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Justify Named Kentucky Thoroughbred Owners And Breeders Horse Of The Year, Stage Magic Named Broodmare Of The Year

Justify, winner of the 2018 Triple Crown, was named Horse of the Year and champion 3-year-old male by the Kentucky Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders during today’s KTOB awards luncheon at Keeneland. The KTOB recognized 12 other Kentucky-breds at the luncheon, led by Broodmare of the Year Stage Magic, the dam of Justify, and awards were […]

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First Mares Scanned In Foal To Roaring Lion

Roaring Lion, the world champion 3-year-old of 2018 and Cartier Horse Of The Year, who stands at Tweenhills Stud in England, has taken to stallion duties with ease and has had his first mares scanned in foal, including Qatar Racing-owned Common Knowledge. Common Knowledge is the dam of dual stakes winners Astrophysical Jet and Coral Wave and boasts […]

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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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Gosden Trainees Take Five Cartier Awards: Roaring Lion Horse Of The Year

Roaring Lion has been revealed as the 2018 Cartier Horse Of The Year at the 28th annual Cartier Racing Awards, European horseracing’s equivalent of the Oscars. Owned by Qatar Racing Limited, the outstandingly talented and consistent 3-year-old colt becomes the fourth Cartier Horse Of The Year in the last five years to be trained by […]

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Twice As Nice: Enable Tops Nominees For Cartier Horse Of The Year Award

The nominations for the 28th annual Cartier Racing Awards were unveiled on Sunday, Nov. Horses trained by John Gosden in Newmarket have gained the Cartier Horse of the Year Award three times in the last four years – Kingman (2014), Golden Horn (2015) and Enable (2017). Britain’s champion Flat trainer holds a very strong hand […]

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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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Equibase Analysis: Will A 3-Year-Old Take The Classic Again?

The 35th running of the Grade 1, $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic drew a field of 14 horses plus two also-eligibles, 11 of which enter the race off a win or a runner-up effort in a grade one or group one stakes race. In terms of success, Accelerate has been assigned starting favoritism at 5 […]

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Breeders’ Cup Countdown Presented By DRF Bets: A View From Europe, Durkin’s Memories

As I approached Giles Anderson’s booth at Equestricon this week, he pulled up the Racing Post on his mobile device, sliding it in front of me to display a photo on the front page of the website. It was of stallion Arrogate, bucking in the air at Kentucky’s Juddmonte Farms. “See,” he said. “An American […]

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Dettori Pilots Roaring Lion, Enable For Parts Of Wednesday’s Training Sessions

John Gosden arrived in Louisville late Tuesday night with Frankie Dettori and both were trackside early this morning to see Roaring Lion (Classic) do a strong canter around one circuit of the Churchill Downs oval with usual work rider Bernario De Paiva. Shortly after, Dettori got on board and put Roaring Lion through the gates. […]

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