Cheltenham Racecourse development – update

Following receipt of planning permission in July, the second phase of the works on the old A and R boxes at the racecourse commences this week. Earlier this summer, work was carried out to remove asbestos from these boxes as well as to remove the old numbers board by the unsaddling enclosure. Between now and the start of the new season, the boxes above the Tote Terrace will be renovated to render them usable again by the first meeting on October 18, 2013. The remaining…

All the news from the Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup at Ascot

STEVENS THINKS OF HUGHESIE WHEN RIDING ANNUNCIATION   Gary Stevens won the final race on Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup day when Annunciation, trained by Richard Hannon, won this sprint for three-year-olds.   Stevens, whose mount produced a late thrust that narrowly deprived fellow American Rosie Napravnik on Noble Deed, took his personal tally to 18pts, although his team, the Rest of the World, could finish only third in the competition with 46 points – the winning Europe team amassed 97 points.   Stevens, for…

The Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup Media Guide

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The Girls team for The Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup

Cathy Gannon, Rosie Napravnik and Lisa Allpress

Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup draw

A press conference for the jockeys involved in Saturday’s Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup was held today in the picturesque surroundings of Coworth Park, the five-star country house hotel situated close to Ascot Racecourse.   All three members of The Girls team – Rosie Napravnik, Lisa Allpress and Cathy Gannon – were present, along with Gary Stevens and Yasunari Iwata from the Rest of the World team.   THE GIRLS TEAM   Rosie Napravnik (USA, Captain)   Rosie Napravnik is the female jockey of the…

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