the grey gatsby

Dual Group 1 Winner The Grey Gatsby To Stand At Haras Du Petit Tellier

Hard-knocking Group 1 winner The Grey Gatsby has been retired and will stand the 2018 breeding season at  Haras du Petit Tellier in Normandy, France. The Racing Post reports that the 6-year-old son of Mastercraftsman won four times and finished in the money a total of 13 times in his 28 career starts. The Grey Gatsby earned £2.7 million […]

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Oscar Performance Goes For Grade 1 Hat-Trick In Joe Hirsch Turf Classic

Amerman Racing’s Oscar Performance will seek his fourth consecutive win against graded stakes company in taking on an accomplished 11-horse field of 3-year-olds and up in Saturday’s Grade 1, $500,000 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic at Belmont Park. The 41st running of the Joe Hirsch, contested at 1 ½ miles on the Widener turf, is one […]

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International Appeal: Weld Sending Zhukova, The Grey Gatsby To Belmont For G1 Contests

Top Irish trainer Dermot Weld will bring some international flair to the Belmont Fall Championship Meet with a pair of nominees for the Grade 1, $500,000 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic, topped by John D. Murrell’s Zhukova. Zhukova, a 5-year-old Irish-bred mare by Fastnet Rock, will return to the site of her biggest career win to […]

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A Shin Hikari At Royal Ascot: Best Horse In The World?

According to both the Longines World’s Best Racehorse Rankings and the Timeform ratings, a Japanese-trained horse is currently the best horse in the world. His name is A Shin Hikari, and his most recent performance in the G1 Prix d’Ispahan at Chantilly saw him win against proven rivals by a 10-length margin. The result ranks […]

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Golden Horn, Gleneagles Set To Clash In Juddmonte International

Top 3-year-olds Golden Horn and Gleneagles head a stellar field of eight runners declared for Wednesday’s Group 1 Juddmonte International at York Race Course. The John Gosden-trained Golden Horn will put his undefeated record on the line in the 10-furlong contest. It will be the colt’s first start since capturing the Group 1 Coral-Eclipse at […]

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Golden Horn Brilliant Again In Eclipse Victory

Golden Horn joined a short list of horses Saturday when the colt determinedly put away his elder rival The Grey Gatsby to win the G1 Coral-Eclipse Stakes at Sandown Park, clinching the rare Derby-Eclipse double. Just short of a month after his Epsom Derby success, Golden Horn led the field into the straight under jockey […]

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Free Eagle Holds Off The Grey Gatsby In Thrilling Prince Of Wales’s

Free Eagle held off a furious rally by The Grey Gatsby to win the Group 1 Prince of Wales’s Stakes by a short head at Royal Ascot June 17. It was just the fifth lifetime start for the 4-year-old son of High Chaparral, who now has won three starts and never finished out of the […]

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California Chrome Among International Stars Targeting Prince Of Wales’s Stakes

California Chrome looks likely to lead a strong international challenge in this year’s Prince of Wales’s Stakes at Royal Ascot. ‘America’s Horse’, a son of Lucky Pulpit, was recently second in the Dubai World Cup and is already in the UK ahead of the Royal Meeting. He is being stabled in Newmarket with Rae Guest […]

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Solow Scores Impressive Dubai Turf Win

Wertheimer et Frere’s homebred Solow pulled away to win by open lengths over The Grey Gatsby in Saturday’s Group 1, $6 million Dubai Turf at Meydan Racecourse. In contrast to The Grey Gatsby, who grew very warm before the race and had to be blindfolded in order to be loaded into the starting gate, Solow […]

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Longines World’s Best Racehorse Ceremony Set for Jan. 20

The Longines World’s Best Racehorse Ceremony, where final international Thoroughbred rankings for 2014 are revealed, will be on Jan. 20 in London, according to The Blood-Horse. Japan’s Just a Way has sat atop the rankings for most of the year, with Australia, Kingman, The Grey Gatsby, and Variety Club tied for second. Last year’s winners […]

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