Horse racing is nothing without the horse itself. These beauties are the highlight of all races, and as such only, the very best are considered onto top racing tracks. With the vast number of horse racing starts available all over Europe, many big stars are always in demand and extremely famous. If you’re new to the sport called horse racing, we encourage you to look into these fantastic starts, especially when they’re on track.

Breeders’ Cup Heroine Enable

Enable is an exceptional horse that has won two brilliant victories in the Yorkshire Oaks. This horse is simply magical and very unassuming, upon first glance. She has beat the likes of Magical at Churchill Downs and has whizzed past the powerful Coolmore at the Breeders Cup and Sandown Eclipse form. Enable is one of John Gosden’s magnificent mares, trained and ideally prepped to run races such as the Thoroughbred contest. No horse comes close to this beauty, in all European races.


Stradivarius is another star many races desire to have. Hailing from the Newmarket stables of Gosden, Stradivarius is a five-year-old mare owned by breeder Bjorn Nielen. He is famous for running and winning all races in stayer events. He is very similar to Enable, who always has his competition running scared at the mention of his name. In the British Isles, Stradivarius holds the gold standard for all cup horses, with wins such as the Lonsdale and Yorkshire cups under his belt or saddle.


Charlie Hills has rained a sprint start called Battaash, and he has become a household name. It is betting arenas and stables worldwide. This horse has won at the highest levels of several English races and has also come in second in countless others, cementing his strength, capacity, and performance in the minds of all race lovers. This horse is owned by Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid al Maktoum and exhibits a relatively calm demeanor. But don’t mistake this for weakness, because Battaash blazes trail in record time, without much effort.


Our rising star in this article is Nadal, a young horse with a lot of promise. This horse mostly has rider Joel Rosario on board, and together, they have won countless horse racing activities all over Europe. His three-year-old horse won the San Vicenter Stakes at Santa Anita Park, only 20 days after his career debut win. He exhibits high amounts of speed and tenacity on all tracks, and these characteristics have seen Nadal triumph in every race.


A trainee of Philip Hobbs, Balthazar is a 15-year old horse with many notable wins, beating rivals such as Sizing Australia, Any Currency, and Sire Collonges. The Balthazar King had all his significant victories at the Cheltenham Racecourse. In 2015, King experienced a potentially life-threatening injury that punctured his lung and fractured four of his ribs. Considered a superb lady hunter, Balthazar King made a recovery to the racing world again, before retiring in 2016. But, who will carry on his legacy at the 2020 Cheltenham Festival.