Racing Post

Whittington rocked by death of stable star Arzal

Racing Post | 6 days ago
TRAINER Harry Whittington, who capped a fine campaign by saddling Arzal to win the Grade 1 Manifesto Novices' Chase at Aintree this month, has been left devastated following the death of the classy six-year-old on Tuesday. Read More...

Whittington rocked by death of stable star Arzal

Racing Post | 6 days ago
TRAINER Harry Whittington, who capped a fine campaign by saddling Arzal to win the Grade 1 Manifesto Novices' Chase at Aintree this month, has been left devastated following the death of the classy six-year-old on Tuesday. Read More...

Banks and BHA settle Speculative Bid case out of court

Racing Post | 6 days ago
THE BHA and Geoff Banks have settled out of court their dispute over the Speculative Bid fiasco at Ascot last year. Read More...

Commitment to social responsibility ´right way to do business’

Racing Post | 6 days ago
SOCIAL responsibility was the message emphasised by speakers last week at the first in a series of parliamentary all party betting and gaming group seminars that kicked off by looking at the future of online gambling. Read More...

Mobile betting may be the big winner at Euro 2016

Racing Post | 6 days ago
ED NICHOLSON, the head of Unibet's UK marketing operations, predicts 75 per cent of online turnover on Euro 2016 in France will come through mobile. Read More...

Buoyant Betway holding fire on ABP

Racing Post | 6 days ago
BETWAY are in the middle of a run of high-profile horseracing sponsorships, with the firm putting the growth in visibility down to their recent entry into the sport. Read More...

Star mare Vroum Vroum Mag misses match against males

Racing Post | 6 days ago
VROUM VROUM MAG will miss a clash with the boys in Thursday's Ladbrokes Champion Stayers Hurdle at Punchestown after trainer Willie Mullins did not declare the Cheltenham Festival winner for the Grade 1. Read More...

Star mare Vroum Vroum Mag sits out match against males

Racing Post | 6 days ago
VROUM VROUM MAG will miss a clash with the boys in Thursday's Ladbrokes Champion Stayers Hurdle at Punchestown after trainer Willie Mullins did not declare the Cheltenham Festival winner for the Grade 1. Read More...

Star mare Vroum Vroum Mag misses match against males

Racing Post | 6 days ago
VROUM VROUM MAG will miss a clash with the boys in Thursday's Ladbrokes Champion Stayers Hurdle at Punchestown after trainer Willie Mullins did not declare the Cheltenham Festival winner for the Grade 1. Read More...

Hannon on weather watch for Illuminate 1,000 Guineas bid

Racing Post | 6 days ago
ILLUMINATE, a general 14-1 for the Qipco 1,000 Guineas at Newmarket on Sunday, will not run if conditions are too soft, trainer Richard Hannon has warned. Read More...

Hannon on weather watch for Illuminate 1,000 Guineas bid

Racing Post | 6 days ago
ILLUMINATE, a general 14-1 for the Qipco 1,000 Guineas at Newmarket on Sunday, will not run if conditions are too soft, trainer Richard Hannon has warned. Read More...

Hong Kong: Safety Check relaxed for Maurice meeting

Racing Post | 6 days ago
Hong Kong: Godolphin's Safety Check, the only European runner in Sunday's Champions Mile at Sha Tin, took a step forward on Tuesday morning for his clash with ace Japanese miler Maurice. Read More...

Henderson hoping Simonsig can shine in Vautour clash

Racing Post | 6 days ago
HAVING already masterminded the comebacks of Sprinter Sacre and My Tent Or Yours this season, trainer Nicky Henderson is attempting to relight the fire inside another of his stable's former elite performers in Simonsig at Punchestown today. Read More...

Kieren Fallon back in the groove with Ayr double

Racing Post | 6 days ago
AFTER drawing a blank on his first rides in Britain this year at Musselburgh on Sunday, six-time British Flat champion jockey Kieren Fallon enjoyed a change of fortune in Scotland on Monday as he partnered an 11-1 double for trainer Adrian Keatley at Ayr Read More...

Punchestown festival: Four big questions on day one

Racing Post | 6 days ago
CHELTENHAM has been Aintree has passed and champions were crowned at Sandown on Saturday but before Classic credentials are put to the test, there is time for one last hurrah over jumps as the five-day Punchestown festival kicks off on Tuesday. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: Unlikely debuts for travelling jockeys

Racing Post | 6 days ago
David Ashforth ponders whether some of the jockeys at Bath and Nottingham are planning on taking in some of the local sights as well as riding. Read More...

Johnson: I couldn’t have done it without your support

Racing Post | 7 days ago
I CAN'T personally thank everyone who I'd like to thank because there are so many people who have helped me along the way, so hopefully they will all read this and know how grateful I am for everything. Read More...

‘Faultless’ Air Force Blue tops field for 2,000 Guineas

Racing Post | 7 days ago
AIR FORCE BLUE, hot-favourite for Qipco 2,000 Guineas after rattling off a Group 1 treble at two, will face a maximum of 16 rivals in Saturday's Classic. Read More...

Air Force Blue tops field of 17 for 2,000 Guineas

Racing Post | 7 days ago
AIR FORCE BLUE, hot-favourite for Qipco 2,000 Guineas after rattling off a Group 1 treble at two, will face a maximum of 16 rivals in Saturday's Classic. Read More...

‘Faultless’ Air Force Blue tops field of 17 for 2,000 Guineas

Racing Post | 7 days ago
AIR FORCE BLUE, hot-favourite for Qipco 2,000 Guineas after rattling off a Group 1 treble at two, will face a maximum of 16 rivals in Saturday's Classic. Read More...

Stars out in force at Ascot on Sagaro Stakes day

Racing Post | 7 days ago
LAST year's Long Distance Cup winner Flying Officer makes his return to action in the Group 3 Sagaro Stakes on Wednesday, the highlight of a stellar Ascot card. Read More...

Germany: Klug hot run continues as he dominates at Krefeld

Racing Post | 7 days ago
Markus Klug's hot run continued at Krefeld on Sunday when his two runners in the Dr. Busch-Memorial Millowitsch and El Loco took the first two places after fighting out a dramatic finish. Read More...

Jet Setting to be given chance to soar in 1,000 Guineas

Racing Post | 7 days ago
GROUP 3 winner Jet Setting will be given a shot at Classic glory with connections due to supplement the filly for Sunday's Qipco 1,000 Guineas. Read More...

Mullins duo set to tackle Cue Card at Punchestown

Racing Post | 7 days ago
WILLIE MULLINS on Sunday confirmed that Cheltenham Gold Cup-placed pair Djakadam and Don Poli are intended runners in the Bibby Financial Services Ireland Punchestown Gold Cup on Wednesday. Read More...

Don Poli and Djakadam tackle Cue Card at Punchestown

Racing Post | 7 days ago
WILLIE MULLINS has declared Cheltenham Gold Cup-placed pair Djakadam and Don Poli for the Bibby Financial Services Ireland Punchestown Gold Cup on Wednesday, where they will renew rivalry with the resurgent Cue Card. Read More...

BHA backing for Sandown stewards over Mullins fine

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE BHA on Sunday came out in support of the Sandown stewards over the decision to fine trainer Willie Mullins £1,000 for the late withdrawal of Vroum Vroum Mag on Saturday. Read More...

BHA backing for Sandown stewards over Mullins fine

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE BHA on Sunday came out in support of the Sandown stewards over the decision to fine trainer Willie Mullins £1,000 for the late withdrawal of Vroum Vroum Mag on Saturday. Read More...

Towcester calls off Thursday card due to turf problems

Racing Post | 1 week ago
TOWCESTER has abandoned Thursday’s meeting on welfare grounds after parts of the course were found to be unsafe. Read More...

Towcester calls off Thursday card due to turf problems

Racing Post | 1 week ago
TOWCESTER has abandoned Thursday’s meeting on welfare grounds after parts of the course were found to be unsafe. Read More...

Italy: Dettori denied elusive 2,000 Guineas win by Atzeni

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THERE was more Italian 2000 Guineas agony for Frankie Dettori as he failed to win the race for the first time by a head - being pipped by fellow Newmarket-based Italian Andrea Atzeni aboard Poeta Diletto. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: A good tip is be wary of my tips

Racing Post | 1 week ago
It's a mistake to dwell on the past too much, partly because it's tedious for the young and partly because it's a reminder of what went wrong. Read More...

France: Fly With Me cut for Gold Cup following Group 3 win

Racing Post | 1 week ago
BET365 halved Fly With Me to 20-1 for the Ascot Gold Cup in June following a cosy neck victory under Maxime Guyon in the Group 3 Prix de Barbeville at Chantilly. Read More...

Arc owners top rich list after 3.4bn fortune boost

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE OWNERS of Britain's largest racecourse operator Arena Racing Company, David and Simon Reuben, have become the richest people in Britain after their wealth rose by £3.4 billion. Read More...

Filly turns out to be a colt in maiden mix-up

Racing Post | 1 week ago
IT WAS a case of a he listed as a she in the racecard at Doncaster on Saturday evening as two-year-old debutant Morning Suit was found to be in possession of an undeclared piece of equipment. Read More...

Business Bulletin: Cheltenham results hamper Ladbrokes’ progress

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Bookmaker's chief executive Jim Mullen claims rivals "abandoned bookmaking principles" during the festival in March Read More...

World Class: Air Force Blue can make history for O’Brien

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Sam Walker looks ahead to the world-class action on Guineas weekend and finds an interesting 40-1 shot at Newmarket. Read More...

Big clash off as injured Don Cossack misses Punchestown

Racing Post | 1 week ago
CHELTENHAM GOLD CUP champion Don Cossack will miss the Punchestown festival after suffering a tendon injury. Read More...

Vautour given Champion Chase mission

Racing Post | 1 week ago
VAUTOUR will drop back to two miles to contest the Grade 1 BoyleSports Champion Chase on the opening day of the Punchestown festival on Tuesday. Read More...

USA: Castellano controls Charles Town Classic

Racing Post | 1 week ago
The Coolmore team got a share of the Charles Town Classic pot when Stanford (Todd Pletcher/Javier Castellano), whom they own in partnership with Stonestreet Stables, made all to win this three-turn event. Read More...

Hong Kong: Werther storms to QEII Cup success

Racing Post | 1 week ago
HONG KONG Derby winner Werther blew away a high-class international field for the Audemars Piguet QEII Cup on Sunday with a performance that stunned even the winner’s trainer John Moore and jockey Hugh Bowman. Read More...

Fallon makes British riding return at Musselburgh

Racing Post | 1 week ago
KIEREN FALLON takes his first British rides of the year at Musselburgh this afternoon, when he has four booked mounts including the fancied Amazement in the opening maiden. Read More...

Mullins hits back after late non-runner fine

Racing Post | 1 week ago
WILLIE MULLINS was handed a £1,000 fine by the stewards at Sandown for showing "a wilful disregard for the interests of racegoers and punters", over the late withdrawal of Vroum Vroum Mag. Read More...

Mullins fined for late Vroum Vroum Mag withdrawal

Racing Post | 1 week ago
WILLIE MULLINS was handed a £1,000 fine by the stewards at Sandown for showing "a wilful disregard for the interests of racegoers and punters", over the late withdrawal of Vroum Vroum Mag. Read More...

Paul Nicholls wins tenth trainers’ title after final day drama

Racing Post | 1 week ago
PAUL NICHOLLS retained his trainers' title after an enthralling battle with Willie Mullins, and in doing so was crowned champion trainer for a tenth time. Read More...

The Young Master wins Gold Cup as Nicholls retains title

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE YOUNG MASTER just edged out Just A Par in a thrilling finish, but while Neil Mulholland and Sam Waley-Cohen claimed victory, Just A Par's effort meant Paul Nicholls retained his trainers' title from Willie Mullins. Read More...

Sandown: The Young Master wins Gold Cup for Mulholland

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE YOUNG MASTER just edged out Just A Par in a thrilling finish, but while Neil Mulholland and Sam Waley-Cohen claimed victory, Just A Par's effort meant Paul Nicholls retained his trainers' title from Willie Mullins. Read More...

Sandown: The Young Master wins Gold Cup for Mulholland

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE YOUNG MASTER just edged out Just A Par in a thrilling finish, but while Neil Mulholland and Sam Waley-Cohen claimed victory, Just A Par's effort meant Paul Nicholls retained his trainers' title from Willie Mullins. Read More...

Sandown: Sprinter Sacre superb in Celebration romp

Racing Post | 1 week ago
SPRINTER SACRE rounded off a memorable season in tremendous style by completing a perfect four-from-four with a brilliant and dominant triumph in the bet365 Celebration Chase. Read More...

Sprinter Sacre superb in Celebration Chase romp

Racing Post | 1 week ago
SPRINTER SACRE rounded off a memorable season in tremendous style by completing a perfect four-from-four with a brilliant and dominant triumph in the bet365 Celebration Chase. Read More...

Menorah magical for Johnson in Oaksey Chase

Racing Post | 1 week ago
MENORAH gave Richard Johnson a memorable victory on the day he celebrated his maiden jockeys' championship, defeating Valseur Lido in a tremendous scrap. Read More...