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Royal Ascot: Battaash ‘Moving As Well As Ever’ Ahead Of King’s Stand Title Defense

The world’s top-rated sprinter, Battaash, leads the Royal Ascot charge this week for Shadwell at the iconic meeting, headlining the Group 1 King’s Stand Stakes on Tuesday, a race he won in 2020—one of a leading six victories for the powerhouse operation at last year’s global spectacular. The famed blue and white silks of the […]

‘Still Growing’ Malathaat To Bypass Belmont Stakes, Point To CCA Oaks At Saratoga

Shadwell’s undefeated multiple Grade 1-winning 3-year-old filly Malathaat, winner of the $1.25 million Longines Kentucky Oaks (G1) on April 30, will skip the $1.5 million Belmont Stakes Presented by NYRA Bets (G1) on June 5 and point toward Saratoga. The ultimate plan for the Stonestreet-bred, Todd Pletcher-trained divisional leader is the Breeders’ Cup at Del […]

Mystic Guide Thriving On Return From Dubai; Suburban Possible For Return Spot

It is rare that a horse looks as well as Godolphin’s Mystic Guide does after a trip across the world and top effort in a Group 1 race, but the son of Ghostzapper has evidently flourished since arriving back at trainer Mike Stidham’s Barn 2 at Keeneland Racecourse in Lexington, Kentucky, USA. Despite his inexperience, […]

International Group 1 Winner Mogul A Strong Lone Entry For Coolmore On Dubai World Cup Night

Ballydoyle’s blue-blooded multiple Group 1 winner Mogul comes into this Saturday’s Group 1, $5 million Longines Dubai Sheema Classic in top form, but it seems no matter his success, expectations persist. A $4.6 million yearling purchase, the Aidan O’Brien-trained half-brother to top-level performers Secret Gesture and Japan has a pair of prestigious wins of his […]

Dubai World Cup: ‘Underdog’ Sleepy Eyes Todd ‘Tries His Eyeballs Out Every Time’

Thumbs Up Racing’s Sleepy Eyes Todd continues to grow his fanbase heading into the toughest test of his career, the 10-furlong, $12 million Dubai World Cup (G1) on March 27. While his propensity to pose for the morning racing media and genuine nature around the barn have earned him points with onlookers and horsemen, alike, […]

‘Horse Of A Lifetime’ Lord Glitters Ready To Shine On Dubai World Cup Night

When Elwick Stud’s Lord Glitters came roaring back to form winning the G1 Jebel Hatta on Super Saturday at Meydan, it embodied why trainer David O’Meara has called the ghostly son of Whipper ‘the horse of a lifetime’ in interviews. Indeed, it seems the globetrotting fan favorite has been around for a lifetime–or at least […]

Stidham Shipping Mystic Guide To Dubai World Cup ‘With A Lot Of Confidence’

Known as a top-tier trainer in the U.S. for decades, Mike Stidham now, finally, takes his well-respected show on the road with his first starter outside North America, Godolphin’s Mystic Guide. The winner of more than 2,100 races has brought the son of Ghostzapper along patiently, but a one-sided victory in February’s $600,000 Razorback Handicap […]

Team Switzerland Hopes To Neutralize Foes In Riaydh Dirt Sprint

When the winner’s enclosure cameras flash in Saturday’s $1.5 million Riyadh Dirt Sprint, the team behind Switzerland is fully prepared to say cheese. Carrying the orange and black colors of HH Sheikh Rashid bin Humaid Al Nuaimi’s RRR Racing, the son of Speightstown enters the tough contest as one of the serious players, thanks to […]

Quip Adds Blinkers For Thursday’s Al Maktoum Challenge Round 2

Thursday’s Group 2, $293,000 Al Maktoum Challenge Round 2 over 1900m (9.5 furlongs) has drawn a field filled with questions soon to be answered on the road to the $12 million Dubai World Cup (G1). Many of those queries circulate around the conditions of the race, whether it be the dirt surface for turf-bred full-brothers […]