Recent Winners

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Dick Turpin Finally Gets His Just Reward

Unlike his namesake, a notorious thief and highwayman, Dick Turpin has earned an excellent living through honest endeavor. However, since defeating his stable companion Canford Cliffs to take the Greenham... Read More

First Among Equals

Last weekend saw the Carreras de las Estrella – an Argentine Breeders’ Cup – contested at Palermo racecourse. Among many highlights was a double by second year sire Equal Stripes in the two juvenile events... Read More

Moon Still on the Rise

Well-backed on the day, the filly Devil May Care looked a brief threat in the Kentucky Derby (gr. I) before fading late. Making her first start since that effort, and back against her own sex, Devil May... Read More

Blanco Leads Whitewash

In the Irish Derby (gr. I), Cape Blanco , who had defeated Epsom Derby (gr. I) winner Workforce in the Dante Stakes (gr. II) but disappointed in the French Derby (gr. I), boosted the classic form by leading... Read More

Dynameaux First For Leroy

We've already covered the one-two for Afleet Alex in the Pegasus Stakes (gr. III) in a separate post, but he wasn’t the only second season sire with a graded winner at the weekend. 2005 Champion Turf Male... Read More

Alex's Early Offspring Looking Afleet

Afleet Alex ( TrueNicks , SRO ): Conformation, left, and nearly falling before winning the 2005 Preakness Stakes (gr. I, Video ). With a view to the future, it’s possible that the most significant race... Read More

Royal Ascot Day 5: Banner Stars

Over the last few years, British racegoers have learned to have a very healthy respect for Australian sprinters. One of the first horses to school them in that regard was Choisir, a Danehill Dancer son... Read More

Royal Ascot Day 2: Byword for Success

The big race on Wednesday, the ten-furlong Prince of Wales’s Stakes (gr. I), saw a Juddmonte one-two, as Byword scored from Twice Over. The result paid a further compliment to Tuesday’s Queen Anne Stakes... Read More

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