Great British Racing International announces the launch of a podcast series in Chinese titled “The Sport of Kings*” to reinforce the promotion of the British racing industry in China.
This podcast series is composed of 7 episodes covering every aspect of British racing, from its historical roots to its recent achievements, from the international influence of its bloodlines to the sponsorship platform it offers.
British breeders were responsible for no less than three Grade 1 winners on the opening day of the 2022 Cheltenham Festival in what was an impressive display of the British National Hunt breeding industry’s emphasis on quality over quantity.
Last year’s Group 1 Coronation Cup winner PYLEDRIVER (GB) will bid to get Team British Racing off to a perfect start on Saudi Cup day on Saturday when lining up in the opening contest, the Group 3 Neom Turf Cup.
OUTBOX (GB) became the second horse to carry the Hambleton Racing silks to victory in Qatar on Saturday afternoon when winning the $1million Local Group 1 H. H. The Amir Trophy for British trainer Archie Watson.
CONSTITUTION HILL (GB) confirmed himself as the new star of British National Hunt breeding on Saturday afternoon at Sandown Park Racecourse, defying the testing conditions to power clear by an impressive 12 lengths in the Grade 1 Tolworth Hurdle.
EDWARDSTONE (GB) landed the Grade 1 Henry VIII Novices’ Chase at Sandown Park Racecourse on Saturday afternoon, continuing the legacy of his sire KAYF TARA (GB), who retired from stallion duties at Overbury Stud last year.
SCOPE built upon an impressive winning performance at Listed level last time out to take the Group 1 Prix Royal-Oak at ParisLongchamp on Sunday afternoon for owner-breeder Julian Richmond-Watson and red-hot trainer Ralph Beckett.
MUTAMAKINA (GB) was the brave winner of the Grade 1 E P Taylor Stakes at Woodbine Racecourse on Sunday for owner Al Shira'aa Farms, holding stablemate LA DRAGONTEA (GB) at bay to snatch a maiden top-flight victory by a neck at the wire. The result represents another feather in the cap of Mutamakina’s sire, NATHANIEL, who commanded a fee of £15,000 at Newsells Park Stud in 2021.
ESHAADA (GB) began a special British Champions Day for Sheikha Hissa and Shadwell Stud with a narrow success over Lanwades Stud’s ALBAFLORA in a thrilling tussle to the Group 1 British Champions’ Fillies and Mares Stakes.
The brilliant BAAEED (GB) confirmed himself an outstanding miler with a scintillating success in the Group 1 Queen Elizabeth II Stakes at Ascot, leading home a 1‐2‐3 for British‐bred horses in the season’s climactic mile race.