Keyword: Rakti

  • Champion Rakti to Shuttle to Australia

    Rakti, who will enter the stallion ranks in 2006 at Huma Park Stud in Ireland, will shuttle to Chatswood Stud in Australia for the Southern Hemisphere season.

  • Starcraft Schools Dubawi in Queen Elizabeth II

    Starcraft, the "Aussie Machine", rolled to an impressive three-quarters of a length victory over Dubawi in the Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (Eng-I) at Newmarket on Saturday. Christophe Lemaire, a French jockey with no previous riding experience at the British course, gave his better-known counterparts a lesson in tactical riding.

  • Dubawi lone 3YO in small but distinguished QE II field.

    Dubawi Heads Small Field in Queen Elizabeth II

    Although it has drawn only six entrants, the Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (Eng-I) at Newmarket Saturday is overflowing with talent. The lone 3-year-old, Dubawi, leads a quality field.

  • Rakti, six-time group I winner.

    Superstar Rakti to Huma Park Stud

    Six-time group I winner Rakti has been purchased by Huma Park Stud in County Kildare, Ireland and will enter stud there beginning with the 2006 breeding season.

  • English Stallion Polish Precedent Dead

    Polish Precedent, sire of the multiple group I winners Pilsudski, Rakti, and Pure Grain, died following complications arising from colic surgery Tuesday night.

  • Rakti Roars to Lockinge Triumph

    Jockey Philip Robinson guided the 6-year-old Rakti to the front early and went on to a five-length romp and a Newbury track record in the Juddmonte Lockinge Stakes (Eng-I) Saturday.

  • Jockey Kevin Manning, riding Alexander Goldrun, waves to fans after winning the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Cup International 2000-meter.

    Alexander Goldrun First Filly to Claim Hong Kong Cup Title

    Irish-bred Alexander Goldrun became the first filly to win the HK$18 million (US$2,319,289) Hong Kong Cup (HK-I) by edging out American-bred Bullish Luck at the wire by a short head at Sha Tin Racecourse Sunday. Touch of Land was three-quarters of a length back for third.

  • Tanaka's Rakti Plays Spoiler in Champion Stakes

    There was no storybook ending for the careers of both Nayef and Alamshar in Saturday's Emirates Airline Champion Stakes (Eng-I) at Newmarket. Gary Tanaka's Rakti played the spoiler while ridden out for a surprisingly easy two-length victory.

  • Rakti Wins Derby Italiano; Purchased by Tanaka

    Racing in the colors of Scudero Il Poggio for the final time, Rakti defeated Aidan O'Brien-trained Ballingarry by 1 1/2 lengths in Sunday's Derby Italiano (Ity-I) at the Capannelle.