International Racing News

Durbanville trial

Aug 14 2017

Good news for punters is that racing could return to the revamped and upgraded Durbanville track next month.

Thrill in Joburg air as build-up to People’s Race begins

Aug 11 2017

RSA - With the Gauteng SANSUI Summer Cup just over three months away trainers and owners who have horses on the periphery of making the final field will be looking at upcoming races to up those merit ratings.

Massive entry for Heritage

Aug 11 2017

RSA - WILL Pays, trained by Mike and Adam Azzie, has been allotted top weight of 64.5kg for the R750,000 World Sports Betting Grand Heritage (Non-Black Type) to be run over 1475m at the Vaal on Saturday 30 September. 

Singapore Racing - Weekend Review - 4th and 6th of August

Aug 10 2017

Singapore Guineas winner Forever Young bounced back in a big way on Sunday evening when leading throughout in the Group 2 Chairman's Trophy [1800m].

Big Orange and Order Of St George in line for rematch in Long Distance Cup

Aug 10 2017

Big Orange and Order Of St George could face off again at Ascot with the pair both in the frame for the Qipco British Champions Long Distance Cup.

Richard Fahey sets out QEII aim for Ribchester on Champions Day

Aug 10 2017

Richard Fahey has confirmed the Qipco Queen Elizabeth II Stakes at Ascot in October as his "first choice" target for stable star Ribchester.

Enable and Almanzor star among 49-strong Champion Stakes entry

Aug 10 2017

Superstar filly Enable heads a stellar list of entries for the Qipco Champion Stakes at Ascot.

Vaal test for three-year-olds 

Aug 10 2017

RSA - The quality of some of the local three-year-olds will be tested in Race 6 at the Vaal today when three lightly raced winners take on some battle-scarred older runner in a Novice Handicap over 1400m on the outside track.

Forever Young does it again from the front

Aug 9 2017

Forever Young bounced back to form in the best possible way by winning his second silverware in the $300,000 Group 2 Chairman’s Trophy (1800m) on Sunday.

Graffard hoping to bring French success in Sun Chariot Stakes  

Aug 9 2017

A star studded entry of 40 fillies and mares has been received for this year’s renewal of the Group 1 Kingdom of Bahrain Sun Chariot Stakes run at Newmarket’s Rowley Mile Racecourse on Saturday, 7th October.
 

York and Leopardstown options open for Ulysses

Aug 9 2017

Eclipse winner Ulysses will be dropped back in trip on his next start in either the Juddmonte International at York or the Qipco Irish Champion Stakes at Leopardstown.

Expert team Eye-ing potential Curragh and Doncaster targets

Aug 9 2017

Connections of ante-post Qipco 2000 Guineas favourite Expert Eye are weighing up an outing in the Goffs Vincent O'Brien National Stakes at the Curragh.

Aidan O'Brien cool on Prix Jacques le Marois raid with Churchill

Aug 8 2017

Churchill is likely to swerve the Prix Jacques le Marois at at Deauville on Sunday in preference for a trip to York later in the month.

Peter Schiergen contemplates Chantilly mission with Lacazar

Aug 8 2017

German Oaks winner Lacazar is likely to test the waters away from home in the Prix de l'Opera at Chantilly on October 1.

HIGH ACTION FOR NAIDOO

Aug 8 2017

RSA - Summerveld trainer Kumaran Naidoo has always had notable success when raiding sand race meetings on the Highveld and this trend continued when he sent out two feature race winners at the Flamingo Park Festival on Saturday. He had three winners in all at Kimberley’s biggest race day.

BARON SET FOR NEWMARKET

Aug 8 2017

RSA - Brett Crawford flies to England on Thursday to check over Whisky Baron before the Sun Met winner begins serious work in preparation for his British campaign.

POWER GRID IS NO FLUKE

Aug 8 2017

RSA - Kenilworth today sees seven fancied rides for Callan Murray, the first Dan Katz runners for Hassen Adams and, perhaps above all else, Power Grid out to prove that last time’s giant-killing performance was no fluke.

Group One opportunity for Harris

Aug 7 2017

Troy Harris has yet to ride Sofia Rosa on race day, but he has been hands on with the Group One winner for some time.

Faaltless display leads to second Garden City Trophy and Poon's first Group win

Aug 7 2017

Matthew Poon’s rapid rise at Kranji soared to another level on Sunday after he took out the $200,000 Group 3 Garden City Trophy (1200m) aboard Faaltless.

Caravaggio floored as Kevin Ryan looks to Sprint Cup with Deauville hero Brando

Aug 7 2017

Kevin Ryan will target the 32Red Sprint Cup at Haydock for Brando after he claimed Group One glory in the Prix Maurice de Gheest at Deauville, where hot favourite Caravaggio proved bitterly disappointing.

Fairview Tips

Aug 7 2017

R1 (1) Mamba Mania (2) Tamashi (3) Samish Bay

Value with Al Wahed

Aug 7 2017

RSA: WEIGHTS: STEWART’S CHARGE HAS BEEN LENIENTLY TREATED BY THE HANDICAPPERS 

Gauteng SANSUI Summer Cup 2017 launched

Aug 7 2017

RSA: APPEAL: RACE MEETING BELONGS TO ALL THE PEOPLE OF JOHANNESBURG

NHA inquiries into jockeys, trainer

Aug 7 2017

The National Horseracing Authority (NHA) confirms an Inquiry was held in Johannesburg on 2 August 2017, into the running and riding of GOODNESS ME in Race 8 run at the Turffontein Racecourse on 2 July 2017.

Iconic victory beckons

Aug 7 2017

RSA: The extremely well-bred Our Icon has blossomed since relocating to Port Elizabeth, and goes for a fourth successive victory in the Pinnacle Stakes over 1400m on the Polytrack at Fairview today.




Upcoming International Races

Saturday 19th

UK/Ireland NEWBURY
G3 - The Betfred Geoffrey Freer Stakes (class 1)

UK/Ireland NEWBURY
G2 - The Betfred Hungerford Stakes (class 1)

CURRAGH
G3 - Curragh

CURRAGH
G3 - Ballycullen

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CURRAGH
G3 - Royal Whip

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