European Racing

Australia: Foreteller gives Waller Group 1 double

Racing Post | 3 days ago
FORETELLER has capped another big day for the all-conquering Chris Waller stable by helping the trainer to his first interstate Group 1 double. Read More...

Italy: O’Meara chases Group 2 prize with Awake My Soul

Racing Post | 3 days ago
DAVID O'MEARA sent out his first Group 1 winner two weeks ago when G Force won the Sprint Cup at Haydock and on Sunday he attempts a first success in Italy when Awake My Soul (Gabriele Bietolini) takes on six rivals in this £80,000 race. Read More...

Germany: St Leger runners for Appleby and Johnston

Racing Post | 3 days ago
MACBETH (Mick Appleby/Andrew Mullen) and Special Meaning (Mark Johnston/Franny Norton) are the two British raiders in the German St Leger on Sunday, a race Johnston won with Fox Hunt in 2011. Read More...

Australia: Sacred Falls heralds Group 1 double for Waller

Racing Post | 3 days ago
SACRED FALLS has continued his love affair with the Randwick mile, adding the Group 1 George Main Stakes to his two Doncaster wins; trainer Chris Waller later took the Group 1 Underwood Stakes at Caulfield with Foreteller. Read More...

Australia: Sacred Falls wins WFA George Main Stakes

Racing Post | 3 days ago
SACRED FALLS has continued his love affair with the Randwick mile, adding the Group 1 George Main Stakes to his two Doncaster wins. Read More...

Rain rules out 25 runners at Newbury

Racing Post | 3 days ago
THE 18mm of rain that has fallen on Newbury racecourse since Thursday evening has changed the going to soft (from good) and resulted in 25 non-runners by 10.30am. Read More...

Rain rules out quarter of runners at Newbury

Racing Post | 3 days ago
THE 18mm of rain that has fallen on Newbury racecourse since Thursday evening has changed the going to soft (from good) and resulted in 26 non-runners by 11.30am. Read More...

Rain rules out 20 runners at Newbury

Racing Post | 3 days ago
THE 18mm of rain that has fallen on Newbury racecourse since Thursday evening has changed the going to soft (from good) and resulted in 20 non-runners by 9.30am. Read More...

USA: California Chrome returns for Breeders’ Cup prep

Racing Post | 3 days ago
AMERICA'S favourite horse California Chrome (Art Sherman/Victor Espinoza) sets out on the road to the Breeders' Cup Classic on Saturday when he returns after a 105-day layoff in the Pennsylvania Derby at Parx Racing. Read More...

Good morning

Racing Post | 3 days ago
Good morning, and welcome to News Live on Saturday. We have racing from Ayr on Gold Cup day, as well as action from Catterick, Listowel, Newbury, Newmarket and Wolverhampton. Read More...

Racing outraged by Daily Mirror front page

Racing Post | 3 days ago
OUTRAGE spread through the racing industry last night in response to a Daily Mirror front page showing a horrifying image of the moment Wigmore Hall was put down at Doncaster last week. Read More...

Racing outraged by Daily Mirror front page picture

Racing Post | 3 days ago
OUTRAGE spread through the racing industry last night in response to a Daily Mirror front page showing a horrifying image of the moment Wigmore Hall was put down at Doncaster last week. Read More...

Shocking scene sours four-timer for McCoy

Racing Post | 4 days ago
TONY MCCOY was involved in an astonishing, ugly scene after finishing second on last-race favourite Saint Helena at Worcester on Friday evening. Read More...

Watchable eased as punters go high in Ayr Gold Cup

Racing Post | 4 days ago
ANTE-POST favourite Watchable was on the drift on the eve of the William Hill Ayr Gold Cup as punters latched on to horses drawn high for Saturday’s big sprint. Read More...

O’Mera Targets Sprint Double at Ayr

European Racing | 4 days ago
Watchable is looking for a big race double when he lines up in the Ayr Gold Cup this weekend. David O’Mera’s runner justified favouritism to score in a 6f sprint on Irish Champions weekend at the Curragh on Sunday where be beat Zalty in a close finish by a head. Although the four-year old is […] Read More...

Keighley aiming for a season high

European Racing | 4 days ago
Martin Keighley is aiming to get a season high number of wins in the 2014-15 season and wants one of those successes to be at the Cheltenham Festival. The trainer, based in Gloucestershire, was responsible for 36 wins during 2012-13 but wants to emulate that figure this time round, aiming to break 40 and says […] Read More...

Frost banned for ten days at Newton Abbot

Racing Post | 4 days ago
JOCKEY Hadden Frost was banned for ten days by the Newton Abbot stewards on Friday for failing to take all reasonable and permissible measures throughout the race on Ice Konig, who finished a 16-length third in the 2m6f novice hurdle. Read More...

France: Fractional rediscovers powers to land Group 3

Racing Post | 4 days ago
FRACTIONAL (Andre Fabre/Maxime Guyon) added a second Group 3 to his name, more than two years after first striking at Pattern level. Read More...

Brazil: Ricardo beats Baze in match thriller

Racing Post | 4 days ago
The world's two most prolific jockeys met for only the second time in Brazil on Thursday, when Jorge Ricardo narrowly outpointed his US-based rival Russell Baze in a special five-race series at the Hipodromo do Cristal in Porto Alegre. Read More...

France: Guyon gets his fractions right

Racing Post | 4 days ago
Fractional wins the Group 3 Le Coupe de Maisons-Laffitte for Andre Fabre under Maxime Guyon. Read More...

Dream return for Maguire after injury nightmare

Racing Post | 4 days ago
JASON MAGUIRE wasted little time rediscovering the winning thread as the leading jockey struck on his first ride back after sitting out the last six months with injury. Read More...

Dream return for Maguire after injury nightmare

Racing Post | 4 days ago
JASON MAGUIRE wasted little time rediscovering the winning thread as the leading jockey struck on his first ride back after sitting out the last six months with injury. Read More...

Former Cecil assistant Marshall set to join Varian

Racing Post | 4 days ago
CLASSIC-WINNING trainer Roger Varian is set to welcome a new member to his team with Mike Marshall poised to take up the role of assistant trainer at Kremlin House Stables. Read More...

Gold Cup to solve for Scoop6 bonus hunters

Racing Post | 4 days ago
FINDING the winner of the William Hill Ayr Gold Cup is what stands between last week's 19 Scoop6 winners and a further £1,249,353 in the bonus pool. Read More...

Maguire returns to action after six-month layoff

Racing Post | 4 days ago
THE longest six months of Jason Maguire's career come to an end on Friday when the jockey returns to the saddle with three rides at Newton Abbot and Worcester. Read More...

Today’s racing: Guest predicts big things from Jane’s at Ayr

Racing Post | 4 days ago
THE Listed EBF Stallions Harry Rosebery Stakes (2.45 Ayr) is a race that can produce a smart sort - this season's Prix Maurice de Gheest winner Garswood won it in 2012 -and it has attracted its biggest field for ten years with 15 runners due to line Read More...

New Zealand: Jockey Walker banned for seven years

Racing Post | 4 days ago
JOCKEY David Walker has been banned from racing for seven years after being found to have deliberately prevented his mount from winning a race in which he had bet on a rival horse. Read More...

Scotland No vote welcomed by racing

Racing Post | 4 days ago
SCOTLAND's decision to reject independence by a margin of 55 per cent to 45 per cent has been welcomed by the racing industry in Britain. Read More...

USA: Eight-time Grade 1 winner Game On Dude retired

Racing Post | 5 days ago
Game On Dude, one of the top dirt horses in the US for a number of years and the only horse ever to win three runnings of the Santa Anita Handicap, has been retired. Read More...

Ebor winner Steward gets ten-day ban at Kempton

Racing Post | 5 days ago
Ebor-winning rider Louis Steward has been hit with a ten-day ban after the Kempton stewards found him guilty of failing to take all reasonable and permissible measures to obtain the best possible placing on Mississippi Queen in the 6.40. Read More...

Betting broker BetButler loses operating licence

Racing Post | 5 days ago
THE Gambling Commission has revoked the operating licence of BetButler. Read More...

Racing awaits Scots vote as millions go to polls

Racing Post | 5 days ago
SCOTTISH racing was on Thursday night eagerly awaiting the outcome of the independence referendum, expected early on Friday morning, with one racecourse manager saying they have "huge concerns" about a potential Yes vote. Read More...

France: Behesht upholds family honour in Turenne

Racing Post | 5 days ago
THE Aga Khan's Behesht (Alain de Royer-Dupre/Christophe Soumillon) just held the challenge of Nolohay and Olivier Peslier to land the biggest of three career successes to date. Read More...

France: Smoking Sun bids to atone for Chicago run

Racing Post | 5 days ago
SMOKING SUN (Pascal Bary/Stephane Pasquier) heads a field of eight for the La Coupe de Maisons-Laffitte, a race with the distinction of now being Europe's only Group contest run over a straight 1m2f. Read More...

Cheltenham Festival winner Celestial Halo retired

Racing Post | 5 days ago
CELESTIAL HALO, winner of the 2008 Triumph Hurdle and runner-up in the Champion Hurdle the following year, has been retired. Read More...

Worry no more with showcase fixtures all in the right place

Racing Post | 5 days ago
DO WE worry too much about things? That’s to say, do we worry too much about the wrong things? Are you worried now, worrying whether you’ve been worrying about this when instead you should have been worrying about that? Read More...

Levy deal finished early after ‘constructive’ talks

Racing Post | 5 days ago
THE Levy Board has unanimously approved the 54th levy scheme due to start on April 1 next year, with six weeks to go before the October 31 deadline. Read More...

Low draw for Watchable in Ayr Gold Cup

Racing Post | 5 days ago
WATCHABLE will run from stall five in Saturday's William Hill Ayr Gold Cup after trainer David O'Meara decided to declare the ante-post favourite. Read More...

BHA announce Johnson Houghton morphine case date

Racing Post | 5 days ago
A BHA disciplinary panel will convene on October 16 regarding the positive test for morphine of the Eve Johnson-trained Charlie Wells. Read More...

BHA announce date for Johnson Houghton morphine case

Racing Post | 5 days ago
A BHA disciplinary panel will convene on October 16 regarding the positive test for morphine of the Eve Johnson-trained Charlie Wells. Read More...

Today’s Racing: Fire Fighting progressing with blinkers fitted

Racing Post | 5 days ago
THE feature race on the first day of Ayr's Western meeting is the £25,000 William Hill Handicap (for the Kilkerran Cup), with Fire Fighting attempting to bag a second victory in five days. Read More...

USA: Competitive Edge out for rest of year with fracture

Racing Post | 5 days ago
Top two-year-old Competitive Edge has been ruled out for the rest of the year, having suffered a hairline fracture to his left foreleg. Read More...

Australia: Varian has high hopes for Carnival duo

Racing Post | 5 days ago
Roger Varian is bidding to build on the success he has achieved this season with his first runners at the Spring Racing Carnival, and has high hopes for Ambivalent and Farraaj. Read More...

HRI retains faith in evening slot for Champion Stakes

Racing Post | 5 days ago
HORSE RACING IRELAND believes twilight is still the perfect time of day for Leopardstown's Irish Champion Stakes card despite a clash with Premier League football contributing to an alarming fall in terrestrial television viewing figures. Read More...

Money suggests vote against independence

Racing Post | 6 days ago
THE polls make it too close to call but bookmakers say the weight of money tells them Scotland will vote against independence on Thursday in a referendum that has potentially huge implications for the future of Scottish racing. Read More...

Listowel: Walsh gets Busy to win Kerry National

Racing Post | 6 days ago
HAVING done well to survive a first fence blunder on Your Busy, the eleven-year-old and jockey Katie Walsh made light work of the rest of the challenge the Kerry national presented, making all to win at 25-1. Read More...

Listowel: Walsh gets Busy to win Kerry National

Racing Post | 6 days ago
HAVING survived a first fence blunder which saw Katie Walsh defy gravity and Your Busy's nose touch the turf, both horse and jockey made light work of the remaining 2m7f and 17 fences to make all in the Kerry National. Read More...

Botti hopeful of De Rigueur in Cesarewitch

Racing Post | 6 days ago
MARCO BOTTI has said he is hopeful of the Old Newton Cup winner De Rigueur's chances in this years Cesarewitch at Newmarket on October 11. Read More...

BHA charge McGrath and Walton with corruption

Racing Post | 6 days ago
THE BHA on Wednesday brought corruption charges against Scottish Grand National-winning jockey Richie McGrath, former trainer Kate Walton and five others. Read More...

BHA charge McGrath and Walton with corruption

Racing Post | 6 days ago
THE BHA on Wednesday brought corruption charges against Scottish Grand National-winning jockey Richie McGrath, former trainer Kate Walton and five others. Read More...