International Racing News

Keen Ice Confirmed For Pegasus World Cup

Jan 3 2017

Keen Ice, the 2015 Travers Stakes winner, will run in the inaugural $12 million Pegasus World Cup under a partnership between gate owners Jerry and Ronnie Frankel and Jerry Crawford’s Donegal Racing.   

Starvoia chasing Triple Crown series

Jan 3 2017

Talented Canterbury filly Starvoia will have three upcoming opportunities to add further black type to her burgeoning record.

Blue Point wintering in Dubai with Royal Ascot the big target

Jan 3 2017

Royal Ascot hopeful Blue Point will be readied to make his seasonal reappearance in the Sandy Lane Stakes at Haydock in May upon his return from a winter break in Dubai.

Ratings Update: Christmas Special

Jan 3 2017

Thistlecrack fully deserved all the praise that was heaped on him after his impressive King George victory on Boxing Day, a remarkable performance given he had only made his debut over fences two months earlier.

Rockerfeller to boost Sun Bets credentials

Dec 29 2016

Sunday’s Grade 2 Relkeel Hurdle will prove another significant pointer to the Sun Bets Stayers’ Hurdle in March with Lil Rockerfeller looking to go one better than his second in last year’s renewal.

Cheltenham kicks off the New Year in style

Dec 29 2016

Cheltenham is live on Sky Racing on New Year’s Day, with a quality seven-race card to get 2017 off to a flying start at the Home of Jump Racing.

Challow target for Obeaux

Dec 29 2016

Messire Des Obeaux looked a serious contender for the Cheltenham Festival when winning at Sandown at the beginning of the month and can further enhance his credentials with victory in Saturday’s Grade 1 Challow Novices’ Hurdle at Newbury.

St Leger Winner Triumphs In 2016 Arima Kinen

Dec 27 2016

Classic winning three-year-old Satono Diamond edged out Japan Cup Kitasan Black to win Sunday's Arima Kinen at Nakayama.    

Consensus provides Zabeel Classic upset

Dec 27 2016

Underrated mare Consensus upset the applecart when she produced a powerful finishing burst to capture the Gr. 1 Zabeel Classic at outside odds.

'Brilliant' Thistlecrack turns King George showdown into one-horse race

Dec 27 2016

Turning big races into victory processions has fast become a habit for Thistlecrack and that trend continued with his greatest display yet as he put in a brilliant performance to capture the 32Red King George VI Chase at Kempton Park.

Merciless Min dominates at Leopardstown

Dec 27 2016

Min boosted his reputation with a sparkling performance in the Racing Post Novice Chase at Leopardstown.

Hasselhoof due a change of luck

Dec 21 2016

Donna Logan is looking forward to a time when Hasselhoof enjoys a trouble-free preparation into a target race.

Willie Mullins sextet dominates Future Champions entries at Leopardstown

Dec 21 2016

Willie Mullins is responsible for six of the 13 remaining entries for the Paddy Power Future Champions Novice Hurdle at Leopardstown.

Cue Card and Thistlecrack top seven contenders for King George glory

Dec 21 2016

Cue Card and Thistlecrack are among just seven horses confirmed for the 32Red King George VI Chase at Kempton.

In-form youngster on target for Ellerslie

Dec 20 2016

In-form youngster on target for Ellerslie

California Chrome Smashes Track Record At  Los Alamitos

Dec 20 2016

California Chrome was too classy for nine rivals in his prep race for his career finale in the $12 million Pegasus World Cup on his home track at Los Alamitos in southern California on Saturday

Gordon Elliott eyeing King George run with Outlander

Dec 20 2016

Outlander has emerged as a possible contender for the 32Red King George VI Chase at Kempton, with connections tempted to run in the Boxing Day feature after Coneygree was ruled out on Sunday.

Thistlecrack set to clash with Cue Card in King George battle

Dec 20 2016

Thistlecrack has been given the go-ahead to tackle stable companion Cue Card in the 32Red King George VI Chase at Kempton on Boxing Day.

Bad Boy batters his rivals in Sha Tin feature

Dec 20 2016

There was an air of “After the Lord Mayor’s show” about Sha Tin racecourse this afternoon (Saturday, 17 December), six days on from the HK$83 million LONGINES Hong Kong International Races and its record 100,000-plus crowd.




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