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Exosphere out of this world in Jockey Club romp

Racing Post | 54 mins ago
EXOSPHERE made the transition to Group company look oh so easy as he put some high-class rivals to the sword in emphatic style. Read More...

Newmarket: Exosphere out of this world in Jockey Club romp

Racing Post | 54 mins ago
EXOSPHERE made the transition to Group company look oh so easy as he put some high-class rivals to the sword in emphatic style. Read More...

Sticking stands’ side proves Profitable for Kirby

Racing Post | 2 hours ago
STICKING to the stands' rail paid dividend for Profitable, who came with a late rattle to land the Palace House stakes with the field split across the entire Rowley Mile. Read More...

Newmarket: Sticking stands’ side proves Profitable for Kirby

Racing Post | 2 hours ago
STICKING to the stands' rail paid dividend for Profitable, who came with a late rattle to land the Palace House stakes with the field split across the entire Rowley Mile. Read More...

Colgan and Broad latest successful appeal

Racing Post | 2 hours ago
ROBBIE COLGAN and David Broad were successful with their appeals in the Definite Earl case at Punchestown, completing a troubled two weeks for the Irish stewarding system. Read More...

South Africa: Abashiri odds-on to secure Triple Crown

Racing Post | 4 hours ago
Abashiri (Mike Azzie/Karl Zechner) is almost unbackable - he is as short as 2-11 locally - to become only the second horse to land the South African Triple Crown since the legendary Horse Chestnut 17 years ago. Read More...

Japan: Vanquish Run holds on to land Derby trial

Racing Post | 4 hours ago
VANQUISH RUN held the fast-finishing Red Eldest to land the Grade 2 Aoba Sho for rider Hiroyuki Uchida and trainer Katsuhiko Sumii. Read More...

Classic heroes Hobbs and Verse add a touch of class

Racing Post | 4 hours ago
AN ARC trial on the last day of April? Plenty will be happening between today and Europe's richest race but connections of Jack Hobbs and Simple Verse would dearly love to end up at Chantilly on the first Sunday in October. Read More...

Covert Love to miss York following ‘slight setback’

Racing Post | 6 hours ago
DUAL Group 1 winner Covert Love will miss the Middleton Stakes at York next month after trainer Hugo Palmer revealed she has suffered a "slight setback". Read More...

Dowling out for at least six months after horror fall

Racing Post | 7 hours ago
CONDITIONAL jockey Tommy Dowling will be on the sidelines for at least six months, and possibly even the whole season, after breaking his shoulder, collarbone and ribs in a fall at Fontwell on Friday evening. Read More...

Craven hero Stormy Antarctic bidding for Classic glory

Racing Post | 8 hours ago
NOT since 2004 has a winner of the Craven Stakes gone on to claim the 2,000 Guineas, but the market suggests Stormy Antarctic has a good chance of emulating Haafhd. Read More...

Good ground expected at Newmarket by first race

Racing Post | 9 hours ago
CONDITIONS are starting to dry out at Newmarket ahead of 2,000 Guineas day with clerk of the course Michael Prosser predicting good ground is likely by the start of racing this afternoon. Read More...

Good ground likely at Newmarket by first race

Racing Post | 9 hours ago
CONDITIONS are starting to dry out at Newmarket ahead of 2,000 Guineas day with clerk of the course Michael Prosser predicting good ground is likely by the start of racing this afternoon. Read More...

Punchestown: brilliant On The Fringe lands festival treble

Racing Post | 20 hours ago
ON THE FRINGE completed the Cheltenham, Aintree and Punchestown treble for the second consecutive year after yet another inspired ride from Nina Carberry. Read More...

Punchestown: On The Fringe lands festival treble

Racing Post | 20 hours ago
ON THE FRINGE completed the Cheltenham, Aintree and Punchestown treble for the second consecutive year after yet another inspired ride from Nina Carberry. Read More...

Punchestown: Jer’s Girl brilliant in Champion Novice

Racing Post | 22 hours ago
AGE and sex proved no obstacle to Jer's Girl, the youngest horse in the race and only female, as she blitzed the boys in tremendous fashion under Barry Geraghty with O O Seven and Thomas Hobson a distant second and third. Read More...

Punchestown: Jer’s Girl superb in Champion Novice

Racing Post | 22 hours ago
AGE and sex proved no obstacle to Jer's Girl, the youngest horse in the race and only female, as she blitzed the boys in tremendous fashion under Barry Geraghty with O O Seven and Thomas Hobson a distant second and third. Read More...

Punchestown: Jer’s Girl storms to Champion Novice win

Racing Post | 22 hours ago
AGE and sex proved no obstacle to Jer's Girl, the youngest horse in the race and only female, as she blitzed the boys in tremendous fashion under Barry Geraghty with O O Seven and Thomas Hobson a distant second and third. Read More...

Vroum Vroum Mag motors to Champion Hurdle success

Racing Post | 23 hours ago
VROUM VROUM MAG triumphed in a thrilling conclusion to the Punchestown Champion Hurdle, beating off a late challenge from Identity Thief to remain unbeaten for trainer Willie Mullins. Read More...

Vroum Vroum Mag motors to Champion Hurdle success

Racing Post | 23 hours ago
VROUM VROUM MAG triumphed in a thrilling conclusion to the Punchestown Champion Hurdle, beating off a late challenge from Identity Thief to remain unbeaten for trainer Willie Mullins. Read More...

Can anything beat Air Force Blue in 2,000 Guineas?

Racing Post | 23 hours ago
AIR FORCE BLUE'S superb rise to stardom last season was rounded off in scintillating style in the Dewhurst Stakes in October and last season's champion two-year-old is a red-hot favourite to claim Qipco 2,000 Guineas glory on Saturday. Read More...

1,000 Guineas heroine Legatissimo retired

Racing Post | 1 day ago
LEGATISSIMO will not, as planned run at four and has been retired after suffering a setback, trainer David Wachman announced a year on from her superb 1,000 Guineas triumph. Read More...

Guineas heroine Legatissimo retired after setback

Racing Post | 1 day ago
LEGATISSIMO will not, as planned run at four and has been retired after suffering a setback, trainer David Wachman announced a year on from her superb 1,000 Guineas triumph. Read More...

Trainer Paul Gilligan hit with six-month ban by BHA

Racing Post | 1 day ago
TRAINER Paul Gilligan has been banned for six months by the BHA for sending a horse to race at Uttoxeter who had previously competed at an unrecognised meeting in Ireland. Read More...

Bow Creek to return to UK after Sha Tin outing

Racing Post | 1 day ago
BOW CREEK, who represents Godolphin in Sunday's HK$14 million (£1.16m) Champions Mile at Sha Tin, will fly from Hong Kong to England the following day but is expected to bypass an entry in Royal Ascot's Queen Anne Stakes. Read More...

Hong Kong: Bow Creek to return to UK after Sha Tin outing

Racing Post | 1 day ago
BOW CREEK, who represents Godolphin in Sunday's HK$14 million (£1.16m) Champions Mile at Sha Tin, will fly from Hong Kong to England the following day but is expected to bypass an entry in Royal Ascot's Queen Anne Stakes. Read More...

Newmarket going eases to good to soft after rain

Racing Post | 1 day ago
THE GOING at Newmarket was changed from good to good to soft on Friday morning after the Rowley Mile was hit with 8mm of rain. Read More...

ABP Blue Riband Bet suspends trading

Racing Post | 1 day ago
BLUE RIBAND BET, who ganied Authorised Betting Partner status with the BHA earlier in the year, has suspended trading with immediate effect. Read More...

ABP-accredited Blue Riband Bet suspends trading

Racing Post | 1 day ago
BLUE RIBAND BET, who gained authorised betting partner status with the BHA earlier in the year, have suspended trading with immediate effect. Read More...

Punchestown: Tent has ‘nothing to lose’ in Vroum battle

Racing Post | 1 day ago
THERE is no Annie Power for My Tent Or Yours to take on in Friday's Betdaq Champion Hurdle at Punchestown, but another mighty mare stands in his way with Vroum Vroum Mag heading the home defence. Read More...

Punchestown: Tent has ‘nothing to lose’ in Vroum Vroum battle

Racing Post | 1 day ago
THERE is no Annie Power for My Tent Or Yours to take on in Friday's Betdaq Champion Hurdle at Punchestown, but another mighty mare stands in his way with Vroum Vroum Mag heading the home defence. Read More...

Punchestown preview: Four big stories on day four

Racing Post | 2 days ago
AS WE come into the final days of the Punchestown festival, some of the last lingering questions of the jumps season will be answered. Here are four likely talking points on day four. Read More...

Douvan dominates again to seal Festival hat-trick

Racing Post | 2 days ago
DOUVAN completed the Cheltenham-Aintree-Punchestown treble in effortless style, leading from start to finish and never looking in any danger under an ice-cool Ruby Walsh. Read More...

Punchestown: Douvan dominates again to seal Festival hat-trick

Racing Post | 2 days ago
DOUVAN completed the Cheltenham-Aintree-Punchestown treble in effortless style, leading from start to finish and never looking in any danger under an ice-cool Ruby Walsh. Read More...

One Track Mind claims Stayers Hurdle crown

Racing Post | 2 days ago
ONE TRACK MIND sprung a surprise to deliver more Grade 1 joy for Warren Greatrex and Gavin Sheehan, but there was more final flight woe for Ruby Walsh as the strong-travelling Shaneshill came down. Read More...

Punchestown: One Track Mind claims Stayers Hurdle crown

Racing Post | 2 days ago
ONE TRACK MIND sprung a surprise to deliver more Grade 1 joy for Warren Greatrex and Gavin Sheehan, but there was more final flight woe for Ruby Walsh as the strong-travelling Shaneshill came down. Read More...

Eshtiaal needs help to gain start in Chester Cup

Racing Post | 2 days ago
ESHTIAAL may be a general 8-1 second favourite for Wednesday's Chester Cup but connections face an anxious wait to discover whetherthe six-year-old will gain a start in the race. Read More...

Air Force Blue heads Guineas field of 13

Racing Post | 2 days ago
LONG-TIME ante-post favourite Air Force Blue will wear a tongue tie as he faces 12 rivals in Saturday's QIPCO 2,000 Guineas in his bid to give trainer Aidan O'Brien a seventh win in the race. Read More...

Air Force Blue heads Guineas field of 13

Racing Post | 2 days ago
LONG-TIME ante-post favourite Air Force Blue will wear a tongue tie as he faces 12 rivals in Saturday's Qipco 2,000 Guineas in his bid to give trainer Aidan O'Brien a seventh win in the race. Read More...

Alpha Des Obeaux bids for Grade 1 glory at Punchestown

Racing Post | 2 days ago
MICHAEL O’LEARY would be the first to admit his true racing passion is for staying chasers, not staying hurdlers, but the Gigginstown House Stud owner has this season’s number-two long-distance hurdler – and his prospects of getting int Read More...

Punchestown preview: Four big stories on day three

Racing Post | 3 days ago
WE ARE at the halfway stage of the Punchestown festival, and it has already provided some memorable moments, here's what to look out for on day three. Read More...

France Duchene reprises warm-up role on Storm

Racing Post | 3 days ago
TWO years ago Storm Of Saintly completed his preparation for what would be a victorious assault on the Grand Steeple-Chase de Paris when winning the Prix Ingre under Arnaud Duchene, who was standing in for the suspended Vincent Cheminaud. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: Two different stories for big money buys

Racing Post | 3 days ago
Everybody noticed Douvan at Cheltenham on March 15 because Willie Mullins' wonder horse won the £86,000 Grade 1 Racing Post Arkle Chase as imperiously as he has won every other race he has blessed with his presence - almost every other race. Read More...

Punchestown: Blow By Blow holds off valiant Moon Racer

Racing Post | 3 days ago
BLOW BY BLOW denied Moon Racer a victory on his first run since winning the Champion Bumper at the Cheltenham Festival last year by making all of the running under jockey Katie Walsh. Read More...

Fresh Carlingford Lough capitalises to land Gold Cup

Racing Post | 3 days ago
CARLINGFORD LOUGH came into the Punchestown Gold Cup as the freshest horse and came out as the victor, taking full advantage of skipping Fairyhouse and Aintree to win by four and a half lengths at odds of 12-1. Read More...

Fresh Carlingford Lough capitalises to land Gold Cup

Racing Post | 3 days ago
CARLINGFORD LOUGH came into the Punchestown Gold Cup as the freshest horse and came out as the victor, taking full advantage of skipping Fairyhouse and Aintree to win by four and a half lengths at odds of 12-1. Read More...

Punchestown: Grade 1 victory for tough novice Bellshill

Racing Post | 3 days ago
BELLSHILL dug deep and produced a fine jump at the final hurdle to make sure the Willie Mullins-Ruby Walsh camp were back where they feel most comfortable -the winner's enclosure. Read More...

Bellshill digs deep to capture Grade 1 prize for Mullins and Walsh

Racing Post | 3 days ago
BELLSHILL dug deep and produced a fine jump at the final hurdle to make sure the Willie Mullins-Ruby Walsh camp were back where they feel most comfortable -the winner's enclosure. Read More...

Mullins and Walsh capture Grade 1 prize with Bellshill

Racing Post | 3 days ago
BELLSHILL dug deep and produced a fine jump at the final hurdle to make sure the Willie Mullins-Ruby Walsh camp were back where they feel most comfortable -the winner's enclosure. Read More...

Ascot: Gifted Master makes all for stylish Pavilion win

Racing Post | 3 days ago
PURSUING Plan B may yet prove to be a very wise decision for trainer Hugo Palmer as Gifted Master won again and put himself firmly in contention for the Commonwealth Cup at Royal Ascot. Read More...