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Led By Stradivarius, Frankie Dettori Has ‘Tremendous Expectations’ For Royal Ascot Mounts

Frankie Dettori is the most successful current jockey at Royal Ascot with 60 winners and he reflected on how special the Royal Meeting is to him. “I’m really looking forward to the meeting,” Dettori said on Thursday. “Me and John (Gosden) have gathered a pretty decent team and I’ve got some nice outside rides too. […]

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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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Stradivarius Remains Perfect In 2018 With Dramatic British Champions Stakes Triumph

Stradivarius squeezed through the smallest of gaps on the home turn for a dramatic fifth win from five starts this year in the G2 Qipco British Champions Stakes at Ascot on Saturday. Trainer John Gosden admitted afterwards that the participation of a colt he described as “fabulous” had been “touch and go” owing to unsuitably […]

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Weekend Lineup: Maryland Million

This weekend’s North American racing action is highlighted by the Maryland Million series on Saturday at Laurel Park. The featured race, the Classic, offers a contentious field of ten starters with three also-eligibles. Morning-line favorite Bonus Points is last on the AEs, so the main body favoritism falls to Saratoga Bob, a 4-year-old son of […]

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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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‘Mr. Ascot’ Frankie Dettori Wins Sixth Gold Cup, 60th Royal Ascot Race Aboard Stradivarius

There are few certainties in horse racing but one of them is that Frankie Dettori will win at Royal Ascot. Thursday in the meet’s highlight race, the Group 1 Gold Cup, Dettori got 4-year-old Stradivarius over the line first, giving the 47-year-old jockey six Gold Cup victories in his career and his 60th win at […]

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Order Of St George Up Late In British Champions Long Distance Cup

Order Of St George pulled off an unlikely victory to get up close home in the Group 2 Qipco Long Distance Cup at Ascot. Aidan O’Brien’s stayer was sent off the 4-5 market leader, but with two furlongs to run he looked beaten back in fourth, hitting a big price on the exchanges as Torcedor […]

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Coronet Ready To Take On The Boys In G1 William Hill St. Leger

Frankie Dettori has elected to ride Coronet over better-fancied stablemate Stradivarius in the William Hill St Leger at Doncaster on Saturday. Trainer John Gosden has four Leger wins to Dettori’s five and is again expected to play a leading role on Town Moor, with Coronet, last time finishing second to the yard’s brilliant Enable in […]

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Stradivarius Upsets Favored Big Orange In Goodwood Cup

Stradivarius looks another strong St Leger contender for John Gosden after downing Big Orange in the Qatar Goodwood Cup. The Ascot Gold Cup winner adopted his usual front-running tactics under Frankie Dettori and appeared to have all of his rivals in trouble as he went in search of a third successive win in the race, […]

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