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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.

Star Choice Puts Up Stellar Show On Debut The Raffles Racing Stable seems to be enjoying a new lease of life after another debutant of theirs scored on debut on Friday. - 9 Feb
Sunny Shines The Brightest English-bred stayer Sunny came off a muddling-run race to outgun his rivals in the $80,000 Kranji Stakes C race over 2000m on Friday. - 9 Feb
Delay No Drama For Kiwi Karma A 40-minute delay failed to rattle smart mare Kiwi Karma who, once the $125,000 Kranji Stakes A race over 1200m was underway, shot straight like a die to lead from pillar to post on Friday night. - 9 Feb
Outlander Strikes In Flogas Chase For Grade One King Willie Mullins Outlander gave Willie Mullins a Grade One hat-trick at Leopardstown when ploughing through the testing conditions to run out a convincing winner of the Flogas Novice Chase. - 9 Feb
Aerovelocity Heading Back To Japan Hong Kong’s champion sprinter Aerovelocity will return to Japan for a shot at a second successive win in next month’s G1 Takamatsunomiya Kinen, passing up  a start in the G1 Queen’s Silver Jubilee Cup at Sha Tin on February 28.    - 9 Feb
Ratings Update: Alan King For A Day The logical place to start is the Festival Trials meeting at Cheltenham last Saturday, which featured five graded races on its seven-race card.  - 5 Feb
Many Clouds On Course To Emulate Red Rum At Aintree Last year's winner Many Clouds features among 126 entries for the Crabbie's Grand National on April 9, with the Aintree feature attracting the highest number of entries since 2008. - 5 Feb
Zawraq Future 'in The Balance' Following Slow Recovery Process Zawraq's racing future is "in the balance" as the one-time leading Derby contender is making slower-than-expected progress in his recovery from injury. - 5 Feb
War Affair To Be Backed Off For Two Months Champion galloper War Affair’s 2016 stop-and-start campaign has been put on hold again following some concerns over his fitness. - 5 Feb
Time Odyssey Spaces Rivals Again Promising stayer Time Odyssey thumped his rivals as widely expected in the $80,000 Kranji Stakes C race over 1600m on Sunday, but has now left jockey Corey Brown with a possible happy headache when the Fortune Bowl comes around next Tuesday week. - 2 Feb