European Racing

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Galileo/Danehill Revisited

A little over two years ago, we looked at the cross of Galileo with mares by Danehill . This was fast becoming a European mega nick, having—in the space of three weeks—been represented by Frankel, who... Read More

The Long and Short of It

The weekend brought some top-class action in races worlds apart in aptitude, and continents away in location. The big race of the weekend was the Irish Derby (Ire-I) which saw a rematch between the Epsom... Read More

Royal Ascot Day 5: Triumph and Tragedy

The final day of what had otherwise been a wonderful Royal Ascot was marred by the death of Thomas Chippendale, who collapsed and died—apparently of a heart attack—shortly after winning the 1 1/2-mile... Read More

Royal Ascot Day 3: Fit for a Queen

U.S. trainer Wesley Ward, who nearly took yesterday's Queen Mary Stakes (Eng-II) with Sweet Emma Rose, by City Zip ( TrueNicks , SRO ), gained compensation with the Scat Daddy ( TrueNicks , SRO ) colt... Read More

Royal Ascot Day 1: War Time

At around halfway in the opening day's Queen Anne Stakes (Eng-I), Animal Kingdom ( TrueNicks ) and Declaration of War were about the same distance off the lead. From that point, however, the duo went in... Read More

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