European Racing

Palmer: Galileo Gold looks bigger and better

Racing Post | 1 week ago
GALILEO GOLD could be even better at the Curragh on Saturday than when winning the 2,000 Guineas at Newmarket, trainer Hugo Palmer has warned his rivals. Read More...

Champion Don Cossack on track to defend title

Racing Post | 1 week ago
DON COSSACK was on Wednesday named champion jumps horse for the second successive season and his prospects of taking the title three years in a row have been unexpectedly boosted. Read More...

Minding could miss Irish Guineas and go straight to Oaks

Racing Post | 1 week ago
BRILLIANT 1,000 Guineas winner Minding could head straight for the Investec Oaks despite still being among the possible runners for this Sunday's Tattersalls Irish 1,000 Guineas, trainer Aidan O'Brien indicated on Tuesday. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: tracking a future star at Kempton

Racing Post | 1 week ago
There's some jolly interesting racing today - or it might be tomorrow, depending on when you read this. One of my Horse Tracker horses is running. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: Tracking a future star?

Racing Post | 1 week ago
There's some jolly interesting racing today - or it might be tomorrow, depending on when you read this. One of my Horse Tracker horses is running. Read More...

BHA and Racing Welfare sign Mental Health Charter

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE racing industry on Tuesday outlined its commitment to supporting the mental health of participants as the British Horseracing Authority and Racing Welfare became signatories to the Mental Health Charter for Sport and Recreation. Read More...

USA: Borell has horses removed from training centre

Racing Post | 1 week ago
AMERICAN trainer Maria Borell has been dealt another hammerblow after the training centre in which she was based called owners and had them remove horses. Read More...

Thumbs up as Newcastle begins all-weather era

Racing Post | 1 week ago
TAP THE HONEY, ridden by Joey Haynes and trained by Karl Burke, became the first ever winner on Newcastle's brand new Tapeta track as the course welcomed in a new era of all-weather racing in the North-East. Read More...

Racing Rogues: Moonax marched to the beat of his own drum

Racing Post | 1 week ago
In the second part of our week-long series on racing's equine characters, we recall the talented but temperamental Moonax. Read More...

Racing Rogues: Moonax marched to his own beat

Racing Post | 1 week ago
In the second part of our week-long series on racing's equine characters, we recall the talented but temperamental Moonax. Read More...

Midterm found to be lame after Dante disappointment

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
MIDTERM, who was favourite for the Investec Derby before running below expectations in the Dante last week at York when fifth, has subsequently been found to be lame. Read More...

Lame Midterm in race to be fit for Derby at Epsom

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
MIDTERM, who was favourite for the Investec Derby before running below expectations in the Dante last week at York when fifth, has subsequently been found to be lame. Read More...

Lame Midterm in race to be fit for Derby

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
MIDTERM, who was favourite for the Investec Derby before running below expectations in the Dante last week at York when fifth, has subsequently been found to be lame. Read More...

Erysimum out to prove maiden win was no fluke

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SEVENTEEN lengths is a long winning margin in a 3m handicap chase, never mind a 7f maiden on the Flat - but that is how far Erysimum scored by at Sligo on the first day of this month, and she is out to follow up at Killarney this evening. Read More...

Erysimum out to show maiden win was no fluke

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SEVENTEEN lengths is a long winning margin in a 3m handicap chase, never mind a 7f maiden on the Flat - but that is how far Erysimum scored by at Sligo on the first day of this month, and she is out to follow up at Killarney this evening. Read More...

Rejected apprentice has point to prove to BHA on debut

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
A 24-year-old initially rejected for a jockeys' licence because she was told she was too old will achieve what had looked impossible as she has her first ride at Lingfield today. Read More...

Clever Cookie camp to make late Gold Cup decision

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
PETER NIVEN will leave a decision on Clever Cookie's participation in the Ascot Gold Cup as late as he possibly can and only run him if the ground is suitable. Read More...

Leicester empty as locals flock to Champions parade

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THERE were no queues at the bar at Leicester on Monday night where the attendance was a fraction of what the course would normally expect for an early summer evening fixture, as the meeting coincided with Leicester City's champions parade. Read More...

So Mi Dar ruled out of the Investec Oaks

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
JOHN GOSDEN has tonight ruled out Investec Oaks second favourite So Mi Dar from the Epsom Classic with the three-year-old found to be lame this morning. Read More...

So Mi Dar ruled out of the Investec Oaks

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SO MI DAR, who had been second favourite for the Investec Oaks in what was set to be a mouthwatering clash with the brilliant 1,000 Guineas winner Minding, will miss the Epsom showpiece after pulling out lame on Monday morning. Read More...

Newcastle prepares for new all-weather dawn on Tuesday

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
A NEW era dawns on Tuesday when Newcastle stages an eight-race Flat card on its new Tapeta surface just two and a half years after plans for an all-weather circuit were first unveiled. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: All-weather at Newcastle? What would Aunt Beth say

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
WHO'D have thought it? Newcastle an all-weather track, Flat racing at Wetherby, over a third of this year's Flat meetings on non-turf surfaces. As my Aunt Beth would have said if she hadn't died, "What is the world coming to?" Read More...

Germany: Moore makes all to land Guineas on Knife

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
RYAN MOORE confirmed his reputation as the world's top big-race jockey with victory on Marco Botti's Knife Edge in the German 2,000 Guineas at Cologne on Monday, following his success at Deauville on Sunday in the French equivalent. Read More...

Goldream ‘going like a rocket’ in Temple Stakes prep

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
IT MAY have been a winter of discontent for Goldream in Dubai, but last year's King's Stand and Abbaye winner is now "going like a rocket", according to trainer Robert Cowell, and is set to be unleashed in Saturday's Group 2 Temp Read More...

Racing Rogues: Mad Moose chilled out but not totally reformed

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
In the first of a week-long series on racing's equine characters, we look at Mad Moose and what life now holds. Read More...

Mottershead: PJA works well for riders and wider sport

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE BHA will start this week having ended the last one in a state of deep embarrassment. For the Professional Jockeys Association the situation is somewhat different. Read More...

De Sousa thinks Nemoralia will be tough to stop

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
REIGNING champion jockey Silvestre de Sousa thinks Nemoralia will be impossible to stop in the Coronation Stakes at Royal Ascot having witnessed her electric turn of foot up close last week. Read More...

Chesham the plan for Frankel son Cunco

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE success of Cunco, Frankel's first runner as a stallion at Newbury last Friday, has been hailed as great for racing by many of those involved with the 14-time unbeaten champion. Read More...

Chesham the plan for Frankel son Cunco after debut win

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE success of Cunco, Frankel's first runner as a stallion at Newbury last Friday, has been hailed as great for racing by many of those involved with the 14-time unbeaten champion. Read More...

World Class: The Gurkha can prove Derby ace for O’Brien

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Sam Walker looks back on the Classic action in France and thinks The Gurkha can go all the way at Epsom Read More...

Germany: Knife Edge bids to emulate Excelebration

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Marco Botti´s Knife Edge (Ryan Moore) attempts at Cologne on Monday to become the eighth British-trained winner of the Mehl-Mülhens-Rennen (German 2,000 Guineas) this century. Read More...

BHA tight-lipped as criticism grows over case

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE BHA was on Sunday standing firm in the face of fierce criticism over its handling of the Jim Best inquiry as it declined to disclose any information about its client relationship with disciplinary panel chairman Matthew Lohn. Read More...

BHA tight-lipped as criticism grows over Best case

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE BHA was on Sunday standing firm in the face of fierce criticism over its handling of the Jim Best inquiry as it declined to disclose any information about its client relationship with disciplinary panel chairman Matthew Lohn. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: Taking joy in victory for the unknowns

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
EVEN with cameras everywhere, who are they, what do they look like, what are they like? Are they charming or the opposite? Read More...

The Derby: Who runs? Who doesn’t? And who wins?

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE DERBY is less than three weeks away but one significant question remains: who exactly is going to line up in the world's most prestigious Flat race? Read More...

The Gurkha slashed for Derby after Poulains demolition

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ONLY 28 days after winning a Navan maiden on his second start, The Gurkha streaked away to score a dominant Classic success for Aidan O'Brien and Ryan Moore. Read More...

The Gurkha slashed for Derby after Poulains demolition

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ONLY 28 days after winning a Navan maiden on his second start, The Gurkha streaked away to score a dominant Classic success for Aidan O'Brien and Ryan Moore. Read More...

France: La Cressonniere denies Nathra in Pouliches

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
LA CRESSONNIERE maintained her unbeaten record and held off the late charge of the John Gosden-trained Nathra to take Classic honours. Read More...

La Cressonniere denies Nathra to land Pouliches

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
LA CRESSONNIERE maintained her unbeaten record and held off the late charge of the John Gosden-trained Nathra to take Classic honours. Read More...

La Cressonniere denies Nathra to land Pouliches prize

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
LA CRESSONNIERE maintained her unbeaten record and held off the late charge of the John Gosden-trained Nathra to take Classic honours. Read More...

France: La Cressonniere denies Nathra in Pouliches

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
LA CRESSONNIERE maintained her unbeaten record and held off the late charge of the John Gosden-trained Nathra to take Classic honours. Read More...

Japan: Straight Girl back in style for repeat Victoria Mile win

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
STRAIGHT GIRL (Hideaki Fujiwara/Keita Tosaki) upset market predictions as she coasted to a comfortable success in the Victoria Mile, thereby repeating her success of 12 months earlier. Read More...

Zarak puts unbeaten record on the line in Poulains

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ZARAK carries more than just Christophe Soumillon on to the Deauville straight, with a genetic inheritance and two racecourse appearances suggesting Alain de Royer-Dupre may a colt with a decent share of the talent possessed by his mother Zarkava. Read More...

France: Zarak puts unbeaten record on the line in Poulains

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ZARAK carries more than just Christophe Soumillon on to the Deauville straight, with a genetic inheritance and two racecourse appearances suggesting Alain de Royer-Dupre may a colt with a decent share of the talent possessed by his mother Zarkava. Read More...

Business Bulletin: Falling revenues hit William Hill

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE problems experienced by William Hill's online division continue as the bookmaker revealed falling revenue in a trading update last Wednesday Read More...

USA: Acapulco warms up for Royal Ascot with easy win

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ROYAL ASCOT winner Acapulco (Wesley Ward/Robby Albarado) warmed up for a return visit to the royal meeting next month with a comfortable victory in this minor stakes race at Churchill Downs on Saturday. Read More...

USA: Mullins pair beaten by Rawnaq and Doyle

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Willie Mullins was unable to plunder the Grade 1 Calvin Houghland Iroquois Hurdle at Percy Warner Park in Nashville, Tennessee, but there was a strong Irish influence, with the winner, Rawnaq, formerly trained in Ireland. Read More...

Solicitor Mac Neice labels BHA ‘utter shambles’

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE BHA was on Saturday night described as "an utter shambles" as it emerged that concerns about Matthew Lohn's suitability to chair BHA disciplinary hearings were first raised more than a year before the Jim Best inquiry. Read More...

France: Alice Springs aims for slice of glory in Pouliches

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
MINDING may be the golden girl at Ballydoyle, but there will be a special place reserved for Alice Springs if she is able to provide her trainer Aidan O'Brien with a first win in the Poule d'Essai des Pouliches on Sunday. Read More...

Alice Springs aims for her slice of glory in Pouliches

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
MINDING may be the golden girl at Ballydoyle, but there will be a special place reserved for Alice Springs if she is able to provide her trainer Aidan O'Brien with a first win in the Poule d'Essai des Pouliches on Sunday. Read More...