Category: Racing

More Darley Stallions Parade at Dalham Hall Stud

Hand in hand with the Darley operation is of course the better known Godolphin Racing with the famous all royal blue racing colours. All the stallions selected to stand at any of the Darley studs have first had successful racing careers. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum of Dubai set up the Godolphin

John McCririck

There are many more eloquent than I to pass comment or write an obituary following the news of John McCririck’s death on Friday, and many have. However, I could not let the news go by without a few words. John McCririck was rather like marmite, you either loved or hated him. He was seen by

Blue Point take the Honours for the final Group 1 at Royal Ascot

The final day of Royal Ascot was to see the final Group 1 race of the week The Diamond Jubilee Stakes and the longest flat race in the racing calendar in the UK, The Queen Alexandra Stakes. The Diamond Jubilee Stakes over six furlongs, is now one of the most prestigious races of the meeting

Three Wins and Gold Cup for Frankie Dettori out of Six Races

As with all the other days of the meeting, there are six races. Obviously, The Gold Cup is the main course for the day, and as said, many would argue for the week. Eleven horses were entered, headed by the charismatic Stradivarius trained by John Gosden. Going for his second £.million bonus in consecutive years,

Dante Race is ‘Too Darn Hot’ for Favourite at York

The May meeting at York is always a meeting when owners, trainers and punters alike are more able to see how realistic their chances are in the big two at Epsom in early June.  (Derby and Oaks) This year, particularly is no exception. The Dante Stakes looks to be the best race of the year
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