Racing Post

Alexander off to a flyer in Hexham family affair

Racing Post | 3 days ago
NICK ALEXANDER has already enjoyed a good week having recorded his first ever treble at Ayr on Monday, and the trainer has another clutch of runners at Hexham on Wednesday, with four all out of the same mare. Read More...

Alexander keeping it in the family at Hexham

Racing Post | 3 days ago
NICK ALEXANDER has already enjoyed a good week having recorded his first ever treble at Ayr on Monday, and the trainer has another clutch of runners at Hexham on Wednesday, with four all out of the same mare. Read More...

Clares Rocket ‘back safe and sound’ says Holland

Racing Post | 3 days ago
GARDA on Wednesday morning said Clares Rocket "has been found and is safe and well." Read More...

Garda report star greyhound ‘found and is safe and well’

Racing Post | 3 days ago
GARDA on Wednesday morning said Clares Rocket "has been found and is safe and well." Read More...

Yanworth well equipped to go two-mile route says Geraghty

Racing Post | 3 days ago
BARRY GERAGHTY believes Yanworth is better equipped than he was for going down the Champion Hurdle route, which has become the preferred option for the JP McManus-owned six-year-old. Read More...

Geraghty confident Yanworth can drop back in trip

Racing Post | 3 days ago
BARRY GERAGHTY believes Yanworth is better equipped than he was for going down the Champion Hurdle route, which has become the preferred option for the JP McManus-owned six-year-old. Read More...

Jim Best rehearing verdict due on Monday

Racing Post | 4 days ago
A VERDICT on whether trainer Jim Best ordered two horses to be stopped will be announced on Monday, December 12, it was confirmed by the BHA on Tuesday. Read More...

Shock as 1m greyhound taken in Shergar-style theft

Racing Post | 4 days ago
THE greyhound racing community has been rocked to its core by the news that superstar Clares Rocket has been abducted from the kennels of trainer Graham Holland in County Tipperary. Read More...

Five of the best from 60 Hennessy renewals

Racing Post | 4 days ago
After the announcement that Hennessy have ended their 60-year association with Newbury's feature chase, we reflect on five of the best renewals of the race. Read More...

Five of the best from 60 years of the Hennessy Gold Cup

Racing Post | 4 days ago
After the announcement that Hennessy have ended their 60-year association with Newbury's feature chase, we reflect on five of the best renewals of the race. Read More...

Djakadam and Hercules could face off in John Durkan

Racing Post | 4 days ago
DJAKADAM, runner-up in the last two runnings of the Cheltenham Gold Cup, could face stern opposition from within his own camp in Sunday's Grade 1 John Durkan Memorial Chase at Punchestown. Read More...

Hong Kong Stuey: Confidence despite Takedown’s trip

Racing Post | 4 days ago
AUSTRALIAN sprinter Takedown was invited to take part in the Sprint only after Profitable's withdrawal but his trainer, the colourful Gary Moore, sways between confident and convinced that his once overlooked four-year-old will win. Read More...

Hong Kong diary: Confidence despite Takedown’s tough trip

Racing Post | 4 days ago
AUSTRALIAN sprinter Takedown was invited to take part in the Sprint only after Profitable's withdrawal but his trainer, the colourful Gary Moore, sways between confident and convinced that his once overlooked four-year-old will win. Read More...

Hong Kong diary: Confidence despite Takedown’s trip

Racing Post | 4 days ago
AUSTRALIAN sprinter Takedown was invited to take part in the Sprint only after Profitable's withdrawal but his trainer, the colourful Gary Moore, sways between confident and convinced that his once overlooked four-year-old will win. Read More...

Greyhound world in shock as top dog abducted

Racing Post | 4 days ago
THE greyhound world has been rocked by the news that Clares Rocket, arguably the fastest greyhound seen for many years, has been abducted from the kennels of trainer Graham Holland in Tipperary. Read More...

Hennessy end 60-year association with Newbury chase

Racing Post | 4 days ago
HENNESSY confirmed on Tuesday their 60-year association with the Newbury's feature handicap chase, won by Native River last month, has come to an end - with Ladbrokes-Coral expected to be taking over the sponsorship. Read More...

Surf & Turf: Get your daily dose of top bantz from these podcasts

Racing Post | 4 days ago
LISTENING just won't die. No matter how big the screen on your phone gets, there are things you don't need to look at. Thus radio is a survivor - unsurprising when you consider its uses. Read More...

O’Brien: Landofhopeandglory on the right track

Racing Post | 4 days ago
JOSEPH O'BRIEN believes JCB Triumph Hurdle favourite Landofhopeandglory is "on the right track" following the J P McManus-owned three-year-old's victory in the Grade 3 Bar One Racing Juvenile Hurdle on Sunday. Read More...

Taquin set for Cheltenham rematch with Village Vic

Racing Post | 4 days ago
THE Jonjo O'Neill-trained Taquin Du Seuil is on course for the Grade 3 Caspian Caviar Gold Cup at Cheltenham on Saturday when he will bid to emulate the stable's Exotic Dancer, who ten years ago doubled up in the valuable handicap after winning Read More...

Uttoxeter goes ahead after inspection brought forward

Racing Post | 4 days ago
THIS afternoon's meeting at Uttoxeter has been the given the go ahead after a planned inspection at 8am was brought forward. Read More...

Uttoxeter officials monitoring visibility ahead of racing

Racing Post | 4 days ago
THIS afternoon's meeting at Uttoxeter has been the given the go ahead after a planned inspection at 8am was brought forward. Read More...

Henderson looking to pitch Tent at Cheltenham

Racing Post | 5 days ago
LAST season Nicky Henderson was unable to get My Tent Or Yours to the track until the Champion Hurdle when he ran a massive race to be second. Read More...

More silverware for miraculous Minding at HRI Awards

Racing Post | 5 days ago
MULTIPLE Group 1 winner Minding added yet another title to her jam-packed CV on Monday when she was crowned Horse of the Year at the Horse Racing Ireland Awards at Leopardstown racecourse. Read More...

Racing Post lands triple success at HWPA Awards

Racing Post | 5 days ago
THE Racing Post's Tom Ker has been crowned Racing Writer of the Year, while colleagues Edward Whitaker and Patrick McCann were also among the winners, at the 50th annual Horserace Writers & Photographers' Association Derby Awards in London. Read More...

Ascot defence could be next for Un De Sceaux

Racing Post | 5 days ago
A TRIP to Ascot to defend his Sodexo Clarence House Chase title or a step up in trip could be next on the agenda for Saturday's Tingle Creek hero Un De Sceaux. Read More...

Ascot defence could be next for Sandown hero Sceaux

Racing Post | 5 days ago
A TRIP to Ascot to defend his Sodexo Clarence House Chase title or a step up in trip could be next on the agenda for Saturday's Tingle Creek hero Un De Sceaux. Read More...

Five things to note for the week ahead

Racing Post | 5 days ago
We look at some of the potential storylines for this week's racing Read More...

Walker hoping to net first Group 1 after Lambourn switch

Racing Post | 5 days ago
CAPTURING a first Group 1 is Ed Walker's main objective for 2017 and the trainer hopes his recent move to Lambourn can help him achieve that ambition. Read More...

Skelton: proven Clouds can regain National

Racing Post | 5 days ago
DAN SKELTON believes Many Clouds can become the first horse since Red Rum to regain the Grand National after a taking winning return to action at Aintree on Saturday. Read More...

USA: City set for Royal Ascot return after Matriarch win

Racing Post | 5 days ago
A THIRD visit to Royal Ascot next year is on the cards for Miss Temple City (Graham Motion/Edgar Prado), who completed a Grade 1 treble for 2016 with a last-gasp success in the Matriarch. Read More...

Overnight frost claims Ludlow meeting

Racing Post | 5 days ago
THIS afternoon's meeting at Ludlow has been cancelled due to frost with temperatures dropping to -4C overnight. Read More...

Australia: Doyle off to a flyer and may extend stay

Racing Post | 5 days ago
JAMES DOYLE is contemplating extending his unexpected stay in Australia for Godolphin after steering a double at Rosehill on Saturday. Read More...

Five things we learned from the weekend racing

Racing Post | 6 days ago
We look back on the lessons learned and potential implications from Saturday and Sunday's big races. Read More...

Japan: Sound True storms home for Champions Cup win

Racing Post | 6 days ago
SOUND TRUE (Noboru Takagi/ Takuya Ono) produced a strong late burst to overhaul favourite Awardee and win this prestigious contest formerly known as the Japan Cup Dirt. Read More...

Airlie Beach’s tryst with the gelding packing a surprise

Racing Post | 6 days ago
WILLIE MULLINS' Closutton Stables: the dominant jumps operation of our age, academy of numerous outstanding hurdlers and chasers, hallowed ground for turf enthusiasts. Read More...

Drinmore 1-2 for McManus as Coney Island strikes

Racing Post | 6 days ago
GIGGINSTOWN HOUSE STUD had dominated the Drinmore Novice' Chase in recent years, but it was Ireland's other leading owner JP McManus who was smiling after Coney Island led home a green and gold one-two at Fairyhouse on Sunday. Read More...

Fairyhouse: 1-2 for McManus as Coney strikes in Drinmore

Racing Post | 6 days ago
GIGGINSTOWN HOUSE STUD had dominated the Drinmore Novice' Chase in recent years, but it was Ireland's other leading owner JP McManus who was smiling after Coney Island led home a green and gold one-two at Fairyhouse on Sunday. Read More...

Huntingdon: Josses Hill delivers in Peterborough

Racing Post | 6 days ago
JOSSES HILL delivered the kind of performance connections were certain he had in him when landing Sunday's Betfred Peterborough Chase, the showpiece race of Huntingdon's season. Read More...

Huntingdon: Josses Hill hits back of the net for owner Spence

Racing Post | 6 days ago
JOSSES HILL completed the perfect sporting weekend for owner Alan Spence as the chaser with film-star good looks followed the script to justify favouritism in Huntingdon's feature race of the year. Read More...

Apple’s Jade ends Mag’s unbeaten run in Hatton’s Grace thriller

Racing Post | 6 days ago
VROUM VROUM MAG's unbeaten run under Willie Mullins came to an end as Apple's Jade, who was one of 60 Gigginstown-owned horses removed from the Irish champion trainer's yard, got the better of a thrilling battle. Read More...

Apple’s Jade ends Mag’s unbeaten run in Hatton’s Grace

Racing Post | 6 days ago
VROUM VROUM MAG's unbeaten run under Willie Mullins came to an end as Apple's Jade, who was one of 60 Gigginstown-owned horses removed from the Irish champion trainer's yard, got the better of a thrilling battle. Read More...

Apple’s Jade ends Mag’s unbeaten run in Hatton’s Grace

Racing Post | 6 days ago
VROUM VROUM MAG's unbeaten run under Willie Mullins came to an end as Apple's Jade, who was one of 60 Gigginstown-owned horses removed from the Irish champion trainer's yard, got the better of a thrilling battle. Read More...

Fairyhouse: Beach leads home Mullins one-two in Royal Bond

Racing Post | 6 days ago
THE well-backed Airlie Beach led home a one-two for Willie Mullins in a dramatic renewal of this Grade 1 contest. Read More...

Fairyhouse: Airlie Beach lands gamble in Royal Bond

Racing Post | 6 days ago
THE well-backed Airlie Beach led home a one-two for Willie Mullins in a dramatic renewal of this Grade 1 contest. Read More...

Fairyhouse: three from three for Landofhopeandglory

Racing Post | 6 days ago
LANDOFHOPEANDGLORY now boasts a record of three wins from three starts over hurdles after extending his unbeaten jumping record with his most important victory yet. Read More...

Moore keen to supplement Ar Mad for King George

Racing Post | 6 days ago
THE 32Red King George VI Chase could be boosted by the addition of a new star name after Gary Moore revealed he is now keen to supplement Ar Mad if it seems likely Thistlecrack will miss the race. Read More...

The briefing: key betting news, going and non-runners

Racing Post | 6 days ago
IT'S one of the best Sundays of the year as Fairyhouse stage three Grade 1 races, headlined by the Hatton's Grace Hurdle Read More...

Fairyhouse: Elliott hopes Diamond can sparkle in Drinmore

Racing Post | 6 days ago
THE two superpowers of Irish racing, Gordon Elliott and Willie Mullins, have shared the last four runnings of the Drinmore between them but Mullins has no representative this time Read More...

Ricci calls on Vroum Vroum Mag to make mark in Hatton’s Grace

Racing Post | 6 days ago
THE wait to see Champion Hurdle winners Faugheen and Annie Power continues, but racing fans do at least get their first glimpse of Vroum Vroum Mag this season in the Bar One Racing Hatton's Grace Hurdle. Read More...

Ricci calls on Mag to make mark in Hatton’s Grace

Racing Post | 6 days ago
THE wait to see Champion Hurdle winners Faugheen and Annie Power continues, but racing fans do at least get their first glimpse of Vroum Vroum Mag this season in the Bar One Racing Hatton's Grace Hurdle. Read More...