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Resistencia captures Hanshin Juvenile Fillies

More Sports / Horse Racing Dec 8, 2019

Resistencia captures Hanshin Juvenile Fillies

Resistencia won the 71st running of the Hanshin Juvenile Fillies on Sunday to capture her first Grade 1 victory and remain undefeated in three starts. With Yuichi Kitamura aboard, fourth-favorite Resistencia led wire-to-wire over the 1,600-meters at Hanshin Racecourse, crossing the line unrivaled in a ...

Vow and Declare triumphs in Melbourne Cup

More Sports / Horse Racing Nov 5, 2019

Vow and Declare triumphs in Melbourne Cup

Australian gelding Vow and Declare won the coveted $5.5 million Melbourne Cup at a packed Flemington on Tuesday as revelations about the grim fate of retired racehorses were put to one side as punters streamed through the turnstiles. With veteran jockey Craig Williams in the ...

Mer De Glace favored in Melbourne Cup

More Sports / Horse Racing Nov 4, 2019

Mer De Glace favored in Melbourne Cup

Japanese stayer Mer De Glace and European import Constantinople have been installed as favorites for Tuesday's Melbourne Cup as horse racing in Australia faces surging image problems. First staged in 1861, the "race that stops a nation" has been a fixture on the first Tuesday ...

Almond Eye wins Tenno-sho in return to racing

More Sports / Horse Racing Oct 27, 2019

Almond Eye wins Tenno-sho in return to racing

Racing for the first time since June, Almond Eye regained G1 dominance on Sunday as the four-year-old filly won a three-length victory at the autumn Tenno-sho. Steered by Christophe Lemaire, the race favorite got off to a good start in the 2,000-meter turf race at ...

Waldgeist stuns history-chasing Enable to win Arc

More Sports / Horse Racing Oct 7, 2019

Waldgeist stuns history-chasing Enable to win Arc

Waldgeist denied Enable a historic third Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe victory on Sunday in a thrilling duel at Paris Longchamp, giving French trainer Andre Fabre his eighth win in the race. John Gosden's odds-on favourite Enable, ridden by Frankie Dettori, looked set to become ...