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World’s Best Racehorse Award Ends In Three-Way Tie With Enable, Crystal Ocean, Waldgeist

In the end, the top three horse racing performances of 2019 could not be separated. Enable, Crystal Ocean and Waldgeist were all honored at a ceremony in London Wednesday for performances that garnered a rating of 128 atop the Longines World’s Best Racehorse Rankings. That ties for the lowest final figure since the ratings began, […]

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‘I Can’t Wait’: Two-Time Arc Winner Enable To Return To Races At 6 In 2020

Enable, whose bid for an unprecedented third consecutive victory in the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe fell just short on Oct. 6 at France’s ParisLongchamp, will not race again this year but will return in 2020 to compete as a 6-year-old, owner-breeder Juddmonte Farms announced in a Tweet on Tuesday morning. Champion jockey Frankie Dettori, […]

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Dettori: Enable ‘Went Down In Glory, Even In Defeat’

Jockey Frankie Dettori took a moment to reflect on Enable’s heartbreaking defeat in the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe last weekend, reports racingtv.com. The mare was trying to make history with a third consecutive victory in the Arc. “The race went exactly like I thought,” the jockey said. “I had a great spot and the […]

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Another Run For Enable Not Ruled Out; Breeders’ Cup Turf An Option

Champion racemare Enable may not have been able to get the job done over testing ground at Longchamp on Sunday, but the 5-year-old mare still returned to the saddling enclosure to cheers from her fans after a brave performance. On Monday, Khalid Abudllah’s racing manager Lord Teddy Grimthorpe revealed to BBC Radio 4’s Today program […]

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World’s Best Racehorse Rankings: Enable A Tick Behind Crystal Ocean; McKinzie Improves Rating

ENABLE (GB) [126], who improved her rating from 123 to 126, has moved into second position in the sixth edition of the LONGINES World’s Best Racehorse Rankings for 2019.  In a compelling renewal of the King George VI And Queen Elizabeth QIPCO Stakes (G1) at Ascot, Enable battled with CRYSTAL OCEAN (GB) [127] and ultimately […]

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After Disappointing In BC Turf, Waldgeist Appears ‘Fresh’ For Hong Kong Vase

Among the four Group 1 treats on Sunday’s LONGINES Hong Kong International Races card, only Mile hotpot Beauty Generation holds a bigger ratings edge over his rivals than Waldgeist, yet the Hong Kong Vase contender has been surrounded by questions ever since a lackluster performance in the Breeders’ Cup Turf. A model of consistency during […]

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Arc Fourth Waldgeist Takes Aim On Hong Kong Vase

Andre Fabre commands maximum respect when he takes aim at the LONGINES Hong Kong International Races and will be doubly represented for this year’s edition on Dec. 9. Soon to be crowned Champion Trainer in France for a remarkable 29th time, Fabre has confirmed G1 Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud (2400m) winner Waldgeist for the HK$20 […]

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Twenty-Three G1 Winners Among 50 Horses Lined Up For Hong Kong Races

The HK$93 million LONGINES Hong Kong International Races will bring together international stars for four exciting and elite Group 1 contests at Sha Tin Racecourse on Sunday, 9 December. Among the 50 selections – featuring 23 G1 winners – is a 25-strong contingent of world class overseas raiders including Japan’s champion sprinter Fine Needle, plus the hugely-talented Sungrazer and […]

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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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