Racing Post

Business Bulletin: Delight as agreement on levy deal is delivered

Racing Post | 48 mins ago
THE Racing Post's industry editor Bill Barber takes a look at what has been making the news off the track. Read More...

We strike a bargain with horses – not a devil’s pact

Racing Post | 56 mins ago
SATURDAY'S Daily Mirror devoted the top half of its front page to a picture of a vet holding a gun to the head of Wigmore Hall immediately before shooting him at Doncaster racecourse last week. Read More...

Today’s racing: Baccarat looks to hold all the aces

Racing Post | 4 hours ago
SMALL but select sums up Hamilton's conditions sprint, which features Group 1 performers past and present and a course specialist. Read More...

Wigmore Hall groom devastated by Mirror pictures

Racing Post | 6 hours ago
THE groom who accompanied Wigmore Hall around the world has admitted to being left "devastated" after the Daily Mirror on Saturday printed a large and graphic front-page picture of the popular horse being shot dead. Read More...

Wigmore groom devastated by Mirror pictures

Racing Post | 6 hours ago
THE groom who accompanied Wigmore Hall around the world has admitted to being left "devastated" after the Daily Mirror on Saturday printed a large and graphic front-page picture of the popular horse being shot dead. Read More...

USA: Chrome flops behind Bayern in Pennsylvania Derby

Racing Post | 10 hours ago
Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome could finsih only sixth on his comeback in the Penn Derby at Parx Racing, where Untapable won the Grade 1 Cotillion. Read More...

USA: Cal Chrome flops behind Bayern in Penn Derby

Racing Post | 10 hours ago
Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome could finsih only sixth on his comeback in the Penn Derby at Parx Racing, where Untapable won the Grade 1 Cotillion Read More...

USA: Chrome flops behind Bayern in Pennsylvania Derby

Racing Post | 10 hours ago
Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome could finsih only sixth on his comeback in the Penn Derby at Parx Racing, where Untapable won the Grade 1 Cotillion. Read More...

Apprentice Mooney banned for riding finish a circuit early

Racing Post | 17 hours ago
APPRENTICE jockey Danielle Mooney was banned for 12 days after riding a finish a circuit too early at Wolverhampton on Saturday evening. Read More...

Japanese Arc challengers delayed due to French strike

Racing Post | 19 hours ago
JAPAN'S triple challenge for next month's Arc suffered its first hiccup on Saturday when a strike by Air France caused the cancellation of the direct Tokyo-Paris flight that had been scheduled to carry Just A Way, Gold Ship and Harp Star. Read More...

Arc challengers delayed due to French strike

Racing Post | 19 hours ago
JAPAN'S triple challenge for next month's Arc suffered its first hiccup on Saturday when a strike by Air France caused the cancellation of the direct Tokyo-Paris flight that had been scheduled to carry Just A Way, Gold Ship and Harp Star. Read More...

Ayr: Doyle strikes gold on Louis The Pious

Racing Post | 21 hours ago
JAMES DOYLE was the toast of punters at Ayr on Saturday as he completed a treble on the card including the meeting's feature race on last year's runner-up Louis The Pious. Read More...

Doyle strikes Ayr gold on Louis The Pious

Racing Post | 21 hours ago
JAMES DOYLE was the toast of punters at Ayr on Saturday as he completed a treble on the card including the meeting's feature race on last year's runner-up Louis The Pious. Read More...

Palmer adds New Providence to Rockfel cast

Racing Post | 22 hours ago
NEW PROVIDENCE, who provided Hugo Palmer with a second Group 3 success in the space of six days when taking the Dick Poole Stakes at Salisbury, will bid to give the trainer a first win at Group 2 level in Friday's Shadwell Rockfel Stakes. Read More...

Newbury: Toocoolforschool gives Mill Reef rivals a lesson

Racing Post | 23 hours ago
TOOCOOLFORSCHOOL, runner-up in the Acomb and Flying Scotsman Stakes already this season, landed a much-deserved first win at Group level with a commanding victory over his five rivals. Read More...

Newbury: Toocoolforschool gives rivals lesson

Racing Post | 23 hours ago
TOOCOOLFORSCHOOL, runner-up in the Acomb and Flying Scotsman Stakes already this season, landed a much-deserved first win at Group level with a commanding victory over his five rivals. Read More...

Toocoolforschool gives Mill Reef rivals a lesson

Racing Post | 23 hours ago
TOOCOOLFORSCHOOL, runner-up in the Acomb and Flying Scotsman Stakes already this season, landed a much-deserved first win at Group level with a commanding victory over his five rivals. Read More...

Australia: Foreteller gives Waller Group 1 double

Racing Post | 24 hours ago
FORETELLER has capped another big day for the all-conquering Chris Waller stable by helping the trainer to his first interstate Group 1 double. Read More...

Italy: O’Meara chases Group 2 prize with Awake My Soul

Racing Post | 24 hours ago
DAVID O'MEARA sent out his first Group 1 winner two weeks ago when G Force won the Sprint Cup at Haydock and on Sunday he attempts a first success in Italy when Awake My Soul (Gabriele Bietolini) takes on six rivals in this £80,000 race. Read More...

Germany: St Leger runners for Appleby and Johnston

Racing Post | 1 day ago
MACBETH (Mick Appleby/Andrew Mullen) and Special Meaning (Mark Johnston/Franny Norton) are the two British raiders in the German St Leger on Sunday, a race Johnston won with Fox Hunt in 2011. Read More...

Australia: Sacred Falls heralds Group 1 double for Waller

Racing Post | 1 day ago
SACRED FALLS has continued his love affair with the Randwick mile, adding the Group 1 George Main Stakes to his two Doncaster wins; trainer Chris Waller later took the Group 1 Underwood Stakes at Caulfield with Foreteller. Read More...

Australia: Sacred Falls wins WFA George Main Stakes

Racing Post | 1 day ago
SACRED FALLS has continued his love affair with the Randwick mile, adding the Group 1 George Main Stakes to his two Doncaster wins. Read More...

Rain rules out 25 runners at Newbury

Racing Post | 1 day ago
THE 18mm of rain that has fallen on Newbury racecourse since Thursday evening has changed the going to soft (from good) and resulted in 25 non-runners by 10.30am. Read More...

Rain rules out quarter of runners at Newbury

Racing Post | 1 day ago
THE 18mm of rain that has fallen on Newbury racecourse since Thursday evening has changed the going to soft (from good) and resulted in 26 non-runners by 11.30am. Read More...

Rain rules out 20 runners at Newbury

Racing Post | 1 day ago
THE 18mm of rain that has fallen on Newbury racecourse since Thursday evening has changed the going to soft (from good) and resulted in 20 non-runners by 9.30am. Read More...

USA: California Chrome returns for Breeders’ Cup prep

Racing Post | 1 day ago
AMERICA'S favourite horse California Chrome (Art Sherman/Victor Espinoza) sets out on the road to the Breeders' Cup Classic on Saturday when he returns after a 105-day layoff in the Pennsylvania Derby at Parx Racing. Read More...

Good morning

Racing Post | 1 day ago
Good morning, and welcome to News Live on Saturday. We have racing from Ayr on Gold Cup day, as well as action from Catterick, Listowel, Newbury, Newmarket and Wolverhampton. Read More...

Racing outraged by Daily Mirror front page

Racing Post | 1 day ago
OUTRAGE spread through the racing industry last night in response to a Daily Mirror front page showing a horrifying image of the moment Wigmore Hall was put down at Doncaster last week. Read More...

Racing outraged by Daily Mirror front page picture

Racing Post | 1 day ago
OUTRAGE spread through the racing industry last night in response to a Daily Mirror front page showing a horrifying image of the moment Wigmore Hall was put down at Doncaster last week. Read More...

Shocking scene sours four-timer for McCoy

Racing Post | 2 days ago
TONY MCCOY was involved in an astonishing, ugly scene after finishing second on last-race favourite Saint Helena at Worcester on Friday evening. Read More...

Watchable eased as punters go high in Ayr Gold Cup

Racing Post | 2 days ago
ANTE-POST favourite Watchable was on the drift on the eve of the William Hill Ayr Gold Cup as punters latched on to horses drawn high for Saturday’s big sprint. Read More...

Frost banned for ten days at Newton Abbot

Racing Post | 2 days ago
JOCKEY Hadden Frost was banned for ten days by the Newton Abbot stewards on Friday for failing to take all reasonable and permissible measures throughout the race on Ice Konig, who finished a 16-length third in the 2m6f novice hurdle. Read More...

France: Fractional rediscovers powers to land Group 3

Racing Post | 2 days ago
FRACTIONAL (Andre Fabre/Maxime Guyon) added a second Group 3 to his name, more than two years after first striking at Pattern level. Read More...

Brazil: Ricardo beats Baze in match thriller

Racing Post | 2 days ago
The world's two most prolific jockeys met for only the second time in Brazil on Thursday, when Jorge Ricardo narrowly outpointed his US-based rival Russell Baze in a special five-race series at the Hipodromo do Cristal in Porto Alegre. Read More...

France: Guyon gets his fractions right

Racing Post | 2 days ago
Fractional wins the Group 3 Le Coupe de Maisons-Laffitte for Andre Fabre under Maxime Guyon. Read More...

Dream return for Maguire after injury nightmare

Racing Post | 2 days ago
JASON MAGUIRE wasted little time rediscovering the winning thread as the leading jockey struck on his first ride back after sitting out the last six months with injury. Read More...

Dream return for Maguire after injury nightmare

Racing Post | 2 days ago
JASON MAGUIRE wasted little time rediscovering the winning thread as the leading jockey struck on his first ride back after sitting out the last six months with injury. Read More...

Former Cecil assistant Marshall set to join Varian

Racing Post | 2 days ago
CLASSIC-WINNING trainer Roger Varian is set to welcome a new member to his team with Mike Marshall poised to take up the role of assistant trainer at Kremlin House Stables. Read More...

Gold Cup to solve for Scoop6 bonus hunters

Racing Post | 2 days ago
FINDING the winner of the William Hill Ayr Gold Cup is what stands between last week's 19 Scoop6 winners and a further £1,249,353 in the bonus pool. Read More...

Maguire returns to action after six-month layoff

Racing Post | 2 days ago
THE longest six months of Jason Maguire's career come to an end on Friday when the jockey returns to the saddle with three rides at Newton Abbot and Worcester. Read More...

Today’s racing: Guest predicts big things from Jane’s at Ayr

Racing Post | 2 days ago
THE Listed EBF Stallions Harry Rosebery Stakes (2.45 Ayr) is a race that can produce a smart sort - this season's Prix Maurice de Gheest winner Garswood won it in 2012 -and it has attracted its biggest field for ten years with 15 runners due to line Read More...

New Zealand: Jockey Walker banned for seven years

Racing Post | 2 days ago
JOCKEY David Walker has been banned from racing for seven years after being found to have deliberately prevented his mount from winning a race in which he had bet on a rival horse. Read More...

Scotland No vote welcomed by racing

Racing Post | 2 days ago
SCOTLAND's decision to reject independence by a margin of 55 per cent to 45 per cent has been welcomed by the racing industry in Britain. Read More...

USA: Eight-time Grade 1 winner Game On Dude retired

Racing Post | 3 days ago
Game On Dude, one of the top dirt horses in the US for a number of years and the only horse ever to win three runnings of the Santa Anita Handicap, has been retired. Read More...

Ebor winner Steward gets ten-day ban at Kempton

Racing Post | 3 days ago
Ebor-winning rider Louis Steward has been hit with a ten-day ban after the Kempton stewards found him guilty of failing to take all reasonable and permissible measures to obtain the best possible placing on Mississippi Queen in the 6.40. Read More...

Betting broker BetButler loses operating licence

Racing Post | 3 days ago
THE Gambling Commission has revoked the operating licence of BetButler. Read More...

Racing awaits Scots vote as millions go to polls

Racing Post | 3 days ago
SCOTTISH racing was on Thursday night eagerly awaiting the outcome of the independence referendum, expected early on Friday morning, with one racecourse manager saying they have "huge concerns" about a potential Yes vote. Read More...

France: Behesht upholds family honour in Turenne

Racing Post | 3 days ago
THE Aga Khan's Behesht (Alain de Royer-Dupre/Christophe Soumillon) just held the challenge of Nolohay and Olivier Peslier to land the biggest of three career successes to date. Read More...

France: Smoking Sun bids to atone for Chicago run

Racing Post | 3 days ago
SMOKING SUN (Pascal Bary/Stephane Pasquier) heads a field of eight for the La Coupe de Maisons-Laffitte, a race with the distinction of now being Europe's only Group contest run over a straight 1m2f. Read More...

Cheltenham Festival winner Celestial Halo retired

Racing Post | 3 days ago
CELESTIAL HALO, winner of the 2008 Triumph Hurdle and runner-up in the Champion Hurdle the following year, has been retired. Read More...