European Racing

France: Avenir Certain gears up for Arc bid at Deauville

Racing Post | 1 week ago
WHILE a strong challenge arrives from Britain and Ireland, all eyes will be on the unbeaten Avenir Certain ahead of what could be a pivotal week for the fillies being aimed at the Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe. Read More...

Al Kazeem still short of peak fitness – Charlton

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THREE-time Group 1-winner Al Kazeem is still short of peak fitness as he prepares to make his second start since returning from stud, where he proved to be subfertile, his trainer Roger Charlton has warned. Read More...

Havana Cooler not certain to make Ebor cut

Racing Post | 1 week ago
CONNECTIONS of Havana Cooler will face an anxious wait this week to see if the leading Betfred Ebor fancy will make the cut for Saturday's race. Read More...

O’Brien admits to Australia fitness worries

Racing Post | 1 week ago
AIDAN O'BRIEN has admitted to concerns over whether Juddmonte International favourite Australia will be fully tuned up for Wednesday's Group 1, as the colt returns to action following a near eight-week absence. Read More...

World Class: True ability of brilliant Kingman remains hidden

Racing Post | 1 week ago
International ratings expert Sam Walker assesses Kingman's win in the Prix Jacques Le Marois and reflects on top racing from the US over the weekend Read More...

Hughes booked for Grey Gatsby in International

Racing Post | 1 week ago
CHAMPION jockey Richard Hughes has been selected to partner The Grey Gatsby in the Juddmonte International Stakes at York on Wednesday as six runners were declared for the Group 1. Read More...

Hughes booked for Grey Gatsby in International

Racing Post | 1 week ago
CHAMPION jockey Richard Hughes has been selected to partner The Grey Gatsby in the Juddmonte International Stakes at York on Wednesday as six runners were declared for the Group 1. Read More...

Second favourite Elite Army out of Ladbrokes St Leger

Racing Post | 1 week ago
LADBROKES St Leger second favourite Elite Army has been ruled out of the season's final Classic with trainer Saeed Bin Suroor feeling his Royal Ascot winner needs more time to recover after a mid-season injury hold up. Read More...

Today’s racing: Draw the major issue for Weld´s Rocked

Racing Post | 1 week ago
HALF of the field for the 7f handicap at Roscommon (5.40) saw action at the Galway festival but Surreal was the only one of the seven to score at Ballybrit. Read More...

Tax Free to sign off back at Thirsk with 95th start

Racing Post | 1 week ago
AN ERA comes to an end at Thirsk on Monday as veteran sprinter Tax Free goes back to where it all began to line up for his 95th and probably final start for Team Nicholls. Read More...

USA: Main Sequence lands Grade 1 Sword Dancer

Racing Post | 1 week ago
MAIN SEQUENCE (Graham Motion/Rajiv Maragh) made it two Grade 1 wins in two starts in the US but did not make things easy for himself with a slow start almost costing him victory. Read More...

O’Brien set to ride Australia in York’s International Stakes

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
JOSEPH O'BRIEN will maintain his partnership with Australia in the Group 1 Juddmonte International Stakes at York on Wednesday. Read More...

Brilliant Kingman triumphs in Deauville

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
KINGMAN continued his reign at the top of the European miling division with a comfortable victory in the Prix Jacques Le Marois. Read More...

France: Brilliant Kingman triumphs in Deauville

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
KINGMAN continued his reign at the top of the European miling division with a comfortable victory in the Prix Jacques Le Marois. Read More...

France: Brilliant Kingman wins Jacques le Marois

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
KINGMAN continued his reign at the top of the European miling division with a comfortable victory in the Prix Jacques Le Marois. Read More...

France: Impressive Zarshana triumphs in Deauville

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ZARSHANA came from off the pace to win the Prix Minerve under a confident ride from Christophe Soumillon as the John Gosden-trained Criteria fared best of the British performers in fourth. Read More...

Impressive Zarshana wins the Prix Miverve

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ZARSHANA came from off the pace to win the Prix Minerve under a confident ride from Christophe Soumillon as the John Gosden-trained Criteria fared best of the British performers in fourth. Read More...

France: Impressive Zarshana wins the Prix Miverve

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ZARSHANA came from off the pace to win the Prix Minerve under a confident ride from Christophe Soumillon as the John Gosden-trained Criteria fared best of the British performers in fourth. Read More...

France: Impressive Zarshana wins the Prix Minerve

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ZARSHANA came from off the pace to win the Prix Minerve under a confident ride from Christophe Soumillon as the John Gosden-trained Criteria fared best of the British performers in fourth. Read More...

France: Impressive Zarshana wins in Deauville

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ZARSHANA came from off the pace to win the Prix Minerve under a confident ride from Christophe Soumillon as the John Gosden-trained Criteria fared best of the British performers in fourth. Read More...

Karen Kenny: surgery not required after fall

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Karen Kenny will not need surgery on the brain haemorrhage she suffered from a fall on Our Pearl in the opening maiden at Tramore on Saturday, Turf Club medical officer Dr Adrian McGoldrick has revealed. Read More...

Kingman confirmed to run in Prix Jacques Le Marois

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
KINGMAN has been confirmed as a runner in the Group 1 Prix Jacques Le Marois at Deauville on Sunday after connections declared themselves happy with the ground at Deauville. Read More...

Ebor memories from racing legends

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
"I’ve got bad memories – Silken Knot nearly killed me when she fell in the Yorkshire Oaks – and memories of almost being arrested in the weighing room." Read More...

Boost for Kingman as Deauville misses overnight rain

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE going at Deauville has been changed to soft from very soft after no rain fell overnight at the track increasing the prospects of Kingman lining up in the Group 1 Prix Jacques Le Marois on Sunday. Read More...

Today’s racing: Oldroyd feels penalty will not stop Ladies

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
LADIES ARE FOREVER bids to enhance her reputation as one of the most popular mares in the north as she attempts to concede a 7lb Group 3 penalty to her rivals when dropping back to Listed level for the feature on the card at Pontefract (3.45). Read More...

Morrison has Daisy primed for bold show in Prix Minerve

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
MARSH DAISY and Honor Bound were unable to make a major impression in the Oaks, finishing 13th and 16th behind Taghrooda, but they seek compensation in the Group 3 Prix Minerve on Sunday. Read More...

France: Morrison has Daisy primed for bold show

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
MARSH DAISY and Honor Bound were unable to make a major impression in the Oaks, finishing 13th and 16th behind Taghrooda, but they seek compensation in the Group 3 Prix Minerve on Sunday. Read More...

USA: Arlington shock as Hardest Core claims Million

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE 32nd running of the Arlington Million produced a shock result as unheralded Hardest Core (Eddie Graham/Eriluis Vaz) outfinished Ballydoyle's Breeders' Cup Turf winner Magician inside the final furlong. Read More...

USA: Stopchargingmaria takes Alabama

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
EVEN-MONEY favourite Stopchargingmaria (Todd Pletcher/John Velazquez) completed a Graded-stakes hat-trick with a workmanlike performance in the Alabama Stakes at Saratoga Read More...

USA: Chicago double for Moore on Euro Charline and Adelaide

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
RYAN MOORE played a starring role with a Grade 1 double on Euro Charline and Adelaide as European horses struck gold on the Arlington Million undercard in the Beverly D and Secretariat Stakes Read More...

USA: Chicago double for Moore on Charline and Adelaide

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
RYAN MOORE played a starring role with a Grade 1 double on Euro Charline and Adelaide as European horses struck gold on the Arlington Million undercard in the Beverly D and Secretariat Stakes Read More...

USA: Chicago double for Moore on Euro and Adelaide

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
RYAN MOORE played a starring role with a Grade 1 double on Euro Charline and Adelaide as European horses struck gold on the Arlington Million undercard in the Beverly D and Secretariat Stakes Read More...

Karen Kenny ‘far more stable’ after being airlifted to hospital

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
RIDER Karen Kenny was airlifted to Cork University Hospital with a head injury after a dramatic incident which marred the opening maiden at Tramore. Read More...

Karen Kenny airlifted to hospital for brain scan

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
RIDER Karen Kenny was due to undergo a brain scan after being airlifted to hospital following the second of two dramatic incidents which marred the opening maiden on day three of the Tramore festival. Read More...

Kingman camp hoping Deauville misses more rain

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
JOHN GOSDEN is hoping conditions at Deauville do not deteriorate too much further as he looks to give Kingman his sixth start of the season in the Group 1 Prix du Haras de Fresnay-le-Buffard - Jacques Le Marois. Read More...

Testing ground to Cocktail Queen’s taste

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE unseasonal weather may be causing all manner of consternation among a variety of trainers, notably Andre Fabre and John Gosden, but Myriam Bollack-Badel and owner Jeff Smith did not mind a bit. Read More...

Newbury: Breton battles to get the better of Gregorian

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
AFTER seven furlongs of Newbury turf it took a photo-finish to separate Breton Rock and the 13-8 favourite Gregorian, with the judge giving the verdict to the David Simcock-trained 3-1 shot. Read More...

Breton Rock battles to get the better of Gregorian

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
AFTER seven furlongs of Newbury turf it took a photo-finish to separate Breton Rock and the 13-8 favourite Gregorian, with the judge giving the verdict to the David Simcock-trained 3-1 shot. Read More...

Breton Rock battles to get the better of Gregorian

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
AFTER seven furlongs of Newbury turf it took a photo-finish to separate Breton Rock and the 13-8 favourite Gregorian, with the judge giving the verdict to the David Simcock-trained 3-1 shot. Read More...

Newbury: Breton Rock battles to get the better of Gregorian

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
AFTER seven furlongs of Newbury turf it took a photo-finish to separate Breton Rock and the 13-8 favourite Gregorian, with the judge giving the verdict to the David Simcock-trained 3-1 shot. Read More...

Seismos shakes off Geoffrey Freer rivals

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
IN A race stacked deep with staying talent it was Marco Botti's Seismos who was strongest at the finish, grinding his way up the Newbury straight to eke out a victory that had looked unlikely with two furlongs to run. Read More...

Seismos shakes off Geoffrey Freer rivals

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
IN A race stacked deep with staying talent it was Marco Botti's Seismos who was strongest at the finish, grinding his way up the Newbury straight to eke out a victory that had looked unlikely with two furlongs to run. Read More...

Newbury: Seismos shakes off Geoffrey Freer rivals

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
IN A race stacked deep with staying talent it was Marco Botti's Seismos who was strongest at the finish, grinding his way up the Newbury straight to eke out a victory that had looked unlikely with two furlongs to run. Read More...

Dual Oaks third Volume to take on Taghrooda

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
LUCA CUMANI has confirmed Volume will take on Taghrooda in the Group 1 Darley Yorkshire Oaks on the Thursday of York's Ebor meeting. Read More...

Fabre rules Esoterique out of Marois due to ground

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
KINGMAN'S opposition in the Prix Jacques le Marois on Sunday has been further reduced with the withdrawal of Prix Rothschild winner Esoterique. Read More...

USA: Botti aims for Arlington riches with Euro Charline

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
A STRONG home team greets British pair Just The Judge and Euro Charline as they bid to complete a hat-trick for the visitors in the Beverly D. Stakes, chief supporting feature to the Arlington Million in Chicago tonight. Read More...

USA: Botti out claim Arlington riches with Euro Charline

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
A STRONG home team greets British pair Just The Judge and Euro Charline as they bid to complete a hat-trick for the visitors in the Beverly D. Stakes, chief supporting feature to the Arlington Million in Chicago tonight. Read More...

Today’s racing: Drying ground suits Chil The Kite

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
HUGHIE MORRISON wanted the ground to dry out at Newbury for his Betfred Hungerford Stakes contender Chil The Kite, and the trainer has got his wish following a dry night at the track. Read More...

USA: Belisarius misses Secretariat Stakes for O’Brien

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Ballydoyle's team for tonight's Arlington Million meeting has been reduced to three as Belisarius will miss the Grade 1 Secretariat Stakes after coughing. Read More...

Red Cadeaux in bid to get back on Cup track

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
RED CADEAUX bids to improve on last year's second to Royal Empire in the Betfred TV Geoffrey Stakes, a race which for several of the principals is more a stepping stone to bigger and better prizes than a target in its own right. Read More...