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The weekend in Thoroughbred racing

Important turf races, some key tests for the 2-year-olds and a jockey challenge in England highlight weekend racing.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

Royal Ascot recap: Frankel to Black Caviar

ASCOT, England, June 23 (UPI) -- The world's top-rated horses opened and closed Royal Ascot with wins, but their stories were dramatically different.

World Cup races bittersweet for Godolphin

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, April 1 (UPI) -- Dubai World Cup day was bittersweet for its creator, Sheik Mohammed bin Rasheed al Maktoum, and his Godolphin Racing.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

World Cup races bittersweet for Godolphin

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, March 31 (UPI) -- Dubai World Cup day was bittersweet for its creator, Sheik Mohammed bin Rasheed al Maktoum, and his Godolphin Racing.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

Krypton Factor super in Golden Shaheen

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, March 31 (UPI) -- Krypton Factor took advantage of a speed duel in front of him to turn in a super performance in winning Saturday's $2 million Dubai Golden Shaheen.

Report: Fallon not guilty of fixing races

LONDON, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- English jockey Kieren Fallon has avoided a jail term following a not guilty verdict in a race-fixing trial in London.

Jockeys plead not guilty to conspiracy

LONDON, Oct. 8 (UPI) -- Three top British horse jockeys are on trial for allegedly taking part in a conspiracy to defraud by intentionally losing races for businessman Miles Rodgers.

Jockey sues racing board to overturn ban

CHICAGO, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Ireland's Kieren Fallon, who rode Powerscourt to victory last year in the Arlington Million, is suing the Illinois Racing Board to overturn a ban against him.

Banned British jockey appeal denied

LONDON, July 13 (UPI) -- Kieren Fallon, a former champion horse jockey in Britain, has lost an appeal to overturn the ban on his racing in the country.

Top British jockey charged with fraud

LONDON, July 3 (UPI) -- Champion British jockey Kieren Fallon was among 28 people charged with betting fraud in London.

Champion jockey escapes injury after fall

LEICESTER, England, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Six-time champion jockey Kieren Fallon has escaped serious injury after a crashing fall at Leicester.
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