Arqana Horse Sales – Frankel and Kingman Soldon Second Day For High Bids

Arqana Horse Sales – Frankel and Kingman Soldon Second Day For High Bids

FRANKEL had the second highest average in the first two days of the sale (more than two sold) with €424,167 for six sold, closely followed by KINGMAN with the third highest average of €374,500 for 10 sold. Frankel’s top lot (Lot 4), a filly out of Cape Cross mare Secrete, hails from the family of Group winners Plumania, […]

Kentucky Yearling Sale Gradutates Go Onto Wins In G1

Kentucky Yearling Sale Gradutates Go Onto Wins In G1

Siblings to graded stakes winners Valid Point, Got Stormy and Café Americano cataloged for Keeneland September Sale Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduates Bricks and Mortar, Valid Point and Got Stormy scored impressive Grade 1 wins to headline weekend racing. Bricks and Mortar dominated the Arlington Million (G1) to earn an automatic berth in the Breeders’ Cup Turf (G1) on Nov. […]

Ten Fillies Lined Up at Deauville

Ten Fillies Lined Up at Deauville

Ten 3-year-old fillies line up Thursday, August 15 at Deauville for the Arqana Prix de Lieurey(Gr3), a mile race with a turn. Last year, the race went to Wind Chimes, a year after Lady Frankel, also trained by André Fabre. Wind Chimes went on to finish second in the Prix de Moulin de Longchamp (Gr1). As luck would have it, over […]

Coolmore Stallions Dominate Hurry Harriet Stakes

Coolmore Stallions Dominate Hurry Harriet Stakes

Coolmore stallions dominated the finish of Wednesday’s Listed Hurry Harriet Stakes at Gowran Park, where the Aidan O’Brien-trained Goddess (3f Camelot – Cherry Hinton, by Green Desert) gained a well-deserved maiden Stakes success. An impressive 10 length winner of a Leopardstown maiden last season, the bay was last seen finishing second in the Group 2 Kilboy Estate Stakes over […]

Royal Ascot Winner ‘Watch Me’ To Be The Favourite During Fresnay-le-Buffard Marois Race

Royal Ascot Winner ‘Watch Me’ To Be The Favourite During Fresnay-le-Buffard Marois Race

Eight runners were confirmed in the Prix du Haras de Fresnay-le-Buffard Jacques le Marois(Gr1), Sunday over Deauville’s straight mile. This is the 98th edition of this great summer milers’ championship, supported since 1986 by the stud farm created by Marcel Boussac in 1919, and taken over in 1980 by Stavros Niarchos. The French industrialist and the […]

Racing’s Night Of Champions Auction For Charity

Racing’s Night Of Champions Auction For Charity

While the presentation of annual industry awards is the main objective of the NSW Racehorse Owners Association’s Racing’s Night of Champions, raising money via auction for charity is the another feature of the event being held next Thursday evening. Partnering for the first time with Spinal Cord Injuries Australia (SCIA), the beneficiary’s relevance has hit […]

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, […]