Cumani out to double up in DFS Park Hill Stakes

Koora is bidding to provide trainer Luca Cumani with back-to-back wins in the Group Two DFS Park Hill Stakes (3.05pm) at Doncaster on DFS Ladies’ Day, Thursday, September 10. The Newmarket handler took the £90,000 prize with another homebred Silk Sari in 2014, who spread-eagled her rivals to win by five lengths. Koora is set to tackle the mile, six furlong and 132 yard trip for the first time and was last seen out when second to Martlet in the Listed Galtres Stakes over 12…

Last chance to bid online in Leger Legends charity auction

There are now just over 24 hours to go until the sixth running of the Clipper Logistics Leger Legends Classified Stakes (3.35pm), which takes place tomorrow, Wednesday, September 9, J20 Spritz Leger Legends Day, the opening day of the four-day 2015 Ladbrokes St Leger Festival at Doncaster. The Flat race, run under the Rules of Racing, is set to witness legendary and record-breaking 20-time champion jump jockey A P McCoy, who retired on April 25, make a one-off return to the saddle, with his 15…

Quotes from the leading connections ahead of the Ladbrokes St Leger at Doncaster on Saturday

A press conference was held at London’s Landmark Hotel today ahead of the £694,300 Group One Ladbrokes St Leger, the final Classic of the season, which takes place at Doncaster this Saturday, September 12, the climax of the four-day Ladbrokes St Leger Festival. Maureen Haggas, wife of 9/4 joint-favourite (with Ladbrokes) Storm The Stars’ trainer William Haggas, said: “Storm The Stars is an easy horse from the point of view that every race he has run in he has given 100 per cent, he is…

Simple Verse supplemented for Ladbrokes St Leger today

Ladbrokes St Leger five-days, Ladbrokes bet: 9/4 Order Of St George, Storm The Stars 3/1 Bondi Beach 8/1 Fields Of Athenry 12/1 Simple Verse 25/1 Vengeur Masque 33/1 Medrano, Proposed Simple Verse supplemented for Ladbrokes St Leger today Prize money for the final Classic now stands at £694,300 David Redvers, racing manager to Qatar Racing, the part-owner of the Ladbrokes St Leger-supplemented filly Simple Verse, explained this morning the thinking behind the Classic bid. He said: “Sheikh Fahad is always up for a challenge. When…

Simple Verse set for DFS Park Hill Stakes at Doncaster

- French filly in line for Sceptre bid Day two of the Ladbrokes St Leger Festival, DFS Ladies Day, on Thursday, September 10, is all about the girls, with a bumper eight-race card headlined by two Group races restricted to fillies and mares. The highlight is the £90,000 Group Two DFS Park Hill Stakes (3.05pm, 15 entries), which takes place over the Ladbrokes St Leger distance of one mile, six furlongs and 132 yards. Among the entries is the Ralph Beckett-trained Simple Verse who stepped…

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