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Ballyandy edges out Movewiththetimes in Betfair Hurdle

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
BALLYANDY won a titanic duel with Movewiththetimes to give trainer Nigel Twiston-Davies another Betfair Hurdle. Read More...

Uttoxeter gets go-ahead after fourth inspection

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SATURDAY'S meeting at Uttoxeter has finally got the all-clear, four and a half hours after it first passed its first inspection. Read More...

Fourth inspection called at Uttoxeter after snow storm

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SATURDAY'S meeting at Uttoxeter was orginally given the green light as the course passed a 7.30am inspection, but a snow storm forced officials to call a second inspection at 10am, a third at 11am and now they will look again at midday. Read More...

Altior faces stiffest task yet against hardened rivals

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CRACK novice Altior is facing by far his most arduous test over fences to date against the improving Fox Norton and the talented but fragile Traffic Fluide, who returns from a 13-month layoff. Read More...

The Saturday Briefing: betting, going and nons

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
NOT many runners but plenty of interest in in the two big chases at Newbury this afternoon where Native River puts his Gold Cup credentials on the line in the Betfair Denman Chase. Read More...

Snow storm puts Uttoxeter meeting back in danger

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SATURDAY'S meeting at Uttoxeter got the green light after the course passed a 7.30am inspection. Read More...

Third inspection called at Uttoxeter after snow storm

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SATURDAY'S meeting at Uttoxeter was orginally given the green light after the course passed a 7.30am inspection, but a snow storm forced officials to call a second inspection at 10am - at which they decided to take a third look at 11am. Read More...

Native River and Bristol ready to test Gold Cup credentials

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THIS race could be seen as a disappointment if measured by quantity. However, judged by quality, it is anything but with Native River and Bristol De Mai, two genuine Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup contenders, going head to head. Read More...

Uttoxeter given go ahead despite snow falling

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SATURDAY'S meeting at Uttoxeter got the green light after the course passed a 7.30am inspection. Read More...

What they say: Betfair Hurdle connections

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Newbury stages Britain's richest handicap hurdle on Saturday with 16 runners on course for the Betfair Hurdle. Read More...

No point shirking Newbury battles says Twiston-Davies

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
NIGEL TWISTON-DAVIES has questioned why more owners and trainers shy away from running in the sport's big Saturday prizes after today's two feature chases at Newbury attracted only eight runners in total. Read More...

Saturday racing: what’s on TV and who to watch

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
AS THE Cheltenham Festival nears, an extra layer of bubble wrap will probably get applied to the limbs of equine aces in stables all over, but there are still a few dress rehearsals before the main event, including Newbury's fixture on Saturday. Read More...

Bomb scare at Newbury day before Betfair Hurdle

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
NO COURSE welcomes the arrival of bomb disposal officers but Newbury officials were able to laugh off a scare on the eve of the Betfair Hurdle meeting. Read More...

Politologue warms up for Cheltenham festival in style

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
POLITOLOGUE, reckoned by trainer Paul Nicholls to be among his best chances of success at Cheltenham next month, warmed up for the Festival in straightforward style by dismissing Pain Au Chocolat in a match race at Kempton on Friday. Read More...

Kempton: Politologue warms up for festival in style

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
POLITOLOGUE, reckoned by trainer Paul Nicholls to be among his best chances of success at Cheltenham next month, warmed up for the festival in straightforward style by dismissing Pain Au Chocolat in a match race at Kempton on Friday. Read More...

Uttoxeter to inspect at 7.30am on Saturday

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Uttoxeter remain hopeful despite calling an inspection for 7.30am on Saturday due to low temperatures and the overnight forecast Read More...

Small but star-filled fields for Newbury chases

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
EIGHT runners will contest Newbury's pair of Grade 2 chases on Saturday, each of which carry a prize fund of £50,000. Read More...

Australia: Winx return delayed due to extreme temperatures

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Winx's scheduled comeback has been delayed until Monday, as officials decided to postpone Saturday's card at Randwick due to extreme temperatures. Read More...

Australia: Winx return delayed due to extreme heat

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Winx's scheduled comeback has been delayed until Monday, as officials decided to postpone Saturday's card at Randwick due to extreme temperatures. Read More...

Leading JLT fancy Politologue faces one rival at Kempton

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE apprentice takes on the master at Kempton when the Dan Skelton-trained Pain Au Chocolat attempts to lower the colours of Paul Nicholls's JLT Novices' Chase market principal Politologue in a £20,000 graduation chase. Read More...

Bromley hoping Bristol is swanlike in Denman Chase test

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
The super-agent who bought Bristol De Mai to race in Britain says the star young chaser is blossoming 'from an ugly duckling into a swan' as he looked forward to Saturday's thrilling Newbury showdown with fellow Cheltenham fancy Native Riv Read More...

Bromley hoping Bristol is swanlike in Denman

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
The super-agent who bought Bristol De Mai to race in Britain says the star young chaser is blossoming 'from an ugly duckling into a swan' as he looked forward to Saturday's thrilling Newbury showdown with fellow Cheltenham fancy Native Riv Read More...

Bromley hoping Bristol is swanlike in Denman River showdown

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
The super-agent who bought Bristol De Mai to race in Britain says the star young chaser is blossoming 'from an ugly duckling into a swan' as he looked forward to Saturday's thrilling Newbury showdown with fellow Cheltenham fancy Native Riv Read More...

Meydan: Nashmiah bursts Really Special bubble in UAE 1,000 Guineas shock

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
The Saudi Arabian-trained Nashmiah caused an upset in the UAE 1,000 Guineas with a 40-1 victory over two other long-priced runners, with Godolphin's odds-on favourite Really Special only fifth. Read More...

Bromley hoping Bristol is swanlike in Denman Native River showdown

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
The super-agent who bought Bristol De Mai to race in Britain says the star young chaser is blossoming 'from an ugly duckling into a swan' as he looked forward to Saturday's thrilling Newbury showdown with fellow Cheltenham fancy Native Riv Read More...

No fire to the smoke of four-horse gamble

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
INTEREST in Thursday's racing may well soar by mid afternoon after four horses were the subject of what appears significant market support. Read More...

Ice 2017: It’s the icing on the cake on final day at the ExCeL

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Betting Shop Manager of the Year Rob Mabbett with the third of his daily diaries from the Ice exhibition at the ExCeL in London. Read More...

Might Bite strolls to confidence-boosting win to revive Festival hopes

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
MIGHT Bite got his Cheltenham bid back on track after his Grade 1 fall with a runaway win against two rivals at Doncaster. Read More...

Might Bite strolls to confidence-boosting win

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
MIGHT Bite raised his connections Cheltenham hopes as he got back to winning ways after his Grade 1 fall. Read More...

Might Bite strolls to confidence-boosting win at Doncaster

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
MIGHT Bite raised his connections Cheltenham hopes as he got back to winning ways after his Grade 1 fall. Read More...

Huntingdon: Keeper Hill gets up close home to beat Messire

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE Warren Greatrex-trained Keeper Hill got up close home to deny odds-on favourite and Grade 1 winner Messire Des Obeaux in the Listed Sidney Banks and give his trainer a second successive win in the race. Read More...

Quartet supported into single figure prices during morning

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
INTEREST in Thursday's racing may well soar by mid afternoon after four horses were the subject of what appears significant market support. Read More...

Swinburn died after falling from bathroom window says coroner

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
A CORONER has recorded that Walter Swinburn died as a result of an accident at his London flat. Read More...

Swinburn died as a result of tragic accident says coroner

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
WALTER SWINBURN lost his life as a result of "a tragic accident" at his London home, a coroner concluded on Thursday. Read More...

Consul De Thaix ruled out of Betfair Hurdle

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CONSUL DE THAIX, a leading fancy at 8-1 for Saturday's Betfair Hurdle, has been ruled out of the race by trainer Nicky Henderson. Read More...

Consul De Thaix ruled out of 16-runner Betfair

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CONSUL DE THAIX, a leading fancy at 8-1 for Saturday's Betfair Hurdle, has been ruled out of the race by trainer Nicky Henderson. Read More...

Consul De Thaix ruled out of 16-runner Betfair Hurdle

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CONSUL DE THAIX, a leading fancy at 8-1 for Saturday's Betfair Hurdle, has been ruled out of the race by trainer Nicky Henderson. Read More...

RSA hope Might Bite out to atone for Kempton fall

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
MIGHT BITE, surely the unluckiest loser of a high-profile race this season, bids to get back on the winning track in a three-runner novice chase (3.00) at Doncaster. Read More...

Bangor to inspect on Friday due to frost fears

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
BANGOR'S meeting on Friday is subject to an 8am inspection on raceday morning due to the threat of freezing temperatures. Read More...

Tizzard bids to fire back with improving Native River

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE Colin Tizzard juggernaut has slowed down in recent weeks but the trainer will be aiming to get back up to speed with a high-class team, led by Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup second favourite Native River, primed for weekend assignments. Read More...

Freezing temperatures forecast for Newbury

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TEMPERATURES at Newbury are expected to dip below freezing overnight on Thursday and Friday in advance of the course's keenly anticipated meeting on Saturday. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: newcomer a nod to Elsworth’s past

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
It was 1971 when Elsworth arrived at Bishops Cannings and made his way to Lynes House. Presumably he knocked on the door and it was probably Lieutenant-Colonel Ricky Vallance who answered Read More...

Ice 2017: onto a winner with virtual Grand National

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Betting Shop Manager of The Year Rob Mabbett with the second of his daily diaries from the Ice exhibition at the ExCeL in London. Read More...

Star Aussie mare Jameka given big Ascot target

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CAULFIELD CUP winner Jameka could compete in Europe this summer with the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes as her main target. Read More...

Bradstock aiming for spring return with Coneygree

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
MARK BRADSTOCK has issued a positive bulletin about stable star Coneygree and hopes that the 2015 Cheltenham Gold Cup winner will be able to compete at either Aintree or Punchestown this spring. Read More...

Surf and Turf: In The Paddock sorts out the jumble for first-time buyers

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
You've got to say In The Paddock gets off to an excellent start. Its slogan is the very sensible and clear 'Discover shared racehorse ownership'. Read More...

World Class: Keen for The Everest to flourish

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE Everest was little more than a grand idea six months ago but later this year it will become the richest turf race in the world worth A$10 million (£6m). Read More...

Red Mills Trial Hurdle to sort Jezki’s Cheltenham target

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
JEZKI, who is prominent in the betting for the Stan James Champion Hurdle and Sun Bets Stayers' Hurdle, will have his Cheltenham Festival target determined after he runs at Gowran Park on Saturday week. Read More...

‘Concession would help overcome discrimination’

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Melbourne Cup-winning jockey Michelle Payne has suggested female riders would continue to struggle to reach the top of their profession unless they have a weight allowance as her sport was still "chauvinistic". Read More...

Payne: idea of a female allowance a ‘nice incentive’

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Melbourne Cup-winning jockey Michelle Payne has suggested female riders would continue to struggle to reach the top of their profession unless they have a weight allowance as her sport was still "chauvinistic". Read More...