Note
14 Feb 2011 | 19:15
Nag Me about
To add a NagMe alert you must sign in.
Forgot password?
Not a member yet?

Search: Horse Jockey Trainer Owner All

Sri set for Cup challengeHeadlines
Sri Putra

Sri Putra is settling into his temporary home in Tokyo as Roger Varian's staff prepare the six-year-old for Sunday's Japan Cup.

There is a formidable European team for the prestigious mile-and-a-half prize, with Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe winner Solemia taking the trip for a rematch with the Japanese-trained runner-up Orfevre.

Mount Athos, Red Cadeaux and Jakkalberry have also all been nominated to travel across after running in the Emirates Melbourne Cup.

Sri Putra won his first races for two years in 2012, in a Listed race at Kempton and the Group Two York Stakes, but made little impact against Frankel on his return to the Knavesmire in August.

Varian's travelling head lass Joanne Banks, who watched the entire take a steady canter of the Tokyo dirt circuit, said: "He's eating and drinking very well.

"As we just arrived here yesterday, he just did a gentle exercise this morning to get used to the new surroundings, and he moved very well. We're very pleased.

"He was keen to go faster in the last two furlongs which mean he's enjoying himself."

29 January 2015

Salsify back in Foxhunter frame
Wintry Catterick calls inspection
Chepstow on weather watch
Musselburgh bids to beat weather
Legend in line for Kempton repeat
Henderson at Peace for Triumph
Henderson primes Betfair squad
Henderson happy with Sprinter
Unioniste set for Newbury outing
Bolger left in awe of super Sceaux
Sam set for Gold run
Denman date for Obeaux

28 January 2015

Charities get O'Sullevan boost
Betway boosts sponsorship portfolio
Estrella waits on record bid
Spring not on Focus agenda
Warne on comeback trail
Warne on comeback trail
Mann planning Bleu National prep
Henderson dealt Triolo blow
Tornado blows hot at Taunton
Mann duo head to Musselburgh
Ginge given Scilly date
Cue Card goes back to basics
Eagle ready for hurdling bow
Shark angling for Punchestown prize
Nicholls retains Zarkandar faith
Ruby handed World ticket

27 January 2015

No worries at Wetherby
Fry issue Puzzle warning
Grimthorpe goal for Milan
Ellison duo primed for Supreme test
Mulholland maps out Festival plans
Master retains Festival options
Doubt team seek jumping improvement
Dettori possible for National role
Uttoxeter bid appeals for Murphy
Ryanair defence likely for Dynaste
Palace stars in Towton fifteen
Gilgamboa set for longer trip
Jezki 'fine' after Hurricane defeat
Sire satisfies in schooling session
Sceaux leaves Mullins purring
Faugheen fancied for Walsh mount

26 January 2015

Aintree on the agenda for Concerto
Light camp cool on Newbury raid
Zarib earmarked as Winter warmer
Lingfield washed away
Lingfield washed away
'Awesome' Sceaux in Arkle romp
Mullins lands the treble
Super Fly proves Champion again
Concerto plans hinge on scan
Sherwood - More to come from Clouds
Skelton nominates Bartlett for Risk
Bridgwater thrilled with Bolster
Foxrock given Hennessy green light
Meade gives Monksland World aim

About | Terms | Privacy | Manage Alerts | Manage Account | © 2015