European Racing

Kool Kompany on top in Prix Robert Papin

Racing Post | 1 week ago
KOOL KOMPANY (Richard Hannon/Richard Hughes) took his record to five wins from six starts when registering a second successive victory at Group 2 level in the Prix Robert Papin. Read More...

Kool Kompany on top in Prix Robert Papin

Racing Post | 1 week ago
KOOL KOMPANY (Richard Hannon/Richard Hughes) took his record to five wins from six starts when registering a second successive victory at Group 2 level in the Prix Robert Papin. Read More...

France: Kool Kompany on top in Prix Robert Papin

Racing Post | 1 week ago
KOOL KOMPANY (Richard Hannon/Richard Hughes) took his record to five wins from six starts when registering a second successive victory at Group 2 level in the Prix Robert Papin. Read More...

USA: Dettori denied Diana by Somali Lemonade

Racing Post | 1 week ago
FRANKIE DETTORI was narrowly denied a first American Grade 1 since 2010 when his mount Stephanie's Kitten failed by a neck to reel in Somali Lemonade (Michael Matz/Luis Saez). Read More...

Business Bulletin: Levy Board report contains subtle warnings

Racing Post | 1 week ago
The Racing Post's industry editor Bill Barber takes a look at what has been making the news off the track. Read More...

St Leger winner Encke set for first run since drug ban

Racing Post | 1 week ago
ENCKE was sighted in public for the first time since his St Leger success of nearly two years ago when working after racing on the July course at Newmarket on Saturday. Read More...

Injury rules Tac De Boistron out until end of the season

Racing Post | 1 week ago
MARCO BOTTI will be without the services of his top stayer Tac De Boistron until the end of the season after his seven-year-old suffered a freak injury at home. Read More...

USA: Stopchargingmaria aims to add to Grade 1 tally

Racing Post | 1 week ago
IN the absence of superstar filly Untapable, who takes on the colts next weekend in the Haskell, Stopchargingmaria (Todd Pletcher/Javier Castellano) is the sole Graded-stakes winner in a field of six for the CCA Oaks. Read More...

Kingman not a certain runner at Goodwood

Racing Post | 1 week ago
KINGMAN'S participation in the Qipco Sussex Stakes for the latest 'duel on the downs' with Toronado is still a subject of discussion, revealed Teddy Grimthorpe. Read More...

Today’s racing: Carpenter seeks to build on recent successes

Racing Post | 1 week ago
ROD MILLMAN will pitch flagbearer Master Carpenter into Group 2 company in the Prix Eugene Adam (2.40), in which his opposition includes Derby sixth Western Hymn and Juddmonte International hopeful Shamkiyr. Read More...

Today’s racing: Hannon hopeful Kompany shines after sparkling work

Racing Post | 1 week ago
KOOL KOMPANY aims to follow the example of Lucky Lionel in 1995 by winning the Prix Robert Papin for the Richard Hannon stable and a sparkling piece of work on Wednesday has given connections hope. Read More...

‘It’s a great shame because it was a wonderful old yard’

Racing Post | 1 week ago
NATURE is taking it back. Weeds push through the concrete, push towards the sun. Spiders have spun their gossamer strands over every surface, a butterfly wags its wings as it perches on a blossom of the relentless invader buddleia, bird droppings speckle Read More...

Hills horse among those to test positive for morphine

Racing Post | 1 week ago
A HORSE trained by Charlie Hills is one of those involved in a cluster of positive tests for the prohibited substance morphine. Read More...

Bracelet sparkles for O’Donoghue in Irish Oaks

Racing Post | 1 week ago
COLM O'DONOGHUE captured his second Irish Classic when Royal Ascot winner Bracelet recorded a narrow victory over her Aidan O'Brien-trained stablemate Tapestry in the Darley Irish Oaks at the Curragh on Saturday. Read More...

Bracelet sparkles for O’Donoghue in Irish Oaks

Racing Post | 1 week ago
COLM O'DONOGHUE captured his second Irish Classic when Royal Ascot winner Bracelet recorded a narrow victory over her Aidan O'Brien-trained stablemate Tapestry in the Darley Irish Oaks at the Curragh on Saturday. Read More...

McCoy edges past Martin Pipe record at Market Rasen

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE phenomenal Tony McCoy reached a huge personal milestone in his incredible career when victory on It's A Gimme at Market Rasen on Saturday meant he surpassed the 4,191 winners of his friend and mentor Martin Pipe. Read More...

Tiggy Wiggy far too good in Super Sprint

Racing Post | 1 week ago
TIGGY WIGGY gave her Super Sprint rivals weight and a thrashing when recording an impressive victory in the juvenile charge at Newbury on Saturday. Read More...

Newbury: Tiggy Wiggy far too good for Super Sprint rivals

Racing Post | 1 week ago
TIGGY WIGGY gave her Super Sprint rivals weight and a thrashing when recording an impressive victory in the juvenile charge at Newbury on Saturday. Read More...

Newbury: Tiggy Wiggy far too good in Super Sprint

Racing Post | 1 week ago
TIGGY WIGGY gave her Super Sprint rivals weight and a thrashing when recording an impressive victory in the juvenile charge at Newbury on Saturday. Read More...

O’Brien’s East India on top in star Curragh maiden

Racing Post | 1 week ago
EAST INDIA added his name to an impressive bunch of horses who have won the juvenile maiden on Irish Oaks day when he recorded victory from Portage on Saturday. Read More...

Curragh: O’Brien’s East India on top in star Curragh maiden

Racing Post | 1 week ago
EAST INDIA added his name to an impressive bunch of horses who have won the juvenile maiden on Irish Oaks day when he recorded victory from Portage on Saturday. Read More...

Curragh: O’Brien’s East India on top in star maiden

Racing Post | 1 week ago
EAST INDIA added his name to an impressive bunch of horses who have won the juvenile maiden on Irish Oaks day when he recorded victory from Portage on Saturday. Read More...

Racecourses dodge the worst of the summer storms

Racing Post | 1 week ago
RACECOURSES in Britain and Ireland dodged the worst of the stormy weather on Friday night with only Lingfield receiving a significant sum of rain before racing on Saturday. Read More...

Morphine positives spark statement from feed firm

Racing Post | 1 week ago
MORPHINE could have been found in as many as 15 post-race samples from horses who have raced in Britain this summer, as a leading feed manufacturer revealed possible contamination in one of its products. Read More...

USA: Dettori rides double on first day at Saratoga

Racing Post | 1 week ago
AFTER a tortuous journey to New York, Frankie Dettori wasted little time leaving his mark on Saratoga's opening day with a double at America's most cherished venue. Read More...

USA: Future uncertain for Stevens with knee surgery needed

Racing Post | 1 week ago
GARY STEVENS, whose comeback to the saddle last year was topped with a famous win in the Breeders' Cup Classic, will require a full right knee replacement after an MRI scan showed the injury was worse than first thought. Read More...

USA: Stevens requires full knee surgery

Racing Post | 1 week ago
GARY STEVENS, whose comeback to the saddle last year was topped with a famous win in the Breeders' Cup Classic, will require a full right knee replacement after an MRI scan showed the injury was worse than first thought. Read More...

Today’s racing: Al Kazeem returns to action at Newbury

Racing Post | 1 week ago
AL KAZEEM carved out a reputation as one of the top middle-distance performers in Europe last year after firing in three consecutive Group 1 victories in the Tattersalls Gold Cup, Prince of Wales's Stakes and Eclipse. Read More...

USA: Dettori hopes Kitten can score in Grade 1

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
FRANKIE DETTORI'S short visit to Saratoga continues with seven mounts on Saturday's card, headed by Stephanie's Kitten (Chad Brown) in the feature event, the Diana Stakes. Read More...

Chepstow suffers nematode nightmare

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SIR TOM JONES, who performed after racing at Chepstow two weeks ago, might be asked to give a further rendition of his classic hit "It's Not Unusual" this week after the Welsh venue revealed on Friday they have struck another bout of turf Read More...

Chepstow suffers nematode nightmare

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SIR TOM JONES, who performed after racing at Chepstow two weeks ago, might be asked to give a further rendition of his classic hit ‘The Green, Green Grass Of Home' after the Welsh venue was struck another bout of turf trouble. Read More...

McNamara admitted to hospital with infection

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
JOHN THOMAS McNAMARA, who was paralysed in a fall at last year's Cheltenham Festival, was in the intensive care unit of Limerick Regional Hospital on Friday having been taken ill the previous day. Read More...

Injured Callan out for a month

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
NEIL CALLAN faces up to a month on the sidelines following an ankle injury suffered at Doncaster last week. Read More...

Punters target Taghrooda once more

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE wave of confidence that carried Taghrooda to long odds-on favourite for Saturday's aborted bid at the Darley Irish Oaks appeared not to be dented on Friday as she was heavily supported for he King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes. Read More...

Sponsors offering Saturday Scoop6 bonus

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
PUNTERS hoping to snag Saturday's Scoop6 will be required to wade through the form over both codes, with the bet taking in Flat action from Newbury and Newmarket, plus the Betfred-backed Summer Hurdle and Summer Plate at Market Rase Read More...

Six chances for McCoy to pass Pipe’s record

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TONY McCOY will have six chances to eclipse the tally of 4,191 career wins set by close friend and mentor Martin Pipe at Market Rasen on Saturday. Read More...

Hutchinson aiming for September return from injury

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
WAYNE HUTCHINSON is aiming to return to the saddle in September, as the jump jockey recovers from an operation on his hip. Read More...

Today’s racing: Given optimistic as Odeon hits Leger trail

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ONCE a Derby trial, James Given is hoping the Listed EBF Stallions Glasgow Stakes (8.10) can prove a testing ground for the Ladbrokes St Leger for Odeon. Read More...

Retirement on hold for Sizing Europe

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
JUMPS legend Sizing Europe, who was under consideration for retirement after an emotional success in the Boylesports.com Champion Chase at Punchestown in April, is to return to training according to connections. Read More...

Five horses test positive for morphine

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE BHA revealed on Thursday that the post-race samples of five horses have tested positive for morphine, a prohibited raceday substance, and warned there may be more to come. Read More...

Five horses test positive for morphine

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE BHA revealed on Thursday that the post-race samples of five horses have tested positive for morphine, a prohibited raceday substance, and warned there may be more to come. Read More...

Ana O’Brien handed Irish Oaks ride

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ANA O'BRIEN, daughter of all-conquering trainer Aidan and younger sister to Derby-winning rider Joseph, will break new ground on Saturday when becoming the first female jockey to ride in the Darley Irish Oaks. Read More...

Darley swoop to buy Australia’s half-brother

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
A DUBAWI half-brother to dual Derby winner Australia has been purchased by Sheikh Mohammed's Darley operation in a private sale from Stanley House Stud. Read More...

Five horses test positive for morphine

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE BHA revealed on Thursday that the post-race samples of five horses have tested positive for morphine, a prohibited raceday substance, and warned there may be more to come. Read More...

USA: Dettori set for action-packed visit

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
FRANKIE DETTORI looks set for an action-packed first visit to US racecourse Saratoga, with the world-famous jockey booked for six mounts on the opening day of the 146th summer meeting on Friday. Read More...

Ana O’Brien handed Irish Oaks ride on Beyond Brilliance

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ANA O'BRIEN, daughter of all-conquering trainer Aidan and younger sister to Derby-winning rider Joseph, will break new ground on Saturday when becoming the first female jockeys to ride in the Darley Irish Oaks. Read More...

West Brom team up with bet365

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
BET365, so closely associated with Stoke City football club, have signed a sponsorship deal with their Midlands rivals West Bromwich Albion. Read More...

Betfred stalwart Haddock named CEO

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
BETFRED are to have their first chief executive in two years with the appointment of company stalwart John Haddock to the position. Read More...

Taghrooda to miss Irish Oaks for King George

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
OAKS winner Taghrooda will miss Saturday's Darley Irish Oaks at the Curragh, for which she was the long odds-on favourite, in favour of a crack at the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes Ascot next week. Read More...

Taghrooda to miss Irish Oaks for next week’s King George

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
OAKS winner Taghrooda will miss Saturday's Darley Irish Oaks at the Curragh, for which she was the long odds-on favourite, in favour of a crack at the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes Ascot next week. Read More...