Category: Racing

Wow!Wish we all had this sale at Tattersalls in 2013

To continue our video series, we post the video taken by Goldeneye of the sale of Dancing Rain – Champion race mare, winner of the Epsom Oaks and bred in the purple. See the video below. I have attended the sales at Tattersalls in Newmarket, selling the best of bloodstock the world has to offer

Mullins Unstoppable in Final Day at Cheltenham

The final day of the Cheltenham Festival is always thought to be the best. Whether that is true or not is open to argument, but it does have the week’s feature race ‘The Cheltenham Gold Cup’ sponsored by Magners, worth over £351,600  to the winner. 12 runners were declared to line up before the starter

Cheltenham Day Three. Irish Trainers get the Luck

Day three at Cheltenham had as the feature race, The Ryanair Chase, which last year saw Bryony Frost become the first female jockey ever to win a Grade 1 at the festival. She rode again as well as Rachel Blackmore who has had such a successful meeting this week so far. There were eight runners

Royalty at Cheltenham for Day Two. JP wins three.

Day two of the Cheltenham Festival is officially ‘Ladies Day’ with the main race of the day, the Queen Mother Chase as the feature race. H.R.H. The Duchess of Cornwall attended Cheltenham to present the prizes for the feature race. The Nicky Henderson trained Altior was expected to be one of the highlight horses of

A Day for the Ladies at Cheltenham’s First Day

There were many who thought that Cheltenham would be called off due to the on-going Coronavirus, but thankfully, reason prevailed and as the first day dawned, it was on. Typically for National Hunt meetings, the day started windy, blowing across the course with bouts of rain, but the weather certainly was not to dampen the

Corona Virus starting to affect equine sport.

This week saw both dressage and showjumping events in the USA and the Middle East at the highest level. Event organisers are keeping a close watch on the Corona Virus and shows are still going ahead, but some racing throughout the world has been affected by running the meetings behind closed doors. Corona Virus update

Free Ticket Offer to Badminton Horse Trials

SADLY, DUE TO THE ENFORCED CANCELLATION OF THE BADMINTON HORSE TRIALS IN 2020, THIS OFFER HAS ALSO HAD TO BE CANCELLED. 21ST MARCH 2020 It is Horse View UK that is in the news this week as we are offering everyone who is, or becomes a member of Horse View UK (membership is free) a

Showjumping – Stallions Parades and a Gong

Most of the news this week centred around showjumping with changes to some FEI rules, three World Cup qualifiers and a change at the top of the rankings. In other news, Sir Michael Oswold, former racing manager to HM Queen and stud manager at The Royal Studs was honoured; and finally, just before storm Ciara

Racing concerns – showjumping highlights and dressage rankings

Showjumping continued at the highest level in Florida; Racing concerns in the UK following figures published that race going attendance had fallen once again in 2019; and Dujardin comes fourth on the FEI dressage rankings. Finally in the news this week; the Coronavirus has taken its first show off the calendar in Hong Kong. Show
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