Balding Pair On Course for Guineas Festival 22/04/10
Trainer Andrew Balding is weighing up a possible double Classic raid at Newmarket next weekend with recent Listed scorer Lord Zenith aiming for glory in the StanJames.com 2000 Guineas on Saturday, 1st May, and progressive filly Pipette being considered for the StanJames.com 1000 Guineas the following day.
Lady Darshaan Pleases Moore Ahead of 1000 Guineas 21/04/10
Stan Moore believes that his Group One Fillies’ Mile runner-up Lady Darshaan is “the forgotten horse” ahead of the £400,000 StanJames.com 1000 Guineas, staged over a mile at Newmarket on Sunday, 2nd May.
Arcano Puts Classic Credentials on the Line 14/04/10
With the exception of the brilliant St Nicholas Abbey, currently 9/4 favourite for the 2,000 Guineas, Arcano was arguably the most impressive juvenile colt of the 2009 season.
Special Duty Heads 71 in StanJames.com 1000 Guineas 05/02/10
French trainer Criquette Head-Maarek has landed the StanJames.com 1000 Guineas on three occasions this year has entered Special Duty, the clear 7/2 favourite with Stan James for the first fillies’ Classic of the season for which there are 71 entries, six more than last year.
Bumper Entries for StanJames.com 2000 Guineas 05/02/10
Xtension has already exhibited top-class form on Newmarket’s Rowley Mile course and last season’s Group One Jumeirah Dewhurst Stakes third has pleased trainer Clive Cox with the progress he has made this winter ahead of a planned tilt at the StanJames.com 2000 Guineas.
Channon to Fine Tune Music Show in Leslie Harrison Memorial Nell Gwyn 13/04/10
Mick Channon believes that his Group One StanJames.com 1000 Guineas hope Music Show will come on for her seasonal reappearance in the £65,000 Group Three Leslie Harrison Memorial Nell Gwyn Stakes (4.10pm) at Newmarket on Wednesday, April 14th.
Knight Positive About Eolith’s Prospects 25/03/10
StanJames.com 1000 Guineas entry Eolith can already include a Group 1 and Group 2 winner among her victims and her trainer William Knight is hoping she can further enhance her credentials in 2010.
Duty Continues to Look Special Ahead of 1000 Guineas 04/02/10
Special Duty, winter favourite for the 1000 Guineas at Newmarket on May 2nd, has been pleasing her Chantilly-based trainer Criquette Head-Maarek ahead of a return to full training this season.
Lillie Langtry Back to Form 03/10/09
Lillie Langtry stormed back to form with victory in the Tattersalls Timeform Fillies’ 800 to leave connections looking at a return to the Rowley Mile in May for the Stan James-sponsored 1000 Guineas next May.
Sea The New Star 02/05/09
Sea The Stars lit up the Rowley Mile to land the 2009 stanjames.com 2000 Guineas in spectacular style.
Ghanaati Crowns Excellent Start to the Season for Hills 03/05/09
Ridden by Hills’s son Richard, Ghanaati was sent off at 20/1 and returned triumphant by a length and a half from Irish raider Cuis Ghaire.
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.
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.