Godolphin

Masar Gives Godolphin First Investec Derby Victory

Charlie Appleby was wreathed in smiles as he became the first trainer to provide Godolphin with an Investec Derby victory in their blue colours after Masar stormed to victory in Epsom Downs this afternoon. The 16/1 shot was always travelling kindly under jockey William Buick and the pair loomed ominously two furlongs from home, as […]

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Australian Rider James McDonald Set To Return After 18-Month Suspension For Betting

After serving an 18-month suspension for betting on his mount, jockey James McDonald returns to riding this week in Sydney, Australia. The New Zealander, previously the top rider for Godolphin in Australia, placed a $1,000 wager on his horse, Astern, at Randwick in 2015. The bet made a $4,000 profit but McDonald was quickly caught […]

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McLaughlin Eyeing Black-Eyed Susan With Sara Street

Though based in New York, trainer Kiaran McLaughlin has shipped in to win some of Maryland’s most prestigious stakes over the years, among them the 2006 Pimlico Special – the first of six straight Grade 1 wins and the North American debut for eventual Horse of the Year Invasor – and most recently the 2016 […]

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Alizee Earns Breeders’ Cup Berth With Coolmore Legacy Stakes Victory

Godolphin’s 3-year-old filly Alizee (AUS) came from last-to-first in a 17 horse field to win Saturday’s one-mile, $1 million Coolmore Legacy Stakes (G1) at Royal Randwick in Australia by two lengths over Prompt Response (AUS) and earned an automatic berth into the Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf (G1) through the International Breeders’ Cup Challenge. The Breeders’ […]

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McLaughlin Will Train Enticed At Palm Meadows For The ‘Weather,’ ‘Quiet’

Godolphin Racing’s Enticed emerged from his runner-up finish in Saturday’s Wood Memorial at Aqueduct no worse for wear and will continue to target the Kentucky Derby on May 5 at Churchill Downs, said trainer Kiaran McLaughlin Sunday morning. Enticed, by Medaglia d’Oro and out of multiple Grade 1 winner It’s Tricky, raced in second early behind rank pacesetter Old Time Revival and battled […]

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Vino Rosso, Restoring Hope Take On Favored Enticed In Wood Memorial

Godolphin Racing’s Grade 3 Gotham winner Enticed is set for a return appearance in New York on Saturday for his final race ahead of the Kentucky Derby and has been tabbed as the 6-5 favorite in a field of nine for the 94th running of the Grade 2, $1 million Wood Memorial for 3-year-olds at […]

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Thunder Snow “Congela” A Sus Rivales Con Una Contundente Victoria En La Dubai World Cup

La jornada clásica de Meydan se había convertido en casi un arrase para los clásicos colores de Godolphin. Sin embargo, lo mejor aún estaba por venir. Un planteamiento de carrera totalmente diferente y una condición física inmejorable se conjugaron para que Thunder Snow ganara de punta a punta la Dubai World Cup (G1, $10,000,000), la […]

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Thunder Snow Well Clear Of West Coast In Dubai World Cup

For the seventh time, Godolphin blue crossed the wire first in the $10 million Dubai World Cup. Thunder Snow, ridden by Christophe Soumillon, demanded the lead and never gave an inch, flying under the wire 5 3/4 lengths clear of American champion West Coast. The 4-year-old son of Helmet won the UAE Derby in 2017, […]

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Gold Town En Busca Del UAE Derby Y Su Clasificación Para El Kentucky Derby

El UAE Derby (G2, $2,000,000) de este sábado 31 de Marzo en Meydan será una interesante carrera dentro del marco de la Copa del Mundo de Dubai. Nueve ejemplares – incluyendo una potranca no solo irán en pos del lucrativo premio, sino que además buscarán los 100 puntos clasificatorios para el Kentucky Derby (G1) que […]

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Soumillon, O’Brien, Gun Runner Among Honorees For Sheikh’s Excellence Awards

The winners of the His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Horseracing Excellence Awards for Horseracing Excellence, established by HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, will be honoured on Thursday. The awards will recognise the best performances throughout the year from […]

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