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Desert would appear hold leading claims for Epsom Crown after York success in Dante

For 3yos over 1m2½f, the feature of York’s Dante meeting and a much respected Derby trial, the Group 2 Al Basti Equiworld Dubai Dante Stakes, was won in great style by Desert Crown, Richard Kingscote in the saddle for

Emily Uphorn advertises Oaks claims in style with impressive York success

The official feature race on the opening of the York Dante meeting was the 6f Group 2 1985 Duke Of York Clippers Stakes, won in good style by Highfield Princess.

Partnered by Jason Hart for John Quinn, the pair were chas

What a Classic week of classic racing!!!

WHAT A WEEK it’s been for Godolphin! A double Guineas success, one each at venues half a world apart… terrific! Hours after James Cummingsschooled Character picked himself up from defeat in the Australian Derby to win the Queensland G

Listed race double for Appleby 3yos

THE 3YO colts Nations Pride and Noble Truth set themselves up for significantly higher targets over the coming months with comprehensive Listed victories for Charlie Appleby and William Buick at Newmarket on Friday. Nations Pride maintained his pr

Moonlight shines in Newmarket sunshine

CLASSY 3YO FILLY With The Moonlight threw her hat into the ring for the Oaks at Epsom with a convincing victory in the Listed Pretty Polly Stakes at Newmarket on Sunday. Stepping up to 1m2f for her seasonal return, the full-sister to Group One win

Character shows plenty

The Real Character stood up and pressed his claims for a possible start in the Group 1 Queensland Derby next month when he easily won the Group 2 Queensland Guineas over a mile at Eagle Farm in Brisbane on Saturday. Character, who was unplaced in

All systems go for Shadwell’s unbeaten Baeed

SHADWELL FLAGBEARER Baaeed’s trainer William Haggas has declared preparations of the Sea The Stars colt for his 4yo campaign have been on track and ‘so far, so good’. Haggas is pondering stepping his dual Group One winner up in t

Doyle Cachet’s another big one, this time for Boughey

By Duane Fonseca

James Doyle was at it yet again.

A day after delivering himself and Charlie Appleby a first ever triumph in the 2000 Guineas with Coroebus, Doyle partnered Cachet to victory in the fillies equi

Coroebus steals thunder from Native Trail

By Duane Fonseca


Coroebus upset stablemate Native Trail in the Group 1 Qipco 2000 Guineas at Newmarket Saturday, but Charlie Appleby and Godolphin won’t mind the result after the pair finished one-

Newmarket Listed race doubles for Godolphin, Appleby & Buick but Yibir denied in feature by Living Legend

Friday’s first meeting of the three-day Guineas meeting on The Newmarket Rowley Mile was highlighted by the 1m4f Group 2 Jockey Club Stakes and Living Legend supplied something of an upset by defeating Godolphin’s Yibi

Dubai World Cup winner Mystic Guided towards a career beyond racing

By Duane Fonseca


Godolphin’s US star and 2021 Group 1 Dubai World Cup winner Mystic Guide has been retired and will take up stallion duties at Jonabell Farm for the 2023 season.

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‘I know what I’m going to do and what I can do’

By Duane Fonseca


William Buick will be licking his lips in anticipation as the British Flat Racing Season prepares to shift into top gear.

After all, the 2022 campaign could turn out to be the one in which he s

Midnight Bourbon dies after Churchill Downs workout

Fifth in last month’s Group 1 Dubai World Cup, Steve Asmussen trained Midnight Bourbon died suddenly Sunday morning in his stall at Churchill Downs after suffering from what his trainer termed “an

Summer Is Tomorrow flown out for Kentucky Derby

By Duane Fonseca


Bhupat Seemar’s Summer Is Tomorrow will look to avenge his Group 2 UAE Derby defeat by Crown Pride when the pair lock horns in the Grade 1 Kentucky D

Godolphin s Classic Trial hopes pinned on Goldspur Franz Strauss

By Duane Fonseca


Godolphin have a pair of strong hands to play in the Group 3 Classic Trial at Sandown on Friday with Charlie Appleby fielding both Goldspur and Franz Strauss in the 2000m contest.

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