News About Sheikh Mohammed

2015 July Cup Jockey for Brazen Beau Decided

2015 July Cup Jockey for Brazen Beau Decided

After the announcement early in the week Australia’s Craig Williams would be replaced for the July Cup 2015 run on Chris Waller’s star colt Brazen Beau, a new hoop in the form of James Doyle has been secured by connections of the retiring galloper.

Brazen Beau will be ridden by English hoop James Doyle in the 2015 July ...

2015 Rosehill Guineas Sweynesse’s Best Chance to Beat Hallowed Crown

2015 Rosehill Guineas Sweynesse’s Best Chance to Beat Hallowed Crown

A small field of just seven three-year-olds will run in the Group 1 Rosehill Guineas (2000m) this Saturday, however it’ll be a hotly contested race with the rivalry between Hallowed Crown and Sweynesse set to continue.

The increase in trip to 2000m in the Rosehill Guineas could help Sweynesse win over Hallowed Crown. Photo by Steve Hart.

Sweynesse has run ...

2014 McKenzie Stakes for Orujo Next Race

2014 McKenzie Stakes for Orujo Next Race

Connections of the John O’Shea-trained up-and-comer Orujo have confirmed the McKenzie Stakes 2014 next start for the colt after their first-up win for global powerhouse Godolphin at Sandown on Wednesday.

Nicholas Hall rode the promising Godolphin-owned Orujo to victory at Sandown on Wednesday. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

Stepping out for O’Shea for the first time at the midweek ...

Godolphin Arm O’Shea and Bin Suroor for Melbourne Cup 2014

Godolphin Arm O’Shea and Bin Suroor for Melbourne Cup 2014

Sheikh Mohammed has established a permanent base for global racing powerhouse Godolpin in Australia and will ensure both local trainer John O’Shea and international horseman Saeed Bin Suroor have the chance to secure the 2014 Melbourne Cup for the operation.

John O'Shea gets the chance to train Godolphin's maiden Melbourne Cup winner this spring. Photo: Daniel Costello.

Leaving Darley to ...

Darley Purchase VRC Sprint Classic 2014 Hope

Darley Purchase VRC Sprint Classic 2014 Hope

Sheikh Mohammed’s global racing powerhouse Darley have added another potential stud star to their arsenal after purchasing the 2014 VRC Sprint Classic hope Slade Power.

The Dutch Art stallion is set to head down under this coming Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival looking to add to their potential stud value ahead of them standing at Kildangan Stud in Ireland ...

McEvoy Hopeful of Champagne Stakes Success for Kumaon

McEvoy Hopeful of Champagne Stakes Success for Kumaon

Jockey Kerrin McEvoy is hoping to deliver a final title to trainer Peter Snowden’s Darley tenure this weekend when riding talented colt Kumaon in this weekend’s Group 1 Champagne Stakes (1600m) at Royal Randwick.

Kerrin McEvoy is hoping for success aboard Kumaon in this weekend's Champagne Stakes. Photo: Steve Hart

Confirmed to part ways with Sheikh Mohammed’s operation ...

Appearance Retired After Injuring Fetlock Ligament

Appearance Retired After Injuring Fetlock Ligament

Winner of four Group 1 titles in an impressive career, talented mare Appearance has been retired from racing after suffering a ligament injury at Warwick Farm yesterday while preparing for a tilt at this weekend’s Group 1 George Ryder Stakes (1100m).

Appearance has been retired from racing after injury a fetlock tendon. Photo: Steve Hart

Having returned to the track ...

2013 Thousand Guineas Form & Facts – Can Guelph be Beaten?

2013 Thousand Guineas Form & Facts – Can Guelph be Beaten?

Tomorrow Darley’s head trainer Peter Snowden will look to secure the Caulfield Guineas – Thousand Guineas 2013 double with his smart filly Guelph lining up in the latter, but do any of the other fillies in the field stand a chance of beating the odds-on favourite?

Guelph is out to become the shortest-priced Thousand Guineas winner for over 30 years. ...

2012 Patinack Farm Classic Winner Mental Wins in Dubai

2012 Patinack Farm Classic Winner Mental Wins in Dubai

Former Australian sprinter Mental has taken like a duck to water to international racing with a strong win in the Group 3 2013 Al Shindagha Sprint (1200m) in Dubai.

Patinack Farm Classic winner Mental was successful in his Dubai debut overnight. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

Formerly part of the Darley operation headed by Peter Snowden, like many of ...

Mental Set to Take on Buff in Manikato Stakes 2012

Mental Set to Take on Buff in Manikato Stakes 2012

This Friday night Darley Australia’s Peter Snowden will vie for his second successive Manikato Stakes win with the untapped Mental looking to follow in the footsteps of their former star stablemate Sepoy but they will have to face an odds-on favourite in Buffering.

Mental makes their four-year-old debut in the 2012 Manikato Stakes on Friday night

Whetting the Melbourne ...