Keyword: William Buick

  • William Buick celebrates aboard Hawkbill after their Dubai Sheema Classic win at Meydan

    Godolphin Dominates Turf Races on World Cup Card

    Even before Thunder Snow (IRE) dominated the Dubai World Cup Sponsored by Emirates Airline (G1), the home team colors of Godolphin blue flashed home first in three of the four turf races on the program, including both of the $6 million events.

  • North America wins the Al Maktoum Challenge Round 3 at Meydan

    North America Turns Tables on Thunder Snow

    North America, a 6-year-old son of Dubawi, was among the most impressive on Super Saturday at Meydan March 10, as the locally based horses sorted themselves out in preparation for the big night three weeks away.

  • 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

  • Ribchester wins the Jacques Le Marois at Deauville

    Ribchester Game in Marois Win

    Following a pair of thirds at the group I level this year, Ribchester broke through at the top level Aug. 14 with a game win in the Prix du Haras de Fresnay-le-Buffard Jacques Le Marois (Fr-I) over the straight mile at Deauville.

  • Hawkbill Posts Group I Win for Kitten's Joy

    North America's leading turf sire Kitten's Joy got his first European group I winner July 2 when Kentucky-bred Hawkbill edged favorite The Gurkha by a half length in the Coral Eclipse Stakes at Sandown.

  • Dubai World Cup: William Buick on Frosted

    Last year's Dubai World Cup (UAE-I)-winning jockey William Buick looks to win again March 26 at Meydan, this time for Kiaran McLaughlin on Frosted.

  • Frosted runs away from the field in the Al Maktoum Challenge Round 2.

    Easy Win for Frosted in First Meydan Start

    Frosted took an impressive step toward his early spring goal of the Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) when he overwhelmed eight rivals to win the $250,000 Al Maktoum Challenge Round 2 Sponsored by EGA (UAE-II) Feb. 4 at Meydan.

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    Frosted Set for Feb. 4 Dubai Debut

    Godolphin's multiple graded stakes winner Frosted will make his Dubai debut Feb. 4 in the Al Maktoum Challenge Sponsored by EGA (UAE-II), with William Buick named to ride from post 5.

  • Lumiere Gate-to-Wire in Cheveley Park Win

    Lumiere was quickest from the gate and held her command to win the Connolly's Red Mills Cheveley Park Stakes (Eng-I) for 2-year-old fillies in a stirring finish Sept. 26 at Newmarket.

  • Dubai World Cup Video Recap

    Video Coverage of Prince Bishop's victory in the Dubai World Cup from the parade ring to the race and comments from jockey William Buick and trainer Saeed Bin Suroor. Courtesy of the Dubai Racing Club

  • Dubai World Cup Day 2015: Dubai World Cup

    Video Coverage of Prince Bishop's victory in the Dubai World Cup from the parade ring to the race and comments from jockey William Buick and trainer Saeed Bin Suroor. Courtesy of the Dubai Racing Club

  • William Buick celebrates victory in the Dubai World Cup aboard Prince Bishop.

    Prince Bishop Denies U.S. Runners in Dubai

    Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum's Prince Bishop overpowered rivals California Chrome and Lea and opened up in the stretch to take the $10 million Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) on Saturday, March 28 at Meydan.

  • Dubai World Cup 2015: William Buick

    Jockey William Buick talks about his prospects for Dubai World Cup Day, including Sir Fever in the UAE Derby and Prince Bishop in the Dubai World Cup. Courtesy of the Dubai Racing Club

  • Almoonqith leads the way home in the Nad al Sheba Trophy.

    Almoonqith Wins at Meydan, Cavalryman Injured

    Sheikh Hamdan's Almoonqith showed his staying power Feb. 28 at Meydan Racecourse in winning the Nad al Sheba Trophy (UAE-III), a race marred by the breakdown of favorite Cavalryman.

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    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.

  • The Fugue wins the Prince of Wales's Stakes June 18.
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    The Fugue Wins at Royal Ascot, Treve Third

    The Fugue easily handled a stellar field in the Prince of Wales's Stakes (Eng-I) June 18 at Royal Ascot, winning in record time over Magician, while European Horse of the Year and heavy favorite Treve struggled in for third.

  • The Fugue comes home strong to win the Red Mills Irish Champion Stakes.
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    The Fugue Cruises in Irish Champion Stakes

    Andrew Lloyd Webber's 4-year-old filly The Fugue shook off favorite Al Kazeem in the straight and comfortably won the Red Mills Irish Champion Stakes (Ire-I) Sept. 7 at Leopardstown.

  • The Fugue leaves the others behind to win the Darley Yorkshire Oaks.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2716953330&k=7XchsGd">Order This Photo</a>

    The Fugue Wins Yorkshire Oaks; Earns BC Start

    The Fugue swept past front-runner Venus de Milo more than a furlong out and cruised clear to victory Aug. 22 in the Darley Yorkshire Oaks (Eng-I), halting a four-race winless skid.

  • Winsili Posts Nassau Upset; Sky Lantern Fifth

    With favorite Sky Lantern trapped in traffic in the straight, Khalid Abdullah's Winsili stormed to a 20-1 upset in the Markel Insurance Nassau Stakes (Eng-I) Aug. 3 at Goodwood.

  • Elusive Kate Wins Falmouth 'Fair and Square'

    Elusive Kate dueled favorite Sky Lantern from the start in the Etihad Airways Falmouth Stakes (Eng-I) July 12 at Newmarket and prevailed by a neck over Great Britain's top 3-year-old filly after a stewards' inquiry.

  • Sajjhaa winning the Balanchine and defeating Igugu.

    Igugu, Delpech Reunite for Jebel Hatta

    South African star mare Igugu will be reunited with regular rider Anthony Delpech for the $300,000 Jebel Hatta (UAE-I) March 9 at Meydan as she returns to take on Godolphin's Sajjhaa, who defeated her two weeks ago.

  • Grandeur rallies to win the Twilight Derby at Santa Anita.

    Twilight Simply Grandeur

    Irish-bred Grandeur, with William Buick up, rallies from last after stumbling at the start Nov. 2 to win the $150,000 Twilight Derby (gr. IIT) to cap off the Breeders' Cup Friday card at Santa Anita.

  • Gordon Lord Byron Pens Prix de Foret Triumph

    Gordon Lord Byron registered his first group victory when he swept to the lead deep in the straight for William Buick and held on well in the Qatar Prix de la Foret (Fr-I) over heavy turf at Longchamp Oct. 7.

  • Ortensia (right) runs down Spirit Quartz to win the Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=2044867909&k=BvzWdSj">Order This Photo</a>

    Ortensia Charges Late to Take Nunthorpe

    Australian sprint star Ortensia notched the third group I victory of her career as she ran down Spirit Quartz in the shadow of the wire to win the Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes (Eng-I) at York Racecourse Aug. 24.

  • Izzi Top Wheels to Pretty Polly Victory

    Izzi Top charged past longtime leader Sapphire with a furlong remaining and drew off to a comfortable 1 1/4-length victory in the Barclays Bank Ireland Pretty Polly Stakes (Ire-I) at the Curragh July 1.