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Australia: Fontiton primed to sparkle in Blue Diamond

Racing Post | 6 days ago
FONTITON (Mark Zahra) is perfectly drawn in stall one to maintain her unbeaten record in the A$1 million Blue Diamond Stakes according to her trainer Robert Smerdon. Read More...

Scoop6 to hit 400,000 this Saturday

Racing Post | 6 days ago
THE Tote are expecting the scoop6 jackpot to reach £400,000 this Saturday after both pools went begging last weekend. Read More...

Johnson deserves to be champion jockey says McCoy

Racing Post | 6 days ago
TONY MCCOY said on Friday he hopes Richard Johnson can be the one to fill his shoes as champion jockey when he retires at the end of this season as he paid tribute to his great friend and rival. Read More...

Leading Japanese rider Goto found dead at home

Racing Post | 6 days ago
HIROKI GOTO, the multiple Grade 1-winning jockey, was found dead by police on Friday. He was 40 years old. Read More...

Champion Hurdle choice will be left late says Walsh

Racing Post | 6 days ago
RUBY WALSH insists he will not make a decision on whether he rides Faugheen or Hurricane Fly in the Stan James Champion Hurdle until the Sunday before Cheltenham. Read More...

Jockey Cook facing lengthy ban for cocaine positive

Racing Post | 6 days ago
DANNY COOK faces the prospect of a lengthy ban after the Cheltenham Festival-winning jockey confirmed on Thursday he had tested positive for cocaine. Read More...

Online and international help William Hill to record profit

Racing Post | 6 days ago
WILLIAM HILL reported a record operating profit of £372.2 million for 2014, an increase of 11 per cent on the previous year, driven by strong online and international growth. Read More...

Online and international help Hills to record profit

Racing Post | 6 days ago
WILLIAM HILL reported a record operating profit of £372.2 million for 2014, an increase of 11 per cent on the previous year, driven by strong online and international growth. Read More...

Broken arm and ankle for title-leader Mark Walsh

Racing Post | 6 days ago
MARK WALSH'S prospects of landing a first jockeys' title were dealt a severe blow when the championship leader suffered a broken arm and ankle in a fall at Thurles on Thursday that will rule him out of action for six weeks. Read More...

Suspected broken arm for Mark Walsh after Thurles fall

Racing Post | 6 days ago
MARK WALSH'S prospects of landing a first jockeys' title were dealt a severe blow on Thursday when the championship leader suffered a suspected broken arm in a fall at Thurles. Read More...

Broken arm for title-leader Walsh after Thurles fall

Racing Post | 6 days ago
MARK WALSH'S prospects of landing a first jockeys' title were dealt a severe blow on Thursday when the championship leader suffered a broken arm in a fall at Thurles. Read More...

Broken arm for title-leader Mark Walsh after Thurles fall

Racing Post | 6 days ago
MARK WALSH'S prospects of landing a first jockeys' title were dealt a severe blow on Thursday when the championship leader suffered a broken arm in a fall at Thurles. Read More...

Racing Post Arkle charity campaign returns

Racing Post | 7 days ago
THE Racing Post is pleased to announce that we will once again be running the saddle cloth campaign for the Racing Post Arkle in conjunction with the Injured Jockeys Fund (IJF) and Irish Injured Jockeys. Read More...

The New One primed for Champion challenge

Racing Post | 7 days ago
NIGEL TWISTON-DAVIES could not be happier with The New One as he readies the seven-year-old for his Stan James Champion Hurdle challenge on day one of the Cheltenham Festival. Read More...

The New One primed for Faugheen Champion challenge

Racing Post | 7 days ago
NIGEL TWISTON-DAVIES could not be happier with The New One as he readies the seven-year-old for his Stan James Champion Hurdle challenge on day one of the Cheltenham Festival. Read More...

UAE: Safety Check storms home under Buick

Racing Post | 7 days ago
SAFETY CHECK completed a Dubai World Cup Carnival hat-trick when storming home under William Buick in the Group 2 Zabeel Mile at Meydan on Thursday. Read More...

UAE: Safety Check storms home under Buick

Racing Post | 7 days ago
SAFETY CHECK completed a Dubai World Cup Carnival hat-trick when storming home under William Buick in the Group 2 Zabeel Mile at Meydan on Thursday. Read More...

UAE: Safety Check storms to hat-trick under Buick

Racing Post | 7 days ago
SAFETY CHECK completed a Dubai World Cup Carnival hat-trick when storming home under William Buick in the Group 2 Zabeel Mile at Meydan on Thursday. Read More...

William Hill launch Supreme money-back offer

Racing Post | 7 days ago
WILLIAM HILL will return all losing stakes as free bets on the Sky Bet Supreme Novices' Hurdle, an offer the firm describe as their biggest ever Cheltenham concession. Read More...

Qatar: Dettori keeps Dubday in the winning rhythm

Racing Post | 7 days ago
THE star from Qatar looks to be heading to Britain after Dubday conjured a Rolls Royce finish under Frankie Dettori to extend his 100 per cent record in his adopted home. Read More...

UAE: Perfect ten for Bin Suroor as Local Time strikes

Racing Post | 7 days ago
GODOLPHIN'S Local Time added the UAE Oaks to her UAE 1,000 Guineas triumph when she strolled to a comprehensive victory at Meydan on Thursday, providing trainer Saeed Bin Suroor with his tenth win in the race. Read More...

Maguire fails in appeal against Ludlow ban

Racing Post | 7 days ago
JASON MAGUIRE has lost his appeal against the 14-day he received at Ludlow last week, a period which encompasses the Cheltenham Festival. Read More...

Thurles: Sub Lieutenant leads home Gigginstown duo

Racing Post | 7 days ago
SUB LIEUTENANT left a disappointing run last time behind as he stayed on strongly to beat odds-on-favourite Milsean, making it a Gigginstown a one-two in the feature race. Read More...

Thurles: Lieutenant leads home Gigginstown duo

Racing Post | 7 days ago
SUB LIEUTENANT left a disappointing run last time behind as he stayed on strongly to beat odds-on-favourite Milsean, making it a Gigginstown one-two in the feature race. Read More...

Thurles: Lieutenant leads home Gigginstown duo

Racing Post | 7 days ago
SUB LIEUTENANT left a disappointing run last time behind as he stayed on strongly to beat odds-on-favourite Milsean, making it a Gigginstown one-two in the feature race. Read More...

Thurles: Lieutenant leads home Gigginstown duo

Racing Post | 7 days ago
SUB LIEUTENANT left a disappointing run last time behind as he stayed on strongly to beat odds-on-favourite Milsean, making it a Gigginstown one-two in the feature race. Read More...

Fehily confirms Zarkandar as World Hurdle ride

Racing Post | 7 days ago
NOEL FEHILY has confirmed he will ride Zarkandar in the Ladbrokes World Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival and not his 2012 Champion Hurdle winner Rock On Ruby. Read More...

Fehily confirms Zarkandar as World Hurdle ride

Racing Post | 7 days ago
NOEL FEHILY on Thursday confirmed he would ride Zarkandar in the Ladbrokes World Hurdle at Cheltenham and not his 2012 Champion Hurdle winner Rocky On Ruby - a horse the jockey "absolutely loves". Read More...

Fehily confirms Zarkandar as World Hurdle ride

Racing Post | 7 days ago
NOEL FEHILY on Thursday confirmed he would ride Zarkandar in the Ladbrokes World Hurdle at Cheltenham and not his 2012 Champion Hurdle winner Rocky On Ruby - a horse the jockey "absolutely loves". Read More...

Live: Dubai World Cup Carnival blog

Racing Post | 7 days ago
JOIN David Baxter for news, views and gossip from Thursday's Dubai World Cup Carnival meeting at Meydan Read More...

Chisholm: loss down to media rights deal

Racing Post | 7 days ago
THE COST of media rights for betting shops has been highlighted by independent chain Chisholm Bookmakers as they posted a loss in their latest set of accounts. Read More...

Playtech report record year as 2014 results are revealed

Racing Post | 7 days ago
ONLINE gaming and betting technology provider Playtech reported record revenue when presenting their results for 2014 on Thursday. Read More...

Goodwood to stage first leg of new Arabian Triple Crown

Racing Post | 7 days ago
GOODWOOD will introduce a £400,000 race for Purebred Arabian horses on Nassau Stakes day as leg one of a new Qatar Arabian Triple Crown offering a $1 million bonus to any winner. Read More...

Goodwood to stage part of new Arabian Triple Crown

Racing Post | 7 days ago
GOODWOOD will introduce a £400,000 race for Purebred Arabian horses on Nassau Stakes day as leg one of a new Qatar Arabian Triple Crown offering a $1 million bonus to any winner. Read More...

Ladbrokes to close 60 more betting shops in 2015

Racing Post | 7 days ago
LADBROKES announced on Thursday that they expect to close a further 60 betting shops this year as the firm revealed annual group operating profits were down 9.3 per cent in 2014. Read More...

Ladbrokes to close 60 more betting shops in 2015

Racing Post | 7 days ago
LADBROKES announced on Thursday that they expect to close a further 60 betting shops this year as the firm revealed annual pre-tax profits were down 13.5 per cent to £98 million in 2014. Read More...

UAE: Local Time bids to bag Oaks and Guineas double

Racing Post | 7 days ago
SAEED BIN SUROOR has already won the Group 3 UAE Oaks nine times, and he looks to hold all the aces again today in the shape of his 1,000 Guineas 1-2 Local Time and Good Place. Read More...

Meade bullish Apache Stronghold can triumph

Racing Post | 1 week ago
NOEL MEADE was at Cheltenham on Wednesday to assess conditions with less than a fortnight to go before the festival kicks off, and issued a positive update on Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup hope Road To Riches. Read More...

Qatar: Dettori has to defy wide draw in Emir’s Trophy

Racing Post | 1 week ago
FRANKIE DETTORI picked out the widest berth of all at Tuesday's draw ceremony and will be hoping for better luck than on Dubai World Cup night last year as Dubday, the star from Qatar, aims to defend a 100 per cent record in his adopted country. Read More...

O’Neill tempted by handicap option for Taquin Du Seuil

Racing Post | 1 week ago
JONJO O'NEILL will give serious consideration to dropping Taquin Du Seuil into handicap company at the Cheltenham Festival, with the weights for the handicap races at the festival revealed on Thursday. Read More...

Bordini heads Mullins assault on Champion Bumper

Racing Post | 1 week ago
WILLIE MULLINS has made eight of the 46 entries for the Weatherbys Champion Bumper at Cheltenham next month as the trainer seeks a ninth win in the Grade 1. Read More...

Aurore D’Estruval misses festival after setback

Racing Post | 1 week ago
AURORE D'ESTRUVAL, Britain's shortest-priced contender for the OLBG Mares' Hurdle, is set to miss the race after a setback. Read More...

Aurore D’Estruval misses Cheltenham after setback

Racing Post | 1 week ago
AURORE D'ESTRUVAL, Britain's shortest-priced contender for the OLBG Mares' Hurdle, is set to miss the race after a setback. Read More...

Turner back in action and out to atone for error of judgement

Racing Post | 1 week ago
HAYLEY TURNER returns to action aboard one of her favourite horses at Kempton on Wednesday vowing never to repeat the blunder that derailed her encouraging start to the campaign last month. Read More...

Grugy ‘buzzing’ for Champion Chase defence

Racing Post | 1 week ago
SIRE DE GRUGY is "buzzing" at home after his victory at Chepstow on Saturday and jockey Jamie Moore believes last year's Betway Champion Chase winner is in top shape to defend his title next month. Read More...

O’Brien Guineas winner King Of Kings dies at stud

Racing Post | 1 week ago
KING OF KINGS, who gave trainer Aidan O'Brien the first of his 21 British Classic wins in the 1998 2,000 Guineas, has died at stud in South Africa aged 20 due to heart failure. Read More...

Silviniaco heads ‘more select’ team for Nicholls

Racing Post | 1 week ago
SMALL but select was the mantra Paul Nicholls was preaching at his pre-Cheltenham open day, when the champion trainer was keen to emphasise he will be saddling fewer festival runners than in previous years. Read More...

National hope Focus injured in freak accident

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Willie Mullins yesterday admitted that the prospects of Back In Focus running in the Crabbie's Grand National are "not looking good " following a freak accident in his box at the trainer's Closutton Co Carlow yard. Read More...

National hope Back In Focus injured in freak accident

Racing Post | 1 week ago
WILLIE MULLINS on Tuesday admitted that the prospects of Back In Focus running in the Crabbie's Grand National are "not looking good" following a freak accident in his box at the trainer's Closutton, Co Carlow yard. Read More...

Fehily facing Zarkandar quandary for festival

Racing Post | 1 week ago
ZARKANDAR is the new joint-favourite for the Ladbrokes World Hurdle following Tuesday's withdrawal of More Of That, but uncertainty surrounds Cheltenham riding plans for the four-time Grade 1 winner. Read More...