KENTUCKY DERBY PEDIGREES – THE TOP TWENTY

NYQUIST – Uncle Mo – Seeking Gabrielle by Foestry – Undefeated Champion Two-Year-Old, Nyquist appeared to have improved over winter, taking the seven furlong San Vicente Stakes (gr. II) in 1:20.71, with a 101 Beyer Speedfigure and he confirmed that impression with a victory in the Florida Derby (gr. I).

Dubai World Cup Pedigree Review

With graded seven events over five hours, the Dubai World Cup card offered something for everyone, and there was certainly plenty of variety from the pedigree standpoint.   It was a big day for the Pulpit line, which supplied both dominating World Cup (gr. I) winner, California Chrome and UAE

KENTUCKY DERBY PEDIGREES

Coming up to the Triple Crown we thought we’d have a look at some pedigrees of leading Kentucky Derby hopefuls, including Pedigree Consultants recommended matings Mohaymen, Gun Runner, Zulu and Seymourdini. MOHAYMEN – Tapit – Justwhistledixie by Dixie Union – The top-priced yearling at the 2014 Keeneland September Sales, at

KENTUCKY DERBY PEDIGREES

Coming up to the Triple Crown we thought we’d have a look at some pedigrees of leading Kentucky Derby hopefuls, including Pedigree Consultants recommended matings Mohaymen, Gun Runner, Zulu and Seymourdini. MOHAYMEN – Tapit – Justwhistledixie by Dixie Union – The top-priced yearling at the 2014 Keeneland September Sales, at

ROYAL ASCOT DAY 4 – MUHAARAR SPEEDS TO TOP OF THREE-YEAR-OLD SPRINT DIVISION

Having been represented by the King’s Stand Stakes (gr. I) scorer, Goldream, earlier in the week, Oasis Dream completed a top-level sprint double when his son, Muhaarar captured the Commonwealth Stakes (gr. I). A smart two-year-old last year, when he won the Gimcrack Stakes (gr. II) and took third in

ROYAL ASCOT DAY THREE – GETTING THE TRIP

A rather sedate pace to the 2 1/2 mile Ascot Gold Cup (gr. I) ensured that several of the field were in with a shot close home, but in the end Trip to Paris prevailed to secure his first stakes victory, accounting for Galileo’s son, Kingfisher, and the previously undefeated

ROYAL ASCOT DAY II – THE EAGLE HAS LANDED

Even without reigning U.S. Horse of the Year California Chrome – sidelined by a foot issue – the Prince of Wales’s Stakes (gr. I) was still a remarkably international race with runners from England, Ireland, France, Australia and Japan. In the end, Ireland’s Free Eagle, making only his fifth start,

MILERS STAR ON DAY 1 AT ROYAL ASCOT

Day 1 at Royal Ascot was most notable for group one victories by a pair of outstanding milers. In the Queen Anne Stakes, for older horses over the straight mile, the expected clash between Able Friend and Solow fizzled out when the Hong Kong star failed to fire. That left

ROYAL ASCOT: DAYS 4 & 5: RIZEENA & TELESCOPE RETURN TO FORM

One of last year’s top two-year-olds – when her victories included the Queen Mary Stakes (gr. II) at the Royal meeting, and the Shadwell Fillies Mile (gr. I) – Rizeena failed to fire in the 1,000 Guineas (gr. I), but bounced back for a ¾ lengths victory in the one

ROYAL ASCOT: DAY 3 – GOLDEN LIGHT

If you are used to the steady diet of six to nine furlongs fed by racing on the principal surface (dirt) in U.S., the Royal Ascot meeting serves as a refreshing reminder of the diverse fair that thoroughbred racing can offer. On day one, we had the King’s Stand Stakes