Racing Post

Palmer sends out unbeaten sire Frankel’s second son

Racing Post | 1 hour ago
MAJORIS bids to maintain Frankel's 100 per cent strike-rate as a stallion when he makes his debut in what is potentially a very hotly contested second division of the six-furlong novice stakes at Haydock on Friday afternoon (2.40). Read More...

Time Test produces the goods to land Brigadier Gerard

Racing Post | 14 hours ago
TIME TEST defied a 5lb penalty, a messy passage and last year's winner Western Hymn to come from last to first to land the Brigadier Gerard under a fabulous Ryan Moore. Read More...

Time Test produces the goods to land Brigadier Gerard

Racing Post | 14 hours ago
TIME TEST defied a 5lb penalty, a messy passage and last year's winner Western Hymn to come from last to first to land the Brigadier Gerard under a fabulous Ryan Moore. Read More...

Royal Ascot next as Global Applause lands National Stakes in style

Racing Post | 15 hours ago
GLOBAL APPLAUSE reversed form with 13-8 favourite Mehmas to set himself up for a tilt at a major Royal Ascot contest after winning the Listed National Stakes at Sandown and give Ed Dunlop a double on the evening. Read More...

Sandown: Royal Ascot next as Global Applause lands National

Racing Post | 15 hours ago
GLOBAL APPLAUSE reversed form with 13-8 favourite Mehmas to set himself up for a tilt at a major Royal Ascot contest after winning the Listed National Stakes at Sandown and give Ed Dunlop a double on the evening. Read More...

Sandown: Norfolk next as Global Applause lands National

Racing Post | 15 hours ago
GLOBAL APPLAUSE reversed form with 13-8 favourite Mehmas to set himself up for a tilt at a major Royal Ascot contest after winning the Listed National Stakes at Sandown and give Ed Dunlop a double on the evening. Read More...

Sandown: Norfolk next as Global lands National

Racing Post | 15 hours ago
GLOBAL APPLAUSE reversed form with 13-8 favourite Mehmas to set himself up for a tilt at a major Royal Ascot contest after winning the Listed National Stakes at Sandown and give Ed Dunlop a double on the evening. Read More...

Global Applause lands National Stakes in style

Racing Post | 15 hours ago
GLOBAL APPLAUSE reversed form with 13-8 favourite Mehmas to book his ticket to Royal Ascot by winning the Listed National Stakes at Sandown and give Ed Dunlop a double. Read More...

Sammy Jo Bell to spend six weeks in wheelchair

Racing Post | 16 hours ago
SAMMY JO BELL is looking at a longer spell on the sidelines than initially expected, with the rider who fractured her pelvis in a nasty incident at Carlisle a week ago expected to spend the next six weeks in a wheelchair. Read More...

Yarmouth gets all clear to resume racing after gallops

Racing Post | 18 hours ago
YARMOUTH has received the green light from the BHA to resume racing for the first time this year on Wednesday, June 8. Read More...

Minding loss makes Oaks more attractive for Skiffle – Appleby

Racing Post | 18 hours ago
CHARLIE APPLEBY believes Minding's defeat in the Irish 1,000 Guineas has made the Investec Oaks a more attractive race and increased the chances of Skiffle being supplemented at a cost of £30,000. Read More...

Mottershead: Racing needs to modernise and give staff more days off

Racing Post | 20 hours ago
THE stable staff shortage is a problem that has been a long time in the making. More should have been done to tackle it before now but it's a case of better late than never. Read More...

Mottershead: Racing must modernise and give staff more days off

Racing Post | 20 hours ago
THE stable staff shortage is a problem that has been a long time in the making. More should have been done to tackle it before now but it's a case of better late than never. Read More...

Mottershead: Racing must modernise approach to staff

Racing Post | 20 hours ago
THE stable staff shortage is a problem that has been a long time in the making. More should have been done to tackle it before now but it's a case of better late than never. Read More...

Thornton racks up the miles chasing 1,000 winners

Racing Post | 21 hours ago
THE old adage for jockeys of 'have saddle will travel' certainly applied to Andrew Thornton on Wednesday, as one of the jumps weighing room's senior members embarked on a marathon road trip in his quest for winners. Read More...

Buratino faces tough task on return to sprinting at Haydock

Racing Post | 22 hours ago
BURATINO sets out on a potential new career as a sprinter on Saturday after featuring among eight declarations for the Group 2 188Bet Sandy Lane Stakes at Haydock. Read More...

USA: Jockey Turner whips rival in mid-race spat

Racing Post | 23 hours ago
Altercations in the heat of a race are not uncommon between jockeys, especially when space is at a premium, but Natalie Turner and Freddy Jose Manrrique-Guerrero had a very heated set-to, with Turner resorting to whipping her rival. Read More...

Gilligan´s legal team seek costs and apology from BHA

Racing Post | 1 day ago
THE solicitor representing Paul Gilligan on Wednesday said he would be seeking an apology from the BHA and an offer to pay legal costs, just as trainer Jim Best received at his appeal hearing on Tuesday. Read More...

Varian expecting ‘big run’ from Intilaaq

Racing Post | 1 day ago
TIME TEST'S Group 2 win in the Joel Stakes last September sets the standard in what looks a high-class edition of the Brigadier Gerard Stakes, a race which can frequently produce future Group 1 stars. Read More...

Varian expecting ‘big run’ from Intilaaq in Brigadier Gerard

Racing Post | 1 day ago
TIME TEST'S Group 2 win in the Joel Stakes last September sets the standard in what looks a high-class edition of the Brigadier Gerard Stakes, a race which can frequently produce future Group 1 stars. Read More...

Varian expecting ‘big run’ from Intilaaq in Brigadier Gerard

Racing Post | 1 day ago
TIME TEST'S Group 2 win in the Joel Stakes last September sets the standard in what looks a high-class edition of the Brigadier Gerard Stakes, a race which can frequently produce future Group 1 stars. Read More...

Gosden readies Heron pair Artillery and Cymric

Racing Post | 2 days ago
ROYAL ARTILLERY is primed for a belated return to action in which his jockey Ryan Moore is bidding for a hat-trick following wins on Montiridge (2014) and Consort a year ago. Read More...

BHA under pressure to give account of Best case

Racing Post | 2 days ago
THE BHA was on Wednesday night under pressure to give a full account of the mistakes that led to the mishandling of the Jim Best inquiry as it emerged a rehearing of the case may not be able to take place before September. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: The many games of the one and only Pallasator

Racing Post | 2 days ago
GOODEE - Pallasator's back. You must remember him. He's that enormous beast that plays a game called "bet you can't get me to the start" followed by "bet you can't get me into the stalls." Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: The many games of Pallasator

Racing Post | 2 days ago
GOODEE - Pallasator's back. You must remember him. He's that enormous beast that plays a game called "bet you can't get me to the start" followed by "bet you can't get me into the stalls." Read More...

Ground major factor in Harzand Derby decision

Racing Post | 2 days ago
A DECISION on Ballysax winner Harzand's participation in the Investec Derby is likely to de delayed until the middle of next week, according to his trainer Dermot Weld. Read More...

Ground a major factor in Harzand Derby decision

Racing Post | 2 days ago
A DECISION on Ballysax winner Harzand's participation in the Investec Derby is likely to be delayed until the middle of next week, according to his trainer Dermot Weld. Read More...

Stable staff crisis: the workforce has its say about how they cope

Racing Post | 2 days ago
BRITISH racing has set about tackling a significant shortage of stable staff. Numbers are down, in part because of a failure to retain staff but also due to insufficient newcomers being attracted to the industry. Read More...

Palmer sends Frankel son Majoris to Haydock

Racing Post | 2 days ago
THE next son of Frankel to make the racecourse is set to be unleashed on Friday at Haydock, as Majoris has been declared for a division of the six furlong novice stakes. Read More...

Atzeni pleased with Derby contender Ulysses

Racing Post | 2 days ago
SIR MICHAEL STOUTE has recruited Kieren Fallon and Andrea Atzeni to ride his pair of Investec Derby hopes, and the latter described himself as "very happy", after a first spin on Ulysses on Wednesday morning. Read More...

Australia: Payne urged to retire by brother after fall

Racing Post | 2 days ago
Melbourne Cup-winning jockey Michelle Payne has been urged to consider retiring from the saddle by her brother Paddy after suffering abdominal injuries in a fall on Monday. Read More...

Yarmouth hopeful of green light to resume in June

Racing Post | 2 days ago
YARMOUTH will have to wait until Thursday to get the all-clear to resume racing next month after some continuing issues with the pull-up bend during the latest trials to be staged on Tuesday. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: Dubacilla memories come flooding back

Racing Post | 3 days ago
YOU may have noticed that Hamilton's card launches itself with the Highland Spring Water Mandora Novice Auction Stakes (2.00). It's worth mentioning because it reminds me of a visit a long time ago to Frog Street Farm in Somerset. Read More...

Best to face rehearing on non-trier charges

Racing Post | 3 days ago
JIM BEST will face a second disciplinary panel inquiry on charges of instructing two horses to be stopped after an appeal board on Tuesday ordered a rehearing of the case. Read More...

USA: Below-par Nyquist to miss Belmont Stakes

Racing Post | 3 days ago
NYQUIST was denied a shot at Triple Crown immortality when Exaggerator got the better of him in the Preakness and trainer Doug O'Neill revealed on Tuesday the Kentucky Derby winner will miss the Belmont Stakes due to a high white blood cell count. Read More...

A Shin Hikari favourite for Ascot glory after Chantilly romp

Racing Post | 3 days ago
JAPANESE raider A Shin Hikari put down a marker to Europe's best by decimating his Prix d'Ispahan rivals with a mesmerising display that sent him rocketing to the head of the betting for next month's Prince of Wales's Stakes at Royal Read More...

A Shin Hikari hot favourite for Ascot after Chantilly romp

Racing Post | 3 days ago
JAPANESE raider A Shin Hikari put down a marker to Europe's best by decimating his Prix d'Ispahan rivals with a mesmerising display that sent him rocketing to the head of the betting for next month's Prince of Wales's Stakes at Royal Read More...

A Shin Hikari hot favourite for Ascot after Chantilly romp

Racing Post | 3 days ago
JAPANESE raider A Shin Hikari put down a marker to Europe's best by decimating his Prix d'Ispahan rivals with a mesmerising display that sent him rocketing to the head of the betting for next month's Prince of Wales's Stakes at Royal Read More...

A Shin Hikari looks a superstar in Chantilly romp

Racing Post | 3 days ago
JAPANESE raider A Shin Hikari put down a marker to Europe's best by decimating his Prix d'Ispahan rivals with a mesmerising display that sent him rocketing to the head of the betting for next month's Prince of Wales's Stakes at Royal Read More...

Chairman of Best BHA panel paid 55,000 by regulator

Racing Post | 3 days ago
THE chairman of the BHA disciplinary panel which found trainer Jim Best guilty of ordering the stopping of two horses had been paid £55,000 over the last two years for other work for the regulator, an appeal hearing was told on Tuesday. Read More...

Chairman of Best BHA panel paid 55,000 by regulator

Racing Post | 3 days ago
THE chairman of the BHA disciplinary panel which found trainer Jim Best guilty of ordering the stopping of two horses had been paid £55,000 over the last two years for other work for the regulator, an appeal hearing was told on Tuesday. Read More...

Stable staff crisis: What´s being done to tackle the shortage?

Racing Post | 3 days ago
FOR years there has been the need for an industry strategy to tackle the shortage of stable staff in Britain. Due to a lack of money, such a strategy has never truly been in place. Thankfully, that is no longer the case. Read More...

Exciting Godolphin filly Skiffle enters Oaks picture

Racing Post | 3 days ago
A NEW name entered Epsom Classic consideration on Tuesday morning when Godolphin chief executive John Ferguson revealed Skiffle is "a definite possibility" to be supplemented at a cost of £30,000 for the Investec Oaks. Read More...

France: Stars collide in a top-class renewal of the Prix D’Ispahan

Racing Post | 3 days ago
JAPANESE star A Shin Hikari clashes with French Derby hero New Bay and Prix Ganay winner Dariyan in a mouth-watering renewal of the Prix D'Ispahan at Chantilly on Tuesday. Read More...

Australia: Payne set for spell on sidelines after surgery

Racing Post | 3 days ago
MICHELLE PAYNE is reported to be in a "serious but stable condition" after undergoing abdominal surgery at the Alfred Hospital in Melbourne on Tuesday. Read More...

BHA faces ordeal on day one of Jim Best appeal

Racing Post | 3 days ago
THE BHA faces what could be one of the most chastening days in its history as racing's regulator on Tuesday, when it is set to formally accept the quashing of the guilty verdict imposed on trainer Jim Best over the stopping of two horses. Read More...

Fallon and Stoute to team up in Derby with Across The Stars

Racing Post | 3 days ago
Kieren Fallon is set to renew old acquaintances in a sensational Investec Derby return after receiving the call up to ride the Sir Michael Stoute trained outsider Across The Stars at Epsom on Saturday week. Read More...

Gigginstown remove horses from Martin and Hughes

Racing Post | 3 days ago
GIGGINSTOWN House Stud have taken their horses away from trainers Tony Martin and Sandra Hughes and have confirmed that disappointing results led to the decision. Read More...

Minding Oaks decision set for next week

Racing Post | 4 days ago
A DECISION on Minding's participation in the Investec Oaks a week on Friday is likely to be delayed until early next week, trainer Aidan O'Brien has revealed. Read More...

Red Verdon could be supplemented for Derby

Racing Post | 4 days ago
AN INVESTEC DERBY set to be full of supplementary entries could yet feature another with the connections of last weekend's runaway Haydock handicap winner Red Verdon contemplating an audacious assault on the Epsom Classic. Read More...