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Aristia Wins 2018 Kennedy Oaks

Aristia earned a solid victory in the Group 1 for the $1 million Kenney Oaks in Flemington. The horse put on an impressive performance for spectators with a traditional lead lead-up race for the Group 2 Mumm Wakeful Stakes a few days ago, and continued to hold on to her ….

The FEI World Equestrian Games Week Two

It’s been a mixed bag of highs and lows for the FEI World Equestrian Games that are being held in North Carolina. Among some of the best performances that Games have ever seen, there have also been numerous delays and cancellations due to Hurricane Florence, but for now the event ….

Grand National Winning Jockey 8 Week Ban

Grand National winning jockey, Stuart Higgins, has been hit with an eight-week ban after unnecessary usage of his whip. The ban came after the 26-year-old claimed one of the biggest wins of his career while riding Jackfrost. The pair saw victory in the Grand National Hurdles that took place at ….

Kew Gardens May Lead Aidan O’Brien’s Assault

Kew Gardens, the son of Galileo, may take the lead at the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes, which are to take place at Ascot. The horse has seen much success this season so far after winning the Queen’s Vase at the Royal Meeting. He also won the Grand ….

Bookies Take Estimated £1bn+ In Cheltenham Bets

Irish sports betting firm Paddy Power estimated that British punters would wager well over £1 billion during this year’s Cheltenham Festival. The brand also estimated that around 300,000 cash bets would be placed every hour during the course of the racing event, and it turns out they may well have ….

Five US Horses in the Dubai World Cup

It can safely be said that the Americans have come back with a vengeance. 15 horses were on their way to Dubai to take part in the 23rd renewal of that city’s World Cup, the richest evening in horse racing, with five of them due to jump the gates for ….

Chautauqua is acting even quirkier than he usually does!

Chautauqua Is at a Crossroads Chautauqua’s venerable racing career is at a crossroads, after the grumpy Grey again refused to jump away with the field at the Rosehill Gardens barrier trial on Thursday. This is the third time that Chautauqua has missed a barrier trial start this preparation, and this ….

Newmarket Handicap At Flemington

Newmarket Handicap – Saturday, March 10th Saturday, March 10th, will see a total of 15 runners facing the starter as they battle it out to determine who the winner will be of the annual 1200m Newmarket Handicap. The race will, as per usual be run at Flemington racecourse. As far ….

Flemington Raceway: Australian Cup

Australian Cup 2018 It’s finally time for the annual Australian Cup to be headed for Flemington racecourse once more, with this year’s event taking place on Saturday the 10th of March. The race is part of the Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival and is run over a distance of 2000 metres. ….

Notable Futurity Stakes Finishes

A Look at Notable Futurity Stakes Wins The Futurity Stakes at Caulfield is one of Melbourne’s most venerable races, dating back to 1898. Its 120th running occurred only this year, however, thanks to the Victoria Cabinet’s embargo on Melbourne racing in 1921. The winner of the inaugural race, originally run ….