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The Derby Dream Starts Here

It may be eighteen months or so away but dreams of the Derby can start now for the owners of the 475 yearlings whose entries for the 2016 Derby were published earlier this week. 1,016 more words


Top hurdler Zarkandar co-favourite for Cesarewitch as first return to flat racing mooted

By Simon Jackson.

The Paul Nicholls-trained Zarkandar has been put in as co-favourite at 12-1 with the sponsors for the £250,000 Betfred Cesarewitch at Newmarket on October 11. 617 more words

Horse Talk

Arc 2011 - Five reasons to oppose Sarafina

Sarafina heads to Longchamp as a general 3/1 favourite but here’s a handful of reasons to take her on – Picture APRH

1. Last year’s Arc was a poor renewal… 705 more words

Fillies All Around

It’s becoming the norm now, but just a few years ago it was an almost unheard of occurrence: fillies facing the boys. Rags To Riches was the first to shatter the proverbial glass ceiling in 2007, defeating future champion and dual-Horse of the Year Curlin in the Belmont Stakes, along with a talented cast of sophomore males including Hard Spun and Tiago. 482 more words


WWRB: February 24

It’s been a very busy week for the racing industry, huge stories on the track and in the breeding shed.

On Tuesday morning 2009 Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra and two-time Horse of the Year Curlin were bred at William S. 670 more words


Arc day - back or lay the flying filly?

A 3yo filly has to be bloody good to beat everyone else in a race like the Arc. I think I have to be against her today. 63 more words

Arc De Triomphe

Papa Bull On The Charge To Longchamp

Papal Bull is on course to bid for an elusive first Group One success in Sunday’s Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe at Longchamp.

The five-year-old has gained a reputation as something of a quirky performer but has been in excellent form this term, kicking off with a fourth place in the Coronation Cup. 296 more words

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