European Racing

Wylie relishing festival return of ‘monster’ Hercules

Racing Post | 1 hour ago
LEADING owner Graham Wylie has a host of decent chances at the Cheltenham Festival, including Nichols Canyon in the Neptune, but reckons Black Hercules is a monster and is relishing his run in the Albert Bartlett. Read More...

Hanlon tempted by Ryanair Chase for Hidden Cyclone

Racing Post | 2 hours ago
HIDDEN CYCLONE, as low as 10-1 for the Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase, is far from certain to run in the race and may tackle the Ryanair Chase instead, trainer Shark Hanlon stressed on Saturday. Read More...

Australia: Doyle second as O’Shea strikes for Godolphin

Racing Post | 4 hours ago
A second in the Group 1 Chipping Norton Stakes was the best Godolphin's James Doyle could manage on his first day riding down under, but his boss Sheikh Mohammed will still have been smiling as he won the race thanks to Contributer. Read More...

Australia: Doyle second as O’Shea strikes for Godolphin

Racing Post | 4 hours ago
A SECOND in the Group 1 Chipping Norton Stakes was the best Godolphin's James Doyle could manage on his first day riding down under, but his boss Sheikh Mohammed will still have been smiling as he won the race thanks to Contributer. Read More...

Don’t forget Bobs Worth in Gold Cup, says Geraghty

Racing Post | 5 hours ago
BOBS WORTH has a great chance of emulating the brilliant Kauto Star and regaining the Cheltenham Gold Cup, says big-race jockey Barry Geraghty. Read More...

Don’t forget Bobs Worth in Gold Cup, says Geraghty

Racing Post | 5 hours ago
BOBS WORTH has a great chance of emulating the brilliant Kauto Star and regaining the Cheltenham Gold Cup, says big-race jockey Barry Geraghty. Read More...

Australia: Snowden’s Pride sparkles in Blue Diamond

Racing Post | 5 hours ago
Pride Of Dubai (Peter and Paul Snowden/Damian Browne) showed a gutsy attitude to win Saturday's Blue Diamond Stakes, Australia's second-richest contest for juveniles. Read More...

Australia: Snowden’s Pride sparkles in Blue Diamond

Racing Post | 5 hours ago
Pride Of Dubai (Peter and Paul Snowden/Damian Browne) showed a gutsy attitude to win Saturday's Blue Diamond Stakes, Australia's second-richest contest for juveniles. Read More...

Kingscote hopes to back in action next weekend

Racing Post | 16 hours ago
RICHARD KINGSCOTE, who broke his right arm, wrist and elbow and punctured both lungs in a five-horse pile-up at Wolverhampton in November, is hoping to be back in action from next weekend after he was passed fit to ride by his surgeon on Friday. Read More...

Kingscote hopes to back in action next weekend

Racing Post | 16 hours ago
RICHARD KINGSCOTE, who broke his right arm, wrist and elbow and punctured both lungs in a five-horse pile-up at Wolverhampton in November, is hoping to be back in action from next weekend after he was passed fit to ride by his surgeon on Friday. Read More...

Kingscote hopes to be back in action next weekend

Racing Post | 16 hours ago
RICHARD KINGSCOTE, who broke his right arm, wrist and elbow and punctured both lungs in a five-horse pile-up at Wolverhampton in November, is hoping to be back in action from next weekend after he was passed fit to ride by his surgeon on Friday. Read More...

Megan Nicholls opens apprentice account

Racing Post | 18 hours ago
THOUGHTS of the Cheltenham Festival do not dominate the mind of every member of champion trainer Paul Nicholls's family at present and his daughter Megan rode her first winner as an apprentice at Wolverhampton on Friday evening. Read More...

Rain key to Midnight Belle’s Newbury chance

Racing Post | 18 hours ago
TRAINER Tom Symonds is hoping rain arrives before Saturday's £50,000 StanJames.com Supporting Greatwood Gold Cup, when he bids to land one of the biggest wins of his burgeoning career with Midnight Belle. Read More...

Paul Nicholls Cheltenham Video: Five to follow at the Festival

In this exclusive video Paul runs through the chances of some of his leading chances at the 2015 Cheltenham Festival, from Silviniaco Conti in the Gold Cup to Keltus who goes after the Novice Chasers' prize on the opening day... Read More...

UAE: Stalwart Cavalryman returns in Nad Al Sheba Trophy

Racing Post | 23 hours ago
GODOLPHIN'S trainers have dominated the Group 3 Nad Al Sheba Trophy since it was introduced to the calendar in 2010, winning all five editions and Saeed Bin Suroor, seeking a fourth win in the 1m6f turf feature, appears to again hold all the aces. Read More...

Australia: Fontiton primed to sparkle in Blue Diamond

Racing Post | 23 hours ago
FONTITON (Mark Zahra) is perfectly drawn in stall one to maintain her unbeaten record in the A$1 million Blue Diamond Stakes according to her trainer Robert Smerdon. Read More...

Scoop6 to hit 400,000 this Saturday

Racing Post | 24 hours ago
THE Tote are expecting the scoop6 jackpot to reach £400,000 this Saturday after both pools went begging last weekend. Read More...

Johnson deserves to be champion jockey says McCoy

Racing Post | 1 day ago
TONY MCCOY said on Friday he hopes Richard Johnson can be the one to fill his shoes as champion jockey when he retires at the end of this season as he paid tribute to his great friend and rival. Read More...

Leading Japanese rider Goto found dead at home

Racing Post | 1 day ago
HIROKI GOTO, the multiple Grade 1-winning jockey, was found dead by police on Friday. He was 40 years old. Read More...

Donn McClean on the Champion Hurdle: Mullins’ third string could be the value

The Champion Hurdle is one of the most intriguing races at the Cheltenham Festival with an undefeated Faugheen taking on reigning champ Jezki and two-time winner Hurricane Fly as well as last year's third The New One. But Donn McClean is searching for ... Read More...

Champion Hurdle choice will be left late says Walsh

Racing Post | 1 day ago
RUBY WALSH insists he will not make a decision on whether he rides Faugheen or Hurricane Fly in the Stan James Champion Hurdle until the Sunday before Cheltenham. Read More...

Jockey Cook facing lengthy ban for cocaine positive

Racing Post | 1 day ago
DANNY COOK faces the prospect of a lengthy ban after the Cheltenham Festival-winning jockey confirmed on Thursday he had tested positive for cocaine. Read More...

Online and international help William Hill to record profit

Racing Post | 1 day ago
WILLIAM HILL reported a record operating profit of £372.2 million for 2014, an increase of 11 per cent on the previous year, driven by strong online and international growth. Read More...

Online and international help Hills to record profit

Racing Post | 1 day ago
WILLIAM HILL reported a record operating profit of £372.2 million for 2014, an increase of 11 per cent on the previous year, driven by strong online and international growth. Read More...

Suspected broken arm for Mark Walsh after Thurles fall

Racing Post | 2 days ago
MARK WALSH'S prospects of landing a first jockeys' title were dealt a severe blow on Thursday when the championship leader suffered a suspected broken arm in a fall at Thurles. Read More...

Broken arm for title-leader Walsh after Thurles fall

Racing Post | 2 days ago
MARK WALSH'S prospects of landing a first jockeys' title were dealt a severe blow on Thursday when the championship leader suffered a broken arm in a fall at Thurles. Read More...

Broken arm for title-leader Mark Walsh after Thurles fall

Racing Post | 2 days ago
MARK WALSH'S prospects of landing a first jockeys' title were dealt a severe blow on Thursday when the championship leader suffered a broken arm in a fall at Thurles. Read More...

Broken arm and ankle for title-leader Mark Walsh

Racing Post | 2 days ago
MARK WALSH'S prospects of landing a first jockeys' title were dealt a severe blow when the championship leader suffered a broken arm and ankle in a fall at Thurles on Thursday that will rule him out of action for six weeks. Read More...

Racing Post Arkle charity campaign returns

Racing Post | 2 days ago
THE Racing Post is pleased to announce that we will once again be running the saddle cloth campaign for the Racing Post Arkle in conjunction with the Injured Jockeys Fund (IJF) and Irish Injured Jockeys. Read More...

The New One primed for Champion challenge

Racing Post | 2 days ago
NIGEL TWISTON-DAVIES could not be happier with The New One as he readies the seven-year-old for his Stan James Champion Hurdle challenge on day one of the Cheltenham Festival. Read More...

The New One primed for Faugheen Champion challenge

Racing Post | 2 days ago
NIGEL TWISTON-DAVIES could not be happier with The New One as he readies the seven-year-old for his Stan James Champion Hurdle challenge on day one of the Cheltenham Festival. Read More...

UAE: Safety Check storms to hat-trick under Buick

Racing Post | 2 days ago
SAFETY CHECK completed a Dubai World Cup Carnival hat-trick when storming home under William Buick in the Group 2 Zabeel Mile at Meydan on Thursday. Read More...

UAE: Safety Check storms home under Buick

Racing Post | 2 days ago
SAFETY CHECK completed a Dubai World Cup Carnival hat-trick when storming home under William Buick in the Group 2 Zabeel Mile at Meydan on Thursday. Read More...

UAE: Safety Check storms home under Buick

Racing Post | 2 days ago
SAFETY CHECK completed a Dubai World Cup Carnival hat-trick when storming home under William Buick in the Group 2 Zabeel Mile at Meydan on Thursday. Read More...

William Hill launch Supreme money-back offer

Racing Post | 2 days ago
WILLIAM HILL will return all losing stakes as free bets on the Sky Bet Supreme Novices' Hurdle, an offer the firm describe as their biggest ever Cheltenham concession. Read More...

Qatar: Dettori keeps Dubday in the winning rhythm

Racing Post | 2 days ago
THE star from Qatar looks to be heading to Britain after Dubday conjured a Rolls Royce finish under Frankie Dettori to extend his 100 per cent record in his adopted home. Read More...

UAE: Perfect ten for Bin Suroor as Local Time strikes

Racing Post | 2 days ago
GODOLPHIN'S Local Time added the UAE Oaks to her UAE 1,000 Guineas triumph when she strolled to a comprehensive victory at Meydan on Thursday, providing trainer Saeed Bin Suroor with his tenth win in the race. Read More...

Maguire fails in appeal against Ludlow ban

Racing Post | 2 days ago
JASON MAGUIRE has lost his appeal against the 14-day he received at Ludlow last week, a period which encompasses the Cheltenham Festival. Read More...

Thurles: Lieutenant leads home Gigginstown duo

Racing Post | 2 days ago
SUB LIEUTENANT left a disappointing run last time behind as he stayed on strongly to beat odds-on-favourite Milsean, making it a Gigginstown one-two in the feature race. Read More...

Thurles: Lieutenant leads home Gigginstown duo

Racing Post | 2 days ago
SUB LIEUTENANT left a disappointing run last time behind as he stayed on strongly to beat odds-on-favourite Milsean, making it a Gigginstown one-two in the feature race. Read More...

Thurles: Lieutenant leads home Gigginstown duo

Racing Post | 2 days ago
SUB LIEUTENANT left a disappointing run last time behind as he stayed on strongly to beat odds-on-favourite Milsean, making it a Gigginstown one-two in the feature race. Read More...

Thurles: Sub Lieutenant leads home Gigginstown duo

Racing Post | 2 days ago
SUB LIEUTENANT left a disappointing run last time behind as he stayed on strongly to beat odds-on-favourite Milsean, making it a Gigginstown a one-two in the feature race. Read More...

Fehily confirms Zarkandar as World Hurdle ride

Racing Post | 2 days ago
NOEL FEHILY on Thursday confirmed he would ride Zarkandar in the Ladbrokes World Hurdle at Cheltenham and not his 2012 Champion Hurdle winner Rocky On Ruby - a horse the jockey "absolutely loves". Read More...

Fehily confirms Zarkandar as World Hurdle ride

Racing Post | 2 days ago
NOEL FEHILY on Thursday confirmed he would ride Zarkandar in the Ladbrokes World Hurdle at Cheltenham and not his 2012 Champion Hurdle winner Rocky On Ruby - a horse the jockey "absolutely loves". Read More...

Fehily confirms Zarkandar as World Hurdle ride

Racing Post | 2 days ago
NOEL FEHILY has confirmed he will ride Zarkandar in the Ladbrokes World Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival and not his 2012 Champion Hurdle winner Rock On Ruby. Read More...

Live: Dubai World Cup Carnival blog

Racing Post | 2 days ago
JOIN David Baxter for news, views and gossip from Thursday's Dubai World Cup Carnival meeting at Meydan Read More...

Chisholm: loss down to media rights deal

Racing Post | 2 days ago
THE COST of media rights for betting shops has been highlighted by independent chain Chisholm Bookmakers as they posted a loss in their latest set of accounts. Read More...

Each-Way betting arrives on Exchange racing markets

Horse racing punters on the Exchange have always been able to bet on 'win' and 'place' markets but you have told us you wanted traditional Each-Way betting as well so, with Cheltenham just around the corner, we have obliged. Here are the details... Read More...

Playtech report record year as 2014 results are revealed

Racing Post | 2 days ago
ONLINE gaming and betting technology provider Playtech reported record revenue when presenting their results for 2014 on Thursday. Read More...

Goodwood to stage first leg of new Arabian Triple Crown

Racing Post | 2 days ago
GOODWOOD will introduce a £400,000 race for Purebred Arabian horses on Nassau Stakes day as leg one of a new Qatar Arabian Triple Crown offering a $1 million bonus to any winner. Read More...