Massaat and Defoe take starring roles on Betfred Ladies Day with Olly Murs

Massaat, who won on his first appearance for more than a year, and progressive stayer Defoe proved the star acts on Betfred Ladies Day with Olly Murs, at Newbury on Saturday, August 19. A sell-out crowd of 23,434 – the biggest crowd at any meeting at Newbury for five years – was on hand to watch a nine-race card and Olly Murs, who delighted his fans with a performance on the Party In The Paddock stage after racing. Images of Olly Murs are available on request. Owen…

Supplementary entries Happy Like A Fool and Threading among 15 on Sky Bet Lowther Stakes trail

  The richest-ever renewal of G2 Sky Bet Lowther Stakes takes place at York on Thursday, August 24, day two of the Welcome To Yorkshire Ebor Festival.   Already the most valuable G2 race for two-year-old fillies in Britain, the prize fund has now risen to £250,500 following two supplementary entries today. A total of 15 contenders go forward for the prestigious six-furlong contest.   Happy Like A Fool (Wesley Ward USA, 7/2 with Sky Bet) and Threading (Mark Johnston, 6/1) were both supplemented at…

Mix And Mingle represents in-form Wall as 11 line up in Betfred Hungerford Stakes on Betfred Ladies Day with Olly Murs

Mix And Mingle represents in-form Wall as 11 line up in Betfred Hungerford Stakes on Betfred Ladies Day with Olly Murs   Librisa Breeze heads 11 runners for the £150,000 G2 Betfred Hungerford Stakes (3.35pm) over seven furlongs, the highlight of an eight-race card at Newbury on Betfred Ladies Day with Olly Murs, Saturday, August 19.   Librisa Breeze (Dean Ivory/Robert Winston) started the campaign with an excellent fourth in the G1 Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot, but had no luck in running last…

Former winners Breton Rock & Richard Pankhurst among 22 chasing Hungerford Stakes glory on Betfred Ladies Day with Olly Murs

Newbury Racecourse stages Betfred Ladies Day with Olly Murs, on Saturday, August 19, when the highlight of the seven-race card is the £150,000 G2 Betfred Hungerford Stakes (3.35pm, 22 confirmations). Contenders for the seven-furlong contest include 2014 winner Breton Rock (David Simcock) who was right back to his best last time out when a shock 50/1 winner of the G2 Lennox Stakes at Goodwood on August 1. Several of those behind Breton Rock at Goodwood may re-oppose, most notably G1 Diamond Jubilee Stakes fourth Librisa Breeze (Dean Ivory) and…

Latest standings for the 2017 Cartier Racing Awards

Latest standings for the 2017 Cartier Racing Awards   Cartier Racing Awards – points earned in Pattern races up to and including Sunday, August 13, 2017   Cartier Horse Of The Year Winter    148 Enable   128 Ribchester  110 Barney Roy  104 Roly Poly  96 Ulysses   92 Thunder Snow   90 Churchill  80 Decorated Knight  80 Highland Reel  80   Cartier Older Horse Ribchester  110 Ulysses   92 Decorated Knight  80 Highland Reel  80 Cloth Of Stars  56   Cartier Three-Year-Old Colt Barney Roy  104 Thunder Snow   90…

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