International Racing News

It all points to Dawn Calling

Jun 23 2017

RSA - The filly Dawn Calling only has a single victory behind her name but she has mixed it with the best with some success and looks set to make a belated opening to her seasonal account in the KwaZulu-Natal Breeders Million Mile at Greyville on Sunday.

Guns And Roses to fire 

Jun 23 2017

RSA - Geoff Woodruff looks to have a decent filly in Guns And Roses and although taking a jump in class the daughter of Trippi looks the one they all have to beat in Race 8 at Turffontein on Saturday, a FM 84 Handicap over 1600m on the Inside track

Sky’ to claim bonus

Jun 23 2017

RSA -A number of horses have managed to win the first two legs of the Winter Series in Cape Town but only one horse has managed to claim the R250,000 bonus for winning all three and that is Pocket Power.

Fayd’Herbe to have the final say 

Jun 23 2017

RSA - Jockey Bernard Fayd’Herbe makes the trip to Port Elizabeth today and has some decent rides for the Justin Snaith yard at Fairview. 

Mpumelelo Mjoka, a star is born

Jun 23 2017

RSA - If anything, this year has taught us that the future of South African horseracing is in good hands. 

Impressive gallop from July favourite

Jun 23 2017

RSA - There were some eye-catching performances at yesterday morning's Vodacom Durban July gallops at Greyville while others who did not give much away.Favourite Edict Of Nantes was his usual relaxed self and strode out well before being geared down in the final stages. 

Flanders and Butchie Boy set to fight it out for Juvenile crown

Jun 23 2017

RSA - Harare - Racing at Borrowdale features the Grade 3 Champion Juvenile Stakes on Sunday – which shows all the signs of turning into a match race between dual winner Flanders (Fanie Chambers) and Butchie Boy (Calvin Habib)

Dawn’s Calling but Delpech is the Prince

Jun 23 2017

 RSA - The KZN feature race season is in full swing and the stakes at Greyville will be high on Sunday. 

Singapore Racing - Weekend Review - Patron's Bowl

Jun 23 2017

The Michael Clements trained Alibi reigned supreme in Sunday's Group 1 Patron's Bowl, digging deep to hold off the fast-finishing Elite Excalibur.

Candy Needs Firm Ground for Jubilee   

Jun 23 2017

The Diamond Jubilee Stakes is the G1 feature on last day of the Royal Meeting, the race renamed in 2012 as part of The Queen's jubilee celebrations.

Orange Squeezes For Bell   

Jun 23 2017

Big Orange put up the performance of the meeting to win the feature race, the G1 Gold Cup, at 5/1. 

Coronet Crowned 

Jun 23 2017

Coronet's last-gasp victory at 9/1 in the Ribblesdale Stakes was the 42nd Royal Ascot win for her trainer John Gosden - but his first of this year's Royal Meeting. 

Ben Battles for Saeed 

Jun 23 2017

Saeed bin Suroor registered his 36th winner at the Royal Meeting after 9/2 chance Benbatl gamely landed the 10-furlong G3 Hampton Court Stakes, giving Godolphin a fourth victory at Royal Ascot 2017. 

50 years since Sea Cottage July Win

Jun 23 2017

RSA - July Fever is well and truly kicking in and the public will start finalising their selections after the Vodacom Durban July gallops on Thursday. However, exactly fifty years ago one horse was dominating the headlines as well as the family thoughts in the household of record breaking trainer Syd Laird.

Classy Bela-Bela raring to go

Jun 23 2017

RSA - The Grade 1 Jonsson Workwear Garden Province Stakes is rightfully the most prestigious of the supporting features on Vodacom Durban July card and this year’s renewal is one of the classiest  seen in recent times.

Qemah Bounces Back   

Jun 23 2017

The Jean Claude-Rouget-trained Qemah (5/2 favourite) registered consecutive victories at Royal Ascot with a game success in the G2 Duke Of Cambridge Stakes.

Punters look to Parisenne Chic

Jun 23 2017

RSA - Turffontein Inside track stages a nine race meeting on Saturday and there might be one or two opportunities for punters.

Highland Reels them in   

Jun 23 2017

Globetrotting superstar Highland Reel (9/4) stamped his class on the G1 Prince Of Wales's Stakes with a game performance to provide Ballydoyle handler Aidan O'Brien with his 56th victory at the Royal Meeting and his first success of the week at the Berkshire venue.

Shum’s pair sparkle – with a sprinkle of luck – at Happy Valley

Jun 22 2017

Trainer Danny Shum scored an eventful double at Happy Valley on Wednesday night (21 June), with the handler jokingly suggesting that his winners Sparkling Talent and Lucky Wan Feng should swap names to better describe the manner of their victories.

50 yeras since Sea Cottage July win

Jun 22 2017

RSA - July Fever is well and truly kicking in and the public will start finalising their selections after the Vodacom Durban July gallops on Thursday. However, exactly fifty years ago one horse was dominating the headlines as well as the family thoughts in the household of record breaking trainer Syd Laird.

Bela-Bela raring to go

Jun 22 2017

RSA ~~The Grade 1 Jonsson Workwear Garden Province Stakes is rightfully the most prestigious of the supporting features on Vodacom Durban July card and this year’s renewal is one of the classiest seen in recent times..

Vodacom Durban July Gallops

Jun 22 2017

RSA - The Vodacom Durban July gallops were held this morning at Greyville and there were some eye-catching workouts amid the others who did not give much away.

Barney Avenges Guineas Defeat

Jun 21 2017

Sheikh Mohammed's Godolphin operation enjoyed a second winner on day one of Royal Ascot when Barney Roy landed the G1 St James's Palace Stakes.

Big Day For Godolphin At Royal Ascot

Jun 21 2017

The powerful global racing and breeding operation of Godolphin dominated the first day of the 2017 Royal Meeting at Ascot winning two of the three group one races on the card.

Lady Reigns Supreme   

Jun 21 2017

Wesley Ward's speedster Lady Aurelia (7/2) produced a devastating display in the G1 King's Stand Stakes to land her second race in succession at Royal Ascot, following her victory in last year's Queen Mary Stakes and simultaneously provide her American handler with his eighth victory at the Royal Meeting. 




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