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

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

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 DAY III – FIT FOR A QUEEN

U.S.-trainer Wesley Ward, who nearly took yesterday’s Queen Mary Stakes (gr. II) with Sweet Emma Rose (City Zip), gained compensation at Royal Ascot today with the Scat Daddy colt, No Nay Never in the Norfolk Stakes (gr. II). Ward’s two-year-olds usually break like greased lightning, but No Nay Never dwelt leaving the stalls. He was

ROYAL ASCOT DAY II – A CASE FOR INBREEDING

The Royal Ascot seven furlong Jersey Stakes (gr. III) for three-year-olds who have yet to win a group race went to Gale Force Ten, who produced a super-game effort to prevail after being headed close home. The result was a significant boost for the form of both the French 2,000 Guineas