European Racing

Walsh: bookies mad in the head to make Douvan 5-1

Racing Post | 4 days ago
RUBY WALSH has weighed in on the gamble on Douvan for Saturday's Betfair Tingle Creek at Sandown, describing bookmakers as "mad in the head" for initially pricing the six-year-old as big as 5-1 for the Grade 1. Read More...

Bass relishing Altior clash on return to action

Racing Post | 4 days ago
DAVID BASS is set set tor return to the saddle earlier than had been expected, and is looking forward to taking on Altior in the Grade 1 Racing Post Henry VIII Novices' Chase at Sandown on Saturday with Charbel. Read More...

World Class: Why Japanese racing has lost appeal to raiders

Racing Post | 4 days ago
There were familiar scenes in Tokyo on Sunday as Kitasan Black led home a clean sweep for the locals in the Japan Cup ahead of a disappointing overseas contingent Read More...

World Class: Why Japanese racing has lost its appeal to foreign raiders

Racing Post | 4 days ago
There were familiar scenes in Tokyo on Sunday as Kitasan Black led home a clean sweep for the locals in the Japan Cup ahead of a disappointing overseas contingent Read More...

BHA jockey coaching programme recognised

Racing Post | 4 days ago
THE BHA has picked up the Governing Body of the Year prize at the UK Coaching Awards for its coaching provision in 2016. Read More...

Tylicki fundraising effort continues in Newmarket

Racing Post | 4 days ago
A CHARITY event in Newmarket on Saturday evening raised more than £11,000 for stricken jockey Freddy Tylicki. Read More...

Tylicki fundrasing effort continues in Newmarket

Racing Post | 4 days ago
A CHARITY event in Newmarket on Saturday evening raised more than £11,000 for stricken jockey Freddy Tylicki. Read More...

Drinmore dilemma for Peace keeper Cooper

Racing Post | 4 days ago
GIGGINSTOWN'S number one Bryan Cooper bounced back from his Fighting Fifth tumble on Petit Mouchoir last Saturday to land the Troytown Chase at Navan 24 hours later - and it could be another big weekend for him. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: Happy Valley does prize-money well

Racing Post | 5 days ago
Silvestre de Sousa, Oisin Murphy, Neil Callan and Luke Morris all have full books of eight rides Read More...

Harley to face disciplinary panel on non-trier charge

Racing Post | 5 days ago
MARTIN HARLEY will appear before a disciplinary panel on a non-trier charge for his ride on Rebel Lightning at Chelmsford on November 17. Read More...

Betfred’s Robert Mabbett enjoying BSMOY title

Racing Post | 5 days ago
ROBERT MABBETT of Betfred, the new Racing Post/SIS Betting Shop Manager of the Year Read More...

Varian to move yards after purchasing Carlburg

Racing Post | 5 days ago
NEWMARKET trainer Roger Varian will move to Clive Brittain's historic Carlburg Stables for the 2017 season after purchasing the property. Read More...

Moore dominates rivals to win Best Jockey award

Racing Post | 5 days ago
RYAN MOORE has been crowned 2016 Longines World's Best Jockey for the second time in three years after winning eight of the top 100 highest-rated Group and Grade 1 races worldwide, as established by the Longines Rankings Committee. Read More...

Douvan odds-on for Saturday’s Tingle Creek

Racing Post | 5 days ago
WILLIE MULLINS' unbeaten chaser Douvan has been cut dramatically for Saturday's Betfair Tingle Creek at Sandown, with last season's Racing Post Arkle winner a best-priced 4-7 favourite (from 3-1). Read More...

Randox Health agrees deal to sponsor Tingle Creek

Racing Post | 5 days ago
NEW Grand National backer Randox Health has secured the sponsorship of another prestigious jumps race after it was confirmed the company will take over the naming rights for Saturday's Tingle Creek Chase from next year. Read More...

Sprint ace Profitable to remain with Cox for next season

Racing Post | 5 days ago
KING'S STAND STAKES winner Profitable, who was bought by Sheikh Mohammed's Darley operation as a stallion prospect in the summer, will race in 2017 in the Godolphin blue and will remain in the care of trainer Clive Cox. Read More...

Sprint ace Profitable to remain with Cox for next season

Racing Post | 5 days ago
KING'S STAND STAKES winner Profitable, who was bought by Sheikh Mohammed's Darley operation as a stallion prospect in the summer, will race in 2017 in the Godolphin blue and will remain in the care of trainer Clive Cox. Read More...

Twiston-Davies and Brooke to make injury returns

Racing Post | 5 days ago
SAM TWISTON-DAVIES, who suffered a spleen injury at Chepstow on October 9, will return to Wales for his comeback ride at Ffos Las on Wednesday when he partners Southport for his father Nigel. Read More...

Douvan well backed for Saturday’s Tingle Creek

Racing Post | 5 days ago
WILLIE MULLINS' unbeaten chaser Douvan has been cut dramatically for Saturday's Grade 1 Betfair Tingle Creek at Sandown, with last season's Racing Post Arkle winner as short as even-money with three firms (from 3) on Tuesday morning. Read More...

Douvan odds-on for Saturday’s Tingle Creek

Racing Post | 5 days ago
WILLIE MULLINS' unbeaten chaser Douvan has been cut dramatically for Saturday's Betfair Tingle Creek at Sandown, with last season's Racing Post Arkle winner a best-priced 4-7 favourite (from 3-1). Read More...

Japanese could bet on British and Irish highlights

Racing Post | 5 days ago
ASCOT, York and Leopardstown have been handed a huge incentive to attract Japanese-trained runners next year, after talks in Tokyo at the weekend confirmed four of their best all-age races are to be made available to Japan’s punters. Read More...

Hawkswood plea after ´consultation overload´

Racing Post | 5 days ago
THE head of the Remote Gambling Association last week called for the government to make decisions affecting the industry based on evidence as he said the sector faced "consultation overload". Read More...

Hong Kong: Big Orange touches down for Vase

Racing Post | 5 days ago
BIG ORANGE, one of of just two British raiders for next week's Longines-sponsored international races in Hong Kong, has arrived at Sha Tin in advance of his run in the Vase, which boasts prize-money of HK$16.5m (£1.7m/€2m). Read More...

Second inspections called for Southwell and Lingfield

Racing Post | 5 days ago
TODAY'S jumps meetings at Lingfield and Southwell, subject to 7.30am inspections, must pass second checks. Read More...

Southwell and Lingfield to inspect for third time

Racing Post | 5 days ago
TODAY'S jumps meetings at Lingfield and Southwell must pass inpections at 10.30am. Read More...

Southwell and Lingfield get go-ahead to race

Racing Post | 5 days ago
TODAY'S jumps meetings at Lingfield and Southwell will go ahead. Read More...

Many Clouds to set off on familiar journey to National

Racing Post | 5 days ago
MANY CLOUDS will follow the route to the Randox Health Grand National he took towards his defence last season Read More...

Cue Card on Course for £1 Million Bonus

European Racing | 6 days ago
Cue Card remains on course for the £1 million bonus given to the connections of any horse who can complete the Chase Triple Crown this season in national hunt racing. Just like 12 months ago, Cue Card won the Betfair Chase at Haydock to become the only horse still in contention for the treble of […] Read More...

Un De Sceaux Set for Tingle Creek Return

European Racing | 6 days ago
Un De Sceaux is set for a return at Sandown in the Tingle Creek Chase early next month in what will be the opening run of the campaign for Willie Mullins’ chaser. The eight-year-old has not been seen since he finished down the field at Auteuil in June in the Grande Course De Haies D’Auteuil […] Read More...

Johnson: Thistlecrack is best jumper in training

Racing Post | 6 days ago
RICHARD JOHNSON believes there is not a better jumper in training than Thistlecrack right now but has warned he will not have things all his own way in the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup like he has on his three chase starts to date. Read More...

Varian could saddle hurdle runner at Huntingdon

Racing Post | 6 days ago
HE MAY be well known for saddling Group 1 winners on the Flat, but trainer Roger Varian could have his first jumps runner this weekend after entering his useful handicapper Central Square over hurdles at Huntingdon on Sunday. Read More...

Brooke to return from injury with Becher in mind

Racing Post | 6 days ago
JUST seven weeks since being placed in an induced coma with multiple injuries, Henry Brooke has been cleared by his specialist to return to action Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: it’s not all stable stars at Tizzard

Racing Post | 6 days ago
CUE CARD, Native River, Thistlecrack, Leg Lock Luke, all members of Colin Tizzard's high-flying stable. Some (Cue Card, Native River, Thistlecrack) are flying higher than others (Leg Lock Luke). Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: it’s not all stable stars at Tizzard’s

Racing Post | 6 days ago
CUE CARD, Native River, Thistlecrack, Leg Lock Luke, all members of Colin Tizzard's high-flying stable. Some (Cue Card, Native River, Thistlecrack) are flying higher than others (Leg Lock Luke). Read More...

Lingfield and Southwell under threat from cold

Racing Post | 6 days ago
THIS WEEK'S forecast cold weather could lead to no jumps fixtures going ahead on Tuesday, with inspections scheduled for both Lingfield and Southwell. Read More...

What to watch out for in this week’s racing

Racing Post | 6 days ago
We look at some of the big storylines for this week's racing. Read More...

Five things to note for the week ahead

Racing Post | 6 days ago
We look at some of the big storylines for this week's racing. Read More...

Douvan among eight entries for Tingle Creek

Racing Post | 6 days ago
RACING POST Arkle hero Douvan is among eight runners entered for Saturday's Betfair Tingle Creek, with the race having been reopened. Read More...

Plumpton: Speedy Top Notch cut for Arkle

Racing Post | 6 days ago
TOP NOTCH made it two from three over fences when having too much speed for Romain De Senam in the home straight. Read More...

Speedy Top Notch triumphs at Plumpton

Racing Post | 6 days ago
TOP NOTCH made it two from three over fences when having too much speed for Romain De Senam in the home straight. Read More...

Moore weighs up Tingle Creek option for Ar Mad

Racing Post | 6 days ago
AR MAD is not a certain runner in Saturday's Betfair Tingle Creek Chase warns Gary Moore, who will also make an entry for the six-year-old in the following afternoon's Peterborough Chase at Huntingdon. Read More...

Many happy returns!

Racing Post | 6 days ago
Everyone at the Racing Post would like to wish the following a happy birthday Read More...

Operation not required for Pauling star Barters Hill

Racing Post | 6 days ago
BARTERS HILL will not require an operation as he recovers from the season-ending tendon injury sustained at Cheltenham's Open meeting. Read More...

Australia: Payne hoping ‘crazy’ rule will be changed

Racing Post | 6 days ago
Australia: Michelle Payne will learn this week whether she can ride for her brother Patrick this weekend at Rosehill, with the Melbourne Cup-winning jockey only recognised in her new role as a trainer by the New South Wales racing authority. Read More...

Tizzard keeps King George door open for Thistlecrack

Racing Post | 6 days ago
THE possibility of Thistlecrack taking on his stablemate Cue Card in the 32Red King George VI Chase remains alive after connections on Sunday signalled there would be no quick decision over their Christmas plans. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: what’s in a name anyway?

Racing Post | 7 days ago
AT PLUMPTON, one name stands out. The name is Godfrey Maundrell. He is an easy trainer to follow because following him is the same as following Tambura, Maundrell's sole representative for the last two seasons. Read More...

France: Auteuil hero Bel La Vie vindicates Macaire

Racing Post | 7 days ago
The ten-year-olds Bel La Vie (Guillaume Macaire / Bertrand Lestrade) and Shannon Rock fought out a memorable finish to the last major prize of the season at Auteuil, putting a host of younger rivals in their place. Read More...

Frost and Whelan fined and banned over non-trier

Racing Post | 7 days ago
JOCKEY Trevor Whelan was banned for 16 days and trainer Kevin Frost fined £3,500 after the Leicester stewards found them guilty under the non-triers rule. Read More...

The Road to Cheltenham: Tizzard set for a good Crack at the Gold Cup

It's been a big week of jumps racing with plenty of Festival big guns out on track. The Follow The Money round up the major moves from the Betfair markets... Read More...

Elliott notches stunning six-timer at Navan

Racing Post | 7 days ago
GORDON Elliott fired in six of the best, at astounding odds of 41,276-1, at Navan on Sunday and bookmakers immediately shortened his odds of dethroning Willie Mullins. Read More...