INSPIRAL (GB) was a breathtaking winner of the Group 1 Virgin Bet Sun Chariot Stakes part of the QIPCO British Champions Series on Saturday, 7th October. It was the filly’s fifth Group 1 success for trainers John and Thady Gosden and owner-breeder Cheveley Park Stud having won at the highest level as a two, three and four-year-old.
REGIONAL (GB) gave trainer Ed Bethell his first Group 1 victory in just his third season training when storming to victory in the Sprint Cup at Haydock Park on the 9th September.
The Group 1 success meant just as much to Italian breeder Isabella Bezzera, who breeds thoroughbreds at Old Buckenham Stud near Newmarket and at Razza del Sole in her home country.
FALLEN ANGEL (GB), by Darley stallion TOO DARN HOT (GB), dug deep to win the Group 1 Moyglare Stud Stakes for trainer Karl Burke and owner Steve Parkin’s Clipper Logistics. The grey filly now has three wins from four starts.
VANDEEK (GB) held strong against eight contenders at Deauville Racecourse on Sunday afternoon when challenging closest rival RAMATUELLE to land the Group 1 Prix Morny under Andrea Atzeni for owner KHK Racing and trainers Simon and Ed Crisford, their first Group 1 success no less.
Goffs will kickstart the British yearling sale season with the Doncaster Premier Yearling Sale, taking place on Tuesday 29th & Wednesday 30th August, beginning at 10am BST on both days.
PROGRAM TRADING (GB) became the latest British-bred star to carry the ultra-successful Klaravich Stables silks to Grade 1 glory on Saturday, when keeping his faultless record in tact in the Saratoga Derby Invitational Stakes.
A delighted Lady Blyth became a Group 1 winning owner-breeder on Tuesday afternoon, as QUICKTHORN (GB) proved his Group 2 Lonsdale Cup success in 2022 was no fluke with a similarly blistering front-running display to land the Goodwood Cup.
British Racing joins forces with the Department for Business and Trade at the 2023 Breeders’ Cup World Championships this autumn to deliver the Government’s first trade mission centred around the horseracing industry, promoting and enabling business in the USA market for a select number of UK-based companies within the racing and sports economy sector.
SHAQUILLE (GB) backed up an extraordinary success in the Group 1 Commonwealth Cup at Royal Ascot last month with a defiant win in Newmarket Racecourses’ midsummer headline sprint, the Group 1 Pertemps Network July Cup, on a wind swept Saturday afternoon.
Littleton Stud proprietor Jeff Smith was presented with the prestigious Andrew Devonshire Bronze for outstanding achievement and contribution to British thoroughbred breeding at the TBA’s Flat Breeders’ Awards Evening on Wednesday, 12 July. The event, which included the presentation of 14 awards, took place in the grounds of Chippenham Park near Newmarket in front of a crowd of more than 160 guests.