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The Betfair Chase (registered as the Lancashire Chase) has a short history but one packed with quality. The race has quickly established itself as an elite contest and one which regularly attracts the very best staying chasers from England and… Read More
Mike Smith celebrates aboard ZenyattaCopyright Breeders’ Cup Ltd
Hollywood Park, California, welcomed the inaugural gathering of the world’s finest thoroughbreds back in October 1984. The meeting commenced after several spectacular years at the North American yearling sales, which had seen… Read More
Image reproduced with the kind permission of Doncaster Racecourse
First run in 1961 as the Timeform Gold Cup, the Vertem
Futurity Trophy, at Doncaster Racecourse, is the final Group One race of the UK
turf flat season and a pointer… Read More
The recent fine effort from Magic Dawn, in a big Newmarket handicap, underlined the growing prowess hailing from Hunting Hill Stud.
Located in Castletownroche,
in Fermoy, County Cork, the stud farm covers almost 100 acres.
Run by Connor… Read More
The Jockey Club recently released its latest Annual Review
and gave important time and space to outline its environmental initiatives,
aimed at reducing carbon emissions and developing sustainability for a 21st
Why is this so
2019 has… Read More
Now recognised as the race that most likely defines the champion two year old colt of Britain and Ireland each season, the Dewhurst Stakes is a race that also plays a significant role in establishing likely contenders for the following… Read More
Lot 109 Galileo (IRE) / Shastye (IRE) B.C. 3,400,000
Consignor: Newsells Park Stud Ltd. — Purchaser: M V Magnier
Tattersalls October Yearling Sale Book 1
As the leaves turn to various hues of gold, the pulse begins
to race… Read More
There are championship races and there are championship races. Some are manufactured and establish significance on account of monetary value; but others are steeped in history and prestige.
The Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe at Longchamp falls into the… Read More