European Racing

Hills names Strath Burn as horse to test positive for morphine

Racing Post | 3 days ago
TRAINER Charlie Hills has revealed two-year-old colt Strath Burn as the horse in his care to have tested positive for the prohibited raceday substance morphine. Read More...

Charlie Hills names Strath Burn as positive test horse

Racing Post | 3 days ago
TRAINER Charlie Hills has revealed two-year-old colt Strath Burn as the horse in his care to have tested positive for the prohibited raceday substance morphine. Read More...

Gold Cup winner See More Business dies aged 24

Racing Post | 4 days ago
SEE MORE BUSINESS, winner of the 1999 Gold Cup and one of the most popular chasers of his generation, died on Thursday aged 24. Read More...

Future looks bright for Tyros winner Gleneagles

Racing Post | 4 days ago
GLENEAGLES came from last to first under a confident Joseph O'Brien to land the Tyros Stakes at Leopardstown on Thursday evening. Read More...

Future looks bright for Tyros winner Gleneagles

Racing Post | 4 days ago
GLENEAGLES came from last to first under a confident Joseph O'Brien to land the Tyros Stakes at Leopardstown on Thursday evening. Read More...

Leopardstown: Future looks bright for Gleneagles

Racing Post | 4 days ago
GLENEAGLES came from last to first under a confident Joseph O'Brien to land the Tyros Stakes at Leopardstown on Thursday evening. Read More...

King George Greats: The grey with that golden turn of foot

Racing Post | 4 days ago
DAYLAMI could lay claim to being the Desert Orchid of Flat racing – and not just because he was almost white by the end of his glittering career. Read More...

Morphine positives rise to seven as two more fail tests

Racing Post | 4 days ago
TWO more horses have tested positive for morphine it was revealed on Thursday bringing the total to seven. Read More...

Toronado and Kingman stand Sussex Stakes ground

Racing Post | 4 days ago
THE eagerly anticipated clash between Toronado and Kingman in Wednesday's Qipco Sussex Stakes remains on course as both Group 1 winners featured among nine horses at Thursday's confirmation stage. Read More...

Toronado and Kingman stand Sussex Stakes ground

Racing Post | 4 days ago
THE eagerly anticipated clash between Toronado and Kingman in Wednesday's Qipco Sussex Stakes remains on course as both Group 1 winners featured among nine horses at Thursday's confirmation stage. Read More...

Morphine positives rise to six as another fails test

Racing Post | 4 days ago
A SIXTH horse has tested positive for morphine after trainer Tony Carroll revealed that his Ocean Legend showed traces of the banned substance after winning at Brighton on June 24. Read More...

Telescope takes on eight as Stoute eyes King George record

Racing Post | 4 days ago
TELESCOPE will face eight rivals when he bids to make Sir Michael Stoute the winningmost trainer in King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes history at Ascot on Saturday. Read More...

Telescope takes on eight as Stoute eyes King George record

Racing Post | 4 days ago
TELESCOPE will face eight rivals when he bids to make Sir Michael Stoute the winningmost trainer in King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes history at Ascot on Saturday. Read More...

Labour proposes new sports betting levy

Racing Post | 4 days ago
A NEW levy on sports betting to support community sport and tackle problem gambling has been proposed by the Labour Party. Read More...

Student manifesto: Free entry initiative is good news but racing can do better

Racing Post | 4 days ago
Charlie Atkin gives an undergraduate’s view of racing’s attractiveness. Read More...

Today’s racing: O’Brien runs three in bid to land a fifth win

Racing Post | 4 days ago
TWO potentially smart Fairyhouse maiden winners are among a classy field, with Aidan O'Brien treble-handed as he bids to win this race for the fifth time in six runnings. Read More...

Japanese superstars confirmed for Arc

Racing Post | 4 days ago
JAPAN look to have a great chance of winning their first Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe after trainer Naosuke Sugai confirmed top older horses Just A Way and Gold Ship for the Longchamp spectacular. Read More...

Kelleway winner among morphine positives

Racing Post | 5 days ago
THE identity of a further three horses to have tested positive for the prohibited substance morphine this summer became known on Wednesday. Read More...

King George Greats: Rare British visit produced sparkling win

Racing Post | 5 days ago
BRITISH racegoers were afforded the pleasure of seeing Montjeu in the flesh only twice during his glittering 16-race career, and his odds-on romp under Mick Kinane in the King George of 2000 was by far his most memorable. Read More...

Morphine: the key questions answered

Racing Post | 5 days ago
The news that five racehorses, including the Queen's Estimate, have tested positive for morphine has turned into the biggest drugs story to hit racing since the Mahmood Al Zarooni scandal last year. But how serious is it? Read More...

Another trainer admits to positive morphine test

Racing Post | 5 days ago
TRAINER Eve Johnson Houghton has revealed one of her horses has tested positive for morphine, but the mystery surrounding the positive tests deepened as she confirmed she does not use the feed suspected of being the source of the contamination. Read More...

Another trainer admits to positive morphine test

Racing Post | 5 days ago
TRAINER Eve Johnson Houghton has revealed one of her horses has tested positive for morphine, but the mystery surrounding the positive tests deepened as she confirmed she does not use the feed suspected of being the source of the contamination. Read More...

Royal feed supplier denies morphine link

Racing Post | 5 days ago
THE firm whose contaminated feed is believed to be behind positive morphine tests has denied any on-site contamination of its products following Tuesday's bombshell news that one of the tests came from the Queen's horse Estimate. Read More...

Royal feed supplier denies contamination occurred on-site

Racing Post | 5 days ago
THE firm whose contaminated feed is believed to be behind positive morphine tests has denied any on-site contamination of its products following Tuesday's bombshell news that one of the tests came from the Queen's horse Estimate. Read More...

Royal feed supplier says contamination occurred off-site

Racing Post | 5 days ago
THE firm whose contaminated feed is believed to be behind positive morphine tests has denied any on-site contamination of its products following Tuesday's bombshell news that one of the tests came from the Queen's horse Estimate. Read More...

Royal feed supplier says contamination occurred off-site

Racing Post | 5 days ago
THE firm whose contaminated feed is believed to be behind positive morphine tests has denied any on-site contamination of its products following Tuesday's bombshell news that one of the tests came from the Queen's horse Estimate. Read More...

Royal feed supplier says contamination occurred off-site

Racing Post | 5 days ago
THE firm whose contaminated feed is believed to be behind positive morphine tests has denied any on-site contamination of its products following Tuesday's bombshell news that one of the tests came from the Queen's horse Estimate. Read More...

St Leger winning trainers dominate Classic entries

Racing Post | 5 days ago
JOHN GOSDEN and Aidan O'Brien, both four-time winners of the Ladbrokes St Leger, have made a combined total of 12 entries for the final Classic of the British Flat season. Read More...

32Red announce record revenues in first half of year

Racing Post | 5 days ago
ONLINE gaming company and leading horseracing sponsor 32Red announced record revenues in a trading update issued on Wednesday morning. Read More...

Atzeni in York switch from Farraaj to Danadana

Racing Post | 5 days ago
ANDREA ATZENI could ride against Farraaj – the horse he partnered to John Smith’s Cup victory this month – at York this weekend after he was claimed for Danadana in the Group 2 race in which they are both engaged. Read More...

Plus 10 bonus scheme launched

BOBIS and Racing Post Yearling Bonus Scheme to be phased out by 2016 with new sales incentive incorporating British- and Irish-bred horses more » Read More...

Grade 1 contest for mares at the Cheltenham Festival

The OLBG David Nicholson Mares' Hurdle promoted in status; new Listed Mares' Steeple Chase announced at Doncaster more » Read More...

Today’s racing: Gathering out to add to Lynam firepower

Racing Post | 5 days ago
THE progressive Gathering Power bids to put a slightly disappointing run behind her in the Listed race at Naas for a stable becoming more and more associated with sprinters. Read More...

Glorious Goodwood is on the horizon

Glorious Goodwood is on the horizon Once again with five days of outstanding horse racing action set to entertain us between Tuesday July 29 and Saturday August 2, a thrill a minute guaranteed on one of the most unique and beautiful racecourses in the world. On a clear day there are few more breathtaking locations […] Read More...

Queen’s Estimate tests positive for morphine

Racing Post | 6 days ago
THE QUEEN’S horse Estimate has sensationally tested positive for the banned substance morphine, Buckingham Palace announced on Tuesday night. Read More...

Record-breaking Lammtarra dies at 22

One of the all-time great of European flat racing greats Lammtarra has died at the age of 22. Lammtarra won the 1995 UK Derby setting a record time in the process. The horse also won the King George and the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe in Paris. As a three-year-old, the horse was trained by […] Read More...

King George Greats: Dual winner excelled in ´greatest race ever´

Racing Post | 6 days ago
IT IS Swain’s misfortune that some will remember that swansong horror show in the 1998 Breeders’ Cup Classic at Churchill Downs more vividly than his successive wins in Britain’s premier all-aged middle-distance event. Read More...

Good ground likely ahead of Ascot and York

Racing Post | 6 days ago
A DRY start to the week has resulted in Ascot watering before their three-day King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes meeting which kicks off on Friday. Read More...

French amateurs’ chase descends into chaos

Racing Post | 6 days ago
THERE must be something in the water in rural France. Less than two weeks since a chase at Castera-Verduzan turned into Benny Hill on horseback, footage of another race descending into farce and carnage has emerged from across the Channel. Read More...

Mullins voices experience fears for Pique Sous

Racing Post | 6 days ago
WILLIE MULLINS has warned potential backers of hot Guinness Galway Hurdle favourite Pique Sous that he fears the horse lacks experience for the biggest hurdling test of his life. Read More...

Simenon sidelined through injury

Racing Post | 6 days ago
SIMENON, last year's Ascot Gold Cup runner-up, will be sidelined for several weeks after suffering a setback. Read More...

Cumani hopeful for Danadana at York

Racing Post | 6 days ago
LUCA CUMANI believes the return to York will see an improved showing from Danadana on Saturday as the six-year-old was confirmed on target for the Skybet York Stakes. Read More...

World Class: Power can be sprint king down under

Racing Post | 6 days ago
International ratings expert Sam Walker looks back at the July Cup and believes Slade Power has the potential to make a big impact down under. Read More...

Future is a thing of the past as racecourse apps die out

Racing Post | 6 days ago
IN HIS fortnightly look at racing on the web, Robin Gibson wonders why racecourses have abandoned their mobile and tablet apps. Read More...

Cheltenham mares’ hurdle granted Grade 1 status

Racing Post | 6 days ago
THE Cheltenham Festival has a new Grade 1 race after the OLBG Mares' Hurdle was promoted from Grade 2 status by the BHA. Read More...

Irish Champion Hurdle fixture split in two

Racing Post | 6 days ago
LEOPARDSTOWN'S Irish Champion Hurdle meeting will be split in two next year and run on successive Sundays it was revealed in the 2015 Irish fixture list. Read More...

O’Neill ‘looking forward’ to Mukhadram ride

Racing Post | 6 days ago
DANE O'NEILL said he is "looking forward to Saturday" after sitting on Mukhadram for the first time in Newmarket on Tuesday morning. Read More...

Today’s racing: Eilean Mor in superb shape for follow-up

Racing Post | 6 days ago
A NEW diet has transformed Eilean Mor, who escapes a penalty for his victory at Ayr eight days ago when he lines up at Musselburgh today (3.30). Read More...

Gosden excited by three-year-old King George trio

Racing Post | 6 days ago
JOHN GOSDEN said on Monday it was "very good news" for the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes that a trio of three-year-olds are in the mix for Saturday's £1 million Ascot showpiece. Read More...

King George Greats: Bolger colt was in a league of his own

Racing Post | 7 days ago
THE Derby came too soon for St Jovite, who failed by two lengths to overhaul Dr Devious, but it was a different story at the Curragh when, aided by two pacemakers, he turned the tables on the Epsom winner, Read More...