Exciting second racehorse ownership syndicate launched by Cheltenham & South West region of The Jockey Club

 The Cheltenham & South West region of The Jockey Club has announced the exciting launch of a second racehorse ownership syndicate following the successful initial one. The first syndicate covered both the 2016/17 and 2017/18 Jump campaigns, when all three of the horses – Final Choice (trained by Warren Greatrex), The Last But One (Paul Nicholls) and Timeforwest (Jonjo O’Neill) – were victorious, with 13 wins between them over the 24-month timeframe.   For a one-off fee of £2,950, membership of The Jockey Club Cheltenham…

Milestone awaits as final fleet of international horses sets sail for Melbourne

Victoria will tomorrow welcome its 250th internationally-trained competitor in the 25-year history of the Spring Racing Carnival with the final UK and Irish contenders for the 2018 Carnival set to touch down in Melbourne. Eight overseas raiders departed London at 8.50am (AEST) this morning bound for Melbourne and a shot at the riches on offer, after completing their mandatory two-week pre-export quarantine period at facilities in the UK and Ireland. The octet, who will bring to 256 the number of internationally-trained horses to have travelled…

Wetherby set to host 28th annual Spinal Research Northern Raceday as new season gets underway on Wednesday, October 17

Wetherby set to host 28th annual Spinal Research Northern Raceday as new season gets underway on Wednesday, October 17   Wetherby welcomes in the new Jump season with its annual Spinal Research Northern Raceday on Wednesday, October 17.   Now in its 28th year, Wetherby’s Spinal Research Northern Raceday has raised over £600,000 since its inception and organisers expect to generate another £35,000 this year. The raceday will also benefit from Sue Jefferson of Possibilities Realised Ltd sponsoring the opening Sue Jefferson Realise Possibilities Juvenile…

Sir Peter O’Sullevan Charitable Trust extends its support to The Bridge Of Hope (Project Racing)

THE SIR PETER O’SULLEVAN CHARITABLE TRUST + THE BRIDGE OF HOPE (PROJECT RACING) “THEY’RE UNDER STARTER’S ORDERS… And they’re off!!” How appropriate that the first major sponsor of The Bridge of Hope (Project Racing) is the Charitable Trust for the Voice of Racing himself, Sir Peter O’Sullevan.   The Bridge of Hope (Project Racing) was announced earlier this year on the 60th anniversary of Arthur Freeman’s triumphant win in the 1958 Grand National on Mr What.   Tragically, 2018 is also the 50th anniversary of…

Magnificent Enable lights up Paris to strengthen Gosden hand for Cartier Horse Of The Year

Enable gained a thrilling second consecutive victory in the G1 Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe at Longchamp, France, on October 7 and the brilliant filly may now create another piece of history by becoming the third horse to be crowned the Cartier Horse Of The Year twice.   Only Ouija Board (2004 & 2006) and Frankel (2011 & 2012) have received this premier equine accolade more than once, but the John Gosden-trained four-year-old could join such illustrious company following her short-neck verdict over Sea…

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