Equinox Earns HOTY Honours at Inaugural Timeform Awards

Japan's Equinox (Jpn) (Kitasan Black {Jpn}) has been named Horse Of The Year by Timeform--besting G1 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe hero Ace Impact (Ire) (Cracksman {GB}) and GI Breeders' Cup Turf winner Auguste Rodin (Ire) (Deep Impact {Jpn})--in the inaugural Timeform Awards, it was announced Wednesday. Trained by Tetsuya Kimura, the colt earned a 136 rating in his career finale in the G1 Japan Cup. Equinox, who also stood atop of the Leading Male 3yo/up category, also garnered the Champion Of The Rest Of The World award, ahead of...

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Inaugural Timeform Awards Announced

The first edition of the Timeform Awards, honouring the leading Flat horses and performances of the year, will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 20. There are a total of eight awards, with the top three revealed in each category next month. The awards are: Race of the Year Leading First-Season Sire Leading 2YO Leading Male 3YO+ Leading Female 3YO+ Champion of the Rest of the World Champion of Europe Horse of the Year Three of the leading contenders for the awards include Japanese superstar Equinox (Jpn) (Kitasan Black {Jpn}), undefeated...

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Florida Derby Time Adjusted

After reviewing the race, Equibase has adjusted the final time for Saturday's GI Florida Derby, won by Forte (Violence). The original time of 1:48.51 has been changed to 1:49.37. In a statement released Sunday by Equibase, the company said that the finish line beam may have been tripped before the horses reached the finish line. Prior to Equibase recognizing the mistake, the error was caught by the Beyer speed figure team. Initially, Forte was credited with a 98 Beyer figure. That number was lowered to a 95. "The time is...

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Arqana To Unveil Horse Profile Catalogue At Their Autumn Sale

The Horse Profile Catalogue, containing detailed form, a recognised independent horse rating and an analysis of each horse, will be available for the first time during the horses-in-training portion at the Arqana Autumn Sale from Nov. 14-17. Published by LAB Racing and Racing and Sports each horse profile will feature enhanced race form data which includes: positions-in-running throughout the race for both PMU and PMH races distance from the leader at each recorded point comments-in-running subsequent winners from the race highlighted record on various track going performances travelling left-handed, right-handed...

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Great Fillies at Stud

There is no question that world racing will be all the poorer in 2021 without those marvelous mares, Enable (GB) (Nathaniel {Ire}) and Magical (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}). For all of us with a keen interest in breeding, their future careers will be watched with great interest, Enable starting off with a visit to Kingman (GB) and Magical going to Dubawi (Ire). But how have brilliant racemares fared in their second career down through the years? They are certainly a select bunch with only 42 having attained a Timeform mark of...

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