The month of July is packed with plenty of treats and variations for the flat racing fan with two of the seasons major Festivals taking place on the most picturesque of the courses in Great Britain.There are 28 Group races in the month with six at Group 1 level, 12 Group 2′s and 10 Group [...]
Fort Bastion, one of the best maiden juveniles in the country, is a possible contender for the Group 2 32Red Superlative Stakes at Newmarket’s eagerly anticipated July meeting, writes Elliot Slater.
With Royal Ascot done and dusted for another year and the results consigned to the record books now is the time to take stock of one of the great meetings of the year and highlights of the racing calendar. The week overall was a good one but as ever a long one and the weather [...]
Carlton House will face a small but talented field as he seeks to exorcize his demons from the Investec Derby earlier this month. The colt was heavy horse betting favourite for the race at Epsom but suffered an injury during his preparations for the famous race and could do nothing about French challenger Pour Moi [...]
The Irish Derby completes the important triumvirate of European Derby’s to be run and with Classic form so crucial it’s no surprise that the English and French Derby’s are massively influential in the outcome of the race at the Curragh. The only winner in the last decade not to have lined up at either Epsom [...]