European Racing

‘Appalling’ ride earns Fitzpatrick 21-day ban

Racing Post | 11 hours ago
RIDER David Fitzpatrick received a 21-day ban at Naas yesterday following what he confessed was an “appalling” ride on Roryslittlesister, who finished eighth of 12 in the 5f apprentice handicap. Read More...

Overseas raiders among Shergar Cup entries

Racing Post | 13 hours ago
USUALLY it is only jockeys that bring international flavour to Saturday’s Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup, but the 2015 edition has attracted almost as many entries from overseas as riders, with seven of the 188 entries unveiled on Monday trained abroa Read More...

Barron hoping Pearl is Nunthorpe secret weapon

Racing Post | 17 hours ago
DAVID BARRON has tasted glory in the Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes before when Coastal Bluff dead-heated with Ya Malak in 1997, and the trainer hopes to strike again on August 21 with Pearl Secret. Read More...

Barron thinks Pearl could be Nunthorpe secret weapon

Racing Post | 17 hours ago
DAVID BARRON has tasted glory in the Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes before when Coastal Bluff dead-heated with Ya Malak in 1997, and the trainer hopes to strike again on August 21 with Pearl Secret. Read More...

Phoenix Sprint gains new Qatari sponsor

Racing Post | 18 hours ago
THE Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club have been unveiled as the new sponsor of Sunday's Group 3 Phoenix Sprint Stakes at the Curragh, their first foray into the Irish thoroughbred industry. Read More...

Hills hoping sprint ace Muhaarar can fly high in France

Racing Post | 19 hours ago
CHARLIE HILLS has confirmed leading sprinter Muhaarar will bid for his third Group 1 of the season in Sunday's Prix Maurice de Gheest and plans to fly the three-year-old to France to avoid the problems caused by migrants in Calais. Read More...

Australia: Prize-money to be withheld from cobalt trainers

Racing Post | 21 hours ago
The five trainers facing cobalt charges will be unable to claim their percentage of any prize-money earned in Group and Listed races in the state of Victoria until their cases are resolved. Read More...

World Class: Pharoah on the march to be world’s best

Racing Post | 22 hours ago
International ratings expert Sam Walker reflects on American Pharoah's latest stunning victory. Read More...

Racing to receive 1m in battle to increase yard personnel

Racing Post | 23 hours ago
A MILLION pounds will be pumped into British racing over the next three years to fight the growing crisis in stable staff numbers undermining the sport. Read More...

Racing to receive 1m in battle to increase yard staff

Racing Post | 23 hours ago
A MILLION pounds will be pumped into British racing over the next three years to fight the growing crisis in stable staff numbers undermining the sport. Read More...

USA: Peerless Pharoah saunters to Haskell win

Racing Post | 23 hours ago
IN A display of complete and utter dominance, Triple Crown hero American Pharoah (Bob Baffert/Victor Espinoza) trounced his rivals to continue where he left off in the Belmont with a majestic performance in the William Hill Haskell Invitational. Read More...

Atzeni pondering an appeal for ‘appalling’ ban

Racing Post | 2 days ago
ANDREA ATZENI yesterday said he would never continue to ride an obviously lame horse as he decides whether to lodge an appeal against the ‘appalling' eight day ban he collected at Goodwood. Read More...

Germany: Turfdonna gives Wohler third Classic of the year

Racing Post | 2 days ago
ANDREAS WOHLER landed his third German classic of 2015 when Turfdonna, partnered by stable jockey Eduardo Pedroza, ran out a ready winner of the Henkel- Preis der Diana (German Oaks) at Düsseldorf on Sunday. Read More...

Breakfast of champions too much for retired Hughes

Racing Post | 2 days ago
RICHARD HUGHES realised on Sunday morning that throwing off the jockey lifestyle is not going to be as easy as perhaps he had anticipated. Read More...

Amazing Maria denies Ervedya in Rothschild

Racing Post | 2 days ago
AMAZING MARIA impressively continued her winning run, but in so doing ended Ervedya's unbeaten record this season, when landing the valuable Prix Rothschild at Deauville. Read More...

France: Amazing Maria denies Ervedya in Rothschild

Racing Post | 2 days ago
AMAZING MARIA impressively continued her winning run, but in so doing ended Ervedya's unbeaten record this season, when landing the valuable Prix Rothschild at Deauville. Read More...

France: Maria denies Ervedya in Rothschild

Racing Post | 2 days ago
AMAZING MARIA impressively continued her winning run, but in so doing ended Ervedya's unbeaten record this season, when landing the valuable Prix Rothschild at Deauville. Read More...

Amazing Maria denies Evedya in Rothschild

Racing Post | 2 days ago
AMAZING MARIA impressively continued her winning run, but in so doing ended Ervedya's unbeaten record this season, when landing the valuable Prix Rothschild at Deauville. Read More...

Amazing Maria denies Ervedya in Rothschild

Racing Post | 2 days ago
AMAZING MARIA impressively continued her winning run, but in so doing ended Ervedya's unbeaten record this season, when landing the valuable Prix Rothschild at Deauville. Read More...

Beasley in ‘body armour’ as he recovers from horror fall

Racing Post | 2 days ago
CONNOR BEASLEY looks like something out of a Star Wars film, but sartorial elegance is the least of his concerns as he adapts to life following his horror fall at Wolverhampton last month. Read More...

Beasley in ‘body armour’ as he recovers from fall

Racing Post | 2 days ago
CONNOR BEASLEY looks like something out of a sci-fi film, but sartorial elegance is the least of his concerns as he adapts to life following his horror fall at Wolverhampton last month. Read More...

Hughes 5-1 for British or Irish Group 1 by 2016

Racing Post | 2 days ago
RICHARD HUGHES, the three-time champion Flat jockey who retired on Saturday after a distinguished riding career, is 5-1 with William Hill to saddle a Group 1 winner by the end of next year. Read More...

Hughes 5-1 for Group 1 win by end of next year

Racing Post | 2 days ago
RICHARD HUGHES, the three-time champion Flat jockey who retired on Saturday after a distinguished riding career, is 5-1 with William Hill to saddle a Group 1 winner by the end of next year. Read More...

Hughes 5-1 for Group 1 winner by end of next year

Racing Post | 2 days ago
RICHARD HUGHES, the three-time champion Flat jockey who retired on Saturday after a distinguished riding career, is 5-1 with William Hill to saddle a Group 1 winner by the end of next year. Read More...

‘Girls Only’ fixture could provide key winners for Bell

Racing Post | 2 days ago
SAMMY JO BELL continues her pursuit of the Stobart apprentice championship at Carlisle this evening as the Cumbrian venue hosts its annual 'Girls Only' jockey fixture. Read More...

Business Bulletin: Ladbrokes to close 52 shops in Ireland

Racing Post | 2 days ago
The Racing Post's industry editor Bill Barber on another week when Ladbrokes were in the news. Read More...

Five other Flat stars who took up a training career

Racing Post | 2 days ago
As Richard Hughes prepares to embark on his new career, we look at five other top Flat jockeys who tried their hand at training. Read More...

Triple Crown hero Pharoah primed for Haskell Invitational

Racing Post | 2 days ago
AMERICAN PHAROAH (Bob Baffert/Victor Espinoza) will start a long odds-on shot against seven rivals in New Jersey when the Triple Crown hero has his first start since the Belmont Stakes in the William Hill Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park. Read More...

USA: Texas Red back on track with Jim Dandy win

Racing Post | 2 days ago
AFTER a final-furlong battle royal, last year's Breeders' Cup Juvenile winner Texas Red held off Belmont Stakes runner-up Frosted to claim the $600,000 Jim Dandy, the designated Saratoga trial for the Travers Stakes on August 29. Read More...

USA: Texas Red back on track with Jim Dandy victory

Racing Post | 2 days ago
AFTER a final-furlong battle royal, last year's Breeders' Cup Juvenile winner Texas Red held off Belmont Stakes runner-up Frosted to claim the $600,000 Jim Dandy, the designated Saratoga trial for the Travers Stakes on August 29. Read More...

Germany: Bary sends Desiree back home for Oaks bid

Racing Post | 2 days ago
A VERY competitive race is in store with all the top German fillies engaged, while the supplemented Desiree Clary (Pascal Bary/Cristian Demuro) is the only foreign entry. Read More...

France: Ervedya primed for first test against older fillies

Racing Post | 2 days ago
FOUR British-trained runners and a French defence led by a Royal Ascot winner all help to give this first of five Group 1s at Deauville's month-long meeting a reassuringly familiar feel. Read More...

South Africa: Futura posts second Champions Cup win

Racing Post | 3 days ago
Futura (Justin Snaith/Bernard Fayd'Herbe) got up almost on the line to repeat last year's win and justify favouritism. Read More...

South Africa: Futura posts back-to-back wins in Champions Cup

Racing Post | 3 days ago
Futura (Justin Snaith/Bernard Fayd'Herbe) got up almost on the line to repeat last year's win and justify favouritism. Read More...

France: Lowe has Opera aim for Bourree after Psyche win

Racing Post | 3 days ago
LESS than ten minutes after Star Of Seville's eclipse in the Nassau Stakes at Goodwood, the form of this season's Prix de Diane Longines took another knock as the German-trained Bourree (Andreas Lowe/Eddy Hardouin) came out on top against three Read More...

Dettori magical again with Memory Cup win

Racing Post | 3 days ago
WHILE this year's festival has centred around the retirement of one of the weighing room's stalwarts in Richard Hughes, fellow veteran Frankie Dettori continued his resurgence back to centre stage as Magical Memory won for Charlie Hills. Read More...

Goodwood: Dettori magical again with Memory Cup win

Racing Post | 3 days ago
WHILE this year's festival has centred around the retirement of one of the weighing room's stalwarts in Richard Hughes, fellow veteran Frankie Dettori continued his resurgence back to centre stage as Magical Memory won for Charlie Hills. Read More...

Legatissimo leaves Nassau rivals for dust

Racing Post | 3 days ago
LEGATISSIMO may have been narrowly thwarted on her last two runs, but a potent turn of foot two furlongs out quickly established the 1,000 Guineas winner as the leading light in her division. Read More...

Legatissimo leaves Nassau rivals for dust

Racing Post | 3 days ago
LEGATISSIMO may have been narrowly thwarted on her last two runs, but a potent turn of foot two furlongs out quickly established the 1,000 Guineas winner as the leading light in her division. Read More...

Goodwood: Legatissimo leaves Nassau rivals for dust

Racing Post | 3 days ago
LEGATISSIMO may have been narrowly thwarted on her last two runs, but a potent turn of foot two furlongs out quickly established the 1,000 Guineas winner as the leading light in her division. Read More...

Goodwood: Legatissimo leaves Nassau rivals in wake

Racing Post | 3 days ago
LEGATISSIMO may have been narrowly thwarted on her last two runs, but a potent turn of foot two furlongs out quickly established the 1,000 Guineas winner as the leading light in her division. Read More...

Master Carpenter has Haydock on the agenda

Racing Post | 3 days ago
MASTER CARPENTER, who won the John Smith's Cup at York last month, will step back into Group company for his next start with trainer Rod Millman eyeing the Betfred Rose of Lancaster Stakes at Haydock. Read More...

Punters back Hughes to deliver on final afternoon

Racing Post | 3 days ago
FOR the final time this afternoon, punters will be able to cheer home Richard Hughes in the saddle, and there is a tide of optimism that he will sign off with winners at his beloved Goodwood. Read More...

Hughes second on first ride of final afternoon

Racing Post | 3 days ago
FOR the final time this afternoon, punters will be able to cheer home Richard Hughes in the saddle, and he nearly got off to a flyer when finishing second on Barnet Fair. Read More...

Emotional Hughes overwhelmed by reception

Racing Post | 3 days ago
THERE was no winner for Richard Hughes on his final day in the saddle, but the three-time champion jockey was left "overwhelmed" by the reception afforded to him by his colleagues and the Glorious Goodwood crowd. Read More...

Hughes left with Fox Trotter to bow out in style

Racing Post | 3 days ago
FOR the final time this afternoon, punters have been able to cheer home Richard Hughes in the saddle, but he has drawn a blank with his first five rides at Goodwood, leaving Fox Trotter to provide a dream farwell. Read More...

No dream finale for Hughes at Goodwood

Racing Post | 3 days ago
FOR the final time this afternoon, punters have been able to cheer home Richard Hughes in the saddle, but he has drawn a blank with his first five rides at Goodwood, leaving Fox Trotter to provide a dream farwell. Read More...

The night Hughes quit over whip rules

Racing Post | 3 days ago
James Pugh recalls his baptism of fire as a Racing Post reporter on the night Richard Hughes quit in protest over new whip rules. Read More...

Doyle back on board Rizeena in Prix Rothschild

Racing Post | 3 days ago
JAMES DOYLE, who denied an old favourite of his when coming with a well-timed run on Amazing Maria to collar Rizeena in the Duke of Cambridge Stakes at Royal Ascot, is eager to see if switching saddles pays off in Sunday’s Group 1 Prix Rothschild. Read More...