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Ashforth’s Angles: A winning Bookmaker we can all cheer

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Bookmakers are not always easy to embrace but this is not any bookmaker. It is the one and only Bookmaker, the Bookmaker who won the Ian Carnaby Selling Handicap at Brighton in 2014; the Bookmaker who graces a Class 6 handicap at Lingfield. Read More...

Grand National hero Rule The World retired

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
GRAND NATIONAL hero Rule The World has been retired from racing by Gigginstown House Stud and will head for the owners' paddocks in County Westmeath to join Gold Cup hero War Of Attrition in retirement. Read More...

Galileo Gold ‘not ruled out’ of Investec Derby

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
IMPRESSIVE 2,000 Guineas winner Galileo Gold has not been ruled out of a possible tilt at the Investec Derby at Epsom next month, according to Harry Herbert - racing manager for owners Al Shaqab Racing. Read More...

Galileo Gold ‘not ruled out’ of Investec Derby

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
IMPRESSIVE 2,000 Guineas winner Galileo Gold has not been ruled out of a possible tilt at the Investec Derby at Epsom next month, according to Harry Herbert - racing manager for owners Al Shaqab Racing. Read More...

Irish bookies call for bill to compete with online

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
IRISH Bookmakers Association chairwoman Sharon Byrne says Ireland's betting shops urgently want the Gambling Control Bill finalised to help the sector compete against online. Read More...

France: Solow ruled out of defending Ascot title

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SOLOW is set to miss the defence of his Queen Anne Stakes crown at Royal Ascot after connections announced he is to spend a period of recuperation at the Wertheimers' stud farm in Normandy. Read More...

Surf and Turf: Tweet-powered brooch a step too far in tech race

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
I REMEMBER someone once explaining their relationship with technology as being like running a marathon with an irritatingly fit and competitive friend. Read More...

Fascinating Rock set for round three with Found

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
DERMOT WELD has confirmed that Fascinating Rock will renew rivalry with Found in the Tattersalls Gold Cup at the Curragh on Sunday, May 22. Read More...

Fascinating Rock set for round three with Found in Gold Cup

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
DERMOT WELD has confirmed that Fascinating Rock will renew rivalry with Found in the Tattersalls Gold Cup at the Curragh on Sunday, May 22. Read More...

Betfair US launches exchange in New Jersey

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
BETFAIR US will on Tuesday launch exchange betting on horseracing for residents of New Jersey in conjunction with Darby Development, operator of Monmouth Park. Read More...

Viren’s Army team weigh up 75,000 Derby tilt

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE syndicate that owns Dee Stakes winner Viren's Army will have its say about whether to join the growing list of those willing to supplement for the Investec Derby at the not-inconsiderable £75,000 asking price. Read More...

Grand National winner Comply or Die gone at 17

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
COMPLY OR DIE, the 2008 Grand National hero, has died at the age of 17, his former trainer David Pipe has revealed. Read More...

Death of Grand National winner Comply or Die at 17

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
COMPLY OR DIE, the 2008 Grand National hero, has died at the age of 17, his former trainer David Pipe has revealed. Read More...

So Mi Dar ‘has to step up’ form to win Musidora

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SO MI DAR still has to improve if she is to win next month's Investec Oaks, according to Simon Marsh, racing manager to the filly's owner-breeder Lord Lloyd-Webber. Read More...

So Mi Dar ‘has to step up form’ in York’s Musidora

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SO MI DAR still has to improve if she is to win next month's Investec Oaks, according to Simon Marsh, racing manager to the filly's owner-breeder Lord Lloyd-Webber. Read More...

Australia: Nolen expected to make full recovery after fall

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Jockey Luke Nolen has been cleared of spinal injury and expects to be back riding in a couple of months when he recovers from broken bones suffered in a fall in Adelaide. Read More...

Windsor abandons over ‘slippy bend’ safety fears

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
WINDSOR'S evening meeting was abandoned after three races on Monday after the stewards decided the bends were too slippy for racing to continue. Read More...

Windsor adandons over ‘slippy bend’ safety fears

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
WINDSOR'S evening meeting was abandoned after three races on Monday after the stewards decided the bends were too slippy for racing to continue. Read More...

Diamond Jubilee most likely goal for Vancouver

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Last year's Champion Australian two-year-old Vancouver faces a race against time if he is to be seen to advantage in his brief stay in Europe this summer, but Aidan O'Brien hopes he might well have the class to cope. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: England embarks on familiar trip

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Jockeys hate to give up. It's their job but it's more than a job and when the good rides dry up and the poor ones are left many jockeys battle on. Read More...

Appleby: Danzeno the one to beat in Duke of York

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
DANZENO and Twilight Son have been declared to renew rivalries in the Group 2 Duke of York Clipper Logistsics Stakes at York on Wednesday with Mick Appleby confident his stable star is "the one to beat". Read More...

Toormore and Arod head Lockinge Stakes entries

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TOORMORE will bid to go one better than last year in Saturday's Group 1 Al Shaqab Lockinge Stakes at Newbury, with 2015's runner-up among 18 confirmations for the race on Monday. Read More...

Gosden ‘quite keen’ to supplement Linguistic in Derby

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
BETDAQ Dee Stakes second Linguistic appears set to add another string to Godolphin's bow for the Investec Derby after Godolphin racing manager John Ferguson revealed trainer John Gosden is "quite keen" to supplement the three-year-old. Read More...

First Frankel offspring entered on Friday

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
HISTORY appears set to take place at Newbury on Friday when John Gosden's Cunco is entered to make his debut, in turn looking likely to become the first offspring of Frankel to visit the track. Read More...

O’Brien: US Army Ranger shouldn’t be knocked

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
AIDAN O'BRIEN has given his full backing to Investec Derby hope US Army Ranger following his narrow MBNA Chester Vase victory, insisting pundits are wrong to knock the son of Galileo. Read More...

World Class: Nyquist answers first Triple Crown question

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Sam Walker takes a look back at Nyquist's coming of age moment in the Kentucky Derby Read More...

Housing project spells bad news for Folkestone

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE prospect of racing returning to Folkestone looks bleak after the racecourse site was included in proposals for a massive new housing development. Read More...

O’Brien still open minded on Derby team

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
AFTER a week of trials and Wednesday's Betfred Dante Stakes at York to come, US Army Ranger is Ballydoyle's shortest-priced Investec Derby candidate but Aidan O'Brien has not yet definitively identified his team. Read More...

Hannon ponders Derby challenge with Humphrey Bogart

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THERE may be 75,000 reasons for Humphrey Bogart not to run at Epsom next month but trainer Richard Hannon believes the lure of the Derby may prove strong enough for Saturday’s Lingfield Derby Trial winner to be supplemented for the Classic. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: A horse with a name so good it deserves a prize

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
FIRST things first. The prize for the best named horse running on Monday goes to owner-breeders Eric Jones and Pat Hancock for Showmethewayavrilo. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: A horse’s name so good it deserves a prize

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
FIRST things first. The prize for the best named horse running on Monday goes to owner-breeders Eric Jones and Pat Hancock for Showmethewayavrilo. Read More...

Leopardstown: Moonlight Magic eclipses Ballydoyle team

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE Investec Derby picture was muddied even further after Moonlight Magic kept the Ballydoyle battalions at bay in Ireland's premier Classic trial for Jim Bolger and Godolphin. Read More...

Leopardstown: Moonlight eclipses Ballydoyle team

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE Investec Derby picture was muddied even further after Moonlight Magic kept the Ballydoyle battalions at bay in Ireland's premier Classic trial for Jim Bolger and Godolphin. Read More...

Bolger’s Moonlight Magic eclipses Ballydoyle team

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE Investec Derby picture was muddied even further after Moonlight Magic kept the Ballydoyle battalions at bay in Ireland's premier Classic trial for Jim Bolger and Godolphin. Read More...

Bolger’s Moonlight Magic eclipses Ballydoyle team

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE Investec Derby picture was muddied even further after Moonlight Magic kept the Ballydoyle battalions at bay in Ireland's premier Classic trial for Jim Bolger and Godolphin. Read More...

Now Or Never turns on the style in 1,000 Guineas Trial

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
NOW OR NEVER propelled herself into Classic contention with an impressive victory under Kieren Fallon, who gained his first win at Group level in over a year. Read More...

Leopardstown: Now Or Never turns on the style in 1,000 Guineas Trial

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
NOW OR NEVER propelled herself into Classic contention with an impressive victory under Kieren Fallon, who gained his first win at Group level in over a year. Read More...

Leopardstown: Now Or Never turns on style in Guineas Trial

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
NOW OR NEVER propelled herself into Classic contention with an impressive victory under Kieren Fallon, who gained his first win at Group level in over a year. Read More...

France: Cloth Of Stars could be supplemented for Derby

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
GODOLPHIN'S Cloth Of Stars could be supplemented for the Investec Derby after an impressive victory in the Group 2 Prix Greffulhe. Read More...

France: Cloth could be supplemented for Derby

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
GODOLPHIN'S Cloth Of Stars could be supplemented for the Investec Derby after an impressive victory in the Group 2 Prix Greffulhe. Read More...

Steip Amach steps up to the plate in Amethyst Stakes

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
STEIP AMACH hung on grimly to repel the withering late run of Cougar Mountain and collect her first success since her juvenile days. Read More...

Leopardstown: Steip Amach steps up to the plate in Amethyst

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
STEIP AMACH hung on grimly to repel the withering late run of Cougar Mountain and collect her first success since her juvenile days. Read More...

Leopardstown: Steip Amach steps up to the plate in Amethyst

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
STEIP AMACH repelled the withering late run of Cougar Mountain to collect her first success since her juvenile days. Read More...

Japan: Lemaire scores on top filly Emblem

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Christophe Lemaire landed his seventh Grade 1 success in Japan when the filly Major Emblem (Yasuhito Tamura) made all to justify favouritism in the NHK Mile Cup at Tokyo racecourse. Read More...

Segal: Early call to swerve Derby with Galileo Gold is odd

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Given the paucity of high-class colts this year, I can't help but think connections of Galileo Gold have made a hugely premature decision in avoiding the Derby. Read More...

David Pipe reaches landmark 1,000 winners

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
DAVID PIPE has some way to go to match the global total of 4,191 victories achieved by his legendary father Martin, but he reached the notable landmark of 1,000 winners at Haydock on Saturday. Read More...

Business Bulletin: Corcoran hails good start to 2016 for Paddy Power Betfair

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
EVERY bookmaker suffered a disastrous Cheltenham Festival thanks to the tide of well-fancied winners and Paddy Power Betfair was no exception. However, Breon Corcoran was still able to announce a good start to the financial year. Read More...

France: Robin ‘straight enough for the job’ on return

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ROBIN OF NAVAN got the better of Cloth of Stars on both occasions they clashed last season, including when providing trainer and rider with their first taste of Group 1 glory in the Criterium de Saint-Cloud, and the old adversaries meet again today. Read More...

O’Brien has four in Derby Trial as he bids to bolster Epsom team

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
US ARMY RANGER has given some of his fellow soldiers at Ballydoyle reason to think they could be called into battle at Epsom, and four of them are in action today as Aidan O'Brien aims for an 11th win in the Derrinstown. Read More...

O’Brien bids to bolster Derby team in Derrinstown

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
US ARMY RANGER has given some of his fellow soldiers at Ballydoyle reason to think they could be called into battle at Epsom, and four of them are in action today as Aidan O'Brien aims for an 11th win in the Derrinstown. Read More...