European Racing

Boudot makes history with Chantilly four-timer

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THERE may have been some debate about exactly what the target was, but Pierre-Charles Boudot sailed into the record books as the most successful Flat jockey in a European calendar year with a four-timer at Chantilly on Tuesday. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: the people need to be heard

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ON WEDNESDAY all eyes (maybe not quite all) will be on Georgia Dobie in the apprentice race at Kempton (7.55). Dobie, yet to finish in the first four in a dozen rides, has been chosen by the people to partner Secret Interlude for Jamie Osborne Read More...

Best witness claims John ‘not in control’ of horse at Plumpton

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
FORMER Irish champion jump jockey Tom Morgan on Tuesday described the rider who claims Jim Best ordered him to stop two horses, as a novice who was incapable of restraining his horse and got tired. Read More...

John claims Best gave ‘masterclass’ in stopping horses

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
PAUL JOHN on Tuesday claimed he was given a "masterclass" in stopping horses by trainer Jim Best and his brother Tom the night he had ridden Echo Bravo, one of the two horses he claims he did not ride to win on his former boss's orders. Read More...

Popular Welsh National winner Monbeg Dude retired

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
MONBEG DUDE, who cut through the heavy ground at Chepstow like a hot knife through butter for a memorable success in the Welsh National, has been retired. Read More...

Drumacoo ‘unknown quantity’ in Hennessy field

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
BEN PAULING believes Drumacoo is the unknown quantity of the 28-strong Hennessy Gold Cup entries with the seven-year-old having completed just two career starts over fences in January this year. Read More...

Southwell abandon meeting after torrential rain

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SOUTHWELL has been forced to abandon its eight-race card on Tuesday due to a waterlogged track after experiencing a downpour of 49mm of rain in the last 36 hours. Read More...

Southwell abandons card after torrential rain

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SOUTHWELL has been forced to abandon its eight-race card on Tuesday due to a waterlogged track after experiencing a downpour of 49mm of rain in the last 36 hours. Read More...

Southwell cancels card after torrential rain

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SOUTHWELL has been forced to abandon its eight-race card on Tuesday due to a waterlogged track after experiencing a downpour of 49mm of rain in the last 36 hours. Read More...

Paul John denies BHA deal in Jim Best rehearing

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
PAUL JOHN on Monday repeatedly denied he had cut a deal with the BHA to give evidence against Jim Best as the trainer's rehearing began at BHA headquarters in London. Read More...

Johnson relishing Hennessy ride on Native River

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CHAMPION jockey Richard Johnson has never won the Hennessy Gold Cup, but hopes to put that right at Newbury on Saturday with the help of Native River. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: Nigella the one and only at Southwell

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
RACEGOERS at Southwell are in for a rare treat, as long as the meeting passes a morning inspection. Treat may be the wrong word but rare is definitely right. Read More...

Osborne lets Twitter decide who lands Kempton ride

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
BIG votes have been a talking point this year, and Jamie Osborne let the people have their say when trying to find an apprentice to ride for him at Kempton on Wednesday. Read More...

Moore readies chasing aces for twin Tingle Creek strike

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SIRE DE GRUGY will head to next month's Betfair Tingle Creek, which he won last year and in 2013, off the back of one of his best ever performances, reckons Gary Moore. Read More...

Robert Mabbett named Betting Shop Manager of the Year

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ROBERT MABBETT, 37, of Betfred is the new Racing Post/SIS Manager of the Year. Read More...

Paul John evidence heard as Jim Best inquiry returns

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
PAUL JOHN repeated his original evidence over the ride he gave Echo Brava at Plumpton last December as the rehearing of the Jim Best case began at the BHA in London on Monday. Read More...

Altior makes seamless start to life over fences

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THERE were no alarms, and few surprises, as Racing Post Arkle favourite Altior made a successful chasing debut at Kempton on Monday. Read More...

Johnson Houghton hoping Dragon roars in Qatar

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
EVE JOHNSON HOUGHTON is hoping to cap what has already been a very good year on a high as stable star Scarlet Dragon is heading to Doha for the Qatar Derby. Read More...

Bass suffers multiple cheekbone fractures in Ascot fall

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
JOCKEY David Bass is set to be sidelined for some time after suffering facial injuries in a dramatic fall in the novice handicap chase at Ascot on Saturday. Read More...

Altior makes eagerly anticipated chase debut at Kempton

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
RACING POST ARKLE CHASE favourite Altior faces only one opponent when he makes his debut over fences on Monday on a Kempton card that always has special significance in Nicky Henderson's diary. Read More...

Tizzard prepares Thistlecrack and co for Newbury assault

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
WITH the first leg of chasing's Triple Crown secured by Cue Card, Colin Tizzard has his sights on another weekend of riches when he unleashes Gold Cup favourite Thistlecrack and Hennessy Gold Cup favourite Native River at Newbury on Saturday. Read More...

Jim Best rehearing: The key questions for this week

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ONE of the most controversial cases in recent racing history resumes on Monday as Jim Best faces the BHA disciplinary panel. Here we refresh you of what has happened so far and what to expect. Read More...

Jim Best rehearing: Key questions for this week

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ONE of the most controversial cases in recent racing history resumes on Monday as Jim Best faces the BHA disciplinary panel. Here we refresh you of what has happened so far and what to expect. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: A Cheltenham Festival winner for you all

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
EVERY year, people wonder what Jonjo O'Neill is going to pluck out of the bag for the Cheltenham Festival. Luckily for you, I've already worked it out and the occupant of the bag is running at Kempton on Monday. Read More...

Ashforth Angles: A Cheltenham Festival winner for you all

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
EVERY year, people wonder what Jonjo O'Neill is going to pluck out of the bag for the Cheltenham Festival. Luckily for you, I've already worked it out and the occupant of the bag is running at Kempton on Monday. Read More...

‘Special’ win for trainer Tylicki after brother’s injury

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
MADELEINE TYLICKI said First To Boogie's success at Punchestown on Sunday was "special" as the trainer claimed her first win just weeks after brother Freddy was paralysed from the chest down in a fall. Read More...

Punchestown: Nichols Canyon retains Morgiana Hurdle crown

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
NICHOLS CANYON recorded back-to-back wins in the Morgiana Hurdle and provided his trainer Willie Mullins with a sixth successive victory in what turned out to be a surprisingly easy triumph. Read More...

Classy Nichols Canyon retains Morgiana Hurdle crown

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
NICHOLS CANYON recorded back-to-back wins in the Morgiana Hurdle and provided his trainer Willie Mullins with a sixth successive victory in what turned out to be a surprisingly easy triumph. Read More...

Nichols Canyon retains Morgiana Hurdle crown

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
NICHOLS CANYON recorded back-to-back wins in the Morgiana Hurdle and provided his trainer Willie Mullins with a sixth successive victory in what turned out to be a surprisingly easy triumph. Read More...

The Road to Cheltenham: Sene takes a market walk but Card right on Cue

We saw some more early Cheltenham Festival clues on Saturday afternoon, not least from Cue Card in the Betfair Chase. The Follow The Money team round up the latest antepost market moves... Read More...

Identity Thief bursts through fog for Craddockstown win

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
IDENTITY THIEF made it two from two over fences with a possibly impressive performance. In heavy fog it was nigh on impossible to see much bar the last 50 yards, but in that 50 yards he pulled away from stablemate Ordinary World with ease. Read More...

Identity Thief bursts through fog for Craddockstown win

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
LAST Sunday David Attenborough narrated over rare images of snow leopards. This Sunday it was Dessie Scahill's turn to tell the story of the lesser spotted Identity Thief as he made it two wins from two over fences with a possibly impressive win. Read More...

Business Bulletin: William Hill show signs of turnaround

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THERE were signs of recovery at William Hill last week as the bookmaker released a trading statement including news of the recruitment of three new board members. Read More...

Identity Thief out to cement Arkle claims

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ALREADY as short as 7-1 for the Racing Post Arkle at Cheltenham, the Henry de Bromhead-trained Identity Thief will be bidding to follow up his impressive chasing debut of last month in this race. Read More...

Thrilled Coneygree camp considering King George

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CONNECTIONS of former Gold Cup winners are rarely delighted after a 15-length defeat, but that is exactly how Sara Bradstock, assistant trainer of Coneygree, felt after the nine-year-old's comeback at Haydock on Saturday. Read More...

Thrilled Coneygree camp considering King George

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CONNECTIONS of former Gold Cup winners are rarely delighted after a 15-length defeat, but that is exactly how Sara Bradstock, assistant trainer of Coneygree, felt after the nine-year-old's comeback at Haydock on Saturday. Read More...

The Briefing: Key betting news, going and non-runners

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
The briefing provides key betting news, going and non-runners information. Read More...

Mullins calls on Canyon in bid for sixth straight win

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
WITH stable stars Annie Power, Faugheen and Vroum Vroum Mag absent, Willie Mullins calls on the talented substitutes of Nichols Canyon, Sempre Medici and Simenon in a bid to land his sixth successive victory in this race. Read More...

Hong Kong: Weapon lands Cup trial with explosive kick

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SECRET WEAPON (C H Yip/Nash Rawiller) burst clear of his rivals with 200 metres to run, surging clear for a comfortable victory in this Hong Kong Cup trial. Read More...

Japan: Mikki Isle survives stewards to land Grade 1

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
MIKKI ISLE (Hidetaka Otonashi/Suguru Hamanaka) drifted to his left and caused any amount of interference close home but survived the stewards inquiry to land a second career Grade 1 in the Mile Championship. Read More...

Sire De Grugy lands seven punters Scoop6 spoils

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SIRE DE GRUGY delighted seven Scoop6 ticket holders with his win at Ascot in the final leg of the bet, landing them £98,132 each. Read More...

Magnificent Cue Card wins his third Betfair Chase

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
COLD winter days at Haydock have regularly served up fare to send racegoers home toasty warm and a track synonymous with great staying chasers did so yet again as Cue Card produced a magnificent performance to win a magnificent race. Read More...

Haydock: Cue Card wins his third Betfair Chase

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
COLD winter days at Haydock have regularly served up fare to send racegoers home toasty warm and a track synonymous with great staying chasers did so yet again as Cue Card produced a magnificent performance to win a magnificent race. Read More...

Magnificent Cue Card lands his third Betfair Chase

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
A MAGNIFICENT horse produced a magnificent performance as Cue Card, surely the most popular horse in training, took Betfair Chase honours for the third time. Read More...

Ascot: Yanworth grinds out Coral Hurdle victory

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
YANWORTH scored a workmanlike victory in the Coral Hurdle, edging ahead of the gallant Lil Rockerfeller in the last 100 yards as Barry Geraghty had to work harder than expected on the odds-on favourite. Read More...

Ascot: Royal Regatta holds on for 1965 Chase win

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
JOCKEY Tom O'Brien and Regal Regatta made every yard - and yet they never looked like winning. Read More...

Ascot: Royal Regatta holds on for gutsy 1965 Chase win

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
JOCKEY Tom O'Brien and Regal Regatta made every yard - and yet they never looked like winning. Read More...

Ascot: Royal Regatta holds on for 1965 Chase win

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
JOCKEY Tom O'Brien and Regal Regatta made every yard - and yet they never looked like winning. Read More...

Haydock: Ch’tibello sprints to glory in Price Rush Hurdle

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE Skeltons landed a valuable pot over hurdles last weekend and they landed another this weekend, with Ch'tibello coming out on top in a muddy Haydock sprint. Read More...

Ch’tibello sprints to glory in Betfair Price Rush Hurdle

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE Skeltons landed a valuable pot over hurdles last weekend and they landed another this weekend, with Ch'tibello coming out on top in a muddy Haydock sprint. Read More...