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Business Bulletin: Point of consumption tax future to be decided in court

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE future of the government's point of consumption tax regime for the gambling industry will be decided in the European courts, although it might be better for some operators if the duty remains untouched. Read More...

France: Epicuris puts Derby form to the test

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THIS race could provide a fascinating comparison of the form of the Investec Derby and the Prix du Jockey Club. Read More...

France: Epicuris and War clash in Prix Eugene Adam

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THIS race could provide a fascinating comparison of the form of the Investec Derby and the Prix du Jockey Club. Read More...

Dettori leads tributes to retiring ‘great’ Hughes

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THIS season will be remembered as much for the revival of Frankie Dettori's riding career as it will for the end of Richard Hughes's and the resurgent Dettori on Saturday paid tribute to the "great jockey" who will retire after Glorio Read More...

Covert Love delivers Palmer first Classic success

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
COVERT LOVE provided Hugo Palmer with the first Classic winner of his training career when reeling in the front-running Together Forever to land the Irish Oaks at the Curragh. Read More...

Covert Love delivers Palmer first Classic success

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
COVERT LOVE provided Hugo Palmer with the first Classic winner of his training career when reeling in the front-running Together Forever to land the Irish Oaks at the Curragh. Read More...

Curragh: Covert Love delivers Palmer first Classic success

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
COVERT LOVE provided Hugo Palmer with the first Classic winner of his training career when reeling in the front-running Together Forever to land the Irish Oaks at the Curragh. Read More...

Haydock fields halved due to ground conditions

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TONIGHT'S meeting at Haydock is set to go ahead without more than half the declared runners after a mass of withdrawals due to the going. Read More...

Fahey’s Lathom proves too good in Super Sprint

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
LATHOM led home a one-two for trainer Richard Fahey with a dream run in the Super Sprint at Newbury at odds of a 28-1. Read More...

Newbury: Fahey’s Lathom proves too good in Super Sprint

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
LATHOM led home a one-two for trainer Richard Fahey with a dream run in the Super Sprint at Newbury at odds of a 28-1. Read More...

Fahey’s Lathom proves too good in Super Sprint

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
LATHOM led home a one-two for trainer Richard Fahey with a dream run in the Super Sprint at Newbury at odds of a 28-1. Read More...

Newton Abbot: Gran is the maestro

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Will Kennedy gives the Richard Newland-trained Gran Maestro a fantastic ride to land the Summer Hurdle. They locked horns with Hammersly Lake in the closing stages but just did enough to land the valuable prize. Read More...

Haydock fields thinned due to ground conditions

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TONIGHT'S meeting at Haydock is set to go ahead without nearly half the declared runners after a mass of withdrawals due to the going. Read More...

Hannon to look to Dobbs and Levey after Hughes exit

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
PAT DOBBS and Sean Levey will be given more opportunities following the retirement of Richard Hughes after Glorious Goodwood, trainer Richard Hannon said on Saturday. Read More...

Jack Naylor will thrive on the Curragh says Harrington

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
JACK NAYLOR will be a "different filly" from the horse who finished sixth in the Investec Oaks when she runs in the Darley Irish Oaks, trainer Jessica Harrington said on Friday. Read More...

Leading sprinter Muhaarar may retire this year

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
‘CATCH him while you can’ is the message from connections of this season’s leading sprinter Muhaarar, who is unlikely to be campaigned as a four-year-old it was revealed on Friday. Read More...

Moore ‘frustrated’ following injury absence

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
RYAN MOORE has spoken of his frustration after an accident in the stalls last week means the Ballydoyle number one will have to sit out some of the summer's biggest fixtures. Read More...

Richard Hughes to retire after Glorious Goodwood

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
RICHARD HUGHES, champion jockey in Britain for the last three years and one of the sport’s most successful riders for two decades, is to unexpectedly retire at the end of Glorious Goodwood in 15 days' time. Read More...

Jockeys’ title is massive says ex-champ Hanagan

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
WINNING the jockeys' title is a "massive, massive thing" and any rider claiming not to care about it is just deflecting pressure, former champion Paul Hanagan said on Friday. Read More...

Qualify ‘very unlikely’ to run in Irish Oaks

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
QUALIFY, the Investec Oaks winner, is unlikely to run in the Darley Irish Oaks at the Curragh on Saturday because of the changed ground conditions. Read More...

Qualify ‘very unlikely’ to run in Irish Oaks due to ground

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
QUALIFY, the Investec Oaks winner, is unlikely to run in the Darley Irish Oaks at the Curragh on Saturday because of the changed ground conditions. Read More...

Qualify ‘very unlikely’ to run in Darley Irish Oaks

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
QUALIFY, the Investec Oaks winner, is unlikely to run in the Darley Irish Oaks at the Curragh on Saturday because of the changed ground conditions. Read More...

Online critics hit out at Chester alcohol clampdown

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
A SOCIAL media campaign mounted against Chester for preventing racegoers on foot bringing in their own alcohol has been dismissed by the track’s chief executive Richard Thomas, who has however pledged to open extra bars at tomorrow’s meeting. Read More...

Appleby hopes Hamilton rain will help Festive Fare

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
WITH 27.8mm of rain overnight at Hamilton the going has changed to soft, good to soft in places and Charlie Appleby is hopeful the softer conditions will see his Festive Fare return to form in the Listed Glasgow Stakes. Read More...

Lordan keen on chances of first Classic success

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
WAYNE LORDAN is eagerly looking forward to the chance of a first Classic success when he partners Ribblesdale Stakes winner Curvy in the Darley Irish Oaks at the Curragh on Saturday. Read More...

Owners set up donation page to support Beasley

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
AN ONLINE donation page has been set up to support jockey Connor Beasley in his recovery from the multiple injuries sustained in a bad fall at Wolverhampton. Read More...

Cox excited to run Soapy Aitken in Super Sprint

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CLIVE COX is confident his Royal Ascot fourth Soapy Aitken can bounce back from an odds-on defeat at Sandown two weeks ago and claim victory in the £250,000 Weatherbys Super Sprint at Newbury on Saturday. Read More...

Treble moves De Sousa clear in jockeys’ title race

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SILVESTRE DE SOUSA moved to the top of the tree in the jockeys' championship with a 105-1 Thursday treble at Leicester and is now as short as 2-5 and no bigger than 8-13 to to be crowned champion jockey for the first time this season. Read More...

Santos hit with mammoth 70-day riding ban

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
JOCKEY Vitor Santos was hit with a 70-day ban on Thursday when found guilty of intentionally failing to ensure that the Robert Stephens-trained Chantecler ran on its merits at Chelmsford last month. Read More...

De Sousa assumes the lead in jockeys’ title

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SILVESTRE DE SOUSA joined Ryan Moore at the summit of the jockeys' championship following a double at Leicester on Thursday, but still refused to be drawn on his chances of winning the title. Read More...

De Sousa joins Moore as jockeys’ title leader

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SILVESTRE DE SOUSA joined Ryan Moore at the summit of the jockeys' championship following a double at Leicester on Thursday, but still refused to be drawn on his chances of winning the title. Read More...

Godolphin add to ranks with Toormore purchase

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TOORMORE will be racing in a different shade of blue when next seen after the Group 1-winner was purchased by Godolphin from previous owners Middleham Park Racing. Read More...

Pleascach team decide to swerve Irish Oaks

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
HAVING lost a touch of sparkle when Diamondsandrubies was taken out earlier in the week, the Darley Irish Oaks was missing another leading player on Thursday when Pleascach did not feature in a final field of ten for Saturday’s Classic. Read More...

Pleascach team decide to swerve Irish Oaks

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
HAVING lost a touch of sparkle when Diamondsandrubies was taken out earlier in the week, the Darley Irish Oaks was missing another leading player on Thursday when Pleascach did not feature in a final field of ten for Saturday’s Classic. Read More...

McDonald has no regrets over stint in Britain

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
AUSTRALIAN-BASED jockey James McDonald has spoken positively about his five-week stint in Britain during which he rode six winners. Read More...

McDonald has no regrets over five-week spell in Britain

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
AUSTRALIAN-BASED jockey James McDonald has spoken positively about his five-week stint in Britain during which he rode six winners. Read More...

McDonald has no regrets over riding spell in Britain

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
AUSTRALIAN-BASED jockey James McDonald has spoken positively about his five-week stint in Britain during which he rode six winners. Read More...

Culloty ends 16-month drought at Killarney

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
JIM CULLOTY ended a long wait for a winner when Winter's Over struck at Killarney on Wednesday night to become the trainer’s first success since March 2014. Read More...

Culloty ends 16-month drought with Killarney strike

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
JIM CULLOTY ended a long wait for a winner when Winter's Over struck at Killarney on Wednesday night to give the trainer his first success since March 2014. Read More...

Sore Moore could be out of action until autumn

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
RYAN MOORE may be sidelined until the autumn, missing the Betfred Ebor meeting at York as well as Glorious Goodwood, as he recovers from neck injuries sustained in a stalls incident at Newmarket last week. Read More...

St Leger likely next destination for Storm The Stars

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
STORM THE STARS could head straight to the Ladbrokes St Leger without another run after securing his third successive Group 1 placing in the Juddmonte Grand Prix de Paris on Tuesday. Read More...

St Leger likely next stop for Storm The Stars

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
STORM THE STARS could head straight to the Ladbrokes St Leger without another run after securing his third successive Group 1 placing in the Juddmonte Grand Prix de Paris on Tuesday. Read More...

Mullins takes to social media to criticise course food

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
DANNY MULLINS has called on Killarney and other tracks to improve the standard of food they provide jockeys after taking to social media to vent his frustration at the food available at the Kerry track on Tuesday night. Read More...

Mullins critical of jockeys’ food at Killarney

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
DANNY MULLINS has called on Killarney and other tracks to improve the standard of food they provide jockeys after criticising the food available at the Kerry track on Tuesday night. Read More...

Moore ‘feels as if he has been in a car crash’

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
RYAN MOORE has told his parents he felt as if he had been the victim of a car crash following a stalls incident at Newmarket last week that threatens to derail his ambitions to be champion jockey for a fourth time. Read More...

Moore ‘feels as if he has been in a car crash’ after injury

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
RYAN MOORE has told his parents he felt as if he had been the victim of a car crash following a stalls incident at Newmarket last week that threatens to derail his ambitions to be champion jockey for a fourth time. Read More...

Moore ‘feels as if he has been in a car crash’ after injury

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
RYAN MOORE has told his parents he felt as if he had been the victim of a car crash following a stalls incident at Newmarket last week that threatens to derail his ambitions to be champion jockey for a fourth time. Read More...

Fanshawe eyeing Classic glory with Speedy Boarding

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
JAMES FANSHAWE bids to build on an already impressive record in Ireland when he sends last month's Newbury Listed winner Speedy Boarding to the Curragh on Saturday for the Darley Irish Oaks. Read More...

Royal Ascot winner Suits You sold to Hong Kong

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TRAINER Eoghan O'Neill has revealed his Royal Ascot winner Suits You has been sold to continue his racing career in Hong Kong. Read More...

Horn moves into contention with Eclipse win

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
DERBY winner Golden Horn moved firmly into contention for the Cartier Horse of the Year award when following up his Epsom success with an equally impressive win in the Coral-Eclipse. Read More...