Tag Archives: High

Hillhouse High Leads 1-2 Finish For Baltas In Royal Heroine

Hillhouse High gets her first stakes victory in the Grade 2 Royal Heroine under Corey Nakatani Hillhouse High carried the familiar burgundy and gold colors of Golden Eagle Farm to victory in Saturday’s Grade 2 Royal Heroine Stakes at Santa Anita Park, leading a 1-2 finish for trainer Richard Baltas, who also saddled runner-up Mokat in the one-mile turf race ...

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Handicapper's high praise for Many Clouds | Horse Racing |

Many Clouds (left): produced a lifetime best when beating Thistlecrack   PICTURE: Getty Images    By Jon Lees 7:45PM 31 JAN 2017  MANY CLOUDS ended his life as Britain’s leading chaser having produced a career-best performance in defeating Thistlecrack at Cheltenham on Saturday. As owner Trevor Hemmings on Tuesday hailed the “superb” run by the 2015 Grand National winner, the Racing ...

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Best set to look to High Court if found guilty

Best (right): “I will never give up and will do whatever I need to do”   PICTURE: Dan Abraham    By Jon Lees 8:00AM 12 DEC 2016  JIM BEST says he will do whatever it takes to clear his name if he is found guilty of ordering jockey Paul John to stop two of his horses in Monday’s keenly anticipated verdict ...

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High street would be a poorer place without betting shops

Social issues are perceived to be directly linked to betting shops  By Tom Kerr 12:05PM 25 NOV 2016  TWO years ago the government unveiled a website for citizens to launch their own petitions, with the potential for a parliamentary debate if they hit 100,000 signatures. If you go on the official website you can browse the rejected efforts and, if you ...

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PJA urges riders to ditch high street banks in fraud fight

Thefts from riders started in 2014   PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)    By James Burn 3:02PM 4 OCT 2016  HORSEMEN have been urged to take their bank accounts away from the high street by the Professional Jockeys Association, who have described banks as “unwilling and incapable” of preventing and investigating thefts from riders. It emerged in 2014 a number of jockeys ...

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Bitumen, Classic Empire Aiming High In G1 Hopeful

Man o’ War, Buckpasser, Nashua, Secretariat and Affirmed are among the roster of winners, so it’s fair to say the Hopeful has long been a showcase for thoroughbred immortals. Monday’s $ 350,000 Hopeful – the 16th and final Grade 1 flat race at Saratoga Race Course, and the first of the season for 2-year-old males – attracted a field of ...

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High Court rule Pyromaniac can run in Galway Hurdle

Tony Martin: will be able to run Pyromaniac in the Galway Hurdle   PICTURE: Patrick McCann (racingpost.com/photos)    By Tony O’Hehir 2:57PM 25 JUL 2016  PYROMANIAC will be able to run in the Guinness Galway Hurdle on Thursday after trainer Tony Martin’s legal team went to the High Court in Dublin on Monday morning and were granted a judicial review of ...

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