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Hundreds of tickets stolen from Cheltenham

Racing Post | 1 week ago
GLOUCESTERSHIRE POLICE have confirmed hundreds of tickets for Cheltenham's Open meeting and a ticket printing machine were stolen from the track on Wednesday. Read More...

Fix to Cheltenham sun problems remains elusive

Racing Post | 1 week ago
A SOLUTION to Cheltenham's low-sun problems, which meant six fences in Friday's novice chase had to be bypassed and also prompted officials to request running Saturday's Paddy Power Gold Cup ten minutes early, remains elusive. Read More...

Fix to Cheltenham sun problems remains elusive

Racing Post | 1 week ago
A SOLUTION to Cheltenham's low-sun problems, which meant six fences in Friday's novice chase had to be bypassed and also prompted officials to request running Saturday's Paddy Power Gold Cup ten minutes early, remains elusive. Read More...

Live blog: Paddy Power Gold Cup day

Racing Post | 1 week ago
SOAK up the atmosphere all day with our live blog - a great way to follow all of the big-race action from Cheltenham. David Baxter will be entertaining you with a combination of words, pictures, videos and polls. Read More...

France: Veteran Maljimar back in action after year off

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Maljimar, now 14, is back in action at Compiegne today and has been kept fresh for his assignment. Read More...

Johns Spirit will be ‘bang there’ in Paddy Power Gold Cup

Racing Post | 1 week ago
RICHIE McLERNON, who captured one of the biggest wins of his career on Johns Spirit in last year's Paddy Power Gold Cup, is full of confidence the seven-year-old will be "bang there" again this afternoon. Read More...

Dense fog causing some concern for Wetherby

Racing Post | 1 week ago
DENSE fog, which has prompted a weather warning from the Met Office, is giving officials at Wetherby some concern in advance of today's fixture. Read More...

Today’s racing: Kings Palace chase debut has Pipe on edge

Racing Post | 1 week ago
DAVID PIPE'S exciting prospect Kings Palace makes his chasing debut today in a small but competitive field, in a race the trainer won with Standin Obligation in 2006 and Our Father in 2012. Read More...

Kings Palace chase debut has Pipe on the edge of his seat

Racing Post | 1 week ago
DAVID PIPE'S exciting prospect Kings Palace makes his chasing debut today in a small but competitive field, in a race the trainer won with Standin Obligation in 2006 and Our Father in 2012. Read More...

Baffert confirms World Cup option for Classic hero Bayern

Racing Post | 1 week ago
MEYDAN'S decision to ditch its Tapeta all-weather track for dirt has increased the chances of Breeders' Cup Classic winner Bayern lining up in the Dubai World Cup in March, the three-year-old's trainer Bob Baffert has told the Racing Post. Read More...

Sunshine could turn Paddy Power into farce

Racing Post | 1 week ago
CHELTENHAM's management will be hoping for cloudy weather during the Paddy Power Gold Cup after the BHA refused the racecourse's request to have the race brought forward by ten minutes in a bid to avoid problems with low sun. Read More...

Sunshine could turn Paddy Power Gold Cup into farce

Racing Post | 1 week ago
CHELTENHAM's management will be hoping for cloudy weather during the Paddy Power Gold Cup after the BHA refused the racecourse's request to have the race brought forward by ten minutes in a bid to avoid problems with low sun. Read More...

Cheltenham: Balthazar King continues to rule cross country

Racing Post | 1 week ago
CROSS-COUNTRY king Balthazar King had to negotiate a couple of extra obstacles and two fewer fences than normal to land back-to-back runnings of this race and bring up a 105-1 treble on the day for Richard Johnson and Philip Hobbs. Read More...

Cheltenham: King continues to rule in cross country

Racing Post | 1 week ago
CROSS-COUNTRY king Balthazar King had to negotiate a couple of extra obstacles and two fewer fences than normal to land back-to-back runnings of this race and bring up a 105-1 treble on the day for Richard Johnson and Philip Hobbs. Read More...

Cheltenham: King continues to rule in cross country

Racing Post | 1 week ago
CROSS-COUNTRY king Balthazar King had to negotiate a couple of extra obstacles and two fewer fences than normal to land back-to-back runnings of this race and bring up a 105-1 treble for Richard Johnson and Philip Hobbs. Read More...

Parlour Games posts smooth success for Ferguson

Racing Post | 1 week ago
PARLOUR GAMES, winner of the Melrose Stakes at York's Ebor meeting three years ago, recorded a smooth success at one of jump racing biggest fixtures when providing trainer John Ferguson with a Grade 2 success at Cheltenham on Friday. Read More...

Cheltenham: Parlour Games posts smooth success

Racing Post | 1 week ago
PARLOUR GAMES, winner of the Melrose Stakes at York's Ebor meeting three years ago, recorded a smooth success at one of jump racing biggest fixtures when providing trainer John Ferguson with a Grade 2 success at Cheltenham on Friday. Read More...

Champagne West stars for Hobbs and Johnson

Racing Post | 1 week ago
CHAMPAGNE WEST gave trainer Philip Hobbs and jockey Richard Johnson a double on the first day of Cheltenham's Open meeting, which was turned into something of a sprint after low sun forced the bypassing of fences in the straight. Read More...

Cheltenham: Champagne stars for Hobbs and Johnson

Racing Post | 1 week ago
CHAMPAGNE WEST gave trainer Philip Hobbs and jockey Richard Johnson a double on the first day of Cheltenham's Open meeting, which was turned into something of a sprint after low sun forced the bypassing of fences in the straight. Read More...

Cheltenham: Pricewise pick Bold Henry romps home

Racing Post | 1 week ago
RICHARD JOHNSON gave Bold Henry a strong ride as the Philip Hobbs-trained eight-year-old finished strongly up the hill in the famous JP McManus silks, coming from behind to collar Sew On Target. Read More...

Pricewise pick Bold Henry romps home

Racing Post | 1 week ago
RICHARD JOHNSON gave Bold Henry a strong ride as the Philip Hobbs-trained eight-year-old finished strongly up the hill in the famous JP McManus silks, coming from behind to collar Sew On Target. Read More...

Charingworth gives Bailey overdue Cheltenham winner

Racing Post | 1 week ago
KIM BAILEY ended his Cheltenham hoodoo as Charingworth went one better than last year to take the opening race of the Open meeting. Read More...

Charingworth gives Bailey overdue Cheltenham winner

Racing Post | 1 week ago
KIM BAILEY ended his Cheltenham hoodoo as Charingworth went one better than last year to take the opening race of the Open meeting. Read More...

Casey handed ride on Clondaw Warrior for Greatwood

Racing Post | 1 week ago
DAVID CASEY will ride Clondaw Warrior for the first time in Sunday's StanJames.com Greatwood Hurdle, as a field of 17 were declared for the Grade 3 handicap. Read More...

Today’s racing: Balthazar back for more with National the plan

Racing Post | 1 week ago
BALTHAZAR KING is, in the words of trainer Philip Hobbs, turning into a bit of a legend and the ten-year-old will probably win some more supporters if he records back-to-back victories in today's cross-country contest at Cheltenham (3.35). Read More...

Today’s racing: Balthazar back for more at Cheltenham

Racing Post | 1 week ago
BALTHAZAR KING is, in the words of trainer Philip Hobbs, turning into a bit of a legend and the ten-year-old will probably win some more supporters if he records back-to-back victories in today's cross-country contest at Cheltenham (3.35). Read More...

Overnight rain eases going at Cheltenham

Racing Post | 1 week ago
FORECAST overnight rain has eased the going for all three tracks at Cheltenham, but dry conditions are expected for the first day of the Open meeting. Read More...

No easy task as Squadron bids for first chase win

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
COLOUR SQUADRON, last year's Paddy Power Gold Cup runner-up, misses a re-run in Saturday's big race to try to secure an overdue first victory over fences on Friday. Read More...

UAE: Kanaf can shine for Sheikh Hamdan

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
IT'S been a great week for Hamdan Al Maktoum and his Kanaf looks the one to beat in Friday's Jebel Ali feature, a 7f conditions race sponsored by the sheikh's Derrinstown Stud. Read More...

Champagne sparkles in Clonmel Oil romp

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CHAMPAGNE FEVER made an electric return to action in the Clonmel Oil Chase, crushing his six rivals with a relentless front-running performance under Paul Townend. Read More...

Champagne sparkles in Clonmel Oil romp

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CHAMPAGNE FEVER made an electric return to action in the Clonmel Oil Chase, crushing his six rivals with a relentless front-running performance under Paul Townend. Read More...

BHA accepts responsibility for wrong Wetherby distances

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE BHA has revealed that Wetherby's Charlie Hall Chase was run over a distance shorter than advertised after a recent visit to the track unearthed that four of the 12 available distances at Wetherby have been incorrect for the last five years. Read More...

Badger Ales winner The Young Master disqualified

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE YOUNG MASTER, controversial winner of Saturday's Badger Ales Trophy, has been disqualified from the race following an objection from the BHA. Read More...

Adelaide to return to O’Brien in time for Royal Ascot

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ROYAL ASCOT and a return to Ballydoyle are on the cards next year for brilliant Cox Plate winner Adelaide. Read More...

Sire De Grugy ‘comfortable’ after injury setback

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE extent of Queen Mother Champion Chase winner Sire De Grugy's injury is likely to become clearer when Gary Moore's stable star undergoes a scan next week. Read More...

Online gambling growth halted in South Africa

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE South African government has ruled out attempts to extend online gambling to activities to anything other than horseracing, which at the moment is the only form of online betting that is legal in the country. Read More...

McManus trims down Paddy Power team

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
LEADING owner JP McManus has trimmed down his team for Saturday’s Paddy Power Gold Cup after Colour Squadron joined Uxizandre in missing the Cheltenham showpiece. Read More...

McManus trims down team as 19 go in Paddy Power

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
LEADING owner JP McManus has trimmed down his team for Saturday’s Paddy Power Gold Cup after Colour Squadron joined Uxizandre in missing the Cheltenham showpiece. Read More...

Clonmel set to race despite heavy rain

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CLONMEL officials are not expecting any problems for today’s big meeting despite 22mm of rain overnight and this morning turning the ground heavy. Read More...

King plots plans for exciting juveniles

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TRAINER Alan King has mapped out targets for his JCB Triumph Hurdle possibles Karezak and Chatez. Read More...

Today’s racing: Artiste aiming to leave Babe in shade

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
NICKY HENDERSON’S Fairyhouse winner Une Artiste returns to Ireland for a fourth time this year in search of a second Graded chase win in the T.A. Morris Memorial Mares Chase (2.55) at Clonmel. Read More...

Superstars Champagne and Sizing set to clash

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SIZING EUROPE and Champagne Fever, two of jump racing's stars, will clash for the first time at Clonmel when in the Grade 2 Clonmel Oil Chase on Thursday. Read More...

Remember Me? Imperial Commander

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
The second in our new series of jumping greats from the last 20 years Read More...

Ptit Zig cut for Arkle after first chase win

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
PTIT ZIG, the Paul Nicholls-trained Grade 1-winning hurdler, made a winning debut over fences at Exeter on Wednesday and as result has been trimmed to 14-1 (from 16) by Betfred for the Racing Post Arkle at Cheltenham in March. Read More...

Lame Sire De Grugy misses Cheltenham comeback

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
QUEEN Mother Champion Chase winner Sire De Grugy is lame behind and will miss his intended comeback in Sunday’s Shloer Chase at Cheltenham. Read More...

Geraghty misses Jezki for Vaniteux in Greatwood Hurdle

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
GREATWOOD HURDLE favourite Vaniteux will be partnered by Barry Geraghty on Sunday after the jockey announced he would not be riding Champion Hurdle winner Jezki at Punchestown. Read More...

Star mare Annie Power to remain over hurdles this season

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
WILLIE MULLINS has confirmed star mare Annie Power, who has been beaten only once in her 12-race career, is to stay hurdling this season. Read More...

Star mare Annie Power to remain over hurdles this season

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
WILLIE MULLINS has confirmed star mare Annie Power, who has been beaten only once in her 12-race career, is to stay hurdling this season. Read More...

Sizing set to clash with Champagne Fever at Clonmel

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
MULTIPLE Grade 1-winner Sizing Europe and promising second-season chaser Champagne Fever have been confirmed for a mouthwatering clash at Clonmel on Thursday. Read More...

Today’s racing: Operating in strong team for McCain

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
DONALD McCAIN, one of Bangor's staunchest supporters, has a strong team in action at the track's charity meeting this afternoon, which features two races with guaranteed prize-money of more than £20,000. Read More...