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Kew Gardens Claims St Leger Stakes Victory

Kew Gardens has won the final Classic of the year with an impressive victory at the St Leger Stakes at Doncaster. Aidan O’Brien had five runners on the field of a total of 12, but it was Kew Gardens who crossed the finish line by two-and-a-quarter-lengths. The favourite Lah Ti ….

Trainer Patrick Ryan Fills Home Track Places

Warrnambool trainer Patrick Ryan has chosen I’ll’ava’alf and John Monash to fill out the first two placings for the restricted steeplechase that’s set to take place on his home track. Ryan is hoping that the pair may quinella the $350,00 Grand National Steeplechase at Ballarat. I’ll’ava’alf, born and bred in ….

High Hopes Among NZ Riders

The Balllarat Turf Club has been getting ready for the Grand National Jumps day, which will be taking place in mid August. There will be a number of new riders in the Australian jump racing circuit as three new riders are having a go at finding success in Australia. One ….

Dettori To Miss King George Despite Appeal

Frankie Dettori had recently been issued a 10-day ban due to careless riding on the track. Both him and his barrister have been attempting to have the ban reduced, which would allow the rider to take part in some of this year’s biggest racing events, but it has been mostly ….

Cracksman Future Plans Put On Hold

Cracksman’s performance at the Royal Ascot was met with disappointment. But the top-rated cold from last season still has a shot at the Coral-Eclipse, the Qipco Irish Champion Stakes, and the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth stakes. At the moment, Cracksman has been given some time to recover after ….

Royal Ascot Visitors Met With Travel Problems

The Royal Ascot 2018 is almost underway, and those that have planned to visit the event are being met with frustration due to the state of the transport network. Officials have told race-goers that they need to allow for extra time for their travels due to a series of strikes ….

Warnings Issued To Those Attending The Kentucky Derby

Officials have sent out statements to those coming to the upcoming Kentucky Derby that they may want to take some extra precautions prior to the event. The Indiana State Department of Health has issued recommendations to residents that they get vaccinated before the Derby begins, especially against hepatitis A. They ….

It’s US$10M for the Dubai World Cup

There’s no doubt about it: money talks. The Dubai World Cup, to be held over the dirt surface on March 31st at Meydan City, is the second-richest race in the world thanks to its US$10 million purse. Only the the Pegasus World Invitational at Gulfstream Park in Florida, USA, which ….

Regan Bayliss Facing Second Flemington Ban

Regan Bayliss Banned from Newmarket Handicap Young jockey Regan Bayliss has again been banned at Flemington, and missed out on Saturday’s Newmarket Handicap. Bayless was suspended and fined following his Group One race at Flemington last weekend and although he won abroad Redkirk Warrior he is paying a handsome price. ….