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Breeders’ Cup organisers eye first royal runner

Racing Post | 3 hours ago
HIGHLAND REEL became the first horse from Europe to secure a guaranteed start at this year's Breeders' Cup on Saturday but the horse that is top of the international recruiters shopping list was the Queen's Dartmouth. Read More...

Masterful Moore seizes King George on Highland Reel

Racing Post | 6 hours ago
NOBODY can say they were not warned - the evidence was in the formbook. Highland Reel is a mightily dangerous horse to give the lead to. He can be darned difficult to beat no matter the company or the continent. Read More...

Moore masterclass as Highland Reel dominates King George

Racing Post | 6 hours ago
HIGHLAND REEL, ridden by Ryan Moore and trained by Aidan O'Brien, made all in the King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot. Read More...

Moore masterclass as Highland Reel makes all in King George

Racing Post | 6 hours ago
BRITAIN'S summer showpiece got a masterful ride from Ryan Moore, who did everything right to land the King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Stakes on Highland Reel. Read More...

Frankel filly Fair Eva favourite for Guineas after Ascot romp

Racing Post | 7 hours ago
Fair Eva cemented her position at the top of next year's Qipco 1,000 Guineas market with a stunning victory at Ascot. Read More...

Test takes time to make his class tell in Group 1 warm-up

Racing Post | 8 hours ago
TIME TEST, the highest-rated horse running anywhere in Britain on Saturday, was made to work to land the odds in the Sky Bet York Stakes. Read More...

Wheelchair-bound rider fails in compensation bid

Racing Post | 10 hours ago
A FORMER British-based jockey has failed in his bid to win compensation from a fellow rider for a fall in Australia that left him in a wheelchair for life. Read More...

Time Test has chance to shine on quicker ground

Racing Post | 13 hours ago
THE ground has finally turned in favour of potential middle-distance star Time Test and victory Saturday's Group 2 Sky Bet York Stakes could set him up for a return trip to York next month for the Group 1 Juddmonte International. Read More...

The Briefing: latest going, non-runners and key betting news

Racing Post | 14 hours ago
We bring you all the latest going, non-runners and key betting news Read More...

Martin to seek judicial review over Pyromaniac

Racing Post | 15 hours ago
TONY MARTIN has been advised to seek a judicial review of the Turf Club's decision to ban Pyromaniac for 42 days and fine him €1,000 under a different section of rule 212 to the one he had been originally charged with. Read More...

Chrome may not shine in tricky Del Mar assignment

Racing Post | 1 day ago
NEARLY four months after his brilliant victory in the Dubai World Cup, California Chrome (Art Sherman/Victor Espinoza) faces a potential tricky task on his return to action in the San Diego Handicap, this weekend's highlight at Del Mar. Read More...

USA: Chrome may not shine in tricky Del Mar assignment

Racing Post | 1 day ago
NEARLY four months after his brilliant victory in the Dubai World Cup, California Chrome (Art Sherman/Victor Espinoza) faces a potential tricky task on his return to action in the San Diego Handicap, this weekend's highlight at Del Mar. Read More...

Highland Reel edging battle for favouritism

Racing Post | 1 day ago
HIGHLAND REEL is just edging his pre-race battle for favouritism with Hardwicke conqueror Dartmouth for Saturday's King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes, with Aidan O'Brien's runner now the 11-4 favourite. Read More...

Ascot: Red Box gets Valiant Stakes in the stewards room

Racing Post | 1 day ago
RED BOX was awarded the Valiant Stakes at Ascot on Friday after Namhroodah was adjudged to have interfered with third-placed Irish Rookie in an incident totally independent of the eventual winner. Read More...

Ascot: Red Box gets Valiant Stakes in the stewards’ room

Racing Post | 1 day ago
RED BOX was awarded the Valiant Stakes at Ascot on Friday after Namhroodah was adjudged to have interfered with third-placed Irish Rookie in an incident totally independent of the eventual winner. Read More...

Stoute’s stars: his five King George VI winners

Racing Post | 1 day ago
VICTORY for Dartmouth in Saturday's King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes would make Sir Michael Stoute the most successful trainer in the race's history, with six wins. Here will look at his five previous winners of the race. Read More...

Stoute’s stars: his five King George winners

Racing Post | 1 day ago
VICTORY for Dartmouth in Saturday's King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes would make Sir Michael Stoute the most successful trainer in the race's history, with six wins. Here will look at his five previous winners of the race. Read More...

Ralph Topping: Hills situation worrying but solvable

Racing Post | 1 day ago
Following the news that CEO James Henderson has left William Hill, former Hills chief Ralph Topping gives his view on the company Read More...

Zara Phillips homebred set for debut in bumper

Racing Post | 1 day ago
UTTOXETER hosts a royal runner tonight when Somewhere To Be, owned and bred by Zara Phillips, makes his debut for trainer Martin Keighley in the bumper. Read More...

Meade hoping Rookie can make class tell at Ascot

Racing Post | 2 days ago
IRISH ROOKIE finished an honourable fourth to Alice Springs in the Group 1 Falmouth Stakes at Newmarket a fortnight ago and sets the standard in this Listed contest. Read More...

Peslier hails courage of King George favourite Dartmouth

Racing Post | 2 days ago
OLIVIER PESLIER says he will "give everything" in pursuit of winning the Qipco King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes on Dartmouth on Saturday. Read More...

Peslier hails courage of King George mount Dartmouth

Racing Post | 2 days ago
OLIVIER PESLIER says he will "give everything" in pursuit of winning the Qipco King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes on Dartmouth on Saturday. Read More...

Determined Peslier praises Dartmouth’s courage

Racing Post | 2 days ago
OLIVIER PESLIER says he will "give everything" in pursuit of winning the Qipco King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes on Dartmouth on Saturday. Read More...

Pyromaniac misses Galway after Martin has mixed luck in appeal

Racing Post | 2 days ago
Tony Martin won his appeal against the €2,000 fined imposed on him over the running of Pyromaniac in a 1m6f amateur riders' Flat race at Killarney ten days ago - but was fined €1,000 for a breach of another section of rule 212 Read More...

Pyromaniac misses Galway after Martin’s mixed luck in appeal

Racing Post | 2 days ago
NEVER was the saying 'you win some, you lose some' more apt, with trainer Tony Martin experiencing both sides of the coin at the same Turf Club hearing on Thursday. Read More...

Douglas Macarthur surges into 2017 Classic picture

Racing Post | 2 days ago
DOUGLAS MACARTHUR created such a positive impression in routing his rivals in the opening maiden that some bookmakers promoted him to the head of the betting for the 2017 Investec Derby at Epsom. Read More...

Douglas Macarthur surges into 2017 Classic picture

Racing Post | 2 days ago
DOUGLAS MACARTHUR created such a positive impression in routing his rivals in the opening mile maiden at Leopardstown on Thursday that some bookmakers promoted him to the head of the betting for the 2017 Investec Derby at Epsom. Read More...

Horse Racing News | Racing Post 2016-07-21 13:18:00

Racing Post | 2 days ago
DOUGLAS MACARTHUR created such a positive impression in routing his rivals in the opening maiden that some bookmakers promoted him to the head of the betting for the 2017 Investec Derby at Epsom. Read More...

USA: Trainer dies in apparent suicide after horse put down

Racing Post | 2 days ago
A TRAINER was found dead in a river on Sunday in an apparent suicide just a matter of hours after her promising two-year-old sustained fatal injuries during a race at Emerald Downs. Read More...

St James’s Palace trio set to battle again in the Sussex Stakes

Racing Post | 2 days ago
AWTAAD and The Gurkha could both be given the chance to overhaul Galileo Gold in the Qipco Sussex Stakes on Wednesday after finishing behind him in the St James's Palace Stakes at Royal Ascot last month. Read More...

Kirk wins appeal against Wolverhampton demotion

Racing Post | 2 days ago
SYLVESTER Kirk on Thursday won an appeal against a decision by Wolverhampton stewards to disqualify maiden winner Woodukheleyfit for causing interference even though there was no contact between first and second. Read More...

Kirk wins appeal against demotion at Wolverhampton

Racing Post | 2 days ago
SYLVESTER Kirk on Thursday won an appeal against a decision by Wolverhampton stewards to disqualify maiden winner Woodukheleyfit for causing interference even though there was no contact between first and second. Read More...

Millington: Key opinions on ITV not held by columnists

Racing Post | 2 days ago
EVERYONE'S got an opinion. What's yours worth? Apologies for dredging up one of the more annoying slogans from the annals of bookmaker TV advertising, but the line is pertinent to the ITV racing debate that rages with undiminished intensity. Read More...

Dartmouth primed to pick up King George pieces

Racing Post | 2 days ago
DARTMOUTH will face just six rivals as he bids to pick up the pieces of a Qipco King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes blown apart by the withdrawal of ante-post favourite Postponed. Read More...

Ex-footballer faces 15 years in jail for betting shop raids

Racing Post | 3 days ago
A FORMER professional footballer who represented England at youth level has been jailed for 15 years after turning to armed robbery to cover gambling debts. Read More...

CEO James Henderson in surprise departure from William Hill

Racing Post | 3 days ago
JAMES HENDERSON is to step down as chief executive of bookmaker William Hill with immediate effect. Read More...

CEO Henderson in surprise departure from William Hill

Racing Post | 3 days ago
JAMES HENDERSON is to step down as chief executive of bookmaker William Hill with immediate effect. Read More...

CEO Henderson in surprise departure from William Hill

Racing Post | 3 days ago
JAMES HENDERSON is to step down as chief executive of bookmaker William Hill with immediate effect. Read More...

Ellison aims for Plate compensation with Seamour in Ebor

Racing Post | 3 days ago
TRAINER Brian Ellison is aiming to get his hands on next month's Betfred Ebor with Seamour after coming agonisingly close to winning the Northumberland Plate with the same horse earlier this month. Read More...

O’Brien to stick with Highland Reel for King George

Racing Post | 3 days ago
AIDAN O'BRIEN is likely to keep his faith in Highland Reel to deliver victory in the King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes and not run either Sir Isaac Newton or Shogun in Saturday's feature event at Ascot. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: the return of some popular characters

Racing Post | 3 days ago
Welcome back Victoria Pendleton and welcome back - oh, back already? - Seamster. It's hardly worth Seamster going home because his latest appearance (Doncaster 5.50) will be the nine-year-old sprinter's seventh in just over a month. Read More...

Olympic ace bids to sign off in style before heading to Rio

Racing Post | 3 days ago
VICTORIA PENDLETON has the chance to sign off with a winner when she rides Royal Etiquette in the Visit Newbury Amateur Riders' Handicap (5.35) at the Berkshire course on Thursday Read More...

Syndicate make a splash with trio of high-class recruits

Racing Post | 3 days ago
MIDDLEHAM PARK RACING have signalled intent to try and add further Group successes to their CV, with the syndicate acquiring a trio of Pattern-class performers, notably Winter Derby and Easter Classic hero Grendisar. Read More...

Aidan O’Brien 16 among 42 hopefuls for St Leger

Racing Post | 3 days ago
AIDAN O'BRIEN has set his sights on September's Ladbrokes St Leger at Doncaster, with 16 of the 42-strong contingent of confirmed entries yesterday hailing from Ballydoyle. Read More...

Postponed ruled out of King George with infection

Racing Post | 3 days ago
POSTPONED, the 1-2 favourite for Saturday's King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot, will miss the race after he was sensationally ruled out with a respiratory infection on Wednesday morning. Read More...

Postponed out of King George with infection

Racing Post | 3 days ago
POSTPONED, the 1-2 favourite for Saturday's King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot, will miss the race after he was sensationally ruled out with a respiratory infection on Wednesday morning. Read More...

Elliott all out to finally land Galway Hurdle

Racing Post | 4 days ago
GORDON ELLIOTT, who has gone close in the €300,000 Guinness Galway Hurdle on several occasions but has yet to land Ireland's most valuable hurdle race, will bid to put that right at Ballybrit tomorrow week with ten entries. Read More...

Comment: Harzand team may have missed a trick

Racing Post | 4 days ago
IN the grand scheme of things, the fact a horse you do not own has not been entered in a race that will not be run for two months is hardly a big deal. But Harzand's absence from the Ladbrokes St Leger field is certainly a shame. Read More...

Dual Derby winner Harzand not entered for St Leger

Racing Post | 4 days ago
THE Ladbrokes St Leger was dealt a blow yesterday when trainer Dermot Weld revealed that his dual Derby hero Harzand has not been entered for the Doncaster Classic. Read More...

Postponed will have to be at his best says Varian

Racing Post | 4 days ago
ROGER VARIAN is taking nothing for granted and believes his stable star Postponed will have to be at the top of his form to extend his unbeaten sequence to six races at Ascot in the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes on Saturday. Read More...