European Racing

World Class: Winx wins again as plans emerge for Jameka raid

Racing Post | 1 week ago
WINX does it again but where is she now on global stage? Read More...

Altior rated higher than Sacre at same stage in career

Racing Post | 1 week ago
ALTIOR will go into next month's Racing Post Arkle Chase at Cheltenham rated even higher than his brilliant stable companion Sprinter Sacre at the same stage of his career five years ago following a 10lb rise for Saturday's impressive Newbury w Read More...

Buckley dreaming Brain has the power to be the best

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
BRAIN POWER, who emerged from the fog at Ascot in December to become a live Stan James Champion Hurdle contender, has a great chance of capturing hurdling's most prestigious prize if replicating and building on that form. Read More...

Five talking points from the Grand National weights

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Lee Mottershead and Irish editor Richard Forristal with the key talking points to come out of Tuesday evening's launch. Read More...

Grand National 2017: weights dominated by Elliott

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
OUTLANDER, trainer Gordon Elliott's leading Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup contender, has been allotted top weight for the Randox Health Grand National. Read More...

Elliott dominates weights for classy Grand National

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Gordon Elliott, Ireland's leading jumps trainer this season, dominated the weights for the Randox Health Grand National revealed last night with a sensational 11 of the top 40 in the running for the Aintree spectacular. Read More...

Grand National: as the weights are unveiled

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
The weights for the £1 million Randox Health Grand National are being unveiled. Follow our coverage as the countdown is made. Read More...

Grand National: full list of weights for the iconic chase

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
The weights for the £1 million Randox Health Grand National were unveiled on Tuesday evening. Here is the full list Read More...

Champion Hurdle: one month until the big race

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
INJURY to Annie Power and Faugheen has blown this year's Stan James Champion Hurdle wide open, with those previously on the fringes becoming major contenders and others rerouted to take advantage. Here's everything you need to know... Read More...

Grand National: a guide to the weights ceremony

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE weights for the £1 million Randox Health Grand National, the world's most iconic horserace, will be unveiled on Tuesday evening. Here's how you can access all the crucial information. Read More...

Bookmakers’ chief seizes on new evidence to deny machines link

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ASSOCIATION of British Bookmakers chief executive Malcolm George has claimed new evidence published last week by the Gambling Commission showed there was no link between gaming machines and problem gambling. Read More...

McManus pair set for Gold Cup tilt at festival

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
JP MCMANUS'S racing manager Frank Berry has revealed that Irish Gold Cup casualties More Of That and Minella Rocco are likely to take their chance at Cheltenham in the Timico Gold Cup. Read More...

Tizzard happy with Cue Card as Ascot test looms

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TRAINER Colin Tizzard has described Cue Card as being in "lovely form" ahead of his scheduled run in the Grade 1 Betfair Ascot Chase at Ascot on Saturday. Read More...

Australia: Wrist fracture rules out Doyle for up to a month

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
JAMES DOYLE has escaped serious injury but faces up to a month on the sidelines after suffering a hairline fracture in his wrist following a fall in Sydney on Monday. Read More...

Australia: Doyle ruled out with wrist fracture

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
JAMES DOYLE has escaped serious injury but faces up to a month on the sidelines after suffering a hairline fracture in his wrist following a fall in Sydney on Monday. Read More...

Champion eager to be reunited with Native River

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
RICHARD JOHNSON has nominated Native River as the horse he is most looking forward to riding at the Cheltenham Festival as the champion jockey dreams of a first Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup success in 17 years. Read More...

Champion eager to be reunited with Native River

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
RICHARD JOHNSON has nominated Native River as the horse he is most looking forward to riding at the Cheltenham Festival as the champion jockey dreams of a first Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup success in 17 years. Read More...

Champion eager to be reunited with Native River

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
RICHARD JOHNSON has nominated Native River as the horse he is most looking forward to riding at the Cheltenham Festival as the champion jockey dreams of a first Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup success in 17 years. Read More...

Cheltenham to close bars early and limit drinks in booze crackdown

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
COMPLIMENTARY bars in hospitality areas are to close earlier during the Cheltenham Festival as part of an effort to curb anti-social behaviour during next month's four-day meeting. Read More...

Cheltenham to close bars early and limit drinks

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
COMPLIMENTARY bars in hospitality areas are to close earlier during the Cheltenham Festival as part of an effort to curb anti-social behaviour during next month's four-day meeting. Read More...

Ascot Gold Cup hero Fame And Glory dies

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Fame And Glory, winner of the Irish Derby and Ascot Gold Cup in a career that included five Group 1 wins, has died at the age of 11. Read More...

Ascot Chase: seven can anything beat Cue Card?

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
HAVING watched from the sidelines as stablemates Thistlecrack, Native River and Alary were given their final tests before the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup, Cue Card gets his chance to impress or otherwise in the Betfair Ascot Chase on Saturday. Read More...

Ascot Chase: can anything beat Cue Card?

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
HAVING watched from the sidelines as stablemates Thistlecrack, Native River and Alary were given their final tests before the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup, Cue Card gets his chance to impress or otherwise in the Betfair Ascot Chase on Saturday. Read More...

McCoy: why a women’s weight allowance is the right move

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SIR ANTHONY McCOY has revealed some female jockeys refuse to speak to him following his support for controversial weight allowances for women, a move set to be pioneered in France this year. Read More...

McCoy: women’s weight allowance is the right move

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SIR ANTHONY McCOY has revealed some female jockeys refuse to speak to him following his support for controversial weight allowances for women, a move set to be pioneered in France this year. Read More...

RSA Chase Ante-Post: Back Shantou Village to atone for 2016 Festival failure

The RSA has rewarded favourite backers in 2015 and 2016 but Alan Thompson is looking down the list for better value in his bets on this year's running... Read More...

Champion Chase Ante-Post: Swerve Douvan and side with the Sire

Douvan will be odds-on to take the Champion Chase so Alan Thompson recommends playing in the markets without Willie Mullins' unbeaten chaser... Read More...

Triumph Hurdle Ante-Post: Hush can make a big noise against the boys

The Triumph Hurdle commences the final day of the Cheltenham Festival, and it's often the national hunt's equivalent of a cavalry charge where future stayers often prosper. Alan Thompson give his thoughts... Read More...

Postponed impresses in gallop ahead of Dubai return

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
POSTPONED stepped up his preparation for a second successive appearance at the Dubai Carnival next month when impressing in a workout on the Waterhall gallops in Newmarket on Saturday. Read More...

Prize-money up to 1 million for Juddmonte International

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE Juddmonte International, the jewel at the centre of York's prestigious Ebor meeting, will be worth £1 million for the first time this year. Read More...

Prize-money up to 1m for Juddmonte International

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE Juddmonte International, the jewel at the centre of York's prestigious Ebor meeting, will be worth £1 million for the first time this year. Read More...

Cheltenham Gold Cup Ante-Post: Native River can push Thistlecrack all the way

Thistlecrack is the strong favourite to add the Gold Cup to his King George success earlier this season, but Alan Thompson believes Colin Tizzard's nine-year old is beatable and will be wading in on Native River. Find out why in our man's ante-post pre... Read More...

Ryanair Chase Ante-Post: Lieutenant can take charge for Gigginstown

Alan Dudman continues his ante-post build-up to the 2017 Cheltenham Festival, and has picked out a Henry De Bromhead contender for Grade 1 success... Read More...

Supreme Novices’ Hurdle Ante-Post: Charli and Mome to crack it

With the Cheltenham Festival a matter of weeks away, Alan Dudman is your guide for an ante-post update on this year's crop of young horses for the 2017 Supreme Novices' Hurdle - and is sticking with Nicky Henderson and Willie Mullins... Read More...

Champion Hurdle Ante-Post: Fast-improving Brain Power a player

The 2017 Champion Hurdle market looks wide open, and with the Betfair Sportsbook now going Non-Runner No-Bet Alan Dudman gives his verdict on the leading candidates... Read More...

Stayers’ Hurdle Ante-Post: Follow Wylie duo for long distance success

Harry Fry's Unowhatimeanharry has been untouchable in the build-up to the Stayers' Hurdle. Can anyone beat him at the 2017 Cheltenham Festival? Our man Alan Dudman makes the case for two others in the Betfair Sportsbook's Non-Runner No-Bet market... Read More...

One Track Mind to miss Stayers’ Hurdle for Punchestown

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ONE Track Mind will bypass next month's Cheltenham Festival in favour of the Punchestown festival in April, where he captured the Grade 1 Champion Stayers Hurdle last year. Read More...

Australia: James Doyle stood down after Randwick fall

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
JOCKEY James Doyle was forced to give up a ride at Randwick on Monday after his mount Pearls fell in the penultimate race on the card. Read More...

Wonderful Winx makes it 14 wins on the bounce

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
WINX (Chris Waller/Hugh Bowman) equalled the 14-straight wins of Australian legend Phar Lap with another dominant display in the delayed Apollo Stakes at Randwick. Read More...

Australia: Winx makes it 14 wins on the bounce in Apollo

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
WINX (Chris Waller/Hugh Bowman) equalled the 14-straight wins of Australian legend Phar Lap with another dominant display in the delayed Apollo Stakes at Randwick. Read More...

Japan: Kyoto star Satono set for Dubai

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
The Dubai Sheema Classic is a likely target for Satono Crown after the Hong Kong Vase winner added to his laurels by beating last year's Japanese Derby winner Makahiki into third in the Grade 2 Kyoto Kinen on Sunday Read More...

Weighed In: the best and worst of the weekend racing

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Best performance, biggest disappointment and other awards from the weekend. Read More...

Racing Post news quiz: the week that was

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Barely a day goes by without big news stories breaking, among them seismic, controversial and downright wacky. Catch up on your week in news in our quickfire quiz. Read More...

Road To Cheltenham: Sizing John looks towards Gold Cup with big win at Leopardstown

A busy weekend for the Road To Cheltenham column with plenty of Festival clues coming from both sides of the Irish Sea this weekend... Read More...

Disko has all the moves as Bellshill falls

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
BELLSHILL was a final fence faller when already beaten as Disko made virtually all the running to triumph under an aggressive Sean Flanagan ride. Read More...

Leopardstown: Disko has all the moves as Bellshill falls

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
BELLSHILL was a final fence faller when already beaten as Disko made virtually all the running to triumph under an aggressive Sean Flanagan ride. Read More...

Sizing John grabs Leopardstown gold in thriller

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SIZING John won a thriller of a race where all six left standing were covered by a couple of lengths going to the last fence. Read More...

Sizing John wins Irish Gold Cup thriller

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SIZING John won a thriller of a race where all six left standing were covered by a couple of lengths going to the last fence. Read More...

Leopardstown: Bacardys gives Mullins fifth Deloitte win

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
WILLIE MULLINS saddled six as he chased a fifth straight win in the Deloitte so there was no surprise he was celebrating after the race but victory for unheralded 12-1 chance Bacardys was rather more unpredictable. Read More...

Leopardstown: Bacardys gives Mullins fifth Deloitte

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
WILLIE MULLINS saddled six as he chased a fifth straight win in the Deloitte so there was no surprise he was celebrating after the race, but victory for unheralded 12-1 chance Bacardys was rather more unpredictable. Read More...