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2019 July
  • Mon, Jul 15, 2019
    For our friends and colleagues Pat Cummings and Joe Kristufek who are involved with Eskenforit known as Kenny.
  • Sat, Jul 13, 2019
    One Master may have been favourite in the Falmouth but it was Sir Michael Stoute who gave a master class.
  • Sun, Jul 07, 2019
    With John Size on 74 winners and John Moore on 72 and only a week to go this is the excitement at Sha Tin on Sunday.
  • Sat, Jul 06, 2019
    These are both invitational races with the Oaks giving a free berth to the winner of the Diana Trial at Hoppegarten.
2019 June
  • Sat, Jun 29, 2019
    Will this be a re-run of the Epsom version or will there be a surprise?
  • Mon, Jun 24, 2019
    She is only the fourth female to win the race but the boys held no fears for Lys Gracieux who received a brilliant ride from Aussie jockey Damien Lane.
  • Sun, Jun 23, 2019
    It started off with rain and then gradually the sun appeared, the ground quickened and it finished with a record-breaking win.
  • Wed, Jun 19, 2019
    There are four group races starting with the Queen Mary G2 over 1000m with a field of 27 2yo fillies!
  • Mon, Jun 17, 2019
    Channel, (no relation to Channel Maker), a bay filly by Nathaniel, won the Prix de Diane by a head from Commes.
  • Mon, Jun 03, 2019
    This was a fourth Derby win for J-C Rouget who unfortunately had to watch from a hospital bed and a second for jockey Cristian Demuro.
  • Sun, Jun 02, 2019
    He's running in the G3 Lion Rock at Sha Tin Sunday and as a 3yo John Size his trainer hopes he will head to next season's Derby.
  • Sat, Jun 01, 2019
    While the Oaks had several runners with floral names although the winner had a geographic name, the Derby features a selection of geographic names.
  • Sat, Jun 01, 2019
    Given a top ride by Frankie Dettori, the John Gosden trained Anapurna won a tough battle with Pink Dogwood to win the fillies’ crown.
2019 May
  • Mon, May 27, 2019
    The fact that it was supposed to be a match race between Too Darn Hot and Magna Grecia was totally ignored by Charlie Hills’s Phoenix of Spain.
  • Mon, May 27, 2019
    One would be hard placed to name a jockey riding better than Zac Purton these days as he rode an impressive 6-timer at Sha Tin on Sunday including the G1 Champions & Chater.
  • Sat, May 25, 2019
    With its new grandstand still being tweaked, the big weekend will be a serious test for it as well as the tests for the horses.
  • 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.