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Native River continues Tizzard dominance in Hennessy

Racing Post | 1 week ago
FAVOURITE Native River clung on from the fast-finishing Carole's Destrier in a gruelling finish to deliver champion jockey Richard Johnson a first Hennessy success and maintain the big-race dominance of trainer Colin Tizzard. Read More...

Native River wins for dominant Tizzard in Hennessy

Racing Post | 1 week ago
FAVOURITE Native River clung on from the fast-finishing Carole's Destrier in a gruelling finish to deliver champion jockey Richard Johnson a first Hennessy success and maintain the big-race dominance of trainer Colin Tizzard. Read More...

Newcastle: Irving shows fighting qualities in Fifth victory

Racing Post | 1 week ago
IRVING won the Fighting Fifth for the second time in three years to give rider Harry Cobden the first Grade 1 win of his burgeoning career. Read More...

Newcastle: Irving shows fighting qualities in Fifth win

Racing Post | 1 week ago
IRVING won the Fighting Fifth for the second time in three years to give rider Harry Cobden the first Grade 1 win of his burgeoning career. Read More...

Irving shows fighting qualities in Fifth victory

Racing Post | 1 week ago
IRVING won the Fighting Fifth for the second time in three years to give rider Harry Cobden the first Grade 1 win of his burgeoning career. Read More...

Cold weather claims Carlisle’s Sunday meeting

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE fixture scheduled for Carlisle on Sunday has been cancelled due to a course frozen in places. Read More...

Newbury: Thistlecrack flawless in third success over fences

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THISTLECRACK put in a flawless round of jumping to win at his leisure and remain undefeated over fences. Read More...

Thistlecrack cruises to third success over fences

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THISTLECRACK put in a flawless round of jumping to win at his leisure and remain undefeated over fences. Read More...

Newbury: Star novice Thistlecrack flawless in third chase success

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THISTLECRACK put in a flawless round of jumping to win at his leisure and remain undefeated over fences. Read More...

Thistlecrack flawless in third success over fences

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THISTLECRACK put in a flawless round of jumping to win at his leisure and remain undefeated over fences. Read More...

European raiders out to end Japan Cup drought

Racing Post | 1 week ago
SNOW in Tokyo in November, for the first time since records began in 1875, has hardly helped the cause of the European trio who on Sunday attempt to close an 11-year gap since an overseas runner landed the Japan Cup. Read More...

USA: Gun Runner makes Grade 1 breakthrough

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Leading three-year-old Gun Runner (Steve Asmussen/Florent Geroux) got the better of his elders to finally land his first Grade 1 success by making all in the Clark Handicap at Churchill Downs on Friday Read More...

Scudamore has faith in Thistlecrack’s jumping

Racing Post | 1 week ago
TOM SCUDAMORE believes that criticism of Gold Cup favourite Thistlecrack's technique at Cheltenham a fortnight ago was out of all proportion and he has no qualms about the eight-year-old's jumping. Read More...

Fighting Fifth Hurdle on after second inspection

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Racing at Newcastle will go ahead following a pair of inspection of the frost-covered course on Saturday morning. Read More...

The Briefing: Key betting news, going and non-runners

Racing Post | 1 week ago
The briefing provides key betting news, going and non-runners information. Read More...

Second inspection called for Fighting Fifth card

Racing Post | 1 week ago
A FURTHER inspection will be held at 9.45am at Newcastle after an earlier look at the frost-covered ground proved inconclusive. Read More...

South Africa: Woodruff mob-handed in Summer Cup four-timer bid

Racing Post | 1 week ago
GEOFF WOODRUFF runs four in his bid to win this hotly contested handicap for the fourth successive year with last year's winner Master Sabina (Gavin Lerena) and runner-up Deo Juvente (Anton Marcus) heading the challenge. Read More...

John credibility ‘shot and flawed’, says Best’s QC

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE BHA panel rehearing the case into whether Jim Best ordered his then-conditional jockey Paul John to stop two horses last December were yesterday asked to ignore the video evidence and "lies" of the rider. Read More...

Johnson turns to Native River to end Hennessy hoodoo

Racing Post | 1 week ago
SIR ANTHONY McCOY achieved almost everything there was to achieve in his record-busting career, but one achievement that eluded him was victory in the Hennessy Gold Cup. Read More...

Johnson turns to Native River to end Hennessy hoodoo

Racing Post | 1 week ago
SIR ANTHONY McCOY achieved almost everything there was to achieve in his record-busting career, but one achievement that eluded him was victory in the Hennessy Gold Cup. Read More...

Racing Post’s guide to finding the winner of the Hennessy

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE Hennessy Gold Cup is one of the great races in the National Hunt calendar, its honour roll littered with legends of the game, so the question now is a simple one - who will be added to that list on Saturday? Read More...

Racing Post guide to finding the winner of the Hennessy

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE Hennessy Gold Cup is one of the great races in the National Hunt calendar, its honour roll littered with legends of the game, so the question now is a simple one - who will be added to that list on Saturday? Read More...

Ten things you may not know about the Hennessy Gold Cup

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Ten things you may not know about Newbury's Hennessy Gold Cup. Read More...

Ten things you may not know about the Hennessy

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Ten things you may not know about Newbury's Hennessy Gold Cup. Read More...

Norfolk pensioners chasing another big Scoop6 win

Racing Post | 1 week ago
TWO pensioners from Norfolk are among seven Scoop6 winners aiming to crack the Hennessy and claim a share of the £314,482 bonus fund. Read More...

Best head lad claims BHA forced him out of the sport

Racing Post | 1 week ago
PAUL COOLEY, former head lad to Jim Best, accused the BHA of ruining his riding career by not renewing his riding licence this year, with the authority citing his involvement in the case. Read More...

Unowhatimeanharry floors Long Distance Hurdle rivals

Racing Post | 1 week ago
LAST season Unowhatimeanharry was one of the success stories as he climbed through the handicap ranks to claim victory at the Cheltenham Festival in the Albert Bartlett Novices' Hurdle. Read More...

Newbury: Unowhatimeanharry floors Long Distance rivals

Racing Post | 1 week ago
LAST season Unowhatimeanharry was one of the success stories as he climbed through the handicap ranks to claim victory at the Cheltenham Festival in the Albert Bartlett Novices' Hurdle. Read More...

Clan Des Obeaux oozes class for Nicholls at Newbury

Racing Post | 1 week ago
CLAN DES OBEAUX turned in a stylish round of jumping to serve notice of his ability as a novice on the up, but it was a chasing debut to forget for One Track Mind, who never recovered from a mistake at the first. Read More...

Newbury: Clan Des Obeaux oozes class in Grade 2 novice chase

Racing Post | 1 week ago
CLAN DES OBEAUX turned in a stylish round of jumping to serve notice of his ability as a novice on the up, but it was a chasing debut to forget for One Track Mind, who never recovered from a mistake at the first. Read More...

High street would be a poorer place without betting shops

Racing Post | 1 week ago
If we don’t speak up for betting then no one else will says Tom Kerr Read More...

USA: Effinex and Hoppertunity clash in quality Clark

Racing Post | 1 week ago
LAST year's one-two Effinex and Hoppertunity meet again as part of a top-class field for the Clark featuring four Grade 1 winners plus leading three-year-old Gun Runner. Read More...

Gold Cup favourite Thistlecrack faces stern test at Newbury

Racing Post | 1 week ago
GOLD CUP favourite Thistlecrack will face just four rivals on his third start over fences, in the bet365 Novices' Chase (registered as the Worcester Novices' Chase) at Newbury on Saturday. Read More...

Ballyoptic on recovery mission after Wetherby slip

Racing Post | 1 week ago
NIGEL TWISTON-DAVIES is hoping last season's Aintree Grade 1 novice winner Ballyoptic can gain compensation for a costly slip at Wetherby that was not his fault and confirm himself a serious candidate for the World Hurdle at Cheltenham in March. Read More...

Much ado about the BHA rating of 85 at Best hearing

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE BHA hearing into two horses trained by Jim Best being allegedly stopped in races last year momentarily looked like taking on extra runners and riders at the London rehearing on Thursday. Read More...

Jump to it for the Racing Post’s festive knitwear

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE third year of the Racing Post's charity Christmas jumpers campaign comes under starter's orders on Friday with an exclusive range of four different festive designs going on sale from 9.30am. Read More...

Crowley: Don’t rule me out of jockeys’ title battle

Racing Post | 1 week ago
JIM CROWLEY insists his decision to take the job as number one rider to Sheikh Hamdan Al Maktoum does not mean his chances of retaining his Stobart Jockeys Championship crown can be dismissed. Read More...

Crowley: Don’t rule me out of jockeys’ title battle

Racing Post | 1 week ago
JIM CROWLEY insists his decision to take the job as number one rider to Sheikh Hamdan Al Maktoum does not mean his chances of retaining his Stobart Jockeys Championship crown can be dismissed. Read More...

The rise and rise of Jim Crowley

Racing Post | 1 week ago
IT IS widely accepted that 2016 has been a bit of a downer in general but Jim Crowley will be among the few who look back at it with tremendous fondess when we finally tick over into 2017 and beyond. Read More...

Thurles: Champagne Fever too hot for Windermere

Racing Post | 1 week ago
CHAMPAGNE FEVER made a stirring return to racing after a layoff of 576 days to narrowly defeat the 2014 Gold Cup winner Lord Windermere. Read More...

Australia: Blow for Matt Cumani as strangles case hits stable

Racing Post | 1 week ago
MATT CUMANI has had his three barns at Ballarat in Victoria placed under strict quarantine after a case of strangles was identified in one horse. Read More...

Sheikh Hamdan signs up Crowley to be first jockey

Racing Post | 1 week ago
CHAMPION jockey Jim Crowley has been named number one rider for owner Sheikh Hamdan Al Maktoum, who ended his partnership with Paul Hanagan after four years earlier this month. Read More...

Festival winners Fever and Windermere face off

Racing Post | 1 week ago
FORMER Gold Cup hero Lord Windermere returns to action at Thurles on Thursday in the feature 2m6f chase, in which he will face the Willie Mullins-trained dual Cheltenham Festival winner Champagne Fever. Read More...

Saphir camp hopeful he can deliver at Newbury

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE TIME for Saphir Du Rheu to stop being a talking horse and deliver is upon us, his champion trainer Paul Nicholls said on Wednesday as he put the finishing touches to the grey's preparation for the Hennessy Gold Cup on Saturday. Read More...

James Doyle to ride for Godolphin in Australia

Racing Post | 1 week ago
JAMES DOYLE, who recently lost his position as first rider to Saeed Bin Suroor, will take up riding duties with Godolphin in Australia while allegations made against James McDonald are investigated. Read More...

Twitter jockey Dobie finishes seventh on Secret Interlude

Racing Post | 1 week ago
GEORGIA DOBIE, whose ride on Secret Interlude was the result of a Twitter poll by trainer Jamie Osborne, finished seventh on the filly in the closing apprentice handicap at Kempton on Wednesday. Read More...

Gigginstown trio ruled out of Hennessy bid

Racing Post | 1 week ago
IT IS looking increasingly likely that there will be no Irish-trained chaser in Saturday's Hennessy Gold Cup at Newbury. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: Dotty flying the flag for Italy at Towcester

Racing Post | 1 week ago
ITALIAN horsemen thrive in Britain. Who, over the age of 130, can possibly forget the romantic tale of Signorinetta and Edoardo Ginistrelli? Read More...

Grand National hero Red Marauder dies aged 26

Racing Post | 1 week ago
RED MARAUDER, winner of the memorable but controversial 2001 Grand National, has died at the age of 26. Read More...

Cole Harden set for chase debut at Wetherby

Racing Post | 1 week ago
TRAINER Warren Greatrex has revealed that stable star Cole Harden, winner of the 2015 World Hurdle, has been pencilled in to make his debut over fences at Wetherby on Saturday week. Read More...