Racing Post

Ertijaal cleans up to enhance Guineas claims

Racing Post | 6 days ago
CLASSIC prospect Eritjaal enhanced his claims to a pop at the Qipco 2,000 Guineas next month with a cosy win over the course and distance of his Spring Cup triumph in March. Read More...

Photo finish agony for Borderlescott in his own race

Racing Post | 6 days ago
THERE was heartbreak for Borderslescott in the race named in his honour as a powerful surge to the finish by Smoothtalkinrascal denied the 12-year-old by a nose in a photo finish. Read More...

Photo finish agony for Borderlescott in his own race

Racing Post | 6 days ago
THERE was heartbreak for Borderlescott as the 12-year-old missed out on victory in his own race at Musselburgh by a nose when pipped to the post by Smoothtalkinrascal in a photo finish. Read More...

Musselburgh: Photo finish agony for old-timer Borderlescott

Racing Post | 6 days ago
THERE was heartbreak for Borderlescott as the 12-year-old missed out on victory in his own race at Musselburgh by a nose when pipped to the post by Smoothtalkinrascal in a photo finish. Read More...

Musselburgh: Photo finish agony for Borderlescott

Racing Post | 6 days ago
THERE was heartbreak for Borderlescott as the 12-year-old missed out on victory in his own race at Musselburgh by a nose when pipped to the post by Smoothtalkinrascal in a photo finish. Read More...

Kirby looks the champ as Living The Life storms it

Racing Post | 6 days ago
ADAM KIRBY is about to be crowned all-weather champion jockey for the second consecutive season and gave a resounding display of riding his rivals to sleep with a fine winning performance on Living The Life to grab the first prize of £93,375. Read More...

Viewpoint makes history as first Good Friday winner

Racing Post | 6 days ago
THE honour of winning the first race ever staged in Britain on Good Friday went to the Richard Hannon-trained Viewpoint, ridden by 3lb apprentice Cam Hardie. Read More...

Crowds pour into Good Friday raceday venues

Racing Post | 6 days ago
RACEGOERS were flooding into Lingfield and Musselburgh racecourses at lunchtime on Good Friday to take part in a piece of sporting history. Read More...

Blog: Unearthing some surefire winners while waiting for Wills & Kate

Racing Post | 6 days ago
BELIEVE ME, these are not the words I expected to be writing. But for the first time since the Silver Jubilee in 1977, I have spent a large proportion of today lining the streets waiting for royalty. Read More...

Robin Hoods Bay bids to follow up Winter Derby win

Racing Post | 6 days ago
A FEATURE worth £200,000 brings the inaugural championships to a climax at Lingfield on Friday, and a strong field contains plenty of Winter Derby graduates, including the 10-1 winner Robin Hoods Bay. Read More...

France: Spiritjim wins back on favoured track

Racing Post | 7 days ago
CHRISTOPHE SOUMILLON needed to be at his trongest as Spiritjim (Pascal Bary) wore down Au Revoir and Maxime Guyon to land a race which has plenty of recent pedigree in finding future Group winners. Read More...

Australia: Queen’s Carlton House seeks royal victory

Racing Post | 7 days ago
HOPES are high for a famous royal victory on Satuday when Carlton House, third in the 2011 Derby when trained by Sir Michael Stoute, bids to give the Queen a memorable triumph in the race named in her honour at Royal Randwick in Sydney. Read More...

Lingfield gears up for historic 1 million Good Friday meeting

Racing Post | 7 days ago
SPORTING history will be made at Lingfield and Musselburgh on Friday as for the first time ever race meetings are staged in Britain on Good Friday. Read More...

Powell to face BHA over Battle Group whip use

Racing Post | 7 days ago
JOCKEY Brendan Powell is to face a BHA inquiry next Friday in connection with his ride on Battle Group in last Saturday's Coral Scottish Grand National at Ayr. Read More...

Toormore still unbeaten after Craven victory

Racing Post | 7 days ago
LAST season's champion two-year-old Toormore came through his Qipco 2,000 Guineas trial with unbeaten record preserved, while second-favourite Be Ready came home dead last. Read More...

Newmarket: Toormore still unbeaten after Craven victory

Racing Post | 7 days ago
LAST season's champion two-year-old Toormore came through his Qipco 2,000 Guineas trial with his unbeaten record preserved, while second-favourite Be Ready finished dead last. Read More...

Hamza battles back to take Abernant win

Racing Post | 7 days ago
HAMZA showed the heart of a lion to rally back for victory after being headed by Es Que Love, while favourite Aljamaaheer made up oodles of ground late on but could only finish third. Read More...

Newmarket: Hamza battles back to take Abernant win

Racing Post | 7 days ago
HAMZA showed the heart of a lion to rally back for victory after being headed by Es Que Love, while favourite Aljamaaheer made up oodles of ground late on but could only finish third. Read More...

Ground concerns make Sire a maybe for Sandown race

Racing Post | 7 days ago
SIRE DE GRUGY's participation in Sandown's end-of-season jumps meeting a week on Saturday is in the balance after his owner said the Champion Chase winner would only run on ground the soft side of good. Read More...

Reward tracks that help racing says Jockey Club

Racing Post | 7 days ago
THE Jockey Club has called for greater meritocracy within British racing and a formalisation of the relationship between the sport's main stakeholders in its annual review for 2014. Read More...

Dropping speedy Aljamaaheer in trip has Varian excited

Racing Post | 1 week ago
ROGER VARIAN is not short on quality in the sprinting department but feels Aljamaaheer could prove to be the best of a talented bunch. Read More...

Blog: The world’s richest races, but no British runners

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Nicholas Godfrey is in Australia for the inaugural Championships, the southern hemisphere's richest racing festival. Read his latest dispatch. Read More...

Frank Stronach leading medication reform in US

Racing Post | 1 week ago
FRANK STRONACH, whose Stronach Group owns several leading American tracks including Santa Anita, Gulfstream Park and Pimlico, has announced his courses will introduce measures to try and eliminate drug abuse within the sport in America. Read More...

Racetrack king Stronach leads drug reform in US

Racing Post | 1 week ago
FRANK STRONACH, whose Stronach Group owns several leading American tracks including Santa Anita, Gulfstream Park and Pimlico, has announced his courses will introduce measures to try and eliminate drug abuse within the sport in America. Read More...

Toormore bids to pick up 2,000 Guineas gauntlet

Racing Post | 1 week ago
SINCE Saturday's stunning success plaudits have poured upon the spring's hottest property. Kingman is very much the one to beat in the Qipco 2,000 Guineas but something may beat him. That something could be Toormore. Read More...

Walsh to ride out for first time since horror fall

Racing Post | 1 week ago
IRISH champion jockey-elect Ruby Walsh is set to ride out for the first time since March this weekend as he bids to return to the saddle in time to partner a plethora of well-fancied horses for Willie Mullins at the Punchestown festival. Read More...

Newmarket: Story as short as 10-1 for Derby after Feilden win

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE Craven meeting is designed to unearth horses with Classic potential and the Saeed Bin Suroor-trained True Story was the first to force bookmakers to take evasive action. Read More...

True Story 10-1 for Derby after Feilden success

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE Craven meeting is designed to unearth horses with Classic potential and the Saeed Bin Suroor-trained True Story was the first to force bookmakers to take evasive action. Read More...

Newmarket: Story as short as 10-1 for Derby after Feilden

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE Craven meeting is designed to unearth horses with Classic potential and the Saeed Bin Suroor-trained True Story was the first to force bookmakers to take evasive action. Read More...

True Story 10-1 for Derby after Feilden success

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE Craven meeting is designed to unearth horses with Classic potential and the Saeed Bin Suroor-trained True Story was the first to force bookmakers to take evasive action. Read More...

True Story as short as 10-1 for Derby after Feilden win

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE Craven meeting is designed to unearth horses with Classic potential and the Saeed Bin Suroor-trained True Story was the first to force bookmakers to take evasive action. Read More...

Sandiva skips clear to land Nell Gwyn for Fahey

Racing Post | 1 week ago
RICHARD FAHEY and Frankie Dettori have a Qipco 1,000 Guineas prospect on their hands as Sandiva burst clear of the Nell Gwyn pack to see off Euro Charline by an eased down half a length, with Majeyda a short-head back in third. Read More...

Newmarket: Sandiva skips clear to land Nell Gwyn for Fahey

Racing Post | 1 week ago
RICHARD FAHEY and Frankie Dettori have a Qipco 1,000 Guineas prospect on their hands as Sandiva burst clear of the Nell Gwyn pack to see off Euro Charline by an eased down half a length, with Majeyda a short-head back in third. Read More...

Newmarket: Sandiva skips clear to land Nell Gwyn for Fahey

Racing Post | 1 week ago
RICHARD FAHEY and Frankie Dettori have a Qipco 1,000 Guineas prospect on their hands as Sandiva burst clear of the Nell Gwyn pack to see off Euro Charline by an eased down half a length, with Majeyda a short-head back in third. Read More...

Shifting Power lands Free Hanidcap in photo

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE power has shifted at the Richard Hannon stables, with junior replacing senior as the license holder, but the powerhouse operation continues to mop of Classic trials with Shifting Power scoring a third Free Handicap success for the yard in ten years. Read More...

Newmarket: Shifting Power lands Free Handicap in photo

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE power has shifted at the Richard Hannon stables, with junior replacing senior as the license holder, but the powerhouse operation continues to mop of Classic trials with Shifting Power scoring a third Free Handicap success for the yard in ten years. Read More...

Newmarket: Shifting Power lands Free Handicap in photo

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE power has shifted at the Richard Hannon stables, with junior replacing senior as the license holder, but the powerhouse operation continues to mop of Classic trials with Shifting Power scoring a third Free Handicap success for the yard in ten years. Read More...

Italy axed from European Pattern

Racing Post | 1 week ago
ITALY is set to have no internationally-recognised Group races from next year after a meeting of the European Pattern Committee resulted in the nation being axed from the sport's top table. Read More...

Nicholls enters Zarkandar for Chester Cup

Racing Post | 1 week ago
CHAMPION jumps trainer-elect Paul Nicholls could have a rare runner in a big Flat race after entering top hurdler Zarkandar for the Stan James-backed Chester Cup on May 7. Read More...

Dettori back on Classic trail with Sandiva

Racing Post | 1 week ago
FRANKIE DETTORI’S involvement for Sheikh Joaan Al Thani in either of the season’s first two Classics depends on the performance of Sandiva today. Read More...

Blog: Loyalty or royalty – Carlton House or the 5.6m colt?

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Nicholas Godfrey is in Australia for the inaugural Championships, the southern hemisphere's richest racing festival. Read his latest dispatch. Read More...

Blog: Loyalty and royalty – a NSW chief´s conundrum

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Nicholas Godfrey is in Australia for the inaugural Championships, the southern hemisphere's richest racing festival. Read his latest dispatch. Read More...

Blog: Loyalty or royalty – a NSW chief´s conundrum

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Nicholas Godfrey is in Australia for the inaugural Championships, the southern hemisphere's richest racing festival. Read his latest dispatch. Read More...

Blog: Loyalty or royalty – Carlton House or the 5m colt?

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Nicholas Godfrey is in Australia for the inaugural Championships, the southern hemisphere's richest racing festival. Read his latest dispatch. Read More...

Ground quickens at Newmarket after dry night

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE ground at Newmarket for day one of the Craven meeting has been changed to good, good to firm in places (from good) after a dry night. Read More...

Newmarket ground quickens after dry night

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE ground at Newmarket for day one of the Craven meeting has been changed to good, good to firm in places (from good) after a dry night. Read More...

Newmarket ground quickens to good, good to firm in places

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE ground at Newmarket for day one of the Craven meeting has been changed to good, good to firm in places (from good) after a dry night. Read More...

Henderson set to rely on Long Run at Punchestown

Racing Post | 1 week ago
NICKY HENDERSON is contemplating substituting one Cheltenham Gold Cup winner with another at the Punchestown festival. Read More...

Henderson set to rely on Long Run at Punchestown

Racing Post | 1 week ago
NICKY HENDERSON is contemplating substituting one Cheltenham Gold Cup winner with another at the Punchestown festival. Read More...

Henderson set to rely on Long Run at Punchestown

Racing Post | 1 week ago
NICKY HENDERSON is contemplating substituting one Cheltenham Gold Cup winner with another at the Punchestown festival. Read More...