Racing Post

York: Fair Eva floored by Kindly in battle of Frankels

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
A DAUGHTER of the mighty Frankel won York's Sky Bet Lowther Stakes on Thursday, but it was not the one the market and many pundits expected as Queen Kindly struck with 4-11 favourite Fair Eva only third. Read More...

Mullins bidding for second Ebor with Ivan Grozny

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
IVAN GROZNY will bid to continue the fine recent record of Irish trainers in Saturday's Betfred Ebor as the favourite featured among a maximum field of 20 on Thursday. Read More...

Ambulance victim Meehan nearing return

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
JOCKEY Chris Meehan, whose leg was broken when an ambulance coming to his aid ran over it, has had his cast removed and could be back riding out in a few weeks' time. Read More...

The Briefing: Key betting news, going and non-runners

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
The Briefing: latest going, non-runners and key betting news Read More...

Found leads O’Brien quartet for Yorkshire Oaks

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
FOUND and Seventh Heaven head a quartet of Ballydoyle contenders trying to give Aidan O'Brien his fourth Yorkshire Oaks success. Read More...

Postponed’s owner: ‘I won’t take excuses’

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SHEIKH MOHAMMED OBAID said at York following Postponed's Juddmonte International victory that he expected his trainers to obey his wishes. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: Hemingway out to follow Bogart’s lead

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
EVERYBODY loves York but few people can love it as much as trainer Kevin Ryan and owner Angie Bailey. Together, they have enjoyed some great days there. Read More...

York Ebor festival: what to look out for on day two

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE girls take centre stage on day two of the York Ebor festival on Thursday. Peter Scargill highlights three points to keep an eye on. Read More...

Polished Postponed shines in Juddmonte International

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
POSTPONED'S glistening record was given a further spark as he quashed concerns over the shorter ten furlong trip to land the Juddmonte International Stakes for trainer Roger Varian. Read More...

York: Polished Postponed shines in Juddmonte

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
POSTPONED'S glistening record was given a further spark as he quashed concerns over the shorter trip to land the Juddmonte International Stakes for trainer Roger Varian. Read More...

Idaho slashed for Leger glory after Voltigeur victory

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
IDAHO is as short as 6-4 (from 4) with the sponsors for the Ladbrokes St Leger after the Irish Derby runner-up finally got his head in front to land recognised Leger trial the Great Voltigeur in good style under Seamie Heffernan. Read More...

York: Idaho slashed for Leger glory after Voltigeur victory

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
IDAHO is as short as 6-4 (from 4) with the sponsors for the Ladbrokes St Leger after the Irish Derby runner-up finally got his head in front to land recognised Leger trial the Great Voltigeur in good style under Seamie Heffernan. Read More...

Take Cover ‘better than ever’ as 20 go for Nunthorpe

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
A BUOYANT David Griffiths believes Take Cover is "better than ever" after he was one of 20 horses declared for Friday's Group 1 Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes. Read More...

The Briefing: Key betting news, going and non-runners

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
The Briefing: latest going, non-runners and key betting news Read More...

Franklin D suffers fatal injury on Newmarket gallops

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
FRANKLIN D, the hugely impressive winner of the Betfred Mile at Glorious Goodwood last month, was euthanised on Wednesday morning after sustaining a serious injury during routine exercise in Newmarket. Read More...

Varian: Juddmonte trip no issue for Postponed

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
POSTPONED will aim to show his ascent to the top of the world's turf rankings was only temporarily delayed by sickness by proving himself at another distance in the Group 1 Juddmonte International Stakes on the opening day of York's Ebor festiv Read More...

David Baxter: Four juveniles to follow at York

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
David Baxter with four juveniles worth following at the Ebor festival. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: Frustratingly talented

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
OH GOOD, York, Almodovar and Repeater. Almodovar is one of my favourite horses and Repeater is a horse of interest, a bit like Ivan the Terrible. Read More...

Caravaggio to swerve Lady Aurelia clash for Middle Park

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
A MOUTHWATERING showdown between star juveniles Lady Aurelia and Caravaggio looks to be off after trainer Aidan O'Brien said he planned to wait for the Juddmonte Middle Park Stakes at Newmarket on September 24 with the latter. Read More...

York Ebor meeting: three key questions for day one

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
With the York Ebor meeting set to start on Wednesday, Tony McFadden examines three key questions surrounding the opening day's racing Read More...

George among O’Brien aces set for Curragh outings

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
GOLD CUP hero Order Of St George, officially rated Ireland's best Flat horse, is set to return to action on a star-studded weekend at the Curragh. Read More...

Sweden: Commentator slams jockey – who then wins race

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
JOCKEYS have come to expect criticism from betting-shop punters and keyboard warriors but they probably thought they were safe from receiving a barrage of mid-race abuse from the racecourse commentator - until now. Read More...

Hills reject revised takeover bid from 888 and Rank

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
WILLIAM HILL yesterday rejected a second £3 billion-plus offer from smaller rivals Rank and 888 Holdings, telling them they saw "no merit" in engaging with the consortium. Read More...

Towcester short of bread but Toasteroid is crackers

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
A WHILE ago I suggested the Carrot app. It would get users to do things by employing a scaled reward/risk incentivisation matrix (a sort of carrot and stick kind of thing). Obviously this was ridiculous. Read More...

Dods delays decision on Mecca’s Nunthorpe run

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
MICHAEL DODS will wait until Friday before making a decision on the participation of Mecca's Angel in that day's Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes at York. Read More...

Irish National prize-money almost doubles to 500,000

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE IRISH GRAND NATIONAL is set to become the third richest jumps race in Ireland or Britain with a massive prize fund of €500,000 after Boylesports yesterday committed to backing the Fairyhouse race for another three years. Read More...

O’Brien fires three big guns at Yorkshire Oaks

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
BREEDERS' CUP TURF heroine Found will be joined by stablemates Even Song and Seventh Heaven in the Darley Yorkshire Oaks on Thursday. Read More...

O’Brien fires three big guns at Yorkshire Oaks

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
BREEDERS' CUP TURF heroine Found will be joined by stablemates Even Song and Seventh Heaven in the Darley Yorkshire Oaks on Thursday. Read More...

HRI hits back over Hannon’s ‘farcical’ Phoenix claim

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
HORSE RACING IRELAND chief executive Brian Kavanagh has defended the five-runner Phoenix Stakes won by Caravaggio after trainer Richard Hannon described it as a "farcical race". Read More...

Kool Kompany back with Hannon after flopping down under

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
KOOL KOMPANY, winner of the Group 2 Railway Stakes and Prix Robert Papin as a juvenile, has returned to former trainer Richard Hannon after an unsuccessful stint in Australia Read More...

Gatsby needs a fresh pair of hands says Ryan

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
KEVIN RYAN on Monday said his stable star The Grey Gatsby needed a fresh pair of hands as he revealed he was behind the decision to replace Jamie Spencer with Danny Tudhope for the Group 1 Juddmonte International Stakes at York on Wednesday. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: students and slow horses not dissimilar

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
WHAT on earth have they been doing all this time? It's over three years since Electrify, Flower Of Love and Trishuli Rock were born, with the idea that they'd soon be running around in circles fast enough to reach the winning post first. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: slow horses and students not dissimilar

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
WHAT on earth have they been doing all this time? It's over three years since Electrify, Flower Of Love and Trishuli Rock were born, with the idea that they'd soon be running around in circles fast enough to reach the winning post first. Read More...

Gwafa finishes fourth in Listed race in Spain

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
A SIXTH trip to Spain in the past four years failed to yield a winner for Cropredy-based trainer Paul Webber although Swinton Hurdle scorer Gwafa ran a fine race to finish fourth in the Copa de Oro Read More...

Almanzor cut for Arc following easy Group 2 success

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
PRIX DU JOCKEY CLUB winner Almanzor further enhanced his burgeoning reputation by confirming previous form with Zarak to land this Group 2 contest. Read More...

Almanzor cut for Arc following easy Group 2 success

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
PRIX DU JOCKEY CLUB winner Almanzor further enhanced his burgeoning reputation by confirming previous form with Zarak to land this Group 2 contest. Read More...

Exciting Sutter County could return in Gimcrack

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
UNBEATEN juvenile Sutter County could make his eagerly-awaited return in the Irish Thoroughbred Marketing Gimcrack Stakes at York on Saturday as Mark Johnston's colt features among 15 confirmations for the Group 2 contest Read More...

Mottershead: credit Clondaw camp over Lasix stance

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
One aspect of Saturday night in Chicago that is less enjoyable to note relates to the decision of most European connections to use the anti-bleeding, and arguably performance-enhancing, drug Lasix. Read More...

Mottershead: credit Clondaw camp over Lasix refusal

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
One aspect of Saturday night in Chicago that is less enjoyable to note relates to the decision of most European connections to use the anti-bleeding, and arguably performance-enhancing, drug Lasix. Read More...

Postponed to face 12 in International comeback

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
POSTPONED heads a field of 13 runners set to contest Wednesday's Juddmonte International Stakes at York as he bids to bounce back from a respiratory infection that saw him miss the King George at Ascot. Read More...

Nunthorpe hope Goldream in good order

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ROBERT COWELL has reported Goldream in "absolutely tip-top condition" for the Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes on Friday, in which the sprint-specialist trainer will seek a second victory with a team that could rise to three. Read More...

William Hill rejects second 888 and Rank bid

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
WILLIAM HILL on Sunday rejected a second joint-offer from 888 Holdings and the Rank Group to merge the three companies, saying the revised proposal continues to "significantly undervalue" the high street bookmaker. Read More...

Displaced colon could end The Gurkha’s career

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE racing career of Classic winner The Gurkha is in jeopardy with the Aidan O'Brien-trained colt recovering from surgery for a displaced colon. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: Girtin out to paint a pretty picture

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE QUEEN is and yet may not be at Royal Windsor on Monday evening. She may be there for "Rock at the Races" together, appropriately, with the Queen tribute band ‘Mercury' but I suspect is more likely to be at home. Read More...

Germany: Protectionist makes all for Group 1 success

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
PROTECTIONIST (Andreas Wöhler/ Eduardo Pedroza) kept his unbeaten record in 2016 with a powerful performance to secure a first European Group 1. Read More...

Germany: Protectionist makes all for Group 1 win

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
PROTECTIONIST (Andreas Wöhler/ Eduardo Pedroza) kept his unbeaten record in 2016 with a powerful performance to secure a first European Group 1. Read More...

France: Fahey hails Ribchester after Marois victory

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
RICHARD FAHEY hailed Ribchester the best horse he has ever trained after he built on his fast-finishing third in last month's Sussex Stakes to land the spoils under William Buick, who has clocked up the air miles over the weekend. Read More...

Ribchester holds off Vadamos for Marois glory

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
RIBCHESTER built on his fast-finishing third in last month's Sussex Stakes to land the spoils for Godolphin under William Buick, who has clocked up the miles over the weekend. Read More...

Fahey hails Ribchester after gutsy Marois victory

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
RICHARD FAHEY hailed Ribchester the best horse he has ever trained after he built on his fast-finishing third in last month's Sussex Stakes to land the spoils under William Buick, who has clocked up the air miles over the weekend. Read More...

UK trainers targeted in $7m Indian sales scam

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TRAINERS and owners in the UK and United States have been targeted in an "elaborate scam", according to Leyburn-trainer Karl Burke. Read More...