Racing Post

Messenger given ten-day ban for Worcester ride

Racing Post | 8 hours ago
JOCKEY Tom Messenger was handed a ten-day ban by the Worcester stewards on Monday into the running and riding of 66-1 shot Crosslanes, who finished a never dangerous eighth in the 2m maiden hurdle behind easy winner Ennistown. Read More...

James Milton enters the world of eSports

Racing Post | 9 hours ago
James Milton takes in an evening of eGaming and assesses its betting implications Read More...

Pendleton criticism ‘ridiculous’ says Turner

Racing Post | 9 hours ago
HAYLEY TURNER on Monday launched a staunch defence of Olympian Victoria Pendleton's attempt to become an amateur jockey, labelling her weighing room colleague Racheal Kneller's comments as "ridiculous". Read More...

Fresh injury may scupper Kingston Hill comeback

Racing Post | 12 hours ago
LAST year's St Leger hero Kingston Hill is now unlikely to make the track this season, with the four-year-old suffering a fresh setback. Read More...

Darren Egan charged with passing on inside information

Racing Post | 12 hours ago
FORMER leading apprentice Darren Egan is at the centre of a BHA corruption investigation with the jockey facing charges of passing on inside information for reward. Read More...

Dettori joins Frankel and Sir Henry as turf legend

Racing Post | 12 hours ago
FRANKIE DETTORI is among the six new names set to be added to the Legends Of The Turf walk in Newmarket later this week and is expected to unveil the paving slab with his name on it at a ceremony on Wednesday. Read More...

Estidhkaar could return to action Thursday

Racing Post | 14 hours ago
RICHARD HANNON is readying a strong challenge for this week's July festival at Newmarket, with the returning Estidhkaar spearheading the team. Read More...

World Class: Golden Horn eclipses last two world champions

Racing Post | 14 hours ago
GOLDEN HORN moved to the top of the global RPR rankings after breaking the heart of Britain's leading older horse in the Coral-Eclipse Stakes on Saturday. Read More...

Estidhkaar could be back in action on Thursday

Racing Post | 14 hours ago
RICHARD HANNON is readying a strong challenge for this week's July festival at Newmarket, with the returning Estidhkaar spearheading the team. Read More...

Racing to return at Yarmouth in August

Racing Post | 16 hours ago
ARENA Racing Company has set a date of August 30 for the return of racing at Yarmouth where there had been fears that it might not reopen at all in 2015. Read More...

Lightning Spear team open up weekend options

Racing Post | 16 hours ago
LIGHTNING SPEAR might not be up for the cup on Saturday as connections gave the unbeaten colt two other entries, including the Group 2 Fred Cowley MBE Memorial Summer Mile at Ascot. Read More...

Trainer Richard Lee hands over reins to daughter Kerry

Racing Post | 17 hours ago
THE training career of Richard Lee has come to an end after the man responsible for two Coral Welsh Grand National winners and a string of major victories at Aintree decided to hand over the reins to daughter Kerry. Read More...

USA: Main Sequence fails to fire as Big Blue Kitten purrs

Racing Post | 17 hours ago
NORTH America's turf champion Main Sequence produced another lacklustre display as he was well beaten behind Big Blue Kitten (Chad Brown/Joe Bravo). Read More...

USA: Main Sequence fails to fire as Big Blue Kitten purrs

Racing Post | 17 hours ago
NORTH America's turf champion Main Sequence produced another lacklustre display as he was well beaten behind Big Blue Kitten (Chad Brown/Joe Bravo). Read More...

Koukash keen on Melbourne Cup bid for Angel Gabrial

Racing Post | 18 hours ago
MARWAN KOUKASH believes Saturday’s Sandown runner-up Angel Gabrial has what it takes to satisfy his craving for Melbourne Cup glory in November. Read More...

Brazen Beau in ‘fantastic shape’ for July Cup

Racing Post | 20 hours ago
AUSSIE star Brazen Beau is in "fantastic shape" for Saturday's Group 1 Darley July Cup according to jockey James Doyle after the 5-2 joint favourite enjoyed his second workout in a week on the July course on Monday morning. Read More...

France: Fractional gets back to winning ways

Racing Post | 1 day ago
GODOLPHIN'S Fractional returned to winning form in disposing of the highly-rated Faufiler and Bookrunner in the Group 3 Prix Messidor over a mile. Read More...

Kneller hits out at Pendleton project

Racing Post | 1 day ago
JOCKEY Racheal Kneller has criticised Victoria Pendleton’s bid to become an amateur jockey, describing it as a 'slap in the face' to stable staff who will never receive the same opportunities that the Olympic gold medal-winning cyclist Read More...

Jefferson bids farewell to festival heroes

Racing Post | 1 day ago
MALCOLM JEFFERSON is soon to bid farewell to Cape Tribulation and Attaglance, the two horses who provided him with a Cheltenham Festival double in 2012 before following up at Aintree less than a month later. Read More...

Germany: Starke thrilled as Nutan lands Derby

Racing Post | 1 day ago
LOCAL boy Andrasch Starke returned to the Hamburg winner's enclosure after partnering Nutan to an easy success in the German Derby amid scenes of jubilation. Read More...

Brian Toomey: ‘I’ve never worried, not even a bit, about having a fall’

Racing Post | 1 day ago
TOOMEY was dead, to begin with. There is no doubt whatever about that. Which makes it all the more rewarding to see him leading second lot out to the gallops, a gleam in his eye, a wry comment never far from his lips. Read More...

Geraghty has first rides for new boss McManus

Racing Post | 2 days ago
BARRY GERAGHTY made a low-key return to the saddle and to his new role as retained jockey to owner JP McManus when finishing sixth aboard Waver in the rated hurdle at Limerick. Read More...

Geraghty has first ride for new boss McManus

Racing Post | 2 days ago
BARRY GERAGHTY made a low-key return to the saddle and to his new role as retained jockey to owner JP McManus when finishing sixth aboard Waver in the rated hurdle at Limerick. Read More...

Business Bulletin: Betfred boast positive set of results

Racing Post | 2 days ago
BETFRED last week said they had overcome challenging market conditions and intervention from government to produce a positive set of results. Read More...

Trainer withdraws runners in row over sandwiches

Racing Post | 2 days ago
AUSTRALIAN trainer Bryce Stanaway put a craving for food before his hunger for winners when scratching three runners at Sunday's meeting at Racing.com Park in Victoria after a dispute over sandwiches. Read More...

Tom Kerr: Legends home would be ideal Kauto tribute

Racing Post | 2 days ago
IT IS a sad postscript to Kauto Star's career that his retirement - and posthumous celebration - has been marred by a disagreement between a trainer and owner. Read More...

USA: Lady Eli rules in Belmont Oaks romp

Racing Post | 2 days ago
LADY ELI (Chad Brown/Irad Ortiz) looked a turf filly right out of the top drawer with a dazzling performance as she extended her winning streak to six races in the Belmont Oaks. Read More...

King George on the agenda for Golden Horn

Racing Post | 2 days ago
GOLDEN HORN will try to stretch his unbeaten record to six in the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes later this month providing he comes out of his win in Saturday's Coral-Eclipse in good shape. Read More...

Mustajeeb unlikely to run in July Cup

Racing Post | 2 days ago
MUSTAJEEB, third favourite in the betting for Saturday's Darley July Cup, is an unlikely starter, leaving the way clear for Commonwealth Cup winner Muhaarar to line up as Hamdan Al Maktoum's sole challenger in the race. Read More...

Weld sprinter Mustajeeb unlikely to run in July Cup

Racing Post | 2 days ago
MUSTAJEEB, third favourite in the betting for Saturday's Darley July Cup, is an unlikely starter, leaving the way clear for Commonwealth Cup winner Muhaarar to line up as Hamdan Al Maktoum's sole challenger in the race. Read More...

USA: Main Sequence aims for United Nations repeat

Racing Post | 2 days ago
BREEDERS' Cup Turf winner Main Sequence (Graham Motion/Rajiv Maragh) has his first start since a disappointing effort in Dubai when he bids to repeat last year's success in the United Nations. Read More...

Germany: Harley’s Shimrano the one to beat in Derby

Racing Post | 2 days ago
THERE are no British or Irish runners in Germany's richest race but there could still be an Irish winner, as Hanover-based Irishman Paul Harley saddles the favourite, Australian-owned Shimrano, while five British-based jockeys have mounts in the rac Read More...

France: Barzalona leaves it late at Longchamp on Baghadur

Racing Post | 2 days ago
ON A day when Golden Horn put his elders to the sword at Sandown, Baghadur and Mickael Barzalona led home a one-two for both the Classic generation and trainer Andre Fabre. Read More...

Sandown: Dettori has golden touch on Horn

Racing Post | 2 days ago
BEFORE the race Frankie Dettori had said he would be happy to make the running - and trainer John Gosden and owner Anthony Oppenheimer will be delighted he did - as Golden Horn made all to further cement his status as the superstar colt of 2015. Read More...

Dettori has golden touch as Horn hammers Gatsby

Racing Post | 2 days ago
BEFORE the race Frankie Dettori had said he would be happy to make the running - and trainer John Gosden and owner Anthony Oppenheimer will be delighted he did - as Golden Horn made all to further cement his status as the superstar colt of 2015. Read More...

Dettori has golden touch as Horn hammers Gatsby

Racing Post | 2 days ago
BEFORE the race Frankie Dettori had said he would be happy to make the running - and trainer John Gosden and owner Anthony Oppenheimer will be delighted he did - as Golden Horn made all to further cement his status as the superstar colt of 2015. Read More...

Haydock: Johnston form continues with Newton Cup one-two

Racing Post | 3 days ago
MARK JOHNSTON'S red-hot form continued as Notarised held off stablemate Watersmeet to give the yard a one-two in the £100,000 guaranteed Old Newton Cup. Read More...

Haydock: Johnston form continues with Newton Cup one-two

Racing Post | 3 days ago
MARK JOHNSTON'S red-hot form continued as Notarised held off stablemate Watersmeet to give the yard a one-two in the £100,000 guaranteed Old Newton Cup. Read More...

Murphy hit with nine-day ban for careless riding

Racing Post | 3 days ago
OISIN MURPHY has been given a nine-day ban by the Sandown stewards after being found guilty of careless riding in the Coral Charge. Read More...

Murphy admits nine-day careless riding ban is ‘fair’

Racing Post | 3 days ago
OISIN MURPHY admitted that the nine-day ban dished out by the Sandown stewards on Saturday for his ride in the Coral Charge was "fair". Read More...

South Africa : Durban July decided in stewards room – again

Racing Post | 3 days ago
For the second year running South Africa's biggest race was decided in the stewards room Read More...

South Africa: July decided in stewards room – again

Racing Post | 3 days ago
For the second year running South Africa's biggest race was decided in the stewards room Read More...

France: Alea Iacta main attraction at Maisons-Laffitte

Racing Post | 3 days ago
WHILE there are plenty of good horses on show in today's pair of Group 3s at Maisons-Laffitte, Alea Iacta is the name that really catches the eye among the 11 declared for the Listed Prix Amandine (4.20pm BST). Read More...

Slight ease to Eclipse going as Sandown misses storms

Racing Post | 3 days ago
THERE has been just a slight change to the ground for the Coral-Eclipse card at Sandown after the track avoided heavy thundery showers in the area. Read More...

South Africa: Legal out to get verdict in Durban July

Racing Post | 3 days ago
SOUTH AFRICA’S greatest race has been dominated by Legal Eagle ever since the SA Derby winner gave weight and an impressive beating to older horses in the Jubilee Handicap (1m1f) at Turffontein nearly three weeks ago. Read More...

Slight ease to Coral-Eclipse going at Sandown

Racing Post | 3 days ago
THERE has been just a slight change to the ground for the Coral-Eclipse card at Sandown after the track avoided heavy thundery showers in the area. Read More...

Slight ease to Coral-Eclipse going at Sandown

Racing Post | 3 days ago
THERE has been just a slight change to the ground for the Coral-Eclipse card at Sandown after the track avoided heavy thundery showers in the area. Read More...

USA: Weld aiming to plunder big pot with Postulation

Racing Post | 3 days ago
INTERNATIONAL pioneer Dermot Weld is scenting another rich US payday on Saturday when he saddles Postulation (Pat Smullen) for the Juddmonte team in the Belmont Derby Invitational. Read More...

Mecca’s Angel taken out as Sandown going quickens

Racing Post | 3 days ago
SATURDAY’S action has lost one of its leading attractions after flying filly Mecca’s Angel was taken out of the Group 3 Coral Charge at Sandown. Read More...

Mecca’s Angel taken out as Sandown ground quickens

Racing Post | 3 days ago
SATURDAY’S action has lost one of its leading attractions after flying filly Mecca’s Angel was taken out of the Group 3 Coral Charge at Sandown. Read More...