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Tap spearheads strong Russell challenge at Ayr

Racing Post | 1 week ago
LUCINDA RUSSELL, who is one short of equalling Len Lungo's record of 63 for the most winners sent out by a Scottish stable in one season, has five runners at Ayr this afternoon. Read More...

Williams believes Gordon can capture TJ Smith Stakes

Racing Post | 1 week ago
JOCKEY Craig Williams reckons the drop back in trip will not compromise the chances of Ireland's Gordon Lord Byron (Tom Hogan) when he bids for his second Group 1 success in Australia in the TJ Smith Stakes at Randwick on Saturday. Read More...

McLernon off for eight weeks after breaking vertebrae

Racing Post | 1 week ago
RICHIE MCLERNON, who partnered Holywell to a second successive Cheltenham Festival victory last month, could be out of action for up to eight weeks after breaking two vertebrae in a fall at Ludlow on Thursday. Read More...

Trainers blast Newbury over lack of stabling

Racing Post | 1 week ago
NEWBURY was criticised by the NTF on Thursday and forced to apologise to connections left unable to run horses at its prestigious meeting on Saturday after over-running redevelopment work left too few stables for those declared to run. Read More...

USA: Horse of the Year Wise Dan returns to action

Racing Post | 1 week ago
WISE DAN, the two-time Horse of the Year in the States, makes his first start of the season at Keeneland with trainer Charles LoPresti warning a lack of match fitness might catch out his stable star. Read More...

South Africa: Jet Aglow favourite despite absence

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Jet Aglow (Dennis Drier/Sean Cormack) is favourite despite not having raced since finishing third to stable companion Beach Beauty in the Paddock Stakes three months ago and her trainer does not expect her to show any sings of rustiness. Read More...

Fined Llewellyn ‘mortified’ over racist comment

Racing Post | 1 week ago
DUAL Grand National-winning rider Carl Llewellyn could not have been further from his normal happy-go-lucky self on Thursday after being fined £1,500 by the BHA disciplinary panel for comments prejudicial to the reputation of racing. Read More...

Classic hope Amazing Maria among Nell Gwyn entries

Racing Post | 1 week ago
AMAZING MARIA, who is no bigger than 16-1 to win the Qipco 1,000 Guineas, could warm up for the Classic by running at Newmarket on day one of the Craven meeting on Wednesday. Read More...

Amazing Maria among Nell Gwyn entries

Racing Post | 1 week ago
AMAZING MARIA, who is no bigger than 16-1 to win the Qipco 1,000 Guineas, could warm up for the Classic by running at Newmarket on day one of the Craven meeting on Wednesday. Read More...

Greatrex delighted after Sheehan wins appeal

Racing Post | 1 week ago
TRAINER Warren Greatrex and conditional rider Gavin Sheehan were celebrating on Thursday after one of the jump season's most controversial stewarding decision was reversed at a BHA inquiry. Read More...

New culture secretary well versed in industry ways

Racing Post | 1 week ago
MARIA MILLER’S resignation as culture secretary dominated the national news agenda on Wednesday, but it was the identity of her replacement that sent a shudder through the bookmaking industry. Read More...

Punchestown trip possible for Bobs Worth

Racing Post | 1 week ago
BOBS WORTH has bounced back to triumph in Ireland already this season and could be set for another recovery mission after trainer Nicky Henderson said he was considering running the nine-year-old in the Punchestown Gold Gup on April 30. Read More...

Bunker progress exciting team as Derby trial looms

Racing Post | 1 week ago
BUNKER’S physical development has connections full of hope in the build-up to an examination of his Investec Derby credentials, which is likely to come in next month’s Betfred Dante Stakes. Read More...

It will be a teary affair if Weary wins

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THANKS to the wonders of modern technology, this initial blog is being sent somewhere in the air between Dubai and Sydney. Read More...

Blog: It will be a teary affair if Weary wins

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THANKS to the wonders of modern technology, this initial blog is being sent somewhere in the air between Dubai and Sydney. Read More...

Tidal Bay given Scottish National go-ahead

Racing Post | 1 week ago
TIDAL BAY, who unseated Sam Twiston-Davies at the first Canal Turn in the Crabbie's Grand National after being hampered last weekend, makes a quick reappearance in Saturday's Coral Scottish Grand National at Ayr. Read More...

Tidal Bay given Scottish National go-ahead

Racing Post | 1 week ago
TIDAL BAY, who unseated Sam Twiston-Davies at the first Canal Turn in the Grand National after being hampered last weekend, is on course to make a quick reappearance in Saturday's Coral Scottish Grand National at Ayr. Read More...

In-form Bolger and Weld clash at Limerick

Racing Post | 1 week ago
JIM BOLGER and Dermot Weld have made bright starts to the season, with nine winners and eight winners respectively, and the pair are well represented on day two of Limerick’s student meeting. Read More...

Newbury reveals huge drop in profits for 2013

Racing Post | 1 week ago
NEWBURY has admitted it is operating in “a very challenging environment” as the racecourse revealed pre-tax profits have plunged dramatically in the space of a year. Read More...

Lucky Kristale showing right signs for 1,000 Guineas

Racing Post | 1 week ago
GEORGE MARGARSON believes the Qipco 1,000 Guineas trip is well within Lucky Kristale’s compass as the trainer prepares his star filly to tackle a mile for the first time. Read More...

Fry believes Express can grab Scottish National

Racing Post | 1 week ago
MENDIP EXPRESS may only be a lightly raced novice, but trainer Harry Fry is confident he can take a stranglehold on the Coral Scottish Grand National on Saturday with or without a potentially huge hike in the weights. Read More...

Nottingham: Gosden’s Officer flies to Further Flight success

Racing Post | 1 week ago
AS BEFITS a brother to a St Leger winner the test of stamina suited Flying Officer down to the ground as he powered clear to secure a treble on the card for trainer John Gosden and jockey William Buick. Read More...

Gosden’s Officer flies to Further Flight success

Racing Post | 1 week ago
AS BEFITS a brother to a St Leger winner the test of stamina suited Flying Officer down to the ground as he powered clear to secure a treble on the card for trainer John Gosden and jockey William Buick. Read More...

Secret sets up season with easy comeback win

Racing Post | 1 week ago
AS BEFITS a brother to a St Leger winner the test of stamina suited Flying Officer down to the ground as he powered clear to secure a treble on the card for trainer John Gosden and jockey William Buick. Read More...

Fry relishing Scottish National test for Mendip

Racing Post | 1 week ago
LONGTIME ante-post favourite Mendip Express is in "very good order" according to Harry Fry ahead of the Coral Scottish Grand National at Ayr, a 10-1 chance with the sponsors for Saturday's Ayr showpiece. Read More...

Fry relishing Scottish National test for Mendip

Racing Post | 1 week ago
LONGTIME ante-post favourite Mendip Express is in "very good order" according to Harry Fry ahead of the Coral Scottish Grand National at Ayr. Read More...

Murgatroyd an inspiration says coroner

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SHARRON MURGATROYD was described as a "brave and inspirational person" by the coroner who recorded that her death at the age of 54 last month was as a result of pneumonia. Read More...

Blog: California Chrome on brink of Kentucky Derby fairytale

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
AT THIS point, only one thing concerning the Kentucky Derby is clear - California Chrome will be favourite for the May 3 Classic. Read More...

Charlton pencils in Middleton return for classy Thistle Bird

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THISTLE BIRD, beaten a neck in two Group 1 races last season, is likely to make her seasonal reappearance in the Group 2 Middleton Stakes at York next month, according to trainer Roger Charlton. Read More...

Step up in trip expected to suit Flying Officer

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
HIS BROTHER won the St Leger and his half-brother was sixth in the same Classic, so it could be argued that everything has been building up to Flying Officer running over today's 1m6f trip in the Listed Further Flight Stakes at Nottingham. Read More...

Bin Suroor sure Ihtimal has speed for Guineas

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SAEED BIN SUROOR has no concerns about coming back to a mile with Qipco 1,000 Guineas 10-1 shot Ihtimal, despite the filly showing a marked improvement when stepped up in trip to 1m11/2f furlongs on her final start in Dubai. Read More...

Champions Day card to close with new 250,000 handicap

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
BRITISH Champions Day is to climax in a new £250,000 handicap rather than the apprentice race that has ended the card since the event was created in 2011. Read More...

Aljamaaheer adds to Varian’s sprint options

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ROGER VARIAN is adding to his already impressive group of sprinters by dropping smart miler Aljamaaheer back in trip. Read More...

Betfair launches Italian exchange

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
BETFAIR has expanded its European operations by launching a betting exchange in Italy following the conclusion of an extensive testing process with the regulator ADM and SOGEI. Read More...

Newbury defend reduced field sizes

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE delay in completing refurbishment work on the stables at Newbury could result in what has traditionally been the Greenham meeting's biggest betting race being reduced to a field of only nine on Saturday. Read More...

Walsh hopes to return in time for Punchestown

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
IRISH champion jockey-elect Ruby Walsh is confident of returning to the saddle in time for the Punchestown festival after a dislocated right shoulder and fractured humerus at Cheltenham last month put his participation in doubt. Read More...

France: Sommerabend proves best of 2007 vintage

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SOMMERABEND (Mirek Rulec/Gerald Mosse) proved once again to be the hardiest of travellers when landing the day's feature event for Germany, having spent the early part of the year in Dubai. Read More...

Moody quits association in protest at integrity measures

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Black Caviar's trainer Peter Moody has quit the Australian Trainers' Association (ATA) in the wake of Racing Victoria's latest integrity measure. Read More...

Bodugi creditors´ meeting to be held on Tuesday

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
A CREDITORS' meeting is being held on Tuesday afternoon, bringing a conclusion to the demise of social sports betting operator Bodugi, which was founded by professional punter Dave Nevison and Michael Wilson in 2010. Read More...

Toast to skip Kentucky for possible Epsom tilt

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
IMPRESSIVE UAE Derby winner Toast Of New York has been supplemented for the Investec Derby at Epsom with connections ruling out a trip to America for the Kentucky Derby. Read More...

Toast to skip Kentucky for possible Epsom tilt

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
IMPRESSIVE UAE Derby winner Toast Of New York has been added to the field for the Investec Derby at Epsom at the second entry stage with connections ruling out a trip to America for the Kentucky Derby. Read More...

Toast to skip Kentucky for possible Epsom tilt

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
IMPRESSIVE UAE Derby winner Toast Of New York has been supplemented for the Investec Derby at Epsom with connections ruling out a trip to America for the Kentucky Derby. Read More...

Toast to skip Kentucky for possible Epsom tilt

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
IMPRESSIVE UAE Derby winner Toast Of New York has been supplemented for the Investec Derby at Epsom with connections ruling out a trip to America for the Kentucky Derby. Read More...

TurfTV paid 45m to 34 racecourses last year

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
BETTING shop picture and data provider TurfTV reported on Monday it had made payments of £45 million to its 34 racecourses last year. Read More...

No Guineas trial for Rizeena after impressing Brittain

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
RIZEENA will head straight for the Qipco 1,000 Guineas at Newmarket next month with no trial beforehand after her gallop on Tuesday morning left her trainer Clive Brittain dancing with joy. Read More...

Australia: Byron drawn in gate 11 for TJ Smith Stakes

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
IRELAND'S Gordon Lord Byron will start from gate 11 in a maximum 18-runner field as he takes on Australia's best sprinters in Saturday's TJ Smith Stakes at Randwick on day one of the lavishly endowed Championships meeting in Sydney. Read More...

Dettori: Treve matured well over the winter

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
FRANKIE DETTORI believes unbeaten Arc heroine Treve may have improved again over the winter. Read More...

Australia: Draw and Gordon worries for Snitzerland in TJ Smith

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE bigger the barrier, the bigger the price, is the philosophy trainer Gerald Ryan is adopting with Snitzerland when she jumps from the outside gate in the TJ Smith Stakes. Read More...

Tuer: I´m expecting big run from Easy Terms

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
RICHARD FAHEY has won three of the last five runnings of this £20,000 contest and is represented by Romantic Settings and Las Verglas Star, who is contesting this for the third successive year. Read More...

Tuer: I´m expecting big run from Easy Terms at Pontefract

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
RICHARD FAHEY has won three of the last five runnings of this £20,000 contest and is represented by Romantic Settings and Las Verglas Star, who is contesting this for the third successive year. Read More...