Dark Emerald out to shine at Newbury

Brendan Powell is hoping Dark Emerald can get his head in front again in the Listed Dubai Duty Free Cup over seven furlongs at Newbury on the first day of the Dubai Duty Free International Meeting, Friday, September 18. Dark Emerald has been knocking on the door since returning from the Dubai World Cup Carnival, where he won a pair of valuable handicaps and was runner-up in the Group Two Zabeel Mile. The five-year-old was last seen out when going down by a short-head to…

Golden Horn back on top of Cartier Horse Of The Year standings after sensational weekend of racing

A superb weekend of racing in Europe, headlined by eight Group One races, has made a significant impact on the standings for the Cartier Racing Awards, with Golden Horn (184) returning to the top of the Cartier Horse Of The Year points. The 25th annual Cartier Racing Awards will be presented at a glittering ceremony before an invited audience of 300 at the Dorchester Hotel, London, England, on the evening of Tuesday, November 10. The Cartier Racing Awards were established in 1991 to reward excellence…

Smart eyes Mill Reef glory with King Robert

Newbury stages a fantastic seven-race card on Dubai Duty Free International Saturday, September 19, featuring three Group races and a valuable handicap, with a concert from iconic UK band Madness after racing. The highlight is the £75,000 Group Two Dubai Duty Free Mill Reef Stakes (2.15pm) over six furlongs, for which there are 16 two-year-olds going forward. Mark Johnston has five in contention including Group Two Coventry Stakes victor Buratino, recent Listed scorer Whitman and Lumiere, who was runner-up in the Group Two Lowther Stakes…

Day four of the Ladbrokes St Leger Festival – all the news & quotes

LADBROKES ST LEGER FESTIVAL, DONCASTER RACENEWS RACECOURSE SERVICE LADBROKES ST LEGER DAY SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2015 GOOD GOING FOR LADBROKES ST LEGER DAY The going for the fourth and final day of the Ladbrokes St Leger Festival, Ladbrokes St Leger Day, at 9.30am is: Good (from Good, Good to Firm in places yesterday) Doncaster’s Clerk of the Course Roderick Duncan reported: “There was 5.5 millimetres of rain overnight up to 8.30am and light rain is continuing to fall. The rain is now forecast to stop…

Day three of the Ladbrokes St Leger Festival – all the news & quotes

LADBROKES ST LEGER FESTIVAL, DONCASTER RACENEWS RACECOURSE SERVICE SOCIALITES E-CIGARETTES DONCASTER CUP GENTLEMENS’S DAY FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2015 GOING NOW GOOD, GOOD TO FIRM IN PLACES AT DONCASTER RAIN STILL FORECAST TO ARRIVE IN EARLY HOURS OF SATURDAY The going for the third day of the 2015 Ladbrokes St Leger Festival, Socialites E-Cigarettes Doncaster Cup Day, has changed to: GOOD, GOOD TO FIRM IN PLACES (from Good) GoingStick readings: 8.4 today at 06:30 (7.9 on Thursday at 06.30 & 7.7 on Wednesday at 06.30). Roderick…

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