European Racing

Mecca’s Angel taken out as Sandown ground quickens

Racing Post | 4 hours ago
SATURDAY’S action has lost one of its leading attractions after flying filly Mecca’s Angel was taken out of the Group 3 Coral Charge at Sandown. Read More...

Mecca’s Angel taken out as Sandown going quickens

Racing Post | 4 hours ago
SATURDAY’S action has lost one of its leading attractions after flying filly Mecca’s Angel was taken out of the Group 3 Coral Charge at Sandown. Read More...

Golden Horn may have to make the running in Eclipse

Racing Post | 5 hours ago
A DEARTH of front-runners could lead Golden Horn to being pushed into the unfamiliar role himself as the Derby winner heads to the Coral-Eclipse Stakes under Frankie Dettori for a first clash with his elders. Read More...

A passion cultivated

Barry Hills worked his way from a 16-box yard to a state-of-the-art complex with room for 180 horses; still sending out a steady stream of winners, he can reflect on a wonderful career more » Read More...

Frank views

Andrew Franklin was the man behind Channel 4 Racing for three decades and though he is no longer involved in broadcasting the sport he loves, he has no regrets more » Read More...

Believe and Hope

Simon and Mags Hope celebrated their first Classic success with Make Believe – an important landmark for their growing concern at Aston Mullins Stud in Buckinghamshire more » Read More...

Fastnet Rock sails to Group 1 double

Qualify and Magicool seal memorable dual-hemisphere landmark for Coolmore sire more » Read More...

Golden Horn a proper Derby horse

Cape Cross colt's initial absence from the entries for the Classic entirely understandable on pedigree more » Read More...

New words of wisdom from Willett

Wartime memoirs with racing reflections from one of the founders of the European Pattern more » Read More...

USA: Pharoah to have next start in Haskell Invitational

Racing Post | 10 hours ago
Triple Crown hero American Pharoah will have his next start in the William Hill Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park in owner Ahmed Zayat's home state New Jersey on Sunday August 2. Read More...

Soft ground could cut Battersea power in Old Newton Cup

Racing Post | 10 hours ago
BATTERSEA'S presence in Saturday's bet365 Old Newton Cup will hinge on conditions at Haydock remaining dry. Read More...

Aktabantay working well with Prix Jean Prat the target

Racing Post | 12 hours ago
AKTABANTAY will be taken abroad again next weekend with Hugo Palmer keen to let the colt test his mettle in Group 1 company again at Chantilly in Sunday's Prix Jean Prat. Read More...

Australia: Sam Kavanagh facing more charges in cobalt case

Racing Post | 15 hours ago
The fall out from the Midsummer Sun cobalt case continued on Thursday with stewards issuing a further 52 charges against six people, including trainer Sam Kavanagh. Read More...

Australia: Kavanagh facing more charges in cobalt case

Racing Post | 15 hours ago
The fall out from the Midsummer Sun cobalt case continued on Thursday with stewards issuing a further 52 charges against six people, including trainer Sam Kavanagh. Read More...

Johnson leaves rivals toiling in title race

Racing Post | 16 hours ago
RICHARD JOHNSON is blazing a Tony McCoy-like pace in the jump jockeys' championship as he pursues what would be a richly deserved first title having finished runner-up to the great man on no fewer than 16 occasions. Read More...

Elliott in seventh heaven at Perth and Bellewstown

Racing Post | 1 day ago
GORDON ELLIOTT was the man to follow in Britain and Ireland on Thursday, as he followed up a four-timer at Perth with a double at Bellewstown. Read More...

Elliott in seventh heaven at Bellewstown and Perth

Racing Post | 1 day ago
GORDON ELLIOTT was the man to follow in Britain and Ireland on Thursday, as he followed up a four-timer at Perth with a double at Bellewstown. Read More...

Gordon Elliott in sensational form with six-timer

Racing Post | 1 day ago
GORDON ELLIOTT was the man to follow in Britain and Ireland on Thursday, as he followed up a four-timer at Perth with a double at Bellewstown. Read More...

Olympian Pendleton makes solid start to Festival dream

Racing Post | 1 day ago
VICTORIA PENDLETON successfully negotiated the first step on her road to achieving her ultimate aim of riding at the Cheltenham Festival next year, as she rode in her first charity race at Newbury on Thursday. Read More...

Downpour at Haydock leads to big shift in going

Racing Post | 1 day ago
HAYDOCK clerk of the course Kirkland Tellwright was left battling the vagaries of the British summer on Thursday, as the ground switched from good to firm to soft in just over an hour. Read More...

Botti to use stalls expert for Euro Charline in Falmouth

Racing Post | 1 day ago
MARCO BOTTI will enlist the services of stalls expert Steve 'Yarmy' Dyble at Newmarket next week for Euro Charline, with the filly able to compete in the Qipco Falmouth Stakes after successfully completing a compulsory stalls test. Read More...

Keighley surprised as owners switch Annacotty to King

Racing Post | 1 day ago
MARTIN KEIGHLEY has been dealt a blow with the surprise news that one of his leading lights, Annacotty, has moved yards, joining Alan King. Read More...

Playtech’s Segev joins Gala Coral in strategy role

Racing Post | 1 day ago
GALA CORAL have appointed a new chief strategy officer in the shape of Shay Segev who joins them from Playtech. Read More...

House fire forces Kirby to miss Thursday rides

Racing Post | 1 day ago
ADAM KIRBY was forced to give up his mounts at Lingfield and Newbury on Thursday following a fire at his home in Kirtling, near Newmarket, in the early hours of the morning. Read More...

Limato misses July Cup after Ascot effort

Racing Post | 1 day ago
LIMATO will miss next Saturday's Darley July Cup, for which he was widely quoted as third or fourth favourite at as short as 10-1. However, connections hope to have him back on the track later in the season. Read More...

Limato out of July Cup after Ascot effort

Racing Post | 1 day ago
LIMATO will miss next Saturday's Darley July Cup, for which he was widely quoted as third or fourth favourite at as short as 10-1. However, connections hope to have him back on the track later in the season. Read More...

Ladbrokes UK preferred bidder for Ireland chains

Racing Post | 1 day ago
LADBROKES UK has been announced as the preferred bidder to take over the company's struggling chain of shops in Ireland, which went into receivership in April. Read More...

Juvenile Judge

Racing Post | 1 day ago
David Baxter takes a look at the under-the-radar two-year-olds it could pay to follow. Read More...

Davison joins board at Ascot

Racing Post | 1 day ago
GUY DAVISON has been appointed a non-executive director of Ascot racecourse, where he succeeds Justin Dowley on the board. Read More...

Australia: Creighton released from hospital after fall

Racing Post | 2 days ago
JOCKEY Eddie Creighton has been released from hospital after making "huge progress in the last two days" having fallen heavily at Warrnambool racecourse on Saturday. Read More...

Budapest Bullet Overdose dies of colic

Racing Post | 2 days ago
HUNGARY'S most famous racehorse Overdose, who was dubbed the Budapest Bullet due to be terrific speed, has died at the age of ten from colic. Read More...

Popular Borderlescott is retired for second time

Racing Post | 2 days ago
Dual, Nunthorpe, Stakes, winner, Borderlescott, retired, Group 1, Robin, Rebecca, Bastiman, horse Read More...

Borderlescott is retired for second time

Racing Post | 2 days ago
DUAL Nunthorpe Stakes winner Borderlescott has been retired - for the second time. Read More...

Smith defiant after keeping Nicholls in dark over injury

Racing Post | 2 days ago
A DEFIANT Clive Smith on Wednesday made no apology for choosing not to inform Paul Nicholls about the accident and subsequent injuries suffered by outstanding chaser Kauto Star. Read More...

Sixteen go through to next round of BSMOY

Racing Post | 2 days ago
SIXTEEN independent managers have been selected to step forward to the next round of this year’s Racing Post/SIS Betting Shop Manager of the Year competition. Read More...

Vet says secondary incident may have accelerated star´s death

Racing Post | 2 days ago
THE vet charged with overseeing Kauto Star's treatment in the final two days of his life believes the best chaser to race since Arkle suffered a crucial setback on Saturday that hastened his death two days later. Read More...

Second incident may have accelerated star’s death

Racing Post | 2 days ago
THE vet charged with overseeing Kauto Star's treatment in the final two days of his life believes the best chaser to race since Arkle suffered a crucial setback on Saturday that hastened his death two days later. Read More...

Geraghty set for weekend return despite kidney stone

Racing Post | 2 days ago
BARRY GERAGHTY is hoping to return to action this weekend with his first rides as JP McManus's new retained jockey. Read More...

Betfred ´have fulfilled Tote obligations´

Racing Post | 2 days ago
BETFRED have met their promises to government and more in terms of their payments to racing following the sale of the Tote, the bookmakers said on Tuesday. Read More...

Alastair Down: Kauto Star lifted us into the stratosphere

Racing Post | 2 days ago
OUT OF a cloudless blue sky on a searing summer’s day news breaks that injects a touch of winter chill to the heart. The incomparable Kauto Star is dead – gone is the paragon. Read More...

Pendleton ‘excited and nervous’ about race-riding debut

Racing Post | 2 days ago
DUAL Olympic champion Victoria Pendleton used to be sick with nerves when competing in the track cycling arena so it comes as no surprise to hear she is a little apprehensive about making her race-riding debut at Newbury on Thursday. Read More...

Kauto on camera: Edward Whitaker’s favourite photos

Racing Post | 2 days ago
Award-winning Racing Post photographer Edward Whitaker shares his favourite behind-the-scenes photographs of the late Kauto Star. Read More...

France: Karaktar impresses in Longchamp gallop

Racing Post | 2 days ago
THE Aga Khan's Karaktar continued his build up to this month's Juddmonte Grand Prix de Paris with a morning spin around Longchamp on Wednesday, as connections attempt to move on from the setback suffered in last month's Prix du Jockey Club Read More...

Precautions in place at Worcester as heatwave strikes

Racing Post | 2 days ago
BRITAIN is sweltering in a heatwave but Worcester do not expect the soaring temperatures to cause similar problems to six years ago today, when the track was forced to abandoned the meeting after running low on water. Read More...

Treve hits older horse trail with Saint-Cloud win

Racing Post | 2 days ago
TREVE entered the picture for the older horse division in the Cartier Awards following her victory in the Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud last weekend. Read More...