European Racing

Djakadam bids to give Mullins more Thyestes glory

Racing Post | 1 week ago
BEATEN Hennessy favourite Djakadam will bid to make amends for Willie Mullins off topweight in Thursday's Goffs Thyestes Handicap Chase at Gowran Park. Read More...

Calipto price under threat as trio miss Newbury

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE 6-1 prices on offer for Betfair Hurdle favourite Calipto are likely to come under threat after three of his leading rivals in the ante-post markets were removed from the £155,000 contest on Wednesday. Read More...

Calipto price under threat as trio miss Betfair Hurdle

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE 6-1 prices on offer for Betfair Hurdle favourite Calipto are likely to come under threat after three of his leading rivals in the ante-post markets were removed from the £155,000 contest on Wednesday. Read More...

Irish Racing Tips: Tony Keenan on the Thyestes Chase and Irish Arkle

There's some major racing at Gowran Park and Leopardstown in the coming days so let Tony Keenan talk you through the Thyestes Chase and Irish Arkle... Read More...

TV ads head 2m problem gambling campaign

Racing Post | 1 week ago
A £2 MILLION television advertising campaign aimed at highlighting the potential risks of gambling is set to be launched on Friday with the backing of some of the biggest names in the betting industry. Read More...

Connections granted more time to make Oaks entry

Racing Post | 1 week ago
OWNERS and trainers have been given more time to contemplate Classic plans after the entry deadline for this year’s Investec Oaks was extended by six weeks. Read More...

Connections granted more time to make Oaks entry

Racing Post | 1 week ago
OWNERS and trainers have been given more time to contemplate Classic plans after the entry deadline for this year’s Investec Oaks was extended by six weeks. Read More...

Smad in right place for Cheltenham test says King

Racing Post | 1 week ago
SMAD PLACE was on Wednesday backed into a best-priced 9-2 for Saturday’s BetBright Cup at Cheltenham, with Alan King convinced he can improve on his fifth in the Hennessy Gold Cup. Read More...

Smad in right place for Cheltenham test

Racing Post | 1 week ago
SMAD PLACE was on Wednesday backed into as short as 7-2 for Saturday’s BetBright Cup at Cheltenham, with Alan King convinced he can improve on his fifth in the Hennessy Gold Cup. Read More...

Australia: Moody faces fresh drugs inquiry

Racing Post | 1 week ago
BLACK CAVIAR trainer Peter Moody is facing another headache after one of his horses returned a positive sample for the banned substance ibuprofen. Read More...

Australia: Moody faces fresh drugs inquiry

Racing Post | 1 week ago
BLACK CAVIAR trainer Peter Moody is facing another headache after one of his horses returned a positive sample for the banned substance ibuprofen. Read More...

Australia: Moody faces fresh drug inquiry

Racing Post | 1 week ago
BLACK CAVIAR trainer Peter Moody is facing another headache after one of his horses returned a positive sample for the banned substance ibuprofen. Read More...

Fakenham and Warwick to inspect for Thursday

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THURSDAY’S meetings at Fakenham and Warwick are subject to raceday inspections at 7am and 8am respectively. Read More...

Ayr gets the go-ahead for today´s meeting

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THIS afternoon’s meeting at Ayr will go ahead as planned after the track scrapped the need for an 8am inspection. Read More...

Ayr gets the go-ahead for today´s meeting

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THIS afternoon’s meeting at Ayr will go ahead as planned after the track scrapped the need for an 8am inspection. Read More...

Ayr and Catterick get go-ahead for today´s meetings

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THIS afternoon’s meeting at Ayr will go ahead as planned after the track scrapped the need for an 8am inspection. Read More...

Ayr and Catterick get go-ahead for today’s meetings

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THERE will be a full programme of jumps fixtures today after Ayr and Catterick got the all clear to race. Read More...

Bridgwater relishing running Bolster back at Cheltenham

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE GIANT BOLSTER, the enigmatic chaser who has made the frame in the last three Cheltenham Gold Cups, is on course for Saturday's £100,000 BetBright Chase with connections hoping he can repeat his seven-length victory from 12 months ago. Read More...

Weather prospects looking better for Wednesday

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THERE could be a full quota of jumps meetings on Wednesday with officials at Ayr and Catterick hopeful of passing 8am inspections. Read More...

CMA to look at Skybet deal

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE Competition and Markets Authority has said it is investigating CVC Capital’s purchase of Skybet announced last December. Read More...

Chelmsford up and running but still off the pace online

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Robin Gibson's fortnightly look at racing on the web finds Chelmsford City has some work to do to climb Google's pecking order. Read More...

Former Betfred MD to join Penn National

Racing Post | 1 week ago
BETFRED’S former managing director of digital Chris Sheffield has joined US casino and racetrack operator Penn National Gaming. Read More...

Japan’s Just A Way ranked the best in the world

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE best horse in the world was, for the first time last year, trained in Japan with Just A Way on Tuesday unveiled as the finest thoroughbred to race in 2014. Read More...

Dewhurst winner Belardo champion two-year-old

Racing Post | 1 week ago
BELARDO has been named the best of an unusually ordinary bunch after the hood-wearing Dewhurst Stakes winner took the mantle of Europe's top two-year-old in 2014. Read More...

Racing Post Arkle fancies set to clash on Sunday

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE Racing Post Arkle market faces a shake-up on Sunday with ante-post favourite Un De Sceaux set to clash with Clarcam and Gilgamboa in the Frank Ward Solicitors Arkle Novice Chase at Leopardstown. Read More...

Present View to miss Sky Bet Chase and head to Cheltenham

Racing Post | 1 week ago
PRESENT VIEW, a leading fancy for Saturday's Sky Bet Chase at Doncaster, will miss the race in favour of running in the Grade 2 Neptune Investment Novices' Hurdle at Cheltenham on the same afternoon. Read More...

Tylicki ready for Wednesday return

Racing Post | 1 week ago
FREDDIE TYLICKI will make his return to the saddle on Wednesday at Kempton, nearly 11 weeks after breaking his nose in a multiple horse pile-up at Wolverhampton in November. Read More...

Jockey speaks openly about battle with depression

Racing Post | 1 week ago
MARK ENRIGHT returns to the track at Gowran Park this week with a weight off his mind and confident he is winning his battle with depression. Read More...

Jockey speaks openly of battle with depression

Racing Post | 1 week ago
MARK ENRIGHT returns to the track at Gowran Park this week with a weight off his mind and confident he is winning his battle with depression. Read More...

Wetherby survives but frost claims Leicester

Racing Post | 1 week ago
TODAY'S meeting at Wetherby will take place after the course passed an 8am inspection, but Leicester was not as lucky with overnight lows of -6C claiming their card. Read More...

Wetherby survives but frost claims Leicester

Racing Post | 1 week ago
TODAY'S meeting at Wetherby will take place after the course passed an 8am inspection, but Leicester was not as lucky with overnight lows of -6C claiming the card. Read More...

´Meagre living´ prompts pioneer Morgan to quit

Racing Post | 1 week ago
LESS than two years after saddling a winner at Royal Ascot, Joanna Morgan has announced she is to quit training just days after Charlie Swan also announced his intention to quit the profession at the end of the month. Read More...

William Hill report operating profit up 11 per cent for 2014

Racing Post | 1 week ago
WILLIAM HILL credited a strong World Cup and good growth in net revenues from online and from operations in Australia and the United States when reporting their operating profit for 2014 rose by 11 per cent despite a poor fourth quarter. Read More...

Mullins: do not rule out Arctic Fire at Leopardstown

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE talk may be all about another battle between Hurrciane Fly and Jezki but Willie Mullins has warned against ruling out Arctic Fire in Sunday's BHP Insurances Irish Champion Hurdle. Read More...

Covers allow Cheltenham to escape frost

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CHELTENHAM clerk of the course Simon Claisse anticipates no weather issues for Saturday's Trials meeting after the track's frost covers emerged from their first serious test of the latest cold spell with flying colours. Read More...

‘Miraculous things occurred and I’d escaped the pressure-cooker’

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CRIPES on a bicycle with bells on, what a difference a week can make! Only a fortnight ago, I was feeling like my punting days were close to being numbered Read More...

Is Our Father’s time right for the Grand National?

European Racing | 2 weeks ago
Could David Pipe go one better than his father, Martin Pipe, by training his second Grand National winner this year with the perhaps appropriately named Our Father? Despite a record-breaking career which saw him crowned champion trainer 15 times, Martin Pipe only won the Grand National once. That success came with Miinnehomma back in 1994. […] Read More...

Williams ponders Betfair Hurdle for Laser Hawk

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TRAINER Evan Williams could unleash his unexposed Laser Hawk in the Betfair Hurdle at Newbury next month. Read More...

David Cleary’s Cheltenham Notebook: Sprinter and New One far from impressive in key trials

In the second instalment of David Clearly's look ahead to the 2015 Cheltenham Festival our man highlights a few handicappers worth keeping in mind, while he also casts some doubt on last Saturday's two star attractions... Read More...

Champions Weekend experiment set to end after one year

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE triumphant end to the British turf season could be dismantled after just one year with Champions Weekend in doubt following a number of changes announced on Monday. Read More...

Champions Weekend experiment set to end after one year

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE triumphant end to the British turf season could be dismantled after just one year with Champions Weekend in doubt following a number of changes announced on Monday. Read More...

In-form striker getting his kicks out of the turf

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SITTING in the break room at Queens Park Rangers' training ground as I wait for star striker Charlie Austin, the club's press officer tells me this will not be like any of the other interviews he organises. Read More...

Munir pair both entered in Triumph Hurdle Trial

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
PEACE AND CO and Bristol De Mai, the top two at the head of the market for the JCB Triumph Hurdle, have both been entered in the sponsor's trial at Cheltenham on Saturday. Read More...

Many Clouds booked in for Gold Cup prep

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
OLIVER SHERWOOD reports Hennessy winner Many Clouds entered and on course for the £100,000 Betbright Cup to find out if the eight-year-old is a Betfred Gold Cup contender. Read More...

Mullins ready to unleash Sceaux in Grade 1 company

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
WILLIE MULLINS plans to let the hugely exciting Un De Sceaux step up to Grade 1 company this weekend at Leopardstown in the Frank Ward Solicitors Arkle Novice Chase. Read More...

Exeter passes third inspection but Bangor off

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
OFFICIALS at Exeter will have a third look at conditions at 10.30am in the hope frozen patches in the back straight will have thawed out. Read More...

Third check at Exeter but frost claims Bangor

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
OFFICIALS at Exeter will have a third look at conditions at 10.30am in the hope frozen patches in the back straight will have thawed out. Read More...

Second check at Exeter but frost claims Bangor

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THIS afternoon's meeting at Bangor is subject to a second inspection at 9am, with officials waiting to see how temperatures will be affected by first light. while a second check will also take place at Exeter. Read More...

Second inspection required at Bangor and Exeter

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THIS afternoon's meeting at Bangor is subject to a second inspection at 9am, with officials waiting to see how temperatures will be affected by first light. while a second check will also take place at Exeter. Read More...