Friday, November 16, 2018
International Racing

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International Racing News

Cross Counter wins 2018 Melbourne Cup

GODOLPHIN trainer Charlie Appleby has become the first English trainer to win the Melbourne Cup with the most inexperienced runner Cross Counter storming to a famous victory. Cross Counter, a northern hemisphere three-year-old, like last year's winner Rekindling, made the...

A surge of speed from Accelerate

ACCELERATE surged down the stretch to win the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic at Churchill Downs on Saturday to deliver trainer John Sadler his first career win at the championships in 45 tries. The favoUred, 5/2 colt was reluctant to...

Dettori gives them a dose of doubles

FRANKIE Dettori took charge of the 35th Breeders’ Cup in Kentucky on Saturday as he completed an exceptional double aboard Enable, the Arc winner, in the Breeders’ Cup Turf, having earlier ridden a brilliant race to take the Mile...

National Colour dies, giving birth

NATIONAL Colour, the 2005/6 Joint South African Horse Of The Year and 2017 New South Wales Broodmare Of The Year, has died giving birth at Arrowfield Stud, Australia. She was 17. John Koster of South Africa’s champion breeders Klawervlei Stud,...

Winx is an all-time great!

The greatest of all time? Winx fans now have compelling new evidence for that case after the amazing mare scaled the Gr1 WS Cox Plate mountain for the fourth consecutive year in one of the greatest and most spine-tingling moments in Australian...

Top trainer Cumani to retire in December

LUCA Cumani will bring an end in December to an illustrious training career that has placed him among the finest trainers in Europe for four decades. Cumani will stand down after 43 years at Bedford House Stables in Newmarket, from...

Magical Galileo surpasses Sadler’s Wells

CHAMPION stallion Galileo moved past his equally famous sire, Sadler's Wells, as Magical  (headline photo) won the QIPCO British Champions Fillies & Mares Stakes (G1) at Ascot last Saturday to become his 74th worldwide group/grade 1 winner. Coolmore's star sire...

Cosgrave wins Gr1 Caulfield Cup

IRISH jockey Pat Cosgrave, known in South Africa as a regular member of international teams and for being Mike de Kock’s second-string rider in Dubai,  claimed Saturday's big race in Melbourne, Australia, when Godolphion’s Best Solution clung on to...

Gosden secures UK Trainers’ Championship

BREAKING the dominance of Aidan O’Brien is a hard thing to achieve – but trainer John Gosden proved up to the task as a scintillating treble on Qipco British Champions Day helped secure his third Flat trainers’ championship on...

Jockey Cam on Redzel

KERRIN McEvoy had a Jockey Cam fitted to his cap for Saturday's $13-million The Everest Sprint at Royal Randwick. See the action from the cam as they start, Redzel jumps and leads from gun to tape in this prestigious...

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Stating the bleedin’ obvious!

FROM yesterday's Turf Talk Newsletter, here is the latest piece by bloodstock consultant David Allan of AllanBloodlines, who pens a column for for us at the start of every week. This one deals with bleeding in racehorses, the use of...