Tag: flat racing

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The Coral Eclipse

Published: 29th June 2022

A Legendary Race The Group 1 race – run over a mile and a quarter at Sandown Park – is traditionally the first time the top three‐year‐olds take on the cream of...

Newmarket – A Town Like No Other

Published: 28th April 2022

Racing HQ The historic market town, situated in Suffolk on the border with Cambridgeshire, serves as Flat racing’s headquarters.  More than 3,000 horses are stabled in Newmarket – one for every five...

Flat Jockey Championship Contenders

Published: 27th April 2022

  The Jockeys’ Championship kicks off on QIPCO 2000 Guineas day on Saturday 30 April and runs untilQIPCO British Champions Day in October. Over the course of five‐and‐a‐half months the rider with...

Frankie Dettori and Dancing Brave Inducted Into Hall of Fame

Published: 25th April 2022

  Launched in 2021, the Hall of Fame sets out to immortalise the Modern Greats of the sport, both human and equine, from 1970 onwards. Dettori and Dancing Brave are the first...

Can you name these famous Flat racehorses?

Published: 17th July 2021

Can you name these famous Flat racehorses that won big races in Britain? There are 10 racehorses to get from 10 emoji clues....

Enable – 8 facts you may not have heard before

Published: 12th February 2021

How much do you know about the wonder mare Enable? We’ve uncovered a few random facts about the superstar that may surprise you....

Return of Racegoers to be trialled in September

Published: 26th August 2020

Spectators will be allowed to return to racing events next month starting with Doncaster's St Leger Festival....

Hollie Doyle races to 50 winners faster than ever before

Published: 24th August 2020

Recording-breaking jockey Hollie Doyle has added to her tally of landmark successes by soaring to 50 winners in the 2020 Flat Jockeys’ Championship quicker than ever before....

Fallon Jr voted Jockey of the Month following first Group 1

Published: 5th August 2020

Cieren Fallon Jr has been voted Jockey of the Month for July after landing his first ever Group 1 victory aboard Oxted in the July Cup....

Under Starters Orders – William Buick

Published: 3rd August 2020

Name: William Buick Age: 32 Career highlight: Winning the Derby at Epsom Downs aboard Masar in 2018. Interesting fact: William Buick is a man of many languages. The Godolphin man is fluent...