European Racing

O’Brien facing make-or-break call with York clerk

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
A TELEPHONE conversation between Aidan O'Brien and York clerk of the course William Derby on Tuesday night could determine if Gleneagles takes his chance in Wednesday's Juddmonte International Stakes. Read More...

York good, good to soft in places after 9mm of rain

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CONNECTIONS of Gleneagles did not get the news they wanted to hear from York on Tuesday when clerk of the course and managing director William Derby changed the going to good, good to soft in places following 9mm of rain at the track. Read More...

York ground now good after rain and more forecast

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE mouthwatering clash between Gleneagles and Golden Horn in Wednesday's Juddmonte International Stakes at York is under threat after conditions at the track changed to good on Tuesday following 8mm of rain. Read More...

Ward delighted as exciting juveniles take aim at York

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
WESLEY WARD, the winningmost non-European trainer at Royal Ascot, aims to take another of British racing's summer showpieces by storm when Acapulco and Finnegan line up at York's Ebor meeting this week. Read More...

Jets continues excellent work with impressive revamp

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Robin Gibson takes a look at racing on the web and finds one site well worth a visit, especially if you are a rider leaving the unsaddling enclosure for the last time. Read More...

Boost for Horn team as Jazzi gets on top

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE Golden Horn team of Frankie Dettori and John Gosden enjoyed a timely boost before the star's showdown with Gleneagles in Wednesday's Juddmonte International Stakes at York when Jazzi Top struck in the Prix de la Nonette Tuesday. Read More...

Boost for Horn team as Jazzi gets on top

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE Golden Horn team of Frankie Dettori and John Gosden enjoyed a timely boost before the star's showdown with Gleneagles in Wednesday's Juddmonte International Stakes at York when Jazzi Top struck in the Prix de la Nonette Tuesday. Read More...

France: Boost for Horn team as Jazzi gets on top

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE Golden Horn team of Frankie Dettori and John Gosden enjoyed a timely boost before the star's showdown with Gleneagles in Wednesday's Juddmonte International Stakes at York when Jazzi Top struck in the Prix de la Nonette Tuesday. Read More...

Persistent drizzle forces going change at York

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
A POSSIBLE full day of light rain started to have an impact on the ground at York on Tuesday afternoon as officials changed the description to good, good to firm in places. Read More...

Covert Love out to endear herself to Palmer again

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
HUGO PALMER has reported Covert Love in rude health as he seeks another breakthrough victory with the Irish Oaks heroine in Thursday’s Darley Yorkshire Oaks. Read More...

Light rain at York but no change to going

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
A FULL day of light rain could be on the cards at York on the eve of the Ebor festival which begins on Wednesday. Read More...

Light rain at York but no change to going

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
A FULL day of light rain could be on the cards at York on the eve of the Ebor festival which begins on Wednesday. Read More...

Australia: Apprentice banned for cocaine positive

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
APPRENTICE jockey Tom Sadler has been banned for four months after returning two positive urine samples containing traces of cocaine. Read More...

Charlton hopeful for Time’s big test in International

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ROGER CHARLTON is confident Time Test can be a major player when he takes on Derby and Eclipse hero Golden Horn and dual Guineas and St James’s Palace winner Gleneagles in Wednesday’s Juddmonte International thriller. Read More...

France: Drying ground to boost Jazzi Top’s chance

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
JAZZI TOP, who looked to be full of running under William Buick when the gaps failed to appear at the right times in the Nassau Stakes, with stablemate Star Of Seville proving a major roadblock, is reunited with Frankie Dettori today. Read More...

Banned Johnson not ruling out return to training

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
HOWARD JOHNSON has not ruled out a return to training with Tuesday's completion of his four-year ban for breaching horse-welfare and medication rules, but has no plans to do so in the immediate future. Read More...

Disgraced Johnson not ruling out return to training

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
HOWARD JOHNSON has not ruled out a return to training with Tuesday's completion of his four-year ban for breaching horse-welfare and medication rules, but has no plans to do so in the immediate future. Read More...

Cowell: Nothing between Goldream and Muthmir

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
GOLDREAM became Robert Cowell's second winner of the King’s Stand Stakes in June and on Friday will bid to give the trainer his second winner of the Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes. Read More...

South Africa: Legendary trainer Bass in a coma

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Leicester-born trainer Mike Bass is seriously ill and in an induced coma in a Cape Town hospital. Read More...

C4′s Stevenson recruited to new Bettors Forum

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CHANNEL 4 RACING'S Tanya Stevenson is the highest-profile recruit to the new Horseracing Bettors Forum, set up by the BHA to provide punters with a formal route of communication to the people making the decisions that govern the sport. Read More...

Cumani targets fourth Ebor with Ajman Bridge

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
LUCA CUMANI is a force to be reckoned with in the Betfred Ebor, having landed the famous handicap three times in the last 15 years, and the Newmarket trainer believes he has a good chance of adding a fourth success in Saturday's York showpiece. Read More...

Spencer: Ortiz took a dive in Beverly D

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
JAMIE SPENCER has broken his silence on the controversial finish to Saturday's Beverly D Stakes at Arlington, and spoken of his disappointment at fellow jockey Irad Ortiz's behaviour. Read More...

Smart Shalaa faces tough test in Gimcrack

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SATURDAY'S Irish Thoroughbred Marketing Gimcrack Stakes has the potential to be one of the races of York's Ebor festival, with Shalaa chasing a third consecutive Group 2. Read More...

Horn and Gleneagles declared for International clash

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE clash of the Flat season moved another step closer on Monday morning, as Gleneagles and Golden Horn were declared for Wednesday's Juddmonte International Stakes at York. Read More...

World Class: Rules to blame for Secret Gesture demotion

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
International ratings expert Sam Walker explores the flaws in the American rules of racing. Read More...

Guineas hero Night Of Thunder retired to stud

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
LAST year's 2,000 Guineas hero Night Of Thunder has been retired to stud by Godolphin and will now take up his duties as a Darley stallion. Read More...

Yarmouth likely to start racing again in August

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
RACING looks set to return to Yarmouth at the end of the month, with a gallops trial on Sunday heralded as a success by trainers and jockeys alike. Read More...

Gannon hoping Clover is lucky for her return

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CATHY GANNON, who was forced to miss the Shergar Cup through injury, hopes to put that disappointment behind her by returning to action at Chelmsford tonight with a winner. Read More...

Gleneagles in good form with unwatered ground on cards

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
AIDAN O’BRIEN and William Derby had only positive words on Sunday as far as the potential clash of the season between Golden Horn and Gleneagles in the Juddmonte International was concerned. Read More...

Willis Ireland new Leopardstown sponsor

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
LEOPARDSTOWN has announced a new sponsorship agreement with Willis Ireland for the €100,000 Group 3 Champions Juvenile Stakes on the first day of Longines Irish Champions Weekend on September 12. Read More...

Hamilton seeks new racing manager

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
HAMILTON is advertising for a racing manager to replace Hazel Peplinski, who is succeeding the retiring Sam Morshead as general manager at Perth. Read More...

Sportech shares rise after reported offer

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SHARES in Sportech, the Liverpool-based horserace betting-to-football pools group, jumped more than 11 per cent on Friday after the company confirmed it had received a "proposal" from Contagious Gaming. Read More...

France: Esoterique leads home Fabre one-two in Marois

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ESOTERIQUE showed the best turn of foot on very soft ground at Deauville to get her just reward for some promising performances of late when delivering victory for master trainer Andre Fabre. Read More...

Esoterique leads home Marois one-two for master Fabre

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ESOTERIQUE showed the best turn of foot on very soft ground at Deauville to get her just reward for some promising performances of late when delivering victory for master trainer Andre Fabre. Read More...

Esoterique leads home Marois one-two for master Fabre

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ESOTERIQUE showed the best turn of foot on very soft ground at Deauville to get her just reward for some promising performances of late when delivering victory for master trainer Andre Fabre. Read More...

Esoterique leads home Fabre one-two in Marois

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ESOTERIQUE showed the best turn of foot on very soft ground at Deauville to get her just reward for some promising performances of late when delivering victory for master trainer Andre Fabre. Read More...

Beckett frustrated at losing Grade 1 winner

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
RALPH BECKETT has expressed his frustration at losing a Grade 1 victory with Secret Gesture in contoversial circumstances, but is hopeful an appeal could be successful. Read More...

Beckett: Ortiz reaction like a footballer diving

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
RALPH BECKETT has labelled Irad Ortiz's reaction to Jamie Spencer coming across his line as "the equivalent to diving in the box", with the trainer of Secret Gesture hopeful an appeal against the mare's Beverly D demotion will prove s Read More...

Territories gets all clear for Jacques le Marois

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE Godolphin-owned Territories is set to take his chance in today’s Prix Jacques le Marois following 24 hours of drying weather. Read More...

Secret Gesture camp considering appeal

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CONNECTIONS of Secret Gesture are considering appealing her demotion in Saturday's Grade 1 Beverly D Stakes, with David Redvers, racing manager to part-owners Qatar Racing Ltd, labelling the situation as "slightly bonkers". Read More...

USA: The Pizza Man delivers in Arlington Million

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
A FIVE-STRONG European team were whitewashed in the 33rd running of the Arlington Million, which produced a popular hometown victory as The Pizza Man (Roger Brueggemann/Florent Geroux) brought home the dough. Read More...

USA: Highland reels in Secretariat rivals

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CLASS told as Gordon Stakes winner Highland Reel (Aidan O'Brien/Seamie Heffernan) bolted up in the Secretariat Stakes, the first of three Grade 1 events at Arlington's International Festival of Racing. Read More...

USA: Drama as Secret Gesture demoted in Beverly D

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
AS TORRENTIAL rain hit Chicago, a storm came down on Arlington Park as an eventful Beverly D Stakes ended in drama and controversy - and a huge slice of disappointment for Ralph Beckett and Jamie Spencer. Read More...

USA: Drama as Secret Gesture demoted in Beverly D

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
AS TORRENTIAL rain hit Chicago, a storm came down on Arlington Park as an eventful Beverly D Stakes ended in drama and controversy - and a huge slice of disappointment for Ralph Beckett and Jamie Spencer. Read More...

USA: One-two for Europe as Lucky Speed strikes

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
European-trained horses dominated the Grade 3 American St Leger at Arlington as Lucky Speed (Peter Schiergen/Andrasch Starke) beats Ireland's Panama Hat Read More...

USA: One-two for Europe as Lucky Speed strikes

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
European-trained horses dominated the Grade 3 American St Leger at Arlington as Lucky Speed (Peter Schiergen/Andrasch Starke) beats Ireland's Panama Hat Read More...

Territories leads Fabre treble assault on Marois

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
PRIX Jean Prat winner Territories heads a three-pronged attack for Andre Fabre as France's perennial champion trainer bids for a sixth success in the wonderfully named Prix du Haras de Fresnay-le-Buffard - Jacques Le Marois at Deauville on Sunday. Read More...

France: Territories leads Fabre treble assault on Marois

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
PRIX Jean Prat winner Territories heads a three-pronged attack for Andre Fabre as France's perennial champion trainer bids for a sixth success in the wonderfully named Prix du Haras de Fresnay-le-Buffard - Jacques Le Marois at Deauville on Sunday. Read More...

Electric Adaay confirms promise with Hungerford win

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE step up to seven furlongs and rain-softened ground saw Adaay confirm the promise that made Paul Hanagan choose him over Muhaarar in the Commonwealth Cup, coming from last to first to rout his Hungerford rivals. Read More...

Electric Adaay confirms promise with Hungerford win

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE step up to seven furlongs and rain-softened ground saw Adaay confirm the promise that made Paul Hanagan choose him over Muhaarar in the Commonwealth Cup, coming from last to first to rout his Hungerford rivals. Read More...