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Convey proves a class apart for Stoute in Easter Classic

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
An all-weather campaign was something of an afterthought for Convey but the classy Sir Michael Stoute-trained five-year-old showed his adaptability to claim the £200,000 finals day feature with consummate ease. Read More...

Lingfield: Carr delighted as Sovereign Debt collects in Mile

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Sovereign Debt, runner-up in the race for the last two years, finally got his just deserts as he held off the fast-finishing Nimr to become the second ex-David Nicholls-trained winner on finals day. Read More...

Lingfield: Carr delighted as Sovereign Debt collects in Mile

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Sovereign Debt, runner-up in the race for the last two years, finally got his just deserts as he held off the fast-finishing Nimr to become the second ex-David Nicholls-trained winner on finals day. Read More...

Katie Walsh pays tribute to ‘horse of a lifetime’ Seabass

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Seabass, who finished third under Katie Walsh behind Neptune Collonges in the 2012 Grand National, has died at the age of 14. Read More...

Katie Walsh pays tribute to ‘horse of a lifetime’ Seabass

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Seabass, who finished third under Katie Walsh behind Neptune Collonges in the 2012 Grand National, has died at the age of 14. Read More...

Watson dreaming of an Absolute Blast on finals day

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
It's a big day for Lingfield, but it's arguably an even bigger one for Archie Watson, who just two months after acquiring Absolute Blast and less than eight months after sending out his first runner has a very real chance of landing the £ Read More...

Weight problems force Swift to call time on his career

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Jockey Dale Swift, who had his licence suspended by the BHA for failing to explain why he missed a ride at Lingfield on Saturday, has called time on his career due to weight-associated problems that have left him feeling "depressed." Read More...

Weight problems force Swift to call time on his career

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Jockey Dale Swift, who had his licence suspended by the BHA for failing to explain why he missed a ride at Lingfield on Saturday, has called time on his career due to weight-associated problems that have left him feeling "depressed." Read More...

1,000 Guineas second favourite Wuheida injured

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Wuheida, second favourite for next month's Qipco 1,000 Guineas, will not run in the Newmarket Classic with trainer Charlie Appleby reporting the unbeaten Group 1 winner has suffered a stress fracture to her right hind leg. Read More...

1,000 Guineas second favourite Wuheida injured

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Wuheida, second favourite for next month's Qipco 1,000 Guineas, will not run in the Newmarket Classic with trainer Charlie Appleby reporting the unbeaten Group 1 winner has suffered a stress fracture to her right hind leg. Read More...

Mullins poised to unleash his stars for title showdown

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Willie Mullins has revealed the scale of the firepower he is set to aim at the Punchestown Festival with Un De Sceaux, Nichols Canyon, Melon, Let's Dance and Annie Power spearheading the assualt as he bids to beat off Gordon Elliott in the battle fo Read More...

Mullins poised to unleash his stars for title showdown

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Willie Mullins has revealed the scale of the firepower he is set to aim at the Punchestown Festival with Un De Sceaux, Nichols Canyon, Melon, Let's Dance and Annie Power spearheading the assualt as he bids to beat off Gordon Elliott in the battle fo Read More...

Jonjo pays tribute as dual Cheltenham Festival winner Holywell retires

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Jonjo O'Neill has paid tribute to Holywell, his two-time Cheltenham Festival winner, who has been retired aged ten. Read More...

Jonjo pays tribute as dual Cheltenham Festival winner Holywell retires

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Jonjo O'Neill has paid tribute to Holywell, his two-time Cheltenham Festival winner, who has been retired aged ten. Read More...

Diabetic teenage jockey first to be granted licence

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Hector Barr, 16, has become the first jockey with type 1 diabetes in Britain to be granted a permit to ride without restriction by the British Horseracing Authority. Read More...

Diabetic teenage jockey first to be granted licence

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Hector Barr, 16, has become the first jockey with type 1 diabetes in Britain to be granted a permit to ride without restriction by the British Horseracing Authority. Read More...

Power keen on Our Duke’s chances in Irish National

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Robbie Power conquered the Cheltenham Gold Cup, rode two other winners at the Gloucester track and four at Aintree but now seeks local success and the hottest jockey around believes Our Duke is his best ever chance of winning the Irish Grand National. Read More...

Power keen on Our Duke’s chances in Irish National

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Robbie Power conquered the Cheltenham Gold Cup, rode two other winners at the Gloucester track and four at Aintree but now seeks local success and the hottest jockey around believes Our Duke is his best ever chance of winning the Irish Grand National. Read More...

Elliott and Mullins eye key Fairyhouse prizes

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Neither Gordon Elliott or Willie Mullins can win the Irish trainers' title at Fairyhouse but both can lose it. Three days, two Grade 1s and Ireland's most valuable jumps race means that the Easter eggs on offer at the Meath track have never tas Read More...

Elliott and Mullins eye key Fairyhouse prizes

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Neither Gordon Elliott or Willie Mullins can win the Irish trainers' title at Fairyhouse but both can lose it. Three days, two Grade 1s and Ireland's most valuable jumps race means that the Easter eggs on offer at the Meath track have never tas Read More...

Questions about audiences set to grow as ITV Racing numbers are revealed

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ITV Racing has significant ground to make up in the ratings race with Channel 4 as the extent to which the sport's exclusive mainstream television partner trails its predecessor has become apparent. Read More...

ITV Racing viewers 3m fewer than Channel 4

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ITV Racing has significant ground to make up in the ratings race with Channel 4 as the extent to which the sport's exclusive mainstream television partner trails its predecessor has become apparent. Read More...

ITV Racing viewers 3m fewer than Channel 4

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ITV Racing has significant ground to make up in the ratings race with Channel 4 as the extent to which the sport's exclusive mainstream television partner trails its predecessor has become apparent. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: Weather not without blame for small fields

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
The trouble with Britain is that it's in the wrong place. That's why one week the going is too soft and the next it's too hard. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: Weather not without blame for small fields

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
The trouble with Britain is that it's in the wrong place. That's why one week the going is too soft and the next it's too hard. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: British weather not without blame for small fields

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
The trouble with Britain is that it's in the wrong place. That's why one week the going is too soft and the next it's too hard. Read More...

Newmarket gallops: Shutter primed for Newbury test

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
David Milnes casts his expert eye over the talent on show at HQ. Read More...

Newmarket gallops: Shutter primed for Newbury test

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
David Milnes casts his expert eye over the talent on show at HQ. Read More...

Newmarket gallops: Shutter primed for Newbury speed test

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
David Milnes casts his expert eye over the talent on show at HQ. Read More...

Good Friday: four big clashes to get excited about

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
Good Friday has increased in quality year after year since racing first took place in 2013. This year's action should be the best yet as the all-weather season reaches a conclusion and we look at some of the big clashes to watch out for . . . Read More...

Good Friday: four big clashes to get excited about

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
Good Friday has increased in quality year after year since racing first took place in 2013. This year's action should be the best yet as the all-weather season reaches a conclusion and we look at some of the big clashes to watch out for . . . Read More...

Lingfield and Newcastle pull in high-class runners for fantastic Friday

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
Lingfield's £1 million All-Weather Championships Finals Day on Good Friday is set to be the strongest yet with a whole host of classy contenders and previous winners declared to run. Read More...

Lingfield and Newcastle pull in high-class runners for fantastic Friday

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
Lingfield's £1 million All-Weather Championships Finals Day on Good Friday is set to be the strongest yet with a whole host of classy contenders and previous winners declared to run. Read More...

Gold Cup competitors clash again in Further Flight

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
Although the five-strong field is the smallest for the Further Flight Stakes since 2009, it is not lacking in quality, with two of the runners last seen competing on Dubai World Cup night. Read More...

Allez France: ten reasons to watch French racing in 2017

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
Never a year goes by when France doesn't produce at least one hero or heroine to enchant and beguile the racing world. Since my own arrival here in April 2011, I have been fortunate enough to cover the end of the Goldikova era and much more. Read More...

Allez France: ten reasons to watch French racing in 2017

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
Never a year goes by when France doesn't produce at least one hero or heroine to enchant and beguile the racing world. Since my own arrival here in April 2011, I have been fortunate enough to cover the end of the Goldikova era and much more. Read More...

Grade 1-winner Messire Des Obeaux set to miss next season

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
Messire Des Obeaux could miss the whole of next season after damaging a tendon when finishing third in the Grade 1 Mersey Novices' Hurdle at Aintree last week. Read More...

Grade 1-winner Messire Des Obeaux set to miss next season

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
Messire Des Obeaux could miss the whole of next season after damaging a tendon when finishing third in the Grade 1 Mersey Novices' Hurdle at Aintree last week. Read More...

Gask plans return to Australia with ‘sadness and excitement’

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
Jeremy Gask, who came close to winning the 2015 King's Stand Stakes at Royal Ascot with stable star Medicean Man, is to return to Australia to train at the end of the year. Read More...

Gask plans return to Australia with ‘sadness and excitement’

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
Jeremy Gask, who came close to winning the 2015 King's Stand Stakes at Royal Ascot with stable star Medicean Man, is to return to Australia to train at the end of the year. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: Further Flight and Savill bring the memories flooding back

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
Memories will be stirred tomorrow afternoon at Nottingham by the Totepool Barry Hills Further Flight Stakes (3.20), named after Hills' notably popular stayer. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: Further Flight and Savill bring the memories flooding back

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
Memories will be stirred tomorrow afternoon at Nottingham by the Totepool Barry Hills Further Flight Stakes (3.20), named after Hills' notably popular stayer. Read More...

French colt Al Wukair no bigger than 6-1 for 2,000 Guineas

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
AL WUKAIR, an authoritative winner of the Group 3 Prix Djebel on Monday, continues to prove popular with punters for the 2,000 Guineas and is now no bigger than 6-1 for the opening Classic of the season. Read More...

French colt Al Wukair no bigger than 6-1 for 2,000 Guineas

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
AL WUKAIR, an authoritative winner of the Group 3 Prix Djebel on Monday, continues to prove popular with punters for the 2,000 Guineas and is now no bigger than 6-1 for the opening Classic of the season. Read More...

Sizing John and Coneygree to clash in Punchestown Gold Cup

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
The Coral Punchestown Gold Cup is shaping up to be sumptuous showdown between Cheltenham Gold Cup winners past and present, as current champion Sizing John and 2015 winner Coneygree were both among the 19 entries for the €250,000 contest on April 26 Read More...

Sizing John and Coneygree to clash in Punchestown Gold Cup

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
The Coral Punchestown Gold Cup is shaping up to be sumptuous showdown between Cheltenham Gold Cup winners past and present, as current champion Sizing John and 2015 winner Coneygree were both among the 19 entries for the €250,000 contest on April 26 Read More...

Labaik could head for Champion Hurdle at Punchestown

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
Impressive Supreme Novices' Hurdle winner Labaik could run in open company at the Punchestown festival as trainer Gordon Elliott bids to secure enough prize-money to land a first trainers' championship. Read More...

Labaik could head for Champion Hurdle at Punchestown

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
Impressive Supreme Novices' Hurdle winner Labaik could run in open company at the Punchestown festival as trainer Gordon Elliott bids to secure enough prize-money to land a first trainers' championship. Read More...

‘Laughable and a disgrace’ – Haggas slams Southwell prize-money

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
WILLIAM HAGGAS has praised Arena Racing Company for delivering another high-quality all-weather championships finals day in store at Lingfield but labelled the prize-money at sister track Southwell on Sunday as "laughable and a disgrace". Read More...

Hannon demands action over ‘disrespectful’ prize-money

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
WILLIAM HAGGAS has praised Arena Racing Company for delivering another high-quality all-weather championships finals day in store at Lingfield but labelled the prize-money at sister track Southwell on Sunday as "laughable and a disgrace". Read More...