Bernstein, Pure Prize are represented by Estrellas winners

(The following post was written by Diego Mitagstein, editor of  Turf Diario. Photos were also provided by Mr. Mitagstein, who is based in Buenos Aires, Argentina.)  By Diego Mitagstein   BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA–The 20th edition of the Carreras de las Estrellas Saturday at Palermo on dirt, Argentina’s version of the Breeders’ Cup, was a day with plenty of … Continue reading Bernstein, Pure Prize are represented by Estrellas winners

US-bred Hennessy colt wins the Russian 2000 Guineas

Hersones, a Hennessy colt bred in Kentucky by Dutton Stables and R. Awtrey, won the Russian Group 1 Russian 2000 Guineas at Central Moscow Hippodrome yesterday. He was one of four US-breds in the race from five starters, and he completed the 1600 meters (metric mile) on sand in 1:43.3. Hersones was purchased at the Keeneland September yearling sale for … Continue reading US-bred Hennessy colt wins the Russian 2000 Guineas

Video: Starspangledbanner wins Group 1 Golden Jubilee

The A$10 million-purchased Starspangledbanner, an Australian-bred son of Aussie-bred Choisir, won the Group 1 Golden Jubilee at Royal Ascot today with Johnny Murtagh aboard, just as his sire had done in 2003 with the same rider aboard. Choisir was the first Australian-trained winner in Britain, and he set a track record in the Golden Jubilee days … Continue reading Video: Starspangledbanner wins Group 1 Golden Jubilee