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
Jim Bolger’s Moonlight Magic beat odds-on favourite Deauville to claim victory at yesterday’s ICON Meld Stakes. The 4-year-old colt regained his Derrinstown Derby winning form, despite coming last in the Derby last June. A P O’Brien’s Deauville looked to have the run of the race, until the 5-1 Moonlight Magic won by a head at