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Gabby Gaudet on the Keeneland podium.

First female announcer at Keeneland

KEENELAND has sold thousands of Thoroughbreds at its auctions but this week, with Lot 121 at the Keeneland January Sale, Lot 1021 crossed a historic boundary: It was the first one announced in the sales ring by a woman. Racing...
North America (Richard Mullen), with trainer Satish Seemar.

Dubai’s top milers clash at Meydan

THE most anticipated race of the Dubai Carnival season thus far is upon UAE racing fans: Muntazah vs. North America in the Group 2 $350,000 Al Maktoum Challenge Round 1 on Thursday at Meydan Racecourse. The two Dubawi-sired dominators—and Dubai’s best milers—met...
Guess which one in this group is Lyle Hewitson!

Hewitson got some help from Mr Whyte

"LAST Kingdom galloped pillar to post and showed true grit to bring up my first HK winner, in the last race of the year," enthused Lyle Hewitson after riding trainer Douglas Whyte's charge to a victory that...
Ryan Munger in conversation with Julie Alexander.

Munger prepares for Singapore

IN November, 24-year-old Ryan Munger was given the nod by the Singapore Turf Club for a one-year licence in 2020. For someone who has only one apprentice jockeys’ challenge in Abu Dhabi back...
HKJC CEO Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges.

Resilient HK racing posts record yield

The LONGINES Hong Kong International Races delivered fantastic sporting action at Sha Tin Racecourse on Sunday with Japan carrying off three of the four Group 1 features against the home team’s one. Win Bright fought off...
Anthony Van Dyck.

O’Brien raids on Hong Kong’s big day

ANTHONY Van Dyck will break new ground at Sha Tin on Sunday when he becomes the first ever winner of the Investec Derby to compete at the Longines Hong Kong International Races. It is just...
Karis Teetan.

Teetan bags IJC at Happy Valley

KARIS Teetan secured his first LONGINES International Jockeys’ Championship at Happy Valley on Wednesday, seeing off Ryan Moore thanks to a hugely consistent night across the four race-spectacular. Made favourite to lift the crown...
Suave Richard wins Japan Cup.

UK Champion jock wins Japan Cup

THIRD favorite Suave Richard came from behind to win the 39th running of the Japan Cup on Sunday for the horse’s second Grade 1 title. Ridden by Oisin Murphy, who was recently crowned...
Aethero (Racenet).

Teetan and HK’s next best thing!

AETHERO lived up to his billing as Hong Kong’s next big thing with a scintillating front-running victory in Sunday’s G2 Jockey Club Sprint (1200m) at Sha Tin. “Mama Mia!” cried winning rider Karis Teetan...
Yulong Prince.

SA-bred takes Listed race at Flemington

SOUTH African Gr1 Daily News winner Surcharge, re-named Yulong Prince after changing hands in August 2018, delighted his many South African fans when he posted a thrilling win in 2019 Listed Furphy Plate over 1800m at Flemington on Melbourne Cup...

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VAR filly fetches R1,2-million at R2R Sale

MAYFAIR Speculators went to R1,2-million to secure a filly by VAR at Thursday’s first session of the CTS Emperors Palace Johannesburg Ready To Run Sale at Randjesfontein. She was the top-priced lot at the first session of the auction. Ice...