European Racing

Shock as Britain’s leading female rider Turner calls it quits

Racing Post | 13 hours ago
HAYLEY TURNER, the most successful female jockey in British racing history, is to quit the saddle. Read More...

Pendleton second in thriller at Ripon

Racing Post | 13 hours ago
VICTORIA PENDLETON delivered a fine riding performance as she finished second in a thrilling first race as an amateur at Ripon. Read More...

Pendleton second in thriller amateur debut at Ripon

Racing Post | 13 hours ago
VICTORIA PENDLETON delivered a fine riding performance as she finished second in a thrilling first race as an amateur at Ripon. Read More...

Pendleton second in thrilling debut at Ripon

Racing Post | 13 hours ago
VICTORIA PENDLETON delivered a fine riding performance as she finished second in a thrilling first race as an amateur at Ripon. Read More...

Walsh: Fly retirement a ‘really hard call to make’

Racing Post | 15 hours ago
RUBY WALSH said he would have considered keeping Hurricane Fly in training for another season as he paid tribute to the retired hurdling hero. Read More...

World Class: Talk of retiring American Pharoah is premature

Racing Post | 16 hours ago
THERE was premature talk of retirement after Triple Crown hero American Pharoah suffered a shock loss in the Travers Stakes at Saratoga on Saturday. Read More...

Hurricane Fly’s five best performances

Racing Post | 17 hours ago
So many magical memories - 42 appearances, 26 wins, 22 Grade 1s, five Irish Champion Hurdles, three Morgianas, two Champion Hurdles at Cheltenham - but which ones stood out for you? Here are five of the best. Read More...

Magical Memory and Belardo enter Sprint Cup mix

Racing Post | 18 hours ago
TWO exciting additions were made to Saturday's Befred Sprint Cup at Haydock after Stewards' Cup hero Magical Memory and Group 1-winner Belardo were supplemented for the prestigious sprint on Monday. Read More...

Magical Memory and Belardo enter Sprint Cup mix

Racing Post | 18 hours ago
TWO exciting additions were made to Saturday's Befred Sprint Cup at Haydock after Stewards' Cup hero Magical Memory and Group 1-winner Belardo were supplemented for the prestigious sprint on Monday. Read More...

Hurricane Fly, ‘horse of a generation’, retired

Racing Post | 18 hours ago
HURRICANE FLY, twice a winner of the Champion Hurdle, has been retired from racing, his trainer Willie Mullins has announced. Read More...

‘Horse of a generation’ Hurricane Fly retired

Racing Post | 18 hours ago
HURRICANE FLY, twice a winner of the Champion Hurdle, has been retired from racing, his trainer Willie Mullins has announced. Read More...

High-class Telescope retired through injury

Racing Post | 20 hours ago
TELESCOPE, a sensational winner of the 2014 Hardwicke Stakes at Royal Ascot and runner-up in the same season's King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes, has been retired due to injury. Read More...

Australia: Kavanagh found guilty in cobalt investigation

Racing Post | 21 hours ago
Trainer Sam Kavanagh, whose licence was suspended in May after the former Sir Henry Cecil-trained Midsummer Sun tested positive for the banned substance cobalt, has been found guilty on 23 of the 24 charges he faced. Read More...

Australia: Kavanagh found guilty in cobalt investigation

Racing Post | 21 hours ago
Trainer Sam Kavanagh, whose licence was suspended in May after the former Sir Henry Cecil-trained Midsummer Sun tested positive for the banned substance cobalt, has been found guilty on 23 of the 24 charges he faced. Read More...

Waterlogged Newton Abbot abandons Tuesday fixture

Racing Post | 23 hours ago
TUESDAY'S meeting at Newton Abbot has been abandoned after heavy rain left ground around the winning post unstable and unfit for racing. Read More...

Olympian Pendleton ready for Ripon ride

Racing Post | 2 days ago
VICTORIA PENDLETON will have an exposed but rock-solid partner in Royal Etiquette when Britain's most successful female Olympian has her first ride under rules at Ripon on Monday. Read More...

Olympian Pendleton ready for Ripon ride

Racing Post | 2 days ago
VICTORIA PENDLETON will have an exposed but rock-solid partner in Royal Etiquette when Britain's most successful female Olympian has her first ride under rules at Ripon on Monday. Read More...

France: More joy for Gosden as Johnny Barnes scores

Racing Post | 2 days ago
A WEEK after John Gosden was rewarded with Prix Morny glory when deciding to run Shalaa despite the soft Deauville ground, the continued wet weather became his friend as Johnny Barnes swept from last to first to land the Group 3 Prix Quincey Barriere. Read More...

Japan: Success for Turner on fleeting visit

Racing Post | 2 days ago
RYAN MOORE’S big-race wins in Japan have helped him gain hero status in the country and Hayley Turner was able to enjoy some of the limelight when riding a winner in a four-race international jockeys’ competition at Sapporo. Read More...

Candy looking closer to home for Limato and Twilight Son

Racing Post | 2 days ago
HENRY CANDY is eyeing targets on home soil next weekend for Limato and Twilight Son after the pair of exciting sprinters had missions to Europe aborted. Read More...

Business Bulletin: Merger mania grips betting industry

Racing Post | 2 days ago
MERGER mania gripped the betting industry last week as Betfair and Paddy Power announced they were looking to join forces in a deal worth in excess of £5 billion. Read More...

Australia: PM pays tribute to ‘Cups King’ Cummings

Racing Post | 2 days ago
AS THE racing industry mourns one of its own, the broader community is also coming to terms with the loss of Bart Cummings who has died aged 87. Read More...

France: Sumbal puts Arc credentials to test

Racing Post | 2 days ago
ONE of only 12 entries left for the Ladbrokes St Leger in 13 days, Qatar Racing's Sumbal lines up today for the Group 2 Grand Prix de Deauville, with connections hoping for clues as to his Arc credentials. Read More...

USA: Flintshire slams rivals in Sword Dancer romp

Racing Post | 2 days ago
CLASS told in no uncertain terms as Flintshire (Andre Fabre/Vincent Cheminaud), withdrawn from the King George on account of the soft ground, found a rich alternative on the faster US turf. Read More...

USA: Saratoga stunned as Pharoah suffers shock defeat

Racing Post | 2 days ago
A TRULY dramatic race ended with a crushing blow as Triple Crown hero American Pharoah became the latest high-profile victim to fall prey to the curse of the 'graveyard of champions' in a shock defeat in the 146th running of the Travers Stakes. Read More...

Saratoga stunned as Pharoah suffers shock defeat

Racing Post | 2 days ago
A TRULY dramatic race ended with a crushing blow as Triple Crown hero American Pharoah became the latest high-profile victim to fall prey to the curse of the 'graveyard of champions' in a shock defeat in the 146th running of the Travers Stakes. Read More...

Pharoah suffers shock defeat as Keen Ice comes late

Racing Post | 2 days ago
AMERICAN PHAROAH suffered a shock defeat when second to Keen Ice in the Travers Stakes at Saratoga. Read More...

Legendary ‘Cups King’ Bart Cummings dies aged 87

Racing Post | 2 days ago
LEGENDARY Australian trainer Bart Cummings, known as the "Cups King" for his record-breaking haul of 12 Melbourne Cup wins, has died aged 87, according to reports in Australia. Read More...

Australia: Legendary ‘Cups King’ Bart Cummings dies

Racing Post | 2 days ago
LEGENDARY Australian trainer Bart Cummings, known as the "Cups King" for his record-breaking haul of 12 Melbourne Cup wins, has died aged 87, according to reports in Australia. Read More...

Australia: Legendary trainer Bart Cummings dies

Racing Post | 2 days ago
LEGENDARY Australian trainer Bart Cummings, known as the "Cups King" for his record-breaking haul of 12 Melbourne Cup wins, has died aged 87, according to reports in Australia. Read More...

Heartbreak for Scoop6 punter sunk in final leg

Racing Post | 3 days ago
PORTAMENTO could only finish seventh for the one remaining ticket holder in the final leg of the Scoop6 meaning the bet rolls over to next week. Read More...

Bear rips apart field to land Celebration Mile

Racing Post | 3 days ago
KODI BEAR follows up his Salisbury success with a clear-cut defeat of Gabrial, getting well on top inside the final furlong under Gerald Mosse to boost his Group 1 aspirations for later in the year. Read More...

Kodi Bear rips apart field to land Celebration Mile

Racing Post | 3 days ago
KODI BEAR follows up his Salisbury success with a clear-cut defeat of Gabrial, getting well on top inside the final furlong under Gerald Mosse to boost his Group 1 aspirations for later in the year. Read More...

Hawksmoor another flying filly for Palmer

Racing Post | 3 days ago
HAWKSMOOR overcame a slow start and trouble in running to collar long-time leader Fireglow in the final stride and keep the good times rolling for Hugo Palmer and Harry Bentley. Read More...

Hawksmoor another flying filly for Palmer with Prestige victory

Racing Post | 3 days ago
HAWKSMOOR overcame a slow start and trouble in running to collar long-time leader Fireglow in the final stride and keep the good times rolling for Hugo Palmer and Harry Bentley. Read More...

Plunge on Lifting Me Higher for Wexford win

Racing Post | 3 days ago
A LOW-KEY handicap at Wexford has captured the imagination of punters today after the Willie Browne-trained Lifting Me Higher became the subject of significant market support. Read More...

Plunge on Lifting Me Higher for Wexford win

Racing Post | 3 days ago
A LOW-KEY handicap at Wexford has captured the imagination of punters today after the Willie Browne-trained Lifting Me Higher became the subject of significant market support. Read More...

New Zealand: Kawi draws Starcraft comparison with Group 1 win

Racing Post | 3 days ago
KAWI (Allan Sharrock/Leith Innes) produced a powerful run in the home straight to capture this contest and lead his rider to compare the winner to top Australian performer Starcraft. Read More...

USA: Flintshire out to go one better after string of near-misses

Racing Post | 3 days ago
AFTER missing the King George owing to the ground's being softer than ideal, the much travelled Flintshire (Andre Fabre/Vincent Cheminaud) should encounter no such difficulties as he returns to North America. Read More...

Australia: Brilliant Boban back to best in Memsie

Racing Post | 3 days ago
IT turned out to be the Group 1 win that almost wasn't for Sydney star Boban (Chris Waller/Glyn Schofield). Read More...

Thomas nearing launch of his career as a trainer

Racing Post | 3 days ago
SAM THOMAS, who will forever be associated with 2008 Gold Cup winner Denman, has completed his trainer’s modules and applied for a licence to train from Winterwell Stables near Northleach in Gloucestershire. Read More...

Saratoga stunned as Pharoah suffers shock defeat

Racing Post | 3 days ago
A TRULY dramatic race ended with a crushing blow as Triple Crown hero American Pharoah became the latest high-profile victim to fall prey to the curse of the 'graveyard of champions' in a shock defeat in the 146th running of the Travers Stakes. Read More...

USA: Pharoah bids to break ‘graveyard of champions’ curse

Racing Post | 3 days ago
TRIPLE CROWN hero American Pharoah (Bob Baffert/Victor Espinoza) must avoid the curse of the 'graveyard of champions' if he is to add a lustrous shine to his medal chest in the Travers Stakes. Read More...

Bear ready for next step in Celebration Mile

Racing Post | 4 days ago
THERE may only be six runners for Saturday's Doom Bar Celebration Mile, but the market has been convinced that only one horse can win all week, Kodi Bear. Read More...

Kodi Bear ready for next step in Celebration Mile

Racing Post | 4 days ago
THERE may only be six runners for Saturday's Doom Bar Celebration Mile, but the market has been convinced that only one horse can win all week, Kodi Bear. Read More...

Former leading lightweight Charnock dies at 60

Racing Post | 4 days ago
LINDSAY CHARNOCK, one of the north's leading lightweight jockeys for nearly 30 years before his retirement in 2000, died suddenly on Friday morning. He was 60. Read More...

USA: Palace Malice retired as comeback fails

Racing Post | 4 days ago
Palace Malice, winner of the Belmont Stakes in 2013 and the Metropolitan Handicap last year, has been retired having failed to fire in two starts this year. Read More...