Cosmopolitan entry for Artemis Goodwood Cup

Raiders from Ireland, Germany and France look set to lay a strong challenge in the £100,000 Group Two Artemis Goodwood Cup (3.15pm), the feature race on day three of Glorious Goodwood, Thursday, August 1, which has attracted 18 entries. John Oxx, who trains at the Curragh, Ireland, enjoyed a first Goodwood winner in the two-mile staying highlight last year with Saddler’s Rock and the five-year-old is set to try and emulate recent multiple winners Yeats, Persian Punch, Double Trigger and Further Flight.   Irish champion…

Dawn Approach and Toronado are set to do battle for a third time this season with Europe’s leading three-year-old milers featuring among 13 six-day confirmations for the £300,000 Group One QIPCO Sussex Stakes (3.05pm) on day two of Glorious Goodwood, Wednesday, July 31.   The score is currently two-nil to Dawn Approach, trained in Ireland by Jim Bolger for Godolphin, who had Toronado seven and a half lengths behind when decisively taking  the QIPCO 2000 Guineas at Newmarket on May 4.   That margin of…

Bell hoping for better Wigmore run in Sky Bet York Stakes

  Mukhadram heads a field of six for the £100,000 Sky Bet York Stakes (2.55pm), highlight of a Sky Bet-sponsored card at York this Saturday, July 27.   The William Haggas-trained four-year-old aims for the biggest success of his career in the extended 10-furlong contest following a pair of excellent efforts in Group One company.   Mukhadram finished a neck second to Al Kazeem at Royal Ascot in the Prince of Wales’s Stakes on June 19 and reopposed the same horse in the Eclipse Stakes…

Cirrus Des Aigles heads superb cast for King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes (Sponsored By Betfair)

Another Ascot victory would be Very Nice for de Mieulle   Cirrus Des Aigles faces seven rivals as he bids to cement his reputation as the highest-rated horse in the world with victory in the £1,065,000 King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes (sponsored by Betfair) at Ascot this Saturday, July 27.   The seven-year-old, trained in Chantilly by Corine Barande-Barbe, has three Group One wins to his name including a three quarters of a length success in the QIPCO Champions Stakes at Ascot in…

OLBG Park Stakes is fine for Dandy – Captain’s chasing At The Races Champagne

  Entries are revealed today for the two main supporting races on Ladbrokes St Leger Day, Saturday, September 14, at Doncaster, the £100,000 Group Two OLBG Park Stakes (4.25pm) over seven furlongs for three-year-olds and upwards plus the £75,000 Group Two At The Races Champagne Stakes (2.40pm), also run over seven furlongs and for two-year-old colts and geldings.   The 53 entries (up from 41 in 2012) for the OLBG Park Stakes include the previous two winners of the race in Premio Loco (2011) and…

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