Racing Post

Carlisle Bell day: things you never knew about the track

Racing Post | 3 days ago
MANY racing fans would know the Carlisle Bell is reckoned to be the oldest sporting trophy in the world - but what else about the Cumbrian venue might have passed you by? Read More...

James McDonald heads to Newcastle for Plate

Racing Post | 4 days ago
GODOLPHIN'S Australian-based jockey James McDonald will take his first rides at Newcastle this weekend including Charlie Appleby's Antiquarium in Saturday's John Smiths Northumberland Plate. Read More...

Dods seeks answers for Mecca’s Angel Ascot flop

Racing Post | 4 days ago
MICHAEL DODS believes Mecca's Angel's lacklustre display in last week's King's Stand Stakes at Royal Ascot can be put down to her being in season. Read More...

Falmouth goal for improving filly Usherette

Racing Post | 4 days ago
USHERETTE, one of the stars of Royal Ascot when she cruised to victory in the Group 2 Duke of Cambridge Stakes, looks destined to make another attempt to step up to Group 1 company in the Falmouth Stakes at Newmarket on July 8 Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: Prize can be the answer in Bath puzzle

Racing Post | 4 days ago
BATH racecourse will be delighted and bookmakers thrilled but bettors will share the fate of kippers in a cattery if they are not careful. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: Prize can be the answer at Bath

Racing Post | 4 days ago
BATH racecourse will be delighted and bookmakers thrilled but bettors will share the fate of kippers in a cattery if they are not careful. Read More...

Charlton: ‘Firm ground best for Eclipse hope Test’

Racing Post | 4 days ago
ROGER CHARLTON is hoping the weather finally gives his stable star Time Test the chance to prove his Group 1 quality in the Coral-Eclipse at Sandown on July 2. Read More...

Charlton: ‘Firm ground best in Eclipse for Test’

Racing Post | 4 days ago
ROGER CHARLTON is hoping the weather finally gives his stable star Time Test the chance to prove his Group 1 quality in the Coral-Eclipse at Sandown on July 2. Read More...

Undrafted out and Home Of The Brave in July Cup

Racing Post | 4 days ago
THE JULY CUP picture was altered on Tuesday with Undrafted, the 2015 Diamond Jubilee Stakes winner, ruled out of the race as Godolphin confirmed their intention to supplement Home Of The Brave. Read More...

Weld warns Derby ‘left a mark’ on winner Harzand

Racing Post | 4 days ago
DERMOT WELD says his intention remains to allow Harzand to line up in Saturday's Irish Derby - but warned the Derby winner has not the easiest of times since his Epsom victory. Read More...

York’s International on the radar for Almodovar

Racing Post | 4 days ago
HARDWICKE STAKES third Almodovar could be aimed at York’s Juddmonte International Stakes if all goes well in the Listed race at Newbury that is his next target. Read More...

Ladbrokes-Coral merger should be blocked say rival bookmakers

Racing Post | 5 days ago
WILLIAM HILL and Paddy Power have told the competition authorities they believe the merger between Coral and Ladbrokes might have to be blocked and have detailed the reasons for doing so, including the lack of suitable buyers. Read More...

Leicester gets go-ahead to race but conditions testing

Racing Post | 5 days ago
LEICESTER'S meeting today - subject to a first-thing inspection - goes ahead as planned. Read More...

Dante runner-up Deauville set for the Eclipse

Racing Post | 5 days ago
AIDAN O'BRIEN has nominated the Coral-Eclipse Stakes as the next likely target for Deauville, who weakened in the closing stages when 11th in the Derby Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: New beginning on turf for Kung Hei Fat Choy

Racing Post | 5 days ago
Kung Hei Fat Choy. It's not the name that attracted my attention but the trainer's name next to it. For almost five years and 70 races the name has been James Given but today (Beverley 3.00) it's Lucinda Egerton. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: New beginning for Kung Hei Fat Choy

Racing Post | 5 days ago
Kung Hei Fat Choy. It's not the name that attracted my attention but the trainer's name next to it. For almost five years and 70 races the name has been James Given but today (Beverley 3.00) it's Lucinda Egerton. Read More...

Five-time Grade 1 winner Untapable retired

Racing Post | 5 days ago
FIVE-TIME Grade 1 winner Untapable, whose finest moment came when winning the Breeders' Cup Distaff at Santa Anita in 2014, has been retired, owner Ron Winchell announced on Saturday. Read More...

Royal Ascot winner Commissioned ruled out of Plate

Racing Post | 5 days ago
COMMISSIONED, a general 10-1 shot for victory in Saturday's Northumberland Plate, was the most high-profile absentee from the field at the five-day stage on Monday. Read More...

Royal Ascot winner Commissioned out of Northumberland Plate

Racing Post | 5 days ago
COMMISSIONED, a general 10-1 shot for victory in Saturday's Northumberland Plate, was the most high-profile absentee from the field at the five-day stage on Monday. Read More...

US Army Ranger to spearhead O’Brien Derby quartet

Racing Post | 5 days ago
AIDAN O'BRIEN said on Monday morning he expects to have four runners in Saturday's Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh. Read More...

Inspection called at soggy Chepstow

Racing Post | 6 days ago
CHEPSTOW must pass a 9.30am inspection if racing is to take place on Monday afternoon after persistent rain led to fears about waterlogging. Read More...

Racing cancelled at Chepstow due to waterlogging

Racing Post | 6 days ago
MONDAY's meeting at Chepstow has been cancelled after persistent rainfall left the track waterlogged in places. Read More...

Police arrest two after mass brawl at Lingfield

Racing Post | 6 days ago
POLICE are appealing for witnesses after arresting two men following a mass brawl at Lingfield on Saturday night. Read More...

Curragh conditions likely to be ideal for Harzand

Racing Post | 6 days ago
HARZAND looks set to bid for a Derby double at the Curragh on Saturday with the course having been hit by rain that should ensure conditions are suitable - but one of his closest market rivals has been ruled out. Read More...

Germany: Boscaccio cements place as German Derby favourite

Racing Post | 6 days ago
BOSCACCIO (Christian Sprengel/Dennis Schiergen) confirmed his position as ante-post favourite for the German Derby with a comfortable success in the most important trial, Cologne's Union-Rennen. Read More...

‘Offensive’ Buick handed 30-day ban by French stewards

Racing Post | 6 days ago
WILLIAM BUICK had a 15-day ban doubled by the French stewards for offensive behaviour after being found at fault for the fall of Armande in the Prix de Diane at Chantilly on Sunday. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: The rarest of royal runners at Chepstow

Racing Post | 6 days ago
WHEN the Queen won the Hardwicke Stakes with Dartmouth on Saturday it was unusual, but not as unusual as the Queen's representative at Chepstow on Monday. Read More...

World Class: Precocity in the spotlight after Lady Aurelia blitz

Racing Post | 6 days ago
International ratings expert Sam Walker looks back on Royal Ascot, including a hugely impressive win in the juvenile division. Read More...

France: La Cressonniere lands rough Diane for Rouget

Racing Post | 6 days ago
FAVOURITE La Cressonnierre ran out the winner of a rough renewal of the Prix de Diane, giving her trainer Jean-Claude Rouget his fourth winner in the race. Read More...

France: Rouget lands rough Diane withLa Cressonniere

Racing Post | 6 days ago
FAVOURITE La Cressonnierre ran out the winner of a rough renewal of the Prix de Diane, giving her trainer Jean-Claude Rouget his fourth winner in the race. Read More...

La Cressonniere lands rough Diane for Rouget

Racing Post | 6 days ago
FAVOURITE La Cressonnierre ran out the winner of a rough renewal of the Prix de Diane, giving her trainer Jean-Claude Rouget his fourth winner in the race. Read More...

La Cressonniere lands rough Diane for Rouget

Racing Post | 6 days ago
FAVOURITE La Cressonnierre ran out the winner of a rough renewal of the Prix de Diane, giving her trainer Jean-Claude Rouget his fourth winner in the race. Read More...

Songbird still unbeaten after Summertime stroll

Racing Post | 6 days ago
SONGBIRD (Jerry Hollendorfer/Mike Smith) was sent off a 1-20 favourite to extend her unbeaten run and did so with the minimum of fuss. Read More...

Gambling Commission punish Betfred

Racing Post | 6 days ago
Betfred have become the latest bookmaker to be hit with a six-figure penalty by the Gambling Commission following similar punishments for Coral and Paddy Power. Read More...

Candy confirms July Cup the target for Twilight

Racing Post | 7 days ago
HENRY CANDY hopes to follow up Twilight Son's victory in Saturday's Diamond Jubilee Stakes with a tilt at the Darley July Cup but the trainer has warned firm ground could scupper those plans. Read More...

Candy confirms July Cup the target for Twilight Son

Racing Post | 7 days ago
HENRY CANDY hopes to follow up Twilight Son's victory in Saturday's Diamond Jubilee Stakes with a tilt at the Darley July Cup but the trainer has warned firm ground could scupper those plans. Read More...

Barsanti bids to continue unbeaten sequence

Racing Post | 7 days ago
IT WOULD have been no surprise to see the progressive Barsanti line up in a handicap at Royal Ascot but he instead puts his unbeaten record in 2016 on the line in a competitive renewal of the Totepool Pontefract Castle Stakes. Read More...

Boscaccio bids to boost German Derby claims

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE Union-Rennen is regarded as the best trial for the German Derby and all ten runners here are entered in the Hamburg Classic on July 10, headed by the unbeaten Boscaccio Read More...

‘La Cressonniere has great chance if she stays’

Racing Post | 1 week ago
JEAN-CLAUDE ROUGET and Aidan O'Brien have, between them, dominated this season's best races among the Classic generation of fillies, with the score 3-2 to Rouget at Group 1 level. Read More...

Kirby gives Elliott first Royal Ascot winner

Racing Post | 1 week ago
RYAN MOORE and Aidan O'Brien made it two wins from two on the final day of Royal Ascot as they teamed up with the well backed Pricewise selection Sir Isaac Newton to land the Wolferton. Read More...

Cowell lands Wokingham with Outback Traveller

Racing Post | 1 week ago
RYAN MOORE and Aidan O'Brien made it two wins from two on the final day of Royal Ascot as they teamed up with the well backed Pricewise selection Sir Isaac Newton to land the Wolferton. Read More...

Kirby gives Elliott first Royal Ascot winner

Racing Post | 1 week ago
RYAN MOORE and Aidan O'Brien made it two wins from two on the final day of Royal Ascot as they teamed up with the well backed Pricewise selection Sir Isaac Newton to land the Wolferton. Read More...

Twilight Son wins Diamond Jubilee thriller

Racing Post | 1 week ago
TWILIGHT SON snatched a thrilling victory close home as four runners hit the line almost in unison, with Gold-Fun, Signs Of Blessing and Magical Memory close up. Read More...

Twilight Son wins Diamond Jubilee thriller

Racing Post | 1 week ago
TWILIGHT SON snatched a thrilling victory close home as four runners hit the line almost in unison, with Gold-Fun, Signs Of Blessing and Magical Memory close up. Read More...

Dartmouth delivers a royal win on final day

Racing Post | 1 week ago
DARTMOUTH handed the Queen her first Royal Ascot victory since Estimate's famous Gold Cup win of 2013. Read More...

More Royal Ascot success for O’Brien and Moore

Racing Post | 1 week ago
RYAN MOORE and Aidan O'Brien made it two wins from two on the final day of Royal Ascot as they teamed up with the well backed Pricewise selection Sir Isaac Newton to land the Wolferton. Read More...

V for victory as Churchill lands significant gamble

Racing Post | 1 week ago
CHURCHILL was backed like defeat was out of the question overnight and into Saturday and Churchill delivered although not without giving those who punted him into 8-11 favouritism a mighty scare. Read More...

Dettori v Moore: Star jockeys battle for Royal Ascot crown

Racing Post | 1 week ago
AMONG the many storylines woven into the final day of what has been a thrilling Royal Ascot is the battle for supremacy between two of the world's greatest jockeys. Read More...

Improving Twilight Son primed for Diamond Jubilee tilt

Racing Post | 1 week ago
JUST because you are a proven Group 1 winner, that does not mean you are not still improving. That is the frightening prospect for anyone tempted to oppose Twilight Son in the Diamond Jubilee. Read More...

Ground good to soft and drying for final day at Royal Ascot

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE final day of racing at Royal Ascot will take place on drying ground with clerk of the course Chris Stickels not ruling out changing the going on the straight course from its description of good to soft. Read More...