Caspian Prince ready to take on the World at Newbury on Saturday

Caspian Prince is set to contest the £60,000 Group Three Dubai International Airport World Trophy (4pm) over five furlongs at Newbury on Saturday, September 23, ahead of a potential tilt at the $1-million G1 Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint at Del Mar, USA, in November. Caspian Prince joined North Yorkshire trainer Tony Coyle earlier this year and, at the age of eight, is in the form of his life with a career-best rating of 115, the highest among the 24 entries for Saturday’s race. The five-furlong specialist…

Cardsharp and U S Navy Flag among 17 going forward for Dubai Duty Free Mill Reef Stakes

Cardsharp and U S Navy Flag could renew their rivalry in the £75,000 Group Two Dubai Duty Free Mill Reef Stakes (2.50pm, 17 confirmations) at Newbury on the second day of the Dubai Duty Free International Weekend, Saturday, September 23. The six-furlong contest boasts an excellent recent roll of honour, with the last two winners Ribchester (2015) and Harry Angel (2016) gaining five Group One prizes between them this year. Harry Angel storms to victory in the 2016 Dubai Duty Free Mill Reef Stakes Cardsharp (Mark Johnston) and…

Eventful weekend changes the 2017 Cartier Racing Awards’ picture

The weekend of September 9 and 10 saw top-class racing in Ireland, France and Britain, which has had a significant impact on the standings for the 2017 Cartier Racing Awards.   European horseracing’s top awards are delivered through a tried and tested combination of points earned by horses in Pattern races (30%), combined at the end of season with the opinions of a panel of racing journalists/handicappers (35%) and votes from readers of Racing Post and The Daily Telegraph plus ITV Racing viewers (35%).  …

9/4 favourite Harry Angel heads 12 runners in 32Red Sprint Cup at Haydock Park on Saturday

Thursday, September 7, 2017 – Harry Angel (Clive Cox/Adam Kirby) heads 12 declared runners for the richest race of the season at Haydock Park, the £260,000 G1 32Red Sprint Cup which is staged over six furlongs on Saturday, September 9, 32Red Sprint Cup Day.   Owned by Godolphin, Harry Angel was last seen out when taking the G1 Darley July Cup at Newmarket on July 15 in impressive fashion. The three-year-old son of Dark Angel will be bidding to become the first horse since Dream…

Haydock Park’s 32Red Sprint Cup moved earlier on Saturday – now the third race

  Haydock Park Racecourse announces today that the G1 32Red Sprint Cup will be run as the third race on Saturday’s terrific card.   The racecourse executive has decided to move the six-furlong 32Red Sprint Cup, the richest race of the season at Haydock Park with £260,000 in prize money, to 2.25pm, rather than stage the feature contest as the sixth race at 4.10pm.   This is to ensure that the 32Red Sprint Cup takes place on the freshest possible ground.   The going at…

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