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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.

Cheyne Suffers Nasty Fall   RSA - Greg Cheyne took a crashing fall on Nebula when going for a gap between the pace-setting Milton and the rails about 130m out in the Calulo Shipping Cape Mile at Kenilworth on Saturday. - 27 Feb
More To Come From ‘Sensual’   RSA - There is more to come from Just Sensual than Saturday’s narrow, but heavily backed, win in the Vasco Taverna Prix Du Cap might suggest. - 27 Feb
King Yeni Returns To His Throne   RSA - The recent rainy weather has left a lot of punters out in the cold with last week’s Flamingo Park meeting cancelled due to the track being unsafe for racing. - 27 Feb
Dubai World Cup Next For Mubtaahij   RSA - Dubai – Mubtaahij has returned well following his second place to Etijaah in Thursday night’s Listed Curlin Handicap over 2000m on dirt at Meydan. - 27 Feb
REST: RAMSDEN-TRAINED FILLY WILL BE RESTED BEFORE HEADING TO KZN       RSA - Just Sensual proved she is one of the best fillies in the country with a cosy win in the Grade 3 Vasco Prix du Cap over 1400m at Kenilworth on Saturday.    - 27 Feb
De Beer’s Charge Well Weighted In Pinnacle Stakes   RSA - Anton Marcus makes a rare trip to Joburg for a night meeting on Tuesday and has only four rides on the eight-race card. Significantly two of those horses are owned by Mayfair Speculators, for whom Marcus rides, and it could be worth keeping an eye on the pair. - 27 Feb
Starflash Can Brighten Up The Day    RSA - There are only seven races on Tuesday’s Kenilworth card and the fields are small. However, they are quite competitive so the exotics might still result in big payouts. - 27 Feb
Henry De Bromhead Readying Three-pronged Challenge To Altior Altior might have scared off plenty of potential rivals in the Arkle Trophy at Cheltenham next month but Henry de Bromhead is planning to have three goes at him. - 27 Feb
Werther Overcomes Trouble To Book Dubai Berth With Gold Cup Win Hong Kong’s reigning Horse of the Year Werther maintained his perfect record over the Sha Tin 2000m with a gutsy win in Sunday’s (26 February) Citi Hong Kong Gold Cup as trainer John Moore confirmed plans to tackle the US$6 million Dubai Turf (1800m) on 25 March with the five-year-old.   - 27 Feb
Helene Paragon Has Able Friend’s Measure In The Queen’s Silver Jubilee Cup Emotions were raw at Sha Tin this afternoon (Sunday, 26 February) after Helene Paragon battled past stablemate and crowd favourite Able Friend to win the Group 1 Queen’s Silver Jubilee Cup (1400m).   - 27 Feb