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What the Nation is saying about Sky Lantern...

No dispute this time!! Sky Lantern uses that late blistering turn of foot to run down Integral to win the G1 Sun Chariot Stakes at Newmarket, her 3rd G1 win this season. Sir Michael Stoute's Integral finished in 2nd with a much improved effort from her Beverly D. Stakes flop by Duntle to finish to 3rd.
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  • Euro Trash · Hong Kong racing is so deep and competitive. That is why I enjoy it. · 199 days ago ·
  • Euro Trash · @paul, I do not think they want to tackle the QEII at this time. But many European trainers prefer to send their horses to Asia now. Great purses and top class competition. She is a very nice filly, but the QEII would be a tall order unless she really moves forward from this race. · 199 days ago ·
Sky Lantern has gotten the go ahead from her connections to be stepped up in trip to 10f and is a confirmed runner for the G1 Nassau Stakes at Goodwood on August 3rd.
The connections of Sky Lantern have appealed the result of the G1 Falmouth Stakes at Newarket-July on Friday. A lengthy stewards enquiry took place at the end of the race because the winner, Elusive Kate, veared left and carried Sky Lantern across the track with her but she held on by a neck. The stewards ultimately left the places unaltered saying that jockey William Buick aboard Elusive Kate had his whip in the correct hand. Sky Lantern jockey, Richard Hughes, said they were intially going to just take the loss on the chin but they had gotten so many calls & tweets urging them to appeal the stewards decision that they have decided to reverse field and go ahead with the appeal.
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  • Euro Trash · I believe that they have nothing to lose by appealing the decision as opinion is running strongly for each side. I feel that Sky Lantern's jockey could have been a little headier with his ride as Elusive Kate has shown this tendency before. Hughes should have anticipated and put Sky Lantern in a different path. · 274 days ago ·
  • jonquil · Well, I believe they've been saying that the whip hit Sky Lantern on the face and that it was actually the prolonged whipping movement in front of her face intimidating her that caused her to slow enough to allow Elusive Kate the win, I think? It's still difficult to tell if this affected the outcome or not, but I kind of have to agree with Euro Trash on this. · 273 days ago ·
Elusive Kate returned to the scene of some of her greatest efforts for a wire-to-wire success in the Group 1 Falmouth Stakes on Friday at Newmarket, but it wasn't without controversy as the filly drifted all the way across the track - resulting in a lengthy stewards inquiry before the result was con...Read More
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  • EskendereyaChampion · Kate deserves this victory. · 277 days ago ·
  • jonquil · Not surprised in the least. Kate's always been a good filly, but on her best she can really bring it. Sky Lantern is still very impressive and I don't think this is a hit to her reputation at all. Both are really great to watch at their best. :) · 277 days ago ·
After three days of waiting, victory finally came for Richard Hannon and Richard Hughes as Sky Lantern lit up the Group 1 Cornonation Stakes with an unbeatable display of dominance.Read More
What a filly! Incredibly impressive win today in the Coronation Stakes at Ascot, completing a Guineas/Coronation double
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  • rafirox · Wow, very good run by Sky Lantern. What a filly, what a stride! · 298 days ago ·
  • Northport · I have been posting replays to HRN as they are uploaded to youtube as well · 298 days ago ·
Even though she won the G1 Moyglare Stud Stakes at the Curragh in Ireland last September as a 2yo, connections of G1 English 1000 Guineas winner, Sky Lantern, have opted to pass on running her in the G1 Irish 1000 Guineas at the Curragh this Sunday and have instead decided to supplement her into the G1 Epsom Oaks field in early June.
Patience is a virtue, so they say, yet after twenty-five years of waiting, even the calmest of successful athletes would begin to long for that ultimate success amongst their elite rivals. Having been crowned Champion Jockey for the first time last season, all that was missing from Richard Hughes' r...Read More
Terrific turn of foot late by Sky Lantern to nail Just The Judge by 3/4 lengths in the English 1000 Guineas. The only problem I have with this filly is it always seems to be either feast of famine with her. She either runs a mighty race like today and looks a legit G1 filly or she runs a disappointing race like she did at last year's Breeders Cup.
Six months after the fanfare departure of Frankel, Sir Henry Cecil looks to have found a new exciting prospect to enjoy further summer successes with in the shape of three year old filly, Hot Snap, who stormed to victory in the Group 3 Nell Gwyn Stakes at Newmarket.Read More
  • BrianZipse · Midday was an excellent mare, happy to see her little sister doing well to begin her career. · 26 seconds ago · 362 days ago ·
  • On The Gallop's · Nice race. Good to see Sir Henry get another good one. · 361 days ago ·
nah... more like a Irish 1000 guineas winner
a likely Irish 2000 Guineas winner
If you're looking to score in Friday's Breeders' Cup Championship Pick 4, Horse Racing Nation's Tony Bada Bing gives his two cents, plus a few more...Read More
Races 3 & 4: The G1 Juvenile Fillies Turf and G1 Juvenile FilliesRead More
Having cleared quarantine Wednesday evening, Aidan O’Brien’s powerful Breeders’ Cup team took to the Santa Anita track for the first time to stretch their legs Thursday morning. Leading the group was St Nicholas Abbey, who will be bidding to win the Breeders’ Cup Turf for the second time in successi...Read More
Out of 12 European fillies to contest the four editions of the Juvenile Fillies' Turf, only one, Heart Shaped, finished in the money in 2008. This year with the Lasix ban affecting the Americans, the Irish, English and French fillies get a level playing field and could even out-perform their America...Read More
While the horses from Aidan O’Brien’s Ballydoyle Stables remain in quarantine until they are able to make their first appearance on the track Thursday, the trainer was at the barn on Wednesday morning and spent some time with members of the international media discussing some of his Breeders’ Cup ho...Read More
Talented Irish-bred filly Sky Lantern tries to give trainer Richard Hannon his first Breeders' Cup win in Friday's Juvenile Fillies Turf at Santa Anita Park.Read More
Trainer Richard Hannon confirmed Group one-winning filly Sky Lantern will go to America to challenge for the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf next month. Read More
goodluck on BC Juvenile Fillies! luv you <3

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Sky Lantern - Race Results & Past Performances

View Details12/08/13Sky Lantern14thSha71 mileTHong Kong Mile-G1 3+ MGlorious DaysGold-FunPacking Whiz1:33.60
View DetailsView Video09/28/13Sky Lantern1stNew31 mileTSun Chariot Stakes-G1 3+ FSky LanternIntegralDuntle1:38.02
View DetailsView Video08/03/13Sky Lantern5thGoo31 1/4 mTNassau Stakes-G1 3+ FWinsiliThistle BirdHot Snap2:06.19
View DetailsView Video07/12/13Sky Lantern2ndNewJ31 mileTFalmouth Stakes -G1 3+ FElusive KateSky LanternGiofra1:40.54
View DetailsView Video06/21/13Sky Lantern1stAsc31 mileTCoronation Stakes-G1 3 FSky LanternKenhopeJust The Judge1:39.75
View DetailsView Video05/05/13Sky Lantern1stNew41 mileTEnglish 1000 Guineas-G1 3 FSky LanternJust The JudgeMoth1:36.38
View Details04/17/13Sky Lantern2ndNew57 fTNell Gwyn Stakes-G3 3 FHot SnapSky LanternWinning Express1:24.39
View DetailsView Video11/02/12Sky Lantern8thSA61 mileTBreeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf-G1 2 FFlotillaWatsdachancesSummer of Fun1:34.64
View Details09/09/12Sky Lantern1stCur57 fTMoyglare Stud Stakes-G1 2 FSky LanternScintillulaHarasiya1:25.14
View Details08/25/12Sky Lantern2ndGoo17 fTPrestige Stakes-G3 2 FOllie OlgaSky LanternAmazonas1:28.53
View Details08/11/12Sky Lantern2ndNewJ37 fTSweet Solera Stakes-G3 2 FCertifySky LanternReyaadah1:27.15
View Details06/04/12Sky Lantern1stNaa56 fTEBF Fillies' Sprint Stakes 2 FSky LanternTrue VerdictLiberating1:11.56
View Details05/24/12Sky Lantern1stGoo16 fTMaiden Fillies' Stakes 2 FSky LanternCruck RealtaIndignant1:14.80