Horse Racing News

Syndicate content
Updated: 27 min 29 sec ago

Cracksman a tough nut but 'Hawk' can swoop

Wed, 20/06/2018 - 02:30
There are no prizes for guessing where all the attention will be on day two at Royal Ascot with the brilliant Cracksman headlining another mouthwatering card.
Categories: Horse Racing News

Condon can beat big guns with Romanised

Tue, 19/06/2018 - 02:30
With 61 Royal Ascot winners and nearly half of his 131 Festival runners winning or placing in the past five years, Aidan O'Brien is the man to follow with the Ballydoyle maestro mob-handed on the opening day.
Categories: Horse Racing News

Flattering bounces back in O'Brien treble

Mon, 18/06/2018 - 02:30
Flattering made the most of having her sights lowered when claiming the spoils in yesterday's Munster Oaks at Cork.
Categories: Horse Racing News

Kirby sights set on more Ascot glory

Sun, 17/06/2018 - 18:30
The grass may grow in Adam Kirby's paddocks at Vicarage Farm Stud just outside Newmarket but it certainly does not grow under his feet.
Categories: Horse Racing News

Dods' delight at daughter's York victory

Sun, 17/06/2018 - 18:30
Michael Dods claimed watching his daughter Sophie win the Queen Mother's Cup at York on Mister Belvedere "means as much as winning the Nunthorpe".
Categories: Horse Racing News

Royal Ascot is Flat racing's Cheltenham and this year should deliver some thrilling battles

Sun, 17/06/2018 - 17:00
All the tradition, fashion, ceremony and memories of Audrey Hepburn in a bonnet sometimes make it easy to forget what an outstanding event Royal Ascot is from a purely sporting perspective. The eight Group One races in the festival makes it the closest thing Flat racing has to a Cheltenham.
Categories: Horse Racing News

Unexposed Jaega looks one to follow at Cork

Sat, 16/06/2018 - 02:30
With Royal Ascot on the horizon next week, it's quantity over quality on these shores this weekend but Cork's Flat fixture tomorrow has plenty to get your teeth stuck into.
Categories: Horse Racing News

Wayne Bailey: Koditime can take step up to Listed level

Sat, 16/06/2018 - 02:30
It's a relatively quiet day on the racing front with a couple of Listed races at York and Sandown as the features - although you could say it's the calm before the storm with plenty of top-class action in store at Royal Ascot, which kicks off on Tuesday.
Categories: Horse Racing News

Dettori 'excited' about Cracksman bid

Fri, 15/06/2018 - 02:30
Franke Dettori has full confidence that Cracksman will leave his sub-par Epsom display behind him when he tackles next Wednesday's Prince of Wales's Stakes as one of the warmest favourites at the star-studded five-day Royal Ascot meeting.
Categories: Horse Racing News

Condon eyes Palace raid for Romanised

Thu, 14/06/2018 - 02:30
Irish 2,000 Guineas hero Romanised features among 15 horses still in the mix for the St James's Palace Stakes at Royal Ascot next Tuesday.
Categories: Horse Racing News

Rhododendron leads O'Brien Ascot bid

Wed, 13/06/2018 - 02:30
Royal Ascot has been a happy hunting ground for Aidan O'Brien and this year is likely to be no different with Rhododendron and Australian import Merchant Navy set to lead his charge next week.
Categories: Horse Racing News

Bolger on the double at Roscommon

Tue, 12/06/2018 - 02:30
It might not have been a good weekend for Wexford GAA, with defeats for both hurlers and footballers, but Jim Bolger kept the purple and gold flying at Roscommon last night by the landing the featured EBF fillies handicap.
Categories: Horse Racing News

'Brilliant' Justify completes Triple Crown

Mon, 11/06/2018 - 02:30
Justify became the 13th horse to land the US Triple Crown when the Bob Baffert-trained colt ran out a comfortable winner of the Belmont Stakes in New York on Saturday night to add to victories in the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes.
Categories: Horse Racing News

Jockey banned for 21 days after punching fellow rider and splitting his lip

Mon, 11/06/2018 - 02:30
Raul da Silva has been suspended for 21 days for "violent conduct" after punching former champion jockey Jim Crowley during a weighing-room fracas at Goodwood yesterday.
Categories: Horse Racing News

Walk In The Sun set to run at Ascot despite failed dope test

Sun, 10/06/2018 - 18:30
A mystery horse at the centre of twin controversies is heading to one of Royal Ascot's most prestigious races a week on Tuesday. Walk In The Sun failed a dope test for an as-yet undeclared substance after winning at Lingfield in February and has not been seen on a racecourse since, though he has switched stables, to the evident ire of his former trainer, Jeremy Noseda.
Categories: Horse Racing News

Theobald can thrive at Curragh for red-hot Bolger

Sat, 09/06/2018 - 02:30
Jim Bolger is always a man to keep on the right side of when his horses start hitting form and he may have the answer with Theobald in today's feature race - the Listed McDonnell's Bar June Fest Silver Stakes (3.55) - at the Curragh.
Categories: Horse Racing News

Baffert ace to justify 'triple' hype in Belmont

Sat, 09/06/2018 - 02:30
Bob Baffert believes hot favourite Justify is in the form of his life ahead of his Triple Crown bid in tonight's Belmont Stakes (11.46).
Categories: Horse Racing News

Actress delivers best lines in feature for O'Brien

Sat, 09/06/2018 - 02:30
Aidan O'Brien's Actress made just about all the running to win the TRM Ballyogan Stakes in clear-cut fashion at the Curragh.
Categories: Horse Racing News

Zorion makes his mark for Bolger team

Fri, 08/06/2018 - 02:30
Godolphin's royal blue silks, memorably carried to victory by Masar in last week's Epsom Derby, were to the fore again at Leopardstown last night when Jim Bolger's Zorion captured the Listed Glencairn Stakes.
Categories: Horse Racing News