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Weld ‘hopeful’ Zawraq will see out Derby test

Racing Post | 3 days ago
DERMOT WELD said he will not know until the race is run whether his Investec Derby hope Zawraq will stay the mile and a half of the Epsom Classic, with the trainer unwilling to find out until the big day. Read More...

No significant rainfall forecast for Epsom

Racing Post | 3 days ago
EPSOM'S clerk of the course Andrew Cooper believes irrigation will be needed based on a forecast for only small bits of rain later this week. Read More...

Wachman keen to see Legatissimo over longer trip

Racing Post | 3 days ago
DAVID WACHMAN believes that a stiffer stamina test will suit his 1,000 Guineas heroine Legatissimo when she bids to complete a Classic double in the Investec Oaks at Epsom on June 5. Read More...

Hopkins charged with breach of betting rules

Racing Post | 3 days ago
FORMER licensed apprentice jockey Matthew Hopkins has been charged with placing both back and lay bets. Read More...

Former apprentice Hopkins charged with breach of rules

Racing Post | 3 days ago
FORMER licensed apprentice jockey Matthew Hopkins has been charged with placing both back and lay bets. Read More...

France: O’Brien quartet among 18 left in Jockey Club

Racing Post | 3 days ago
THERE were 18 colts still in contention for Sunday's Prix du Jockey Club following Tuesday's first forfeit stage. Read More...

Jack Hobbs likely to run at Epsom after workout

Racing Post | 3 days ago
ONLY rattling fast ground stands between Jack Hobbs and a spot in the line-up for the Investec Derby, trainer John Gosden said on Tuesday after watching his colt deliver an impressive workout performance at Epsom. Read More...

Jack Hobbs likely to run at Epsom after workout

Racing Post | 3 days ago
ONLY rattling fast ground stands between Jack Hobbs and a spot in the line-up for the Investec Derby, trainer John Gosden said on Tuesday after watching his colt deliver an impressive workout performance at Epsom. Read More...

Jack Naylor coming over for Investec Oaks

Racing Post | 3 days ago
IRELAND has a further leading contender for the Investec Oaks after the fast-finishing Irish 1,000 Guineas fourth Jack Naylor was directed towards Epsom by trainer Jessica Harrington. Read More...

Harrington aiming Jack Naylor at Oaks

Racing Post | 3 days ago
IRELAND has a further leading contender for the Investec Oaks after the fast-finishing Irish 1,000 Guineas fourth Jack Naylor was directed towards Epsom by trainer Jessica Harrington. Read More...

Shops wary of new European directive

Racing Post | 3 days ago
NEW European anti-money laundering rules have been welcomed by online operators but are unlikely to be received so warmly by betting shop and on-course bookmakers. Read More...

Sharp increase in remote gambling says survey

Racing Post | 3 days ago
GAMBLING participation has remained relatively stable in recent years, according to a survey released by the Gambling Commission last week, but its composition is changing with a rapid growth in the level of remote gambling emerging. Read More...

Epicuris heads to Epsom after French stewards refuse stalls request

Racing Post | 3 days ago
EPICURIUS is to be rerouted to the Investec Derby after France Galop stewards refused a request to allow horse behavioural expert Nicolas Blondeau to help with the loading process at this Sunday's Prix du Jockey Club. Read More...

Epicuris heads to Epsom after French refuse stalls request

Racing Post | 3 days ago
EPICURIS is to be rerouted to the Investec Derby after France Galop stewards refused a request to allow horse behavioural expert Nicolas Blondeau to help with the loading process at this Sunday's Prix du Jockey Club. Read More...

Unbeaten colt Sumbal considered for late Derby entry

Racing Post | 4 days ago
ANDREA ATZENI will partner leading Investec Derby hope Elm Park at Epsom on Tuesday morning but he could have at least one more potential mount to consider after it emerged unbeaten colt Sumbal is being assessed for a supplementary entry. Read More...

Germany: Murphy wins first Classic on brilliant Karpino

Racing Post | 4 days ago
OISIN MURPHY secured a first Classic as his mount Karpino (Andreas Wohler) roared to victory in the German 2,000 Guineas at Cologne. Read More...

Germany: Murphy wins first Classic on brilliant Karpino

Racing Post | 4 days ago
OISIN MURPHY secured a first Classic as his mount Karpino (Andreas Wohler) roared to victory in the German 2,000 Guineas at Cologne. Read More...

Morrison ready to test Gold Cup hope Vent

Racing Post | 4 days ago
VENT DE FORCE, who "surpassed expectations" when finishing second in the Sagaro Stakes last month, will be given another Ascot Gold Cup test this week when trainer Hughie Morrison has a choice of races at Sandown and York for his stayer. Read More...

Morrison ready to test Gold Cup contender Vent

Racing Post | 4 days ago
VENT DE FORCE, who "surpassed expectations" when finishing second in the Sagaro Stakes last month, will be given another Ascot Gold Cup test this week when trainer Hughie Morrison has a choice of races at Sandown and York for his stayer. Read More...

World Class: Who wins the Derby? It has to be Zawraq

Racing Post | 4 days ago
ZAWRAQ was tucked up in his box at Rosewell House on Saturday. He had no idea that Gleneagles won the Irish 2,000 Guineas with a brilliant turn of foot and even less of a clue what that race meant for his own chances in next month's Derby. Read More...

Dettori back on favourite Horn for Epsom workout

Racing Post | 4 days ago
INVESTEC Derby favourite Golden Horn will be reunited with Frankie Dettori in his spin around Epsom at Tuesday's Breakfast with the Stars event, in which he will be led by Dick Doughtywylie. Read More...

USA: Pressure on Pharoah in Belmont says Sheikh Hamdan

Racing Post | 4 days ago
HAMDAN AL MAKTOUM expects Godolphin’s Frosted to serve it up to Triple Crown seeker American Pharoah in the Belmont Stakes on Saturday week. Read More...

Moore lined up for Australian Shamal in King’s Stand

Racing Post | 4 days ago
RYAN MOORE has been lined up to ride Australian challenger Shamal Wind in the Group 1 King's Stand Stakes at Royal Ascot next month. Read More...

Germany: Botti bullish about Classic chance for Angel

Racing Post | 4 days ago
MARCO BOTTI'S Fanciful Angel and the Ger Lyons-trained Cappella Sansevero represent Britain and Ireland in the German 2,000 Guineas, with hopes high for both raiders. Read More...

Botti bullish about Classic chance for Fanciful Angel

Racing Post | 4 days ago
MARCO BOTTI'S Fanciful Angel and the Ger Lyons-trained Cappella Sansevero represent Britain and Ireland in the German 2,000 Guineas, with hopes high for both raiders. Read More...

Derby plans ‘up in the air’ after O’Brien reverses

Racing Post | 5 days ago
HANS HOLBEIN and Kilimanjaro remained the only Aidan O'Brien-trained Investec Derby contenders widely quoted by bookmakers on Sunday night after an Irish 1,000 Guineas day that did not produce an obvious third Ballydoyle Epsom runner. Read More...

Curragh: Bolger plunders Irish 1,000 Guineas with Pleascach

Racing Post | 5 days ago
PLEASCACH held off the late surge of favourite Found to give Jim Bolger and Kevin Manning a second success in the Irish 1,000 Guineas. Read More...

Curragh: Bolger plunders Guineas with Pleascach

Racing Post | 5 days ago
PLEASCACH held off the late surge of favourite Found to give Jim Bolger and Kevin Manning a second success in the Irish 1,000 Guineas. Read More...

Curragh: Bolger plunders Irish 1,000 Guineas with Pleascach

Racing Post | 5 days ago
JIM BOLGER'S Pleascach handled the drop back in trip to a mile with aplomb, travelling prominently and kicking clear to see off the chasing pack and then lifting her game to hold off the late surge of favourite Found. Read More...

France: Guyon produces jewel of a ride on Queen’s

Racing Post | 5 days ago
QUEEN'S JEWEL (Freddy Head) stretched her unbeaten record to three with a victory that owed as much to the exceptional talents of her jockey Maxime Guyon as it did to her superior athletic ability. Read More...

Curragh: Al Kazeem claims second Tattersalls Gold Cup

Racing Post | 5 days ago
AL KAZEEM, the veteran of the six-runner field, ran out a battling winner of the Tattersalls Gold Cup, a race he also won in 2013. Read More...

Veteran Al Kazeem claims second Tattersalls Gold Cup

Racing Post | 5 days ago
AL KAZEEM, the veteran of the six-runner field, ran out a battling winner of the Tattersalls Gold Cup, a race he also won in 2013. Read More...

France: Solow slams hampered Cirrus in Prix d’Ispahan

Racing Post | 5 days ago
FREDDY HEAD made it a Group 1 double as Solow followed Queen's Jewel with an equally comfortable victory under Maxime Guyo, who was again bedecked in the famous Wertheimer silks as Cirrus Des Aigles disappointed in last. Read More...

France: Solow slams hampered Cirrus in Prix d’Ispahan

Racing Post | 5 days ago
FREDDY HEAD made it a Group 1 double as Solow followed Queen's Jewel with an equally comfortable victory under Maxime Guyo, who was again bedecked in the famous Wertheimer silks as Cirrus Des Aigles disappointed in last. Read More...

France: Solow slams Cirrus with impressive d’Ispahan win

Racing Post | 5 days ago
FREDDY HEAD made it a Group 1 double as Solow followed Queen's Jewel with an equally comfortable victory under Maxime Guyo, who was again bedecked in the famous Wertheimer silks as Cirrus Des Aigles disappointed in last. Read More...

Curragh: Canaletto loses out to classy Curvy in Gallinule

Racing Post | 5 days ago
IT WAS another success for the girls as Giovanni Canaletto became the latest Aidan O'Brien-trained Investec Derby candidate to have his shortcomings exposed, this time by the filly Curvy. Read More...

Canaletto loses out to classy Curvy at Curragh

Racing Post | 5 days ago
IT WAS another success for the girls as Giovanni Canaletto became the latest Aidan O'Brien-trained Investec Derby candidate to have his shortcomings exposed, this time by the filly Curvy. Read More...

Curragh: Canaletto loses out to classy Curvy in Gallinule

Racing Post | 5 days ago
IT WAS another success for the girls as Giovanni Canaletto became the latest Aidan O'Brien-trained Investec Derby candidate to have his shortcomings exposed, this time by the filly Curvy. Read More...

France: Guyon produces jewel of a ride on Queen’s

Racing Post | 5 days ago
QUEEN'S JEWEL (Freddy Head) stretched her unbeaten record to three with a victory that owed as much to the exceptional talents of her jockey Maxime Guyon as it did to her superior athletic ability. Read More...

Business Bulletin: Arc-RMG venture poised to have major impact

Racing Post | 5 days ago
The Racing Post's industry editor Bill Barber takes a look at what has been making the news off the track. Read More...

Japan: Mikki Queen reigns in Yushun Himba

Racing Post | 5 days ago
Mikki Queen (Yasutoshi Ikee/Suguru Hamanaka) powered home late to win the Japanese Oaks at Tokyo on Sunday, helping ease the pain of missing out in the Oka Sho last month. Read More...

Bad scope casts doubt on Ascot run for Gordon

Racing Post | 5 days ago
GORDON LORD BYRON, who ranges from 14-1 to 20-1 for the Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot, may miss the meeting after scoping badly following his run in the Greenlands Stakes at the Curragh on Saturday. Read More...

Lyons confirms Royal Ascot aim for Endless Drama

Racing Post | 5 days ago
A POSSIBLE rematch with Gleneagles in the St James's Palace Stakes at Royal Ascot is the plan for Irish 2,000 Guineas second Endless Drama, his trainer Ger Lyons reinforced on Sunday morning. Read More...

France: Strong chance for Tac to win again at Longchamp

Racing Post | 5 days ago
TAC DE BOISTRON is Britain's sole representative on the card but, assuming trainer Marco Botti is happy there is no jar in the ground, the eight-year-old has a decent opportunity to add to his list of achievements in France. Read More...

France: Cirrus and Solow set for mouthwatering clash

Racing Post | 5 days ago
BOTH are French, both are geldings and both are up there with the very best horses in the world, which makes today's Longchamp clash between ‘machine de guerre' Cirrus Des Aigles and ‘young' pretender Solow something to savour. Read More...

O’Brien chases Guineas double with Found

Racing Post | 5 days ago
AFTER victory yesterday with Gleneagles gave Aidan O'Brien a tenth Tattersalls Irish 2,000 Guineas success Ireland's champion trainer today goes in pursuit of a fifth double and a seventh win in the fillies' equivalent. Read More...

Captain gives weight and a beating to all

Racing Post | 6 days ago
CAPTAIN OF ALL gave weight all round when justifying 7-2 favouritism and going to the front a furlong and a half from home. He beat long time leader Gulf Storm (11-1) by a length and a quarter with 33-1 shot Sheik's Brashee half a length away in thi Read More...

Time called on the career of popular Victory Gunner

Racing Post | 6 days ago
JUMP racing's elder statesman has seen the racecourse for the final time following the retirement of Victory Gunner at the age of 17. Read More...

Haydock: Group success at last for Pearl Secret

Racing Post | 6 days ago
PEARL SECRET finally got the Pattern success he so deserved following a few injury-hit seasons and near-misses at the top level. Read More...

Haydock: Group success at last for Pearl Secret in Temple

Racing Post | 6 days ago
PEARL SECRET finally got the Pattern success he so deserved following a few injury-hit seasons and near-misses at the top level. Read More...