Waldgeist enters Cartier Racing Awards reckoning

  The Irish Derby Festival was staged at the Curragh over the weekend of Saturday, June 30 and Sunday, July 1. This means, together with top-class action at Saint-Cloud in France, there have been some changes to the Pattern race points standings for 2018 Cartier Racing Awards.   The 28th Cartier Racing Awards will be presented at a glittering ceremony before an invited audience of 300 at the Dorchester Hotel, London, England, on the evening of Tuesday, November 13, 2018.   The longstanding and prestigious…

Menuisier looking forward to Newbury return for Cacophonous on Thursday – Tuite yard wins Racing Staff Week competition to name a race

Newbury Racecourse stages the second fixture of its Summer Evening Series this Thursday, July 5, with a seven-race card running form 5.40pm through to 8.55pm. The evening sees the return of the popular Throwback Thursday Disco on the Crafty Filly Terrace after racing. In support of Racing Welfare’s Racing Staff Week (sponsored by Betfair), which began on Saturday, June 30, Newbury Racecourse is offering free entry for all racing staff on Thursday, with a valid stable pass. The offer is redeemable on the entrance to…

Newbury Racecourse offers free entry for all racing staff for evening fixture on Thursday, July 5 in support of Racing Staff Week

In support of Racing Welfare’s Racing Staff Week (sponsored by Betfair), which began on Saturday, June 30, Newbury Racecourse is offering free entry for all racing staff to the evening fixture this Thursday, July 5, 2018, with a valid stable pass or validity slip. The offer is redeemable on the entrance to Newbury Racecourse, with one complimentary admission ticket per valid stable pass. Additionally, Newbury is running a competition for one lucky yard to name the fifth race on the card along with badges for…

Derby hero Masar heads G1 Coral-Eclipse contenders as Ranger looks to challenge in the richest race ever run at Sandown Park

Investec Derby hero Masar headlines 10contenders for the £790,625 G1 Coral-Eclipse (2.10pm), the richest race ever run at Sandown Park, which takes place on Saturday, July 7, day two of the Coral Summer Festival. The advertised prize fund for the Coral-Eclipse already stood at £750,000, a 50 per cent increase on the £500,000 offered in 2017, and has been boosted further today following Masar being supplemented for the famous contest at a cost of £50,000. Owned by Godolphin, the joint most successful owner of all-time in the…

Botti seeking third bet365 Old Newton Cup success with Crowned Eagle at Haydock Park on Saturday

  Haydock Park plays host to a terrific seven-race card this Saturday, July 7, featuring the £100,000 bet365 Old Newton Cup (1.45pm) over a mile and a half.   To celebrate the heritage of the day, a short film has been created with various racing representatives including Haydock Park’s Chairman Lord Daresbury, Committee Member Nicholas Whittle, ITV Racing’s number one presenter Ed Chamberlin and ITV Racing’s chief commentator Richard Hoiles. Haydock Park’s General Manager Jason Fildes and historian John Pinfold also feature on the film….

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