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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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Latest Horse Racing News (Week 4 June 2018)

Latest Horseracing News   Vaal horse racing ceased due to EEF-led protests The horse racing events scheduled for Thursday at the Vaal racecourse had to be cancelled when the grooms went on a strike at the Randjesfontein training centre on the same day. The grooms at the training centre had approached the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), requesting the board to represent their greivances regarding wages. The negotiations addressing the greivances started on Wednesday and were concluded the next day. Horse trainer Geoff Woodruff said that some of the other trainers…

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Latest Horse Racing News (Week 3 June 2018)

Laurens wins Prix De Diane Longines Jockey PJ PcDonald and trainer Karl Burke received their first ever Classic victory as Laurens won the Prix de Diane Longines at Chantilly. This is her third victory at flat racing’s Group One level.  She was runners up in the 1000 Guineas at Newmarket. This time, she beat MusisAmica by a neck while Homerique came third and Aidan O’Brien’s Happily attained fourth position in the race. The Prix de Diane Longines in the French equivalent of the Oaks and is run over a mile…

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Latest Horse Racing News (Week 2 June 2018)

Justify wins Triple Crown Justify defied all odds as the colt won the 150th Belmont Stakes by one length and three quarters. The win made Justice the 13th Triple Crown Winner. American Pharaoh had won the Triple Crown in 2015, ending a 37-year Triple Crown drought. Justify becomes the second undefeated triple cup winner, with Seattle Slew being the first. Justify finished the mile and a half in just 2 minutes and 28 seconds. Gronkowski finished second whereasHofburg was third. A crowd of 90,000 looked exuberant and they weren’t disappointed….

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