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Jim Bannon's Journal for Woodbine’s 11 race programme on Sunday featuring Pink Lloyd

Preview for Woodbine Entertainment Group's 11 race programme featuring Canadian sprint sensation Pink Lloyd aiming for this 11th straight stakes win in the $125,000 Achievement Stakes at Woodbine on Sunday - the 10 race programme commences at 1.00pm Canadian EDT, 3.00am AEST Sunday - watch the live online broadcast

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Karaka graduates to the fore in Ag Challenge Stakes

Tomelilla (NZ) (Tavistock) and She’s Poppy (NZ) (Alamosa), both Karaka graduates and both black-type winners at their previous starts, fought out an exciting finish in Saturday’s Listed Ag Challenge Stakes (1590m) at Wanganui.

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Newcomer Caribou Club takes the Connaught Cup at Woodbine

Glen Hill Farm’s homebred Caribou Club captured the $175,000 Connaught Cup (Grade 2) in his Canadian debut, out-running defending champion Tower of Texas on Saturday afternoon at Woodbine Racetrack.

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Epsom Downs stewards' report

Epsom Downs stewards' report from Investec Derby Day on Saturday

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Masar lands the Derby for Godolphin

Godolphin finally landed the Investec Derby in their famous royal blue colours after 16/1 shot Masar produced a scintillating performance at Epsom Downs on Saturday afternoon.

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Tanasoq toughs it out for Midgley in Dash

Paul Midgley recorded his second victory in the £100,000 Investec Corporate Banking 'Dash' Handicap following the victory of 12/1 shot Tanasoq in the five-furlong event, which attracted the maximum field of 20.

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Part of Crisford's Derby dream comes true

Simon Crisford stood in the winner's enclosure at Epsom Downs many times in his years as Godolphin's racing manager, but today he was there as the trainer of Investec Diomed Stakes hero Century Dream.

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Wilamina gets deserved first Group 3 success

The extended mile G3 Princess Elizabeth Stakes (sponsored by Investec) went to Wilamina, a daughter of Zoffany and trained at Manton by Martyn Meade, with jockey Frankie Dettori treating racegoers to one of his trademark flying dismounts.

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Dominic Gardiner-Hill takes over from Phil Smith as BHB Head of Handicapping

On Sunday Dominic Gardiner-Hill will take over as British Horseracing Authority (BHA) Head of Handicapping from Phil Smith, who is retiring after 23 years in the role.

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Going change at Epsom Downs again

Andrew Cooper, Clerk of the Course at Epsom Downs, said of the ground this morning ahead of the 239th running of the Investec Derby: "We walked the course at 6am this morning and we were done by about 6.45am and there was no Soft in it all.

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Yasuda Kinen (G1) - comments from Japanese runners' connections

The final top-level race at Tokyo Racecourse until the fall season will be run on Sunday, June 3. It’s the Yasuda Kinen - comments from Japanese runners' connections

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UK racing on Saturday look at the Derby

Well I have been away since my last column that gave you both the 2000 Guineas and the Kentucky Derby winners (as well as the 1000 Guineas third but I can’t brag about that one), so it made good sense to sober up again after spending my ill-gotten gains and see if we can sort out the winner of the English Derby as well.

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Epsom Downs stewards' report

Epsom Downs stewards' report from Investec Ladies' Day on Friday - jockey William Buick fined after weighing out - mo explanation for Idaho's performance

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Deep Impact factor prompts live coverage of Derby in Japan for the first time

Saxon Warrior's participation in the Investec Derby will be responsible for unprecedented attention in Japan, where the Classic will be broadcast live for the first time because of the extraordinary popularity of his sire Deep Impact.

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Saxon Warrior ready for Investec Derby battle

Ballydoyle trainer Aidan O'Brien issued a positive bulletin on the well-being of hot favourite Saxon Warrior ahead of Saturday's Investec Derby at Epsom Downs.

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Going change after Investec Ladies' Day

The going has been changed to Good to Soft, Soft in places after racing on the first day of the Investec Derby Festival, Investec Ladies' Day - crowd over 26,00 on Ladies Day

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Lake Volta charges home for Johnston

Lake Volta, ridden by Silvestre de Sousa and trained by Mark Johnston was a comfortable winner of the £50,000 Listed Investec Surrey Stakes at Epsom on Friday.

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Aidan and Donnacha join together for Oaks victory

Forever Together's superb four and a half length victory in the Investec Oaks was a seventh in the fillies' mile and a half Classic for trainer Aidan O'Brien.

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Cracksman snatches Coronation Cup on the line

Odds-on (2/7) favourite Cracksman prevailed in the Group One Investec Coronation Cup - but only by a head from 33/1 shot Salouen.

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Medburn leaves Hedger in dreamland

The Peter Hedger-trained Medburn Dream survived a stewards' enquiry to land the £50,000 Investec Click & Invest Mile Handicap at Epsom Downs under Franny Norton on Friday.

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