Month: April 2021Page 2 of 53

Friday 30th April, 2021

Present From Dubai (pictured) is declared at Uttoxeter tomorrow in the hope that some possible overnight rain will make the ground safe enough for us to run.  He…

The Poppy Ride That Was(n’t)

For several years, I’ve been reading about my friend Wendy’s spring rides in the poppy fields. Last year, I finally convinced her to invite me to one of…

Dressage results: Parwood, Surrey, 29 April 2021

Image: Hiedi Marcus achieves her 76.03% best ever mark for Elementary 53 riding 12-year-old Furstenball mare Hawtins Fiorella The post Dressage results: Parwood, Surrey, 29 April 2021 appeared…

17 reasons we love spring

The clocks have gone back and we’ve traded an hour’s sleep for sixty precious minutes of daylight 1. Driving home from a competition and knowing you’ll be able…

Blue Stripe Favored in Gran Premio Criadores

The winner of the May 1 Gran Premio Criadores (G1) will receive the first automatic starting position into this year’s $2 million Longines Breeders’ Cup Distaff (G1) through…

Set Piece Surges Late to Take Opening Verse Stakes

The winning combination of trainer Brad Cox and jockey Florent Geroux struck again April 29 at Churchill Downs for Juddmonte when Set Piece went surging late to the…

O’Brien ‘Watching and Learning’ With Santa Barbara

Aidan O’Brien admitted that after just one run at 2—an impressive maiden win at the Curragh—One Thousand Guineas (G1) favorite Santa Barbara was going to have to learn…

Search Results Raising Oaks Hopes High for Machmer Hall

Machmer Hall, which bred the undefeated daughter of Flatter, has a long history with Search Results’ family.

Spendthrift Acquires Breeding Rights to Rock Your World

Spendthrift Farm has secured the breeding rights to undefeated Santa Anita Derby (G1) winner and Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (G1) contender Rock Your World, it was…

Fresh Horse Themed Finds to Buy for Spring

Embrace the change in temperature with some cute new finds for your closet and home. I love this time of year when the days become longer and the…