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  • Al Wukair and Frankie Dettori (red cap) win the  Jacques Le Marois in a close finish

    Al Wukair Upsets Inns of Court in Jacques Le Marois

    Frankie Dettori flew overnight from Chicago to Deauville, then treated fans to his trademark flying dismount after riding Al Wukair to a narrow win in a tight three-way finish in the Prix du Haras de Fresnay-le-Buffard-Jacques Le Marois (G1) Aug. 13.

  • Sportech to Provide Pari-Mutuel Services in Denmark

    Sportech Racing and Digital has been selected to provide pari-mutuel betting technologies and services to Dansk Hestevæddeløb ApS, the joint operating company for horse racing and operator of all nine racetracks in Denmark.  

  • Lady Aurelia after her win in the group 1 King's Stand at Royal Ascot in June

    Lady Aurelia Breezes Five Furlongs at Keeneland

    European champion Lady Aurelia, based at Keeneland with trainer Wesley Ward, covered five furlongs Aug. 8 on a firm turf course in 1:02 in her final United States work before her next scheduled start in the Aug. 25 Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes (G1).

  • Brando and jockey Tom Eaves with connections after taking the Prix Maurice de Gheest

    Brando Takes Prix Maurice de Gheest

    Brando unleashed a withering burst of speed in the final furlongs to capture the LARC Prix Maurice de Gheest (G1) Aug. 6 at Deauville, as the favorite, Caravaggio, again missed the break and struggled home sixth.

  • Goldikova wins her third consecutive Breeders' Cup Mile in 2010

    Goldikova Enriches Hall of Fame

    Wertheimer et Frere homebred won the Breeders' Cup Mile (G1T) three times, two Eclipse Awards as top female turf horse, defeated males nine times, recorded record 14 grade 1/group 1 victories for European-based

  • Here Comes When (outside) outfights Ribchester to win the Sussex Stakes

    Here Comes When Strikes in Sussex Upset

    When heavy rains came and Churchill (IRE) was scratched from the Aug. 2 Qatar Sussex Stakes (G1) at Goodwood, the race looked to be there for the taking for Ribchester (IRE). It almost worked out that way.

  • Winter after winning the Coronation Stakes at Royal Ascot

    Winter Risks Win Streak at Goodwood

    Multiple group 1 heroine Winter (IRE) puts her three-race winning streak on the line Aug. 3 at Goodwood, taking on older rivals and 10 furlongs for the first time in the Qatar Nassau Stakes (G1).

  • Jennifer Lynnette wins the Royal North Stakes

    Jennifer Lynnette Catches Kasuga in Royal North

    Fresh off a record-setting performance in a Woodbine turf sprint claimer earlier this month, Kasuga looked to have the Royal North Stakes (G3T) wrapped up until a determined Jennifer Lynnette cut down a four-length lead in the stretch.

  • Enable easily captures the Darley Irish Oaks at the Curragh

    Dual Oaks Winner Enable Steps Up in King George

    A powerhouse renewal of the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes (G1) is on tap July 29 at Ascot, with dual Oaks winner Enable set to take on older rivals Highland Reel, his full brother Idaho, Jack Hobbs, and Ulysses.

  • Tiz a Slam training at Woodbine

    Tiz a Slam Heads Prince of Wales Stakes

    Queen's Plate Stakes runner-up Tiz a Slam and multiple graded stakes placed State of Honor are set to face off again in the $500,000 Prince of Wales Stakes at Fort Erie July 25

  • Ana O'Brien sustained serious injuries in a July 18 fall at Killarney Racecourse

    Ana O'Brien Sidelined Until November

    Ana O'Brien, the jockey daughter of perennial leading Irish trainer Aidan O'Brien, could be sidelined until November as a result of injuries she sustained in a fall during the July 18 evening race card at Killarney Racecourse.

  • Catalog Online for Osarus La Teste Sale

    The catalog for the Osarus La Teste September yearling sale is now online. The sale, which takes place Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 6-7, at La Teste de Buch racecourse in La Teste de Buch, France, comprises 271 lots.

  • The 2016-17 racing season in Hong Kong saw an increase of 87.1% in commingled handle

    Record Season for Hong Kong Racing

    The Hong Kong Jockey Club 2016-17 season, driven in part by massively increased international wagering, was so powerful it surprised even CEO Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges.

  • Actress wins the Jebel Ali Silver Jubilee Anglesey Stakes to become the first black-type winner for Declaration of War

    Declaration of War, Justin Phillip Get Stakes Winners

    Actress won the Jebel Ali Silver Jubilee Anglesey Stakes at the Curragh to become the first black-type winner for Declaration of War, while What a Catch was Justin Phillip's first black-type winner in the Rockville Centre Stakes at Belmont Park.

  • Enable bounds home to an easy win in the Irish Oaks

    Enable Romps to Complete Oaks Double

    Juddmonte Farms' homebred Enable tracked the pace in the July 15 Darley Irish Oaks (G1) at the Curragh, blew past the leader turning for home and drew off to win every bit as easily as she had in her last start, the Investec Oaks (G1) at Epsom.

  • Shakeel and Permian in their thrust-and-parry battle to the wire

    Shakeel Edges Out Grand Prix de Paris Score

    The Alain de Royer-Dupre-trained Shakeel moved into contention and two furlongs from the wire and engaged with Permian in a thrust-and-parry battle to the wire, where Shakeel prevailed by a nose in 2:30.42 over the good going.