Racing Post

Switch from chasing with Buveur D’Air proves a masterstroke

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
BUVEUR D'AIR, who started the season novice chasing, put in a super slick round of jumping to be crowned 2017 Champion Hurdle winner. Read More...

Champion Hurdle: Buveur D’Air too slick for rivals

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
BUVEUR D'AIR, who started the season novice chasing, put in a super slick round of jumping to be crowned 2017 Champion Hurdle winner. Read More...

Buveur D’Air too slick for Champion Hurdle rivals

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
BUVEUR D'AIR, who started the season novice chasing, put in a super slick round of jumping to be crowned 2017 Champion Hurdle winner. Read More...

Ultima: Two for Tout as Pipe pulls off amazing race repeat

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
DAVID PIPE and Tom Scudamore's love affair with the first handicap of the Cheltenham Festival continued when Un Temps Pour Tout repeated last year's success, providing the pair with their third victory together in the race. Read More...

Festival round-up: Un Temps Pur Tout wins Ultima again

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
UN TEMPS POUR TOUT battled hard to win the Ultima for the second year in a row. Read More...

Festival round-up: Two for Tout as Pipe pulls off amazing race repeat

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
DAVID PIPE and Tom Scudamore's love affair with the first handicap of the Cheltenham Festival continued when Un Temps Pour Tout repeated last year's success, providing the pair with their third victory together in the race. Read More...

Awesome Altior takes Racing Post Arkle

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ALTIOR did exactly what was expected as he justified short-priced favouritism in the Racing Post Arkle but he still had a fight on his hands when front-runner Charbel hit the deck two-out. Read More...

Arkle: Awesome Altior powers away to reward favourite-backers

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THAT'S not supposed to happen in a race named after Arkle, is it? The greatest chaser of his, or any, generation dealt only in certainties. Read More...

Kennedy stars as Labaik causes Supreme upset

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
IRISH riding sensation Jack Kennedy announced himself on the biggest stage of all with a performance to remember as 25-1 Labaik pipped 3-1 joint-favourite Melon up the famous Cheltenham hill. Read More...

Supreme: Kennedy stars as Labaik causes major upset

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
IRISH riding sensation Jack Kennedy announced himself on the biggest stage of all with a performance to remember as 25-1 Labaik pipped 3-1 joint-favourite Melon up the famous Cheltenham hill. Read More...

Favourite Might Bite among 12 in RSA Chase

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
MIGHT BITE, one of three Nicky Henderson runners in the race, heads 12 declarations for Wednesday’s RSA Chase. Read More...

Ballyandy taking on Melon for Supreme favouritism

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
PUNTERS are siding with substance over hype in the festival curtain-raiser as Ballyandy has joined Melon at the top of the market with most firms for the Sky Bet Supreme Novices' Hurdle. Read More...

Ballyandy challenging Melon for Supreme favouritism

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
PUNTERS are siding with substance over hype in the festival curtain-raiser as Ballyandy has joined Melon at the top of the market with most firms for the Sky Bet Supreme Novices' Hurdle. Read More...

The Cheltenham briefing: betting news, going and non-runners

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
AT LAST. The day many fans have been waiting 361 days for is finally upon us. Read More...

King expecting Cheltenham to bring out best in Yanworth

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
It's fair to say Yanworth might not be in Tuesday's Stan James Champion Hurdle but for Unowhatimeanharry's emergence as an overwhelming favourite for the Sun Bet Stayers' Hurdle. Read More...

Five things to look out for on day one of Cheltenham

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
We take a look at some of the potential headline makers on day one of the Cheltenham Festival Read More...

Awesome Altior all set for Arkle appointment

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ALTIOR kicked off the 2016 Cheltenham Festival with a breathtaking performance in the Supreme Novices' and everything he has done since has led to the expectation this year's display of dominance will be even more emphatic. Read More...

Groom and yard of Arkle winner to land cash prize

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE TEAM responsible for Tuesday's Racing Post Arkle winner will have extra reason to celebrate after the sponsors confirmed a prize of £2,000 will be awarded to the winning yard. Read More...

Cheltenham drama – five great day one memories

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Each day of the Cheltenham Festival has provided unmissable drama throughout the years, and on the eve of this year's bonanza David Baxter remembers some of the highlights from the opening day. Read More...

Douvan leads Champion Chase ten on Wednesday

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE clash between Altior and Douvan will have to wait for another season, as Altior will stay in novice company for the Racing Post Arkle. Read More...

End for lads and lasses in new BHA initiative

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
RACING is getting rid of stable lads and stable lasses under a new industry initiative. Read More...

Dry night leaves going unchanged at Cheltenham

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
A DRY night left the going unchanged at Cheltenham on Monday morning as Simon Claisse and his team prepare for the biggest four days of the jumping calendar. Read More...

Dry forecast brings good into Cheltenham equation

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
GOOD is likely to form part of the ground description ahead of the opening Sky Bet Supreme Novices' Hurdle on Tuesday after the last of the forecast rain fell at Cheltenham on Sunday morning. Read More...

Weighed In: the best and worst of the weekend racing

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Best performance, biggest disappointment and other awards from the weekend. Read More...

Gigginstown notch 1-2-3-4 at Naas… in four-runner race

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE saying goes there is no such thing as a certainty in racing, but try telling that to Michael and Eddie O'Leary as they watched a €32,500 race at Naas on Sunday that only contained horses they own. Read More...

Blow for Supreme Novices’ Hurdle as duo miss festival opener

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
MOVEWITHTHETIMES is the latest horse to miss the Cheltenham Festival next week with a pulled muscle ruling him out of the Sky Bet Supreme Novices' Hurdle. Read More...

Blow for Supreme Novices’ as duo miss festival opener

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
MOVEWITHTHETIMES is the latest horse to miss the Cheltenham Festival next week with a pulled muscle ruling him out of the Sky Bet Supreme Novices' Hurdle. Read More...

Tizzard: I’ve never seen Cue Card school so well

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
AFTER a string of late absentees and Cheltenham Festival uncertainty, Joe Tizzard delivered a clear and definitive message on Sunday: Cue Card and Native River could not be in better shape for the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup on Friday. Read More...

Four fantastic beasts to be found on day one of Cheltenham

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Ballyandy sets the standard in the curtain-raiser and boasts festival-winning form having claimed the Champion Bumper last year. Read More...

Neon Wolf goes for Neptune but American misses festival

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
NEON WOLF will run in the Neptune Investment Management Novice's Hurdle on Wednesday, according to trainer Harry Fry. Read More...

Neon Wolf goes for Neptune but American misses out

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
NEON WOLF will run in the Neptune Investment Management Novice's Hurdle on Wednesday, according to trainer Harry Fry. Read More...

Unbeaten hurdler Neon Wolf confirmed for Neptune

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
NEON WOLF will run in the Neptune Investment Management Novice's Hurdle on Wednesday, according to trainer Harry Fry. Read More...

Vroum Vroum Mag to tackle stablemate Limini in Mares’ Hurdle

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
VROUM VROUM MAG has been declared alongside stablemate Limini for the OLBG Mares' Hurdle at Cheltenham on Tuesday. Read More...

Walsh opts for Limini in Mares’ showdown with Mag

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
VROUM VROUM MAG has been declared for Tuesday's OLBG Mares' Hurdle but will be without the services of Ruby Walsh, who has been booked to ride stablemate Limini. Read More...

USA: Magical Mastery victory marred by injury

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE Bob Baffert-trained Mastery extended his unbeaten sequence to four with the sort of display that guaranteed Kentucky Derby favouritism - and was then immediately ruled out of the race with a potentially career-threatening injury. Read More...

USA: Magical Mastery win marred by injury

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Bob Baffert-trained Mastery extended his unbeaten sequence to four at Santa anita with the sort of display that guaranteed Kentucky Derby favouritism - and was then immediately ruled out of the race with a potentially career-threatening injury. Read More...

USA: Mastery’s brilliant victory marred by injury

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE Bob Baffert-trained Mastery extended his unbeaten sequence to four with the sort of display that guaranteed Kentucky Derby favouritism - and was then immediately ruled out of the race with a potentially career-threatening injury. Read More...

USA: Magical Mastery victory marred by serious injury

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE Bob Baffert-trained Mastery extended his unbeaten sequence to four with the sort of display that guaranteed Kentucky Derby favouritism - and was then immediately ruled out of the race with a potentially career-threatening injury. Read More...

Long search over as Bowcock gets William Hill job

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
The search had started last July but after nine months it was Philip Bowcock, who had been William Hill's interim chief executive, who was given the job permanently by the bookmaker on Friday. Read More...

Ucello Conti leads Elliott squad in Leinster National

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE Ladbrokes-sponsored Leinster National is the most valuable chase ever run at Naas with €59,000 up for grabs to the winner and with such prize-money on offer, a typically competitive field of 19 will contest the 3m contest. Read More...

Vaughan eyes Cheltenham first with Dadsintrouble

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TIM VAUGHAN forecast that Dadsintrouble could start favourite when the fast-improving hurdler bids to give him an elusive first Cheltenham Festival success on Thursday. Read More...

Empire Of Dirt Gold Cup call to be left until next week

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
EDDIE O'LEARY insists a decision on whether Empire Of Dirt lines up in the Ryanair Chase or the Timico Gold Cup at Cheltenham will be left until next week but revealed he has always viewed the ten-year-old as a Ryanair horse. Read More...

No Cheltenham chapter for The Storyteller

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
GORDON ELLIOTT was forced to rule out another live hope from his Cheltenham Festival team on Saturday after Martin Pipe favourite The Storyteller suffered a setback. Read More...

Sandown: London takes Imperial Cup prize for Williams

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
LONDON PRIZE landed the Matchbook Imperial Cup for Ian Williams and Tom O'Brien, holding off the staying on top weight Fixe Le Kap. Read More...

Pipe confirms Moon Racer for Champion Hurdle

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
MOON RACER will go for the Stan James Champion Hurdle over the Sky Bet Supreme Novices' Hurdle, trainer David Pipe confirmed on Saturday. Read More...

Dirty scope forces Zabana out of Ryanair

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ZABANA'S luckless relationship with the Cheltenham Festival continued on Saturday morning when trainer Andy Lynch revealed the eight-year-old would not be able to take his place in the Ryanair Chase on Thursday after scoping dirty. Read More...

Finian’s Oscar ruled out of Cheltenham Festival

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
FINIAN'S OSCAR has become the latest high-profile casualty for next week's Cheltenham Festival, and is another big absentee from Colin Tizzard's team for the meeting. Read More...

Australia: Spieth still on Ascot hitlist despite reverse

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Emerging sprinter Spieth remains on Royal Ascot's wishlist for the summer despite finishing ninth behind Redkirk Warrior (Hayes partnership and Tom Dabernig/Regan Bayliss) in the Newmarket Handicap. Read More...

The Saturday briefing: news, going and non-runners

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
It's Imperial Cup day at Sandown where the traditional prelude to the Cheltenham Festival contains the usual clutch of hopefuls out to kick off the first leg of the £50,000 bonus with the plan to follow up at in Gloucestershire next week. Read More...