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Brooks drank washing up liquid to cure hangover

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TRAINER Charlie Brooks once downed a pint of washing up liquid to try to cure a particularly bad hangover, the Old Bailey heard yesterday. Read More...

Brooks drank washing up liquid to cure hangover

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TRAINER Charlie Brooks once downed a pint of washing up liquid to try to cure a particularly bad hangover, the Old Bailey heard yesterday. Read More...

Kingman camp happy with Guineas preparation

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
KINGMAN comes out of winter hibernation at Newbury on Saturday having done very little to stop his connections from believing that he can follow in the footsteps of Frankel by winning the Qipco 2,000 Guineas. Read More...

Kingman camp happy with Guineas preparation

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
KINGMAN comes out of winter hibernation at Newbury on Saturday having done very little to stop his connections from believing that he can follow in the footsteps of Frankel by winning the Qipco 2,000 Guineas. Read More...

FRANCE: Kenhope warms up for top-level targets to come

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
KENHOPE (Henri-Alex Pantall/Christophe Lemaire) makes her seasonal return under new ownership and with a new rider, having proved herself a Group 1 class filly on more than one occasion last season. Read More...

Treve in terrific form says excited Dettori

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TREVE is proving terrific even before her return to action in the Group 1 Prix Ganay on April 27 after a glowing report from Frankie Dettori on last year's champion of Europe. Read More...

Tate targets Nell Gwyn with Blockade

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
BLOCKADE will attempt to give her Classic credentials a boost in the Group 3 Lanwades Stud Nell Gwyn Stakes at Newmarket next week. Read More...

Night Of Thunder faces hot prep in Greenham

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
NIGHT OF THUNDER, a market mover over the weekend for the Qipco 2,000 Guineas, could face the hottest of trial races for the Classic after appearing among 20 entries for the Aon Greenham Stakes at Newbury on Saturday. Read More...

Hughes set to return to action at Sandown

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
DUAL champion jockey Richard Hughes has pencilled in Sandown's high-profile card on April 25 for his return from racing after on Monday ruling himself out of the upcoming Classic trials at Newbury and Newmarket. Read More...

Machine move hits bookmakers’ share prices

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SHARES in bookmakers William Hill and Ladbrokes dropped on Monday following the news that David Cameron is looking to stamp down further on gaming machines in betting shops. Read More...

Tidal Bay tops 58 left in Scottish Grand National

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
HAVING finished third in the Welsh Grand National and only made it as far as the eighth fence in Saturday's Grand National, Tidal Bay could bid to make it third time lucky in the Coral Scottish Grand National at Ayr on Saturday. Read More...

Don Cossack heads 69 entries in Irish National

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
GRADE 1-winning novice chaser Don Cossack is poised to carry topweight in the Boylesports Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse, the scene of his top-level victory last December. Read More...

World Class: Chrome leads the field in race for Kentucky Derby

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
International ratings expert Sam Walker looks at the key Kentucky Derby trials attempting to pinpoint the winner. Read More...

Thorpe takes chairman role at Arena Racing Company

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
DAVID THORPE is the new non-executive chairman at the Arena Racing Company filling the void left by the sudden resignation of Lord Howard in December. Read More...

Fahey opts for visor on Upholland at Windsor

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
WINDSOR opens its gates this season with the first of two spring afternoon fixtures, featuring seven races and live jazz music to boot. Read More...

Injured Melbourne Cup hero Fiorente set to be retired

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
FIORENTE, last year's Melbourne Cup winner, is likely to be retired after suffering a small tear to his off-fore tendon. Read More...

Injured Melbourne Cup hero Fiorente retired from racing

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
FIORENTE, last year's Melbourne Cup winner, has been retired after suffering a small tear to his near-fore tendon. Read More...

Jockeys could be hit with heavier bans after revolt

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CHAMPION jockey Tony McCoy and Cheltenham Gold Cup hero Davy Russell on Sunday emerged as prime movers in the Grand National day revolt over a stewards' inquiry into farcical scenes at the start. Read More...

France: Smoking Sun outshines Harcourt rivals

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SMOKING SUN (Pascal Bary/Stephane Pasquier) showed the benefit of fast ground and first-time blinkers in recording a length and a half victory over favourite Norse King. Read More...

Hong Kong: Royal Ascot-bound Able Friend strikes

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ROYAL ASCOT remains on the agenda for Able Friend (John Moore/Karis Teetan) as one of the stars of the Hong Kong racing prepared for his assault on the Champions Mile in four weeks' time with victory in a Group 2 over the same course and distance. Read More...

Fairyhouse: Gigginstown novice hurdlers complete Grade 2 double

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE Willie Mullins-trained Valseur Lido landed the two-mile Grade 2 for Davy Russell in the Gigginstown silks half an hour after Brian O'Connell performed the same trick on the Dessie Hughes-trained Lieutenant Colonel over half a mile further. Read More...

Fairyhouse: Grade 2 double for Gigginstown novices

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE Willie Mullins-trained Valseur Lido landed the two-mile Grade 2 for Davy Russell in the Gigginstown silks half an hour after Brian O'Connell performed the same trick on the Dessie Hughes-trained Lieutenant Colonel over half a mile further. Read More...

Fairyhouse: Gigginstown novices star in Grade 2 double

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE Willie Mullins-trained Valseur Lido landed the two-mile Grade 2 for Davy Russell in the Gigginstown silks half an hour after Brian O'Connell performed the same trick on the Dessie Hughes-trained Lieutenant Colonel over half a mile further. Read More...

Fairyhouse: Gigginstown novices land Grade 2 double

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE Willie Mullins-trained Valseur Lido landed the two-mile Grade 2 for Davy Russell in the Gigginstown silks half an hour after Brian O'Connell performed the same trick on the Dessie Hughes-trained Lieutenant Colonel over half a mile further. Read More...

Fairyhouse: Gigginstown novice hurdlers complete Grade 2 double

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE Willie Mullins-trained Valseur Lido landed the two-mile Grade 2 for Davy Russell in the Gigginstown silks half an hour after Brian O'Connell performed the same trick on the Dessie Hughes-trained Lieutenant Colonel over half a mile further. Read More...

Fairyhouse: Mullins dominates as Adriana opens Grade 1 account

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ADRIANA DES MOTTES made it a double on the card for trainer Willie Mullins, jockey Paul Townend and owner Susannah Ricci with a dominant display to open her Grade 1 account in style. Read More...

Mullins dominates as Adriana opens Grade 1 account

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ADRIANA DES MOTTES made it a double on the card for trainer Willie Mullins, jockey Paul Townend and owner Susannah Ricci with a dominant display to open her Grade 1 account in style. Read More...

Mullins dominates as Adriana opens Grade 1 account

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ADRIANA DES MOTTES made it a double on the card for trainer Willie Mullins, jockey Paul Townend and owner Susannah Ricci with a dominant display to open her Grade 1 account in style. Read More...

Fairyhouse: Mullins dominates as Mottes lands first Grade 1

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ADRIANA DES MOTTES made it a double on the card for trainer Willie Mullins, jockey Paul Townend and owner Susannah Ricci with a dominant display to open her Grade 1 account in style. Read More...

Easy win for ‘electric’ Arvika Ligeonniere

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ARVIKA LIGEONNIERE went some way to restoring his lofty reputation following a disappointing performance in the Queen Mother Champion Chase, with a facile front-running victory under Paul Townend. Read More...

Fairyhouse: Easy win for ‘electric’ Arvika Ligeonniere

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ARVIKA LIGEONNIERE went some way to restoring his lofty reputation following a disappointing performance in the Queen Mother Champion Chase, with a facile front-running victory under Paul Townend. Read More...

Japan: Kizuna given Arc target again after easy win

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Last year's Tokyo Yushun (the Japanese Derby) winner Kizuna (Shozo Sasaki / Yutaka Take) will be sent to Paris for the Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe again after taking an easy win in his seasonal debut. Read More...

USA: Chrome wins Derby trial in breathtaking fashion

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
RAGS-to-riches colt California Chrome (Art Sherman/Victor Espinoza) will be going to the Kentucky Derby as probable favourite after another breathtaking performance to win the Santa Anita Derby. Read More...

Pineau De Re tired but well after National heroics

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CRABBIE'S GRAND NATIONAL winner Pineau De Re, described as tired but well the morning after his Aintree heroics, will bid to become the first horse since Red Rum to win back-to-back Nationals. Read More...

Business bulletin: National win offers brief respite to bookies

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
PINEAU DE RE'S victory in the Crabbie's Grand National may have been a good one for the bookies but it might only provide temporary respite for the industry which fears further action being taken against them by government. Read More...

Business bulletin: National win offers brief respite for bookies

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
PINEAU DE RE'S victory in the Crabbie's Grand National may have been a good one for the bookies but it might only provide temporary respite for the industry which fears further action being taken against them by government. Read More...

Ffrench makes history with China victory

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ROYSTON FFRENCH made history on Sunday as the first European jockey to ride a winner in mainland China in modern times. Read More...

Foildubh in ‘tremendous’ form for Fairyhouse test

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
FOILDUBH was reported to be in “tremendous form” as he prepared to defend his Normans Grove Chase (2.10) crown at Fairyhouse on Sunday afternoon, but he will need to be with a powerful Willie Mullins-trained trio in opposition. Read More...

Grand National: Pineau De Re triumphs at 25-1

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
PINEAU DE RE landed a Grand National shock for jockey Leighton Aspell and trainer Dr Richard Newland, coming home clear of Balthazar King, Double Seven and Alvarado before a sell-out crowd at Aintree. Read More...

National jockeys mutiny after stewards’ inquiry

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
JOCKEYS staged an extraordinary mass revolt on Saturday as 39 of the 40 Crabbie's Grand National riders collectively refused to leave the weighing room to hear the outcome of a stewards' inquiry into farcical scenes at the start. Read More...

Grand National: Jockeys mutiny after stewards’ inquiry

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
JOCKEYS staged an extraordinary mass revolt on Saturday as 39 of the 40 Crabbie's Grand National riders collectively refused to leave the weighing room to hear the outcome of a stewards' inquiry into farcical scenes at the start. Read More...

Grand National: Heartbreak for Brooke after defeat

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
JOCKEY Henry Brooke was ruing what may have been after his mount was taken out of the Crabbie's Grand National in the most dramatic fashion. Read More...

Grand National: Heartbreak for Brooke after defeat

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
JOCKEY Henry Brooke was ruing what may have been after his mount was taken out of the Crabbie's Grand National in the most dramatic fashion. Read More...

Grand National: Heartbreak for Brooke after defeat

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
JOCKEY Henry Brooke was ruing what may have been after his mount was taken out of the Crabbie's Grand National in the most dramatic fashion. Read More...

Grand National: Pineau De Re triumphs in fine style

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
PINEAU DE RE landed a Grand National shock for jockey Leighton Aspell and trainer Dr Richard Newland, coming home clear of Balthazar King, Double Seven and Alvarado before a sell-out crowd at Aintree. Read More...

Grand National: Pineau De Re triumphs at 25-1

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
PINEAU DE RE landed a Grand National shock for jockey Leighton Aspell and trainer Dr Richard Newland, coming home clear of Balthazar King, Double Seven and Alvarado before a sell-out crowd at Aintree. Read More...

Grand National: Whisper sees off Cross challenge

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CORAL CUP winner Whisper got the better of At Fishers Cross in a nail-biting finish to the Stayers' Hurdle at Aintree. Read More...

Grand National: Whisper gets the better of Cross in thriller

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CORAL CUP winner Whisper got the better of At Fishers Cross in a nail-biting finish to the Stayers' Hurdle at Aintree. Read More...

Grand National: Channel 4 figures take another tumble

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE wisdom of handing Channel 4 exclusive terrestrial rights to British racing looks set to come under further scrutiny after Friday's Aintree viewing figures suffered another major hit. Read More...

Grand National: Balder hands King more success

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
IT WAS one for the horses who didn't run at Cheltenham in the Maghull Novices' Chase as 7-2 shot Balder Succes gave trainer Alan King a third winner of the meeting in the hands of Wayne Hutchinson Read More...