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2016 Bletchingly Stakes to France for Lord Of The Sky

2016 Bletchingly Stakes to France for Lord Of The Sky

A call on whether to take up an offer to race in Group 1 French races this season with Lord Of The Sky will be made by trainer Robbie Laing and connections as soon as the galloper contests the Bletchingly Stakes 2016 Saturday week. Five-year-old Danerich stallion Lord Of The Sky has caught international attention…

Prix de l’Arc Target for Silent Achiever Post-The Championships

Prix de l’Arc Target for Silent Achiever Post-The Championships

Kiwi mare Silent Achiever is being prepared for an international assault in France’s coveted 2015 Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe after her raid on Sydney’s The Championships in the autumn. The six-year-old daughter of O’Reilly is prepared in Cambridge by Roger James and has impressed her trainer with her work leading up to an autumn…

Retirement Awaits Prix de L’Arc Hope Dunaden

Retirement Awaits Prix de L’Arc Hope Dunaden

There will be no Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival campaign for the 2011 Melbourne Cup and 2012 Caulfield Cup champion Dunaden this year with connections leaning towards retirement for the rising eight-year-old following the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe in France this October. The Mikel Delzangles-trained Nicobar stallion has been one of the top earners for…

Arc Wins Out over 2012 Melbourne Cup for Salomina

Arc Wins Out over 2012 Melbourne Cup for Salomina

Australian-owned German Oaks winning mare Salomina is likely to stay in Europe and head towards the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe in France instead of a trip down under for the Melbourne Cup 2012 this spring according to her connections. Prepared by Peter Schiergen in Germany the four-year-old daughter of Lomitas is undefeated to date…

Camelot Heads Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe Odds

Camelot Heads Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe Odds

Aiden O’Brien’s undefeated young colt Camelot has opened at the top of the early market at the Aussie bookmakers to win on of France’s most prestigious events, the 2012 Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe at Longchamp Racecourse in October. Proving to be the best online bookie for not just local markets but the international features…

Dunaden Unlikely for 2012 Melbourne Cup

Dunaden Unlikely for 2012 Melbourne Cup

Connections of reigning Melbourne Cup winner Dunaden are leaning towards keeping the French stallion at home for the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe in Paris this October instead of giving them their chance to defend their title in the Melbourne Cup 2012 at Flemington the following month. The Mikel Delzangles-trained Nicobar six-year-old was the most…

So You Think Finishes Fourth in Arc De Triomphe Horse Race 2011

So You Think Finishes Fourth in Arc De Triomphe Horse Race 2011

Former champion Australian racehorse So You Think suffered their second defeat from six starts since joining the Irish stables of Aidan O’Brien, the son of High Chaparral running fourth to upset winner Danedream in a speedily run 2011 Prix De L’Arc De Triomphe in the early hours of this morning (Australian time). Having won three…

So You Think “Faultless” Ahead Of Arc Run

So You Think “Faultless” Ahead Of Arc Run

Ex Australian galloper So You Think will contest the Group 1 Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe at Longchamp in France tomorrow. The event, which will take place in the early hours of the morning Australian time, will see So You Think attempt to outclass yet another country in one of their biggest races of the…