Racing Post

Newmarket: Alice Springs lands gamble in Falmouth

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE market spoke volumes before the July festival day two highlight as the heavily-backed Alice Springs struck a blow for the Classic generation, while uneasy favourite Usherette faltered. Read More...

Newmarket: Roly Poly grinds out Duchess of Cambridge win

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ROLY POLY wore down her rivals in the closing stages to win a thrilling Duchess of Cambridge Stakes at Newmarket. Read More...

Newmarket: Roly Poly wins Duchess of Cambridge Stakes

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ROLY POLY wore down her rivals in the closing stages to win a thrilling Duchess of Cambridge Stakes at Newmarket. Read More...

Seven Heavens makes it six of the best for Frankel

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
FRANKEL continued his remarkable record as a sire as Seven Heavens won impressively on debut at Ascot. Read More...

Burke hopes ground is not too quick for Quiet Reflection

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
COMMONWEALTH CUP heroine Quiet Reflection faces the toughest test of her credentials in the Darley July Cup at Newmarket on Saturday and trainer Karl Burke is optimistic she can pass it - as long as the ground is not too quick. Read More...

Champions Day target for sprint star Shalaa

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
LAST season's leading British-trained juvenile Shalaa has been given the Qipco British Champions Sprint Stakes at Ascot on Champions Day as an end-of-season target by connections. Read More...

Going quickens at Newmarket but York hit by rain

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
RACING on the second day of the July meeting looks set to take place on fast ground as the good places were taken out of the going description at Newmarket, leaving the ground as good to firm. Read More...

Usherette seeks first Group 1 in Falmouth Stakes

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
USHERETTE, rated so highly by trainer Andre Fabre that he believes she could be a match for Tepin, seeks to fill the one glaring omission on her record – a Group 1 success. Read More...

BHA warns of ‘adverse impact’ of Coral-Ladbrokes merger

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE proposed merger between Coral and Ladbrokes has been dealt a blow after the BHA told the competition watchdog it would have an adverse impact on both customers and the horseracing and greyhound industries. Read More...

BHA warns CMA over Coral-Ladbrokes merger

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE proposed merger between Coral and Ladbrokes has been dealt a blow after the BHA told the competition watchdog it would have an adverse impact on both customers and the horseracing and greyhound industries. Read More...

Surf And Turf: Racing in Europe remains divided in coverage

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
WELL, that's that. We've left the EU*. I say we, but it's the UK, unrelated to racing, unless you count the misnamed Racing UK. For racing governance, Ireland is intact and Britain is England, Scotland and Wales. Read More...

Lumiere bounces back to take Sir Henry Cecil Stakes

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
LUMIERE, well beaten as 13-2 second-favourite when last seen in the 1,000 Guineas, came back to form in emphatic fashion when running out a six-length winner of the Listed Sir Henry Cecil Stakes at Newmarket. Read More...

Lumiere bounces back to take Sir Henry Cecil Stakes

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
LUMIERE, well beaten as 13-2 second-favourite when last seen in the 1,000 Guineas, came back to form in emphatic fashion when running out a six-length winner of the Listed Sir Henry Cecil Stakes at Newmarket. Read More...

Big Orange wins second Princess of Wales’s crown

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
BIG ORANGE won a second successive renewal of the Princess Of Wales's Stakes as he made all to see off The Grey Gatsby under James McDonald. Read More...

Big Orange wins second Princess of Wales’s Stakes

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
BIG ORANGE won a second successive renewal of the Princess Of Wales's Stakes as he made all to see off The Grey Gatsby under James McDonald. Read More...

Newmarket: Big Orange wins second Princess of Wales’s Stakes

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
BIG ORANGE won a second successive renewal of the Princess Of Wales's Stakes as he made all to see off The Grey Gatsby under James McDonald. Read More...

Big Orange defends Princess Of Wales’s

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
BIG ORANGE won a second successive renewal of the Princess Of Wales's Stakes as he made all to see off The Grey Gatsby under James McDonald. Read More...

Big Orange defends Princess of Wales’s

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
BIG ORANGE won a second successive renewal of the Princess Of Wales's Stakes as he made all to see off The Grey Gatsby under James McDonald. Read More...

Housesofparliament stakes claim for St Leger

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
HOUSESOFPARLIAMENT was cut to 12-1 for the St Leger after making a late rally under Ryan Moore to win the Bahrain Trophy and provide trainer Aiden O'Brien with the perfect start to the July festival. Read More...

Newmarket: Mehmas a convincing winner of July Stakes

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
MEHMAS scored convincingly as the 11-4 favourite under Frankie Dettori, holding off a late charge from Intelligence Cross as Ryan Moore and Aidan O'Brien were denied a quick double. Read More...

Santa Anita commentator receives death threat

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SANTA ANITA racecourse is putting on personal security for new commentator Michael Wrona after threats against his life were made on a horseracing blog. Read More...

Fallon an asset to any yard, says Wesley Ward

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
AMERICAN trainer Wesley Ward has spoken of the challenge jockeys like Kieren Fallon face when they have to come to terms with accepting they are no longer among the world's most in-demand riders. Read More...

Mehmas bids to extend Hannon’s July Stakes joy

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE Richard Hannon stable has enjoyed great success in the July Stakes in recent years and in Mehmas the operation has a fine chance of adding to that record on Thursday. Read More...

Ground perfect but trip an unknown for The Grey Gatsby

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE GREY GATSBY brings star quality to the opening day of the July festival on Thursday and, with summer finally making a belated appearance, conditions look perfect for the fast-ground specialist. Read More...

Ground fears for leading John Smith’s Cup hope Arthenus

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
JAMES FANSHAWE has raised some concern over the suitability of the going for leading John Smith's Cup hope Arthenus. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: Harbour win would have feel-good factor

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
NOTHING against Aidan O'Brien, Saeed bin Suroor or Sir Michael Stoute but let's face it, if one of them wins the Group 3 Bahrain Trophy at Newmarket (2.10) they won't be able to find anywhere to put it. Read More...

Euro Charline retired after suffering tendon injury

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
EURO CHARLINE, who was due to run at Newmarket on Friday in the Group 1 Tattersalls 250th Year Falmouth Stakes, has instead been retired with immediate effect after suffering a tendon injury. Read More...

Goodwood and Haydock options for The Tin Man

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE TIN MAN is being pointed towards the bet365 Hackwood Stakes at Newbury next weekend before potentially taking on bigger targets at Goodwood and Haydock later in the season. Read More...

Best´s legal team not prepared to accept rehearing process

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE scheduling of the rehearing of the BHA non-trier case against Jim Best has run into problems after the trainer's solicitors said they could no longer accept the involvement of the organisation responsible for finding a new panel chairman. Read More...

Best legal team not prepared to accept rehearing process

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE scheduling of the rehearing of the BHA non-trier case against Jim Best has run into problems after the trainer's solicitors said they could no longer accept the involvement of the organisation responsible for finding a new panel chairman. Read More...

Nemoralia bypasses Falmouth for Prix Jean Prat mission

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
NEMORALIA will contest the Group 1 Prix Jean Prat on Sunday instead of Friday's Tattersalls Falmouth Stakes after Jeremy Noseda decided the track at Chantilly would suit his filly better than Newmarket. Read More...

Struthers: Jockeys telling me they are struggling

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
PROFESSIONAL Jockeys Association chief executive Paul Struthers pointed to further evidence on Tuesday that riders suffering from mental health issues are increasingly willing to take up available support. Read More...

Even Song to run in Oaks as Minding waits for Nassau

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
EVEN SONG will spearhead Aidan O'Brien's attack on the Darley Irish Oaks at the Curragh on Saturday week, with Minding waiting for the Qatar Nassau Stakes at Goodwood on July 30. Read More...

Phonsie O’Brien, brother of Vincent, dies aged 86

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
PHONSIE O'BRIEN, the youngest brother of legendary trainer Vincent O'Brien, has died peacefully at home in Ireland at the age of 86. Read More...

Air Force Blue ready for take off as track dries out

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
AIR FORCE BLUE will seek some sprinting salvation on Saturday after Aidan O'Brien gave last season's leading juvenile the green light for the Group 1 Darley July Cup. Read More...

Air Force Blue clear for take-off as track dries out

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
AIR FORCE BLUE will seek some sprinting salvation on Saturday after Aidan O'Brien gave last season's leading juvenile the green light for the Group 1 Darley July Cup. Read More...

Lee ready for Roodee comeback after shaking off virus

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
GRAHAM LEE will bring to an end five weeks on the sidelines when returning from illness at Chester on Saturday. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: A new face at Britain’s highest Flat course

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
A SMALL day's racing but a big one for Ronan Whelan, understudy to Kevin Manning at Jim Bolger's legendary stables at Coolcullen, County Carlow. Whelan is riding at Bath and British Flat courses don't get higher than that (238 metres above Read More...

Germany: Hamburg test for Prescott’s Amour De Nuit

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
Newmarket's Sir Mark Prescott has a good record in this €25,000 contest and fields Amour De Nuit, who looks to have a decent chance under Dennis Schiergen, the son of leading trainer Peter. Read More...

Balding eyeing John Smith’s Cup riches for Elbereth

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
LEADING trainer Andrew Balding has yet to win the John Smith's Cup, but thinks the "reasonably" handicapped Elbereth can put that right in Saturday's famous handicap, which will be the richest running of the race. Read More...

Millman hoping Marcano can motor home at Newbury

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
ROD MILLMAN, who has his string in fine nick, reckons emerging handicapper Marcano has a strong chance of completing a hat-trick in Newbury's feature race on Thursday. Read More...

Exosphere bids to return to form at Newmarket

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
EXOSPHERE, a disappointing favourite lost in the drama of Dartmouth's Hardwicke Stakes victory, will bid to make amends in the Group 2 Princess of Wales's Arqana Racing Club Stakes on the first day of Newmarket's July festival on Thursday. Read More...

Exosphere goes on recovery mission at Newmarket

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
EXOSPHERE, a disappointing favourite lost in the drama of Dartmouth's Hardwicke Stakes victory, will bid to make amends in the Group 2 Princess of Wales's Arqana Racing Club Stakes on the first day of Newmarket's July festival on Thursday. Read More...

Racing Victoria to court Dartmouth for Melbourne Cup

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
RACING VICTORIA'S international recruitment officer Leigh Jordon has revealed that Hardwicke Stakes winner Dartmouth, owned by The Queen, is top of his list as he embarks on his annual expedition to attract European talent down under in the autumn. Read More...

Enright sympathises with Fallon’s depression battle

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
THE moment just after you vomit following intense nausea - that is how Kieren Fallon will now be feeling according to Mark Enright. Read More...

Trainer Candy fears Quiet Reflection in July Cup

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
HENRY CANDY has the favourite for Saturday’s Darley July Cup in Twilight Son, but believes it should be the flying younger filly Quiet Reflection who heads the market. Read More...

Racing legends lead tributes to retired Fallon

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
SIR MICHAEL STOUTE, Frankie Dettori and Richard Hughes were yesterday among many to pay tribute to Kieren Fallon following the shock news he has quit the saddle. Read More...

Ambulance only makes things worse for Meehan

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
IT SOUNDS like a plot idea for a slapstick sitcom, but jockey Chris Meehan was not laughing on Sunday when the ambulance coming to his aid after he was kicked in the face by a horse ran over his leg and broke it. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: Tax Reform tries again to break duck

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
SO NEAR and yet so far. Reform was a wonderful racehorse, winning the 1967 St James's Palace Stakes, Sussex Stakes, Queen Elizabeth II Stakes and Champion Stakes. Read More...

Murtagh urges Fallon to seek help for depression

Racing Post | 3 weeks ago
JOHNNY MURTAGH, has urged his former weighing-room colleague Kieren Fallon to get the help he needs for the depression that has ended his riding career. Read More...