Horse Racing events for June 2019
Horse racing is one of the oldest sports in the world, and every year there are different kinds of events that can be enjoyed by fans of the sport. This year is no different, as we've witnessed a couple of exciting events all year round. In May, we enjoyed The Kentucky Derby and The Preakness Stakes which was filled with several types of events including the Kentucky Derby, Kentucky Oaks, Virginia Gold Cup, Iroquois Steeple Chase and more. Additionally, there were different types of racing that took place, such as thoroughbred flat racing, thoroughbred chase races, and so on.
Horse Racing June 2019: The Belmont Stakes and More
The Kentucky Derby and the Preakness Stakes gave us some memorable moments that we won't forget in a jiffy. However, June is already promising, with the Belmont Stakes, providing us with amazing events that include various types of racing activities. June will be offering the third and last phase of the US Triple Crown. According to BBC Sport, we are set to expect some exciting events from different parts of the UK, such as Chester, Doncaster, Brighton, Salsbury, and many more. As a result, we can be sure of excitement and thrill.
After the conclusion of the US Triple Crown, there is more to expect from horse racing in June as our attention will be moved to the first phase of the US Triple Tiara, also known as the Acorn Stakes. Additionally, we will also enjoy the thrill of the Stephen Foster Handicap event scheduled to start on the 15th of June at Churchill Downs. Therefore, we can safely assume that June has a lot to offer for all horse racing fans and also neutrals as every day is fixed with exciting events and tournaments.
Horse Racing June 2019: What to Expect
Horse racing is well-known for providing thrilling experiences and sensational victories. This year, so far, has not disappointed in living up to the horse racing standard. The past months have set precedence with exciting headlines and news updates. For instance, there is the incredible recovery story of a Jockey that almost fell off his horse during a race but eventually ends up being victorious at the end of the race. Additionally, there is also the Epsom Derby victory of Anthony Van Dyck which gives trainer Aidan O'Brien a record-equalling seventh winner.
More sensational victories have been recorded in the past months including the event at Chantilly where Sottsass did not just win the French Derby but also broke the course record when he beat Persian King who is the tournament's favourite. June is also not lacking in thrills and sensational victories, and will only get better as time goes on. However, in the midst of the excitement and amazing victories, injuries and narrow escapes are bound to happen on or off the tracks as we have witnessed already in the past months.
Horse Racing June 2019: Injury Updates
As exciting and interesting horse can be, it can also be dangerous and life-threatening for both the horse and its rider. This year has recorded one of the biggest tragedies in the sport's history with about ten horses died at Cheltenham. According to Express UK's website, one of the horses that died appeared to be injured during the race before the tragic accident that caused its death. Additionally, a Jockey named Corey Brown is still under care after sustaining injuries from a fall in Queensland, Australia. However, according to the Australian Jockeys Association, he didn't sustain any head injuries.