The Queen’s Fabricate among eight runners in Sky Bet York Stakes

The Queen’s Fabricate among eight runners in Sky Bet York Stakes Sky Bet’s 2/1 favourite Elarqam headlines eight declared runners for the £120,000 G2 Sky Bet York Stakes (3.15pm) at York this Saturday, July 28. The 10-furlong contest has been won by some top-class performers since its inception in 2006, including G1 victors Twice Over (2011) and Mukhadram (2013). Elarqam (Mark Johnston/Jim Crowley) is the sole three-year-old representative and drops in class after starting the campaign on the Classic trail. Hamdan Al Maktoum’s Frankel colt finished fourth…

Elarqam and Smart Call headline Saturday’s Sky Bet York Stakes contenders

  This season’s 2,000 Guineas fourth Elarqam and multiple South African G1 winner Smart Call feature among 10 excellent entries for the £120,000 G2 Sky Bet York Stakes (3.15pm), highlight of a seven-race card at York on Saturday, July 28. The 10-furlong contest has been won by some top-class performers since being established in 2006, including G1 victors Twice Over (2011) and Mukhadram (2013). Elarqam heads the betting with Sky Bet at 15/8 and the Mark Johnston-trained colt, sixth on his latest appearance in the Irish 2,000 Guineas at…

Sky Bet renews support for 11th Go Racing In Yorkshire Summer Festival, commencing tomorrow

    This year’s Go Racing In Yorkshire Summer Festival gets underway tomorrow, Saturday, July 21, with an excellent card at Ripon starting off eight days of superb horseracing and entertainment.   Sky Bet is delighted to extend its backing of the festival until 2021, having been involved through race sponsorship since the first Go Racing In Yorkshire Summer Festival in 2008 and stepping up support in 2012.   This year’s highlights including Carnival Night at Beverley on Monday, July 23, plus Sir Tom Jones…

Ferland’s French challenge with Funny Kid as century of entries revealed for £500K Sky Bet Ebor on August 25

A total of 100 entries are revealed today for Britain’s richest heritage handicap, the £500,000 Sky Bet Ebor, staged on the fourth and final day of the Welcome To Yorkshire Ebor Festival at York on Saturday, August 25.   Leeds-based Sky Bet extends its backing to the historic contest for the first time in 2018. Britain’s most popular online bookmaker and York Racecourse agreed a five-year partnership, with prize money for this year’s renewal of the famous mile and three-quarter race (1m 5f 188y) increasing…

Bogart could take a starring role in Sky Bet Dovecote Novices’ Hurdle at Kempton Park on Saturday

  Sky Bet’s “Road To Cheltenham” continues this weekend with the £30,000 G2 Sky Bet Dovecote Novices’ Hurdle (3.00pm, 11 entries) at Kempton Park on Saturday, February 24. The two-mile contest is the sixth of seven races in Sky Bet’s “Road To Cheltenham” which culminates with the £125,000 G1 Sky Bet Supreme Novices’ Hurdle, the opening race of The Festival at Cheltenham on Tuesday, March 13, 2018. Mont Des Avaloirs (Paul Nicholls, 2/1 favourite with Sky Bet) is top-rated among Saturday’s entries on 141 after finishing…

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