European Racing

Cheltenham: Parlour Games posts smooth success

Racing Post | 1 week ago
PARLOUR GAMES, winner of the Melrose Stakes at York's Ebor meeting three years ago, recorded a smooth success at one of jump racing biggest fixtures when providing trainer John Ferguson with a Grade 2 success at Cheltenham on Friday. Read More...

Parlour Games posts smooth success for Ferguson

Racing Post | 1 week ago
PARLOUR GAMES, winner of the Melrose Stakes at York's Ebor meeting three years ago, recorded a smooth success at one of jump racing biggest fixtures when providing trainer John Ferguson with a Grade 2 success at Cheltenham on Friday. Read More...

Champagne West stars for Hobbs and Johnson

Racing Post | 1 week ago
CHAMPAGNE WEST gave trainer Philip Hobbs and jockey Richard Johnson a double on the first day of Cheltenham's Open meeting, which was turned into something of a sprint after low sun forced the bypassing of fences in the straight. Read More...

Cheltenham: Champagne stars for Hobbs and Johnson

Racing Post | 1 week ago
CHAMPAGNE WEST gave trainer Philip Hobbs and jockey Richard Johnson a double on the first day of Cheltenham's Open meeting, which was turned into something of a sprint after low sun forced the bypassing of fences in the straight. Read More...

Pricewise pick Bold Henry romps home

Racing Post | 1 week ago
RICHARD JOHNSON gave Bold Henry a strong ride as the Philip Hobbs-trained eight-year-old finished strongly up the hill in the famous JP McManus silks, coming from behind to collar Sew On Target. Read More...

Cheltenham: Pricewise pick Bold Henry romps home

Racing Post | 1 week ago
RICHARD JOHNSON gave Bold Henry a strong ride as the Philip Hobbs-trained eight-year-old finished strongly up the hill in the famous JP McManus silks, coming from behind to collar Sew On Target. Read More...

Charingworth gives Bailey overdue Cheltenham winner

Racing Post | 1 week ago
KIM BAILEY ended his Cheltenham hoodoo as Charingworth went one better than last year to take the opening race of the Open meeting. Read More...

Charingworth gives Bailey overdue Cheltenham winner

Racing Post | 1 week ago
KIM BAILEY ended his Cheltenham hoodoo as Charingworth went one better than last year to take the opening race of the Open meeting. Read More...

Casey handed ride on Clondaw Warrior for Greatwood

Racing Post | 1 week ago
DAVID CASEY will ride Clondaw Warrior for the first time in Sunday's StanJames.com Greatwood Hurdle, as a field of 17 were declared for the Grade 3 handicap. Read More...

Today’s racing: Balthazar back for more with National the plan

Racing Post | 1 week ago
BALTHAZAR KING is, in the words of trainer Philip Hobbs, turning into a bit of a legend and the ten-year-old will probably win some more supporters if he records back-to-back victories in today's cross-country contest at Cheltenham (3.35). Read More...

Today’s racing: Balthazar back for more at Cheltenham

Racing Post | 1 week ago
BALTHAZAR KING is, in the words of trainer Philip Hobbs, turning into a bit of a legend and the ten-year-old will probably win some more supporters if he records back-to-back victories in today's cross-country contest at Cheltenham (3.35). Read More...

Overnight rain eases going at Cheltenham

Racing Post | 1 week ago
FORECAST overnight rain has eased the going for all three tracks at Cheltenham, but dry conditions are expected for the first day of the Open meeting. Read More...

No easy task as Squadron bids for first chase win

Racing Post | 1 week ago
COLOUR SQUADRON, last year's Paddy Power Gold Cup runner-up, misses a re-run in Saturday's big race to try to secure an overdue first victory over fences on Friday. Read More...

UAE: Kanaf can shine for Sheikh Hamdan

Racing Post | 1 week ago
IT'S been a great week for Hamdan Al Maktoum and his Kanaf looks the one to beat in Friday's Jebel Ali feature, a 7f conditions race sponsored by the sheikh's Derrinstown Stud. Read More...

Champagne sparkles in Clonmel Oil romp

Racing Post | 1 week ago
CHAMPAGNE FEVER made an electric return to action in the Clonmel Oil Chase, crushing his six rivals with a relentless front-running performance under Paul Townend. Read More...

Champagne sparkles in Clonmel Oil romp

Racing Post | 1 week ago
CHAMPAGNE FEVER made an electric return to action in the Clonmel Oil Chase, crushing his six rivals with a relentless front-running performance under Paul Townend. Read More...

BHA accepts responsibility for wrong Wetherby distances

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE BHA has revealed that Wetherby's Charlie Hall Chase was run over a distance shorter than advertised after a recent visit to the track unearthed that four of the 12 available distances at Wetherby have been incorrect for the last five years. Read More...

Badger Ales winner The Young Master disqualified

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE YOUNG MASTER, controversial winner of Saturday's Badger Ales Trophy, has been disqualified from the race following an objection from the BHA. Read More...

Adelaide to return to O’Brien in time for Royal Ascot

Racing Post | 1 week ago
ROYAL ASCOT and a return to Ballydoyle are on the cards next year for brilliant Cox Plate winner Adelaide. Read More...

Sire De Grugy ‘comfortable’ after injury setback

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE extent of Queen Mother Champion Chase winner Sire De Grugy's injury is likely to become clearer when Gary Moore's stable star undergoes a scan next week. Read More...

Online gambling growth halted in South Africa

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE South African government has ruled out attempts to extend online gambling to activities to anything other than horseracing, which at the moment is the only form of online betting that is legal in the country. Read More...

McManus trims down Paddy Power team

Racing Post | 1 week ago
LEADING owner JP McManus has trimmed down his team for Saturday’s Paddy Power Gold Cup after Colour Squadron joined Uxizandre in missing the Cheltenham showpiece. Read More...

McManus trims down team as 19 go in Paddy Power

Racing Post | 1 week ago
LEADING owner JP McManus has trimmed down his team for Saturday’s Paddy Power Gold Cup after Colour Squadron joined Uxizandre in missing the Cheltenham showpiece. Read More...

Clonmel set to race despite heavy rain

Racing Post | 1 week ago
CLONMEL officials are not expecting any problems for today’s big meeting despite 22mm of rain overnight and this morning turning the ground heavy. Read More...

King plots plans for exciting juveniles

Racing Post | 1 week ago
TRAINER Alan King has mapped out targets for his JCB Triumph Hurdle possibles Karezak and Chatez. Read More...

Today’s racing: Artiste aiming to leave Babe in shade

Racing Post | 1 week ago
NICKY HENDERSON’S Fairyhouse winner Une Artiste returns to Ireland for a fourth time this year in search of a second Graded chase win in the T.A. Morris Memorial Mares Chase (2.55) at Clonmel. Read More...

Superstars Champagne and Sizing set to clash

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SIZING EUROPE and Champagne Fever, two of jump racing's stars, will clash for the first time at Clonmel when in the Grade 2 Clonmel Oil Chase on Thursday. Read More...

Remember Me? Imperial Commander

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
The second in our new series of jumping greats from the last 20 years Read More...

Ptit Zig cut for Arkle after first chase win

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
PTIT ZIG, the Paul Nicholls-trained Grade 1-winning hurdler, made a winning debut over fences at Exeter on Wednesday and as result has been trimmed to 14-1 (from 16) by Betfred for the Racing Post Arkle at Cheltenham in March. Read More...

Lame Sire De Grugy misses Cheltenham comeback

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
QUEEN Mother Champion Chase winner Sire De Grugy is lame behind and will miss his intended comeback in Sunday’s Shloer Chase at Cheltenham. Read More...

Geraghty misses Jezki for Vaniteux in Greatwood Hurdle

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
GREATWOOD HURDLE favourite Vaniteux will be partnered by Barry Geraghty on Sunday after the jockey announced he would not be riding Champion Hurdle winner Jezki at Punchestown. Read More...

Star mare Annie Power to remain over hurdles this season

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
WILLIE MULLINS has confirmed star mare Annie Power, who has been beaten only once in her 12-race career, is to stay hurdling this season. Read More...

Star mare Annie Power to remain over hurdles this season

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
WILLIE MULLINS has confirmed star mare Annie Power, who has been beaten only once in her 12-race career, is to stay hurdling this season. Read More...

Sizing set to clash with Champagne Fever at Clonmel

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
MULTIPLE Grade 1-winner Sizing Europe and promising second-season chaser Champagne Fever have been confirmed for a mouthwatering clash at Clonmel on Thursday. Read More...

Today’s racing: Operating in strong team for McCain

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
DONALD McCAIN, one of Bangor's staunchest supporters, has a strong team in action at the track's charity meeting this afternoon, which features two races with guaranteed prize-money of more than £20,000. Read More...

Brilliant Kingman crowned Cartier Horse of the Year

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TOP three-year-old Kingman, whose four Group 1 wins helped light up the 2014 British Flat season, was named Cartier Horse of the Year at a prestigious ceremony in London on Tuesday night. Read More...

Ricci names horses to follow on surprise Lingfield visit

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
LEADING owner Rich Ricci took time out during a rare visit to Lingfield to point punters in the direction of two youngsters who could go right to the top in novice hurdles. Read More...

Race for the title…

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Who do you think will win the jumps trainers' title this season and why? Read More...

Gala Coral report growth in preliminary announcement

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
GALA CORAL said all their core businesses had recorded growth during the last year as the firm announced preliminary unaudited figures for the 12 months to September 27. Read More...

BetVictor appoint new chief executive

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
MICHAEL TABOR has found the man he wants to head bookmakers BetVictor with the news that Andreas Meinrad is to be the firm's new chief executive. Read More...

Big names set for Churchill clash

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
A NUMBER of big names look set to contest Saturday's Listed Coral App Download From The App Store Churchill Stakes at Lingfield including the Group 3 Prix Messidor winner Graphic and last year's Cambridgeshire hero Educate. Read More...

Sire De Grugy star name among strong Shloer entry

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
BRILLIANT Champion Chase winner Sire De Grugy features among ten entries made for the Listed Shloer Chase at Cheltenham on Sunday. Read More...

Mullins voices Hurricane Fly fitness concerns

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TRAINER Willie Mullins has expressed strong fitness concerns for Hurricane Fly as he prepares to clash with Champion Hurdle winner Jezki in Sunday's Stanjames.com Morgiana Hurdle at Punchestown. Read More...

Lexus Chase next for Shutthefrontdoor

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
JONJO O'NEILL's Crabbie's Grand National hope Shutthefrontdoor is bound for the Lexus Chase at Leopardstown next month. Read More...

Lexus Chase next for Shutthefrontdoor

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
JONJO O'NEILL's Crabbie's Grand National hope Shutthefrontdoor is bound for the Lexus Chase at Leopardstown next month. Read More...

Lexus Chase next for Shutthefrontdoor

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
JONJO O'NEILL's Crabbie's Grand National hope Shutthefrontdoor is bound for the Lexus Chase at Leopardstown next month. Read More...

Falling US horseracing wagering hits Sportech

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TOTE and pools betting operator Sportech have said their profits should remain within market expectations despite a drop in the amount wagered across the US racing industry. Read More...

Pineau De Re set for Cheltenham comeback

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
LAST season's Grand National winner Pineau De Re is set to be back in action at Cheltenham on Saturday, with trainer Richard Newland confirming the 11-year-old as "99 per cent certain", to run in a Listed Handicap Hurdle. Read More...