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2019 May
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2019 May
  • Wed, May 22, 2019
    Pakistan Star will look a little different on Sunday (26 May) when he attempts to become the sixth repeat winner of the G1 Standard Chartered Champions & Chater Cup (2400m) in the last 30 years.
  • Tue, May 21, 2019
    Yee Cheong Baby (124lb) has done nothing but impress trainer Jimmy Ting since arriving in Hong Kong and the son of Sebring will attempt to build on a debut win in Wednesday’s (22 May) Class 2 Suffolk Handicap (1200m).
  • Fri, May 17, 2019
    Champion’s Way’s (132lb) unbeaten streak goes on the line in the finale at Sha Tin on Saturday (18 May) as trainer John Size’s exciting rising star aims to become the 29th horse in Hong Kong’s professional era to win six races in a season.
  • Thu, May 16, 2019
    Zac Purton questioned Racing Fighter’s fortitude in the lead-up to the Class 3 France Galop Cup Handicap (1200m) at Happy Valley but the grey didn’t shirk tonight (Wednesday, 15 May), lugging top-weight to a length success.
  • Tue, May 14, 2019
    Zac Purton has a personal best in his sights as he heads into Wednesday’s (15 May ) Happy Valley fixture, the 72nd of Hong Kong’s 87-meeting campaign.
  • Fri, May 10, 2019
    Frankie Lor heads the Hong Kong defence in the Class 1 Hong Kong Macau Trophy (1400m) at Sha Tin on Saturday (11 May) with three of the 14 runners, including Hong Kong Classic Cup hero Mission Tycoon (127lb).
  • Sun, May 05, 2019
    Ho Ho Khan (122lb) advertised his potential for top-grade races next season with a fine victory in the G3 Queen Mother Memorial Cup Handicap (2400m) at Sha Tin this afternoon, Sunday 5 May.
2019 April
  • Tue, Apr 30, 2019
    Perfect Pair (117lb) is aiming to bag an ideal trio for trainer Chris So in the finale at Happy Valley on Wednesday night (1 May), the Class 3 Hung Hom Handicap (1650m).
  • Mon, Apr 29, 2019
    The Australasian challenge fell short at Sha Tin on Sunday at the FWD Champion’s Day meeting but the fact that runners from Australia and New Zealand were at the meeting again was considered a considerable success by racing officials.
  • Sat, Apr 27, 2019
    A very strong field of 2000m runners will line up in the Group One QE11 Cup at Sha Tin on Sunday in what is shaping up as the most difficult race of the three group one events on the card for punters to find the winner.
  • Thu, Apr 25, 2019
    Pakistan Star’s apogee seems a long way distant now. That April day when Kerm Din’s pride stormed to a euphoric victory in the G1 QEII Cup (2000m) is now a bright memory shrouded in the shadow of seven straight defeats.
  • Thu, Apr 25, 2019
    Deirdre is an old hand at overseas travel, Lys Gracieux has proven she can ship out and run to form, but a new face from Japan will join them in Sunday’s (28 April) HK$24 million G1 FWD Queen Elizabeth II Cup (2000m).
  • Wed, Apr 24, 2019
    Talented mares Deirdre and Viddora may hail from different hemispheres, let alone countries or stables, but they have become close companions as the FWD Champions Day hopefuls travelled together from Dubai and had the Sha Tin quarantine stables to themselves for a week after their arrival.
  • Wed, Apr 24, 2019
    Hong Kong is awash with exciting young talent right now. Voyage Warrior’s blazing win on Monday has him pegged as a shooting star, while the likes of Aethero and Champion’s Way have shone brightly, too.
  • Tue, Apr 23, 2019
    Sha Tin’s Easter Monday (22 April) meeting was billed as a day likely to showcase some of Hong Kong’s most promising gallopers and it lived up to expectations.
  • Thu, Apr 18, 2019
    Grant van Niekerk was centre stage at Happy Valley tonight (Wednesday, 17 April) with a bit of tack drama and a double featuring a long-odds score in the night’s feature.
  • Fri, Apr 12, 2019
    Big Party will attempt to seal a hat-trick and maintain his status as one of Hong Kong’s brightest prospects when he returns to action at Sha Tin on Sunday, 14 April.
  • Wed, Apr 10, 2019
    Seven Heavens has suffered two frustrating defeats in a row and on Wednesday (10 April) Zac Purton will aim to end the exasperation with a maiden Hong Kong victory for the Frankel gelding in the Class 3 Dongcheng District Handicap (1200m) at Happy Valley.
  • Wed, Apr 03, 2019
    Mission Tycoon will carry the four-year-old banner against the imperious Beauty Generation in the Group 2 Chairman’s Trophy (1600m) at Sha Tin on Sunday, 7 April with a view to a first Group 1 test against the same opponent at the end of the month.
2019 March
  • Mon, Mar 25, 2019
    Right Choice edged an enthralling duel for the Kowloon Cricket Club Centenary Cup Handicap (1600m) at Sha Tin this afternoon (Sunday, 24 March) to sweeten what jockey Silvestre de Sousa felt was a wrong decision one race prior.
  • Sun, Mar 24, 2019
    Trainer Richard Gibson combined with jockey Matthew Chadwick to record a historic first race win at the inaugural Hong Kong Jockey Club race meeting at Conghua Racecourse today (Saturday, 23 March), marking a new era of horseracing in the Greater Bay Area.
  • Sat, Mar 23, 2019
    Gold Mount and Wishful Thinker will board a plane to Dubai on Saturday (23 March) morning with trainer Richard Gibson looking forward to testing his talented duo on the Dubai World Cup card one week later (Saturday, 30 March).
  • Sat, Mar 23, 2019
    A new chapter in the Hong Kong Jockey Club’s 135-year history will be written on Saturday, 23 March when the first exhibition race meeting at Conghua Racecourse will take centre stage.
  • Fri, Mar 22, 2019
    Jockey Silvestre de Sousa talks about his successful stint in Hong Kong ahead of a return to the United Kingdom on Sunday.
  • Fri, Mar 22, 2019
    Right Choice has done little wrong in his career to date and on Sunday (24 March) at Sha Tin the Frankie Lor-trained galloper will take his next step up the ranks with a first start at a mile in the Kowloon Cricket Club Centenary Cup Handicap (1600m).
  • Thu, Mar 21, 2019
    Dylan Mo hit a landmark 70 and Dennis Yip a milestone 700 thanks to The Show’s wide surge down the Happy Valley straight tonight, Wednesday, 20 March.
  • Mon, Mar 18, 2019
    Furore won the HK$18 million BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m) at Sha Tin Racecourse this afternoon (Sunday, 17 March) with a brilliant victory that fulfilled Frankie Lor’s dream of becoming the first “home grown” Hong Kong trainer to land the race for 11 years.
  • Fri, Mar 15, 2019
    Twelve weeks ago Waikuku was a racehorse with only two races to show for what several good judges felt was an abundance of potential. Five further races and four beguiling wins later, the four-year-old will take his place in Sunday’s (17 March) BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m) as the contest’s highest-rated contender.
  • Wed, Mar 13, 2019
    Ricky Yiu left Happy Valley last week with a maiden Hong Kong win for one of his young prospects and on Wednesday night (13 March) the handler is looking for a breakthrough run from another rookie, the three-year-old Shining Gem.
  • Tue, Mar 12, 2019
    You have to go back to 24 years to find the last time a home grown Hong Kong jockey won the BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m). That rider was Tony Cruz and on Sunday (17 March) the city’s favourite horse racing son will look to one of the new wave of talented local jockeys to deliver an overdue follow-up.
  • Mon, Mar 11, 2019
    Hong Kong’s youngest rider Regan Bayliss lit up a damp day and showed a maturity beyond his years with a thrilling last-to-first success aboard Rise High in the Class 1 Lavender Handicap (1600m) at Sha Tin this afternoon (Sunday 10 March).
  • Fri, Mar 08, 2019
    Two weeks, four meetings and 22 rides into his Hong Kong experience, Regan Bayliss is hungry for a first win - a first placing, in fact - but on Sunday (10 March) at Sha Tin the young Australian has a book of rides that suggests he is at least doing things right.
  • Wed, Mar 06, 2019
    Neil Callan must have done something right at the weekend. The Irishman had a rare sit on a John Size-trained galloper on Saturday afternoon and finds himself in the hot seat in the finale at Happy Valley on Wednesday (6 April) night atop the handler’s exciting young sprinter Country Star.
2019 February
  • Thu, Feb 28, 2019
    Karis Teetan reached a new personal best at Happy Valley tonight (Wednesday, 27 February). The Mauritian ace bagged a double to take his season’s tally to 54 wins, two more than his previous Hong Kong peak achieved in the 2017/18 campaign.


2019 May
  • Wed, May 22, 2019
    Cambridge Stud principals Brendan and Jo Lindsay have had a fantastic run with the progeny of their foundation mare J’Adane .
  • Mon, May 20, 2019
    An impressive debut jumps win for Woodsman at Te Rapa on Saturday marked the first leg of a special double for rider Michael Roustoby and his twin brother, Adam.
  • Mon, May 20, 2019
    It might be a quieter time on the racing front for Roger James and Robert Wellwood, but there’s plenty of interest for their Cambridge stable this week.
  • Sat, May 18, 2019
    One of last season’s most promising jumpers returned to the hurdling game with a vengeance at Te Rapa on Saturday with a stunning performance to take out the Fairview Motors Waikato Hurdles (3200m).
  • Sat, May 18, 2019
    Topweight and race favourite Shamal added a second prestige steeplechase victory to his career record when he prevailed in a nail-biting finish to the Signature Homes Waikato Steeplechase (3900m) at Te Rapa.
  • Fri, May 17, 2019
    Racing Minister Winston Peters has announced a repeal of the betting levy (racing totalisator duty) currently paid by the racing industry to the Crown.
  • Fri, May 17, 2019
    Kevin and Julie Taylor of Koru Thoroughbreds sent two mares to Aquis Farm stallion Divine Prophet two years ago, and the results of those matings returned a healthy profit for them at Karaka on Friday.
  • Fri, May 17, 2019
    Te Akau principal David Ellis was once again prominent at Karaka, going to $80,000 to secure Lot 77, a son of first-season sire Vadamos, at New Zealand Bloodstock’s May Sale on Friday.
  • Fri, May 17, 2019
    Cambridge bloodstock agent Bevan Smith made a pleasing start to his solo bloodstock career at New Zealand Bloodstock’s May Sale at Karaka on Friday, taking home lot 83, the Tivaci filly out of Group Three performer Sitting on a Hill for $95,000.
  • Sun, May 12, 2019
    Ardmore trainer Nick Bishara’s year just keeps on getting better after promising stayer Verry Flash returned to winning form with a victory at Rotorua on the weekend.
  • Sun, May 12, 2019
    Trainer Tony Pike had a feeling his class sprinter, The Bostonian, was in the sort of form to run the race of his life in Saturday’s Gr.1 Doomben 10,000 (1200m).
  • Fri, May 10, 2019
    Cambridge trainer Tony Pike has taken a seven-strong team to Queensland to tackle the rich spoils on offer in the sunshine state over the coming months.
  • Thu, May 09, 2019
    Andrew Forsman doesn't have the same cricketing claim to fame as his training partner Murray Baker but he revealed he did rack up a couple of centuries as a schoolboy batsman at Te Awamutu College.
  • Tue, May 07, 2019
    Multiple Group One-winning mare Melody Belle is back in work in preparation for a busy spring campaign.
  • Tue, May 07, 2019
    Progressive Kiwi stayer Felaar is likely to back-up at Caulfield this week after a nightmare first taste of Australian racing .
  • Sun, May 05, 2019
    Lightly raced three-year-old Ignored produced one of the day’s highlights when she overcame a tardy start to win against the older horses at Te Rapa on Saturday.
  • Sat, May 04, 2019
    Visiting northern rider Lisa Allpress showed her undoubted class in the saddle when she guided race favourite All About Magic to a comprehensive victory in the Listed Berkley Stud Champagne Stakes (1200m) at Riccarton.
  • Sat, May 04, 2019
    Consistent filly Rainbow Dash added further valuable black-type to her outstanding two-year-old campaign with a gritty victory in the Listed Waikato Equine Veterinary Centre 2YO Stakes (1100m) at Te Rapa.
  • Fri, May 03, 2019
    Pukekohe trainer Nigel Tiley has experienced plenty of success in Queensland over the last few years and he is returning to the Sunshine State in a bid to collect some more winter spoils.
  • Fri, May 03, 2019
    Disturbance will step up to a distance past 1200m for just the second time this season when he tackles Saturday's Listed Daphne Bannon Memorial Great Easter Stakes (1400m) at Riccarton.
  • Fri, May 03, 2019
    Roz Southey couldn’t resist a tongue-in-cheek comment when describing the thrill of Zed Em’s amazing win under 70kgs when leading home a New Zealand-bred trifecta in the Grand Annual Steeplechase (5500m) at Warrnambool on Thursday.
  • Thu, May 02, 2019
    Auckland trainer Stephen McKee has given rise to Consensus' chances in Saturday's Gr.2 A D Hollindale Stakes (1800m) at the Gold Coast, describing her condition as much superior to how she fronted for last year's race.
  • Thu, May 02, 2019
    Cambridge trainer Tony Pike is keen to run stakes performers Intrigue and Indecision at the Gold Coast on Saturday, but there is little room for error in terms of the travel arrangements.
  • Wed, May 01, 2019
    Trainer Jenna Mahoney has been successfully juggling sporthorses and racehorses for more than a decade but she admits the racing side of her business, Cypress Point Stables, is taking priority now.
  • Wed, May 01, 2019
    After nearly a year off the racing scene Rock On Wood is shaping into a very progressive racehorse.
2019 April
  • Tue, Apr 30, 2019
    Leading South Island trainer Matthew Pitman, who trains in partnership with his father Michael, will line-up six runners in the two stakes races at Riccarton on Saturday and he believes the stable has a solid chance of taking out the two features.
  • Tue, Apr 30, 2019
    Trainer John Sargent will have representatives in three states this weekend, headed by New Zealand import House Of Cartier, a recent addition to the stable that will contest the Gr.1 Australasian Oaks (2000m) at Morphettville on Saturday.
  • Mon, Apr 29, 2019
    Morrinsville owner Russell Mead has a big decision to make following the upset deadheat victory of his under-rated three-year-old Speedy Meady at Te Rapa on Saturday.
  • Sun, Apr 28, 2019
    A successful procedure conducted on Friday to remove the metal rods and screws inserted to stabilise her lumbar region following a horror fall in Singapore last October.
  • Sun, Apr 28, 2019
    In a thrilling finish to the Gr.3 Inglis Sales Cambridge Breeders’ Stakes (1200m) the judge couldn’t separate the pair of Vigor Winner and Speedy Meady who shared victory in the feature Te Rapa contest.
  • Sun, Apr 28, 2019
    Gritty two-year-old Bronte Beach is likely to head up a three-pronged attack on the Listed Waikato Equine Veterinary Centre 2YO Stakes (1100m) for trainer Stephen Marsh at Te Rapa next weekend after her impressive victory at Hastings on Saturday.
  • Sun, Apr 28, 2019
    Cambridge trainer Tony Pike left Te Rapa racecourse on Saturday evening with a satisfied grin on his face despite winning just the one race on the day.
  • Sun, Apr 28, 2019
    Trainer Tony Pike unleashed another eye-catching youngster from his Cambridge-based team when two-year-old filly Subpoena delivered a winning performance on debut at Te Rapa on Saturday.
  • Wed, Apr 24, 2019
    The Richard Collett-trained Mercy Hill is a good chance of making it three successive victories when she contests the Rating 82 Bruce Amies Pharmacy Governor General's Cup (1600m) at Avondale on Thursday.
  • Mon, Apr 22, 2019
    A comfortable victory at the Waverley trials earlier this month has confirmed a start in Saturday’s Gr.3 Inglis Sales Cambridge Breeders’ Stakes (1200m) for promising three-year-old Lincoln Falls.
  • Mon, Apr 22, 2019
    Frank Ritchie will make a call on Tuesday as to whether his boutique stable’s leading light will contest the feature races at Te Rapa on Saturday.
  • Sun, Apr 21, 2019
    It’s not often you find the owner of a Group Three winner at Royal Randwick happily ensconced on his tractor cutting grass less than twenty-four hours after such a notable victory.
  • Sat, Apr 20, 2019
    The Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman training partnership set a new record for the most victories at stakes level in a New Zealand season when Quick Thinker took out the Listed Buffalo & Co Champagne Stakes (1600m) at Ellerslie on Saturday.
  • Sat, Apr 20, 2019
    Locally trained mare Lil Miss Swiss caused a major boil-over when she nabbed hot favourite Orepuki Lad in the shadows of the winning post to capture the Listed Carriers Arms Hotel Riverton Cup (2147m) on Saturday.
  • Fri, Apr 19, 2019
    Promising New Zealand-bred three-year-old Stardome resumed with a win in the Nationwide Super Class 2 Handicap (1600m) at Newcastle on Thursday.
  • Tue, Apr 16, 2019
    Cambridge trainers Roger James and Robert Wellwood were ecstatic with Rondinella’s Gr.1 Sydney Cup (3200m) fourth-placing at Randwick on Saturday and they are now eyeing spring spoils with their mare, with a potential Gr.1 Cox Plate (2040m) tilt on the cards.
  • Tue, Apr 16, 2019
    The Chosen One will end his Australian campaign on Saturday, while stablemate Bobby Dee will be endeavouring to secure a trip across the Tasman when he competes at Ellerslie the same day.
  • Tue, Apr 16, 2019
    Champion New Zealand mare Melody Belle has been the subject of a significant overseas offer to purchase her as a broodmare, but connections of the six-time Group One winner have rejected the offer.
  • Mon, Apr 15, 2019
    Debutant Kali stamped herself as a filly to follow when she eased to an effortless victory over 1300m at Hastings on Saturday.
  • Sun, Apr 14, 2019
    Classy three-year-old Beyond The Fort franked her gritty runner-up effort in the Gr.1 New Zealand Oaks (2400m) last month with a comprehensive victory in Saturday’s Listed New Zealand Bloodstock Warstep Stakes (2000m) at Riccarton.
  • Sun, Apr 14, 2019
    Matamata visitor Princess Kereru signed off on an A+ report card for her current campaign when she scored a hollow victory in the Listed NZB Finance Sprint (1200m) at Hastings on Saturday.
  • Fri, Apr 12, 2019
    Ruakaka trainers Chris Gibbs and Michelle Bradley are daring to dream that they can cause a massive upset at Randwick on Saturday when they take on the world’s best racehorse, Winx, in her last raceday appearance.
  • Fri, Apr 12, 2019
    Cambridge trainers Roger James and Robert Wellwood have experienced a stellar first season in partnership and they are hoping to continue that success when they line-up Rondinella in the Gr.1 Sydney Cup (3200m) at Randwick on Saturday.
  • Thu, Apr 11, 2019
    Consensus will be attempting to put a ray of sunshine into an emotional week for the family of popular trainer Trevor McKee when she chases a Group One win at Randwick on Saturday.
  • Tue, Apr 09, 2019
    The Sir Mark Todd-trained entire He’s Eminent resumed from a lengthy layoff with a gallant front-running display in the Gr.1 Ranvet Stakes (2000m) at Rosehill three weeks ago and his connections are hoping he can replicate that performance at Randwick on Saturday.
  • Tue, Apr 09, 2019
    Goodwood Stud principal William Fell received a late wedding present on Saturday when Nicoletta won the Gr.1 New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders’ Stakes (1600m) at Te Aroha.
  • Tue, Apr 09, 2019
    New Zealand jumper Zed Em created history when winning the A$100,000 Von Doussa Steeplechase (3250m) at Oakbank in South Australia on Sunday in the hands of Steve Pateman.
  • Mon, Apr 08, 2019
    Group One winner Nicoletta and promising three-year-old Santa Catarina enjoyed a successful day at Te Aroha on Saturday
  • Mon, Apr 08, 2019
    Canterbury trainer Lance Robinson has suffered a major loss after stable star Boots ‘N’ All passed away during the week after suffering an adverse reaction to an antibiotic.
  • Mon, Apr 08, 2019
    A bold plan to land a Group One came up a neck short for talented mare Supera on Saturday when she finished a gallant runner-up in the Fiber Fresh New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders’ Stakes (1600m) at Te Aroha.
  • Sat, Apr 06, 2019
    Local runner Who Dares Wins upset the favourites when he produced a bold finishing burst to capture his first win at stakes level when scoring in the Listed Christchurch Casino Easter Cup (1600m).
  • Sat, Apr 06, 2019
    Gritty mare Nicoletta is no longer a bridesmaid at the elite level after claiming her maiden Group One title in Saturday’s Fiber Fresh New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders’ Stakes (1600m) at Te Aroha.
  • Sat, Apr 06, 2019
    A potential trip to the Queensland Winter Carnival is in line for promising three-year-old Riding The Wave after he produced a stunning display at Te Aroha on Saturday.
  • Fri, Apr 05, 2019
    The Brian and Shane Anderton-trained Gallant Boy will head into the Listed Christchurch Casino Easter Cup (1600m) in a freshened state and his connections believe he is ready to make it back-to-back stakes victories on Saturday
  • Fri, Apr 05, 2019
    Mike Moroney is in a strong position going into Saturday’s Gr.1 Australian Derby (2400m) at Randwick with the two favoured runners in Arrogant and Chapada.
  • Thu, Apr 04, 2019
    Talented jumper Macklemore proved far too good for the opposition when winning the Ray Stevens & Heather Tasker Memorial Jumpers Highweight 2050 at Wanganui on Thursday and is in the frame for a trip across the Tasman.
  • Thu, Apr 04, 2019
    Waverley trainer Bill Thurlow took Gr.1 Auckland Cup (3200m) winner Glory Days to Wanganui for a gallop between races on Thursday and was not entirely pleased with the hit-out.
  • Wed, Apr 03, 2019
    Just over two years ago, Jacksstar suffered a tendon injury when finishing third in the Gr.1 Auckland Cup (3200m).
  • Wed, Apr 03, 2019
    The well regarded New Zealand racing print and online publisher The Informant has ceased publishing after owner Racing Media NZ Ltd cited a lack of core industry support for the business.
  • Tue, Apr 02, 2019
    Handy stayer Big Mike was back in action at the Avondale trials on Tuesday and impressed his trainers ahead of a campaign that is likely to include another trip across the Tasman.
  • Tue, Apr 02, 2019
    Cambridge trainers Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman have two contenders for the Gr.1 Sydney Cup (3200m) in Zacada and Vin De Dance, but the pair will have to perform this weekend to warrant a start in the two-mile feature.
  • Mon, Apr 01, 2019
    Even being brought down to the earth with a thud in the final event at Ellerslie on Saturday didn’t dampen a memorable day for the Japanese-born apprentice Taiki Yanagida.
2019 March
  • Sun, Mar 31, 2019
    While he may not have witnessed a winning run, it was hard to take the smile off trainer Shaune Ritchie’s face after his gutsy two-year-old filly Bella Mente picked up an invaluable placing at Group One level
  • Sun, Mar 24, 2019
    Progressive staying mare Artiste has landed herself a black-type challenge for her next assignment after a convincing victory in the Drymix Cement Bay Of Plenty Cup (2100m) at Tauranga on Saturday.
  • Sun, Mar 24, 2019
    Local trainer Lance Robinson had plenty to celebrate at the completion of the racing action at Riccarton on Saturday after producing a perfect three-from-three result during the day.
  • Sat, Mar 23, 2019
    New Zealand-bred filly Princess Jenni produced a strong performance to land the Gr.3 Alexandra Stakes (1600m) at Moonee Valley on Friday night at just her fourth career start.
  • Sat, Mar 23, 2019
    Group One mare Consensus made her presence felt in a hit-and-run raid at Moonee Valley on Friday night when prevailing in a tight finish to the Gr.2 Sunline Stakes (1600m).
  • Fri, Mar 22, 2019
    Trainer Stephen Marsh will have a dual-pronged attack on Saturday’s Gr.1 Rosehill Guineas (2000m), with last start Gr.1 New Zealand Derby (2400m) winner Crown Prosecutor and Group One-placed colt Vernanme set to take on highly touted galloper The Autumn Sun.
  • Fri, Mar 22, 2019
    The John Bary-trained Hugo The Boss will be aiming to add a seventh win to his tally on Sunday when he lines-up in the LJ Hooker & McHattie Realty Ltd (1000m) at Tauherenikau.
  • Tue, Mar 19, 2019
    Multiple Group One winning New Zealand mare Danzdanzdance has arrived in Sydney for a tilt at Saturday’s Gr.1 Ranvet Stakes (2000m) .
  • Tue, Mar 19, 2019
    Exciting four-year-old Rondinella will not head to Sydney to take her place in the Gr.1 Ranvet Stakes (2000m) on Saturday, but a trip across the Tasman still remains on the cards for the Roger James and Robert Wellwood-trained runner.
  • Mon, Mar 18, 2019
    You might think that leading into last Saturday’s race meeting at Trentham, apprentice jockey Holly Andrew would be feeling more than just a twinge of anxiety about competing at the venue where she experienced a critical incident just one year ago.
  • Mon, Mar 18, 2019
    Reminiscent of his impressive debut, two-year-old colt Equinox once again showed his liking for the Trentham track with a hard-fought victory at the venue on Saturday.
  • Sun, Mar 17, 2019
    The Roger James and Robert Wellwood-trained Concert Hall produced an impressive last-to-first performance to land the Gr.3 Wentwood Grange Cuddle Stakes (1600m) at Trentham on Saturday, setting her up for a tilt at even better things.
  • Fri, Mar 15, 2019
    Cambridge trainer Stephen Marsh may not be competing for the A$5million on offer in the inaugural All Star Mile (1600m) at Flemington on Saturday, but he is hoping stable runner Starrybeel can win a sizeable cheque for his connections on the undercard.
  • Thu, Mar 14, 2019
    How his trio of talented fillies handle the step up to 2400m on a rain-affected Trentham track is Cambridge trainer Andrew Forsman's only concern heading into Saturday's Gr.1 Al Basti Equiworld Dubai New Zealand Oaks (2400m).
  • Tue, Mar 12, 2019
    John Sargent is on target to send one Group One prospect across the Tasman from Australia, while he has received a filly from New Zealand for a possible Sydney Group One mission.
  • Mon, Mar 11, 2019
    Promising three-year-old filly Elate suffered a heart fibrillation in the Sunline Vase last start, causing concern for her connections leading into Saturday’s Al Basti Equiworld Dubai New Zealand Oaks at Trentham.
  • Mon, Mar 11, 2019
    Bill Thurlow is sticking to his policy when it comes to booking a rider for Glory Days in the Gr.1 Sydney Cup (3200m) at Randwick next month.
  • Sun, Mar 10, 2019
    Progressive three-year-old Dawn Patrol showed he is ready to return to the racetrack after producing a stylish display over 1000m at the Rotorua trials last Tuesday.
  • Sun, Mar 10, 2019
    Former New Zealand-trained filly Spanish Whisper made a stunning return to the winner’s circle on Saturday when she overcame a wide run to take out the Gr.2 Kewney Stakes (1400m) at Flemington.
  • Sun, Mar 10, 2019
    A mud-spattered Cameron Lammas completed an early raceday double in the worst of the conditions at Ellerslie on Saturday when he guided promising mare Sandrine home in the second race of the day.
  • Thu, Mar 07, 2019
    Opie Bosson is just one win shy of joining Hall of Fame jockey Lance O'Sullivan on 62 career Group One wins and he has a gilt-edged chance of levelling up to his former great rival at Ellerslie on Saturday.
  • Thu, Mar 07, 2019
    The Roger James and Robert Wellwood-trained Rondinella is taking a solid formline into Saturday’s Gr.1 Bonecrusher New Zealand Stakes (2000m) at Ellerslie, but her connections believe she will have her work cut out for her in the star-studded field.
  • Wed, Mar 06, 2019
    Waverley trainer Bill Thurlow has experienced a stellar season with his talented galloper Glory Days and he is hoping she can continue her good run of form in the Gr.1 Barfoot & Thompson Auckland Cup (3200m) at Ellerslie on Saturday.
  • Mon, Mar 04, 2019
    Allan Morley has a bit of inside knowledge on what it takes to win a Gr.1 Auckland Cup (3200m) as he prepares for his first tilt at the Ellerslie feature on Saturday.
  • Sun, Mar 03, 2019
    A sparkling exhibition gallop by Danzdanzdance at Ellerslie on Saturday has confirmed trainer Chris Gibbs’ thoughts that he has his stable star right where he wants her as she prepares to tackle the cream of Australian racing later this month.
  • Sat, Mar 02, 2019
    A trip north to contest the Gr.2 Norwood Family Wellington Guineas (1400m) at Trentham beckons for multiple stakes-winning filly Emily Margaret after a dominant on-speed victory at Wingatui on Saturday in the Listed NZB Insurance Stakes (1400m).
  • Sat, Mar 02, 2019
    A rails-hugging ride by Jake Bayliss paved the way for classy filly Pinmedown to add a second black-type victory at Ellerslie to her record when she scored in the Gr.3 McKee Family Sunline Vase (2100m).
  • Sat, Mar 02, 2019
    Matamata raider Princess Kereru gained a well-deserved reward when she snatched victory in a thrilling finish to the Gr.3 Waikato Stud Plate (1200m) at Ellerslie on Saturday.
  • Fri, Mar 01, 2019
    Dual Group One winner Grunt will tackle the Gr.3 The TAB Shaftsbury Avenue Handicap (1400m) at Flemington on Saturday in the lead-up to the inaugural A$5 million All Star Mile (1600m) in a fortnight’s time.
  • Fri, Mar 01, 2019
    Sydney trainer Chris Waller is expecting a solid showing from his New Zealand-bred stayer Patrick Erin in the Gr.1 Chipping Norton Stakes (1600m) at Randwick on Saturday where he faces champion stablemate Winx.
2019 February
  • Wed, Feb 27, 2019
    Caulfield Cup-winning jockey Pat Cosgrave will make a flying visit to Auckland this weekend to partner the Chris Waller-trained Nobu in the Gr.1 Vodafone New Zealand Derby (2400m).


2019 May
  • Tue, May 21, 2019
    King Of Glamour’s win in the Class 4 & 5 Handicap over 1050 metres on the sand at Taipa on Friday night has seen trainer Stanley Chin edge to a one win lead in the race for Macau training premiership honors.
  • Tue, May 14, 2019
    Sheng Li Superstar lived right up to his name with an effortless win Sunday’s Class 2 Handicap over 1350 metres on the all weather at Taipa to give him three wins from his four starts in Macau.
2019 April
  • Mon, Apr 29, 2019
    Big Alloy produced a dazzling last to first performance to win Saturday’s SJM Macau Derby Trial over 1500 metres on the rain shortened turf program at Taipa.
2019 March
  • Fri, Mar 08, 2019
    The Jebel Hatta is the turf highlight on Super Saturday at the Meydan and as has been the theme of the carnival to date - Godolphin have a strong hand.


2019 May
  • Wed, May 15, 2019
    Thirsk stages a competitive seven-race card on its annual Irish Day this Saturday, May 18, headlined by the £20,000 Constant Security Services Handicap (4.30pm, 24 entries) over seven furlongs.
  • Fri, May 03, 2019
    Iridessa, who gave Joseph O’Brien his first British Group 1 victory when landing the bet365 Fillies’ Mile in October, will try to give her young handler an initial British Classic success when she is part of a 15-strong line-up for the QIPCO 1000 Guineas at Newmarket’s Rowley Mile Racecourse on Sunday (5th May).
  • Fri, May 03, 2019
    Thirsk's richest race of the season, the £40,000 Cliff Stud Thirsk Hunt Cup, has attracted a maximum field of 16 declared runners for the 4.15pm off-time this Saturday, May 4.
  • Thu, May 02, 2019
    Frankie Dettori brought up a 133.3/1 treble on Royal Ascot Trials Day at his favourite racecourse when successful in the Listed Ascot Shop Paradise Stakes on the Sir Michael Stoute-trained Zaaki (9/1).
2019 April
  • Thu, Apr 25, 2019
    Richard Hannon, triumphant with unfancied Guineas contenders twice in his first five years with a training licence, is happy to avoid the pre-race limelight with his three candidates - King Of Change, Urban Icon and Walkinthesand – for the Group 1 QIPCO 2000 Guineas.
  • Fri, Apr 19, 2019
    Epsom Downs Racecourse stages its first fixture of 2019 on Wednesday, April 24, with a valuable six-race card featuring the £50,000 Listed Investec Blue Riband Trial (2.45pm, 14 entries).
  • Thu, Apr 18, 2019
    In addition to the £1-million All-Weather Championships Finals Day at Lingfield Park, Newcastle also races on Good Friday, April 19, with a terrific seven-race Tapeta programme offering over £250,000 in prize money.
  • Thu, Apr 18, 2019
    Tomorrow is day two of The April Meeting at Cheltenham with a seven-race programme exclusively for fillies and mares running from 2.05pm through to 5.30pm.
  • Wed, Apr 17, 2019
    Elarqam and Mustashry, two proven Pattern Race performers owned by Sheikh Hamdan Al Maktoum, make their seasonal debuts in a highly competitive 11-runner renewal of the Group 3 £60,000 bet365 Earl Of Sefton Stakes over nine furlongs at Newmarket’s Rowley Mile Racecourse on Thursday (18th April).
  • Wed, Apr 17, 2019
    Richard Fahey is hoping that George Bowen can provide him with a fourth victory in the £150,000 Betway All-Weather Sprint Championship (3.05pm) on £1-million All-Weather Championships Finals Day, Good Friday, April 19, at Lingfield Park
  • Tue, Apr 16, 2019
    Skardu is one of five unbeaten colts among a ten-runner field for the Group 3 £60,000 bet365 Craven Stakes, the centrepiece of the three-day bet365 Craven Meeting, at Newmarket’s Rowley Mile Racecourse on Wednesday (17th April).
  • Sun, Apr 14, 2019
    Melbourne Cup runner-up Marmelo has made a winning return at Newbury at his first start since his second to Cross Counter at Flemington.
2019 March
  • Sun, Mar 24, 2019
    King Power Racing has added Sir Michael Stoute, Karl Burke and Tim Easterby to its roster of trainers in order to “get a better geographical spread” in England.
  • Tue, Mar 05, 2019
    Ascot Racecourse's first meeting of the Flat season, formerly Sagaro Stakes Raceday, will be renamed Royal Ascot Trials Day with a focus on some of the key prep races for horses ahead of the premier Flat meeting of the season.


2019 May
  • Mon, May 20, 2019
    This year's $1.5 million Group 1 Kranji Mile (1600m) has drawn only two overseas raiders - Southern Legend and Singapore Sling, both from Hong Kong, but a few early birds - mainly trackwatchers - were still out there at 5am to catch a glimpse of the two challengers.
  • Sun, May 19, 2019
    After having slipped under the radar for a little while, Destroyer Eclipse put up a strong performance to return to winning ways in the $70,000 Class 3 race over 1600m on Sunday.
  • Sun, May 19, 2019
    After a trouble-free flight to Singapore on Saturday morning, Hong Kong duo Southern Legend and Singapore Sling are now nicely settled in at the International Stables at Kranji.
  • Sun, May 19, 2019
    A sizzling-run race saw talented sprinter Skywalk bounce back in record-breaking time in the $100,000 Class 1 race over 1100m on the Polytrack on Friday night.
  • Sun, May 19, 2019
    Bold Thruster might be trainer Shane Baertschiger’s rising star going into the $800,000 Group 1 Lion City Cup (1200m) next Saturday, but stablemate Aramco should not be written off as just a second stringer judging by his slashing win in a barrier trial on Thursday.
  • Sun, May 19, 2019
    Sunday’s meeting got off to a happy event when Super Win handed owner Chua Kang Lim the perfect birthday present in the first race, the $30,000 Class 5 Division 1 race over 1200m on Polytrack.
  • Sun, May 19, 2019
    Old marvel Supernova showed he clearly had no intention of being put to pasture after he posted his 11th win as a rising 11 on Friday night.
  • Wed, May 08, 2019
    Fresh from his first season double over the weekend, trainer Tan Kah Soon had one more reason to be in good spirits after he watched his standard-bearer Clarton Super spin around at his first barrier trial from a long break on Tuesday morning.
  • Mon, May 06, 2019
    He was a bit like the forgotten horse in Sunday’s $175,000 Group 3 Moonbeam Vase (1600m), but Elite Excalibur sent a stark reminder he was still a major force to be reckoned with in the way he despatched his rivals at that Kranji Mile prelude.
  • Sun, May 05, 2019
    After four placings from as many starts, Lim’s Passion finally opened his account with an easy win as the $18 favourite in the $75,000 Countofmontecristo 2017 Stakes, a Restricted Maiden race over 1400m on Friday, with the breakthrough bearing the hallmark of trainer Steven Burridge’s craft.
  • Sun, May 05, 2019
    Rising star Top Knight overcame a muddling-run race to poke his head in front where it mattered in the $400,000 Group 2 Singapore Three-Year-Old Classic (1400m) on Friday night.
  • Thu, May 02, 2019
    Straight back from his US trip where he purchased two new horses, trainer Michael Clements won’t have much time to catch his breath as he sends out a team of five horses in two big races this weekend.
  • Thu, May 02, 2019
    Trainer Kuah Cheng Tee is under no illusions Per Inpower faces an uphill task in the $400,000 Group 2 Singapore Three-Year-Old Classic (1400m) on Friday, but as horses turn three only once and he had a ticket in hand, he thought why not.
2019 April
  • Sun, Apr 28, 2019
    A sudden return of the old gate speed from Howl at his last barrier trial inspired trainer Daniel Meagher to change tactics at his next race on Friday night – and to winning effect.
  • Sun, Apr 28, 2019
    Promising apprentice jockey Simon Kok Wei Hoong has not waited too long to return to the Kranji winner’s enclosure after he steered Foresto to a rousing win in the $50,000 Class 4 Division 2 race over 1700m on Friday.
  • Fri, Apr 26, 2019
    Jockey Daniel Moor was in a good position to give his view on two of the contenders to the second Leg of the Singapore Three-Year-Old Challenge, the $400,000 Group 2 Singapore Three-Year-Old Classic (1400m) on May 3 – Lim’s Lightning and No Fun No Gain.
  • Mon, Apr 22, 2019
    Malaysian apprentice jockey Shafrizal Saleh justified the trust placed squarely on his shoulders by his boss Michael Clements with a confident handling of Eagle Eye to a slashing win in the $85,000 Class 2 race over 1100m on Sunday.
  • Sat, Apr 20, 2019
    Two weeks after a former Godolphin galloper trained by James Cummings in Australia, Barbeque, scored on debut at Kranji, another ex-Blue Army boy from the same team, has followed suit in the opening event of Good Friday’s meeting.
  • Fri, Apr 19, 2019
    The early promise shown by Easy Does It before a tendon injury threw a spanner in the works seemed to be still there when the well-named chestnut spun around to a fairly casual barrier trial win on Thursday morning.
  • Fri, Apr 19, 2019
    Four-time Victorian winner Sacred Sham makes his long-awaited Kranji debut this Friday, but trainer Mark Walker is exercising caution about an immediate display of ability given a serious setback that held him back for three months.
  • Mon, Apr 15, 2019
    Trainer Mark Walker seems to have unearthed a promising two-year-old in Admiral Winston going with the impressive manner in which he powered home at his debut in the $75,000 Restricted Maiden race over 1000m on Sunday.
  • Mon, Apr 15, 2019
    After a last encouraging run, Caribbean Lady was able to frank that form with a hard-fought maiden win at her eighth start on Sunday.
  • Mon, Apr 15, 2019
    South African jockey Callan Murray combined with trainer Michael Clements to spring a $151 upset with Raheeb in the $75,000 Novice race over 1200m on Sunday.
  • Mon, Apr 15, 2019
    Trainer James Peters expressed his gratitude to his staff after he brought up his third winner for the weekend on Sunday, snapping a mini run of outs he had been enduring since Grand Koonta on March 1.
  • Sun, Apr 14, 2019
    Newly-licensed Malaysian apprentice jockey Riduan Abu Bakar got his Singapore riding career off to a flying start with a winner at only his second ride at his first day at the office at Kranji on Friday night.
  • Sat, Apr 13, 2019
    Mauritius barrister Yahia Nazroo made a pitstop visit at the Singapore Turf Club on April 5 to sit in as an observer during the Stipendiary Stewards’ raceday operations on that night, and went away with a head brimming with new ideas.
  • Sat, Apr 13, 2019
    Promising apprentice jockey Simon Kok Wei Hoong is back in Singapore and looking forward to restarting his riding career by applying what he has learned during his three-month stint in Tasmania.
  • Thu, Apr 11, 2019
    Impressive debut winner I’m A Conqueror will attempt to keep the brilliant start going in Sunday’s $75,000 Novice race over 1200m even if he will be at his first Polytrack test this time.
  • Thu, Apr 11, 2019
    Three months only after bidding farewell to Singapore, South African jockey Barend Vorster will pop by for a cameo (re)appearance at his old hunting ground next month.
  • Thu, Apr 11, 2019
    In a move which will surprise a few, jockey Nooresh Juglall has asked for his release from his current tenure at the Singapore Turf Club.
  • Mon, Apr 08, 2019
    A confident ride by young apprentice jockey Syahir Abdul saw favourite Lim’s Craft score a stylish win in the $75,000 Forever Young 2017 Stakes, a Restricted Maiden Division 2 race over 1200m on Sunday.
  • Mon, Apr 08, 2019
    Progressive galloper Sacred Croix showed no letting up in his current brilliant form after he brought up a fourth win in a row on Sunday.
  • Sat, Apr 06, 2019
    The vastly-improved My Miracle translated his recent encouraging runs into a dominant first win in the $20,000 Countofmontecristo 2017 Stakes Open Maiden race over 1100m on Friday.
  • Thu, Apr 04, 2019
    The Shane Baertschiger trained Bold Thruster went to the paddock in top form and appears well placed to make a winning return at Kranji this evening.
  • Thu, Apr 04, 2019
    Most think Bold Thruster is a penalty kick in Friday’s $175,000 Group 3 JBBA Singapore Three-Year-Old Sprint (1200m), but that has not deterred other connections from having a throw at the stumps – like trainer Daniel Meagher.
  • Thu, Apr 04, 2019
    Kiwi trainer Mark Walker is under no illusions Elite Invincible has the job ahead in Sunday’s $500,000 Group 2 Chairman’s Trophy even with the rise in distance to a more suitable mile.
2019 March
  • Sun, Mar 31, 2019
    An upfront candid admission of a “stuff-up” can often help make amends in racing as trainer Cliff Brown and jockey Michael Rodd found out on Friday night.
  • Sun, Mar 31, 2019
    Athletica franked the improved form and mannerisms displayed over a trip at his last start to come away with a rousing win in the $50,000 Class 4 race over 1600m on Friday night.
  • Sun, Mar 31, 2019
    Some may be surprised by the new choice of rider on Lim’s Lightning in the Group 3 JBBA Singapore Three-Year-Old Sprint (1200m), but it is actually a combination that struck at the highest level at Kranji in the past.
  • Sun, Mar 31, 2019
    A bold frontrunning ride by budding apprentice jockey Iskandar Rosman brought out the unyielding side of Sydney import Sun Marshal at his first local win on Friday night.
  • Sun, Mar 31, 2019
    Trainer Saimee Jumaat took the training honours with a race-to-race double courtesy of Red Riding Wood and Trigamy on Friday night.
  • Mon, Mar 25, 2019
    Irish entire Invincible Ryker blew punters out of the water with a thrilling last-stride win in the $70,000 Penang Turf Club Trophy, a Kranji Stakes C race over 1000m on Friday.
  • Mon, Mar 25, 2019
    Trainer Donna Logan’s faith in her apprentice jockey Desmond Chan Wei Sheng was repaid manifold with a 10-out-of-10 handling of Emergency Acceptor Burkaan in the $50,000 Class 4 race over 1200m on Sunday.
  • Mon, Mar 25, 2019
    After going through a dry run, the rain that came down as the field to Sunday’s $70,000 Kranji Stakes C race over 1200m was sent on their way saw Biraz bounce back to winning ways to incidentally give his owner its second Singapore hurrah for the year on the same day.
  • Sun, Mar 24, 2019
    The Michael Clements trained Drone went to the paddock in great form and remains a big watch fresh in the final event at Kranji this evening.
  • Fri, Mar 22, 2019
    The Michael Clements-Falcon Racing Stable juggernaut may well keep going this Sunday with three of the Thai-owned gallopers looking to have a strong hand in their respective contests.
  • Fri, Mar 22, 2019
    Honest performer Constant Justice popped out for his first barrier trial since his surprise win in the Group 3 New Year Cup (1200m), but trainer Mohd Yusof said that does not mean a comeback is imminent.
  • Fri, Mar 22, 2019
    The wide gate in 11 has put a major dampener on Winning Hobby’s chances in Sunday’s $50,000 Class 4 race over 1200m, but trainer Kuah Cheng Tee is still hoping the US-bred can overturn the handicap.
  • Mon, Mar 18, 2019
    Malaysian apprentice jockey Amirul Ismadi’s reputation as a supersub grew further after he piloted pick-up ride Eye Guy to a bold all-the-way win on Sunday.
  • Mon, Mar 18, 2019
    Champion jockey Vlad Duric showed yet again that he sure knows where the winning post is with another inch-perfect winning ride on Friday night.
  • Mon, Mar 18, 2019
    Both trainer Leticia Dragon and jockey John Powell shook their heads when the cards came out on Wednesday - Nimble’s fairytale run of three wins in a row would surely come to an end.
  • Mon, Mar 18, 2019
    Promising filly Siam Vipasiri could not have begun her Singapore Three-Year-Old campaign in better fashion after she got up in a nail-biting finish to snare the $70,000 Kranji Stakes C Division 1 race over 1200m on Friday night.
  • Mon, Mar 18, 2019
    Troy See was a man in a hurry after he bagged the first three events on Sunday, all recorded more or less in identical style – catch me if you can.
  • Fri, Mar 15, 2019
    Vlad Duric has not quite rubber-stamped the unbeaten Gingerella and her sire Gingerbread Man as a classic case of ‘like father like daughter’, but he’d be in a good position to draw some parallels.
  • Thu, Mar 14, 2019
    Derby hopeful Wonderful Paint enjoyed a casual spin around the tracks at the barrier trials on Tuesday, looking fit and ready to tackle his next mission.
  • Thu, Mar 14, 2019
    While comeback owner Tang Weng Fei has already cast his former champion Better Than Ever as the yardstick for his undefeated new find My Dreamliner, trainer Young Keah Yong is a little more conservative.
  • Sun, Mar 10, 2019
    Champion jockey Vlad Duric was the punters’ pal on Friday night after he saved the best for last in the last two events on the eight-race programme to bring up a winning treble, all aboard favourites.
  • Sun, Mar 10, 2019
    Japanese entire Mikki Joy gave his Singapore Gold Cup aspirations no harm with a solid staying performance in the $85,000 Class 2 race over 1800m on Friday night.
  • Fri, Mar 08, 2019
    Trainer Leslie Khoo is under no illusions his staying mare Claudia’s Beauty might have her job cut out in Friday night’s $85,000 Class 2 race over 1800m, but is still hoping for an improved performance at her second run from a break.
  • Fri, Mar 08, 2019
    The Michael Clements trained Quarter Back returned with a bang last start and appears well placed to go back to back this evening.
  • Wed, Mar 06, 2019
    Jockey John Powell will finally get to reunite with Bold Thruster in a race when the exciting galloper makes his racing comeback in the Group 3 JBBA Singapore Three-Year-Old Sprint (1200m) on April 5
  • Mon, Mar 04, 2019
    Super Smart handed jockey Benny Woodworth a belated wedding present after he scored a fighting win in the $75,000 Restricted Maiden race over 1000m on Sunday.
  • Sun, Mar 03, 2019
    The Lee Freedman trained Irving Lipschitz returned with a bang last start and can go on with it in the eighth event at Singapore this evening.
  • Sun, Mar 03, 2019
    Young Callan Murray’s rise to the top of the racing world has been nothing short of meteoric, but it was ironically a sudden and most unexpected slump that has made him a “better person”.
  • Sun, Mar 03, 2019
    European import Grand Koonta exhibited all the makings of an above-average sort after he cleared out for a relatively easy win in the $50,000 Class 4 Division 1 race over 1200m on Friday night.
  • Fri, Mar 01, 2019
    The Lee Freedman trained Sun Marshal did a really good job in his Singapore debut and now appears poised to break through in the seventh race this evening.


2019 May
  • Mon, May 20, 2019
    At Tokyo on Sunday the undefeated Loves Only You set a new race record as she flew up the outside to grab the race in the last 100m.
  • Mon, May 20, 2019
    War Of Will proved he did have the will to win given a clear run and provided his rider, trainer and owner with their first Triple Crown race winner.
  • Mon, May 20, 2019
    The German 2000 Guineas or Mehl-Mulhens Rennen G2 for 3yo colts and fillies has seen a successful result for the raiders.
  • Sun, May 19, 2019
    Sir Michael Stoute captured the two feature races at Newbury on Saturday and a Listed to make the treble.
  • Sat, May 18, 2019
    Champion's Way will try to make it six wins in a season, a very rare feat in Hong Kong.
  • Fri, May 17, 2019
    This may be a rerun of the 2018 version as Stradivarius who won that edition looks likely to repeat here.
  • Mon, May 13, 2019
    Andre Fabre’s Persian King may not yet have had his coronation but he’s moving towards it rapidly with his win at Longchamp on Sunday.
  • Mon, May 13, 2019
    The “Berlin Marathon” at Hoppergarten on Sunday saw a big upset when Raa Atoll won.
  • Mon, May 13, 2019
    The Aussie jockey who is riding under a temporary licence in Japan has had a weekend to remember.
  • Sun, May 12, 2019
    Things start to get into gear with the running of the Prix St Georges, a G3 for 3yo over the 1000m. The going is supposed to be very soft so we shall see what happens in this race as a bit of an indicator for the two G1s.
  • Mon, May 06, 2019
    It must be that the "Ho Ho" has people thinking of Christmas as after winning the QM on Sunday he's having a break.
  • Mon, May 06, 2019
    It's a bank holiday Monday or equivalent in many countries and in Ireland we have a nice program at the Curragh.
  • Sun, May 05, 2019
    The 2000 Guineas at Newmarket was a race where there was a great advantage to horses running up the stand side.
  • Sat, May 04, 2019
    The going is described as good to firm and it’s a mix weather-wise between sun and showers.
  • Sat, May 04, 2019
    Under a brilliant ride from Jose Ortiz, the Tom Amoss trained Serengeti Empress crossed from gate 13 to take up the lead and stayed there.
  • Fri, May 03, 2019
    Punchestown on Thursday saw our old friend Unowhatimeanharry 16/1 take out the gruelling race by 3 lengths from Bacardys who was ridden by PW Mullins while Paul Townend switched to the stablemate Bapaume was a head away in third. Aux Ptits Soins finished fifth in a field of 10.
  • Fri, May 03, 2019
    A few years ago Sophie Doyle, sister of James, chose to move to the US from the UK in search of more opportunities.
  • Thu, May 02, 2019
    12 times Irish Champion Jockey Ruby Walsh dismounted from winning the Punchestown Gold Cup on Kemboy and announced "That's it".
  • Wed, May 01, 2019
    Day 2 of the Punchestown Festival will see the clash between Al Boum Photo and Kemboy in the Gold Cup Chase Gr 1.
  • Wed, May 01, 2019
    Starting off a very busy racing month we go to St Cloud for the first three group races of the month.
2019 April
  • Tue, Apr 30, 2019
    The three International G1 contests provided plenty of interest in a day where the sun came through the clouds the racing proved mostly very competitive.
  • Mon, Apr 29, 2019
    A bit of an upset at Longchamp on Sunday when Waldgeist got the better of the odds-on favourite Ghalyyath.
  • Sun, Apr 28, 2019
    There's been a few showers around and it is currently a bit misty and cloudy but the day will hopefully improve weather-wise and there hasn't been too much water on the track.
  • Wed, Apr 24, 2019
    And gets the trifecta to boot when Burrows Saint scored a good win over his stablemate Isleofhopendreams 20/1.
  • Tue, Apr 16, 2019
    We go back a long way – been to all four of her Cox Plates, all three of her QE IIs and a number of other races.
  • Mon, Apr 15, 2019
    Andre Fabre's Godolphin horses had a nice day out on Sunday, with Persian King winning the Fontainbleau and Slalom and Syrtis quinellaing the Noailles.
  • Sun, Apr 14, 2019
    With the ground being classified as good and riders in the first couple of races stating they thought good to firm, there was a rush of scratchings.
  • Fri, Apr 12, 2019
    This is a big weekend for racing in Japan. After snowing on the cherry blossoms this week it looks like the sun will be back,
  • Fri, Apr 12, 2019
    The weather looks like being a lot nicer than it was at Cheltenham as Ayr gets set for a very big day off racing.
  • Mon, Apr 08, 2019
    Whistlejacket and team arrived early at Randwick where the sun was shining and the crowds waiting to burst through the turnstiles at 10.00 am, promising a great day ahead
  • Sun, Apr 07, 2019
    That's the excitement at Sha Tin this Sunday where there is an excellent program for the enthusiasts.
  • Fri, Apr 05, 2019
    Well, especially the Saturday where there are Kentucky Derby preps and all sorts of top races at Aqueduct, Keeneland and Santa Anita.
  • Fri, Apr 05, 2019
    And there should be plenty of them starting with a ripping version of the G3 Merseyrail Handicap Hurdle with 22 runners.
  • Mon, Apr 01, 2019
    Yesterday Race 9 at Sha Tin the Tolo Harbour Cl 2 saw a number of very good horses in a class field.
2019 March
  • Sun, Mar 31, 2019
    A somewhat quiet day in Hong Kong with many having been up in the wee hours watching the Hong Kong reps in Dubai.
  • Mon, Mar 25, 2019
    The Kowloon Cricket Club Centenary Cup was the feature race on Sunday's card at Sha Tin and as a highlight it did not disappoint.
  • Mon, Mar 25, 2019
    The Scat Daddy product Mr Melody showed no problems with the drop in trip and pulled off a convincing win in the Chukyo feature.
  • Mon, Mar 25, 2019
    As a result of the Fairgrounds Oaks and the Louisiana Derby winners getting 100 points, some new names will be off to Kentucky.
  • Mon, Mar 18, 2019
    He's by Pierro and therefore a grandson on Lonrho and is starting to look more and more like his illustrious family.
  • Mon, Mar 18, 2019
    There is still a great deal of uncertainty about the required drug changes at Santa Anita but it looks as if a compromise has been reached.
  • Mon, Mar 18, 2019
    A horse was determined to live up to his name at Uttoxeter when Reckless Behaviour decided he wanted a pint and a pizza.
  • Mon, Mar 18, 2019
    At Nakayama the Fuji TV Sho Spring Stakes which is a good trial for the 2000 Guineas has been won by Emeral Fight 27.1.
  • Sun, Mar 17, 2019
    Race 8 at Kranji on Sunday is a class 2 and the feature of the afternoon's racing.
  • Sat, Mar 16, 2019
    And Racheal Blackmore adds her name to the women jockeys winning big races with a win in the Gr 2 Albert Bartlett Novices' Hurdle.
  • Fri, Mar 15, 2019
    Cheltenham was "Ladies' Day" on Wednesday with two women jockeys riding winners and a woman trainer saddling another one.
  • Fri, Mar 15, 2019
    The Stronach Group has announced a ban on raceday medication of horses running on their California tracks - Santa Anita and Golden Gate Park.
  • Thu, Mar 14, 2019
    There's been a few surprises (which is not unusual) and there may be more in store on this Thursday card.
  • Tue, Mar 12, 2019
    The weather is supposed to be quite nice (a relative term) and the racing first rate for this Wednesday.
  • Sat, Mar 09, 2019
    Now riding for the JRA in Japan having passed the exam and winning a big race in Korea, Fuji rode a 75/1 winner!
  • Thu, Mar 07, 2019
    A very pleasant gathering on the lawns outside the stables for the international horses for the draw for Sunday's two big races.
  • Sun, Mar 03, 2019
    Gulfstream Park runs a huge card this Saturday but we shall concentrate on the three Grade 2 stakes races.
  • Sun, Mar 03, 2019
    John Size's Waikuku has been mentioned as a possible Derby type and Saturday at Sha Tin he endorsed those sentiments.
2019 February
  • Thu, Feb 28, 2019
    It's over 2800m and there is a very good stayer running in this in the form of Brundhand, with Charlie Appleby and the ride of William Buick.


2019 May
  • Mon, May 20, 2019
    The International Horse Sports Confederation has taken significant steps towards the identification of a new vaccine for African Horse Sickness.
2019 February


2019 May
  • Sun, May 19, 2019
    War of Will has won the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico to give trainer Mark Caisse and jockey Tyler Gaffalione a first win in a Triple Crown race.
  • Thu, May 16, 2019
    Gary and Mary West, the owners of Maximum Security, have filed a lawsuit seeking to have the Kentucky Derby disqualification of their horse overturned in court.
  • Sat, May 04, 2019
    Serengeti Empress has bounced back from a bleeding attack at her previous start to lead all the way in the Kentucky Oaks at Churchill Downs.
2019 April
  • Wed, Apr 24, 2019
    One of the oldest and most renowned events in the world, horse racing’s triple crown is a highlight for thoroughbred fans each and every year.
  • Sat, Apr 06, 2019
    A critical weekend lies ahead for Kentucky Derby hopefuls with the running of three time-honoured races regarded as major guides – the Santa Anita Derby, Wood Memorial and Bluegrass Stakes.
2019 March
  • Sun, Mar 03, 2019
    The main track at Santa Anita was reopened after a two-day closure because of concerns over the number of equine deaths at California’s premier course in the last two months.


2019 May
  • Thu, May 16, 2019
    The Lee Freedman trained Mr Dujardin didn't have a lot of luck last start, but gets his chance to atone at Singapore this evening.
  • Thu, May 16, 2019
    The Shane Baertschiger trained Vulcan appears well placed to make a winning debut when due to contest the second event at Singapore this evening.
  • Fri, May 10, 2019
    The James Peters trained Grand Koonta was impressive in his maiden preparation in Singapore and appears well placed to make a winning return this evening.
  • Thu, May 02, 2019
    Star sprinter Lim's Cruiser appears well placed to make a winning return when set to contest the seventh event this evening.


2019 May
2019 April


2019 April
  • Tue, Apr 23, 2019
    With a 14 win lead Brazilian jockey Ruan Maia looks the best of good things to take out his second successive Macau riding premiership title.
2019 March
  • Tue, Mar 19, 2019
    Fledgling Macau trainer Ricky Choi led in his first double at Taipa on Friday night with Nanhai One and Smart Win to give him a total of three winners to date.
  • Mon, Mar 11, 2019
    The very promising Sheng Li Superstar made it two wins from two starts in Macau with another all the way victory on the sand in the Class 2 over 1050 metres at Taipa on Friday night.
  • Mon, Mar 04, 2019
    Horse Of Fortune, under a perfect ride from Brazilian jockey Silvestre de Sousa, denied Tony Cruz’s Romantic Touch a third straight win in the Macau–Hong Kong Trophy over 1500 metres at Tapia on Sunday.


2019 April
  • Mon, Apr 22, 2019
    On the day his rival Dolkong landed back in Korea, Cheongdam Dokki put down a marker by returning to the winner’s circle in emphatic style as he successfully retained the Herald Business Trophy at Seoul Racecourse on Sunday afternoon.
  • Thu, Apr 11, 2019
    If there is to be a Korean Triple Crown winner this year, his name will be Global Chukje, the colt running out a dominant winner of the 1st leg, the KRA Cup Mile at Busan on Sunday afternoon.
2019 March