Chrono Genesis ticks the Arc boxes for Murphy and Saito

Oisín Murphy is confident that Chrono Genesis (Bago), the mare he considers to be “the best middle-distance horse in Japan,” has the attributes needed to rattle the Europeans in Sunday’s Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe (Gr 1, 2400m) at Longchamp. The five-year-old’s trainer Takashi Saito shares his big-race jockey’s positivity and told Asia Bloodstock News... Read More

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Five for Almanzor Cambridge Stud shuttler Almanzor (Wootton Bassett) sired his fifth individual winner when Saving Grace (2 f ex Desiree Clary by Sholokhov) got off the mark at the second time of asking in a 1400-metre maiden at Vichy yesterday. Second on her debut in July, the Fabrice Chappet-trained filly went one better as... Read More

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Strong Turnbull hand for Maher and Eustace Explosive Jack (Jakkalberry), Sir Dragonet (Camelot) and Persan (Pierro) may all line up in the Turnbull Stakes (Gr 1, 2000m) at Flemington on Saturday for training partners Ciaron Maher and David Eustace. While the first two named were always heading for this contest, the latter was only considered... Read More

19 for Caravaggio

New first season sire winners Caravaggio (pictured) – Gnat Alley (2 f ex Winter Snow by Raven’s Pass) became the 19th individual first-crop winner for former Coolmore shuttler Caravaggio (Scat Daddy) when she landed the six-furlong nursery at Redcar on Wednesday. Unplaced in her previous five starts, including four fourth-placed efforts, the Tim Easterby-trained filly... Read More

Classique Legend ready to scale Everest again 

As veteran trainer Les Bridge led his grey sprinter through pitch black darkness up the hill to Sir Dapper Lodge after track work at Randwick last Tuesday morning, it dawned on him that he might be able to get the horse to climb Everest again. “I had galloped him and I could hardly hear him... Read More

Kapalua Sunset (NZ)

Kapalua Sunset (NZ) 3 f Tavistock – Full of Spirit by Flying Spur O: Mr D T O’Brien, Mrs J O’Brien, Balmerino Racing Partnership, Mr P J Prendergast, Mr C D Mathieson, Mr J R Gunston, Mr L M Breust, Mr J J Roughead, Mr L Shiels B: Haunui Bloodstock / GSA Bloodstock T: Danny... Read More