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Ortensia to push ahead to York

Ortensia to push ahead to York

16 Jul, 2012

Trainer Paul Messara will push ahead to York with Ortensia after the mare ran a much improved race on a heavy track in the Group 1 £400,000 Darley July Cup (1200m) at Newmarket on Saturday.

The Group 1 £250,000 The Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes (5 furlongs) at York on August 24 is part of the British …

Sour Mash has turned the corner for Waller

Sour Mash has turned the corner for Waller

13 Jul, 2012

Lightly raced import Sour Mash has turned the corner and trainer Chris Waller expects the five year old to continue his his new found form at Warwick Farm tomorrow.

Sour Mash is expected their recent good form at Warwick Farm - photo © Steve Hart

Sour Mash is going for back to back Warwick Farm …

Frankel to set the trend for short priced favourites at Royal Ascot

Frankel to set the trend for short priced favourites at Royal Ascot

18 Jun, 2012

The unbeaten Frankel will set the trend early in Royal Ascot week for short priced favourites when he lines up in the Group 1 £250,000 The Queen Anne Stakes (1 mile) tomorrow.

The Sir Henry Cecil trained four year old has firmed into 1-6 favourite and looks certain to remain unbeaten and record his eleventh …

So You Think to clash with Frankel at Newbury

So You Think to clash with Frankel at Newbury

9 May, 2012

A clash is looming between dual Cox Plate winner So You Think and the world’d highest rated racehorse Frankel in the Group 1 £175,000 Lockinge Stakes at Newbury on May 19.

So You Think has returned to the stables of top Irish trainer Aidan O’Brien after finishing fourth to Monterosso in the Group 1 US$10m …

Frankel cleared of major injury

Frankel cleared of major injury

19 Apr, 2012

A relieved Sir Henry Cecil is still hopeful his unbeaten champ Frankel will run in the Group 1 £175,000 Lockinge Stakes at Newbury on May 19 after being cleared of any major tendon injury.

Frankel will resume normal work after scans came up clear on his off fore leg after sustaining a knock while working …

So You Think to go to stud in Australia

So You Think to go to stud in Australia

13 Apr, 2012

Dual Cox Plate winner So You Think will return to Australia in August to start stud duties after one more summer campaign in England.

Top Irish trainer Aidan O’Brien has shipped So You Think back to Ireland to prepare him for the summer at Royal Ascot before he begins his stud life at Coolmore in …

So You Think He’s Ready For A Comeback?

So You Think He’s Ready For A Comeback?

31 Mar, 2011

The most talked about horse of 2010, So You Think, is set to prove his worth on the world stage at Newbury in May in the Group 1 Lockinge Stakes.

The dual Cox Plate winner and star of the Australian turf last year is now trained by Aidan O’Brien in Ireland.

So You Think left …