GOOD GUESS (GB) defied long odds at Deauville Racecourse on Sunday afternoon when skipping clear of rivals in facile fashion to land the Group 1 Prix Jean Prat under Stephane Pasquier for owner Hisaaki Saito and trainer Fabrice Chappet. The three-year-old son of KODIAC (GB), who won a Group 3 earlier this term, was bred by the Thompson family’s Cheveley Park Stud just outside of Newmarket.
Great British Racing International (GBRI) and Ascot Racecourse have launched the third episode in their series titled An American Dream: The Return to Royal Ascot.
The video series continues to track US syndicate manager Harlan Malter’s journey as he plots a return to Royal Ascot with a runner sired by his 2018 Group 1 King’s Stand Stakes contender-turned-stallion, BUCCHERO.
The world-renowned summer HIT sale, the Tattersalls July Sale, takes place from Tuesday 11th July to Friday 14th July at Park Paddocks, Newmarket. The sale will run simultaneously with the July Festival (Thursday - Saturday) at Newmarket Racecourses.
VIA SISTINA’s career soared to new heights on Saturday afternoon, when the five-year-old mare won her first Group 1 in the Pretty Polly Stakes at The Curragh for owner Rebecca Hillen and bloodstock agent husband Stephen, trainer George Boughey and jockey Jamie Spencer. She was bred by Colin and Melba Bryce's Laundry Cottage Stud in Hertfordshire.
SHAQUILLE (GB) produced a spectacular performance under a confident ride by Oisin Murphy in the Group 1 Commonwealth Cup on Friday afternoon, despite rearing in the gates at the starts and giving his rivals a head start of several lengths.
At the half-way stage of Royal Ascot 2023 on Thursday afternoon, COURAGE MON AMI (GB) brought up a hat-trick of Group 1 victories at the meeting for world-leading sire FRANKEL (GB), landing a thrilling renewal of the Group 1 Gold Cup under jockey Frankie Dettori.
Alice Haynes, who took out a training license in February 2021 and is already nearing 100 career winners, heads into Royal Ascot 2023 with high hopes that she can register a maiden success at Britain’s flagship festival.
The Goffs London Sale, a boutique thoroughbred sale held in the picturesque Kensington Palace Gardens, has been the unofficial curtain raiser to Royal Ascot since 2014.
British horseracing identified as key soft power asset for the UK in new report titled 'The Future of UK Soft Power: Building a Strategic Framework'
Great British Racing International, alongside 22 other organisations including the British Horseracing Authority, Ascot Racecourse and The Jockey Club, has contributed to a report published in June 2023 by the UK Soft Power Group (UKSPG).
Owner-breeder Lady Bamford celebrated a second homebred success in the Group 1 Betfred Oaks at Epsom Downs Racecourse on Friday afternoon, as her recent Group 3 Musidora Stakes winner SOUL SISTER cruised to a cosy one-and-a-quarter length victory over her rivals.