Racing Post

Derham jockey quits the saddle aged 19

Racing Post | 10 hours ago
HARRY DERHAM, conditional jockey to Paul Nicholls and one of the bright young talents among the jump jockeys' ranks, has surprisingly retired from the saddle at the age of 19. Read More...

Derham quits the saddle aged 19

Racing Post | 10 hours ago
HARRY DERHAM, conditional jockey to Paul Nicholls and one of the bright young talents among the jump jockeys' ranks, has surprisingly retired from the saddle at the age of 19. Read More...

Treve on course for Prix Vermeille return

Racing Post | 12 hours ago
TREVE will be in need of the race when she returns to action a week on Sunday at Longchamp according to trainer Criquette Head-Maarek, who has confirmed the Prix Vermeille as the likely springboard for a defence of the Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomph Read More...

Belgium: Quinton extends domination of Waregem

Racing Post | 12 hours ago
FRENCH trainer Patrice Quinton elevated his recent domination of Belgium's biggest raceday when 2011 winner Royal Fou and jockey Jordan Duchene led a home a 1-2-3 for the stable. Read More...

Great War horse Warrior awarded gallantry medal

Racing Post | 14 hours ago
HEROIC war horse Warrior, dubbed the horse the Germans could not kill, will today be awarded an honorary PDSA Dickin Medal on behalf of the millions of animals that served with the armed forces during the First World War. Read More...

E-cigarette firm to sponsor Doncaster Cup

Racing Post | 14 hours ago
DONCASTER is set to become the first track in Britain to carry the name of a cigarette-associated product in a race title since tobacco sponsorship in sport was outlawed in 2003. Read More...

BHA halts Newcastle floodlit all-weather plans

Racing Post | 16 hours ago
THE BHA on Tuesday refused to give Newcastle special dispensation to hold floodlit meetings on its new all-weather course, prompting track owners Arc to delay the start of all-weather racing at the venue until 2016. Read More...

Direct approach proves key for Irish Champions site

Racing Post | 16 hours ago
In his fortnightly look at racing on the web, Robin Gibson evaluates the Irish Champions Day website compared to the British equivalent Read More...

Juvenile Judge

Racing Post | 17 hours ago
David Baxter looks at the under-the-radar two-year-olds it could pay to follow. Read More...

USA: Competitive Edge slams Saratoga rivals

Racing Post | 17 hours ago
COMPETITIVE EDGE (Todd Pletcher/John Velazquez) solidified his status as early favourite for the Breeders' Cup Juvenile with an impressive 5¾-length victory in the Hopeful Stakes, the closing-day highlight of Saratoga's summer meeting. Read More...

BetButler ceases trading after agreeing sale

Racing Post | 17 hours ago
BETTING service BetButler has ceased trading after agreeing to sell the business to a gambling operator who has given assurances the funds of account holders are not at risk. Read More...

Germany: Demuro picks up plum ride on Sea The Moon

Racing Post | 20 hours ago
ANTE-POST Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe favourite Sea The Moon will have a new rider when he returns to action in Sunday's Grosser Preis von Baden at Baden-Baden, with Cristian Demuro picking up the prized ride in Christophe Soumillon's absenc Read More...

Sprint Cup fancy Aljamaaheer not a certain starter

Racing Post | 20 hours ago
LEADING sprinter Aljamaaheer is not a certain starter in the Group 1 Betfred Sprint Cup at Haydock on Saturday for which he is a 12-1 chance with the sponsors. Read More...

Today’s racing: Make It Up out to resume winning ways

Racing Post | 21 hours ago
MAKE IT UP, who was beaten by a potentially smart Godolphin filly on his last start, bids to get back on the winning trail in a valuable conditions race at Goodwood today (4.05). Read More...

Playtech bullish about transforming Ladbrokes

Racing Post | 21 hours ago
PLAYTECH chief executive Mor Weizer told the City last week the transformation it achieved with William Hill's online operation can be repeated with Ladbrokes. Read More...

Estimate heads strong British entry for Melbourne Cup

Racing Post | 23 hours ago
THE QUEEN'S Gold Cup winner Estimate and popular stayer Red Cadeaux spearhead a strong British team among a total entry of 148 for the $6.2 million Emirates Melbourne Cup on November 4. Read More...

Condon suffered three broken vertebrae in Cork fall

Racing Post | 1 day ago
DOCTORS were on Monday evening still trying to determine the best course of action for repairing jockey Davy Condon’s vertebrae after the rider sustained three fractures in a fall at Cork on Sunday afternoon. Read More...

Red Cadeaux to go on Melbourne Cup trial at Kempton

Racing Post | 1 day ago
GLOBETROTTER Red Cadeaux has been given another assignment on home territory this weekend as trainer Ed Dunlop maps out a route back to the Emirates Melbourne Cup in November. Read More...

New chairman for industry problem gambling body

Racing Post | 2 days ago
AN INDUSTRY problem gambling body representing the sector's five main trade associations has appointed a new chairman in the shape of Barry Hardy. Read More...

McCain calls time on Peddlers Cross career

Racing Post | 2 days ago
PEDDLERS CROSS, runner-up in the 2011 Champion Hurdle, has been retired trainer Donald McCain has revealed. Read More...

Sports rights owner Perform confirms takeover bid

Racing Post | 2 days ago
ONLINE sports rights owner Perform, whose business includes supplying content to bookmakers, confirmed on Monday it is the subject of a takeover bid. Read More...

Towcester to sell seven fixtures to Arc

Racing Post | 2 days ago
TOWCESTER is selling seven of its 17 annual fixtures to the Arena Racing Company in a deal that will result in the track losing 41 per cent of its jump meetings. Read More...

Towcester to sell seven fixtures to Arc

Racing Post | 2 days ago
TOWCESTER is selling seven of its 17 annual fixtures to the Arena Racing Company in a deal that will result in the track losing 41 per cent of its jump meetings. Read More...

Towcester down to ten fixtures after selling seven to Arc

Racing Post | 2 days ago
TOWCESTER is selling seven of its 17 annual fixtures to the Arena Racing Company in a deal that will result in the track losing 41 per cent of its jump meetings. Read More...

World Class: Three the magic number around the world

Racing Post | 2 days ago
A COUPLE of talented three-year-olds could be set to dominate their elders in Japan and the States, says Racing Post Ratings expert Sam Walker. Read More...

New market leaders as Due Diligence misses Sprint Cup

Racing Post | 2 days ago
SOLE POWER and Gordon Lord Byron are locked at the head of the betting for the Betfred Sprint Cup after ante-post favourite Due Diligence was taken out of Saturday’s showpiece at Haydock. Read More...

Today’s racing: War Alert out to justify Brown´s belief

Racing Post | 2 days ago
WAR ALERT would have faced a task of mammoth proportions had she lined up in the Lowther Stakes, but for that Group 2 prize to have been under consideration is an indicator of the regard in which she is held at home. Read More...

O’Brien: Due Diligence to miss Sprint Cup

Racing Post | 2 days ago
IRELAND'S challenge for Saturday's Betfred Sprint Cup at Haydock looks set to be further weakened after Aidan O'Brien reportedly ruled out 4-1 favourite Due Diligence. Read More...

O’Brien: Due Diligence to miss Sprint Cup

Racing Post | 2 days ago
IRELAND'S challenge for Saturday's Betfred Sprint Cup at Haydock looks set to be further weakened after Aidan O'Brien reportedly ruled out 4-1 favourite Due Diligence. Read More...

Cavalryman has the class for Melbourne Cup, says Bin Suroor

Racing Post | 2 days ago
CAVALRYMAN is the ideal horse for the Emirates Melbourne Cup according to trainer Saeed Bin Suroor, who also plans to run Willing Foe as he seeks to break his duck in Australia's most prestigious race. Read More...

Australia: Big names top Moonee Valley entries

Racing Post | 2 days ago
Melbourne Cup favourite The Offer and Lankan Rupee, the world's best sprinter, are among the horses engaged on Moonee Valley's card on Saturday as Melbourne's spring carnival cranks up a notch. Read More...

USA: Condo Commando strolls to Spinaway success

Racing Post | 2 days ago
LEGENDARY racecaller Tom Durkin signed off his illustrious career by commentating on a potential top-notch filly in Condo Commander, who bolted up in Saratoga's Spinaway Stakes on Sunday. Read More...

Mulrennan: Sprint Cup outsider Moviesta in flying form

Racing Post | 2 days ago
AS if Harry Redknapp's weekend was not enjoyable enough, his jockey Paul Mulrennan on Sunday offered plenty of encouragement for the QPR boss that his sprinter Moviesta could bustle up the big guns at Haydock on Saturday. Read More...

Mulrennan: Sprint Cup outsider Moviesta is flying

Racing Post | 2 days ago
AS if Harry Redknapp's weekend was not enjoyable enough, his jockey Paul Mulrennan on Sunday offered plenty of encouragement for the QPR boss that his sprinter Moviesta could bustle up the big guns at Haydock on Saturday. Read More...

France: Coulsty gives Vestey dream Deauville win

Racing Post | 2 days ago
FRANCOIS DOUMEN was one of the first to congratulate former Cheltenham racecourse chairman Sam Vestey as he achieved the long-cherished aim of a winner at Deauville with the Richard Hannon-trained Coulsty. Read More...

Condon suffers suspected spine injury in Cork fall

Racing Post | 2 days ago
DAVY CONDON was left with a suspected thoracic fracture of his spine after taking a crashing fall from Flaxen Flare at the second-last in the 2m hurdle at Cork on Sunday. Read More...

Germany: Prescott runner leads home British one-two

Racing Post | 2 days ago
THE main event at Baden-Baden saw two French runners fight out the finish of the Goldene Peitsche, with Signs of Blessing keeping on strongly after making all the running to lift Germany's most desirable racing trophy. Read More...

Perennial runner-up Sretaw lands Irish Cambridgeshire

Racing Post | 3 days ago
SRETAW, runner-up on her last six starts, overcame 20 rivals to land just a third career win on her 17th start in a competitive renewal of the Irish Cambridgeshire. Read More...

Curragh: Atzeni guides Sansevero to cosy win

Racing Post | 3 days ago
ANDREA ATZENI got an early taste for his new job as first rider to Qatar Racing as he guided Coventry Stakes runner-up Cappella Sansevero to victory. Read More...

Curragh: Cosy win for Middle Park hope Sansevero

Racing Post | 3 days ago
ANDREA ATZENI got an early taste for his new job as first rider to Qatar Racing as he guided Coventry Stakes runner-up Cappella Sansevero to victory. Read More...

Curragh: Tenacious Jack Naylor lands hat-trick

Racing Post | 3 days ago
A GROUP 3 penalty wasn't enough to halt Jack Naylor's relentless progress as Jessica Harrington's tenacious juvenile made it three on the bounce. Read More...

Curragh: Atzeni guides Cappella Sansevero to cosy win

Racing Post | 3 days ago
ANDREA ATZENI got an early taste for his new job as first rider to Qatar Racing as he guided Coventry Stakes runner-up Cappella Sansevero to victory. Read More...

Ol’ Man River cut for Derby after debut win

Racing Post | 3 days ago
OL' MAN RIVER, 25-1 for the Derby despite having never seen a racecourse, made the perfect start to his career with a smooth success under Joseph O'Brien. Read More...

Ol’ Man River cut for Derby after debut win

Racing Post | 3 days ago
OL' MAN RIVER, 25-1 for the Derby despite having never seen a racecourse, made the perfect start to his career with a smooth success under Joseph O'Brien. Read More...

Curragh: Ol’ Man River cut for Derby after debut win

Racing Post | 3 days ago
OL' MAN RIVER, 25-1 for the Derby despite having never seen a racecourse, made the perfect start to his career with a smooth success under Joseph O'Brien. Read More...

Business bulletin: Poor sport results hurt Power profits

Racing Post | 3 days ago
A RUN of bad sports results meant Paddy Power did not have a good start to the year but the company said the second half had begun much better when they announced their interim results last week. Read More...

USA: Sunset glows in Debutante for Ward

Racing Post | 3 days ago
ROYAL ASCOT regular Wesley Ward was celebrating a Grade 1 victory on Saturday when Albany Stakes runner-up Sunset Glow (Victor Espinoza) outfought Her Emmynence to win the Del Mar Debutante. Read More...

Weld hopeful Carla can take step up in class in her stride

Racing Post | 3 days ago
CARLA BIANCA is on the trail of a fourth consecutive win, and a first Group success, in the Xtravision & HMV Supporting Irish Autism Action Dance Design Fillies Stakes. Read More...

Gatewood seeking further French glory

Racing Post | 3 days ago
JOHN Gosden enjoys a cushion of more than €500,000 over his nearest pursuer in the race to be Britain's champion trainer, and might have a bigger lead, had the trainer not aimed some of his most potent inmates at Deauville recently. Read More...

USA: Palace dazzles with Forego Stakes victory

Racing Post | 3 days ago
PALACE (Linda Rice/Cornelio Velasquez) booked his place at the Breeders' Cup with a storming victory and bagged a second Grade 1 this month. Read More...