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Struthers: Changes will make title less attritional

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CHANGES to the British Flat jockeys' championship will lead to the title race being "less attritional" according to PJA chief executive Paul Struthers as alterations were made on Monday. Read More...

Struthers: Changes will make Flat title less attritional

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CHANGES to the British Flat jockeys' championship will lead to the title race being less attritional, according to Professional Jockeys Association chief executive Paul Struthers as alterations were confirmed on Monday. Read More...

World Class: Moreira’s magic mounts look good for Royal Ascot

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Brazen Beau and Able Friend recorded brilliant wins at the weekend and will take some stopping at Royal Ascot, says international ratings expert Sam Walker. Read More...

Tattersalls extends backing of Irish Guineas weekend

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TATTERSALLS will sponsor the Irish 1,000 and 2,000 Guineas for the next three years, while the Tattersalls Gold Cup - which will be run on the same May weekend as the Classics - has had its prize-money boosted by €40,000 t0 €250,000. Read More...

Johnston slams changes to Flat riders’ championship

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
LEADING trainer Mark Johnston has hit out at the changes to the Flat jockeys' title, warning top riders will head overseas earlier than usual and potentially ride in Britain for only six months of the year. Read More...

Johnston slams proposed changes to Flat jockeys’ title

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
LEADING trainer Mark Johnston has hit out at the proposed changes to the Flat jockeys' title, warning top riders will head overseas earlier than usual and potentially ride in Britain for only six months of the year. Read More...

Johnston slams proposed changes to Flat jockeys’ title

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
LEADING trainer Mark Johnston has hit out at the proposed changes to the Flat jockeys' title, warning top riders will head overseas earlier than usual and potentially ride in Britain for only six months of the year. Read More...

Nicholls salutes Denman-like Coneygree

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
PAUL NICHOLLS was unable to equal Tom Dreaper's record of five Cheltenham Gold Cup wins on Friday, but reckons Coneygree delivered a Denman-like performance in winning jump racing's most prestigious prize. Read More...

Nicholls salutes Denman-like Coneygree

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
PAUL NICHOLLS was unable to equal Tom Dreaper's record of five Cheltenham Gold Cup wins on Friday, but reckons Coneygree delivered a Denman-like performance in winning jump racing's most prestigious prize. Read More...

French Champion Hurdle aim for Hurricane Fly

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
RECORD-breaking Grade 1 winner Hurricane Fly, a fine third in last week's Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham, could step up in trip for the French equivalent at Auteuil this summer. Read More...

French Champion Hurdle plan for Hurricane Fly

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
RECORD-breaking Grade 1 winner Hurricane Fly, a fine third in last week's Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham, could step up in trip for the French equivalent at Auteuil this summer. Read More...

Australia: Flying Ryan aiming for more big-race glory

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Ryan Moore, who captured the Melbourne Cup and Cox Plate last year, will bid for another of Australia's 'grand slam' races when he rides Odyssey Moon in Saturday's A$3.5 million Tooheys New Golden Slipper Stakes. Read More...

Flying Ryan aiming for more big-race glory down under

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Ryan Moore, who captured the Melbourne Cup and Cox Plate last year, will bid for another of Australia's 'grand slam' races when he rides Odyssey Moon in Saturday's A$3.5 million Tooheys New Golden Slipper Stakes. Read More...

Australia: Flying Ryan aiming for more big-race glory

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Ryan Moore, who captured the Melbourne Cup and Cox Plate last year, will bid for another of Australia's 'grand slam' races when he rides Odyssey Moon in Saturday's A$3.5 million Tooheys New Golden Slipper Stakes. Read More...

Flat jockeys’ title set for radical shake-up

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE British Flat jockeys’ title is set for a new look, with a radical shake-up of the dates of the championship expected to be announced in the next few days. Read More...

Tom Weston ‘a lot better’ after festival fall

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
AMATEUR rider Tom Weston was on Sunday reported to be in good spirits as he recovered in hospital from two punctured lungs suffered at the Cheltenham Festival. Read More...

Vroum Vroum motors to easy Dawn Run victory

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
RUBY WALSH, Willie Mullins and owner Rich Ricci enjoyed a Cheltenham Festival to remember last week and capped a memorable few days as the teamed up again with Vroum Vroum Mag, who cantered to an effortless victory at Limerick. Read More...

Vroum Vroum motors to easy Dawn Run victory

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
RUBY WALSH, Willie Mullins and owner Rich Ricci enjoyed a Cheltenham Festival to remember last week and capped a memorable few days as the teamed up again with Vroum Vroum Mag, who cantered to an effortless victory at Limerick. Read More...

Silviniaco Conti to bid for Aintree redemption again

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SILVINIACO CONTI, who finished seventh in the Betfred Gold Cup last Friday as the heavily-backed 3-1 favourite, is likely to run again this season at Aintree, where he will bid to follow up last year's victory in the Grade 1 Betfred Bowl Chase. Read More...

USA: Pharoah on Kentucky Derby trail

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
LAST year's champion two-year-old American Pharoah (Bob Baffert/Victor Espinoza) made the perfect start to his Kentucky Derby campaign when he made light of sloppy conditions at Oaklawn to run right away from his rivals in the Rebel Stakes. Read More...

Hong Kong: Able Friend in a class of his own

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THERE were some anxious moments, but once Able Friend (John Moore/Joao Moreira) was able to get a clear run, a third consecutive Group 1 proved a formality. Read More...

Business bulletin: Power trip saves bookmakers millions

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE BETTING industry had a turbulent week at the Cheltenham Festival but it could have been a lot worse but for Annie Power's dramatic last-flight fall on the opening day. Read More...

Dettori ready to help Gosden fill Buick void

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
FRANKIE DETTORI can look forward to plenty of support from his former mentor John Gosden during the forthcoming Flat season, with the three-time champion jockey expected to help fill the void at Clarehaven Stables left by William Buick's departure. Read More...

Mullins 20-1 to win all four festival majors in 2016

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
WILLIE MULLINS could aim as many as four horses at next year's Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup as his dominance of this year's festival inspired a quote of 20-1 from Paddy Power that he becomes the first trainer to win all four 'majors'. Read More...

Mullins 16-1 to win all four festival majors in 2016

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
WILLIE MULLINS could aim as many as four horses at next year's Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup as his dominance of this year's festival inspired a quote of 20-1 from Paddy Power that he becomes the first trainer to win all four 'majors'. Read More...

Goonyella leaves rivals paddling in Midlands National

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
AFTER 13 winners at the Cheltenham Festival the Irish also claimed Saturday's feature at Uttoxeter after Goonyella left his rivals for dust to land a dramatic Midlands Grand National. Read More...

Tryster comes late to win the Winter Derby

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
GOLDOLPHIN's Tryster made it four from four on the all-weather this year, coming from off the pace to clinch the Group 3 Winter Derby in impressive fashion. Read More...

Tryster comes late to win the Winter Derby

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
GOLDOLPHIN's Tryster made it four from four on the all-weather this year, coming from off the pace to clinch the Group 3 Winter Derby in impressive fashion. Read More...

Lingfield: Tryster comes late to win the Winter Derby

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
GOLDOLPHIN's Tryster made it four from four on the all-weather this year, coming from off the pace to clinch the Group 3 Winter Derby in impressive fashion. Read More...

Kempton: Theinval lands Silver Plate in effortless style

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THEINVAL put in an effortless performance with a foot perfect round of jumping to land the 888Sport.com Silver Plate under a supremely confident ride by Barry Geraghty. Read More...

Theinval lands Silver Plate in effortless style

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THEINVAL put in an effortless performance with a foot perfect round of jumping to land the 888Sport.com Silver Plate under a supremely confident ride by Barry Geraghty. Read More...

Kempton: Theinval lands Silver Plate in effortless style

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THEINVAL put in an effortless performance with a foot perfect round of jumping to land the 888Sport.com Silver Plate under a supremely confident ride by Barry Geraghty. Read More...

Hong Kong: Gordon Lord Byron takes on mighty Able Friend

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ABLE FRIEND (John Moore/Joao Moreira) carries plenty of stable confidence as he bids for a third consecutive Group 1 win in Saturday's HK$10 million (£804,000/€1 million) Queen's Silver Jubilee Cup at Sha Tin. Read More...

Gold Cup hero Coneygree ‘sure to improve’

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THERE will be more to come from impressive Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Coneygree, who became the first novice to win the Betfred-backed showpiece since Captain Christy in 1974, according to trainer Mark Bradstock. Read More...

Gold Cup hero Coneygree ‘sure to improve’

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THERE will be more to come from impressive Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Coneygree, who became the first novice to win the Betfred-backed showpiece since Captain Christy in 1974, according to trainer Mark Bradstock. Read More...

Australia: Cadeaux fifth on latest stop of world tour

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
POPULAR globetrotter Red Cadeaux could manage only fifth on the latest stop of his world tour in Saturday's Australian Cup, which went the way of Spillway (David Hayes and Tom Dabernig/Michael Walker). Read More...

Australia: Cadeaux fifth on latest stop of world tour

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
POPULAR globetrotter Red Cadeaux could manage only fifth on the latest stop of his world tour in Saturday's Australian Cup, which went the way of Spillway (David Hayes and Tom Dabernig/Michael Walker). Read More...

Top stayer Red Cadeaux fifth on latest stop of world tour

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
POPULAR globetrotter Red Cadeaux could manage only fifth on the latest stop of his world tour in Saturday's Australian Cup, which went the way of Spillway (David Hayes and Tom Dabernig/Michael Walker). Read More...

Cooper hit hard as jockeys suffer festival whip woe

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
BRYAN COOPER faces the prospect of missing both the Crabbie’s Grand National and BoyleSports Irish Grand National next month after being handed a 15-day ban by the Cheltenham stewards on Friday. Read More...

Cooper hit hard as jockeys suffer festival whip woe

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
BRYAN COOPER faces the prospect of missing both the Crabbie’s Grand National and BoyleSports Irish Grand National next month after being handed a 15-day ban by the Cheltenham stewards on Friday. Read More...

Cheltenham: No fairytale ending for McCoy in finale

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TONY McCOY finished fourth on his last Cheltenham Festival ride as Next Sensation led his rivals a merry dance in the meeting’s finale. Read More...

Cheltenham: Mullins breaks festival record with eighth winner

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE Cheltenham Festival 2015 will be remembered as belonging to Willie Mullins as Ireland's champion trainer claimed a record eighth success at the meeting with Killultagh Vic winning the Martin Pipe in a photo-finish. Read More...

Cheltenham: Carberry gains compensation on Fringe

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
NINA CARBERRY’S week turned from a nightmare to a dream after On The Fringe put the smile back on her face with a wide-margin success in the amateur riders’ Gold Cup. Read More...

Cheltenham: Carberry gains compensation on Fringe

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ON THE FRINGE put the smile back on Nina Carberry's face when running out a wide-margin winner of the amateur riders’ Gold Cup. Read More...

Novice Coneygree romps to Gold Cup glory

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
MAD they called him. Crazy they said. Mark Bradstock's sanity was questioned when he opted to run novice chaser Coneygree in the Gold Cup, but run him he did and boy did he deliver. Read More...

Novice Coneygree romps to Gold Cup glory

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
MAD they called him. Crazy they said. Mark Bradstock's sanity was questioned when he opted to run novice chaser Coneygree in the Gold Cup, but run him he did and boy did he deliver. Read More...

Cheltenham: Martello towers above rivals for Mags Mullins

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE name Mullins was etched on the Cheltenham trainers’ winner’s board again but this time it was Mags rather than Willie as 14-1 shot Martello Tower ground out a gutsy victory in a gruelling race. Read More...

Martello towers above rivals for Mags Mullins

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE name Mullins was etched on the Cheltenham trainers’ winner’s board again but this time it was Mags rather than Willie as 14-1 shot Martello Tower ground out a gutsy victory in a gruelling race. Read More...

Cheltenham: Wicklow has far too much class for County rivals

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
WILLIE MULLINS equalled Nicky Henderson's record of seven winners at a single festival when Wicklow Brave decimated what was supposed to be a competitive handicap, winning by an easy eight lengths at odds of 25-1. Read More...

Wicklow has far too much class for County rivals

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
WILLIE MULLINS and Paul Townend had already registered their best ever individual festivals but things got even better when Wicklow Brave decimated what was supposed to be a competitive handicap, winning by an easy eight lengths at odds of 25-1. Read More...