European Racing

Top chaser Valseur Lido likely to miss rest of season

Racing Post | 1 week ago
JUST two days after calling time on the brilliant career of Don Cossack, Gigginstown House Stud were dealt another blow after it emerged top chaser Valseur Lido is likely to miss rest of season. Read More...

Sire De Grugy likely to go to Newbury rather than Ascot

Racing Post | 1 week ago
GARY MOORE has revealed Sire De Grugy is likely to skip next week's Grade 1 Berkshire Community Foundation Clarence House Chase at Ascot in favour of the Grade 2 Game Spirit Chase at Newbury next month. Read More...

Moore set to wait for Game Spirit for Sire De Grugy

Racing Post | 1 week ago
GARY MOORE has revealed Sire De Grugy is likely to skip next week's Grade 1 Berkshire Community Foundation Clarence House Chase at Ascot in favour of the Grade 2 Game Spirit Chase at Newbury next month. Read More...

Walsh puts weight behind Kempton proposals

Racing Post | 1 week ago
TOP jockey Ruby Walsh has said that the proposed redevelopment of Kempton Park is likely to benefit racing in the long term. Read More...

Sedgefield abandoned but Huntingdon fit to race

Racing Post | 1 week ago
FRIDAY'S meeting at Sedgefield has been abandoned after the course was left unraceable due to heavy snow but racing at Huntingdon goes ahead after the course passed an 8am inspection. Read More...

Sedgefield cancelled but Huntingdon fit to race

Racing Post | 1 week ago
FRIDAY'S meeting at Sedgefield has been abandoned after the course was left unraceable due to heavy snow but racing at Huntingdon goes ahead after the course passed an 8am inspection. Read More...

Cold snap forces Sedgefield off as tracks call checks

Racing Post | 1 week ago
FRIDAY'S meeting at Sedgefield has been abandoned after the course was left unraceable due to heavy snow but racing at Huntingdon goes ahead after the course passed an 8am inspection. Read More...

Racing at Sedgefield abandoned due to snow

Racing Post | 1 week ago
FRIDAY'S meeting at Sedgefield has been abandoned after the course was left unraceable due to heavy snow. Read More...

Paddy Power offer non-runner, no bet on festival features

Racing Post | 1 week ago
PADDY POWER have gone non-runner, no bet on the four championship races at this year's Cheltenham Festival with doubts surrounding the destination of some of the leading contenders for the races. Read More...

Paddy Power non-runner, no bet for Festival championship races

Racing Post | 1 week ago
PADDY POWER have gone non-runner, no bet on the four championship races at this year's Cheltenham Festival with doubts surrounding the destination of some of the leading contenders for the races. Read More...

Paddy Power non-runner, no bet for festival features

Racing Post | 1 week ago
PADDY POWER have gone non-runner, no bet on the four championship races at this year's Cheltenham Festival with doubts surrounding the destination of some of the leading contenders for the races. Read More...

Kempton MP among those to voice concerns in Commons

Racing Post | 1 week ago
KWASI KWARTENG, the Conservative MP for the Spelthorne seat that includes Kempton Park, has been among those to voice opposition to the plan to close the track when the matter was discussed in the House of Commons on Thursday. Read More...

MPs voice concerns over Kempton development

Racing Post | 1 week ago
KWASI KWARTENG, the Conservative MP for the Spelthorne seat that includes Kempton Park, has been among those to voice opposition to the plan to close the track when the matter was discussed in the House of Commons on Thursday. Read More...

Chelmsford cancelled on Thursday due to heavy snow

Racing Post | 1 week ago
IT IS rare that an all-weather meeting falls victim to the weather while the turf meetings survive, but the band of cold weather due to hit Britain on Thursday night claimed the evening card at Chelmsford. Read More...

Chelmsford cancelled due to heavy snow

Racing Post | 1 week ago
IT IS rare that an all-weather meeting falls victim to the weather while the turf meetings survive, but the band of cold weather due to hit Britain on Thursday night claimed the evening card at Chelmsford. Read More...

Grand National hero Brian Fletcher dies aged 69

Racing Post | 1 week ago
BRIAN FLETCHER, one of only three men to win the Grand National three times, has died at the age of 69. Read More...

King hits out at Cheltenham prize-money increase

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Alan King has questioned whether increasing prize-money at this year's Cheltenham Festival was really needed. Read More...

Alastair Down: this is a seven-league stride towards better future

Racing Post | 1 week ago
IT IS going to be a long dusk as the light dies but without any warning on Tuesday the sun began to set on Kempton Park. Read More...

Djakadam and Cue Card given Ryanair option

Racing Post | 1 week ago
DJAKADAM, Cue Card and Outlander, third, fourth and fifth in the betting for the Timico Gold Cup, have also been given the option of the Ryanair Chase. Read More...

Scudamore ‘angry’ over JCR plans to sell Kempton

Racing Post | 1 week ago
KING GEORGE-winning jockey Tom Scudamore has added his voice to the legion of racing professionals against Jockey Club Racecourses plan to sell Kempton to developers for £100 million, declaring himself "angry". Read More...

UAE: Moviesta and Dude face strong local challenge

Racing Post | 1 week ago
IRELAND have two chances in the 6f dirt feature on the second night of the Dubai Carnival, but the Eddie Lynam-trained Moviesta and Mick Halford's Wild Dude are set face a strong local challenge. Read More...

Huntingdon and Sedgefield call Friday morning inspections

Racing Post | 1 week ago
HUNTINGDON and Sedgefield will inspect on Friday morning for racing later the same day with snow and freezing temperatures threatening both tracks. Read More...

Forecast snow and frost puts Friday cards in danger

Racing Post | 1 week ago
HUNTINGDON and Sedgefield will inspect on Friday morning for racing later the same day with snow and freezing temperatures threatening both tracks. Read More...

Don Cossack: a tribute to a beautiful brute of a horse

Racing Post | 1 week ago
David Jennings offers a personal tribute to a champion who lived up to his colossal reputation Read More...

Ebor ace Heartbreak City to run over hurdles

Racing Post | 1 week ago
TONY MARTIN looks set to give the dangerously well-handicapped Heartbreak City the green light for the €100,000 Coral.ie Hurdle at Leopardstown on January 22. Read More...

Fierce local opposition to ‘monstrous’ Kempton plan

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE JOCKEY CLUB was on Wednesday warned to expect fierce opposition to its plans to close Kempton Park for a housing development with the local council said to be 100 per cent against the proposal because of its location on green belt land. Read More...

Local resistance to ‘monstrous’ Kempton plan

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE JOCKEY CLUB was on Wednesday warned to expect fierce opposition to its plans to close Kempton Park for a housing development with the local council said to be 100 per cent against the proposal because of its location on green belt land. Read More...

Kempton plans sparks fierce local opposition

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE JOCKEY CLUB was on Wednesday warned to expect fierce opposition to its plans to close Kempton Park for a housing development with the local council said to be 100 per cent against the proposal because of its location on green belt land. Read More...

Hatch moved to specialist spinal unit

Racing Post | 1 week ago
RYAN HATCH, who suffered a haematoma on his spinal cord and fractures to his neck, vertebrae and sternum in a fall at Cheltenham on December 9, has been moved from Bristol's Southmead Hospital to a specialist unit. Read More...

Hatch moved to specialist spinal unit in Salisbury

Racing Post | 1 week ago
RYAN HATCH, who suffered a haematoma on his spinal cord and fractures to his neck, vertebrae and sternum in a fall at Cheltenham on December 9, has been moved from Bristol's Southmead Hospital to a specialist unit. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: Hedley Lamarr not one to be trusted

Racing Post | 1 week ago
A NOTICE sometimes used to appear in betting shops - "Watch Your Bets". It was when two horses with similar names were running on the same day. On Thursday there could be the same notice without the closing 's'. "Watch Your Bet.& Read More...

Cooper: Don Cossack turned my dream into a reality

Racing Post | 1 week ago
GROWING up I always wanted to win a Gold Cup. I rode more Gold Cup finishes on the arms of the couches at home than any other race going, and I have Don Cossack to thank for making my dreams become reality. Read More...

Treats before March: where you can glean festival clues

Racing Post | 1 week ago
WITH the finishing touches yet to be put to many of the leading contenders and others yet to emerge, we take a look at the five key dates between now and March 14. Read More...

Don Cossack: Three magic memories from the star stayer

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Brian Sheerin remembers some of the best moments in the career of Don Cossack. Read More...

Cheltenham Gold Cup entries dominated by Tizzard and Elliott

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE depth of talent available to Colin Tizzard and Gordon Elliott was evident on Wednesday, with the two trainers responsible for ten of the 39 entries for the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup. Read More...

Gold Cup entries dominated by Tizzard and Elliott

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE depth of talent available to Colin Tizzard and Gordon Elliott was evident on Wednesday, with the two trainers responsible for ten of the 39 entries for the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup. Read More...

Kempton plans ‘a terrible idea’ says Dessie’s owner

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE owner of Desert Orchid said on Wednesday that he was glad there was opposition to the proposed closure of Kempton Park, a plan he labelled "a terrible idea". Read More...

Cheltenham Gold Cup hero Don Cossack retired

Racing Post | 1 week ago
DON COSSACK, winner of last year's Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup, has been retired. Read More...

Sherwood calls on racing to save Kempton

Racing Post | 1 week ago
OLIVER SHERWOOD has called on the racing community to rally together and enter into discussions with the Jockey Club to try and save Kempton. Read More...

Sherwood calls on racing community to save Kempton

Racing Post | 1 week ago
OLIVER SHERWOOD has called on the racing community to rally together and enter into discussions with the Jockey Club to try and save Kempton. Read More...

USA: Royal Ascot return a possibility for Tepin

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Tepin's trainer Mark Casse has described a return visit to Royal Ascot as "a possibility" for America's mighty mare, who stays in training for 2017 as a six-year-old. Read More...

Japan: Horse of the Year Kitasan Black to make Arc bid

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Newly-crowned JRA Horse of the Year Kitasan Black will spearhead Japan's quest to win the race that is an obsession for the nation, the Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe. Read More...

Jezki to kick off Stayers’ Hurdle prep at Navan

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Jessica Harrington has revealed that her 2013 Champion Hurdle winner Jezki will make his eagerly anticipated comeback at Navan on Saturday, January 21 as part of his preparation for the Stayers' Hurdle at Cheltenham. Read More...

USA: Breeders’ Cup ban for trainer Ellis

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Californian-based trainer Ron Ellis will be barred from having any runners at the 2017 Breeders' Cup after the disqualification of Masochistic from second place in last year's Sprint following a positive test for anabolic steroids Read More...

Henderson laments potential loss of ‘unique’ jumps track

Racing Post | 1 week ago
NICKY HENDERSON says the thought of training without Kempton Park scares him to death and believes Sandown is not equipped to fill the void left by its intended closure. Read More...

Arkle favourite Altior entered in Champion Chase

Racing Post | 1 week ago
NICKY HENDERSON says he is keeping his options open after handing Racing Post Arkle favourite Altior an entry in the Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase at the Cheltenham Festival. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: Three horses looking to escape the Pulled Up Club

Racing Post | 1 week ago
WHAT have Pursuit Of Happiness, Flembrandt and Kublai got in common? You've no idea, have you? Admittedly, it is a tricky one. All three qualify for the "Pulled Up Club". Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: Who can escape the Pulled Up Club

Racing Post | 1 week ago
WHAT have Pursuit Of Happiness, Flembrandt and Kublai got in common? You've no idea, have you? Admittedly, it is a tricky one. All three qualify for the "Pulled Up Club". Read More...

Post team prepare for Ice show next month

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE Racing Post's B2B team believes next month's Ice show is "the most significant business event of its year" and the newspaper will once again have a significant presence at London's ExCeL. Read More...

SIS annual profits fall by 22 per cent

Racing Post | 1 week ago
PROFITS fell by 22 per cent at SIS in the year to March 31 2016 according to the company's latest annual report and financial statements lodged with Companies House over the weekend. Read More...