Tag Archives: Godolphin

UK racing launches first directory to track the progress of community directives 

UK racing has launched its first ‘community directory’ to highlight the work of key stakeholders that are leading projects and directives to improve the sport’s health, welfare, education, participation and community involvement. Backed by the British Horseracing Authority (BHA), the directory has been developed by sports charity Racing Together in collaboration with The Racing Foundation and thoroughbred news source Godolphin. …

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188BET expands UK racing presence with Chester Cup sponsorship

188BET Chester Cup

Godolphin stable runner Natural Scenery and Sea of Heaven are the early favourites for the 2017 Chester Cup on Wednesday 10 May, which will be sponsored by 188BET. Sports betting and casino operator 188BET expressed its delight at being involved with such a “prestigious and historic race”. The seven-race meet will get underway at 13:50, with the feature 188BET Chester …

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McDonald to be re-interviewed by Racing NSW about Astern win

Godolphin’s retained rider James McDonald will be re-interviewed in Sydney this week after Racing NSW studied financial statements, betting records and communication logs in relation to his victory on Astern in December 2015. The jockey was charged with having ‘an interest’ in Astern’s win at Randwick, and had his phone seized on November 15. It is understood that at least …

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Champion jockey McDonald faces betting charges in Australia

James McDonald, a champion jockey in Sydney, has been charged with betting on the horse that he rode to victory on his debut. Racing New South Wales (NSW) stewards have interviewed the Godolphin’s retained rider over the betting activity on Astern ahead of his race win at Randwick in December of last year. A late flurry of money saw Astern’s …

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