Queen Elizabeth II Cup (G1) – Preview by JRA

After a great weekend at the Breeders’ Cup for Japan, this coming Sunday (Nov. 14) sees the domestic Grade 1 action return to the Hanshin Racecourse, where the Queen Elizabeth II Cup will be run over 2,200 meters on the … Read more

Shinn has faith in Sky Field by Declan Schuster

Blake Shinn is holding faith in Sky Field’s ability to bounce back after the chestnut produced a rousing first-past-the-post trial effort at Sha Tin this morning (Tuesday, 9 November). Failing to fire a shot last start when 10th in the … Read more

Fownes double-handed in Sha Tin feature by Leo Schlink

Caspar Fownes is optimistic stablemates Southern Legend and Columbus County can continue an upward trajectory towards LONGINES Hong Kong International Races when the pair contests the G3 Sa Sa Ladies’ Purse Handicap (1800m) at Sha Tin on Sunday (7 November). … Read more

Tenno Sho (Autumn) (G1) – Preview by JRA

On the heels of the “Chrysanthemum Prize” comes a classic of a different kind – the international Grade 1 Tenno Sho (Autumn), considered by many to be Japan’s most prestigious race, and held over an especially challenging course. On Sunday, … Read more

Lor excited by Master Eight’s return by Leo Schlink

Frankie Lor is optimistic unconquered Master Eight can continue an impressive ascent when the emerging sprinter resumes in the second section of the Class 3 Spoonbill Handicap (1200m) at Sha Tin on Sunday (24 October). Strengthened by two recent trials, … Read more

Cox Plate Trends

Peter Ellis Racing continues its review of thoroughbreds set to contest Victoria’s major weight-for-age feature so it can assist any visitor to the website that maybe considering a ‘futures’ wager. This week we look at the Moonee Valley Racing Club’s … Read more

Shuka Sho (G1) – Preview by JRA

Hanshin Racecourse west of Osaka hosts the Grade 1 Shuka Sho this Sunday as renovations continue at Kyoto, the filly classic’s usual venue. The Oct. 17 running will be the Shuka Sho’s 26th. The 2,000-meter turf event is the final … Read more