All the news from the 2019 Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup

DUBAI DUTY FREE SHERGAR CUP 2019 RACENEWS RACECOURSE SERVICE ASCOT, SATURDAY, AUGUST 10   GOING NEWS AT 9.00am   The going for the 2019 Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup is Good, Good to Firm in places.   After overnight rain, Chris Stickels, Ascot’s Clerk of the Course, gave a going update and weather forecast at 9.00am on Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup Day.   He said: “The ground has changed to good, good to firm in places after two millimetres of rain overnight Friday. The…

International jockeys look ahead to Saturday’s Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup at Ascot

INTERNATIONAL JOCKEYS LOOK AHEAD TO SATURDAY’S DUBAI DUTY FREE SHERGAR CUP AT ASCOT Five international jockeys taking part in the Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup at Ascot this Saturday, August 10, looked ahead to the team competition at a media event held at the Institute of Directors, Pall Mall, London, today (Thursday, August 8). Jockeys Yuga Kawada (Japan), Vincent Ho Chak-Yiu (Hong Kong) and Mark Zahra(Australia), who form the Rest Of The World team, plus Jamie Kah (Australia) andNanako Fujita (Japan), part of The Girls team, discussed the world’s premier international jockeys’ competition,…

Addeybb and Frankie Dettori-ridden Wissahickon head classy septet for Saturday’s G3 Rose Of Lancaster Stakes at Haydock Park

Thursday, August 8, 2019 – Royal Ascot scorer Addeybb and the prolific Wissahickon feature among a seven-strong field for the £63,000 G3 Rose Of Lancaster Stakes (3.05pm), the centrepiece on Ladies’ Day at Haydock Park this Saturday, August 10. First run in 1986, the extended 10-furlong contest has been won by a number of high-profile horses, including G1 scorers Nayef (2001), Jukebox Jury (2009) and Hunter’s Light (2012). Addeybb (William Haggas/Richard Kingscote) turns out relatively quickly, having finished second in the G2 Sky Bet York Stakes over a similar trip…

Too Darn Hot scorches into pole position on points for Cartier Horse Of The Year honours

Two impressive G1 victories in the space of three and a half weeks have catapulted Too Darn Hot to the head of the points’ standings for Cartier Horse Of The Year Award. The three-year-old Dubawi colt followed up success in the seven-furlong G1 Qatar Prix Jean Prat at Deauville, France, on July 7 with another dominant display when beatingCircus Maximus (56) in the mile G1 Qatar Sussex Stakes, worth over £1 million, at the Qatar Goodwood Festival on July 31. Too Darn Hot (112), who is owned by…

Hemispheres set to collide in the 99th Ladbrokes Cox Plate

This year’s Investec Derby hero Anthony Van Dyck and Royal Ascot winner Circus Maximus are amongst the European horses aiming to inherit Winx’s crown after the star-studded nominations were announced today for the Group 1 Ladbrokes Cox Plate, one of Australia’s marquee races. The 99th edition of the Cox Plate appears set for a fascinating clash between the southern and northern hemispheres, with a total of 27 overseas raiders – from four different countries and 12 stables – in contention to tackle the finest thoroughbreds from across Australasia. Should Anthony…

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