Cirrus Des Aigles heads superb cast for King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes (Sponsored By Betfair)

Another Ascot victory would be Very Nice for de Mieulle   Cirrus Des Aigles faces seven rivals as he bids to cement his reputation as the highest-rated horse in the world with victory in the £1,065,000 King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes (sponsored by Betfair) at Ascot this Saturday, July 27.   The seven-year-old, trained in Chantilly by Corine Barande-Barbe, has three Group One wins to his name including a three quarters of a length success in the QIPCO Champions Stakes at Ascot in…

OLBG Park Stakes is fine for Dandy – Captain’s chasing At The Races Champagne

  Entries are revealed today for the two main supporting races on Ladbrokes St Leger Day, Saturday, September 14, at Doncaster, the £100,000 Group Two OLBG Park Stakes (4.25pm) over seven furlongs for three-year-olds and upwards plus the £75,000 Group Two At The Races Champagne Stakes (2.40pm), also run over seven furlongs and for two-year-old colts and geldings.   The 53 entries (up from 41 in 2012) for the OLBG Park Stakes include the previous two winners of the race in Premio Loco (2011) and…

bet365 Lennox Stakes takes centre stage on opening day of Glorious Goodwood

Recent Ascot Group Two winner Aljamaaheer and QIPCO 2000 Guineas runner-up Glory Awaits feature among 16 six-day confirmations for the Group Two bet365 Lennox Stakes (3.05pm), highlight of the opening day of Glorious Goodwood, Tuesday, July 30. The seven-furlong contest, which closed early rather than at the six-day stage for the first time this year, has a prize fund of £150,000, a £10,000 increase on 2012 Krypton Factor, trained in Newmarket by Bahrain-based handler Fawzi Nass, could step up in distance following a string of…

Robins Farm sponsors the Stewards’ Cup at Goodwood

Robins Farm, the training establishment owned by Sheikh Fahad Al Thani and the base for first season trainer Olly Stevens, will sponsor this year’s Stewards’ Cup at Glorious Goodwood on Saturday, August 3. The famous handicap, run over six furlongs and one of the most competitive races during the five days of Glorious Goodwood, will be titled the Robins Farm Racing Stewards’ Cup. Olly Stevens commented: “To have Robins Farm associated with such an iconic and popular race as the Stewards’ Cup is very exciting for…

43 entries for Ladbrokes St Leger

The world’s oldest Classic, the Ladbrokes St Leger, has attracted 43 entries for the 2013 renewal. Boasting a record prize fund of £600,000 and run over one mile, six furlongs and 132 yards, the Ladbrokes St Leger takes place for the 237th time on Saturday, September 14, at Doncaster. Aidan O’Brien was narrowly denied a clean sweep of English Classics and an historic Triple Crown last year when Camelot could only finish second to Encke at Doncaster. Ireland’s champion trainer looks set to be well…

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