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Walkover at Wetherby as non-runners pile up

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THERE will be a rare walkover at Wetherby on Wednesday after three of the four-strong field for the 3m1f handicap chase were declared non-runners. Read More...

Wetherby non-runners hand McCoy walkover victory

Racing Post | 1 week ago
TONY McCOY has been given a helping hand in his historic bid to ride 300 winners in a season after becoming the beneficiary of a walkover at Wetherby on Wednesday. Read More...

Wetherby walkover hands McCoy landmark victory

Racing Post | 1 week ago
TONY McCOY has been given a helping hand in his historic bid to ride 300 winners in a season after becoming the beneficiary of a walkover at Wetherby on Wednesday. Read More...

Today’s racing: Orgilgo in good form in bid to follow up

Racing Post | 1 week ago
ORGILGO BAY, who produced a career-best performance at Listowel last month when landing the valuable Lartigue Handicap Hurdle by five lengths, will be bidding for a fourth win over hurdles at Punchestown. Read More...

USA: Jockey Juan Saez, 17, reported to have died after fall

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
REPORTS in the US suggest apprentice jockey Juan Saez has died from injuries he sustained in a fall at Indiana Grand racetrack in Indianapolis. He was 17. Read More...

USA: Jockey Juan Saez, 17, dies after fall

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
JOCKEY Juan Saez, a 17-year-old apprentice from Panama, has died from injuries sustained in a fall at Indiana Downs racecourse on Tuesday. Read More...

USA: Jockey Juan Saez, 17, dies after Indiana fall

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
JOCKEY Juan Saez, a 17-year-old apprentice from Panama, has died from injuries sustained in a fall at Indiana Downs racecourse on Tuesday. Read More...

USA: Jockey Juan Saez, 17, reported to have died after fall

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
REPORTS in the US suggest apprentice jockey Juan Saez has died from injuries he sustained in a fall at Indiana Grand racetrack in Indianapolis. He was 17. Read More...

Irish racing receives 11.2m Budget boost

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
IRISH horseracing received a "fantastic" boost worth around €11.2 million yesterday when Minister for Finance Michael Noonan's Budget speech revealed signifi­cant increases in funding for next year. Read More...

Nass agrees two new pay rates with trainers

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
PAY talks between the National Trainers Federation and the National Association of Stable Staff have concluded with two new pay rates introduced to recognise workers with the most skills and experience. Read More...

Breeders’ Cup for Toronado as Hughes switches to Night

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
RICHARD HANNON on Tuesday reduced his Queen Elizabeth II Stakes hand to two, diverting Toronado to the Breeders' Cup Mile and leaving Richard Hughes to jump aboard the 2,000 Guineas winner Night Of Thunder Qipco British Champions Day. Read More...

Breeders’ Cup for Toronado as Hughes switches to Thunder

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
RICHARD HANNON on Tuesday reduced his Queen Elizabeth II Stakes hand to two, diverting Toronado to the Breeders' Cup Mile and leaving Richard Hughes to jump aboard the 2,000 Guineas winner Night Of Thunder on Qipco British Champions Day. Read More...

Juvenile Judge

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
David Baxter takes a final look at the under-the-radar two-year-olds it could pay to follow. Read More...

Disposable yet indispensable ´ Treve sums up Twitter´s lure

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Robin Gibson with his fortnightly look at racing on the web Read More...

BHA clears De Sousa to continue riding in Britain

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SILVESTRE DE SOUSA has been cleared to continue riding in Britain despite being placed on the forfeit list by the Emirates Racing Authority after failing to pay £20,000 in costs towards a failed appeal hearing earlier in the year. Read More...

Weld to make Eagle call after Ascot course walk

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TRAINER Dermot Weld will walk the course at Ascot on Saturday before making a decision on Free Eagle's Qipco Champion Stakes participation on British Champions Day. Read More...

Weld to make Eagle decision after Ascot course walk

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TRAINER Dermot Weld will walk the course at Ascot on Saturday before making a decision on Free Eagle's Qipco Champion Stakes participation on British Champions Day. Read More...

Huntingdon on flood alert after heavy rain

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
HUNTINGDON is on flood alert for this afternoon's meeting after 35mm fell on Monday and the nearby beck is close to bursting. Read More...

Huntingdon card goes ahead despite flood risk

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
HUNTINGDON is on flood alert for this afternoon's meeting after 35mm fell on Monday and the nearby beck is close to bursting. Read More...

Estimate given green light for Long Distance Cup

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SIR MICHAEL STOUTE on Tuesday gave the Queen's Estimate the green light for a second crack at the Group 2 Qipco British Champions' Long Distance Cup at Ascot on Saturday. Read More...

Estimate given go-ahead for crack at Long Distance Cup

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SIR MICHAEL STOUTE on Tuesday gave the Queen's Estimate the green light for a second crack at the Group 2 Qipco British Champions' Long Distance Cup at Ascot on Saturday. Read More...

St Leger hero Encke suffers fatal injury

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ENCKE, winner of the 2012 Ladbrokes St Leger, was put down on Tuesday morning after suffering an injury during routine exercise. Read More...

St Leger hero Encke suffers fatal injury

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ENCKE, winner of the 2012 Ladbrokes St Leger, was put down on Tuesday morning after suffering an injury during routine exercise. Read More...

Ascot now heavy but ‘no concerns’ from officials

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE ground at Ascot deteriorated further on Tuesday morning but even with more rain forecast before Saturday's British Champions Day, officials at the track say there are "no concerns" about the meeting going ahead. Read More...

Jockey Carly-Mae Pye dies aged 26

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
JOCKEY Carly-Mae Pye has died from the injuries sustained in a fall during a barrier trial at Callaghan Park in Queensland on Monday morning. She was 26. Read More...

Australia: Botti duo thriving before Caulfield Cup test

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
DANDINO and Seismos, Marco Botti's two runners in Saturday's A$3 million Crown Golden Ale Caulfield Cup, are showing all the right signs before the prestigious Group 1 contest according to connections. Read More...

Botti duo thriving before Caulfield Cup test

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Dandino and Seismos, Marco Botti's two runners in Saturday's A$3 million Crown Golden Ale Caulfield Cup, are showing all the right signs before the prestigious Group 1 contest according to connections. Read More...

Ascot expects no Champions Day issues despite rain

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ASCOT has made no contingency plans for Flat racing's end-of-season showpiece Qipco British Champions Day with the course confident the worst of the weather has passed. Read More...

Injury rules Wise Dan out of Breeders’ Cup hat-trick bid

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
WISE DAN has been denied his chance to complete a Breeders' Cup Mile hat-trick after suffering an injury which will rule him out of the Santa Anita showpiece. Read More...

Summer stars Taghrooda and Mukhadram retired

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TAGHROODA and Mukhadram, who between them captured the Oaks, King George and Eclipse in a glorious summer for owner Hamdan Al Maktoum, have been retired to stud. Read More...

Popular Captain Cee Bee retired at 13

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CAPTAIN CEE BEE, winner of the Supreme Novices' Hurdle at the 2008 Cheltenham Festival has run his last race and will spend his retirement at owner J P McManus's Martinstown Stud Co Limerick. Read More...

Simply Ned has Grade 1 potential says Richards

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SIMPLY NED has the potential to become a Grade 1 contender this season according to his trainer Nicky Richards as he prepares to take the wraps on some of his leading runners. Read More...

Cirrus heads betting as 12 remain in Champion

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE 2011 winner Cirrus Des Aigles heads the betting for the Qipco Champion Stakes at Ascot on Saturday as he bids to go one better than he has managed in the race for each of the last two years. Read More...

Brilliant Oaks winner Taghrooda retired

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THIS year's outstanding Oaks and King George winner Taghrooda has run her last race and will join her owner-breeder Hamdan Al Maktoum's broodmare band next year. Read More...

World Class: Champions Day looks short of champions

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Sam Walker, the Racing Post's international ratings expert, takes a look at Champions Day at Ascot on Saturday, which is missing a few stars. Read More...

Totesport.com revamp mobile offer

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TOTESPORT.COM have announced a revamped mobile offering which will include a full sportsbook as well as the chance to place all totepool bets. Read More...

Milczarek retires from saddle after injury nightmare

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
JOCKEY Kirsty Milczarek, who has not ridden since injuring her neck in a freak accident at Brighton last October, has retired from the saddle after doctors warned she risks being paralysed if she fell in a race. Read More...

Milczarek retires from saddle after injury nightmare

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
JOCKEY Kirsty Milczarek, who has not ridden since injuring her neck in a freak accident at Brighton last October, has retired from the saddle after doctors warned she risks being paralysed if she fell in a race. Read More...

Rizeena ruled out of Queen Elizabeth II Stakes

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
RIZEENA became the latest high-profile horse to be ruled out of British Champions Day with Clive Brittain revealing the filly has finished for the season. Read More...

The Grey Gatsy misses Champion Stakes

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
BRITISH CHAMPIONS DAY was dealt a further hammerblow as Kevin Ryan's Prix du Jockey Club and Irish Champion Stakes winner The Grey Gatsby became the latest big name to be ruled out of the meeting. Read More...

The Grey Gatsby misses Champion Stakes

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
BRITISH CHAMPIONS DAY was dealt a further hammerblow as Kevin Ryan's Prix du Jockey Club and Irish Champion Stakes winner The Grey Gatsby became the latest big name to be ruled out of the meeting. Read More...

Hills readies strong squad for Future Champions Day

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CHARLIE HILLS has enjoyed a fine season with his juveniles and has put together a strong squad of two-year-olds for Future Champions Day at Newmarket on Friday. Read More...

Hills readies strong squad for Future Champions Day

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CHARLIE HILLS has enjoyed a fine season with his juveniles and has put together a strong squad of two-year-olds for Future Champions Day at Newmarket on Friday. Read More...

Sportech launch appeal bid over VAT claim

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE long-running saga over Sportech's VAT repayment claim is set to continue after the pools and tote betting operator announced they had lodged an application to appeal the latest decision against them. Read More...

Today’s racing: Warner buy makes debut for Quinn

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
AFTER winning the Cesarewitch with Big Easy on Saturday, Terry Warner will focus his attention on the opening race at Sedgefield this afternoon when French recruit L'Aigle Royal bids to provide the owner with another success. Read More...

Windsor goes ahead after rain but non-runners mount

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
WINDSOR'S meeting today has been given the go-ahead, but there are plenty of withdrawals because of the ground. Read More...

Windsor goes ahead but Salisbury abandons

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
WINDSOR'S meeting today has been given the go-ahead, but Salisbury's fixture is off. Read More...

Australia: My Ambivalent could head straight to Cup

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Classy mare My Ambivalent could head straight to next month's Emirates Melbourne Cup after a bruised foot put her participation in Saturday's A$3 million Crown Golden Ale Caulfield Cup in doubt. Read More...

Testing conditions look likely for Champions Day

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CONDITIONS at Ascot for Champions Day on Saturday look set to be pretty testing after 25mm of rain on Sunday night turned the going to heavy, soft in places (from soft, good to soft in places). Read More...

Testing conditions look likely for Champions Day

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CONDITIONS at Ascot for Champions Day on Saturday look set to be pretty testing after 25mm of rain on Sunday night turned the going to heavy, soft in places (from soft, good to soft in places). Read More...