Duo swap Del Mar for Wolverhampton in search of Fast-Track Qualifier success on Saturday

Royal Ascot winner Sound And Silence and G3 runner-up Corinthia Knight headline a field of eight for the £15,000 32Red.com Conditions Stakes (7.45pm) at Wolverhampton on Saturday, December 9. The winner of the six-furlong Tapeta Fast-Track Qualifier receives a free and automatic place in the £150,000 32Red 3 Year Old All-Weather Championships Conditions Stakes over the same distance on Polytrack at Lingfield Park on Good Friday, March 30. Sound And Silence makes his All-Weather debut after going down by a head in the non-graded Qatar Juvenile Turf Sprint Stakes…

Previous two winners among 16 chasing glory in Randox Health Becher Chase at Aintree on Saturday

  Vieux Lion Rouge (David Pipe/Tom Scudamore, 11st 5lb), Highland Lodge (James Moffatt/Henry Brooke, 10st 5lb) and The Last Samuri (Kim Bailey/David Bass, 11st 12lb) are among 16 declared runners for the £145,000 G3 Randox Health Becher Chase (1.30pm), staged over the Grand National fences at Aintree on Becher Chase Day, Saturday, December 9. The trio filled the first three places in the 2016 Becher Chase, with Vieux Lion Rouge coming out on top by a short-head from Highland Lodge with The Last Samuri, the 2016 Grand National runner-up, a…

LONGINES Hong Kong International Races Wednesday (6/12) track notes

LONGINES Hong Kong Cup BLOND ME (GB) Work rider Leanne Masterton partnered the filly as usual, and she looked comfortable cantering around the all-weather track. “Still all good,” Masterton said, also confirming that trainer Andrew Balding would be arriving in Hong Kong later today. DEAUVILLE (IRE) Followed stable companion Highland Reel in routine work through a lap of the all-weather track under usual partner Gary O’Connor. Clocked 45.0s (15.8, 14.8, 14.4) for 600m. GARLINGARI (FR) (pictured below) Trainer Corine Barande-Barbe made it from Hong Kong…

Waiting Patiently handed 11st 11lb as weights unveiled for Caspian Caviar Gold Cup

    Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - Unbeaten chaser Waiting Patiently has been allotted 11st 11lb for the £120,000 Caspian Caviar Gold Cup at Cheltenham on the second day of The International, Saturday, December 16, details of which are revealed today. The prestigious G3 handicap chase, run over nearly two miles and five furlongs on the New Course, carries an increased prize fund this year, up £20,000 on the 2016 value of £100,000. Waiting Patiently (Malcolm Jefferson) scored three times over fences last season, culminating with a decisive…

Fabulous contests in prospect at Ascot’s Christmas Racing Weekend

  -         JLT extends sponsorship of Long Walk Hurdle, which remembers three-time winner Reve De Sivola   -         Feature handicap hurdle to mark invaluable work of Racing Welfare Ascot stages its most valuable day of Jump racing on Saturday, December 23, day two of the Christmas Racing Weekend, which offers £420,000 in prize money. Entries are revealed today for the three feature contests – the £150,000 Racing Welfare Handicap Hurdle (a G3 contest staged over two miles), the £100,000 JLT Reve De Sivola Long Walk Hurdle (which…

© 2017 Racenews · One Bird Design · RSS Feed · Log in