Tag Archives: Champions

Churchill, Winter Among Stars On Course For Irish Champions Weekend

The grey filly Winter outlasts Blond Me (black cap) and Sobetsu (royal blue) to win the G1 Nassau Stakes The big names have all stood their ground for the five Group 1 races and the strong supporting cards on Longines Irish Champions Weekend at Leopardstown and the Curragh on Saturday and Sunday. Dual 2,000 Guineas winner Churchill and his stable ...

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Main Sequence Joins Monmouth Park Hall Of Champions

John Velazquez after his Breeders’ Cup Turf victory aboard Main Sequence. Champion Main Sequence will join Monmouth Park’s Hall of Champions when the racetrack kicks off its 72nd season of racing this Saturday, May 13. A Flaxman Holdings, Ltd. homebred, Main Sequence began his career in Europe where he won his first four starts before finishing second in the 2012 ...

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Rapper Dragon Euthanized Due To Fractured Pelvis Suffered In Hong Kong Champions Mile

Sunday’s Group 1 HK Champions Mile at Sha Tin was won by Contentment, but tragedy befell the event when, with 750m to race, Rapper Dragon, the BMW Hong Kong Derby winner and 1.4 favourite, went lame. Joao Moreira’s mount was racing at the tail of the pack and stopped abruptly. Rapper Dragon received immediate treatment from the on-course veterinarians and ...

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Sam Houston: Texas Champions Stakes Close Out Thoroughbred Meet

Sam Houston Race Park will salute accredited Texas-breds on the four remaining days of the 2017 Thoroughbred racing season. Seven Texas Champions Stakes will be contested, with the $ 50,000 Bara Lass and $ 50,000 San Jacinto Stakes set for Friday evening and the $ 50,000 Yellow Rose Stakes and $ 50,000 Richard King Stakes to be contested on Saturday, ...

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Canada’s National Harness Racing Champions Announced | Horse Racing |

On Saturday, January 28, Standardbred Canada announced harness racing’s national champions at the 2016 O’Brien Awards, which honour Canada’s best in harness racing over the past season. This was the 28th edition of the O’Brien Awards, named in honour of the late Joe O’Brien, an outstanding horseman and member of the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame. It was a ...

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OBS Day Of Champions Racing Scheduled For Jan. 24

Racing returns to Ocala Tuesday, January 24 as the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company holds its 28th annual Day of Champions. The four races for OBS graduates feature quality fields conditioned by leading trainers and ridden by a star-studded jockey colony. Held in conjunction with the OBS Winter Mixed Sale for the fourth straight year, the expanded card offers pari-mutuel wagering on ...

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Palmer and Rohaut fined for Champions Day referral

Palmer: a member of his staff was found with non-permitted substances   PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)    By Mark Scully 3:50PM 22 DEC 2016  HUGO PALMER has been fined £1,000 by a BHA disciplinary panel after admitting a breach of the rules of racing when a member of his staff was found in possession of non-permitted substances in Ascot’s stables on ...

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Hail To The Nile Repels Challengers For Louisiana Champions Turf Victory

Jockey Francisco Torres guides Hail To The Nile to victory in the 26th running of the Louisiana Champions Day Turf at Fair Grounds. Valene Farms’ Hail to the Nile was courageous in victory in Saturday’s $ 100,000 Louisiana Champions Day Turf on Louisiana Champions Day presented by Acadian Ambulance, fending off a stiff two-pronged challenge in mid-stretch to post a ...

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