Roger Varian believes a repeat of Barsanti’s run at Ascot in May will give him every chance of being competitive in today’s Princess of Wales’s Arqana Racing Club Stakes at Newmarket.
Thu, 12 Jul, 2018
There were many treats over the last four days in Ireland and Britain, but for me the biggest star to emerge was Willie Mullins’ Footpad in a Grade 1 at Leopardstown on Tuesday, writes Pat Keane.
Sat, 30 Dec, 2017
Tony Martin is already plotting a return to Australia next year after Heartbreak City was agonisingly denied by Almandin in the Emirates Melbourne Cup yesterday.
Wed, 02 Nov, 2016
John Ferguson is hoping Godolphin can be in the mix “at the sharp end” in this year’s Investec Derby.
Fri, 20 May, 2016
Tue, 12 Apr, 2016
Steady Pace is to be stepped up in class and trip for the six-furlong Arqana July Stakes at Newmarket on Thursday.
Mon, 06 Jul, 2015
Ryan Moore confirmed his position as one of the best jockeys in the world by winning the Emirates Melbourne Cup at Flemington aboard German raider Protectionist.
Tue, 04 Nov, 2014
Taghrooda could earn a tilt at the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe if she can clinch a third Group One of a glorious summer in today’s Darley Yorkshire Oaks.
Thu, 21 Aug, 2014
A resurgent Cavalryman met the specialist demands of the Sussex Downs better than his opponents as he led home Ahzeemah in an Artemis Goodwood Cup one-two for trainer Saeed bin Suroor at Goodwood yesterday.
Fri, 01 Aug, 2014
Joseph O’Brien, the man in the hotseat when Ruler Of The World makes his debut for new part-owners Al Shaqab Racing in the Dubai World Cup, believes the colt has the scope to enjoy a long and prosperous season.
Sat, 29 Mar, 2014
Clive Brittain feels Rizeena is “a bit special” as she aims to land a second Group One of the season in the Shadwell Fillies’ Mile at Newmarket today.
Fri, 27 Sep, 2013
Galileo Rock will not run in the Ladbrokes St Leger on Saturday unless the going improves at Doncaster.
Fri, 13 Sep, 2013
Jim Bolger reports Dawn Approach to be fully recovered from a setback and on course for the Queen Elizabeth II Stakes.
Mon, 09 Sep, 2013
Ihtimal will aim to break her maiden in today’s German-Thoroughbred.com Sweet Solera Stakes at Newmarket.
Sat, 10 Aug, 2013
Last year's Ladbrokes St Leger hero Encke was the highest-profile name among seven further Mahmood Al Zarooni-trained horses to test positive for anabolic steroids.
Mon, 20 May, 2013
Frankie Dettori is to leave Godolphin after being retained rider to Sheikh Mohammed’s operation for 18 years.
Mon, 22 Oct, 2012
Certify had no great difficulty in extending Godolphin’s record in the Shadwell Fillies’ Mile to three in a row when coming home unchallenged at a windswept Newmarket yesterday.
Sat, 29 Sep, 2012
Godolphin racing manager Simon Crisford thinks it would be a “tall order” for Farhh to land the honours in the Coral-Eclipse Stakes at Sandown tomorrow.
Sat, 07 Jul, 2012
Godolphin are praying for more rain ahead of Farhh’s second run in Group One company at Sandown on Saturday.
Tue, 03 Jul, 2012
Colour Vision and Frankie Dettori survived a stewards’ inquiry as they held off fellow Godolphin runner Opinion Poll to take top honours in the Gold Cup at Royal Ascot.
Thu, 21 Jun, 2012
Godolphin trainers Saeed bin Suroor and Mahmood Al Zarooni have high hopes for Dubai World Cup night on Saturday.
Thu, 29 Mar, 2012
Dubai World Cup hopes get one last chance to stake their claims for the March 31 feature as they line up in the third round of the Al Maktoum Challenge at Meydan.
Fri, 09 Mar, 2012
Diamond Harry is on course for the Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup after recovering from a successful wind operation.
Fri, 10 Feb, 2012
Luca Cumani feels Bauer could have the strongest chance of his three potential Emirates Melbourne Cup runners – provided the grey makes the cut for next Tuesday’s race.
Thu, 27 Oct, 2011
Godolphin have entered both Lost In The Moment and Cavalryman in the Emirates Melbourne Cup at Flemington on November 1, for which there have been 163 nominations.
Thu, 01 Sep, 2011
GODOLPHIN set a poser for punters by running two promising fillies as they seek to win the german-thoroughbred.com Sweet Solera Stakes for the third successive year at Newmarket tomorrow.
Sat, 06 Aug, 2011
SAEED BIN SUROOR has nominated the Golden Jubilee Stakes-bound Delegator as his best chance at Royal Ascot next week.
Sat, 11 Jun, 2011
Delegator has bounced out of his impressive win in the Duke of York Stakes in great form.
Tue, 17 May, 2011
Teddy Grimthorpe has dismissed suggestions Timepiece will be deployed as a pacemaker when she faces stablemate Midday in the totesport.com Middleton Stakes at York tomorrow.
Wed, 11 May, 2011
DELEGATOR will run over six furlongs or the first time in tomorrow’s Duke of York Blue Square Stakes and trainer Saeed Bin Suroor is confident he will be able to handle the drop in trip.
Saeed bin Suroor expects to see a more grown-up Poet’s Voice in Saturday’s Dubai World Cup.
Wed, 23 Mar, 2011
Mike De Kock appears to have forged another successful partnership with a major owner after the victory of Zanzamar in the UAE 2000 Guineas Trial at Meydan today.
Thu, 20 Jan, 2011
HIGH-PROFILE Godolphin recruit Long Lashes finally gained her first victory of the season on a wintry afternoon at Leicester yesterday.
Wed, 13 Oct, 2010
WORKFORCE is returning to full fitness following his Longchamp triumph – but plans remain fluid regarding the colt’s future.
ZENYATTA was branded a “heart-stopper” after the unbeaten mare stretched her winning record to 19 at Hollywood Park on Saturday.
Mon, 04 Oct, 2010
Godolphin enjoyed another super Saturday in America when securing Grade One triumphs at Hollywood Park and Belmont Park.
Sun, 03 Oct, 2010
Frankel is a red-hot favourite for next season’s 2000 Guineas and Derby after he destroyed his rivals in the Juddmonte Royal Lodge Stakes at Ascot.
Sat, 25 Sep, 2010
Aspectoflove just denied the favourite Sajjhaa in a tight finish to the Deloitte Rosemary Handicap at Ascot.
FRAN BERRY and Alan Munro have been named as the final two riders to compete in the Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup at Ascot on Saturday.
Thu, 05 Aug, 2010
CONNECTIONS of Natural High face an anxious wait to see if he makes the final field for the totesport Ebor at York.
Saeed bin Suroor will assess ground conditions before committing Rio De La Plata to Saturday’s totesport.com Rose of Lancaster Stakes at Haydock.
Wed, 04 Aug, 2010
Saeed bin Suroor is in no rush to make future plans for Antara following her fine effort in defeat in the Nassau Stakes at Goodwood last weekend.
New Planet looked a useful recruit for the John Quinn stable when landing a gamble on his debut in the Welcome To Yorkshire Action Packed Outdoors Maiden Stakes at Pontefract today.
Sun, 25 Jul, 2010
Frankie Dettori readied himself for a weekend of Group One engagements as Al Aasifh banished his Royal Ascot disappointment in the Rose Bowl Stakes - Sponsored By Compton Beauchamp Estates Ltd at Newbury today.
Fri, 16 Jul, 2010
It was girl power all the way at Haydock as Hayley Turner gave Barshiba a brilliant ride to win back-to-back renewals of the Bet365 Lancashire Oaks.
Sat, 03 Jul, 2010
THERE would surely be no more popular winner of the week than if Henry Cecil’s Manifest prevailed in the Ascot Gold Cup today.
Thu, 17 Jun, 2010
Aidan O’Brien is looking to Age Of Aquarius to fill the huge void left by the legendary Yeats in tomorrow’s Ascot Gold Cup.
Wed, 16 Jun, 2010
GODOLPHIN have two chances in today’s Prince Of Wales’s Stakes as they go in search of a fifth victory in the Group One event at Royal Ascot.
Godolphin’s Shakespearean bids to improve on his already impressive strike-rate in tomorrow’s Jersey Stakes at Royal Ascot.
Tue, 15 Jun, 2010
Aidan O'Brien has confirmed Cape Blanco is to miss the Investec Derby in favour of the French version 24 hours later.
Thu, 03 Jun, 2010
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