Salisbury Racecourse hosted its first race meeting of the 2019 season on Sunday (April 28) and welcomed a crowd of 4,000 to their Byerley Stud sponsored Season Opener Family Day, on a dry but fresh-feeling day.
Top New Zealand eventer Tim Price and Xavier Faer (known as Hugo) have won third place in the CCI5*-L Land Rover Kentucky Three Day Event - the first of the season's major competitions.
Beat The Bank earned himself another tilt at landing the Group 1 victory his trainer believes he deserves after securing a bet365 Mile win at Sandown (April 26) that set him up for a crack at the Al Shaqab Lockinge Stakes at Newbury on Saturday,18 May.
Salisbury Racecourse's new Flat racing season starts on Sunday (April 28) with the seven race card of the Byerley Stud Season Opener and Family Day.
Newbury's Greenham Stakes: Mohaather win sets 2,000 Guineas poser - The Queen visits & Alan King takes the Spring Cup
Mohaather, winner of Newbury’s Horris Hill Stakes last autumn, continued where he had left off on Saturday (April 13) when returning to the track to capture the Watership Down Stud Greenham Stakes under Jim Crowley - and stamp himself a Classic contender.
Last year the Greenham Stakes Classic trial was won by the George Scott trained James Garfield - steered to victory by a delighted Frankie Dettori. This year it has lost its star entry - but the ten declared for Saturday's race (April 13) include some great hopes for the season ahead.
Veteran rider Phil York stole the show with a treble on Legal Ok, Timmie Roe and Streets Of London at the Tedworth Hunt meeting at Barbury Racecourse on Sunday (April 7).
Too Darn Hot, the best two-year-old in Europe in 2018, is ready to begin his campaign for Classic honours when he reappears in the Group 3 Watership Down Stud Greenham Stakes at Newbury on Saturday (13 April 2019).
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