Racing Post

World Class: Hamdan dirt theory to be put to the test

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE Dubai World Cup returns to dirt on Saturday and the Meydan management will be hoping Sheikh Hamdan was wrong about US horses not handling the new surface. Read More...

Agreement reached on Sporting Index sale

Racing Post | 1 week ago
A "PRIVATE strategic investor in online sports betting" is to buy spread betting company Sporting Index Group from private equity firm HgCapital, it was announced on Monday. Read More...

Weld warning for Lincoln possible Stuccodor

Racing Post | 1 week ago
DERMOT WELD will wait until later in the week to decide whether Stuccodor heads for Saturday’s Betway Lincoln or stays at home to defend his Tote Irish Lincolnshire crown the following day. Read More...

Weld warning for Lincoln possible Stuccodor

Racing Post | 1 week ago
DERMOT WELD will wait until later in the week to decide whether Stuccodor heads for Saturday’s Betway Lincoln or stays at home to defend his Tote Irish Lincolnshire crown the following day. Read More...

Powell happy with Emerald draw for Godolphin Mile

Racing Post | 1 week ago
BRENDAN POWELL has declared his satisfaction after two-time Dubai World Cup Carnival winner Dark Emerald was drawn in seven for Saturday’s Godolphin Mile. Read More...

Powell happy with Emerald draw for Godolphin Mile

Racing Post | 1 week ago
BRENDAN POWELL has declared his satisfaction after two-time Dubai World Cup Carnival winner Dark Emerald was drawn in seven for Saturday’s Godolphin Mile. Read More...

UAE: Powell happy with Emerald draw for Godolphin Mile

Racing Post | 1 week ago
BRENDAN POWELL has declared his satisfaction after two-time Dubai World Cup Carnival winner Dark Emerald was drawn in seven for Saturday’s Godolphin Mile. Read More...

Powell happy with Emerald draw for Godolphin Mile

Racing Post | 1 week ago
BRENDAN POWELL has declared his satisfaction after two-time Dubai World Cup Carnival winner Dark Emerald was drawn in seven for Saturday’s Godolphin Mile. Read More...

Injured Geraghty out of Aintree after Downpatrick fall

Racing Post | 1 week ago
BARRY GERAGHTY was last night facing up to missing a Grand National ride on either Hadrian's Approach for trainer Nicky Henderson or Cheltenham Festival winner and leading fancy The Druids Nephew after suffering a hairline fracture to his left tibia Read More...

Sherwood close to Many Clouds Grand National decision

Racing Post | 1 week ago
A DECISION is looming on Cheltenham Gold Cup sixth Many Clouds’ participation in the Crabbie’s Grand National, but trainer Oliver Sherwood hinted on Sunday the eight-year-old might have had enough for the season. Read More...

Riverside City takes Ulster National for Elliott and Condon

Racing Post | 1 week ago
RIVERSIDE CITY was produced late by Davy Condon to deny topweight Man With Van by a head in a thrilling finish to the Ulster National at Downpatrick. Read More...

Riverside City takes Ulster National for Elliott and Condon

Racing Post | 1 week ago
RIVERSIDE CITY was produced late by Davy Condon to deny topweight Man With Van by a head in a thrilling finish to the Ulster National at Downpatrick. Read More...

Downpatrick: Riverside City lands Ulster National

Racing Post | 1 week ago
RIVERSIDE CITY was produced late by Davy Condon to deny topweight Man With Van by a head in a thrilling finish to the Ulster National at Downpatrick. Read More...

Grand National the likely target for Rebel Rebellion

Racing Post | 1 week ago
CHAMPION trainer Paul Nicholls is warming to the prospect of running Saturday's Newbury winner Rebel Rebellion in the Crabbie's Grand National on April 11. Read More...

Japan: Determined Gold Ship lands Daishoten hat-trick

Racing Post | 1 week ago
GOLD SHIP (Naosuke Sugai/Yasunari Iwata) produced a powerful and determined stretch run to hold off Denim And Ruby and land this contest for the third time. Read More...

Dubai dirt no concern for World Cup hope Chrome

Racing Post | 1 week ago
CONNECTIONS of Dubai World Cup favourite California Chrome have dismissed suggestions raised by Hamdan Al Maktoum that the four-year-old will not be able to handle the dirt at Meydan on Saturday. Read More...

Business bulletin: Racing and bookmakers at odds over levy replacement

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Industry editor Bill Barber has a look at the big stories from the last week in the world of racing business. Read More...

Hannon: Ivawood and Estidhkaar tough to split in Guineas

Racing Post | 1 week ago
CHAMPION trainer Richard Hannon admits he is finding it tough to split his leading Qipco 2,000 Guineas candidates Ivawood and Estidhkaar as he seeks a second successive win in the season's opening Classic. Read More...

Newland retains belief in Pineau’s National defence

Racing Post | 1 week ago
RICHARD NEWLAND continues to believe Pineau De Re will run a big race when defending his Crabbie's Grand National crown despite conceding to having not been as enthused as 12 months ago by the star stayer's Cheltenham Festival effort. Read More...

Russell suffers suspected leg and arm breaks

Racing Post | 1 week ago
DAVY RUSSELL suffered a suspected broken tibia (lower leg) and humerus (upper arm) in a nightmare fall at Gowran Park on Saturday. Read More...

Russell suffers broken arm following Gowran Park fall

Racing Post | 1 week ago
DAVY RUSSELL suffered a broken arm in a nightmare fall at Gowran Park on Saturday, but it is hoped he will be fit for Punchestown's big meeting, which starts next month. Read More...

Coneygree camp celebrate as Carruthers rolls back the years

Racing Post | 1 week ago
JUST over a week after the biggest triumphs of their careers the Coneygree team of Mark Bradstock and Nico de Boinville teamed up for more success on Saturday when old favourite Carruthers rolled back the years with a battling victory. Read More...

Coneygree camp celebrate more joy with Carruthers

Racing Post | 1 week ago
JUST over a week after the biggest triumphs of their careers the Coneygree team of Mark Bradstock and Nico de Boinville teamed up for more success on Saturday when old favourite Carruthers rolled back the years with a battling victory. Read More...

Russell loses ride on Gold Cup winner Windermere

Racing Post | 1 week ago
DAVY RUSSELL has lost the ride on Lord Windermere, on whom he won the 2014 Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup, following the nine-year-old's disappointing performance in the same race last week when he trailed throughout and was pulled up two out. Read More...

Russell loses ride on Gold Cup winner Windermere

Racing Post | 1 week ago
DAVY RUSSELL has lost the ride on Lord Windermere, on whom he won the 2014 Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup, following the nine-year-old's disappointing performance in the same race last week when he trailed throughout and was pulled up two out. Read More...

Rebel makes it another super Saturday for Nicholls

Racing Post | 1 week ago
PAUL NICHOLLS' run of super Saturday success continued when Rebel Rebellion won the Ultima Business Solutions Handicap Chase at Newbury - the champion trainer's 21st consecutive Saturday winner. Read More...

Rebel makes it another super Saturday for Nicholls

Racing Post | 1 week ago
PAUL NICHOLLS' run of super Saturday success continued when Rebel Rebellion won the Ultima Business Solutions Handicap Chase at Newbury - the champion trainer's 21st consecutive Saturday winner. Read More...

UAE: Hunter’s Light retired following injury

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
UAE: Hunter's Light will not run in the Group 1 Dubai Turf at Meydan on World Cup night next Saturday and has been retired to stud. Read More...

McCoy to retire at Aintree if he wins Grand National

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TONY McCOY said on Saturday he would probably retire "there and then" should he record a second Crabbie's Grand National victory at Aintree next month. Read More...

666bet have operating licence suspended

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ONLINE bookmaker 666bet have had their operating licence suspended while the Gambling Commission undertake a review into the company. Read More...

Dixon eyeing Guineas for Cock Of The North

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SCOTT DIXON is preparing last year's Brocklesby winner Cock Of The North for a Classic bid, with the colt entered in the Qipco 2,000 Guineas on May 2. Read More...

Waterhouse matches her father with sixth Golden Slipper

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
GAI WATERHOUSE equalled the record of her late father Tommy Smith as Vancouver (Tommy Berry) led home stablemate English (Blake Shinn) in the world's richest juvenile race. Read More...

Australia: Waterhouse matches her father with sixth Slipper

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
GAI WATERHOUSE equalled the record of her late father Tommy Smith as Vancouver (Tommy Berry) led home stablemate English in the world's richest juvenile race. Read More...

Australia: Waterhouse matches father with sixth Slipper

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
GAI WATERHOUSE equalled the record of her late father Tommy Smith as Vancouver (Tommy Berry) led home stablemate English in the world's richest juvenile race. Read More...

Hills has Classic hopes for trio in his final year

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
BARRY HILLS has three shots to fire at the Classics this year in what will be his final season before passing on the baton at Hamdan Al Maktoum's Kingwood House Stables in Lambourn to Owen Burrows, an assistant to Sir Michael Stoute for 13 years. Read More...

Australia: Vancouver can take Slipper gold says Waterhouse

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
GAI WATERHOUSE is in no doubt unbeaten colt Vancouver deserves to be favourite for the Aus$3.5 million Tooheys New Golden Slipper Stakes at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday. Read More...

Sheikh Hamdan: Dirt may not suit USA World Cup runners

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SHEIKH HAMDAN'S believes the American runners will not have an advantage on the other runners in the Dubai World Cup next weekend despite the switch to dirt from Tapeta for this year's contest. Read More...

Channel 4 unveils 2015 Grand National advert

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CHANNEL 4's animated promotional advert for their Crabbie's Grand National meeting coverage, featuring an outcast unicorn, will air for the first time on Friday night, just before 9pm. Read More...

Ruby ready to Rock in the Aintree Hurdle

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ROCK ON RUBY is on course for the Doom Bar Aintree Hurdle next month after recovering from the poor scope that ruled him out of a shot at the Ladbrokes World Hurdle last week. Read More...

Hobbs hopes lighter season helps King in Grand National

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
PHILIP HOBBS gives last year's Grand National runner-up Balthazar King a strong each-way chance in next month's marathon test and is confident skipping the Cheltenham Festival will help his horse peak in the Crabbie's-sponsored 4m3½ Read More...

Bumper pools for Scoop6 punters on Saturday

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THIS Saturday's Scoop6 could land one lucky winner as much as £750,000 after last weekend's bet went down in the last leg at Uttoxeter. Read More...

Finals Day the preferred Classic trial for Lexington Times

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SPRING CUP winner Lexington Times, who is 40-1 for the Qipco 2,000 Guineas, will return to Lingfield for its £1.1 million Good Friday fixture rather than run in a trial for the Newmarket Classic, connections have said. Read More...

A true giant that should be allowed to keep growing

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Robin Gibson argues it is time to add a fifth day to the Cheltenham Festival. Read More...

Skelton looks to Musketeers for Aintree glory

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
DAN SKELTON failed to hit the target at Cheltenham, but heads to the Crabbie's Grand National meeting at Aintree with plenty of optimism in Three Musketeers, who missed the festival but is in top order. Read More...

Skelton looks to Musketeers for Aintree glory

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
DAN SKELTON failed to hit the target at Cheltenham, but heads to Aintree's Crabbie's Grand National meeting with plenty of optimism in Three Musketeers, who missed the festival but is in top order. Read More...

O’Brien sweet on Grand National contender Alvarado

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
LAST year's Grand National fourth Alvarado is exactly where trainer Fergal O'Brien wants him to be as the countdown to the £1 million Crabbie's-sponsored showpiece draws closer. Read More...

Mullen named new chief executive of Ladbrokes

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
JIM MULLEN, managing director of Ladbrokes Digital, will take over from Richard Glynn as the firm's chief executive. Read More...

Australia: 15-year ban for Smith after cobalt charges

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Australia: Trainer Darren Smith, found guilty of using the banned substance cobalt on his horses, has been suspended from the sport by Racing NSW stewards for 15 years. Read More...

Australia: 15-year ban for trainer Smith after cobalt charges

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Australia: Trainer Darren Smith, found guilty of using the banned substance cobalt on his horses, has been suspended from the sport by Racing NSW stewards for 15 years. Read More...

Australia: 15-year ban for trainer Smith after cobalt charges

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Australia: Trainer Darren Smith, found guilty of using the banned substance cobalt on his horses, has been suspended from the sport by Racing NSW stewards for 15 years. Read More...