Racing Post

Fenton to face Turf Club hearing over steroids verdict

Racing Post | 6 days ago
TRAINER Philip Fenton, convicted last month of possessing anabolic steroids and other banned substances, will learn on Saturday morning what that means for his training career at a hearing before the Turf Club. Read More...

Layers plan underage checks at British tracks

Racing Post | 6 days ago
THE Federation of Racecourse Bookmakers has brought in independent test purchasers Serve Legal to carry out underage checks on Britain's racecourses until February next year. Read More...

Medway Council in pilot scheme for shop self-exclusion

Racing Post | 6 days ago
THE first scheme allowing gamblers to self-exclude from all the betting shops in an area is set to be launched next month. Read More...

Today’s racing: Violets Boy bids to strike again for Redknapp

Racing Post | 6 days ago
IN GAMES as far apart as Cartmel and Fontwell, four successive shots from Violets Boy rattled the crossbar this season before Brendan Powell's chaser hit the target for owner-breeder Harry Redknapp at Kempton last month. Read More...

Moore: I should take time to appreciate success

Racing Post | 6 days ago
DESPITE claiming many of racing's grandest prizes and receiving worldwide acclamation for his riding, Ryan Moore says he has given little thought to his achievements in 2014, although he admitted it is something he should take time to appreciate. Read More...

Australia: Melbourne Cup hero Freedman to return

Racing Post | 6 days ago
Lee Freedman has been lured back to training and will join his brother Anthony in a partnership. The five-time Melbourne Cup winning trainer said he had missed the lifestyle and had more to offer. Read More...

Paddy Power total group net revenue up 38 per cent

Racing Post | 6 days ago
PADDY POWER have reported strong revenue growth, with total group net revenue up 38 per cent for the third quarter. The board expects growth in earnings per share for the full year to be in the mid to high teens. Read More...

‘Sleep walking’ Queally gets drink driving ban

Racing Post | 7 days ago
FRANKEL'S jockey Tom Queally has been banned from driving for 22 months after claiming he was sleep walking while drink driving. Read More...

‘Sleepwalking’ Queally gets drink-driving ban

Racing Post | 7 days ago
FRANKEL'S jockey Tom Queally has been banned from driving for 22 months after claiming he was sleepwalking while drink driving. Read More...

Bradstock blasts Plumpton over Coneygree ruling

Racing Post | 7 days ago
SARA BRADSTOCK is threatening legal action after Coneygree, trained by her husband Mark, was withdrawn on veterinary advice at the start of Plumpton's novice chase. Read More...

Faugheen ready to roll in Ascot Hurdle

Racing Post | 7 days ago
CHAMPION HURDLE favourite Faugheen has been pencilled in to make his eagerly anticipated return to action in Saturday's Grade 2 Coral Hurdle at Ascot. Read More...

Old rivals set to clash in Betfair Chase

Racing Post | 1 week ago
OLD RIVALRIES look set to be renewed on Saturday as Cue Card, Dynaste and Silvianco Conti are all entered for the Betfair Chase at Haydock. Read More...

Old rivals set to clash in Betfair Chase

Racing Post | 1 week ago
OLD RIVALRIES look set to be renewed on Saturday as Cue Card, Dynaste and Silviniaco Conti have all been left in the Betfair Chase at Haydock. Read More...

Long Distance Hurdle next for Cole Harden

Racing Post | 1 week ago
WARREN GREATREX is hoping Newbury's bet365 Long Distance Hurdle will provide an ideal stepping stone to the Cheltenham Festival for his stable star Cole Harden. Read More...

Long Distance Hurdle next for improving Cole Harden

Racing Post | 1 week ago
WARREN GREATREX is hoping Newbury's bet365 Long Distance Hurdle will provide an ideal stepping stone to the Cheltenham Festival for his stable star Cole Harden. Read More...

World Class: Just A Way deserves title of world’s best

Racing Post | 1 week ago
There was never a doubt with Frankel. He annihilated the best around and was crowned world champion by unanimous consent, but this year the picture is a lot less clear. Read More...

Today’s racing: The only way is up for Deputy Dan

Racing Post | 1 week ago
TODAY'S 2m4f novice chase at Plumpton could be worth a lot more than the £7,798 first prize, with a £60,000 bonus up for grabs should the winner be victorious at the 2015 Cheltenham Festival. Read More...

Japan: Lachesis goes one better in QEII Cup

Racing Post | 1 week ago
LAST year's runner-up Lachesis (Katsuhiko Sumii/Yuga Kawada) went one better in Sunday's QEII Cup as the four-year-old claimed the favourite Nuovo Record to score by a neck. Read More...

King dreaming of Tingle Creek success with Balder

Racing Post | 1 week ago
AFTER success with Uxizandre in the Listed Shloer Chase at Cheltenham on Sunday, trainer Alan King is hoping stablemate Balder Succes can strengthen his hand in the two-mile chase division when he tackles the 888sport Tingle Creek Chase. Read More...

France: Greenall gains first win on Aguicheuse

Racing Post | 1 week ago
JAKE GREENALL registered a first win in France when steering Aguicheuse to an impressive success in the four-year-old fillies' conditions hurdle over an extended 2m1f which closed out the card at Auteuil on Sunday. Read More...

Moore issues positive update on Sire De Grugy condition

Racing Post | 1 week ago
GARY MOORE had good news on Sunday of Queen Mother Champion Chase winner Sire De Grugy, who was forced to miss Cheltenham's Shloer Chase after being found to be lame behind following routine exercise last week. Read More...

Good news as Sir De Grugy’s condition improves

Racing Post | 1 week ago
GARY MOORE had good news on Sunday of Queen Mother Champion Chase winner Sire De Grugy, who was forced to miss Cheltenham's Shloer Chase after being found to be lame behind following routine exercise last week. Read More...

France: Ricou times it right on versatile Dulce Leo

Racing Post | 1 week ago
DULCE LEO (Jean-Paul Gallorini/Jacques Ricou) was unable to reel in Zarkandar and Gemix in the Group 1 Grand Prix d'Automne 15 days ago, but proved the worth of that third-placed effort when easily accounting for Tir Au But. Read More...

Hobbs and Johnson strike Greatwood gold with Garde

Racing Post | 1 week ago
GARDE LA VICTOIRE gave the all-conquering partnership of trainer Philip Hobbs and jockey Richard Johnson their sixth success of the Open meeting with a gutsy charge up the Cheltenham hill. Read More...

Cheltenham: Hobbs and Johnson strike Greatwood gold

Racing Post | 1 week ago
GARDE LA VICTOIRE gave the all-conquering partnership of trainer Philip Hobbs and jockey Richard Johnson their sixth success of the Open meeting with a gutsy charge up the Cheltenham hill. Read More...

Hobbs and Johnson strike Greatwood gold with Garde

Racing Post | 1 week ago
GARDE LA VICTOIRE gave the all-conquering partnership of trainer Philip Hobbs and jockey Richard Johnson their sixth success of the Open meeting with a gutsy charge up the Cheltenham hill. Read More...

Cheltenham: Faultless Uxizandre sparkles in Shloer

Racing Post | 1 week ago
WITH an excellent round of jumping, Alan King's Uxizandre made all in the Listed Shloer Chase to beat Simply Ned. Read More...

Cheltenham: Shloer goes the way of faultless Uxizandre

Racing Post | 1 week ago
WITH an excellent round of jumping, Alan King's Uxizandre made all in the Listed Shloer Chase to beat Simply Ned. Read More...

Cheltenham: Shloer goes the way of faultless Uxizandre

Racing Post | 1 week ago
WITH an excellent round of jumping, Alan King's Uxizandre made all in the Listed Shloer Chase to beat Simply Ned. Read More...

Punchestown: Hurricane pretty fly for an old guy

Racing Post | 1 week ago
GRADE 1-winning machine Hurricane Fly took his tally to 20 and avenged two defeats by Jezki at the end of last season, jumping into the lead at the last to win his third Morgiana Hurdle under Ruby Walsh. Read More...

Hurricane proves he’s pretty fly for an old guy

Racing Post | 1 week ago
GRADE 1 winning machine Hurricane Fly took his tally to 20 and avenged two defeats by Jezki at the end of last season, jumping into the lead at the last to win his third Morgiana Hurdle under Ruby Walsh. Read More...

Hurricane proves he’s pretty fly for an old guy

Racing Post | 1 week ago
GRADE 1-winning machine Hurricane Fly took his tally to 20 and avenged two defeats by Jezki at the end of last season, jumping into the lead at the last to win his third Morgiana Hurdle under Ruby Walsh. Read More...

Cheltenham: Arkle Trial goes the way of Dunraven

Racing Post | 1 week ago
DUNRAVEN STORM ran out the tenacious winner of the Racing Post Arkle Trophy Trial Novices' Chase for the in-form team of Richard Johnson and Philip Hobbs. Read More...

Cheltenham: Arkle Trial goes the way of Dunraven Storm

Racing Post | 1 week ago
DUNRAVEN STORM ran out the tenacious winner of the Racing Post Arkle Trophy Trial Novices' Chase for the in-form team of Richard Johnson and Philip Hobbs. Read More...

Cheltenham: Arkle Trial goes the way of Dunraven Storm

Racing Post | 1 week ago
DUNRAVEN STORM ran out the tenacious winner of the Racing Post Arkle Trophy Trial Novices' Chase for the in-form team of Richard Johnson and Philip Hobbs. Read More...

Cheltenham: Dunraven does the business for Hobbs

Racing Post | 1 week ago
DUNRAVEN STORM ran out the tenacious winner of the Racing Post Arkle Trophy Trial Novices' Chase for the in-form team of Richard Johnson and Philip Hobbs. Read More...

Fontwell: Gorgehous survives blunder to win Southern National

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE Venetia Williams-trained Gorgehous Lliege,8-1, survived a blunder two fences from home to win Fontwell's totepool Southern National in a tight finish with Seven Woods. Read More...

Fontwell: Gorgehous survives blunder to win National

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE Venetia Williams-trained Gorgehous Lliege,8-1, survived a blunder two fences from home to win Fontwell's totepool Southern National in a tight finish with Seven Woods. Read More...

Cheltenham: Geraghty guides Vyta Du Roc to victory

Racing Post | 1 week ago
AN INSPIRED tactical ride by Barry Geraghty saw Vyta Du Roc eased down the hill so that he could romp up the run in and finally get Nicky Henderson on the scoresheet at the Open meeting. Read More...

Cheltenham: Geraghty guides Vyta Du Roc to victory

Racing Post | 1 week ago
AN INSPIRED tactical ride by Barry Geraghty saw Vyta Du Roc eased down the hill so that he could romp up the run in and finally get Nicky Henderson on the scoresheet at the Open meeting. Read More...

Punchestown: Chancol profits as Alelchi crashes out

Racing Post | 1 week ago
CHANCOL picked off the front-running Un Beau Roman late on to deliver victory for Noel Meade and Paul Carberry, as Alelechi Inois lost his unbeaten record over fences. Read More...

Punchestown: Chancol profits as Alelchi crashes out

Racing Post | 1 week ago
CHANCOL picked off the front-running Un Beau Roman late on to deliver victory for Noel Meade and Paul Carberry, as Alelechi Inois lost his unbeaten record over fences. Read More...

Racing community pays tribute to Hughes

Racing Post | 1 week ago
SOME of racing's greats have paid tribute to Dessie Hughes who has died aged 71, with many figures within the sport offering their condolences. Read More...

Live blog: Greatwood hurdle day

Racing Post | 1 week ago
SOAK up the atmosphere all day with our live blog - a great way to follow all of the big-race action from Cheltenham. James Burn will be entertaining you with a combination of words, pictures, videos and polls. Read More...

Jump racing icon Dessie Hughes dies aged 71

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Dessie Hughes, who scaled the heights of jump racing as both jockey and trainer, has died at the age of 71. Read More...

Business bulletin: Bwin confirm takeover possibility

Racing Post | 1 week ago
TAKEOVER talk was in the air last week with speculation that gaming giant bwin.party is to be bought by a rival. Read More...

Today’s racing: Module out to make early impact for George

Racing Post | 1 week ago
WITH Sire De Grugy sidelined and Sprinter Sacre not yet ready to return, Tom George hopes to make an early strike in the two-mile division with last year's Champion Chase third Module in the Listed Shloer Chase at Cheltenham (2.40). Read More...

Today’s racing: Module out to make early impact

Racing Post | 1 week ago
WITH Sire De Grugy sidelined and Sprinter Sacre not yet ready to return, Tom George hopes to make an early strike in the two-mile division with last year's Champion Chase third Module in the Listed Shloer Chase at Cheltenham (2.40). Read More...

Testing going for final day of Open meeting

Racing Post | 1 week ago
TESTING conditions await the runners for the final day of Cheltenham's Open meeting, with parts of the track now described as heavy. Read More...

Optimism and hard graft pay dividends for super Sam

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Alastair Down on a stirring day when a new alliance was cemented and a wonderfully talented jockey came of age. Read More...