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Sir Henry Cecil determined to be at York to see Frankel

Sir Henry Cecil determined to be at York to see Frankel

21 Aug, 2012

Legendary English trainer Sir Henry Cecil is determined to pull out all stops to be at York on Wednesday to saddle up his unbeaten champion Frankel in the Group 1 £725,000 Juddmonte International Stakes (1 mile 2 furlongs 88 yards).

Cecil has been receiving ongoing treatment for cancer and had to miss Frankel keeping his …

Salomina to race in Australia

Salomina to race in Australia

6 Aug, 2012

German Oaks winner Salomina will join other Australian Bloodstock European imports Mawingo and Lucas Cranach at Anthony Freedman’s Rye stables after she contests the  Group 1 €4m QATAR Prix De L’Arc De Triomphe (2400m) at Longchamp in France on October 7.

Australian Bloodstock were keen to return to Europe in pursuit of another first class …

Danedream to defend Prix De L’Arc de Triomphe crown

Danedream to defend Prix De L’Arc de Triomphe crown

24 Jul, 2012

As connections of outstanding stayer Dunaden decide if the six year old returns to Australia to defend his Melbourne Cup title or pursue a European campaign, Ascot winner Danedream will be returning to France to defend her Prix De L’Arc De Triomphe crown.

The Group 1 €4m QATAR Prix De L’Arc De Triomphe (1 mile …

Arc still on the agenda for Dunaden after Ascot flop

Arc still on the agenda for Dunaden after Ascot flop

23 Jul, 2012

The Prix De L’Arc De Triumph is still on the agenda for Melbourne Cup winner Dunaden after finishing unplaced in the Group 1 £1m The King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes (1 mile 4 furlongs) at Ascot on Saturday.

The Prix De L'Arc De Triumph is still on the agenda for Dunaden - photo …

Williams pipped in 2011 Japan Cup – Buena Vista wins

Williams pipped in 2011 Japan Cup – Buena Vista wins

27 Nov, 2011

Australian jockey Craig Williams had to settle for a close second when Buena Vista won the Grade 1 $6.5m 2011 Japan Cup (2400m) in Tokyo today.

Williams gave his mount Tosen Jordan a superb ride from barrier 16 and had the race won everywhere bar the final 50m when it was taken by the darling …

Poor draw for Williams’ Japan Cup hope

Poor draw for Williams’ Japan Cup hope

25 Nov, 2011

Hot jock Craig Williams will have to ride a gem of a race in Sunday’s Group $6.5m 2011 Japan Cup (2400m) after his mount Tosen Jordan drew poorly.

The Yasutoshi Ikee-trained galloper drew the outside gate in 16, making the task in what many believe the strongest Cup for years, much tougher.

It wasn’t much …

Danedream Stands In The Way Of Williams’ Japan Cup Hopes

Danedream Stands In The Way Of Williams’ Japan Cup Hopes

24 Nov, 2011

Craig Williams will attempt to outdo race favourite Danedream when he takes on the Japan Cup in Tokyo this Sunday.

The in-form jockey is aboard second favourite Tosen Jorden for the $6.5 million race, who won the Group 1 Tenno Sho in record time last month.

Williams is in japan for a six-week long riding …

Williams on live Japan Cup hope

Williams on live Japan Cup hope

24 Nov, 2011

Those convinced jockey Craig Williams could win on a broomstick at present should take notice of Sunday’s Grade 1 $6.5 2011 Japan Cup (2400m) in Tokyo.

He is riding local galloper Tosen Jordan  who is third favourite with Tabsportsbet at $8 after a career best win.

The five-year-old gelding is shooting for a hat-trick after …

2011 Japan Cup Looms As The Strongest Ever

2011 Japan Cup Looms As The Strongest Ever

23 Nov, 2011

While the top level racing in Australia might be dying off a bit at the end of the year that’s not to say that’s the case on the international scene.

In fact over in Japan at the moment their talking up this year’s installment of the Japan Cup as potentially the best ever.

It’s hard …

2011 Arc winner Danedream arrives for Japan Cup

2011 Arc winner Danedream arrives for Japan Cup

18 Nov, 2011

The 2011 Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe winner Danedream has arrived in Tokyo in good nick in preparation for the Japan Cup on Sunday week.

The Peter Schiergen-trained galloper is trying to tack on Japan’s premiere event to a wonderful season which has also included wins in the Italian Oaks,  Grosser Preis von Baden and  …