Cinderella Stories: Four fairy-tale fillies of 2016

Thoroughbred racing may be dubbed the sport of kings but owning a racehorse is not just for those who move in high social circles. Throughout the season we’ve witnessed horses who’ve cost very little go on to achieve feats normally reserved for the blue blooded.

Fact of the week

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A horse that has yet to win a race; maiden races are restricted to such horses, though sometimes the conditions of the race allow previous winners (e.g. maidens at closing, i.e. those that have not won a race up to the time the entries close), in which case penalties are allotted for later wins.

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