Racing Post

Slade a major doubt for top sprint as stewards hold firm

Racing Post | 2 days ago
THE odds on Slade Power facing the best Australian sprinters lengthened on Thursday after a crisis meeting between Eddie Lynam and Racing Victoria stewards failed to break the deadlock over whether he will be allowed to load last in the Darley Classic. Read More...

Side Glance misses Mackinnon Stakes defence

Racing Post | 2 days ago
SIDE GLANCE has been withdrawn from Saturday's Mackinnon Stakes at Flemington after he was found to be lame on Thursday morning. Read More...

Australia: Side Glance misses Mackinnon defence

Racing Post | 2 days ago
SIDE GLANCE has been withdrawn from Saturday's Mackinnon Stakes at Flemington after he was found to be lame on Thursday morning. Read More...

First Lieutenant and Ma Filleule to head to Down Royal

Racing Post | 3 days ago
SATURDAY'S JNwine.com Champion Chase is shaping up to be a cracker as both favourite Ma Filleule and First Lieutenant were on Wednesday confirmed for the race. Read More...

Lame Magician out of Breeders’ Cup Turf

Racing Post | 3 days ago
REIGNING Breeders' Cup Turf champion Magician will not defend his crown on Saturday, having been ruled out due to lameness. Read More...

Lame Magician out of Breeders’ Cup Turf

Racing Post | 3 days ago
REIGNING Longines Breeders' Cup Turf champion Magician will not defend his crown on Saturday, having been ruled out due to lameness. Read More...

Cue Card to kick season off again in Haldon Gold Cup

Racing Post | 3 days ago
CUE CARD will once again start his season in Exeter's Vix Technology Haldon Gold Cup next Tuesday, with Daryl Jacob taking the ride on the eight-year-old for the first time. Read More...

Buywise in race to be fit for Paddy Power

Racing Post | 3 days ago
LEADING contender Buywise is in a race against time to be ready for the Paddy Power Gold Cup, trainer Evan Williams revealed on Wednesday as the entries for the Cheltenham showpiece were released. Read More...

Buywise in race to be fit for Paddy Power Gold Cup

Racing Post | 3 days ago
LEADING contender Buywise is in a race against time to be ready for the Paddy Power Gold Cup, trainer Evan Williams revealed on Wednesday as the entries for the Cheltenham showpiece were released. Read More...

Buywise in race to be fit for Paddy Power Gold Cup

Racing Post | 3 days ago
LEADING contender Buywise is in a race against time to be ready for the Paddy Power Gold Cup, trainer Evan Williams revealed on Wednesday as the entries for the Cheltenham showpiece and Newbury's Hennessy Gold Cup were released. Read More...

Lynam raises doubts about Slade Power swansong

Racing Post | 3 days ago
UNCERTAINTY surrounds Slade Power’s swansong in the Darley Classic after it emerged trainer Eddie Lynam could pull his star out of the Flemington sprint if he is not allowed to load last as he does in Europe. Read More...

Australia: Lynam raises doubts about Slade Power finale

Racing Post | 3 days ago
UNCERTAINTY surrounds Slade Power's swansong in the Darley Classic after it emerged trainer Eddie Lynam could pull his star out of the Flemington sprint if he is not allowed to load last as he does in Europe. Read More...

Today’s racing: Henderson mare bids for fond farewell

Racing Post | 3 days ago
NICKY HENDERSON is hoping for a farewell showstopper from topweight Springinherstep in the 2m3½f handicap hurdle at Taunton. Read More...

US: Toronado will need to adjust to pace

Racing Post | 4 days ago
A DIFFERENT racing rhythm than what he is used to will be a question that Breeders' Cup Mile favourite Toronado will need to answer at Santa Anita on Saturday. Read More...

Toronado ‘will need to adjust to pace’ in Mile test

Racing Post | 4 days ago
A DIFFERENT racing rhythm than what he is used to will be a question that Breeders' Cup Mile favourite Toronado will need to answer at Santa Anita on Saturday. Read More...

US: American Pharoah scratched from Juvenile

Racing Post | 4 days ago
AMERICAN PHAROAH, one of the hottest favourites for any Breeders' Cup race, was scratched from the Juvenile on Tuesday after he was found to have a bruised foot. Read More...

Godolphin buy share in Dewhurst winner Belardo

Racing Post | 4 days ago
GODOLPHIN'S hand for next year's Classics has been strengthened with the purchase of a majority share in Group 1 Dewhurst Stakes winner Belardo. Read More...

Harry Topper unlikely to defend Charlie Hall title

Racing Post | 4 days ago
HARRY TOPPER, winner of the bet365 Charlie Hall Chase last year, is unlikely to attempt to defend his title on Saturday. Read More...

Powell and Bradley cleared after BHA inquiry

Racing Post | 4 days ago
LAMBOURN trainer Brendan Powell has been cleared of charges that he allowed his former weighing room colleague Graham Bradley to train and run horses under his name. Read More...

Yanks outdoing the Aussies when it comes to bullish hype

Racing Post | 4 days ago
James Milton is pleased to see the countdown clock thriving on the web. Read More...

France: British quartet set for Saint-Cloud Group 1

Racing Post | 4 days ago
BRITISH trainers are responsible for four of the nine horses declarared for Thursday's Group 1 Criterium International at Saint-Cloud. Read More...

France: British quartet set for Saint-Cloud Group 1

Racing Post | 4 days ago
BRITISH trainers are responsible for four of the nine horses declarared for Thursday's Group 1 Criterium International at Saint-Cloud. Read More...

The kid known as Smiler who was making a big splash

Racing Post | 4 days ago
Nicholas Godfrey reflects on the recent death of 17-year-old rider Juan Saez. Read More...

The kid known as Smiley who was making a big splash

Racing Post | 4 days ago
Nicholas Godfrey reflects on the recent death of 17-year-old rider Juan Saez. Read More...

Much-loved girls whose talents lit up Australian racing

Racing Post | 4 days ago
Tom Kerr reports on the safety questions being asked following the deaths of two riders down under. Read More...

There will be more shop closures ´ Glynn

Racing Post | 4 days ago
BETTING shop closures are "inevitable" next year according to Ladbrokes chief executive Richard Glynn, but he was not prepared to speculate on the numbers involved last week when the company issued their results for the third quarter of 2014. Read More...

Today’s racing: Nicholls aims two at Catterick feature

Racing Post | 4 days ago
DAVID NICHOLLS fields Poole Harbour and Mujazif in today's feature at Catterick, a race run in memory of former trainer David Barker who died at the age of 44 in February. Read More...

One-year deal for eight in Chelmsford´s pitch allocation

Racing Post | 4 days ago
CHELMSFORD CITY, which stages the first of 58 fixtures in 2015 on Sunday, January 11, has confirmed its betting ring line-up for the opening year of operations. Read More...

My Ambivalent fit for Melbourne Cup but The Offer out

Racing Post | 4 days ago
MY AMBIVALENT was given the all-clear to run in next week's Emirates Melbourne Cup after passing a veterinary check on Tuesday morning, but The Offer, a longtime fancy for the race, is out. Read More...

European post positions at the Breeders’ Cup

Racing Post | 4 days ago
Find out how the Europeans fared in the draws for the Santa Anita spectacular. Read More...

Toronado cut for Mile after Breeders’ Cup draws

Racing Post | 4 days ago
EUROPE'S leading contenders for the Breeders' Cup generally avoided the worst of the draw when post positions were drawn for 11 of this weekend's 13 races at Santa Anita. Read More...

Connections yet to decide on Boston Bob and First Lieutenant

Racing Post | 5 days ago
POSSIBILITIES of a rematch between Punchestown Gold Cup first and second Boston Bob and First Lieutenant at Down Royal on Saturday will become clearer on Tuesday when trainer Mouse Morris nails his colours to a mast. Read More...

Connections yet to decide on Boston and Lieutenant

Racing Post | 5 days ago
POSSIBILITIES of a rematch between Punchestown Gold Cup first and second Boston Bob and First Lieutenant at Down Royal on Saturday will become clearer on Tuesday when trainer Mouse Morris nails his colours to a mast. Read More...

Rock On Ruby could return at Ascot

Racing Post | 5 days ago
ROCK ON RUBY, winner of the Champion Hurdle in 2012, could make his return to action at Ascot next month. Read More...

Silviniaco Conti among big guns in Wetherby frame

Racing Post | 5 days ago
THE jumps season is set to hit top gear this weekend with Saturday’s two Grade 2s at Wetherby attracting a plethora of star names at Monday’s entry stage. Read More...

Silviniaco among big guns in Wetherby frame

Racing Post | 5 days ago
THE jumps season is set to hit top gear this weekend with Saturday’s two Grade 2s at Wetherby attracting a plethora of star names at Monday’s entry stage. Read More...

Galway: Very Wood gets chase career off to winning start

Racing Post | 5 days ago
CHELTENHAM FESTIVAL winner Very Wood made a successful start to his chasing career winning in a solid if unspectacular fashion. Read More...

Very Wood gets chase career off to winning start

Racing Post | 5 days ago
CHELTENHAM FESTIVAL winner Very Wood made a successful start to his chasing career winning in a solid if unspectacular fashion. Read More...

The Racecourse Newbury name dumped by track

Racing Post | 5 days ago
NEWBURY has dumped the unpopular and ridiculed title of The Racecourse Newbury and reverted to Newbury Racecourse, officials announced on Monday. Read More...

Australia: Side Glance set to defend Mackinnon title

Racing Post | 5 days ago
COX PLATE fourth Side Glance looks increasingly likely to defend his Mackinnon Stakes crown this Saturday at Flemington. Read More...

World Class: More Melbourne Cup woe likely for the Brits

Racing Post | 5 days ago
International ratings expert Sam Walker says the way British races are run means winning the Melbourne Cup remains unlikely to happen. Read More...

Today’s racing: Unbeaten Rambler makes Appleby debut

Racing Post | 5 days ago
THE unbeaten Blue Rambler makes his debut for Charlie Appleby at Leicester on Monday in the valuable Sir Gordon Richards Handicap (3.30), with £18,903 going to the winner. Read More...

California Chrome in peak form for Classic

Racing Post | 5 days ago
CALIFORNIA clock-watchers were left purring after Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome completed his serious preparations for the Breeders' Cup Classic with a sparkling workout under big-race jockey Victor Espinoza. Read More...

Hannon: Toronado will be tough to beat in BC Mile

Racing Post | 5 days ago
TORONADO will be a formidable opponent in the Breeders' Cup Mile on Saturday according to his trainer Richard Hannon. Read More...

Tarfasha out of Breeders’ Cup and into retirement

Racing Post | 5 days ago
INVESTEC Oaks second Tarfasha will miss her intended appearance at the Breeders' Cup with her trainer Dermot Weld stating she has been retired. Read More...

Fingal Bay on course for Hennessy Gold Cup bid

Racing Post | 6 days ago
PHILIP HOBBS has expressed his excitement about Fingal Bay's return to chasing and has revealed the talented eight-year-old will have a crack at this year's Hennessy Gold Cup at Newbury. Read More...

Italy: Final Score too good for her rivals again

Racing Post | 6 days ago
Final Score (Stefano Botti/Fabio Branca) confirmed she is not only a filly with a bit of quality about her, but also one with an iron-clad will to win. Read More...

Germany: British raiders hit the woodwork

Racing Post | 6 days ago
IT was a case of close, but no cigar for the British and Irish raiders in Germany on Sunday, as they finished runners-up in all three black type races at Hanover. Read More...

Second Royal Oak for Tac De Boistron

Racing Post | 6 days ago
TAC DE BOISTRON convincingly landed the Prix Royal-Oak at Longchamp under a confident ride by Martin Harley, following up his victory in the race last year. Read More...

France: Second Royal Oak for Tac De Boistron

Racing Post | 6 days ago
TAC DE BOISTRON convincingly landed the Prix Royal-Oak at Longchamp under a confident ride by Martin Harley, following up his victory in the race last year. Read More...