In short

Listed comeback for Whole Shebang

Whole Shebang (Yoshitada Takahashi/Akatsuki Tomita) makes his first appearance for more than 13 months in the Listed Onuma Stakes at Hakodate, Japan, on Sunday, 23 June.

Golden Syrup seeks piece of Paradise

Course Stakes winner Golden Syrup (Shintaro Suzuki/Yusuke Hara) bids for a fourth Tokyo victory in the Listed Paradise Stakes on Sunday, 23 June.

King Of Conquest rules again at Goodwood

King Of Conquest (Charlie Appleby/William Buick) secured a second Listed win at Goodwood, UK, as he stayed on well to comfortably take the Tapster Stakes on Sunday, 9 June.

Our contributors

David Murray

Dave Murray worked as a sports journalist, racing writer, columnist and sub-editor for Rural Press, Fairfax, AAP and News Ltd during his 30 years in the newspaper industry. He is a keen horseman who enjoys riding when he's not reporting on Godolphin and the success of Darley stallions in Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong and Singapore. 

Mike Hedge

Mike Hedge has covered major sports events around the world as a member of the Australian Associates Press (AAP) and headed up the AAP racing desk for 15 years. He has been a contributor to a range of racing publications and joined the team in 2015.


Racenews is a specialist agency, based in London, England, which provides dedicated content and other services. The niche company was founded in 1991 by racing journalist Mark Popham, who works on the Godolphin account alongside John Corbett. Racenews covers horseracing internationally and has been providing copy for since 1999.