A royal triumph in the Derby is now a distinct possibility after the Queen’s Carlton House ran out an impressive winner of the Dante Stakes at York.
International Horse Racing
Jockey Michael Baze who was found dead in his car at the stable area of Churchill Downs was due to face court on cocaine charges.
Delegator showed enough potential to suggest he could be a fascinating addition to the sprinting ranks with victory in the Duke of York Stakes.
Kieren Fallon sees no reason why Recital cannot put up a good performance in the Epsom Derby.
Richard Hannon has indicated his top four-year-olds Canford Cliffs and Dick Turpin will clash for the fourth time in Saturday’s Lockinge Stakes at Newbury.
Master Of Hounds is likely to return to America for the Belmont Stakes on the back of a creditable effort in the Kentucky Derby.
Archarcharch, a three-year-old colt that suffered a broken left front leg in the Kentucky Derby, will not race again, owner Bob Yagos said on Monday.
Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom will be heading back to his home turf to await a likely run in the second leg of the Triple Crown.
Animal Kingdom sped past the leaders at the turn at Churchill Downs on Saturday and roared down the middle of the straight to win the Kentucky Derby.
The first time Bob Baffert saw Plum Pretty he turned to owner John Fort and asked him if he got the name right.
St Nicholas Abbey provided a belated but thunderous reminder of his capabilities by streaking nine lengths clear in the Ormonde Stakes at Chester.
Uncle Mo, which had been the second favourite among Kentucky Derby oddsmakers, was scratched on Friday from the lineup for Saturday’s race because of an intestinal disorder.
Nick Zito knows the good part of the Kentucky Derby as a two-time winner. He also knows the heartbreak of America’s greatest race.
Royal Ascot looks the most likely next port of call for Frankel following his incredible display in Saturday’s 2000 Guineas at Newmarket.
So You Think has shown that he has improved in his new environment with an effortless victory in the Group 3 Mooresbridge Stakes (1m2f, 2000m) at The Curragh overnight.
Uncle Mo is ready for the Kentucky Derby and his owner is ready to bet on him. Big time.
Hiruno D’Amour has stormed home to claim the Group 1 Tenno Sho Spring (3200m) at Japan’s Kyoto Racecourse this afternoon.
Australian globetrotter So You Think will meet five rivals in Monday night’s Group 3 Mooresbridge Stakes (1m 2f, 2000m) at The Curragh in Ireland.
Melbourne Cup winner Americain has disappointed in the Group 2 Prix de Barbeville (3100m) overnight, finishing sixth as an evens favourite.
An incredible weekend of international racing continues with the Group 1 Tenno Sho (Spring) at Kyoto Racecourse this afternoon.