European Racing

Meade has Riches on road to Punchestown

Racing Post | 1 week ago
DJAKADAM and Road To Riches, second and third in the Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup, head Paddy Power's market for the Grade 1 Bibby Financial Punchestown Gold Cup on April 29. Read More...

Hills’ Kristof Fahy to join Telegraph Media Group

Racing Post | 1 week ago
WILLIAM HILL'S chief marketing officer Kristof Fahy, a key figure in the company's success in the digital sphere, will join the Daily Telegraph's owners next month. Read More...

Topham target for Wexford winner Rubi

Racing Post | 1 week ago
TRAINER Robbie Hennessy believes that the Topham Chase at Aintree may be the ideal race for Rubi Light after the ten-year-old rattled off his second in the space of a month, battling to a three-quarter-length victory over He'llberemembered at odds o Read More...

Wexford: Rubi Light battles to victory

Racing Post | 1 week ago
AFTER going three years without a win Rubi Light rattled off his second in the space of a month, battling to a three-quarter-length victory over He'llberemembered at odds of 6-1. Read More...

Betting exchange WBX announces closure

Racing Post | 1 week ago
WBX, the betting exchange set up as a rival to Betfair who once put up a £1 million bonus for a hurdler's "triple crown", have closed blaming regulatory costs. Read More...

Punchestown for Sceaux, Douvan and Faugheen

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Ruby Walsh has suggested that all of the Willie Mullins-trained Grade 1 Cheltenham winners will be seen again this season, with them likely to be spread across the Aintree and Punchestown Festivals. Read More...

Dessie, Best Mate… over the years Peter’s seen it all

Racing Post | 1 week ago
HE'S never seen a race. He's never even seen a horse. Yet Peter Freeman doesn't view the situation in the same way as everyone else. Read More...

ABB: racing right will cause chaos

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE racing right is unworkable, will cause division and chaos and will massively damage the interests of horseracing, representatives of the betting industry were told on Monday. Read More...

Coneygree earns mark of 172 for Gold Cup win

Racing Post | 1 week ago
CONEYGREE'S stunning performance in last week's Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup has earned him an official mark of 172, the highest mark for a novice over any distance this century. Read More...

Street: Shorter title race can help promote jockeys

Racing Post | 1 week ago
AN ATTEMPT to raise the profiles of jockeys and expose them to a wider audience is a driving factor behind the new-look Flat jockeys' championship, according to Great British Racing chief executive Rod Street. Read More...

Australia: Danny O’Brien faces fourth cobalt positive test

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Australia: Another Danny O'Brien-trained horse, Bullpit, has returned a high level of cobalt. Read More...

Adelaide to swerve George Ryder prep

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Australia: Cox Plate winner Adelaide will not return to action this weekend, with connections happy to bypass Saturday's George Ryder Stakes at Rosehill, instead heading straight for the Group 1 Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Randwick next month. Read More...

Gannon set to make return at Chelmsford

Racing Post | 1 week ago
CATHY GANNON, Britain's most successful female Flat jockey behind Hayley Turner, brings an injury-plagued absence stretching back 16 months to an end when she returns at Chelmsford City on Wednesday. Read More...

No change to parameters for jump jockeys’ title

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE Professional Jockeys Association will push for the jump jockeys championship to enjoy similar financial rewards to the new-look Flat equivalent but not by changing the parameters of the season. Read More...

Mares’ Hurdle winner Glens Melody retired

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CHELTENHAM FESTIVAL winner Glens Melody was retired on Monday to pursue a career as a broodmare. Read More...

Baker hoping Dubai trip can help Bill in Betway Lincoln

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
BELGIAN BILL is set to contest the Betway Lincoln later this month having warmed up for the Doncaster contest with a successful stint at the Dubai World Cup Carnival. Read More...

BHA drops Walton charges but McGrath inquiry continues

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE BHA has dropped corruption charges against former trainer Kate Walton and four unlicensed individuals a week before they were due to face a disciplinary inquiry. Read More...

‘Biggest test yet’ for Sequence in Dubai Sheema Classic

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
MAIN SEQUENCE faces "his biggest test yet" in the opinion of his trainer Graham Motion when last year's Breeders' Cup Turf winner lines up in the Dubai Sheema Classic later this month. Read More...

Bullets finished for season as Nicholls plots title defence

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
DODGING BULLETS will have his season planned around retaining the Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase at next year's Cheltenham Festival as his trainer Paul Nicholls confirmed the seven-year-old was finished for the season. Read More...

Vautour and Poli head Mullins team for Fairyhouse

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
FAIRYHOUSE'S Ryanair Gold Cup is one of the few major Irish jumps prizes missing from Willie Mullins' CV, but that could change this year after he entered Cheltenham Festival winners Vautour and Don Poli for the €100,000 race. Read More...

Vautour and Poli head Mullins team for Fairyhouse

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
FAIRYHOUSE'S Ryanair Gold Cup is one of the few major Irish jumps prizes missing from Willie Mullins' CV, but that could change this year after he entered Cheltenham Festival winners Vautour and Don Poli for the €100,000 race. Read More...

Struthers: Changes will make Flat title less attritional

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CHANGES to the British Flat jockeys' championship will lead to the title race being less attritional, according to Professional Jockeys Association chief executive Paul Struthers as alterations were confirmed on Monday. Read More...

Struthers: Changes will make title less attritional

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CHANGES to the British Flat jockeys' championship will lead to the title race being "less attritional" according to PJA chief executive Paul Struthers as alterations were made on Monday. Read More...

World Class: Moreira’s magic mounts look good for Royal Ascot

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Brazen Beau and Able Friend recorded brilliant wins at the weekend and will take some stopping at Royal Ascot, says international ratings expert Sam Walker. Read More...

Tattersalls extends backing of Irish Guineas weekend

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TATTERSALLS will sponsor the Irish 1,000 and 2,000 Guineas for the next three years, while the Tattersalls Gold Cup - which will be run on the same May weekend as the Classics - has had its prize-money boosted by €40,000 t0 €250,000. Read More...

Johnston slams proposed changes to Flat jockeys’ title

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
LEADING trainer Mark Johnston has hit out at the proposed changes to the Flat jockeys' title, warning top riders will head overseas earlier than usual and potentially ride in Britain for only six months of the year. Read More...

Johnston slams proposed changes to Flat jockeys’ title

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
LEADING trainer Mark Johnston has hit out at the proposed changes to the Flat jockeys' title, warning top riders will head overseas earlier than usual and potentially ride in Britain for only six months of the year. Read More...

Johnston slams changes to Flat riders’ championship

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
LEADING trainer Mark Johnston has hit out at the changes to the Flat jockeys' title, warning top riders will head overseas earlier than usual and potentially ride in Britain for only six months of the year. Read More...

Nicholls salutes Denman-like Coneygree

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
PAUL NICHOLLS was unable to equal Tom Dreaper's record of five Cheltenham Gold Cup wins on Friday, but reckons Coneygree delivered a Denman-like performance in winning jump racing's most prestigious prize. Read More...

Nicholls salutes Denman-like Coneygree

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
PAUL NICHOLLS was unable to equal Tom Dreaper's record of five Cheltenham Gold Cup wins on Friday, but reckons Coneygree delivered a Denman-like performance in winning jump racing's most prestigious prize. Read More...

French Champion Hurdle plan for Hurricane Fly

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
RECORD-breaking Grade 1 winner Hurricane Fly, a fine third in last week's Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham, could step up in trip for the French equivalent at Auteuil this summer. Read More...

French Champion Hurdle aim for Hurricane Fly

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
RECORD-breaking Grade 1 winner Hurricane Fly, a fine third in last week's Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham, could step up in trip for the French equivalent at Auteuil this summer. Read More...

Australia: Flying Ryan aiming for more big-race glory

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Ryan Moore, who captured the Melbourne Cup and Cox Plate last year, will bid for another of Australia's 'grand slam' races when he rides Odyssey Moon in Saturday's A$3.5 million Tooheys New Golden Slipper Stakes. Read More...

Australia: Flying Ryan aiming for more big-race glory

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Ryan Moore, who captured the Melbourne Cup and Cox Plate last year, will bid for another of Australia's 'grand slam' races when he rides Odyssey Moon in Saturday's A$3.5 million Tooheys New Golden Slipper Stakes. Read More...

Flying Ryan aiming for more big-race glory down under

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Ryan Moore, who captured the Melbourne Cup and Cox Plate last year, will bid for another of Australia's 'grand slam' races when he rides Odyssey Moon in Saturday's A$3.5 million Tooheys New Golden Slipper Stakes. Read More...

Flat jockeys’ title set for radical shake-up

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE British Flat jockeys’ title is set for a new look, with a radical shake-up of the dates of the championship expected to be announced in the next few days. Read More...

Tom Weston ‘a lot better’ after festival fall

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
AMATEUR rider Tom Weston was on Sunday reported to be in good spirits as he recovered in hospital from two punctured lungs suffered at the Cheltenham Festival. Read More...

Vroum Vroum motors to easy Dawn Run victory

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
RUBY WALSH, Willie Mullins and owner Rich Ricci enjoyed a Cheltenham Festival to remember last week and capped a memorable few days as the teamed up again with Vroum Vroum Mag, who cantered to an effortless victory at Limerick. Read More...

Vroum Vroum motors to easy Dawn Run victory

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
RUBY WALSH, Willie Mullins and owner Rich Ricci enjoyed a Cheltenham Festival to remember last week and capped a memorable few days as the teamed up again with Vroum Vroum Mag, who cantered to an effortless victory at Limerick. Read More...

Silviniaco Conti to bid for Aintree redemption again

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SILVINIACO CONTI, who finished seventh in the Betfred Gold Cup last Friday as the heavily-backed 3-1 favourite, is likely to run again this season at Aintree, where he will bid to follow up last year's victory in the Grade 1 Betfred Bowl Chase. Read More...

USA: Pharoah on Kentucky Derby trail

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
LAST year's champion two-year-old American Pharoah (Bob Baffert/Victor Espinoza) made the perfect start to his Kentucky Derby campaign when he made light of sloppy conditions at Oaklawn to run right away from his rivals in the Rebel Stakes. Read More...

Hong Kong: Able Friend in a class of his own

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THERE were some anxious moments, but once Able Friend (John Moore/Joao Moreira) was able to get a clear run, a third consecutive Group 1 proved a formality. Read More...

Business bulletin: Power trip saves bookmakers millions

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE BETTING industry had a turbulent week at the Cheltenham Festival but it could have been a lot worse but for Annie Power's dramatic last-flight fall on the opening day. Read More...

Dettori ready to help Gosden fill Buick void

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
FRANKIE DETTORI can look forward to plenty of support from his former mentor John Gosden during the forthcoming Flat season, with the three-time champion jockey expected to help fill the void at Clarehaven Stables left by William Buick's departure. Read More...

Mullins 16-1 to win all four festival majors in 2016

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
WILLIE MULLINS could aim as many as four horses at next year's Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup as his dominance of this year's festival inspired a quote of 20-1 from Paddy Power that he becomes the first trainer to win all four 'majors'. Read More...

Mullins 20-1 to win all four festival majors in 2016

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
WILLIE MULLINS could aim as many as four horses at next year's Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup as his dominance of this year's festival inspired a quote of 20-1 from Paddy Power that he becomes the first trainer to win all four 'majors'. Read More...

Goonyella leaves rivals paddling in Midlands National

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
AFTER 13 winners at the Cheltenham Festival the Irish also claimed Saturday's feature at Uttoxeter after Goonyella left his rivals for dust to land a dramatic Midlands Grand National. Read More...

Tryster comes late to win the Winter Derby

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
GOLDOLPHIN's Tryster made it four from four on the all-weather this year, coming from off the pace to clinch the Group 3 Winter Derby in impressive fashion. Read More...

Tryster comes late to win the Winter Derby

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
GOLDOLPHIN's Tryster made it four from four on the all-weather this year, coming from off the pace to clinch the Group 3 Winter Derby in impressive fashion. Read More...

Lingfield: Tryster comes late to win the Winter Derby

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
GOLDOLPHIN's Tryster made it four from four on the all-weather this year, coming from off the pace to clinch the Group 3 Winter Derby in impressive fashion. Read More...