Coronation Cup

Break Even Relishes Turf, Remains Unbeaten In Coronation Cup

Neither a surface chance nor an unfamiliar racetrack jeopardized Break Even’s unblemished record as the even-money favorite surged to the front and fended off Eyeinthesky’s late-stretch charge for a one-length win in the eighth running of the $100,000 Coronation Cup for 3-year-old fillies on Sunday to cap the opening week at Saratoga Race Course. Klein […]

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‘Dream’ Result For Varian As Defoe Upsets Coronation Cup

Defoe delighted his trainer, Roger Varian, by winning the Group One Investec Coronation Cup by half a length at 11/1 from Kew Gardens (100/30) this Friday at Epsom Racecourse. This was a first top-level success for the grey 5-year-old gelding, a son of Dalakhani and ridden by Andrea Atzeni. Newmarket-based Varian, for whom it was […]

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Dual Arc, BC Turf Winner Enable ‘Even Bigger And Stronger’ Ahead Of 2019 Campaign

John Gosden’s star pupil Enable has started preparing for a 2019 campaign in which she’ll try for an unprecedented third win in the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe, reports Sky Sports. “She is in great order. She is even bigger and stronger again, so it is fingers crossed with her,” said Gosden. “She has enjoyed the […]

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Oisin Murphy’s Suggestion Leads To Hong Kong Vase Trip For Salouen

Oisin Murphy will not only keep the ride on LONGINES Hong Kong Vase contender Salouen on Dec. 9 at Sha Tin, but UK trainer Sylvester Kirk reports that it was advice from the brilliant young Irish rider that determined the Hong Kong adventure. Lambourn-based Kirk said: “It was about five seconds after Oisin got off […]

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Broadway Run Goes Wire To Wire In Coronation Cup

Curragh Stable’s Broadway Run took the field of nine 3-year-old fillies wire to wire to win the $100,000 Coronation Cup by three-quarters of a length under jockey Luis Saez in 1:03.67 for the 5 ½ furlongs on the firm Mellon turf Monday at Saratoga Race Course. Making her third career start, the John Terranova trainee was gunned […]

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Cracksman Up Late In Investec Coronation Cup

The red-hot favourite Cracksman, ridden by Frankie Dettori, left it late but eventually got on top in an eventful running of the Group One Investec Coronation Cup at Epsom Downs this afternoon. The eventual runner-up Salouen (33/1) was given a peach of a ride by jockey Silvestre De Sousa and almost made every yard of […]

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Gutsy Highland Reel Goes Gate-To-Wire To Take Coronation Cup

Highland Reel and the rest of trainer Aidan O’Brien’s contingent may have been late arriving at Epsom Downs on Friday, but the travel delays made no difference to the multiple Grade/Group 1 winner as he powered his way to a front-running victory in the G1 Investec Coronation Cup. The six Ballydoyle runners were late arriving […]

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Sibling Rivalry: Full Brothers Highland Reel, Idaho Among 10 Entered For Coronation Cup

A field of ten will line up in Friday’s Group 1 Coronation Cup, a 12-furlong contest for 4-year-olds and up that will be run prior to the G1 Investec Oaks. Trainer Aidan O’Brien will be represented by three runners in the race, including the full brothers Highland Reel and Idaho. Both horses should be familiar to […]

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Postponed Takes Coronation Cup; Harzand Holds On In Epsom Derby

This Saturday’s racing action from Epsom, Postponed recorded his third top-level victory in the Group 1 Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Cup, defeating high class filly and Breeders’ Cup champion Found. One race later, Harzand overcame a spread shoe to hold on for a victory in the Group 1 Epsom Derby. A 5-year-old son of Dubawi […]

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BC Turf Heroine Found To Skip Coronation Cup

Breeders’ Cup Turf winner Found will not run in the Group 1 Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Cup at Epsom next week, it was announced Tuesday. At the Races reports that the 4-year-old daughter of Galileo will likely just have one more start before being given a summer break. Trainer Aidan O’Brien will then gear her up […]

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