International Horse Racing

  • Favourite Motivado scrapes into Ebor field

    International Horse Racing August 24, 2012 11:12 am

    Connections of the pre-post favourite breathed a sigh of relief after Motivado just made the cut for the Ebor at York on Saturday. Sir Mark Prescott’s charge got in the valuable staying handicap as number 19 of a maximum 20-strong field. He only gained his place in the line-up thanks [...]

  • Wet track for Ortensia in Nunthorpe

    International Horse Racing August 24, 2012 8:57 am

    Australian mare Ortensia’s chance to snare a Group One win in England has been dealt a blow with a wet track for the Nunthorpe Stakes at York. Trainer Paul Messara has walked the track and says the prestigious sprint on Friday (Saturday morning AEST) will be run on a track [...]

  • Moreira out to win in Germany

    International Horse Racing August 23, 2012 4:54 pm

    Globetrotting jockey Jo Moreira will be out to add Germany to the list of countries has won in when he reunites with Verde Mar on Sunday. The Singapore-based Brazilian who has ridden successfully in Australia, won a Listed race on Verde Mar in Sweden last Sunday week. He will be [...]

  • Bodemeister retired with shoulder injury

    International Horse Racing August 23, 2012 1:33 pm

    Bodemeister, runner-up in this year’s Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes, has been retired to stud following an injury to his left shoulder. Owners WinStar Farm said the colt was expected to fully recover, although not soon enough for the Breeders’ Cup. A statement from WinStar said trainer Bob Baffert believed [...]

  • Frankel cruises to 13th victory

    International Horse Racing August 23, 2012 8:24 am

    Frankel demolished perhaps the final obstacle blocking his completion as the blueprint of the perfect thoroughbred racehorse in the Juddmonte International Stakes at York. The wonder colt coped with the step up in distance to an extended mile and a quarter (2000m) with such astonishing ease. Sir Henry Cecil, clearly [...]

  • Breeders’ Cup option for Snow Fairy

    International Horse Racing August 22, 2012 9:45 am

    Trainer Ed Dunlop is keen to give Snow Fairy her chance in the Breeders’ Cup later this year. The brilliant five-year-old returned from a lengthy lay-off to win her fifth Group One in five different countries when she won in France on Sunday. Dunlop has fond memories of America having [...]

  • Dunlop puts Fairy in Ouija Board class

    International Horse Racing August 21, 2012 11:51 am

    Ed Dunlop has hailed Snow Fairy as a “phenomenal racehorse” following her triumphant return to action from injury. The five-year-old had been off the track since damaging a tendon following her Grade One win in Japan last November but bounced back in style as she landed the Group One Prix [...]

  • I want to be there for Frankel: Cecil

    International Horse Racing August 21, 2012 11:09 am

    Sir Henry Cecil is planning to make a welcome return to the racecourse in order to see Frankel compete in Wednesday’s Juddmonte International at York. The celebrated trainer, who has been receiving ongoing treatment for cancer, has not wanted to pick up other infections, and missed the unbeaten superstar’s most [...]

  • Track condition crucial to Planteur start

    International Horse Racing August 20, 2012 11:48 am

    Marco Botti is praying for rain so that he can run Planteur against the mighty Frankel in the Juddmonte International Stakes at York on Wednesday. The Newmarket handler will declare the five-year-old for the mile-and-a-quarter showpiece, but will not risk the former French-trained entire if he considers the ground to [...]

  • Snow Fairy returns a winner

    International Horse Racing August 20, 2012 9:57 am

    Snow Fairy has made a triumphant return to the track with a game win over Izzi Top in the Prix Jean Romanet at Deauville. Ed Dunlop’s globetrotting mare had been sidelined since suffering an injury in Japan last November but she came back in tremendous fashion. Held up towards the [...]

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