Tag: Serpentine

Stradivarius can tie Yeats' record with his fourth consecutive Gold Cup victory Thursday at Royal Ascot. (Image: britishchampionsseries.com)

Stradivarius Seeks to Write His Name in the Royal Ascot Record Book

Can Stradivarius, a horse named after a musical instrument, equal Yeats, a horse named after a poet? That next landmark awaits the 7-year-old horse as Thursday’s Day 3 storyline at Royal Ascot. That landmark would be a fourth consecutive Gold Cup title, which would tie Stradivarius with Yeats. He won […]

Enable used the September Stakes as a tune-up for her fourth consecutive Arc de Triomphe. She's going for her third victory in those four Sunday at ParisLongchamp. (Image: Eclipse Sportswire)

Possibly Tainted Feed Scratches Four as Enable Seeks Third Arc Crown

Controversy rocked the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe on the eve of Europe’s richest race when standout trainer Aidan O’Brien withdrew his four remaining horses after all four failed drug tests. O’Brien pulled the four: Mogul (16/1), Serpentine (16/1), Japan (18/1) and Sovereign (100/1) after they tested positive for trace […]

Serpentine made winning the Epsom Derby look like a romp in the park. His connections paid big bucks to supplement his entry into the Arc de Triomphe. (Image: Getty)

Surprise Derby Champion Serpentine Winds His Way Into Arc de Triomphe

Epsom Derby winner Serpentine joined the field of Sunday’s Group 1 Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe after connections of the surprise Derby winner paid €72,000 to supplement the horse into the field. That gives standout trainer Aidan O’Brien five candidates in the current 16-horse field for France’s marquee race. Even […]