French Racing Roundup

French Racing Roundup

French Racing Roundup Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe (Gr1) Cracksman (Frankel) is one of the top contenders in the forthcoming Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe (Gr1). However, the Anthony Oppenheimer-owned colt, who races in the same colours as the 2015 ‘Arc’ winner Golden Horn, is coming off a disappointing second in the Prince […]

Oil Price: Iran has threatened to block the Strait of Hormuz

Oil Price: Iran has threatened to block the Strait of Hormuz

Iran has threatened to block the Strait of Hormuz, a vital artery for oil shipments from the Middle East. The warning comes in response to the US, which is trying to cut off Iranian crude exports. After pulling out of a landmark international deal curtailing Tehran’s nuclear program, Washington has ordered countries to cease buying […]

US Media Use Fake News in Syria

US Media Use Fake News in Syria

Old images, fiction films and even video games have all been used to spread fake news stories in war-torn Syria — creating all the more work for a media collective debunking them. Protests broke out against Syria’s regime in 2011 and then spun into violent conflict. All along, there has been a continuous stream of […]

Travel News: Visit Montana

Travel News: Visit Montana Travel is a way to discover incredible moments. A hike up a winding mountain trail delivers an indescribable view of seemingly endless green forests and towering rocky peaks. Following a path to stand over a city nestled in the protection of surrounding mountains offers a view of the infinite sky overhead. […]

Trade War will Raise US Interest Rates

Trade War will Raise US Interest Rates

Trade War will Raise US Interest Rates U.S. financial services firms Morgan Stanley and JP Morgan said Friday that they expect the South Korean central bank to raise the base rate next month on a modest economic recovery and low inflationary pressure. In a monetary policy committee meeting on Thursday, the Bank of Korea (BOK) […]

Google and Fake News

Google and Fake News

At the heart of the spread of fake news are the algorithms used by search engines, websites and social media which are often accused of pushing false or manipulated information regardless of the consequences. – What are algorithms? – They are the invisible but essential computer programmes and formulas that increasingly run modern life, designed […]

Farnborough Airshow, Brexit and the Trade War

Farnborough Airshow, Brexit and the Trade War

Top global plane makers land at the Farnborough airshow in England next week, hoping to pick up speed on demand for passenger jets while charting a path through Brexit and trade war turbulence. This year’s sector showpiece event, opening Monday, will be buzzing on the back of rapid changes in the industry, as US titan […]

Facial Recognition Software Removes All Privacy

Facial Recognition Software Removes All Privacy

Facial Recognition Software Removes All Privacy Microsoft’s chief legal officer on Friday called for regulation of facial recognition technology due to the risk to privacy and human rights. Brad Smith made a case for a government initiative to lay out rules for proper use of facial recognition technology, with input from a bipartisan and expert […]

Trade War Update

Trade War Update

Trade War Update China China said Friday that its attitude on respecting and protecting intellectual property rights (IPR) is serious and its actions are effective, calling the U.S. allegations of so-called IPR theft by China groundless. “In recent months, the United States has repeatedly accused China of stealing intellectual property rights, but it has never […]

ISIS Strikes Pakistan

ISIS Strikes Pakistan

ISIS Strikes Pakistan At least 105 people including a political leader were killed and over 150 others injured when a suicide blast hit a political meeting in Mastung district of Pakistan’s southwest Balochistan province on Friday, officials said. Confirming the death toll, caretaker home minister of Balochistan province Agha Umar said that the injured people […]

Mueller Indicts 12 Russians No Clintons

Mueller Indicts 12 Russians No Clintons

Mueller Indicts 12 Russians No Clintons Despite the contents of the documents recovered that show clear criminal conduct the Clintons still have not faced a single charge. Not so for 12 Russian intelligence officers were indicted for hacking the Democratic party and the Hillary Clinton campaign. The suspects are members of the GRU, the Russian […]

Seven Starters for Shane Edwards Sunday at Selangor Turf Club

Seven Starters for Shane Edwards Sunday at Selangor Turf Club

Seven Starters for Shane Edwards Sunday at Selengor Turf Club The Shane Edwards Stable will field 7 runners Sunday at the Selangor Turf Club at the Malaysia Three-Year-Old Championship day. SINGSURAT starts the day for the Shane Edwards Stable in race 1, the Aussie born 6yo Gelding owned by successful regional syndicator AREXEVAN from a […]

Newmarket Racing this Weekend

Newmarket Racing this Weekend

Alpha Centauri heads seven runners for the Group 1 Tattersalls Falmouth Stakes at Newmarket on Friday. The mile feature forms part of the QIPCO British Champions Series and Alpha Centauri will start at cramped odds to follow up her stunning success in the Coronation Stakes at Royal Ascot last month, having previously scooped the Tattersalls […]

2yo’s Take Centre Stage at Singapore Turf Club

2yo’s Take Centre Stage at Singapore Turf Club

2yo’s Take Centre Stage at Singapore Turf Club SHOWDOWN OF TWO-YEAR-OLDS AT “AUSHORSE GOLDEN HORSESHOE” – FINALE OF THE SINGAPORE GOLDEN HORSESHOE SERIES The five-race 2018 Singapore Golden Horseshoe Series will conclude with the running of the Group 2 Aushorse Golden Horseshoe this Friday, 13 July 2018 at the Singapore Racecourse. Singapore’s top two-year-olds will […]

Europe to Weak for a Trade War

Europe to Weak for a Trade War

Europe to Weak for a Trade War The EU on Thursday slashed its growth forecast for the eurozone in 2018, warning that the rising trade tensions with the United States were hitting the economy. The European Commission, the EU’s executive arm, said the 19-country single currency bloc would expand by 2.1 percent in 2018, lower […]

Trade War Latest News

Trade War Latest News

Trade War Latest News The Chinese commerce ministry has slammed the US plan to impose tariffs on additional imports worth some $200 billion as totally unacceptable, promising a mirror response to defend its national interests. “The Chinese side is shocked by the actions of the US,” a statement on the ministry’s website declared. “In order […]

Trade War: China Responds

Trade War: China Responds

Trade War: China Responds China will take necessary countermeasures to resolutely safeguard its rights and interests, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Wednesday after the United States announced a list of tariffs on 200 billion U.S. dollars of Chinese goods Tuesday. “The behavior of the U.S. is typical ‘trade bullying,” spokesperson Hua Chunying said at […]

Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Lied to Voters

Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Lied to Voters

The family background of Democratic Socialist newcomer Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and her working-class roots helped her in the race on social issues, but it was all a lie. Ocasio-Cortez recently shook up New York politics by defeating 10-term incumbent Joe Crowley in the party’s congressional primary race. She used what she called her “working-class” background to […]

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio Must Step Down

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio Must Step Down

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio Must Step Down New York Mayor Bill de Blasio travelled to a family vacation aboard a spy plane designed to detect radioactive material used in “dirty bombs” with the backing of the city’s police department. Police Commissioner James O’Neill told reporters on Tuesday that the NYPD’s intelligence bureau cleared […]

ISIS Murdering Muslims to Upset Peace in Syria

ISIS Murdering Muslims to Upset Peace in Syria

A suicide car bombing on Tuesday killed 14 newly reconciled fighters from pro-government and rebel ranks in an attack on a south Syrian village claimed by the Islamic State group. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the explosion hit Zaizun, a village in the western countryside of Daraa province which rebels agreed in […]

Stephen Gray has Lim’s Magic Fit for Singapore Derby

Stephen Gray has Lim’s Magic Fit for Singapore Derby

Stephen Gray has Lim’s Magic Fit for Singapore Derby Read all the news from Michael Lee at Singapore Turf Club Lim’s Magic’s Singapore Derby plans looked in jeopardy after he pulled up sore from his last run in the Group 1 Giovanni Racing Charity Bowl (1600m). Trainer Stephen Gray even thought the son of Manhattan Rain […]

Dubai Leads World on Cryptocurrency Development

Dubai Leads World on Cryptocurrency Development

Dubai Leads World on Cryptocurrency Development Dubai International Digital Asset Exchange, or DBEX, today announced the completion of a pre-A round of investment from 19 leading global and Chinese investors including Sino-Burmese Fund, Hanfor Capital Management and Shangshan Wealth and Investment. The pre-A round investment is worth hundreds of millions of RMB. It is one […]

Australia: Will Rates Burst the Real Estate Bubble

Australia: Will Rates Burst the Real Estate Bubble

Australia: Will Rates Burst the Real Estate Bubble Banks in Australia are gearing up for slight increases in interest rates, but in an overly inflated market this may well mean disaster for many and a correction in prices across the country. The smaller lenders are already moving rates higher but so far the big 4 […]

Trade War Turns Serious

Trade War Turns Serious

Accusing China of not negotiating “seriously” on trade, the Trump administration has released a list of products it wants to impose a ten percent tariff on, amounting to $200 billion. The new tariffs would kick in within 60 days. The 200-page document, released on Tuesday by the US Trade Representative’s office, gives notice to those […]

Redkirk Warrior Ready for Group 1 Darley July Cup

Redkirk Warrior Ready for Group 1 Darley July Cup

Redkirk Warrior Ready for Group 1 Darley July Cup Australian sprint star Redkirk Warrior delighted his connections when working on Newmarket’s Adnams July Course early on Monday morning ahead of his run in the Group 1 Darley July Cup back at the Suffolk track on Saturday. The seven-year-old gelding, among 19 entries left in the […]

Emily Abt & Bruce Hensel to Present Transgender Movie at Outfest

Emily Abt & Bruce Hensel to Present Transgender Movie at Outfest In 2004, SHOWTIME introduced viewers to the story of Rene and Jamie with the documentary THE OPPOSITE SEX, showing two brave people going through their long-awaited gender affirmation surgeries. BEYOND THE OPPOSITE SEX, premiering on SHOWTIME on Friday, March 16 at 9 p.m. ET/PT […]

Refugees Flee Racist South Africa

Refugees Flee Racist South Africa

Refugees Flee Racist South Africa A delegation of 30 South African farming families has arrived in Russia’s farmbelt Stavropol Region, Rossiya 1 TV reports. The group says it is facing violent attacks and death threats at home. Up to 15,000 Boers, descendants of Dutch settlers in South Africa, are planning to move to Russia amid […]

Uncle Mo Producing Winners Everywhere

Uncle Mo Producing Winners Everywhere

Uncle Mo Producing Winners Everywhere USA The stakes winners keep coming for Uncle Mo, the latest to salute being Jessica Krupnick (5m Uncle Mo x Wear Red, by Henny Hughes), who captured the $75,250 Dashing Beauty Stakes at Delaware Park. Trained by Francis Abbott, she won the six furlong sprint by a nose taking her […]

2018 China Internet Report

2018 China Internet Report

During the RISE international tech conference today, the 2018 China Internet Report [www.abacusnews.com/china-internet-report/] was released exclusively on Abacus, a new media platform from the South China Morning Post (SCMP). Covering twelve industries, this hundred-page report summarizes China’s dynamic internet industry for international readers. China’s internet is now ubiquitous across the country’s industries and population, and […]

China Wealth Forum 2018

China Wealth Forum 2018

China Wealth Forum, themed “Exploring New Models of Openness and Regulation”, was inaugurated at Crowne Plaza Qingdao Ocean Spring Resort. During the two-day event, participants discussed openness and innovation in the financial sector as well as financial regulations and financial services in the real economy, providing a diversified and open market of ideas for the […]

97 Percent of all Governments are Now on Twitter

97 Percent of all Governments are Now on Twitter

U.S. President Donald Trump is the most followed world leader on Twitter, with 52 million followers on his @realDonaldTrump account which has more than doubled since taking office on January 20, 2017, according to the newly released 2018 Twiplomacy study by BCW, a top-three and the first truly integrated global communications agency in the world. […]

Trade War Latest Update

Trade War Latest Update

Trade War Latest Update China stays committed to continuously and proactively expanding opening up so as to better cope with unilateralism and protectionism, Premier Li Keqiang said here on Monday. Li, who is in Germany for a three-day official visit, made the remarks at an innovation-themed forum, which is also attended by his German counterpart, […]

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) is Struggling

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) is Struggling

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) is Struggling $TSLA Electric car manufacturer Tesla has failed another independent braking test. Officials for the company don’t agree with the results. The test was made in Luxembourg recently. The Luxembourg testing and standardization authority (ILNAS) put a Model S and a Volvo S90 through an emergency braking test. As Luxembourg Wort reports, […]

Did Ralph Izzo’s Policies Murder Black Pensioner

Did Ralph Izzo’s Policies Murder Black Pensioner

Did Ralph Izzo’s Policies Murder Black Pensioner Ralph Izzo pulls in over $5m dollars a year as the CEO of the Public Service Electric and Gas Company, but his policies are now under the spotlight after the death of black pensioner. New Jersey authorities are investigating the circumstances of the tragic death of an elderly […]

Boeing (NYSE: BA): The Future Is Built Here

Boeing (NYSE: BA): The Future Is Built Here

Boeing (NYSE: BA): The Future Is Built Here Boeing (NYSE: BA) today announced its plans to reveal the exciting future of air and space travel at the 2018 Farnborough International Airshow, which takes place July 16-22. From hypersonic travel to the future of autonomous flight to manned space flight, Boeing will visually present the innovations […]

Boom Time in Singapore: Temasek Report Monster Portfolio

Boom Time in Singapore: Temasek Report Monster Portfolio

Boom Time in Singapore: Temasek Report Monster Portfolio Singapore state investor Temasek Holdings is likely to book a record S$300bn ($221bn) for the value of its portfolio, powered by gains in DBS Group and Chinese banks, while it steps up investment in tech startups. Temasek is a global investment company headquartered in Singapore. They are […]

Did Monsanto Cause Cancer Epidemic?

Did Monsanto Cause Cancer Epidemic?

Did Monsanto Cause Cancer Epidemic? During more than a century of business, US agrochemical colossus Monsanto has been vilified for products critics say harm people and the environment. In the first trial of its kind, a Californian dying of cancer is suing Monsanto, claiming its popular herbicide Roundup caused his disease — a case that […]

James Packer Dodging Trouble with Mental Health Claim?

James Packer Dodging Trouble with Mental Health Claim?

James Packer Dodging Trouble with Mental Health Claim? Australian tycoon James Packer has quit his family firm Consolidated Press Holdings as he recovers from mental health issues, a spokesman said Monday, months after he stepped down from gaming empire Crown Resorts. Packer’s departure from his private investment vehicle is the latest step by one of […]

Brexit: Theresa May’s Government Crumbles from Within

Brexit: Theresa May’s Government Crumbles from Within

Brexit: Theresa May’s Government Crumbles from Within UPDATE: British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson resigned Monday, adding to divisions over Brexit that threaten to tear apart Prime Minister Theresa May’s government. British Prime Minister Theresa May faced a crisis in her cabinet Monday after Brexit minister David Davis resigned over a plan to retain strong economic […]

Travel Australia: Visit Cairns

Travel Australia: Visit Cairns

Travel Australia: Visit Cairns See the Great Barrier Reef No trip to Cairns is complete without visiting the Great Barrier Reef, the world’s largest coral reef system. It’s made up of 3000 coral reefs, 600 continental islands and 300 coral cays. Book a day cruise with operators such as  or  to snorkel and dive among vivid […]

Is big pharma to blame for the opioid epidemic?

Is big pharma to blame for the opioid epidemic?

The state of California, like many states, is in the throes of the opioid epidemic.  According to the California Department of Health, there were 4,600 overdose deaths in California in 2015, the highest number in the nation.  While our per capita rate is lower than some states, we have been anything but immune to this […]

Big Brother is Watching: The Dark Side of Facial Recognition

Big Brother is Watching: The Dark Side of Facial Recognition

Big Brother is Watching: The Dark Side of Facial Recognition The unique features of your face can allow you to unlock your new iPhone, access your bank account or even “smile to pay” for some goods and services. The same technology, using algorithms generated by a facial scan, can allow law enforcement to find a […]

Prosperity Key to North Korea

Prosperity Key to North Korea

Washington’s top diplomat Mike Pompeo was addressing Vietnamese business leaders but his real audience was not in the Hanoi dining room. The US Secretary of State was sending a message from the thriving commercial heart of this once war-torn city all the way to North Korea. Vietnam fought a brutal war to expel American invaders, […]

Imports Impress at Rosehill

Imports Impress at Rosehill

Imports Impress at Rosehill By Ray Hickson All eyes might have been on the return of gun colt Kementari at Monday’s Rosehill trials but it was another horse in blue, import Home Of The Brave, who stole the show. In his first public appearance since contesting the Group 1 Breeders’ Cup Mile in November, the […]

Camelot a Rising Star at Coolmore

Fabulous Camelot enjoyed his second G1 success in less than a week in New York on Saturday evening when Athena (3f Camelot-Cherry Hinton, by Green Desert) landed the G1 Belmont Oaks Invitational. Aidan O’Brien sent over the first-crop Camelot filly, who had raced just six days earlier at the Curragh, to capture the $1m event. […]

Dubai Airport Setting Records

Dubai Airport Setting Records

Dubai Airport Setting Records Dubai International Airport, DXB, has welcomed 36.9 million passengers during the first five months of 2018 according to the monthly traffic report issued by operator Dubai Airports today. DXB welcomed a total of 36,943,613 passengers during the first five months of 2018 compared to 36,969,594 passengers recorded during the same period […]

Dubai Real Estate Report

Dubai Real Estate Report

Dubai Real Estate Report Dubai Land Department (DLD) has revealed that real estate transactions in the emirate for the first half of 2018 reached AED111 billion, reaffirming Dubai market’s attractiveness and ability to compete with global investment destinations. The strengths portrayed by Dubai’s real estate investments underscore the leadership’s mandate to ease business processes and […]

North Korea Will Denuclearize

North Korea Will Denuclearize

South Korea on Sunday welcomed the outcome of the recent high-level dialogue between the United States and North Korea, saying it marked an important start of efforts to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula. “The North Korea-U.S. talks held in Pyongyang marked the first step in a journey toward denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula,” said Kim Eui-kyeom, […]

Bechtel Wins Western Sydney Airport

Bechtel Wins Western Sydney Airport

Bechtel, a global leader in project management, engineering, procurement and construction, has been selected by WSA Co as its Delivery Partner and Project Manager (Definition) for the Western Sydney Airport, a $5.3 billion greenfield facility in Badgerys Creek, New South Wales. This will be a landmark project for both New South Wales and Australia, and […]

Oisin Murphy and Roaring Lion Take the Eclipse

Oisin Murphy and Roaring Lion Take the Eclipse

Oisin Murphy and Roaring Lion Take the Eclipse Oisin Murphy claimed his first British Group One victory after Roaring Lion survived a stewards’ inquiry to take a tremendous renewal of the Coral-Eclipse at Sandown. The summer showpiece may have lost some of its gloss after the withdrawal of Derby winner Masar on Friday evening, but […]

China Switches Focus Away from USA

China Switches Focus Away from USA

Companies from China and the United States are concerned about the impact of trade tensions between the world’s top two economies after the United States began imposing a 25-percent additional tariff on Chinese products worth 34 billion U.S. dollars Friday. China’s customs authority announced that additional tariffs for some imports from the United States worth […]

The LONGINES Hong Kong International Races Jump to HK$93 million

The LONGINES Hong Kong International Races Jump to HK$93 million

The LONGINES Hong Kong International Races Jump to HK$93 million The LONGINES Hong Kong International Races are now worth an extraordinary HK$93 million. The 10% increase to the Turf World Championships’ purse is among the Hong Kong Jockey Club’s substantial prize money rises for the 2018/19 season, which were announced today, 6 July, 2018. The […]

Trade War Heats Up

Trade War Heats Up

Just hours after the United States introduced 25 percent trade tariffs on $34 billion worth of Chinese goods, Beijing has retaliated with mirror measures against American imports. “After the United States introduced the new tariffs, China’s reciprocal measures also immediately took effect,” said the spokesman for the Chinese Foreign Ministry Lu Kang. He did not […]

US will Revoke Passports of Americans

US will Revoke Passports of Americans

Hundreds of thousands of US citizens may have to scrap their holiday plans, the Internal Revenue Service said, as it is enforcing a law allowing authorities to revoke and deny passports to those owing over $51,000 in unpaid taxes. Some 362,000 people may fall under the scope of the 2015 law as early as the […]

It’s Not Just Immigrants, America Treats Americans Like Animals

It’s Not Just Immigrants, America Treats Americans Like Animals

It’s Not Just Immigrants, America Treats Americans Like Animals America Treats Americans Like Animals, everyday a new video emerges of Police beating civilians, civilians attacking civilians. If arrested US prisoners can expect some of the worst prison conditions in the world, and all this happens in the country that is supposed to be leading the […]

A Big Breeders’ Cup Weekend

A Big Breeders’ Cup Weekend

Last year’s Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf winner Mendelssohn headlines the Dwyer Stakes for 3-year-olds this Saturday, July 7, from Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y., on NBC beginning at 4:30 p.m. ET. The 90-minute live broadcast, part of the Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series: Win and You’re In, presented by America’s Best Racing,” also will include the $350,000 Belmont […]

Horse Racing Continues Growth at Gulfstream Park

Horse Racing Continues Growth at Gulfstream Park

Horse Racing Continues Growth at Gulfstream Park Be part of the action in South Florida join a syndicate with Knightsbridge Total Handle Rises $21 Million Despite 6 Fewer Days Daily Average Handle up $1 Million, Climbs $2.1 Million Since 2015 Total Handle Up $88 Million Since 2015 Become an owner and enjoy the fun of […]

Coral-Eclipse at Sandown on Saturday

Coral-Eclipse at Sandown on Saturday

Who wins the Coral-Eclipse at Sandown on Saturday. Here’s a guide to all the possible runners in the Group 1 feature, which forms part of the Middle Distance Category of the QIPCO British Champions Series. MASAR This year's Derby hero #Masar unfortunately misses tomorrow's Eclipse @Sandownpark – full story at https://t.co/7dihl2Rrvm pic.twitter.com/wqe5PloUAI — Godolphin (@godolphin) […]

Travel Warning: Indonesia is Anti-Gay

Travel Warning: Indonesia is Anti-Gay

Travel Warning: Indonesia is Anti-Gay Don’t be fooled in to thinking Bali is some special Buddhist Island, Bali is part of Indonesia and it is an increasingly dangerous place to be Gay. If you are Gay it is probably best to skip Bali, if you do not like a regime that deliberately oppresses Gay people, […]

Mahathir Arrests Najib, Saudi Royal Family May Face Tough Questions

Mahathir Arrests Najib, Saudi Royal Family May Face Tough Questions

Mahathir Arrests Najib, Saudi Royal Family May Face Tough Questions Malaysia’s disgraced former prime minister Najib Razak, who is to be charged in court on Wednesday in connection with the multibillion-dollar financial scandal at the 1MDB state fund he helped set up, is facing the prospect of a lengthy jail term. The involvement of the […]

Galileo and Coolmore Continue Global Dominance

Galileo and Coolmore Continue Global Dominance

Galileo and Coolmore Continue Global Dominance Victory in the G1 Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud for Waldgeist (4c Galileo-Waldlerche, by Monsun) headed a haul of three European Group-race wins for the incredible Galileo on Sunday. The progressive four-year-old provided trainer Andre Fabre with an amazing eighth success in the Saint-Cloud showpiece when holding off the high-class […]

Emirates Singapore Derby Fashion and Fun

Emirates Singapore Derby Fashion and Fun

Emirates Singapore Derby Fashion and Fun The Emirates Singapore Derby returns for another edition on Sunday, 15 July 2018. Run over 1,800m on the turf track at the Singapore Racecourse, the 23rd edition of the Group 1 race is the final leg of the Singapore Four-Year-Old Challenge that brings together the best of that age […]

Big Day for Newgate Farm and Foxwedge at The Curragh

Big Day for Newgate Farm and Foxwedge at The Curragh

Big Day for Newgate Farm and Foxwedge at The Curragh Newgate Farm’s Foxwedge became an international success last night with the triumph of Urban Fox in the Juddmonte Pretty Polly Stakes (Group 1) at The Curragh. Foxwedge in no stranger to Australian breeders, he has made his name with Group I winning fillies Foxplay and […]

Adrian Wallace on American Pharaoh’s First-Crop Yearlings

Adrian Wallace on American Pharaoh’s First-Crop Yearlings Thoroughbred Daily News interviewed Coolmore’s Adrian Wallace about the yearlings from American Pharaoh, the horse is now headed for another season in Australia where he was well received, although very little of the horse has been seen in the sales ring, what has gone through has attracted big […]

Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh

Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh

Ireland’s premier Classic has attracted the biggest field for an Irish Derby since 2006 as Epsom Derby runner-up Dee Ex Bee looks to give trainer Mark Johnston his first success in the race and he is joined by strong British representation with Old Persian and Knight To Behold standing their ground at this morning’s declaration […]

Malaysian Racing News: Selangor Turf Club Adds Incentives

Malaysian Racing News: Selangor Turf Club Adds Incentives

Malaysian Racing News: Selangor Turf Club Adds Incentives This is the perfect opportunity to come Racing in Malaysia with Knightsbridge. Racing in Malaysia is growing year after year and the prize money is now very worthwhile and the new races and incentives have added to the appeal. Knightsbridge will be sending several horse to Malaysia […]

Merchant Navy Retired to Stud, Now Available on Horseco Exchange

Merchant Navy Retired to Stud, Now Available on Horseco Exchange

Merchant Navy Retired to Stud, Now Available on Horseco Exchange Australians will get the first shot at breeding to Merchant Navy at Coolmore Australia and he is now available on Magic Millions new service Horsco Exchange (See the Merchant Navy Listing Here) Best Stallions in Australia are Joining Horseco Exchange – Live Trading News https://t.co/PMrx9Knbt3 […]

America is a Dangerous Place to be

America is a Dangerous Place to be

America is a Dangerous Place to be Police will Use Force Without Provocation Disturbing footage of a police officer using a stun gun on an unarmed black man has gone viral. Concerned citizens took to Facebook to slam police for excessive use of force and giving “confusing” instructions to suspects. Police in the city of […]

China Reacts to Trade War

China Reacts to Trade War

China has announced sectors of the economy where it will ease foreign investment rules, with leaders stepping up efforts to portray the country as opening up as they prepare for a possible trade war with the United States. The new “negative list” outlines key reforms in the financial sector while dropping restrictions in areas including […]

Best Stallions in Australia are Joining Horseco Exchange

Best Stallions in Australia are Joining Horseco Exchange

Best Stallions in Australia are Joining Horseco Exchange Only a week after Magic Millions announced the launch of Horseco Exchange in Australia for 2018 the service has put together a whopping 177 Stallions. Best of all, Horseco Exchange is completely FREE to use for mare owners. Thank you to the BEST STALLION FARMS in Australasia […]

Mass Shooting in Maryland

Mass Shooting in Maryland

Mass Shooting in Maryland Five people were killed on Thursday afternoon with several “gravely injured” in a mass shooting at local daily newspaper Capital Gazette in Annapolis, the capital city of eastern U.S. state Maryland, police said. The shooter is in custody and interviewed, local police said, not revealing his identity. Unconfirmed reports said the […]

An Exciting Saturday at Gulfstream Park

An Exciting Saturday at Gulfstream Park

Grade 3 Winner Classic Rock Star of Show for Reeves, Ritvo Video: Navarro Looking Forward to Saturday’s Smile with X Y Jet Rainbow 6 Mandatory Payout Set for Summit of Speed Card Five Stakes, Two Graded, Worth $725,000 in Purses Saturday Gulfstream Park’s Spring Meet will conclude in style Saturday with a 14-race program that […]

Jaron Lanier Explains How Social Media is Manipulating You

Jaron Lanier Explains How Social Media is Manipulating You From www.ted.com Back in the 1980s, actually, I gave my first talk at TED, and I brought some of the very, very first public demonstrations of virtual reality ever to the TED stage. And at that time, we knew that we were facing a knife-edge future […]

Is there Alien Life on Enceladus

Is there Alien Life on Enceladus

Is there Alien Life on Enceladus Scientists trawling through data from the dead Cassini spacecraft have discovered that icy jets on Saturn’s moon, Enceladus, contains all the basic ingredients required to support life. The alien seawater which shoots from the moon’s geysers was known to contain a range of interesting ingredients including salt, silica and […]

Zoustar will Join the Qatar Racing Stallion Roster

Zoustar will Join the Qatar Racing Stallion Roster

Record breaking Australian first-season sire Zoustar, part-owned by Qatar Racing, will stand at Tweenhills Stud in Gloucestershire for the 2019 breeding season. Currently based at Widden Stud in New South Wales, Zoustar will shuttle to the UK next season where he will join the Qatar Racing stallion roster. European breeders will have access to the most promising young […]

No Nay Never a Winner for Coolmore

The No Nay Never winners show no sign of slowing up with Henri-Alex Pantall sending out We Go (2c No Nay Never-Encore Merci, by Danehill Dancer) to prevail in France on Wednesday. Beaten a short-head on his debut at Saint-Cloud, Madame Jacque Cygler’s juvenile went one better at Maisons-Laffitte when winning the six-furlong Prix Riverman […]

X Y Jet Aims for Breeders Cup Sprint

X Y Jet Aims for Breeders Cup Sprint

Rockingham Ranch and Gelfenstein Farm’s X Y Jet is slated to seek his sixth straight stakes victory over the Gulfstream Park track Saturday, when the Jorge Navarro-trained gelding will be heavily favored in the $250,000 Smile Sprint (G3). X Y Jet is set to make his first start in the six-furlong sprint since finishing second […]

Curlin’s Approval Vs Rich Mommy in the $250,000 Princess Rooney (G2) at Gulfstream Park

Curlin’s Approval Vs Rich Mommy in the $250,000 Princess Rooney (G2) at Gulfstream Park

Alter Racing Stable Inc. and Bridlewood Farm’s Curlin’s Approval earned a fees-paid berth in the $1 million Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (G1) last year when she drew off to a commanding 4 ½-length victory in the $250,000 Princess Rooney (G2) at Gulfstream Park. Trainer Happy Alter is looking for the same result Saturday […]

America is Electing Socialists and Trump Should Listen

America is Electing Socialists and Trump Should Listen

America is Electing Socialists and Trump Should Listen In an amazing show of stupidity American voters have elected Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Alexandria endorses a Federal Jobs Guarantee that would create a minimum $15 wage (pegged to inflation), full healthcare, and paid child and sick leave for all. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wants to spend on everything, take […]

2018 Superaccelerators List

2018 Superaccelerators List

China moves ahead of U.S. on Heidrick & Struggles’ 2018 Superaccelerators List: The World’s Most Successful Large Companies – Among the 500 companies with the highest market capitalizations in the world, Superaccelerators pass four rigorous “rules of 20” tests demonstrating sustained organic growth and profitability – Only 6 of the 19 Superaccelerators are based in […]

Belt & Road Global Forum

Belt & Road Global Forum

Belt & Road Global Forum The Belt and Road Global Forum held its inauguration ceremony and its first annual roundtable today at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). Carrie Lam, Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), officiated the ceremony and delivered the opening remarks. The Forum is an alliance […]

France: ARQANA August Yearling Sale

France: ARQANA August Yearling Sale

France: ARQANA August Yearling Sale Further underlining the quality of a selection that hails from the top French and European nurseries, this year has seen a plethora of exciting performances from previous graduates, not least 2016 sales topper MAGIC WAND who captured the Gr.2 Ribblesdale Stakes at Royal Ascot last week in dazzling style. She […]

Keeneland Offer $5.575 for its 17-day Fall Meet

Keeneland Offer $5.575 for its 17-day Fall Meet

Keeneland Offer $5.575 for its 17-day Fall Meet Keeneland will award $5.575 million in stakes purses for its 17-day Fall Meet to be held Oct. 5-27 to mark a record for a season without the Breeders’ Cup World Championships while offering Shadwell Farm’s 20th year of sponsorship of the $1 million Shadwell Turf Mile (G1); […]

AT&T Facilitates Global Spying by NSA

AT&T Facilitates Global Spying by NSA

AT&T Facilitates Global Spying by NSA At least eight AT&T facilities across the US provide the NSA with data essential to spy on internet and phone traffic across the globe, the Intercept has revealed, adding that the agency called AT&T a trusted, solicitous partner. For over 30 years, Dallas-based multinational telecommunications conglomerate AT&T has provided […]

Abraaj, Dubai, Bill Gates and $14 Billion Dollars

Abraaj, Dubai, Bill Gates and $14 Billion Dollars

Founded in 2002 by Arif Naqvi, Abraaj has around $14 billion under management, with the majority invested in projects in Asia and Africa. Healthcare has been an increasing part of their portfolio, including a network of private hospitals in Hyderabad, India and the Islamabad Diagnostic Centre. In 2016, they allocated $545 million to acquire hospitals […]

$1 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint News

$1 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint News

$1 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint News Belmont Park, Keeneland and Santa Anita Park to hold “Win and You’re In” Events in October for free berths into new World Championships Race The Breeders’ Cup announced today that three North American races have been added to the 2018 Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series, with the winners receiving […]

Curlin’s Approval on Track for Breeders’ Cup

Curlin’s Approval on Track for Breeders’ Cup

Alter’s Racing Stable Inc. and Bridlewood Farm’s Curlin’s Approval worked four furlongs Sunday morning at Gulfstream Park, preparing for a title defense in the $250,000 Princess Rooney (G2), a seven-furlong Breeders’ Cup ‘Win and You’re In’ stakes on Saturday’s Summit of Speed program. The 5-year-old daughter of Curlin was timed in 47.93 seconds for her […]

Trade War: China Opens as America Closes

Trade War: China Opens as America Closes

Trade War: China Opens as America Closes When one door closes, another one opens, that is what is happening now in Asia China has taken solid steps in promoting its opening-up by lowering import tariffs and easing market access, while new measures on intellectual property protection and a new negative list for market access of […]

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