News About: Newmarket Racecourse

New Jockey for Brazen Beau in July Cup

New Jockey for Brazen Beau in July Cup

29 Jun, 2015

Craig Williams partnered boom colt Brazen Beau to a close second in the featured Group 1 Diamond Jubilee Stakes (1200m) on the final day of the 2015 Royal Ascot Carnival, but has revealed he has not been retained for the ride on the three-year-old for next month’s Group 1 July Cup (1207m) at Newmarket.

Brazen …

Luke Nolen Arrives In England Ahead Of Black Caviar Ride

Luke Nolen Arrives In England Ahead Of Black Caviar Ride

19 Jun, 2012

Luke Nolen has arrived at Newmarket Racecourse in time to take part in Black Caviar’s final track work before her English debut this weekend.

Luke Nolen has arrived in England to ride Black Caviar - photo © Steven Dowden

The jockey, who has become famous for his association with the superstar mare, will ride Black …

Lee Freedman Prepares Germany’s Melbourne Cup Hopeful

Lee Freedman Prepares Germany’s Melbourne Cup Hopeful

19 Aug, 2011

Lee Freedman will prepare Lucas Cranach for a shot at the Melbourne Cup

Hall of Fame trainer Lee Freedman has announced he will help train the German stayer Lucas Cranach for this year’s Melbourne Cup just two weeks after stepping down as the head-trainer of his Melbourne stables.

Freedman flew to England yesterday to begin …

Simcock Will Now Dream Ahead To European Glory

Simcock Will Now Dream Ahead To European Glory

11 Jul, 2011

Trainer David Simcock was pleased to report that last weekend’s July Cup winner Dream Ahead was in perfect shape following his spectacular win at Newmarket.

“Dream Ahead has come out of the race absolutely fine,” Simcock said.

“He grubbed up on Saturday night and trotted up with no problems this morning,”

Simcock said he is …

Star Witness Full Steam Ahead For July Cup

Star Witness Full Steam Ahead For July Cup

6 Jul, 2011

Star Witness is aiming to be the first Australian-trained horse to win the July Cup at England's Newmarket Racecourse

Australian galloper Star Witness will head forward to the Group 1 July Cup at England’s Newmarket Racecourse on Saturday after producing a pleasing track work performance yesterday.

The three-year-old colt is aiming to be the first …

Star Witness Set To Tackle Next Month’s July Cup

Star Witness Set To Tackle Next Month’s July Cup

20 Jun, 2011

Star Witness will compete in the July Cup at Newmarket

Danny O’Brien’s Star Witness will remain in England in order to compete in the Group 1 July Cup that will take place at Newmarket Racecourse next month.

Star Witness finished second in his first English run in the Group 1 King’s Stand Stakes and backed …