European Racing

Cheltenham mares’ hurdle granted Grade 1 status

Racing Post | 3 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 | 3 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 | 3 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 | 3 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 | 3 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 | 4 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...

Horsted Keynes backed to gain revenge at Ascot

Racing Post | 4 days ago
THE leading protagonists in the Buckingham Palace Stakes look set to do battle again at Ascot on Saturday in the International Stakes and punters believe that a pull in the weights will see Horsted Keynes turn around the form with Louis The Pious. Read More...

12-day ban as Scudamore takes wrong course

Racing Post | 4 days ago
A SEEMINGLY innocuous Monday fixture at Cartmel became a red-hot talking point in the racing world as Tom Scudamore suffered a catastrophic lapse in concentration and mistook the 3m2f hurdle contest for a chase. Read More...

USA: ‘Battle of the Surfaces’ pits dirt against turf

Racing Post | 4 days ago
A SMALL racetrack has hosted a bizarre dirt-versus-turf contest as the feature event of its annual 'Extreme Race Day'. Read More...

Hills has US mission in mind for Just The Judge

Racing Post | 4 days ago
BRITISH raiders have won the last two runnings of the Grade 1 Beverley D Stakes and Charlie Hills has next month's Grade 1 at Arlington in mind for last season's Irish 1,000 Guineas winner Just the Judge. Read More...

Students go free at two-day bonanza

Racing Post | 4 days ago
INCENTIVES to promote racing to a younger audience turned up a notch on Friday when it was revealed that students will be granted free entry to the inaugural Weekend of Champions fixture. Read More...

Eagle Top added to stellar King George field

Racing Post | 4 days ago
EAGLE TOP will join stablemate Taghrooda in Saturday's £1 million King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot after connections stumped up the £75,000 supplementary fee on Monday. Read More...

Eagle Top added to stellar King George field

Racing Post | 4 days ago
EAGLE TOP will join stablemate Taghrooda in Saturday's £1 million King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot after connections stumped up the £75,000 supplementary fee on Monday. Read More...

Apprentice Garritty to join Fahey set-up

Racing Post | 4 days ago
UP-and-coming apprentice Jack Garritty, who has created a big impression in the last 12 months attached to the Andrew Balding yard, is set to leave Kingsclere and return to his roots. Read More...

Abbaye under consideration for Tiggy Wiggy

Racing Post | 4 days ago
TIGGY WIGGY is by no means certain to contest the Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes on her next start and could wait for Longchamp in October and the Prix de l'Abbaye before taking on older horses. Read More...

Newbury appoint Clifton as head of communications

Racing Post | 4 days ago
NEWBURY racecourse has announced that it has appointed Andy Clifton to the newly created role of head of communications. Read More...

Leading Plate fancy Domination not a certain runner

Racing Post | 4 days ago
PADDY POWER are unable to split four horses at the head of the thetote.com Galway Plate market, but trainer Charles Byrnes has moved to help them by declaring Domination an unlikely runner for next week's prestigious handicap chase. Read More...

USA: Impressive Saratoga success for Stopchargingmaria

Racing Post | 4 days ago
STOPCHARGINGMARIA (Todd Pletcher/Javier Castellano) was a most impressive five-length winner of the Grade 1 Coaching Club American Oaks at Saratoga on Sunday evening. Read More...

Today’s racing: softer going expected to suit Le Chat D’Or

Racing Post | 4 days ago
IT'S a clash of the Ayr specialists for the first running of the £22,500 Daily Record Handicap (4.55) in which more than half the field have at least one course-and-distance victory to their name. Read More...

USA: Dettori misses Saratoga rides

Racing Post | 4 days ago
JOCKEY Frankie Dettori missed his two intended rides at Saratoga on Sunday night due to illness. Read More...

USA: Dettori misses Saratoga rides

Racing Post | 5 days ago
JOCKEY Frankie Dettori will miss his rides at Saratoga tonight due to illness. Read More...

Sheikh Hamdan to play both King George aces

Racing Post | 5 days ago
HAMDAN AL MAKTOUM is set to play both of his aces, Taghrooda and Mukhadram, in a bid to take his already stellar year to new heights in the £1 million King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot on Saturday. Read More...

Curragh: Parish Hall takes Meld with late effort

Racing Post | 5 days ago
PARISH HALL got up in the final strides to land the Meld Stakes for jockey Kevin Manning and trainer Jim Bolger. Read More...

Curragh: Moore at his best on Mango Diva

Racing Post | 5 days ago
MANGO DIVA got the full treatment from Ryan Moore to edge a thrilling renewal of the Kilboy Estate Stakes. Read More...

Curragh: Moore at his best on Mango Diva

Racing Post | 5 days ago
MANGO DIVA got the full treatment from Ryan Moore to edge a thrilling renewal of the Kilboy Estate Stakes. Read More...

France: Western Hymn all class in Prix Eugene Adam

Racing Post | 5 days ago
WESTERN HYMN (John Gosden /William Buick), sixth on only his fourth career start in the Investec Derby last time, displayed a potent turn of foot to run out a thoroughly impressive winner of the Prix Eugene Adam. Read More...

Western Hymn all class in Prix Eugene Adam

Racing Post | 5 days ago
WESTERN HYMN (John Gosden /William Buick), sixth on only his fourth career start in the Investec Derby on his last start, displayed a potent turn of foot to run out a thoroughly impressive winner of the Prix Eugene Adam. Read More...

Western Hymn all class in Prix Eugene Adam

Racing Post | 5 days ago
WESTERN HYMN (John Gosden /William Buick), sixth on only his fourth career start in the Investec Derby last time, displayed a potent turn of foot to run out a thoroughly impressive winner of the Prix Eugene Adam. Read More...

Kool Kompany on top in Prix Robert Papin

Racing Post | 5 days ago
KOOL KOMPANY (Richard Hannon/Richard Hughes) took his record to five wins from six starts when registering a second successive victory at Group 2 level in the Prix Robert Papin. Read More...

Kool Kompany on top in Prix Robert Papin

Racing Post | 5 days ago
KOOL KOMPANY (Richard Hannon/Richard Hughes) took his record to five wins from six starts when registering a second successive victory at Group 2 level in the Prix Robert Papin. Read More...

France: Kool Kompany on top in Prix Robert Papin

Racing Post | 5 days ago
KOOL KOMPANY (Richard Hannon/Richard Hughes) took his record to five wins from six starts when registering a second successive victory at Group 2 level in the Prix Robert Papin. Read More...

USA: Dettori denied Diana by Somali Lemonade

Racing Post | 5 days ago
FRANKIE DETTORI was narrowly denied a first American Grade 1 since 2010 when his mount Stephanie's Kitten failed by a neck to reel in Somali Lemonade (Michael Matz/Luis Saez). Read More...

Business Bulletin: Levy Board report contains subtle warnings

Racing Post | 5 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...

St Leger winner Encke set for first run since drug ban

Racing Post | 5 days ago
ENCKE was sighted in public for the first time since his St Leger success of nearly two years ago when working after racing on the July course at Newmarket on Saturday. Read More...

Injury rules Tac De Boistron out until end of the season

Racing Post | 5 days ago
MARCO BOTTI will be without the services of his top stayer Tac De Boistron until the end of the season after his seven-year-old suffered a freak injury at home. Read More...

USA: Stopchargingmaria aims to add to Grade 1 tally

Racing Post | 5 days ago
IN the absence of superstar filly Untapable, who takes on the colts next weekend in the Haskell, Stopchargingmaria (Todd Pletcher/Javier Castellano) is the sole Graded-stakes winner in a field of six for the CCA Oaks. Read More...

Kingman not a certain runner at Goodwood

Racing Post | 5 days ago
KINGMAN'S participation in the Qipco Sussex Stakes for the latest 'duel on the downs' with Toronado is still a subject of discussion, revealed Teddy Grimthorpe. Read More...

Today’s racing: Carpenter seeks to build on recent successes

Racing Post | 5 days ago
ROD MILLMAN will pitch flagbearer Master Carpenter into Group 2 company in the Prix Eugene Adam (2.40), in which his opposition includes Derby sixth Western Hymn and Juddmonte International hopeful Shamkiyr. Read More...

Today’s racing: Hannon hopeful Kompany shines after sparkling work

Racing Post | 5 days ago
KOOL KOMPANY aims to follow the example of Lucky Lionel in 1995 by winning the Prix Robert Papin for the Richard Hannon stable and a sparkling piece of work on Wednesday has given connections hope. Read More...

‘It’s a great shame because it was a wonderful old yard’

Racing Post | 5 days ago
NATURE is taking it back. Weeds push through the concrete, push towards the sun. Spiders have spun their gossamer strands over every surface, a butterfly wags its wings as it perches on a blossom of the relentless invader buddleia, bird droppings speckle Read More...

Hills horse among those to test positive for morphine

Racing Post | 5 days ago
A HORSE trained by Charlie Hills is one of those involved in a cluster of positive tests for the prohibited substance morphine. Read More...

Bracelet sparkles for O’Donoghue in Irish Oaks

Racing Post | 6 days ago
COLM O'DONOGHUE captured his second Irish Classic when Royal Ascot winner Bracelet recorded a narrow victory over her Aidan O'Brien-trained stablemate Tapestry in the Darley Irish Oaks at the Curragh on Saturday. Read More...

Bracelet sparkles for O’Donoghue in Irish Oaks

Racing Post | 6 days ago
COLM O'DONOGHUE captured his second Irish Classic when Royal Ascot winner Bracelet recorded a narrow victory over her Aidan O'Brien-trained stablemate Tapestry in the Darley Irish Oaks at the Curragh on Saturday. Read More...

McCoy edges past Martin Pipe record at Market Rasen

Racing Post | 6 days ago
THE phenomenal Tony McCoy reached a huge personal milestone in his incredible career when victory on It's A Gimme at Market Rasen on Saturday meant he surpassed the 4,191 winners of his friend and mentor Martin Pipe. Read More...

Newbury: Tiggy Wiggy far too good in Super Sprint

Racing Post | 6 days ago
TIGGY WIGGY gave her Super Sprint rivals weight and a thrashing when recording an impressive victory in the juvenile charge at Newbury on Saturday. Read More...

Tiggy Wiggy far too good in Super Sprint

Racing Post | 6 days ago
TIGGY WIGGY gave her Super Sprint rivals weight and a thrashing when recording an impressive victory in the juvenile charge at Newbury on Saturday. Read More...

Newbury: Tiggy Wiggy far too good for Super Sprint rivals

Racing Post | 6 days ago
TIGGY WIGGY gave her Super Sprint rivals weight and a thrashing when recording an impressive victory in the juvenile charge at Newbury on Saturday. Read More...

O’Brien’s East India on top in star Curragh maiden

Racing Post | 6 days ago
EAST INDIA added his name to an impressive bunch of horses who have won the juvenile maiden on Irish Oaks day when he recorded victory from Portage on Saturday. Read More...