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‘The Horse That Made My Career’: Prince Of Arran Gives Fellowes High Hopes For 2019

One of the best-looking horses on the grounds during the 2018 Dubai World Cup Carnival turned out to be one of the best-performing on the world stage. Saeed Bel Obaida’s Charlie Fellowes-trained Prince of Arran commenced 2018 with a 103 rating, a record of 3-for-19 and the look of an above-average stayer—but what he did from there […]

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Some In Tieme Comes From Way Back For Louisville Handicap Victory

Alecibiades Azvedo’s Some In Tieme came from well off a slow pace to win Saturday’s Grade 3 Louisville Handicap at Churchill Downs by about four lengths despite traveling erratically in the stretch. The Brazilian-bred son of Shirocco is a dual Group 1 winner in his home country, but this was his first stateside graded win […]

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Brown Panther Hopes To Pounce in Pattison Canadian International

Brown Panther, with a record of 10-4-3 from 24 career starts and purse earnings in excess of $1-million, arrives at the International from a breathtaking score in the Group 1 Irish St Leger at the Curragh. “It was a hugely exciting day and the race went absolutely to plan,” said trainer Tom Dascombe of the […]

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Irish St. Leger Hero Brown Panther Under Consideration for Breeders’ Cup Turf

A possible tilt at the G1 Breeders’ Cup Turf is being considered by the connections of Brown Panther, winner of the Irish St. Leger (Ire-I) on Sunday. The Racing Post reports that trainer Tom Dascombe has suggested the idea, and that owner-breeder Michael Owen has expressed some interest. However, since a Breeders’ Cup try would […]

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Leading German sire Monsun dies at 22

Monsun, the leading sire in Germany and one of the top sires in Europe was euthanized Sept. 11 after suffering from a severe neurological disease. He was 22. The son of Konigsstuhl, who also suffered from blindness during his later years, had stood his entire career at Gestut Schlenderhan near Cologne. Trained by Heinz Jentzsch […]

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