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Aintree’s Top Novices’ Hurdle gets Grade 1 upgrade

Racing Post | 2 hours ago
THE Crabbie's Grand National meeting at Aintree next year will feature four top-level races on each of its three days after the Top Novices' Hurdle was granted Grade 1 status as part of a number of BHA upgrades to the jumps programme. Read More...

Beasley and Dwyer taken to hospital after fall

Racing Post | 4 hours ago
RACING at Wolverhampton has been delayed by 30 minutes following a nasty incident in the the first race during which the Connor Beasley-ridden Cumbrianna fell and hampered Bilash, who unseated Martin Dwyer. Read More...

Beasley in good spirits as he is air-lifted to hospital

Racing Post | 4 hours ago
CONNOR BEASLEY was reported to be in good spirits as he was air-lifted to hospital after suffering a kick to the head in a fall at Wolverhampton. Read More...

Beasley in good spirits as he is airlifted to hospital

Racing Post | 4 hours ago
CONNOR BEASLEY was reported to be in good spirits as he was airlifted to hospital after suffering a kick to the head in a fall at Wolverhampton. Read More...

Coral high achievers honoured at Sandown

Racing Post | 5 hours ago
CORAL celebrated the 40th Coral- Eclipse Stakes at Sandown on Saturday, and in addition to handing over a £1 million cheque to benefit Children with Cancer UK they also honoured a number of staff high achievers. Read More...

Thumbs-up for Chester´s new bet

Racing Post | 5 hours ago
CHESTER racecourse’s in-house betting operation has introduced a new wager which they describe as the “easiest bet in the world”. Read More...

Annual bookies´ tradefair moves to Solihull

Racing Post | 5 hours ago
A CHANGE of venue and organisation for the annual Bookmakers' Trade Fair, which is aimed at the independent betting shop market, has resulted in a transfer from Wolverhampton racecourse to Cranmore Park Conference & Exhibition Centre, Solihull. Read More...

Gosden reveals green credentials while Kauto joins the immortals

Racing Post | 6 hours ago
WELL, we were spot on about the Derby winner. It was that horse. By the time you read this he might have won the Eclipse too - or then again, not. Read More...

Frankel v Golden Horn: The rise to 130

Racing Post | 8 hours ago
Frankel and Golden Horn both charted different paths to a mark of 130, which are mapped out here. Read More...

Frankel vs Golden Horn: The rise to 130

Racing Post | 8 hours ago
Frankel and Golden Horn both charted different paths to a mark of 130, which are mapped out here. Read More...

Golden Horn matches Frankel with 130 rating

Racing Post | 9 hours ago
GOLDEN HORN has become the first British-trained three-year-old since Frankel to earn an official mark of 130, as BHA head of handicapping Phil Smith placed John Gosden's unbeaten colt on a par Sir Henry Cecil's legendary champion. Read More...

Scholfield hoping to be back in action next week

Racing Post | 9 hours ago
NICK SCHOLFIELD is aiming to be back in competitive action next week having recovered from a leg fracture sustained in May. Read More...

Hills wants clear run for Muhaarar in July Cup

Racing Post | 11 hours ago
CHARLIE HILLS hopes Muhaarar's running style will not lead to a hard luck story in Saturday's Darley July Cup. Read More...

Stevens still mulling over Lightning Spear options

Racing Post | 11 hours ago
LIGHTNING SPEAR, ante-post favourite for two big handicaps on Saturday, has been given the choice of two more targets. Read More...

Messenger given ten-day ban for Worcester ride

Racing Post | 23 hours ago
JOCKEY Tom Messenger was handed a ten-day ban by the Worcester stewards on Monday into the running and riding of 66-1 shot Crosslanes, who finished a never dangerous eighth in the 2m maiden hurdle behind easy winner Ennistown. Read More...

James Milton enters the world of eSports

Racing Post | 24 hours ago
James Milton takes in an evening of eGaming and assesses its betting implications Read More...

Pendleton criticism ‘ridiculous’ says Turner

Racing Post | 1 day ago
HAYLEY TURNER on Monday launched a staunch defence of Olympian Victoria Pendleton's attempt to become an amateur jockey, labelling her weighing room colleague Racheal Kneller's comments as "ridiculous". Read More...

Fresh injury may scupper Kingston Hill comeback

Racing Post | 1 day ago
LAST year's St Leger hero Kingston Hill is now unlikely to make the track this season, with the four-year-old suffering a fresh setback. Read More...

Darren Egan charged with passing on inside information

Racing Post | 1 day ago
FORMER leading apprentice Darren Egan is at the centre of a BHA corruption investigation with the jockey facing charges of passing on inside information for reward. Read More...

Dettori joins Frankel and Sir Henry as turf legend

Racing Post | 1 day ago
FRANKIE DETTORI is among the six new names set to be added to the Legends Of The Turf walk in Newmarket later this week and is expected to unveil the paving slab with his name on it at a ceremony on Wednesday. Read More...

Estidhkaar could be back in action on Thursday

Racing Post | 1 day ago
RICHARD HANNON is readying a strong challenge for this week's July festival at Newmarket, with the returning Estidhkaar spearheading the team. Read More...

Estidhkaar could return to action Thursday

Racing Post | 1 day ago
RICHARD HANNON is readying a strong challenge for this week's July festival at Newmarket, with the returning Estidhkaar spearheading the team. Read More...

World Class: Golden Horn eclipses last two world champions

Racing Post | 1 day ago
GOLDEN HORN moved to the top of the global RPR rankings after breaking the heart of Britain's leading older horse in the Coral-Eclipse Stakes on Saturday. Read More...

Racing to return at Yarmouth in August

Racing Post | 1 day ago
ARENA Racing Company has set a date of August 30 for the return of racing at Yarmouth where there had been fears that it might not reopen at all in 2015. Read More...

Lightning Spear team open up weekend options

Racing Post | 1 day ago
LIGHTNING SPEAR might not be up for the cup on Saturday as connections gave the unbeaten colt two other entries, including the Group 2 Fred Cowley MBE Memorial Summer Mile at Ascot. Read More...

Trainer Richard Lee hands over reins to daughter Kerry

Racing Post | 1 day ago
THE training career of Richard Lee has come to an end after the man responsible for two Coral Welsh Grand National winners and a string of major victories at Aintree decided to hand over the reins to daughter Kerry. Read More...

USA: Main Sequence fails to fire as Big Blue Kitten purrs

Racing Post | 1 day ago
NORTH America's turf champion Main Sequence produced another lacklustre display as he was well beaten behind Big Blue Kitten (Chad Brown/Joe Bravo). Read More...

USA: Main Sequence fails to fire as Big Blue Kitten purrs

Racing Post | 1 day ago
NORTH America's turf champion Main Sequence produced another lacklustre display as he was well beaten behind Big Blue Kitten (Chad Brown/Joe Bravo). Read More...

Koukash keen on Melbourne Cup bid for Angel Gabrial

Racing Post | 1 day ago
MARWAN KOUKASH believes Saturday’s Sandown runner-up Angel Gabrial has what it takes to satisfy his craving for Melbourne Cup glory in November. Read More...

Brazen Beau in ‘fantastic shape’ for July Cup

Racing Post | 1 day ago
AUSSIE star Brazen Beau is in "fantastic shape" for Saturday's Group 1 Darley July Cup according to jockey James Doyle after the 5-2 joint favourite enjoyed his second workout in a week on the July course on Monday morning. Read More...

France: Fractional gets back to winning ways

Racing Post | 2 days ago
GODOLPHIN'S Fractional returned to winning form in disposing of the highly-rated Faufiler and Bookrunner in the Group 3 Prix Messidor over a mile. Read More...

Kneller hits out at Pendleton project

Racing Post | 2 days ago
JOCKEY Racheal Kneller has criticised Victoria Pendleton’s bid to become an amateur jockey, describing it as a 'slap in the face' to stable staff who will never receive the same opportunities that the Olympic gold medal-winning cyclist Read More...

Jefferson bids farewell to festival heroes

Racing Post | 2 days ago
MALCOLM JEFFERSON is soon to bid farewell to Cape Tribulation and Attaglance, the two horses who provided him with a Cheltenham Festival double in 2012 before following up at Aintree less than a month later. Read More...

Germany: Starke thrilled as Nutan lands Derby

Racing Post | 2 days ago
LOCAL boy Andrasch Starke returned to the Hamburg winner's enclosure after partnering Nutan to an easy success in the German Derby amid scenes of jubilation. Read More...

Brian Toomey: ‘I’ve never worried, not even a bit, about having a fall’

Racing Post | 2 days ago
TOOMEY was dead, to begin with. There is no doubt whatever about that. Which makes it all the more rewarding to see him leading second lot out to the gallops, a gleam in his eye, a wry comment never far from his lips. Read More...

Geraghty has first ride for new boss McManus

Racing Post | 2 days ago
BARRY GERAGHTY made a low-key return to the saddle and to his new role as retained jockey to owner JP McManus when finishing sixth aboard Waver in the rated hurdle at Limerick. Read More...

Geraghty has first rides for new boss McManus

Racing Post | 2 days ago
BARRY GERAGHTY made a low-key return to the saddle and to his new role as retained jockey to owner JP McManus when finishing sixth aboard Waver in the rated hurdle at Limerick. Read More...

Business Bulletin: Betfred boast positive set of results

Racing Post | 2 days ago
BETFRED last week said they had overcome challenging market conditions and intervention from government to produce a positive set of results. Read More...

Trainer withdraws runners in row over sandwiches

Racing Post | 2 days ago
AUSTRALIAN trainer Bryce Stanaway put a craving for food before his hunger for winners when scratching three runners at Sunday's meeting at Racing.com Park in Victoria after a dispute over sandwiches. Read More...

Tom Kerr: Legends home would be ideal Kauto tribute

Racing Post | 2 days ago
IT IS a sad postscript to Kauto Star's career that his retirement - and posthumous celebration - has been marred by a disagreement between a trainer and owner. Read More...

USA: Lady Eli rules in Belmont Oaks romp

Racing Post | 2 days ago
LADY ELI (Chad Brown/Irad Ortiz) looked a turf filly right out of the top drawer with a dazzling performance as she extended her winning streak to six races in the Belmont Oaks. Read More...

King George on the agenda for Golden Horn

Racing Post | 2 days ago
GOLDEN HORN will try to stretch his unbeaten record to six in the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes later this month providing he comes out of his win in Saturday's Coral-Eclipse in good shape. Read More...

Mustajeeb unlikely to run in July Cup

Racing Post | 2 days ago
MUSTAJEEB, third favourite in the betting for Saturday's Darley July Cup, is an unlikely starter, leaving the way clear for Commonwealth Cup winner Muhaarar to line up as Hamdan Al Maktoum's sole challenger in the race. Read More...

Weld sprinter Mustajeeb unlikely to run in July Cup

Racing Post | 2 days ago
MUSTAJEEB, third favourite in the betting for Saturday's Darley July Cup, is an unlikely starter, leaving the way clear for Commonwealth Cup winner Muhaarar to line up as Hamdan Al Maktoum's sole challenger in the race. Read More...

USA: Main Sequence aims for United Nations repeat

Racing Post | 2 days ago
BREEDERS' Cup Turf winner Main Sequence (Graham Motion/Rajiv Maragh) has his first start since a disappointing effort in Dubai when he bids to repeat last year's success in the United Nations. Read More...

Germany: Harley’s Shimrano the one to beat in Derby

Racing Post | 2 days ago
THERE are no British or Irish runners in Germany's richest race but there could still be an Irish winner, as Hanover-based Irishman Paul Harley saddles the favourite, Australian-owned Shimrano, while five British-based jockeys have mounts in the rac Read More...

France: Barzalona leaves it late at Longchamp on Baghadur

Racing Post | 3 days ago
ON A day when Golden Horn put his elders to the sword at Sandown, Baghadur and Mickael Barzalona led home a one-two for both the Classic generation and trainer Andre Fabre. Read More...

Sandown: Dettori has golden touch on Horn

Racing Post | 3 days ago
BEFORE the race Frankie Dettori had said he would be happy to make the running - and trainer John Gosden and owner Anthony Oppenheimer will be delighted he did - as Golden Horn made all to further cement his status as the superstar colt of 2015. Read More...

Dettori has golden touch as Horn hammers Gatsby

Racing Post | 3 days ago
BEFORE the race Frankie Dettori had said he would be happy to make the running - and trainer John Gosden and owner Anthony Oppenheimer will be delighted he did - as Golden Horn made all to further cement his status as the superstar colt of 2015. Read More...

Dettori has golden touch as Horn hammers Gatsby

Racing Post | 3 days ago
BEFORE the race Frankie Dettori had said he would be happy to make the running - and trainer John Gosden and owner Anthony Oppenheimer will be delighted he did - as Golden Horn made all to further cement his status as the superstar colt of 2015. Read More...