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Praatperde: Luxembourg looks to stake Derby claim at Doncaster

7 Uitsigte0 Opmerkings

The last four winners of the Vertem Futurity for two-year-olds have gone on to win Classics aged three and Luxembourg (3.10) will be a short-priced favourite for next year’s Derby if he can give Aidan O’Brien his 10th...

Praatperde: Murphy needs to meet demands of his champion status

37 Uitsigte0 Opmerkings

The celebrations were not quite all that they could or should have been when Oisin Murphy finally secured the Flat jockeys’ title for the third year running at Ascot on Saturday, after a final week of struggle with Wi...

Praatperde: Dubai Honour can upset favourites on Champions Day

18 Uitsigte0 Opmerkings

The race for the Flat jockeys’ title appeared to be over this time last week, but William Buick’s late rally to challenge the defending champion, Oisin Murphy, adds another subplot to what was already the most engross...

Praatperde: Champions Day promises much despite Starman retirement

21 Uitsigte0 Opmerkings

The news on Monday morning that Starman, the July Cup winner, has been retired after suffering a setback in training was a disappointing way to start the run-in to Champions Day at Ascot on Saturday, not least as Ed W...

Praatperde: Mise En Scene can steal the show in Fillies’ Mile

14 Uitsigte0 Opmerkings

Inspiral has made short work of her opponents in three starts this season, most recently in the Group Two May Hill Stakes at Doncaster, and is expected to be the fifth odds-on favourite for the Group One Fillies’ Mile...

Praatperde: shock winner makes waves but Arc misses travelling fans

42 Uitsigte0 Opmerkings

The sound of silence is never an entirely satisfying postscript to a big race, not least on a grand occasion like the 100th running of the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe, and there can be little doubt that Torquator Tasso,...

Praatperde: Hurricane Lane can reap benefit of draw and ground in Arc

34 Uitsigte0 Opmerkings

When James Doyle rode Sea Of Class from an outside stall in the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe in 2018, Lester Piggott – the father-in-law of the filly’s trainer, William Haggas – had some words of advice for her jockey. “...

Men on horses chasing Black asylum-seekers? Sadly, America has a precedent

30 Uitsigte0 Opmerkings

You’ve probably seen a photograph haunting the internet this week: a white-presenting man on horseback – uniformed, armed and sneering – is grabbing a shoeless Black man by the neck of his T-shirt. The Black man’s fac...

Praatperde: Cheltenham reception will be acid test for Elliott

16 Uitsigte0 Opmerkings

As one of the biggest names in jumping officially departed the stage last week, two more returned to action as a National Hunt campaign that officially started in May slowly works its way through the gears. Farewell A...

Praatperde: Speedy Just Frank will be hard to pass in Ayr Gold Cup

23 Uitsigte0 Opmerkings

The Ayr Gold Cup is always one of the Flat season’s most compelling challenges for backers but this year’s race may boil down to the simple question of whether anything will pass the front-running Just Frank. Les Eyre...

Praatperde: Hollie Doyle and Interpretation can shine in St Leger

29 Uitsigte0 Opmerkings

If Hurricane Lane runs to within half a stone of his Grand Prix de Paris-winning form in the Cazoo St Leger at Doncaster on Saturday, he should win the season’s final Classic with something to spare. While Charlie App...

Praatperde: Save A Forest good value to upset Frankie Dettori

30 Uitsigte0 Opmerkings

The Frankie effect should ensure that Free Wind sets off as favourite for the Group Two Park Hill Stakes at Doncaster on Thursday, the feature event as a big crowd returns to Town Moor for ladies’ day at the St Leger ...

Praatperde: hurry to have your voice heard on crucial whip debate

21 Uitsigte0 Opmerkings

There is still time for racegoers and punters who have yet to contribute to the British Horseracing Authority’s consultation on the whip, which launched on 1 Julie, to ensure that their voice is heard. But not much. Th ...

Praatperde: Starman fancied after rivals fall on hard times at Haydock

18 Uitsigte0 Opmerkings

It is eight years since the word “soft” failed to appear in the going description at Haydock on Sprint Cup day, so the connections of Starman may feel that Saturday’s Group One is payback for having missed out at Roya...

Praatperde: extra meeting won’t stop Ireland’s Cheltenham dominance

43 Uitsigte0 Opmerkings

It is still two months before the clocks go back and the National Hunt campaign begins in earnest, but the memory of British jumping’s 23-5 humiliation by the Irish at Cheltenham in March is still painfully raw. As a ...

Praatperde: Benbatl to prove his class in Goodwood’s Celebration Mile

27 Uitsigte0 Opmerkings

Jumping fans often complain that Flat horses are rushed off to stud much too quickly, but Stradivarius was a winner last weekend and Benbatl (3.35), another seven-year-old “entire”, is back to start a fifth season on ...

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