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Faugheen ‘best two-mile hurdler since Istabraq’

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
FAUGHEEN has been ranked as the highest-rated two-mile hurdler since Istabraq following his scintillating runaway success in the Irish Champion Hurdle at the weekend. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: Dictionary needed at Wetherby

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THIS is a good time to go to Southwell because its famous workhouse, now owned by the National Trust, doesn't open until February 13 so at least you won't end up there after racing. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: Dictionary needed at Wetherby

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THIS is a good time to go to Southwell because its famous workhouse, now owned by the National Trust, doesn't open until February 13 so at least you won't end up there after racing. Read More...

Mullins attention turns to Djakadam in Gold Cup trial

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
AFTER Un De Sceaux and Faugheen passed examinations of their credentials for Cheltenham's championship races with flying colours, stable focus switches to Djakadam on Saturday. Read More...

Champion trainer Nicholls 5-2 to draw Cheltenham blank

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
IT MIGHT not have happened in each of the last 13 years but Paul Nicholls is rated as low as 5-2 not to train a winner at the Cheltenham Festival in March. Read More...

World Class: Moore weaves his magic on return to Hong Kong

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
HONG KONG riders are probably sick of hosting Ryan Moore. Last time he was out there he stole the show at the International meeting with two Group 1 wins and a second from just three rides. One week into his return stint and the Brit has already landed t Read More...

Irish racing registers fall in crowds and horses

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
FEWER people attended race meetings in Ireland in 2015 despite the fact that there were four more fixtures on the calendar. Read More...

Irish racing registers falls in owners, crowds and horses

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
FEWER people attended race meetings in Ireland in 2015 despite the fact that there were four more fixtures on the calendar. Read More...

Waterlogged Newcastle loses third consecutive meeting

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
NEWCASTLE has lost its third consecutive meeting to the weather, with waterlogging forcing the cancellation of Monday's fixture. Read More...

Newcastle loses third consecutive meeting

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
NEWCASTLE has lost its third consecutive meeting to the weather, with waterlogging forcing the cancellation of Monday's fixture. Read More...

Russell backs Vroum Vroum for Mares’ Hurdle

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
DAVY RUSSELL believes Saturday's impressive Ascot scorer would be best suited to the OLBG Mares' Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival. Read More...

Russell backs Vroum Vroum Mag for Mares’ Hurdle

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
DAVY RUSSELL believes Saturday's impressive Ascot scorer would be best suited to the OLBG Mares' Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival. Read More...

Long Run likely to miss Cheltenham Festival

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE 2011 Gold Cup winner Long Run will likely miss the Cheltenham Festival after suffering a "very minor issue with a foot", but owner Robert Waley-Cohen is confident that we will still see the 11-year-old this season. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: A bridge too far?

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
IF YOU'RE worried about Tom Bellamy's fitness you need worry no more because Bellamy is riding The Last Bridge in the conditional jockeys' hurdle race at Kempton (1.05). Read More...

Leopardstown: Brilliant Faugheen destroys rivals

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
FAUGHEEN produced arguably the best performance of his career and slammed the two biggest rivals to his Champion Hurdle crown, comprehensively reversing form with Nichols Canyon, the only horse to have beaten him, as he ran out a wide-margin winner. Read More...

Faugheen destroys Leopardstown rivals

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
FAUGHEEN produced arguably the best performance of his career and slammed the two biggest rivals to his Champion Hurdle crown, comprehensively reversing form with Nichols Canyon, the only horse to have beaten him, as he ran out a wide-margin winner. Read More...

Douvan cut for Arkle after imperious display

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
DOUVAN put in a flawless round of jumping on his way to winning his second Grade 1 over fences, extending his unbeaten sequence to seven for Willie Mullins. Read More...

Leopardstown: Mullins labels Douvan ‘a different species’

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
DOUVAN put in a flawless round of jumping on his way to winning his second Grade 1 over fences, extending his unbeaten sequence to seven for Willie Mullins. Read More...

Leopardstown: Douvan ‘a different species’

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
DOUVAN put in a flawless round of jumping on his way to winning his second Grade 1 over fences, extending his unbeaten sequence to seven for Willie Mullins. Read More...

Business Bulletin: Hills defend link-up following tennis fixing allegations

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SUPPOSEDLY there is no such thing as bad publicity, in which case William Hill's sponsorship of the Australian Open tennis championship has struck gold. Read More...

Japan: Decipher sets up Dubai Carnival tilt with Grade 2 win

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SHEIKH MOHAMMED'S Decipher (Futoshi Kojima/Yutaka Take) scooped his fourth graded stakes contest when holding on for a narrow victory. Read More...

O’Faolains Boy on Gold Cup trial in BetBright Chase

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
O'FAOLAINS BOY is set to attempt to strengthen Britain's Cheltenham Gold Cup challenge by testing his credentials against ante-post favourite Djakadam in the BetBright Chase at Cheltenham on Saturday. Read More...

Elliott unsure about Gold Cup headgear for Don Cossack

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TRAINER Gordon Elliott might resist the urge to fit Don Cossack with cheekpieces in the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup. Read More...

Elliott unsure about fitting Don Cossack with cheekpieces

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TRAINER Gordon Elliott might resist the urge to equip Don Cossack with cheekpieces in the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup. Read More...

Faugheen bids to exact revenge in Irish Champion cracker

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THREE stablemates with 13 Grade 1 victories between them contest today’s Irish Champion Hurdle at Leopardstown and for one – Faugheen – it is all about revenge. Read More...

Magic Johnson: Five of the best rides

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
RICHARD JOHNSON steered Duke Des Champs to an effortless victory at Ascot on Saturday to reach 3,000 winners. He has had to produce some humdingers in his time though and we look at some of the best he has produced. Read More...

Willie Mullins into even-money to win first British title

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
WILLIE MULLINS is now no bigger than even-money for the British trainers' championship after a near £100,000 haul at Ascot saw him advance his claims and strengthen his already vice-like grip on the Cheltenham Festival. Read More...

South Africa: It’s My Turn shocks rivals in Cape Derby

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
IT'S MY TURN (Justin Snaith/Piere Strydom) sprang a 16-1 shock when coming fast on the stands side to get up inside the last half furlong. Read More...

Johnson brings up 3,000 jumps winners in style at Ascot

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
RICHARD JOHNSON has become just the second jump jockey in history to ride 3,000 winners in Britain and Ireland after guiding Duke Des Champs to victory at Ascot on Saturday. Read More...

Johnson brings up 3,000 jumps winners in style at Ascot

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
RICHARD JOHNSON has become just the second jump jockey in history to ride 3,000 winners in Britain and Ireland after guiding Duke Des Champs to victory at Ascot on Saturday. Read More...

Un De Sceaux stamps class on Clarence House Chase

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
RUBY WALSH bounced Un De Sceaux out in front and he dominated from start to finish, putting his jumping problems behind him with a clear round and pulling five lengths clear of former Champion Chase winner Sire De Grugy to win with great authority. Read More...

Un De Sceaux stamps class on Clarence House Chase

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
RUBY WALSH bounced Un De Sceaux out in front and he dominated from start to finish, putting his jumping problems behind him with a clear round and pulling five lengths clear of former Champion Chase winner Sire De Grugy to win with great authority. Read More...

Ascot: Un De Sceaux stamps class on Clarence House

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
RUBY WALSH bounced Un De Sceaux out in front and he dominated from start to finish, putting his jumping problems behind him with a clear round and pulling five lengths clear of former Champion Chase winner Sire De Grugy to win with great authority. Read More...

Un De Sceaux stamps class on Clarence House

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
RUBY WALSH bounced Un De Sceaux out in front and he dominated from start to finish, putting his jumping problems behind him with a clear round and pulling five lengths clear of former Champion Chase winner Sire De Grugy. Read More...

Vroum Vroum Mag could have World at her feet

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
IT WAS the toughest test of Vroum Vroum Mag's career since joining Willie Mullins but the potential wondermare came through it with ease, putting the race to bed in effortless fashion and marking herself as a serious threat come Cheltenham in March. Read More...

Vroum Vroum Mag could have the World at her feet

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
IT WAS the toughest test of Vroum Vroum Mag's career since joining Willie Mullins but the potential wondermare came through it with ease, putting the race to bed in effortless fashion and marking herself as a serious threat come Cheltenham in March. Read More...

Ascot: Vroum Vroum Mag motors to another win

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
IT WAS the toughest test of Vroum Vroum Mag's career since joining Willie Mullins but the potential wondermare came through it with ease, putting the race to bed in effortless fashion and marking herself as a serious threat come Cheltenham in March. Read More...

Ascot: Vroum Vroum Mag motors to another victory

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
IT WAS the toughest test of Vroum Vroum Mag's career since joining Willie Mullins but the potential wondermare came through it with ease, putting the race to bed in effortless fashion and marking herself as a serious threat come Cheltenham in March. Read More...

Vroum Vroum Mag out to determine festival target

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CONNECTIONS of Vroum Vroum Mag, hot favourite for Ascot's OLBG.com Mares' Hurdle today, are hoping her Cheltenham Festival target will become much clearer after the Grade 2. Read More...

Bloody Mary off the menu as Fontwell cancels Sunday card

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SUNDAY'S meeting at Fontwell, due to feature the British debut of the intriguing Bloody Mary, has been abandoned as the course is waterlogged. Read More...

The New One team hoping star settles nerves

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
WHAT was expected to be a fascinating showdown between Britain's two leading Stan James Champion Hurdle candidates has failed to materialise, but The New One still has the opportunity to assert his Cheltenham claims today. Read More...

Racecourses look at tote options on licence expiry

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
BRITAIN'S racecourses are looking at options for launching their own tote when Betfred's exclusive pool betting licence expires in July 2018. Read More...

Sire De Grugy super but Moore worried by Un De Sceaux

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TWO of the leading contenders for the Champion Chase clash in Ascot's Sodexo Clarence House Chase on Saturday and while Gary Moore reckons he has Sire De Grugy in super order, the trainer is wary of the threat posed by Un De Sceaux. Read More...

Greyhound sponsor Findlay banned for laying horses

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ONE of greyhound racing's most important sponsors has been banned from horseracing for eight years and three months for laying his horses over a period of more than two years. Read More...

Hereford: Four stars who have triumphed at the track

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Following the news Hereford racecourse is to reopen in October, James Burn takes a look at some stars who have won at the track. Read More...

South Africa: Brazuca needs to stay Cape Derby trip

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
BRAZUCA (Johan Janse van Vuuren/Weichong Marwing) is the form horse after taking second in the Cape Guineas but there are stamina doubts about the Teofilo colt as he is out of a mare by top sprinter Choisir. However his trainer does not share them. Read More...

O’Neill hopes ground dries for star names

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
JONJO O'NEILL is waiting on the weather before stepping up his 2016 campaign after his first runners of the year found the testing ground too much to handle. Read More...

O’Neill hopes ground dries for star names following quiet spell

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
JONJO O'NEILL is waiting on the weather before stepping up his 2016 campaign after his first runners of the year found the testing ground too much to handle. Read More...

O’Neill hopes ground dries for big names following quiet spell

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
JONJO O'NEILL is waiting on the weather before stepping up his 2016 campaign after his first runners of the year found the testing ground too much to handle. Read More...

Peace And Co ruled out of Champion Hurdle Trial

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
PEACE AND CO, one of Britain's leading hopes for the Champion Hurdle, has not been declared for Saturday's StanJames.com Champion Hurdle Trial at Haydock. Read More...