European Racing

Ladbrokes take over sponsorship of Hennessy Gold Cup at Newbury

Racing Post | 2 hours ago
LADBROKES have been confirmed as the new sponsor of the race formerly known as the Hennessy, signalling the end of longest sponsorship deal in British racing history. Read More...

Ladbrokes take over sponsorship of Gold Cup at Newbury

Racing Post | 2 hours ago
LADBROKES have been confirmed as the new sponsor of the race formerly known as the Hennessy, signalling the end of longest sponsorship deal in British racing history. Read More...

Inspection called at Leicester due to forecast frost

Racing Post | 5 hours ago
LEICESTER'S meeting on Tuesday is subject to an inspection at 8am on the morning of racing due to forecast frost, but clerk of the course Jimmy Stevenson is hopeful the fixture will take place. Read More...

Revenue rise for Paddy Power Betfair despite adverse results

Racing Post | 7 hours ago
DONALD TRUMP'S shock US presidential election win cost Paddy Power Betfair £5 million, as the firm revealed their Post Close Trading Update results on Monday. Read More...

Revenue up but Paddy Power Betfair hit by adverse results

Racing Post | 7 hours ago
DONALD TRUMP'S shock US presidential election win cost Paddy Power Betfair £5 million, as the firm revealed their Post Close Trading Update results on Monday. Read More...

US election result costs Paddy Power Betfair 5 million

Racing Post | 7 hours ago
DONALD TRUMP'S shock US presidential election win cost Paddy Power Betfair £5 million, as the firm revealed their Post Close Trading Update results on Monday. Read More...

Jade on course for battle with Annie at Punchestown

Racing Post | 8 hours ago
APPLE'S JADE could be poised for a mouthwatering clash with Annie Power at Punchestown after Gordon Elliott confirmed that the race Willie Mullins' superstar won last year en route to Champion Hurdle glory is a likely target. Read More...

Five things we learned from the weekend

Racing Post | 20 hours ago
WE LOOK back on the lessons learned and potential implications from Saturday and Sunday's big races. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: Kinloch v Coral is a case that will live on

Racing Post | 21 hours ago
Wonderful stuff at the Court of Session in Edinburgh where septuagenarian Albert Kinloch is trying to force Coral to pay him £250,000 on his £100 bet at 2,500-1 that Rangers would be relegated in 2012. Read More...

Leopardstown: Ice Cold Soul springs 20-1 upset

Racing Post | 23 hours ago
THERE was no comeback victory for favourite Heartbreak City on his first start since his Melbourne Cup second as little considered Ice Cold Soul secured a valuable handicap double for Gigginstown House Stud. Read More...

Ice Cold Soul springs 20-1 upset in Coral.ie Hurdle

Racing Post | 23 hours ago
THERE was no comeback victory for favourite Heartbreak City on his first start since his Melbourne Cup second as little considered Ice Cold Soul secured a valuable handicap double for Gigginstown House Stud. Read More...

Leopardstown: A Toi Phil keeps Elliott bandwagon rolling

Racing Post | 24 hours ago
A TOI PHIL was hampered on the home turn and jumped the last with six still in front of him but the finished with an incredible surge under Jack Kennedy to land his trainer Gordon Elliott yet another valuable handicap prize this season. Read More...

Yorkhill wins without coming off the bridle

Racing Post | 1 day ago
YORKHILL justified his position at the head of the JLT market with a bloodless display, winning without coming off the bridle under Ruby Walsh at odds of 1-5. Read More...

Leopardstown: Yorkhill wins without coming off the bridle

Racing Post | 1 day ago
YORKHILL justified his position at the head of the JLT market with a bloodless display, winning without coming off the bridle under Ruby Walsh at odds of 1-5. Read More...

Rust: King George switch would have to be in racing’s interest

Racing Post | 1 day ago
THE JOCKEY CLUB'S controversial plan to switch the King George VI Chase to Sandown would only be sanctioned by the sport's governing body if it was in "the best interest of the sport", BHA chief executive Nick Rust said on Sunday. Read More...

Rust: King George switch would have to be in racing’s best interest

Racing Post | 1 day ago
THE JOCKEY CLUB'S controversial plan to switch the King George VI Chase to Sandown would only be sanctioned by the sport's governing body if it was in "the best interest of the sport", BHA chief executive Nick Rust said on Sunday. Read More...

‘Well-handicapped’ Clyne set for Betfair Hurdle

Racing Post | 1 day ago
EVAN WILLIAMS is looking to build on Clyne's fine second in Haydock's Champion Hurdle trial by tackling the Betfair Hurdle at Newbury next month. Read More...

Business Bulletin: Good start for newly merged Ladbrokes-Coral

Racing Post | 1 day ago
THE newly merged Ladbrokes Coral group have got off to a positive start despite a poor run of sporting results in December. Read More...

USA: California Chrome named Horse of the Year

Racing Post | 1 day ago
CALIFORNIA CHROME was named American Horse of the Year for the second time on Saturday night at the annual Eclipse Awards ceremony, getting the better of his Breeders' Cup conqueror Arrogate in the vote for the prestigious racing award. Read More...

JLT favourite Yorkhill on festival trail at Leopardstown

Racing Post | 1 day ago
WITH less than eight weeks to go until the Cheltenham Festival the majority of novice hurdles and chases seem to produce pointers towards March and the spotlight now turns to Yorkhill in the 2m3f Grade 3 novice chase at Leopardstown this afternoon. Read More...

Yorkhill bids to strengthen JLT claims at Leopardstown

Racing Post | 1 day ago
WITH less than eight weeks to go until the Cheltenham Festival the majority of novice hurdles and chases seem to produce pointers towards March and the spotlight now turns to Yorkhill in the 2m3f Grade 3 novice chase at Leopardstown this afternoon. Read More...

The Sunday Briefing: betting, going and nons

Racing Post | 1 day ago
THE cold snap may have left a blank day in Britain, with Fontwell and Hereford both frozen off, but there is still a quality card in Ireland at Leopardstown for fans to savour. Read More...

The Sunday Briefing: betting, going and non-runners

Racing Post | 1 day ago
THE cold snap may have left a blank day in Britain, with Fontwell and Hereford both frozen off, but there is still a quality card in Ireland at Leopardstown for fans to savour. Read More...

No racing in Britain on Sunday with frozen Fontwell off

Racing Post | 1 day ago
THERE will be no racing in Britain on Sunday after the meeting at Fontwell was cancelled due to a frozen track. Read More...

Consternation as Haydock and Navan races clash

Racing Post | 2 days ago
ON A day when two meetings were lost, it might be hoped that fans watching at home could see all British and Irish racing uninhibited. Read More...

Bristol De Mai romps to wide-margin Peter Marsh success

Racing Post | 2 days ago
BRISTOL DE MAI slaughtered a smart handicap field to win the Peter Marsh Handicap Chase at Haydock from Otago Trail, his conqueror at Newcastle in November. Read More...

The New One toughs it out in Champion Hurdle Trial

Racing Post | 2 days ago
THE NEW ONE got up the hat-trick in the stanjames.com Champion Hurdle Trial, but was forced to show all of his determination in overhauling Clyne after looking third best for much of the straight. Read More...

Haydock: The New One toughs it out in Trial

Racing Post | 2 days ago
THE NEW ONE got up the hat-trick in the stanjames.com Champion Hurdle Trial, but was forced to show all of his determination in overhauling Clyne after looking third best for much of the straight. Read More...

Jezki wins easily on first run for 632 days

Racing Post | 2 days ago
JEZKI returned from a 632-day absence with a comfortable win. The 2014 Champion Hurdle winner made light work of six rivals to justify 11-8 favouritism from the Willie Mullins-trained Renneti. Read More...

Navan: Jezki wins easily on first run for 632 days

Racing Post | 2 days ago
JEZKI returned from a 632-day absence with a comfortable win. The 2014 Champion Hurdle winner made light work of six rivals to justify 11-8 favouritism from the Willie Mullins-trained Renneti. Read More...

Hereford to inspect on Saturday for Sunday meeting

Racing Post | 2 days ago
HEREFORD has brought forward a planned inspection of the course to 2pm on Saturday from 8am on Sunday. Read More...

Hereford Sunday meeting cancelled

Racing Post | 2 days ago
THERE will be no racing at Hereford on Sunday after the result of an inspection originally brought forward to 2pm on Saturday was called early, with the decision that the meeting would be cancelled. Read More...

Cheltenham switch for Clarence House with Ascot off

Racing Post | 2 days ago
THE Clarence House Chase will form part of a bumper card at Cheltenham next Saturday after the BHA confirmed the race would be switched following the cancellation of Ascot. Read More...

Gold Cup dark horse Alary to put credentials to test

Racing Post | 2 days ago
MANY of the trainers represented in Saturday's Peter Marsh Chase believe the race revolves around whether Alary truly is a horse worthy of being considered a proper Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup contender. Read More...

The Saturday Briefing: betting, going and nons

Racing Post | 2 days ago
ASCOT and Taunton may have fallen bay the wayside but there is still plenty for jumps fans to enjoy at Haydock where the main interest is provided by the British debut of Alary in the featured Peter Marsh Chase (3.15). Read More...

Fontwell and Hereford call 8am Sunday inspections

Racing Post | 2 days ago
FONTWELL and Hereford have both called 8am inspections on Sunday for racing later on the same day as the cold snap tightens its grip on British racing. Read More...

Frozen Ascot and Taunton call off Saturday fixtures

Racing Post | 2 days ago
RACING at Ascot and Taunton has been called off on Saturday with both courses found to be frozen in places during morning inspections. Read More...

Moore upset at likely Clarence House Cheltenham move

Racing Post | 2 days ago
THERE could be echoes of the 2008 Cheltenham Festival next Saturday when jumping's home is set to stage a bumper card boosted to nine races by the addition of the Clarence House Chase. Read More...

Frozen Ascot calls off Clarence House Chase card

Racing Post | 2 days ago
ASCOT has been called off on Saturday with a 6.30am inspection finding the course to be frozen in places. Read More...

Frozen Ascot calls off Clarence House Chase fixture

Racing Post | 2 days ago
ASCOT has been called off on Saturday with a 6.30am inspection finding the course to be frozen in places. Read More...

Moore upset at likely Clarence House switch to Cheltenham

Racing Post | 3 days ago
THERE could be echoes of the 2008 Cheltenham Festival next Saturday when jumping's home is set to stage a bumper card boosted to nine races by the addition of the Clarence House Chase. Read More...

Saturday racing: what’s on TV and who to watch

Racing Post | 3 days ago
IF YOU are reading this in Britain and have been outside at all in the last 24 hours or so, you will not need to be told that it is quite chilly. Read More...

Thornton vows to come back from four-month layoff

Racing Post | 3 days ago
SIDELINED jockey Andrew Thornton is facing four months off the track, a much longer period than was first anticipated, but the 44-year-old has vowed to return to the saddle. Read More...

Kerr: numbers don’t add up in JCR’s Kempton plan

Racing Post | 3 days ago
THE Jockey Club has achieved that vanishingly rare feat of virtually uniting this most fractious of sports against its plans to close Kempton Park racecourse, but a notable few have embraced the Kempton-less vision of the future. Read More...

Australia: Fine for trainer over Yankee Rose positive test

Racing Post | 3 days ago
TOP filly Yankee Rose has been disqualified from her second-placed finish in last October's Group 1 Flight Stakes and her trainer David Vandyke hit with a A$25,000 fine after she provided a positive sample for a banned substance. Read More...

Coral in court over 250,000 Rangers relegation bet

Racing Post | 3 days ago
A GLASGOW gambler has branded Coral as "cheats" for refusing to pay him £250,000 on a bet that Glasgow Rangers would be "relegated" in 2012. Read More...

USA: Gun Runner in deal to join Pegasus field

Racing Post | 3 days ago
A deal has reportedly been reached for Grade 1 winner Gun Runner to join the field for next weekend's Pegasus World Cup - if he can clear quarantine at Fair Grounds in New Orleans in time for the world's richest race at Gulfstream Park on Janu Read More...

Ascot clerk warns of threat to Grade 1 meeting

Racing Post | 3 days ago
SATURDAY'S Grade 1 Berkshire Community Foundation Clarence House Chase meeting faces the very realistic prospect of being cancelled, according to clerk of the course Chris Strickels. Read More...

Chepstow on but Ascot and Taunton to inspect

Racing Post | 3 days ago
FRIDAY'S meeting at Chepstow has been given the green light following a cold morning at the south Wales venue. Read More...

Ex-trainer hopeful Alary can shine in Gold trial

Racing Post | 3 days ago
RACING will at last get to see what all the fuss is about tomorrow when Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup talking horse Alary makes his British debut in the Peter Marsh Handicap Chase. Read More...