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Articles by Laura King

Thursday tips & thoughts for Meydan with Laura King

Laura King 7:25pm, Wed 11 Jan 2017

image-left-align Laura-King-MEYDAN-PreviewMeydan’s second Carnival meeting features six handicaps, a maiden and the Listed Dubawi Stakes over six furlongs on dirt. There are three Group 1 winners in the field of seven for the feature, including the favourite, Muarrab who is sure to improve on his second last time out. He can throw in the odd bad run, however, and did so in this race last year, so it’s worth taking him on with Desert Force.

2016 International Racing Year in Review

Laura King 9:59am, Thu 15 Dec 2016

image-left-align International Horse Racing2016; a good year for International racing? Well, there wasn’t a Triple Crown in either the UK or the US, but there were some superb performances and plenty to reflect on around the racing globe, write's GG.CO.UK International writer Laura King...

Barbados - holiday destination with a strong racing pedigree

Laura King 9:46am, Fri 18 Nov 2016

image-left-align International Horse RacingThe beautiful West Indian island of Barbados might be better known as an upmarket holiday destination, but this weekend it hosts one of its biggest days on the racing calendar; the Ansa Mcal Racing Festival, incorporating the Winter Jockeys’ Challenge.

Qipco Champions Day Preview with Laura King

Laura King 6:50pm, Thu 13 Oct 2016

image-left-align Top PicksQipco British Champions Day has enjoyed a meteoric rise since emerging – despite many doubters – back in 2011. With GBP 4.2million on offer, this year’s card is Britain’s most valuable ever race day, and, as such, it’s attracted some of the best horses in Europe, despite being held just two weeks after the Arc meeting.

International Racing Preview with Laura King

Laura King 11:41am, Fri 7 Oct 2016

image-left-align International Horse RacingThe $1million Grade I Jockey Club Gold Cup heads a stellar bunch of top level races in the States this weekend, and therefore it seems a bit rude to call them ‘just’ Breeders’ Cup preps.

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