Trainer Roger Varian is hoping that his horse Defoe can continue its unbeaten season by winning the Geoffrey Freer Stakes at Newbury on Saturday. The 3yo claimed victory at the London Gold Cup earlier this year, and showed top form in both the Sunbets Handicap at York, and the Glasgow Stakes at Hamilton Park last
Gordon Elliott’s Beckford will put his unbeaten record on the line at the upcoming Phoenix Stakes at Curragh on Sunday. The 2yo has already made quite the impression at Curragh over the last few months, winning both the GAIN Railway Stakes and European Breeders Fund Auction Maiden. Elliott said of Beckford: “He’s a very nice
With Goodwood in full swing, Will sat down with our own horse racing expert Michael Wilson as we cover all the basics and look ahead to Day 3!
With Day 1 of Goodwood behind us, Will Chapman brings in our racing expert, Michael Wilson for a preview of what to expect from one of the biggest weeks on racing last calendar. Check back daily for more tips, previews and insight from Sportnation.com.
Michael Bell’s Big Orange is hoping to make history today by winning a third successive Qatar Goodwood Cup. The six-year-old has experienced a drastic upturn in form since winning the Gold Cup at Ascot, and has a huge advantage over his rivals in the upcoming Group One race. With market rivals Simple Verse and Dal
Sir Michael Stoute believes his 4yo Ulysses can impress at the upcoming King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot. Ulysses has experienced a fantastic year so far, claiming victory in both the Gordon Richards Stakes at Sandown in April, and the Coral-Eclipse earlier this month. This year’s King George VI weekend looks to
Michael Bell is readying his 3-year-old colt Ronald R for the Bonhams Thoroughbred Stakes at the upcoming Qatar Goodwood Festival. The son of Nathaniel is hotly tipped for the Group Three race, after impressing at Royal Ascot with a second place finish in the Britannia last month. In his last race, Ronald R could only