News About Juddmonte International

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. The son of Galileo travelled to Melbourne last spring and made his Australian debut in the $3 million Group 1 W.S. Cox Plate (2040m) where he…

Criterion Runs Second Last in Juddmonte International

Criterion Runs Second Last in Juddmonte International

Lindsay Park’s 2015 Cox Plate-bound stallion Criterion ran second last when sixth behind upset winner Arabian Queen overnight in the Juddmonte International at York Racecourse for his final international run before returning home for the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival. The $6 million earner lined-up as an outside chance in the £850,000 Group 1 Juddmonte International…

Criterion $34 Shot for Juddmonte International

Criterion $34 Shot for Juddmonte International

Star Aussie galloper Criterion is currently installed as a $34 outsider for his latest run overseas this Wednesday when taking on seven rivals in the 2015 Juddmonte International at York Racecourse. Prepared by Lindsay Park co-trainers David Hayes & Tom Dabernig after originally racing under the preparation of David Payne, the Sebring stallion runs in…

Buick Boosts Juddmonte Hopes of Criterion

Buick Boosts Juddmonte Hopes of Criterion

Son of co-trainer David Hayes, Ben Hayes believes the booking of a jockey familiar with the York track in William Buick for his stable star Criterion in this month’s Juddmonte International can boost the galloper’s chances of a win in England on August 19. Star Sebring stallion Criterion is set to contest the £850,000 Group…

Extended UK Stay for 2015 Cox Plate Bound Criterion

Extended UK Stay for 2015 Cox Plate Bound Criterion

The warmer weather and proven formula adopted by the Australian spring-bound Europeans has David Hayes’ and Tom Dabernig’s Cox Plate 2015 hope Criterion thriving during an extended stay in the UK. An internationally performed son of Sebring, four-year-old Criterion debuted overseas on the back of his Group 1 Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m) success in Sydney…

Schofield & Criterion to Combine in 2015 Juddmonte International

Schofield & Criterion to Combine in 2015 Juddmonte International

Before returning down under for the spring including a likely shot at the Cox Plate in October, the David Hayes & Tom Dabernig-trained stallion Criterion will have a final English run in the Juddmonte International 2015 at York where Chad Schofield is tipped to pick up the mount. Young Schofield was aboard the classy Sebring…

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. Atoning for his…

Frankel Chasing Black Caviar’s Baker’s Dozen

Frankel Chasing Black Caviar’s Baker’s Dozen

Gun European colt Frankel is closing in on glamour Australian mare Black Caviar’s stunning succession of 13 wins, the three-year-old having secured his seventh straight turf triumph on Tuesday night. Sitting at the top of the World Thoroughbred Rankings alongside our superlative sprinter Black Caviar, well-bred Galileo colt Frankel has now won his opening seven…