Minding Could Take On The Boys In G1 Irish Champion Stakes

Six-time Group 1 winner Minding could face colts for the first time in the Group 1 Irish Champion Stakes Sept. 10. According to a report by Course-Specialist, the 3-year-old daughter of Galileo has an entry in both the Irish Champion and the Group 1 Coolmore Matron Stakes on the same card. Trainer Aidan O’Brien indicated that there’s […]

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Full Sister To Minding Among Group Of Well-Bred Fillies Acquired From Coolmore By U.S. Partnership

A two-year-old full sister to dual classic winner Minding is one of several racing-age fillies and broodmares recently acquired from Coolmore by a U.S. partnership consisting of Hill ‘n’ Dale Farms, Glen Hill Farm and Heider Family Stables. According to an article in the Racing Post, John Sikura of Hill ‘n’ Dale and Craig Bernick of Glen Hill confirmed […]

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Minding Wins Sixth Straight Group 1 Despite Trouble At Goodwood

Though the win would not come as easily as some of her more recent scores, Derrick Smith, Mrs. John Magnier and Michael Tabor’s 3-year-old filly Minding would find her way to the winner’s circle for a sixth Group 1 score in a row in the Nassau Stakes at Goodwood Saturday, reports The Guardian. The daughter of […]

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Dual-Classic Winner Minding Adds Another Group 1 To Her Resume In Pretty Polly

Derrick Smith, Mrs. John Magnier and Michael Tabor’s 3-year-old filly Minding added another Group 1 victory to her impressive resume in the Curragh’s Pretty Polly Stakes, crossing the wire 4 1/2 lengths in front of her competition, reports racingpost.com. The Irish-bred daughter of Galileo was ridden to the victory by Ryan Moore for trainer Aidan […]

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Simply Glorious: Tepin Among 50 Entries For Goodwood’s £1-Million Qatar Sussex Stakes

This year’s Classic scorers Galileo Gold, The Gurkha, Awtaad, Minding and Jet Setting feature among 50 entries (up from 39 in 2015), revealed today, for the £1-million Qatar Sussex Stakes on Wednesday, July 27. The Group One mile contest, boosted hugely in value last year, is the highlight of the five-day Qatar Goodwood Festival which […]

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Awtaad Defeats Galileo Gold In Irish 2000 Guineas

Trainer Kevin Prendergast,83, captured his second Irish 2000 Guineas at the Curragh on Saturday, albeit with a 40-year gap between the two. Awtaad, a 3-year-old son of Cape Cross, scored a 2 1/2-length victory over the favored Galileo Gold, according to racingpost.com. The latter colt was the winner of last month’s Newmarket QIPCO 2000 Guineas. […]

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Minding Leads Home A Galileo-O’Brien Trifecta Sweep In The QIPCO 1000 Guineas

Heavily-favored Minding took command two furlongs from the wire and drew off to a sharp 3 ½-length victory in the Group 1 QIPCO 1000 Guineas Stakes at Newmarket. The daughter of Galileo led home a 1-2-3 sweep for both her sire and for trainer Aidan O’Brien, as Ballydoyle closed strongly to take second over Alice […]

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Galileo Is Europe’s Leading Stallion For The 10th Year

The leading stallion in Europe nine times, including consecutive years since 2010, Galileo survived a close battle with Dubawi to take the 2015 title for a 10th time. According to Melissa Bauer-Herzog of All Equine All The Time, Galileo defeated Dubawi by just £622,367 ($919,566 US) in total earnings across all of Europe. With 291 […]

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Golden Horn Caps Off Career With Cartier Horse Of The Year Award

This evening marked the announcement of the 2015 Cartier Horse Racing Awards, the European equivalent of the American Eclipse Awards. Golden Horn (Cape Cross – Fleche d’Or by Dubai Destination) was named both Horse of the Year and 3-Year-Old Colt. Owned by Anthony Oppenheimer and trained by John Gosden, Golden Horn most recently finished second […]

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