European Racing

Five from afar who could take Royal Ascot by storm

Racing Post | 1 month ago
With entries for the eight Royal Ascot Group 1 races revealed on Wednesday, we take a look at some of the overseas contenders who could star in June Read More...

Cracksman just gets up in Derby trial at Epsom

Racing Post | 1 month ago
It might not have been achieved in the manner many were expecting but 4-6 favourite Cracksman landed the Investec Derby Trial at Epsom after conjuring a late surge to peg back Permian right on the line. Read More...

Epsom: Cracksman just gets up in Investec Derby Trial

Racing Post | 1 month ago
It might not have been achieved in the manner many were expecting but 4-6 favourite Cracksman landed the Investec Derby Trial at Epsom after conjuring a late surge to peg back Permian right on the line. Read More...

New life beckons for Any Currency as time called on racing career

Racing Post | 1 month ago
Any Currency, the star of Martin Keighley's stable who won the Cross Country Chase at the 2016 Cheltenham Festival before losing it in the stewards' room, has been retired. Read More...

Gosden takes wraps off unbeaten Classic hope Cracksman

Racing Post | 1 month ago
John Gosden has won the last two runnings of the Investec Derby Trial (2.45 Epsom) with So Mi Dar (2016) and Cloud Nine (2015, previously known as Christophermarlowe) and holds another strong hand with likely hot favourite Cracksman and Tartini. Read More...

The Briefing: key betting news, going updates and non-runners

Racing Post | 1 month ago
If you thought day one at the Punchestown festival was good then expect day two to be even better with the Coral Punchestown Gold Cup (5.30) headlining a superb day of racing in Britain and Ireland. Read More...

Morris looks to join rare company at Grand National

European Racing | 1 month ago
Source: Jan Hvalec via Twitter The lottery of the Grand National has made life extremely difficult for trainers to prepare their horses for the race, highlighted by the lack of favourites that have triumphed at Aintree. Since Red Rum was victorious in back-to-back years in 1973 and 1974 under the tutelage of trainer Ginger McCain, […] Read More...

Sandra Hughes to bring training career to a close

Racing Post | 1 month ago
Sandra Hughes will end her training career in the next two to three months with her operation no longer financially viable. Read More...

Sandra Hughes to bring training career to a close

Racing Post | 1 month ago
Sandra Hughes has shocked the racing world by announcing that she will retire from training in the next couple of months, stressing that it is no longer financially viable with the numbers she has in training. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: Tall order for long shots but we can hope

Racing Post | 1 month ago
You have to be very careful at the races. A friend of mine made the mistake of going racing with a wobbly tooth. He went to the toilet and to his alarm saw that his tooth had fallen into the urinal and was drifting towards the drain. Luckily he was quick Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: Tall order for long shots but we can hope

Racing Post | 1 month ago
You have to be very careful at the races. A friend of mine made the mistake of going racing with a wobbly tooth. He went to the toilet and to his alarm saw that his tooth had fallen into the urinal and was drifting towards the drain. Luckily he was quick Read More...

Fox Norton topples Un De Sceaux in a thriller

Racing Post | 1 month ago
Fox Norton got the better of Un De Sceaux in a thrilling finish to the Boylesports Champion Chase to take the prize back to Britain for a second successive year. Read More...

Fox Norton topples Un De Sceaux in a thriller

Racing Post | 1 month ago
Fox Norton got the better of Un De Sceaux in a thrilling finish to the Boylesports Champion Chase to take the prize back to Britain for a second successive year. Read More...

Cilaos Emery takes victory as Labaik refuses to race

Racing Post | 1 month ago
With the old unfortunate habit of digging his heels in at the start coming back to haunt the chance of Supreme Novices' Hurdle winner Labaik, champion trainer Willie Mullins made hay, saddling a one-two with Cilaos Emery seeing off his better fancie Read More...

Cilaos Emery takes victory as Labaik refuses to race

Racing Post | 1 month ago
They fooled him once but not twice as Labaik planted himself at the start, leaving Cilaos Emery to take victory for trainer Willie Mullins. Read More...

Festival-winning jockey Brian Harding to quit saddle on Friday

Racing Post | 1 month ago
Brian Harding, who won the Queen Mother Champion Chase on One Man, will call time on a long and successful riding career at Perth on Friday. Read More...

Festival-winning jockey Brian Harding to quit saddle on Friday

Racing Post | 1 month ago
Brian Harding, who won the Queen Mother Champion Chase on One Man, will call time on a long and successful riding career at Perth on Friday. Read More...

Plenty of leading ladies on hand as Gosden eyes title push

Racing Post | 1 month ago
Three-year-old fillies may well be the bedrock of a push towards a third trainers' title for John Gosden this season, with Daban and Dabyah among around half a dozen females who could well make an impact in the Classics in the coming weeks. Read More...

Plenty of leading ladies on hand as Gosden eyes title push

Racing Post | 1 month ago
Three-year-old fillies may well be the bedrock of a push towards a third trainers' title for John Gosden this season, with Daban and Dabyah among around half a dozen females who could well make an impact in the Classics in the coming weeks. Read More...

Sizing John and Coneygree set for heavyweight Punchestown clash

Racing Post | 1 month ago
Cheltenham Gold Cup heroes Sizing John and Coneygree will lock horns in Wednesday's Coral Punchestown Gold Cup after the pair headed six declarations on Monday morning. Read More...

Sizing John and Coneygree set for heavyweight Punchestown clash

Racing Post | 1 month ago
Cheltenham Gold Cup heroes Sizing John and Coneygree will lock horns in Wednesday's Coral Punchestown Gold Cup after the pair headed six declarations on Monday morning. Read More...

London Marathon: the runners and riders hoping to stay the trip

Racing Post | 1 month ago
Racing will be strongly represented on Sunday when a number of figures take to the capital's streets to run the Virgin Money London Marathon. Read More...

London Marathon: the runners and riders hoping to stay the trip

Racing Post | 1 month ago
Racing will be strongly represented on Sunday when a number of figures take to the capital's streets to run the Virgin Money London Marathon. Read More...

Ayr: Vicente lands Scottish National for title-chasing Nicholls

Racing Post | 1 month ago
Paul Nicholls' hopes of retaining his trainers title received a huge boost as Vicente put up a fine display to win back-to-back Coral Scottish Grand Nationals at Ayr. Read More...

Vicente wins second Scottish National for title-chasing Nicholls

Racing Post | 1 month ago
Paul Nicholls' hopes of retaining his trainers title received a huge boost as Vicente put up a fine display to win back-to-back Coral Scottish Grand Nationals at Ayr. Read More...

Ayr: Vicente lands Scottish National for title-chasing Nicholls

Racing Post | 1 month ago
Paul Nicholls' hopes of retaining his trainers title received a huge boost as Vicente put up a fine display to win back-to-back Coral Scottish Grand Nationals at Ayr. Read More...

Newbury: Godolphin one-two as Barney Roy denies Dream Castle

Racing Post | 1 month ago
The Greenham is a bona fide 2,000 Guineas trial and Barney Roy will head there with a live chance after overhauling fellow Godolphin runner Dream Castle. Read More...

Godolphin one-two as Barney Roy denies Castle for Hannon

Racing Post | 1 month ago
Barney Roy got the better of fellow Godolphin colt Dream Castle to hand the Richard Hannon stable yet another Greenham Stakes success. Read More...

Newbury: Godolphin one-two as Barney Roy denies Dream Castle

Racing Post | 1 month ago
Barney Roy got the better of fellow Godolphin colt Dream Castle to hand the Richard Hannon stable yet another Greenham Stakes success. Read More...

Ayr: Chesterfield nabs Zubayr to follow up Aintree success

Racing Post | 1 month ago
Chesterfield followed up his victory at Aintree's Grand National meeting with success in the QTS Scottish Champion Hurdle as Seamus Mullins' seven-year-old ran down the Paul Nicholls-trained Zubayr in a thrilling finish. Read More...

Newbury: Dabyah strengthens Gosden hand with smart win

Racing Post | 1 month ago
Dabyah advertised the strength in depth of John Gosden's three-year-old fillies when making all the running to win the Group 3 Dubai Duty Free Stakes. Read More...

Newbury: Dabyah strengthens Gosden hand with impressive success

Racing Post | 1 month ago
Dabyah advertised the strength in depth of John Gosden's three-year-old fillies when making all the running to win the Group 3 Dubai Duty Free Stakes. Read More...

Newbury: Dabyah strengthens Gosden hand with smart win

Racing Post | 1 month ago
Dabyah advertised the strength in depth of John Gosden's three-year-old fillies when making all the running to win the Group 3 Dubai Duty Free Stakes. Read More...

Punchestown-bound Annie Power in-foal to Camelot

Racing Post | 1 month ago
Star mare Annie Power is in-foal to Camelot, trainer Willie Mullins has revealed. Read More...

Newbury: Dabyah continues Gosden hot streak in Fred Darling

Racing Post | 1 month ago
Dabyah advertised the strength in depth of John Gosden's three-year-old fillies when making all the running to win the Group 3 Dubai Duty Free Stakes. Read More...

Ayr: Chesterfield nabs Zubayr to follow up Aintree success

Racing Post | 1 month ago
Chesterfield followed up his victory at Aintree's Grand National meeting with success in the QTS Scottish Champion Hurdle as Seamus Mullins' seven-year-old ran down the Paul Nicholls-trained Zubayr in a thrilling finish. Read More...

Punchestown-bound Annie Power in-foal to Camelot

Racing Post | 1 month ago
Star mare Annie Power is in-foal to Camelot, trainer Willie Mullins has revealed. Read More...

Fake jockey caught at Newbury during Queen’s birthday visit

Racing Post | 1 month ago
An interloper dressed as a jockey was escorted from the parade ring on Friday at Newbury, where the Queen was visiting to watch her runner Maths Prize contest the Dubai Duty Free Golf World Cup EBF Stallions Conditions Stakes. Read More...

Fake jockey apprehended at Newbury during Queen’s birthday visit

Racing Post | 1 month ago
An interloper dressed as a jockey was escorted from the parade ring on Friday at Newbury, where the Queen was visiting to watch her runner Maths Prize contest the Dubai Duty Free Golf World Cup EBF Stallions Conditions Stakes. Read More...

Fake jockey caught at Newbury during Queen’s birthday visit

Racing Post | 1 month ago
An interloper dressed as a jockey was escorted from the parade ring on Friday at Newbury, where the Queen was visiting to watch her runner Maths Prize contest the Dubai Duty Free Golf World Cup EBF Stallions Conditions Stakes. Read More...

Good news for racing as Europe approves levy reforms

Racing Post | 1 month ago
The government's reforms of the levy have received state aid approval from the European Commission. Read More...

Good news for racing as Europe approves levy reforms

Racing Post | 1 month ago
The government's reforms of the levy have received state aid approval from the European Commission. Read More...

Six horses who could light up the Punchestown festival

Racing Post | 1 month ago
Aintree's loss looks set to be Punchestown's gain as the majority of Ireland's Cheltenham heroes look set to battle it out for top honours at the County Kildare track next week. Read More...

Six horses who could light up the Punchestown festival

Racing Post | 1 month ago
Aintree's loss looks set to be Punchestown's gain as the majority of Ireland's Cheltenham heroes look set to battle it out for top honours at the County Kildare track next week. Read More...

Eminent rockets into Guineas contention with Craven win

Racing Post | 1 month ago
Eminent put himself into the top reaches of the betting for the Qipco 2,000 Guineas with a battling defeat of the Racing Post Trophy winner Rivet. Read More...

Eminent rockets into Guineas contention with Craven win

Racing Post | 1 month ago
Eminent put himself into the top reaches of the betting for the Qipco 2,000 Guineas with a battling defeat of the Racing Post Trophy winner Rivet. Read More...

Two-year-olds to follow: three youngsters with big potential

Racing Post | 1 month ago
The Flat season is firmly under way and Royal Ascot will soon be on the horizon. We assess the two-year-old displays that have caught the attention and nominate three juveniles with potential to make a splash on the big stage . . . Read More...

Two-year-olds to follow: three youngsters with big potential

Racing Post | 1 month ago
The Flat season is firmly under way and Royal Ascot will soon be on the horizon. We assess the two-year-old displays that have caught the attention and nominate three juveniles with potential to make a splash on the big stage . . . Read More...

Newmarket gallops: Cracksman in safe hands on Derby trail

Racing Post | 1 month ago
David Milnes casts his expert eye over the talent on show at HQ Read More...

Newmarket gallops: Cracksman in safe hands on Derby trail

Racing Post | 1 month ago
David Milnes casts his expert eye over the talent on show at HQ Read More...