Soumillon banned for 60 days after controversial Saint-Cloud incident

Christophe Soumillion, widely regarded as one of the world’s best jockeys, was yesterday hit with a massive 60-day ban for his part in a controversial incident during the running of the Prix Thomas Byron (Gr 3, 1600m) at Saint-Cloud. Race day stewards came down hard on the Belgian-born rider after he elbowed fellow jockey Rossa... Read More

Bobbin chasing Oaks dream with Rebel Dane’s Anphina

Edward Manifold next step in three-year-old’s spring campaign Anphina will attempt to keep her connections’ Oaks dream alive when she contests the Edward Manifold Stakes (Gr 2, 1700m) at Flemington tomorrow and at the same time continue the stunning run of success for her, until recently, unheralded sire Rebel Dane (California Dane). Prepared at Stawell... Read More

Stylised (AUS)

Stylised (AUS) 3 c Kermadec – Monogram by Medaglia D’Oro O: Godolphin B: Godolphin T: James Cummings W: Furphy Maiden Plate (1400m), September 28, Rosehill Godolphin colt Stylised (Kermadec) threw his hat into the ring for some of the top middle-distance contests this spring when scoring a comfortable win in a 1400-metre maiden at Rosehill... Read More

Depleted Hong Kong jockey ranks sees opportunities arise

The medically enforced hiatus of two of Hong Kong’s leading riders may be a hammer blow early in the city’s racing season, but it has also opened up an opportunity for others to potentially emerge as championship contenders for the upcoming term and beyond. Four-time champion jockey Joao Moreira and Mauritian rider Karis Teetan, long... Read More

I Wish I Win

When Waikato Stud’s Pins mare Make A Wish gave birth to a Savabeel colt in 2017, it didn’t take long for the excitement to build. For Make A Wish – a dual winner whose dam and granddam were multiple stakes winners – it was her first colt after five straight fillies. It was her third... Read More

Group 1 winner Amarelinha joins Cambridge Stud broodmare band 

Almanzor singled out as maiden mating for Oaks heroine after selling for NZ$1.1 million New Zealand Oaks (Gr 1, 2400m) winner Amarelinha will join the broodmare band of Cambridge Stud after Brendan and Jo Lindsay outlaid NZ$1.1 million through a Gavelhouse auction for the daughter of champion sire Savabeel (Zabeel), bringing an end to the... Read More