European Racing

Favourite Songbird out of Kentucky Oaks

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SONGBIRD, the unbeaten filly who had been an overwhelming favourite for the Kentucky Oaks on May 6, will miss the race according to owners Fox Hill Farm after suffering from a low-grade fever. Read More...

USA: Favourite Songbird ruled out of Kentucky Oaks

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SONGBIRD, the unbeaten filly who had been an overwhelming favourite for the Kentucky Oaks on May 6, will miss the race according to owners Fox Hill Farm after suffering from a low-grade fever. Read More...

World Class: Tepin a match for Solow in Queen Anne Stakes

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
It's about time Solow found some competition - and Sam Walker thinks he might have found a challenger in the form of Tepin. Read More...

Un De Sceaux set for Sandown as Mullins eyes title boost

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
WILLIE MULLINS is set to parachute in his superstar chaser Un De Sceaux at Sandown on Saturday in a bid to bolster his challenge for the British trainers' title. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: Scooby out again as dinner awaits

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THERE he is, a small hero tucked away among Monday's army of aspirants. You'll surely have seen him because he appears so often. Last year he ran 25 times, the year before 29 times and the year before that 27 times. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: Small hero Scooby out again as dinner awaits

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THERE he is, a small hero tucked away among Monday's army of aspirants. You'll surely have seen him because he appears so often. Last year he ran 25 times, the year before 29 times and the year before that 27 times. Read More...

Navan: Pretty just perfect for O’Brien in Salsabil Stakes

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
PRETTY PERFECT, a daughter of Galileo who has big-race entries in the Investec Oaks and Darley Irish Oaks, made all under Colm O’Donoghue when coming home best of Aidan O’Brien’s trio in the Listed Salsabil Stakes at Navan on Sunday. Read More...

Pretty just perfect for O’Brien in Salsabil Stakes

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
PRETTY PERFECT, a daughter of Galileo who has big-race entries in the Investec Oaks and Darley Irish Oaks, made all under Colm O’Donoghue when coming home best of Aidan O’Brien’s trio in the Listed Salsabil Stakes at Navan on Sunday. Read More...

Pretty just perfect for O’Brien in Salsabil Stakes

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
PRETTY PERFECT, a daughter of Galileo who has big-race entries in the Investec Oaks and Darley Irish Oaks, made all under Colm O’Donoghue when coming home best of Aidan O’Brien’s trio in the Listed Salsabil Stakes at Navan on Sunday. Read More...

Varian defends award winner’s Newmarket story

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ROGER VARIAN has leapt to the defence of his racing secretary Chris Humpleby, whose award-winning article on Newmarket’s social issues has come in for stinging criticism from the town’s mayor, trainer John Berry. Read More...

South Africa: Inara racks up fourth Grade 1 at Turffontein

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
INARA (Mike Bass/Grant van Niekerk) proved much too strong for her eight opponents despite drifting to 11-10 (from 4-5) before the off. Read More...

Business Bulletin: More ABPs sign up but big names refuse to follow

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE ranks of British racing's authorised betting partners have been swollen in recent days but there remain no signs that the major betting shop operators are planning to sign up. Read More...

Nicholls sets sights on Sandown ‘title decider’

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
PAUL NICHOLLS has identified Sandown's bet365 Gold Cup fixture on Saturday as being judgement day in his epic battle with Willie Mullins for the British jumps trainers' title. Read More...

Nicholls sets sights on Sandown ‘title decider’

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
PAUL NICHOLLS has identified Sandown's bet365 Gold Cup fixture on Saturday as being judgement day in his epic battle with Willie Mullins for the British jumps trainers' title. Read More...

USA: Royal Ascot hope Tepin shows her class again

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE brilliant racemare Tepin (Mark Casse/Julien Leparoux) produced another flawless performance at Keeneland on Saturday. Read More...

USA: Royal Ascot hope Tepin shows her class again

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE brilliant racemare Tepin (Mark Casse/Julien Leparoux) produced another flawless performance at Keeneland on Saturday. Read More...

Onenightidreamed bids to follow up Gladness victory

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ONENIGHTIDREAMED is being kept busy while ground conditions suit and the Tommy Stack-trained five-year-old will be bidding to follow up his victory in the Group 3 Gladness Stakes two weeks ago in the Listed Heritage Stakes (4.15) at Navan. Read More...

Wetherby gets go-ahead following morning inspection

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TODAY’S fixture at Wetherby has been given the all clear following a 7.30am inspection. Read More...

Wetherby gets go-ahead following morning inspection

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TODAY’S fixture at Wetherby has been given the all clear following a 7.30am inspection. Read More...

The final week: trainers’ title battle going to wire

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
AFTER a sensational Saturday at Ayr Paul Nicholls has wrested back the lead in the title race from Willie Mullins. We take a look at where it will be won and lost over the final week. Read More...

Nicholls leads title race after Vicente wins Scottish Grand National

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
PAUL NICHOLLS reclaimed the title lead from Willie Mullins with dramatic victory for Vicente in the Scottish Grand National capping a fantastic big-money treble for the reigning champion. Read More...

Nicholls leads title race after Vicente wins Scottish Grand National

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
PAUL NICHOLLS reclaimed the title lead from Willie Mullins with dramatic victory for Vicente in the Scottish Grand National capping a fantastic big-money treble for the reigning champion. Read More...

Ch’Tibello lands Scottish Champion for Skelton

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CH'TIBELLO gave trainer Dan Skelton another big-race success with a decisive victory in the Scottish Champion Hurdle. Read More...

Ayr: Ch’Tibello lands Scottish Champion for Skelton

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CH'TIBELLO gave trainer Dan Skelton another big-race success with a decisive victory in the Scottish Champion Hurdle. Read More...

Ch’tibello lands Scottish Champion for Skelton

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CH'TIBELLO gave trainer Dan Skelton another big-race success with a decisive victory in the Scottish Champion Hurdle. Read More...

Chelmsford: Tasleet just holds on in Greenham

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TASLEET was backed into 4-7 favouritism for the Greenham as if defeat was out of the question but he was made to work incredibly hard by Marco Botti's Knife Edge, as the two pulled well clear of the only other runner Log Out Island. Read More...

Chelmsford: Tasleet just holds on in Greenham

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TASLEET was backed into 4-7 favouritism for the Greenham as if defeat was out of the question but he was made to work incredibly hard by Marco Botti's Knife Edge, as the two pulled well clear of the only other runner Log Out Island. Read More...

Guineas prep goes the way of unentered Marenko

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
BESHARAH'S Classic aspirations took a hit in the Fred Darling, with Richard Hannon and Ryan Moore combining with Marenko to overturn the 2-1 favourite. Read More...

Chelmsford: Tasleet just holds on in three-runner Greenham

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TASLEET was backed into 4-7 favouritism as if defeat was out of the question but he was made to work incredibly hard by Marco Botti's Knife Edge, as the two pulled well clear of the only other runner Log Out Island. Read More...

Ayr: Nicholls gains on Mullins with Le Mercurey win

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
PAUL NICHOLLS closed the gap on Willie Mullins by more than £25,000 after 11-2 shot Le Mercurey was a surprise winner of the Future Champion Novices' Chase at Ayr. Read More...

Ayr: Nicholls lands Future Champions with Le Mercurey

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
PAUL NICHOLLS closed the gap on Willie Mullins by more than £25,000 after 11-2 shot Le Mercurey was a surprise winner of the Future Champion Novices' Chase at Ayr. Read More...

Ayr: Nicholls gains on Mullins with Le Mercurey win

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
PAUL NICHOLLS closed the gap on Willie Mullins by more than £25,000 after 11-2 shot Le Mercurey was a surprise winner of the Future Champion Novices' Chase at Ayr. Read More...

After Boaty McBoatface, meet Horsey McHorseface

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
IF the people who vote in boat-naming polls also like a bet, then it is likely that Horsey McHorseface, named as a tribute to Boaty McBoatface, will be going off a very short price on his debut. Read More...

Heathfield backed for Scottish Grand National glory

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE Irish may not have won the Coral Scottish Grand National since 1869 but that has not stopped punters latching onto the Tony Martin-trained Heathfield. Read More...

Stratford falls to waterlogging as Wetherby inspects

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SUNDAY's scheduled meeting at Stratford has been cancelled after heavy rain left the course waterlogged in places, while Wetherby must pass an inspection at midday. Read More...

USA: Temple City shows her talent at Keeneland

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
MISS TEMPLE CITY (Graham Motion/Drayden van Dyke) showed her worth as she landed a firt Grade 1 success with victory over the males in the Maker's 46 Mile. Read More...

Australia: Ascot still on beaten Quarterback’s agenda

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE Quarterback remains on course for a Royal Ascot visit, despite suffering another defeat on Saturday in the VOBIS Gold Sprint at Caulfield in Melbourne. Read More...

Australia: A Prized win for James Cummings

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THERE was a landmark moment in Sydney as trainer James Cummings, grandson of the legendary Bart Cummings, saddled his first Group 1 winner in his own right via Prized Icon (Glyn Schofield). Read More...

Blue Bayou set for Guineas after swerving Chelmsford

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
BLUE BAYOU, who is held in the highest regard by trainer Brian Meehan, will head straight to Newmarket for the Qipco 1,000 Guineas on Saturday, May 1 Read More...

USA: Royal Ascot possible Tepin on duty in Jenny Wiley

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
BREEDERS' Cup winner Tepin (Mark Casse/Julien Leparoux) has her final US start before a proposed visit to Royal Ascot for the Queen Anne Stakes when she lines up as a dominant favourite for the Jenny Wiley. Read More...

Mouse Morris looking for slice of National history

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
MOUSE MORRIS is attempting a unique treble by becoming the first trainer to win the Grand National and its Irish and Scottish equivalents in the same season. Read More...

Colgan banned for 21 days over Ballinrobe ride

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
JOCKEY Robbie Colgan has been banned for 21 days for his ride aboard Definite Earl in the novice hurdle at Ballinrobe on Friday. Read More...

Rapid rehoming of Classic trials divides opinion

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CHELMSFORD stepped into the breach on Friday to save Newbury's Classic trials card, and while declarations were down for the hastily rearranged fixture, the two major races held up well. Read More...

Good day for Nicholls as he closes gap on Mullins

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
PAUL NICHOLLS has not given up hope of retaining his trainers title and enjoyed a profitable afternoon on Friday as he reduced Willie Mullins' lead by £20,493.25. Read More...

Scoop6 could top 2 million due to monster bonus

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SCOOP6 punters will on Saturday take a shot at a potential £2.25 million windfall, courtesy of a life-changing bonus fund which has gone unclaimed since July last year. Read More...

Sprint star Shalaa to miss Royal Ascot with pelvic injury

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
LAST year's top-rated British juvenile Shalaa has met with a pelvic injury that will definitely rule him out the Commonwealth Cup at Royal Ascot on June for which he was generally 3-1 favourite. Read More...

Newbury cancels trials card but all-weather an option

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
NEWBURY has cancelled its televised Classic trials card on Saturday featuring the JLT Greenham Stakes, but urgent talks are understood to be taking place to stage the meeting on an all-weather track on the same day. Read More...

Chelmsford steps in to stage Classic trials card

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
NEWBURY has cancelled its televised Classic trials card on Saturday featuring the JLT Greenham Stakes, but urgent talks are understood to be taking place to stage the meeting on an all-weather track on the same day. Read More...

South Africa: Inara takes on altitude in Empress Club

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
INARA (Mike Bass/Grant van Niekerk) has the altitude to beat. Most South African trainers take the view that sea-level horses must either be sent to Johannesburg several weeks before the race to become acclimatised. Read More...

Amateur rider Reed holds hands up to ‘bad mistake’

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
AMATEUR jockey Harry Reed has taken responsibility for a soft fall from Rosquero at Newcastle last Friday, with the 19-year-old saying he is keen to learn from the experience that has drawn public criticism. Read More...