darley july cup

Battaash, Ten Sovereigns To Clash In Friday’s Nunthorpe Stakes

Battaash and Ten Sovereigns remain on course for a fascinating clash in the Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes at York on Friday, which offers the winner an expenses-paid berth to the Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint this fall at Santa Anita Park. The Charlie Hills-trained Battaash has again been in fine form this season, most recently recording a […]

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Ten Sovereigns Shows He’s ‘Something Special’ In Darley July Cup

Aidan O’Brien landed his fifth Darley July Cup with Ten Sovereigns this Saturday, who exploded back to life in style to clear right away from a competitive field under Ryan Moore. Ten Sovereigns hadn’t been able to reach the level of form he showed in winning last year’s Juddmonte Middle Park Stakes in two runs […]

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Caravaggio Experiences First Defeat As Harry Angel Takes July Cup

Many promises are made and often broken, but the one issued by Clive Cox that there was more to come from Harry Angel proved correct following his victory in the Darley July Cup at Newmarket. Despite having work to do to reverse the form with his Commonwealth Cup conqueror Caravaggio, the son of Dark Angel […]

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Limato’s Connections Decide On Mile Over Turf Sprint

P. G. Jacobs’ Limato will be pointed to the Breeders’ Cup Mile instead of the Turf Sprint, trainer Henry Candy told sportinglife.com on Monday. The 4-year-old gelded son of Tagula captured both the Group 1 Qatar Prix de la Foret and the Darley July Cup this season, though Limato’s sole try over a flat mile […]

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Welker Hoping Undrafted Can Score Touchdown in Darley July Cup

Jaipur Stakes winner Undrafted is ready to take his chances against some of the best sprinters in Europe when he lines up in the Darley July Cup (Eng-I) at Newmarket on Saturday. Trained by Wesley Ward, Undrafted will be ridden by Frankie Dettori for owner Wes Welker, who will be in attendance at Newmarket for […]

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Welker’s Undrafted Targeting Darley July Cup

An extremely strong overseas contingent from six different countries on four continents is part of a 48-horse entry for the Group 1 £510,000 Darley July Cup – a leg of both the QIPCO British Champions Series and the Global Sprint Challenge – which will be run over six furlongs of Newmarket’s July Course on Saturday […]

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Lethal Force Vanquishes Newmarket Track Record in Darley July Cup

Lethal Force grabbed attention in the sprinter division on Saturday when he smashed the Newmarket track record in the Darley July Cup. Under Adam Kirby, the Diamond Jubilee winner covered six furlongs in 1:09.11—4/10ths of a second faster than Stravinsky’s previous record set n 1999. The Clive Cox trainee faced down fellow stars society Rock […]

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Top Sprinters Square Off in Darley July Cup

No less than six individual Group 1 winners – exactly half of the 12-strong line-up – will contest tomorrow’s £500,000 Darley July Cup, the highlight of the three-day Piper Heidsieck July Festival, at Newmarket’s July Racecourse. The six-furlong speed test, which is both the fourth race in the sprint division of the QIPCO British Champions […]

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