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Winx Atop Latest World’s Best Racehorse Rankings; Cracksman, Justify Make Gains

With her dominating victory in the LONGINES Queen Elizabeth Stakes (G1), WINX (AUS) [130] is now alone at the top of the third edition of the LONGINES World’s Best Racehorse Rankings for 2018. Winx won the Queen Elizabeth by 3 ¾ lengths over GAILO CHOP (FR) [120], and in doing so, she improved her rating […]

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Cracksman Makes 2018 Debut A Winning One In Prix Ganay

British-bred star CRACKSMAN (GB) produced another striking performance to win the first European Group 1 of the year, the Prix Ganay, at Longchamp on Sunday. Already rated the top three-year-old in the 2017 World’s Best Racehorse Rankings, as well as the Cartier Champion Three-year-old Colt, Anthony Oppenheimer’s homebred had finished his season with a commanding […]

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Champion Stakes Hero Cracksman Will Breeze At Newmarket Tuesday

Cracksman and Frankie Dettori will have a racecourse gallop at Newmarket on Tuesday. John Gosden’s Champion Stakes hero will strut his stuff on the Rowley Mile accompanied by one stablemate at 12.40pm, 70 minutes before racing is due to get under way at 1.50pm. The Frankel colt has been earmarked to make his seasonal reappearance […]

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Enable ‘In Very Good Form,’ Likely To Return In Gold Cup Or Coronation Cup

Enable is likely to make her eagerly-anticipated seasonal debut in either the Tattersalls Gold Cup or the Investec Coronation Cup. John Gosden’s filly enjoyed a spectacular three-year-old campaign in 2017, completing the English-Irish Oaks double before going on to beat her elders in the King George, the Yorkshire Oaks and the Prix de l’Arc de […]

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Champion Stakes Hero Cracksman ‘Unlikely’ To Make Dubai Trip

Cracksman’s owner Anthony Oppenheimer feels it is “unlikely” his star colt will travel to Dubai for the Sheema Classic on World Cup night, although a final decision has yet to be made. The John Gosden-trained colt was placed in the Derby and the Irish equivalent last season and ended his campaign with a spectacular victory […]

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Champion Stakes Winner Cracksman Targeting Dubai Sheema Classic

A.E. Oppenheimer’s Cracksman, who became the first Group 1 winner in Europe for his sire, Frankel, when he won the Champion Stakes last fall, has begun preparing for a possible start in the G1 Dubai Sheema Classic. The Racing Post reports that the John Gosden trainee has been cantering for the past 10 days on the gallops […]

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Enable Named 2017 Cartier Horse Of The Year

The outstanding three-year-old filly Enable has been named the Cartier Horse of the Year at the 27th annual Cartier Racing Awards, European horseracing’s equivalent of the Oscars. The 2017 Cartier Racing Awards were presented at a glittering ceremony before an invited audience of 300 at the Dorchester Hotel, London, England, on Tuesday, November 14. From the first crop […]

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2017 Cartier Award Nominees Announced; Enable Faces Three Others For Horse Of The Year

Following the end of the British flat racing season at Doncaster Nov. 11, the 2017 nominees for the Cartier Racing Awards were announced Nov. 12. The 27th annual Cartier Racing Awards will be presented at the Dorchester Hotel in London on the evening of Nov. 14. Runaway QIPCO Champion Stakes (G1) winner Cracksman (owned by […]

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Arrogate Remains On Top As Cracksman Vaults Into Top Five Of Longines World’s Best Racehorse Rankings

The last interim list before the Longines World’s Best Racehorse Rankings Committee meets in Hong Kong next month to debate the final, and official, rankings for the year reflects the past month of racing. With his resounding victory in the QIPCO Champion Stakes (G1), Cracksman (GB) [130] has moved into third place in the ninth […]

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Champion Stakes Winner Cracksman Officially Rated Above Stablemate Enable

Cracksman has officially been rated as the best horse in Europe following his brilliant performance in the Qipco Champion Stakes. His mark of 130 puts the John Gosden-trained Frankel colt 2lb ahead of his dual Classic-winning stablemate Enable (128), who also won the King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Stakes and Prix de l’Arc de […]

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