International Racing

June 02, 2017
Enable turned away the heavily favored Rhododendron in the final quarter-mile and pulled clear through driving rain to win the Group 1 Epsom Oaks by five lengths on Friday at Epsom Downs in England. Also on the card, Highland Reel took the field all ...
June 01, 2017
The trainer John Gosden won his first Epsom Derby in 1997 with Benny the Dip. It took Gosden until 2015 to win his second, when Golden Horn prevailed, but on Saturday at Epsom Downs, Gosden will send out co-favored Cracksman with a decent chance to win ...
Sha Tin selections and analysis for Sunday, June 4.
May 31, 2017
Aidan O'Brien and the Coolmore group won two classics last weekend, the Irish 2000 Guineas with Churchill and the Irish 1000 Guineas with Winter, and in Rhododendron they have the favorite for another one, the Group 1 Epsom Oaks on Friday in England.
May 30, 2017
Sha Tin selections for Wednesday, May 31
May 29, 2017
Someone’s winning streak will end in Wednesday’s $224,523 Cafeteria Handicap on the all-weather surface at Sha Tin Racecourse in Hong Kong.
Andrew Hawkins' Hong Kong Selections and analysis for Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at Sha Tin.
May 28, 2017
Werther, the Horse of the Year in Hong Kong in 2015-16, won Sunday’s Group 1 Champions and Chater Cup at Sha Tin Racecourse in Hong Kong.
Rey de Oro rebounded from a fifth-place finish in the Grade 1 Japanese 2000 Guineas in April to win the first Grade 1 race of his career in Sunday’s $3,881,052 Japanese Derby at Tokyo Racecourse.
Aidan O’Brien every year is given some of the most talented horses in the world to train. Given the circumstances, it should come as little surprise O’Brien wins so many top races, but his accomplishments the last two calendar years still seem remarkable.