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Head hopes for no Sussex shocks with star miler Solow

Racing Post | 4 hours ago
BIGSTONE produced an upset when winning the Sussex Stakes for France in 1993 and it will certainly be a shock for many if Solow does not become the first French-trained winner since then at Goodwood on Wednesday. Read More...

Ladbrokes Ireland rescue plan approved by high court

Racing Post | 6 hours ago
LADBROKES are to close 52 betting shops in Ireland after the high court in Dublin approved a rescue plan for the bookmaker's loss-making Irish division. Read More...

Goodwood: Toormore stamps class on Lennox field

Racing Post | 8 hours ago
TOORMORE made his first run in Godolphin blue a winning one, in part thanks to a canny ride from the front by new jockey James Doyle. Read More...

Toormore stamps class on Lennox Stakes field

Racing Post | 8 hours ago
TOORMORE made his first run in Godolphin blue a winning one, in part thanks to a canny ride from the front by new jockey James Doyle. Read More...

Goodwood: Gold for Dettori as Galileo takes Vintage Stakes

Racing Post | 8 hours ago
GALILEO GOLD provided an instant return for new owner Sheikh Joaan Al Thani with a determined victory under jockey Frankie Dettori. Read More...

Gold for Dettori as Galileo takes Vintage Stakes

Racing Post | 8 hours ago
GALILEO GOLD provided an instant return for new owner Sheikh Joaan Al Thani with a determined victory under jockey Frankie Dettori. Read More...

USA: Lezcano booked for Euro Charline ride

Racing Post | 9 hours ago
JOSE LEZCANO has picked up the mount on Euro Charline for her repeat bid in the Grade 1 Beverly D. Stakes at Arlington on August 15. Read More...

On-course bookmakers tackle underage gambling

Racing Post | 10 hours ago
RACECOURSE bookmakers have teamed up with a specialist who helps retailers prevent underage sales in their latest bid to tackle the problem. Read More...

Juvenile Judge

Racing Post | 10 hours ago
ourse reporter David Baxter with the two-year-olds it could pay to follow Read More...

Wayman to join BHA as chief operating officer

Racing Post | 11 hours ago
RICHARD WAYMAN, chief executive of the Racehorse Owners Association is to join the BHA in the new role of chief operating officer. Read More...

SIS diversifying thanks to digital innovations

Racing Post | 12 hours ago
SIS is being "re-engineered" according to chief executive Gary Smith, who said the fruits of the company's diversification away from its traditional markets into the digital sector would soon become apparent. Read More...

RGT aiming to hit heights again with Kilimanjaro project

Racing Post | 12 hours ago
THE Responsible Gambling Trust, the leading charity in the UK committed to minimising gambling-related harm, is seeking to raise further funds through an expedition to Mount Kilimanjaro in February 2016. Read More...

Australia: Jockey McMahon tests positive for banned substance

Racing Post | 14 hours ago
Australia: Jockey Ric McMahon has been disqualified for six months after returning a positive test to methylamphetamine and amphetamine. Read More...

Dettori misses Shergar Cup due to whip ban

Racing Post | 15 hours ago
NEXT month's Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup at Ascot has lost its biggest draw following crowd favourite Frankie Dettori's whip ban for his ride in Saturday's King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes. Read More...

Frankie misses Shergar Cup due to whip ban

Racing Post | 15 hours ago
NEXT month's Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup at Ascot has lost its biggest draw following crowd favourite Frankie Dettori's whip ban for his ride in Saturday's King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes. Read More...

Ground dries out for day one of Glorious Goodwood

Racing Post | 15 hours ago
DAY one of Glorious Goodwood will begin on ground described as good to soft, good in places following a dry night. Read More...

Maguire takes big step towards racing return

Racing Post | 1 day ago
JASON MAGUIRE, the Grand National-winning jockey whose career has been threatened by a back injury, has been cleared to resume riding work on Tuesday and could be in action on the racecourse in September. Read More...

Hughes secures winner on final Windsor visit

Racing Post | 1 day ago
MONDAY nights at Windsor for many years have been synonymous with Messrs Hughes and Hannon, and on his final visit to the track as a jockey, Richard Hughes once again triumphed for Richard Hannon. Read More...

Self-exclusion project begins in Glasgow

Racing Post | 1 day ago
A SELF-EXCLUSION project for problem gamblers which will play a key part in the development of a UK-wide scheme is being launched in Glasgow on Monday. Read More...

Injured Cooper forced to miss Galway again

Racing Post | 1 day ago
BRYAN COOPER will be forced to watch the Galway festival from the sidelines for the third consecutive year, with injury again denying him the chance to ride at the week-long meeting. Read More...

World Class: Horn missing Ascot could lead to Arc run

Racing Post | 1 day ago
International ratings expert Sam Walker discusses the likelihood of Golden Horn taking in the Arc Read More...

USA: Curalina promoted as top duo win another inquiry

Racing Post | 1 day ago
SARATOGA's leading trainer/jockey team of Todd Pletcher and John Velazquez have plenty of reason to thank the stewards after the first weekend's action at America's most beloved venue this summer. Read More...

Arc-winning trainer Pease to retire at end of season

Racing Post | 1 day ago
JONATHAN PEASE, the trainer of 2004 Arc hero Bago and a string of other big-race winners, has announced he is to retire at the end of the season. Read More...

Charlton hoping Close can hunt down Stewards’ Cup

Racing Post | 1 day ago
BAR a blip at Royal Ascot, Huntsmans close has been highly progressive in the last year, and trainer Roger Charlton is hoping the five-year-old delivers another career-best in Saturday's Qatar Stewards' Cup. Read More...

Gleneagles not declared for Sussex Stakes

Racing Post | 2 days ago
THE heavyweight clash between Gleneagles and Solow in the Qatar Sussex Stakes is off after Gleneagles was not declared for Wednesday’s Group 1 at Glorious Goodwood. Read More...

Gleneagles pulled out of Sussex clash due to ground

Racing Post | 2 days ago
THE heavyweight clash between Gleneagles and Solow in the Qatar Sussex Stakes is off after Gleneagles was not declared for Wednesday’s Group 1 at Glorious Goodwood. Read More...

GVC raises stakes in battle for bwin

Racing Post | 2 days ago
THE BIDDING war for betting and gaming company bwin.party escalated on Monday as GVC Holdings came in with an improved offer for the firm valuing them at around £1 billion. Read More...

Waterlogged Perth to inspect for two-day fixture

Racing Post | 2 days ago
THE heavy recent rain has forced Perth into calling an inspection at 9.30am today for tomorrow’s meeting with the track waterlogged in places. Read More...

Waterlogged Perth calls inspections for two-day fixture

Racing Post | 2 days ago
THE heavy recent rain has forced Perth into calling an inspection at 9.30am today for tomorrow’s meeting with the track waterlogged in places. Read More...

Waterlogged Perth calls off two-day fixture

Racing Post | 2 days ago
PERSISTENT rain has forced Perth into abandoning Tuesday’s evening meeting with the track waterlogged in places. Read More...

Waterlogged Perth abandons Tuesday fixture

Racing Post | 2 days ago
PERSISTENT rain has forced Perth into abandoning Tuesday’s evening meeting with the track waterlogged in places. Read More...

Goodwood ground on soft side following Sunday rain

Racing Post | 2 days ago
GLORIOUS GOODWOOD looks likely to start on ground with ease in it after a total of 18mm of rain fell at the track on Sunday. Read More...

Goodwood ground on soft side following Sunday rain

Racing Post | 2 days ago
GLORIOUS GOODWOOD looks certain to start on ground with ease in it after a total of 18mm of rain fell at the track on Sunday. Read More...

Cumani setting his sights on Arc bid for Postponed

Racing Post | 2 days ago
THE Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe might well be Postponed's sole remaining race this year, but Luca Cumani will wait until the dust has settled before finalising a programme for the remainder of the season. Read More...

Cumani setting his sights on Arc for Postponed

Racing Post | 2 days ago
THE Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe might well be Postponed's sole remaining race this year, but Luca Cumani will wait until the dust has settled before finalising a programme for the remainder of the season. Read More...

Cumani postponing Arc decision for King George hero

Racing Post | 2 days ago
THE Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe might well be Postponed's sole remaining race this year, but Luca Cumani will wait until the dust has settled before finalising a programme for the remainder of the season. Read More...

Aidan Coleman appointed as Ferguson’s number one

Racing Post | 2 days ago
AIDAN COLEMAN will continue his flourishing partnership with trainer John Ferguson after the 26-year-old was appointed retained rider for the Newmarket trainer. Read More...

Coleman appointed as Ferguson’s number one

Racing Post | 2 days ago
AIDAN COLEMAN will continue his flourishing partnership with trainer John Ferguson after the 26-year-old was appointed retained rider for the Newmarket trainer. Read More...

McNamara: ‘I don’t see myself as being disabled’

Racing Post | 2 days ago
The seriously injured jockey tells Jonathan Mullin how he has turned a corner in The Big Read which features in our brilliant 16-page RPSunday supplement Read More...

France: Hannon lands Papin as British dominate

Racing Post | 2 days ago
GUTAIFAN provided Richard Hannon with his second successive win in one of Europe's most historic prizes for two-year-olds as the colt led home a British 1-2-3 in the Robert Papin on Sunday. Read More...

Hannon lands Papin as British raiders dominate

Racing Post | 2 days ago
GUTAIFAN provided Richard Hannon with his second successive win in one of Europe's most historic prizes for two-year-olds as the colt led home a British 1-2-3 in the Robert Papin on Sunday. Read More...

Hannon lands Papin as British raiders dominate

Racing Post | 2 days ago
GUTAIFAN provided Richard Hannon with his second successive win in one of Europe's most historic prizes for two-year-olds as the colt led home a British 1-2-3 in the Robert Papin on Sunday. Read More...

France: Hannon lands Papin as British raiders dominate

Racing Post | 2 days ago
GUTAIFAN provided Richard Hannon with his second successive win in one of Europe's most historic prizes for two-year-olds as the colt led home a British 1-2-3 in the Robert Papin on Sunday. Read More...

King George trip too short for Clever Cookie – Niven

Racing Post | 2 days ago
CLEVER COOKIE, fifth on his first try at Group 1 level in Saturday’s King George VI And Queen Elizabeth II Stakes, will be kept to long distance races in the future. Read More...

Exciting juveniles in frame for Phoenix Stakes

Racing Post | 2 days ago
THE cream of the juvenile crop in Britain and Ireland could be on a collision course at the Curragh in two weeks’ time with Royal Ascot winners Washington DC and Buratino lined up for the Group 1 Keeneland Phoenix Stakes. Read More...

Exciting juveniles in frame for Phoenix Stakes

Racing Post | 2 days ago
THE cream of the juvenile crop in Britain and Ireland could be on a collision course at the Curragh in two weeks’ time with Royal Ascot winners Washington DC and Buratino lined up for the Group 1 Keeneland Phoenix Stakes. Read More...

USA: Better from Bayern but not enough to catch Flight

Racing Post | 3 days ago
THE good news is that Breeders' Cup Classic winner Bayern put up an improved performance after failing to beat a single horse on his previous two outings this term. Read More...

USA: Bayern improves but still unable to catch Flight

Racing Post | 3 days ago
THE good news is that Breeders' Cup Classic winner Bayern put up an improved performance after failing to beat a single horse on his previous two outings this term. Read More...

Business Bulletin: Ladbrokes and Gala Coral create betting giant

Racing Post | 3 days ago
THE deal still has hurdles to overcome before it becomes reality but Ladbrokes and Gala Coral confirmed on Friday that they intended to join forces to create Britain's biggest bookmaker. Read More...

Germany: Beckett hopes Air Pilot can fly flag for Britain

Racing Post | 3 days ago
THE Ralph Beckett-trained Air Pilot bids to plunder Germany’s top middle-distance race in which British runners have a good record, having won the €155,000 event six times this century. Read More...