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Moore points to The Gurkha as his leading Ascot hope

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
RYAN MOORE has nominated The Gurkha as his best chance of a winner at Royal Ascot next week as he seeks to emulate his modern-day record of nine winners at last year's meeting. Read More...

Moore points to The Gurkha as his leading Royal Ascot hope

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
RYAN MOORE has nominated The Gurkha as his best chance of a winner at Royal Ascot next week as he seeks to emulate his modern-day record of nine winners at last year's meeting. Read More...

Stoute rules Cannock Chase out of Royal Ascot

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CANNOCK CHASE, who on Thursday was stripped of last September's Listed win in Newmarket's Sakhee Godolphin Stakes after traces of a prohibited pain relief medication were found in his system, will not take be running at Royal Ascot next week. Read More...

Stoute rules Cannock Chase out of Royal Ascot mission

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CANNOCK CHASE, who on Thursday was stripped of last September's Listed win in Newmarket's Sakhee Godolphin Stakes after traces of a prohibited pain relief medication were found in his system, will not take be running at Royal Ascot next week. Read More...

USA: Exaggerator Belmonth draw not ideal, says trainer

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TRAINER Keith Desormeaux has voiced concerns about the draw for hot favourite Exaggerator after the Preakness Stakes victor landed post-position 11 in a 13-runner field for Saturday's Belmont Stakes. Read More...

USA: Exaggerator Belmont draw not ideal, says trainer

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TRAINER Keith Desormeaux has voiced concerns about the draw for hot favourite Exaggerator after the Preakness Stakes victor landed post-position 11 in a 13-runner field for Saturday's Belmont Stakes. Read More...

USA: Favourite scratched after trainer fails drug test

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TRAINER Brian Lynch has reportedly failed a drug test for marijuana, which means that top US sprinter Private Zone will have to be scratched from his intended engagement on the second day of the Belmont Festival in New York. Read More...

Ferguson excited by Usherette Ascot bid

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
DAHLIA heroine Usherette received a big vote of confidence from Godolphin chief executive John Ferguson ahead of her challenge for next Wednesday's Duke of Cambridge Stakes. Read More...

Nemoralia delights as Noseda sticks to plan A

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
JEREMY Noseda is counting down the days until Nemoralia lines up for next Friday’s Coronation Stakes and says he has been delighted by the work of last season’s Breeders’ Cup third. Read More...

Holler to be kept busy in build up to Diamond Jubilee

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
AUSTRALIAN sprinter Holler had a feel of the pristine English turf of the Limekilns in Newmarket this morning as he builds up to a crack at the Group 1 Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot on Saturday week. Read More...

Twilight meetings go in favour of evening cards

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
A FRESH front in the cold war between racing and the major high street bookmakers is set to open up over the 2017 fixture list, with the sport removing betting shop-friendly twilight meetings and increasing evening meetings to suit its authorised bettin Read More...

Gosden´s Snow Moon has progressed since first victory

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
COMING as it does after the Oaks, this race is typically won by a later-maturing middle-distance filly and it is no surprise to see recent winning trainers such as Sir Michael Stoute, Luca Cumani and John Gosden represented in this year's renewal. Read More...

Ribblesdale entries test themselves at Newbury

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE Lord Weinstock Memorial Stakes is typically won by a later-maturing middle-distance filly and therefore it is no surprise to see recent winners Sir Michael Stoute, Luca Cumani and John Gosden all represented in this year's renewal. Read More...

Tepin camp unconcerned by unsettled forecast

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
UNSETTLED weather in the run-up to Royal Ascot is failing to unsettle connections of Tepin, the star international attraction for the Queen Anne Stakes, the first race on the opening day of the meeting on Tuesday. Read More...

Royal Ascot: International stars to look forward to

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
The international runners at Royal Ascot each year are part of the huge excitement at the meeting. This year some stars names from around the globe are set to line up. Here are just some of the big names that we can look forward to seeing... Read More...

‘Five international raiders not to miss at Royal Ascot

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
The international runners at Royal Ascot each year are part of the huge excitement at the meeting. This year some stars names from around the globe are set to line up. Here are just some of the big names that we can look forward to seeing... Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: No fluke about Crisford success

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
LADIES, gentlemen and readers, I draw your attention to Dame Judi (Newbury 2.30) and Weld Al Emarat (ditto 3.40), stablemates at Simon Crisford's Newmarket yard. Read More...

Gold Cup hopeful Alex My Boy retired after injury

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
LEADING German stayer Alex My Boy - a general 20-1 shot for next Thursday's Gold Cup at Royal Ascot - has been retired after sustaining an injury, trainer Andreas Wöhler has revealed. Read More...

Frankel’s fast start as a sire continues with Fair Eva

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
FRANKEL's stunning start to life as a sire continued on Thursday when his daughter Fair Eva made an impressive racecourse debut at Haydock. Read More...

Surf And Turf: Beware of the shark when seeking royal counsel

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
HOW many Twitter followers have you gained in the past year? Be honest. Sure if you're Fergal O'Brien, Nicki Minaj or Bill Gates, someone like that - on a roll, hot on social mediaand engaged with your fans - you'll have put on a few hundr Read More...

Triple-threat clash of Classic winners in St James’s is on

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE opening day of Royal Ascot on Tuesday, as is often the case, looks set to start with a bang after plenty of the big names were confirmed for the day's three Group 1 races. Read More...

Three-way clash of Classic winners is on the cards at Ascot

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE opening day of Royal Ascot on Tuesday, as is often the case, looks set to start with a bang after plenty of the big names were confirmed for the day's three Group 1 races. Read More...

Pulled muscle explains Navan’s Chantilly flop

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ROBIN OF NAVAN suffered a muscle injury during Sunday's Prix du Jockey Club which trainer Harry Dunlop feels was the likely cause of a disappointing finishing effort from last season's Criterium de Saint-Cloud winner. Read More...

Noseda: Nemoralia in top shape for Coronation bid

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
NEMORALIA breezed through her final serious workout on Tuesday for the Coronation Stakes at Royal Ascot leaving trainer Jeremy Noseda eagerly awaiting next week's Group 1. Read More...

Chamberlin confirmed as main host of ITV racing

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ED CHAMBERLIN will front ITV's coverage of racing when its contract begins on January 1, 2017, the broadcaster confirmed on Wednesday. Read More...

Ed Chamberlin confirmed as main host of ITV racing

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ED CHAMBERLIN will front ITV's coverage of racing when its contract begins on January 1, 2017, the broadcaster confirmed on Wednesday. Read More...

Keighley ‘devastated’ by Any Currency failed test

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
MARTIN KEIGHLEY has spoken of his devastation at the prospect of Any Currency being stripped of his Glenfarclas Chase victory at the Cehltenham Festival after the veteran provided a positive sample for triamcinolone acetonide. Read More...

Australia: Payne in no hurry to make decision on future

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
MICHELLE PAYNE is yet to make a decision on her riding future after leaving hospital in Melbourne on Wednesday. Read More...

Grand National result drives growth for Coral

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
GALA CORAL GROUP announced half year earnings up to the week ending April 9 of £124.6million on Wednesday morning, a growth of 16 per cent. Read More...

Newmarket trainers quick to support Yarmouth

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE reopening of Yarmouth after a near nine-month absence has been welcomed by the Newmarket training community, with plenty of yards represented at the two-day fixture starting on Wednesday. Read More...

Miracle jockey Toomey gives up on comeback bid

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
BRIAN TOOMEY, the miracle jump jockey who last year came back from the dead to resurrect his riding career, is to retire from the saddle after taking one last mount next week. Read More...

Soggy Lingfield loses turf races after heavy showers

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THREE of Lingfield's four turf races on Tuesday night were abandoned because of patches of false ground. Read More...

Soggy Lingfield loses turf races after heavy afternoon showers

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THREE of Lingfield's four turf races on Tuesday night were abandoned because of patches of false ground. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: A pirate’s life for Henry Morgan

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
AHOY there, matey! Yo ho ho and a bottle of rum! Batten down the hatches and shiver me timbers! Just practising for Henry Morgan’s appearance at Hamilton (9.15). Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: A pirate’s life for Henry Morgan

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
AHOY there, matey! Yo ho ho and a bottle of rum! Batten down the hatches and shiver me timbers! Just practising for Henry Morgan’s appearance at Hamilton (9.15). Read More...

Owners angry after Any Currency failed test revelation

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
ONE of the happiest stories from the Cheltenham Festival took a sad twist yesterday when it emerged that Any Currency had failed a drugs test and is set to be stripped of his victory in the Glenfarclas Chase. Read More...

Lee misses Windsor winner after sleeping in

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
AN ALARM clock may be a worthwhile investment for apprentice Clifford Lee, as some tardy timekeeping cost him the chance of a victory at Windsor on Monday. Read More...

Apprentice misses Windsor winner after sleeping in

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
AN ALARM clock may be a worthwhile investment for apprentice Clifford Lee, as some tardy timekeeping cost him the chance of a victory at Windsor on Monday. Read More...

Gibson looking forward to some Fun at Ascot

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
HONG KONG'S Diamond Jubilee Stakes contender Gold-Fun pleased trainer Richard Gibson as he warmed up with a gallop at Sha Tin on Monday. Read More...

Any Currency facing loss of Cross Country victory

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
VETERAN chaser Any Currency is set to be stripped of his popular Cheltenham Festival success in this year's Glenfarclas Cross-Country Chase after a prohibited substance was found in a sample taken following that victory. Read More...

Awtaad primed for battle of the Guineas winners

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
CHRIS HAYES is approaching the most important mission of his riding career buoyed by the belief Awtaad has improved again since winning the Irish 2,000 Guineas and can defeat The Gurkha and Galileo Gold in next week's hotly anticipated St James' Read More...

Stier dismissed concerns over use of solicitor Lohn

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
JAMIE STIER has been identified as the BHA official who dismissed concerns about the appearance of bias in the governing body's disciplinary process. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: Seaside trip could be making of Classic Mission

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
RIGHT, that's Classic Mission added to my Horse Tracker list. At Goodwood on Sunday the five-year-old maiden (0 from 25, runner-up eight times) confirmed that his appetite for victory disappears when the winning post appears. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: Take a trip to seaside with Classic Mission

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
RIGHT, that's Classic Mission added to my Horse Tracker list. At Goodwood on Sunday the five-year-old maiden (0 from 25, runner-up eight times) confirmed that his appetite for victory disappears when the winning post appears. Read More...

BHA upsets the odds with surprise surplus

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
THE BHA managed to turn a seven-figure deficit in 2014 into a six-figure surplus in 2015 according to their annual report which was published on Monday. Read More...

Fairytale start for O’Brien after fabulous four-timer

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
JOSEPH O'BRIEN'S transition to the training ranks got off to a flying start on Monday when he landed a four-timer from his first seven runners. Read More...

Joseph O’Brien lands treble on landmark day

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
JOSEPH O'BRIEN'S transition to the training ranks got off to a flying start on Monday when he landed a treble from his first six runners. Read More...

Joseph O’Brien lands four-timer on landmark day

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
JOSEPH O'BRIEN'S transition to the training ranks got off to a flying start on Monday when he landed a four-timer from his first seven runners. Read More...

Joseph O’Brien enjoys treble on landmark day

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
JOSEPH O'BRIEN'S transition to the training ranks got off to a flying start on Monday when he landed a treble from his first six runners. Read More...

Joseph O’Brien makes perfect start to training career

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
JOSEPH O'BRIEN'S transition to the training ranks got off to a flying start on Monday when his first runner with a licence, Justice Frederick, landed the opener at Gowran Park. Read More...