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Gosden looks to duo in bid for fourth Cambridgeshire

Racing Post | 6 hours ago
CORNROW and Maverick Wave will bid to give John Gosden a modern-day record-equalling fourth win in the Betfred Cambridgeshire at Newmarket on Saturday. Read More...

Beverley: veteran Kingsgate Native back to winning ways

Racing Post | 10 hours ago
THE evergreen Kingsgate Native landed his first victory in 13 starts after the 6-4 favourite beat off Green Door under Jim Crowley. Read More...

O’Brien issues Beresford ground warning for River

Racing Post | 10 hours ago
AIDAN O'BRIEN will be keeping a close eye on the ground for Juddmonte Beresford Stakes contender Ol' Man River, an unbeaten son of Montjeu, in the hope he can enhance his reputation in Sunday's Group 2 at the Curragh. Read More...

Taghrooda playing catch up since York says Gosden

Racing Post | 14 hours ago
JOHN GOSDEN has organised a racecourse gallop for Taghrooda as he fine tunes the Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe favourite following her first career defeat in the Yorkshire Oaks. Read More...

Palmer thinks Aktabantay has more to offer

Racing Post | 15 hours ago
AKTABANTAY thrust Hugo Palmer into the spotlight when giving the trainer his first Group winner in the Solario, and the trainer is mulling over several exciting options for the colt's next start. Read More...

Palmer eyes Group 1 prize with Aktabantay

Racing Post | 15 hours ago
AKTABANTAY thrust Hugo Palmer into the spotlight when giving the trainer his first Group winner in the Solario, and the trainer is mulling over several exciting options for the colt's next start. Read More...

Palmer eyes Group 1 prize with smart Aktabantay

Racing Post | 15 hours ago
AKTABANTAY thrust Hugo Palmer into the spotlight when giving the trainer his first Group winner in the Solario, and the trainer is mulling over several exciting options for the colt's next start. Read More...

Today’s racing: Kingsgate Native may be making final start

Racing Post | 17 hours ago
TODAY could be the final time dual Nunthorpe winner Kingsgate Native is seen on a racecourse, with a second retirement beckoning for the durable nine-year-old. Read More...

Today’s racing: Kingsgate Native may make final start

Racing Post | 17 hours ago
TODAY could be the final time dual Nunthorpe winner Kingsgate Native is seen on a racecourse, with a second retirement beckoning for the durable nine-year-old. Read More...

Today’s racing: Kingsgate Native may make final start

Racing Post | 17 hours ago
TODAY could be the final time dual Nunthorpe winner Kingsgate Native is seen on a racecourse, with a second retirement beckoning for the durable nine-year-old. Read More...

Nominations open for key industry awards

Racing Post | 17 hours ago
NOMINATIONS open today for the 11th Godolphin Stud and Stable Staff Awards, two months earlier than last year, in a move designed to further boost the event that gives racing the opportunity to acknowledge its unsung heroes. Read More...

Australia: McEvoy leaves Godolphin to go freelance

Racing Post | 17 hours ago
errin McEvoy has ended his 12-year association with Godolphin to become a freelance jockey. Read More...

Irish shops push for winter extension

Racing Post | 17 hours ago
IRISH betting shops are seeking to extend opening hours through to April 2015 in an effort to avoid having to close their doors at 6.30pm through the winter unless an Irish horserace takes place after that time. Read More...

Qualified welcome for match-fixing treaty

Racing Post | 18 hours ago
BETTING industry organisations have given a cautious welcome to a European treaty aimed at combating match-fixing, which was launched last week. Read More...

Cirrus back in top form in build-up to Champion

Racing Post | 18 hours ago
CIRRUS DES AIGLES has rediscovered the form that made him an irresistible force earlier in the season, according to trainer Corine Barande-Barbe, as the gelding continues the build-up to a fourth attempt at the Qipco Champion Stakes next month. Read More...

Gambling Commission begins search for next chief executive

Racing Post | 1 day ago
THE GAMBLING Commission has begun the search for its next chief executive after appointing headhunters Gatenby Sanderson to find a successor to Jenny Williams, whose second term in the role comes to an end in autumn 2015. Read More...

Kingman: the brilliant miler in pictures

Racing Post | 1 day ago
KINGMAN, who has lit up the 2014 Flat season, has been retired. Take a look at his career in our picture gallery. Read More...

Kingman: the brilliant miler’s career in pictures

Racing Post | 1 day ago
KINGMAN, who has lit up the 2014 Flat season, has been retired. Take a look at his career in our picture gallery. Read More...

Four-time Group 1 winner Kingman retired

Racing Post | 1 day ago
KINGMAN, who followed the mighty Frankel as the latest star off owner-breeder Khalid Abdullah's famed production line with four Group 1 victories this season, has been retired. Read More...

World Class: New dude Bayern can replace Baffert stalwart

Racing Post | 1 day ago
BOB BAFFERT retired stable ace Game On Dude last week, but the trainer doesn't have to look far for another front-running Grade 1 performer, argues the Racing Post's international ratings expert Sam Walker. Read More...

Plans to honour ‘world’s best jockey’ announced

Racing Post | 1 day ago
THE most successful jockey in 100 of the top races from around the world will be officially recognised at an awards ceremony in Hong Kong in December. Read More...

Tiggy Wiggy the star turn among 11 left in Cheveley Park

Racing Post | 1 day ago
TIGGY WIGGY is reported bang on target for Saturday's Group 1 Connolly's Red Mills Cheveley Park Stakes and trainer Richard Hannon has not ruled out a trip to France the following weekend for the Qatar Prix de l'Abbaye should she win well. Read More...

Abbaye could be next for Portland hero Muthmir

Racing Post | 2 days ago
RISING sprint star Muthmir is under serious consideration for an ambitious tilt at the Group 1 Qatar Prix de l'Abbaye at Longchamp on Sunday week, trainer William Haggas has revealed. Read More...

Abbaye could be next for Portland hero Muthmir

Racing Post | 2 days ago
RISING sprint star Muthmir is under serious consideration for an ambitious tilt at the Group 1 Qatar Prix de l'Abbaye at Longchamp on Sunday week, trainer William Haggas has revealed. Read More...

De Sousa gets forfeit deadline from ERA

Racing Post | 2 days ago
SILVESTRE DE SOUSA has been given until Thursday to pay £20,000 in costs towards a failed appeal hearing in Dubai or risk being put on the forfeit list, which would prevent him from race-riding. Read More...

Today’s racing: Judge ‘N Jury still has plenty to offer

Racing Post | 2 days ago
LEICESTER'S feature race, a £12,000 5f handicap, has attracted several sprinters who have been competing in hot company this term. Read More...

Henderson: Sacre´s crown was not given away but lent

Racing Post | 2 days ago
CHASING’S sidelined superstar Sprinter Sacre is giving encouraging vibes that his troubles of last winter can be dismissed as a one-off and will not impinge on his performance this season, Nicky Henderson said on Sunday. Read More...

Germany: British raiders out of luck in Leger

Racing Post | 2 days ago
THE two British raiders finished unplaced in Sunday´s German St. Leger at Dortmund, although the Mark Johnston-trained Special Meaning finished a highly respectable fourth after disputing the lead for much of the way. Read More...

Italy: Dylan Mouth bags Premio Federico Tesio

Racing Post | 2 days ago
Dylan Mouth (Stefano Botti/Fabio Branco), whose only defeat came in the King Edward VII Stakes at Royal Ascot, gained the sixth win of his career when beating stablemate Biz The Nurse by three lengths. Read More...

Smullen brings up first century with Gowran win

Racing Post | 2 days ago
SIX-TIME Irish champion jockey Pat Smullen hit his first ever century when he steered Brooch, trained by his old ally Dermot Weld, to victory at Gowran Park on Sunday. Read More...

Smullen brings up first century with Gowran win

Racing Post | 2 days ago
SIX-TIME Irish champion jockey Pat Smullen reached 100 wins in a season for the first time in a season when he steered Brooch, trained by his old ally Dermot Weld, to victory at Gowran Park on Sunday. Read More...

‘A kind, funny, gentle man who will never be forgotten’

Racing Post | 2 days ago
WHERE to start? I simply don't know where to start. A month has passed since we last communicated and it has included the worst day of my life, the best day of my life, and lots of days where I was too dazed and bewildered. Read More...

Japanese Arc stars arrive safely at Chantilly base

Racing Post | 3 days ago
HARP STAR, Just A Way and Gold Ship, the Japanese aces for next month's Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe who had to make their way to France by road from Amsterdam after their direct flight from Tokyo was cancelled, have arrived in Chantilly. Read More...

Party conference time gives me a new challenge

Racing Post | 3 days ago
IT'S nearly time to crown a new Racing Post/SIS Betting Shop Manager of the Year and 2013 champion Aidan Connelly has some advice for Coral's contenders this time round. Read his latest blog. Read More...

Business Bulletin: Delight as agreement on levy deal is delivered

Racing Post | 3 days ago
THE Racing Post's industry editor Bill Barber takes a look at what has been making the news off the track. Read More...

We strike a bargain with horses – not a devil’s pact

Racing Post | 3 days ago
SATURDAY'S Daily Mirror devoted the top half of its front page to a picture of a vet holding a gun to the head of Wigmore Hall immediately before shooting him at Doncaster racecourse last week. Read More...

Today’s racing: Baccarat looks to hold all the aces

Racing Post | 3 days ago
SMALL but select sums up Hamilton's conditions sprint, which features Group 1 performers past and present and a course specialist. Read More...

Wigmore groom devastated by Mirror pictures

Racing Post | 3 days ago
THE groom who accompanied Wigmore Hall around the world has admitted to being left "devastated" after the Daily Mirror on Saturday printed a large and graphic front-page picture of the popular horse being shot dead. Read More...

Wigmore Hall groom devastated by Mirror pictures

Racing Post | 3 days ago
THE groom who accompanied Wigmore Hall around the world has admitted to being left "devastated" after the Daily Mirror on Saturday printed a large and graphic front-page picture of the popular horse being shot dead. Read More...

USA: Cal Chrome flops behind Bayern in Penn Derby

Racing Post | 3 days ago
Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome could finsih only sixth on his comeback in the Penn Derby at Parx Racing, where Untapable won the Grade 1 Cotillion Read More...

USA: Chrome flops behind Bayern in Pennsylvania Derby

Racing Post | 3 days ago
Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome could finsih only sixth on his comeback in the Penn Derby at Parx Racing, where Untapable won the Grade 1 Cotillion. Read More...

USA: Chrome flops behind Bayern in Pennsylvania Derby

Racing Post | 3 days ago
Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome could finsih only sixth on his comeback in the Penn Derby at Parx Racing, where Untapable won the Grade 1 Cotillion. Read More...

Apprentice Mooney banned for riding finish a circuit early

Racing Post | 3 days ago
APPRENTICE jockey Danielle Mooney was banned for 12 days after riding a finish a circuit too early at Wolverhampton on Saturday evening. Read More...

Japanese Arc challengers delayed due to French strike

Racing Post | 3 days ago
JAPAN'S triple challenge for next month's Arc suffered its first hiccup on Saturday when a strike by Air France caused the cancellation of the direct Tokyo-Paris flight that had been scheduled to carry Just A Way, Gold Ship and Harp Star. Read More...

Arc challengers delayed due to French strike

Racing Post | 3 days ago
JAPAN'S triple challenge for next month's Arc suffered its first hiccup on Saturday when a strike by Air France caused the cancellation of the direct Tokyo-Paris flight that had been scheduled to carry Just A Way, Gold Ship and Harp Star. Read More...

Ayr: Doyle strikes gold on Louis The Pious

Racing Post | 3 days ago
JAMES DOYLE was the toast of punters at Ayr on Saturday as he completed a treble on the card including the meeting's feature race on last year's runner-up Louis The Pious. Read More...

Doyle strikes Ayr gold on Louis The Pious

Racing Post | 3 days ago
JAMES DOYLE was the toast of punters at Ayr on Saturday as he completed a treble on the card including the meeting's feature race on last year's runner-up Louis The Pious. Read More...

Palmer adds New Providence to Rockfel cast

Racing Post | 3 days ago
NEW PROVIDENCE, who provided Hugo Palmer with a second Group 3 success in the space of six days when taking the Dick Poole Stakes at Salisbury, will bid to give the trainer a first win at Group 2 level in Friday's Shadwell Rockfel Stakes. Read More...

Newbury: Toocoolforschool gives Mill Reef rivals a lesson

Racing Post | 3 days ago
TOOCOOLFORSCHOOL, runner-up in the Acomb and Flying Scotsman Stakes already this season, landed a much-deserved first win at Group level with a commanding victory over his five rivals. Read More...

Newbury: Toocoolforschool gives rivals lesson

Racing Post | 3 days ago
TOOCOOLFORSCHOOL, runner-up in the Acomb and Flying Scotsman Stakes already this season, landed a much-deserved first win at Group level with a commanding victory over his five rivals. Read More...