2008 Guineas News
Natagora Stays All The Way to 1000 Guineas Triumph 04/05/08
Any fears that the speedy Natagora would not stay the mile test of the stanjamesuk.com 1000 Guineas were firmly rebuffed when the statuesque grey filly made all to claim victory.
Henry Navigates to 2000 Guineas Victory 03/05/08
Trainer Aidan O’Brien landed his fifth stanjamesuk.com 2000 Guineas when winning the 200th running of the Classic after Henrythenavigator battled to beat the 11/8 favourite New Approach by a nose.
Largely Drying Day Leaves Good Guineas Ground at Newmarket 01/05/08
Michael Prosser, Director of Racing at Newmarket, has this afternoon changed The NatWest Rowley Mile official going description after an upturn in the weather.
New Approach On Course for Guineas 21/04/08
Jim Bolger today expressed his confidence ahead of ante-post favourite
New Approach’s bid for Classic glory in the stanjamesuk.com
2000 Guineas at Newmarket on Saturday, May 3.
30 Go Forward for 2000 Guineas 23/04/08
Stimulation is one of 30 horses going forward after yesterday’s forfeit stage for what promises to be a fantastic renewal of the £375,000 stanjamesuk.com 2000 Guineas at Newmarket on Saturday, May 3, and trainer Hughie Morrison believes there is more to come from the Choisir colt.
Raymi Coya Among 28 Hopefuls for the stanjamesuk.com 1000 Guineas 23/04/08
Chelsea FC’s Peruvian striker Claudio Pizarro could have his first runner in an English Classic with Raymi Coya, who is among 28 fillies remaining in the £375,000 stanjamesuk.com 1000 Guineas, which takes place on Sunday, May 4, at the forfeit stage.
Bumper 30 for Jockey Club Stakes 16/04/08
entry of 30 - up from 22 in 2007 - has been received for the £90,000
Group Two stanjamesuk.com Jockey Club Stakes, details of which
are revealed today.
Barry Hills Puts Guineas Fillies on Trial at Newmarket 14/04/08
Lambourn trainer Barry Hills is set to unleash stanjamesuk.com 1000 Guineas hopefuls
Spinning Lucy and Royal Confidence at Newmarket on Wednesday, April 16.
Oxx Could Run Red
Eye Express in Craven Stakes
Irish trainer John Oxx is considering running Red Eye Express
in the £50,000 Group Three banshahousestables.com Craven
Stakes (3.45pm), run over a mile at Newmarket on Thursday, April
17, the second day of the Craven Meeting.
Henry Gallops to Guineas Favouritism
It may be nearly 11 months away but the Aidan O’Brien-trained
Henrythenavigator is as short as 5/1 (with Boylesports) for next
Guineas after winning the opening Coventry Stakes in scintillating
Finsceal Beo in 1000 Guineas Masterclass
Finsceal Beo looked different class to her rivals
with a brilliant victory in the Stan James 1000 Guineas at Newmarket.
Cockney Rebel Rocks in 2000 Guineas
Cockney Rebel sprang a 25/1 surprise in the Group 1 Stan James
2000 Guineas when coming home a length and a half clear of Vital
Equine to give his veteran local trainer Geoff Huffer the biggest
success of his career.
Speciosa - The Dream Fulfilled
Speciosa added a major chapter to her fairytale story by storming
to a hugely popular success in the Stan James 1000 Guineas. The
Danehill Dancer filly made all in thrilling style to scorch to
a two-and-a-half length victory in the fillies’ Classic.
Brilliant George powers to Guineas glory
George Washington lit up the NatWest Rowley Mile course with a fantastic performance
to land the Stan James 2000 Guineas in style.