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International Horse Racing

  • New Zealand trainer Donna Logan fined $500

    International Horse Racing September 19, 2014 5:00 pm

    New Zealand trainer Donna Logan has been fined $500 with treatment records for stable star Rising Romance showing the mare had received an alkalising agent too close to the Tramway Stakes. Rising Romance finished fourth in the Group Two race won by Lucia Valentina and the pair meet again in […]

  • Jockey guilty of holding horse back

    International Horse Racing September 18, 2014 5:00 pm

    Jockey David Walker has been found guilty of not giving his horse every chance to win a race in which he’d already bet on a rival. Walker, 38, had already admitted the charge of betting on a rival horse, St Ransom, but denied not riding his own horse Watch Your […]

  • Brown Panther wins Irish St Leger

    International Horse Racing September 15, 2014 12:12 pm

    Brown Panther has annihilated his opponents in the Irish St Leger under a brilliantly-judged ride from Richard Kingscote. The stayer, eighth in last year’s Melbourne Cup, will be aimed at the Long Distance Cup at Ascot in preference to another trip to Australia. Sent off at 14-1, Brown Panther was […]

  • Treve on track for Arc despite defeat

    International Horse Racing September 15, 2014 11:12 am

    Treve remains on course for her defence of the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe despite her latest defeat at Longchamp. Last year’s Arc winner suffered her third defeat of the year when fourth in the Prix Vermeille with Thierry Jarnet aboard replacing Frankie Dettori. While Treve, who won this Group […]

  • Sea The Moon to miss the Arc

    International Horse Racing September 15, 2014 11:03 am

    German colt Sea The Moon has been ruled out of the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe with injury. Quickly promoted to the nation’s star horse after his startling victory in the German Derby, Markus Klug’s representative met with a surprise defeat when second to Ivanhowe in last weekend’s Grosser Preis […]

  • The Grey Gatsby beats Australia in Ireland

    International Horse Racing September 15, 2014 11:03 am

    French Derby winner The Grey Gatsby has beaten his Epsom winning counterpart Australia to win the Irish Champion Stakes by a neck. Australia came out on top the last time the two Derby winners met in the International Stakes and looked to have his measure again at Leopardstown. But Ryan […]

  • Kingston Hill wins memorable St Leger

    International Horse Racing September 15, 2014 11:02 am

    Kingston Hill has given trainer Roger Varian and jockey Andrea Atzeni a memorable first Classic win in the St Leger. The victory came after Varian expressed concerns leading up to Saturday’s race the ground at Doncaster would be too firm and he Kingston Hill might not run. But connections took […]

  • Hard ground threat to Kingston Hill

    International Horse Racing September 12, 2014 8:24 am

    Trainer Roger Varian has warned St Leger favourite Kingston Hill will not run if the ground is too hard at Doncaster. The Derby runner-up has drifted slightly in betting as the sun has continued to beat down for the first two days of the meeting. Although there is no further […]

  • Jockeys’ betting rules tightened

    International Horse Racing September 10, 2014 10:42 am

    Jockeys are to be banned from betting on New Zealand races on the days they are riding. The change, which comes into effect on Thursday, will put an end to the current practice of jockeys being allowed to bet on the horse they are riding and on any race in […]

  • Al Naamah flops on Group debut

    International Horse Racing September 10, 2014 9:42 am

    Expensive filly Al Naamah has come up short at her first attempt in Group company, beating only one runner home at Chantilly. Al Shaqab Racing paid five million guineas ($A9 million) for Al Naamah last year, a European record for a yearling at public auction. Al Naamah made such an […]