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Doyle raring to go after return from Oz

Racing Post | 5 days ago
James Doyle is looking forward to performing back among the familiar surroundings of Newmarket as he takes his first rides of 2017 in Britain after a successful winter spent riding in Australia. Read More...

Newcomers to note: five exciting debutants to watch at Newmarket

Racing Post | 5 days ago
The Flat is back with a vengeance and pedigree pointers are plentiful on day one of Newmarket's Craven meeting on Tuesday. Read More...

Geraghty facing three months out after breaking arm in fall

Racing Post | 5 days ago
Barry Geraghty faces up to three months on the sidelines after the injury-ravaged former champion jockey suffered a broken arm when Minella Foru crashed out at the eighth fence in the Irish Grand National. Read More...

Geraghty facing three months out after breaking arm in fall

Racing Post | 5 days ago
Barry Geraghty faces up to three months on the sidelines after the injury-ravaged former champion jockey suffered a broken arm when Minella Foru crashed out at the eighth fence in the Irish Grand National. Read More...

Gosden backing Havlin during ‘Kafkaesque nightmare’

Racing Post | 6 days ago
Robert Havlin will have the total support of John Gosden and his wife Rachel Hood as he attempts to overturn a six-month drug ban in the French courts and persuade the BHA not to apply the sentence imposed by France Galop in Britain. Read More...

Gosden backing Havlin during ‘Kafkaesque nightmare’

Racing Post | 6 days ago
Robert Havlin will have the total support of John Gosden and his wife Rachel Hood as he attempts to overturn a six-month drug ban in the French courts and persuade the BHA not to apply the sentence imposed by France Galop in Britain. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: David beating Goliath would warm the cockles

Racing Post | 6 days ago
Journalists should strive to be fair so it's only fair to admit that I have a longstanding prejudice against Newmarket's Rowley Mile course. Read More...

Our Duke destroys Irish Grand National rivals under Power

Racing Post | 6 days ago
Gold Cup-winning trainer and jockey Jessica Harrington and Robbie Power combine to win the Irish Grand National with 9-2 favourite Our Duke. Read More...

Our Duke destroys Irish Grand National rivals under Power

Racing Post | 6 days ago
A fantastic season for Robbie Power and Jessica Harrington went up another notch yesterday when they landed Ireland's richest jumps prize, the BoyleSports Irish Grand National with Our Duke. Read More...

The Gigginstown Grand National: which of the 13 will fare best?

Racing Post | 6 days ago
The presence of 13 runners from one owner in a race gives plenty of opportunities for side bets, which Paddy Power and BoyleSports have obliged with the obvious market: best of the maroon-and-white Read More...

The big talking point: where should Yorkhill run next season?

Racing Post | 6 days ago
Following Sunday's dramatic Ryanair Gold Cup, when Yorkhill threw away what appeared to be certain victory, our team assess his chances in next season's big races Read More...

The big talking point: where should Yorkhill run next season?

Racing Post | 6 days ago
Following Sunday's dramatic Ryanair Gold Cup, when Yorkhill threw away what appeared to be certain victory, our team assess his chances in next season's big races Read More...

The Easter Monday briefing: essential betting information

Racing Post | 6 days ago
If Sunday saw Willie Mullins chisel away at Gordon Elliott's lead in the trainers' title race then Monday's BoyleSports Irish Grand National, complete with its €270,000 for finishing first, could allow him to fell the beast in one swo Read More...

Tricky Grand National task ahead for commentators Scahill and O’Hehir

Racing Post | 6 days ago
It's a case of 'hats off', or maybe 'caps off', to experienced commentators Dessie Scahill and our very own Tony O'Hehir! Read More...

Tricky task ahead for commentators Scahill and O’Hehir

Racing Post | 6 days ago
It's a case of 'hats off', or maybe 'caps off', to experienced commentators Dessie Scahill and our very own Tony O'Hehir! Read More...

Irish Grand National trends: who history says will win

Racing Post | 6 days ago
To aid you in your quest to find this year's Irish Grand National winner, we've crunched the numbers and selected the key attributes to consider when selecting your picks using our racecard. Read More...

Weighed In: the best and worst of the weekend racing

Racing Post | 6 days ago
Best performance, biggest disappointment and other awards from the weekend. Read More...

What they say: connections on the Irish Grand National

Racing Post | 7 days ago
The BoyleSports Irish Grand National is set to be a titanic tussle between a number of top horses and trainers. Here is what those closest to the runners have to say about their prospects... Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: a great race so treat it with respect

Racing Post | 7 days ago
Easter Monday means a lot of race meetings - nine in Britain and Ireland - but above all it means the Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse. It's a race full of history with the special tang of a possibly crucial role in deciding whether Gordon Elliott Read More...

Yorkhill throws it away as Respect roars home

Racing Post | 7 days ago
In one of the most dramatic races many of us have seen for some time, it was Road To Respect who collared the enigmatic Yorkhill, whose quirks were more evident than ever, to claim the Ryanair Gold Cup for Bryan Cooper and Noel Meade. Read More...

Yorkhill throws it away as Respect roars home in Ryanair Gold Cup

Racing Post | 7 days ago
In one of the most dramatic races many of us have seen for some time, it was Road To Respect who collared the enigmatic Yorkhill, whose quirks were more evident than ever, to claim the Ryanair Gold Cup for Bryan Cooper and Noel Meade. Read More...

Augusta Kate runs down Dance for Grade 1 win

Racing Post | 7 days ago
Willie Mullins closed the gap on Gordon Elliott in the battle for the Irish jump trainers' championship with a timely Grade 1 one-two. Read More...

Racing Post news quiz: the week that was

Racing Post | 7 days ago
Easter used to be a quiet time for racing but not these days and as the slow transition from the jumps season to the Flat continued this week, there was plenty going on - but how much attention were you paying? Let's find out. Read More...

Five things we learned from Friday and Saturday’s racing

Racing Post | 7 days ago
Fantastic Fahey; Convey a class act; Little track, big ambitions; Great Friday and Low audience figures may be a vicious circle Read More...

Royal Ascot here we come as Lady Aurelia strikes

Racing Post | 7 days ago
European sprinters be warned: Lady Aurelia is back - and she means business. Read More...

Sunday runners: Yorkhill primed for Fairyhouse follow-up

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Ireland's champion trainer Willie Mullins on his runners at Fairyhouse and Cork on Easter Sunday Read More...

At last! One For Arthur groom receives Grand National prize

Racing Post | 1 week ago
One For Arthur’s groom Jaimie Duff modestly insisted she played only a small part in the Aintree triumph when she was finally presented with her trophy at Musselburgh on Saturday. Read More...

Easter treats: four fab Fairyhouse clashes to enjoy

Racing Post | 1 week ago
There's loads to enjoy at Fairyhouse over Easter, not least the appearance of Yorkhill, and we've picked out four clashes for you to savour . . . Read More...

Easter Sunday: four fab Fairyhouse clashes to enjoy

Racing Post | 1 week ago
There's loads to enjoy at Fairyhouse on Easter Sunday, not least the appearance of Yorkhill, and we've picked out four clashes for you to savour . . . Read More...

Harrington’s golden spell goes on with Cork treble

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Cheltenham Gold Cup-winning trainer Jessica Harrington had yet more reason to celebrate on Saturday as she saddled a 155-1 treble on the Flat at Cork. Read More...

Jessica Harrington’s golden spell goes on with Cork treble

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Cheltenham Gold Cup-winning trainer Jessica Harrington had yet more reason to celebrate on Saturday as she saddled a 155-1 treble on the Flat at Cork. Read More...

Carbon Dating lifts inaugural Queen’s Cup at Musselburgh

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Carbon Dating won the inaugural running of the Queen's Cup for Tadhg O'Shea and John Patrick Shanahan after swooping to the lead early in the straight and fending off Maleficent Queen and the fast-finishing The Tartan Spartan in the closing sta Read More...

Musselburgh: Carbon Dating lifts inaugural Queen’s Cup

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Carbon Dating landed the inaugural running of the £100,000 Queen's Cup for Tadhg O'Shea and Pat Shanahan, swooping to the lead early in the straight before fending off runner-up Maleficent Queen and the fast-finishing The Tartan Spartan i Read More...

Behind closed doors: Godolphin’s private gallops

Racing Post | 1 week ago
The Racing Post's Newmarket correspondent David Milnes was granted rare access to Charlie Appleby's private Godolphin training operation at Moulton Paddocks in Newmarket on Saturday. Read More...

The Opening Show: the best bits from Saturday

Racing Post | 1 week ago
The Opening Show team were at Musselburgh on Saturday and, while there is plenty of racing at hand this weekend, much of the show focussed on events at Aintree in the Randox Health Grand National a week ago. Read More...

Treble-chasing Rose bids to blossom again for Pipe at Haydock

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Tom George, who sends an eight-strong team to Haydock for today’s lucrative Challenger Series card, is three-handed in the opening Challenger Middle Distance Chase Series Final Handicap Chase via Some Buckle, Ballinvarrig and Cernunnos. Read More...

Mob-handed George has high hopes for Cernunnos at Haydock

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Tom George, who sends an eight-strong team to Haydock for today’s lucrative Challenger Series card, is three-handed in the opening Challenger Middle Distance Chase Series Final Handicap Chase via Some Buckle, Ballinvarrig and Cernunnos. Read More...

Convey proves a class apart for Moore in Easter Classic

Racing Post | 1 week ago
An all-weather campaign was something of an afterthought for Convey but the classy Sir Michael Stoute-trained five-year-old showed his adaptability to claim the £200,000 finals day feature with consummate ease. Read More...

Convey proves a class apart for Stoute in Easter Classic

Racing Post | 1 week ago
An all-weather campaign was something of an afterthought for Convey but the classy Sir Michael Stoute-trained five-year-old showed his adaptability to claim the £200,000 finals day feature with consummate ease. Read More...

Convey proves a class apart for Stoute in Easter Classic

Racing Post | 1 week ago
An all-weather campaign was something of an afterthought for Convey but the classy Sir Michael Stoute-trained five-year-old showed his adaptability to claim the £200,000 finals day feature with consummate ease. Read More...

Lingfield: Convey proves a class apart in Easter Classic

Racing Post | 1 week ago
An all-weather campaign was something of an afterthought for Convey but the classy Sir Michael Stoute-trained five-year-old showed his adaptability to claim the £200,000 finals day feature with consummate ease. Read More...

Lingfield: Carr delighted as Sovereign Debt collects in Mile

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Sovereign Debt, runner-up in the race for the last two years, finally got his just deserts as he held off the fast-finishing Nimr to become the second ex-David Nicholls-trained winner on finals day. Read More...

Lingfield: Carr delighted as Sovereign Debt collects in Mile

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Sovereign Debt, runner-up in the race for the last two years, finally got his just deserts as he held off the fast-finishing Nimr to become the second ex-David Nicholls-trained winner on finals day. Read More...

Katie Walsh pays tribute to ‘horse of a lifetime’ Seabass

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Seabass, who finished third under Katie Walsh behind Neptune Collonges in the 2012 Grand National, has died at the age of 14. Read More...

Katie Walsh pays tribute to ‘horse of a lifetime’ Seabass

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Seabass, who finished third under Katie Walsh behind Neptune Collonges in the 2012 Grand National, has died at the age of 14. Read More...

Watson dreaming of an Absolute Blast on finals day

Racing Post | 1 week ago
It's a big day for Lingfield, but it's arguably an even bigger one for Archie Watson, who just two months after acquiring Absolute Blast and less than eight months after sending out his first runner has a very real chance of landing the £ Read More...

Weight problems force Swift to call time on his career

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Jockey Dale Swift, who had his licence suspended by the BHA for failing to explain why he missed a ride at Lingfield on Saturday, has called time on his career due to weight-associated problems that have left him feeling "depressed." Read More...

Weight problems force Swift to call time on his career

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Jockey Dale Swift, who had his licence suspended by the BHA for failing to explain why he missed a ride at Lingfield on Saturday, has called time on his career due to weight-associated problems that have left him feeling "depressed." Read More...

1,000 Guineas second favourite Wuheida injured

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Wuheida, second favourite for next month's Qipco 1,000 Guineas, will not run in the Newmarket Classic with trainer Charlie Appleby reporting the unbeaten Group 1 winner has suffered a stress fracture to her right hind leg. Read More...

1,000 Guineas second favourite Wuheida injured

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Wuheida, second favourite for next month's Qipco 1,000 Guineas, will not run in the Newmarket Classic with trainer Charlie Appleby reporting the unbeaten Group 1 winner has suffered a stress fracture to her right hind leg. Read More...