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Goodwood 5.25 NAT WEST STAKES (Handicap)

 By meoldmate in Horse Racing

29 July 2015 01:08

Day one of Goodwood, was not that kind to my two blogs, hopefully this one could be more rewarding, with this being the get out stakes, last race.... more

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QATAR VINTAGE STAKES 2.35 Goodwood

 By meoldmate in Horse Racing

27 July 2015 23:44

GOODWOOD 2. 35 HISTORY This race has only been going since 1975, young in comparison to other well known group races. The first winner of this race was Riboboy who was ridden by Joe Mercer and trained by Dick Hern, who went onto win this race six more times, with the aide of Willie Carson, who also won this race six times as a jockey. Henry Cecil also equaled Dick Hern with six winners.... more

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Goodwood Tuesday SKY BET FIRST RACE SPECIAL STAKES (Handicap)

 By meoldmate in Horse Racing

27 July 2015 13:41

Glorious Goodwood , especially when the sun is shining, with the backdrop of the South Downs in full view. When the weather is on the wet side Goodwood is not so glorious, more gloomy and can be very damp indeed. Hopefully the weather will be good for race goers and give the strawberries and cream that extra special taste and the strawhats can stay on the gentleman head’s with vigour and not look washed out.... more

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Glorious Goodwood Group Race Trends

 By Micko70 in Horse Racing

26 July 2015 21:03

Glorious Goodwood is the biggest and best meeting held at Goodwood racecourse during the season. The Glorious meeting takes place in late July/Early August and is run over 5 days from Tuesday to Saturday.... more

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Preview: Evening Racing At York, 24 July

 By garethp1981 in Horse Racing

23 July 2015 22:33

The green grass of York plays host to this meeting as part of the course’s music showcase weekend and this year Tom Jones will be entertaining the crowds after racing. I have started to focus my interest in racing on the North of England and York is one of the two northern tracks with racing today.... more

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International Stakes Trends

 By Micko70 in Horse Racing

23 July 2015 14:09

The International Stakes is a Heritage Handicap run on King George VI day and is run over 7 furlongs. The race usually has a field of at least 25 runners and is run on the straight course.... more

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King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes

 By Micko70 in Horse Racing

20 July 2015 19:02

The King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes is a Group 1 race run at Ascot Racecourse at the end of July over 1m 4f.... more

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Summer Plate & Summer Hurdle

 By Micko70 in Horse Racing

17 July 2015 18:14

Market Rasen stage a great card on the 3rd Saturday in July each summer The main races are The Summer Plate & The Summer Hurdle, both of these races are Class 1 races and both are sponsored by Betfred.... more

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Weatherby's Super Sprint Trends

 By Micko70 in Horse Racing

15 July 2015 19:33

The Weatherby's Super Sprint is a race for 2yo's run at Newbury in July. The race is for horses that were sold at public auction as yearlings that were cheaper than many other horses. Each horse carries a weight determined by the price they cost as a yearling, for every £3000 below the maximum price, 1lb is taken from that horses weight, in other words, the cheaper the horse, the less weight it carries.... more

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Bunbury Cup Preview

 By meoldmate in Horse Racing

10 July 2015 20:27

The Bunbury cup over seven furlongs, handicap class two, heritage handicap, with seventeen runners lining up, originally twenty, three non runners, hope we do not lose another two and take the fourth place away. HISTORY The race was named after Sir Charles Bunbury, who was a senior steward at Newmarket and introduced the 1000 and 2000 guineas.... more

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John Smith's Cup Trends

 By Micko70 in Horse Racing

9 July 2015 14:08

The John Smith's Cup is run at York Racecourse in mid July, the race is run over 1m 2 1/2 furlongs and is open to all horses aged 3 or older. The race used to be called the Magnet Cup until it's change to John Smith's in 1989.... more

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Bunbury Cup Trends

 By Micko70 in Horse Racing

9 July 2015 14:05

The Bunbury Cup is run at Newmarket Racecourse (July Course), in mid July, the race is run over 7 furlongs and is open to all horses aged 3 or older. The race is run day 3 of The Newmarket July Meeting.... more

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