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Kilcooley downs Silsol in National Spirit slog

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
HOT favourite Silsol, a game winner of the Welsh Champion Hurdle last time, failed to contain confidently ridden Kilcooley in Fontwell's feature. Read More...

Kilcooley downs Silsol in National Spirit slog

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
HOT favourite Silsol, a game winner of the Welsh Champion Hurdle last time, failed to contain confidently ridden Kilcooley in Fontwell's feature. Read More...

Plumpton and Lingfield face Monday inspections

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
MONDAY'S meeting at Plumpton is subject to an 8am inspection on the morning of racing with the overnight forecast causing concern. Read More...

888 reject Hills 700m offer due to terms

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
DISCUSSIONS between William Hill and 888 over a possible takeover ended just a few days after the bookmaker's interest was revealed. Read More...

Business Bulletin: 888 reject 700m Hills offer

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
DISCUSSIONS between William Hill and 888 over a possible takeover ended just a few days after the bookmaker's interest was revealed. Read More...

Japan: Copano Rickey wins second February Stakes

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
LAST year Copano Rickey was sent off the 274-1 rank outsider before powering to victory. This year he was sent off the 2-1 favourite, but the result was the same as the five-year-old became the first back-to-back winner in the race's history. Read More...

Japan: Copano Rickey wins second February Stakes

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
LAST year Copano Rickey was sent off the 274-1 rank outsider before powering to victory. This year he was sent off the 2-1 favourite, but the result was the same as the five-year-old became the first back-to-back winner in the race's history. Read More...

Interview: JT McNamara talks to Alastair Down

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
IN THROUGH the narrow gates to see John Thomas McNamara and his wife Caroline in their much-adapted white bungalow that is house, family home to three young children and 24-hour-a-day high-tech hospital. Read More...

‘I admit I find it’s still so hard when I see him’

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
I WENT to see JT with Richie McLernon for the first time when he was in Frenchay. Caroline was there and obviously JT couldn't speak and the only movement was the flickering of his eyes. Read More...

´I was there to do anything I could to help’

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Injured Jockeys Fund almoner Julia Mangan was the IJF's first responder and met Caroline McNamara off the 7am flight at Bristol on the day after John Thomas's fall Read More...

Going ‘tough’ for National Spirit card

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TODAY'S Totepool National Spirit card at Fontwell goes ahead after the course passed an early morning inspection. Read More...

Going will be ‘tough’ but racing is on at Fontwell

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TODAY'S Totepool National Spirit card at Fontwell will go ahead after the course passed an early morning inspection. Read More...

USA: Turf star Main Sequence sparkles on return to action

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Breeders' Cup Turf winner Main Sequence (Graham Motion/Rajiv Maragh) showed a sparkling turn of foot to win his warm-up race for the Dubai Sheema Classic on Saturday. Read More...

France: Big-race possible River Choice second on comeback

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
France: River Choice, France's sole entry in the Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup and Crabbie's Grand National, made a more than satisfactory return to action when fourth over hurdles at Fontainebleau on Saturday. Read More...

Kempton: National hope Creek stars in BetBright Chase

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ROCKY CREEK laid down a fine marker for the £1 million Crabbie's Grand National when powering to victory in an incident-packed BetBright Chase at Kempton on Saturday. Read More...

Kempton: National hope Creek stars in BetBright Chase

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ROCKY CREEK laid down a fine marker for the £1 million Crabbie's Grand National when powering to victory in an incident-packed BetBright Chase at Kempton on Saturday. Read More...

Super Sire De Grugy back on Champion Chase trail

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SIRE DE GRUGY atoned for his Newbury mishap with an exceptional display under top weight, dispatching his three rivals with spectacular ease to get his Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase bid back on track. Read More...

Chepstow: Super Sire back on Champion Chase trail

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SIRE DE GRUGY atoned for his Newbury mishap with an exceptional display under top weight, dispatching his three rivals with spectacular ease to get his Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase bid back on track. Read More...

Kempton: Impressive Beltor hits Adonis rivals

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SECOND-SEASON trainer Robert Stephens looks to have a horse to help him make headlines in Beltor, who produced an impressive performance in Kempton's Adonis Juvenile Hurdle on Saturday. Read More...

Impressive Beltor belts Adonis rivals

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SECOND-SEASON trainer Robert Stephens looks to have a horse to help him make headlines in Beltor, who produced an impressive performance in Kempton's Adonis Juvenile Hurdle on Saturday. Read More...

Impressive Beltor hits Adonis rivals

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SECOND-SEASON trainer Robert Stephens looks to have a horse to help him make headlines in Beltor, who produced an impressive performance in Kempton's Adonis Juvenile Hurdle on Saturday. Read More...

Impressive Beltor hits Adonis rivals

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SECOND-SEASON trainer Robert Stephens looks to have a horse to help him make headlines in Beltor, who produced an impressive performance in Kempton's Adonis Juvenile Hurdle on Saturday. Read More...

Fahey eyes Naas prep for National hope Owega Star

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TRAINER Peter Fahey is eager to give Crabbie’s Grand National outsider Owega Star another outing before Aintree, with the Leinster National on his radar. Read More...

Fahey eyes Naas prep for National hope Owega Star

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TRAINER Peter Fahey is eager to give Crabbie’s Grand National outsider Owega Star another outing before Aintree, with the Leinster National on his radar. Read More...

Twiston-Davies sides with Rocky Creek in BetBright Chase

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
EASTER DAY tries to atone for his fall at Cheltenham when travelling like the potential winner when he contests the BetBright Chase (3.45), although he will have to do it without Sam Twiston-Davies. Read More...

Twiston-Davies sides with Rocky Creek in BetBright Chase

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
EASTER DAY tries to atone for his fall at Cheltenham when travelling like the potential winner when he contests the BetBright Chase (3.45), although he will have to do it without Sam Twiston-Davies. Read More...

Australia: Lankan Rupee strikes in Lightning Stakes

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
LANKAN RUPEE has confirmed his place as one of the world's best sprinters with a powerful first-up win in the Group 1 Lightning Stakes at Flemington. Read More...

Australia: Lankan Rupee strikes in Lightning Stakes

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
LANKAN RUPEE (Mick Price/Craig Newitt) has confirmed his place as one of the world's best sprinters with a powerful first-up win in the Group 1 Lightning Stakes at Flemington. Read More...

South Africa: Legendary Horse Chestnut dies

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
HORSE CHESTNUT, considered by many the greatest horse in South African racing history, died in his stall at Drakenstein Stud on Thursday. Read More...

Grugy heads to Chepstow for festival sharpener

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
GARY MOORE crams another start into Sire De Grugy before Cheltenham via a spin at Chepstow on Saturday, with the trainer adamant last year's Champion Chase hero is in a better place than he was in the build-up to his comeback run at Newbury. Read More...

France: King-trained Nyanza off on her travels

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ALAN KING will have his first runner in France for seven years when Nyanza lines up in the €75,000 Grand Prix du Conseil General des Alpes Maritimes at Cagnes-sur-Mer this Saturday. Read More...

Grand National runner-up Sunnyhillboy retired

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
A THIRD tilt at the Crabbie's Grand National for 2012 runner-up Sunnyhillboy has been ruled out, with the news that the 12-year-old has been retired. Read More...

David Cameron heaps praise on racing industry

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
PRIME MINISTER David Cameron lauded British horseracing as "a massive success story" when he made an unexpected visit to Newmarket's gallops on Friday morning. Read More...

USA: Main Sequence out to stretch unbeaten run to five

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
DUAL Eclipse Award winner Main Sequence (Graham Motion/Rajiv Maragh) returns to action as the six-year-old is readied for the Dubai Sheema Classic on World Cup night next month. Read More...

Small staking punters bidding for Scoop6 bonus

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
THE 11 winners of last weekend's totescoop6 could add a further £128,715 to their haul if they can unearth the winner of the bonus race at Newcastle on Saturday afternoon. Read More...

Grand National contenders put claims on the line

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CONTENDERS for the Crabbie's Grand National on either side of the Irish Sea are out to promote their claims on Saturday for the Aintree contest in the Betfred Eider Chase at Newcastle and At The Races Bobbyjo Chase at Fairyhouse. Read More...

Fox Appeal primed for BetBright Chase assault

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
FOX APPEAL will have conditions in his favour when he lines up in the BetBright Chase at Kempton on Saturday, according to his trainer Emma Lavelle. Read More...

Australia: Rupee and Deep Field clash in Lightning

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
A QUALITY field of sprinters prepare to do battle in the first leg of the Global Sprint Challenge, in a race renamed in 2013 to honour the undefeated mare Black Caviar. Read More...

Australia: Rupee and Deep Field clash in Lightning Stakes

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
A QUALITY field of sprinters prepare to do battle in the first leg of the Global Sprint Challenge, in a race renamed in 2013 to honour the undefeated mare Black Caviar. Read More...

Ellison after soft ground for Red in Albert Bartlett

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
BRIAN ELLISON is hoping for ground on the soft side of good for his Albert Bartlett Novices' Hurdle contender Definitly Red, who the trainer believes has all the attributes to succeed at the Cheltenham Festival. Read More...

Waterlogged Warwick abandons Friday fixture

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
WARWICK has been forced to abandon Friday's fixture after significant overnight rain left the track waterlogged in places. Read More...

More Of That camp pleased by test results

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
MORE OF THAT may yet defend his Ladbrokes World Hurdle crown next month, with positive test results giving connections sufficient encouragement to leave making a final decision until as late as possible. Read More...

Harrington: Faugheen’s the threat to Jezki crown

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
JEZKI'S trainer Jessica Harrington said on Thursday Faugheen was the biggest threat to her horse's bid for back-to-back Stan James Champion Hurdle victories. Read More...

Activial installed 14-1 favourite for Coral Cup

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ACTIVIAL was on Thursday installed a best-priced 14-1 favourite with Betfred for the Coral Cup as 156 entries were unveiled for the 2m5f handicap hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival. Read More...

Tony McCoy: “Ive never known a young horse jump like that”.

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
AFTER Gloria Victis destroyed an experience field at Kempton on his first start out in open company, Richard Johnson, who had the pleasure of accompanying the horse was blown away describing his mount "probably the best I've ever ridden" Read More...

Live: Dubai World Cup Carnival blog

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
JOIN our international expert Nicholas Godfrey for news, views and gossip from Thursday's Dubai World Cup Carnival meeting at Meydan. Read More...

Sire De Grugy given green light for Chepstow run

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SIRE DE GRUGY has been given the go-ahead by trainer Gary Moore to tackle Saturday's Rifles Handicap Chase at Chepstow after pleasing in a schooling session on Thursday morning. Read More...

McCoy sides with Carlingford Lough for Gold Cup

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
TONY McCOY has confirmed his final ride in the Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup will be aboard Carlingford Lough. Read More...

Australia: Sprint duo being lined up for Royal Ascot

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Australia: Top sprinters Brazen Beau and Deep Field have been identified as potential runners at Royal Ascot this year. Read More...

Kingscote confident of being fit for Panther ride

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
RICHARD KINGSCOTE is increasingly confident of being back in the saddle in time to renew his partnership with Irish St Leger winner Brown Panther on Dubai World Cup night on March 28. Read More...