North America stamped himself as one of the best dirt milers in the world with a scintillating, dominant win in last season’s Group 2 $350,000 Al Maktoum Challenge R1.
Godolphin’s star sprinter Blue Point became only the second horse in 99 years to complete a famous sprint double at Royal Ascot, UK, with success in the G1 Diamond Jubilee Stakes over six furlongs on Saturday.
Inns Of Court tried five furlongs for the first time in the G2 Prix de Gros-Chene at Chantilly, France, on Sunday, and emerged the impressive winner.
The stage is set for £183,000 Dubai International Arabian Races (DIAR) to be held on Sunday at the Newbury Racecourse in England. For the Europe’s most prestigious Purebred Arabian race day,
Nantes: Monaco’s problems deepened at Metz on Saturday when the 2017 champions slumped to a second successive 3-0 defeat in Ligue 1 and again finished with 10 men on the field. New recruits Wissam Ben Yedder and Henry Onyekuru both started up front but neither striker made an impression as Monaco
Manchester: Pep Guardiola called for VAR to be “fixed” after Manchester City were denied a last-gasp winner in their dramatic 2-2 draw against Tottenham on Saturday. Guardiola’s side failed to win for the first time in 16 Premier League games dating back to last season as a result of the latest VAR row.
Vigo: Zinedine Zidane indicated Gareth Bale will stay at Real Madrid after the Welshman led the way in a 3-1 victory over Celta Vigo on Saturday. Bale was back in the team and back in form at Balaidos, with Zidane’s eagerness to sell him this summer perhaps fresh in his mind as he teed up Karim Benzema’s opening goal.
Veteran full-back Maxime Medard scored twice as France hammered Scotland 32-3 in their first Rugby World Cup warm-up Test in Nice on Saturday. Medard, 32, winning his 57th cap, dotted down either side of the break for his first tries in more than three years. The fixture was the first outing of the side since