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Queens of the Turf

Queens of the Turf

Racing within the last week provided two more fine examples of the wisdom of keeping older mares in training. At Glorious Goodwood, Midday made history by becoming the first mare t...

Headline-making AGM raises issue

Headline-making AGM raises issue

The TBA Annual General Meeting generated a lot of thought-provoking information, as a result of Paul Greeves’s presentation on thoroughbred production in Great Britain and Ireland. On m...

One more chance to see Frankel this year

One more chance to see Frankel this year

It was the news all fans of the great Frankel wanted to hear: the son of Galileo will race on as a four-year-old next season. His delighted owner/breeder Prince Khalid Abdullah con...

Likely to be seeing more of Moore

Likely to be seeing more of Moore

Hayley Moore is unlikely to forget last weekend in a hurry. On Saturday, she rode Captain Ramius to victory in the most prestigious ladies’ race of the calendar, the Longines Handic...

Ex-pat trainer thriving in the US

Ex-pat trainer thriving in the US

Simon Callaghan started training in his hometown of Newmarket in January 2008 but swapped East Anglia for a life in California last year and seemingly hasn’t looked back. On 31 M...

Be Prepared for more success

Be Prepared for more success

There can’t be too many examples of full-siblings being bred and racing in different hemispheres, but Prepared’s debut at Newmarket on July 23 was noteworthy for just this reason....

Original thinking the key

Original thinking the key

Sir Mark Prescott is never one to follow the herd and yet another example of this came at Sandown last Thursday with Kinetica’s two-and-a-half length victory in the Listed Star Stak...

Equine stars on collision course?

Equine stars on collision course?

Those lucky enough to be at Newmarket last year on August 13, would have known that the two-year-old mile maiden was pretty special just from looking at the pedigrees of some of the h...

Wild Coco looks a star in the making

Wild Coco looks a star in the making

Heavy rain during Saturday afternoon at Newmarket failed to dampen the enthusiasm of Julian Dollar and his team from Newsells Park Stud, sponsors of the Newsells Park Stud Stakes, a 12-fu...

Great investment showing profit

Great investment showing profit

Seeing defeat snatched from the jaws of victory in a Classic thanks to a slipping saddle must be one of the most galling experiences an owner could find himself having to endure. That ...

Keys bumped into big time on the Flat

Keys bumped into big time on the Flat

Newsells Park Stud Stakes victrix Wild Coco, whose impressive success brightened up a wet afternoon at HQ, wasn’t the only winner in Britain last Saturday bred from a daughter of th...

Meandre boosts French spirits

Meandre boosts French spirits

If French national pride runs high on Bastille Day, it must surely have been running particularly high among the French bloodstock community on July 14 this year. The rearrangements wh...

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