European Racing

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...

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...

Hughes: So many happy memories but I’m ready to stop

Racing Post | 3 days ago
Champion jockey Richard Hughes’s exclusive column on his final day as a jockey. Read More...

Breeders’ Cup win a career high says retiring Hughes

Racing Post | 3 days ago
RICHARD HUGHES, who brings to an end 27 years as a jockey at Glorious Goodwood this afternoon, has picked out his ride on Chriselliam at the 2013 Breeders’ Cup as one of his career highlights. Read More...

Ivory hoping Tropics finally gets his day in sun

Racing Post | 3 days ago
IT IS often said you need a Group horse to win a top-grade handicap such as the Qatar Stewards’ Cup and that could well prove the case here with a field of 28 which looks well up to standard. Read More...

Ivory hoping Tropics gets his day in sun

Racing Post | 3 days ago
IT IS often said you need a Group horse to win a top-grade handicap such as the Qatar Stewards’ Cup and that could well prove the case here with a field of 28 which looks well up to standard. Read More...

Fox Trotter bids to give Hughes perfect goodbye

Racing Post | 4 days ago
RICHARD HUGHES will take his final ride as a jockey aboard Fox Trotter in the three-year-old handicap (4.55) at Goodwood on Saturday as he bids an emotional farewell to life in the saddle. Read More...

South Africa: Futura and Legislate clash horns once again

Racing Post | 4 days ago
This is dominated by the Justin Snaith-trained pair Futura (Bernard Fayd'Herbe) and Legislate (Richard Fourie) who meet for the fifth time in 13 months. Read More...

France: Romance out to blossom on her perfect going

Racing Post | 4 days ago
WHILE there has been much talk of how much moisture is in the ground at Goodwood this week, Saeed Bin Suroor sends the lightly-raced Beautiful Romance to Deauville on ground which is likely to be on the slow side of good. Read More...

Romance out to blossom her with perfect going

Racing Post | 4 days ago
WHILE there has been much talk of how much moisture is in the ground at Goodwood this week, Saeed bin Suroor sends the lightly-raced Beautiful Romance to Deauville on ground which is likely to be on the slow side of good. Read More...

Thirsk punters hit by massive Rule 4 deduction

Racing Post | 4 days ago
PUNTERS who backed 8-1 winner Art World at Thirsk on Friday afternoon found their winnings much smaller than expected after being hit but a huge Rule 4 deduction. Read More...

Goodwood: Muthmir lands King George under Hanagan

Racing Post | 4 days ago
MUTHMIR put in an impressive performance to deny last year's winner Take Cover to land the valuable Group 2 given an inspired ride by Paul Hanagan. Read More...

Muthmir lands King George under inspired Hanagan

Racing Post | 4 days ago
MUTHMIR put in an impressive performance to deny last years winner Take Cover to land the valuable Group 2 given an inspired ride by Paul Hanagan. Read More...

Muthmir lands King George under inspired Hanagan

Racing Post | 4 days ago
MUTHMIR put in an impressive performance to deny last year's winner Take Cover to land the valuable Group 2 given an inspired ride by Paul Hanagan. Read More...

So Beloved strikes to make it 500 for O’Meara

Racing Post | 4 days ago
THE well-drawn So Beloved was produced with a beautifully timed run by Danny Tudhope to beat gallant runner-up Belgian Bill by three-quarters of a length and give his trainer David O'Meara yet another big-race success. Read More...

Goodwood: Beloved strikes to make it 500 for O’Meara

Racing Post | 4 days ago
THE well-drawn So Beloved was produced with a beautifully timed run by Danny Tudhope to beat gallant runner-up Belgian Bill by three-quarters of a length and give his trainer David O'Meara yet another big-race success. Read More...

Dubday makes history with Glorious win

Racing Post | 4 days ago
DUBDAY made history at Glorious Goodwood on Friday when becoming the first horse trained in Qatar to win a race in Britain. Read More...

Dubday makes history with Glorious win

Racing Post | 4 days ago
DUBDAY made history at Glorious Goodwood on Friday when becoming the first horse trained in Qatar to win a race in Britain. Read More...

Goodwood: Dubday makes history with Glorious win

Racing Post | 4 days ago
DUBDAY made history at Glorious Goodwood on Friday when becoming the first horse trained in Qatar to win a race in Britain. Read More...

USA: Belmont runner-up Frosted set for Dandy

Racing Post | 4 days ago
TWENTY four hours before American Pharoah has his first outing since securing the Triple Crown in the Haskell in New Jersey, Belmont Stakes runner-up Frosted bids for a significant New York victory of his own in the Jim Dandy Stakes. Read More...

Japan: Leading star Epiphaneia retired

Racing Post | 4 days ago
EPIPHANEIA, the 2014 Japan Cup winner, has been retired due to injury sustained while preparing for his first run since the Dubai World Cup in March. Read More...

Richard Hughes: My six-point plan for Goodwood glory

Racing Post | 4 days ago
To mark champion jockey Richard Hughes's retirement from the saddle, we've dug into the archives to pick out some of our star writer's classic columns from the past few years. In this piece Hughes explains the secrets of riding Goodwood. Read More...

Line Of Reason can run ‘massive’ race in King George

Racing Post | 4 days ago
LINE OF REASON can run a "massive" race in Friday's Qatar King George Stakes at Glorious Goodwood, according to his trainer Paul Midgley. Read More...

USA: Jockey arrested after shooting trainer

Racing Post | 5 days ago
JOCKEY Ruben Rojas has been arrested by police in Delaware after allegedly shooting trainer Saul Matos following an argument on Wednesday. Read More...

USA: Jockey arrested after allegedly shooting trainer

Racing Post | 5 days ago
JOCKEY Ruben Rojas has been arrested by police in Delaware after allegedly shooting trainer Saul Matos following an argument on Wednesday. Read More...

O’Sullevan legacy to live on with charitable trust

Racing Post | 5 days ago
RACEGOERS and racing professionals were united on Thursday in admiration and respect for the late Sir Peter O'Sullevan, whose charitable trust is set to continue the fundraising work that has already benefited good causes by more than £4m. Read More...

Dunne handed 12-day ban for heavy weigh-in

Racing Post | 5 days ago
JUMP jockey Robbie Dunne received a 12-day ban at a BHA disciplinary hearing on Thursday after weighing in 2lb heavier than he had weighed out for a race at Market Rasen last month. Read More...

Jack the lad for Martin in Galway Hurdle

Racing Post | 5 days ago
QUICK JACK landed a second successive Galway Hurdle for trainer Tony Martin, who will have had mixed feelings in the straight having watched last year's winner Thomas Edison crash out when holding every chance alongside the winner. Read More...

Galway: Jack the lad for Martin in Hurdle

Racing Post | 5 days ago
QUICK JACK landed a second successive Galway Hurdle for trainer Tony Martin, who will have had mixed feelings in the straight having watched last year's winner Thomas Edison crash out when holding every chance alongside the winner. Read More...

Jack the lad for Martin in Galway Hurdle

Racing Post | 5 days ago
QUICK JACK landed a second successive Galway Hurdle for trainer Tony Martin, who will have had mixed feelings in the straight having watched last year's winner Thomas Edison crash out when holding every chance alongside the winner. Read More...

Goodwood: Progressive Verse captures Lille Langtry

Racing Post | 5 days ago
SIMPLE VERSE continued her climb up the racing ranks with a strong staying performance to win under jockey Harry Bentley for trainer Ralph Beckett. Read More...

Goodwood: Verse captures Langtry

Racing Post | 5 days ago
SIMPLE VERSE continued her climb up the racing ranks with a strong staying performance to win under jockey Harry Bentley for trainer Ralph Beckett. Read More...

Goodwood: Simple Verse captures Lillie Langtry

Racing Post | 5 days ago
SIMPLE VERSE continued her climb up the racing ranks with a strong staying performance to win under jockey Harry Bentley for trainer Ralph Beckett. Read More...

Goodwood: Orange bears fruit again in Cup thriller

Racing Post | 5 days ago
BIG ORANGE, the Princess of Wales's winner, followed up that Group 2 success to bag another here in what was a thrilling three-way finish to the Qatar Goodwood Cup Read More...

Orange bears fruit again in thrilling Goodwood Cup

Racing Post | 5 days ago
BIG ORANGE, the Princess of Wales's winner, followed up that Group 2 success to bag another here in what was a thrilling three-way finish to the Qatar Goodwood Cup Read More...

Orange bears fruit again in thrilling Goodwood Cup

Racing Post | 5 days ago
BIG ORANGE, the Princess of Wales's winner, followed up that Group 2 success to bag another here in what was a thrilling three-way finish to the Qatar Goodwood Cup Read More...

Shalaa saunters to impressive Richmond success

Racing Post | 5 days ago
FRANKIE DETTORI rode like a man extremely confident in the talent of the horse underneath him and Shalaa bounded clear to win effortlessly as the 11-8 favourite. Read More...

Goodwood: Shalaa saunters to easy Richmond win

Racing Post | 5 days ago
FRANKIE DETTORI rode like a man extremely confident in the talent of the horse underneath him and Shalaa bounded clear to win effortlessly as the 11-8 favourite. Read More...

Qatar World Cup next for Gazwan after Newbury win

Racing Post | 5 days ago
GAZWAN made clear his intentions at the Dubai International Arabian races at Newbury racecourse on July 26 by recording his first Group 1 victory in the Shadwell Dubai International Stakes. Read More...

Perth pioneer Morshead to step down as manager

Racing Post | 5 days ago
PERTH general manager Sam Morshead is to step down from his role at the end of the year. Read More...

Hughes has chance of glorious finale with Fox Trotter

Racing Post | 5 days ago
RICHARD HUGHES will be in the weighing room for the last time at Glorious Goodwood on Saturday, and has six chances to end his career with a winner, culminating with Fox Trotter in a 7f handicap. Read More...

Hughes has chance of glorious finale with Fox

Racing Post | 5 days ago
RICHARD HUGHES will be in the weighing room for the last time at Glorious Goodwood on Saturday, and has six chances to end his career with a winner, culminating with Fox Trotter in a 7f handicap. Read More...

Millington: Racing needs to allow its biggest stars to shine

Racing Post | 5 days ago
WHAT a funny lot we racing fans are. Some relatively trivial aspects of the sport get us incredibly agitated, while others that perhaps should provoke heated debate get treated as just one of those things. Read More...

SIS to sponsor British Racing School

Racing Post | 5 days ago
SIS is to sponsor the British Racing School, the charitable trust which offers free training to young people looking to build a career in horse racing . Read More...

Mottershead: ‘Sir Peter O’Sullevan was my hero’

Racing Post | 5 days ago
SIR PETER O'SULLEVAN was my hero. They say you should not meet your heroes. Sometimes they are wrong. I had worshipped him from a young age because of what he did with his voice. Read More...

Atzeni given eight-day ban for riding lame filly

Racing Post | 5 days ago
ANDREA ATZENI, the man of the moment last weekend when winning the Qipco King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes, has been given an eight-day ban for continuing to ride a horse who was subsequently found to be lame. Read More...

Atzeni given eight-day for riding lame filly

Racing Post | 5 days ago
ANDREA ATZENI, the man of the moment last weekend when winning the Qipco King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes, has been given an eight-day ban for failing to pull up a horse who was subsequently found to be lame. Read More...

Perrett ‘appalled’ at eight-day ban for Atzeni

Racing Post | 5 days ago
ANDREA ATZENI, the man of the moment last weekend when winning the Qipco King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes, has been given an eight-day ban for failing to pull up a horse at Glorious Goodwood. Read More...

Tributes paid to ‘outstanding’ Sir Peter O’Sullevan

Racing Post | 6 days ago
TRIBUTES were paid from across the racing and broadcasting worlds following the death of legendary commentator Sir Peter O'Sullevan on Wednesday. Read More...