Sunday, August 18, 2019
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Hayley Turner.

Hayley’s the Ascot Queen

SOME jockeys are just made for a particular raceday. Lester Piggott had a pretty good thing going with Derby day but close behind that pairing on any list must come the blissful union of Hayley Turner and the Shergar Cup.
Racing in Saudi Arabia.

Saudies to stage world’s richest horse race

Saudi Arabia is to stage the richest horse race in history next year with a $20 million prize pot up for grabs in the latest venture to attract world-class sporting events to the nation. The...
Deep Impact (JPN)

Stallion Deep Impact dies

Deep Impact, multiple champion sire in Japan, has died at the age of 17. Winner of 12 of his 14 starts on the track between December 2004 and December 2006, he was a prolific sire of more...

Stradivarius bags third Goodwood Gold Cup

Stradivarius strengthened his grip on the staying division with a third successive victory in the Qatar Goodwood Cup. John Gosden's star stayer enjoyed a faultless campaign in 2018 - winning the Yorkshire Cup, the...
Enable beats Crystal Ocean

Enable prevails in Ascot thriller

THE King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Qipco Stakes has had a knack of producing great races and if Grundy versus Bustino, the 1975 vintage, was widely considered the race of the 20th century, Saturday’s epic encounter...

Masar retires to stud

TRAINER Charlie Appleby has confirmed that 2018 Investec Epsom Derby champion Masar has been retired following a disappointing run at Newmarket. The colt by New Approach carried the royal blue silks of Godolphin to success in the Classic before a...
Grant van Niekerk.

South Africans shine in Hong Kong

ZAC Purton fell two short of breaking Joao Moreira’s record for number of winners in a Hong Kong season when he finished the 2018/19 term on 168 winners, 78 winners clear of Moreira in second. Purton’s mounts earned a...

Racing suffers around the world

WHILE local racing fans are still reeling from Phumelela’s ominous SENS announcement on Friday, financial results from other racing jurisdictions are similary worrying, even figures released by the mighty Hong Kong Jockey Club. Betting turnover on racing in the reigion...
Jeff Lloyd.

The curtain draws on Jeff Lloyd’s great career

IN a year when arguably Australia’s greatest racehorse Winx was retired, the career of another champion, Jeff Lloyd, will come to an end at Doomben on Saturday. Lloyd has close to a full book of rides in his Doomben farewell...
Enable wins the Coral-Eclipse, 2019.

Enable wins eighth Group 1

ENABLE claimed an eighth Group One success and a first at ten furlongs by landing the Coral-Eclipse at Sandown. Frankie Dettori tracked the trailblazing Hunting Horn throughout the contest and his partner was still on the bridle two furlongs out. She...

Featured Articles

What The Everest meant to racing in Sydney

THE Everest was, quite simply, the most exciting day of racing I’ve attended in Sydney, writes VICKEY LEONARD of Arrowfield Stud, and writes a blog on  Off The Pace. The atmosphere was electric, the race spectacular, the hype fulfilled....