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Aktabantay in “good heart” for Solario test

Racing Post | 2 hours ago
THIS time last year the Solario provided confirmation that the rumours and hype surrounding Kingman were not entirely unmerited. Read More...

Champagne next for progressive Belardo

Racing Post | 6 hours ago
BELARDO, an impressive winner of the Listed Washington Singer Stakes, is set to step up to Group 2 company on his next outing, with Doncaster's At The Races Champagne Stakes pencilled in for the progressive juvenile. Read More...

Champagne Stakes next for progressive Belardo

Racing Post | 6 hours ago
BELARDO, an impressive winner of the Listed Washington Singer Stakes, is set to step up to Group 2 company on his next outing, with Doncaster's At The Races Champagne Stakes pencilled in for the progressive juvenile. Read More...

Germany: It’s a local affair as big meeting kicks off

Racing Post | 6 hours ago
GERMANY'S top race meeting, the Grosse Woche at Baden-Baden, begins on Saturday with several British and Irish runners, as well as from many other countries, expected during the week. Read More...

USA: Wise Dan seeking perfect return to action

Racing Post | 6 hours ago
AMERICA'S turf superstar Wise Dan (Charlie LoPresti/John Velazquez) concedes at least 8lb to his rivals as he returns to action 17 weeks after his last outing following emergency colic surgery in the Bernard Baruch Handicap. Read More...

Punters given tricky Scoop6 puzzle to crack

Racing Post | 7 hours ago
A CLASS 5 sprint handicap at Beverley and a 2m6f handicap hurdle at Newton Abbot are two of the races that punters will have to crack to claim their share of the £2.5 million Scoop6 this weekend. Read More...

Revenue and Ebitda down at bwin.party

Racing Post | 9 hours ago
REVENUE and Ebitda fell at online gaming company bwin.party in the first six months of 2014 and cost-cutting plans have been implemented for 2015. Read More...

Big names back NTF Newcastle petition

Racing Post | 10 hours ago
SIR MICHAEL STOUTE, Luca Cumani and Roger Varian on Thursday threw their weight behind the launch of a National Trainers Federation petition calling on Arena Racing Group not to rip up Newcastle’s Flat turf track. Read More...

Today’s racing: Tupi fancied for Stonehenge success

Racing Post | 11 hours ago
TUPI, runner-up to Highland Reel in Goodwood's Group 2 Vintage Stakes last month, bids to continue the outstanding record of the Richard Hannon stable in the Listed EBF Stallions Stonehenge Stakes (6.40) at Salisbury. Read More...

Job losses as Godolphin shuts down Highfields Stable

Racing Post | 23 hours ago
GODOLPHIN have closed down their Highfields Stable on Bury Road in Newmarket in a move that will result in a “relatively small number” of staff losing their jobs. Read More...

Job losses as Godolphin shuts Highfields Stable

Racing Post | 23 hours ago
GODOLPHIN have closed down their Highfields Stable on Bury Road in Newmarket in a move that will result in a “relatively small number” of staff losing their jobs. Read More...

Job losses as Godolphin shuts Highfields Stable

Racing Post | 23 hours ago
GODOLPHIN have closed down their Highfields Stable on Bury Road in Newmarket in a move that will result in a “relatively small number” of staff losing their jobs. Read More...

Job losses as Godolphin shut Highfields Stable

Racing Post | 23 hours ago
GODOLPHIN have closed down their Highfields Stable on Bury Road in Newmarket in a move that will result in a “relatively small number” of staff losing their jobs. Read More...

Bangor to stage schooling raceday in October

Racing Post | 1 day ago
BANGOR has announced it will stage a schooling raceday on October 21 after receiving a high levels of requests for such an initiative from trainers and owners. Read More...

Bangor to stage schooling raceday in October

Racing Post | 1 day ago
BANGOR has announced it will stage a schooling raceday on October 21 after receiving a high level of requests for such an initiative from trainers and owners. Read More...

Aktabantay fancied to follow Kingman’s lead in Solario

Racing Post | 1 day ago
AKTABANTAY, runner-up in the Group 2 Superlative Stakes last time, has been installed as favourite for Saturday’s European Wealth Solario Stakes, a race won last year by Kingman. Read More...

Ladbrokes apologise for World Cup advert

Racing Post | 1 day ago
LADBROKES have apologised for offending religious sensibilities after being criticised by the advertising watchdog over what the bookmakers described as "a tongue-in-cheek" commercial for this summer's World Cup in Brazil. Read More...

Jockey blames hand cramp after landing bet on rival

Racing Post | 1 day ago
New Zealand: Leading jockey David Walker could face a lifetime ban from the saddle and has had his licence withdrawn with immediate effect as he faces charges of pulling up a horse so he could collect from betting on a rival in the same race. Read More...

Today’s racing: Weld hopeful Tested proves up to the task

Racing Post | 1 day ago
THE Group 1 Coolmore Fastnet Rock Matron Stakes could beckon for the winner of tonight's Fairy Bridge Stakes after a new link-up with the Irish Champions Weekend Group 1 was announced last month. Read More...

Playtech post strong set of interim results

Racing Post | 1 day ago
ONLINE betting and gaming software company Playtech have reported a strong set of interim results for the first six months of 2014, with revenue levels reaching an all-time high. Read More...

Sports results hit Paddy Power operating profits

Racing Post | 1 day ago
A SERIES of unfavourable sports results reduced Paddy Power's operating profits in the first half of the year, the company announced on Thursday. Read More...

Walker has Hong Kong plan for Glorious Protector

Racing Post | 1 day ago
ED WALKER is still harbouring hopes of an international outing for Glorious Protector, despite the original destination of Australia looking unlikely. Read More...

Worcester: Magical McCoy has to settle for four-timer

Racing Post | 2 days ago
CHAMPION jockey Tony McCoy moved on to the 108-wnner mark for the season with a fabulous four-timer at Worcester on Wednesday but may feel a hint of disappointment as a further three fancied rides failed to make it an unforgettable evening. Read More...

Faydhan eased for Guineas after setback

Racing Post | 2 days ago
FAYDHAN has been eased for next season's Qipco 2,000 Guineas after connections revealed the highly-rated son of War Front may not run again this season. Read More...

Hills named as other trainer with morphine positives

Racing Post | 2 days ago
BARRY HILLS has been named as the remaining trainer who had horses test positive for morphine. The news comes on the day the BHA announced a date for a disciplinary hearing for five of the trainers involved. Read More...

Hills named as other trainer with morphine positives

Racing Post | 2 days ago
BARRY HILLS has been named as the remaining trainer who had horses test positive for morphine. The news comes on the day the BHA announced a date for a disciplinary hearing for five of the trainers involved. Read More...

SIS appoint head of digital rights

Racing Post | 2 days ago
SIS has made the latest move in its efforts to diversify its business with the appointment of David Johnson as head of digital rights. Read More...

Snow Sky team believe he can handle Leger trip

Racing Post | 2 days ago
SNOW SKY's style of racing and pedigree give connections every hope he will handle the step up to 1m6½f in the Group 1 Ladbrokes St Leger according to Teddy Grimthorpe, racing manager to owner Khalid Abdullah. Read More...

Government to consult on levy modernisation

Racing Post | 2 days ago
SPORTS minister Helen Grant has announced a government consultation on modernising the levy, one of the industry's main funding mechanisms. Read More...

888 boss to become chairman next year

Racing Post | 2 days ago
GAMING and betting company 888 have announced that chief executive Brian Mattingley is to step down next year to become executive chairman. Read More...

Chelmsford City joins Racecourse Association

Racing Post | 2 days ago
CHELMSFORD CITY racecourse has joined the Racecourse Association, it was announced on Tuesday. Read More...

Today’s racing: Strong book of Worcester rides for in-form McCoy

Racing Post | 2 days ago
TONY MCCOY has already notched his fastest-ever century of winners this season and he has seven rides at Worcester on Wednesday evening, five of which are favourites. Read More...

Scoop6 to receive 250,000 starting fund boost

Racing Post | 2 days ago
BRITAIN'S popular flagship Saturday bet the Totescoop6 is set to undergo a radical makeover in a bid to create more millionaires. Read More...

Last year’s Oaks winner Talent retired

Racing Post | 2 days ago
LAST year's Oaks winner Talent has been retired after finishing a well-beaten fifth behind Tapestry in the Yorkshire Oaks at York last week. Read More...

Toomey hoping to reapply for licence

Racing Post | 3 days ago
JOCKEY Brian Toomey, who beat the odds when surviving a fall at Perth that left him on the brink of death, is to re-apply for a licence in the next couple of weeks. Read More...

Kingston given St Leger options due to ground fears

Racing Post | 3 days ago
KINGSTON HILL will have the Prix Niel as an alternative to the Ladbrokes St Leger in case ground conditions at Doncaster thwart trainer Roger Varian's efforts to run the Derby second in the world's oldest Classic. Read More...

Toast 20-1 for Breeders’ Cup Classic glory

Racing Post | 3 days ago
TOAST OF NEW YORK has been made a 20-1 chance by Coral for the Breeders' Cup Classic at Santa Anita following his impressive second-place finish in the Pacific Classic at Del Mar. Read More...

Pointing annual famous for its acerbic comments to be scaled down

Racing Post | 3 days ago
ONE of racing’s longest established publications is to be scaled down to a results and statistics service in an attempt to make it viable. Read More...

Irish Champion could be next for Al Kazeem

Racing Post | 3 days ago
LAST season's brilliant three-time Group 1 winner Al Kazeem could be set for a return to Group 1 action as trainer Roger Charlton is eyeing up a tilt at the Irish Champion Stakes at Leopardstown next month. Read More...

Analysts warning over Ladbrokes prospects

Racing Post | 3 days ago
LADBROKES' prospects of turning round their business were given short shrift by analysts at Dublin-based Davy Stockbrokers last week. In a note they said the stock offered too little upside for the level of risk attached. Read More...

Sportech fear impact of strong pound

Racing Post | 3 days ago
MERSEYSIDE-based tote and pools betting company Sportech warned last week that the strength of the pound could hit their final reported results. Read More...

Wet weather causes huge number of non-runners

Racing Post | 3 days ago
HEAVY rain on Monday has left today's cards decimated, with 35 non-runners already by 10.30am this morning. Epsom has been the worst hit, with 18 non-runners - every single one of them due to the ground. Read More...

Wet weather leads to flood of non-runners

Racing Post | 3 days ago
HEAVY rain has left Tuesday's cards decimated with 43 non-runners announced by 2.00pm. Read More...

The Wow Signal to stay with Quinn next season

Racing Post | 3 days ago
JOHN QUINN can plan a campaign for Prix Morny winner The Wow Signal beyond this year after he was reassured the colt will remain in his care as a three-year-old. Read More...

Market mover Music can master Group 1 says Candy

Racing Post | 4 days ago
MUSIC MASTER is in "terrific form" before Saturday week's Betfred Sprint Cup at Haydock, for which the four-year-old has been well supported in recent days. Read More...

Epsom race declared void after false start

Racing Post | 4 days ago
EIGHT riders who completed Epsom's 5f course despite the flagman indicating a false start escaped without punishment on Monday afternoon. Read More...

Leading Guineas hope Richard Pankhurst sold

Racing Post | 4 days ago
LEADING Qipco 2,000 Guineas hope Richard Pankhurst, one of 14 entered in the European Wealth Solario Stakes at Sandown on Saturday, has been sold by Rachel Hood, wife of trainer John Gosden, to Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum. Read More...

Fabre’s Fintry aimed at Sandown date

Racing Post | 4 days ago
The Andre Fabre-trained Fintry features among 19 entries made for Saturday's Atalanta Stakes at Sandown. Read More...

Grand National second Balthazar King off to France

Racing Post | 4 days ago
GRAND NATIONAL runner-up Balthazar King will be journeying back across the Engish Channel next month when he bids to land the Listed Grand Cross Country de Craon Crystal Cup for the second consecutive year. Read More...

World Class: Australia may have more to offer after big York win

Racing Post | 4 days ago
Australia produced his best performance in the International Stakes at York and there could be more to come, but a mouthwatering clash with Kingman is unlikely, says Racing Post Ratings expert Sam Walker. Read More...