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McCue instigates management reshuffle at Paddy Power

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
NEW Paddy Power chief executive Andy McCue has started to shape his senior management team with a reshuffle in which three executives move to new positions. Read More...

Hong Kong: Hoof abscess stalls Buffering Sprint prep

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Buffering has missed a gallop in preparation for the Longines Hong Kong Sprint but trainer Robert Heathcote insists the four-time Group 1 winner will take his place in Sunday's race. Read More...

Today’s racing: Star expected to go close down in grade

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
COLIN Tizzard is hoping a dress rehearsal over hurdles at Cheltenham last month will have put Theatrical Star spot-on for a return to fences at Fontwell this afternoon. Read More...

Paddy primed to be a big shot in Coral Welsh National

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
EMMA LAVELLE believes her Coral Welsh Grand National hope Shotgun Paddy can be a major player in the Chepstow marathon, having benefited from his recent reappearance over hurdles at Newbury. Read More...

Low temperatures force Fontwell to inspect

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
FONTWELL'S meeting this afternoon is subject to an inspection at 9.45am, though officials are confident racing will take place. Read More...

Faugheen booked in for Christmas Hurdle test

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CHAMPION HURDLE favourite Faugheen looks set to join stablemate Champagne Fever at Kempton on December 26 with owner Rich Ricci nominating the Williamhill.com Christmas Hurdle as his number one target. Read More...

‘Box office’ Sole Power named Horse of the Year

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SOLE Power was crowned Horse of the Year at Monday's HRI Awards at the Pavillion in Leopardstown, completing a memorable day for his trainer Eddie Lynam, who also picked up the Flat award. Read More...

Spencer nominated for special award at Lesters

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
JAMIE SPENCER could bring the curtain down on his riding career with a Lester after the soon-to-be retired jockey was nominated in the Flat jockey special recognition category for the annual awards on December 22. Read More...

O’Neill opts for King George with Johns Spirit

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
JONJO O'NEILL has revealed that Paddy Power Gold Cup runner-up Johns Spirit will sidestep Saturday's Caspian Caviar Gold Cup in favour of a crack at the William Hill King George VI Chase at Kempton on December 26. Read More...

Nicholls: Bullets has firepower for Champion Chase

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
PAUL NICHOLLS, who took his prize-money haul for the season beyond £1 million at Sandown on Saturday, is eyeing further big-race riches with Grade 1 winners Dodging Bullets and Vibrato Valtat. Read More...

BHA plans new 400,000 veterans’ series

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SOME of jumping's oldest and most popular chasers are to be offered a lucrative fresh opportunity after the BHA unveiled a new £400,000 veterans' series. Read More...

Philip Kirby to move from Middleham early next year

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
PHILIP KIRBY is set to quit Middleham and move the majority of his string to Cleveland after the trainer decided to switch his main base from a yard owned by former trainer Kate Walton to one belonging to Keith Reveley. Read More...

Hong Kong: Moore in red-hot form for jockeys’ challenge

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
RYAN MOORE continues his profitable jet-setting journey of the Far East as he touches down to ride in the international jockeys’ challenge at Sha Tin on Wednesday. Read More...

World Class: Raiders face strong home challenge in Hong Kong

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SHA TIN opens its gates for one of the richest race days on the planet on Sunday and organisers will have their fingers crossed for at least one overseas winner. Read More...

Today’s racing: McCain gives Desoto handicap debut

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
DONALD McCAIN pitches last season’s progressive novice Desoto County into handicap company for the first time and also steps him up in trip in the 2m4f handicap hurdle at Musselburgh (2.20). Read More...

Leopardstown next after Windermere delights team

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
JIM CULLOTY is counting down the days to Leopardstown’s Christmas meeting after Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Lord Windermere made an eyecatching return in Sunday’s John Durkan Memorial Chase. Read More...

Pineau De Re on course for Carlisle return

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CRABBIE'S GRAND NATIONAL hero Pineau De Re remains on course to take his next step on the return journey to Aintree at Carlisle on Sunday despite featuring among the entries for the first day of Cheltenham's International meeting on Friday. Read More...

Pineau De Re on course for Carlisle outing

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CRABBIE'S GRAND NATIONAL hero Pineau De Re remains on course to take his next step on the return journey to Aintree at Carlisle on Sunday despite featuring among the entries for the first day of Cheltenham's International meeting on Friday. Read More...

Mauritius: Mulrennan finishes second despite double

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
FRESH from his maiden century in Britain, Paul Mulrennan rode a double on the second day of the Sun Resorts International Jockeys' Weekend at the historic Champ de Mars racecourse in Mauritius. Read More...

Mauritius: Double not enough for Mulrennan

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
FRESH from his maiden century in Britain, Paul Mulrennan rode a double on the second day of the Sun Resorts International Jockeys' Weekend at the historic Champ de Mars racecourse in Mauritius. Read More...

Evergreen Wishfull Thinking bags Peterborough

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
A SUPERB round of jumping from Wishfull Thinking helped the popular 11-year-old to a fabulous fifth Grade 2 victory, continuing the fine form of jockey Richard Johnson and trainer Philip Hobbs. Read More...

Huntingdon: Wishfull Thinking bags Peterborough

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
A SUPERB round of jumping from Wishfull Thinking helped the popular 11-year-old to a fabulous fifth Grade 2 victory, continuing the fine form of jockey Richard Johnson and trainer Philip Hobbs. Read More...

Windermere third as Cossack impresses

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
LAST YEAR'S Gold Cup winner Lord Windermere could only manage third in his seasonal reappearance at Punchestown where Don Cossack put in a brave performance to land the spoils in the Grade 1. Read More...

Punchestown: Lord Windermere third as Cossack wins

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
LAST YEAR'S Gold Cup winner Lord Windermere could only manage third in his seasonal reappearance at Punchestown where Don Cossack put in a brave performance to land the spoils in the Grade 1. Read More...

Wayward Lad an option for God’s Own after Creek effort

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
GOD'S OWN, who took on the big boys when seventh in Saturday's Tingle Creek at Sandown, will stick to novice company for the rest of the season, trainer Tom George said on Sunday. Read More...

Business Bulletin: Glynn exits in significant week for industry

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
The Racing Post's industry editor Bill Barber takes a look at what has been making the news off the track. Read More...

Japan: Four-timer for Moore but Hokko scores in big one

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
GRADE 1 glory eluded Ryan Moore in the Champions Cup, in which he finished eighth on Kurino Star O behind local hero Hokko Tarumae, but he dominated the rest of the 12-race card, winning on four of his ten mounts. Read More...

Hong Kong: Sole Power and fellow raiders touch down

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE remaining British and Irish challengers for the Longines international meeting at Sha Tin next Sunday arrived safely in Hong Kong on Saturday evening following their flight from Heathrow. Read More...

Boston Bob tuned up to put on bold show in John Durkan

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Lord Windermere returns to action in the John Durkan at Punchestown today, but faces some smart rivals, including the Willie Mullins-trained Boston Bob. Read More...

Boston Bob tuned up to put on a bold show in John Durkan

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Lord Windermere returns to action in the John Durkan at Punchestown today, but faces some smart rivals, including the Willie Mullins-trained Boston Bob. Read More...

Scoop6 bonus hunter misses out in Becher Chase

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE Scoop6 punter trying to add £100,000 to the £158,139 he won last week was out of luck when Chance Du Roy could manage only fifth in Saturday's bonus race, the Betfred Becher Chase. Read More...

Scoop6 bonus hunter Lawrence misses out in Becher Chase

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE Scoop6 punter trying to add £100,000 to the £158,139 he won last week was out of luck when Chance Du Roy could manage only fifth in Saturday's bonus race, the Betfred Becher Chase. Read More...

Henderson star Oscar Whisky dies after Tingle Creek fall

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE Tingle Creek had a sad postscript on Saturday when the prolific Oscar Whisky, one of racing's most popular horses, died after suffering a fatal injury to his hind leg. Read More...

South Africa: Majmu looks a worldbeater for De Kock

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
The sky is the limit for Majmu (Mike de Kock/Anthony Delpech) who totally outclassed the opposition to give her trainer his third success in the Avontuur Estate Cape Fillies Guineas. Read More...

Japan: Moore chasing further success on global stage

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
RYAN MOORE, who has won 15 Group or Grade 1 races in seven countries this year, has one more chance to add to both totals before heading to Hong Kong next week, when he defends his unbeaten record on Kurino Star O in the Champions Cup. Read More...

Sandown: More joy for Nicholls as Bullets fires in Creek

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
PAUL NICHOLLS, who last weekend recorded his 100th Grade 1 success, enjoyed another big-race triumph when Dodging Bullets bagged his biggest win in Sandown's celebrated Tingle Creek Chase on Saturday. Read More...

More joy for Nicholls as Bullets fires in Tingle Creek

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
PAUL NICHOLLS, who last weekend recorded his 100th Grade 1 success, enjoyed another big-race triumph when Dodging Bullets bagged his biggest win in Sandown's celebrated Tingle Creek Chase on Saturday. Read More...

More joy for Nicholls as Bullets fires in Tingle Creek

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
PAUL NICHOLLS, who last weekend recorded his 100th Grade 1 success, enjoyed another big-race triumph when Dodging Bullets bagged his biggest win in Sandown's celebrated Tingle Creek Chase on Saturday. Read More...

Sandown: Nicholls strikes again in Henry VIII with Vibrato Valtat

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
PAUL NICHOLLS landed his fourth Henry VIII Novices' Chase in seven years when Vibrato Valtat landed Saturday's Racing Post-backed Grade 1, although the five-year-old had to survive a stewards' inquiry. Read More...

Sandown: Nicholls nets another Henry VIII with Vibrato

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
VIBRATO VALTAT survived a stewards' inquiry to give trainer Paul Nicholls a sixth win in the Racing Post Henry Novices' Chase at Sandown on Saturday. Read More...

Sandown: Nicholls nets another Henry VIII with Vibrato

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
VIBRATO VALTAT survived a stewards' inquiry to give trainer Paul Nicholls a sixth win in the Racing Post Henry VIII Novices' Chase at Sandown on Saturday. Read More...

Oscar times it right for gutsy Becher win

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
OSCAR TIME, second in the 2011 Grand National and fourth in 2013, finally got his day in the Aintree spotlight with a gutsy win in the Becher Chase under course specialist Sam Waley-Cohen. Read More...

Oscar times it right for gutsy Becher win

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
OSCAR TIME, second in the 2011 Grand National and fourth in 2013, finally got his day in the Aintree spotlight with a gutsy win in the Becher Chase under course specialist Sam Waley-Cohen. Read More...

Aintree: Oscar times it right for gutsy Becher win

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
OSCAR TIME, second in the 2011 Grand National and fourth in 2013, finally got his day in the Aintree spotlight with a gutsy win in the Becher Chase under course specialist Sam Waley-Cohen. Read More...

Japan: Moore lands treble on first trip to Chukyo

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
RYAN MOORE thrilled his considerable fan club in Japan with a treble on his first visit to Chukyo racecourse near Nagoya on Saturday. Read More...

Balding cuts Channel 4 commitment to just nine days

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CLARE BALDING has signalled a major change in her future plans after it was announced sport's most in-demand presenter will next year work for Channel 4 Racing at only the Cheltenham Festival and Royal Ascot. Read More...

Tingle Creek card under threat due to frost

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TODAY's meeting at Sandown, featuring the 888Sport Tingle Creek Chase, is subject to a 10.30am inspection due to frost in the ground. Read More...

Tingle Creek card gets go-ahead after late scare

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TODAY's meeting at Sandown, featuring the 888Sport Tingle Creek Chase, goes ahead as planned despite a late scare due to dipping temperatures. Read More...

Peslier snapped up for Cursory Glance ride next year

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
OLIVIER PESLIER has signed a contract to ride leading Qipco 1,000 Guineas fancy Cursory Glance in 2015. Read More...

Peslier snapped up for Cursory Glance ride next year

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
OLIVIER PESLIER has signed a contract to ride leading Qipco 1,000 Guineas fancy Cursory Glance in 2015. Read More...