Tips, Comments & Feature Articles
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For major international events we will have a preview of all Group 1 races. Then, post-race, check back for a summary of how the race was run and won, which horses performed well and which ones could have done better.
Singapore Meeting Preview 16th September
~~RACE 1: CLASS 5 - 1000M (POLYTRACK) PRIZE MONEY: S$35000
Larry says, "The planets align for MR PATRON in the opening race as the 7YO finds himself
back in his only winning grade and two time winning trip. His recent form in better company
than this has been more than solid and from gate 3 he might be hardest to beat. MOTHER
NATURE also recently dropped to Class 5 and while her two runs have been just fair, we like
the fact she gets blinkers and comes off a solid trial so expect a good run.
- 15 Sep
Housesofparliament Gets The Each-Way Vote
There is an obviously one-sided look to the final classic of the season, Doncaster’s St Leger, with Idaho bringing a solid and strong profile into the race following a win in the Great Voltigeur at York.
- 9 Sep
Fitzroy To Return A Winner
Exciting four-year-old Fitzroy is set to make his return when due to contest the third event at Kranji this evening.
- 19 Aug
Prix Maurice De Gheest: Fun To Land Gold For Hong Kong
Timeform top rated—by 3 lb—for this year’s Prix Maurice de Gheest is the Hong Kong raider Gold-Fun, who ran close to his best when a staying-on neck second to Twilight Son in the six-furlong Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot last time.
- 6 Aug
Nassau Stakes Preview: Another Group 1 For Ballydoyle?
Dual classic winner Minding is clearly the leading three-year-old filly in training and a repeat of her best form (marginally her two wins at Newmarket - the Fillies’ Mile and 1000 Guineas) in Saturday’s Group 1 Nassau Stakes at Goodwood would see all of her rivals needing to improve by 4 lb and more to beat her.
- 29 Jul
King George Vi: Wings Can Carry Desire Into The Places
The Group 1 King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot on Saturday is Britain’s most prestigious all-aged race in the Flat calendar and provides one of the first opportunities for the three-year-olds to meet their elders at the highest level.
- 23 Jul
Rafaello To Hit The Spot
Three-year-old Rafaello has mixed his form in recent outings but is more than capable when right and should prove hard to beat in the seventh event at Singapore this evening.
- 23 Jul
Squire Osbaldeston A Class Above
The Stephen Gray trained Squire Osbaldeston appears set to relish the step up to the mile when due to contest the seventh event at Singapore this evening.
- 15 Jul
2016 July Cup - Free Computer Card
The Racing And Sports Computer Card has marked Diamond Jubilee winner Twilight Son favourite for tonight's July Cup at Newmarket.
- 10 Jul
Jamie Lynch's July Festival Preview: A Blue Week?
There's a whiff of Wales about Hawkbill. Seeing is believing, and the progressive punches above their perceived weight is in the record books, but they're still to meet their Waterloo, more than a hunch that a proper rival will make a short story out of the fairytale.
- 7 Jul
Test Of Time And Tactics
All the rage since given the go-ahead for the Eclipse, The Gurkha is the star attraction at Sandown on Saturday
- 1 Jul
Air Force One Ready To Land
Emerging stayer Air Force One appears well placed to return to the winner's stall when set to contest the seventh event at Singapore this evening.
- 18 Jun
Royal Ascot Day Two - Punters Preview
Racing and Sports' Adam Blencowe previews Day Two of Royal Ascot 2016 with market assessments for three races including the Prince Of Wales's Stakes.
- 15 Jun