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2019 July
  • Fri, Jul 12, 2019
    When the stalls open for Saturday’s (13th July) Group 1 Darley July Cup at Newmarket’s July Course most eyes will be on Frankie Dettori aboard the favourite, Advertise.
  • Thu, Jul 11, 2019
    This year's Qatar Goodwood Festival is shaping up to be another tremendous feast of racing, with a host of proven G1 performers remaining engaged following the latest scratchings' deadline for the five-day spectacular on the South Downs.
  • Thu, Jul 11, 2019
    Just days after news broke of the career-ending colic attack suffered by William Haggas’s stable star, Sea Of Class, two more top fillies from his Newmarket yard, Beshaayir and One Master, get the chance to put a smile back on his face when they contest the Group 1 Tattersalls Falmouth Stakes at Newmarket’s July Course on Friday (12th July).
  • Fri, Jul 05, 2019
    A maximum field of 17 is due to line up in the bet365 Old Newton Cup, staged over just short of a mile and a half and the highlight of a very valuable seven-race card at Haydock Park this Saturday.
2019 June
  • Thu, Jun 27, 2019
    Star stayer Stradivarius headlines 30 entries (up from 26 in 2018) for the £500,000 G1 Qatar Goodwood Cup, the feature race on the first day of the Qatar Goodwood Festival, Tuesday, July 30, as he continues his pursuit of a second successive Weatherbys Hamilton Stayers' Million bonus.
  • Sun, Jun 23, 2019
    Godolphin's Blue Point (6/4 favourite) became the first horse since Australian superstar Choisir in 2003 to win both the G1 King's Stand Stakes (5f) and the G1 Diamond Jubilee Stakes (6f) in the same year with a sensational performance this afternoon.
  • Sun, Jun 23, 2019
    The Czech horse Nagano Gold, a 25/1 chance, put in a superb performance in the Hardwicke Stakes (G2) - a fast-finishing second, he was beaten by just a half-length.
  • Sat, Jun 22, 2019
    Andrew Balding was pleased with the performance of 10/1 chance Bangkok, who finished a four and a half-length second to impressive winner Japan, the 6/4 favourite, in the £225,000 G2 King Edward VII Stakes.
  • Sat, Jun 22, 2019
    A warm and pleasant day at Royal Ascot, following another dry night, resulted in a slight going change after the third race, the Commonwealth Cup.
  • Sat, Jun 22, 2019
    An amazing few days in the career of French trainer Francis-Henri Graffard began with a victory in the G1 Prix De Diane, the French Oaks, and was completed by a first Royal Ascot win.
  • Sat, Jun 22, 2019
    It has been a much-talked about target for female riders at Royal Ascot - to ride a winner at the Royal Meeting and so break the winning drought for females riders since Gay Kelleway's success on Sprowston Boy in 1987.
  • Sat, Jun 22, 2019
    A filly who was bought for £430,000 at Goffs' London Sale on Monday evening proved that was money well spent when Forever In Dreams finished second in the G1 Commonwealth Cup for three-year-olds over six furlongs.
  • Sat, Jun 22, 2019
    French raider Watch Me caused a 20/1 shock in the mile £500,000 G1 Coronation Stakes for trainer Francis-Henri Graffard and jockey Pierre-Charles Boudot.
  • Fri, Jun 21, 2019
    Bookmakers were given a warning of possible carnage when Frankie Dettori won the opening race at Royal Ascot today, the G2 Norfolk Stakes over five furlongs.
  • Fri, Jun 21, 2019
    "I've lost my voice a bit. I think me and my family were the only people on the racecourse shouting!" said trainer Ralph Beckett after Biometric won the £120,000 mile Britannia Handicap, and halted Frankie Dettori's charge through the card in the process.
  • Fri, Jun 21, 2019
    Dee Ex Bee, who made most of the running in the two-mile, four-furlong Group One £500,000 Gold Cup, ran an exceptionally gallant race in second, fighting back to beat Master Of Reality (Joseph O'Brien and Wayne Lordan) into third by a nose.
  • Fri, Jun 21, 2019
    Third in the G1 Investec Oaks and now runner-up in the G2 Ribblesdale Stakes at Royal Ascot marks Fleeting out as a very smart filly.
  • Fri, Jun 21, 2019
    Star Catcher gave Derby-winning owner/breeder Anthony Oppenheimer another major success when taking the G2 £215,000 12f Ribblesdale Stakes by a length and a half from 7/4 favourite Fleeting.
  • Fri, Jun 21, 2019
    Stradivarius won his second G1 Gold Cup at Royal Ascot today, but for once a wonderful horse's big-race victory was in danger of being overshadowed by his jockey.
  • Fri, Jun 21, 2019
    Racing's greatest showman, 48-year-old jockey Frankie Dettori stole the show on day three of Royal Ascot with a 449/1 four-timer, which left bookmakers reeling.
  • Fri, Jun 21, 2019
    Owner Nick Williams talks to Gary Crispe after Master Of Reality runs third in the Ascot Gold Cup and a possible tilt at the 2019 Melbourne Cup.
  • Thu, Jun 20, 2019
    Move Swiftly gave trainer William Haggas his second winner of the week, and his 10th overall, when taking the G2 £175,000 Duke of Cambridge Stakes under Danny Tudhope - who was scoring at Royal Ascot for the third time in two days.
  • Thu, Jun 20, 2019
    Trainer Simon Crisford recorded his second success as a trainer at Royal Ascot and his first victory of this year's meeting following the well-backed A'Ali's (5/1 from 8/1) win in the £100,000 G2 Norfolk Stakes, the first race on day three of the Royal Meeting.
  • Thu, Jun 20, 2019
    The Andrew Balding-trained Dashing Willoughby's victory in the G2 £225,000 Queen's Vase was the trainer's fourth at Royal Ascot - and his first for five years.
  • Thu, Jun 20, 2019
    Aidan O'Brien's 13/8 favourite Magical finished a length and a quarter-second to the Sir Michael Stoute-trained Crystal Ocean (3/1) in the £750,000 G1 Prince Of Wales's Stakes, the feature race on day two of Royal Ascot 2019.
  • Thu, Jun 20, 2019
    Fabulously-consistent five-year-old Crystal Ocean nailed a first G1 victory when landing the feature race on day two of the Royal Meeting, the £750,000 Prince of Wales's Stakes over 10 furlongs.
  • Thu, Jun 20, 2019
    Newmarket-based Saeed bin Suroor, trainer of the half-length second-placed Platinum Star for Godolphin, was delighted by the run of the 8/1 chance in the last race of Royal Ascot on day two, the Listed Windsor Castle Stakes, run over five furlongs.
  • Thu, Jun 20, 2019
    13/2 chance Kimari (John Velazquez) came agonizingly close to giving her US-based trainer Wesley Ward an 11th Royal Ascot success, finishing second by a head to Raffle Prize in the G2 £110,000 Queen Mary Stakes. Ward has already won the race three times.
  • Thu, Jun 20, 2019
    Southern Hills is named after a Golf Country Club in Tulsa, Oklahoma and he produced a performance Tiger Woods would've been proud of by landing the final race on day two of Royal Ascot 2019, the Listed Windsor Castle Stakes.
  • Wed, Jun 19, 2019
    American trainer Wesley Ward is targeting a fourth success in the G2 Queen Mary Stakes (2009 Jealous Again, 2015 Acapulco & 2016 Lady Aurelia). He saddles Kimari and Anna's Fast in the five-furlong contest.
  • Wed, Jun 19, 2019
    Magic Wand, trained by Aidan O'Brien, and sent off the 9/2 favourite, came home two and a half lengths second to Addeybb (5/1) in the final race of day one at Royal Ascot, the Listed Wolferton Stakes over a mile and two furlongs.
  • Wed, Jun 19, 2019
    Punters could be singing Barry Manilow's famous hit "Could It Be Magic" if the Aidan O'Brien-trained Magical captures today's £750,000 G1 Prince Of Wales's Stakes, the headline act of a thrilling second day of action at Royal Ascot 2019.
  • Wed, Jun 19, 2019
    A new era in international racing got off to a strong start on day one of Royal Ascot (18 June) with the Hong Kong Jockey Club reporting a significant increase in turnover compared to the corresponding day in 2018.
  • Tue, Jun 18, 2019
    Battaash finished second to Blue Point in the G1 £500,000 King's Stand Stakes over five furlongs for the second consecutive year. The 2/1 favourite was beaten a length and a quarter - half a length less than in 2018.
  • Tue, Jun 18, 2019
    Godolphin's Blue Point became the 12th dual winner of the £500,000 G1 King's Stand Stakes with a gutsy display in the five-furlong contest.
  • Tue, Jun 18, 2019
    Circus Maximus (10/1) became the first horse since Dawn Approach (2013) to run in the 12-furlong Investec Derby before winning the £538,750 G1 St James's Palace Stakes over a mile.
  • Tue, Jun 18, 2019
    Amidst a summer featuring a Cricket World Cup, the latest installment of Love Island and the upcoming Wimbledon tennis Championships, Royal Ascot once again takes centre-stage this week as the five-day extravaganza begins with a bang at the Berkshire venue this afternoon.
  • Tue, Jun 18, 2019
    King Of Comedy, sent off at 4/1, and Too Darn Hot, 2/1 favourite, came home a neck second and three quarters of a length third in the £538,750 G1 St James's Palace Stakes over a mile during Royal Ascot's first day.
  • Tue, Jun 18, 2019
    Circus Maximus's 10/1 victory in the G1 £538,750 St James's Palace Stakes handed jockey Ryan Moore a 55th Royal Ascot winner. It was his second success in the race - he took it in 2015 on Gleneagles, again for today's winning trainer, Aidan O'Brien.
  • Wed, Jun 12, 2019
    A move by Newmarket Racecourses to increase opportunities for older staying horses has received the backing of trainers and owners after 69 horses were entered for the inaugural running of the £120,000 bet365 Trophy at the July Course on Friday, 12th July.
  • Sun, Jun 02, 2019
    Aidan O'Brien became the joint winning-most trainer in Investec Derby history after 13/2 shot Anthony Van Dyck provided the master of Ballydoyle with a seventh success in Britain's premier Classic and richest race.
  • Sat, Jun 01, 2019
    Frankie Dettori added a fifth Group One Investec Oaks win to his Classic collection when taking the 2019 race aboard the John Gosden-trained Anapurna. He has now won 18 British Classics
  • Sat, Jun 01, 2019
    The iconic Investic Derby is one of the world’s oldest classics. Lets talk a walk through the historical facts of this important race.
2019 May
  • Fri, May 31, 2019
    A field of 13 is set to go to phost for the premier Classic, the £1.625-million G1 Investec Derby, which is staged at Epsom Downs Racecourse at 4.30pm on Saturday, June 1, the highlight of the Investec Derby Festival.
  • Fri, May 31, 2019
    At Epsom's recent 'Breakfast With the Stars' Aidan O'Brien described The Derby as "the Holy Grail" and a highly gifted team of three-year-old colts will travel from his Ballydoyle base in Ireland to tackle the unique demands of the 2405m G1 Classic - demands of balance, versatility, stamina and of course super talent.
  • Fri, May 31, 2019
    Her Majesty The Queen will unveil a bronze life-sized statue of nine-time Derby winning jockey, Lester Piggott, in his presence, at Epsom Downs Racecourse on Investec Derby Day, Saturday, June 1.
  • Thu, May 30, 2019
    A field of 14, the highest number in the last five years, is set to go to post in the £525,000 G1 Investec Oaks (4.30pm), the premier fillies' Classic and highlight of a fabulous Investec Ladies' Day at Epsom Downs on Friday, May 31.
  • Fri, May 24, 2019
    Thursday, May 23, 2019 - Last year's winner Battaash heads a superb field of six for the £100,000 G2 Armstrong Aggregates Temple Stakes (4.00pm), staged over five furlongs and the highlight of a terrific seven-race programme at Haydock Park on Bank Holiday Saturday, May 25.
  • 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.