Racing Post

V for victory as Churchill lands significant gamble

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CHURCHILL was backed like defeat was out of the question overnight and into Saturday and Churchill delivered although not without giving those who punted him into 8-11 favouritism a mighty scare. Read More...

Dettori v Moore: Star jockeys battle for Royal Ascot crown

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
AMONG the many storylines woven into the final day of what has been a thrilling Royal Ascot is the battle for supremacy between two of the world's greatest jockeys. Read More...

Improving Twilight Son primed for Diamond Jubilee tilt

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
JUST because you are a proven Group 1 winner, that does not mean you are not still improving. That is the frightening prospect for anyone tempted to oppose Twilight Son in the Diamond Jubilee. Read More...

Ground good to soft and drying for final day at Royal Ascot

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE final day of racing at Royal Ascot will take place on drying ground with clerk of the course Chris Stickels not ruling out changing the going on the straight course from its description of good to soft. Read More...

USA: Songbird back in action in Summertime Oaks

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE unbeaten Songbird (Jerry Hollendorfer/Mike Smith), forced to miss the Kentucky Oaks with a fever, gets back on track in a $200,000 contest that is full of tactical intrigue. Read More...

Scoop6 foils punters for second consecutive day

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
KINEMA ended the hopes of Scoop6 punters at Royal Ascot on Friday, the second day in a row the bet has not been won. Read More...

Qemah latest Rouget filly to claim Coronation

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
JEAN-CLAUDE ROUGET completed back-to-back victories in the Coronation Stakes as Al Shaqab Racing's Qemah held off Nemoralia and Alice Springs to score for France. Read More...

Quiet Reflection powers to Commonwealth glory

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
QUIET REFLECTION provided her former National Hunt jockey Dougie Costello with a first Group 1 winner on the Flat and trainer Karl Burke a first Group 1 winner in Britain with another display of speed. Read More...

Quiet Reflection powers to Commonwealth glory

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
QUIET REFLECTION provided her former National Hunt jockey Dougie Costello with a first Group 1 winner on the Flat and trainer Karl Burke a first Group 1 winner in Britain with another display of speed. Read More...

Dettori denies Moore as Across The Stars takes King Edward

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
FRANKIE DETTORI had the pleasure of edging out great weighing room rival Ryan Moore when driving Across The Stars to a gutsy defeat of Beacon Light in a furious finish to the £200,000 prize. Read More...

Brave Anna strikes in Albany for Aidan O’Brien

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
AIDAN O'BRIEN claimed his fourth winner of the week but not with the filly the market expected as Brave Anna held on in the Albany Read More...

Brave Anna strikes in Albany for Aidan O’Brien

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
AIDAN O'BRIEN claimed his fourth winner of the week but not with the filly the market expected as Brave Anna held on in the Albany Read More...

Going at Ascot could change if rain stays away

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ASCOT clerk of the course Chris Stickels has reported that the going for day four of Royal Ascot could change if the forecast showers stay away until the start of racing. Read More...

Ascot now largely good to soft as course dries

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ASCOT clerk of the course Chris Stickels has changed to going for day four of the Royal meeting, with only 1.5mm of rain arriving between the end of racing on Thursday and midday on Friday. Read More...

Ascot now largely good to soft as course dries

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ASCOT clerk of the course Chris Stickels has changed the going for day four of the Royal meeting, with only 1.5mm of rain arriving between the end of racing on Thursday and midday on Friday. Read More...

Quiet Reflection bids to give Burke first British Group 1

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
A GROUP 1 is a Group 1 and no trainer can afford to be choosy but success here would mean an awful lot to Karl Burke. Read More...

Scoop6 bonus fund won again but win pool rolls over

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
AFTER waiting nearly a year for the Scoop6 bonus fund to be emptied it was emptied on Thursday for the second time in two days. Read More...

Ascot drying out but ‘tacky’ surface remains soft

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ASCOT on Thursday escaped the thunderstorms that were forecast, but the ground remains soft for the start of day four. Read More...

Order Of St George puts O’Brien in seventh heaven

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ORDER OF ST GEORGE delivered trainer Aidan O’Brien a seventh Gold Cup success, answering any stamina doubts in definitive fashion in messy running of the prestigious contest. Read More...

Order Of St George puts O’Brien in seventh heaven

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ORDER OF ST GEORGE delivered trainer Aidan O’Brien a seventh Gold Cup success, answering any stamina doubts in definitive fashion in a messy running of the prestigious contest. Read More...

Even Song answers prayers in Ribblesdale

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
FOLLOWING a quiet Wednesday Ryan Moore and Aidan O'Brien were back in familiar territory here as Even Song gave the Ballydoyle machine their second victory of the meeting in the Ribblesdale Read More...

Royal Ascot: Even Song powers to Ribblesdale win

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
FOLLOWING a quiet Wednesday Ryan Moore and Aidan O'Brien were back in familiar territory here as Even Song gave the Ballydoyle machine their second victory of the meeting in the Ribblesdale Read More...

Even Song answers prayers in Ribblesdale

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
FOLLOWING a quiet Wednesday Ryan Moore and Aidan O'Brien were back in familiar territory here as Even Song gave the Ballydoyle machine their second victory of the meeting in the Ribblesdale Read More...

Royal Ascot: Prince Of Lir lands Norfolk Stakes for Morris

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Prince Of Lir held off The Last Lion in a repeat of the finish to Beverley's Continental Trophy. Read More...

First royal win for Morris as Prince Of Lir takes Norfolk

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Prince Of Lir held off The Last Lion in a repeat of the finish to Beverley's Continental Trophy. Read More...

First royal win for Morris as Prince Of Lir takes Norfolk

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Prince Of Lir held off The Last Lion in a repeat of the finish to Beverley's Continental Trophy. Read More...

No Royal Ascot for Limato as ten left in Diamond Jubilee

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
LAST year's Commonwealth Cup runner-up Limato was not among the ten declared runners for Saturday's Diamond Jubilee Stales at Royal Ascot, having also been taken out of the Queen Anne on Tuesday at the same stage due to the prevailing soft grou Read More...

Going at Ascot remains soft after dry night

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ASCOT clerk of the course Chris Stickels reported on Thursday that the ground remains soft ahead of the third day of the Royal meeting following a dry night. Read More...

Mullins going for Gold with Max Dynamite

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE British jumps trainers' title is not the only narrow miss of Willie Mullins training career to now. On the Flat, he has come remarkably close to winning both the Gold Cup and Melbourne Cup. Read More...

Scoop6 bonus landed as Tuesday’s winners combine

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
The Scoop6 bonus fund fell for the first time in nearly a year on Wednesday after some fast work by Tuesday's winning ticket holders landed 13 of them with a share of the near-£2 million pot. Read More...

Royal Ascot: Dream win for Cox and Kirby

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
MY DREAM BOAT, 16-1 outsider of the six-strong field, downed his better-fancied rivals and eclipsed Japan's world's best A Shin Hikari, the odds-on favourite in a dramatic race. Read More...

Royal Ascot: Dream win for Cox and Kirby

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
MY DREAM BOAT, 16-1 outsider of the six-strong field, downed his better-fancied rivals and eclipsed Japan's world's best A Shin Hikari, the odds-on favourite in a dramatic race. Read More...

Dream Prince Of Wales’s Stakes win for Cox and Kirby

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
MY DREAM BOAT, 16-1 outsider of the six-strong field, downed his better-fancied rivals and eclipsed Japan's world's best A Shin Hikari, the odds-on favourite in a dramatic race. Read More...

Royal Ascot: Lady Aurelia stuns Ascot in Queen Mary

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
LADY AURELIA put up one of the most devastating displays seen in modern times at Royal Ascot when blitzing to seven-length win in the Group 2 Queen Mary Stakes. Read More...

Lady Aurelia stuns Ascot with Queen Mary romp

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
LADY AURELIA put up one of the most devastating displays seen in modern times at Royal Ascot when blitzing to seven-length win in the Group 2 Queen Mary Stakes. Read More...

Lady Aurelia stuns Ascot with Queen Mary romp

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
LADY AURELIA put up one of the most devastating displays seen in modern times at Royal Ascot when blitzing to seven-length win in the Group 2 Queen Mary Stakes. Read More...

Royal Ascot: Guineas third Ribchester sweeps to Jersey success

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
RIBCHESTER, third to St James's Palace Stakes winner Galileo Gold in the 2,000 Guineas, ran out an emphatic winner of the Jersey Stakes for Richard Fahey and Godolphin on the second day of Royal Ascot. Read More...

Royal Ascot: Guineas third Ribchester takes Jersey Stakes

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
RIBCHESTER, third to St James's Palace Stakes winner Galileo Gold in the 2,000 Guineas, ran out an emphatic winner of the Jersey Stakes for Richard Fahey and Godolphin on the second day of Royal Ascot. Read More...

Rain drives away Ballydoyle and Acapulco on Friday

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
JET SETTING and Quiet Reflection will get their chance to grab Group 1 glory at Royal Ascot on Friday without the significant obstacles of Ballydoyle and Acapulco who have not been declared to run. Read More...

Royal Ascot memories: Explosive Zilzal a class apart

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
IT IS doubtful too many racegoers were on hand to witness Zilzal's debut ten-length success at Leicester in May 1989 but, by the time he arrived at the royal meeting the following month, the colt's name was on everyone's lips. Read More...

A Shin Hikari looks well equipped for royal bid

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THOSE who have had their noses and rulers pressed up against television and computer screens trying to measure the exact winning distance of Japan's latest star in the Prix d'Ispahan may be lacking a little perspective. Read More...

Soft ground for day two at Royal Ascot after dry night

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THERE was bright sunshine at Ascot on Wednesday morning for day two of Royal Ascot with the ground remaining soft after a dry night. Read More...

Monster Scoop6 shared by 14 winning tickets

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
A SCOOP6 win fund that had rolled over eight times was shared by 14 ticket-holders on Tuesday after the inclusion of a Stratford handicap hurdle reduced to three runners by mass withdrawals contributed to 511 tickets making it through to the last leg. Read More...

USA: Breeders’ Cup meeting set for prize-money boost

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
North America's richest race meeting has become significantly more lucrative with a prize boost to the senior races at the Breeders' Cup, due to be held at Santa Anita on November 4-5. Read More...

Galileo Gold dazzles in St James’s Palace

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
IN WHAT was billed the clash of the Guineas winners, Galileo Gold came out on top under Frankie Dettori to stamp his authority on Classic generation. Read More...

Galileo Gold dazzles in St James’s Palace under Dettori

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
IN WHAT was billed the clash of the Guineas winners, Galileo Gold came out on top under Frankie Dettori to stamp his authority on Classic generation. Read More...

Profitable holds on for brave win in King’s Stand

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
PROFITABLE completed a hat-trick with the biggest win of his career. The 4-1 shot held on bravely from Cotai Glory (33-1) with 50-1 chance Goken finishing fast to take third place. Read More...

Royal Ascot: Kirby wins King’s Stand and becomes a father

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
JOCKEY Adam Kirby added a Group 1 victory only hours after becoming a father as 4-1 shot Profitable held on bravely by a neck from Cotai Glory (33-1) with 50-1 chance Goken finishing fast to take third place. Read More...

Royal Ascot: Caravaggio romps away with Coventry

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CARAVAGGIO won "two races" according to Ryan Moore when storming clear of Mehmas. Read More...

Brian Toomey brought down on final ride

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
BRIAN TOOMEY did not enjoy a fairytale farewell from his career in the saddle, as the miracle jockey was brought down in his final ride at Stratford. Read More...