Racing Post

Arc challengers delayed due to French strike

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
JAPAN'S triple challenge for next month's Arc suffered its first hiccup on Saturday when a strike by Air France caused the cancellation of the direct Tokyo-Paris flight that had been scheduled to carry Just A Way, Gold Ship and Harp Star. Read More...

Japanese Arc challengers delayed due to French strike

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
JAPAN'S triple challenge for next month's Arc suffered its first hiccup on Saturday when a strike by Air France caused the cancellation of the direct Tokyo-Paris flight that had been scheduled to carry Just A Way, Gold Ship and Harp Star. Read More...

Ayr: Doyle strikes gold on Louis The Pious

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
JAMES DOYLE was the toast of punters at Ayr on Saturday as he completed a treble on the card including the meeting's feature race on last year's runner-up Louis The Pious. Read More...

Doyle strikes Ayr gold on Louis The Pious

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
JAMES DOYLE was the toast of punters at Ayr on Saturday as he completed a treble on the card including the meeting's feature race on last year's runner-up Louis The Pious. Read More...

Palmer adds New Providence to Rockfel cast

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
NEW PROVIDENCE, who provided Hugo Palmer with a second Group 3 success in the space of six days when taking the Dick Poole Stakes at Salisbury, will bid to give the trainer a first win at Group 2 level in Friday's Shadwell Rockfel Stakes. Read More...

Toocoolforschool gives Mill Reef rivals a lesson

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TOOCOOLFORSCHOOL, runner-up in the Acomb and Flying Scotsman Stakes already this season, landed a much-deserved first win at Group level with a commanding victory over his five rivals. Read More...

Newbury: Toocoolforschool gives Mill Reef rivals a lesson

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TOOCOOLFORSCHOOL, runner-up in the Acomb and Flying Scotsman Stakes already this season, landed a much-deserved first win at Group level with a commanding victory over his five rivals. Read More...

Newbury: Toocoolforschool gives rivals lesson

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TOOCOOLFORSCHOOL, runner-up in the Acomb and Flying Scotsman Stakes already this season, landed a much-deserved first win at Group level with a commanding victory over his five rivals. Read More...

Australia: Foreteller gives Waller Group 1 double

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
FORETELLER has capped another big day for the all-conquering Chris Waller stable by helping the trainer to his first interstate Group 1 double. Read More...

Italy: O’Meara chases Group 2 prize with Awake My Soul

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
DAVID O'MEARA sent out his first Group 1 winner two weeks ago when G Force won the Sprint Cup at Haydock and on Sunday he attempts a first success in Italy when Awake My Soul (Gabriele Bietolini) takes on six rivals in this £80,000 race. Read More...

Germany: St Leger runners for Appleby and Johnston

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
MACBETH (Mick Appleby/Andrew Mullen) and Special Meaning (Mark Johnston/Franny Norton) are the two British raiders in the German St Leger on Sunday, a race Johnston won with Fox Hunt in 2011. Read More...

Australia: Sacred Falls heralds Group 1 double for Waller

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SACRED FALLS has continued his love affair with the Randwick mile, adding the Group 1 George Main Stakes to his two Doncaster wins; trainer Chris Waller later took the Group 1 Underwood Stakes at Caulfield with Foreteller. Read More...

Australia: Sacred Falls wins WFA George Main Stakes

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SACRED FALLS has continued his love affair with the Randwick mile, adding the Group 1 George Main Stakes to his two Doncaster wins. Read More...

Rain rules out quarter of runners at Newbury

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE 18mm of rain that has fallen on Newbury racecourse since Thursday evening has changed the going to soft (from good) and resulted in 26 non-runners by 11.30am. Read More...

Rain rules out 25 runners at Newbury

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE 18mm of rain that has fallen on Newbury racecourse since Thursday evening has changed the going to soft (from good) and resulted in 25 non-runners by 10.30am. Read More...

Rain rules out 20 runners at Newbury

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE 18mm of rain that has fallen on Newbury racecourse since Thursday evening has changed the going to soft (from good) and resulted in 20 non-runners by 9.30am. Read More...

USA: California Chrome returns for Breeders’ Cup prep

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
AMERICA'S favourite horse California Chrome (Art Sherman/Victor Espinoza) sets out on the road to the Breeders' Cup Classic on Saturday when he returns after a 105-day layoff in the Pennsylvania Derby at Parx Racing. Read More...

Good morning

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Good morning, and welcome to News Live on Saturday. We have racing from Ayr on Gold Cup day, as well as action from Catterick, Listowel, Newbury, Newmarket and Wolverhampton. Read More...

Racing outraged by Daily Mirror front page picture

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
OUTRAGE spread through the racing industry last night in response to a Daily Mirror front page showing a horrifying image of the moment Wigmore Hall was put down at Doncaster last week. Read More...

Racing outraged by Daily Mirror front page

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
OUTRAGE spread through the racing industry last night in response to a Daily Mirror front page showing a horrifying image of the moment Wigmore Hall was put down at Doncaster last week. Read More...

Shocking scene sours four-timer for McCoy

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TONY MCCOY was involved in an astonishing, ugly scene after finishing second on last-race favourite Saint Helena at Worcester on Friday evening. Read More...

Watchable eased as punters go high in Ayr Gold Cup

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ANTE-POST favourite Watchable was on the drift on the eve of the William Hill Ayr Gold Cup as punters latched on to horses drawn high for Saturday’s big sprint. Read More...

Frost banned for ten days at Newton Abbot

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
JOCKEY Hadden Frost was banned for ten days by the Newton Abbot stewards on Friday for failing to take all reasonable and permissible measures throughout the race on Ice Konig, who finished a 16-length third in the 2m6f novice hurdle. Read More...

France: Fractional rediscovers powers to land Group 3

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
FRACTIONAL (Andre Fabre/Maxime Guyon) added a second Group 3 to his name, more than two years after first striking at Pattern level. Read More...

Brazil: Ricardo beats Baze in match thriller

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
The world's two most prolific jockeys met for only the second time in Brazil on Thursday, when Jorge Ricardo narrowly outpointed his US-based rival Russell Baze in a special five-race series at the Hipodromo do Cristal in Porto Alegre. Read More...

France: Guyon gets his fractions right

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Fractional wins the Group 3 Le Coupe de Maisons-Laffitte for Andre Fabre under Maxime Guyon. Read More...

Dream return for Maguire after injury nightmare

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
JASON MAGUIRE wasted little time rediscovering the winning thread as the leading jockey struck on his first ride back after sitting out the last six months with injury. Read More...

Dream return for Maguire after injury nightmare

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
JASON MAGUIRE wasted little time rediscovering the winning thread as the leading jockey struck on his first ride back after sitting out the last six months with injury. Read More...

Former Cecil assistant Marshall set to join Varian

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CLASSIC-WINNING trainer Roger Varian is set to welcome a new member to his team with Mike Marshall poised to take up the role of assistant trainer at Kremlin House Stables. Read More...

Gold Cup to solve for Scoop6 bonus hunters

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
FINDING the winner of the William Hill Ayr Gold Cup is what stands between last week's 19 Scoop6 winners and a further £1,249,353 in the bonus pool. Read More...

Maguire returns to action after six-month layoff

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE longest six months of Jason Maguire's career come to an end on Friday when the jockey returns to the saddle with three rides at Newton Abbot and Worcester. Read More...

Today’s racing: Guest predicts big things from Jane’s at Ayr

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE Listed EBF Stallions Harry Rosebery Stakes (2.45 Ayr) is a race that can produce a smart sort - this season's Prix Maurice de Gheest winner Garswood won it in 2012 -and it has attracted its biggest field for ten years with 15 runners due to line Read More...

New Zealand: Jockey Walker banned for seven years

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
JOCKEY David Walker has been banned from racing for seven years after being found to have deliberately prevented his mount from winning a race in which he had bet on a rival horse. Read More...

Scotland No vote welcomed by racing

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SCOTLAND's decision to reject independence by a margin of 55 per cent to 45 per cent has been welcomed by the racing industry in Britain. Read More...

USA: Eight-time Grade 1 winner Game On Dude retired

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Game On Dude, one of the top dirt horses in the US for a number of years and the only horse ever to win three runnings of the Santa Anita Handicap, has been retired. Read More...

Ebor winner Steward gets ten-day ban at Kempton

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Ebor-winning rider Louis Steward has been hit with a ten-day ban after the Kempton stewards found him guilty of failing to take all reasonable and permissible measures to obtain the best possible placing on Mississippi Queen in the 6.40. Read More...

Betting broker BetButler loses operating licence

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE Gambling Commission has revoked the operating licence of BetButler. Read More...

Racing awaits Scots vote as millions go to polls

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SCOTTISH racing was on Thursday night eagerly awaiting the outcome of the independence referendum, expected early on Friday morning, with one racecourse manager saying they have "huge concerns" about a potential Yes vote. Read More...

France: Behesht upholds family honour in Turenne

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE Aga Khan's Behesht (Alain de Royer-Dupre/Christophe Soumillon) just held the challenge of Nolohay and Olivier Peslier to land the biggest of three career successes to date. Read More...

France: Smoking Sun bids to atone for Chicago run

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SMOKING SUN (Pascal Bary/Stephane Pasquier) heads a field of eight for the La Coupe de Maisons-Laffitte, a race with the distinction of now being Europe's only Group contest run over a straight 1m2f. Read More...

Cheltenham Festival winner Celestial Halo retired

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CELESTIAL HALO, winner of the 2008 Triumph Hurdle and runner-up in the Champion Hurdle the following year, has been retired. Read More...

Worry no more with showcase fixtures all in the right place

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
DO WE worry too much about things? That’s to say, do we worry too much about the wrong things? Are you worried now, worrying whether you’ve been worrying about this when instead you should have been worrying about that? Read More...

Levy deal finished early after ‘constructive’ talks

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE Levy Board has unanimously approved the 54th levy scheme due to start on April 1 next year, with six weeks to go before the October 31 deadline. Read More...

Low draw for Watchable in Ayr Gold Cup

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
WATCHABLE will run from stall five in Saturday's William Hill Ayr Gold Cup after trainer David O'Meara decided to declare the ante-post favourite. Read More...

BHA announce date for Johnson Houghton morphine case

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
A BHA disciplinary panel will convene on October 16 regarding the positive test for morphine of the Eve Johnson-trained Charlie Wells. Read More...

BHA announce Johnson Houghton morphine case date

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
A BHA disciplinary panel will convene on October 16 regarding the positive test for morphine of the Eve Johnson-trained Charlie Wells. Read More...

Today’s Racing: Fire Fighting progressing with blinkers fitted

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE feature race on the first day of Ayr's Western meeting is the £25,000 William Hill Handicap (for the Kilkerran Cup), with Fire Fighting attempting to bag a second victory in five days. Read More...

USA: Competitive Edge out for rest of year with fracture

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Top two-year-old Competitive Edge has been ruled out for the rest of the year, having suffered a hairline fracture to his left foreleg. Read More...

Australia: Varian has high hopes for Carnival duo

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Roger Varian is bidding to build on the success he has achieved this season with his first runners at the Spring Racing Carnival, and has high hopes for Ambivalent and Farraaj. Read More...

HRI retains faith in evening slot for Champion Stakes

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
HORSE RACING IRELAND believes twilight is still the perfect time of day for Leopardstown's Irish Champion Stakes card despite a clash with Premier League football contributing to an alarming fall in terrestrial television viewing figures. Read More...