European Racing

Betway branch out to Flat with backing of four big races

Racing Post | 2 days ago
CHAMPION CHASE sponsor Betway have expanded their interest in horseracing to the Flat season after agreeing deals to back four high-profile races. Read More...

Unioniste given big weight for Grand National Trial

Racing Post | 3 days ago
UNIONISTE has been handed 11st 11lb for the Betfred Grand National Trial due to be run Haydock on Saturday February 14. Read More...

Favourite Unioniste ruled out of Grand National Trial

Racing Post | 3 days ago
UNIONISTE, the ante-post favourite for the Betfred Grand National Trial, will not run in the race trainer Paul Nicholls has revealed. Read More...

No more swanning about for Feilden flyer

Racing Post | 3 days ago
THERE will be no swanning around for Tight Lipped in Chelmsford's 1m2f handicap this afternoon (4.10). Read More...

Thurles owner Pierce Molony dies aged 65

Racing Post | 3 days ago
PIERCE MOLONY, the popular owner and manager of Thurles racecourse, has died following a long illness. He was 65. Read More...

Japan: Hokko Tarumae heading to World Cup again

Racing Post | 3 days ago
Hokko Tarumae (Katsuichi Nishiura/Hideaki Miyuki) will make a return visit to the Dubai World Cup after completing a Grade 1 hat-trick with a repeat victory in the Kawasaki Kinen. Read More...

USA: Jockey Chapa charged over ‘buzzer’ allegations

Racing Post | 3 days ago
A Texan-based jockey is facing criminal charges for allegedly using an electronic device on a horse. Read More...

USA: Jockey Chapa charged for allegedly using ‘buzzer’

Racing Post | 3 days ago
A Texan-based jockey is facing criminal charges for allegedly using an electronic device on a horse. Read More...

Townend thrilled at prospect of Fly ride

Racing Post | 3 days ago
PAUL TOWNEND, the man waiting on the best spare ride in racing, says it would be extra special if Ruby Walsh picked Faugheen over Hurricane Fly in the Stan James Champion Hurdle. Read More...

Annie in race against time to make Cheltenham

Racing Post | 3 days ago
RUBY WALSH warned Annie Power cannot afford to miss a beat between now and Cheltenham if she is to take up her engagement in the OLBG Mares Hurdle. Read More...

Henderson warns Triolo could miss Grand National

Racing Post | 3 days ago
TRAINER Nicky Henderson warned Triolo D'Alene, as short as 20-1 for the Crabbie's Grand National in April, has a problem with a knee and must be considered as an unlikely runner at Aintree on April 11. Read More...

Henderson warns Triolo could miss Grand National

Racing Post | 3 days ago
TRAINER Nicky Henderson warned Triolo D'Alene, as short as 20-1 for the Crabbie's Grand National in April, has a problem with a knee and must be considered as an unlikely runner at Aintree on April 11. Read More...

Ice set to be a blockbuster

Racing Post | 3 days ago
ICE, the annual three-day blockbuster (February 3-5) at the ExCel in London's Docklands is set to pack in visitors from all over the globe with this year's show confidently predicted to eclipse 2014 when 23,506 attended. Read More...

Grade 1-winning chaser Medermit retired

Racing Post | 3 days ago
MEDERMIT has been retired after sustaining a leg injury in the Sky Bet Chase at Doncaster on Saturday. Read More...

Ten entered in Scilly Isles and Contender

Racing Post | 3 days ago
SANDOWN'S two re-opened Saturday races, the Contenders Hurdle and Scilly Isles Novices' Chase, have each attracted ten runners. Read More...

Ferguson out to improve smart strike-rate

Racing Post | 3 days ago
JOHN FERGUSON will be hoping to improve his impressive one-in-three strike-rate at Musselburgh on Sunday with El Namoose in the Sky Bet Supreme Trial Novices' Hurdle. Read More...

Ferguson out to improve Musselburgh strike-rate

Racing Post | 3 days ago
JOHN FERGUSON will be hoping to improve his impressive one-in-three strike-rate at Musselburgh on Sunday with El Namoose in the Sky Bet Supreme Trial Novices' Hurdle. Read More...

Twinlight heads trio for Mullins in Tied Cottage

Racing Post | 3 days ago
TWINLIGHT leads a three-pronged attack from Willie Mullins on the Grade 2 Boylesports Free Wifi Tied Cottage Chase at Punchestown on Sunday, which attracted 11 entries at Tuesday's five-day stage. Read More...

Dubai World Cup entries down despite new dirt surface

Racing Post | 3 days ago
THE switch from a synthetic to dirt surface at Meydan, designed to attract stronger American representation in the world's richest race, appears to have met with mixed results as entries for the Dubai World Cup revealed fewer US horses than in 2014. Read More...

Red Cadeaux given Australian option

Racing Post | 3 days ago
TRIPLE Melbourne Cup runner-up Red Cadeaux could return to Australia in March for the Group 1 Darley Australian Cup, over 1m2f back at Flemington once more. Read More...

BHA confronts Greens over hardline whip policy

Racing Post | 4 days ago
THE BHA has hit out at the Green Party for siding with racing’s fiercest critics and demanding an immediate ban of the whip among other drastic changes to the sport. Read More...

Cheltenham Festival Specials: Who will Ruby Walsh ride in the Champions Hurdle?

Hurricane Fly's brilliant win in the Irish Champion Hurdle on Sunday has raised the question will Ruby Walsh stay loyal to the 22-time Grade 1 winner in the English equivalent, or will he instead opt to ride the unbeaten new kid on the block Faugheen? ... Read More...

Ladbrokes launch Mexico venture

Racing Post | 4 days ago
LADBROKES have continued their policy of attempting to diversify away from the UK market by launching a new website in Mexico. Read More...

Labour: local authorities will liaise with industry

Racing Post | 4 days ago
LABOUR’S shadow spokesman for gambling Clive Efford said last week that he believed there will be greater understanding between betting shop operators and local government in future. Read More...

Pipe leaning towards Ryanair for Dynaste

Racing Post | 4 days ago
DYNASTE is looking likely to defend his Ryanair Chase title at the festival after finishing a beaten favourite over a longer trip at Saturday's Cheltenham Trials meeting. Read More...

RSA Chase likely for The Young Master

Racing Post | 4 days ago
NEIL MULHOLLAND on Monday suggested his Cheltenham Festival-bound stable star The Young Master would “more than likely” be targeted at the RSA Chase, but the trainer did not go as far as to completely rule out the four-miler. Read More...

Better ground not a problem for Un De Sceaux, says Mullins

Racing Post | 4 days ago
ANYONE who reckons red-hot Racing Post Arkle favourite Un De Sceaux might get found out on quicker ground at Cheltenham might have to think again, according the exciting seven-year-old's trainer Willie Mullins. Read More...

Batavir 6-1 favourite to complete hat-trick

Racing Post | 4 days ago
HAT-TRICK seeking Batavir has been made 6-1 favoruite with the sponsors to add to his wins at Ascot and Wincanton in Saturday's Betfred Mobile Heroes Handicap Hurdle at Sandown. Read More...

Noseda and Dettori set to team up for Gulfstream Grade 1

Racing Post | 4 days ago
JEREMY NOSEDA and Frankie Dettori, who teamed up to win the Breeders' Cup Juvenile with Wilko in 2004, are planning another Stateside raid with Sloane Avenue, who is in line for next month's $500,000 Grade 1 Donn Handicap at Gulfstream Park. Read More...

David Cleary’s Cheltenham Notebook: Un de Sceaux impressive but too short for Arkle

There were significant Cheltenham trials in the week just gone both at Prestbury Park and across the Irish Sea, David Cleary keeps you up to speed with the latest impressive performances and antepost moves Read More...

Skelton reveals Albert Bartlett aim for Value At Risk

Racing Post | 4 days ago
TRAINER Dan Skelton has pinpointed the Albert Bartlett Novices' Hurdle for Value At Risk after the exciting novice hurdler finished second on Cheltenham Trials day. Read More...

Bailey hoping for rain for Harry Topper’s Denman defence

Racing Post | 4 days ago
Trainer Kim Bailey is expecting a big run from Harry Topper at Newbury next week. Read More...

Bailey hoping rain comes for Topper’s Denman defence

Racing Post | 4 days ago
Trainer Kim Bailey is expecting a big run from Harry Topper at Newbury next week. Read More...

World Class: Japanese recognition raises historical inaccuracy

Racing Post | 5 days ago
WHAT are the chances? Never before has Japan had a horse in the top two of the World's Best Racehorse Rankings and last week they bagged both the top spots. Read More...

GambleAware Week launched as initiative steps up a notch

Racing Post | 5 days ago
THE betting industry’s efforts to counter public concern about gambling step up another notch on Monday with the launch of a week-long responsible gambling initiative. Read More...

Stewart: Saphir is more like Halo than Big Buck’s

Racing Post | 5 days ago
OWNER Andy Stewart on Sunday said Saturday’s Cleeve Hurdle winner Saphir Du Rheu was more like the consistent Celestial Halo than the brilliant Big Buck’s. Read More...

Stewart: Saphir is more like Halo than Big Buck’s

Racing Post | 5 days ago
OWNER Andy Stewart on Sunday said Saturday’s Cleeve Hurdle winner Saphir Du Rheu was more like the consistent Celestial Halo than the brilliant Big Buck’s. Read More...

Lingfield calls off Tuesday’s jumps card

Racing Post | 5 days ago
TUESDAY’S jumps meeting at Lingfield has been cancelled because parts of the course are waterlogged. Read More...

Fly fries rivals to win fifth Irish Champion Hurdle

Racing Post | 5 days ago
HURRICANE FLY won a fifth Irish Champion Hurdle, coming from behind with a tenacious display of the class and heart that has helped him amass 22 wins at the highest level. Read More...

Leopardstown: Fly fries rivals to win fifth Irish Champion

Racing Post | 5 days ago
HURRICANE FLY won a fifth Irish Champion Hurdle, coming from behind with a tenacious display of the class and heart that has helped him amass 22 wins at the highest level. Read More...

Fly fries rivals to win fifth Irish Champion Hurdle

Racing Post | 5 days ago
HURRICANE FLY won a fifth Irish Champion Hurdle, coming from behind with a tenacious display of the class and heart that has helped him amass 22 wins at the highest level. Read More...

Un De Sceaux evens for RP Arkle after stunning win

Racing Post | 5 days ago
RACING POST ARKLE favourite Un De Sceaux trounced his two rivals Clarcam and Gilgamboa with a breath-taking performance at Leopardstown. Read More...

Un De Sceaux evens for Racing Post Arkle after stunning win

Racing Post | 5 days ago
RACING POST ARKLE favourite Un De Sceaux trounced his two rivals Clarcam and Gilgamboa with a breath-taking performance at Leopardstown. Read More...

Leopardstown: Super Sceaux evens for Racing Post Arkle

Racing Post | 5 days ago
RACING POST ARKLE favourite Un De Sceaux trounced his two rivals Clarcam and Gilgamboa with a breath-taking performance at Leopardstown. Read More...

Dual Grade 1-winner Walkon to be retired

Racing Post | 5 days ago
WALKON, a two-time Grade 1 winner over hurdles, is set to be retired after pulling up at Cheltenham on Saturday. Read More...

Soft ground ‘ideal but not essential’ for Many Clouds

Racing Post | 6 days ago
OLIVER SHERWOOD was on Sunday hoping for a soft-ground Cheltenham Gold Cup in March as he pointed the way to the festival feature for impressive Trials day winner Many Clouds. Read More...

Business bulletin: Bookmakers launch gambling risks campaign

Racing Post | 6 days ago
The Racing Post's industry editor Bill Barber takes a look at what has been making the news off the track. Read More...

Japan: Gold Ship slammed in Grade 2

Racing Post | 6 days ago
A DISMAL display from five-time Grade 1 winner Gold Ship as the mercurial six-year-old finished only seventh behind Courir Kaiser (Ikuo Aizawa/Hironobu Tanabe). Read More...

Japan: Gold Ship slammed in Grade 2

Racing Post | 6 days ago
A DISMAL display from five-time Grade 1 winner Gold Ship as the mercurial six-year-old finished only seventh behind Courir Kaiser (Ikuo Aizawa/Hironobu Tanabe). Read More...

USA: Upstart lays down marker in Holy Bull

Racing Post | 6 days ago
BREEDERS' Cup Juvenile third Upstart (Rick Violette/Jose Ortiz) planted an early marker on the Kentucky Derby trail when he drew away to score by five and a half lengths in the Holy Bull on his seasonal debut. Read More...