International Racing

YESTERDAY August 29, 2015
Acapulco, the 2-year-old filly who was second against older horses in the Group 1 Nunthorpe Stakes at York Racecourse in England on Aug. 21, will be rested for the remainder of the year.
August 23, 2015
The 5-year-old mare Odeliz found herself in an unfamiliar spot leading Sunday in the Prix Jean Romanet at Deauville, and then she found herself in a place she’d never been before at all – the winner’s enclosure following a Group 1 race.
August 22, 2015
Course experience worked in favor of Ajaya on Saturday, when the colt won the $339,445 Gimcrack Stakes for 2-year-olds at York Racecourse in England.
August 21, 2015
The American invader Acapulco was good, but not quite good enough to win the Group 1 Nunthorpe Stakes on Friday at York, settling for second of 19 behind victorious Mecca’s Angel after looming boldly a furlong from home.
August 20, 2015
A week of upsets in Group 1 races continued at York Racecourse in England on Thursday when Pleascach (8-1) outran 15-8 favorite Covert Love to win the $522,600 Yorkshire Oaks for fillies and mares.
August 19, 2015
Arabian Queen, a 44-1 shot in North American pari-mutuel betting, shocked the previously unbeaten Golden Horn on Wednesday in the Group 1 Juddmonte International at York Racecourse, turning back the Epsom Derby winner by a head.
August 18, 2015
The four-race win streak Covert Love has compiled this year began in a modest maiden race on the all-weather surface at Chemlsford City, near London, in early May. The winning streak may be extended when Covert Love starts as the favorite in Thursday’s ...
August 17, 2015
In North America, Wednesday is just another sleepy midweek racing day, but Wednesday in England one of the most intriguing matchups of the season, Golden Horn versus Gleneagles, is set to go down at York Racecourse in the Group 1 Juddmonte International.
August 16, 2015
Soft ground and the straight-course mile at Deauville bring out the best in Esoterique. The 5-year-old mare won the Group 1 Prix Rothschild under those conditions Aug. 3, 2014, and subsequently lost five races in a row but was back in the winner’s ...
August 14, 2015
Karakontie makes his first start since an impressive upset win in the 2014 Breeders’ Cup Mile last fall at Santa Anita when he starts Sunday at Deauville in the Group 1 Prix Jacques Le Marois.