Singapore drops stakes levels, two Group races discontinued and the proposed International Races placed on hold

In a major announcement the Singapore Turf Club (STC) said on Thursday that the prizemoney for non-Feature races will drop significantly from January 1st, 2019, two Singapore Group races will be discontinued and the proposed reestablishment of the International Races next May has been placed on hold.

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Seoul's Saturday meeting preview

Seoul's Saturday meeting preview - Class 2 (1400M) Handicap / KRW 90 Million - Korean Derby runner-up Mask was somewhat surprisingly beaten on his first go at a regular class 2 handicap last month

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South African jockey Francois Herholdt to make Busan debut on Friday

Francois Herholdt will take his first mounts in Korean racing on Friday’s card at Busan. The South African jockey begins an initial four-month license with three rides across the eleven-race meeting on the South Coast

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Busan's Friday meeting preview

Busan's Friday meeting preview - Class 3 (1200M) Handicap / KRW 75 Million - Miss Perfect is up in class having won four in a row

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Mile Championship (G1) - Preview

It is the turn of the top milers in Japan to step out and do battle this coming Sunday, when Kyoto Racecourse will once again stage the Grade 1 Mile Championship, the second race in the Japan Autumn International Series of races.

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Triple Nine and Cheongdam Dokki head Grand Prix Stakes nominations

Twenty-eight horses have been nominated for the Grand Prix Stakes, the traditional season-ending finale which is set for Seoul Racecourse on Sunday December 9th and will be run over the longest distance in use in Korean racing,

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Double joy for W&W as Walker, Woodworth win first Singapore Gold Cup

The rare combination of Mark Walker and Benny Woodworth teamed up on Sunday to both claim arguably their most important win in Singapore to-date - their first Singapore Gold Cup, thanks to Elite Invincible.

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Lys Gracieux with Joao Moreira captures first Grade 1 victory in Queen Elizabeth II Cup

Third favorite Lys Gracieux, under jockey Joao Moreira, landed her first G1 triumph in this year’s Queen Elizabeth II Cup - the four-year-old has notched two graded wins so far, the 2016 Artemis Stakes (G3) and this year’s Tokyo Shimbun Hai (G3) but had been out of reach of G1 titles in spite of four G1 runner-up efforts;

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Seoul's Sunday meeting preview

Seoul's Sunday meeting preview - Class 1 (1400M) Handicap / KRW 110 Million - Gaon Champ takes his chane at class 1 for the first time here - the 11 race broadcast commences at 12.45pm AEST on Sky Racing2

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All to play for in final leg of Queen's Tour

Sunday’s Gyeongnam Governor’s Cup (KOR G3 / 2000M), the final leg of this year’s Tour, looks set to be a fascinating contest

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Busan's Sunday meeting preview

Busan's Sunday meeting preview - feature the Gyeongnam Governor’s Cup (KOR G2) (2000M) Allowance / KRW 500 Million

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Queen Elizabeth II Cup - comments from runners' connections

The 43rd running of the Grade 1 Queen Elizabeth II Cup is held at Kyoto Racecourse on Sunday with 18 horses nominated for the turf competition run over the venue’s outer 2,200-meter course - comments from runners' connections:

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