Tag Archives: G1 Prix

Arqana December Catalogue Released

The catalogue for the four-day Arqana December Breeding Stock Sale, slated for Dec. 9-12, is now available. From a total of 953 lots catalogued, 455 mares, 174 filles, 319 weanlings and four stallions will go under the hammer. The dam … Continue reading

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Eyes on the Preis

One of the last of the European Group 1 prizes is up for grabs at Munich on Wednesday with the G1 Pastorius-Grosser Preis von Bayern featuring all the leading domestic heavyweights in the middle-distance category. They are headed by the … Continue reading

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Dark Angel’s Battaash Storms to Abbaye Triumph

By Sean Cronin Strolling through wins in the Listed Scurry S., G3 Coral Charge and G2 King George S., Battaash (Ire) (Dark Angel {Ire}) gained revenge on his Aug. 25 G1 Coolmore Nunthorpe S. conqueress Marsha (Ire) (Acclamation {GB}) with … Continue reading

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Dettori Has History in His Grasp

Victory for Enable (GB) (Nathaniel {Ire}) in Sunday’s G1 Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe at Chantilly would have an extra dimension for Frankie Dettori as the Italian chases a record fifth renewal. As if the pressure of riding one … Continue reading

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Observations on the European Racing Scene for Friday, Sept. 15

4.05 Doncaster, Mdn, £15,000, 2yo, 8fTGHAIYYATH (IRE) (Dubawi {Ire}) was at €1.1million the highest-priced colt foal sold at public auction in Ireland when purchased by John Ferguson at the Goffs November Sale and debuts in the Godolphin silks for the … Continue reading

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‘George’ More Likely for Arc

Aidan O’Brien said it is “more likely” Order Of St George (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}) will run in the G1 Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe on Oct. 1 rather than the G1 Emirates Melbourne Cup on Nov. 7.The grand 5-year-old stayer … Continue reading

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Big Orange Out Of Irish Leger

G1 Gold Cup winner Big Orange (GB) (Duke of Marmalade {Ire}) has been removed from consideration for Sunday’s G1 Irish St Leger due to the soft going and further expected rain. Therefore, a rematch with last year’s Gold Cup winner … Continue reading

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Ribchester Back Out On Sunday

By Daithi Harvey Richard Fahey intends to let Ribchester (Ire) (Iffraaj {GB}) take his chance in the G1 Prix du Moulin at Chantilly on Sunday. The brilliant colt met with an unexpected reverse when second to Here Comes When (Ire) … Continue reading

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