UK RACING: Owners to be welcomed at racetracks in anticipation of the Epsom Derby

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) - The winning owners of the Derby and the Oaks could be present this Saturday at Epsom after strict coronavirus restrictions were eased on Monday by the British Horseracing Authority. Owners have been barred from attending racecourses since racing resumed on June 1 for the first time since its suspension on […]

A review of the race day of Saturday, June 27, 2020

Super Glitterman a winner for jockey Ruja Lahoe, trainer Michael Beecham Neglected at odds of 11-1 in an Optional Claiming ($350,000-$300,000) event, Super Glitterman came with a scorching run in the final part of the race to beat rivals by 1 ¼ lengths going over 5 furlongs (1,000m) straight. Super Glitterman (Ruja Lahoe) raced off […]

High Diplomacy gets off the mark

KINGSTON, Jamaica - Making only his fourth career start, High Diplomacy (American Dance – Code Star) produced an eye-catching performance on his way to victory in a maiden condition race for native-bred three-year-olds on Saturday (June 27). Breaking from the number 10 draw in a field of 14 runners, High Diplomacy won the six furlong […]

Fantastic Feeling releases maiden tag

KINGSTON, Jamaica - Following Fantastic Feeling’s maiden victory on Saturday (June 27), champion trainer Anthony Nunes says that his chestnut filly struggles with issues that she needs to overcome before she can show her true potential. With Shane Ellis in the saddle, Fantastic Feeling (Sensational Slam – Bubbling Angeline) won a maiden condition race over […]

TRINIDAD RACING: Racing in Trinidad restarts after COVID-19 break

Bella Riva, the Jetsam Award winner for the Champion Juvenile of 2019, stretched her unbeaten record to five successes from as many starts when she cruised to victory on Saturday (June 27) in the final event on day nine of the Arima Race Club (ARC) racing season, which signalled the restart of local racing after […]

US RACING: Precautionary quarantine at Belmont Park barn lifted

NEW YORK (AP) — Officials have lifted a precautionary quarantine on a barn at Belmont Park after test results for a horse suspected of having equine herpesvirus Type 1 were negative. The New York Racing Association said Sunday all horses in Barn 37 were found to not have fever and were asymptomatic. As a result, […]