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Saturday Preview: Lockinge Stakes Day

What a finish in the Yorkshire Cup (Group 2) yesterday – nearly four in line going down to the wire with the Queen’s horse Dartmouth… 1,046 more words

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Lucky 15 Saturday May 20th  

Friday 6.10pm Tough to find winners with Wednesdays deluge causing havoc with the ground conditions especially when one is trying to find winners at the 48 hour declarations stage. 1,833 more words

Lucky 15

Lockinge Stakes

Lockinge Stakes


Saturday sees the running of that good mile race, The Lockinge,  at Newbury.

We see this panning out between the two class horses & market leaders Ribchester and Galileo Gold. 28 more words

The Forty Fiver

The Park Appeal legacy: from Cape Cross to Al Wukair

There has been more than one reason lately to turn the spotlight on the 1984 Moyglare Stud Stakes and Cheveley Park Stakes winner Park Appeal. Her son, the excellent sire Cape Cross, died in April; her grandson Iffraaj, another successful stallion, has been making headlines for happier reasons in Australasia; and another grandson, Diktat, has become the grandsire of a leading 2000 Guineas contender. 1,098 more words


The Best of Champion's Day

When the best all turn up, you’re in for a treat and that’s what happened yesterday afternoon at Ascot. There weren’t many of Europe’s best thoroughbreds that gave Ascot a miss through their own choice. 427 more words

Sunday 14 August - Runs of the Day

All eyes were on France on Sunday as Galileo Gold and Ribchester went head to head in a field of the best French milers at Deauville. 217 more words

Spaniards and Hungarians at Ribchester

A few days ago I had the great pleasure of visiting Ribchester Roman fort to film a thematic collecting interview about migration with Dr Duncan Sayer who is Reader in Archaeology in the Department of Forensic and Applied Science at the University of Central Lancashire. 458 more words