European Racing

Gambling commission fees set to fall for most

Racing Post | 1 week ago
A MAJORITY of operators are set to have the fees they pay to the Gambling Commission reduced from April under proposals outlined in a new consultation, although one major operator warned the balance may have tipped too far. Read More...

Burke to return at Limerick on Thursday

Racing Post | 1 week ago
JONATHAN BURKE has got the green light to ride at next week's Galway festival and will return to the saddle at Limerick on Thursday to ride Sizing Brisbane in the opening 2m4f maiden hurdle. Read More...

Francesca Cumani thrilled with Flat racing role on ITV

Racing Post | 1 week ago
FRANCESCA CUMANI, the daughter of Derby-winning trainer Luca, is relishing the opportunity to present Flat racing on British television next year after ITV confirmed her as Ed Chamberlain's co-host. Read More...

Surf & Turf: Pokemon Go goes where the Jockey Club has been before

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Robin Gibson surveys the digital landscape hoping no Pokemon pop up at Plumpton. Read More...

Fancied Ascot runner Librisa Breeze set for York assignment

Racing Post | 1 week ago
ROYAL HUNT CUP runner-up Librisa Breeze, a leading contender for the Gigaset International Stakes at Ascot on Saturday, seems set to swerve that race and head to York instead for the Read Richard Fahey's Column At sportinglife.com Stakes. Read More...

Gambling Commission fees set to fall for most

Racing Post | 1 week ago
A MAJORITY of operators are set to have the fees they pay to the Gambling Commission reduced from April under proposals outlined in a new consultation, although one major operator warned the balance may have tipped too far. Read More...

Star hurdler Faugheen sets out on road to recovery

Racing Post | 1 week ago
FAUGHEEN may start his preparations for the new jumps season as early as next week after recovering from the injury he sustained in February. Read More...

Buick suspension upheld after civil tribunal in France

Racing Post | 1 week ago
A FRENCH civil tribunal has denied William Buick emergency leave against the rest of a 30-day ban handed down by Chantilly stewards, following legal action launched against France Galop the day after he remarked that he considered the matter closed Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: non-runner nightmares

Racing Post | 1 week ago
NON-RUNNERS drive punters mad. That's a bit of an exaggeration. Not mad, perhaps, but mildly irritated, a bit like going to buy a chocolate flake and discovering that there aren't any Read More...

Time Test set for York Stakes if rain doesn’t fall

Racing Post | 1 week ago
TIME TEST looks very likely to take his chance in the Group 2 Sky Bet York Stakes on Saturday but his trainer Roger Charlton admitted to keeping his fingers crossed that any thunderstorms miss the Knavesmire course over the coming days. Read More...

Popular jumps sire Midnight Legend dies at 25

Racing Post | 1 week ago
MIDNIGHT LEGEND, a talented performer on the Flat and over hurdles who won more fans as a rags-to-riches jumps sire, was euthanised at his long-time home of Pitchall Farm in Warwickshire on Monday after suffering from colic. Read More...

Popular jumps sire Midnight Legend dies

Racing Post | 1 week ago
MIDNIGHT LEGEND, a talented performer on the Flat and over hurdles who won more fans as a rags-to-riches jumps sire, was euthanised at his long-time home of Pitchall Farm in Warwickshire on Monday after suffering from colic. Read More...

World Class: Vadamos win another boost for A Shin Hikari

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Sam Walker looks at how the form of A Shin Hikari's Prix d'Ispahan success has worked out after yet another boost on the weekend Read More...

World Class: Vadamos win a boost for A Shin Hikari

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Sam Walker looks at how the form of A Shin Hikari's Prix d'Ispahan success has worked out after yet another boost on the weekend Read More...

Melbourne Cup-winning jockey set for training career

Racing Post | 1 week ago
MELBOURNE CUP-winning jockey Michelle Payne is poised to join the training ranks in her native Australia next month. Read More...

Queen’s Dartmouth set for King George run

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE Queen's colt Dartmouth has been supplemented for Saturday's King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot at a cost of £75,000. Read More...

Queen’s Dartmouth supplemented for King George

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE Queen's colt Dartmouth has been supplemented for Saturday's King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot at a cost of £75,000. Read More...

Dods is hoping for rain to aid hat-trick bid

Racing Post | 1 week ago
MICHAEL DODS has won both previous runnings of the £25,000 feature and is two-handed in a bid to extend his record with Finn Class and Le Chat D'Or. Read More...

Hawkbill to skip King George and wait for York

Racing Post | 1 week ago
CORAL-ECLIPSE winner Hawkbill will not be supplemented for Saturday's King George Vl & Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot, with connections instead waiting for the Juddmonte International at York. Read More...

Hawkbill to skip King George and wait for York

Racing Post | 1 week ago
CORAL-ECLIPSE winner Hawkbill will not be supplemented for Saturday's King George Vl & Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot, with connections instead waiting for the Juddmonte International at York. Read More...

Mark Walsh out to seize Galway chances for McManus

Racing Post | 1 week ago
BARRY GERAGHTY'S loss is already Mark Walsh's gain after a bonus winner at Tipperary on Sunday - and JP McManus's number-two rider cannot wait to seize further opportunities at the Galway festival, which starts a week on Monday. Read More...

Hawkbill and Dartmouth could still challenge Postponed

Racing Post | 1 week ago
POSTPONED and Wings Of Desire were the horses for money in the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes market on Sunday, with connections of possible supplementary entries Dartmouth and Hawkbill still mulling over whether to challenge. Read More...

Tipperary punters in dark on Sunday after SIS truck no-show

Racing Post | 1 week ago
PUNTERS and armchair viewers were left in the dark on Sunday after SIS failed to beam pictures from Tipperary when its truck which uplinks the satellite feed failed to arrive at the track. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: Fantastic four have us all on their side

Racing Post | 1 week ago
A LOT of people at Beverley will be hoping that one of four horses wins the sprint handicap (6.35). It doesn't matter if it's Maureb, Flicka's Boy, Thatcherite or Taffetta as long as one of the four that are trained by Tony Coyle wins. Read More...

Bocca Baciata gets her reward in Curragh Group 2

Racing Post | 1 week ago
BOCCA BACIATA came out on top in a thrilling four-way finish at the Curragh as she wore down determined front-runner Hawksmoor to claim victory. Read More...

Gordon Lord Byron rolls back the years in Minstrel Stakes

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THREE-TIME Group 1 winner Gordon Lord Byron got the better of Sovereign Debt and Toscanini to land the Group 2 Minstrel Stakes at The Curragh on Sunday. Read More...

Gordon Lord Byron rolls back the years in Minstrel Stakes

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THREE-TIME Group 1 winner Gordon Lord Byron got the better of Sovereign Debt and Toscanini to land the Group 2 Minstrel Stakes at The Curragh on Sunday. Read More...

Curragh: Gordon Lord Byron rolls back years in Minstrel

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THREE-TIME Group 1 winner Gordon Lord Byron got the better of Sovereign Debt and Toscanini to land the Group 2 Minstrel Stakes at the Curragh on Sunday. Read More...

France: Heshem holds off Ultra to take Eugene Adam

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE result will say Heshem defeated Ultra but it will fail to project the intricacies and chaos that look place over the straight mile and a quarter at Maisons-Laffitte on Sunday. Read More...

Coyle prepared for an emotional evening at Beverley

Racing Post | 1 week ago
TONY COYLE faces an emotional evening at Beverley on Monday with the first running of a race in memory of the Malton trainer’s partner Jaimie Kerr, who died last year at the age of 38. Read More...

Business Bulletin: Johnston sparks debate over TV betting coverage

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Trainer Mark Johnston stirred up a hornets' nest last week as he called on ITV to "get rid of all coverage of betting". Read More...

Service held to remember grey following tragic loss

Racing Post | 1 week ago
AROUND 70 horse lovers, many of them children, attended an emotional service at Chislehurst in south-east London on Saturday to remember Woolfall Treasure, the popular former dual purpose horse who was found shot dead in a field nine days ago. Read More...

Fabre´s unbeaten Ultra makes belated return

Racing Post | 1 week ago
LAST year’s Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere winner Ultra makes his belated reappearance in this Group 2, which reverts to the straight mile and a quarter this year owing to flood damage on the round course. Read More...

Unbeaten Ultra makes belated return at Maisons-Laffitte

Racing Post | 1 week ago
LAST year’s Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere winner Ultra makes his belated reappearance in this Group 2, which reverts to the straight mile and a quarter this year owing to flood damage on the round course. Read More...

Barry Geraghty out of Galway festival after heavy fall

Racing Post | 1 week ago
BARRY GERAGHTY will miss the Galway festival after sustaining a broken arm in a fall at Market Rasen on Saturday. Read More...

Seventh Heaven wins Irish Oaks as Song struggles

Racing Post | 1 week ago
SEVENTH HEAVEN bounced back from a disappointing effort in the Investec Oaks to land the feature event in style, while stablemate and odds-on favourite Even Song finished well beaten. Read More...

O’Brien lands fifth Irish Oaks with Seventh Heaven

Racing Post | 1 week ago
SEVENTH HEAVEN bounced back from a disappointing effort in the Investec Oaks to give Aidan O'Brien a fifth victory in the Curragh Classic as stablemate and odds-on favourite Even Song finished well beaten. Read More...

O’Brien lands fifth Irish Oaks with Seventh Heaven

Racing Post | 1 week ago
SEVENTH HEAVEN bounced back from a disappointing effort in the Investec Oaks to give Aidan O'Brien a fifth victory in the Curragh Classic as stablemate and odds-on favourite Even Song finished well beaten. Read More...

Curragh: Seventh Heaven wins Irish Oaks for O’Brien

Racing Post | 1 week ago
SEVENTH HEAVEN bounced back from a disappointing effort in the Investec Oaks to give Aidan O'Brien a fifth victory in the Curragh Classic as stablemate and odds-on favourite Even Song finished well beaten. Read More...

The Curragh: Peace Envoy strikes in Anglesey Stakes

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Peace Envoy struck in Group 3 company after two defeats at Group 2 level, including a fourth place in the Norfolk Stakes. The Aidan O'Brien-trained colt beat odds-on favourite Psychedelic Funk in the Anglesey Stakes. Read More...

Newbury: Portman claims big pot with unbeaten Mrs Danvers

Racing Post | 1 week ago
JONATHAN PORTMAN warned punters on Saturday morning that the drying ground may be against 9-2 joint-favourite Mrs Danvers - but any worries were quickly eased as the filly maintained her unbeaten record to claim the big pot. Read More...

Newbury: Portman claims big pot with Mrs Danvers

Racing Post | 1 week ago
JONATHAN PORTMAN warned punters on Saturday morning that the drying ground may be against 9-2 joint-favourite Mrs Danvers - but any worries were quickly eased as the filly maintained her unbeaten record to claim the big pot. Read More...

Newbury: Portman claims big pot with Mrs Danvers

Racing Post | 1 week ago
JONATHAN PORTMAN warned punters on Saturday morning that the drying ground may be against 9-2 joint-favourite Mrs Danvers - but any worries were quickly eased as the filly maintained her unbeaten record to claim the big pot. Read More...

Curragh: Mecca’s Angel sparkles in Sapphire Stakes

Racing Post | 1 week ago
MECCA'S ANGEL, the 5-4 favourite, motored to victory with a dominant performance over Brando in the Sapphire Stakes. Read More...

Mecca’s Angel crushes rivals in Sapphire Stakes

Racing Post | 1 week ago
MECCA'S ANGEL, the 5-4 favourite, motored to victory with a dominant performance over Brando in the Sapphire Stakes. Read More...

Super Summer double for Skeltons at Market Rasen

Racing Post | 1 week ago
DAN and Harry Skelton achieved a valuable Listed double as Long House Hall won a dramatic Summer Plate after Red Tornado had got the ball rolling in the Summer Handicap Hurdle. Read More...

Market Rasen: Super Summer double for Skeltons

Racing Post | 1 week ago
DAN and Harry Skelton achieved a valuable Listed double as Long House Hall won a dramatic Summer Plate after Red Tornado had got the ball rolling in the Summer Handicap Hurdle. Read More...

Market Rasen: Super Summer double for Skelton team

Racing Post | 1 week ago
DAN and Harry Skelton achieved a valuable Listed double as Long House Hall won a dramatic Summer Plate after Red Tornado had got the ball rolling in the Summer Handicap Hurdle. Read More...

Ellison heaps praise on team after reaching landmark

Racing Post | 1 week ago
IT WAS business as usual at Brian Ellison’s yard the morning after the night before when the trainer reached the 1,000-winner milestone. Read More...