International Racing

June 24, 2017
Sha Tin selections for Sunday, 25, 2017
June 23, 2017
Kitasan Black, the 2016 Japanese Horse of the Year, will be a heavy favorite to win his third consecutive Grade 1 race in Sunday’s $2.6 million Takarazuka Kinen at 1 3/8 miles on turf at Hanshin Racecourse in Japan.
Caravaggio and Winter gave Irish trainer Aidan O’Brien a sweep of the two Group 1 races at Royal Ascot on Friday with short-priced favorites, extending the stable’s success at England’s most prestigious race meeting.
June 22, 2017
Five-day race meets go fast, and already Royal Ascot 2017 is coming to a close, with Saturday's final card headlined as usual by the Group 1 Diamond Jubilee Stakes.
Pakistan Star and Thewizardofoz are topweights in two Group 3 stakes on turf Sunday at Sha Tin. If that does not justify sufficient attention, both will be ridden by Joao Moreira, Hong Kong's leading jockey this season.
Sha Tin selections and analysis for Sunday, June 25.
June 21, 2017
A patient Highland Reel proved too tough against a top-class field in Wednesday's Group 1 Prince of Wales's Stakes at Royal Ascot, providing trainer Aidan O'Brien with his 300th career group or graded stakes win in a flat or jump race.
The American-trained runners Bound for Nowhere and La Coronel face brutal challenges in Group 1 races at Royal Ascot on Friday.
June 20, 2017
Barney Roy completed a Royal Ascot opening-day Group 1 double for Godolphin when he won the St. James’s Palace Stakes by one length over Lancaster Bomber.
Happy Valley selections for Wednesday, June 21.