Racing Post

Hans Holbein out to give O’Brien sixth Vase win

Racing Post | 9 hours ago
HANS HOLBEIN will put his Investec Derby credentials on the line in the MBNA Chester Vase on Thursday as he bids to hand his trainer Aidan O'Brien a sixth victory in nine runnings of the Group 3 contest. Read More...

Singer and former owner Errol Brown dies aged 71

Racing Post | 9 hours ago
JENNY PITMAN has paid tribute to Errol Brown, the lead singer of pop group Hot Chocolate and owner of one of her former stable stars Gainsay, who has died at the age of 71. Read More...

France: Couetil strikes again with Meleagros

Racing Post | 10 hours ago
MELEAGROS continued the great run of his trainer Alain Couetil and jockey Adrien Fouassier when stretching two and a half lengths clear of his six rivals for a first success at Group level. Read More...

Brighton abandons after two races

Racing Post | 12 hours ago
WEDNESDAY'S meeting at Brighton has been abandoned following the second race after high winds caused safety issues at the coastal track. Read More...

Fierce winds force Brighton to abandon after two races

Racing Post | 12 hours ago
WEDNESDAY'S meeting at Brighton has been abandoned following the second race after high winds caused safety issues at the coastal track. Read More...

Trip To Paris strikes late to land Chester Cup

Racing Post | 12 hours ago
TRIP TO PARIS powered home late to land the Chester Cup under Graham Lee, beating off Irish raiders Quick Jack and Zafayan in a dramatic conclusion to the marathon handicap. Read More...

Trip To Paris strikes late to land Chester Cup thriller

Racing Post | 12 hours ago
TRIP TO PARIS powered home late to land the Chester Cup under Graham Lee, beating off Irish raiders Quick Jack and Zafayan in a dramatic conclusion to the marathon handicap. Read More...

Chester: Diamondsandrubies shines in Oaks

Racing Post | 13 hours ago
RYAN MOORE'S superb week in the saddle continued as he guided the well-fancied Diamondsandrubies to a comfortable success in the Cheshire Oaks. Read More...

Diamondsandrubies shines in Cheshire Oaks romp

Racing Post | 13 hours ago
RYAN MOORE'S superb week in the saddle continued as he guided the well-fancied Diamondsandrubies to a comfortable success in the Cheshire Oaks. Read More...

National shrinks as BHA reveals revised distances

Racing Post | 14 hours ago
THE Grand National will shrink another furlong thanks to a new method of measuring race distances that makes the course of the world's most famous steeplechase only 4m2½f. Read More...

National trip revised as jump tracks remeasured

Racing Post | 14 hours ago
THE advertised trip of the Grand National will shrink another furlong due to a new method of measuring race distances that makes the course of the world's most famous steeplechase only 4m2½f. Read More...

Determined McNamara looking to the future

Racing Post | 14 hours ago
ROBBIE McNAMARA has spoken publicly about the fall which has left him with no movement from the waist down. Read More...

Dewhurst star Belardo to miss Fench Guineas

Racing Post | 17 hours ago
DEWHURST winner Belardo will not run in Sunday's French version of the 2,000 Guineas at Longchamp, the Poule d'Essai des Poulains. Read More...

Dewhurst star Belardo to miss French Guineas

Racing Post | 17 hours ago
DEWHURST winner Belardo will not run in Sunday's French version of the 2,000 Guineas at Longchamp, the Poule d'Essai des Poulains. Read More...

New Providence swerves Longchamp for Lingfield

Racing Post | 17 hours ago
HUGO PALMER has pulled his Nell Gwyn Stakes runner-up New Providence out of Sunday's Group 1 Poule d'Essai des Pouliches on account of soft ground at Longchamp. Read More...

Brighton sets Murphy stiff test on change to Flat

Racing Post | 17 hours ago
TIMMY MURPHY makes the career switch to the Flat on Wednesday, with a Brighton specialist warning the Grand National-winning jockey will find the idiosyncrasies of the East Sussex track a daunting challenge. Read More...

Brighton sets Murphy stiff test on change to Flat

Racing Post | 17 hours ago
TIMMY MURPHY makes the career switch to the Flat on Wednesday, with a Brighton specialist warning the Grand National-winning jockey will find the idiosyncrasies of the East Sussex track a daunting challenge. Read More...

Betway offer 300 free tickets to Chester premier enclosure

Racing Post | 18 hours ago
CHESTER CUP sponsors Betway are offering free county concourse ticket to the first 300 people to come to the Betway box office at Chester racecourse on Wednesday. Read More...

Moore and O’Brien out to repeat Cheshire Oaks win

Racing Post | 19 hours ago
AIDAN O'BRIEN bids to land his fourth Arkle Finance Cheshire Oaks since 2008 as he saddles Diamondsandrubies in Wednesday's race, one of the highlights of the opening day of Chester's May meeting. Read More...

Moore and O’Brien out to repeat Cheshire Oaks win

Racing Post | 19 hours ago
AIDAN O'BRIEN bids to land his fourth Arkle Finance Cheshire Oaks since 2008 as he saddles Diamondsandrubies in Wednesday's race, one of the highlights of the opening day of Chester's May meeting. Read More...

Hennessy ends Leopardstown backing

Racing Post | 1 day ago
HENNESSY'S sponsorship of the Gold Cup at Leopardstown, which dates to 1991, has ended in the wake of the 25th running of the Grade 1 showpiece in their name, won by Carlingford Lough and Tony McCoy in February. Read More...

Nap hand for Koukash as he bids for more Cup glory

Racing Post | 1 day ago
OWNER Marwan Koukash sends five into battle as he bids to continue his recent domination of the Betway Chester Cup, the feature race on the opening day of Chester's iconic May meeting on Wednesday. Read More...

Highland heads O’Brien five in French 2,000 Guineas

Racing Post | 1 day ago
THERE are still 29 colts engaged in Sunday's Abu Dhabi Poule d'Essai des Poulains with Highland Reel one of five possible runners for Aidan O'Brien, while Godolphin could be represented by Belardo and Maftool. Read More...

France: Highland Reel heads O’Brien five in Poulains

Racing Post | 1 day ago
THERE are still 29 colts engaged in Sunday's Abu Dhabi Poule d'Essai des Poulains [French 2,000 Guineas] with Highland Reel one of five possible runners for Aidan O'Brien, while Godolphin could be represented by Belardo and Maftool. Read More...

Four Racing Post books nominated for award

Racing Post | 2 days ago
THE Racing Post is well represented in the shortlist for Horseracing Book of the Year at this year's CROSS British Sports Book Awards, with four of the six titles in contention. Read More...

France: Easy win for Sumbal after Epicuris withdrawal

Racing Post | 2 days ago
THERE was high drama before the running of this recognised Classic trial as favourite and Investec Derby entry Epicuris was withdrawn at the start after refusing to enter the stalls. Read More...

Easy Greffulhe win for Sumbal after Epicuris refuses to load

Racing Post | 2 days ago
SUMBAL maintained his unbeaten record with the minimum of fuss, sauntering to victory in the Group 2 Prix Greffulhe under Andrea Atzeni after the favourite and Investec Derby hope Epicuris refused to load. Read More...

Easy Greffulhe win for Sumbal after Epicuris withdrawal

Racing Post | 2 days ago
THERE was high drama before the running of this recognised Classic trial as favourite and Investec Derby entry Epicuris was withdrawn at the start after refusing to enter the stalls. Read More...

Juvenile Judge

Racing Post | 2 days ago
David Baxter takes a look at the under-the-radar two-year-olds it could pay to follow. Read More...

O’Brien plumps for Hans Holbein in Chester Vase

Racing Post | 2 days ago
AIDAN O'BRIEN will rely on recent Leopardstown winner Hans Holbein to give him a third straight MBNA Chester Vase, as a field of six was declared for Thursday's Group 3. Read More...

Heavy rain causes headaches at Sedgefield

Racing Post | 2 days ago
THREE fences at Sedgefield will be omitted during this afternoon's fixture, as heavy rainfall caused problems at the course. Read More...

Scotbet signs up with Senet Group

Racing Post | 2 days ago
THE Senet Group, the betting industry self-regulatory body created last September, has welcomed its first new member since it was established. Read More...

Celestial likely to take St James’s Palace path

Racing Post | 2 days ago
SIR MARK PRESCOTT was pleased with the performance of his first runner in the 2,000 Guineas, Celestial Path, who finished fifth, and thought he might have been placed with a better draw. Read More...

O’Brien: Kennedy needs to step up in Derrinstown

Racing Post | 2 days ago
JOHN F KENNEDY requires a big performance in Sunday’s Group 3 Derrinstown Stud Derby Trial at Leopardstown to force himself back into contention for the Investec Derby believes his trainer Aidan O'Brien. Read More...

France: Epicuris aims to reassert Classic claims

Racing Post | 2 days ago
EPICURIS has a chance to reassert his Classic claims in a race that has produced a winner of both the Investec Derby and Prix du Jockey Club from its last four editions. Read More...

Ban for jockey Hussey after failing to spot rival

Racing Post | 2 days ago
JOCKEY Michael Hussey was given a 14-day ban and left red faced at the Curragh on Monday having failed to spot a rival when finishing second in the 1m handicap. Read More...

Canaletto misses Derby prep at Chester after bad scope

Racing Post | 2 days ago
GIOVANNI CANALETTO, a 14-1 shot for the Investec Derby, has been ruled out of his intended trial for Epsom in the Group 3 MBNA Chester Vase on Thursday. Read More...

Canaletto misses Chester Vase after bad scope

Racing Post | 2 days ago
GIOVANNI CANALETTO, a 14-1 shot for the Investec Derby, has been ruled out of his intended trial for Epsom in the Group 3 MBNA Chester Vase on Thursday. Read More...

Upset as 25-1 Iveagh Gardens stuns Found in Athasi

Racing Post | 3 days ago
FOUND, who spent much of the winter as ante-post favourite for the Qipco 1,000 Guineas before missing the Classic, was beaten into second on her reappearance as outsider Iveagh Gardens rattled home to land a 25-1 upset. Read More...

Upset as 25-1 Iveagh Gardens stuns Found in Athasi

Racing Post | 3 days ago
FOUND, who spent much of the winter as ante-post favourite for the Qipco 1,000 Guineas before missing the Classic, was beaten into second on her reappearance as outsider Iveagh Gardens rattled home to land a 25-1 upset. Read More...

Upset as 25-1 Iveagh Gardens stuns Found in Athasi Stakes

Racing Post | 3 days ago
FOUND, who spent much of the winter as ante-post favourite for the Qipco 1,000 Guineas before missing the Classic, was beaten into second on her reappearance as outsider Iveagh Gardens rattled home to land a 25-1 upset. Read More...

Curragh: Upset as Iveagh Gardens stuns Found in Athasi

Racing Post | 3 days ago
FOUND, who spent much of the winter as ante-post favourite for the Qipco 1,000 Guineas before missing the Classic, was beaten into second on her reappearance as outsider Iveagh Gardens rattled home to land a 25-1 upset. Read More...

Meehan: Mutarakez looks ideal type for Britannia

Racing Post | 3 days ago
IMPRESSIVE bet365 Esher Cup winner Mutarakez is being aimed at the Britannia Stakes at Royal Ascot according to his trainer Brian Meehan. Read More...

World Class: More needed for Pharoah’s Triple Crown bid

Racing Post | 3 days ago
AMERICAN PHAROAH was not as impressive as his pre-race headlines suggested when winning the Kentucky Derby by a length on Saturday. Read More...

Murphy begins Flat career with two Brighton rides

Racing Post | 3 days ago
TIMMY MURPHY will take the first two rides of his new career as a Flat rider at Brighton on Wednesday having decided to make the switch from riding over jumps. Read More...

Stoute’s Chester Cup fancy Altaayil not certain of run

Racing Post | 3 days ago
ALTAAYIL, one of the leading ante-post fancies for Wednesday's Betway Chester Cup, is not certain to run as he is only second reserve for the race. Read More...

Stoute’s Chester Cup fancy Altaayil not certain of run

Racing Post | 3 days ago
ALTAAYIL, one of the leading ante-post fancies for Wednesday's Betway Chester Cup, is not certain to run as he is only second reserve for the race. Read More...

Found makes seasonal return at the Curragh

Racing Post | 3 days ago
FOUND, long-time ante-post favourite for yesterday's Qipco 1,000 Guineas, makes an unexpected seasonal debut in the Group 3 Canford Cliffs European Breeders Fund Athasi Stakes at the Curragh, with Ryan Moore taking the mount. Read More...

France: Full Mast to bypass Poule d’Essai des Poulains

Racing Post | 3 days ago
THERE will be no French Classic next Sunday for Full Mast, the horse who finished in a sandwich between 2,000 Guineas 1-2 Gleneagles and Territories in last October's Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere at Longchamp. Read More...

Full Mast to bypass French 2,000 Guineas

Racing Post | 3 days ago
THERE will be no French Classic next Sunday for Full Mast, the horse who finished in a sandwich between 2,000 Guineas 1-2 Gleneagles and Territories in last October's Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere at Longchamp. Read More...