Week 43 horse racing news
Two horses, Sandpit House and Dark Artist, suffered fatal injuries during Sunday’s Wexford meeting. Sandpit House slipped 2 furlong out and Dark Artist was pulled up injured and was later put down due to the severity of his injury. The meeting was abandoned afterward due to the unsafe conditions of the ground.
Sir Michael Stoute‘s might aim Carlton House to attend the Investec Derby in the spring following his success in the Wade Willis 50th Birthday E B F Maiden Stakes at Newbury. Stoute expressed his content with the colt and added that Ryan Moore was very impressed with the colt’s performance.
Frankie Dettori failed to score the 100th group one winner for Godolphin as was expected of him to do with Antara in the Premio Lydia Tesio at Capannelle (Italy) after being beaten by home favorite Aoife Alainn.
A 50-1 Mason Hindmarsh landed a spectacular win in the Halloween At Matalan Introductory Juvenile Hurdle at Aintree. The Karen McLintock 3 three year old performed immaculately under Brian Harding and scored by half of a length.
Richard Hannon believes Paco Boy is in it for the Breeder’s Cup on November 6 at Churchill Downs. Hannon said Paco Boy looked well on Sunday’s training under Richard Hughes, and that the trip will suit him.
Not seen since July, jockey Jason Maguire is hoping to go back racing after busting his ankle at Worcester. Maguire is due to meet with his physician on Friday and might be given a green light to go back on the saddle. Maguire expressed his impatience to go back racing
Sans Frontieres and Laddies Poker Two will miss the Breeder’s Cup. According to their manager’s Jeremy Noseda, though he is content with their performance throughout the season, both have suffered a setback which prevents them from being prepared for the Churchill Downs major event.