European Racing

Road To Riches cut to give Meade first Irish Gold Cup

Racing Post | 4 days ago
ROAD TO RICHES is as short as 8-11 for Saturday's Irish Gold Cup at Leopardstown after main market rivals Vautour and Don Poli were taken out of contention. Read More...

National Stud closed to public due to virus

Racing Post | 4 days ago
THE National Stud in Newmarket has been closed to the public after the discovery of an equine virus on the premises. Read More...

National Stud closed to public due to herpes virus

Racing Post | 4 days ago
THE National Stud in Newmarket has been closed to the public after the discovery of an equine virus on the premises. Read More...

Festival handicap declarations altered

Racing Post | 4 days ago
HORSES that have been declared to run in one of the ten handicaps at the Cheltenham Festival will not be allowed to be declared for another until the first of the two has been run. Read More...

Festival handicap declarations altered to maximise fields

Racing Post | 4 days ago
HORSES that have been declared to run in one of the ten handicaps at the Cheltenham Festival will not be allowed to be declared for another until the first of the two has been run. Read More...

Willie Mullins: A dozen reasons to back 10 or more Cheltenham Festival winners

It was a rare disappointing day for Willie Mullins and his British raiders at Cheltenham and Doncaster on Saturday, but that hasn't put Mike Norman off backing the leading Irish trainer to reach double figures when it comes to Festival winners in March... Read More...

Tony Calvin: A Daring double-figure antepost Festival bet

Tony Calvin picks the bones out of Cheltenham's Trials Day action and has a big-priced recommendation for one of the big races coming up at next month's Festival Read More...

World’s largest bookie Paddy Power Betfair begins trading

Racing Post | 4 days ago
PADDY POWER BETFAIR PLC has opened on the London Stock Exchange with a share price of £104.02. Read More...

Paddy Power Betfair begins trading after merger

Racing Post | 4 days ago
PADDY POWER BETFAIR PLC has opened on the London Stock Exchange with a share price of £104.02. Read More...

Paddy Power Betfair plc begins trading stocks

Racing Post | 4 days ago
PADDY POWER BETFAIR PLC officially came into being on Tuesday morning as it began trading on stock markets in London and Dublin. Read More...

Paddy Power Betfair worth more than 4bn

Racing Post | 4 days ago
PADDY POWER BETFAIR PLC officially came into being on Tuesday morning as it began trading on stock markets in London and Dublin. Read More...

Paddy Power Betfair plc to start trading on Tuesday

Racing Post | 4 days ago
A NEW giant in the world of bookmaking will be created on Tuesday when share trading begins in Paddy Power Betfair plc on stock markets in London and Dublin, marking the completion of the £6 billion-plus merger between the two betting companies. Read More...

More Of That likely to sidestep Scilly Isles challenge

Racing Post | 5 days ago
MORE OF THAT, second favourite for the RSA Chase at Cheltenham in March, is likely to miss the Grade 1 Betfair TV Scilly Isles Novices' Chase at Sandown on Saturday as his regular jockey Barry Geraghty will be required to ride in Ireland. Read More...

Vroum Vroum Mag enters Ryanair picture

Racing Post | 5 days ago
VROUM VROUM MAG could still tackle the Ryanair Chase at the Cheltenham Festival, as Willie Mullins confirmed the race was a "possibility" for the exciting mare. Read More...

Ryanair not out of the question for Vroum Vroum Mag

Racing Post | 5 days ago
VROUM VROUM MAG could still tackle the Ryanair Chase at the Cheltenham Festival, as Willie Mullins confirmed the race was a "possibility" for the exciting mare. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: make mine a Bloody Mary at Taunton

Racing Post | 5 days ago
SAY what you like about Karl Marx, he's a trier. The man who once suggested, "The satisfaction of each desire leaves the mind free to entertain the next, so that you can make a man feel the want of a horse by giving him a pianoforte" is tr Read More...

Road to Cheltenham: Shake-up in Gold Cup market after Trials Day

With little over six weeks to go until the tapes go up at Prestbury Park, the Follow The Money team discusses the key Cheltenham antepost market movers after Trials Day at the weekend... Read More...

Johnson: Smad Place can dominate Gold Cup field

Racing Post | 5 days ago
RICHARD JOHNSON believes Smad Place's connections have made the right call in aiming the front-running grey at the Timico Gold Cup, and thinks the nine-year-old has the prowess to dominate his rivals for jump racing's most coveted prize. Read More...

Mullins quintet lead strong Scilly Isles entry

Racing Post | 5 days ago
WILLIE MULLINS could be sending another sizeable raiding party to Britain this weekend, as he has entered five runners for Saturday's Grade 1 Betfred TV Scilly Isles Novices' Chase at Sandown. Read More...

Hercules among strong Mullins entry for Scilly Isles

Racing Post | 5 days ago
WILLIE MULLINS could be sending another sizeable raiding party to Britain this weekend, as he has entered five runners for Saturday's Grade 1 Betfred TV Scilly Isles Novices' Chase at Sandown. Read More...

Mullins quintet dominate Scilly Isles entries

Racing Post | 5 days ago
WILLIE MULLINS could be sending another sizeable raiding party to Britain this weekend, as he has entered five runners for Saturday's Grade 1 Betfred TV Scilly Isles Novices' Chase at Sandown. Read More...

Mullins quintet dominate strong Scilly Isles entry

Racing Post | 5 days ago
WILLIE MULLINS could be sending another sizeable raiding party to Britain this weekend, as he has entered five runners for Saturday's Grade 1 Betfred TV Scilly Isles Novices' Chase at Sandown. Read More...

Mullins quintet dominate strong Scilly Isles entry

Racing Post | 5 days ago
WILLIE MULLINS could be sending another sizeable raiding party to Britain this weekend, as he has entered five runners for Saturday's Grade 1 Betfred TV Scilly Isles Novices' Chase at Sandown. Read More...

La Touche Cup legend Risk Of Thunder dies aged 27

Racing Post | 5 days ago
RISK OF THUNDER, who won seven consecutive runnings of the La Touche Cup at the Punchestown festival, died of a heart attack on Sunday at the age of 27. Read More...

World Class: Aerovelocity as good as it gets in sprinting division

Racing Post | 5 days ago
INTERNATIONAL ratings expert Sam Walker assesses the action from Hong Kong, where he believes he has seen one of the best sprinters in the world. Read More...

Derham ‘thrilled’ with Dodging Bullets as comeback nears

Racing Post | 5 days ago
DODGING BULLETS stepped up his preparation for his comeback run at Newbury a week on Saturday with a workout that left his regular rider Harry Derham "thrilled." Read More...

Cheltenham faller Djakadam to go straight to Festival

Racing Post | 5 days ago
DJAKADAM, who required stitches to his chest after falling in the BetBright Trial Chase at Cheltenham on Saturday, will go straight for the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup without another run, trainer Willie Mullins said yesterday. Read More...

Racing on as Plumpton passes morning inspection

Racing Post | 5 days ago
RACING will take place at Plumpton on Monday after the course passed an early morning inspection. Read More...

McCain looking to future after tumultuous time

Racing Post | 6 days ago
AFTER a torrid 12 months, Donald McCain has been seen in the winner's enclosure on a much more frequent basis in recent weeks and while his arsenal may be depleted after his well-documented split with leading owners Paul and Clare Rooney. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: Lightbulbs part of Wolverhampton’s charm

Racing Post | 6 days ago
David Ashforth looks at Monday's card at Wolverhampton, which is his favourite of Britain's all-weather tracks. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: Lightbulbs part of charm at Wolves

Racing Post | 6 days ago
David Ashforth looks at Monday's card at Wolverhampton, which is his favourite of Britain's all-weather tracks. Read More...

Pendleton denied first win in photo-finish

Racing Post | 6 days ago
VICTORIA PENDLETON was agonisingly close to recording her first victory as an amateur jockey when losing out by a head in a photo-finish aboard Pacha Du Polder. Read More...

Punchestown: Felix holds off Flemenstar in Tied Cottage

Racing Post | 6 days ago
FELIX YONGER showcased his Queen Mother Champion Chase credentials, holding off Flemenstar to land the Tied Cottage Chase under a patient ride from Ruby Walsh. Read More...

Festival Trials Day: Five things we learned

Racing Post | 6 days ago
Following a fascinating weekend of informative trials, what have we learned with regards to the Cheltenham Festival? Read More...

Henderson leads tributes to legendary broadcaster Wogan

Racing Post | 6 days ago
LEADING trainer Nicky Henderson paid tribute to legendary BBC broadcaster Sir Terry Wogan, who has died at the age of 77 after a short illness. Read More...

King confirms Smad Place will go for Gold at Cheltenham

Racing Post | 6 days ago
SMAD PLACE, who showcased his claims for the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup when winning Saturday's BetBright Trial Chase, will take his chance in the Festival highlight, trainer Alan King outlined on Sunday morning. Read More...

Baffert eyes Royal Ascot as he falls in love with England

Racing Post | 6 days ago
HOLLYWOOD could hit Royal Ascot this summer as Triple Crown-winning trainer Bob Baffert intends to have his first runner at Flat racing's most prestigious fixture. Read More...

South Africa: Smart Call sets up Breeders’ Cup date

Racing Post | 6 days ago
Smart Call (Alec Laird/JP van der Merwe) smashed her male opponents when winning Cape Town's biggest race and could be seen in Britain later in the year. Read More...

Second inspection for soggy Plumpton, but Ayr off

Racing Post | 6 days ago
OFFICIALS at Plumpton will inspect the track at 7am on Monday to determine if racing can go ahead that afternoon. Read More...

Second inspection for Plumpton, but waterlogged Ayr off

Racing Post | 6 days ago
OFFICIALS at Plumpton will inspect the track at 7am on Monday to determine if racing can go ahead that afternoon. Read More...

Second inspection called for soggy Plumpton

Racing Post | 6 days ago
OFFICIALS at Plumpton will inspect the track at 7am on Monday to determine if racing can go ahead that afternoon. Read More...

Mullins sends strong team for Tied Cottage Chase

Racing Post | 6 days ago
WILLIE MULLINS runs Felix Yonger, Twinlight and Mozoltov as he bids to snare the Tied Cottage Chase for the third time in six years. Read More...

Mullins sends strong team in bid to build on great record

Racing Post | 6 days ago
WILLIE MULLINS runs Felix Yonger, Twinlight and Mozoltov as he bids to snare the Tied Cottage Chase for the third time in six years. Read More...

USA: Kentucky hope Mohaymen takes Holy Bull

Racing Post | 6 days ago
MOHAYMEN (Kiaran McLaughlin/Junior Alvarado) cemented his status as Kentucky Derby favourite with a convincing victory on his three-year-old debut in the Holy Bull Stakes at Gulfstream Park Read More...

USA: Kentucky hope Mohaymen takes Holy Bull

Racing Post | 6 days ago
MOHAYMEN (Kiaran McLaughlin/Junior Alvarado) cemented his status as Kentucky Derby favourite with a convincing victory on his three-year-old debut in the Holy Bull Stakes at Gulfstream Park Read More...

USA: Kentucky Derby hope Mohaymen takes Holy Bull

Racing Post | 6 days ago
MOHAYMEN (Kiaran McLaughlin/Junior Alvarado) cemented his status as Kentucky Derby favourite with a convincing victory on his three-year-old debut in the Holy Bull Stakes at Gulfstream Park Read More...

Mullins eased for trainers’ title after Saturday reverses

Racing Post | 7 days ago
AFTER weeks of uninterrupted dominance on both sides of the Irish Sea, the Willie Mullins bangwagon came to a halt in Britain on Saturday. Read More...

Cheltenham: Thistlecrack imperious in Cleeve romp

Racing Post | 7 days ago
THISTLECRACK cemented his position as the horse to beat in the World Hurdle as he dominated his rivals n the galliardhomes.com Cleeve Hurdle at Cheltenham. Read More...

Cheltenham: Thistlecrack in imperious Cleeve romp

Racing Post | 7 days ago
THISTLECRACK cemented his position as the horse to beat in the World Hurdle as he dominated his rivals n the galliardhomes.com Cleeve Hurdle at Cheltenham. Read More...