European Racing

Don Cossack: Three magic memories from the star stayer

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Brian Sheerin remembers some of the best moments in the career of Don Cossack. Read More...

Gold Cup entries dominated by Tizzard and Elliott

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE depth of talent available to Colin Tizzard and Gordon Elliott was evident on Wednesday, with the two trainers responsible for ten of the 39 entries for the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup. Read More...

Cheltenham Gold Cup entries dominated by Tizzard and Elliott

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE depth of talent available to Colin Tizzard and Gordon Elliott was evident on Wednesday, with the two trainers responsible for ten of the 39 entries for the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup. Read More...

Kempton plans ‘a terrible idea’ says Dessie’s owner

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE owner of Desert Orchid said on Wednesday that he was glad there was opposition to the proposed closure of Kempton Park, a plan he labelled "a terrible idea". Read More...

Cheltenham Gold Cup hero Don Cossack retired

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
DON COSSACK, winner of last year's Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup, has been retired. Read More...

Sherwood calls on racing community to save Kempton

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
OLIVER SHERWOOD has called on the racing community to rally together and enter into discussions with the Jockey Club to try and save Kempton. Read More...

Sherwood calls on racing to save Kempton

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
OLIVER SHERWOOD has called on the racing community to rally together and enter into discussions with the Jockey Club to try and save Kempton. Read More...

USA: Royal Ascot return a possibility for Tepin

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Tepin's trainer Mark Casse has described a return visit to Royal Ascot as "a possibility" for America's mighty mare, who stays in training for 2017 as a six-year-old. Read More...

Japan: Horse of the Year Kitasan Black to make Arc bid

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Newly-crowned JRA Horse of the Year Kitasan Black will spearhead Japan's quest to win the race that is an obsession for the nation, the Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe. Read More...

Jezki to kick off Stayers’ Hurdle prep at Navan

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Jessica Harrington has revealed that her 2013 Champion Hurdle winner Jezki will make his eagerly anticipated comeback at Navan on Saturday, January 21 as part of his preparation for the Stayers' Hurdle at Cheltenham. Read More...

USA: Breeders’ Cup ban for trainer Ellis

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Californian-based trainer Ron Ellis will be barred from having any runners at the 2017 Breeders' Cup after the disqualification of Masochistic from second place in last year's Sprint following a positive test for anabolic steroids Read More...

Henderson laments potential loss of ‘unique’ jumps track

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
NICKY HENDERSON says the thought of training without Kempton Park scares him to death and believes Sandown is not equipped to fill the void left by its intended closure. Read More...

Arkle favourite Altior entered in Champion Chase

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
NICKY HENDERSON says he is keeping his options open after handing Racing Post Arkle favourite Altior an entry in the Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase at the Cheltenham Festival. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: Three horses looking to escape the Pulled Up Club

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
WHAT have Pursuit Of Happiness, Flembrandt and Kublai got in common? You've no idea, have you? Admittedly, it is a tricky one. All three qualify for the "Pulled Up Club". Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: Who can escape the Pulled Up Club

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
WHAT have Pursuit Of Happiness, Flembrandt and Kublai got in common? You've no idea, have you? Admittedly, it is a tricky one. All three qualify for the "Pulled Up Club". Read More...

Post team prepare for Ice show next month

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE Racing Post's B2B team believes next month's Ice show is "the most significant business event of its year" and the newspaper will once again have a significant presence at London's ExCeL. Read More...

SIS annual profits fall by 22 per cent

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
PROFITS fell by 22 per cent at SIS in the year to March 31 2016 according to the company's latest annual report and financial statements lodged with Companies House over the weekend. Read More...

Usual Facebook types are out in force as ITV takes over

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THERE are few things more tedious than the annual predictions. We've been living in the future for some time now and there are not many surprises to come. Read More...

Five great horses to have lit up Kempton

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
WITH Tuesday's stunning announcement of plans by the Jockey Club to sell Kempton Park racecourse, we take a look at some of the best horses to have graced the Sunbury venue. Read More...

Six great horses to have lit up Kempton

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
WITH Tuesday's stunning announcement of plans by the Jockey Club to sell Kempton Park racecourse, we take a look at some of the best horses to have graced the Sunbury venue. Read More...

Kempton to close under shock Jockey Club plans

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
HISTORIC Kempton Park racecourse is set to be sold for housing as part of a Jockey Club plan to spend at least £500 million on British racing over the next ten years. Read More...

Chelmsford granted permission for turf track

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CHELMSFORD has been granted planning permission for a new turf track on the inside of the existing all-weather course to be included in a major new development which will also include a casino. Read More...

Chelmsford to build turf track under casino plan

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CHELMSFORD has been granted planning permission for a new turf track on the inside of the existing all-weather course to be included in a major new development which will also include a casino. Read More...

Former apprentice Laura Barry battling rare cancer

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
FORMER apprentice jockey Laura Barry has endured a challenging year after being diagnosed with cancer, but her best friend Gemma Tutty is leading a fundraising drive to aid her cause. Read More...

Kennedy feels Albert Bartlett would suit Death Duty

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TEENAGE sensation Jack Kennedy believes the stamina-sapping test of the Albert Bartlett would suit Death Duty at the Cheltenham Festival. Read More...

Done: draconian limit on machines would be damaging

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
BETFRED boss Fred Done has described the increasing pressure on gaming machines as "the biggest single threat to the future of the high street betting shop" he has known in 50 years, with disastrous repercussions for racing. Read More...

Done: draconian limit on machines would cause huge damage

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
BETFRED boss Fred Done has described the increasing pressure on gaming machines as "the biggest single threat to the future of the high street betting shop" he has known in 50 years, with disastrous repercussions for racing. Read More...

Ex-jockey surrenders to police after manhunt goes viral

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
AN EX-JOCKEY who taunted police searching for him by dressing up in a Where's Wally outfit and live streaming himself at large on social media, handed himself in on Monday. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: race conditions give an interesting spin

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
A SMALL race can be fascinating. Consider the “Hands and Heels” Apprentice Handicap at Southwell (12.45). It’s always interesting to see how effective different apprentices are when not resorting to the whip (sometimes more effective th Read More...

Injury set to rule Coneygree out of Gold Cup

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
FORMER Gold Cup winner Coneygree, who took the race as a novice in 2015, will not be entered in the race this year after connections revealed that he has not recovered sufficiently from the injuries that kept him out over Christmas. Read More...

Injury to rule Coneygree out of Gold Cup

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
FORMER Gold Cup winner Coneygree, who took the race as a novice in 2015, will not be entered in the race this year after connections revealed that he has not recovered sufficiently from the injuries that kept him out over Christmas. Read More...

Power defends handling of Dundalk non-runner case

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
PADDY POWER has defended his firm's handling of the controversial non-runner case at Dundalk on Friday that threw fuel on the fire of claims of rule 4 manipulation by bookmakers, a fire that was already smouldering in the wake of the Cockney Wren ca Read More...

Arrogate steps up Pegasus prep with Santa Anita gallop

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
BREEDERS' CUP CLASSIC winner Arrogate stepped up his preparation for the Pegasus World Cup, and a mouth-watering rematch with California Chrome, with a racecourse gallop at Santa Anita on Sunday. Read More...

USA: Arrogate steps up Pegasus prep with workout

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
BREEDERS' CUP CLASSIC winner Arrogate stepped up his preparation for the Pegasus World Cup, and a mouthwatering rematch with California Chrome, with a racecourse workout at Santa Anita on Sunday. Read More...

Arrogate steps up Pegasus World Cup prep with workout

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
BREEDERS' CUP CLASSIC winner Arrogate stepped up his preparation for the Pegasus World Cup, and a mouthwatering rematch with California Chrome, with a racecourse workout at Santa Anita on Sunday. Read More...

Gunman takes punters hostage in Coral betting shop

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
FOUR people were taken hostage by a gunman in a Coral bookmakers in Jarrow on Sunday evening. Read More...

Monday pictures blackout in Ladbrokes, Betfred and Coral

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
PUNTERS visiting Coral, Ladbrokes and Betfred shops on Monday will not be able to enjoy any live racing from Britain as the dispute over media rights between the bookmakers and The Racing Partnership rumbles on. Read More...

Monday pictures blackout in Betfred, Ladbrokes and Coral

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
PUNTERS visiting Coral, Ladbrokes and Betfred shops on Monday will not be able to enjoy any live racing from Britain as the dispute over media rights between the bookmakers and The Racing Partnership rumbles on. Read More...

Injured Missy Tata ruled out for the season by owner

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
MISSY TATA, as short as 10-1 in places for the OLBG Mares' Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival, is not expected to run again this season after suffering a suspensory injury. Read More...

Hills announce 2016 operating profit of 260 million

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
WILLIAM HILL on Monday announced a full-year operating of c£260 million for 2016. Read More...

Bradstock casts doubt on Coneygree Gold Cup run

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE prospect of 2015 Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Coneygree lining up at the festival this year looked remote on Sunday night with connections seriously questioning whether they will have the ten-year-old ready in time. Read More...

Retirement not on the table for evergreen Pete The Feat

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
VETERANS' champion Pete The Feat will not be putting his feet up after recording a career-highlight victory at Sandown on Saturday, but will instead try to defend his title as a 14-year-old. Read More...

Retirement not on table for evergreen Pete The Feat

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
VETERANS' champion Pete The Feat will not be putting his feet up after recording a career-highlight victory at Sandown on Saturday, but will instead try to defend his title as a 14-year-old. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: Punters get off lightly with rule 4s

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE expression, "you don't know you're born" has gone out of fashion but it sprang to mind during the recent case involving a Rule 4 deduction in respect of non-runner Cockney Wren at Cheltenham on New Year's Day. Read More...

The Road to Cheltenham: Tizzard shows off a pair of Festival contenders

Betfair's Follow The Money team keep us up to speed with all the Festival betting moves in their latest edition of the Road to Cheltenham column... Read More...

Death Duty grinds out Grade 1 after Augusta fall

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
DEATH DUTY galloped his way to a wide-margin win as the 5-6 favourite but the battle he looked set to have with second favourite Augusta Kate evaporated when the mare took a crashing fall at the final hurdle. Read More...

Death Duty grinds out Grade 1 after Augusta Kate falls

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
DEATH DUTY galloped his way to a wide-margin win as the 5-6 favourite but the battle he looked set to have with second favourite Augusta Kate evaporated when the mare took a crashing fall at the final hurdle. Read More...

Stolen gun of ex jockey used to kill Jo Cox

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE gun used by Thomas Mair to kill MP Jo Cox had been stolen from a former jockey. Read More...

Not a happy Christmas for bookmakers

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
FOOTBALL results went the way of the punter over Christmas and analysts believe that will be reflected in bookmaker financial figures for 2016. Read More...

Tizzard hails Cheltenham Festival dark horse Alary

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
COLIN TIZZARD on Saturday said it was hard to know who could beat Thistlecrack at his King George-winning best, but revealed that Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup dark horse Alary is "bloody good" from what he had seen at home. Read More...