The British Horse Racing Authority has banned Gerard Butler from having any involvement in racing whatsoever for five years, after the trainer was found guilty of an “appalling” breach of duties.
JP McManus appears set to launch a three-way attack on the Stewart Family Thank You Gold Cup this Saturday, with Cantlow and Tap Night confirmed to join Colour Squadron.
Despite the ARC acknowledging the less-than ideal surface at Wolverhampton, it appears that all concerned about safety will have to wait at least six months before any noticeable change is implemented.
The Hong Kong International Races on Sunday capped off a particularly frustrating weekend for European trainers, as locally-trained hopeful Glorious Days claimed the Longines Hong Kong Mile.
After becoming the first reigning monarch to win the Gold Cup in its 207 year history, the Queen has claimed the Owner of the Year award at the Racehorse Owners Association’s 32nd annual awards event in London.
Following a few initial concerns following arrival in Hong Kong on Saturday, leading European Female Miler Sky Lantern appeared on course at Sha Tin on Wednesday ahead of the Hong Kong Mile.