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  • Frankel wins Champion Stakes
    Khalid Abdullah's Frankel captured the QIPCO Champion Stakes in brilliant and dramatic fashion on Oct. 20 at Ascot, remaining unbeaten and securing his legacy as one of the best racehorses of the modern era and perhaps one of the greatest of all time. More

  • Solemia upsets Orfevre in Arc
    Gerard and Alain Wertheimer's filly Solemia won the Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe on Oct. 7 at Longchamp in a huge upset, overtaking front-runner Orfevre (JPN) in the final strides in a heartbreaking loss to the Japanese superstar. More

  • Ridasiyna clear l'Opera winner
    The Aga Khan's Ridasiyna rallied from well off the pace to collar Izzi Top in the final 200 meters and score a clear win the Qatar Prix de l'Opera on Oct. 7 at Longchamp. More

  • Gordon Lord Byron pens Foret victory
    Gordon Lord Byron registered his first group victory when he swept to the lead deep in the straight for William Buick and held on well in the Qatar Prix de la Foret over heavy turf at Longchamp Oct. 7. More

  • Olympic Glory shines in Lagardere
    Olympic Glory and Silasol won the two races for juveniles on the Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe undercard on Oct. 7 at Longchamp. More

  • 18 runners draw for Arc
    The 91st edition of the Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe on Oct. 7 at Longchamp attracted a large and competitive field of 18, headed by reigning Japanese Horse of the Year Orfevre and European multiple classic winner Camelot. More

  • Danedream likely out of Arc
    Danedream, winner of last year's Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, might not be able to contest this year's running Oct. 7 because of an outbreak of a serious equine disease in Cologne, Germany. A horse at the same racing center as the 4-year-old filly tested positive for equine infectious anemia, also known as swamp fever, according to the Racing Post. Danedream is trained by Peter Schiergen. More

  • Battle of Marengo easy Beresford winner
    Coolmore and partners' Battle of Marengo scored easily over three opponents in the Juddmonte Beresford Stakes for 2-year-olds on Sept. 30 at the Curragh, providing trainer Aidan O'Brien with a 12th win in the race. More

  • Certify cruises in Fillies' Mile
    Unbeaten Certify provided Godolphin with the team's third consecutive success in the Group 1 Fillies' Mile at Newmarket on Friday. White Moonstone and Lyric of Light have taken the mile event for the previous two years, but neither matched the style and panache of Certify's success. More

  • Steeler captures Royal Lodge
    Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed al Maktoum's Steeler battled past Artigiano to prevail in Saturday's Group 2 Royal Lodge Stakes at Newmarket, the first race on the new "Road to the Kentucky Derby" scoring system. Trained by Mark Johnston, the son of 2008 Breeders' Cup Classic winner Raven's Pass earned 10 points for the victory. Artigiano, by Distorted Humor, collected four points for second. More

  • Royal Diamond shines at Curragh
    Outsider Royal Diamond came out on top in a four-horse photo finish to win the $258,500 Gains Horse Feeds Irish St. Leger by a head at the Curragh Sept. 15. More

  • Sky Lantern shines in Moyglare
    The victory guarantees an expenses-paid automatic berth in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf at Santa Anita Park as part of the 'Win and You're In' program sponsored by the Breeders' Cup. However, Sky Lantern, a daughter of Red Clubs, is not presently nominated to the Cup. More

  • Snow Fairy earns BC Turf berth
    Multiple Group 1 winner Snow Fairy turned in yet another superb performance as she put away Nathaniel in the final furlong to win the $969,000 Red Mills Irish Champion Stakes at Leopardstown Sept. 8. More

  • Danedream earns Breeders' Cup berth
    Top German filly Danedream signaled her readiness for a defense of her Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe title with a determined half-length victory over Ovambo Queen in the Longines-Grosser Preis von Baden at Baden-Baden Sept. 2. More

  • Ascot next for unbeaten Frankel
    Juddmonte Farms' Frankel, having extended his unbeaten streak to 13 with a victory in the 1 5/16-mile Juddmonte International, will make his next start in the 10-furlong Qipco Champion Stakes at Ascot Oct. 20. More

  • Ortensia looks to stay on a roll
    A total of 18 contenders go forward for the Group 1 Sprint Cup, run at Haydock Park over six furlongs on Saturday, after Monday's five-day confirmation stage. More