Medina Spirit, ridden by jockey John Velazquez, (centre) leads the pack on his way to winning the 147th running of the Kentucky Derby. Agence France-Presse
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
Stradivarius and Frankie Dettori won a historic third successive Goodwood Cup on Tuesday to put the horse within one win of a repeat of the million pound bonus he collected last year. Dettori delivered his challenge on staying great Stradivarius with just under two furlongs of the two mile (3,200 metres) Group
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
Pakistan captain Babar Azam lauded his players after they completed a successful southern Africa tour with a second straight innings victory over Zimbabwe on Monday -- then looked ahead to his team’s planned tour of the West Indies in July.
Jannik Sinner booked a second-round showdown with nine-time champion Rafael Nadal at the Italian Open after a 6-2, 6-4 win over Frenchman Ugo Humbert on Monday. The Italian teenager will face the 20-time Grand Slam winner for the second time, having impressed
Washington: Four-time major winner Rory McIlroy celebrated his first victory in 18 months on Sunday, then revealed a neck injury nearly prevented him from teeing it up at Quail Hollow. “I didn’t even think I was going to tee off in this tournament Wednesday night,”
Serena Williams raised doubts over her participation at the Tokyo Olympics on Monday, ahead of her return to the limelight this week at the Italian Open. The 39-year-old, still ranked eighth in the world, has been absent from the courts since her semi-final defeat