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Glorious Stakes Winner Eyes 2014 Caulfield Cup Run

Glorious Stakes Winner Eyes 2014 Caulfield Cup Run

After a win in Friday night’s Glorious Stakes at Britain’s Goodwood Racecourse, connections of the Richard Hannon-trained of Pether’s Moon are eyeing a trip down under for the Caulfield Cup 2014.

Gai Waterhouse's spring cups hope Cafe Society ran third in Friday night's Glorious Stakes. PHoto: Daniel Costello.

Saluting as the favourite, the Dylan Thomas four-year-old enjoyed ...

2013 Hong Kong International Jockeys’ Championship Rides Allocated

2013 Hong Kong International Jockeys’ Championship Rides Allocated

The rides for the 2013 Hong Kong International Jockeys’ Championship that will be held at Happy Valley on Wednesday night have been allocated; with Australian representative Kerrin McEvoy receiving a mixed bag of horses for the exciting event.

Kerrin McEvoy will be the Australian representative at the 2013 Hong Kong International Jockeys' Championship. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia

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Williams’ Ride In 2013 Japan Cup Field

Williams’ Ride In 2013 Japan Cup Field

This Sunday, November 24, the Japan Cup 2013 will take place in Tokyo Racecourse and Australian punters will have someone to cheer for in the 33rd edition of the race with ace Aussie hoop Craig Williams engaged to ride Admire Rakti.

Victorian jockey Craig Williams will ride in his third straight Japan Cup this weekend at Tokyo. Photo: ...

Can Two-Mile Specialist Simenon Salute in Melbourne Cup 2013?

Can Two-Mile Specialist Simenon Salute in Melbourne Cup 2013?

They’ve got the record over the distance that says they could be hard to beat but can William Mullins’ Irish raider Simenon get the job done in the world’s richest handicap when they run in the 2013 Melbourne Cup this week?

Simenon is out to become the third Irish-trained Melbourne Cup winner in history. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia....

Mount Athos Loses Again Ahead of Melbourne Cup 2013

Mount Athos Loses Again Ahead of Melbourne Cup 2013

Luca Cumani’s best shot at finally breaking his Melbourne Cup duck, Mount Athos suffered their third straight loss over the weekend but are still looking strong for the world’s richest handicap at Flemington in November.

Mount Athos may be losing his lead-ups but is still a strong chance for the 2013 Melbourne Cup. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

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Frankel Confirms He’s The World’s Best Racehorse

Frankel Confirms He’s The World’s Best Racehorse

English three year old Frankel has confirmed his status as the best horse in the world with an all the way win the Group One Sussex Stakes at Glorious Goodwood.

There was a school of thought that Frankel would struggle in his first start against the older horses, but after a canny ride from jockey Tom Queally, the three ...

Frankel To Put World’s Best Tag On The Line at Goodwood

Frankel To Put World’s Best Tag On The Line at Goodwood

Frankel will put his status as the world’s best racehorse and his undefeated streak on the line in tonight’s Sussex Stakes at Glorious Goodwood.

Frankel, who has won seven races from as many starts, is currently rated the world’s top racehorse with a timeform rating of 141. However he will be put to a stern test in the Sussex Stakes...

Duel on the Downs to Decide World’s Best Racehorse

Duel on the Downs to Decide World’s Best Racehorse

English race fans are gearing up for what is being referred to as ‘The Duel on the Downs’, which will see two of the world’s top four horses go head to head.

The Sussex Stakes at Glorious Goodwood next week will see the world’s top ranked racehorse, Frankel, go head to head with the horse that is ...