Telescope has Sandown in sight

Sandown Racecourse

Sir Michael Stoute will tread a tried-and-tested route this season with Telescope as the Great Voltigeur winner returns to action in the Brigadier Gerard Stakes at Sandown next month. Telescope has Sandown in sightBy Sporting Life Report Future Flat Races. The four-year-old was one of the talking horses of last season but missed the Derby and did not return to action until July when he won a...

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Mukhadram takes off for Dubai

At Fishers Cross

Mukhadram leaves for Meydan on Saturday Mukhadram leaves for Meydan on SaturdaySky Sports Racing News Mukhadram leaves for Meydan on Saturday as he aims to lift the Dubai World Cup for William Haggas. The Hamdan Al Maktoum-owned five-year-old will run in the 10-furling Tapeta showpiece having shown top-class form throughout last season. He was agonisingly beaten by Al Kazeem in the Prince Of...

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Mukhadram set for Dubai take-off

Sire De Grugy 2013 Queen Mother Champion Chase Winner

Mukhadram leaves for Meydan on Saturday as he aims to lift the Dubai World Cup for William Haggas. Mukhadram set for Dubai take-offBy Sporting Life Report Dubai World Cup Antepost: Mukhadram 10/1 The Hamdan Al Maktoum-owned five-year-old will run in the 10-furling Tapeta showpiece having shown top-class form throughout last season. He was agonisingly beaten by Al Kazeem in the Prince Of...

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Be Ready to rumble

My NAP of 2013 Sire De Grugy

Tom Peacock picks out ten horses to follow through the new turf Flat season. Be Ready to rumbleBy Sporting Life Report Future Flat Races. ASTONISHING (Sir Michael Stoute) Sir Michael Stoute is peerless at extracting the best out of older fillies and Astonishing must rank as one to sweep to Group level after another winter in his care. The daughter of Galileo did not make her three-year-old bow...

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Varian rides highs and lows

The UK Classic the 2,000 Guineas

There have been plenty of examples in racing of trainers starting their careers with the supposed advantage of taking over the reins from an established star. Varian rides highs and lowsBy Sporting Life Report 2000 Guineas. Some have been an unqualified success, like Charlie Hills winning at the Breeders’ Cup shortly after inheriting the licence from his father, Barry, but there have...

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Strike it Lucky

The UK Classic the 1,000 Guineas

When it comes to picking out horses for the Classics in recent years, the first port of call has generally been the powerhouse stables of Coolmore, Godolphin and Hannon. Strike it LuckyBy Sporting Life Report 1000 Guineas Antepost: Lucky Kristale 14/1 However, this year’s Qipco 1000 Guineas has the potential to throw up a surprise, with a victory for a relatively unheralded yard far from...

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Thunder in 1000 Guineas frame

The UK Classic the 1,000 Guineas

Lightning Thunder in 1000 Guineas frame Lightning Thunder in 1000 Guineas frameSky Sports Racing News Lightning Thunder could be Olly Stevens’ first British Classic runner in the 1000 Guineas in only his second season as a trainer. Stevens is leaning towards the Newmarket showpiece on May 4 as she is more forward than expected, although she also holds entries in both the French and...

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Tatts extend York sponsorship

York racecourse

Tattersalls extend York Racecourse sponsorship Tattersalls extend York Racecourse sponsorshipSky Sports Racing News Tattersalls has extended its support for York Racecourse to include sponsorship of the Group Three Acomb Stakes on the opening day of the Welcome to Yorkshire Ebor Festival. The Tattersalls Acomb Stakes will offer 60,000 in prize money and regularly attracts top quality two year...

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March heads Cowell Hever trio

The English Jump Season

Robert Cowell to saddle three in Lingfield Listed heat Robert Cowell to saddle three in Lingfield Listed heatSky Sports Racing News Robert Cowell is expecting to saddle three runners in the 45,000 Listed bookmakers.co.uk Hever Sprint Stakes over five furlongs, one of three Fast-Track Qualifiers at Lingfield Park this Saturday. March, a four-year-old daughter of Dutch Art, will be making her...

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March heads Cowell trio in Hever

The Cheltenham Gold cup

Robert Cowell is expecting to saddle three runners in the 45,000 Listed bookmakers.co.uk Hever Sprint Stakes over five furlongs, one of three Fast-Track Qualifiers at Lingfield Park this Saturday. March heads Cowell trio in HeverBy Sporting Life Report Lingfield. March, a four-year-old daughter of Dutch Art, will be making her debut for Cowell, having previously been with Marco Botti. Her...

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