Tuesday, June 18, 2019
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Houtzen: Australia hopes.

Houtzen runs for Australia in King’s Stand

THE King's Stand Stakes is a feature on the opening day of Royal Ascot, and Houtzen will bid for victory for Australia in the big sprint on Tuesday.   The Toby Edmonds-trained Houtzen is one of the international brigade trying to...
Nicola Currie

Currie could break dry spell at Royal Ascot

HATS, pageantry and winning jockeys with a Y chromosome: it is all part of the tradition at Royal Ascot, this year's renewal starting on Tuesday. Lizzie Kelly, Bryony Frost and Rachael Blackmore all rode winners at Cheltenham in March...

Investec Oaks and Derby wrap

ANDREW Bon spent some extra time in the UK following his attending the 2019 Investec Derby - he has sent his compilation video which captures all the special moments of this year's Oaks and Derby, and some behind-the-scenes shots. https://youtu.be/-m5P8YIIWUg
Ryan Moore.

Moore’s six chances at Newmarket

STAR jockey Ryan Moore will be riding six runners for top stables at Newmarket today and he writes about them in his Betfair column. The meeting will be covered by Tellytrack and betting is available on all platforms. Moore's guides...
Aidan O'Brien and Seamie Heffernan with Investec Derby trophy.

Heffernan’s long wait rewarded

CHANCES must be seized when you’re the second-string jockey and it seemed as though Seamie Heffernan had missed his opportunity in the Derby when Fame And Glory was the beaten favourite a decade ago. Not, it should be hastily added,...

Molly picks Telecaster for Derby

THE Good Friday Agreement was signed some 21 years ago, but there is still not a lot of love lost between England and Ireland, reports DAVID MOLLETT. That is certainly the case in sport, with rugby Tests pretty fierce affairs....
Anapurna (Frankie Dettori).

Frankel’s first British classic win

ANAPURNA edged out Pink Dogwood to give jockey Frankie Dettori his fifth victory in the Oaks at Epsom. The 8-1 chance, a daughter of Frankel trained by John Gosden, passed Aidan O'Brien's runner-up in the closing stages, with Fleeting third. "Beautiful....

Boyle and Lafferty at Epsom

ANDREW Bon sets the scene for Saturday's Investec Epsom Derby. At the 'Derby Arms', he catches up with trainer Jim Boyle and our own Paul Lafferty. https://youtu.be/kXUabUpav6Q
Jeff Lloyd.

Lloyd to retire on July 13

CHAMPION jockey Jeff Lloyd has finally confirmed he will retire from race riding in the middle of next month. The 57-year-old has the Brisbane metropolitan premiership safely in his keeping for a fourth time. Lloyd indicated last year he would retire...
Phoenix Of Spain.

Phoenix rises in Irish 2000 Guineas

PHOENIX Of Spain, a 16-1 outsider, made most of the running to beat Too Darn Hot, last season’s top juvenile, in the Irish 2,000 Guineas at The Curragh on Saturday with Magna Grecia, who took the 2,000 Guineas at...

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Asian Racing Conference to Cape Town in 2020

IT is not official at this time, but word from the 37th Asian Racing Conference in Seoul, South Korea, is that South Africa, and specifically Cape Town, will host the 38th renewal of the grand bi-ennial conference in 2020. South...