Recent Winners

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More Than Ready for a Grade I

A standout in Australia, More Than Ready ( TrueNicks , SRO ) has also been a very successful and consistent sire in the U.S., but his Northern Hemisphere record had lacked one important thing: a grade... Read More

Maria's Awesome Family

Although a front-running victory in a sloppy renewal of the Alabama Stakes (gr. I) would prove to be the final win of Pretty Discreet’s racing career, she was about to commence a broodmare career that... Read More

Coronation for Immortal Verse

Withdrawn from the English 1,000 Guineas (gr. I) after misbehaving in the stalls, and unplaced in the French 1,000 Guineas (gr. I), Immortal Verse turned a corner with a win in the Prix de Sandringham... Read More

Banimpire Proves a Throwback

If the modern horse is not supposed to be as tough and durable as the stars of bygone eras, it’s clear that Banimpire (TrueNicks A++ ) and her connections didn’t get the message. The daughter of Holy Roman... Read More

Think Again

It was generally considered that one of the absolute bankers of the meeting would be So You Think in the Prince of Wales’s Stakes (gr. I, video below). The New Zealand-bred had become a superstar in Australia... Read More

Canford Cliffs Wins Clash of Milers

One of the most eagerly awaited contests of the week was the first day’s opening contest, the Queen Anne Stakes (gr. I, video below). Run over the straight mile, it brought together the 6-year-old mare... Read More

Roman Ruler Ices Belmont Stakes

A muddy renewal of the Belmont Stakes (gr. I, video below) always seemed to have the potential to deliver an upset, and so it proved, with the unheralded Ruler On Ice (TrueNicks B+ ) defeating Stay Thirsty... Read More

Classic Longshots Boost Young Sires

Incredibly, 2011 was the first time in history that all three Triple Crown races were won by horses with double-digit odds, but longshot or not, siring a classic winner is an achievement not to be taken... Read More

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