Investec Derby clues expected as racing returns to Epsom Downs on Wednesday

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - Epsom Downs Racecourse stages its first fixture of 2019 on Wednesday, April 24, with a valuable six-race card featuring the £50,000 Listed Investec Blue Riband Trial (2.45pm, 14 entries). The 10-furlong contest for three-year-olds offers the winner (if not already entered or a gelding) a wildcard entry into the £1.5-million G1 Investec Derby, Britain’s richest race and premier Classic, back at Epsom Downs on Saturday, June 1. Trainer John Gosden has won the four most recent runnings of the Investec Blue…

The £1-million All-Weather Championships Finals Day – Media Guide

The £1-million All-Weather Championships Finals Day   Lingfield Park, Good Friday, April 19, 2019   For full 27-page media guide, containing detailed statistics and further information, please click HERE     Media Information   About Good Friday 2019 Good Friday, which this year falls on April 19, is now firmly established as one of the top-class racedays in the British Racing calendar, with £1,451,050 in prize money on offer across three Arena Racing racecourses in 2019. For the third year running, the splendid £1-million card on…

Winning Most Horse title in sight for the remarkable Lion Hearted tomorrow at Lingfield Park

All-Weather sensation Lion Hearted aims to wrap up the Winning Most Horse award for season six of the All-Weather Championships on £1-million Finals Day at Lingfield Park tomorrow, Good Friday, April 19. Lion Hearted faces 13 rivals in the £45,000 Sun Racing All-Weather Championships Apprentice Handicap (1.30pm) over seven furlongs, the first of seven races on the tremendous £1-million All-Weather Championships Finals Day card. Formerly trained in Ireland by Tracey Collins, Lion Hearted (9st, ridden by Mark Crehan (5)) has won seven of his eight starts on…

Wissahickon the headline act as All-Weather Championships Finals Day attracts international fields

Season six of the All-Weather Championships concludes with the £1-million All-Weather Championships Finals Day at Lingfield Park on Good Friday, April 19. There are 65 runners across the six championship races, including international challengers from France and Ireland. The John Gosden-trained Wissahickon (Frankie Dettori), the highest-rated runner on Good Friday with an official rating 117, goes for a fifth straight victory in the feature £200,000 Betway Easter Classic (4.15pm, eight runners) over 10 furlongs. Last year’s Cambridgeshire handicap victor is unbeaten in three All-Weather appearances over the…

Majestic Moll takes aim at Listed prize at Cheltenham tomorrow as stable companion Paisley Park returns to the scene of his greatest triumph

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - Tomorrow is day two of The April Meeting at Cheltenham with a seven-race programme exclusively for fillies and mares running from 2.05pm through to 5.30pm. A pair of £40,000 contests take centre stage, including the Listed EBF/Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association Mares’ Novices’ Handicap Chase Final (2.40pm, seven runners) over an extended two and a half miles. To qualify for this contest, mares must have finished in the first eight of any of the series qualifiers prior to April 12. Heading the weights…

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