Battaash (right), ridden by Jim Crowley, races towards the finish to win the Group One Nunthorpe Stakes at York on Friday.
FLEMINGTON: The 30th G1 start in Hartnell’s varied and worthy career comes in Saturday’s G1 Makybe Diva Stakes at Flemington with stable anticipation as buoyant as ever.
Top stayer Cross Counter and unbeaten two-year-old Pinatubo bid for G1 honours on day two of Irish Champions Weekend at the Curragh, Ireland, on Sunday. Both horses of the Godolphin
An old warrior and a mare still on the march give Godolphin enviable prospects in Saturday’s G1 Memsie Stakes at Caulfield. Hartnell (Craig Williams) and Alizee (Damien Oliver) have won seven G1 races
World number one Carlos Alcaraz crushed Lorenzo Musetti 6-3, 6-2, 6-2 to reach the French Open quarter-finals on Sunday and move a step closer to a blockbuster showdown with Novak Djokovic.
The West Indies openers King and Johnnson Charles added a quick-fire 48 runs for the first wicket to set the tone for a successful chase.
"When I was giving birth to our daughter in October, I never believed I would go all the way to the quarter-finals of a Grand Slam," Svitolina added.