International Thoroughbred horse racing previews, recaps, video, sales and breeding

  • Hydrangea holds off her challengers in the One Thousand Guineas Trial

    Hydrangea Takes One Thousand Guineas Trial

    The offspring of Galileo belonging to the Coolmore/Ballydoyle connections finished on top April 8 Ballylinch Stud One Thousand Guineas and the Leopardstown Two Thousand Guineas Trial at Leopardstown.

  • Winx wins the 2017 Queen Elizabeth Stakes

    Winx Wins As She Pleases at Royal Randwick

    The wonder from down under put the latest exclamation point on her resume April 8 at Royal Randwick, cruising to a 5 1/4-length victory in the Longines Queen Elizabeth Stakes (G1) with the ease of a Saturday stroll.

  • Provocative, in foal to Tavistock, brought AU$1.2 million (US$906,132)

    Three Bring More Than $1 Million at Chairman's Sale

    The decision by William Inglis & Son to add a sale of breeding prospects to its auction calendar following its annual Easter yearling sale was validated April 7 when the inaugural Chairman’s Sale produced three horses sold for more than AU$1 million.

  • Chautauqua storms home in the TJ Smith Stakes

    Chautauqua, It's Somewhat Gain Breeders' Cup Berths

    With top-level wins April 1 at Royal Randwick, R & C Legh Racing and GPI Racing's 6-year-old gelding Chautauqua (AUS) and Godolphin's It's Somewhat earned automatic berths into the Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (G1T) and the Breeders' Cup Mile (G1T). 

  • Bobby's Kitten at Lanwades

    Bobby's Kitten to Shuttle to Australia

    The 2014 Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (G1T) winner Bobby's Kitten will shuttle to Twin Hills Stud in New South Wales from Kirsten Rausing's Lanwades Stud in Newmarket, England, it was announced March 31.

  • Long On Value trains at Meydan March 20

    Mott Pondering Royal Ascot for Long On Value

    The Al Quoz Sprint (G1) may not be the last time the son of 2004 Florida Derby (G1) runner-up Value Plus meets the world's top turf sprinters on a straight course. His big performance now opens the door to even more prestigious events.

  • Vinocrata winning the Luis Subercaseaux Stakes at Club Hipico de Santiago

    Tumblebrutus Gets 25th Black-Type Winner

    Tumblebrutus, a grade 2-placed full brother to Giant's Causeway, got his 25th black-type stakes winner March 24 when Chilean-bred Vinocrata won the listed Luis Subercaseaux E. Stakes at Club Hipico de Santiago.

  • Dubai World Cup Press Conference

    Dubai World Cup Press Conference

    Comments from trainer Bob Baffert and jockey Mike Smith after Arrogate's victory in the Dubai World Cup. Courtesy Dubai Racing Club

  • Dubai Turf Press Conference

    Dubai Turf Press Conference

    Comments from the connections of Vivlos, including trainer Yasuo Tomomichi and jockey Joao Moreira, after her victory in the Dubai Turf Courtesy Dubai Racing Club

  • Dubai Sheema Classic Press Conference

    Comments from trainer John Gosden, who explains that Jack Hobbs is a bit of a dreamer, and jockey William Buick after Jack Hobbs' victory in the Longines Dubai Sheema Classic. Courtesy Dubai Racing Club

  • Dubai Golden Shaheen Press Conference

    Dubai Golden Shaheen Press Conference

    Comments from the connections of Mind Your Biscuits, including jockey Joel Rosario and trainer Chad Summers after victory in the Dubai Golden Shaheen. Courtesy Dubai Racing Club

  • Al Quoz Sprint Press Conference

    Al Quoz Sprint Press Conference

    Comments from jockey Francois-Xavier Bertras and trainer Didier Guillemin after The Right Man's victory in the Al Quoz Sprint Courtesy Dubai Racing Club

  • UAE Derby Press Conference

    UAE Derby Press Conference

    Comments from Trainer Saeed bin Suroor and Jockey Christophe Soumillon after Thunder Snow's victory in the UAE Derby. Courtesy Dubai Racing Club

  • Thunder Snow (outside) and Epicharis duel to the wire in the UAE Derby

    Thunder Snow Gets Up in UAE Derby

    Thunder Snow, only days after being made a late nominee to the U.S. Triple Crown series, justified the investment with a hard-fought victory March 25 in the UAE Derby Sponsored By The Saeed & Mohammed Al Naboodah Group (G2) at Meydan Racecourse.

  • Dubai Gold Cup Press Conference

    Dubai Gold Cup Press Conference

    Comments from the Jockey Christophe Soumillon and Trainer Alain De Royer-Dupré after Vazirabad's victory in the 2017 Dubai Gold Cup Courtesy Dubai Racing Club

  • Godolphin Mile Press Conference

    Comments from trainer Doug Watson after Second Summer's victory in the Godolphin Mile Courtesy Dubai Racing Club

  • Dave Litfin - Litfin At Large

    Litfin at Large: Getting Handle on Dubai World Cup Card

    For some reason, or combination of reasons, I never seem to do much good on Dubai World Cup Day, so even though they're running nine stakes worth a total of $30 million in the desert Saturday, I am again finding it difficult to come up with a plan.

  • HRRN Set for Dubai, Gulfstream Coverage

    Horse Racing Radio Network (HRRN), the Eclipse Award-winning broadcast organization based in Lexington, KY and official radio home of the Triple Crown and Breeders' Cup World Championships, announced Thursday, their day-long schedule for March 25.

  • Dubai World Cup: Horses Training, March 24, 2017

    Horses preparing for 2017 Dubai World Cup Day, including Decorated Knight (#11 Yellow), Trip to Paris (#8 Red), Sheikhzayedroad (#2 Red), and Jack Hobbs (#4 Green) Courtesy Dubai Racing Club

  • Arrogate Dubai World Cup -Morning works 3/24/17

    Arrogate Brings Baffert Back to World Cup

    For all the words Baffert has said to all those who inquire about what makes Juddmonte Farms' champion Arrogate the most fearsome horse in training, it is the trainer's presence in Dubai this week makes the most emphatic statement.

  • Dubai World Cup: Horses Training, March 23, 2017 Part 4

    Dubai World Cup: Horses Training, March 23, 2017 Part 4

    Horses preparing for the 2017 Dubai World Cup Day, including Spirit of Valor (#15 Pink), Washington DC (IRE) (#4 Black), Keen Ice (#8 White) and Quest for More (IRE) (#4 Red). Courtesy of Dubai Racing Club