International Racing News

Jean-Claude Rouget stars Almanzor and La Cressonniere set for big 2017

Mar 25 2017

Early-season plans remain fluid for French superstars Almanzor and La Cressonniere.

Cheltenham ace Yorkhill heads Ryanair entries at Fairyhouse

Mar 25 2017

Yorkhill is the headline act among 24 entries for the Ryanair Gold Cup at Fairyhouse on April 16.

Big breakfast for big-money Mike ahead of Arrogate ride

Mar 25 2017

They might call him big-money Mike but where breakfast is concerned he is just another man in the omelette queue.

Nova Swiss A Class Above

Mar 25 2017

Star three-year-old Nova Swiss tasted his first defeat in the Merlion Trophy last start, but appears well placed to return to the winner's stall in this evening's Group 3 Singapore 3YO Sprint.

Bayu Well Placed To Go Back To Back

Mar 24 2017

The Stephen Gray trained Bayu broke through for a deserved maiden win last start and appears well placed to go back-to-back in the final event at Singapore this evening.

Bull on the rampage

Mar 24 2017

RSA - Turffontein Standside hosts a classy nine race meeting tomorrow, which includes three stakes event features.

Ready to Blossom

Mar 24 2017

RSA - Dynasty’s Blossom is a confident choice for the Fillies Maiden Juvenile at Kenilworth tomorrow. This R4.5 million purchase looked a certain future winner when making a promising debut a fortnight ago and the extra furlong should be in her favour.

Marcus, Delpech in shootout

Mar 24 2017

RSA - Anton Marcus and Anthony Delpech ride many a false favourite as their mere presence in the saddle trims much of the fat off returns, be it the tote or bookmakers. Piere Strydom is outspoken in this regard and has been vilified in some quarters as being a poor sport and just making excuses.

Tarry lined up for G2 double

Mar 24 2017

RSA - While it hardly compares to Dubai World Cup Night, the race meeting at Turffontein comprises three Graded and two Listed races.

Professor Brian could pull off a hat-trick

Mar 24 2017

RSA - The Australian import Professor Brian showed some promise early in his career but then went through a bad patch and it was only after he was gelded in December that he bounced back to winning form and could be the right one in Race 7, a MR 83 Handicap over 1200m at Kenilworth tomorrow.

St Elmo’s Fire is burning

Mar 24 2017

RSA - Another tough night of racing at Greyville Polytrack looms for punters tonight but there is always money to be made.

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


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