Australia: Do we believe the hype?

DON’T you love a talking horse… Down the years a host of equine luminaries, including Gorytus and Dubai Millennium, have been hailed as some kind of latter-day Pegasus. Some of these thoroughbreds have fulfilled the hyperbole while others have sunk without trace, leaving us racing nerds exasperated and craving the next big thing. But for …[Read More]

The Breeders’ Cup European challenge

BRITISH yards uncharacteristically drew a blank at Longchamp during Arc weekend, so will they fare better at Santa Anita this weekend at the Breeders’ Cup? With 10 raiders from the UK, six from Ireland and four from France, there is a decent chance that the European contingent will plunder some of the millions of dollars …[Read More]