Tag: Oisin Murphy

Campanelle (left) and Dragon Symbol needed a photo finish and stewards' inquiry to decide the Group 1 Commonwealth Cup at Royal Ascot. Campanelle prevailed after Dragon Symbol was cited for interference. (Image: Rex Features)

Royal Theater at Royal Ascot: Ward, Campanelle Win Commonwealth Cup

Having stewards elevate Campanelle to victory was a novel way for trainer Wesley Ward to win his 12th Royal Ascot race. But after the American trainer endured a less-than-regal slog at Royal Ascot this week, Ward was not throwing this Group 1 Commonwealth Cup victory back. Off as the 5/1 […]

It may not rank up with winning the Arc for champion jockey Frankie Dettori. But the Racing League does give the world's top rider another trophy to ride for. (Image: AFP)

New UK Racing League Turns Riding Into a Team Sport

Jockeys racing as teams for more than £2 million in prize money will provide the latest horse racing twist when the inaugural Racing League season opens in the United Kingdom this summer. What is the Racing League? How does it work? And who will we see riding for that prize […]