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Frankie Dettori on Alpine Star, following her Coronation Stakes win.

Dettori has Dubai double

The Longines World's Best Jockey Frankie Dettori will be riding in the UAE through March, and recorded victories in the final two of seven races on opening night at the Dubai World Cup Carnival at Meydan Racecourse on Thursday. Dettori...

Dettori has six in Dubai

Frankie Dettori returns to action on the opening night of the 2021 Dubai World Cup carnival with six rides including one-time Derby hope Military March. Dettori, who turned 50 last month, flew out out for the carnival on Tuesday and...

Star Snap Fit back at Valley

Injury halted the Caspar Fownes-trained Snap Fit’s burgeoning career last season, but this Wednesday (20 January) the handler’s talented six-year-old returns from a 10-month break to contest the first section of the Class 3 Sheung Hei Handicap (1200m) at Happy...

Waller wins Magic Millions A$2m

Talented colt Shaquero gave master trainer Chris Waller his first victory in the Magic Millions 2YO Classic (1200m) at the Gold Coast after storming down the centre of the track for a big win this morning. The two-year-old was as...

Peter Ho has 600th HK winner

It started in 1997 with “seven rubbish horses” but Peter Ho Leung’s career has come a long way since then – highlighted by Group One champions Mr Medici and Packing Winner – as the trainer reflected on his journey...
Douglas Whyte, off the mark.

Whyte gets first Group winner as a trainer

After tremendous success in feature races as a jockey, Douglas Whyte secured his first Group winner as a trainer, teaming up with former nemesis Christophe Soumillon to capture the January Cup with Savvy Nine at Happy Valley on Wednesday...

Purton hopeful for New Years Day

Yet to be convinced of Czarson’s affinity with Sha Tin’s turf track, Zac Purton is hopeful the brilliant last-start winner is able to transfer compelling all-weather track form to grass in the Class 2 Cherry Handicap (1200m) on New...

Superstar Altior returns today

If the weather forecast is correct, it is once again set to rain on Altior's parade, but Nicky Henderson is adamant any downpours will not stop him running jump racing's winning machine at a track where the superstar chaser...

Hollie Doyle scoops UK awards

  Hollie Doyle's superb 2020 got even better on Tuesday night when she scooped three prizes at the Lesters, the annual awards ceremony to recognise riding achievements in Britain. Doyle, fresh from finishing a fine third in the BBC Sports Personality...

Purton closing on Moreira

A Zac Purton quartet at Happy Valley on Wednesday has breathed fresh life into the Hong Kong jockeys' championship after the Australian made significant inroads into his great championship rival Joao Moreira's lead. Chasing a fifth championship, Purton trailed Moreira by 21 wins...