Tag: 'FR'

Golden Sixty into top 10 as Hong Kong figures prominently in World’s Best rankings

Golden Sixty is within touching distance of status as the world’s premier miler based on the 2020 LONGINES World’s Best Racehorse Rankings (WBRR), released by...

‘Exceptional’ Skalleti ready to adapt to anything

He may have run only once before at Group 1 level but French trainer Jerome Reynier is confident of a big performance from Skalleti in...

Punt Drunk: Almond Eye finishes on a high with Japan Cup win

Punt Drunk brings you today's top stories in horse racing, including the latest on Oisin Murphy's future and Behemoth's autumn targets...

Magical heads world class line-up selected for HKIR

Magical is among a stellar line-up of 45 horses selected for the HK$95 million LONGINES Hong Kong International Races at Sha Tin on Sunday, 13...

Hello Youmzain Retired

Leading European sprinter Hello Youmzain has been retired and will begin his stallion career in France at Haras d’Etreham before shuttling to Cambridge Stud in...

OTI’s Cup hopes step out around the globe

Terry Henderson's OTI Racing has key runners all over the world this weekend, including former English stayer Young Rascal at Moonee Valley.

Group 1 placing for Hello Youmzain

Dual Group 1 winner Hello Youmzain just came up short of adding a third elite-level victory to his burgeoning CV when finishing runner-up to Space...

Stradivarius creates Goodwood Cup history

Stradivarius has created history by winning his fourth successive Goodwood Cup, with the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe his next goal.

Irish St Leger, Ebor in mix for Red Verdon

Options at home and abroad will be considered for English stayer Red Verdon, a spring visitor to Melbourne during the past two years, after a...

Godolphin star bounces back at Deauville

Pinatubo, who races for Godolphin out of the Melbourne Cup-winning trainer Charlie Appleby's Newmarket yard, has returned to his best form.

French Derby runner-up to join Hayes in Hong Kong

British trainer John Gosden has landed his first victory in the French Derby as the runner-up The Summit heads for David Hayes's Hong Kong yard.

Irish fillies dominate in Group 1 French Oaks

Irish-trained fillies have made a sweep of the French Oaks placings with Fancy Blue winning for rookie trainer Donnacha O'Brien.

Way To Paris lands overdue Group One win

Seven-year-old Way To Paris has broken through at racing's elite level in winning the Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud.

Nazeef Tops 5-Win Wednesday

John Gosden-trained 4-year-old filly Nazeef landed Wednesday’s Snowdrop Fillies’ Stakes (Listed) over the Kempton Park all-weather, becoming the highlight of a five-win day for Shadwell...

French ace Hamelin is enjoying his Hong Kong start

Antoine Hamelin has made a fine start to his Hong Kong career since emerging from quarantine five weeks ago and the Frenchman is showing no...

French racing cleared to resume

Racing will resume in France as scheduled despite a last-minute threat to the plan.

French racing confirmed for a resumption

Horse racing will resume in France as planned, the head of the country's peak thoroughbred body has confirmed.

France Galop still planning racing restart

French authorities continue to work towards the resumption of racing despite reports of a last-minute threat to the plan.

Hopes for early racing return in France

Racing remains on course to return in France despite French prime minister Edouard Philippe announcing other professional sport is still on hold.

France Galop hopes to resume racing soon

France Galop has met with government authorities to try to plan for a return to racing behind closed doors.

Hopes high for resumption of French racing

French horse racing officials are in talks with the government to stage meetings meeting closed doors in the near future.

Pia Brandt and Called To The Bar follow Pride’s Hong Kong lead

Pia Brandt will not necessarily be a familiar face for many Hong Kong racing fans but aficionados are far more likely to recognise the silks...

French master Royer-Dupre commands respect at home and abroad

There are certain trainers that have acquired a real knack of travelling their horses for the biggest international events, while others are renowned as kings...

French track Maisons-Laffitte set to close its doors at the end of 2019

ONE of France’s premier racecourses Maisons-Laffitte is to “halt horse-racing activities” from the end of next year, France Galop has announced. The course, close to...

Laurens wins Prix Diane at Chantilly

Laurens has won the French Oaks, the Prix de Diane, to give English trainer Karl Burke and jockey PJ McDonald their first taste of Classic...