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Although the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes was only inaugurated in 1951 and is relatively young in terms of prestige races in the UK, its status as a middle distance championship contest is uncontested.
A quick look at… Read More
By John Crofts, published by Miralgo PublicationsRelive a golden era for horse racing in John Crofts’ outstanding celebrationof the nineties decade.An era which delivered the magnificence of brilliant French champions such as Hector Protector, Helissio, Peintre Celebre, Montjeu, Arazi and… Read More
Cheveley Park Stud
Image supplied by Cheveley Park Stud; copyright Amy Lanigan
The Cheveley Park Stud racing colours have been a fabric of the British racing scene for decades and the stud farm itself, located just outside of Newmarket, in… Read More
One of the rare delights of the English summer is to go racing at Newmarket’s July Course, where there is a distinctly laid-back approach to racing.
The highlight of the course’s programme is the July Festival which takes place in… Read More
Parading at York in 2005
It has become a significant handicap during the course of the season and a well-trodden path to future stardom.
As York prepares to stage this diamond jubilee race, we take a look behind the scenes,… Read More
Tattersalls July Sale 2019
The Tattersalls July Sale has long been renowned as a tried and trusted source of equine quality.
Taking place during the Newmarket July
Festival, it is always well attended and its timing has global… Read More
She’s Got You wins in front of packed July Course stands
One of the high points of the entire flat season, Newmarket’s Moet & Chandon July Festival is three days of the highest calibre of racing.
But coming a couple… Read More
After the feast of racing thrown up by June’s Derbies and Royal Ascot, July always arrives with keen anticipation for the racing aficionado.
That is because the first Saturday in July really represents the start of the second half of… Read More