European Racing

Profitable holds on for brave win in King’s Stand

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
PROFITABLE completed a hat-trick with the biggest win of his career. The 4-1 shot held on bravely from Cotai Glory (33-1) with 50-1 chance Goken finishing fast to take third place. Read More...

Royal Ascot: Caravaggio romps away with Coventry

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CARAVAGGIO won "two races" according to Ryan Moore when storming clear of Mehmas. Read More...

Brian Toomey brought down on final ride

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
BRIAN TOOMEY did not enjoy a fairytale farewell from his career in the saddle, as the miracle jockey was brought down in his final ride at Stratford. Read More...

Tough Tepin defies doubters in Queen Anne

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TEPIN struck a blow for North America as she overcame challenging conditions to hold off Belardo in the closing stages. Read More...

Tough Tepin defies doubters in Queen Anne

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TEPIN struck a blow for North America as she overcame challenging conditions to hold off Belardo in the closing stages. Read More...

Tough Tepin defies doubters in Queen Anne Stakes

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TEPIN struck a blow for North America as she overcame challenging conditions to hold off Belardo in the closing stages. Read More...

Royal Ascot: Tepin defies doubters in Queen Anne

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TEPIN struck a blow for North America as she overcame challenging conditions to hold off Belardo in the closing stages. Read More...

Stratford non-runners aid Sccop6 hunters

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
BETFRED'S decision to include Stratford's 4.05 in Tuesday's Scoop6 instead of the St James's Palace Stakes has backfired, with only three set to go to post for the handicap hurdle. Read More...

Stratford non-runners aid Scoop6 hunters

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
BETFRED'S decision to include Stratford's 4.05 in Tuesday's Scoop6 instead of the St James's Palace Stakes has backfired, with only three set to go to post for the handicap hurdle. Read More...

The Grey Gatsby likely to miss Prince of Wales’s Stakes

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ANOTHER potential rival to A Shin Hikari looks set to fall by the wayside with last year's short-head Prince of Wales's Stakes second The Grey Gatsby on Tuesday described as "very unlikely" to bid for compensation. Read More...

Betfred hit for 800,000 by Gambling Commission

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
BETFRED will pay more than £800,000 in compensation after the Gambling Commission found the bookmaker in breach of its anti-money laundering and social responsibilities. Read More...

Gambling Commission hits Betfred with big fine

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
BETFRED will pay more than £800,000 in compensation after the Gambling Commission found the bookmaker in breach of its anti-money laundering and social responsibilities. Read More...

USA: Record breaker Russell Baze retires from riding

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
It is the end of an era in North American racing following news that Russell Baze, the all-time world record holder in career victories, has called time on his 42-year riding career. Read More...

Tepin eased in betting following overnight rain

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SHE has shown herself to be a top-notch performer in the US but as Tepin makes her audacious assault on Royal Ascot she is without three things that have been associated with her rise to stardom. Read More...

Royal Ascot to begin on soft ground after rain

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ROYAL ASCOT will get underway on soft ground after 4mm of overnight rain led to a going change on Tuesday morning. Read More...

Royal Ascot could start on soft ground following more rain

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ROYAL ASCOT is likely to begin on soft ground following rain at the track yesterday. Read More...

Thirsk latest meeting to fall to unsafe ground

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THIRSK became the third British meeting in little over a month to fall victim to unsafe ground part-way through the meeting after Deben's slip in the third race on Monday triggered an inspection. Read More...

Thirsk latest meeting called off due to unsafe ground

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THIRSK became the fourth British meeting in little over a month to fall victim to unsafe ground part-way through the meeting after Deben's slip in the third race on Monday triggered an inspection. Read More...

Thirsk meeting abandoned due to unsafe ground

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THIRSK'S meeting on Monday has been abandoned due to an unsafe racing surface. Read More...

Post commissions birthday brooch for the Queen

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
The Racing Post has commissioned a diamond-mounted racehorse brooch as a gift for the Queen as her 90th birthday celebrations continue this week at Royal Ascot. Read More...

Royal Ascot: who wants it soft and who doesn’t

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
With the going at Royal Ascot currently good to soft and soft in places and more rain on the way, we take a look at some leading contenders who will enjoy the conditions and some who won't. Read More...

McCoy: BHA needs to get its house in order

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
LEGENDARY champion jockey Sir Anthony McCoy has launched a stinging critique of the's BHA handling of recent disciplinary cases, arguing the regulator's mistakes are harming the image of the sport. Read More...

Royal Ascot the focus for monster Scoop6

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
FINDING winners at Royal Ascot on Tuesday could be even more rewarding than usual with five of the six races forming part of a monster Scoop6 which is nearing £3.5 million. Read More...

Ward pulls Acapulco from King’s Stand Stakes

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ACAPULCO will be switched from Tuesday's King's Stand Stakes to Friday's Commonwealth Cup. Read More...

Ground rules Sole Power out of King’s Stand Stakes

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SOLE POWER, twice a winner of the King's Stand Stakes at Royal Ascot, will miss the race this year having been taken out of the Group 1 sprint due to the ground. Read More...

Disappointed Noseda expects Nemoralia to miss Royal Ascot

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TRAINER Jeremy Noseda has admitted "it's all but game over" for his leading Coronation Stakes hope Nemoralia at Royal Ascot on Friday as the rain continued to fall at the Berkshire track on Monday morning. Read More...

Ward moots Acapulco switch to Commonwealth after Ascot rain

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ACAPULCO could be switched from Tuesday's King's Stand Stakes to Friday's Commonwealth Cup with trainer Wesley Ward concerned about taking on Mecca's Angel on soft ground at Royal Ascot. Read More...

Ward moots Acapulco switch to Commonwealth Cup

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ACAPULCO could be switched from Tuesday's King's Stand Stakes to Friday's Commonwealth Cup with trainer Wesley Ward concerned about taking on Mecca's Angel on soft ground at Royal Ascot. Read More...

Ervedya tops Queen Anne market with Tepin weak

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ERVEDYA is the new favourite in places for the Queen Anne Stakes at Royal Ascot on Tuesday as doubts persist about the ability of star US mare Tepin to show her best on the soft going and over a straight mile. Read More...

World Class: A Shin Hikari can grab first Royal win for Japan

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
International ratings expert Sam Walker looks ahead to the horses he thinks could make the headlines at Royal Ascot Read More...

Time Test may miss Prince of Wales´s if conditions are soft

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
DOUBT has been cast on the participation of Time Test in Wednesday's Prince of Wales's Stakes due to the inclement weather forecast and ease in the going at Ascot. Read More...

Confidence rises for Belardo’s Queen Anne bid

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
BELARDO is pushing Tepin for favouritism in the Queen Anne Stakes with trainer Roger Varian confident the four-year-old is "coming to his prime" at the right time to produce a blockbuster effort in the opening race of Royal Ascot. Read More...

France: Ptit Zig lands Champion Hurdle for Nicholls

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
PTIT ZIG wore down long-time leader Blue Dragon to land the Grand Course de Haies d'Auteuil on Sunday, taking the prize back to Britain for a second year following Un Temps Pour Tout's success in 2015. Read More...

Irish Oaks winner Covert Love retired

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
COVERT LOVE, who gave trainer Hugo Palmer his first Classic winner in last year's Irish Oaks, has been retired after suffering a strained ligament. Read More...

Derby hero Makahiki the latest addition to Japan’s Arc quest

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
JAPAN'S challenge for the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe is likely to include at least one three-year-old after connections of Tokyo Yushun (Derby) winner Makahiki said he will be sent to Europe in the autumn. Read More...

Big guns confirmed for St James’s Palace at Royal Ascot

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE eagerly-anticipated clash between Classic winners Awtaad, Galileo Gold and The Gurkha is set to take place at Royal Ascot on Tuesday as all three colts featured among the eight declarations for the St James's Palace Stakes. Read More...

Awtaad camp delight by ground conditions at Ascot

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TRAINER Kevin Prendergast is pleased with the ground conditions at Ascot as he prepares to saddle his stable star Awtaad against fellow Classic winners Galileo Gold and The Gurkha in the St James's Palace Stakes on the opening day of the Royal meeti Read More...

Awtaad camp delighted by ground conditions at Ascot

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TRAINER Kevin Prendergast is pleased with the ground conditions at Ascot as he prepares to saddle his stable star Awtaad against fellow Classic winners Galileo Gold and The Gurkha in the St James's Palace Stakes on Tuesday. Read More...

Charming Thought ready to roll after long absence

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CHARMING THOUGHT, who gave Godolphin their sole domestic Group 1 win of 2014 when last seen in the Middle Park Stakes, makes his return from injury at Salisbury on Sunday afternoon after nearly two years on the sidelines. Read More...

USA: Runhappy sidelined with bruised cannon bone

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
RUNHAPPY will spend the next two months rehabilitating after being diagnosed with a bone bruise on his off fore (front right) cannon bone. Read More...

Fixture list changes cause new friction

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Relations between racing and the major retail bookmakers are far from cordial and a new source of tension has emerged over the 2017 fixture list. Read More...

Un De Sceaux’s stamina put to the test at Auteuil

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
UN DE SCEAUX gallops into unknown territory when he attempts to stretch out to beyond three miles for the first time in his career in the race known as France's Champion Hurdle. Read More...

USA: Creator touches off Destin in Belmont Stakes

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
CREATOR (Steve Asmussen/Irad Ortiz) charged home late to touch off Destin in a tight photo for the Belmont Stakes. Read More...

USA: No joy for Irish Rookie at Belmont

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
Newmarket visitor Irish Rookie was never a factor as she beat only one home behind impressive winner Celestine in the Grade 1 Just A Game at Belmont Park Read More...

USA: Stunning Frosted slams Met Mile rivals

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
Newmarket visitor Irish Rookie was never a factor as she beat only one home behind impressive winner Celestine in the Grade 1 Just A Game at Belmont Park Read More...

USA: Flintshire far too good for Manhattan rivals

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
Newmarket visitor Irish Rookie was never a factor as she beat only one home behind impressive winner Celestine in the Grade 1 Just A Game at Belmont Park Read More...

Monster Scoop6 rolls over into Royal Ascot

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
MORE than £3 million in the combined win and bonus pools will roll over to day one of Royal Ascot after yesterday's typically tricky Scoop6 proved beyond punters - despite £572,738 being bet into the pot. Read More...

A Shin Hikari warms up in style for date with destiny

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
CONFIDENCE is growing among those closest to Japanese sensation A Shin Hikari, who completed his preparations for the Prince of Wales’s Stakes with a blistering piece of work on the all-weather Piste des Lions at Chantilly yesterday. Read More...

Six of the best: epic Royal Ascot moments

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
ROYAL ASCOT is not just top hats, pretty dresses and champagne, it is also five days of the best racing in Britain. We relive the standout moment from each year this decade. Read More...