Many international news in midweek. The first victory of Victoria Pendleton, Wincanton is already an event. The starting Flintshire boxes of Andre Fabre is another. Also find a list of horses trained runners in France on Thursday in the best races of Meydan.
Wincanton: Victoria Pendleton won his first victory and his ticket to Cheltenham
If it made the news following a recent fall is the time for a victory that Victoria Pendleton made about her. In search of confidence to validate his ticket for participation in the meeting of Cheltenham , former cyclist won his first race, a few weeks after starting. The double Olympic champion track cycling began his career in new flat last July, with Paul Nicholls . Her victory of the day allows him to have pretensions to its main objective: to be the start of the Foxhunter Chase , a steeplechase for amateur at the end of the month at Cheltenham . Associated Pasha Polder , 9 years old, the young rider has shown great confidence in taking the lead from the start. Very on his jumps in the boarder Paul Nicholls has readily joined the winner in post.
Here is the final phase of the race …
Flinsthire left France for the United States
flintshireThe champion Prince Khalid Abdullah will likely be seen in France. The future former resident of Andre Fabre will join the staff of Chad Brown on the other side of the Atlantic. And former assistant of the late Bobby Frankel (legendary coach the US ) was chosen to lead the new career Flintshire . The fast tracks, the regular rhythms of American racing and the enrichment of stable Abdullah overseas export explain this. Its main objective this year is the Breeder’s Cup Turf (Group 1) in early November in Santa Anita .
Relive the victory of Flintshire at Saratoga on August 29 in the Sword Dancer Stakes (Group 1) …
Meydan: the French have ambitions
The big races approaching the racecourse Meydan in Dubai . A few weeks before major events that compete in the last weekend in March, many French are already on track. Thursday, François Rohaut delegates two of its residents. Handassa (associated with Paul Hanagan ), an Arabian horse 6 years participated in the Al Maktoum Challenge (Group 1) which takes place in 16 hours. Just over two hours later, Vin Chaud (ridden by Christophe Soumillon ) also defend the chances of Pau coach. The son of Teofilo will try to do better than in his debut at Meydan , where he finished only eighth. Pia Brandt also sends two strengths of his team: Malka and Muharaaj . The first ascent by Gerald Mosse , takes part in Balanchine (Group 2) could lead to Dubai Turf (Group 1) at 17:45, while the latter takes part in a disability, Emirates Holidays , 35 minutes later. He will be ridden by Martin Dwyer .
Saturday is Dariyan who treads the path of the racecourse Meydan in Dubai City Of Gold , a Group 2 over the classic distance. Christophe Soumillon will be riding on this resident of Alain de Royer Dupré should then go to Dubai Schema Classic (Group 1).