European Racing

St Leger hero Encke suffers fatal injury

Racing Post | 1 week ago
ENCKE, winner of the 2012 Ladbrokes St Leger, was put down on Tuesday morning after suffering an injury during routine exercise. Read More...

Ascot now heavy but ‘no concerns’ from officials

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE ground at Ascot deteriorated further on Tuesday morning but even with more rain forecast before Saturday's British Champions Day, officials at the track say there are "no concerns" about the meeting going ahead. Read More...

Jockey Carly-Mae Pye dies aged 26

Racing Post | 1 week ago
JOCKEY Carly-Mae Pye has died from the injuries sustained in a fall during a barrier trial at Callaghan Park in Queensland on Monday morning. She was 26. Read More...

Australia: Botti duo thriving before Caulfield Cup test

Racing Post | 1 week ago
DANDINO and Seismos, Marco Botti's two runners in Saturday's A$3 million Crown Golden Ale Caulfield Cup, are showing all the right signs before the prestigious Group 1 contest according to connections. Read More...

Botti duo thriving before Caulfield Cup test

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Dandino and Seismos, Marco Botti's two runners in Saturday's A$3 million Crown Golden Ale Caulfield Cup, are showing all the right signs before the prestigious Group 1 contest according to connections. Read More...

Ascot expects no Champions Day issues despite rain

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ASCOT has made no contingency plans for Flat racing's end-of-season showpiece Qipco British Champions Day with the course confident the worst of the weather has passed. Read More...

Injury rules Wise Dan out of Breeders’ Cup hat-trick bid

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
WISE DAN has been denied his chance to complete a Breeders' Cup Mile hat-trick after suffering an injury which will rule him out of the Santa Anita showpiece. Read More...

Summer stars Taghrooda and Mukhadram retired

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TAGHROODA and Mukhadram, who between them captured the Oaks, King George and Eclipse in a glorious summer for owner Hamdan Al Maktoum, have been retired to stud. Read More...

Popular Captain Cee Bee retired at 13

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CAPTAIN CEE BEE, winner of the Supreme Novices' Hurdle at the 2008 Cheltenham Festival has run his last race and will spend his retirement at owner J P McManus's Martinstown Stud Co Limerick. Read More...

Simply Ned has Grade 1 potential says Richards

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SIMPLY NED has the potential to become a Grade 1 contender this season according to his trainer Nicky Richards as he prepares to take the wraps on some of his leading runners. Read More...

Cirrus heads betting as 12 remain in Champion

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE 2011 winner Cirrus Des Aigles heads the betting for the Qipco Champion Stakes at Ascot on Saturday as he bids to go one better than he has managed in the race for each of the last two years. Read More...

Brilliant Oaks winner Taghrooda retired

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THIS year's outstanding Oaks and King George winner Taghrooda has run her last race and will join her owner-breeder Hamdan Al Maktoum's broodmare band next year. Read More...

World Class: Champions Day looks short of champions

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Sam Walker, the Racing Post's international ratings expert, takes a look at Champions Day at Ascot on Saturday, which is missing a few stars. Read More...

Totesport.com revamp mobile offer

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TOTESPORT.COM have announced a revamped mobile offering which will include a full sportsbook as well as the chance to place all totepool bets. Read More...

Milczarek retires from saddle after injury nightmare

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
JOCKEY Kirsty Milczarek, who has not ridden since injuring her neck in a freak accident at Brighton last October, has retired from the saddle after doctors warned she risks being paralysed if she fell in a race. Read More...

Milczarek retires from saddle after injury nightmare

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
JOCKEY Kirsty Milczarek, who has not ridden since injuring her neck in a freak accident at Brighton last October, has retired from the saddle after doctors warned she risks being paralysed if she fell in a race. Read More...

Rizeena ruled out of Queen Elizabeth II Stakes

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
RIZEENA became the latest high-profile horse to be ruled out of British Champions Day with Clive Brittain revealing the filly has finished for the season. Read More...

The Grey Gatsy misses Champion Stakes

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
BRITISH CHAMPIONS DAY was dealt a further hammerblow as Kevin Ryan's Prix du Jockey Club and Irish Champion Stakes winner The Grey Gatsby became the latest big name to be ruled out of the meeting. Read More...

The Grey Gatsby misses Champion Stakes

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
BRITISH CHAMPIONS DAY was dealt a further hammerblow as Kevin Ryan's Prix du Jockey Club and Irish Champion Stakes winner The Grey Gatsby became the latest big name to be ruled out of the meeting. Read More...

Hills readies strong squad for Future Champions Day

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CHARLIE HILLS has enjoyed a fine season with his juveniles and has put together a strong squad of two-year-olds for Future Champions Day at Newmarket on Friday. Read More...

Hills readies strong squad for Future Champions Day

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CHARLIE HILLS has enjoyed a fine season with his juveniles and has put together a strong squad of two-year-olds for Future Champions Day at Newmarket on Friday. Read More...

Sportech launch appeal bid over VAT claim

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE long-running saga over Sportech's VAT repayment claim is set to continue after the pools and tote betting operator announced they had lodged an application to appeal the latest decision against them. Read More...

Today’s racing: Warner buy makes debut for Quinn

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
AFTER winning the Cesarewitch with Big Easy on Saturday, Terry Warner will focus his attention on the opening race at Sedgefield this afternoon when French recruit L'Aigle Royal bids to provide the owner with another success. Read More...

Windsor goes ahead after rain but non-runners mount

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
WINDSOR'S meeting today has been given the go-ahead, but there are plenty of withdrawals because of the ground. Read More...

Windsor goes ahead but Salisbury abandons

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
WINDSOR'S meeting today has been given the go-ahead, but Salisbury's fixture is off. Read More...

Australia: My Ambivalent could head straight to Cup

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Classy mare My Ambivalent could head straight to next month's Emirates Melbourne Cup after a bruised foot put her participation in Saturday's A$3 million Crown Golden Ale Caulfield Cup in doubt. Read More...

Testing conditions look likely for Champions Day

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CONDITIONS at Ascot for Champions Day on Saturday look set to be pretty testing after 25mm of rain on Sunday night turned the going to heavy, soft in places (from soft, good to soft in places). Read More...

Testing conditions look likely for Champions Day

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CONDITIONS at Ascot for Champions Day on Saturday look set to be pretty testing after 25mm of rain on Sunday night turned the going to heavy, soft in places (from soft, good to soft in places). Read More...

Australia: Jockey Carly-Mae Pye critical after fall

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Australia: Jockey Carly-Mae Pye is in a critical condition following a fall during a barrier trial at Callaghan Park in Queensland on Monday morning. Read More...

Salisbury abandons and Windsor inspects after heavy rain

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TODAY’S meeting at Salisbury is off and officials at Windsor will inspect at 8.30am to see if their fixture can go ahead. Read More...

Cirrus clear favourite for second Champion Stakes

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CIRRUS DES AIGLES is the 7-4 (from 15-8) clear favourite with Coral for Saturday's Qipco Champion Stakes, ahead of Free Eagle at 2-1, following the news that Kingston Hill will not line up at Ascot Read More...

Shanpallas digs in to land McManus one-two

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SHANPALLAS led home a JP McManus one-two when getting the better of Top Horn in an exciting conclusion to the Ladbrokes Munster National. Read More...

Shanpallas digs in to lead home McManus one-two

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SHANPALLAS led home a JP McManus one-two when getting the better of Top Horn in an exciting conclusion to the Ladbrokes Munster National. Read More...

Shanpallas digs in to lead home McManus one-two

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SHANPALLAS led home a JP McManus one-two when getting the better of Tom Horn in an exciting conclusion to the Ladbrokes Munster National. Read More...

Curragh: Shanpallas digs in to lead home McManus one-two

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SHANPALLAS led home a JP McManus one-two when getting the better of Tom Horn in an exciting conclusion to the Ladbrokes Munster National. Read More...

Limerick: Shanpallas digs in to lead home McManus one-two

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SHANPALLAS led home a JP McManus one-two when getting the better of Tom Horn in an exciting conclusion to the Ladbrokes Munster National. Read More...

Landmark win for O’Brien in Irish Ces

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
DONNACHA O'BRIEN rode the biggest winner of his embryonic career when partnering El Salvador to victory in the Irish Cesarewitch. Read More...

Curragh: Landmark win for O’Brien in Irish Cesarewitch

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
DONNACHA O'BRIEN rode the biggest winner of his embryonic career when partnering El Salvador to victory in the Irish Cesarewitch. Read More...

Orphee Des Blins lands third Pardubicka in thriller

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ORPHEE DES BLINS made all to land one of the world's most spectacular jumps races, the Velka Pardubicka, digging in deep in the closing stages to hold off a late challenge from Al Jaz. Read More...

Czech Republic: Orphee Des Blins lands third Pardubicka

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ORPHEE DES BLINS made all to land one of the world's most spectacular jumps races, the Velka Pardubicka, digging in deep in the closing stages to hold off a late challenge from Al Jaz. Read More...

Arc post 5.7million pre-tax loss for 2013

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ARENA RACING COMPANY, who this week refused to answer questions over an £810,000 shortfall in prize-money contribution, posted a £5.7million pre-tax loss in the first full year of trading since it was created. Read More...

Salisbury calls inspection for Monday fixture

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SALISBURY'S final Flat fixture of the season on Monday is subject to an inspection on the morning of racing due to the threat of heavy rain. Read More...

Salisbury’s Monday fixture under threat from rain

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SALISBURY'S final Flat fixture of the season on Monday is subject to an inspection on the morning of racing due to the threat of heavy rain. Read More...

Kingston Hill ruled out of Champion Stakes

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
KINGSTON HILL will not take in next Saturday's Qipco Champion Stakes at Ascot, with trainer Roger Varian of the opinion the race comes too soon after the colt's exertions in the Arc. Read More...

Business bulletin: government gambling act gets green light

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE government's new regime for gambling regulation will belatedly come into force on November 1 after the high court last week dismissed a legal challenge to it from representatives of the Gibraltar gambling industry. Read More...

Today’s racing: McManus has strong National claims

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
JP McMANUS, successful with subsequent Crabbie's Grand National third Double Seven a year ago, launches a four-strong attack on Limerick's biggest jumps prize including Shanpallas, who carries his colours for the first time. Read More...

Bryan Cooper returns to action on Guitar Pete

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
BRYAN COOPER, who suffered a badly broken leg in a fall at the Cheltenham Festival in March, returns to action aboard dual Grade 1 winner Guitar Pete in the four runner Dunraven Arms Hotel Hurdle (2.25) at Limerick today. Read More...

Mann revives Pardubicka interest with Lambro

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
AFTER a four-year absence Charlie Mann today rekindles his association with one of the world's most spectacular jumps races, the fabled Velka Pardubicka, which the Lambourn trainer has won as both trainer and rider. Read More...

Thomas Crapper to make chase debut at Cheltenham

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THOMAS CRAPPER will be one of the many stars on show when he makes his chasing debut at Cheltenham's Showcase meeting next week. Read More...

Thomas Crapper to make chase debut at Cheltenham

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THOMAS CRAPPER is set to return to his favourite track to make his chase debut at Cheltenham's Showcase meeting next week. Read More...