BOTTI DOUBLE HANDED IN DUBAI GOLD CUP
Last year’s Italian Derby winner ARDAKAN (GB), a relatively recent addition to Marco Botti’s Prestige Place Stables in Newmarket, will join stablemate GIAVELLOTTO in providing the trainer with two solid contenders in the Group 2 Dubai Gold Cup on Saturday 25th March at Meydan Racecourse.
PHILIPPART DE FOY TAKES AIM AT MAIDEN DUBAI WORLD CUP NIGHT WIN WITH EL HABEEB
Newmarket-based trainer Kevin Philippart de Foy will take aim at a maiden win on Dubai World Cup night on Saturday with EL HABEEB, who will take his chance in the Group 2 Dubai Gold Cup.
DUBAI HONOUR GIVES HAGGAS FOURTH AUSTRALIAN GROUP 1
DUBAI HONOUR left his Group 1 winning rivals four and a half lengths behind when securing the Group 1 Ranvet Stakes (2000m) at Rosehill Gardens under Ryan Moore on Saturday.
THANK YOU, HONEYSUCKLE
HONEYSUCKLE (GB), who has been a flag-bearer for British National Hunt breeding since she burst onto the Grade 1 scene in early 2019, has run her last race, having been retired after winning the Grade 1 Mares’ Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival on Tuesday afternoon.
HAGGAS AIMS FOUR AT SYDNEY AUTUMN RACING CARNIVAL
William Haggas is ready to take aim at the 2023 Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival with four horses – PURPLEPAY, PROTAGONIST, EARL OF TYRONE and DUBAI HONOUR – who together represent owners from the USA, Australia and the Middle East.
WOMEN BREEDING SUCCESS AT THE CHELTENHAM FESTIVAL
Ahead of International Women’s Day and next week’s Cheltenham Festival, Great British Racing International (GBRI) spoke to Sally Noott and Tessa Greatrex, each of whom will be represented in Grade 1 contests by horses they have bred, about their recent success in the National Hunt sphere and their respective journeys in the industry.
MOSTAHDAF STRIKES EARLY FOR TEAM BRITISH RACING IN SAUDI
Team British Racing struck early at the 2023 renewal of The Saudi Cup on Saturday 25th February, with the John and Thady Gosden trained MOSTAHDAF producing a superb performance to leave his rivals for dust in the Group 3 NEOM Turf Cup.
SIR BUSKER BIDS TO GET TEAM BRITISH RACING OFF TO A PERFECT START AT THE SAUDI CUP
The William Knight-trained SIR BUSKER will bid to get Team British Racing off to a perfect start at the Saudi Cup meeting tomorrow (Saturday, 25th February) when he lines up in the Group 3 Neom Turf Cup at King Abdulaziz Racecourse.
PRIME MINISTER BACKS BRITISH RACING INDUSTRY IN ADDRESS AT THOROUGHBRED INDUSTRY EMPLOYEE AWARDS
In a message broadcast to the Thoroughbred Industry Employee Awards on Monday 20th February, the Prime Minister paid tribute to the hard work and dedication of industry employees across Britain.
Mr Sunak also praised racing’s ability to "showcase Britain on the global stage".
BAHRAIN TURF SERIES CLEAN SWEEP FOR TATTERSALLS GRADUATES
Thoroughbreds sourced at Tattersalls dominated the international fields throughout the Bahrain Turf Series, with a total of nine different graduates of the Newmarket sales ring winning the Turf Series’ 10 races.