International Horse Racing

  • Ortensia fourth in July Cup

    International Horse Racing July 15, 2012 1:30 pm

    Australian mare Ortensia has finished a gallant fourth in the July Cup won on a waterlogged Newmarket track by Mayson who led all the way. Ridden by dual champion jockey Paul Hanagan for trainer Richard Fahey, Mayson was never in danger, going to the line five lengths clear of The […]

  • Favourite out of July Cup

    International Horse Racing July 14, 2012 4:21 pm

    Australian mare Ortensia will have one less rival in the July Cup at Newmarket following the scratching of pre-post favourite Bated Breath. With rain continuing at Newmarket, Bated Breath has been withdrawn from the famous sprint due to the soft ground. Society Rock is the new favourite ahead of former […]

  • Giofra shines for France

    International Horse Racing July 14, 2012 7:36 am

    A French victory in the Falmouth Stakes had been expected but it came through the less obvious source of the Alain de Royer-Dupre-trained Giofra. Golden Lilac, a rare British runner from Andre Fabre, arrived with glowing reviews and was sent off the 10-11 favourite at Newmarket on Friday but finished […]

  • Ortensia in middle gate draw for July Cup

    International Horse Racing July 13, 2012 5:39 pm

    Australian sprinter Ortensia has drawn a middle barrier for her shot at another international victory in the Group One July Cup at Newmarket. Ortensia will jump from barrier eight in the 1200m feature which has a final field of 15 runners including former Australian star Sepoy who’ll start from barrier […]

  • Summer Mile a target for Carlton House

    International Horse Racing July 13, 2012 11:39 am

    Sir Michael Stoute is considering a tilt at the Summer Mile at Ascot on Saturday week with his high-class middle-distance performer Carlton House. Third for the Queen in last year’s English Derby at Epsom, the colt made a winning four-year-old debut in the Brigadier Gerard Stakes at Sandown. He ran […]

  • Red Cadeaux third at Newmarket

    International Horse Racing July 13, 2012 8:39 am

    Red Cadeaux remains on track for a second attempt at the Melbourne Cup despite a tired performance for third behind Fiorente and Joshua Tree at Newmarket. The Princess of Wales’s Stakes was billed in some quarters as a Melbourne Cup trial with 2-1 favourite Harris Tweed leading until the last […]

  • Wildenstein horses transferred to England

    International Horse Racing July 13, 2012 8:36 am

    The Wildenstein family has transferred 14 horses from France to England to be trained by Sir Henry Cecil and Luca Cumani. Among them is stable star Beauty Parlour who has left Elie Lellouche to join Cecil while a dozen unraced juveniles will be trained by Cumani. Beauty Parlour has already […]

  • Frankel scares off Sussex rivals

    International Horse Racing July 12, 2012 12:24 pm

    Frankel is among just 17 horses left at the latest confirmation stakes for the Sussex Stakes at Goodwood on August 1. Sir Henry Cecil’s unbeaten superstar produced one of his best efforts when he swept clear of Canford Cliffs in last year’s Sussex and will be long odds-on for what […]

  • Schiergen delays Danedream decision

    International Horse Racing July 12, 2012 10:36 am

    Trainer Peter Schiergen will assess the entries on Monday before deciding whether to let star filly Danedream line up in the King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot. Last year’s shock Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe winner got off the mark for the season at Baden-Baden but then […]

  • Protest over jumps prizemoney

    International Horse Racing July 12, 2012 8:21 am

    Moulin De La Croix was the benefactor of a walkover at Worcester as trainers registered their dissatisfaction with prizemoney by boycotting a novices’ hurdle. Twelve horses were declared for the event but as the race fell below the level set out in the Horsemen’s Group tariff by STG900 ($A1,379), 11 […]

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