Keyword: Andrew Balding

  • 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.

  • Elm Park rolls to victory in the Racing Post Trophy.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-7HWLpZN">Order This Photo</a>

    Elm Park Cruises to Easy Racing Post Tally

    Qatar Racing and Kingsclere Racing's progressive Elm Park stepped up to the group I level with style Oct. 25 at Doncaster, scoring an authoritative win in the Racing Post Trophy for 2-year-olds.

  • Top Lock Tops Tattersalls Autumn Session

    A lively trade at Tattersalls' Autumn Horses In Training Sale continued in Newmarket Oct. 29 when Great Voltigeur Stakes (Eng-II) runner-up Top Lock (GB) (Nayef) sold for 410,000 guineas to Saudi agent Saad Al Kahtani.

  • British Rider Dwyer Has Chicago Flight Canceled by Terrorist Plot

    Jockey Martin Dwyer's Thursday flight from England to ride Winterbeck Manor Stud's Phoenix Reach in Saturday's 24th running of the Arlington Million (gr. IT) was canceled following arrests in London connected to discovery of a terrorist bomb plot.

  • Vanderlin Surprises in Play the King

    Vanderlin, a 6-year-old son of Halling, made his North American debut a winning one, capturing the (U.S.) $195,206 Play the King Stakes (Can-II) by a head Saturday at Woodbine.

  • Silver Charm Filly Breaks Maiden in Wonder Where

    The British-based Silver Highlight, a daughter of Silver Charm, broke her maiden in style when she captured the $252,400 Wonder Where Stakes Sunday on the Woodbine turf course.

  • Phonix Reach wins the Dubai Sheema Classic.

    Phoenix Reach Stretches Out in Sheema Win

    Trainer Andrew Balding made his first UAE runner a winning one when Martin Dwyer produced Phoenix Reach with a devastating turn of foot to mow down his rivals in the 12-furlong Dubai Sheema Classic (UAE-I) on the grass Saturday at Nad Al Sheba.

  • Phoenix Reach Worth the Wait in Hong Kong Vase

    After a delayed start due to broken equipment, Phoenix Reach proved he was worth the wait by taking the (HK)$14 Million Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Vase (HK-I) by a half-length over Sights on Gold, with Valle Enchantee two lengths back in third. Phoenix Reach completed the 2,400-meter distance (1 _-mile) in 2:29.80.

  • Phoenix Reach wins the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Vase International 2400-meter in Hong Kong.

    Phoenix Reach Worth the Wait in Hong Kong Vase

    After a delayed start due to broken equipment, Phoenix Reach proved he was worth the wait by taking the (HK)$14 million (US$1,803,891) Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Vase (HK-I) by a half-length over Sights on Gold, with Valle Enchantee two lengths back in third.

  • Phoenix Reach Worth the Wait in Hong Kong Vase

    After a delayed start due to broken equipment, Phoenix Reach proved he was worth the wait by taking the (HK)$14 Million Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Vase (HK-I) by a half-length over Sights on Gold, with Valle Enchantee two lengths back in third. Phoenix Reach completed the 2,400-meter distance (1 _-mile) in 2:29.80.

  • 'Phoenix' Rises in Canadian International

    Three year-old Phoenix Reach, expertly ridden by Martin Dwyer, came through on the inside in mid-stretch and went on to win the $1.5 million Pattison Canadian International (Can-I) at Woodbine Sunday.