Winx, Cracksman Share World’s Best Racehorse Honor; Accelerate Third

Swiss watchmaking brand Longines and the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities (IFHA) were proud to honor the 2018 top Thoroughbred racehorses and horse race during a ceremony at the iconic Landmark hotel in London. The Australian mare Winx and the British horse Cracksman were both crowned the 2018 Longines World’s Best Racehorses. Accelerate, from America, […]

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World’s Best Racehorse Unveiling Set For Jan. 23 In London

The 2018 Longines World’s Best Racehorse and Longines World’s Best Horse Race Ceremony will be held on 23 January 2019 in London, England. For the first time, Longines and the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities (IFHA) have selected The Landmark as the host site. The ceremony, now in its sixth year, will honour the three […]

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Tattersalls To Host Stallion Nomination Auction To Benefit Retraining Of Racehorses

A charity auction of stallion nominations, including recently retired stars Cracksman and Saxon Warrior, is to be hosted by Tattersalls on the eve of the 2018 December Mare Sale. The proceeds from the auction will go to British racing’s own charity for the welfare of retired racehorses, Retraining of Racehorses (RoR). The champagne reception and […]

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Gosden Trainees Take Five Cartier Awards: Roaring Lion Horse Of The Year

Roaring Lion has been revealed as the 2018 Cartier Horse Of The Year at the 28th annual Cartier Racing Awards, European horseracing’s equivalent of the Oscars. Owned by Qatar Racing Limited, the outstandingly talented and consistent 3-year-old colt becomes the fourth Cartier Horse Of The Year in the last five years to be trained by […]

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World’s Best Racehorse Rankings: Cracksman Ties Winx At The Top

As the result of his powerful performance in the QIPCO Champion Stakes (G1) on British Champions Day, CRACKSMAN (GB) [130]has equaled WINX (AUS) [130] in the ninth edition of the LONGINES World’s Best Racehorse Rankings for 2018.  LONGINES World’s Best Racehorse Rankings  Leading Horses  click here for complete rankings  Rank Horse Rating Trained 1 CRACKSMAN (GB) 130 GB 1 WINX (AUS) 130 […]

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Cracksman Brilliant In QIPCO Champion Stakes Repeat

Cracksman returned to his brilliant best with a stunning defeat of Crystal Ocean in the £1,300,000 QIPCO Champion Stakes, his six-length winning margin over the King George runner-up just a length short of the distance by which he beat Poet’s Word 12 months earlier. He was the first horse since his sire Frankel to win […]

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Weekend Lineup: Maryland Million

This weekend’s North American racing action is highlighted by the Maryland Million series on Saturday at Laurel Park. The featured race, the Classic, offers a contentious field of ten starters with three also-eligibles. Morning-line favorite Bonus Points is last on the AEs, so the main body favoritism falls to Saratoga Bob, a 4-year-old son of […]

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Breeders’ Cup Turf Slot Up For Grabs In King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes

Led by Poet’s Word (IRE) and Cracksman (GB), the first two finishers in the Prince of Wales’s Stakes (G1), and Hardwicke Stakes winner Crystal Ocean (GB), a field of eight horses has been set for Saturday’s $1.25 million, 1 1/2-mile King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes (G1) at Ascot with the winner receiving an […]

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Crystal Ocean, Poet’s Word Could Give Stoute Sixth King George & Queen Elizabeth Victory

Ascot stages Europe’s midsummer highlight on Saturday, July 28, the £1.25 million G1 King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes (Sponsored by QIPCO) (3.40pm) over a mile and a half. First run in 1951, the very prestigious contest has a tremendous history with legendary performers including Ribot, Nijinsky, Mill Reef, Brigadier Gerard, Dahlia, The Minstrel, […]

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