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

WINTERING IN DUBAI

There has been a lot of action in Dubai this winter, and it’s worth taking a brief look at the major stakes winners there over the last few weeks. Several are adding to the records of young sires, from the U.S., Europe, Australia and South America, and a number of

NEW APPROACH HEADS THE EUROPEAN FRESHMAN

The weekend saw New Approach, become the first European-based freshman sire of 2012 to be represented by a group one winner, his son Dawn Approach taking the Vincent O’Brien Stakes (formerly National Stakes) (gr. I) by 4¾ lengths. This was the fifth win in five starts for Dawn Approach, who