European Racing

Cosgrave clear to carry on riding in Britain

Racing Post | 6 days ago
PAT COSGRAVE is free to continue his riding career in Britain after the BHA announced it had not received a request from the Emirates Racing Authority to reciprocate penalties imposed on the jockey for refusing to pay nearly £35,000. Read More...

Australia: Lankan Rupee beaten again as Buffering strikes

Racing Post | 6 days ago
LANKAN RUPEE, rated the world's best sprinter, suffered another shock defeat on Friday when Buffering (Robert Heathcote/Damian Browne) went one better than last year's second in the Group 1 Moir Stakes. Read More...

Derby fancy Ol’ Man River to face seven in Beresford Stakes

Racing Post | 6 days ago
OL' MAN RIVER, as short as 12-1 for next year's Investec Derby, will have his first start in Group company in the Juddmonte Beresford Stakes at the Curragh on Sunday. Read More...

Derby fancy Ol’ Man River to face seven in Beresford Stakes

Racing Post | 6 days ago
OL' MAN RIVER, as short as 12-1 for next year's Investec Derby, will have his first start in Group company in the Juddmonte Beresford Stakes at the Curragh on Sunday. Read More...

Hopes high Tiggy can triumph in Cheveley Park Stakes

Racing Post | 6 days ago
RICHARD HANNON, who saddles Tiggy Wiggy in Saturday's Connolly's Red Mills Cheveley Park Stakes at Newmarket, is optimistic the speedy filly can record her first Group 1 win. Read More...

USA: Shared Belief 2-5 for Classic prep

Racing Post | 6 days ago
USA: Ladbrokes have priced up all six Graded stakes on Belmont's Super Saturday card (shown live on At The Races) - plus a couple at Santa Anita, where Breeders' Cup Classic favourite Shared Belief is the main attraction. Read More...

Today’s racing: Bolger raider Lucida expected to go well

Racing Post | 6 days ago
PROMOTED to Group 2 status 16 years ago, the Rockfel can produce a credible 1,000 Guineas contender and Lucida, generally a 14-1 shot for Classic glory next spring, sets today's standard. Read More...

Tributes flow for ‘wonderful’ Balding

Racing Post | 6 days ago
TRIBUTES have been paid to dual Grand National-winning trainer Toby Balding, who died at the age of 78 on Thursday. Read More...

Legendary trainer Toby Balding dies aged 78

Racing Post | 7 days ago
TOBY BALDING, the much loved former trainer who won all jumps racing’s biggest prizes and was the man who established the riding talents of Tony McCoy and Adrian Maguire in British racing, died last night, two days after his 78th birthday. Read More...

Legendary trainer Toby Balding dies aged 78

Racing Post | 7 days ago
TOBY BALDING, the much loved former trainer who won all jumps racing's biggest prizes and was the man who established the riding talents of Tony McCoy and Adrian Maguire in British racing, died on Thursday night, two days after his 78th birthday. Read More...

Extremity cut to 12-1 for Cambridgeshire

Racing Post | 7 days ago
HUGO PALMER is hoping to crown the finest spell of his three-and-a-half-year training career with victory in the Betfred Cambridgeshire at Newmarket on Saturday, for which his contender Extremity was cut to 12-1 third favourite (from 16) by Coral on Thur Read More...

Kingsgate Native may stay in training next year

Racing Post | 7 days ago
RETIREMENT plans are on hold for Kingsgate Native, who demonstrated he retains both talent and a zest for racing when winning at Beverley this week. Read More...

Newmarket: Maftool 20-1 for Guineas after easy win

Racing Post | 7 days ago
MAFTOOL appreciated a step up trip in to win his first Group race in the Somerville Tattersall Stakes at Newmarket. Read More...

Maftool 20-1 for Guineas after easy Somerville win

Racing Post | 7 days ago
MAFTOOL appreciated a step up trip in to win his first Group race in the Somerville Stakes at Newmarket. Read More...

Whip ban rules De Sousa out of Champions Day

Racing Post | 1 week ago
SILVESTRE DE SOUSA will miss out on Qipco British Champions Day after being hit with a 21-day whip ban, seven of which have been deferred, at a BHA hearing on Thursday. Read More...

Government delays introduction of new gambling regime

Racing Post | 1 week ago
NEW legislation to regulate the gambling industry will not come into force until November 1 with the government delaying its introduction by a month due to legal challenge. Read More...

Estimate disqualified from Gold Cup for positive morphine test

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE Queen's Estimate has been disqualified and stripped of the £80,625 prize-money for finishing second in the Gold Cup at Royal Ascot in June after a BHA hearing into the horse's positive morphine test. Read More...

Estimate disqualified from Gold Cup for morphine positive

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE Queen's Estimate has been disqualified and stripped of the £80,625 prize-money for finishing second in the Gold Cup, after the BHA concluded its hearing against seven of the eight horses who tested positive for morphine. Read More...

Air Pilot Cambridgeshire bid agonisingly grounded

Racing Post | 1 week ago
AIR PILOT backers were left frustrated as the Betfred Cambridgeshire favourite missed out on a place in Saturday's race by one spot. Read More...

Australia: Price expects Lankan Rupee to deliver in Moir

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Mick Price expects nothing less than a return to the winner's circle for star sprinter Lankan Rupee in the Moir Stakes. Read More...

Australia: Price expects Lankan Rupee to deliver

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Mick Price expects nothing less than a return to the winner's circle for star sprinter Lankan Rupee in the Moir Stakes. Read More...

Today’s racing: Times Up bids to bounce back

Racing Post | 1 week ago
TIMES UP bids to win the Listed Jockey Club Rose Bowl at Newmarket (4.15) for the second time, nearly six years on from making his debut at today's venue. Read More...

New tax will provide level playing field court told

Racing Post | 1 week ago
LEGISLATION was needed to fill a regulatory gap caused by the majority of remote gambling operators being licensed overseas, the High Court was told on Wednesday, as the judicial review entered its final day. Read More...

Ever-popular Captain Cee Bee is back for more at 13

Racing Post | 1 week ago
A BREAK in the weather is all that is required for popular 13-year-old Captain Cee Bee to return to action at Tipperary a week on Sunday, when the aim would be to win the Grade 2 Friends of Tipperary Hurdle for the third consecutive year. Read More...

Benoist chooses to ride Ectot over Avenir in Arc

Racing Post | 1 week ago
JOCKEY Gregory Benoist has decided to ride Ectot in next Sunday's Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe at Longchamp. Read More...

Ace Japanese trio popular with punters for Arc

Racing Post | 1 week ago
JAPAN'S star trio of challengers for next week's Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, who have settled in well after arriving in France on Sunday morning, are proving popular with punters for Europe's richest race. Read More...

Ace Japanese trio popular with punters for Arc

Racing Post | 1 week ago
JAPAN'S star trio of challengers for next week's Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, who have settled in well after arriving in France on Sunday morning, are proving popular with punters for Europe's richest race. Read More...

Burke hoping Say can do something special in Rockfel

Racing Post | 1 week ago
KARL BURKE, fresh from capturing the Group 2 Mill Reef Stakes on Saturday, is eyeing more juvenile joy in Friday's Shadwell Rockfel Stakes with What Say You - a filly the trainer rates alongside the best of his two-year-olds. Read More...

Ladbrokes contine Leger backing despite clash concerns

Racing Post | 1 week ago
LADBROKES have chosen to renew their sponsorship of the St Leger for another two years, it was announced on Wednesday, although the decision comes with the bookmaker voicing their displeasure at the BHA support of the Irish Champions Weekend. Read More...

Ladbrokes back St Leger despite clash concerns

Racing Post | 1 week ago
LADBROKES have chosen to renew their sponsorship of the St Leger for another two years, it was announced on Wednesday, although the decision comes with the bookmaker voicing their displeasure at the BHA support of the Irish Champions Weekend. Read More...

Licensing regime ‘carries a greater risk to consumers’

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE government's new licensing regime for gambling will not improve consumer protection and could make it worse, a court was told on Tuesday. Read More...

Taghrooda set for Arc following pleasing gallop

Racing Post | 1 week ago
TAGHROODA sealed her place in next Sunday's Prix de l'Arc de Riomphe field when impressing connections in an especially arranged workout on the Rowley Mile in Newmarket on Wednesday morning. Read More...

Record revenues for 32Red but profit down

Racing Post | 1 week ago
ONLINE gaming operator 32Red reported record revenues and ebitda [earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation] for their latest interim results, though profit before tax fell. Read More...

Today’s racing: Grandeur back for more on home beat

Racing Post | 1 week ago
AFTER three trips to New York to watch Grandeur this year, owner Yvonne Jacques will be cheering on from the south of France when her beloved globetrotter returns to British action at Goodwood today. Read More...

Big-race targets up in the air for Australia and Free Eagle

Racing Post | 1 week ago
CONNECTIONS of Australia and Free Eagle are undecided on whether to run in the Qipco Champion Stakes at Ascot next month, with the race already shorn of one star following Kingman's retirement. Read More...

Best hits out after BHA ban on his self-certs

Racing Post | 1 week ago
JIM BEST has claimed he will be forced to deceive the betting public by saddling horses he does not want to run after being excluded by the BHA, along with Gay Kelleway, from the self-certification process for the rest of the year. Read More...

Gosden looks to duo in bid for fourth Cambridgeshire

Racing Post | 1 week ago
CORNROW and Maverick Wave will bid to give John Gosden a modern-day record-equalling fourth win in the Betfred Cambridgeshire at Newmarket on Saturday. Read More...

Beverley: veteran Kingsgate Native back to winning ways

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE evergreen Kingsgate Native landed his first victory in 13 starts after the 6-4 favourite beat off Green Door under Jim Crowley. Read More...

O’Brien issues Beresford ground warning for River

Racing Post | 1 week ago
AIDAN O'BRIEN will be keeping a close eye on the ground for Juddmonte Beresford Stakes contender Ol' Man River, an unbeaten son of Montjeu, in the hope he can enhance his reputation in Sunday's Group 2 at the Curragh. Read More...

Taghrooda playing catch up since York says Gosden

Racing Post | 1 week ago
JOHN GOSDEN has organised a racecourse gallop for Taghrooda as he fine tunes the Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe favourite following her first career defeat in the Yorkshire Oaks. Read More...

Palmer eyes Group 1 prize with Aktabantay

Racing Post | 1 week ago
AKTABANTAY thrust Hugo Palmer into the spotlight when giving the trainer his first Group winner in the Solario, and the trainer is mulling over several exciting options for the colt's next start. Read More...

Palmer eyes Group 1 prize with smart Aktabantay

Racing Post | 1 week ago
AKTABANTAY thrust Hugo Palmer into the spotlight when giving the trainer his first Group winner in the Solario, and the trainer is mulling over several exciting options for the colt's next start. Read More...

Palmer thinks Aktabantay has more to offer

Racing Post | 1 week ago
AKTABANTAY thrust Hugo Palmer into the spotlight when giving the trainer his first Group winner in the Solario, and the trainer is mulling over several exciting options for the colt's next start. Read More...

Today’s racing: Kingsgate Native may make final start

Racing Post | 1 week ago
TODAY could be the final time dual Nunthorpe winner Kingsgate Native is seen on a racecourse, with a second retirement beckoning for the durable nine-year-old. Read More...

Today’s racing: Kingsgate Native may be making final start

Racing Post | 1 week ago
TODAY could be the final time dual Nunthorpe winner Kingsgate Native is seen on a racecourse, with a second retirement beckoning for the durable nine-year-old. Read More...

Today’s racing: Kingsgate Native may make final start

Racing Post | 1 week ago
TODAY could be the final time dual Nunthorpe winner Kingsgate Native is seen on a racecourse, with a second retirement beckoning for the durable nine-year-old. Read More...

Nominations open for key industry awards

Racing Post | 1 week ago
NOMINATIONS open today for the 11th Godolphin Stud and Stable Staff Awards, two months earlier than last year, in a move designed to further boost the event that gives racing the opportunity to acknowledge its unsung heroes. Read More...

Australia: McEvoy leaves Godolphin to go freelance

Racing Post | 1 week ago
errin McEvoy has ended his 12-year association with Godolphin to become a freelance jockey. Read More...

Irish shops push for winter extension

Racing Post | 1 week ago
IRISH betting shops are seeking to extend opening hours through to April 2015 in an effort to avoid having to close their doors at 6.30pm through the winter unless an Irish horserace takes place after that time. Read More...

Qualified welcome for match-fixing treaty

Racing Post | 1 week ago
BETTING industry organisations have given a cautious welcome to a European treaty aimed at combating match-fixing, which was launched last week. Read More...