By Masakazu Takahashi -  Noboru Takagi’s Ushba Tesoro could be back to defend his Dubai World Cup title in March after connections rev...

Jan 3, 2024

Asia

YUTAKA HAPPY TO DO DEUCE AS HE WINS FOURTH ARIMA KINEN IN STYLE

By Masakazu Takahashi - Japanese legend of the saddle Yutaka Take became the joint winningmost rider in the history of the Grade 1 Arima Kinen wh...

Dec 27, 2023

Asia

JANTAR MANTAR ABSOLUTELY MAGICAL IN ASAHI HAI FUTURITY AT HANSHIN

Masakazu Takahashi - Race favourite Jantar Mantar claimed victory in the 75th running of the 1600m Grade 1 Asahi Hai Futurity Stakes at Hanshin R...

Dec 20, 2023

Asia

RETIRED EQUINOX TO STAND FOR A RECORD FRESHMAN FEE AT SHADAI

Masakazu Takahashi - Longines Dubai Sheema Classic winning Japanese superhorse Equinox has been retired and will stand his first season at stud i...

Dec 20, 2023

Asia

O’BRIEN HANDS OUT EARLY DUBAI CLUES

Howard Wright - One of the most fascinating sidelines of attending the international races in Hong Kong last weekend was to watch Aidan O’B...

Dec 13, 2023

Asia

REMARKABLE GOLDEN SIXTY REACHES UNPRECEDENTED PEAK IN EARNINGS

Michele MacDonald - So much of what is believed and acted upon by players in Thoroughbred racing and breeding is based on stereotypes. Yet w...

Dec 13, 2023

Asia

J-Mac on the mark with his favourite Warrior

By Sam Turner - McDonald might have been left in the wake of Golden Sixty’s brilliance in the Mile, but the Kiwi rider was seen to great ef...

Dec 10, 2023