Ten Sovereigns & Fairyland bid for Cartier Two-Year-Old Awards which are far from decided

  Aidan O’Brien’s two-year-olds have hit top form in recent weeks and the reigning champion trainer in both Britain and Ireland captured six of the seven Pattern races for juveniles in Europe last weekend, headed by impressive G1 victories for Ten Sovereigns and Fairyland.   Ten Sovereigns (40 points) maintained his unbeaten record when quickening well to take the G1 Juddmonte Middle Park Stakes at Newmarket’s Cambridgeshire Meeting on September 29 – a performance that saw him firmly enter calculations to become the Cartier Two-Year-Old…

Winners of The McCoys announced

Jump racing’s ability to stimulate parts of the body other sports fail to reach was amply demonstrated when The McCoys were awarded at in The Centaur at Cheltenham Racecourse last night (Friday, September 28) Sub-titled ‘The Jockey Club Jump Awards 2018′, the ceremony was an opportunity to celebrate outstanding performances during the 2017/18 Jump season, and captured the attention of nearly 500 guests as one epic battle after another was relived. It was the second staging of The McCoys, held last year as a regional…

Johnston chasing another Investec Derby wildcard with Persian Moon

Saga’s Season Finale this Sunday, September 30, is the last fixture of 2018 at Epsom Downs Racecourse, with the highlight being the £20,000 Investec Conditions Stakes (2.30pm) for two-year-olds over an extended mile, which offers the winner a wildcard entry into the premier Classic, the G1 Investec Derby, staged on June 1, 2019. Saga, the leading provider of products and services primarily tailored for customers over the age of 50 in the UK, are the title sponsor for the day. Gates open at noon with…

Winner of the Magners Cheltenham Gold Cup 2019 to receive original trophy as racecourse is reunited with 1924 cup

Cheltenham Racecourse is delighted to announce it has been reunited with the original Cheltenham Gold Cup trophy, dating back to 1924, and will present it to the winner of the 2019 Magners Cheltenham Gold Cup. First awarded 94 years ago to five-year-old Red Splash, owned by Major Humphrey Wyndham, trained by Fred Withington and ridden by Dick Rees, it will now be re-introduced as a perpetual trophy, presented to the winning connections of next year’s race on Friday, March 15, 2019 and in future years….

The McCoys to be presented for the second time at Cheltenham on Friday evening

The McCoys, founded last year, celebrate outstanding performances at all Jockey Club Jump Racecourses during the 2017/18 season and are announced on Friday evening, September 28. The awards are named The McCoys after Sir A P McCoy, the record-breaking 20-time champion Jump jockey who retired from race riding in April, 2015. Europe’s leading horse feed manufacturer Dodson & Horrell is the main event partner of the awards, which reflect on the triumphs and the highlights of last season and exist to recognise the individuals and…

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