Date - July 21, 2019


Course Specialist is your source of news, views and information. Please click the above link to view our exclusive interviews with jockeys, trainers, racecourses, stud farms and horse racing personalities. From the Cheltenham Festival to the Grand National, Epsom Derby, Royal Ascot, York’s Ebor meeting, Newbury’s Winter Festival and Kempton’s King George VI Chase, Course Specialist provides big race previews and a look at the history of the big races, including our Big Races section and the popular Memory Lane, plus exclusive interviews with those involved.

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Big Race History: Irish Derby

The Curragh on the final weekend of June is often the setting for revenge, an opportunity of Classic glory and the chance of affirmation of brilliance.

The Irish Derby often brings together the main principles from its Epsom counterpart earlier… Read More

Royal Ascot Big Race History: Coronation Stakes

There are plenty of races at the Royal meeting which leave connoisseurs waxing lyrical over the quality of competition. Certainly down the years the Coronation Stakes has fallen nicely into that category.

The Coronation Stakes is a Group 1 contest with similar conditions to… Read More

Big Race History: Commonwealth Cup

The Commonwealth Cup is a new innovation at Royal Ascot, but one which has quickly caught the imagination of owners, trainers and breeders.

The race, over six furlongs, is a Group One contest for three year olds (including geldings) and… Read More