Thursday, October 1, 2020
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Love, doubtful starter if it comes up soft.

O’Brien’s Love may miss the Arc

TRAINER Aidan O’Brien has raised doubts about the participation of Love in the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe, amid the prospect of significantly testing conditions in Paris on Sunday. The Galileo filly has carried all before her this season, claiming...
Enable. (Sky Sports).

Enable is ready for a big effort

JOHN Gosden is confident Enable is “ready to put in a big, bold effort” as she bids again for a historic third Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe at ParisLongchamp this weekend The brilliant mare suffered just the second of only...
Golden Sixty.

Worth his rating in gold

GOLDEN Sixty took the first step on his path toward the 2020 Longines Hong Kong International Races with an impressive win in the Grade 3 Celebration Cup Handicap over 1400m at Sha Tin on Sunday, thwarting Beauty Generation’s tilt...
Beauty Generation, HK star.

An early clash of Hong Kong’s titans

HONG Kong racing fans get an early season treat at Sha Tin on Sunday as two-time Horse of the Year Beauty Generation takes on reigning BMW Hong Kong Derby champ Golden Sixty. The two did not meet last season as...

Concerted efforts to ban the whip

AS Racing Victoria of Australia considers go-it-alone whip reform if other states lag behind, the state of New York is about to accelerate towards a possible whip ban. Stakeholders will be asked for their input at a New York State...

British horseracing faces collapse

THE British Horseracing Authority on Tuesday released a statement about the UK Goverment's latest guidelines about spectators at sport, during the so-called Covid-19 "pandemic", which suggestes that fans may not to be able to return to watch live sporting...
Joao Moreira, the 'Magic Man'.

Magic Man boots home six at Sha-Tin

JOAO Moreira's brilliant best was on show at Sha-Tin on Sunday as he collected a superb six-timer which he capped with victory aboard the impressive Excellent Proposal. “I just hope that I can keep it up - it’s not going...
Pat Smullen.

Nine-time Irish champion jock dies at 43

IRISH jockey Pat Smullen has died from cancer at the age of 43. The nine-time champion was diagnosed with the disease back in 2018. He had suffered a relapse in recent months. The well-loved jockey retired last year on the advice...

Teetan hits 400 in Hong Kong

JOCKEY Karis Teetan landed a treble at Sha Tin on Sunday which included the milestone of his 400th win in Hong Kong aboard Will Power in Race 7.  The dirt specialist took the Class 3 Jordan Handicap (1200m) to record...
Magical wins.

Magical beats Ghaiyyath at Leopardstown

MAGICAL avenged her defeat to Godolphin’s Ghaiyyath in an epic rematch and complete back-to-back wins in the Group 1 Irish Champion Stakes at Leopardstown on Saturday. Aidan O’Brien’s star mare, under Seamie Heffernan, didn’t allow Ghaiyyath to dictate the race....