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Latest Horse Racing News (Week 1 September 2018)

Take Cover to choose from three options for next appearance After winning the Beverly Bullet for the second consecutive year, Take Cover now has 3 prospective races to choose from for his next race. The 11-year-old is a part of the Flying Five, which recently got upgraded from Group Two to the top level and hence, Take Cover could attempt a Group One victory at the Derrinstown Stud Flying Five Stakes that is to take place at Curragh on September 15th. The other two races that connections are considering are…

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Latest Horse Racing News (Week 4 August 2018)

Safety concerns cut short Chepstow racing Races at Chepstow were ceased on Monday, owing to concerns about the surface. The decision was announced following an inspection of the ground that was carried out after only the second of the scheduled eight races of the day. Executive director Phil Bell declared that the race meeting had to be discontinued due to the appearance of some false patches of ground on the course. The problem initially surfaced during the first race that took place over six furlongs. Considering remedial work to be…

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Latest Horse Racing News (Week 3 August 2018)

Travers 2018: Irad Ortiz Jr. to ride on Wonder Gadot The filly Wonder Gadot has been assigned Irad Ortiz Jr. as the jockey in her third consecutive start in Travers against the boys. Hofburg, previously rode on by Irad Ortiz Jr. being announced out of the competition due to fever on Sunday, the jockey became available for the only filly in the male dominated race. Wonder Gadot’s regular jockey, John Velazquez, would now mount on Vino Rosso in the Travers. Winning the first two legs of the Canadian Triple Crown,…

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Latest Horse Racing News (Week 2 August 2018)

Winx to go for record fourth Cox Plate in Saturday’s Winx Stakes The return of the two times champion mare in Saturday’s Group1 of the Winx Stakes has produced enormous excitement in the world of horseracing.  Being away for four months, it was reported that Winx had a gallop on Monday morning at Rosehill preparing for the upcoming race and has been listed in the current 13 nominations. The Warwick Stakes which was run as a group 2 at Australia’s Randwick racecourse has been renamed Winx Stakes in the honor…

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Latest Horse Racing News (Week 1 August 2018)

Gifted Master wins Steward’s Cup 20-1 shot, Gifted Master beat Justanotherbottle in a dramatic finish to win the Steward’s Cup at Glorious Goodwood. Ridden by jockey Jason Watson, Gifted Master was seen trailing in the last stages, but he edged ahead just in time on the line to finish first. The 9-1 shot Growl finished in third position while pre-race favourite 9-2 Foxtrot Lady came sixth. Trainer Hugo Palmer described Gifted Master to be the star of his team and as a horse with “real class”. “It was a hell…

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Latest Horse Racing News (Week 5 July 2018)

Latest Horseracing News Dettori’s ban reduced on appeal Frankie Dettori recently faced a 10 day ban for careless riding at Duchess of Cambridge Stakes. The 47 year old jockey, who was riding Angel’s Hideaway, was penalised for having “allowed his mount to shift right without timely or sufficient correction”, besides causing interference to La Pelosa and Main Edition for over a furlong,as alleged by Newmarket stewards. However, his second place in the race results was kept unchanged. The riding would have initially cost Dettori at the King George in Ascot…

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Latest Horse Racing News (Week 4 July 2018)

Sea of Class wins Irish Oaks With a thrilling finish, Sea of Class made a late burst to win the Irish Oaks. This makes a treble of group wins for Sea of Class’ jockey, James Doyle. He had previously partnered Larchmond Lad at the Minstrel Stakes and ridden Marie’s Diamond to the first position at the Anglesey Stakes. James held 11-4 chance during the most of the game, towards the back of the field before the final furlong when he raced to narrowly beat Forever Together. Sea of Class’ trainer,…

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Latest Horse Racing News (Week 3 July 2018)

Latest News on Horse Racing Finian’s Oscar passes away after operation complications Trainer Colin Tizzard announced that his famous steeplechaser, Finian’s Oscar has passed away. After being treated and operated for colic, the six year old faced a lot of complications and ultimately suffered from organ failure. The three-time Grade One winner was last seen participating in a very eventful race in April at Punchestown, carried out by Al Baum Photo. Tizzard explained that Finian’s Oscar had been showing signs of colic out in the field itself and while colic…

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Latest Horse Racing News (Week 2 July 2018)

Latest news on Horse racing Calyx all set for Prix Morny Ever since his victory at Royal Ascot in the Group Two Coventry Stakes, Calyx has been showing thriving performance according to trainer John Gosden. Now, the son of Kingman is on track for the Group One level in the Darley Prix Mory to be held at Deauville next month. Gosden opined that Calyx has been letting down nicely and filling out to becoming a stronger horse gradually. The Newmarket trainer also mentioned that his performance at the Royal Ascot…

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Latest Horse Racing News (Week 1 July 2018)

Latest Horse Racing News Battaash on his way to Flying Five Stakes The Derrinstown Stud Flying Five Stakes will witness an amazing pool of talent this year. The five-furlong race has achieved Group One rating this year and will host an astounding contest at the Curragh. The Charlie Hills trained Battaash could be well on his way to the contest which will take place in September. The horse could also face his old foe Blue Point at the Flying Five stakes. The last time these two met were at the…

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