International Racing

June 05, 2017
Dragon General will be ridden by the hot rider in Hong Kong in Wednesday’s $224,592 Wong Nai Chung Gap Handicap for turf sprinters at Happy Valley Racecourse.
Happy Valley selections and analysis for Wednesday, June 7.
June 04, 2017
Brametot, the winner of the Group 1 French 2000 Guineas last month, confirmed his status as France’s leading 3-year-old with an impressive winning rally in the final quarter-mile of Sunday’s Group 1 French Derby at Chantilly Racecourse.
Satono Aladdin, an 11-1 outsider, rallied from off the pace to score an upset win in Sunday’s Grade 1 Yasuda Kinen for turf milers at Tokyo Racecourse, earning an automatic berth to the Breeders’ Cup Mile at Del Mar on Nov. 4.
June 03, 2017
Aidan O’Brien winning the Epsom Derby? No surprise. Aidan O’Brien winning the Epsom Derby on Saturday at Epsom Downs with a horse named Wings of Eagles ridden by a jockey named Padraig Beggy? Big surprise.
Sha Tin selections for Sunday, June 4.
June 02, 2017
Ten years ago, a small subset of American horsemen might have tuned in to watch the big races run at the Royal Ascot meeting each June in England. A decade later, an American trainer with a high-class turf horse thriving during spring probably is at ...
Circuit Land has chased two of the best runners in Hong Kong in recent starts, and may achieve his elusive first group stakes win in Sunday’s Group 3 Lion Rock Trophy at a mile on turf at Sha Tin.
More than three years have gone by since Isla Bonita won the Grade 1 Japanese 2000 Guineas. The now 6-year-old horse has lost seven subsequent starts in Grade 1 races, a streak that could end in Sunday's Grade 1 Yasuda Kinen at a mile on turf at Tokyo ...
Brametot, the winner of the French 2000 Guineas at Deauville on May 14, will face a distance test in Sunday's Group 1 French Derby at 1 5/16 miles at Chantilly Racecourse north of Paris.