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No Midterm decision as New Bay gets green light for Arc

Racing Post | 7 days ago
The potential shape of the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe has a little more into focus with the news that last year’s third, New Bay, is an intended runner. Read More...

Escobar: A name to leave racegoers snorting with laughter

Racing Post | 7 days ago
ANYONE seeing Escobar in the flesh for the first time at Newmarket on Thursday will be excused a wry smile as there are few more-cleverly named horses in training than the son of Famous Name. Read More...

The Briefing: key betting news, latest going and non-runners

Racing Post | 7 days ago
The Briefing: key betting news, latest going and non-runners. Read More...

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

Racing Post | 7 days ago
The Briefing: key betting news, latest going and non-runners. Read More...

Turf Club to implement cobalt and milkshake testing

Racing Post | 1 week ago
IRISH racing's failure to test for excessive levels of cobalt and TCO2 – more commonly known as milkshaking – is going to be tackled as a priority, according to the Turf Club's head of anti-doping, Dr Lynn Hillyer. Read More...

Turf Club to bring in cobalt and milkshake testing

Racing Post | 1 week ago
IRISH racing's failure to test for excessive levels of cobalt and TCO2 – more commonly known as milkshaking – is going to be tackled as a priority, according to the Turf Club's head of anti-doping, Dr Lynn Hillyer. Read More...

Turf Club defends absence of tests for cobalt and milkshakes

Racing Post | 1 week ago
IRISH racing's failure to test for excessive levels of cobalt and TCO2 – more commonly known as milkshaking – is going to be tackled as a priority, according to the Turf Club's head of anti-doping, Dr Lynn Hillyer. Read More...

Moon Racer and Ballyandy provide early treat for jumps fans

Racing Post | 1 week ago
PERTH had already dubbed the last meeting of its season as the "Glorious Finale" but even the racecourse executive couldn't have dreamed the novice hurdle would attract the last two Weatherbys Champion Bumper winners. Read More...

Moon Racer and Ballyandy provide early treat at Perth

Racing Post | 1 week ago
PERTH had already dubbed the last meeting of its season as the "Glorious Finale" but even the racecourse executive couldn't have dreamed the novice hurdle would attract the last two Weatherbys Champion Bumper winners. Read More...

Gold Cup-winning trainer Elliott to send out juveniles on Flat

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE reigning Gold Cup king Gordon Elliott might be many people's idea of a champion jumps trainer in waiting, but his breakthrough Royal Ascot success has led to his agreeing to take on a batch of up to ten yearlings for next year's Flat campai Read More...

Cambridgeshire favourite Sacred Act unlikely to run

Racing Post | 1 week ago
SACRED ACT, the subject of sustained ante-post support for Saturday's Betfred Cambridgeshire throughout the week, is "highly unlikely" to run in the race after being found to be stiff, trainer John Gosden has revealed. Read More...

Classic and Sussex Stakes winner The Gurkha retired

Racing Post | 1 week ago
AIDAN O'BRIEN has paid tribute to Classic winner The Gurkha, after connections decided he would not race again having suffered a displaced colon a little more than two weeks after a thrilling success in the Group 1 Sussex Stakes in July. Read More...

No training plans yet for ‘assistant’ Dettori

Racing Post | 1 week ago
FRANKIE DETTORI has enjoyed overseeing the preparation of Saturday's Cheveley Park Stakes favourite Lady Aurelia but the jockey insists he is not ready to take out his training licence just yet. Read More...

Ashforth’s angles: Can Lincoln confirm conversion to sprinting?

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THERE is something appropriate about the runners in this year's running of the historic Newmarket Challenge Whip (5.55), a race whose continuance was in doubt at the start of the century. Read More...

Jack Hobbs set to return in Champion Stakes

Racing Post | 1 week ago
JACK HOBBS carried Godolphin's colours to glory in the Irish Derby last summer but has also been a forgotten horse since being pulled up on his reappearance in the Group 2 Jockey Club Stakes at the Newmarket Guineas meeting. Read More...

De Boinville retains faith in returning Coneygree

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THERE is no reason Gold Cup hero Coneygree cannot return to the heights he scaled when he became the first novice for 41 years to win Cheltenham's showpiece in 2015, his big-race rider Nico de Boinville said on Tuesday. Read More...

32Red post record figures for first half of year

Racing Post | 1 week ago
ONLINE gaming operator 32Red have reported record revenue and pre-tax profits during the first half of 2016. Read More...

Queen Kindly my filly of a lifetime says Fahey

Racing Post | 1 week ago
TWENTY-FOUR hours after Wesley Ward waxed lyrical about Cheveley Park Stakes favourite Lady Aurelia, Richard Fahey gave his own glowing endorsement to big-race rival Queen Kindly, describing the daughter of Frankel as the filly of his lifetime. Read More...

Meade appoints Flanagan as Carberry replacement

Racing Post | 1 week ago
SEAN FLANAGAN will fill the boots left by the recently retired Paul Carberry after Noel Meade revealed that the 28-year-old is his new number one jockey. Read More...

France: Persona Grata faces tougher task in repeat bid

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Ed Walker's Persona Grata faces a stiffer task if she is to repeat last year's victory in the Prix Bertrand de Tarragon - thanks to the European Pattern Committee. Read More...

Doyle loses role as Bin Suroor’s leading rider

Racing Post | 1 week ago
JAMES DOYLE will no longer be automatic first choice jockey for Saeed Bin Suroor in a change of policy that emerged on Tuesday. Read More...

Dettori plays down Cambridgeshire favourite’s chances

Racing Post | 1 week ago
BOOKMAKERS may have made John Gosden's Sacred Act the outright favourite for Saturday's Betfred Cambridgeshire but Frankie Dettori, the man to be tasked with riding the five-year-old on Tuesday expressed doubts over the horse's chances. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: Can Moon shine to grab the headlines?

Racing Post | 1 week ago
SEASON of mists and mellow fruitfulness; but enough of that. Read More...

Bet365 report increased profits and revenues

Racing Post | 1 week ago
BET365's relentless progress continues with the gambling giant announcing revenues of more than £1.5 billion and increased operating profit in their latest report and financial statements. Read More...

Sportech future in spotlight after Pools sale

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE Football Pools is set to be sold in a deal worth nearly £100 million, which also raises questions about the long-term future of Sportech in the UK. Read More...

World Class: Martin can inflict 33-1 Heartbreak on the layers

Racing Post | 1 week ago
It looks like no-one warned the Australians about Tony Martin before they published the Melbourne Cup weights last week. Read More...

Teenage title pacesetter gets backing from Elliott

Racing Post | 1 week ago
‘AMAZING' is the word Gordon Elliott has used to describe Jack Kennedy's season so far, and the Gold Cup-winning trainer will continue to give the 17-year-old plenty of opportunities as he attempts to become champion jockey in Ireland. Read More...

Veteran Megalala set to race on next season at 16

Racing Post | 1 week ago
VETERAN Flat performer Megalala, believed to have become the oldest horse to win on the Flat in Britain when he scored at Lingfield in June at the age of 15, is likely to stay in training next season as a 16-year-old. Read More...

Order Of St George ‘more than likely’ to run in Arc

Racing Post | 1 week ago
ORDER OF ST GEORGE is "more than likely" to run in the Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, but he has been entered into quarantine for Australia with connections leaving all options open. Read More...

Ward bullish Lady Aurelia can dazzle in Cheveley Park

Racing Post | 1 week ago
LADY AURELIA is ready to run her "best-ever race" on Saturday when she returns to a British racecourse for the first time since her stunning seven-length Queen Mary victory at Royal Ascot in June. Read More...

Dream Boat in return to scene of Ascot victory

Racing Post | 1 week ago
MY DREAM BOAT, who pulled off a sensational performance to win the Prince Of Wales's Stakes, is set to return to Ascot with trainer Clive Cox suggesting all systems are go for the QIPCO Champion Stakes on October 15. Read More...

O’Brien duo Newmarket bound with Caravaggio out

Racing Post | 1 week ago
INTELLIGENCE CROSS and Peace Envoy are likely to represent Aidan O'Brien in the Juddmonte Middle Park Stakes at Newmarket on Saturday in the absence of Caravaggio who had the Group 1 event as a target until being held-up by a muscle problem. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: Faster than a speeding bullet

Racing Post | 1 week ago
SEVEN years ago it was suggested an experimental series of "bullet" races be staged over four furlongs. William Hill pledged sponsorship, several racecourses were supportive but nothing happened and nothing's happened since. Read More...

Bumper star Moon Racer set for hurdles debut at Perth

Racing Post | 1 week ago
EXCITING prospect Moon Racer is set to make his hurdle debut at Perth on Thursday at the age of seven, after trainer David Pipe confirmed his intention to run the 2015 Champion Bumper winner over obstacles for the first time. Read More...

Blue Point 6-4 as Caravaggio misses Middle Park

Racing Post | 1 week ago
BLUE POINT is 6-4 favourite with William Hill for the Juddmonte Middle Park Stakes after fellow star juvenile Caravaggio was taken out of Saturday’s race at Monday's confirmation stage. Read More...

Blue Point heads Middle Park field with Caravaggio out

Racing Post | 1 week ago
BLUE POINT is the hot favourite with William Hill for the Juddmonte Middle Park Stakes after fellow star juvenile Caravaggio was taken out of Saturday’s race at Monday's confirmation stage. Read More...

Blue Point hot favourite for Middle Park Stakes

Racing Post | 1 week ago
BLUE POINT is the hot favourite with William Hill for the Juddmonte Middle Park Stakes after fellow star juvenile Caravaggio was taken out of Saturday’s race at Monday's confirmation stage. Read More...

Blue Point 6-4 as Caravaggio misses Middle Park

Racing Post | 1 week ago
BLUE POINT is 6-4 favourite with William Hill for the Juddmonte Middle Park Stakes after fellow star juvenile Caravaggio was taken out of Saturday’s race at Monday's confirmation stage. Read More...

Spatial team excited as Sobetsu latest to boost maiden form

Racing Post | 1 week ago
SOBETSU'S spectacular ten-length maiden win at Newmarket on Saturday paid handsome tribute to the horse who defeated her by three and a half lengths on her previous start, the Sir Michael Stoute-trained Spatial. Read More...

Promising pair Spatial and Sobetsu set for Fillies’ Mile

Racing Post | 1 week ago
SOBETSU'S spectacular ten-length maiden win at Newmarket on Saturday paid handsome tribute to the horse who defeated her by three and a half lengths on her previous start, the Sir Michael Stoute-trained Spatial. Read More...

Geraghty looking to be back for start of next month

Racing Post | 1 week ago
BARRY GERAGHTY is hoping to be back in action the weekend after next following his recovery from a broken arm sustained in July. Read More...

Geraghty looking to be back for start of next month

Racing Post | 1 week ago
BARRY GERAGHTY is hoping to be back in action the weekend after next following his recovery from a broken arm sustained in July. Read More...

Simple Verse camp still to finalise Champions Day plan

Racing Post | 1 week ago
SIMPLE VERSE could still defend her Fillies & Mares Stakes crown after connections revealed her Qipco British Champions Day target has yet to be finalised. Read More...

Elliott hails squad with fingers crossed for Don Cossack

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THERE might be a cloud hanging over Don Cossack at Gordon Elliott’s stable but that has not stopped the trainer describing his team for the season as the best he has ever had. Read More...

Elliott hails squad with fingers crossed for Don Cossack

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THERE might be a cloud hanging over Don Cossack at Gordon Elliott’s stable but that has not stopped the trainer describing his team for the season as the best he has ever had. Read More...

Altior to lead Henderson team of novice chasers

Racing Post | 1 week ago
ALTIOR, whose five-race winning streak over hurdles last season culminated in a brilliant victory from Min in the Supreme Novices' Hurdle, will spearhead Nicky Henderson's team of novice chasers, the trainer revealed at his annual owners' Read More...

Altior to lead strong Henderson team of novice chasers

Racing Post | 1 week ago
ALTIOR, whose five-race winning streak over hurdles last season culminated in a brilliant victory from Min in the Supreme Novices' Hurdle, will spearhead Nicky Henderson's team of novice chasers, the trainer revealed at his annual owners' Read More...

Dowling wins at Plumpton on return from serious injury

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TOMMY DOWLING capped a miraculous return from injury with victory on his first ride in almost five months as Baltic Storm, trained by his boss Charlie Mann, cruised home to take the 2m1½f novice hurdle. Read More...

Dowling strikes at Plumpton on return from serious injury

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TOMMY DOWLING capped a miraculous return from injury with victory on his first ride in almost five months as Baltic Storm, trained by his boss Charlie Mann, cruised home to take the 2m1½f novice hurdle. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: How to bring back the Hills glory days

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
WILLIAM HILL have got themselves into a pickle, as Bill Barber's article on Friday made clear. The first thing they must do is find a chief executive. Personally, I've always favoured the alphabetical approach to appointments. Read More...