Saturday at Newmarket Wesley Ward has seen some good horses go through his hands in his time as a trainer, but the American believes Lady Aurelia to be a “once-in-a-lifetime filly” as she prepares to tackle the best of the British again in Saturday’s Group One Connolly’s Red Mills Cheveley Park Stakes. Unbeaten and some would say unbeatable, Lady Aurelia returns to a British racecourse for the first time since her stunning Queen Mary victory
AYR The most valuable and prestigious Flat racing fixture to take place in Scotland, Ayr’s three-day Western Meeting, featuring the £200,000 William Hill Ayr Gold Cup on Saturday. First run in 1804, the 1200m Ayr Gold Cup is second only to the Qatar Stewards’ Cup in terms of the prize money offered for a sprint handicap, and each year draws a highly-competitive line-up.
Friday Night, Early Saturday AM Flemington (AUS) G1 Maykybe Stakes, G2 Danehill Stakes, G2 Bobbie Lewis Stakes, G2 Let’s Elope Stakes Rosehill Gardens (AUS) G1 Golden Rose Stakes, G2 Theo Marks Stakes, G3 Kingston Town Stakes, G3 Sheraco Stakes
The highlight of Doncaster’s Flat season is upon us. A preview, courtesy of GBI Racing, is below. WEDNESDAY The Listed Scarbrough Stakes should be an absorbing affair, the 1000m contest featuring a clash between a high-class gelding struggling to get his head in front this season in Muthmir, and flying Yorkshire filly Thesme who is incredibly also to win in 2016 despite being in the form of her life as she showed when an excellent
From GBI Racing The Qatar Goodwood Festival has an identity all of its own, but prize money and prestige to match almost any comparable fixture in the world, with nearly £5million up for grabs on the Sussex Downs this week. No less than 13 Group races take place at the meeting over the course of the five days, including the Sussex Stakes and Nassau Stakes, both Group One highlights to celebrate, and both of which