Carroll and Ffrench Davis eyeing glory as weights unveiled for Goodwood’s Unibet Stewards’ Cup and Unibet Golden Mile

Weights are revealed today for the two most valuable handicaps staged during the Qatar Goodwood Festival – the £250,000 Unibet Stewards’ Cup (Saturday, August 3) over six furlongs and the £150,000 Unibet Golden Mile (Friday, August 2). The 111-rated Mr Lupton, one of 15 entries for North Yorkshire trainer Richard Fahey, heads the weights on 9st 11lb for the Unibet Stewards’ Cup. Successful in the G2 Greenlands Stakes at the Curragh, Ireland, in May, Mr Lupton is a 20/1 shot with race sponsor Unibet. Progressive four-year-old Flavius…

Surprise Irish Derby winner Sovereign enters wide-open race for Cartier Three-Year-Old Colt Award

  Sovereign’s victory in the G1 Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh, Ireland, on Saturday, June 29, has further opened up the Cartier Three-Year-Old Colt category of the 2019 Cartier Racing Awards. The Aidan O’Brien-trained son of Galileo made virtually all under Padraig Beggy for an emphatic six-length victory in the eponymous highlight of the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby Festival, becoming the sixth individual colt to win a Classic in Ireland, France and the UK this year. The performance sparked a debate about…

First Eleven & Al Muffrih head betting as 30 go for Saturday’s £100,000 bet365 Old Newton Cup at Haydock Park

Monday, July 1, 2019 – Haydock Park stages a lucrative seven-race card worth nearly £400,000 this Saturday, July 6, headlined by the £100,000 bet365 Old Newton Cup (3.15pm), staged over just short of a mile and a half (1m 3f 175y). There are 30 entries for the exciting 2019 renewal of the bet365 Old Newton Cup, with the weights for the historic handicap set to be headed by the John Gosden-trainedRoyal Line (10/1 with bet365), who could make his seasonal return after landing the November Handicap at…

Enable ready as 13 confirmed for Saturday’s G1 Coral-Eclipse at Sandown Park

Monday, July 1, 2019 – Enable is on course to make her much-awaited 2019 return in the £750,000 G1 Coral-Eclipse (3.35pm) at Sandown Park this Saturday, July 6, after 13 contenders were left in the 10-furlong highlight at today’s confirmation stage. The G1 Coral-Eclipse is part of the QIPCO British Champions Series and the centrepiece of Sandown Park’s two-day Coral Summer Festival, which gets underway with Ladies’ Day on Friday, July 5, and offers the first opportunity of the season for the Classic generation to take on older…

Middleham Park targets Haydock Park’s £100,000 bet365 Old Newton Cup on July 6

Friday, June 28, 2019 – Haydock Park stages a lucrative seven-race card worth nearly £400,000 on Saturday, July 6, featuring the £100,000 bet365 Old Newton Cup (3.15pm) and the G2 bet365 Lancashire Oaks (2.40pm), both staged over just shy of a mile and a half (1m 3f 175y).   The bet365 Old Newton Cup, which evolved from the Newton Gold Cup first run in 1807, represents one of the last tangible links with the old racecourse on Newton Common where horseracing took place from at…

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