European Racing

Champions Stakes could switch to inner course to avoid soft ground

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE Qipco Champion Stakes, highlight of Britain's Flat season finale at Ascot, could be run on a newly demarcated inner course in a bid to avoid running the race on soft ground. Read More...

Champions Stakes could switch to fast ground inner course

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE Qipco Champion Stakes, highlight of Britain's Flat season finale at Ascot, could be run on a newly demarcated inner course in a bid to avoid running the race on soft ground. Read More...

Champion Stakes could switch to fast ground inner course

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE Qipco Champion Stakes, highlight of Britain's Flat season finale at Ascot, could be run on a newly demarcated inner course in a bid to avoid running the race on soft ground. Read More...

Even Song heads Irish Oaks declarations

Racing Post | 1 week ago
EVEN SONG, winner of the Ribblesdale Stakes at Royal Ascot last month, heads up a team of four Aidan O'Brien-trained fillies for the Darley Irish Oaks on Saturday when the Ballydoyle trainer will be bidding to win the Classic for the fifth time. Read More...

Dunlop hoping for better luck with Red Verdon in Paris

Racing Post | 1 week ago
WITH no French-trained challenger sent to the Curragh last month, this Bastille Day feature provides a first chance to measure the strength of the Anglo-Irish Derby form of Harzand against that of the Prix du Jockey Club. Read More...

De Sousa back with a bang after 12-day ban

Racing Post | 1 week ago
SILVESTRE DE SOUSA returns to action on Thursday following a 12-day suspension with a double stint at Leicester and Epsom and is "mad-keen" to retain his jockeys' title. Read More...

De Sousa back with a bang after 12-day suspension

Racing Post | 1 week ago
SILVESTRE DE SOUSA returns to action on Thursday following a 12-day suspension with a double stint at Leicester and Epsom and is "mad-keen" to retain his jockeys' title. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: British trainers have let us down

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
It's a terrible thing when you have to apologise for your own countrymen but British trainers have let us down badly. They've let themselves down, let their owners down, let the sport down and let their country down. Read More...

Racing has an ally in Number 10 through Theresa May

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SHOULD Theresa May and the Queen tire of discussing matters of state at their weekly meetings they can always turn to talk of the turf, as the new prime minister, in common with the monarch, has enjoyed victory as a racehorse owner. Read More...

Royal Ascot winner Primitivo sold to Hong Kong

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
HONG KONG has acquired another Royal Ascot winner as news broke on Wednesday that Primitivo has been sold to continue his racing career abroad. Read More...

Track repairs forces Ayr to cancel sprint races

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THERE will be no sprint races at next week's fixture at Ayr as remedial work needs to be undertaken to the sprint course. Read More...

Track repairs forces Ayr to cancel sprint races on Monday

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THERE will be no sprint races at next week's fixture at Ayr as remedial work needs to be undertaken to the sprint course. Read More...

Catterick: Long odds-on Frankel filly Queen Kindly wins

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
FRANKEL filly Queen Kindly cruised to victory in the opening race at Catterick - at odds of 1-16 - to give her sire an eighth winner from 14 runs. Read More...

Frankel filly Queen Kindly delivers at a price of 1-16

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
FRANKEL filly Queen Kindly cruised to victory in the opening race at Catterick - at odds of 1-16 - to give her sire an eighth winner from 14 runs. Read More...

Long odds-on Frankel filly Queen Kindly wins at Catterick

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
FRANKEL filly Queen Kindly cruised to victory in the opening race at Catterick - at odds of 1-16 - to give her sire an eighth winner from 14 runs. Read More...

Catterick: Long odds-on Frankel filly Queen Kindly wins easily

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
FRANKEL filly Queen Kindly cruised to victory in the opening race at Catterick - at odds of 1-16 - to give her sire an eighth winner from 14 runs. Read More...

Summer Stakes winner Ridge Ranger set for Goodwood task

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
RIDGE RANGER, who made-all to win the Group 3 Summer Stakes at York on July 8, looks set to stay over six furlongs and be turned out for a tilt at the Stewards' Cup at Goodwood on July 30, according to her trainer Eric Alston. Read More...

Summer Stakes winner Ridge Ranger set for Goodwood

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
RIDGE RANGER, who made-all to win the Group 3 Summer Stakes at York on July 8, looks set to stay over six furlongs and be turned out for a tilt at the Stewards' Cup at Goodwood on July 30, according to her trainer Eric Alston. Read More...

Palmer relishing defence of his Irish Oaks crown

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
HUGO PALMER is looking forward to Architecture's rematch with her Ribblesdale Stakes conqueror Even Song in Saturday's Darley Irish Oaks at the Curragh. Read More...

Australia: Weir sets new training record with 335th winner

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
DARREN WEIR has set a new Australasian training record for the most winners in a season as Gun Case on Wednesday became his 335th winner of the year. Read More...

Catlin retires to join Godolphin as work rider

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
FORMER champion apprentice Chris Catlin has joined the growing list of jockeys to have retired this year after handing in his licence to join Godolphin as a work-rider. Read More...

Bookmakers deride Johnston’s views on betting coverage

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
BOOKMAKERS on Tuesday reacted with disdain to trainer Mark Johnston's suggestion that ITV should get rid of all coverage of betting when it takes over the terrestrial racing reins from Channel 4 in 2017. Read More...

Martin fined for running and riding of Pyromaniac

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
PYROMANIAC was banned from racing for 42 days and trainer Tony Martin fined €2,000 as the Killarney stewards took a dim view of the six-year-old's run at Killarney on Tuesday evening. Read More...

Hayley Turner back in the saddle on Friday

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
BRITAIN'S most successful female jockey Hayley Turner will return to action this Friday, it was revealed on Tuesday. Read More...

Cash in dormant accounts should be used elsewhere

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CASH from dormant betting accounts should be used to fund treatment of problem gamblers, MPs heard in a debate last week. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: ‘Well done, Misha. I salute you and your mother’

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ON A freezing Monday in February 1986, Misha Voikhansky walked onto the Riverside Terrace outside the National Theatre in London and began to read a list of names. After each name a red carnation was thrown into the nearby courtyard. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: ‘I salute you and your mother’

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ON A freezing Monday in February 1986, Misha Voikhansky walked onto the Riverside Terrace outside the National Theatre in London and began to read a list of names. After each name a red carnation was thrown into the nearby courtyard. Read More...

Woolfall Treasure groom remembers her ‘favourite’

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
WOOLFALL TREASURE'S stable groom during his racing career on Tuesday paid tribute to "my favourite" - following the grey's shocking killing at his retirement home. Read More...

David Baxter: Four two-year-olds it will pay to follow

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE July festival at Newmarket had some good juvenile races, and Mehmas once again demonstrated he is one of this year's leading two-year-olds in the July Stakes. Read More...

Teenage kicks for Coward´s ex-Ascot hero and pointer

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
NINE years ago, Pevensey was trained by John Quinn and won the Duke of Edinburgh Handicap at Royal Ascot under Graham Gibbons off a mark of 90. Today he lines up in a lady riders' handicap for Jacqueline Coward as a 14-year-old rated 60. Read More...

Ajman Princess supplemented for Irish Oaks

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
RIBBLESDALE STAKES runner-up Ajman Princess has been supplemented to the Darley Irish Oaks field, at a cost of €40,000 (£33,768). Read More...

Johnston to ITV: drop all betting coverage

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CLASSIC-winning trainer Mark Johnston has highlighted the huge gulf in opinions facing ITV when it takes over coverage of British racing next year by urging the broadcaster to "get rid of all coverage of betting". Read More...

Royal Ascot winner Defrocked sold to Hong Kong

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
BRITANNIA STAKES winner Defrocked will continue his racing career in Hong Kong after joint-owner Michael Buckley confirmed his sale on Tuesday. Read More...

Johnston gives Lumiere Deauville Group 1 target

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
MARK JOHNSTON on Monday nominated the Prix Rothschild at Deauville on July 31 as the likely next target for back-to-form filly Lumiere. Read More...

Santa Anita the target for July Cup hero Limato

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
HENRY CANDY has never had runner at the Breeders' Cup but that could all change on November 5 after he pointed his July Cup winner Limato towards Santa Anita. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: A remarkable race for a remarkable woman

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Tucked away quietly at the end of Beverley's card (6.05) is the 25th running of the race that has borne Dorothy Laird's name since it was first run to celebrate her 80th birthday, in 1992. Read More...

York likely for Massaat as Burrow’s lowers his sights

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
MASSAAT will have his sights lowered for his next start with the Sky Bet York Stakes or Rose of Lancaster Stakes at Haydock set to be his next outing after two Classic runs this season. Read More...

Police hunt killer of ex-racehorse Woolfall Treasure

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
POLICE are investigating the shocking killing of Woolfall Treasure, a former dual-purpose performer for Gary Moore, in a field at the grey's retirement home. Read More...

Marois and Moulin in mix but no Sussex Stakes for Stormy

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
STORMY ANTARCTIC has been given the Prix Jacques le Marois as his main target by trainer Ed Walker after the three-year-old bounced back to form to finish second in the Prix Jean Prat on Sunday. Read More...

World Class: Deauville win shines light on performance gap

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Sam Walker looks at the difference between pay and performance in light of Deauville's win in the ultra-valuable Belmont Derby Invitational Read More...

World Class: Deauville win shines light on pay gap

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Sam Walker looks at the difference between pay and performance in light of Deauville's win in the ultra-valuable Belmont Derby Invitational Read More...

Free Zone ‘a free horse’ for Osborne after surprise win

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
JAMIE OSBORNE has done more than his share of horse trading over the years, but he has seldom had more fun at it than when turning a quick profit on comfortable Hamilton winner Free Zone at the weekend. Read More...

Free Zone ‘a free horse’ for Osborne after win

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
JAMIE OSBORNE has done more than his share of horse trading over the years, but he has seldom had more fun at it than when turning a quick profit on comfortable Hamilton winner Free Zone at the weekend. Read More...

Cheveley Park on Lady Aurelia’s agenda after Morny

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
BRITISH racegoers could get a second glimpse of stunning seven-length Queen Mary Stakes winner Lady Aurelia after Wesley Ward revealed on Sunday that the Cheveley Park Stakes at Newmarket is on the agenda. Read More...

Hills targets Santa Anita trip with Magical Memory

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CHARLIE HILLS is eyeing a trip to Santa Anita for the Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint with Magical Memory, who did not enjoy the best of luck when seventh of 18 behind Limato in Saturday's July Cup at Newmarket. Read More...

Hamburg: Tylicki denied as Isfahan lands German Derby

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
IN WHAT must rank as one of the most exciting finishes ever witnessed in a German Derby, Isfahan held on by a head and a neck from the fast-finishing Savoir Vivre - the mount of Freddy Tylicki - and Dschingis Secret in the 147th running of the Classic at Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: Let’s raise a glass to Gladys Cooper

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
NEVER let it be said that Wolverhampton lacks excitement. Not after the At The Races Sky 415 Handicap (Class 6) at 8.40, starring Gladys Cooper. Read More...

Zelzal dazzles in Prix Jean Prat triumph

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE home nation celebrated victory in the Group 1 Prix Jean Prat ahead of the Euro 2016 final this evening with Jean-Claude Rouget's Zelzal landing a first success at the highest level. Read More...

Zelzal dazzles in Prix Jean Prat triumph from Antarctic

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE home nation celebrated victory in the Group 1 Prix Jean Prat ahead of the Euro 2016 final this evening with Jean-Claude Rouget's Zelzal landing a first success at the highest level. Read More...