News About Irish Champion Stakes

Spring Options Open Down Under for Highland Reel

Spring Options Open Down Under for Highland Reel

Irish horseman Aidan O’Brien is warming to a second trip down under with last year’s Cox Plate third-placegetter Highland Reel who ran second in this week’s Juddmonte International Stakes.

Highland Reel is tracking nicely towards another trip down under for the 2016 Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The son of Galileo travelled to Melbourne last spring and ...

Mukhadram Out of 2014 Cox Plate & Caulfield Cup

Mukhadram Out of 2014 Cox Plate & Caulfield Cup

Connections of the William Haggas-trained European raider Mukhadram have ruled out a Cox Plate and Caulfield Cup 2014 bid for the stallion which won’t be travelling down under for a shot at the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival this season.

One of the original invitees by the Moonee Valley Racing Club (MVRC) for this year’s $3 million Group 1 Cox ...

2013 Hong Kong Vase Final Field And Betting Preview

2013 Hong Kong Vase Final Field And Betting Preview

There is no Australian-trained runners in the 2013 Hong Kong Vase final field but there will still be plenty of local interest in the Group 1 event that will be run at Sha Tin on Sunday; with Red Cadeaux, Mount Athos, Simenon, Dandino and Dunadenall set to contest the prestigious race.

Dunaden is one of five ...

Snow Fairy Disqualified After French Group 1 Win

Snow Fairy Disqualified After French Group 1 Win

International star mare Snow Fairy has been disqualified from the Group 1 Prix Jean Romanet, which she won in August this year.

Snow Fairy was stripped of her title after she tested positive to a prohibited substance on race day.

The five-year-old was found to have traces of an anti-inflammatory treatment in her blood, which is also a banned ...

So You Think Confirms Arc De Triomphe 2011 Favouritism

So You Think Confirms Arc De Triomphe 2011 Favouritism

International racing megastar So You Think retained their favouritism in the markets for next month’s prestigious Prix De L’Arc de Triomphe 2011 in France with a blistering win in the Irish Champion Stakes at Leopardstown on Saturday.

So You Think is unlikely to contest the 2011 Cox Plate

Formerly prepared in Australia by the legendary Bart Cummings, So You ...

So You Think Next Race? Irish Champion Stakes 2011

So You Think Next Race? Irish Champion Stakes 2011

Popular Aussie expat So You Think is set to add more international glory to his commanding race record, this time in Ireland with trainer Aidan O’Brien confirming the seven-time Group 1 winner will next race in the Irish Champion Stakes at Leopardstown on September 3.

So You Think will next race in the Irish Champion Stakes in September

High Chaparral ...

Cox Plate Hat-Trick Still a Thought after Eclipse Win

Cox Plate Hat-Trick Still a Thought after Eclipse Win

After original reservations to target superstar galloper So You Think at a third Cox Plate victory this Melbourne Spring Carnival, connections of the now European-based champion are being forced to consider a return to Australia for exactly that after So You Think’s thrilling win in the Coral Eclipse Stakes at Sandown overnight.

So You Think could target a third ...