European Racing

Weld warns Derby ‘left a mark’ on winner Harzand

Racing Post | 4 days ago
DERMOT WELD says his intention remains to allow Harzand to line up in Saturday's Irish Derby - but warned the Derby winner has not the easiest of times since his Epsom victory. Read More...

York’s International on the radar for Almodovar

Racing Post | 4 days ago
HARDWICKE STAKES third Almodovar could be aimed at York’s Juddmonte International Stakes if all goes well in the Listed race at Newbury that is his next target. Read More...

Ladbrokes-Coral merger should be blocked say rival bookmakers

Racing Post | 4 days ago
WILLIAM HILL and Paddy Power have told the competition authorities they believe the merger between Coral and Ladbrokes might have to be blocked and have detailed the reasons for doing so, including the lack of suitable buyers. Read More...

Leicester gets go-ahead to race but conditions testing

Racing Post | 4 days ago
LEICESTER'S meeting today - subject to a first-thing inspection - goes ahead as planned. Read More...

Dante runner-up Deauville set for the Eclipse

Racing Post | 5 days ago
AIDAN O'BRIEN has nominated the Coral-Eclipse Stakes as the next likely target for Deauville, who weakened in the closing stages when 11th in the Derby Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: New beginning on turf for Kung Hei Fat Choy

Racing Post | 5 days ago
Kung Hei Fat Choy. It's not the name that attracted my attention but the trainer's name next to it. For almost five years and 70 races the name has been James Given but today (Beverley 3.00) it's Lucinda Egerton. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: New beginning for Kung Hei Fat Choy

Racing Post | 5 days ago
Kung Hei Fat Choy. It's not the name that attracted my attention but the trainer's name next to it. For almost five years and 70 races the name has been James Given but today (Beverley 3.00) it's Lucinda Egerton. Read More...

Five-time Grade 1 winner Untapable retired

Racing Post | 5 days ago
FIVE-TIME Grade 1 winner Untapable, whose finest moment came when winning the Breeders' Cup Distaff at Santa Anita in 2014, has been retired, owner Ron Winchell announced on Saturday. Read More...

Royal Ascot winner Commissioned out of Northumberland Plate

Racing Post | 5 days ago
COMMISSIONED, a general 10-1 shot for victory in Saturday's Northumberland Plate, was the most high-profile absentee from the field at the five-day stage on Monday. Read More...

Royal Ascot winner Commissioned ruled out of Plate

Racing Post | 5 days ago
COMMISSIONED, a general 10-1 shot for victory in Saturday's Northumberland Plate, was the most high-profile absentee from the field at the five-day stage on Monday. Read More...

US Army Ranger to spearhead O’Brien Derby quartet

Racing Post | 5 days ago
AIDAN O'BRIEN said on Monday morning he expects to have four runners in Saturday's Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh. Read More...

Inspection called at soggy Chepstow

Racing Post | 5 days ago
CHEPSTOW must pass a 9.30am inspection if racing is to take place on Monday afternoon after persistent rain led to fears about waterlogging. Read More...

Racing cancelled at Chepstow due to waterlogging

Racing Post | 5 days ago
MONDAY's meeting at Chepstow has been cancelled after persistent rainfall left the track waterlogged in places. Read More...

Police arrest two after mass brawl at Lingfield

Racing Post | 5 days ago
POLICE are appealing for witnesses after arresting two men following a mass brawl at Lingfield on Saturday night. Read More...

Curragh conditions likely to be ideal for Harzand

Racing Post | 5 days ago
HARZAND looks set to bid for a Derby double at the Curragh on Saturday with the course having been hit by rain that should ensure conditions are suitable - but one of his closest market rivals has been ruled out. Read More...

Germany: Boscaccio cements place as German Derby favourite

Racing Post | 6 days ago
BOSCACCIO (Christian Sprengel/Dennis Schiergen) confirmed his position as ante-post favourite for the German Derby with a comfortable success in the most important trial, Cologne's Union-Rennen. Read More...

Rouget caps off stellar week with French Oaks success

Le Cressionniere became the sixth filly in the last 20 years to complete the French Guineas-Oaks double more » Read More...

‘Offensive’ Buick handed 30-day ban by French stewards

Racing Post | 6 days ago
WILLIAM BUICK had a 15-day ban doubled by the French stewards for offensive behaviour after being found at fault for the fall of Armande in the Prix de Diane at Chantilly on Sunday. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: The rarest of royal runners at Chepstow

Racing Post | 6 days ago
WHEN the Queen won the Hardwicke Stakes with Dartmouth on Saturday it was unusual, but not as unusual as the Queen's representative at Chepstow on Monday. Read More...

World Class: Precocity in the spotlight after Lady Aurelia blitz

Racing Post | 6 days ago
International ratings expert Sam Walker looks back on Royal Ascot, including a hugely impressive win in the juvenile division. Read More...

La Cressonniere lands rough Diane for Rouget

Racing Post | 6 days ago
FAVOURITE La Cressonnierre ran out the winner of a rough renewal of the Prix de Diane, giving her trainer Jean-Claude Rouget his fourth winner in the race. Read More...

La Cressonniere lands rough Diane for Rouget

Racing Post | 6 days ago
FAVOURITE La Cressonnierre ran out the winner of a rough renewal of the Prix de Diane, giving her trainer Jean-Claude Rouget his fourth winner in the race. Read More...

France: La Cressonniere lands rough Diane for Rouget

Racing Post | 6 days ago
FAVOURITE La Cressonnierre ran out the winner of a rough renewal of the Prix de Diane, giving her trainer Jean-Claude Rouget his fourth winner in the race. Read More...

France: Rouget lands rough Diane withLa Cressonniere

Racing Post | 6 days ago
FAVOURITE La Cressonnierre ran out the winner of a rough renewal of the Prix de Diane, giving her trainer Jean-Claude Rouget his fourth winner in the race. Read More...

Songbird still unbeaten after Summertime stroll

Racing Post | 6 days ago
SONGBIRD (Jerry Hollendorfer/Mike Smith) was sent off a 1-20 favourite to extend her unbeaten run and did so with the minimum of fuss. Read More...

Gambling Commission punish Betfred

Racing Post | 6 days ago
Betfred have become the latest bookmaker to be hit with a six-figure penalty by the Gambling Commission following similar punishments for Coral and Paddy Power. Read More...

Candy confirms July Cup the target for Twilight

Racing Post | 6 days ago
HENRY CANDY hopes to follow up Twilight Son's victory in Saturday's Diamond Jubilee Stakes with a tilt at the Darley July Cup but the trainer has warned firm ground could scupper those plans. Read More...

Candy confirms July Cup the target for Twilight Son

Racing Post | 6 days ago
HENRY CANDY hopes to follow up Twilight Son's victory in Saturday's Diamond Jubilee Stakes with a tilt at the Darley July Cup but the trainer has warned firm ground could scupper those plans. Read More...

Barsanti bids to continue unbeaten sequence

Racing Post | 6 days ago
IT WOULD have been no surprise to see the progressive Barsanti line up in a handicap at Royal Ascot but he instead puts his unbeaten record in 2016 on the line in a competitive renewal of the Totepool Pontefract Castle Stakes. Read More...

Boscaccio bids to boost German Derby claims

Racing Post | 7 days ago
THE Union-Rennen is regarded as the best trial for the German Derby and all ten runners here are entered in the Hamburg Classic on July 10, headed by the unbeaten Boscaccio Read More...

‘La Cressonniere has great chance if she stays’

Racing Post | 7 days ago
JEAN-CLAUDE ROUGET and Aidan O'Brien have, between them, dominated this season's best races among the Classic generation of fillies, with the score 3-2 to Rouget at Group 1 level. Read More...

Kirby gives Elliott first Royal Ascot winner

Racing Post | 7 days ago
RYAN MOORE and Aidan O'Brien made it two wins from two on the final day of Royal Ascot as they teamed up with the well backed Pricewise selection Sir Isaac Newton to land the Wolferton. Read More...

Cowell lands Wokingham with Outback Traveller

Racing Post | 7 days ago
RYAN MOORE and Aidan O'Brien made it two wins from two on the final day of Royal Ascot as they teamed up with the well backed Pricewise selection Sir Isaac Newton to land the Wolferton. Read More...

Kirby gives Elliott first Royal Ascot winner

Racing Post | 7 days ago
RYAN MOORE and Aidan O'Brien made it two wins from two on the final day of Royal Ascot as they teamed up with the well backed Pricewise selection Sir Isaac Newton to land the Wolferton. Read More...

Twilight Son wins Diamond Jubilee thriller

Racing Post | 7 days ago
TWILIGHT SON snatched a thrilling victory close home as four runners hit the line almost in unison, with Gold-Fun, Signs Of Blessing and Magical Memory close up. Read More...

Twilight Son wins Diamond Jubilee thriller

Racing Post | 7 days ago
TWILIGHT SON snatched a thrilling victory close home as four runners hit the line almost in unison, with Gold-Fun, Signs Of Blessing and Magical Memory close up. Read More...

Dartmouth delivers a royal win on final day

Racing Post | 7 days ago
DARTMOUTH handed the Queen her first Royal Ascot victory since Estimate's famous Gold Cup win of 2013. Read More...

More Royal Ascot success for O’Brien and Moore

Racing Post | 7 days ago
RYAN MOORE and Aidan O'Brien made it two wins from two on the final day of Royal Ascot as they teamed up with the well backed Pricewise selection Sir Isaac Newton to land the Wolferton. Read More...

V for victory as Churchill lands significant gamble

Racing Post | 1 week ago
CHURCHILL was backed like defeat was out of the question overnight and into Saturday and Churchill delivered although not without giving those who punted him into 8-11 favouritism a mighty scare. Read More...

Dettori v Moore: Star jockeys battle for Royal Ascot crown

Racing Post | 1 week ago
AMONG the many storylines woven into the final day of what has been a thrilling Royal Ascot is the battle for supremacy between two of the world's greatest jockeys. Read More...

Improving Twilight Son primed for Diamond Jubilee tilt

Racing Post | 1 week ago
JUST because you are a proven Group 1 winner, that does not mean you are not still improving. That is the frightening prospect for anyone tempted to oppose Twilight Son in the Diamond Jubilee. Read More...

Ground good to soft and drying for final day at Royal Ascot

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE final day of racing at Royal Ascot will take place on drying ground with clerk of the course Chris Stickels not ruling out changing the going on the straight course from its description of good to soft. Read More...

USA: Songbird back in action in Summertime Oaks

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE unbeaten Songbird (Jerry Hollendorfer/Mike Smith), forced to miss the Kentucky Oaks with a fever, gets back on track in a $200,000 contest that is full of tactical intrigue. Read More...

Scoop6 foils punters for second consecutive day

Racing Post | 1 week ago
KINEMA ended the hopes of Scoop6 punters at Royal Ascot on Friday, the second day in a row the bet has not been won. Read More...

Qemah latest Rouget filly to claim Coronation

Racing Post | 1 week ago
JEAN-CLAUDE ROUGET completed back-to-back victories in the Coronation Stakes as Al Shaqab Racing's Qemah held off Nemoralia and Alice Springs to score for France. Read More...

Quiet Reflection powers to Commonwealth glory

Racing Post | 1 week ago
QUIET REFLECTION provided her former National Hunt jockey Dougie Costello with a first Group 1 winner on the Flat and trainer Karl Burke a first Group 1 winner in Britain with another display of speed. Read More...

Quiet Reflection powers to Commonwealth glory

Racing Post | 1 week ago
QUIET REFLECTION provided her former National Hunt jockey Dougie Costello with a first Group 1 winner on the Flat and trainer Karl Burke a first Group 1 winner in Britain with another display of speed. Read More...

Dettori denies Moore as Across The Stars takes King Edward

Racing Post | 1 week ago
FRANKIE DETTORI had the pleasure of edging out great weighing room rival Ryan Moore when driving Across The Stars to a gutsy defeat of Beacon Light in a furious finish to the £200,000 prize. Read More...