European Racing

Un De Sceaux evens for RP Arkle after stunning win

Racing Post | 34 mins ago
RACING POST ARKLE favourite Un De Sceaux trounced his two rivals Clarcam and Gilgamboa with a breath-taking performance at Leopardstown. Read More...

Dual Grade 1-winner Walkon to be retired

Racing Post | 1 hour ago
WALKON, a two-time Grade 1 winner over hurdles, is set to be retired after pulling up at Cheltenham on Saturday. Read More...

Soft ground ‘ideal but not essential’ for Many Clouds

Racing Post | 2 hours ago
OLIVER SHERWOOD was on Sunday hoping for a soft-ground Cheltenham Gold Cup in March as he pointed the way to the festival feature for impressive Trials day winner Many Clouds. Read More...

Business bulletin: Bookmakers launch gambling risks campaign

Racing Post | 3 hours ago
The Racing Post's industry editor Bill Barber takes a look at what has been making the news off the track. Read More...

Japan: Gold Ship slammed in Grade 2

Racing Post | 4 hours ago
A DISMAL display from five-time Grade 1 winner Gold Ship as the mercurial six-year-old finished only seventh behind Courir Kaiser (Ikuo Aizawa/Hironobu Tanabe). Read More...

Japan: Gold Ship slammed in Grade 2

Racing Post | 4 hours ago
A DISMAL display from five-time Grade 1 winner Gold Ship as the mercurial six-year-old finished only seventh behind Courir Kaiser (Ikuo Aizawa/Hironobu Tanabe). Read More...

USA: Upstart lays down marker in Holy Bull

Racing Post | 5 hours ago
BREEDERS' Cup Juvenile third Upstart (Rick Violette/Jose Ortiz) planted an early marker on the Kentucky Derby trail when he drew away to score by five and a half lengths in the Holy Bull on his seasonal debut. Read More...

USA: Upstart lays down marker in Holy Bull

Racing Post | 5 hours ago
BREEDERS' Cup Juvenile third Upstart (Rick Violette/Jose Ortiz) planted an early marker on the Kentucky Derby trail when he drew away to score by five and a half lengths in the Holy Bull on his seasonal debut. Read More...

Hong Kong: Able Friend dazzles in Group 1 romp

Racing Post | 6 hours ago
ABLE FRIEND (John Moore/Joao Moreira) showed why he is Hong Kong's highest-rated horse of all time with an imperious display in a race carrying international Group 1 status for the first time. Read More...

Hong Kong: Peniaphobia pulls it out of the fire

Racing Post | 6 hours ago
PENIAPHOBIA (Tony Cruz/Douglas Whyte) showed great tenacity to get the better of Bundle Of Joy in a thrilling duel at Sha Tin. Read More...

Hong Kong: Able Friend shows his class in Group 1

Racing Post | 6 hours ago
ABLE FRIEND (John Moore/Joao Moreira) showed why he is Hong Kong's highest-rated horse of all time with an imperious display in a race carrying international Group 1 status for the first time. Read More...

Hong Kong: Able Friend dazzles in Group 1 romp

Racing Post | 6 hours ago
ABLE FRIEND (John Moore/Joao Moreira) showed why he is Hong Kong's highest-rated horse of all time with an imperious display in a race carrying international Group 1 status for the first time. Read More...

Great rivals Fly and Jezki square up again for round seven

Racing Post | 7 hours ago
THEIR careers have been inextricably entwined since their first meeting over a year ago and the biggest rivalry in hurdling is renewed today when Hurricane Fly and Jezki line up for their seventh consecutive showdown. Read More...

Great rivals Fly and Jezki square up again for round seven

Racing Post | 7 hours ago
THEIR careers have been inextricably entwined since their first meeting over a year ago and the biggest rivalry in hurdling is renewed today when Hurricane Fly and Jezki line up for their seventh consecutive showdown. Read More...

Price-fixing worry ‘is not a complete shock’ say layers

Racing Post | 19 hours ago
CONCERN over the integrity of the starting price at all-weather meetings in Britain did not come as a surprise to some layers on Saturday following the news that book­makers at Wolver­hampton have been sent an extraordinary letter. Read More...

Hong Kong: Able Friend out to confirm lofty rating

Racing Post | 22 hours ago
ABLE FRIEND, Hong Kong's highest-rated horse of all time, gets an immediate chance to justify his lofty rating in Sunday's Stewards' Cup, which has been upgraded to Group 1 international status for the first time this year. Read More...

No concerns over ground at Leopardstown

Racing Post | 22 hours ago
CONDITIONS at Leopardstown are set fair for Sunday's BHP Insurance Irish Champion Hurdle card featuring the seventh showdown between Hurricane Fly and Jezki. Read More...

Cheltenham: Saphir Du Rheu battles to Cleeve Hurdle win

Racing Post | 23 hours ago
SAPHIR DU RHEU took the switch back to hurdles in his stride as the six-year-old managed to deny the gallant Reve De Sivola. Read More...

Doncaster: If In Doubt much too good for Skybet rivals

Racing Post | 23 hours ago
IF IN DOUBT left doubts about his novice status behind when justifying favouritism to land Doncaster's most prestigious jumps race in a exciting finish from Baileys Concerto. Read More...

Doncaster: If In Doubt much too good for Skybet rivals

Racing Post | 23 hours ago
IF IN DOUBT left doubts about his novice status behind when justifying favouritism to land Doncaster's most prestigious jumps race in a exciting finish from Baileys Concerto. Read More...

Many Clouds puts himself in Gold Cup picture

Racing Post | 1 day ago
MANY CLOUDS followed up his Hennessy win with another gutsy display, combining some fine jumping with plenty of tenacity to hold off Smad Place and Dynaste. Read More...

Many Clouds puts himself firmly in Gold Cup picture

Racing Post | 1 day ago
MANY CLOUDS followed up his Hennessy win with another gutsy display, combining some fine jumping with plenty of tenacity to hold off Smad Place and Dynaste. Read More...

Peace And Co solidifies position as Triumph favourite

Racing Post | 1 day ago
SIMON MUNIR and Isaac Souede's vice-like grip on the JCB Triumph Hurdle market tightened further as ante-post market leader Peace And Co put in an authoritative performance to win on his second start in Britain with consummate ease. Read More...

Peace And Co solidifies position as Triumph favourite

Racing Post | 1 day ago
SIMON MUNIR and Isaac Souede's vice-like grip on the JCB Triumph Hurdle market tightened further as ante-post market leader Peace And Co put in an authoritative performance to win his second start in Britain with consummate ease. Read More...

Cheltenham: Peace And Co solidifies Triumph position

Racing Post | 1 day ago
SIMON MUNIR and Isaac Souede's vice-like grip on the JCB Triumph Hurdle market tightened further as ante-post market leader Peace And Co put in an authoritative performance to win his second start in Britain with consummate ease. Read More...

Forecast not promising for Lingfield on Tuesday

Racing Post | 1 day ago
LINGFIELD clerk of the course Ed Arkell admits that the track faces a challenging time if Tuesday's jumps card is to survive. Read More...

Moore ‘delighted’ Sire De Grugy back on track

Racing Post | 1 day ago
GARY MOORE declared stable star Sire De Grugy is "right back on track" in his preparations for the The Betfair Price Rush Chase at Newbury on February 7 after the nine-year-old delighted his trainer in a Saturday morning gallop. Read More...

Owner hoping it´s V for victory with Winston Churchill

Racing Post | 1 day ago
Rarely in the course of racing history can a horse have run on such an appropriate day. It is no coincidence that chaser Winston Churchill is in action today, the 50th anniversary of the death of Britain's revered leader during World War II. Read More...

Owner hoping it´s V for victory with Winston Churchill

Racing Post | 1 day ago
Rarely in the course of racing history can a horse have run on such an appropriate day. It is no coincidence that chaser Winston Churchill is in action today, the 50th anniversary of the death of Britain's revered leader during World War II. Read More...

Reve faces stiff task up against younger brigade

Racing Post | 1 day ago
WITH a fabulous third Grade 1 Long Walk Hurdle banked following an epic encounter with Zarkandar at Ascot last month, Reve De Sivola attempts to land a second Grade 2 Cleeve Hurdle today. Read More...

Racing on as Uttoxeter bring forward inspection

Racing Post | 1 day ago
RACING at Uttoxeter goes ahead after today's 8am inspection was brought forward as the temperature remained above freezing overnight. Read More...

Franklin attacks C4 over ‘alarming’ loss of viewers

Racing Post | 2 days ago
CHANNEL 4 RACING's former supremo Andrew Franklin has launched a stinging attack on the programme, describing the format as lacking the spark, energy and humour of old and dubbing the exodus of viewers for the sport's biggest races as alarming. Read More...

Easter Day misses Sky Bet Chase for Cheltenham

Racing Post | 2 days ago
EASTER DAY, who had been a leading contender for Doncaster's Sky Bet Chase on Saturday, will not line up on Town Moor, but instead runs at Cheltenham. Read More...

On-course bookmakers warned over price fixing

Racing Post | 2 days ago
SUSPICIONS that starting prices at British race meetings are being fixed in order to save the betting industry thousands of pounds per race emerged on Friday in an extraordinary warning letter to on-course bookmakers. Read More...

Leopardstown set to dry out before Fly and Jezki clash

Racing Post | 2 days ago
THE seventh instalment of Hurricane Fly v Jezki on Sunday is likely to be run on yielding to soft ground according to Leopardstown racing and operations manager Nessa Joyce. Read More...

South Africa: Form horse Captain Of All set for Grade 1

Racing Post | 2 days ago
Captain Of All aims to confirm form with recent market mover Copper Parade in the Betting World Cape Flying Championship, the Grade 1 highlight at Kenilworth on Saturday. Read More...

South Africa: Form horse Captain Of All set for Grade 1

Racing Post | 2 days ago
Captain Of All aims to confirm form with recent market mover Copper Parade in the Betting World Cape Flying Championship, the Grade 1 highlight at Kenilworth on Saturday. Read More...

Mystery Scoop6 punter attempts to land bonus

Racing Post | 2 days ago
A MYSTERY Scoop6 punter will attempt to turn their winnings in to just shy of £600,000 when tackling the bonus race on Saturday afternoon. Read More...

No weather issues for Festival Trials day

Racing Post | 2 days ago
A FASCINATING Festival Trials card at Cheltenham is under no threat from the weather with clerk of the course Simon Claisse reporting the track to be raceable after a night when temperatures sank to -6C. Read More...

Brant Dunshea new head of raceday operations at BHA

Racing Post | 2 days ago
The BHA on Friday announced the appointment of Brant Dunshea to the new role of head of raceday operations. Read More...

Holywell to skip Cheltenham for better ground

Racing Post | 2 days ago
HOLYWELL will not run at Cheltenham on Saturday, with trainer Jonjo O'Neill preferring to wait for better ground with the Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup hopeful. Read More...

Doncaster survives but frozen Huntingdon off

Racing Post | 2 days ago
DONCASTER'S card this afternoon has passed a morning inspection, but Huntingdon's fixture has been cancelled with the track frozen. Read More...

Frozen Huntingdon cancels Friday card

Racing Post | 2 days ago
HUNTINGDON has been forced to call off today's fixture, as overnight temperatures plunged below -7C. Read More...

July Cup could return to midweek slot

Racing Post | 3 days ago
NEWMARKET has offered to move the Darley July Cup from the contentious Saturday slot as part of negotiations over its autumn race programme, a switch that would result in the track's July festival returning to its traditional midweek slot. Read More...

July Cup could return to traditional midweek slot

Racing Post | 3 days ago
NEWMARKET has offered to move the Darley July Cup from the contentious Saturday slot as part of negotiations over its autumn race programme, a switch that would result in the track's July festival returning to its traditional midweek slot. Read More...

Next stop Kempton for JLT second favourite Ptit Zig

Racing Post | 3 days ago
PAUL NICHOLLS is planning on running JLT Novices' Chase second favourite Ptit Zig less than three weeks before the Cheltenham Festival after earmarking the BetBright Mobile Pendil Novices' Chase as his next port of call. Read More...

Champion Chase Ante-Post Betting: Could the Captain spring a surprise?

David Cleary finishes his series of antepost previews of the big Cheltenham Festival races with a look at the Champion Chase where everything revolves around the Game Spirit at Newbury in early February... Read More...

Friday fixtures subject to morning inspections

Racing Post | 3 days ago
RACING at Doncaster and Huntingdon on Friday will hinge upon 8am inspections, but no problems are anticipated for Cheltenham's meeting on Saturday. Read More...

Gowran Park: Djakadam delivers in Thyestes

Racing Post | 3 days ago
DJAKADAM put Willie Mullins out on his own as the most successful trainer in Thyestes Chase history after lugging top weight to a memorable victory. Read More...

Gowran: Mullins gains historic victory with Djakadam

Racing Post | 3 days ago
DJAKADAM put Willie Mullins out on his own as the most successful trainer in Thyestes Chase history after lugging top weight to a memorable victory. Read More...