Tag: 2000 Guineas

Pinatubo put on a vintage performance in last year's VIntage Stakes, winning by five lengths. He is the prohibitive favorite to win the first English Classic of the season -- the 2,000 Guineas. (Image: Godolphin Racing)

Sizzling Pinatubo Odds-On Favorite to Erupt in 2000 Guineas

Pinatubo got his name from a volcano in the Philippines, which proved his Godolphin owners either have a soft spot for lava and ash, or a hard sense of foreshadowing as to what kind of horse they own. Because right now, Pinatubo is the hottest horse coming into Saturday’s 2000 […]

The 1,000 Guineas on the Rowley Mile at Newmarket, one of the English Classics, highlights English racing's first week back. (Image: Mark Westley)

Amid Financial Woes, British Horse Racing Returns With Busy Week

British horse racing returns Monday, coming back to the sporting forefront with a 10-race Newcastle card that opens the gates for the rest of the country’s 59 racetracks. Newcastle’s Monday card, which will run spectator-free, maxed out with all 10 races starting the full complement of 12 runners. The meet […]