Dettori’s recaps a successful Saratoga sojourn

Writing for Thoroughbred Racing Commentary, Teresa Genaro caught Frankie Dettori before he left the U.S. after a successful four-day stint riding the opening week of the prestigious Saratoga meeting, the oldest in America. Dettori won two races on the first ...

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Dettori riding at Saratoga for opening weekend

Dettori riding at Saratoga for opening weekend

It is a summer ritual in American racing to journey three hours north of New York to the lovely town of Saratoga Springs. Frankie Dettori told the Racing Post it’s always been a dream to ride at the prestigious meeting, ...

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Mukhadram wins Coral-Eclipse

Second in the 2014 Dubai World Cup, Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s Mukhadram earned his first Group 1 success when landing the Coral-Eclipse Stakes at Sandown on Saturday, defeating Trading Leather and early pacemaker Somewhat. Favored The Fugue was ...

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The Fugue, Mukhadram back for Coral Eclipse

In the traditional opening salvo pitting 3-year-olds against older company, the 2014 Coral Eclipse Stakes will feature the likes of Investec Derby second Kingston Hill and 2,000 Guineas winner Night of Thunder match against Dubai World Cup second Mukhadram and ...

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Toast of New York draws rail in Belmont Derby

Making his first start since winning the UAE Derby (G2) in impressive style, Toast of New York will visit the state of the same name to continue his career in the $1.25 million Belmont Derby Invitational (G1). Formerly run as ...

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Gentildonna returns in Takarazuka Kinen

Gentildonna, the 2014 Dubai Sheema Classic (G1) winner, makes her return in Sunday’s Takarazuka Kinen (G1) at Hanshin. A field of twelve is expected over the 2,200 metres on the right-handed course, with Gold Ship and Win Variation the two ...

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Regular Carnival patron Lynam scores big at Ascot

Trainer Ed Lynam, a fixture at the Dubai World Cup Carnival the last few seasons, managed a brilliant feat at this year’s Royal Ascot meeting, taking both of the prestigious Group 1 sprints – landing the King’s Stand Stakes for ...

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Dubai grads prepared for Royal Ascot

The Dubai World Cup Carnival and World Cup meeting graduates will be out in full force over the next week at Ascot. A field of ten were declared for Tuesday’s opener, the Queen Anne Stakes (G1) over the flat mile, ...

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ERA releases testing summary from 2013-2014 season

ERA releases testing summary from 2013-2014 season

The Emirates Racing Authority released a summary of its full equine swabbing programme from the 2013-2014 season. Overall, 2,843 swabs were taken over the course of the season – 1,891 tests pre-race (specifically for TCO2), 712 post-race, 15 elective, and ...

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Dazzling Just A Way due back in Yasuda Kinen

The sensational break-out winner of the 2014 Dubai Duty Free (G1), Just A Way is scheduled to make his return to the races in the 64th Yasuda Kinen (G1) at Tokyo Racecourse on June 8. The Japan Racing Association has ...

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