European Racing

York: Atzeni excels as Secret Gesture makes all in Middleton

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ANDREA ATZENI showed just why Qatar Racing were so keen to make him their number one rider this season when partnering Secret Gesture to an all-the-way success in the Betfred Middleton Stakes on day two of York's Dante meeting on Thursday. Read More...

York: Atzeni excels as Secret Gesture makes all in Middleton

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ANDREA ATZENI showed just why Qatar Racing were so keen to make him their number one rider this season when partnering Secret Gesture to an all-the-way success in the Betfred Middleton Stakes on day two of York's Dante meeting on Thursday. Read More...

Panel: No evidence McGrath agreed to lose races

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
A BHA-appointed disciplinary panel cleared jump jockey Richie McGrath of corruption charges dating to 2009 after the regulatory body failed to prove its case in all six races in which it claimed he had deliberately failed to ride horses on their merits. Read More...

Panel: No evidence McGrath agreed to lose races

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
A BHA-appointed disciplinary panel cleared jump jockey Richie McGrath of corruption charges dating to 2009 after the regulatory body failed to prove its case in all six races in which it claimed he had deliberately failed to ride horses on their merits. Read More...

Lockinge draws largest-ever field with 18 runners

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SATURDAY's Lockinge Stakes has attracted the largest field ever with 18 declared for the race, which received a significant prize-money boost this season through a new sponsorship deal with Al Shaqab. Read More...

Lockinge draws largest field for ten years with 18 runners

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SATURDAY's Lockinge Stakes has attracted the largest field for ten years with 18 declared for the race, which received a significant prize-money boost this season through a new sponsorship deal with Al Shaqab. Read More...

Lockinge draws largest field for ten years with 18 runners

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SATURDAY's Lockinge Stakes has attracted the largest field for ten years with 18 declared for the race, which received a significant prize-money boost this season through a new sponsorship deal with Al Shaqab. Read More...

Bullish Moore picks Nemarket for Friend’s Ascot base

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
NEWMARKET is about to welcome the joint highest-rated horse in the world, with Hong Kong-trained Queen Anne Stakes contender Able Friend booked into Michael Bell's yard for his Royal Ascot preparation. Read More...

Bullish Moore picks Newmarket for Friend’s Ascot base

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
NEWMARKET is about to welcome the joint highest-rated horse in the world, with Hong Kong-trained Queen Anne Stakes contender Able Friend booked into Michael Bell's yard for his Royal Ascot preparation. Read More...

O´Brien duo bidding to get back on track in Dante Stakes

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
A CONFUSING Derby picture, not least for Aidan O'Brien, should become clearer on the Knavesmire on Thursday when John F Kennedy and Ol' Man River attempt to get their seasons back on track. Read More...

USA: Inside gate for American Phoroah in Preakness

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
AMERICAN PHAROAH will have to overcome the inside gate and the possibility of a sloppy track on Saturday if he is to add the Preakness Stakes to his victory in the Kentucky Derby. Read More...

USA: Inside gate for American Phoroah in Preakness Stakes

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
AMERICAN PHAROAH will have to overcome the inside gate and the possibility of a sloppy track on Saturday if he is to add the Preakness Stakes to his victory in the Kentucky Derby. Read More...

USA: Inside gate for American Pharoah in Preakness Stakes

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
AMERICAN PHAROAH will have to overcome the inside gate and the possibility of a sloppy track on Saturday if he is to add the Preakness Stakes to his victory in the Kentucky Derby. Read More...

Gary McGann to take over as Paddy Power chairman

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
NIGEL NORTHRIDGE has revealed he will step down as chairman of Paddy Power on June 30 after six years in the role with Gary McGann taking over the position. Read More...

Legatissimo hardens after day of Oaks clues

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE Investec Oaks clues came thick and fast on Wednesday but no performance threatened the position of ante-post favourite Legatissimo, who was clipped into 7-2 (from 4) by Betfred. Read More...

Legatissimo hardens after day of Oaks clues

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE Investec Oaks clues came thick and fast on Wednesday but no performance threatened the position of ante-post favourite Legatissimo, who was clipped into 7-2 (from 4) by Betfred. Read More...

York: Star Of Seville just holds on in Musidora Stakes

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
STAR OF SEVILLE reaffirmed her status as Britain's chief Investec Oaks contender after hanging on grimly from Together Forever. Read More...

Star Of Seville just holds on in Musidora Stakes

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
STAR OF SEVILLE reaffirmed her status as Britain's chief Investec Oaks contender after hanging on grimly from Together Forever. Read More...

Star Of Seville just holds on in Musidora Stakes

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
STAR OF SEVILLE reaffirmed her status as Britain's chief Investec Oaks contender after hanging on grimly from Together Forever. Read More...

Glass Office causes 40-1 upset in Duke of York

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
GLASS OFFICE shattered some big reputations in the sprint division when causing a 40-1 shock for trainer David Simcock and jockey Jim Crowley. Read More...

York: Glass Office causes 40-1 upset in Duke of York

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
GLASS OFFICE shattered some big reputations in the sprint division when causing a 40-1 shock for trainer David Simcock and jockey Jim Crowley. Read More...

York: Glass Office causes 40-1 upset in Duke of York

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
GLASS OFFICE shattered some big reputations in the sprint division when causing a 40-1 shock for trainer David Simcock and jockey Jim Crowley. Read More...

Nightingale floors Al Naamah in Cleopatre

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
LITTLE NIGHTINGALE (Mikel Delzangles/Umberto Rispoli) got the better of the five million guineas filly Al Naamah in a head-bobbing finish to this Classic trial. Read More...

France: Nightingale floors Al Naamah in Cleopatre

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
LITTLE NIGHTINGALE (Mikel Delzangles/Umberto Rispoli) got the better of the five million guineas filly Al Naamah in a head-bobbing finish to this Classic trial. Read More...

France: Nightingale floors Al Naamah in Cleopatre

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
LITTLE NIGHTINGALE (Mikel Delzangles/Umberto Rispoli) got the better of the five million guineas filly Al Naamah in a head-bobbing finish to this Classic trial. Read More...

Ladbrokes named as new sponsor of SPFL

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
LADBROKES are to sponsor the Scottish Professional Football League in a two-year deal described as the biggest of its kind in Scottish football. Read More...

Stoute aiming for Cup success with Snow Sky

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SIR MICHAEL STOUTE will rely on Snow Sky for Friday's Betway Yorkshire Cup, as the trainer bids to win the Group 2 for the second consecutive season. Read More...

Biographer to miss Yorkshire Cup

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
BIOGRAPHER will not feature among the declarations for Friday's Betway Yorkshire Cup, with connections preferring to head to Ireland at the weekend. Read More...

Gosden and O’Brien clash again in Musidora

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THERE may be five runners for this afternoon's Tattersalls Musidora Stakes at York, but it is being billed as a match between Together Forever and Star Of Seville - on official ratings and ante-post betting. Read More...

France: Oaks contenders on show in Prix Cleopatre

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
IT may come as something of a surprise that with two of the six runners engaged at Epsom, today's Group 3 Prix Cleopatre at Saint-Cloud has only one fewer possible contender for the Investec Oaks than the Tattersalls Musidora Stakes at York. Read More...

Superstar Treve delights as return nears

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
DUAL Arc heroine Treve pleased connections on the Chantilly gallops on Tuesday morning in her first piece of serious work as the superstar mare's eagerly anticipated reappearance inched closer. Read More...

The Wow Signal retired to stud due to injury

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE WOW SIGNAL, who enjoyed a highly successful juvenile campaign, has been retired to stud with immediate effect. Read More...

Balding thinks Park can have serious say in Derby

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ANDREW BALDING thinks Elm Park can make a "big impact" in the Investec Derby, as the trainer prepares to take the wraps off the colt in Thursday's Betfred Dante Stakes. Read More...

Hong Kong: Able Friend confirmed for Queen Anne

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Star miler Able Friend will do battle at Royal Ascot in the Queen Anne Stakes, it was confirmed on Tuesday. Read More...

Hard to fault enthusiasm of ´mutha of all things racing´

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE perceived impending collapse of US racing was addressed last week in a compelling RPSunday piece by Nicholas Godfrey. The conclusion was not utterly upbeat but it was clear enough the sport is no more collapsing than the royal family is dying out. Read More...

Sportech turn down offer for football pools business

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TOTE and pools betting operator Sportech confirmed on Tuesday that they had received an offer for their football pools business but had turned it down. Read More...

Self-exclusion scheme to cost 2m to start

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
A NATIONAL online self-exclusion scheme is expected to cost £2 million to set up and around £1m a year to administer, according to an update issued by the Gambling Commission last week. Read More...

Stellar Dante cast sure to shake up Derby betting

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE first three in the ante-post betting for the Investec Derby - Jack Hobbs, Elm Park and John F Kennedy - will clash in a stellar Dante Stakes at York on Thursday. Read More...

Tracey Crouch named as new sports minister

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TRACEY CROUCH, the MP for Chatham and Aylesford, has been named as the new minister for sport in David Cameron's reshuffle. Read More...

Chelmsford City hosts European PMU summit

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE heads of Europe's leading tote operators met last week with plans to boost turnover on horseracing at the top of their agenda. Read More...

Foot problem rules Karakontie out of Lockinge

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
A MINOR foot problem has ruled Karakontie, the 9-2 second favourite, out of Saturday's Al Shaqab Lockinge Stakes at Newbury. Read More...

Panther to have Gold Cup prep in Yorkshire Cup

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TOM DASCOMBE will run stable star Brown Panther in Friday's Group 2 Betway Yorkshire Cup as he puts the finishing touches to the seven-year-old's Ascot Gold Cup preparations. Read More...

Wretched luck for Nichol as Dubai Shen ducks out

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ANYONE who backed 12-1 newcomer Dubai Shen to win the bumper would not only have been counting their winnings, they would have been working out how to spend them when he finally responded to Craig Nichol's persistent riding. Read More...

Oaks participation in doubt for 12-1 Romance

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
BEAUTIFUL ROMANCE, who is among the shortest-priced British-trained fillies for the Investec Oaks, is in a race against time to be ready for the Epsom Classic, trainer Saeed Bin Suroor has revealed. Read More...

Oaks participation in doubt for Beautiful Romance

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
BEAUTIFUL ROMANCE, who is among the shortest-priced British-trained fillies for the Investec Oaks, is in a race against time to be ready for the Epsom Classic, trainer Saeed Bin Suroor has revealed. Read More...

Melbourne Cup third Mount Athos retired

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
MOUNT ATHOS, who placed fifth and third in the 2012 and 2013 runnings of the Melbourne Cup, has been retired his trainer Marco Botti announced on Monday. Read More...

National winner Timmy Murphy off the mark on the Flat

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
GRAND National-winning jockey Timmy Murphy rode his first winner since making a surprise switch to the Flat when partnering Houdini to a narrow victory at Wolverhampton. Read More...

‘Stronger’ Astaire in good order for York mission

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ASTAIRE, a game winner of the Group 3 Abernant Stakes at Newmarket on his most recent outing, is giving his trainer Kevin Ryan the right signals before Wednesday’s Group 2 Duke Of York Clipper Logistics Stakes bid. Read More...

National winner Murphy off the mark on the Flat

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
GRAND National-winning jockey Timmy Murphy rode his first winner since making a surprise switch to the Flat when partnering Houdini to a narrow victory at Wolverhampton. Read More...

National winner Murphy off the mark on the Flat

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
GRAND National-winning jockey Timmy Murphy rode his first winner since making a surprise switch to the Flat when partnering Houdini to a narrow victory at Wolverhampton. Read More...