European Racing

Snow Sky team believe he can handle Leger trip

Racing Post | 7 days ago
SNOW SKY's style of racing and pedigree give connections every hope he will handle the step up to 1m6½f in the Group 1 Ladbrokes St Leger according to Teddy Grimthorpe, racing manager to owner Khalid Abdullah. Read More...

Government to consult on levy modernisation

Racing Post | 7 days ago
SPORTS minister Helen Grant has announced a government consultation on modernising the levy, one of the industry's main funding mechanisms. Read More...

888 boss to become chairman next year

Racing Post | 7 days ago
GAMING and betting company 888 have announced that chief executive Brian Mattingley is to step down next year to become executive chairman. Read More...

Chelmsford City joins Racecourse Association

Racing Post | 7 days ago
CHELMSFORD CITY racecourse has joined the Racecourse Association, it was announced on Tuesday. Read More...

Today’s racing: Strong book of Worcester rides for in-form McCoy

Racing Post | 7 days ago
TONY MCCOY has already notched his fastest-ever century of winners this season and he has seven rides at Worcester on Wednesday evening, five of which are favourites. Read More...

Scoop6 to receive 250,000 starting fund boost

Racing Post | 7 days ago
BRITAIN'S popular flagship Saturday bet the Totescoop6 is set to undergo a radical makeover in a bid to create more millionaires. Read More...

Last year’s Oaks winner Talent retired

Racing Post | 7 days ago
LAST year's Oaks winner Talent has been retired after finishing a well-beaten fifth behind Tapestry in the Yorkshire Oaks at York last week. Read More...

Toomey hoping to reapply for licence

Racing Post | 1 week ago
JOCKEY Brian Toomey, who beat the odds when surviving a fall at Perth that left him on the brink of death, is to re-apply for a licence in the next couple of weeks. Read More...

Kingston given St Leger options due to ground fears

Racing Post | 1 week ago
KINGSTON HILL will have the Prix Niel as an alternative to the Ladbrokes St Leger in case ground conditions at Doncaster thwart trainer Roger Varian's efforts to run the Derby second in the world's oldest Classic. Read More...

Toast 20-1 for Breeders’ Cup Classic glory

Racing Post | 1 week ago
TOAST OF NEW YORK has been made a 20-1 chance by Coral for the Breeders' Cup Classic at Santa Anita following his impressive second-place finish in the Pacific Classic at Del Mar. Read More...

Pointing annual famous for its acerbic comments to be scaled down

Racing Post | 1 week ago
ONE of racing’s longest established publications is to be scaled down to a results and statistics service in an attempt to make it viable. Read More...

Irish Champion could be next for Al Kazeem

Racing Post | 1 week ago
LAST season's brilliant three-time Group 1 winner Al Kazeem could be set for a return to Group 1 action as trainer Roger Charlton is eyeing up a tilt at the Irish Champion Stakes at Leopardstown next month. Read More...

Analysts warning over Ladbrokes prospects

Racing Post | 1 week ago
LADBROKES' prospects of turning round their business were given short shrift by analysts at Dublin-based Davy Stockbrokers last week. In a note they said the stock offered too little upside for the level of risk attached. Read More...

Sportech fear impact of strong pound

Racing Post | 1 week ago
MERSEYSIDE-based tote and pools betting company Sportech warned last week that the strength of the pound could hit their final reported results. Read More...

Wet weather causes huge number of non-runners

Racing Post | 1 week ago
HEAVY rain on Monday has left today's cards decimated, with 35 non-runners already by 10.30am this morning. Epsom has been the worst hit, with 18 non-runners - every single one of them due to the ground. Read More...

Wet weather leads to flood of non-runners

Racing Post | 1 week ago
HEAVY rain has left Tuesday's cards decimated with 43 non-runners announced by 2.00pm. Read More...

The Wow Signal to stay with Quinn next season

Racing Post | 1 week ago
JOHN QUINN can plan a campaign for Prix Morny winner The Wow Signal beyond this year after he was reassured the colt will remain in his care as a three-year-old. Read More...

Market mover Music can master Group 1 says Candy

Racing Post | 1 week ago
MUSIC MASTER is in "terrific form" before Saturday week's Betfred Sprint Cup at Haydock, for which the four-year-old has been well supported in recent days. Read More...

Epsom race declared void after false start

Racing Post | 1 week ago
EIGHT riders who completed Epsom's 5f course despite the flagman indicating a false start escaped without punishment on Monday afternoon. Read More...

Leading Guineas hope Richard Pankhurst sold

Racing Post | 1 week ago
LEADING Qipco 2,000 Guineas hope Richard Pankhurst, one of 14 entered in the European Wealth Solario Stakes at Sandown on Saturday, has been sold by Rachel Hood, wife of trainer John Gosden, to Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum. Read More...

Fabre’s Fintry aimed at Sandown date

Racing Post | 1 week ago
The Andre Fabre-trained Fintry features among 19 entries made for Saturday's Atalanta Stakes at Sandown. Read More...

Grand National second Balthazar King off to France

Racing Post | 1 week ago
GRAND NATIONAL runner-up Balthazar King will be journeying back across the Engish Channel next month when he bids to land the Listed Grand Cross Country de Craon Crystal Cup for the second consecutive year. Read More...

World Class: Australia may have more to offer after big York win

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Australia produced his best performance in the International Stakes at York and there could be more to come, but a mouthwatering clash with Kingman is unlikely, says Racing Post Ratings expert Sam Walker. Read More...

Net Entertainment sign Betfair deal

Racing Post | 1 week ago
BETFAIR have joined forces with Net Entertainment, the Stockholm-listed online casino supplier announced on Monday. Read More...

Wow Signal camp favour Lagardere for next start

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE WOW SIGNAL, who gave trainer John Quinn his first top-flight Flat win when he landed Sunday's Prix Morny at Deauville, is set to step up to 7f for his next start, which could come in the Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere at Longchamp on Arc weekend in Oct Read More...

Today’s racing: Remarkable Remedy chases fifth win

Racing Post | 1 week ago
OSTEOPATHIC REMEDY is likely to receive the biggest cheer of the day if he manages to land the Ripon Rowels Handicap (4.45) for a remarkable fifth time today. Read More...

Toast second as Shared Belief sparkles at Del Mar

Racing Post | 1 week ago
SHARED BELIEF laid down a fine marker for the Breeders' Cup Classic and a mouthwatering clash with California Chrome when he produced a sparkling performance to beat British challenger Toast of New York in the Pacific Classic at Del Mar on Sunday. Read More...

Toast second as Shared Belief sparkles at Del Mar

Racing Post | 1 week ago
SHARED BELIEF laid down a fine marker for the Breeders' Cup Classic and a mouthwatering clash with California Chrome when he produced a sparkling performance to beat British challenger Toast of New York in the Pacific Classic at Del Mar on Sunday. Read More...

USA: Toast second as Shared Belief sparkles at Del Mar

Racing Post | 1 week ago
SHARED BELIEF laid down a fine marker for the Breeders' Cup Classic and a mouthwatering clash with California Chrome when he produced a sparkling performance to beat British challenger Toast of New York in the Pacific Classic at Del Mar on Sunday. Read More...

Balding giving serious thought to quitting C4 Racing

Racing Post | 1 week ago
FOLLOWING four days in front of the camera at York, Clare Balding will now not be seen on Channel 4 Racing until Ladbrokes St Leger day at Doncaster. Based on her current thinking, she may not be seen on Channel 4 Racing at all after the end of the year. Read More...

Steve Palmer on Sunday

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Punting adventures with sport's betting's top writer Steve Palmer Read More...

Globetrotter New York bids for Stateside success

Racing Post | 1 week ago
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Curragh: Easy win for Leading Light in St Leger Trial

Racing Post | 1 week ago
ROYAL ASCOT Gold Cup winner Leading Light got the job done with the minimum of fuss to remain unbeaten this season. Read More...

France: Ribbons cuts Romanet field to shreds for Fanshawe

Racing Post | 1 week ago
RIBBONS took a big step up in grade in her stride with storming turn of foot to give Frankie Dettori a quick Group 1 double as British-trained runners dominated the finish. Read More...

Ribbons cuts Romanet field to shreds for Fanshawe

Racing Post | 1 week ago
RIBBONS took a big step up in grade in her stride with storming turn of foot to give Frankie Dettori a quick Group 1 double as British-trained runners dominated the finish. Read More...

Ribbons cuts Romanet field to shreds for Fanshawe

Racing Post | 1 week ago
RIBBONS took a big step up in grade in her stride with storming turn of foot to give Frankie Dettori a quick Group 1 double as British-trained runners dominated the finish. Read More...

The Wow Signal hands Quinn first Group 1 in Morny

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE WOW SIGNAL delivered a first Group 1 for John Quinn, wearing down the American speedball Hootenanny in the final furlong. Read More...

France: The Wow Signal hands Quinn first Group 1 in Morny

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE WOW SIGNAL delivered a first Group 1 for John Quinn, wearing down the American speedball Hootenanny in the final furlong. Read More...

France: The Wow Signal hands Quinn first Group 1 win

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE WOW SIGNAL delivered a first Group 1 for John Quinn, wearing down the American speedball Hootenanny in the final furlong. Read More...

Japan: Harp Star cut for Arc after latest win

Racing Post | 1 week ago
HARP STAR (Hiroyoshi Matsuda/Yuga Kawada) was trimmed to 10-1 (from 12) by William Hill for the Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe after securing a three-quarter length success from fellow Arc contender Gold Ship Read More...

Business Bulletin: Strong third quarter but Coral call for levy cut

Racing Post | 1 week ago
CORAL had messages for both racing and the government as they revealed their results for the third quarter last week. Read More...

Today’s racing: Light takes key step to another St Leger

Racing Post | 1 week ago
LEADING LIGHT, who has already added the Gold Cup to his cv this season, comes to the Curragh today to test his mettle for next month's Palmerstown House Estate Irish St Leger on Irish Champions Weekend. Read More...

USA: Last-gasp Travers success for outsider V. E. Day

Racing Post | 1 week ago
V. E. DAY (James Jerkens/ Javier Castellano) closed like a train down the home stretch to edge out better-fancied stablemate Wicked Strong in an eventful running of the historic Travers Stakes, the $1.25 million highlight of a fantastic card at Saratoga. Read More...

USA: Last-gasp Travers success for outsider V. E. Day

Racing Post | 1 week ago
V. E. DAY (James Jerkens/ Javier Castellano) closed like a train down the home stretch to edge out better-fancied stablemate Wicked Strong in an eventful running of the historic Travers Stakes, the $1.25 million highlight of a fantastic card at Saratoga. Read More...

Hootenanny in the form of his life for Prix Morny test

Racing Post | 1 week ago
WESLEY WARD won this prize last year and now tests his theory that Hootenanny would have gone close in either of Ascot's top juvenile events by taking on impressive Coventry Stakes winner The Wow Signal. Read More...

Windsor: Al Kazeem returns to winning ways in Winter Hill

Racing Post | 1 week ago
AL KAZEEM may have proved sub-fertile at stud but he proved he still retains the ability to be a potent force on the racetrack, giving weight and a beating to Godolphin's seven-length Fielden winner True Story. Read More...

Windsor: Al Kazeem returns to winning ways in Winter Hill

Racing Post | 1 week ago
AL KAZEEM may have proved sub-fertile at stud but he proved he still retains the ability to be a potent force on the racetrack, giving weight and a beating to Godolphin's seven-length Fielden winner True Story. Read More...

France: Lellouche’s Bee rules as Calypso gets beat

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE Kevin Ryan-trained Calypso Beat registered her second runner-up effort at Group level but found a resurgent Queen Bee (Elie Lellouche/Gregory Benoist) too strong, as the first two pulled clear of their rivals. Read More...

1.75m pot expected as Scoop6 rolls for ninth week

Racing Post | 1 week ago
A WHOPPING £1.75 million could be up for grabs next Saturday as the Scoop6 rolled over for the ninth consecutive week. With a further £750,000 expected in the bonus fund the combined pool could reach £2.5m. Read More...