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Robert Papin test could be next for Strath Burn

Racing Post | 1 week ago
NEWBURY maiden winner Strath Burn could be pitched into Group company this weekend, with connections eyeing the Prix Robert Papin at Maisons-Laffitte. Read More...

Toronado team say track will suit star in showdown

Racing Post | 1 week ago
RICHARD HANNON SNR believes the idiosyncratic undulations of Goodwood could be a pivotal factor when stable star Toronado locks horns with St James's Palace Stakes winner Kingman in the Qipco Sussex Stakes at the track on July 30. Read More...

Al Kazeem ready for weekend return

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
AL KAZEEM, the triple Group 1 winner of 2013 who returned to training earlier this year having proved subfertile at stud, looks set to resume his racing career on Saturday in the Listed Doom Bar (Steventon) Stakes at Newbury. Read More...

Hannon Listed winner fails post-race dope test

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE Richard Hannon yard is braced to be stripped of a Listed winner, as it emerged that filly Zurigha tested positive for beta blockers following her victory in the Snowdrop Stakes at Kempton in April. Read More...

Pacemaker being recruited for Lightning Thunder

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
LIGHTNING THUNDER is set to have the assistance of a pacemaker on her next start, with connections keen to avoid a repeat of her last run when down the field at Royal Ascot. Read More...

Anthony Knott facing inside information charges

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ANTHONY KNOTT, the colourful former owner of Hunt Ball, is to be charged by the BHA for supplying inside information. Read More...

Chelmsford City granted 12 fixtures for 2015

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
FRED DONE'S Chelmsford City racecourse has been allocated 12 start-up fixtures next year, while permission has been granted to Newcastle to transfer its Flat turf fixtures to the all-weather track in 2015 once their new artificial course is complet Read More...

Charm shows spirit for Head in Prix Jean Prat

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CHARM SPIRIT managed to get up in the final strides for Olivier Peslier to ensure there was plenty for the locals to cheer on Bastille day, as the colt denied a strong British-trained challenge. Read More...

France: Charm shows spirit for Head in Prix Jean Prat

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CHARM SPIRIT managed to get up in the final strides for Olivier Peslier to ensure there was plenty for the locals to cheer on Bastille day, as the colt denied a strong British-trained challenge. Read More...

Galtres Stakes renamed in memory of Sir Henry Cecil

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SIR HENRY CECIL is to be remembered at York's Ebor meeting this year with the news the Listed Galtres Stakes will now be called The EBF and Sir Henry Cecil Memorial Galtres Stakes. Read More...

Galtres Stakes renamed in memory of Sir Henry Cecil

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SIR HENRY CECIL is to be remembered at York's Ebor meeting this year with the news the Listed Galtres Stakes will now be called The EBF and Sir Henry Cecil Memorial Galtres Stakes. Read More...

Star stayer Vintage Crop dies aged 27

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
VINTAGE CROP, one of the most popular horses of the 1990s after he became the first European-trained winner of the Melbourne Cup, has died. Read More...

‘Dream horse’ Dunaden retired after setback

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
DUNADEN, winner of the 2011 Melbourne Cup and described by owner Sheikh Fahad Al Thani as a dream horse, has been retired after a training setback. Read More...

Spanish ace in shock stable switch

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
NOOZHOH CANARIAS, the Spanish speedster who finished four and a quarter lengths behind Slade Power in Saturday's July Cup, is set to continue his career in the care of Carlos Laffon-Parias in France. Read More...

‘Dream horse’ Dunaden retired after setback

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
DUNADEN, winner of the 2011 Melbourne Cup and described by owner Sheikh Fahad Al Thani as a dream horse, has been retired after a training setback. Read More...

King readies Chatez for clash with Derby fourth Arod

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CHATEZ, the horse who won the final leg of May's monster Scoop6 and made £2-punter Craig Brazier a millionaire, is set to clash with Derby fourth Arod at Leicester on Thursday. Read More...

Today’s racing: Shifting Power primed for Prix Jean Prat

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
A HOST of horses with Classic form contest the Prix Jean Prat with 2,000 Guineas fourth and fifth Shifting Power and Charm Spirit major players in today's Group 1. Read More...

Today’s racing: Shifting Power primed for Jean Prat

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
A HOST of horses with Classic form contest the Prix Jean Prat with 2,000 Guineas fourth and fifth Shifting Power and Charm Spirit major players in today's Group 1. Read More...

The Grey Gatsby sixth at rain-soaked Longchamp

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE GREY GATSBY found the very soft ground of a sodden Longchamp too great a test as he came home only sixth behind surprise winner 62-1 Gallante in the Grand Prix de Paris. Read More...

The Grey Gatsby sixth at rain-soaked Longchamp

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE GREY GATSBY found the very soft ground of a sodden Longchamp too great a test as he came home only sixth behind surprise winner 62-1 Gallante in the Grand Prix de Paris. Read More...

France: The Grey Gatsby sixth at rain-soaked Longchamp

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE GREY GATSBY found the very soft ground of a sodden Longchamp too great a test as he came home only sixth behind surprise winner 62-1 Gallante in the Grand Prix de Paris. Read More...

Estidhkaar has Vintage option after Superlative victory

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
EXCITING Superlative Stakes winner Estidhkaar could bid to follow in the footsteps of his half-brother Toormore by running in the Group 2 Vintage Stakes at Glorious Goodwood on July 30. Read More...

Business Bulletin: Profits soar as bet365 continue incredible rise

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE Racing Post's industry editor Bill Barber takes a look at what has been making the news off the track. Read More...

Varian considers options for ‘impressive’ Farraaj

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
FARRAAJ is set for a return to Group level after Saturday's smooth win in the John Smith's Cup at York, while trainer Roger Varian is also considering some trips overseas for the five-year-old. Read More...

Varian considers options for ‘impressive’ Farraaj

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
FARRAAJ is set for a return to Group level after Saturday's smooth win in the John Smith's Cup at York, while trainer Roger Varian is also considering some trips overseas for the five-year-old. Read More...

Varian considers targets for ‘impressive’ Farraaj

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
FARRAAJ is set for a return to Group level after Saturday's smooth win in the John Smith's Cup at York, while trainer Roger Varian is also considering some trips overseas for the five-year-old. Read More...

South Africa: Fly By Night comes good in Mercury Sprint

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Fly By Night, one of only two fillies in the race, squeezed through a narrow gap on the rails just under a furlong out and then found enough to win the Grade 1 Mercury Sprint at Clairwood on Saturday. Read More...

Today’s racing: Passato in top form for Stratford hat-trick

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
IT'S an even year so Passato should be up for Cup - the cup in question being the Stratford Summer Cup. The ten-year-old won this race in 2010 and 2012 and didn't turn out in 2011 or last year, so is going for a hat-trick. Read More...

USA: Grandeur beaten again as bad luck continues

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE Jeremy Noseda-trained Grandeur was again out of luck Stateside when he was narrowly beaten by Hangover Kid in the Grade 2 Bowling Green Handicap at Belmont Park. Read More...

France: Brown Panther ready to pounce in Group 2

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
IT would be safe to regard Brown Panther as team captain for the British raiders on the Grand Prix de Paris undercard at Longchamp today. Read More...

The Grey Gatsby out to plunder another French prize

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE GREY GATSBY returns to France on Sunday having lopped the heads off some tall reputations when defeating Shamkiyr and Prince Gibraltar in a record-breaking time on his previous visit in the Prix du Jockey Club at Chantilly last month. Read More...

The Grey Gatsby out to plunder another French prize

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE GREY GATSBY returns to France on Sunday having lopped the heads off some tall reputations when defeating Shamkiyr and Prince Gibraltar in a record-breaking time on his previous visit in the Prix du Jockey Club at Chantilly last month. Read More...

Slade too powerful for July Cup rivals

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SLADE POWER cemented his position as the leading sprinter in Europe when following up Royal Ascot success with a blistering win in the feature race of the July festival. Read More...

Newmarket: Slade too powerful for July Cup rivals

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SLADE POWER cemented his position as the leading sprinter in Europe when following up Royal Ascot success with a blistering win in the feature race of the July festival. Read More...

Slade too powerful for July Cup rivals

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SLADE POWER cemented his position as the leading sprinter in Europe when following up Royal Ascot success with a blistering win in the feature race of the July festival. Read More...

Newmarket: Heaven’s comes from skies in Bunbury Cup

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
HEAVEN’S GUEST, out of sorts in four starts this year, bounced back to form to claim this prestigious handicap for trainer Richard Fahey and jockey Tony Hamilton at 12-1. Read More...

Newmarket: Heaven’s comes from skies in Bunbury Cup

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
HEAVEN’S GUEST, out of sorts in four starts this year, bounced back to form to claim this prestigious handicap for trainer Richard Fahey and jockey Tony Hamilton at 12-1. Read More...

Farraaj the toast of York with John Smith’s Cup win

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
JOCKEY Andrea Atzeni tasted John Smith's Cup success for the second year running as former Group 3 winner Farraaj ran out a convincing winner of one of the most famous midsummer handicaps in the Flat calendar. Read More...

Farraaj the toast of York with John Smith’s Cup win

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
JOCKEY Andrea Atzeni tasted John Smith's Cup success for the second year running as former Group 3 winner Farraaj ran out a convincing winner of one of the most famous midsummer handicaps in the Flat calendar. Read More...

Newmarket: Estidhkaar reigns in Superlative

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ESTIDHKAAR ran out an impressive winner of the Superlative Stakes when storming away from his opposition in the final furlong. Read More...

Newmarket: Estidhkaar reigns in Superlative

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ESTIDHKAAR ran out an impressive winner of the Superlative Stakes when storming away from his opposition in the final furlong. Read More...

Estidhkaar reigns supreme in Superlative

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ESTIDHKAAR ran out an impressive winner of the Superlative Stakes when storming away from his opposition in the final furlong. Read More...

Newmarket: Estidhkaar reigns supreme in Superlative

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ESTIDHKAAR ran out an impressive winner of the Superlative Stakes when storming away from his opposition in the final furlong. Read More...

Whip ban rules apprentice Tate out of Goodwood

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
RYAN TATE has been hit with a 13-day ban for using his whip above the permitted level on Unison, runner-up in the apprentice handicap at Ascot on Friday. Read More...

South Africa: Copper primed to take Group 1 gold at Clairwood

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE Group 1 Mercury Sprint is the last big race to be held at the Durban course which has been in existence since 1921 and has been sold for building. Read More...

New Summer Mile favourite as Tullius misses contest

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THERE has been a shake up in the betting for the two feature races at Ascot on Saturday after favourites Tullius and Intrinsic were withdrawn from the Group 2 Fred Cowley MBE Memorial Summer Mile and Totepool Heritage Handicap respectively. Read More...

Going causes havoc with major Saturday contests

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE complexion of two of the major races on Saturday has changed with favourite Tullius out of the Group 2 Fred Cowley MBE Memorial Summer Mile at Ascot and a number of leading fancies withdrawn from the 666bet Bunbury Cup at Newmarket. Read More...

O’Brien to walk course before July Cup decision

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
AIDAN O'BRIEN will inspect the track at Newmarket before deciding if Due Diligence, Cougar Mountain and Fountain Of Youth can run in the Darley July Cup on Saturday after the decision was made to travel the trio across to Britain. Read More...

O’Brien to walk course before July Cup decision

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
AIDAN O'BRIEN will inspect the track at Newmarket before deciding if Due Diligence, Cougar Mountain and Fountain Of Youth can run in the Darley July Cup on Saturday after the decision was made to travel the trio across to Britain. Read More...

Hanagan confident Aljamaaheer has speed for July Cup

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
PAUL HANAGAN is confident Aljamaaheer has the speed and the ability to go close in the Group 1 Darley July Cup (3.50) at Newmarket on Saturday. Read More...