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International Racing News

Sky's International racing journalists keep you up-to-date with the latest from abroad in the world of thorougbred racing.

Singapore Racing - Weekend Review - 1st And 2nd Of May There were a number of key performances in Singapore over the weekend headed by the Shane Baertschiger trained Best Tothelign on Sunday evening at Kranji. - 6 May
2016 Kentucky Derby - 'Lucky' 13 Draw For Favourite Nyquist Connections of Kentucky Derby favourite Nyquist are hoping gate 13 proves lucky for the unbeaten colt for a second time in the Run for the Roses at Churchill Downs on Saturday.  - 6 May
Plain Sailing For Whyte And Jun Huo In Valley Feature Douglas Whyte and Francis Lui teamed up to take the feature race at Happy Valley tonight (4 May) as Jun Huo enjoyed a dream run in the Victoria Racing Club Trophy (Handicap).    - 6 May
Derby Hope US Army Ranger Given Scare By Stablemate Port Douglas At Chester The Investec Derby picture was no clearer after US Army Ranger scrambled home from his stablemate Port Douglas in what turned into a dramatic running of the MBNA Chester Vase on the Roodee. - 6 May
Galileo Gold To Stick To  a Mile After Genetic Test Impressive 2,000 Guineas winner Galileo Gold will not step up in trip to tackle the Investec Derby, after trainer Hugo Palmer revealed a genetic test suggested the colt has a less than one per cent chance of the extra half mile proving his optimum trip. - 6 May
Maurice Imperious In Champions Mile Maurice crowned a day of champions at Sha Tin racecourse this afternoon, Sunday 1 May, with a victory of superlative quality that raised an already electric atmosphere to a sizzling peak. - 5 May
Title Peeking Over Horizon But Duric Keeps Level Head Look beyond the beads of sweat that seem to perpetually roll down his face, the thing that strikes the most about Australian jockey Vlad Duric is, paradoxically, his coolness – both on and off the saddle. - 5 May
Storming Chautauqua Dazzles In Chairman’s Sprint Prize The world’s top-rated sprinter Chautauqua confirmed that ranking and claimed a first Group 1 win for Australia in Hong Kong with a barnstorming last to first finish in today’s HK$10m G1 Chairman’s Sprint Prize (1200m). - 5 May
Aidan O'Brien - Classic Trials Likely To Be Key To Minding Plans Aidan O'Brien believes the upcoming Classic trials over the next two weeks will be crucial to connections as they map out the next move for 1000 Guineas winner Minding. - 5 May
Aidan O'Brien Ponders Irish 2,000 Guineas Run For Vanquished Air Force Blue Aidan O'Brien is considering giving Air Force Blue another chance to prove himself over a mile in the Tattersalls Irish 2,000 Guineas at the Curragh on May 21. - 5 May