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: King’s Stand Stakes

The King’s Stand Stakes is one of the major highlights of Royal Ascot and brings together the fastest sprinters from around the world.

This five-furlong contest has truly attracted international support in the past couple of decades and currently takes… Read More

Big Race History: The Oaks

The Oaks Stakes preceded the Epsom Derby by one year, being first raced in 1779 and is consequently steeped in history and prestige as the forerunner to numerous “Oaks” races around the world which are exclusively for the very best fillies.

The… Read More

Memory Lane: Indian Skimmer

Indian Skimmer (seen winning at Newmarket), landed the 1988 Irish Champion Stakes Image by

Throughout his illustrious training career, Sir Henry Cecil nurtured the careers of countless great fillies and mares.

One In A Million, Fairy Footsteps, Oh So… Read More