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‘True Role Model’: Amateur Female Jockey Makes History With Fairytale Goodwood Win

Khadijah Mellah, 18, became a new hero for women in sport, and particularly Muslim women, when generating an unlikely fairytale at the Qatar Goodwood Festival. The A-level student from Peckham in South London, a teenager with no family background in horses, let alone racing, won The Magnolia Cup, Goodwood’s charity race for women riders, showing […]

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Three-Time Group 1 Winner Too Darn Hot Retired With Hind-Leg Injury

Top 3-year-old colt Too Darn Hot has been forced to retire from racing after the discovery of a hairline fracture in his right hind cannon bone, according to racingtv.com. Connections of the son of Dubawi believe the injury was suffered during the colt’s most recent triumph, which came in last week’s Group 1 Sussex Stakes at […]

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Too Darn Hot Holds Off Circus Maximus In Sussex For Automatic Berth In Breeders’ Cup Mile

Lord Andrew Lloyd-Webber’s 3-year-old homebred Too Darn Hot (GB), under jockey Frankie Dettori, held off Flaxman Stables, Mrs. John Magnier and Michael Tabor’s Circus Maximus (IRE) to win Wednesday’s US$1,303,453, one-mile Qatar Sussex Stakes (G1) at Goodwood Racecourse by a half-length, and gained an automatic starting position into the $2 million TVG Breeders’ Cup Mile (G1), through the international […]

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‘Tremendously Fast’ Battaash Seeks Record-Setting Win At Goodwood

Lambourn trainer Charlie Hills, who is enjoying a fine season, is looking forward to the Qatar Goodwood Festival (Tuesday, July 30 to Saturday, August 3), and has his big guns Battaash and Phoenix Of Spain primed for their assignments. Hills spoke Tuesday at a Goodwood Racecourse -organised media visit to his stables at Faringdon Place […]

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Champion Too Darn Hot ‘Back In The Right Place,’ Aims For Breeders’ Cup Berth In Sussex

Stradivarius, Too Darn Hot and Mehdaayih headline a strong John Gosden team for the five-day Qatar Goodwood Festival, which runs from Tuesday, July 30 to Saturday, August 3. Europe’s unbeaten champion two-year-old of 2018, Too Darn Hot, is all set for the feature £1-million G1 Qatar Sussex Stakes over a mile on Wednesday, July 31. […]

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Lightning Spear Takes Goodwood’s Sussex, Earns Breeders’ Cup Mile Berth

Lightning Spear (GB) finally claimed Group 1 glory as he led home fellow British-bred Expert Eye by 1 1/2 lengths in the Group 1 Qatar Sussex Stakes at Goodwood – a Win and You’re In Challenge Series race for the G1 Breeders’ Cup Mile giving an expenses-paid starting berth to the winner. Now 7, the […]

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Stradivarius Up Late To Defend Goodwood Cup Title

Stradivarius took another big stride towards the season’s leading stayer award – and an unrelated £1m bonus – when landing today’s £500,000 G1 Qatar Goodwood Cup over two miles. Gaining his third win of the season, the John Gosden-trained four-year-old repeated his win in the race of last year, and was again ridden by Andrea […]

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‘World Horse Racing’: Breeders’ Cup Among Global Racing Festivals To Launch New Media Company

A ground-breaking new media company dedicated to telling the story of international Thoroughbred horse racing launches today. World Horse Racing will give fans exclusive access to the thrills, glamour and culture of one of the world’s most enthralling sports. This major new media brand is unique in being powered by four iconic racing festivals – Ascot […]

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Churchill ‘Never A Horse To Wilt,’ Points to Irish Champion Stakes

Churchill could have his next start in the Qipco Irish Champion Stakes at Leopardstown on September 9, a “Win and You’re In” race for the Breeders’ Cup Longines Turf. The dual 2000 Guineas winner, who was forced to miss the Sussex Stakes following a downpour at Glorious Goodwood, ran with credit at York when finding […]

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Longshot Here Comes When Holds Off Favored Ribchester To Win Rain-Soaked Sussex Stakes

Here Comes When got the better of hot favorite Ribchester to run out a shock 20-1 winner of in the Qatar Sussex Stakes at Goodwood. For his victory, the 7-year-old gelding by Danehill Dancer earned an automatic expenses-paid berth in the G1 Breeders’ Cup Mile. Having already won the Lockinge Stakes at Newbury and the […]

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