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‘Roll The Dice’: Gold Mount Tries Blinkers In Search Of G1 Breakthrough In Hong Kong Cup

Richard Gibson has high hopes that Gold Mount can deliver an overdue Group 1 triumph in Hong Kong’s biggest race of all, the G1 LONGINES Hong Kong Cup, at Sha Tin Racecourse this Sunday. The man with three previous victories at the Hong Kong International Races caused a raised eyebrow or two when the 5-year-old […]

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Oisin Murphy Gets The Jump On Fly-In Riders For Hong Kong International Races

Latrobe gained the trivial distinction of being the first overseas raider sighted at exercise ahead of next week’s LONGINES Hong Kong International Races on Tuesday, and on the jockey front Oisin Murphy will get a jump on his fellow fly-in riders with six mounts tomorrow night, Nov. 28, at Happy Valley. The Irishman has enjoyed […]

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Oisin Murphy’s Suggestion Leads To Hong Kong Vase Trip For Salouen

Oisin Murphy will not only keep the ride on LONGINES Hong Kong Vase contender Salouen on Dec. 9 at Sha Tin, but UK trainer Sylvester Kirk reports that it was advice from the brilliant young Irish rider that determined the Hong Kong adventure. Lambourn-based Kirk said: “It was about five seconds after Oisin got off […]

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Breeders’ Cup News Minute Presented By Adequan: Diversity Rules

This 35th Breeders’ Cup Classic has to be one of the most diverse fields in the history of the race. From running styles, to international flavor, to turf and dirt form, it’s a wide-ranging group. In this edition of the Breeders’ Cup News Minute, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick talk to one of the jockeys […]

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Breeders’ Cup Euro Report: O’Brien Caravan Hits The Track At Churchill Downs

Once again Roaring Lion (Breeders’ Cup Classic) was the first European horse out on to the main track this morning. Race rider and regular pilot Oisin Murphy was in the saddle and he took the son of Kitten’s Joy down to the chute where they stayed for the duration of their light exercise that consisted […]

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Lion Roars Despite Soft Ground; QEII Winner Could Aim For Breeders’ Cup Or HKIR

Roaring Lion, the 2/1 favorite, enjoyed his fourth successive top level win since his third in the Investec Derby when coming from an impossible looking position to collar I Can Fly in the £1,156,250 G1 Queen Elizabeth II Stakes [Sponsored By QIPCO], but conditions were far from ideal and it was a close run thing […]

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Cheveley Park Runner-Up The Mackem Bullet Eyeing Breeders’ Cup Trip

Brian Ellison is eyeing a trip to the Breeders’ Cup with The Mackem Bullet, who was beaten a neck by Fairyland in a thrilling finish to the Juddmonte Cheveley Park Stakes. The pair filled the first two places in the Lowther Stakes at York last time and that form was upheld in the 6f Group […]

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Roaring Lion Runs Down Saxon Warrior In Irish Champions

Roaring Lion was very game late to run down Saxon Warrior in Saturday’s Group 1 Irish Champions Stakes at Leopardstown, reports racingpost.com. The 3-year-old son of Kitten’s Joy, ridden by Oisin Murphy and trained by John Gosden, defeated his rival for the fourth time in six meetings. “I had a lot of belief in the horse, […]

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Roaring Lion’s Coral-Eclipse Triumph Gives Taylor Made 99th G1 Sales Grad

Kentucky-bred and Taylor Made sold Roaring Lion prevailed by a neck in a hard-fought battle over 2,000 Guineas winner Saxon Warrior to win Saturday’s Group 1 Coral-Eclipse Stakes at Sandown Park. The 3-year-old son of Kitten’s Joy brought $160,000 at the Keeneland September yearling sale, and is now owned by Qatar Racing Limited and trained […]

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Thunder Snow Looms Large In Dubai’s Al Maktoum Challenge

Super Saturday, the second biggest fixture of the UAE horseracing season, is upon us. Introduced in 2003 as a dress rehearsal for the Dubai World Cup card three weeks later, all seven races are mirror images of a race to be contested on that ultra-valuable occasion when US$30 million will be distributed in prize money. […]

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