King Power Lights Up Royal Week | TDN | Thoroughbred Daily News | Horse Racing News, Results and Video

By Chris McGrath It couldn’t happen without the auction, but that doesn’t alter the reality that for many guests at the Goffs London Sale in association with QIPCO the chance to buy a horse was pretty incidental. So even when seven of the first nine lots yesterday failed to meet their reserve, there was little consternation among those who had convened from around the racing world for this unique garden party, in a royal park on the eve of Royal Ascot. They sipped drinks in the warm sunshine, they nibbled…

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Xpressbet Recognized as “Preferred U.S. Betting Site” by Royal Ascot | TDN | Thoroughbred Daily News | Horse Racing News, Results and Video

Monday, June 18, 2018 at 3:20 pm | Back to: Shared News Leading online wagering provider Xpressbet has once again received recognition as ‘A Preferred US Betting Site’ of Royal Ascot, it was announced Monday. Royal Ascot’s premier meet begins Tuesday and continues through Saturday, June 23. In the United States, bettors can legally watch and bet the races with Xpressbet, including a daily Royal Ascot Pick 4, which features 0% takeout, as well as the ‘International Pick 5,’ an All-Turf Pick 5 with a $250,000 Single Winner Guarantee. Offered…

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Enable Eyes Juddmonte International | TDN | Thoroughbred Daily News | Horse Racing News, Results and Video

Monday, June 18, 2018 at 3:17 pm | Back to: Europe, Shared News Updated: June 18, 2018 at 7:06 pm 2017 G1 Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe heroine Enable (GB) (Nathaniel {Ire}) is pleasing trainer John Gosden as she continues to build towards a planned late-summer return in York’s Aug. 22 G1 Juddmonte International. A five-time winner at the highest level, the Khalid Abdullah colourbearer sustained an early-season setback which resulted in an enforced absence from the racecourse. “Enable is happy and well and she’s moving nicely at home,” said…

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Animal Kingdom Filly Wins Parx Debut | TDN | Thoroughbred Daily News | Horse Racing News, Results and Video

Monday, June 18, 2018 at 2:42 pm | Back to: Top News Shadwell homebred Mutabaahyia (f, 3, Animal Kingdom-Thaminah, by Danzig) snuck through along the rail in deep stretch to secure a debut win at Parx Monday. Away a step slowly, the chestnut filly trailed the strung-out field through moderate splits, but began to make rapid progress turning for home. She surged down the lane with an inside run and was pulling away late for a 1 1/2-length victory. Persian Polly (E Dubai) was second and Beach Diva (Malibu Moon)…

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Smith: We Haven’t Seen the Best of Justify Yet | TDN | Thoroughbred Daily News | Horse Racing News, Results and Video

By Bill Finley On their way to Churchill Downs for last Saturday’s card, which included an appearance by Ax Man (Misremembered) in GIII Matt Winn, jockey Mike Smith and trainer Bob Baffert had time alone to analyze the Triple Crown campaign Justify (Scat Daddy) just completed. For both, it started to sink in. Six races, 111 days, three Classic races in five weeks and accomplishing something that only 13 horses in history have done. If he were able to do all that under those circumstances, what can he do when…

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Letter from Ascot: The Carriage | TDN | Thoroughbred Daily News | Horse Racing News, Results and Video

Monday, June 18, 2018 at 12:41 pm | Back to: Shared News The Queen and Prince Henry of Wales arrive in the Royal Carriage in 2014 | Racing Post photo By Dave Johnson It was when I saw the carriage. It was GI Preakness S. morning this year, and I was throwing stuff I needed for my Sirius XM show into a bag. And then, I saw it again, out of the corner of my eye. Every television station had it on. You couldn’t miss it. Live coverage of the wedding…

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York Next For Laurens | TDN | Thoroughbred Daily News | Horse Racing News, Results and Video

Karl Burke, PJ McDonald and John Dance with their trophies from Sunday | Scoop Dyga By Daithi Harvey Karl Burke has proven himself not only a world class trainer but also an esteemed judge of a yearling and he can bask in the glory of yet another job well done after Laurens (Fr) (Siyouni {Fr}) dug deep to land the G1 Longines Prix de Diane at Chantilly last Sunday. Burke and his team now have the enviable task of plotting the next step in the journey of the John Dance…

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Six Rivals For Cracksman | TDN | Thoroughbred Daily News | Horse Racing News, Results and Video

By Daithi Harvey Cracksman (GB) (Frankel {GB}) will face a maximum of six rivals as he bids to extend his winning streak to six in Wednesday’s G1 Prince Of Wales’s S. at Royal Ascot. Anthony Oppenheimer’s homebred 4-year-old will be a short priced favourite to take care of the opposition that includes the Sir Michael Stoute trained Poet’s Word (GB) (Poet’s Voice {GB}) who finished seven lengths behind Cracksman in the G1 QIPCO Champion S. last year. Both Martyn Meade’s Eminent (Ire) (Frankel {GB}) and Godolphin’s Hawkbill (Kitten’s Joy) have…

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Race organiser launches investigation after competitors undertake horse and injure rider during triathlon (video)

Further statement:No event warning on road I would not have been out on the road in any form had I known there was a sporting event on. I saw no signs alerting the local that an event would take place on the road I was on and when, hence why I went out like any normal early Sunday morning this time of year.Hit and run cyclist Nobody stopped and the cyclist that hit me seemed to show no remorse by what looks like him lifting his middle finger at me…

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‘Tycoon’ Progeny Dominate Inglis Day Two | TDN | Thoroughbred Daily News | Horse Racing News, Results and Video

Monday, June 18, 2018 at 6:18 am | Back to: Shared News Updated: June 18, 2018 at 6:19 am By Daithi Harvey Day two of the Inglis Great Southern Sale resumed on Monday and at the top of the market it was all about one sire, Woodside Park’s Written Tycoon (Aus). The stallion was responsible for the top three lots, headed by a colt offered by Glenelg Park that sold to Sheamus Mills for A$175,000. By the close of business the clearance rate had crept up a few points on…

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