News About: Longchamp

Cox Plate Field Rounded Out By Shamus Award

Cox Plate Field Rounded Out By Shamus Award

23 Oct, 2013

The 2013 Cox Plate field will feature a maiden galloper; with Shamus Award a confirmed started following the withdrawal of Atlantic Jewel.

Shamus Award finished a narrow second in the Stutt Stakes and will be chasing his first ever race win in the Cox Plate at Moonee Valley on Saturday. Photo by: Race Horse Photos …

Sea Moon recovers from travel scare

Sea Moon recovers from travel scare

7 Dec, 2012

English stayer Sea Moon is back to full fitness following a travel scare heading into Sunday’s Group 1 HK$15m Longines Hong Kong Vase (2400m) at Sha Tin.

Sea Moon is back to full fitness in time for the Hong Kong Vase. Photo by: Daniel Costello

Sea Moon didn’t travel very good from England to Hong …

Dunaden on target for back to back Hong Kong Vases

Dunaden on target for back to back Hong Kong Vases

5 Dec, 2012

French superstar Dunaden is on target to win back to back Hong Kong Vases after a rousing gallop for race jockey Craig Williams at Sha Tin on Tuesday morning.

Defending champion Dunaden is the favourite for the Hong Kong Vase. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Dunaden is the $3.30 favourite for the Group 1 …

French stayer Bayrir to replace Mount Athos in Hong Kong Vase

French stayer Bayrir to replace Mount Athos in Hong Kong Vase

27 Nov, 2012

French stayer Bayrir has been selected to replace the Luca Cumani trained Mount Athos in the Group 1 HK$15m Longines Hong Kong Vase (2400m) at Sha Tin on Longines Hong Kong International Race Day on Sunday week.

The Alain De Royer-Dupre trained Bayrir is a Group 1 winner, talking out the  US$500,000 Secretariat Stakes (1 …

Gentildonna being aimed at international stage

Gentildonna being aimed at international stage

26 Nov, 2012

Japan Cup winner Gentildonna is being aimed to the international stage after the three year old filly spear headed a home town finish in the Group 1 US$6.5m 2400m feature at Tokyo on Sunday.

Winning trainer Sei Ishizaka will map out a long term program which could include taking on the world’s best in France, …

Orfevre to rewrite history in Japan Cup

Orfevre to rewrite history in Japan Cup

23 Nov, 2012

Local hero Orfevre will have to rewrite the thirty-one year history of the running of the Japan Cup on Sunday if the four year old is to win Japan’s prestigious Group 1 US$6.5m 2400m feature at Tokyo  from the extreme outside barrier.

British bookmakers have eased Orfevre’s pre post price to as much as 2-1 …

Jakkalberry continues world trip in Japan Cup

Jakkalberry continues world trip in Japan Cup

21 Nov, 2012

Melbourne Cup placegetter Jakkalberry continues on his world trip when trainer Marco Botti saddles up the six year old in the Group 1 US$6.5m Japan Cup (2400m) at Tokyo on Sunday.

Jakkalberry will line up in the Group 1 Japan Cup on Sunday. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia.

Jakkalberry will be competing in his …

Dettori to face drug charges in France

Dettori to face drug charges in France

14 Nov, 2012

High profile international jockey Frankie Dettori is facing disciplinary action after testing positive to a banned substance at Longchamp, France in September.

Dettori had four mounts at the Longchamp meeting on September 16 in a lead up to the Group 1 €4m QATAR Prix De L’Arc De Triomphe (1 mile 4 furlongs) at Longchamp on …

Waterhouse playing up chances of Glencadam Gold in Melbourne Cup

Waterhouse playing up chances of Glencadam Gold in Melbourne Cup

5 Nov, 2012

A super confident Gai Waterhouse is playing up the chances of her Melbourne Cup hope Glencadam Gold and is expecting the five year old to be in the finish at Flemington tomorrow.

Glencadam Gold was sent out the $4.40 favourite for the Group 1 $2.5m BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m) at Caulfield on October 20 but …

French filly Solemia takes out Prix De L’Arc De Triomphe

French filly Solemia takes out Prix De L’Arc De Triomphe

8 Oct, 2012

French filly Solemia will now head to the Breeder’s Cup after taking out the Group 1 €4m QATAR Prix De L’Arc De Triomphe (1 mile 4 furlongs) at Longchamp, France on October 7.

In a race that dramatically changed complexion over the final 100m, Japan was denied its first win in the famous race when …