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Goodwood: Hollie Doyle Hoping For More Group 1 Success With ‘Unreal’ Nashwa

Hollie Doyle can’t wait for her Qatar Nassau Stakes reunion with Nashwa, on whom she enjoyed yet another significant career ‘first’ in last month’s Prix de Diane Hermes at Chantilly. As the beaten favorite in a Newmarket novice on her sole start as a 2-year-old, Nashwa was not an obvious candidate for Classic success, but […]

Breeders’ Cup Winner Modern Games Takes On World Number One Baaeed In Sussex

World number one Baaeed will not face QIPCO 2000 Guineas winner Coroebus when he bids to extend his unbeaten run to nine races in Wednesday’s £1 million Qatar Sussex Stakes, which is part of the 35-race QIPCO British Champions Series as well as the Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series. However, with last year’s winner Alcohol Free […]

Nielsen Hopes ‘Amazingly Sound And Charismatic’ Stradivarius Gets Redemption In Goodwood Cup

Owner Bjorn Nielsen is convinced that Stradivarius retains the ability and enthusiasm to win an unprecedented fifth Al Shaqab Goodwood Cup on Tuesday – provided that replacement rider Andrea Atzeni can negotiate a clear passage. The trouble in running which Stradivarius encountered when third in last month’s Gold Cup at Royal Ascot has led Nielsen […]

James Doyle Excited By Late-Call Up On Mishriff For King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Stakes

Late call-ups don’t get any better than a King George VI and Queen Elizabeth QIPCO Stakes invitation to partner international superstar Mishriff, on whom James Doyle has a great chance of winning the £1.25 million (about US$1.5m) Group 1 for a second time this Saturday at Ascot. As usual, quality rather than quantity is the […]

Soumillon ‘Very Confident’ In Perfect Power Ahead Of Saturday’s July Cup

Just one week on from his stunning last-to-first success on the brilliant Vadeni in Sandown’s Coral-Eclipse Stakes, jockey Christophe Soumillon has another plum ride on a top-class 3-year-old with a signature turn of foot when he partners Richard Fahey’s Commonwealth Cup winner Perfect Power in a top-drawer international field of 14 for Saturday’s Darley July […]

Impressive Ascot Winner Inspiral Will Have Frankie Dettori Aboard In Friday’s Falmouth

There are few certainties at Group 1 level, but the Cheveley Park Stud’s massively impressive Royal Ascot winner Inspiral will look the nearest thing to one when she takes on four rivals at Newmarket on Friday in the Tattersalls Falmouth Stakes, ridden again by Frankie Dettori despite a decidedly rocky three weeks. It was Inspiral […]

Two Classic Winners Face Three Older Group 1 Performers In Saturday’s Coral-Eclipse

Just 17 days after his somewhat inconclusive Royal Ascot defeat, the Prince Of Wales’s Stakes favorite Bay Bridge gets a second chance at a first Group 1 win this Saturday when he takes on five top-class rivals in what promises to be an enthralling running of Sandown Park’s Coral-Eclipse Stakes. The Coral-Eclipse, which is part […]

Ward, Ortiz Hoping Campanelle Can Salvage Royal Ascot Meet In Saturday’s Platinum Jubilee

Wesley Ward and Irad Ortiz have endured a difficult Royal Ascot so far, but Campanelle will lift their spirits considerably if she can win at the Royal Meeting for a third successive year in a fabulously competitive Group 1 Platinum Jubilee Stakes, which this year offers £1 million in prize money for the first time. […]

Champion Stayer Stradivarius Chasing Fourth Straight Gold Cup At Royal Ascot

The legendary stayer Stradivarius is bidding to add another string to his bow this Thursday at Royal Ascot as he attempts to emulate Yeats (2006 – 2009) by winning a fourth Gold Cup, the flagship race of the week. The 8-year-old chestnut with four white socks, trained by John & Thady Gosden and ridden by […]

Shahryar Bidding To Be Japan’s First Royal Ascot Winner In Prince Of Wales’s

Royal Ascot stages its first ever £1m race on Wednesday when a highly select international field of five assembles for a fascinating Prince Of Wales’s Stakes (Group 1), which is one of the most prized jewels in the 35-race QIPCO British Champions Series. The Prince of Wales’s Stakes (G1) will also give the winner an […]