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Racecourses dodge the worst of the summer storms

Racing Post | 1 week ago
RACECOURSES in Britain and Ireland dodged the worst of the stormy weather on Friday night with only Lingfield receiving a significant sum of rain before racing on Saturday. Read More...

Morphine positives spark statement from feed firm

Racing Post | 1 week ago
MORPHINE could have been found in as many as 15 post-race samples from horses who have raced in Britain this summer, as a leading feed manufacturer revealed possible contamination in one of its products. Read More...

USA: Dettori rides double on first day at Saratoga

Racing Post | 1 week ago
AFTER a tortuous journey to New York, Frankie Dettori wasted little time leaving his mark on Saratoga's opening day with a double at America's most cherished venue. Read More...

USA: Future uncertain for Stevens with knee surgery needed

Racing Post | 1 week ago
GARY STEVENS, whose comeback to the saddle last year was topped with a famous win in the Breeders' Cup Classic, will require a full right knee replacement after an MRI scan showed the injury was worse than first thought. Read More...

USA: Stevens requires full knee surgery

Racing Post | 1 week ago
GARY STEVENS, whose comeback to the saddle last year was topped with a famous win in the Breeders' Cup Classic, will require a full right knee replacement after an MRI scan showed the injury was worse than first thought. Read More...

Today’s racing: Al Kazeem returns to action at Newbury

Racing Post | 1 week ago
AL KAZEEM carved out a reputation as one of the top middle-distance performers in Europe last year after firing in three consecutive Group 1 victories in the Tattersalls Gold Cup, Prince of Wales's Stakes and Eclipse. Read More...

USA: Dettori hopes Kitten can score in Grade 1

Racing Post | 1 week ago
FRANKIE DETTORI'S short visit to Saratoga continues with seven mounts on Saturday's card, headed by Stephanie's Kitten (Chad Brown) in the feature event, the Diana Stakes. Read More...

Chepstow suffers nematode nightmare

Racing Post | 1 week ago
SIR TOM JONES, who performed after racing at Chepstow two weeks ago, might be asked to give a further rendition of his classic hit "It's Not Unusual" this week after the Welsh venue revealed on Friday they have struck another bout of turf Read More...

Chepstow suffers nematode nightmare

Racing Post | 1 week ago
SIR TOM JONES, who performed after racing at Chepstow two weeks ago, might be asked to give a further rendition of his classic hit ‘The Green, Green Grass Of Home' after the Welsh venue was struck another bout of turf trouble. Read More...

McNamara admitted to hospital with infection

Racing Post | 1 week ago
JOHN THOMAS McNAMARA, who was paralysed in a fall at last year's Cheltenham Festival, was in the intensive care unit of Limerick Regional Hospital on Friday having been taken ill the previous day. Read More...

Injured Callan out for a month

Racing Post | 1 week ago
NEIL CALLAN faces up to a month on the sidelines following an ankle injury suffered at Doncaster last week. Read More...

Punters target Taghrooda once more

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE wave of confidence that carried Taghrooda to long odds-on favourite for Saturday's aborted bid at the Darley Irish Oaks appeared not to be dented on Friday as she was heavily supported for he King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes. Read More...

Sponsors offering Saturday Scoop6 bonus

Racing Post | 1 week ago
PUNTERS hoping to snag Saturday's Scoop6 will be required to wade through the form over both codes, with the bet taking in Flat action from Newbury and Newmarket, plus the Betfred-backed Summer Hurdle and Summer Plate at Market Rase Read More...

Six chances for McCoy to pass Pipe’s record

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TONY McCOY will have six chances to eclipse the tally of 4,191 career wins set by close friend and mentor Martin Pipe at Market Rasen on Saturday. Read More...

Hutchinson aiming for September return from injury

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
WAYNE HUTCHINSON is aiming to return to the saddle in September, as the jump jockey recovers from an operation on his hip. Read More...

Today’s racing: Given optimistic as Odeon hits Leger trail

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ONCE a Derby trial, James Given is hoping the Listed EBF Stallions Glasgow Stakes (8.10) can prove a testing ground for the Ladbrokes St Leger for Odeon. Read More...

Retirement on hold for Sizing Europe

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
JUMPS legend Sizing Europe, who was under consideration for retirement after an emotional success in the Boylesports.com Champion Chase at Punchestown in April, is to return to training according to connections. Read More...

Five horses test positive for morphine

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE BHA revealed on Thursday that the post-race samples of five horses have tested positive for morphine, a prohibited raceday substance, and warned there may be more to come. Read More...

Five horses test positive for morphine

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE BHA revealed on Thursday that the post-race samples of five horses have tested positive for morphine, a prohibited raceday substance, and warned there may be more to come. Read More...

Ana O’Brien handed Irish Oaks ride

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ANA O'BRIEN, daughter of all-conquering trainer Aidan and younger sister to Derby-winning rider Joseph, will break new ground on Saturday when becoming the first female jockey to ride in the Darley Irish Oaks. Read More...

Darley swoop to buy Australia’s half-brother

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
A DUBAWI half-brother to dual Derby winner Australia has been purchased by Sheikh Mohammed's Darley operation in a private sale from Stanley House Stud. Read More...

Five horses test positive for morphine

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE BHA revealed on Thursday that the post-race samples of five horses have tested positive for morphine, a prohibited raceday substance, and warned there may be more to come. Read More...

USA: Dettori set for action-packed visit

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
FRANKIE DETTORI looks set for an action-packed first visit to US racecourse Saratoga, with the world-famous jockey booked for six mounts on the opening day of the 146th summer meeting on Friday. Read More...

Ana O’Brien handed Irish Oaks ride on Beyond Brilliance

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ANA O'BRIEN, daughter of all-conquering trainer Aidan and younger sister to Derby-winning rider Joseph, will break new ground on Saturday when becoming the first female jockeys to ride in the Darley Irish Oaks. Read More...

West Brom team up with bet365

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
BET365, so closely associated with Stoke City football club, have signed a sponsorship deal with their Midlands rivals West Bromwich Albion. Read More...

Betfred stalwart Haddock named CEO

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
BETFRED are to have their first chief executive in two years with the appointment of company stalwart John Haddock to the position. Read More...

Taghrooda to miss Irish Oaks for King George

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
OAKS winner Taghrooda will miss Saturday's Darley Irish Oaks at the Curragh, for which she was the long odds-on favourite, in favour of a crack at the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes Ascot next week. Read More...

Taghrooda to miss Irish Oaks for next week’s King George

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
OAKS winner Taghrooda will miss Saturday's Darley Irish Oaks at the Curragh, for which she was the long odds-on favourite, in favour of a crack at the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes Ascot next week. Read More...

Taghrooda to miss Irish Oaks for next week’s King George

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
OAKS winner Taghrooda will miss Saturday's Darley Irish Oaks at the Curragh, for which she was the long odds-on favourite, in favour of a crack at the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes Ascot next week. Read More...

South African Khumalo to make British debut in Shergar Cup

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
LEADING South African jockey S'manga Khumalo, nicknamed "Bling" because of his peroxide blond hair, will make his British debut at Ascot next month as part of the Rest of the World team in the Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup. Read More...

South African Khumalo to make British debut in Shergar Cup

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
LEADING South African jockey S'manga Khumalo, nicknamed "Bling" because of his peroxide blond hair, will make his British debut at Ascot next month as part of the Rest of the World team in the Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup. Read More...

Today’s racing: Derby fourth Arod returns to action

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
AROD, fourth to Australia in the Derby, embarks upon the second part of his season under Jamie Spencer at Leicester today in a race that ought to provide a stepping stone to bigger and more challenging assignments later on. Read More...

Prize-money boost indicates racing’s finances on upturn

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
FURTHER evidence of racing's emergence from the worst of the economic downturn was the feature of the Levy Board's annual report for 2013-14, which was laid before parliament on Wednesday. Read More...

Tote to investigate low Worcester return

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
AN INVESTIGATION has been launched after punters who backed Fairyinthewind, winner of Worcester's 2m½f novice handicap chase on Wednesday night, on the Tote got a nasty shock as the 9-2 chance paid a paltry 1.10. Read More...

Investigation launched after Worcester Tote return

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
AN INVESTIGATION has been launched after punters who backed Fairyinthewind, winner of Worcester's 2m½f novice handicap chase on Wednesday night, on the Tote got a nasty shock as the 9-2 chance paid a paltry 1.10. Read More...

McCoy eyes Rasen for win to beat Pipe haul

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TONY McCoy moved to within one win of a key personal achievement when On The Record gave him a 4,191st career win at Uttoxeter on Wednesday. Read More...

McCoy eyes Market Rasen for win to beat Pipe haul

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TONY McCoy moved to within one win of a key personal achievement when On The Record gave him a 4,191st career win at Uttoxeter on Wednesday. Read More...

Waterhouse to head William Hill Australia

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TOM WATERHOUSE has been named by William Hill as the new chief executive of their Australian wing which includes Sportingbet, Centrebet and Waterhouse's eponymous operation. Read More...

Appleby faces fine for logo breach in Derby

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
GODOLPHIN trainer Charlie Appleby is to face a disciplinary charge after allowing his two runners in the Derby to carry the owner's sponsorship logo in contravention of an exclusivity agreement held by race sponsor Investec. Read More...

Taghrooda down to 1-2 for Irish Oaks bid

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE 4-5 available for Oaks winner Taghrooda when betting opened less than a day earlier looked long gone on Wednesday afternoon as her odds went as low as 1-2 favourite for Saturday's Irish equivalent. Read More...

McCoy draws level with Martin Pipe career total

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TONY McCoy moved to within one win of a key personal achievement when On The Record gave him a 4,191st career win at Uttoxeter on Wednesday. Read More...

Racing unites in admiration for Scudamores

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THEY carried the coffins. Peter locked in at the back of his father Michael’s. Tom and young Michael, bound together, followed with their grandmother Mary. The sun shone hot on the Herefordshire graveyard. It was as it should be. Read More...

Discussiontofollow flying and set for Stewards’ Cup

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
DISCUSSIONTOFOLLOW'S eyecatching progression since moving to trainer Mike Murphy is to lead him into the cauldron of the 32Red Stewards' Cup on the fifth and final day of Glorious Goodwood on August 2. Read More...

Discussiontofollow flying and set for Stewards’ Cup

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
DISCUSSIONTOFOLLOW'S eyecatching progression since moving to trainer Mike Murphy is to lead him into the cauldron of the 32Red Stewards' Cup on the fifth and final day of Glorious Goodwood on August 2. Read More...

Annecdote leaves Portman to continue career in US

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
JONNY PORTMAN has waved goodbye to his stable star Annecdote after the filly was sold to continue her racing career in the US. Read More...

Annecdote leaves Portman to continue career in US

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
JONNY PORTMAN has waved goodbye to his stable star Annecdote after the filly was sold to continue her racing career in the US. Read More...

Today’s racing: Act Of Charity in form of his life says Kelleway

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
IN-FORM Gay Kelleway bids to record a second victory in Lingfield’s Paul Kelleway Memorial Classified Stakes, a race run in memory of her father. Read More...

Godolphin to establish permanent base in Australia

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
GODOLPHIN have announced plans to establish permanent base in Australia with John O’Shea appointed head trainer and horses to carry their royal blue colours. Read More...

Godolphin to establish permanent base in Australia

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
GODOLPHIN have strengthened their global presence further by establishing a permanent base in Australia. Read More...

Dettori heading off for Emotional Saratoga ride

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
FRANKIE DETTORI could not tick winning the July Cup off his bucket list when Undrafted finished only fourth on Saturday, but the rider will realise one ambition this weekend when he makes his first visit to America's oldest racecourse Saratoga. Read More...