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Dual Derby winner Australia retired to stud after injury

Sat, 11 Oct 14 13:35

AUSTRALIA, the brilliant winner of three Group 1 races, has been retired after a hoof injury cut short his career on the track.

Arc heroine Treve ranked 5lb short of world's best

Thu, 09 Oct 14 16:00

TREVE might have left the racing world awestruck with the manner of her second successive Arc victory on Sunday but the flying filly still falls some way short of the world’s best this year, according to the latest international rankings.

Can Sruthan have another successful Concorde flight?

Sun, 05 Oct 14 11:32

SRUTHAN, winner of the Group 3 Coolmore Stud Home of Champions Concorde Stakes a year ago, will be attempting to become the first back-to-back winner of this event since Wizard King scored for Sir Mark Prescott and George Duffield in 1996 and 1997.

Rebel Fitz seeks win number 18 in Istabraq Hurdle

Sun, 05 Oct 14 11:13

REBEL Fitz and trainer Mick Winters are guaranteed a huge reception if the popular nine-year-old can notch up win number 18 of his career in this race named after the triple champion hurdle winner - the Grade 2 Istabraq Hurdle - at Tipperary on Sunday.

Leading hope Defy Logic ruled out for the season

Mon, 29 Sep 14 15:39

CHAMPION CHASE hope Defy Logic has been ruled out for the season by a leg injury.

Chicquita could join Ruler Of The World in Arc field

Mon, 29 Sep 14 08:20

RULER OF THE WORLD could be joined by €6 million filly Chicquita in Sunday's Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe after it emerged connections are leaning towards the big one in preference to her taking on her own sex in the Prix de l'Oper

Tiggy Wiggy not certain for Abbaye, says Hannon

Sun, 28 Sep 14 11:16

TIGGY WIGGY, the pocket rocket who has played a starring role in the 2014 Flat season, is far from certain to line up in the Prix de l'Abbaye, despite connections hinting that was the likely plan after she won on Saturday.

Shock defeat for Arc favourite Sea The Moon

Sun, 07 Sep 14 15:59

SEA THE MOON saw another horse get the better of him for the first time when the stunning Germany Derby winner proved unable to resist a late charge up the home rail from Ivanhowe.

Haydock: No catching devastating G Force in Sprint Cup

Sat, 06 Sep 14 15:54

G FORCE blasted past last year's winner Gordon Lord Byron in the dying strides to give trainer David O'Meara and jockey Danny Tudhope a day to remember.

Smullen gets the call for Extortionist Sprint bid

Thu, 04 Sep 14 07:00

TRAINER Olly Stevens is hopeful Pat Smullen can continue his string of big-race wins this summer when teaming up with Extortionist for the first time in the Betfred Sprint Cup at Haydock on Saturday.

O'Brien booked for Gordon Lord Byron ride

Wed, 03 Sep 14 12:07

JOCKEY Joseph O'Brien will retain his partnership with Gordon Lord Byron in Saturday's Betfred Sprint Cup.

Goffs unveils first Champions Sale entries

Tue, 02 Sep 14 19:57

ACCEPTED, who became his sire Approve's first stakes scorer when winning the Listed Tipperary Stakes in July, features among the initial entries unveiled for the Goffs Champions Sale.

Treve on course for Prix Vermeille return

Tue, 02 Sep 14 17:55

TREVE will be in need of the race when she returns to action a week on Sunday at Longchamp according to trainer Criquette Head-Maarek, who has confirmed the Prix Vermeille as the likely springboard for a defence of the Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomph

Direct approach proves key for Irish Champions site

Tue, 02 Sep 14 13:48

In his fortnightly look at racing on the web, Robin Gibson evaluates the Irish Champions Day website compared to the British equivalent

Bangor to stage schooling raceday in October

Thu, 28 Aug 14 16:12

BANGOR has announced it will stage a schooling raceday on October 21 after receiving a high level of requests for such an initiative from trainers and owners.

Tipperary Preview: Champions Weekend beckons for Fairy Bridge winner

Wed, 27 Aug 14 20:29

The Group 1 Coolmore Fastnet Rock Matron Stakes could beckon for the winner of Thursday's Fairy Bridge Stakes after a new link-up with the Irish Champions Weekend Group 1 was announced last month.

Ivawood entered for Racing Post Trophy

Wed, 13 Aug 14 16:40

UNBEATEN Richmond Stakes winner Ivawood, next season's Qipco 2,000 Guineas favourite, is among the entries for the Group 1 Racing Post Trophy at Doncaster on October 25.

Hanagan 'very confident' about Taghrooda

Wed, 13 Aug 14 13:54

PAUL HANAGAN, injured in a fall at Glorious Goodwood last month, is nearing his return to the saddle and cannot wait to get back on board Oaks and King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes winner Taghrooda in next week's Darley Yorkshire Oaks.

Royal Ascot gets new Group 1 as part of sprint revolution

Wed, 13 Aug 14 11:43

A NEW three-year-old only Group 1 over 6f will be held at Royal Ascot next year and is one of a number of changes to the sprinting programme in Europe designed to improve the quality of the competition.

Marois-bound Kingman never been better says Gosden

Wed, 13 Aug 14 10:13

JOHN GOSDEN on Wednesday said he felt that Kingman is "in better shape than ever" as the star three-year-old prepares for a fourth straight Group 1 win in the Prix Jacques Le Marois at Deauville on Sunday.

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