European Racing

Topham: Tizzard strikes gold again with 50-1 Ultra

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
HARRY COBDEN makes his Grand National debut on Saturday but the teenager already knows where the winning post is after triumphing on his first attempt over the National fences. Read More...

Fox Norton takes Melling Chase in style for Power and Tizzard

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
IF you can't beat them, buy them. That was the approach taken by Alan Potts in October. Six months later, on one of the sport's biggest stages, it reaped dividends. Read More...

Fox Norton takes Melling Chase in style for Power and Tizzard

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
FOX NORTON tanked through the Melling Chase, put the race to bed the instant Robbie Power - successful earlier on Pinshou - asked and then powered clear impressively to give Colin Tizzard his seventh Grade 1 win of the season to match last year's to Read More...

Mildmay: No drama this time as Might Bite too good

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
MIGHT BITE, who nearly handed the RSA Novices' Chase to Whisper last month, confirmed Cheltenham Festival superiority over his stablemate when producing a professional performance in the Betway Mildmay Novices' Chase at Aintree on Friday. Read More...

Mildmay: No drama this time as Might Bite too good

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
MIGHT BITE has a reputation for the unpredictable, crashing out at the last with the Feltham Novices' Chase won in December and nearly throwing away the RSA Chase when veering wildly right on the run-in. Read More...

No drama this time as Might Bite too good in Mildmay

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
MIGHT BITE, who nearly handed the RSA Novices' Chase to Whisper last month, confirmed Cheltenham Festival superiority over his stablemate when producing a professional performance in the Betway Mildmay Novices' Chase at Aintree on Friday. Read More...

Top Novices’ Hurdle: Power and Pingshou on the mark

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
WINNING the Cheltenham Gold Cup is an achievement of monumental proportions for a jockey. Yet for Robbie Power it also triggered a job proposal he accepted without a moment's hesitation. At Aintree on Friday you could understand why. Read More...

Power and Pingshou on the mark in Top Novices’ Hurdle

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
ROBBIE POWER made a fantastic start to his new job as retained rider for Ann and Alan Potts by stealing a Grade 1 with a fantastic ride on the unheralded Pingshou in the Crabbie's Top Novices' Hurdle. Read More...

Top Novices’ Hurdle: Power and Pingshou on the mark

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
ROBBIE POWER made a fantastic start to his new job as retained rider for Ann and Alan Potts by stealing a Grade 1 with a fantastic ride on the unheralded Pingshou in the Crabbie's Top Novices' Hurdle. Read More...

The briefing: betting, going and non-runners

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
It is day two of Aintree, which can only mean one thing, ladies' day. One of the most colourful afternoons in the racing calendar will have been ringed for months by women in Merseyside and beyond. Read More...

No retirement plans as Cue Card puts on another brave display

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
He seems to have been around forever, he is renowned for the way he bounces back from adversity and his recent fall has clearly not got the better of him. Read More...

No retirement plans as Cue Card puts on another brave display

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
He seems to have been around forever, he is renowned for the way he bounces back from adversity and his recent fall has clearly not got the better of him. Read More...

Seven-time Grade 1 winner Silviniaco Conti retired

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
PAUL NICHOLLS lauded Silviniaco Conti as a legend after the seven-time Grade 1 winner was retired following an unplaced effort in the Betway Bowl at Aintree. Read More...

Seven-time Grade 1 winner Silviniaco Conti retired

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
PAUL NICHOLLS lauded Silviniaco Conti as a legend after the seven-time Grade 1 winner was retired following an unplaced effort in the Betway Bowl at Aintree. Read More...

Foxhunters: James King steers Dineur to victory

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
Dineur and James King, denied by On The Fringe a year ago, went one better to win the Randox Health Foxhunters' for trainer Mickey Bowen. Read More...

Foxhunters: James King steers Dineur to victory

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
DINEUR and James King went one better than a year ago when winning the Randox Health Foxhunters' Chase for trainer Mickey Bowen. Read More...

Aintree Hurdle: Buveur D’Air too good for rivals

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
LAST MONTH'S Champion Hurdle one-two of Buveur D'Air and My Tent Or Yours came home in the same order at Aintree as Nicky Henderson bagged more valuable prize-money in the trainers' championship. Read More...

Aintree Hurdle: Buveur D’Air too good for rivals

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
LAST MONTH'S Champion Hurdle one-two of Buveur D'Air and My Tent Or Yours came home in the same order at Aintree as Nicky Henderson bagged more valuable prize-money in the trainers' championship. Read More...

Kelly grabs the spotlight with success on Tea For Two

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
SOME will see it as a tale of redemption and some it will see it as a breakthrough for women jockeys. But plenty will see it as simply one hell of a race. Read More...

Kelly grabs the spotlight with success on Tea For Two

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
Lizzie Kelly's Cheltenham frustration turned to Aintree joy as Tea For Two – the horse from whom she fell at the second fence in the Gold Cup – produced a lionhearted performance to outbattle the super game Cue Card in a thrilling Betway Read More...

Anniversary: Defi Du Seuil lacks swagger but wins again

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
IT MAY have lacked the jaw-dropping brilliance of his Triumph Hurdle success but Defi Du Seuil extended his unbeaten record with authority as he once again proved himself the season's best juvenile hurdler. Read More...

Defi Du Seuil lacks Cheltenham swagger but extends winning run

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
IT MAY have lacked the jaw-dropping brilliance of his Triumph Hurdle success but Defi Du Seuil extended his unbeaten record with authority as he once again proved himself the season's best juvenile hurdler. Read More...

Manifesto: Flying Angel gives Fehily perfect start at Aintree

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
NIGEL TWISTON-DAVIES and Noel Fehily drew first blood at this season's Grand National meeting, as Flying Angel defeated Cloudy Dream in the Manifesto Novices Chase. Read More...

Flying Angel lands Manifesto Chase for Fehily

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
NIGEL TWISTON-DAVIES and Noel Fehily drew first blood at this season's Grand National meeting, as Flying Angel defeated Cloudy Dream in the Manifesto Novices Chase. Read More...

Doctor Harper sneaks into Grand Natonal as Pendra misses out

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
DAVID PIPE'S hand for the Randox Health Grand National was strengthened on Thursday morning, as Doctor Harper snuck into the final spot in the field. Read More...

The Aintree briefing: betting, going and non-runners

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
Aintree is here. The Cheltenham Festival may cast a long shadow over the jumps season, but with it in the rear view mirror for another year, the Grand National party is about to get started. Read More...

Cue Card in cracking form as he seeks Gold Cup comeback

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
Cue Card will aim to provide another example of his bouncebackability as he dusts himself down from a Cheltenham Gold Cup fall for another tilt at winning the Betway Bowl. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: The case of finding the Grand National winner

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
Sherlock Holmes pressed more opium into the bowl of his pipe and turned to face Dr Watson."I am a busy man, Watson," he said, as a fresh cloud of smoke drifted across the great man's room at 221b Baker Street. Read More...

Layers ready to take on Thursday favourites with much less at stake

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
Bookmakers emboldened by bulging bank balances from Cheltenham are ready to take on punters plunging on the five short-priced favourites that start the three-day Aintree meeting on Thursday. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: The case of finding the Grand National winner

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
Sherlock Holmes pressed more opium into the bowl of his pipe and turned to face Dr Watson."I am a busy man, Watson," he said, as a fresh cloud of smoke drifted across the great man's room at 221b Baker Street. Read More...

Layers ready to take on Thursday favourites with much less at stake

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
Bookmakers emboldened by bulging bank balances from Cheltenham are ready to take on punters plunging on the five short-priced favourites that start the three-day Aintree meeting on Thursday. Read More...

Aintree aces: six horses who often run well at the National meeting

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
Maddy Playle pinpoints six horses who come alive at the Grand National meeting Read More...

Aintree aces: six horses who often run well at the National meeting

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
Maddy Playle pinpoints six horses who come alive at the Grand National meeting Read More...

Eight essential tips for betting on the Grand National

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
Top tipster Pietro Innocenzi offers eight dos and don'ts when betting on the Grand National meeting Read More...

Eight essential tips for betting on the Grand National

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
Top tipster Pietro Innocenzi offers eight do's and don'ts when betting on the Grand National meeting Read More...

Brave Bradley Lowery to be recognised on National racecard

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
BRADLEY LOWERY, the little boy whose battle with a rare form of cancer has touched people in Britain and across the world, is to be recognised at Aintree on Saturday in the form of a unprecedented honorary 41st starting position in the Randox Health Gran Read More...

Change of scene for Sgt Reckless as Hodgson hopes engine still purrs

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
SGT RECKLESS, who three years ago was second to Josses Hill in the Top Novices' Hurdle at Aintree after running a fine fourth to Vautour in the Supreme at Cheltenham, is back in action on the all-weather at Kempton on Wednesday. Read More...

Tension surrounds Winx as she chases further glory

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
All the boxes have been ticked ahead of Winx's autumn finale but there is still an air of nervous tension about the great mare ahead of the Queen Elizabeth Stakes. Read More...

‘Barry Chuckle gave us the bomb scare National winner’

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
The 1997 Grand National will forever be associated with the IRA bomb scare at Aintree that led to the evacuation of the course, including 60,000 racegoers and more than 100 horses – minutes before runners for the world-famous chase were due off. Read More...

‘Barry Chuckle gave us the bomb scare National winner’

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
The 1997 Grand National will forever be associated with the IRA bomb scare at Aintree that led to the evacuation of the course, including 60,000 racegoers and more than 100 horses – minutes before runners for the world-famous chase were due off. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: Menzies hoping Halcyon Days continue

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
While it's comforting to see so many of the fellow elderly still training, prompting countless frustrating attempts to remember horses they once trained and races they once won, it's also interesting to see how the next lot are faring. Read More...

Kelly hoping it’s right time for Tea to clean up after Cup spill

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
Lizzie Kelly, the focus of much media attention in the run-up to becoming only the second woman to ride in the Cheltenham Gold Cup last month, did not feature in many post-race headlines after her mount Tea For Two unseated her at the second. Read More...

Kelly hoping it’s right time for Tea to clean up after Cup spill

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
Lizzie Kelly, the focus of much media attention in the run-up to becoming only the second woman to ride in the Cheltenham Gold Cup last month, did not feature in many post-race headlines after her mount Tea For Two unseated her at the second. Read More...

Aspell thinks decent ground could aid Windermere

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
Leighton Aspell, who has won two of the last three Grand Nationals, is pinning his hopes of a third triumph in the sport's most famous chase on decent ground revitalising 2014 Gold Cup hero Lord Windermere at Aintree on Saturday. Read More...

Aspell thinks decent ground could aid Windermere

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
Leighton Aspell, who has won two of the last three Grand Nationals, is pinning his hopes of a third triumph in the sport's most famous chase on decent ground revitalising 2014 Gold Cup hero Lord Windermere at Aintree on Saturday. Read More...

Liverpool fans and movie buffs could determine National favourite

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
As the Randox Health Grand National ticks ever closer, Definitly Red and Vieux Lion Rouge are vying for top spot at the head of the betting, but plenty of others are circling them and who goes off favourite at 5.15 on Saturday is in the balance. Read More...

Liverpool fans and movie buffs could determine National favourite

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
As the Randox Health Grand National ticks ever closer, Definitly Red and Vieux Lion Rouge are vying for top spot at the head of the betting, but plenty of others are circling them and who goes off favourite at 5.15 on Saturday is in the balance. Read More...

Fifty years since Foinavon: how the National has changed

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
It is 50 years since Foinavon brought the famous fable of the tortoise and the hare to life at Aintree in possibly the most bizarre Grand Ntional of all time. But just how much has the great race changed since that fateful day? Read More...

Fifty years since Foinavon: how the National has changed

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
It is 50 years since Foinavon brought the famous fable of the tortoise and the hare to life at Aintree in possibly the most bizarre Grand Ntional of all time. But just how much has the great race changed since that fateful day? Read More...

A race made for old men, actors, short cuts and longshots

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
Peter Thomas with some lesser-known facts about the Grand National Read More...