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Dettori Looking Forward To Hong Kong’s ‘Challenging’ International Jockeys’ Championship

The world’s two top jockeys, the evergreen and effervescent Frankie Dettori and Hong Kong’s own Zac Purton, head a stellar cast competing in the 22nd edition of the LONGINES International Jockeys’ Championship at Happy Valley on Wednesday, Dec. 4. Dettori and Purton rank first and second in the 2019 LONGINES World’s Best Jockey rankings and […]

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Dettori Crowned Longines World’s Best Jockey For Third Time In Five Years

Lanfranco “Frankie” Dettori continues to build upon his legacy and will be crowned the 2019 Longines World’s Best Jockey this December in Hong Kong, SAR. Dettori is the first jockey to win the award in back-to-back years, after also winning in 2018. Overall, he has been named the Longines World’s Best Jockey an impressive three […]

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Dieu Du Vin Captures First Leg Of Japan Road To The Kentucky Derby

French for “God of wine,” Dieu du Vin earned 10 points on the Japan Road to the Kentucky Derby with a victory in the Cattleya Sho at Tokyo Racecourse. The 2-year-old son of Declaration of War, ridden by Frankie Dettori, powered through a mile over the sloppy main track in 1:36.20. “It took a bit […]

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‘Deep Impact Memorial’: Sunday’s Japan Cup Named In Honor Of Late Champion

Tokyo Racecourse hosts the 39th running of the Grade 1 Japan Cup on Sunday, Nov. 24. The Japan Cup has long been a festival of international color, with foreign raiders flying in to take on the home team and fans flocking to see the big-name racing champions, both human and equine, from around the world. […]

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Vow And Declare Victorious In Melbourne Cup; Dettori Suspended For Ride On Runner-Up

Australian-bred Vow and Declare gave his countrymen reason to celebrate when he won the Melbourne Cup by a head, overturning a ten-year streak of foreign winners, according to The Guardian. The 4-year-old marked the first winner in the Melbourne Cup for trainer Danny O’Brien and jockey Craig Williams. “It’s an amazingly special thing to happen. […]

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Stradivarius Beaten On The Wire By Kew Gardens In British Champions Long Distance Cup

Stradivarius suffered his first defeat in almost two years as Kew Gardens came on top in a pulsating climax to the Qipco British Champions Long Distance Cup. The remarkable Stradivarius has completely dominated the staying division over the past couple of seasons – with back-to-back wins in the Yorkshire Cup, Gold Cup, Goodwood Cup and […]

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‘I Can’t Wait’: Two-Time Arc Winner Enable To Return To Races At 6 In 2020

Enable, whose bid for an unprecedented third consecutive victory in the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe fell just short on Oct. 6 at France’s ParisLongchamp, will not race again this year but will return in 2020 to compete as a 6-year-old, owner-breeder Juddmonte Farms announced in a Tweet on Tuesday morning. Champion jockey Frankie Dettori, […]

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Dettori: Enable ‘Went Down In Glory, Even In Defeat’

Jockey Frankie Dettori took a moment to reflect on Enable’s heartbreaking defeat in the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe last weekend, reports racingtv.com. The mare was trying to make history with a third consecutive victory in the Arc. “The race went exactly like I thought,” the jockey said. “I had a great spot and the […]

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‘We Don’t Love Her Any Less’: Waldgeist Denies Enable In Arc

Gestut Ammerland and Newsells Park’s Waldgeist hit his best stride in the final 150 yards to defeat champion Enable on Sunday, spoiling the mare’s attempt for a history-making third win in the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe. A 5-year-old son of Galileo, Waldgeist gave jockey Pierre-Charles Boudot his first win in the race and trainer […]

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History-Chasing Enable Heads 16 Runners Aiming For Sunday’s Arc De Triomphe

The “Queen of the Turf” is one of 16 remaining runners pointing to Sunday’s Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe after Monday’s first forfeit stage, and Enable couldn’t be doing any better. The superstar mare breezed on the Limekilns on Monday morning, according to racingpost.com, pleasing both her trainer John Gosden and jockey Frankie Dettori. “It was […]

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