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Playtech report record year as 2014 results are revealed

Racing Post | 1 week ago
ONLINE gaming and betting technology provider Playtech reported record revenue when presenting their results for 2014 on Thursday. Read More...

Goodwood to stage first leg of new Arabian Triple Crown

Racing Post | 1 week ago
GOODWOOD will introduce a £400,000 race for Purebred Arabian horses on Nassau Stakes day as leg one of a new Qatar Arabian Triple Crown offering a $1 million bonus to any winner. Read More...

Goodwood to stage part of new Arabian Triple Crown

Racing Post | 1 week ago
GOODWOOD will introduce a £400,000 race for Purebred Arabian horses on Nassau Stakes day as leg one of a new Qatar Arabian Triple Crown offering a $1 million bonus to any winner. Read More...

Ladbrokes to close 60 more betting shops in 2015

Racing Post | 1 week ago
LADBROKES announced on Thursday that they expect to close a further 60 betting shops this year as the firm revealed annual group operating profits were down 9.3 per cent in 2014. Read More...

Ladbrokes to close 60 more betting shops in 2015

Racing Post | 1 week ago
LADBROKES announced on Thursday that they expect to close a further 60 betting shops this year as the firm revealed annual pre-tax profits were down 13.5 per cent to £98 million in 2014. Read More...

UAE: Local Time bids to bag Oaks and Guineas double

Racing Post | 1 week ago
SAEED BIN SUROOR has already won the Group 3 UAE Oaks nine times, and he looks to hold all the aces again today in the shape of his 1,000 Guineas 1-2 Local Time and Good Place. Read More...

Meade bullish Apache Stronghold can triumph

Racing Post | 1 week ago
NOEL MEADE was at Cheltenham on Wednesday to assess conditions with less than a fortnight to go before the festival kicks off, and issued a positive update on Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup hope Road To Riches. Read More...

Qatar: Dettori has to defy wide draw in Emir’s Trophy

Racing Post | 1 week ago
FRANKIE DETTORI picked out the widest berth of all at Tuesday's draw ceremony and will be hoping for better luck than on Dubai World Cup night last year as Dubday, the star from Qatar, aims to defend a 100 per cent record in his adopted country. Read More...

O’Neill tempted by handicap option for Taquin Du Seuil

Racing Post | 1 week ago
JONJO O'NEILL will give serious consideration to dropping Taquin Du Seuil into handicap company at the Cheltenham Festival, with the weights for the handicap races at the festival revealed on Thursday. Read More...

Bordini heads Mullins assault on Champion Bumper

Racing Post | 1 week ago
WILLIE MULLINS has made eight of the 46 entries for the Weatherbys Champion Bumper at Cheltenham next month as the trainer seeks a ninth win in the Grade 1. Read More...

Aurore D’Estruval misses festival after setback

Racing Post | 1 week ago
AURORE D'ESTRUVAL, Britain's shortest-priced contender for the OLBG Mares' Hurdle, is set to miss the race after a setback. Read More...

Aurore D’Estruval misses Cheltenham after setback

Racing Post | 1 week ago
AURORE D'ESTRUVAL, Britain's shortest-priced contender for the OLBG Mares' Hurdle, is set to miss the race after a setback. Read More...

Turner back in action and out to atone for error of judgement

Racing Post | 1 week ago
HAYLEY TURNER returns to action aboard one of her favourite horses at Kempton on Wednesday vowing never to repeat the blunder that derailed her encouraging start to the campaign last month. Read More...

Grugy ‘buzzing’ for Champion Chase defence

Racing Post | 1 week ago
SIRE DE GRUGY is "buzzing" at home after his victory at Chepstow on Saturday and jockey Jamie Moore believes last year's Betway Champion Chase winner is in top shape to defend his title next month. Read More...

O’Brien Guineas winner King Of Kings dies at stud

Racing Post | 1 week ago
KING OF KINGS, who gave trainer Aidan O'Brien the first of his 21 British Classic wins in the 1998 2,000 Guineas, has died at stud in South Africa aged 20 due to heart failure. Read More...

Silviniaco heads ‘more select’ team for Nicholls

Racing Post | 1 week ago
SMALL but select was the mantra Paul Nicholls was preaching at his pre-Cheltenham open day, when the champion trainer was keen to emphasise he will be saddling fewer festival runners than in previous years. Read More...

National hope Focus injured in freak accident

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Willie Mullins yesterday admitted that the prospects of Back In Focus running in the Crabbie's Grand National are "not looking good " following a freak accident in his box at the trainer's Closutton Co Carlow yard. Read More...

National hope Back In Focus injured in freak accident

Racing Post | 1 week ago
WILLIE MULLINS on Tuesday admitted that the prospects of Back In Focus running in the Crabbie's Grand National are "not looking good" following a freak accident in his box at the trainer's Closutton, Co Carlow yard. Read More...

Fehily facing Zarkandar quandary for festival

Racing Post | 1 week ago
ZARKANDAR is the new joint-favourite for the Ladbrokes World Hurdle following Tuesday's withdrawal of More Of That, but uncertainty surrounds Cheltenham riding plans for the four-time Grade 1 winner. Read More...

BHA releases new ‘zero tolerance’ doping rules

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE BHA on Tuesday published the sport's enhanced anti-doping rules, including a zero-tolerance stance regarding the use of anabolic steroids, that will be implemented from March 2. Read More...

Arc: levy distribution is damaging racing’s grassroots

Racing Post | 1 week ago
ARENA RACING COMPANY is to maintain its executive contribution to prize-money at £11.3 million in 2015 despite having fewer fixtures this year. Read More...

More Of That ruled out of World Hurdle

Racing Post | 1 week ago
FOLLOWING days of speculation, More Of That has finally been ruled out of defending his crown in the Ladbrokes World Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival in just over two weeks. Read More...

Calls to charity GamCare increase by 50 per cent

Racing Post | 1 week ago
CALLS to gambling charity GamCare have increased by around 50 per cent in the last year, which chief executive Dirk Hansen believes is due to increased awareness about its services. Read More...

Ladbrokes in worldwide link with BGT

Racing Post | 1 week ago
LADBROKES last week announced they had signed a new worldwide contract with Best Gaming Technology (BGT) for more than 2,000 additional self-service betting terminals across their retail estate. Read More...

Pricewise likes Lough’s chances in Gold Cup

Racing Post | 1 week ago
PRICEWISE thinks Carlingford Lough could be a good each-way bet for the Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup, but the Racing post tipster does not like the chances of Road To Riches in the same race. Read More...

Celestial on right path for Guineas glory

Racing Post | 1 week ago
CELESTIAL PATH has the qualities required to be a contender for the Qipco 2,000 Guineas according to groom Simon Archer who nurtured the colt last season. Read More...

Qatar star Dubday set for Goodwood visit

Racing Post | 1 week ago
GOODWOOD'S multi-million-pound sponsorship deal with Qatar is set to reap an unexpected reward with news that Dubday, arguably the best horse ever trained in the Gulf state, is set to run there this summer. Read More...

Jessica Fortt crowned stable employee of the year

Racing Post | 1 week ago
DUNRAVEN STUD manager Jessica Fortt was awarded the prize gong of 2015 employee of the year at the glittering Godolphin Stud and Stable Staff Awards bash in London on Monday night. Read More...

Sandown out to attract Imperial Cup bonus hunters

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE winner of the William Hill Imperial Cup on Saturday week could net a £100,000 bonus if they follow up at any race at the Cheltenham Festival after Sandown again tangled the carrot to connections. Read More...

Paddy Power take on big guns in day one offer

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
PADDY POWER have taken their traditional Cheltenham Festival day one offer even further this year by offering money back on all losing bets if either short-priced favourites Douvan or Un De Sceaux win their respective races. Read More...

Sprinter Sacre in great shape to reclaim crown

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SPRINTER SACRE is "in seriously good shape" but trainer Nicky Henderson admits he can not be sure the 2013 Queen Mother Champion Chase winner is back to his unbeatable best. Read More...

World Class: Aussies still top even if Ascot joy eludes them

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Australian sprinters may not rule at Royal Ascot this year, but they still rule the roost, says ratings expert Sam Walker in his weekly look at the big international races. Read More...

Australia: Quarantine boost for international raiders

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Australia: Organisers of The Championships will open a new quarantine facility on Wednesday, which they hope will help boost international runners at the April fixture, worth nearly A$20 million in prize-money. Read More...

Australia: Quarantine boost for international raiders

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Australia: Organisers of The Championships will open a new quarantine facility on Wednesday, which they hope will help boost international runners at the April fixture, worth nearly A$20 million in prize-money. Read More...

Jacob sweet on Reve´s World Hurdle claims

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
DARYL JACOB has warned punters sizing up an open World Hurdle field not to forget about his mount Reve De Sivola. Read More...

Jacob sweet on Reve´s Cheltenham claims

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
DARYL JACOB has warned punters sizing up an open World Hurdle field not to forget about his mount Reve De Sivola. Read More...

World Hurdle hope Beat That to miss Cheltenham Festival

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
GRADE 1-winning novice hurdler Beat That will miss next month's Ladbrokes World Hurdle, which he was as short as 10-1 for. Read More...

William Hill brand to officially launch in Australia

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
WILLIAM HILL officially launch in the Australian market on Tuesday when their Sportingbet.com.au business is rebranded. Read More...

Waterlogged Lingfield cancels Wednesday card

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
LINGFIELD has been forced to abandon Wednesday's jumps meeting because the track is waterlogged. Read More...

Australia: Protectionist set for Saturday return

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Australia: Protectionist, who gave Ryan Moore one of his career highlights by winning the Emirates Melbourne Cup last year, is set for his first start since then at Caulfield on Saturday. Read More...

Stewart eyes more World Hurdle glory with Saphir Du Rheu

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SAPHIR DU RHEU has plenty to do to match the achievements of former stablemate and four-time Ladbrokes World Hurdle winner Big Buck's, but owner Andy Stewart seems keen on his chances at Cheltenham next month. Read More...

Stewart eyes more World Hurdle glory with Saphir Du Rheu

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SAPHIR DU RHEU has plenty to do to match the achievements of former stablemate and four-time Ladbrokes World Hurdle winner Big Buck's, but owner Andy Stewart seems keen on his chances at Cheltenham next month. Read More...

Plumpton gets go-ahead to race after dry night

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TODAY'S meeting at Plumpton goes ahead after officials deemed the track fit for racing well before the planned 8am inspection. Read More...

Hobbs keen on Big Easy’s chances

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TRAINER Phillips Hobbs believes his dual-performer Big Easy is going to the Pertemps Final at the Cheltenham Festival with a "serious each-way chance". Read More...

Hobbs keen on Big Easy chance in Pertemps Final

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TRAINER Phillips Hobbs believes his dual-performer Big Easy is going to the Pertemps Final at the Cheltenham Festival with a "serious each-way chance". Read More...

St Moritz: retiring Morgan saddles winner in the snow

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
RETIRING trainer Joanna Morgan ensured she is bowing out on a high note when Duchess Andorra triumphed in St Moritz on Sunday. Read More...

Gardner handed 14-day ban after Fontwell error

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
A MORTIFIED Lucy Gardner was handed a 14-day ban for failing to ride a finish on 2-1 joint-favourite Sirop De Menthe in the 2m2½f handicap hurdle at Fontwell on Sunday. Read More...

Naas: Mallowney blitzes Grade 2 rivals

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
MALLOWNEY followed up his Fairyhouse romp with an equally impressive 17-length victory in the Grade 2 Paddy Power Your Local Betting Shop Chase at Naas on Sunday. Read More...

Naas: Lean Araig completes hat-trick with gutsy win

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
LEAN ARAIG ran up a three-timer with a gutsy display to see off Modem in the Grade 2 Paddy Power Shops Better Value Novice Hurdle. Read More...

Singapore: Parranda lands inaugural CECF Singapore Cup

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
FAVOURITE backers were in luck as US-runner Parranda scored under Christophe Soumillon to land the inaugural 1m1f CECF Singapore Cup. Read More...