Racing Post

Sprinter Sacre ‘fantastic’ in schooling session

Racing Post | 1 week ago
SPRINTER SACRE provided trainer Nicky Henderson with some cheering news on Friday in the wake of the announcement that stablemate My Tent Or Yours will not run this season due to injury. Read More...

Four Champions Day races in 500,000 Scoop6

Racing Post | 1 week ago
FOUR Champions Day races from Ascot and two Cheltenham contests form Saturday's Scoop6, which could hit the £500,000 mark. Read More...

Tendon injury means My Tent Or Yours misses season

Racing Post | 1 week ago
MY TENT OR YOURS, runner-up in last season's Champion Hurdle, will not run this season having sustained a minor leg injury, trainer Nicky Henderson said on Friday. Read More...

Australia: Rookie trainer Alexander lands fairytale Cup run

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE Caulfield Cup delivered another incredible twist on Friday when a fourth withdrawal in less than 48 hours granted rookie British trainer Archie Alexander a shot at Group 1 glory with a horse who only joined his yard four days ago. Read More...

Hannon hopes Night can thunder home in QEII Stakes

Racing Post | 1 week ago
NIGHT OF THUNDER got Richard Hannon's first season off to a flyer when winning the 2,000 Guineas in May and the trainer hopes he can cap the campaign with victory in Saturday's Queen Elizabeth II Stakes at Ascot. Read More...

Today’s racing: Estidhkaar has chance to further Classic case

Racing Post | 1 week ago
AT THE end of a year that began with victory in the 2,000 Guineas Richard Hannon bids to round off a magnificent first season on the Rowley Mile with success in the track's signature juvenile race today. Read More...

Estidhkaar has chance to further Classic case

Racing Post | 1 week ago
AT THE end of a year that began with victory in the 2,000 Guineas Richard Hannon bids to round off a magnificent first season on the Rowley Mile with success in the track's signature juvenile race today. Read More...

Australia: Japanese star Bande ruled out of Caulfield Cup

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Another day, another withdrawal from Saturday's Crown Golden Ale Caulfield Cup. This time the axe fell on Japanese star Bande, who had been second favourite for the A$3 million handicap but failed a veterinary inspection on Friday morning. Read More...

Six-time champion Fallon planning US move

Racing Post | 1 week ago
KIEREN FALLON has revealed he plans to move to the US in an attempt to revive his riding career, with the jockey open to making the move permanent should it prove successful. Read More...

Six-time champion jockey Fallon planning US move

Racing Post | 1 week ago
KIEREN FALLON has revealed he plans to move to the US in an attempt to revive his riding career, with the jockey open to making the move permanent should it prove successful. Read More...

Cossack cut for Gold Cup after Punchestown romp

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE Gold Cup ante-post market got its first shake up of the season, with Don Cossack shortened for the Cheltenham feature after an authoritative win in Grade 3 company. Read More...

Punchestown: Don Cossack cut for Gold Cup after romp

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE Gold Cup ante-post market got its first shake up of the season, with Don Cossack shortened for the Cheltenham feature after an authoritative win in Grade 3 company. Read More...

Alelchi Inois makes it five from five over fences

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE Willie Mullins-trained Alelchi Inois took his record to five from five over fences, landing his second Grade 3 with the minimum of fuss under Ruby Walsh against a depleted field. Read More...

Punchestown: Alelchi Inois makes it five from five over fences

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE Willie Mullins-trained Alelchi Inois took his record to five from five over fences, landing his second Grade 3 with the minimum of fuss under Ruby Walsh against a depleted field. Read More...

The price to pay for staging racing fit for champions

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE scale of investment made to establish Qipco British Champions Day, and the venture's reliance on the generosity of the title sponsor, has been revealed in a debt to shareholder racecourses. Read More...

Sore McCoy to take a few days off before return

Racing Post | 1 week ago
TONY McCOY, who gave up his rides at Wetherby on Wednesday, is set for a few days on the sidelines as he is still feeling the effects of a fall at Worcester last week. Read More...

France: Guyon delighted to be riding for Wertheimers

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Maxime Guyon, who has ridden a stack of big winners for Andre Fabre, cannot wait to get started in his new role as retained jockey to leading owners the Wertheimer brothers. Read More...

France: Guyon delighted to be riding for Wertheimers

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Maxime Guyon, who has ridden a stack of big winners for Andre Fabre, cannot wait to get started in his new role as retained jockey to leading owners the Wertheimer brothers. Read More...

Toormore team turn to Fallon for QEII

Racing Post | 1 week ago
KIEREN FALLON, who struck gold when partnering Night Of Thunder in the 2,000 Guineas, has received another big-race call-up from the Richard Hannon yard for Saturday's Queen Elizabeth II Stakes at Ascot in which he will partner Toomore. Read More...

Today’s racing: Little King has a big chance to rule again

Racing Post | 1 week ago
LITTLE KING ROBIN was rated 115 when second to Cailin Annamh in the Listed Grabel Mares Hurdle last year, but following a dry summer the Colin Bowe-trained six-year-old has improved to a handicap mark of 139. Read More...

Ascot going heavy, soft in places after more rain

Racing Post | 1 week ago
MORE rain at Ascot on Wednesday night forced clerk of the course Chris Stickels to change the going back to heavy, soft in places in preparation for Saturday's Qipco Champions Day. Read More...

Hills: Muhaarar thriving but I’ve huge respect for Ivawood

Racing Post | 1 week ago
MUHAARAR, 6-1 to provide Charlie Hills with his first Group 1 win of the year in Friday's vision.ae Middle Park Stakes, is thriving according to the trainer, who is well aware of the task facing the juvenile with the exciting Ivawood in opposition. Read More...

Lame Dandino misses Saturday’s Caulfield Cup

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Europe's Caulfield Cup team is down to one after the Marco Botti-trained Dandino was found to be lame following work on Thursday morning. Read More...

Australia: Lame Dandino misses Caulfield Cup

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Europe's Caulfield Cup team is down to one after the Marco Botti-trained Dandino was found to be lame following work on Thursday morning. Read More...

Charline set for Euro campaign with Botti

Racing Post | 1 week ago
EURO CHARLINE will be heading back to Marco Botti's Newmarket yard after her owners, Team Valor, opted to end the daughter of Myboycharlie's stay in the United States with Todd Pletcher. Read More...

Australian rider Caitlin Forrest fatally injured in pile up

Racing Post | 1 week ago
JOCKEY Caitlin Forrest has died from injuries sustained in a four-horse pile up at Murray Bridge racecourse near Adelaide on Wednesday. She was 19. Read More...

Tony McCoy stood down by doctors at Wetherby

Racing Post | 1 week ago
CHAMPION jockey Tony McCoy has stood down by the doctors at Wetherby on Wednesday following his win on Goodwood Mirage in the third race. Read More...

McCoy misses Wetherby rides after being stood down

Racing Post | 1 week ago
CHAMPION jockey Tony McCoy was stood down by the doctor at Wetherby on Wednesday following his win on Goodwood Mirage in the third race. Read More...

Australia: Jockeys in hospital after pile up

Racing Post | 1 week ago
TWO jockeys have been taken to hospital following a fall at Murray Bridge in Australia on Wednesday. Read More...

Cooper posts first win since return from injury

Racing Post | 1 week ago
BRYAN COOPER, who suffered a broken leg at the Cheltenham Festival in March, returned to winning ways when we rode Lord Scoundrel to victory in a maiden hurdle at Punchestown on Wednesday. Read More...

Hannon’s strong hand on Future Champions Day

Racing Post | 1 week ago
RICHARD HANNON appears to have a stranglehold on the Group 1 prizes on Future Champions Day at Newmarket on Friday with the favourite in the two colts events and a leading fancy in the Dubai Fillies' Mile. Read More...

Hannon’s strong hand on Future Champions Day

Racing Post | 1 week ago
RICHARD HANNON appears to have a stranglehold on the Group 1 prizes on Future Champions Day at Newmarket on Friday with the favourite in the two colts events and a leading fancy in the Dubai Fillies' Mile. Read More...

Wetherby non-runners hand McCoy walkover victory

Racing Post | 1 week ago
TONY McCOY has been given a helping hand in his historic bid to ride 300 winners in a season after becoming the beneficiary of a walkover at Wetherby on Wednesday. Read More...

Wetherby walkover hands McCoy landmark victory

Racing Post | 1 week ago
TONY McCOY has been given a helping hand in his historic bid to ride 300 winners in a season after becoming the beneficiary of a walkover at Wetherby on Wednesday. Read More...

Walkover at Wetherby as non-runners pile in

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THERE will be a rare walkover at Wetherby on Wednesday after three of the four-strong field for the 3m1f handicap chase were declared non-runners. Read More...

Walkover at Wetherby as non-runners pile up

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THERE will be a rare walkover at Wetherby on Wednesday after three of the four-strong field for the 3m1f handicap chase were declared non-runners. Read More...

Today’s racing: Orgilgo in good form in bid to follow up

Racing Post | 1 week ago
ORGILGO BAY, who produced a career-best performance at Listowel last month when landing the valuable Lartigue Handicap Hurdle by five lengths, will be bidding for a fourth win over hurdles at Punchestown. Read More...

USA: Jockey Juan Saez, 17, reported to have died after fall

Racing Post | 1 week ago
REPORTS in the US suggest apprentice jockey Juan Saez has died from injuries he sustained in a fall at Indiana Grand racetrack in Indianapolis. He was 17. Read More...

USA: Jockey Juan Saez, 17, dies after fall

Racing Post | 1 week ago
JOCKEY Juan Saez, a 17-year-old apprentice from Panama, has died from injuries sustained in a fall at Indiana Downs racecourse on Tuesday. Read More...

USA: Jockey Juan Saez, 17, dies after Indiana fall

Racing Post | 1 week ago
JOCKEY Juan Saez, a 17-year-old apprentice from Panama, has died from injuries sustained in a fall at Indiana Downs racecourse on Tuesday. Read More...

USA: Jockey Juan Saez, 17, reported to have died after fall

Racing Post | 1 week ago
REPORTS in the US suggest apprentice jockey Juan Saez has died from injuries he sustained in a fall at Indiana Grand racetrack in Indianapolis. He was 17. Read More...

Irish racing receives 11.2m Budget boost

Racing Post | 1 week ago
IRISH horseracing received a "fantastic" boost worth around €11.2 million yesterday when Minister for Finance Michael Noonan's Budget speech revealed signifi­cant increases in funding for next year. Read More...

Nass agrees two new pay rates with trainers

Racing Post | 1 week ago
PAY talks between the National Trainers Federation and the National Association of Stable Staff have concluded with two new pay rates introduced to recognise workers with the most skills and experience. Read More...

Breeders’ Cup for Toronado as Hughes switches to Night

Racing Post | 1 week ago
RICHARD HANNON on Tuesday reduced his Queen Elizabeth II Stakes hand to two, diverting Toronado to the Breeders' Cup Mile and leaving Richard Hughes to jump aboard the 2,000 Guineas winner Night Of Thunder Qipco British Champions Day. Read More...

Breeders’ Cup for Toronado as Hughes switches to Thunder

Racing Post | 1 week ago
RICHARD HANNON on Tuesday reduced his Queen Elizabeth II Stakes hand to two, diverting Toronado to the Breeders' Cup Mile and leaving Richard Hughes to jump aboard the 2,000 Guineas winner Night Of Thunder on Qipco British Champions Day. Read More...

Juvenile Judge

Racing Post | 1 week ago
David Baxter takes a final look at the under-the-radar two-year-olds it could pay to follow. Read More...

Disposable yet indispensable ´ Treve sums up Twitter´s lure

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Robin Gibson with his fortnightly look at racing on the web Read More...

BHA clears De Sousa to continue riding in Britain

Racing Post | 1 week ago
SILVESTRE DE SOUSA has been cleared to continue riding in Britain despite being placed on the forfeit list by the Emirates Racing Authority after failing to pay £20,000 in costs towards a failed appeal hearing earlier in the year. Read More...

Weld to make Eagle call after Ascot course walk

Racing Post | 1 week ago
TRAINER Dermot Weld will walk the course at Ascot on Saturday before making a decision on Free Eagle's Qipco Champion Stakes participation on British Champions Day. Read More...

Weld to make Eagle decision after Ascot course walk

Racing Post | 1 week ago
TRAINER Dermot Weld will walk the course at Ascot on Saturday before making a decision on Free Eagle's Qipco Champion Stakes participation on British Champions Day. Read More...