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Phoenix Of Spain lands the Acomb Stakes
Phoenix Of Spain powered to an impressive victory in the Group Three Tattersalls Acomb Stakes at York.
The first Group race on York’s Ebor Festival saw a field of eight juveniles vying to… Read More
To many racing fans August first and foremost represents the Ebor Festival Meeting at York. The Ebor festival was first established in 1843 with the first running of the Ebor Handicap and the meeting now covers four days of exquisite… Read More
The Yorkshire Oaks is one of the major races at York’s prestigious Ebor Festival each August.
Established in 1849, the race has been a Group 1 contest since 1971 and is run over a mile and a half.
Originally the… Read More
The Juddmonte International Stakes is one of the high points of British summer racing. Inaugurated in 1972, the race began with a dramatic bang and has lived up to its reputation for shocks and thrills and top class racing ever… Read More
Stradivarius makes it back to back Goodwood Cups
Stradivarius won his second Goodwood CupImage by www.healyracing.ie
Stradivarius retained his Group One Qatar Goodwood Cup crown with a tremendous half-length success over Jessica Harrington’s Torcedor in a thrilling renewal of the… Read More
After more than a month of practically unbroken sunshine, Newmarket’s July Course played host to a glorious three days of top class racing in one of the sport’s most convivial settings.
Thursday was Ladies’ Day and delivered a… Read More
GEOFF LEWIS REMEMBERS MILL REEF
The draw for the Investec Derby took the form of a live ceremony for the first time today at Epsom Downs, broadcast live by Racing UK and live-streamed on Facebook and Twitter by Epsom Downs… Read More
Every June, the culmination of four years of meticulous planning and dreams come to fruition for one thoroughbred racehorse, while those of countless others fall by the wayside.
The Epsom Derby is the race to win, coveted and feted around… Read More