Record prize money on offer as four supplemented for Friday’s Investec Oaks (In Memory Of Sir Henry Cecil)

This year’s Investec Oaks (In Memory Of Sir Henry Cecil) will be worth a record £523,800 after Anipa, Honor Bound, Lily Rules, and Marsh Daisy were supplemented today at a cost of £30,000 each for the mile and a half fillies’ Classic at Epsom Downs on Friday, June 6. With 16 six-day confirmations also going forward, a total of 20 fillies could line up in the highlight of Investec Ladies’ Day, which is due off at 4.00pm. Anipa (Roger Varian), unbeaten in three starts this…

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John Gosden’s main Investec Derby hope is the unbeaten Western Hymn, but the Newmarket trainer could supplement Romsdal, who just failed by a nose to catch Orchestra in the Chester Vase, at a cost of £75,000 on Monday. Gosden said: “Romsdal will work at Newmarket Racecourse tomorrow and we will see what the owner (HRH Princess Haya Of Jordan) wants to do. “He is also in the King Edward VII at Royal Ascot – it will be their choice not mine.” Turning to Western Hymn…

Guineas winners headline top-class entry for QIPCO Sussex Stakes

Europe’s leading three-year-olds Night Of Thunder and Kingman feature among the star-studded entries for the £300,000 Group One QIPCO Sussex Stakes, run over a mile on the second day of Glorious Goodwood, Wednesday, July 30. The pair, trained by Richard Hannon and John Gosden respectively, have already clashed twice this season with the score currently at one all. Kingman was four and a half lengths superior in Newbury’s Greenham Stakes on April 12, but a combination of faster ground and a step up to a…

Goodwood May Festival – Media Guide

GOODWOOD’S MAY FESTIVAL Re-introduced in 2012 following a six-year gap, the three-day Goodwood May Festival, which runs from today, Thursday, May 22 to Saturday, May 24, provides racegoers with a perfect equine mix of emerging talent and more established stars at Britain’s most beautiful course. Three-year-olds get the chance to test their Classic and Royal Ascot ambitions in a pair of Listed contests, which have both proven to be springboards to future success since being introduced in 2007. The Bibendum Height Of Fashion Stakes, run…

Investec Derby glory sought by 27

May 21, 2014 – With just over a fortnight to go until the Investec Derby Festival, the fields for the two Classics, the Investec Derby and the Investec Oaks (In Memory of Sir Henry Cecil), plus the Investec Coronation Cup (In Commemoration of St Nicholas Abbey) and the Investec Specialist Bank ‘Dash’ are taking shape following yesterday’s (May 20) scratchings deadline. In the Group One Investec Derby, run on Saturday, June 7 and Britain’s richest race worth £1,325,000, a total of 28 three-year-olds go forward…

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