UK RACING: Pinatubo puts unbeaten record on line in English 2000 Guineas

LONDON, United Kingdom - Pinatubo will bid to make it seven wins from seven races on Saturday in the English 2000 Guineas but it will be a vastly different atmosphere at Newmarket to the one he experienced last October. Then, in front of a packed racecourse, the Charlie Appleby-trained star won the Dewhurst Stakes confirming […]

UK RACING: Racing set to sparkle after 'sticky start' says trainer Gosden

LONDON, United Kingdom - English racing is due to move up a gear with the first classics of the flat season this weekend after leading British trainer John Gosden described the sport's resumption as having "a sticky start" following the coronavirus lockdown. Gosden has trained more than 100 Group One winners across the globe, clinching […]

TRINIDAD RACING: Authorities plan for June 19 restart of racing

With the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic being managed by the Government of Trinidad and Tobago, the major stakeholder in the Horse racing fraternity, the Trinidad and Tobago Racing Authority(TTRA), the Betting Levy Board (BLB) and the Arima Race Club(ARC) at a meeting held on Monday last agreed upon a way forward for local horse racing. The […]

UK RACING: Ghaiyyath wins first Group One event since restart of racing

Ghaiyyath didn’t get a shot at the big prize in Dubai, where the Sheema Classic (G1) was canceled earlier this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. But Friday’s Coronation Cup (G1) at Newmarket was a sure case of what could have been for this emerging international star. The Charlie Appleby trainee hopped at the start, […]

US RACING: Santa Anita Derby on tap for tomorrow (Saturday, June 6)

It's the first week in June, a time when Thoroughbred racing usually finds out if there's a Triple Crown champion to celebrate and anoint. Until COVID-19 became a part of everyday life. Yet even a pandemic could not derail the Triple Crown, though it surely led to some more stops along the way before the sport […]

US RACING: Trainer Joe Sharp recovering from major surgery

US trainer Joe Sharp is recovering from a 10-hour surgery to remove a benign tumour known as an acoustic neuroma (vestibular schwannoma), his wife, Rosie Napravnik, said June 4. The 35-year-old trainer underwent the procedure Thursday at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston and was recovering in the intensive care unit there Thursday night. He is […]