Apprentice Jockey Championship – Past, Present & Future Winners

Jason Watson The Stobart Apprentice Jockey Championship kicked off on the 5th of May and is set to finish in the last on the final day of the British Champions day meeting on 20th October 2018 and unless Rossa Ryan rides every winner between now and Saturday, Jason Watson will be crowned as the 2018 Champion Apprentice. Watson fully deserves to win the title as he’s been far and away the apprentice fin of the season. At present, he has ridden 71 winners from 442 rides, many of which…

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Irish Daily Star Chase Preview

Road To Respect The jumps season is beginning to heat up as the rain makes the unusually good ground that bit safer. Limerick played host to the Munster National last weekend, which marked one of the first proper opportunities for staying chasers and it went the way of Spider Web. Tom Mullins charge will do well to match the achievements of last season winner Total Recall but he does look like a horse worth following considering how he stayed inside the final furlong. Punchestown is undoubtedly the home of jumps racing in Ireland and the…

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2018 E.P. Taylor and Nearctic Stakes

2018 E.P. Taylor and Nearctic Stakes 2018 E.P. Taylor and Nearctic Stakes Results Date: 10/13/2018 The Canadian International was one of three graded stakes run on the Woodbine turf on Saturday. Due to overnight rains, the course was officially rated good, but with a 9.9 GoingStick reading, would be called “good-to-firm” in Europe. Conditions were typical for mid October in Toronto, with mostly cloudy skies and temperatures in the high 40’s. Sheikha Reika rallies on the far outside in the stretch The distaff counterpart to the International is the $500,000…

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Weekend Preview: Can Stratum land the Cesarewitch?

Stratum and Robert Winston wins from the field at Newbury This Saturday Newmarket Racecourse plays host to a stellar card of racing. ITV Racing is set to televise four of the seven races. The current going is set to be good to firm. Godolphin Flying Start Zetland Stakes The Godolphin Flying Start Zetland Stakes is the first race and is set to host seven runners. Ran over one mile and two furlongs the Listed contest is open to horses of two years of age.John Gosden’s-trained Waldstern is set to…

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2018 The Everest Preview | RaceBets Blog EN

U S Navy Flag This time two year’s ago the Everest didn’t even exist but it has already become one of the main targets for any top International sprinter. There is a prize fund of $13,000,000 on offer for the twelve starters in the six-furlong Group 1 contest at Royal Randwick on Saturday. The twelve starting berths are each sold for $600,000 so it’s unsurprising that the race itself is a very competitive and tricky contest to figure out with nearly every horse in the field has a chance. There is no need…

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Andrea Atzeni on his big chances on the RaceBets York card

JOCKEY Andrea Atzeni is aiming to end the season positively as he chases down 100 winners to cap what has been another good year. He has five rides on the Racebets-sponsored card at York on Friday, including the talented UAE Prince for his boss, Sheikh Mohammed Obaid. We spoke to Atzeni about his chances of victory, his weekend riding plans and caught up on how things are with some of his other big rides. You have a busy day on Friday, starting off with UAE Prince in the Racebets…

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2018 Canadian International

2018 Canadian International 2018 Canadian International Entries Honorary Drawmaster for the Canadian International retired Toronto Maple Leafs player Darcy Tucker Date: 10/10/2018 On Saturday, a classy field of 11 older horses will go to post in the 81st running of the Grade 1 Pattison Canadian International, a 1 1/2 mile trip around Woodbine’s E.P. Taylor Turf Course for a guaranteed purse of $800,000. Final entries were taken and post positions were drawn at a special lunch event held on Wednesday afternoon. Retired Toronto Maple Leafs right winger Darcy Tucker was…

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Friday Preview – Pretty Pollyanna Looking For Perfection In Fillies’ Mile

Pretty Pollyanna RaceBets rock up to York on Friday and are sponsoring two races, both of which will be covered by the ITV4 racing team. The first of these is the RaceBets Money Back Handicap at 2:40pm, which is a 1-mile handicap and this is followed by the RaceBets Handicap which is a 1 mile 6 furlongs for three-year-olds at 3:50 pm. There is also a fantastic card at Newmarket, where there are four Group races, chief among them is the Group 1 Fillies’ Mile and the ultra-competitive Old…

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2018 Flower Bowl, Frizette, and Futurity Results

2018 Flower Bowl, Frizette, and Futurity Results 2018 Flower Bowl, Frizette, and Futurity Stakes Results Fourstar Crook walks down Victory Lane after winning the Flower Bowl led by co-owners Michael Dubb (left) and Gary Aisquith (right). Date: 10/07/2018 Sunday was the final day of Breeders’ Cup Challenge “Win and You’re In” preps at Belmont Park. Conditions were typical for early October on Long Island, with overcast skies and temperatures in the high 70’s, with the main track fast and the two turf courses good. The feature race on Sunday was…

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2018 Champagne and Hill Prince Results

2018 Champagne and Hill Prince Results 2018 Champagne and Hill Prince Stakes Results Complexity walks down Victory Lane after winning the Champagne. Also on the card: Beldame Stakes and Belmont Turf Sprint Invitational Date: 10/06/2018 The $500,000 Champagne Stakes (G1) features 2-year-olds going 1 mile around 1 turn of the main track in this “Win and You’re In” qualifier for the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile. Conditions were typical for early October on Long Island with overcast skies and temperatures in the high 60’s, with the main track fast and turf good.…

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