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Enable Named 2017 Cartier Horse Of The Year

The outstanding three-year-old filly Enable has been named the Cartier Horse of the Year at the 27th annual Cartier Racing Awards, European horseracing’s equivalent of the Oscars. The 2017 Cartier Racing Awards were presented at a glittering ceremony before an invited audience of 300 at the Dorchester Hotel, London, England, on Tuesday, November 14. From the first crop […]

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2017 Cartier Award Nominees Announced; Enable Faces Three Others For Horse Of The Year

Following the end of the British flat racing season at Doncaster Nov. 11, the 2017 nominees for the Cartier Racing Awards were announced Nov. 12. The 27th annual Cartier Racing Awards will be presented at the Dorchester Hotel in London on the evening of Nov. 14. Runaway QIPCO Champion Stakes (G1) winner Cracksman (owned by […]

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Updated: Morning-Line Favorite Ulysses Scratched From Breeders’ Cup Turf

Flaxman Holdings, Ltd.’s Ulysses, the 7-2 morning line favorite, has been scratched from Saturday’s $4-million Longines Breeders’ Cup Turf per recommendation from the track veterinarians. A 4-year-old son of Galileo out of Light Shift, by Kingmambo, Ulysses is trained by Sir Michael Stoute, who would have been bidding for his fifth victory in the Turf […]

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Ulysses To Bypass Champion Stakes And Go Directly To Breeders’ Cup Turf

A field of 10 runners, headed by Highland Reel and Cracksman, will line up in Saturday’s G1 Qipco Champion Stakes at Ascot. One notable name missing from the entries, however, is that of two-time Group 1 winner Ulysses. According to the Racing Post, trainer Sir Michael Stoute decided to skip the Champion Stakes and instead go straight […]

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Enable Absolutely Brilliant In Prix De L’Arc De Triomphe

Juddmonte homebred Enable did exactly as she was expected to do in Sunday’s Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe, bursting away from a talented field in the straight to score a 2 1/2-length victory. The 3-year-old daughter of Nathaniel was positioned close up throughout the 1 1/2-mile contest, but the race was over as soon as […]

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Enable, Ulysses Headline Field Of 18 In Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe

Enable will race from stall two in the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe at Chantilly on Sunday. John Gosden’s filly has carried all before her this season and is attempting to win her fifth Group One in succession. Danedream was drawn in two when winning for Germany in 2011. Numerically, Aidan O’Brien fields the strongest […]

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Dettori Hoping For ‘A Bit Of Luck’ With Odds-On Enable In Sunday’s Arc

Frankie Dettori has pinpointed Ulysses and Winter as Enable’s most likely rivals in Sunday’s Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe at Chantilly. However, having already beaten Sir Michael Stoute’s Ulysses comprehensively in the King George at Ascot and with Aidan O’Brien yet to confirm Winter as a definite runner, it is hardly surprising the bookmakers make […]

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Arrogate Remains On Top In Latest Longines World’s Best Racehorse Rankings

After his performance in the Juddmonte International Stakes (G1), Ulysses (IRE) [127] joins Gun Runner (USA) [127] as the co-third highest rated horse in the seventh edition of the Longines World’s Best Racehorse Rankings for 2017. LONGINES World’s Best Racehorse Rankings  Leading Horses  click here for complete rankings Rank Horse Rating Trained 1 ARROGATE (USA) […]

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Churchill ‘Never A Horse To Wilt,’ Points to Irish Champion Stakes

Churchill could have his next start in the Qipco Irish Champion Stakes at Leopardstown on September 9, a “Win and You’re In” race for the Breeders’ Cup Longines Turf. The dual 2000 Guineas winner, who was forced to miss the Sussex Stakes following a downpour at Glorious Goodwood, ran with credit at York when finding […]

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O’Brien Believes Churchill Can Handle Extended Distance In Juddmonte International

Aidan O’Brien will ask his dual 2000 Guineas hero, Churchill, to tackle an extended mile and a quarter for the first time tomorrow when the Welcome to Yorkshire Ebor Festival gets underway at York. Churchill is one of seven declared runners for what’s set to be an outstanding renewal of the G1 Juddmonte International Stakes, […]

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