Old Bailey (Mitsumasa Nakauchida/Yuji Nakai), last seen when landing a six-furlong handicap at Niigata, Japan, on 4 August, steps up to Listed level for the Niigata Sogo TV Sho over the same course and distance on Sunday, 19 August.
Listed assignment for Good Fortune
16 August 2018
Two-year-old New Approach colt Good Fortune (Charlie Appleby/James Doyle), a 10-length winner of a Lingfield novice race on 21 July, steps up to Listed class for the Denford Stakes over the same distance at Newbury on Saturday, 18 August.
Loxley leads home 1-2-3 at Deauville
11 August 2018
Loxley (Charlie Appleby/James Doyle) quickened clear in the closing stages to readily beat Mind Mapping and Zaman as the Godolphin trio dominated the 10-furlong Listed Prix Nureyev at Deauville, France, on Saturday, 11 August.
Agathonia strikes at Hoppegarten
11 August 2018
Four-year-old filly Agathonia (Henri-Alex Pantall/Adrie de Vries) gained a first Listed victory when staying on gamely to take the Hoppegartener Steherpreis over a mile and three-quarters at Hoppegarten, Germany, on Saturday, 11 August.
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