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…

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…

Feel Like Dancing on course for Ladbrokes St Leger

Entries for final Classic of the season close next Tuesday, July 23 Entries for the final Classic of the season, the Ladbrokes St Leger, close next Tuesday, July 23. Offering a record prize fund of £600,000, the Group One contest takes place over one mile, six furlongs and 132 yards at Doncaster on Saturday, September 14. Entries for the world’s oldest Classic will be revealed on Wednesday, July 24. One horse who will receive a Ladbrokes St Leger entry is the John Gosden-trained Feel Like…

Doncaster Racecourse announces One Call Insurance as new sponsors of the ‘Flying Scotsman’ at Ladbrokes St Leger Festival

Doncaster Racecourse, home of the Ladbrokes St Leger Festival, today announces a new sponsorship deal with One Call Insurance. The company, which is based locally in Doncaster itself, will lend its name to the newly-upgraded Listed race which will now be entitled the One Call Insurance Flying Scotsman Stakes. One Call Insurance are no strangers to sponsorship at Doncaster Racecourse, previously backing the prestigious Group Two Champagne Stakes at the Ladbrokes St Leger Festival for two years. The Listed One Call Insurance Flying Scotsman Stakes…

Champion Court and Bold Sir Brian among top weights for Sky Bet Chase

Calgary Bay (11st 12lb, 20/1), a comfortable winner of last season’s Listed Sky Bet Chase, jointly heads the weights on 11st 12lb for this year’s renewal along with Grade Two winner Midnight Chase (33/1), King George VI Chase fourth Champion Court (9/1 favourite with Sky Bet)and improving seven-year-old Bold Sir Brian (14/1). The weights for the £75,000 contest, which takes place over three miles at Doncaster on Saturday, January 26, are revealed today. In-form trainer Venetia Williams has three possible runners among the 59 entries…

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