Horse Racing

Hackwood Stakes back-up plan for Judicial

The bet365 Hackwood Stakes is a back-up plan for Judicial if connections decide to sidestep the Darley July Cup at Newmarket. The Group One on July 11 is an option for the eight-year-old after his victory in the Chipchase Stakes at Newcastle – but should that look too hot, Judicial may wait for the Group […]

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Big two in Oaks field of eight at Epsom

Market leaders Love and Frankly Darling head a field of eight for the Investec Oaks at Epsom on Saturday. Love has been the ante-post favourite since her convincing victory in the Qipco 1000 Guineas and she now bids to become the first filly since Minding in 2016 to win both Classics. Source: Read Full Article

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Paul Nicholls makes perfect start with Southwell winner

Nineohtwooneoh gave Paul Nicholls a flying start to the new National Hunt season with victory in the first race on the resumption of British jumps racing at Southwell. The 2-1 favourite scored emphatically on his fencing debut in the Sign Solutions Nottingham Novices’ Handicap Chase, as he and jockey Harry Cobden evaded drama around them […]

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Newmarket aim for Ropey Guest

Classy three-year-old maiden Ropey Guest will try to get that elusive first victory under his belt in the Sir Henry Cecil Stakes at Newmarket next week. Trainer George Margarson is targeting the Listed contest over a mile for the colt, who has been placed in no fewer than four Group Three races. Source: Read Full […]

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Peaceful to miss Investec Oaks and head to France

Peaceful is likely to head for Sunday’s Prix de Diane at Chantilly, with Love heading for Saturday’s Investec Oaks at Epsom, as Aidan O’Brien looks to keep his star fillies apart. Love won the 1000 Guineas at Newmarket in fine style, while Peaceful romped away with the Irish equivalent at the Curragh. Source: Read Full […]

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Owners set to attend Epsom Derby and Oaks in latest BHA plan

Owners are set to be allowed to watch their horses compete on Epsom Derby day after coronavirus rules were eased. The British Horseracing Authority plans to pilot new protocols at Southwell and Kempton on Wednesday, ahead of a scheduled wider rollout on Saturday. It is good news for connections with runners in the Investec Oaks […]