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Latest Horse Racing News (Week 4 May 2018)

  Candy hit with Limato worry; considers he was just ‘off-colour’ Limato became the latest under-performer of Henry Candy’s stable at Al Shaqab Lockinge Stakes on Saturday. He, however, didn’t seem too concerned about it and hoped that Limato would bounce back at the Royal Ascot. All of Candy’s impressive horses had underwhelming performances at York.The Wintage trainer said he was somewhat disappointed at how all his horses seemed ‘off-colour’ at York. He also believed that the six-year old Limato had a one off as he finished in 10th behind…

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Latest Horse Racing News (Week 3 May 2018)

Breeders’ Cup winner Wuheida retires Last season’s winner of Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Turf, Wuheida has retired after a flare up of her old injuries. Fans of the four-year-old were happy to see Wuheida in a good state, winning the Group 2 Dahlia Stakes, at her season return at Newmarket’s Guineas meeting that took place earlier this month. However, her trainer Charlie Appleby announced on Monday that it was her last racecourse start. He stated that unfortunately, some of Wuheida’s past injuries have resurfaced, owing to which Appleby and…

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Latest Horse Racing News (Week 2 May 2018)

Enable at 5-1 to win Prix de l’Arc after injury setback After her manager announced on Monday that Enable would not appear in any race before August owing to a knee injury, the filly is out to 5-1 to win consecutive renewals of the Prix de l’ArcTriomphe . Having five back-to-back Group One victories in 2017, Enable was expectedtomake a comeback at the Coronation Cup on 1st June at Epsom, for which she was a general 4-7. However, after her glorious victory at the Prix de l’ArcTriomphe at Chantilly last…

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Latest Horse Racing News (Week 1 May 2018)

Oppenheimer optimistic about Cracksman’s performance in the season ahead After Cracksman’s amazing reappearance at the Paris Long champ on Sunday, owner Anthony Oppenheimer is very excited to see the horse’s performance in the rest of the season. Cracksman is trainer John Gosden’s star colt and is known for his three-year campaign as Eurpoe’s highest rated horse. He has been a hot favourite and made a successful return in the hands of Frankie Dettori at the Prix Ganay. Cracksman’s next appearance is supposed to be for the Tattersalls Gold Cup at…

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Latest Horse Racing News (Week 4 April 2018)

Mick Price making the best of this season despite fewer resources Competing against the Weir and Hayes camp battalions may seem petrifying and impossible to many but it doesn’t mean that given a good horse, the contenders cannot train it to win big races. And the one who has been proving this more than anybody else this is season, is Mick Price. Despite having almost one-third of the number of runners that Hayes and Weir have sent out this season, the Caulfield trainer has succeeded in capturing two Group One…

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Latest Horse Racing News (Week 2 April 2018)

Arena sums to exceed £35 million owing to funding commitment Prize money at all of the 15 tracks on the Arena Racing Company (ARC) will exceed £35 million in 2018 as a result of the monetary lift obtained by extra funding. Consecutively, Arena Racing Company’s executive contribution will reach a new high as they plan to rope in £17.5 million in 2018, compared to £11.30m in 2015.As ARC have fully adopted the 3-year prize money argument which was announced by BHA back in January, they are guaranteed to receive £6000…

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Latest Horse Racing News (Week 1 April 2018)

Virginia Horseracing may finally break its shackles Once the home of Secretariat, Virginia’s legendary thoroughbred was once on the covers of coveted magazines after he managed to win the Triple Crown in 1973 creating a record at that time. From there on many thought that Virginia would start to breed and bask in the glory of thoroughbreds and it could become a booming industry. Things spiralled down badly and now it is known for steeplechase racing. Horseracing was part of Virginia since the time of the Colonials and the antics…

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Latest Horse Racing News (Week 4 March 2018)

A boost for Thoroughbred Trainers In a welcome move, Congress has passed the appropriations bill in the fiscal 2018 Omnibus. The passing of the bill means there will be a hike in availability of H-2B visas that will directly affect the foreign temporary workforce, which has died down over the course of years in thoroughbred. The bill still needs legislative action, but granted President Trump acknowledges the problem and passes the bill it would mean one-hundred and thirty thousand people could enter USA, and nearly a significant chunk would master…

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