Dance to the Music, Sequist Earn Debut Scores

Dance to the Music outran a field of seven other 2-year-old maiden fillies, including first-time starter Mirasol, a daughter of grade 1 producer Justwhistledixie. Take all the Work…

Greatest Honour on Course to Resume Training Sept. 1.

Trainer Shug McGaughey says he expects to have his multiple graded stakes-winning 3-year-old Greatest Honour back in training by Sept. 1 to work toward a winter campaign. Take…

Conditions Suit First Captain in Spa’s Curlin Stakes

If First Captain goes on to win the Runhappy Travers Stakes (G1) three little words could wind up playing a huge role. Take all the Work out of…

Monday 26th July

We quick of the week with one runner in Galway as we head to Ballybrit with the the little fighter, DUFFLE COAT. He remained unbeaten last season but…

Monday 19th July, 2021

Delighted with Organdi’s run at Uttoxeter yesterday in the novices handicap chase.  She jumped and travelled nicely and stayed on well after the last and will get further. …

Tales from Tokyo: ‘This is my home town – but I wanted Japanese fans to be able to watch’

Hiroyuki Kitahara and Huracan 10 at the Tokyo Olympics. The Olympics has come home for Japanese dressage rider Hiroyuki Kitahara, who is from Tokyo. “I’m so lucky to…

‘Charlotte tricked me!’: British groom Alan Davies on keeping horses cool in Tokyo and an Olympic birthday surprise

Wrapping up our mini series chatting to the British dressage grooms out at the Tokyo Olympics, we speak to none other than Alan Davies, groom to Charlotte Dujardin…

Tales from Tokyo: ‘I’m wearing a necklace my brother gave me – I know he wants me to be here’

Lindsay Kellock and Sebastien at the Tokyo Olympics. When Lindsay Kellock rode into the arena yesterday to make her Olympic debut, she was proudly wearing the Canadian team…

Royal Flag Flies Home Late to Capture Shuvee Stakes

Five fillies and mares were spread out across the stretch of Saratoga Race Course July 25 in the $200,000 Shuvee Stakes (G3), leaving the chance for victory wide…

‘Dale Baird Record’ in Asmussen’s Sights

Dale Baird’s record of having won 9,445 races, most by a trainer in North American Thoroughbred racing history, is now within Hall of Famer Steve Asmussen’s reach. Take…

Maracuja, Malathaat Bound for Alabama

A day after Maracuja scored an upset victory in the July 24 Coaching Club American Oaks (G1) at Saratoga Race Course over favored Malathaat, her trainer Rob Atras…

Adayar’s King George Success ‘Great for the Derby’

Epsom director of racing Andrew Cooper has added his voice to many others in hailing Adayar’s win in the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes (G1), which…

Bradshaw Helps Raise Funds for Kentucky Derby Museum

Terry Bradshaw and his love of football, horses and bourbon all came together for a stellar Bourbon Dinner at Kentucky Derby Museum Thursday night. The numbers are in,…

Opaline Glass

 My new love in the glass world is Opaline Glass.  The term “opaline” refers to a number of different styles of glass and it can be French or even…

‘Dark horse’ wins Inter I gold at Sparsholt summer regionals by a country mile

Sparsholt, Hants, 16-18 July 2021 This summer regionals competition, crammed into a frenetic ‘winter-summer’ calendar, attracted some top stars from among gold senior and young rider ranks. The…

Relief for Goffs With Orby Sale to be Staged in Ireland

Goffs will be able to hold its Orby Sale in Ireland following the lifting of travel restrictions for overseas buyers. The auction house had been forced to make…

NYRA Announces 2021 Venezia Award Nominees

NYRA announced that voting for the 2021 Mike Venezia Memorial Award is now open to active jockeys in the continental U.S. They will choose among finalists Junior Alvarado,…

The Horse & Hound Podcast: Daily Tokyo Special – episode two

Welcome to episode two of The Horse & Hound Podcast: Daily Tokyo Special, supported by Toggi, in which our Olympic reporters Pippa Roome and Polly Bryan report back…

Tokyo Olympics dressage day two: thrilling highs, devastating lows – and good news for the Brits

The Tokyo Olympics grand prix dressage completed today and what an incredible day of sport it was, stuffed full of highs and lows. Here are the things you…

Carl and Charlotte to join Lottie Fry in Tokyo 2020 individual final

Photo caption: Charlotte Dujardin and Gio are through to the individual dressage final © BEF / Jon Stroud Media Charlotte Dujardin and Gio book their place in the…

German Defending Champs Reign Supreme in Grand Prix at Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Going Into Lead in Both Team and Individual Standings

Tokyo, Japan – July 25, 2021 – Following an exciting first day of Tokyo 2020 Olympic dressage competition, the second half of the world’s top riders took their…

Three riders carried their country’s flag at the Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony

Table tennis player Hend Zaza and showjumper Ahmad Saber Hamcho are the Syrian flagbearers at the Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony. Three riders were their country’s Tokyo Olympics opening…

Madone Outkicks Going Global in San Clemente

Racing July 24 in the $202,500 San Clemente Stakes (G2T) at Del Mar, Kaleem Shah’s Madone edged Going Global, reversing her form from the May 22 Honeymoon Stakes…

United Repeats in Eddie Read Stakes

United successfully defended his title in the $251,000 Eddie Read Stakes (G2T) at Del Mar July 24, returning to victory after an uncharacteristic loss in the May 29…

Caravel Notches First Graded Victory in Caress

Caravel made her graded stakes debut in the $200,000 Caress Stakes (G3T) July 24 at Saratoga Race Course and ran down her rivals to score by 2 1/2…