Enable Aims For Frankel’s Haul of Ten Group One Victories

Enable Aims For Frankel’s Haul of Ten Group One Victories

The big race at York on Thursday has become an intriguing four-runner clash between runners trained by Aidan O’Brien and John Gosden. Enable lands the Coral-Eclipse from magical at Sandown. Picture: Ian Headington/Racingfotos.com Enable will attempt to add another chapter to her glittering success story in the Darley Yorkshire Oaks at York on Thursday. The five-year-old mare, […]

Juddmonte International Star In The Making

Juddmonte International Star In The Making

Lord Glitters has not raced beyond nine furlongs in Britain. Picture: Racingfotos.com David O’Meara believes his Royal Ascot hero Lord Glitters will not be betrayed by a lack of stamina when he contests the £1 million Juddmonte International Stakes over an extended mile-and-a-quarter at York on Wednesday, a race that forms part of the Middle Distance category […]

Stradivarius Has a Chance For The QIPCO British Champions Long Distance Cup

Stradivarius Has a Chance For The QIPCO British Champions Long Distance Cup

The popular five-year-old chestnut has repeated last year’s victories in the Matchbook Yorkshire Cupand the Gold Cup at Royal Ascot. His third win in last week’s Qatar Goodwood Cup might have only come by a neck from Dee Ex Bee but he remains on target to scoop the Weatherbys Hamilton Stayers’ Million once more this year. Trainer John Gosden said, “Stradivarius has been in good […]

QIPCO British Champions Sprint – Elite Race Horses

QIPCO British Champions Sprint – Elite Race Horses

There looks to be a changing of the guard among the top six-furlong sprinters and the young guns are on course to make it a red-hot renewal of the QIPCO British Champions Sprint. The five three-year-olds to run in the Group 1 Darley July Cup at Newmarket filled the first five places with Ten Sovereigns leading home the likes of Advertise and Fairyland, […]

Fillies and Mares In QIPCO Champions Day

Fillies and Mares In QIPCO Champions Day

The entries for the QIPCO British Champion Fillies & Mares Stakes have thrown up a head-to-head between Flat racing’s two top trainers with John Gosden and Aidan O’Brien responsible for nearly half of the 41 entered. Three-time champion trainer Gosden has an incredibly-powerful team spearheaded by Investec Oaks winner Anapurna and that also includes Qatar Nassau Stakes runner-up Mehdaayih and Kerrygold Irish Oaks winner Star Catcher. Last Year’s Second and […]

Lord Glitters To Shine at Ascot Champions Day

Lord Glitters To Shine at Ascot Champions Day

Lord Glitters is on course to return to his favourite track for another crack at the Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (sponsored by QIPCO). He gave trainer David O’Meara and Flat Jockeys’ Championship title contender Danny Tudhope their sole winners on QIPCO British Champions Day when flying home from the rear to win the Balmoral Handicap two years ago. Although he could […]

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 […]

Cracksman Vs Poet’s Word in £1.3m QIPCO Champion Stakes

Cracksman Vs Poet’s Word in £1.3m QIPCO Champion Stakes Last year’s stunning QIPCO Champion Stakes winner Cracksman has “a very good possibility” of defending his title in the £1.3 million contest according to his owner Anthony Oppenheimer. John Gosden’s colt finished the season as the highest-rated horse in Europe on the back of his display […]

Record Setting QIPCO British Champions Day

Record Setting QIPCO British Champions Day

The winners of 77 Group One races and 16 European Classics hold entries for Britain’s richest raceday Four of the world’s best six horses feature among the entries for what is set to be an unmissable QIPCO British Champions Day at Ascot on Saturday 20th October. Potential runners include the current holder of the QIPCO […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]