Two-time Dubai World Cup winner Thunder Snow has been confirmed to start in the Whitney Handicap (G1) on Saturday, Aug.3, at Saratoga Racecourse in Saratoga Springs, New York, US. The Whitney is the most prestigious summer race for dirt horses, 3-year-olds and upward, in America and carries
Last year’s Melbourne Cup winner Cross Counter goes to post in the £500,000 G1 Goodwood Cup, staged over two miles and the highlight of the first day of Glorious Goodwood on Tuesday. The Charlie Appleby-trained four-year-old faces eight rivals including champion Stradivarius in the race. Cross Counter finished
Group-winning four-year-old Glorious Journey moves back up in class and trip for the G3 Criterion Stakes over seven furlongs at Newmarket, UK, on Saturday.
Cross Counter successfully bridged the gap between Australia and the UAE with a brilliant victory for jockey William Buick over Isopolini – like the winner a 4-year-old owned by Godolphin and trained by Charlie Appleby – in the Dubai Gold Cup sponsored by Al Tayer Motors (G2), run over 3200m and with a purse of $1.5m.
Caulfield: The appearance of the Godolphin fillies Lyre and Exhilarates in Saturday’s G3 Quezette Stakes at Caulfield has transformed a routine comeback race into what could well prove a landmark spring event. Lyre (Luke Currie), the G1 Blue Diamond Stakes winner, makes her return after a 20-week break