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Haydock: Samstown just holds on in Peter Marsh Chase

Racing Post | 1 week ago
A TIRED Samstown just did enough to hold of a late flourish from Nigel Twiston-Daives-trained Benbens in a exciting climax to the Peter Marsh chase at a gloomy Haydock. Read More...

The New One made to work hard for win

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE NEW ONE grinded out an unconvincing victory when putting in a error strewn performance at Haydock. Read More...

Dettori handed Toast ride as Al Shaqab snap up star

Racing Post | 1 week ago
FRANKIE DETTORI can look forward to riding leading fancy Toast Of New York in the Dubai World Cup after the four-year-old was purchased by Al Shaqab Racing. Read More...

Frost forces Leopardstown to inspect for Sunday

Racing Post | 1 week ago
LEOPARDSTOWN'S meeting on Sunday, which is set to stage two €100,000 handicaps and the third start over fences for the promising Vautour, is subject to an 8am inspection. Read More...

Geraghty gears up for return of superstar Sprinter Sacre

Racing Post | 1 week ago
SPRINTER SACRE, the poster boy of British jump racing, returns to action today after more than a year off and jockey Barry Geraghty is hoping he can rediscover his old sparkle. Read More...

Exciting Douvan quicker than Vautour, says Walsh

Racing Post | 1 week ago
DOUVAN, shaping up to be the Irish banker of this year's Cheltenham Festival, has more gears than stablemate Vautour whom he will likely attempt to emulate in the Sky Bet Supreme Novices' Hurdle in March, jockey Ruby Walsh said on Saturday. Read More...

Exciting Douvan quicker than Vautour, says Walsh

Racing Post | 1 week ago
DOUVAN, shaping up to be the Irish banker of this year's Cheltenham Festival, has more gears than stablemate Vautour whom he will likely attempt to emulate in the Sky Bet Supreme Novices' Hurdle in March, jockey Ruby Walsh said on Saturday. Read More...

The New One set for Haydock as meeting goes ahead

Racing Post | 1 week ago
TODAY’S meeting at Haydock, due to feature leading Stan James Champion Hurdle contender The New One, goes ahead. Read More...

Racing’s 50 most stunning moments: Red Rum v Crisp

Racing Post | 1 week ago
FROM doped horses and ringers to mysterious deaths and spectacular victories, the Turf has over its long history played witness to some of the most remarkable and compelling stories in sport. Read More...

USA: Horse of the Year set to be revealed

Racing Post | 1 week ago
USA: After the most open battle for years for the most prestigious accolade in US racing, the waiting will finally be over when America's Horse of the Year is revealed at the 44th annual Eclipse Awards ceremony. Read More...

Bullets could shoot down Sprinter Sacre on return

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE build-up to Saturday's Sodexo Clarence House Chase at Ascot has been dominated by Sprinter Sacre, and whether he will make his reappearance in the Grade 1. Read More...

Fetlock injury rules Cursory Glance out of 1,000 Guineas

Racing Post | 1 week ago
ROGER VARIAN has been dealt a big blow before the 2015 Flat turf season has even begun with the news his Qipco 1,000 Guineas contender Cursory Glance will miss the Newmarket Classic through injury. Read More...

Skelton targets Trials day with exciting novices

Racing Post | 1 week ago
DAN SKELTON has revealed Value At Risk, 14-1 for the Albert Bartlett and 16-1 for the Neptune, will run at Cheltenham on Trials day with his performance over the shorter distance helping connections decide which race to target at the festival. Read More...

USA: Ten-month investigation clears Asmussen of abuse

Racing Post | 1 week ago
AFTER a ten-month investigation Kentucky authorities have cleared top American trainer Steve Asmussen of any allegations of equine abuse following last year's controversial hidden-camera sting by Peta (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals). Read More...

USA: Ten-month investigation clears Asmussen of abuse

Racing Post | 1 week ago
AFTER a ten-month investigation Kentucky authorities have cleared top American trainer Steve Asmussen of any allegations of equine abuse following last year's controversial hidden-camera sting by Peta (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals). Read More...

USA: Ten-month investigation clears Asmussen of abuse

Racing Post | 1 week ago
AFTER a ten-month investigation Kentucky authorities have cleared top American trainer Steve Asmussen of any allegations of equine abuse following last year's controversial hidden-camera sting by Peta (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals). Read More...

Haydock meeting starring The New One in doubt

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE NEW ONE'S Champion Hurdle prep run at Haydock on Saturday has been put in doubt after officials at the course called an 8am inspection to decide if racing can go ahead. Read More...

Haydock meeting starring The New One in doubt

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE NEW ONE'S Champion Hurdle prep run at Haydock on Saturday has been put in doubt after officials at the course called an 8am inspection to decide if racing can go ahead. Read More...

Haydock meeting starring The New One in doubt

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE NEW ONE'S Champion Hurdle prep run at Haydock on Saturday has been put in doubt after officials at the course called an 8am inspection to decide if racing can go ahead. Read More...

Haydock to inspect at 8am on Saturday

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE NEW ONE'S Champion Hurdle prep run at Haydock on Saturday has been put in doubt after officials at the course called an 8am inspection to decide if racing can go ahead. Read More...

Haydock to inspect at 8am on Saturday

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE NEW ONE'S Champion Hurdle prep run at Haydock on Saturday has been put in doubt after officials at the course called an 8am inspection to decide if racing can go ahead. Read More...

Bookmakers and councils agree to work together

Racing Post | 1 week ago
BOOKMAKERS and councils have signed a new partnership which will see them collaborate in launching projects designed to tackle concerns about the gambling industry. Read More...

BHA chief praises new team as he sets out his ambitions

Racing Post | 1 week ago
TO "govern and serve" was how new BHA chief executive Nick Rust summarised the body's purpose yesterday as he spoke publicly for the first time since moving to High Holborn from Ladbrokes. Read More...

Colleagues sympathise following Swan decision

Racing Post | 1 week ago
TRAINERS’ chief Michael Grassick said on Thursday Charlie Swan’s shock decision to quit the profession came as no surprise given how hard the recession has hit the sport. Read More...

Chelmsford tickets go on sale to public on Friday

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE general public will be able to buy tickets for Chelmsford City for the first time on Friday, although tickets will be strictly limited until the track's first full raceday on February 1. Read More...

UAE: Mubtaahij leads home dirt 1-2 for De Kock

Racing Post | 1 week ago
MUBTAAHIJ put his experience of the Meydan dirt track to good use when leading home a one-two for trainer Mike de Kock. Read More...

UAE: Mubtaahij leads home dirt 1-2 for De Kock

Racing Post | 1 week ago
MUBTAAHIJ put his experience of the Meydan dirt track to good use when leading home a one-two for trainer Mike de Kock. Read More...

Thurles: Vroum Vroum Mag lifts Champagne team

Racing Post | 1 week ago
VROUM VROUM MAG motored home in stormy conditions at Thurles to give her connections a quick boost following Champagne Fever’s fall at the last in the preceding Kinloch Brae Chase. Read More...

Thurles: Vroum Vroum Mag lift for Fever team

Racing Post | 1 week ago
VROUM VROUM MAG motored home in testing conditions at Thurles to give her connections a quick boost following Champagne Fever’s fall at the last in the preceding Kinloch Brae Chase. Read More...

Cossack collects after Fever falls at last in Thurles thriller

Racing Post | 1 week ago
A LAST-FENCE fall by Champagne Fever left Don Cossack clear to stretch his unbeaten record this season to four in a Thursday thriller at Thurles. Read More...

Thurles: Cossack collects after Fever falls at last in thriller

Racing Post | 1 week ago
A LAST-FENCE fall by Champagne Fever left Don Cossack clear to stretch his unbeaten record this season to four in a Thursday thriller at Thurles. Read More...

Cossack collects after Fever falls at last fence

Racing Post | 1 week ago
A LAST-FENCE fall by Champagne Fever left Don Cossack clear to stretch his his unbeaten record this season to four in a Thursday thriller at Thurles. Read More...

Cossack collects after Fever falls at last fence

Racing Post | 1 week ago
A LAST-FENCE fall by Champagne Fever left Don Cossack clear to stretch his his unbeaten record this season to four in a Thursday thriller at Thurles. Read More...

Cossack collects after Fever falls at last in Thurles thriller

Racing Post | 1 week ago
A LAST-FENCE fall by Champagne Fever left Don Cossack clear to stretch his unbeaten record this season to four in a Thursday thriller at Thurles. Read More...

Live: Dubai World Cup Carnival blog

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Join our international expert Nicholas Godfrey for tips, news and gossip from Thursday's Dubai World Cup Carnival meeting. Read More...

Power and More Of That star in World Hurdle entries

Racing Post | 1 week ago
LAST season's Ladbrokes World Hurdle one-two More Of That and Annie Power head 36 entries for the Cheltenham Festival Grade 1, while a record 48 entries were received for the OLBG Mares' Hurdle. Read More...

Bridgwater fined 2,000 for Ludlow stewards comments

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
DAVID BRIDGWATER has been fined £2,000 by the BHA as a result of the comments he made regarding the Ludlow stewards earlier in the month. Read More...

Sprinter favourite again for Clarence House Chase

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SPRINTER SACRE has regained favouritism for Saturday's Sodexo Clarence House Chase, as Nicky Henderson declared the star chaser for the Ascot Grade 1. Read More...

Australia: Cobalt investigations expected to take months

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Australia: Investigations into cases involving elevated levels of cobalt from three of the most prominent stables in Victorian racing are expected to take months. Read More...

Cossack and Fever clash as Thurles beats weather

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THURLES serves up a treat today as Ryanair Chase second favourite Don Cossack faces Champagne Fever and last year's winner Texas Jack in a captivating Ladbrokes Ireland Kinloch Brae Chase. Read More...

Simon Crisford ready to launch new career

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SIMON CRISFORD begins his career as a trainer today with a runner at Meydan and the Dubai theme was strengthened on Wednesday with news he has received Maktoum family backing for his new venture. Read More...

Charlie Swan makes shock retirement decision

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
IN A decision that will send ripples of shock and unease through the Irish racing world, Charlie Swan has announced his retirement from training, effective from the end of this month. Read More...

UAE: Maftool odds-on to triumph in Guineas trial

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
A FASCINATING renewal of a trial that looks ultra competitive with Godolphin's Maftool the standout pick on form. Read More...

Racing’s 50 most stunning moments

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
FROM doped horses and ringers to mysterious deaths and spectacular victories, the Turf has over its long history played witness to some of the most remarkable and compelling stories in sport. Read More...

Remember Me? Master Minded

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
MASTER MINDED remains the only horse to have won the Victor Chandler Chase (now Clarence House) twice, confirming why he will always be remembered as one of the very best two-mile chasers, alongside the likes of Moscow Flyer and Remittance Man. Read More...

At-a-glance weather prospects

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Find out what the prospects are for forthcoming fixtures in Britain and Ireland with our at-a-glance guide. Read More...

At-a-glance weather prospects table

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Find out what the prospects are for forthcoming fixtures in Britain and Ireland with our at-a-glance guide. Read More...

FRANCE: Badel excels as Romeo Lima disappoints

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SHANAWEST (Christian Scandella/Alexei Badel) sprang something of a surprise in the three-year-old conditions race over a mile, leaving the highly-tried Romeo Lima trailing in third. Read More...

Sprinter inches nearer Ascot run after Geraghty walks course

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
NICKY HENDERSON is increasingly confident Sprinter Sacre will be able to run in the Sodexo Clarence House Chase at Ascot on Saturday after stable jockey Barry Geraghty walked the course on Wednesday. Read More...

Sacre closer to Ascot run after Geraghty walks course

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
NICKY HENDERSON is increasingly confident Sprinter Sacre will be able to run in the Sodexo Clarence House Chase at Ascot on Saturday after stable jockey Barry Geraghty walked the course on Wednesday. Read More...