Gambling: How the industry has grown and evolved within the UK economy

Gambling: How the industry has grown and evolved within the UK economy

In the past, the UK’s economy was firmly based in manufacturing – indeed the country saw the birth of the industrial revolution – and for centuries led the world in every sector from engineering to textiles. But those heady days are long gone and there are signs that Brexit may well see the country’s manufacturing […]

No Nay Never Brings Big Money Goffs

No Nay Never Brings Big Money Goffs

No Nay Never Brings Big Money Goffs No Nay Never has made a simply sensational start to his stallion career thanks to the likes of Saturday’s G1 Middle Park Stakes hero Ten Sovereigns (2c No Nay Never-Seeking Solace, by Exceed And Excel). And his second crop understandably proved hot properties at Goffs on Tuesday, headed […]

The £250,000 Balmoral Handicap, sponsored by QIPCO

The £250,000 Balmoral Handicap, sponsored by QIPCO

The £250,000 Balmoral Handicap, sponsored by QIPCO, the race that brings down the curtain on QIPCO British Champions Day at Ascot on October 20, has attracted a bumper 74 entries. A maximum field of 20 will be allowed to run in the mile contest, which is Europe’s richest mile handicap. Last year all bar three […]

Aidan O’Brien Goes for 6th St Leger at Doncaster

Aidan O’Brien Goes for 6th St Leger at Doncaster

Aidan O’Brien Goes for 6th St Leger at Doncaster Kew Gardens and Lah Ti Dar feature among a final field of 12 for the William Hill St Leger at Doncaster on Saturday. Aidan O’Brien is seeking a sixth success in the world’s oldest Classic, which was first run in 1776 and forms part of the […]

The Welcome To Yorkshire Ebor Festival

The Welcome To Yorkshire Ebor Festival

Four superb QIPCO British Champions Series races will take place at The Welcome To Yorkshire Ebor Festival next week. Here are the potential clashes which should have racing fans on the edge of their seats. Wednesday: Juddmonte International Stakes POET’S WORD v ROARING LION Sir Michael Stoute has already saddled the winner of the International […]

Poet’s Word Vs Roaring Lion

Poet’s Word Vs Roaring Lion

Poet’s Word and Roaring Lion are on course to clash in the Juddmonte International Stakes at York next week The pair dominate the betting for the mile and a quarter showpiece in eight days time after sparkling this summer but are not frightening away the opposition because on Tuesday afternoon Aidan O’Brien indicated Saxon Warrior, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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) […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Segenhoe’s Merchant Navy Takes the Diamond Jubilee Stakes

Segenhoe’s Merchant Navy Takes the Diamond Jubilee Stakes

Segenhoe’s Merchant Navy Takes the Diamond Jubilee Stakes Segenhoe bred Coolmore Stud G1 winner Merchant Navy who will stand next to his father, super sire Fastnet Rock, at Jerrys Plains after being sold to global breeding powerhouse Coolmore for more than $30 million. It is the first son of Fastnet Rock that Coolmore has decided […]

Royal Ascot 2018: Harry Angel

Royal Ascot 2018: Harry Angel

J A McGrath at Godolphin A glance at the form book shows Godolphin sprinting star Harry Angel has yet to break his Ascot ‘duck’ after four outings at the Berkshire course. But it may be unwise to interpret that as a negative factor going into Saturday’s feature, the G1 Diamond Jubilee Stakes, run over the […]

Shanghai Bobby Delivers at Royal Ascot

Shanghai Bobby Delivers at Royal Ascot

Shanghai Bobby Delivers at Royal Ascot First crop Shanghai Bobby filly Shang Shang Shang (2f Shanghai Bobby-Yankee Victoria, by Yankee Victor) was the toast of Royal Ascot after winning the G2 Norfolk Stakes on Thursday. Victory for the filly against colts – the first such success since Superstar Leo beat male rivals in 2000 – […]

The Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot Saturday

The Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot Saturday

The Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot Saturday The Diamond Jubilee Stakes is the focus of Royal Ascot’s Saturday swansong and as ever it has attracted an array of international sprinting talent for the 1200m G1 charge up the Ascot straight. UK-trained runners have won six of the last 10 renewals and it is fairly […]

Order Of St George to make History at Royal Ascot

Order Of St George to make History at Royal Ascot

Order Of St George to make History at Royal Ascot Order Of St George will attempt to become the first horse in 18 years to regain his Gold Cup crown at Royal Ascot on Thursday. The six-year-old, who heads a final field of nine for the £500,000 showpiece, which forms part of the Long Distance […]

Blue Point, Without Parole Star at Royal Ascot

Blue Point, Without Parole Star at Royal Ascot

Blue Point, Without Parole Star at Royal Ascot Blue Point wore down Battaash to claim top honours in the King’s Stand Stakes at Royal Ascot. The five-furlong sprint was billed as a match between the Charlie Hills-trained Battaash and Wesley Ward’s defending champion Lady Aurelia, who was bidding for a third Royal Ascot victory overall. […]

Lady Aurelia Vs Battaash at Royal Ascot

Lady Aurelia Vs Battaash at Royal Ascot

Lady Aurelia Vs Battaash at Royal Ascot Two star speedsters take each other on in a cracking first day at Royal Ascot on Tuesday, 19 June when Lady Aurelia and Battaash will launch themselves at glory in the Group 1 King’s Stand Stakes over 1000 metres. American trainer Wesley Ward has imprinted his name on […]

Godolphin’s Best Royal Ascot Chances

Godolphin’s Best Royal Ascot Chances

Progressive four-year-old Saltonstall is out to provide a third victory for Godolphin in the fiercely competitive Royal Hunt Cup on day two of Royal Ascot, Wednesday, 20 June. The Pivotal colt’s trainer Michael Halford captured the heritage handicap over Ascot’s straight mile with Portage in 2016, adding to the success of the Saeed bin Suroor-trained […]

Enable and Cracksman Face Challengers

Enable and Cracksman Face Challengers

Enable and Cracksman Face Challengers Star fillies Enable and Laurens are on course to run in QIPCO British Champions Series races at York in August. Enable is pleasing trainer John Gosden as she continues to build towards a planned late-summer return. The four-year-old’s five Group 1 triumphs last year included the Investec Oaks, QIPCO-sponsored King […]

Royal Ascot Latest News

Royal Ascot Latest News

Royal Ascot Latest News Oisin Murphy believes Lightning Spear’s senior status will not prevent him making another bold bid for Group 1 glory in the £600,000 Queen Anne Stakes (2.30pm) at Royal Ascot on Tuesday. The most valuable race on day one of the Royal Meeting, which has attracted a final field of 15, is […]

Frankie Dettori Set to Shine at Royal Ascot

Frankie Dettori Set to Shine at Royal Ascot Frankie Dettori will ride leading fancies in at least half of the eight races that fall under the QIPCO British Champions Series banner at Royal Ascot next week and on Thursday gave them all a positive bulletin. The Italian jockey’s enviable book of rides is headed by […]

Royal Ascot Horses to Watch

Royal Ascot Horses to Watch

Royal Ascot gets under way on Tuesday and the action will come thick and fast – with three Champions Series races alone on the opening afternoon. Below are five horses with the potential to enhance their reputations at the meeting. WITHOUT PAROLE When: St James’s Palace Stakes on Tuesday Trainer: John Gosden. General odds: 11-4 […]

Queen Cheers Home a Winner in USA

Queen Cheers Home a Winner in USA

Queen Cheers Home a Winner in USA Galileo gave the Queen a rare Graded winner in the US on Friday evening when Newmarket handler William Haggas sent Call To Mind (4c Galileo-Memory, by Danehill Dancer) on a successful trans Atlantic foray to New York. The four-year-old stayed on well in the G2 Belmont Park Invitational […]

Will Masar Take on the QIPCO Champion Stakes at Ascot

Will Masar Take on the QIPCO Champion Stakes at Ascot

Will Masar Take on the QIPCO Champion Stakes at Ascot Investec Derby hero Masar could drop back in distance and contest the Coral-Eclipse at Sandown on July 7 his next start and, long term, the QIPCO Champion Stakes at Ascot on QIPCO British Champions Day may be on his agenda. Charlie Appleby, trainer of the […]

French Group 2 Double for Galileo

French Group 2 Double for Galileo

A pair of exciting performers claimed G2 successes on a great afternoon for Galileo at Chantilly on Sunday. First up was three-year-old Mission Impassible (3f Galileo-Margot Did, by Exceed And Excel), a top-notch juvenile last season, who returned to her best to win the G2 Prix de Sandringham for trainer Jean-Claude Rouget (pictured). “I wouldn’t […]

Masar Wins the Epsom Derby

Masar Wins the Epsom Derby

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai won Epsom Derby, Britain’s richest horse race, and the most prestigious of the five Classics. Masar of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum’s Godolphin stable stormed to victory under jockey William Buick in Saturday’s Epsom Derby, as trainer Charlie […]

The Investec Oaks: Aidan O’Brien Vs William Haggas

The Investec Oaks: Aidan O’Brien Vs William Haggas

Who will win the Investec Oaks at Epsom on Friday? Here’s a guide to all the leading contendersWild Illusion was fourth in the QIPCO 1000 Guineas and has plenty of stamina on the dam’s side of her pedigree. WILD ILLUSION Trainer: Charlie Appleby. General odds: 4-1 Signed off last year with victory in the Group […]

European Racing Round Up

European Racing Round Up

European Racing Round Up Rhododendron pipped the luckless Lightning Spear by a short head in a gripping finish to the Al Shaqab Lockinge Stakes at Newbury. Lightning Spear looked like he just about hit the front under Oisin Murphy and was about to spring a 16-1 surprise in the QIPCO British Champions Series showpiece, but […]

Group 1 QIPCO Champions Series: Aidan O’Brien

Group 1 QIPCO Champions Series: Aidan O’Brien

Group 1 QIPCO Champions Series: Aidan O’Brien Aidan O’Brien has outlined his likely runners in the three Group 1 QIPCO Champions Series races at Epsom next month. Saxon Warrior, the general 4-5 favourite, will be joined by at least Delano Roosevelt, The Pentagon and Kew Gardens in the £1.5 million Investec Derby, while Magic Wand […]

Rita Ora to Headline Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup Concert

Rita Ora to Headline Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup Concert

The world’s premier international jockeys’ competition, the Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup, returns to Ascot Racecourse on Saturday 11th August 2018. An evening concert for racegoers featuring Rita Ora, Example & DJ Wire, Soul II Soul and DJ Scott Mills will follow the action-packed day of Flat team racing. Now in its 18th year, the […]

QIPCO British Champions Series Horses to Follow

QIPCO British Champions Series Horses to Follow

QIPCO British Champions Series Horses to Follow There have been plenty of QIPCO British Champions Series clues over the past three days. Haggas, left, has a Derby contender on his hands in Young Rascal. Picture: Racingfotos.com There have been plenty of QIPCO British Champions Series clues over the past three days. Here’s five things we […]

Knightsbridge to Accept Bitcoin and Ethereum for Race Horses and More

Knightsbridge to Accept Bitcoin and Ethereum for Race Horses and More

Knightsbridge to Accept Bitcoin and Ethereum for Race Horses and More $BTC, $ETH Knightsbridge are now accepting Bitcoin and Ethereum for syndications and service fees. Knightsbridge Bloodstock can make your dream of owning a racehorse a reality. Thoroughbred syndication will give you the fantastic opportunity of owning your very own share in a racehorse for […]

Enable Looks Set for Coronation Cup at Epsom

Enable Looks Set for Coronation Cup at Epsom

Enable could make her seasonal debut in the Investec Coronation Cup at Epsom. An alternative starting point to the QIPCO British Champions Series contest for the outstanding filly is the Tattersalls Gold Cup in Ireland five days earlier. The John Gosden-trained four-year-old lit up last season and won five Group 1 contests, with three of […]

Aidan O’Brien Looks at the QIPCO British Champions Series

Aidan O’Brien Looks at the QIPCO British Champions Series

Aidan O’Brien opened up his Ballydoyle stable to the media on Wednesday to help launch the new Irish Flat season which gets under way at Naas on Sunday. O’Brien won 13 of the 35 QIPCO British Champions Series races last year and a dozen of them contributed to his world record tally of 28 Group […]

The World Will Not Meet Winx

The World Will Not Meet Winx

The World Will Not Meet Winx By Brad Gray at Racing NSW Winx will be staying home. Chris Waller has announced, after months of deliberation, that the only Royal race track the champion mare will be running at this campaign will be Randwick when she contests the $4 Longines Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m) on April […]

Craven Meeting Marks the Return of Flat Racing in Newmarket

Craven Meeting Marks the Return of Flat Racing in Newmarket

After a long, and in the case of this year a particularly harsh, winter, racing action returns to Newmarket’s Rowley Mile on Tuesday, 17 April for the three-day Craven Meeting where racegoers will look forward to the seasonal reappearance of many Classic hopefuls. The feature race of the first day is the nine-furlong Listed Feilden […]

Horses to Watch at Royal Ascot in 2018

Horses to Watch at Royal Ascot in 2018

Horses to Watch at Royal Ascot in 2018 This year’s Champions Series promises to be a vintage with Enable and Cracksman among the stars of last year who will be back for more in 2018. Here are six who could scale the heights when summer arrives. BATTAASH: The Charlie Hills-trained speedster put up an outstanding […]

QIPCO Champ Churchill Heads to Stud

QIPCO Champ Churchill Heads to Stud

Churchill was a gift for headline makers during his 13-race career even if constant mentions of him preparing for battles and, mostly, winning them got a little monotonous. The Galileo colt was crowned champion two-year-old of 2016 and when he won the QIPCO 2000 Guineas and Tattersalls Irish 2000 Guineas on his first two starts […]

Galileo takes European Sires Championship for Coolmore

Galileo takes European Sires Championship for Coolmore

Galileo takes European Sires Championship for Coolmore As another New Year begins, another European sires’ championship heads the way of the incomparable Galileo. It is amazingly the 9th time that the Coolmore flagbearer has led the way in Europe, with the title never looking in any doubt. According to TDN statistics, Galileo’s runners earned £15,145,613 […]

Tattersalls December Foal Sale Update

Tattersalls December Foal Sale Update

Tattersalls December Foal Sale Update Trade was very strong on the first day of the Tattersalls December Foal Sale where a colt by FARHH topped proceedings at 160,000 guineas and a record turnover for the opening session of this fixture was achieved. A total of 191 lots made 2,889,500 guineas at an average of 15,128 […]

Goffs November Foal Sale Update

Goffs November Foal Sale Update The third lot into the ring on the feature day of Goffs November Foal Sale provided the highlight of a superb three day’s foal trade that saw turnover rise by 43% and average by 22% over the equivalent sessions in 2016.  Lot 541, a stunning filly foal by Galileo and […]

Art News: Sir Alfred Munnings’ A Morning’s Work, Newmarket Heath brings $186,300

Art News: Sir Alfred Munnings’ A Morning’s Work, Newmarket Heath brings $186,300

Art News: Sir Alfred Munnings’ A Morning’s Work, Newmarket Heath brings $186,300 Spirited bidding and the sale of Sir Alfred Munnings’ A Morning’s Work, Newmarket Heath for $186,300, including buyer premium, highlighted the fifth annual Sporting Art Auction, held Sunday afternoon at Keeneland. The Sporting Art Auction is a collaborative effort between Keeneland, the world’s leading Thoroughbred […]

Barney Roy retired and will stand at Dalham Hall Stud in 2018

Barney Roy retired and will stand at Dalham Hall Stud in 2018

Barney Roy retired and will stand at Dalham Hall Stud in 2018 Barney Roy, who broke the course record when triumphing in the St James’s Palace Stakes at Royal Ascot, has been retired from racing and will stand at Dalham Hall Stud. His fee has been set at £10,000 Oct 1, Special Live Foal and […]

Coolmore Shine at the 2017 Cartier Awards

Coolmore Shine at the 2017 Cartier Awards

Coolmore Shine at the 2017 Cartier Awards As has now become almost customary, the progeny of Galileo dominated the 2017 Cartier Awards, presented at a ceremony in London on Tuesday evening. Dual G1 winner Happily (2f Galileo-You’resothrilling, by Storm Cat) took the Cartier Two-Year-Old Filly Award, continuing her family record that saw her full-brother Gleneagles […]

Coolmore Set Fees for Churchill and Highland Reel

Coolmore Set Fees for Churchill and Highland Reel

Coolmore Set Fees for Churchill and Highland Reel European Champion 2-year-old and dual Guineas winner Churchill will stand at Coolmore at a fee of €35,000. Coming from one of the fastest female lines of recent times, that of Airwave and Jwala, and impressing in his homework from a very early stage, it came as no […]

Coolmore Australia Dominate Caulfield Spring Carnival

Coolmore Australia Dominate Caulfield Spring Carnival

Graduates of Coolmore Australia enjoyed a stunning run of success through the three days of the Caulfield Spring Carnival. Last Saturday week, the Group I Caulfield Guineas over 1600m was won by Mighty Boss, with star filly Catchy (Fastnet Rock), also raised and grazed at Coolmore Australia, finishing third. On Wednesday Formality (Fastnet Rock), bred […]

Coolmore Ireland Fees for 2018

Coolmore Ireland Fees for 2018

Coolmore Ireland Fees for 2018 “We are delighted to have three very exciting new prospects for the coming season and are very much looking forward to seeing Churchill and Highland Reel run at the Breeders’ Cup on Saturday. Mindful of the fact that breeders are keen to get on with their mating plans we have […]

JUDDMONTE FARMS ANNOUNCES 2018 NOMINATION FEES FOR ITS EUROPEAN STALLIONS

JUDDMONTE FARMS ANNOUNCES 2018 NOMINATION FEES FOR ITS EUROPEAN STALLIONS

Juddmonte Farms is pleased to announce the 2018 nomination fees for its five European stallions standing at Banstead Manor Stud near Newmarket.  BATED BREATH – £10,000 SLF DANSILI – £65,000 SLF FRANKEL – £175,000 SLF KINGMAN – £55,000 SLF OASIS DREAM – £30,000 SLF Stud Director Simon Mockridge commented: “FRANKEL has had a sensational start with […]

Godolphin’s Review of British Champions’ Day

Godolphin’s Review of British Champions’ Day

Godolphin’s Review of British Champions’ Day From J A McGrath The debrief following Ribchester‘s gutsy second in Saturday’s G1 Queen Elizabeth II Stakes at Ascot was unusual in the extreme. Trainer Richard Fahey listened intently to the words of jockey William Buick as he explained how the soft ground had prevented the Godolphin flagship from […]

Richard Hannon Talks G1 Champion Stakes and Barney Roy

Richard Hannon Talks G1 Champion Stakes and Barney Roy

Richard Hannon Talks G1 Champion Stakes and Barney Roy By Richard Hannon I believe Saturday’s G1 Champion Stakes at Ascot will turn out to be the best race run in Britain in 2017. It’s got everything, it’s a fascinating race. And Barney Roy, the colt I train for Godolphin, has a great chance of winning […]

British Champions Day

British Champions Day

British Champions Day G1 winners Barney Roy, Ribchester, Thunder Snow and Harry Angel feature among a formidable team of Godolphin runners for Britain’s richest raceday, British Champions Day, at Ascot, UK, on Saturday, October 21. Barney Roy (Richard Hannon/James Doyle) goes after a second G1 success at Ascot this year in the 10-furlong Champion Stakes […]

FRANKEL Produces Outstanding 1st Crop

FRANKEL Produces Outstanding 1st Crop

FRANKEL Produces Outstanding 1st Crop Two stakes winners this weekend have boosted FRANKEL‘s first crop stake winners to 16 and his first crop stakes winners to foals ratio to an outstanding 15% Goldrush, FRANKEL‘s regally bred daughter out of Alexander Goldrun, kicked off the weekend in style, stepping up to stakes company when she powered […]

Dubai Future Champions Festival at Newmarket, UK

Dubai Future Champions Festival at Newmarket, UK

Dubai Future Champions Festival at Newmarket, UK Highly promising two-year-olds Magic Lily, Sound And Silence and Expressiy feature among seven Godolphin runners on day one of the Dubai Future Champions Festival at Newmarket, UK, on Friday, October 13. The three juveniles are trained by Charlie Appleby and ridden by William Buick. Magic Lily has been […]

Great Racing at Newmarket, UK

Great Racing at Newmarket, UK

Great Racing at Newmarket, UK Usherette and Arabian Hope try for a first G1 victory in the Sun Chariot Stakes over a mile at Newmarket, UK, on Saturday, October 7. Five-year-old Usherette (Andre Fabre/Mickael Barzalona) has already gained a major victory on Newmarket’s Rowley Mile course, having stayed on strongly to beat G1 winners Arabian […]

Listed Godolphin Stakes at Newmarket, UK

Listed Godolphin Stakes at Newmarket, UK

Listed Godolphin Stakes at Newmarket, UK G1 runner-up Frontiersman spearheads a three-pronged challenge for the 12-furlong Listed Godolphin Stakes at Newmarket, UK, on day two of the Cambridgeshire meeting, Friday, September 29. The four-year-old Dubawi colt, trained by Charlie Appleby, went down by a length and three quarters to Highland Reel in the G1 Coronation […]

Qewy, Francis Of Assisi, Folkswood and Kidmenever Head to Australia

Qewy, Francis Of Assisi, Folkswood and Kidmenever Head to Australia

Qewy, Francis Of Assisi, Folkswood and Kidmenever Head to Australia Qewy, Francis Of Assisi, Folkswood and Kidmenever underwent their final pieces of work on Wednesday, September 27, ahead of travelling out to Australia for Melbourne’s Spring Carnival. All four Charlie Appleby-trained horses, who have been in pre-export quarantine in Newmarket, worked over six furlongs prior […]

G2 Champagne Stakes at Doncaster, UK

G2 Champagne Stakes at Doncaster, UK

Mythical Magic and Home Of The Brave each try for a first G2 success at Doncaster, UK, on Saturday, September 16. Unbeaten two-year-old Mythical Magic (Charlie Appleby/James Doyle) steps up in class for the seven-furlong G2 Champagne Stakes an impressive all-the-way success over the same trip in the Listed Prix Francois Boutin at Deauville, France, […]

G1 Prix de Moulin de Longchamp Chantilly, France

G1 Prix de Moulin de Longchamp Chantilly, France

G1 Prix de Moulin de Longchamp Chantilly, France Europe’s top-rated miler Ribchester and progressive three-year-old Inns Of Court go for G1 glory in the G1 Prix de Moulin de Longchamp, highlight of a superb card at Chantilly, France, on Sunday, September 10. Ribchester (Richard Fahey/James Doyle) is seeking a fourth G1 win over a mile, […]

Irish Champions Weekend at the Curragh

Irish Champions Weekend at the Curragh

Irish Champions Weekend at the Curragh Leading stayer Twilight Payment and unexposed two-year-old Active Approach step up to G1 level on day two of Irish Champions Weekend at the Curragh this Sunday, September 10. Both horses are trained by Jim Bolger and ridden by Kevin Manning, with Twilight Payment lining up in the Irish St […]

Australia’s Fastnet Rock an International Star

Australia’s Fastnet Rock an International Star

Australia’s Fastnet Rock an International Star Last seen finishing a brave second in the Group I SAJC Goodwood Handicap, talented mare Missrock (4m Fastnet Rock x Miss Judgement, by Strategic) resumed from a spell with a resounding win over speedy mare Heatherly in the Listed MVRC Norman Carlyon Stakes. Well supported in betting, Missrock settled […]

STRONG ARQANA RESULTS FOR JUDDMONTE

STRONG ARQANA RESULTS FOR JUDDMONTE

STRONG ARQANA RESULTS FOR JUDDMONTE The remaining two KINGMAN yearlings passed through Arqana’s sale ring yesterday, capping a very successful outing for his first crop.  The eight yearlings sold averaged €300,000 with Lot 101, a filly out of Ysoldina making €750,000 when she was knocked down to Meridian International. Lot 2, a colt out of […]

Dubawi Builds his Legacy

Dubawi Builds his Legacy

Record-breaking Champion and four-time G1 winner Postponed will join his outstanding sire Dubawi at Dalham Hall Stud next season. Rated 130 when crowned Timeform’s Champion older horse in 2016, he will stand for £20,000 Oct 1st special live foal. An outstanding middle-distance performer for his owner Sheikh Mohammed Obaid, Postponed earned his highest rating when […]

Galileo Takes Another Group 1 with Ulysses

Galileo Takes Another Group 1 with Ulysses

Galileo Takes Another Group 1 with Ulysses The G1 Juddmonte International was a trifecta for the champion Galileo, he sired the winner, second place and is the dam sire of the third placegetter. Galileo has dominated UK racing this season. Ulysses (4c Galileo-Light Shift, by Kingmambo) confirmed himself another simply outstanding performer for Galileo when […]

Big Day for Darley’s Farhh

Big Day for Darley’s Farhh

Big Day for Darley’s Farhh Wells Farhh Go (by first-season sire Farhh) caught the eye late last month when winning impressively on his racecourse debut and on 23 August, he made a successful return to the Knavesmire when landing the G3 Acomb Stakes. Tim Easterby’s charge was settled off the pace during the early stages […]

Galileo Produces More Success

Galileo Produces More Success

Galileo Produces More Success Magical (2f Galileo-Halfway To Heaven, by Pivotal) led home a 1-2 for Galileo when finishing ahead of stablemate Happily (2f Galileo-You’resothrilling, by Storm Cat) in the G2 Debutante Stakes at the Curragh on Sunday. Donnacha O’Brien was aboard the winner, a sister to Rhododendron, finishing a length and a quarter ahead […]

European Racing News

European Racing News

European Racing News France Sobetsu gained another big-race victory at Deauville, France, with an impressive display in the 10-furlong G2 Prix de la Nonette on Saturday, August 19. The three-year-old Dubawi filly, an easy winner of the G1 Prix Saint-Alary over the same course and distance in May, led the 10-strong field early on before […]

European Racing News Deauville, Salisbury

European Racing News Deauville, Salisbury

European Racing News Deauville, Salisbury France Three-year-old colts Avilius and Soleil Marin take on dual Classic winner Brametot in the G2 Prix Guillaume d’Ornano over a mile and a quarter at Deauville, France, on Tuesday, August 15. Avilius (Mickael Barzalona) heads to the Normandy course on the back of two good efforts over 10 furlongs […]

Race Horse Syndication

Race Horse Syndication

Race Horse Syndication We love horse racing, in our business at Knightsbridge we have a focus on breeding and bloodlines, if you are in the market for a horse or are looking to sell it would behoove you (pun intended) to contact us. Beyond investing Knightsbridge is a premier lifestyle, business and thoroughbred club and […]

Wesley Ward Takes Lady Aurelia Back to England

Wesley Ward Takes Lady Aurelia Back to England European champion Lady Aurelia, based at Keeneland with trainer Wesley Ward, on Tuesday covered 5 furlongs on a firm turf course in 1:02 in her final work here before her next scheduled start in England in the Aug. 25 Coolmore Nunthorpe (G1) at York. The 3-year-old Scat […]

Exciting Frankel Colt to Hit the Track at Flemington

Exciting Frankel Colt to Hit the Track at Flemington

Exciting Frankel Colt to Hit the Track at Flemington by Craig Jones Those racegoers heading to Flemington on Saturday are in for a treat when the unraced Frankel colt, which has a beautiful name, Frankel My Dear will see a race track from the first time. He makes his debut in the VRC Members Pavilion […]

Top Class Yearlings Available at Goffs UK Premier Sale 2017

Top Class Yearlings Available at Goffs UK Premier Sale 2017

Top Class Yearlings Available at Goffs UK Premier Sale 2017 by Craig Jones 470 yearlings have been entered in the Goofs UK Premier Yearling Sale next month and after a very productive 2017, the market is expected to be strong. Two Group One heroes, Barney Roy and Harry Angel both came from the sale, further […]

Frankel My Dear Might Provide Frankel his 1st Win in Australia

Frankel My Dear Might Provide Frankel his 1st Win in Australia

Frankel My Dear Might Provide Frankel his 1st Win in Australia By Kristen Manning Every now and then there is a first starter who really grabs the attention, whether it be due a memorable name or a flashy pedigree. In the case of Frankel My Dear – the Robbie Laing trained two-year-old who has accepted […]

Ribchester v Churchill the Goodwood Day Two Highlight

Ribchester v Churchill the Goodwood Day Two Highlight

Ribchester v Churchill the Goodwood Day Two Highlight The Sussex Stakes over 1 mile is the highlight of the day two card at Glorious Goodwood and this year features a mouth-watering clash between two three and four year old horses. Representing the older horses, Ribchester looks to follow up from his two Group One victories […]

Nathaniel Enjoying His Early Stud Career

Nathaniel Enjoying His Early Stud Career

Nathaniel Enjoying His Early Stud Career After enjoying a successful racing career which saw him land the King George and the Eclipse, two highly contested Group One races, Nathaniel moved to the breeding barn. He has continued his success in the barn and with his first three year olds hitting the racecourse this season, he […]

Big Orange Can Land Goodwood’s Group One Feature

Big Orange Can Land Goodwood’s Group One Feature

Big Orange Can Land Goodwood’s Group One Feature Today is the opening day of the Glorious Goodwood festival and all eyes will be on superstar stayer Big Orange. The Michael Bell trained five year old heads to Goodwood looking to pick up his third Goodwood Cup and arrives on the back of a thrilling Ascot […]

Galileo Dominates 2yo Races at Leopardstown

Galileo Dominates 2yo Races at Leopardstown

Two-year-olds The Pentagon (2c Galileo-Vadawina, by Unfuwain) and Happily (2f Galileo-You’resothrilling, by Storm Cat) looked two more hugely-exciting prospects for Galileo at Leopardstown on Thursday evening. The Pentagon, a runaway maiden winner earlier in the month, confirmed that promise when taking the G3 Tyros Stakes under Ryan Moore. He is now 8/1 favourite for the […]

G1 King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot

G1 King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot

G1 King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot by J A McGrath at Godolphin This year’s G1 Dubai Sheema Classic winner Jack Hobbs heads a three-strong Godolphin team for the G1 King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot, UK, on Saturday, July 29. Jack Hobbs (John Gosden/William Buick) is joined in […]

Galileo and Coolmore Continue Success

Galileo and Coolmore Continue Success

Galileo and Coolmore Continue Success Churchill’s sister Clemmie (2f Galileo-Meow, by Storm Cat) continued the family’s fabulous record when winning the G2 Duchess of Cambridge Stakes at Newmarket on Friday. Ryan Moore, who was aboard the Aidan O’Brien-trained daughter of Galileo, feels she is as good as any juvenile filly seen out so far this […]