Keyword: John Gosden

  • Cracksman wins the QIPCO Champion Stakes at Ascot

    Cracksman Superb in Champion Stakes Romp

    Cracksman surged to the lead early in the stretch run in the QIPCO British Champion Stakes (G1) Oct. 21 at Ascot and kicked away smartly to a seven-length victory, earning his first top-level win.

  • Enable cruises to victory in the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe

    Enable Storms Home to Take Arc

    Enable swept to the easiest of victories in the Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (G1) at Chantilly Oct. 1, as she brushed aside a top-quality field to post her fifth straight win at the highest level.

  • Roaring Lion is led into the winner's enclosure after the Juddmonte Royal Lodge Stakes

    Roaring Lion Pounces in Royal Lodge

    The Irish connections of Aidan O'Brien and Coolmore won both group 1 events on the card but came up a neck short in the lone Breeders' Cup Challenge heat, the Juddmonte Royal Lodge Stakes (G2) for colts and geldings.

  • Enable, with jockey Frankie Dettori and trainer John Gosden (right) after the Yorkshire Oaks in August

    Enable Holds the Power in Arc

    It's Enable vs. the world in the Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (G1) Oct. 1 at Chantilly and, to all appearances, the world has some catching up to do.

  • Enable wins the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes

    Top Filly Enable Back for Yorkshire Oaks

    Juddmonte Farms' star homebred filly Enable, the dual Oaks winner and early favorite for this fall's Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (G1), is the overwhelming pick in the Aug. 24 Darley Yorkshire Oaks (G1) in the north of England.

  • 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).

  • 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.

  • In a downpour, Enable and Frankie Dettori win the Investec Oaks at Epsom

    Enable Coasts to Victory in Epsom Oaks

    Juddmonte Farms-homebred Enable, a filly from the first crop of Galileo's son Nathaniel, won the Investec Oaks (G1) over favorite Rhododendron for trainer John Gosden. 

  • 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

  • Rainha Da Bateria

    Top Fillies Square Off in E.P. Taylor

    Trainer Aidan O'Brien goes after another grade/group I win Oct. 16 in Woodbine's E.P. Taylor Presented by HPIBet (Can-IT) with Best In The World (by Galileo). The 3-year-old filly catches a pair of runners each from Chad Brown and Bill Mott.

  • Trainer John Gosden

    Gosden: 'Staying Races Are So Important'

    British trainer John Gosden emphasized the importance of staying races during a Sept. 5 luncheon ahead of the Ladbrokes St. Leger (gr. I), the world's oldest classic run at an extended 1 3/4 miles, Sept. 10 at Doncaster.

  • Minding wins at Newmarket

    Minding to Go for Sixth GI Win in Nassau

    Dual English classic winner Minding headlines 10 confirmations for the £600,000 Qatar Nassau Stakes (Eng-I), Europe's most valuable race for fillies and mares, July 30, the final day of the Qatar Goodwood Festival.

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    Golden Horn Team Has Reasons for Cup Bid

    Multiple group I winner Golden Horn has nothing to prove, but he's training well and this year will be his only shot at the Breeders' Cup. In addition, his connections want to showcase him in front of U.S. breeders.

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    The Pizza Man Ups His Game

    Rejuvenated from a six-month winter/spring Florida vacation, The Pizza Man has come back remarkably strong this season and is now on-track to face Europe's best runner in the Longines Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT).

  • Shining Copper is the runner that could have the most impact on the pace.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/BreedersCup/2015-Breeders-Cup/Works/i-XFRcMxL">Order This Photo</a>

    Ramseys Hold Key to Pace in Turf

    Ken and Sarah Ramsey's couplet in the Longines Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT) could determine whether heavily favored Golden Horn runs away the winner's share of $3 million as is expected.

  • Cymric was foaled and raised at Mill Ridge Farm.

    BC Euro Cymric Has Local Ties

    Cymric is the morning-line favorite for the Oct. 30 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf (gr. IT). Raced in England and France, the son of Kitten's Joy was foaled and raised at Mill Ridge Farm, just about two miles from Keeneland.

  • Multiple group I winner Golden Horn arrived at Keeneland Oct. 24

    Golden Horn Arrives at Keeneland

    Epsom Derby (Eng-I) and Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (Fr-I) winner Golden Horn arrived at Keeneland the evening of Oct. 24 ahead of his expected start in the Longines Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. I) Oct. 31.

  • Front-Running Shalaa Takes Middle Park

    Al Shaqab Racing's Shalaa solidified his status as Britain's top juvenile sprinter this season in winning the Juddmonte Middle Park Stakes (Eng-I) Sept. 26 at Newmarket.

  • Golden Horn wins the Irish Champion Stakes despite bumping Free Eagle.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2015/i-mKKr9Pp">Order This Photo</a>

    Golden Horn Prevails in Leopardstown Thriller

    In a wild finish to the Irish Champion Stakes (Ire-I), Golden Horn swerved out into challenging Free Eagle but got across the finish line first before surviving a stewards' inquiry Sept. 12 at Leopardstown.

  • Shalaa Shoots Clear in Prix Morny

    Al Shaqab runners took the top two spots in the Darley Prix Morny (Fr-I) for 2-year-olds Aug. 23 at Deauville, as Shalaa willingly spurted clear of Gutaifan for a comfortable 1 3/4-length victory.

  • Golden Horn winning the Investec Epsom Derby.

    Golden Horn Scratched From King George

    The prestigious King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes (Eng-I) at Ascot Racecourse lost some of its luster the morning of the July 25 race when undefeated favorite Golden Horn was withdrawn.

  • Golden Horn

    Golden Horn Tackles Older Horses at Sandown

    Investec Derby (Eng-I) winner Golden Horn will face only four challengers July 4 when the undefeated son of Cape Cross takes on older horses for the first time in the Coral-Eclipse Stakes (Eng-I) at Sandown racecourse.

  • Star of Seville wins the French Oaks (Prix De Diane).
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    Gosden's 'Star' Sparkles in French Oaks

    Hampered and well-beaten in the Investec Epsom Oaks (Eng-I) nine days prior, Star of Seville roared back for a convincing victory in the Prix de Diane Longines (Fr-I, French Oaks) June 14 at Chantilly.

  • Golden Horn is currently the 7-4 favorite with some bookmakers, but he is not currently entered in the Derby.

    16 Remain Engaged for Epsom Derby

    Following the May 22 deadline for scratches, 16 3-year-olds remain eligible for the Investec Epsom Derby (Eng-I), set for June 6. The classic is Britain's richest race, with a prize fund of at least 1.325 million.

  • Cartier Racing Awards 2014: Horse of the Year

    Check out this behind the scenes video of Europe's Cartier awards. Listen to Kingman's Horse of the Year acceptance speech from Juddmonte's Douglas Erskine-Crum. Commentary by John Gosden, Arnaud Bamberger, & Philip Mitchell.

  • Kingman and jockey James Doyle win the Prix Jacques Le Marois.
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    Soft Turf No Problem for Kingman in Marois

    Kingman took to the less than ideal turf conditions at Deauville Aug. 17 and further bolstered his rank as Europe's top miler with a comfortable win in the Prix du Haras de Fresnay-Le-Buffard Jacques Le Marois (Fr-I).

  • Kingman tries for a fourth consecutive top-level win in the Prix du Haras de Fresnay-Le-Buffard Jacques Le Marois.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-VMCTK6V">Order This Photo</a>

    Kingman in Fine Fettle for Jacques Le Marois

    Trainer John Gosden has declared 3-year-old Kingman in peak fitness ahead of his bid for a fourth consecutive top-level win in the Prix du Haras de Fresnay-Le-Buffard Jacques Le Marois (Fr-I) Aug. 17 at Deauville.

  • Sultanina comes home strong to take the Nassau Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-Sf3QxsN">Order This Photo</a>

    Gosden Wins Nassau for Third Straight Year

    Sultanina furnished trainer John Gosden a third group I win when unleashing a late burst of speed in the Markel Insurance Nassau Stakes (Eng-I) Aug. 2, the final day of the Glorious Goodwood meeting.

  • Kingman wins the 2014 QIPCO Sussex Stakes. <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-gTW8HKR">Order This Photo</a>

    Kingman Wins Sussex with Dazzling Late Speed

    Unleashing a belated but powerful acceleration, Kingman blew past the battling pair of Toronado and pacesetter Darwin in the closing stages and won the QIPCO Sussex Stakes (Eng-I) July 30 at Goodwood.

  • Taghrooda comes home strong to win the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-q7kx4nV">Order This Photo</a>

    Taghrooda Flies to King George Triumph

    Taghrooda became the first Investec Epsom Oaks (Eng-I) winner in more than three decades to capture the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes (Eng-I) July 26 at Ascot.

  • Taghrooda won the 2014 Investec Epsom Oaks.

    Filly Taghrooda Takes Aim at Ascot History

    Classic-winning 3-year-old filly Taghrooda will face older males July 26, when she starts from the outside in the field of 12 expected for the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes (Eng-I) at Ascot.