Roaring Lion pounces late to advertise his credentials for Cartier Horse Of The Year

Roaring Lion stormed to the head of the standings for Cartier Horse Of The Year following a sensational weekend of European racing that featured eight G1 contests across three countries. The three-year-old colt, owned by Qatar Racing Limited and trained by John Gosden, gained a third consecutive G1 success with a swooping neck verdict over Saxon Warrior in the QIPCO Irish Champion Stakes at Leopardstown, Ireland, on September 15. Roaring Lion has now accrued 174 points in Pattern races so far this season, having also…

Promising two-year-old Duckett’s Grove debuts for Walker at Newbury on Friday

Newbury stages the first day of the Dubai Duty Free International Weekend this Friday, September 21, with an exciting eight-race programme starting at 1.10pm, runners for which were revealed today. The highlight for two-year-olds is the £16,000 Haynes, Hanson & Clark Conditions Race (3.25pm, seven runners). The mile contest has a rich history, with Classic winners Henbit, Shergar, Rainbow Quest, Shahrastani, King’s Theatre and more recently Authorized all having taken part in the race since its inception in 1979. Wine merchant Haynes, Hanson & Clark,…

Burke hoping his stellar form can continue with True Mason in Saturday’s Dubai Duty Free Mill Reef Stakes at Newbury

Newbury Racecourse stages the Dubai Duty Free International Weekend this Friday and Saturday, September 21 and 22, featuring top-class action across the two days.   Saturday’s feature contest is the G2 Dubai Duty Free Mill Reef Stakes (2.55pm), staged over six furlongs for two-year-olds. With the likes of future G1 superstars Harry Angel and Ribchester featuring on the roll of honour in recent years, the Dubai Duty Free Mill Reef Stakes is Newbury’s best two-year-old contest of the season.   There are 16 confirmations for…

International gallopers bound for Victoria’s Spring Racing Carnival

Friday, 14 September 2018 International gallopers bound for Victoria’s Spring Racing Carnival The record overseas raid on the 2018 Spring Racing Carnival has taken shape overnight with 27 horses from across Europe now settled in at quarantine facilities in the UK and Ireland ahead of their trip to Victoria to compete in Australian racing’s most prestigious event. Following the arrival of three high profile Godolphin-owned gallopers in Melbourne last Saturday, a further 22 horses – including multiple Group 1 winners Benbatl and Best Solution –…

BetVictor to become first company globally to use LED steeplechase advertising

  BetVictor will appear on the first-ever LED fence advertisement at Stratford this weekend   Gibraltar, 7th September 2018 – BetVictor, one of Europe’s leading online gaming companies, this weekend will become the first ever gaming company to appear on an industry-first LED fence advertisement. The digital board will be used at Stratford-upon-Avon racecourse tomorrow.   The announcement comes after Stratford Racecourse sponsor BetVictor agreed a partnership with Priority Sports Marketing, the marketing agency tasked with managing the project.   An animated graphic of the…

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