Sean Levey

Sun Chariot Next For Snow Lantern

Group 1 winner Snow Lantern (GB) (Frankel {GB}), who races as a homebred for Rockcliffe Stud, is targeting the Oct. 2 Kingdom of Bahrain Sun Chariot S. at Newmarket. The 'TDN Rising Star', was second to Alcohol Free (Ire) (No Nay Never) in the G1 Coronation S. at Royal Ascot in June before relegating that filly to third in the G1 Tattersalls Falmouth S. at Newmarket on July 9. In her latest outing, the grey was third to Alcohol Free in the G1 Qatar Sussex S. at Goodwood on July...

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Shergar Cup Teams Confirmed

The four teams for Saturday's Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup jockey competition at Ascot have been confirmed, with three jockeys comprising each team. This year's Derby winning jockey Adam Kirby will captain Team Great Britain, on which he will be joined by Cieren Fallon and James Doyle. This year's G1 Gold Cup-winning rider Joe Fanning leads Team Ireland, which is also made up of David Egan and Tadhg O'Shea. Hayley Turner, the most successful rider in the history of the Shergar Cup, captains the Ladies Team which also includes Mickaelle...

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Frankel's Snow Lantern Prevails In Falmouth Thriller

Friday's G1 Tattersalls Falmouth S. at Newmarket had the look of a vintage renewal and so it proved with the 3-year-olds in charge led by Rockcliffe Stud's 'TDN Rising Star' Snow Lantern (GB) (Frankel {GB}). Runner-up to Alcohol Free (Ire) (No Nay Never) in the mud in the G1 Coronation S. at Royal Ascot June 18, the 6-1 shot was more settled this time buried against the far rail in mid-division with that rival in front on that side. Eased out by Sean Levey inside the final two furlongs, the...

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Levey Looks For First Royal Victory

Sean Levey has already set several notable benchmarks in British racing--being the first black jockey to ride in the Derby in 2016 when fifth on Humphrey Bogart (Ire) (Tagula {Ire}) and, two years later, the first black jockey to win a British Classic when steering Billesdon Brook (GB) (Champs Elysees {GB}) to victory in the G1 1000 Guineas-and next week Levey hopes to earn a belated first Royal Ascot victory. The 33-year-old Swaziland-born rider, who will partner the likes of Snow Lantern (GB) (Frankel {GB}) and Happy Romance (Ire) (Dandy...

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Fitri Hay's Good Listener A Record Breaker For Mehmas
Fitri Hay's Good Listener A Record Breaker For Mehmas

Fresh from matching Iffraaj's European record of 38 freshman winners on Sunday, Tally-Ho Stud resident Mehmas (Ire) (Acclamation {GB}) stood out on his own--on a magnificent 39--after Fitri Hay's Good Listener (Ire) shed maiden status in Monday's Visit attheraces.com Novice Median Auction S., going a shade over five furlongs, at Windsor. 2nd-Royal Windsor, £5,300, Nov, 10-19, 2yo, 5f 21yT, 1:02.40, sf. GOOD LISTENER (IRE) (c, 2, Mehmas {Ire}--Looks Great {GB}, by New Approach {Ire}), who posted a debut third tackling five furlongs in an Oct. 9 York novices' heat last...

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