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Breeders’ Cup hero Bomb returns at Leopardstown

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
HIT IT A BOMB, unbeaten in three starts last year and not seen in action since landing the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf at Keeneland in October, is the star attraction at Leopardstown tonight. Read More...

Massaat on comeback trail in Sovereign Stakes

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
MASSAAT may be the forgotten colt from the Classic scene but he bids to jog a few memories this afternoon. Read More...

Nina Carberry: Paul was my idol

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
NINA CARBERRY spoke on Wednesday of her relief that her brother Paul has retired in one piece, while the clan’s legendary patriarch Tommy also recalled "fond" memories of Bobbyjo’s famous Grand National triumph in 1999. Read More...

Nina Carberry pays tribute to ‘idol’ brother Paul

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
NINA CARBERRY spoke on Wednesday of her relief that her brother Paul has retired in one piece, while the clan’s legendary patriarch Tommy also recalled "fond" memories of Bobbyjo’s famous Grand National triumph in 1999. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: Sovereign owed a Debt of luck

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
AS WE all know, there’s no justice in the world. Even so, it would be nice if Sovereign Debt stopped finishing a creditable second and finished a creditable first, instead. Read More...

Paul Carberry: six of his most memorable rides

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
WITH the news of Paul Carberry's retirement, we look back on six memorable rides delivered by one of the most gifted jockeys of his generation. Read More...

Time Test will not run at York, says Charlton

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TRAINER Roger Charlton has revealed that Time Test, one of the leading challengers to Postponed in next week's Juddmonte International Stakes at York, will miss the race. Read More...

Caravaggio heads entries for Middle Park Stakes

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
PHOENIX STAKES winner Caravaggio, currently as short as 5-2 for next year's 2000 Guineas, is among 49 entries entries for the Middle Park Stakes at Newmarket on September 24, which were released on Wednesday. Read More...

Caravaggio given Middle Park Stakes option

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
PHOENIX STAKES winner Caravaggio, currently as short as 5-2 for next year's 2000 Guineas, is among 49 entries entries for the Middle Park Stakes at Newmarket on September 24, which were released on Wednesday. Read More...

Caravaggio heads entries for Middle Park Stakes

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
PHOENIX STAKES winner Caravaggio, currently as short as 5-2 for next year's 2000 Guineas, is among 49 entries entries for the Middle Park Stakes at Newmarket on September 24, which were released on Wednesday. Read More...

Nemoralia to miss Hungerford Stakes in favour of York

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
NEMORALIA is set to miss Saturdays featured Group 2 Betfred Hungerford Stakes at Newbury, for which she is 7-2 joint-favourite with the sponsors, in favour of an alternative target at York next week. Read More...

Uttoxeter to put on a show for Peaty and ‘Olympic Nan’

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ADAM PEATY may have interrupted the sleep of Uttoxeter's townsfolk this week but his efforts in the Olympic swimming pool have now earned them a free day's racing. Read More...

Story of the race – Harchibald’s narrow Champion loss

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE 2005 Champion Hurdle was one of the all-time classics. As a race it had everything. Here's the story of the race from the connections involved Read More...

Story of the race – the 2005 Champion Hurdle

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE 2005 Champion Hurdle was one of the all-time classics. As a race it had everything. Here's the story of the race from the connections involved Read More...

Story of the race – Harchibald’s agonising Champion loss

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE 2005 Champion Hurdle was one of the all-time classics. As a race it had everything. Here's the story of the race from the connections involved Read More...

Australia: Payne loses ride on Melbourne Cup winner

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Michelle Payne will not ride Prince of Penzance when the Melbourne Cup winner reappears in the Memsie Stakes at Caulfield at the end of the month. Read More...

Australia: Payne loses ride on Melbourne Cup hero

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Michelle Payne will not ride Prince of Penzance when the Melbourne Cup winner reappears in the Memsie Stakes at Caulfield at the end of the month. Read More...

Bell to send Franklin D on pioneering Korean trip

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
MICHAEL BELL is to open up a new frontier for British runners in South Korea next month when he plans to send the promising Franklin D for the inaugural Keeneland Korea Cup. Read More...

Limato needs right conditions to run in the Nunthorpe

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
LIMATO'S participation in the Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes at York on Friday week will hinge on a workout on Friday and a good weather forecast, with Henry Candy's star having the option of running over a mile instead. Read More...

Owner Davis out of luck again at Lingfield

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
OWNER Bill Davis is unlikely to be buying any lottery tickets soon, as his, and Ayr Of Elegance's, luckless run continued at Lingfield on Tuesday evening. Read More...

Kingsgate Native quashes retirement talk with win

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
IF KINGSGATE NATIVE had heard the discussion of his potential retirement he silenced the doubters with victory in the 5f conditions stakes. Read More...

Meade: Carberry was ‘one in a million’

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
NOEL MEADE has led the tributes to Paul Carberry as he coined him "one in a million" in the wake of the Grand National-winning jockey's retirement due to injury. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: Wednesday’s racing full of interest

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
MORE small field problems with 13 of Wednesday's 28 Flat races (46 per cent) attracting less than eight runners. I can't help thinking that, in the end, if it's considered important enough, a solution will mean staging many fewer races. Read More...

William Hill reject 3.6 billion merger offer

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
WILLIAM HILL have firmly rejected a joint-offer from the Rank Group and 888 Holdings to merge with the high street bookmaker, stating the bid "substantially undervalues" the firm. Read More...

Injuries force Paul Carberry to retire from saddle

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
PAUL CARBERRY has been forced to retire from the saddle after meeting with an orthopedic specialist on Tuesday. Read More...

Carberry “gutted” after injury forces retirement

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
PAUL CARBERRY has been forced to retire from the saddle after meeting with an orthopedic specialist on Tuesday. Read More...

Behind the scenes with a clerk of the course

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THERE'S a swathe of blue to the west, a few light grey clouds to the east, a gentle breeze rearranging the pattern, no celestial alarms in sight. "I suppose I'm a bit obsessed with the weather," says Andrew Cooper. Read More...

Hills sign deals with Chelsea and Everton

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
WITH the Premier League kick-off fast approaching, major betting companies have been involved in some significant deals. Read More...

Mullins issues positive update on York team

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
LEADING jumps trainer Willie Mullins has outlined plans for his three runners at York next week, including ante-post Ebor favourite Ivan Grozny. Read More...

BoyleSports make 118m bid to buy UK shops from rivals

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
BOYLESPORTS have confirmed they have bid for 360 betting shops across Britain that are being sold off as part of the planned merger between Ladbrokes and Coral. Read More...

Lady Aurelia ready for Morny showdown with Caravaggio

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
WESLEY WARD will not be running away from a possible mouthwatering Morny match-up between his outstanding filly Lady Aurelia and Qipco 2,000 Guineas favourite Caravaggio as he declared "we're ready". Read More...

Gold seeks return to winning ways

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
GALILEO GOLD will aim to get back into the Group 1-winning routine at Deauville this weekend, provided he satisfies trainer Hugo Palmer on the gallops on Tuesday morning. Read More...

Gold seeks return to winning ways in France

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
GALILEO GOLD will aim to get back into the Group 1-winning routine at Deauville this weekend, provided he satisfies trainer Hugo Palmer on the gallops on Tuesday morning. Read More...

Mann raider second in northern Spain

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
A TRIP to northern Spain for the Charlie Mann-trained Sureness was not without reward as the six-year-old produced a valiant effort from the front to finish second in the Gran Pemio Hotel Maria Cristina at San Sebastian. Read More...

Corinthian spirit still strong among amateurs

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Lewis Porteous talks to the riders in it just for the love of the sport Read More...

Profitable ready to roll back over five in Nunthorpe

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CLIVE COX has stated that King's Stand Stakes winner Profitable is in top order as he targets a second Group 1 success in the Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes at York on Friday week. Read More...

Nottingham run could be the last for Kingsgate Native

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
POPULAR sprinter Kingsgate Native could be on the brink of retirement with the outcome of Tuesday's 5f conditions stakes at Nottingham set to decide his future. Read More...

Elliott pleased with progress of Gold Cup hero Don Cossack

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
GORDON ELLIOTT has issued a positive update on Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Don Cossack, but warns that anything less than a "110 per cent" recovery would result in the nine-year-old being retired. Read More...

Mann hoping for Spanish success with Sureness

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
LAMBOURN trainer Charlie Mann was busy yesterday applying factor 15 under the San Sebastian sun and hopes Sureness can pocket the thick end of £15,000 when she lines up in the Gran Premio Hotel Maria Cristina at the city's track today. Read More...

Spain: Mann hoping for success with Sureness

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
LAMBOURN trainer Charlie Mann was busy yesterday applying factor 15 under the San Sebastian sun and hopes Sureness can pocket the thick end of £15,000 when she lines up in the Gran Premio Hotel Maria Cristina at the city's track today. Read More...

Head-Maarek claims gender behind split with Al Shaqab

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CLAIMS by Criquette Head-Maarek that Al Shaqab Racing removed a handful of horses from her yard because she is a woman were described as "utterly ridiculous" by the organisation's Harry Herbert on Sunday. Read More...

World Class: Terrific Whitney success could be Frosted’s last

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Sam Walker looks back at Frosted's success in the Whitney Stakes, which confirmed him as the leading miler in the world but could ultimately be his final win. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: Sorry about Monday

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ONE of the first things many punters look for when preparing to study a race is whether or not there are eight runners. Eight marks an important boundary. Read More...

Tryster on target for Arlington Million test

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THERE will be a strong European presence in Chicago on Saturday night as four British or Irish-trained horses feature among the 15 pre-entries for the Arlington Million. Read More...

Caravaggio different class as he slams Phoenix rivals

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CARAVAGGIO is fast, his trainer Aidan O'Brien has always said, and he looked to be going a different gear to his rivals throughout as he thumped them to win this Group 1 without coming off the bridle. Read More...

Blessing wins incident-packed Maurice de Gheest

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SIGNS OF BLESSING made all to win an incident-packed Prix Maurice de Gheest, in which Hong Kong raider Gold-Fun was a nasty faller inside the last furlong. Read More...

France: Signs Of Blessing lands Maurice de Gheest

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SIGNS OF BLESSING made all to win an incident-packed Prix Maurice de Gheest, in which Hong Kong raider and favourite Gold-Fun was a fatal faller inside the last furlong. Read More...

Gamble horse Mr Smith out again under a penalty

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
MR SMITH, the middle leg of trainer Charles Byrnes's much-publicised treble coup at Roscommon on Tuesday, is back in action at Downpatrick today when he faces 14 rivals in the Downpatrickracecourse.co.uk Handicap Hurdle over two and a quarter miles. Read More...

Hills likely to let Dutch Connection take shot at Group 1 glory

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CHARLIE HILLS says he is "happy enough" with the drying ground to allow Dutch Connection to take his chance in the Group 1 LARC Prix Maurice de Gheest at Deauville on Sunday afternoon. Read More...

Dutch Connection likely to take shot at Maurice de Gheest

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CHARLIE HILLS says he is "happy enough" with the drying ground to allow Dutch Connection to take his chance in the Group 1 LARC Prix Maurice de Gheest at Deauville on Sunday afternoon. Read More...