European Racing

The Cheltenham briefing: going, non-runners and betting

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Wednesday's big question is will Willie Mullins join the party that Nicky Henderson and Gordon Elliott started in spectacular fashion on Tuesday? Read More...

The Cheltenham briefing: betting news, going and non-runners

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Wednesday's big question is will Willie Mullins join the party that Nicky Henderson and Gordon Elliott started in spectacular fashion on Tuesday? Read More...

Willy Twiston-Davies suffers back injury in festival fall

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
JOCKEY Willy Twiston-Davies is in hospital awaiting scans after fracturing two vertebrae in a fall on the opening day of the Cheltenham Festival. Read More...

Cheltenham Festival Bets of the Day: Wednesday’s selections from our resident tipsters

Winners were hard to find on day one of the Festival but undeterred the Bets of the Day boys are back with their selections for Champion Chase day at Cheltenham... Read More...

Good in places added to Cheltenham going description

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE ground for day two of the Cheltenham Festival has been changed to good to soft, good in places (from good to soft) as conditions continued to dry out at Prestbury Park. Read More...

Five things to look out for on day two of Cheltenham

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
We take a look at some of the potential headline makers on day two of the Cheltenham Festival. Read More...

Three things to take from day one of the festival

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
The Cheltenham Festival is marathon rather than sprint but the opening salvo is often a good pointer to what lies ahead. As the dust settle on day one, we look at three things to keep in mind over the next three days. Read More...

Three things to take from day one of the festival

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
The Cheltenham Festival is marathon rather than sprint but the opening salvo is often a good pointer to what lies ahead. As the dust settle on day one, we look at three things to keep in mind over the next three days. Read More...

Three things to take from day one of the festival

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
The Cheltenham Festival is marathon rather than sprint but the opening salvo is often a good pointer to what lies ahead. As the dust settle on day one, we look at three things to keep in mind over the next three days. Read More...

Cheltenham Festival 2017: Wednesday’s best Each Way Edge bets

Douvan might not be the certainty people think, writes Jack Houghton, and Each Way Edge makes Special Tiara a compelling alternative... Read More...

Close Brothers: Fleming and O’Regan combine with Tully East

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
A GOOD day for Ireland finished with another winner as Alan Fleming saddled Tully East to victory. Read More...

Close Brothers: Fleming and O’Regan combine with Tully

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE first line of Rudyard Kipling's most famous work came to mind as Denis O'Regan gracefully glided through the pack in the day one finale. Read More...

Cheltenham Day 2 Tips: Percy Street my pick for the Fred Winter

Tony tipped up Tiger Roll at 19/1 to cap a successful first day of the Festival and is back with his look at day two with three big-priced fancies for your consideration, including a 33/1 shot in the Fred Winter... Read More...

National Hunt: Elliott roars again with Tiger Roll

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TIGER ROLL, winner of the 2014 Triumph Hurdle, was back in Cheltenham's famous winner's enclosure as he romped away with the 4m National Hunt chase, in the process handing amateur Lisa O'Neill a first festival success. Read More...

National Hunt: Elliott roars again as Tiger Roll romps home

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TIGER ROLL, winner of the 2014 Triumph Hurdle, was back in Cheltenham's famous winner's enclosure as he romped away with the 4m National Hunt chase, in the process handing amateur Lisa O'Neill a first festival success. Read More...

Timeform Shortlist: Cheltenham, Wednesday March 15

Timeform's free Shortlist comes from the opening day of the Cheltenham Festival on Wednesday. Read More...

Cheltenham Festival Results: In-play and antepost highs and lows from Tuesday

All the info you need to know from the Betfair markets on the first day at Cheltenham... Read More...

Mares’ Hurdle: Apple’s Jade fights off Limini and Vroum Vroum

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
APPLE'S JADE did it the hard way, but the Gordon Elliott-trained mare was extremely tenacious in front to defeat the Willie Mullins-trained pair of Limini and Vroum Vroum Mag. Read More...

Mares’ Hurdle: Apple’s digs deep to evade Mullins big guns

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
APPLE'S JADE did it the hard way, but the Gordon Elliott-trained mare was extremely tenacious in front to defeat the Willie Mullins-trained pair of Limini and Vroum Vroum Mag. Read More...

Mares’ Hurdle: Apple’s digs deep to evade Mullins pair

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
APPLE'S JADE did it the hard way, but the Gordon Elliott-trained mare was extremely tenacious in front to defeat the Willie Mullins-trained pair of Limini and Vroum Vroum Mag. Read More...

Gordon Elliott at Cheltenham: The thoughts on my second day runners

After opening the Festival in absolutely superb fashion with a treble in the shape of [42.0] winner Labaik in the Supreme, Apple's Jade in the Mares' Hurdle and Tiger Roll in the National Hunt Chase, Gordon Elliott is back with his exclusive thoughts o... Read More...

Paul Nicholls at Cheltenham: The verdict on my Wednesday runners at the Festival

Paul Nicholls is targeting two of the hugely competitive handicaps on day two of the Festival, and here the Betfair Ambasador talks exclusively about his four runners going for glory... Read More...

Switch from chasing with Buveur D’Air proves a masterstroke

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
BUVEUR D'AIR, who started the season novice chasing, put in a super slick round of jumping to be crowned 2017 Champion Hurdle winner. Read More...

Champion Hurdle: Buveur D’Air too slick for rivals

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
BUVEUR D'AIR, who started the season novice chasing, put in a super slick round of jumping to be crowned 2017 Champion Hurdle winner. Read More...

Buveur D’Air too slick for Champion Hurdle rivals

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
BUVEUR D'AIR, who started the season novice chasing, put in a super slick round of jumping to be crowned 2017 Champion Hurdle winner. Read More...

Festival round-up: Two for Tout as Pipe pulls off amazing race repeat

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
DAVID PIPE and Tom Scudamore's love affair with the first handicap of the Cheltenham Festival continued when Un Temps Pour Tout repeated last year's success, providing the pair with their third victory together in the race. Read More...

Ultima: Two for Tout as Pipe pulls off amazing race repeat

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
DAVID PIPE and Tom Scudamore's love affair with the first handicap of the Cheltenham Festival continued when Un Temps Pour Tout repeated last year's success, providing the pair with their third victory together in the race. Read More...

Festival round-up: Un Temps Pur Tout wins Ultima again

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
UN TEMPS POUR TOUT battled hard to win the Ultima for the second year in a row. Read More...

Arkle: Awesome Altior powers away to reward favourite-backers

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THAT'S not supposed to happen in a race named after Arkle, is it? The greatest chaser of his, or any, generation dealt only in certainties. Read More...

Awesome Altior takes Racing Post Arkle

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ALTIOR did exactly what was expected as he justified short-priced favouritism in the Racing Post Arkle but he still had a fight on his hands when front-runner Charbel hit the deck two-out. Read More...

Champion Chase 2017: Timeform’s runner-by-runner guide

Timeform bring you their runner-by-runner guide to the Grade 1 Champion Chase on Wednesday... Read More...

Kennedy stars as Labaik causes Supreme upset

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
IRISH riding sensation Jack Kennedy announced himself on the biggest stage of all with a performance to remember as 25-1 Labaik pipped 3-1 joint-favourite Melon up the famous Cheltenham hill. Read More...

Supreme: Kennedy stars as Labaik causes major upset

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
IRISH riding sensation Jack Kennedy announced himself on the biggest stage of all with a performance to remember as 25-1 Labaik pipped 3-1 joint-favourite Melon up the famous Cheltenham hill. Read More...

Cheltenham Festival Follow The Money: First day backs and lays at Prestbury Park

The markets are moving and the FTM team bring their bets on the opening day of the 2017 Cheltenham Festival Read More...

Favourite Might Bite among 12 in RSA Chase

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
MIGHT BITE, one of three Nicky Henderson runners in the race, heads 12 declarations for Wednesday’s RSA Chase. Read More...

Cheltenham Festival Market Movers: Tuesday, March 14

We bring you all the market movers from the first day's action of this year's Cheltenham Festival, plus the significant movers from Southwell and Sedgefield... Read More...

Ballyandy challenging Melon for Supreme favouritism

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
PUNTERS are siding with substance over hype in the festival curtain-raiser as Ballyandy has joined Melon at the top of the market with most firms for the Sky Bet Supreme Novices' Hurdle. Read More...

Ballyandy taking on Melon for Supreme favouritism

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
PUNTERS are siding with substance over hype in the festival curtain-raiser as Ballyandy has joined Melon at the top of the market with most firms for the Sky Bet Supreme Novices' Hurdle. Read More...

Through The Card: Cheltenham, Tuesday March 14

Timeform take you through the card for day one of the Cheltenham Festival, providing recommended bets and a Placepot permutation. Read More...

The Cheltenham briefing: betting news, going and non-runners

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
AT LAST. The day many fans have been waiting 361 days for is finally upon us. Read More...

Cheltenham Festival Bets of the Day: Tuesday selections from our trio of tipsters

Its finally here, after all the talking and Ante Post carnage it's time to enjoy the greatest show on turf. Our regular Bets of the Day columnists have come together to give us their best bets for the opening day of the festival... Read More...

King expecting Cheltenham to bring out best in Yanworth

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
It's fair to say Yanworth might not be in Tuesday's Stan James Champion Hurdle but for Unowhatimeanharry's emergence as an overwhelming favourite for the Sun Bet Stayers' Hurdle. Read More...

Cheltenham Festival 2017: Tuesday’s best Each Way Edge bets

In the competitive crucible of the Cheltenham Festival, more-generous each-way terms can save your week, writes Jack Houghton, who thinks My Tent Or Yours can go close in the Champion Hurdle... Read More...

Five things to look out for on day one of Cheltenham

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
We take a look at some of the potential headline makers on day one of the Cheltenham Festival Read More...

Awesome Altior all set for Arkle appointment

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ALTIOR kicked off the 2016 Cheltenham Festival with a breathtaking performance in the Supreme Novices' and everything he has done since has led to the expectation this year's display of dominance will be even more emphatic. Read More...

Cheltenham Day 1 Tips: Five big price bets for Tuesday at the Festival

It's time to sit back and enjoy the biggest week in the national hunt calendar as the 2017 Cheltenham Festival commences, and here with his quintet of big-price selections for Tuesday afternoon is our resident tipster Tony Calvin... Read More...

Cheltenham Festival 2017: Timeform’s Preview Magazine

Betfair have enlisted the help of the experts at Timeform to bring you the best analysis and for the 2017 Cheltenham Festival. Read More...

Paul Nicholls at Cheltenham: The views on my Tuesday runners at the Festival

With Movewiththetimes out of the Supreme through lameness and Romain De Senam missing the cut by one in the finale, Paul Nicholls has just four runners on the opening day of the Festival, and here are his thoughts on all their chances... Read More...

Gordon Elliott at Cheltenham: The verdict on my opening day runners

Betfair Ambassador Gordon Elliott has five runners on the opening day of this year's Cheltenham Festival, including Apples Jade in the Mares Hurdle... Read More...

Groom and yard of Arkle winner to land cash prize

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE TEAM responsible for Tuesday's Racing Post Arkle winner will have extra reason to celebrate after the sponsors confirmed a prize of £2,000 will be awarded to the winning yard. Read More...