Off the Track and Perth Racing at Belmont on Saturday will pay tribute to the outstanding courage and will to win of some champion retired racehorses.
Trainer Mark Johnston loves nothing more than a winner at the Qatar Goodwood Festival and the Middleham handler struck for the first time this week with 20/1 chance Blue Wave in the Summer Handicap over a mile and six furlongs.
Godolphin's embarrassment of riches in the mile department meant the operation was able to successfully deploy Toormore to take the seven-furlong Qatar Lennox Stakes, the £300,000 Group Two feature on the opening day of the Qatar Goodwood Festival.
Australian champion sire Redoute’s Choice has the numbers but the upcoming Arqana August Sale at Deauville in France will be all about one horse – the mighty Frankel!
Victorian-based sire Starspangledbanner has 16 mares in foal to northern-hemisphere time in response to the demand for his progeny in Europe.
Blake Shinn discusses his Manikato Stakes mount Swift Alliance after Moonee Valley trackwork.
Shinn spoke with Sky Racing.