International Racing News

Almond Eye And Curren Bouquetd’or Set Sights On Dubai

Feb 26 2020

The astounding talent of six-time Group 1 winner Almond Eye is on its way back to the UAE

RB Texas Hold Em Brings G1 Hand To UAE

Feb 26 2020

All the cards are on the table for Byerley Racing’s American G1 winner RB Texas Hold Em, who will make his UAE debut in Thursday’s Group 1 $100,000 Al Maktoum Challenge Round 3 for Purebred Arabians.

Dragon To Leap Lance Into Derby History

Feb 26 2020

The impressive Dragon Leap gives New Zealand Racing Hall of Famer Lance O’Sullivan a great opportunity to add another notable achievement to his CV at Ellerslie on Saturday.

Group One Quinella For Te Akau Racing

Feb 24 2020

Matamata trainer Jamie Richards and the Te Akau Racing team dominated proceedings in the feature event at Otaki on Saturday where they produced a one-two finish with Avantage and Prise De Fer in the Gr.1 Haunui Farm WFA Group One Classic (1600m).

Pax Animi Packs Another Powerful Finish

Feb 24 2020

Trainer Cliff Brown made a strong plea for the selection criteria of this year’s earlier Singapore Derby to be more performance-based rather than ratings-based after standby starter Pax Animi scored a smashing win in the $70,000 Class 3 race over 1400m on Friday night.

Clan Des Obeaux 'In The Form Of His Life' As Nicholls Targets Fifth Gold Cup

Feb 24 2020

Paul Nicholls is pinning his hopes of joining Arkle's legendary trainer Tom Dreaper on five Cheltenham Gold Cups by having leading festival contender Clan Des Obeaux as fresh as paint.

Gosden Hatching Plans For Stars Of The Summer

Feb 24 2020

May return likely for staying superstar Stradivarius.

Frankel's Son Mozu Ascot Lays Down Breeders' Cup Credentials With Grade 1 Strike

Feb 24 2020

Australia also set to be on star Japanese six-year-old's dancecard

Golden Sixty Keeps Derby Dream Alive With Hong Kong Classic Cup Victory

Feb 24 2020

Golden Sixty shrugged off a burden of worry following a health setback to win the HK$10 million Hong Kong Classic Cup (1800m) at Sha Tin this afternoon (Sunday, 23 February).

Dia Road Dethrones Silver Wolf In Donga Ilbo Cup

Feb 20 2020

It’s happened - she’s been beaten by a filly.

Faugheen Festival Target Undecided

Feb 20 2020

Mullins to consult with owner Ricci on Cheltenham options.

Photo Pleasing Mullins In Cheltenham Gold Cup Prep

Feb 20 2020

Defending champion following familiar route to Festival.

Group 1 Winner Ghaiyyath Takes Centre Stage For Appleby At Meydan

Feb 20 2020

Godolphin’s Ghaiyyath will be very much the focus of attention at Meydan’s eighth meeting of the 2020 Dubai World Cup Carnival on Thursday when facing five rivals on his local debut in the Group 3 Dubai Millennium Stakes over 1m2f on turf.

Times Change As Beauty Generation And Beat The Clock Face-Off

Feb 16 2020

Beauty Generation and Beat The Clock are set to lock horns for a third straight year in Sunday’s (16 February) G1 Queen’s Silver Jubilee Cup at Sha Tin, in what again promises to be one of the clashes of the season.

Exultant Goes For Gold Again

Feb 16 2020

Tony Cruz believes Exultant is on the right track to defend his crown in Sunday’s (16 February) HK$10 million G1 Citi Hong Kong Gold Cup (2000m), a win that would see him become the fourth horse since 2008 to win back-to-back editions.

Magic Lily's Magic

Feb 16 2020

She provided a touch of magic in winning the G2 Balanchine at Meydan on Thursday.

Tiger Roll Given Grand National Green Light

Feb 16 2020

Tiger Roll moved a step closer to racing immortality on Friday when Gigginstown racing manager Eddie O'Leary gave the green light for the legendary ten-year-old to contest the Randox Health Grand National.

Singapore Racing - Weekend Review - Top Knight Ready Now

Feb 12 2020

The Michael Clements trained Top Knight has had his colours lowered at both starts this preparation, but is tracking beautifully for the 4YO series.

Quip Set For Dubai Debut

Feb 12 2020

Thursday’s Group 3 $200,000 Firebreak Stakes will mark numerous firsts for multiple G2-winning American import, Quip.

Japanese Filly Serein Arrives For Oaks

Feb 12 2020

Promising Japanese 3-year-old filly Serein has made the ambitious move from her home base to Dubai’s Meydan Racecourse and is zeroing in on the Group 3 $250,000 UAE Oaks next Thursday, Feb. 20.

Appleby Doubles Down In Balanchine

Feb 12 2020

Godolphin’s well-bred 5-year-old Charlie Appleby-trained mare Magic Lily has always been highly regarded by her connections and now appears to be living up it, thanks to a win in last month’s Group 2 $250,000 Cape Verdi at Meydan.

Firebreak The First Of Three-Race Campaign For Capezzano

Feb 12 2020

Sultan Ali’s Group 1-winning Capezzano, the beaten market favourite in last year’s $12 million Dubai World Cup sponsored by Emirates Airline (G1), is scheduled to return to action on Thursday for the yard of Salem bin Ghadayer in the Group 3 $200,000 Firebreak Stakes over 1600m.

Siam Blue Vanda Impresses First-Up

Feb 11 2020

Talented galloper Siam Blue Vanda came thundering home with a sizzling turn of speed at his first-up run in the $85,000 Class 2 race over 1400m on Friday night.

Preciousship Shines As Yiu Bags Three

Feb 11 2020

Preciousship (121lb) capped a hat-trick for Ricky Yiu with a gritty success in the Class 2 Choi Wan Handicap (1600m) at Sha Tin this afternoon (Saturday, 8 February).

Hobbs Alive To Altior Champion Chase Threat

Feb 11 2020

Trainer says on-form Festival champion would be “a concern”.




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