the Class 1 Panasonic Cup Handicap (1400m) at Sha Tin this afternoon (Saturday, 9 November).

King Issues Sceau Royal Ground Warning

Nov 12 2019

Heavy conditions could scupper Cheltenham plan.

Lucky Lilac Returns To Winning Ways With Queen Elizabeth II Cup Victory

Nov 12 2019

Lucky Lilac wins this year’s Queen Elizabeth II Cup at Kyoto.

Champion’s Way Hits The Derby Trail In Saturday’s Panasonic Cup

Nov 9 2019

Champion’s Way steps out on the road to the BMW Hong Kong Derby in Saturday’s Class 1 Panasonic Cup Handicap (1400m), aiming to build on an impressive first season in which he set a high bar for his classic-bound peers.

Mr Stunning Trials Towards His Race-Day Return

Nov 9 2019

Mr Stunning had his second barrier trial since injury when striding out at Sha Tin this morning (Friday, 8 November) .

Dester Singapore Gold Cup 2019 Post Position Draw

Nov 7 2019

Dester Singapore Gold Cup 2019 Post Position Draw

Faultless Preparation For Guineas Favourite

Nov 7 2019

Star three-year-old Catalyst has arrived in Christchurch and is expected to make a one-act affair of Saturday’s Gr.1 Al Basti Equiworld New Zealand 2000 Guineas (1600m) at Riccarton.

Altior And Cyrname Headline King George Contenders

Nov 7 2019

Last year’s winner Clan Des Obeaux also among 37 possibles.

Muntazah Working Towards Dubai Return

Nov 6 2019

Muntazah, one of the top horses in Dubai and arguably one of the best dirt milers in the world, is currently training well toward his 2020 debut for trainer Doug Watson.

Wentwood Grange Cherish Winning Weekend

Nov 6 2019

A partnership that began with the establishment of Wentwood Grange Stud back at the beginning of the century can lay claim to a unique breeding connection on the weekend after Kolding took out the inaugural running of the A$7.5m Golden Eagle (1500m) at Rosehill on Saturday

Beasley, Hashish & Seemar Double Up At Meydan

Nov 6 2019

Racing at Meydan on Thursday evening, the very first time the world-famous racecourse has staged the initial meeting of a new UAE season, began with a 1200m maiden, the Emirates Holidays, contested by seven previously unraced 2-year-olds.

Red Rover Just Doesn't Get Rolled Over

Nov 6 2019

Rated as the nap of the day, Red Rover didn’t disappoint his supporters in the penultimate race of Sunday’s 10-race programme, the $70,000 Class 3 race over 1000m.




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Saturday 23rd

HAYDOCK PARK
G1 - The Betfair Steeple Chase (class 1)

Sunday 24th

TOKYO
G1 - Japan Cup

Saturday 30th

South Africa TURFFONTEIN (D/E)
G1 - Sansui Summer Cup

NEWCASTLE
G1 - The Fighting Fifth Hurdle Race (class 1)

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FAIRYHOUSE
G1 - Bar One Royal Bond Nov Hdle

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