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Australia: Payne set for spell on sidelines after surgery

Racing Post | 2 hours ago
MICHELLE PAYNE is reported to be in a "serious but stable condition" after undergoing abdominal surgery at the Alfred Hospital in Melbourne on Tuesday. Read More...

BHA faces ordeal on day one of Jim Best appeal

Racing Post | 2 hours ago
THE BHA faces what could be one of the most chastening days in its history as racing's regulator on Tuesday, when it is set to formally accept the quashing of the guilty verdict imposed on trainer Jim Best over the stopping of two horses. Read More...

Fallon and Stoute to team up in Derby with Across The Stars

Racing Post | 3 hours ago
Kieren Fallon is set to renew old acquaintances in a sensational Investec Derby return after receiving the call up to ride the Sir Michael Stoute trained outsider Across The Stars at Epsom on Saturday week. Read More...

Gigginstown remove horses from Martin and Hughes

Racing Post | 3 hours ago
GIGGINSTOWN House Stud have taken their horses away from trainers Tony Martin and Sandra Hughes and have confirmed that disappointing results led to the decision. Read More...

Minding Oaks decision set for next week

Racing Post | 15 hours ago
A DECISION on Minding's participation in the Investec Oaks a week on Friday is likely to be delayed until early next week, trainer Aidan O'Brien has revealed. Read More...

Red Verdon could be supplemented for Derby

Racing Post | 16 hours ago
AN INVESTEC DERBY set to be full of supplementary entries could yet feature another with the connections of last weekend's runaway Haydock handicap winner Red Verdon contemplating an audacious assault on the Epsom Classic. Read More...

Haydock star Red could be supplemented for Derby

Racing Post | 16 hours ago
AN INVESTEC DERBY set to be full of supplementary entries could yet feature another with the connections of last weekend's runaway Haydock handicap winner Red Verdon contemplating an audacious assault on the Epsom Classic. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: Hexham set to provide ‘must see’ TV

Racing Post | 17 hours ago
LET'S all watch the 3.00pm at Hexham. It's a "must see" race, the latest episode in one of those stories of determination and achievement in the face of adversity that are part of horse racing. Read More...

Nyquist in race against time to be fit for Belmont

Racing Post | 19 hours ago
NYQUIST, whose Triple Crown bid was ended when Exaggerator claimed the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico on Saturday, is a doubt for the Belmont Stakes after being found to have a high temperature on Monday. Read More...

USA: Nyquist spikes fever – Belmont in doubt

Racing Post | 19 hours ago
NYQUIST, whose Triple Crown bid was ended when Exaggerator claimed the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico on Saturday, is a doubt for the Belmont Stakes after being found to have a high temperature on Monday. Read More...

Stable staff crisis: Low pay, long hours, poor conditions

Racing Post | 21 hours ago
THERE was a stable staff shortage in Britain last year; there is a stable staff shortage this year. Not everyone calls it a crisis, but plenty do. Trainers place job advertisements; not all of them get answered. Something needs to be done. Read More...

World Class: How hot pace killed the Triple Crown dream

Racing Post | 23 hours ago
International ratings expert Sam walker looks back on a Classic weekend in the Preakness Stakes and at the Curragh Read More...

Australia: Jockeys avoid serious injury after horror pile-up

Racing Post | 23 hours ago
A horror fall left six jockeys hurt and one horse fatally injured at New South Wales track Taree on Monday. Read More...

Royal Ascot to be televised live in US from 2017

Racing Post | 1 day ago
ROYAL ASCOT is set to be televised live in the US from next year as part of a multi-year agreement signed with American media company NBCUniversal. Read More...

Australia: Payne escapes serious injury after fall

Racing Post | 1 day ago
Melbourne Cup-winning jockey Michelle Payne has been cleared of serious injury after undergoing scans following a fall on Monday. Read More...

Australia: Cup winner Payne taken to hospital after fall

Racing Post | 1 day ago
Melbourne Cup winning jockey Michelle Payne has been taken to hospital complaining of abdominal pain following a fall at Mildura. Payne, who fell from Dutch Courage, had full movement of her limbs and was conscious. Read More...

Palmer fancies a Royal Ascot battle of Guineas winners

Racing Post | 1 day ago
HUGO PALMER is hungry for a fresh fight between Galileo Gold and his Irish 2,000 Guineas conqueror Awtaad in a Royal Ascot humdinger likely to be graced by a third Guineas winner in The Gurkha. Read More...

France: Reveley fulfils his ambition as So French battles home

Racing Post | 2 days ago
NINE years after first spending the summer with Guillaume Macaire, James Reveley landed the biggest prize in French jump racing when the appropriately named So French held on at the end of a gruelling Grand Steeple-Chase de Paris. Read More...

France: Reveley fulfils ambition as So French battles home

Racing Post | 2 days ago
NINE years after first spending the summer with Guillaume Macaire, James Reveley landed the biggest prize in French jump racing when the appropriately named So French held on at the end of a gruelling Grand Steeple-Chase de Paris. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: Familiar colours could provide winner

Racing Post | 2 days ago
THE big owners' colours are familiar but plenty of smaller owners' colours have become familiar, too, not by volume of runners nor association with star names but through long perseverance; perseverance by the owners and perseverance by the wat Read More...

Curragh: Fascinating Rock blows Found away in Gold Cup

Racing Post | 2 days ago
FASCINATING ROCK took the lead in his private head-to-head with Found as he added the Tattersalls Gold Cup to his Champion Stakes win last year and delivered Ballydoyle and Ryan Moore their second odds-on Group 1 disappointment on the card. Read More...

Tom Messenger retires from saddle at Fakenham

Racing Post | 2 days ago
TOM MESSENGER is to embark on a new chapter in his career, as the jump jockey ended his time in the saddle at Fakenham on Sunday. Read More...

Bargain buy Jet Setting beats Minding in Guineas

Racing Post | 2 days ago
JUST like Galileo Gold in Saturday's Irish 2,000 Guineas, Minding was unable to complete the Newmarket/Curragh double as the Adrian Keatley-trained 12,000 guineas purchase Jet Setting outbattled the 4-11 favourite in a thrilling finish. Read More...

Bargain buy Jet Setting beats Minding in Guineas

Racing Post | 2 days ago
JUST like Galileo Gold in Saturday's Irish 2,000 Guineas, Minding was unable to complete the Newmarket/Curragh double as the Adrian Keatley-trained 12,000 guineas purchase Jet Setting outbattled the 4-11 favourite in a thrilling finish. Read More...

Royal Ascot preferred over Epsom for Awtaad

Racing Post | 2 days ago
AWTAAD, winner of the Irish 2,000 Guineas, is set to stick to a mile and go to Royal Ascot rather than tackle the Investec Derby over four furlongs further. Read More...

Hong Kong: Blazing Speed prevails in dramatic finish

Racing Post | 2 days ago
VETERAN Blazing Speed regained his Champions & Chater Cup title under Neil Callan for trainer Tony Cruz, springing something of a surprise as he narrowly edged out Victory Magic and the hot favourite Werther in a three-way photo finish. Read More...

Business Bulletin: Ladbrokes and Coral closer to tying the knot

Racing Post | 2 days ago
The speculation had been that the competition watchdog's investigation might present a significant obstacle to the merger of Ladbrokes and Coral but when the news came of their provisional findings last week it could not have been much better for th Read More...

Japan: Sinhalite comes home strongly to bag Oaks

Racing Post | 2 days ago
SINHALITE (Sei Ishizaka/Kenichi Ikezoe) went one better than she had managed in the Japanese 1,000 Guineas last month when justifying favouritism to win the Japanese Oaks at Tokyo racecourse on Sunday morning. Read More...

O’Brien happy with Ballydoyle supersub Minding

Racing Post | 2 days ago
MINDING, the Investec Oaks favourite, will be attempting to become only the third filly to complete the Newmarket-Curragh 1,000 Guineas double when she faces 13 rivals in Sunday’s Tattersalls-sponsored contest. Read More...

O’Brien happy with Irish 1,000 Guineas supersub Minding

Racing Post | 2 days ago
MINDING, the Investec Oaks favourite, will be attempting to become only the third filly to complete the Newmarket-Curragh 1,000 Guineas double when she faces 13 rivals in Sunday’s Tattersalls-sponsored contest. Read More...

Italy: Solitaire bids to give Weld second Derby win

Racing Post | 2 days ago
TRUE SOLITAIRE attempts to hand Dermot Weld a second Italian Derby on Sunday after undertaking a five-day journey from the Curragh to Rome to run at the Capannelle, a trip very much in the tradition of his trainer's pioneering spirit. Read More...

USA: Exaggerator nails Nyquist in Preakness

Racing Post | 2 days ago
There will be no Triple Crown this year after Exaggerator (Keith Desormeaux/Kent Desormeaux) emphatically turned the tables on his Kentucky Derby conqueror Nyquist in the Preakness Stakes. Read More...

Time Test ruled out as Found bids for Curragh gold

Racing Post | 3 days ago
AIDAN O'BRIEN has won Sunday's Group 1 Tattersalls Gold Cup six times and looks odds-on to make it seven, thanks to the brilliant filly Found. Read More...

Curragh: Awtaad blows Guineas rivals away in awesome style

Racing Post | 3 days ago
AWTAAD bridged a 40-year gap to provide trainer Kevin Prendergast with a second Irish 2,000 Guineas success under Chris Hayes. Read More...

Curragh: Awtaad blows Classic rivals away in style

Racing Post | 3 days ago
AWTAAD bridged a 40-year gap to provide trainer Kevin Prendergast with a second Irish 2,000 Guineas success, four decades after Northern Treasure won the same Classic. Read More...

Awtaad blows rivals away with awesome Guineas win

Racing Post | 3 days ago
AWTAAD bridged a 40-year gap to provide trainer Kevin Prendergast with a second Irish 2,000 Guineas success under Chris Hayes. Read More...

Haydock: Profitable edges out Mecca’s in Temple thriller

Racing Post | 3 days ago
PROFITABLE continued his rise up the sprinting ranks as he followed up success in the Palace House with a narrow win from Mecca's Angel in the Temple Stakes. Read More...

Profitable edges out Mecca’s Angel in Temple Stakes thriller

Racing Post | 3 days ago
PROFITABLE continued his rise up the sprinting ranks as he followed up success in the Palace House with a narrow win from Mecca's Angle in the Temple Stakes. Read More...

Profitable edges out Mecca’s Angel in Temple thriller

Racing Post | 3 days ago
PROFITABLE continued his rise up the sprinting ranks as he followed up success in the Palace House with a narrow win from Mecca's Angle in the Temple Stakes. Read More...

France: Un De Sceaux returns to winning ways

Racing Post | 3 days ago
THE horizons next season broadened considerably for Un De Sceaux, who bounced back from a couple of reverses behind Sprinter Sacre to dominate a high-class field over 2m5½f in the Grade 2 Prix la Barka. Read More...

Air Force Blue will run in Guineas despite rain

Racing Post | 3 days ago
AIDAN O'BRIEN confirmed Air Force Blue will take part in the Tattersalls Irish 2,000 Guineas after rain eased the going and prompted a discussion between connections. Read More...

France: Un De Sceaux back to winning ways in style

Racing Post | 3 days ago
UN DE SCEAUX gave a stark reminder of his immense talent as he bolted to victory at Auteuil on Saturday. Read More...

Air Force Blue a doubt for Guineas after rain

Racing Post | 3 days ago
AIDAN O'BRIEN is talking with the owners of Air Force Blue about the colt's participation in the Irish 2,000 Guineas after rain eased the going. A decision is expected in the next half an hour. Read More...

Atzeni thrilled to pick up Derby ride on Ulyssees

Racing Post | 3 days ago
ANDREA ATZENI has spoken of his delight after picking up the ride on the Sir Michael Stoute-trained Ulysses in next month's Investec Derby. Read More...

Atzeni thrilled to pick up Derby ride on Ulysses

Racing Post | 3 days ago
ANDREA ATZENI has spoken of his delight after picking up the ride on the Sir Michael Stoute-trained Ulysses in next month's Investec Derby. Read More...

Florida Pearl owner Archie O’Leary dies at 86

Racing Post | 3 days ago
ARCHIE O'LEARY, who owned many racehorses with his wife Violet - most notably multiple Grade 1 winning chaser Florida Pearl, has died in the Marymount Hospice in Cork following a battle with cancer. He was 86. Read More...

Seeking Magic team rule out Goodwood appeal

Racing Post | 3 days ago
CONNECTIONS of Seeking Magic, who was controversially demoted to third following an eventful 6f handicap at Goodwood on Friday, have decided against lodging an appeal. Read More...

Dane O’Neill set to miss Royal Ascot with back injury

Racing Post | 3 days ago
DANE O'NEILL is facing missing Royal Ascot next month after sustaining a fracture to his back in a fall at Nottingham on Tuesday. Read More...

He may not be a fast horse, but he is a happy one

Racing Post | 3 days ago
HE may be one of the sport's slowest racehorses. He is, however, undoubtedly the happiest. Read More...

USA: Go Maggie Go takes Black-Eyed Susan prize

Racing Post | 3 days ago
IN 2015, trainer Dale Romans claimed the Black-Eyed Susan with Keen Pauline. On Friday, he went one better when second favourite Go Maggie Go (Luis Saez) led home a memorable one-two. Read More...