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. 983 more words
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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
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
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