Racing Post

Newbury: Portman claims big pot with unbeaten Mrs Danvers

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
JONATHAN PORTMAN warned punters on Saturday morning that the drying ground may be against 9-2 joint-favourite Mrs Danvers - but any worries were quickly eased as the filly maintained her unbeaten record to claim the big pot. Read More...

Curragh: Mecca’s Angel sparkles in Sapphire Stakes

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
MECCA'S ANGEL, the 5-4 favourite, motored to victory with a dominant performance over Brando in the Sapphire Stakes. Read More...

Mecca’s Angel crushes rivals in Sapphire Stakes

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
MECCA'S ANGEL, the 5-4 favourite, motored to victory with a dominant performance over Brando in the Sapphire Stakes. Read More...

Market Rasen: Super Summer double for Skeltons

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
DAN and Harry Skelton achieved a valuable Listed double as Long House Hall won a dramatic Summer Plate after Red Tornado had got the ball rolling in the Summer Handicap Hurdle. Read More...

Market Rasen: Super Summer double for Skelton team

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
DAN and Harry Skelton achieved a valuable Listed double as Long House Hall won a dramatic Summer Plate after Red Tornado had got the ball rolling in the Summer Handicap Hurdle. Read More...

Super Summer double for Skeltons at Market Rasen

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
DAN and Harry Skelton achieved a valuable Listed double as Long House Hall won a dramatic Summer Plate after Red Tornado had got the ball rolling in the Summer Handicap Hurdle. Read More...

Ellison heaps praise on team after reaching landmark

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
IT WAS business as usual at Brian Ellison’s yard the morning after the night before when the trainer reached the 1,000-winner milestone. Read More...

Ellison heaps praise on team after reaching landmark

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
IT WAS business as usual at Brian Ellison’s yard the morning after the night before when the trainer reached the 1,000-winner milestone. Read More...

Lingfield security guard back to work after brutal attack

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
A SECURITY guard is back at work for one of Lingfield's most popular meetings this evening, just seven days after being struck in the face by a ball bearing fired at point blank range from a catapult while he was trying to apprehend a burglar. Read More...

The Briefing: latest going, non-runners and key betting news

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
We bring you all the latest going, non-runners and key betting news Read More...

Irish Oaks favourite in good form after break

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
EVEN SONG, the Ribblesdale Stakes winner, heads Aidan O'Brien's bid for a fifth win in the Darley Irish Oaks at the Curragh today when the Ballydoyle trainer will be four-handed in the fillies' Classic. Read More...

Irish Oaks favourite Even Song in good form after break

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
EVEN SONG, the Ribblesdale Stakes winner, heads Aidan O'Brien's bid for a fifth win in the Darley Irish Oaks at the Curragh today when the Ballydoyle trainer will be four-handed in the fillies' Classic. Read More...

Talktothestars bids for more Grade 1 glory at Greyville

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TALKTOTHESTARS (Coenie de Beer/Gavin Lerena) had several of these behind when giving weight all round in the Grade 1 Tsogo Sprint Handicap over this trip at Scottsville last month and now meets them under weight-for-age conditions. Read More...

South Africa: Talktothestars bids for another Grade 1

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TALKTOTHESTARS (Coenie de Beer/Gavin Lerena) had several of these behind when giving weight all round in the Grade 1 Tsogo Sprint Handicap over this trip at Scottsville last month and now meets them under weight-for-age conditions. Read More...

Bookies point finger at Worldpay over elusive winnings

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SOME customers of bookmakers Stan James are among those who were yesterday still unable to access funds in their accounts as a result of difficulties being experienced by payment-processing service Worldpay. Read More...

Blank Saturday a possibility as C4 looks to bow out early

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CHANNEL 4 Racing's last goodbye could be made sooner than previously expected after it emerged the broadcaster is seeking to extricate itself from a contractual commitment to bow out at Newbury on December 31. Read More...

Blank Saturday a possibility as C4 seeks early exit

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CHANNEL 4 Racing's last goodbye could be made sooner than previously expected after it emerged the broadcaster is seeking to extricate itself from a contractual commitment to bow out at Newbury on December 31. Read More...

Riding return felt really good, says Hayley Turner

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
FOR the first time in 251 days, racegoers were treated to the sight of Hayley Turner skipping into the parade ring as her mini comeback began at Newmarket on Friday night. Read More...

Newbury: Mokarris blitzes field to win Rose Bowl in style

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
MOKARRIS dominated the field as he won the TKP Surfacing Rose Bowl Stakes at Newbury in impressive fashion under Paul Hanagan. Read More...

Mokarris blitzes field to win Rose Bowl in impressive style

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
MOKARRIS dominated the field as he won the TKP Surfacing Rose Bowl Stakes at Newbury in impressive fashion under Paul Hanagan. Read More...

Lightening Fast to be first Frankel runner in Ireland

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
FRANKEL'S sons and daughters have been making a huge impact on British courses this season, and Lightening Fast will bid to uphold family honour in Ireland at the Curragh on Saturday afternoon. Read More...

Jumps legs included in Scoop6 puzzle

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THIS Saturday's Totescoop6 will include two races over the jumps from Market Rasen, as the six legs are split across three meetings with a potential pot of £400,000. Read More...

Rouget eyeing Champion Stakes double for Almanzor

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
France: Jean-Claude Rouget has unveiled ambitious plans for his armada of talented three-year-olds, with raids on Goodwood, Longines Irish Champions Weekend and Qipco Champions Day at Ascot. Read More...

USA: NFL stars defrauded in ownership swindle

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
A man from Ohio has been charged with defrauding American Football players after persuading them to give him money to invest in racehorses on their behalf but instead using it to fund his extravagant lifestyle. Read More...

This is a warm-up not a comeback – Turner

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
DON'T call it a comeback. In cricketing terms Hayley Turner is back in the nets ahead of her Test match that is the Shergar Cup at Ascot next month. Read More...

France: Mont Ormel downs Red Verdon for Brandt

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
PIA BRANDT enjoyed the biggest win of her career when Mont Ormel sprang a shock under Cristian Demuro in the Juddmonte Grand Prix de Paris at Saint-Cloud on Bastille Day. Read More...

Brandt delight as Mont Ormel downs Dunlop’s Red Verdon

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
PIA BRANDT enjoyed the biggest win of her career when Mont Ormel sprang a shock under Cristian Demuro in the Juddmonte Grand Prix de Paris at Saint-Cloud on Bastille Day. Read More...

Brandt delight as Mont Ormel downs Dunlop’s Red Verdon

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
PIA BRANDT enjoyed the biggest win of her career when Mont Ormel sprang a shock under Cristian Demuro in the Juddmonte Grand Prix de Paris at Saint-Cloud on Bastille Day. Read More...

Brandt delight as Mont Ormel downs Dunlop’s Red Verdon

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
PIA BRANDT enjoyed the biggest win of her career when Mont Ormel sprang a shock under Cristian Demuro in the Juddmonte Grand Prix de Paris at Saint-Cloud on Bastille Day. Read More...

France: Brandt delight as Mont Ormel downs Red Verdon

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
PIA BRANDT enjoyed the biggest win of her career when Mont Ormel sprang a shock under Cristian Demuro in the Juddmonte Grand Prix de Paris at Saint-Cloud on Bastille Day. Read More...

Best fallout could lead to reopening of seven cases

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
AS MANY as seven disciplinary cases could be reopened after being identified by a leading QC as being potentially unsound due to the involvement of solicitor Matthew Lohn. Read More...

Portman hopes Mrs hits the target in Super Sprint

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
LAMBOURN trainer Jonathan Portman will attempt to scoop the biggest pot of his career in the Weatherbys Super Sprint at Newbury on Saturday and hopes Mrs Danvers can handle quicker ground and hotter competition than she has had. Read More...

The Irish Oaks: where the winners have come from

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE Irish Oaks has been a key landmark for the best three-year-old fillies to pit their talents against each other, with six of the last 17 winners of the Cartier Three-Year-Old Filly of the Year title winning the race at the Curragh en route to collecti Read More...

Ex-owner Maharaj loses appeal against double murder

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
KRISHNA MAHARAJ, a former leading racehorse owner in Britain, is set to remain behind bars in Florida for a double murder he claims he did not commit after a judge in Miami rejected his latest appeal against the sentence. Read More...

Champions Stakes could switch to inner course to avoid soft ground

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE Qipco Champion Stakes, highlight of Britain's Flat season finale at Ascot, could be run on a newly demarcated inner course in a bid to avoid running the race on soft ground. Read More...

Champions Stakes could switch to fast ground inner course

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE Qipco Champion Stakes, highlight of Britain's Flat season finale at Ascot, could be run on a newly demarcated inner course in a bid to avoid running the race on soft ground. Read More...

Champion Stakes could switch to fast ground inner course

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE Qipco Champion Stakes, highlight of Britain's Flat season finale at Ascot, could be run on a newly demarcated inner course in a bid to avoid running the race on soft ground. Read More...

Even Song heads Irish Oaks declarations

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
EVEN SONG, winner of the Ribblesdale Stakes at Royal Ascot last month, heads up a team of four Aidan O'Brien-trained fillies for the Darley Irish Oaks on Saturday when the Ballydoyle trainer will be bidding to win the Classic for the fifth time. Read More...

Dunlop hoping for better luck with Red Verdon in Paris

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
WITH no French-trained challenger sent to the Curragh last month, this Bastille Day feature provides a first chance to measure the strength of the Anglo-Irish Derby form of Harzand against that of the Prix du Jockey Club. Read More...

De Sousa back with a bang after 12-day ban

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SILVESTRE DE SOUSA returns to action on Thursday following a 12-day suspension with a double stint at Leicester and Epsom and is "mad-keen" to retain his jockeys' title. Read More...

De Sousa back with a bang after 12-day suspension

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SILVESTRE DE SOUSA returns to action on Thursday following a 12-day suspension with a double stint at Leicester and Epsom and is "mad-keen" to retain his jockeys' title. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: British trainers have let us down

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
It's a terrible thing when you have to apologise for your own countrymen but British trainers have let us down badly. They've let themselves down, let their owners down, let the sport down and let their country down. Read More...

Racing has an ally in Number 10 through Theresa May

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SHOULD Theresa May and the Queen tire of discussing matters of state at their weekly meetings they can always turn to talk of the turf, as the new prime minister, in common with the monarch, has enjoyed victory as a racehorse owner. Read More...

Royal Ascot winner Primitivo sold to Hong Kong

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
HONG KONG has acquired another Royal Ascot winner as news broke on Wednesday that Primitivo has been sold to continue his racing career abroad. Read More...

Track repairs forces Ayr to cancel sprint races

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THERE will be no sprint races at next week's fixture at Ayr as remedial work needs to be undertaken to the sprint course. Read More...

Track repairs forces Ayr to cancel sprint races on Monday

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THERE will be no sprint races at next week's fixture at Ayr as remedial work needs to be undertaken to the sprint course. Read More...

Catterick: Long odds-on Frankel filly Queen Kindly wins easily

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
FRANKEL filly Queen Kindly cruised to victory in the opening race at Catterick - at odds of 1-16 - to give her sire an eighth winner from 14 runs. Read More...

Catterick: Long odds-on Frankel filly Queen Kindly wins

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
FRANKEL filly Queen Kindly cruised to victory in the opening race at Catterick - at odds of 1-16 - to give her sire an eighth winner from 14 runs. Read More...

Frankel filly Queen Kindly delivers at a price of 1-16

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
FRANKEL filly Queen Kindly cruised to victory in the opening race at Catterick - at odds of 1-16 - to give her sire an eighth winner from 14 runs. Read More...

Long odds-on Frankel filly Queen Kindly wins at Catterick

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
FRANKEL filly Queen Kindly cruised to victory in the opening race at Catterick - at odds of 1-16 - to give her sire an eighth winner from 14 runs. Read More...