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‘Socks’ Sanders rides without boots at Goodwood

Racing Post | 1 hour ago
THE BHA's rules could come under scrutiny after Seb Sanders rode in stockinged feet at Goodwood in what the authority said was a first in modern British racing history. Read More...

No reservations about Adaay dropping back in trip

Racing Post | 2 hours ago
LAST time out Adaay proved he could handle seven furlongs when winning the Betfred Hungerford Stakes, and trainer William Haggas does not view the drop back in trip for Saturday's Betfred Sprint Cup as a negative. Read More...

Stevens star Extortionist suffers fatal injury

Racing Post | 4 hours ago
OLLY STEVENS, who last week revealed he would not be renewing his trainer's licence at the end of the season, has been dealt a cruel blow with the death of his Royal Ascot and Group 3 winner Extortionist in a gallops incident. Read More...

Cirrus set to head to Ireland for first time

Racing Post | 6 hours ago
CIRRUS DES AIGLES is on course to make his comeback from injury in the Qipco Irish Champion Stakes at Leopardstown on September 12. Read More...

Gleneagles 8-1 for American Pharoah clash

Racing Post | 6 hours ago
GLENEAGLES is 8-1 with Coral for the Breeders' Cup Classic after trainer Aidan O'Brien underlined the race could be the colt's end of season target. Read More...

Cash out: the offer changing the game in betting shops

Racing Post | 7 hours ago
CASH OUT was given a further profile boost when getting plastered all over Ladbrokes shop windows at the weekend as the concept, following a trial in Scotland, was for the first time extended nationally to all their shops. Read More...

New finance chief at Hills and SIS

Racing Post | 7 hours ago
WILLIAM HILL and SIS have both revealed the identity of their new chief financial officers in the past week. Read More...

No rumours quashed on retro O´Brien site, but it´s good fun

Racing Post | 8 hours ago
IF YOU'RE really old, you probably won't be reading this - you might be having a lie down. Read More...

Forever Now on the move with Melbourne in mind

Racing Post | 8 hours ago
FOREVER NOW, a Listed winner for John Gosden last seen finishing eighth, beaten under five lengths, in the Gold Cup, has joined Martyn Meade after a private sale. Read More...

Approval fall hit retiring Turner’s confidence

Racing Post | 9 hours ago
HAYLEY TURNER, Britain's most successful female jockey who will retire from riding at the end of the season, revealed on Tuesday how she has had to regain her confidence following a crashing fall at Doncaster in 2013. Read More...

Toller set to quit training ranks at end of the season

Racing Post | 13 hours ago
JAMES TOLLER, who won the Irish 2,000 Guineas in 2004 with Bachelor Duke, is to hand in his licence at the end of the season after deciding it is no longer viable to continue training with a small string of horses. Read More...

Toller set to quit training ranks at end of the season

Racing Post | 13 hours ago
JAMES TOLLER, who won the Irish 2,000 Guineas in 2004 with Bachelor Duke, is to hand in his licence at the end of the season after deciding it is no longer viable to continue training with a small string of horses. Read More...

Dods weighing up options for classy Easton Angel

Racing Post | 14 hours ago
EASTON ANGEL, who was second to US monster-filly Acapulco in the Queen Mary at Royal Ascot, could run in the Flying Childers at Doncaster's St Leger meeting. Read More...

Cup stalwart Red Cadeaux heads Flemington entries

Racing Post | 14 hours ago
Australia: Red Cadeaux, who has finished second in three Emirates Melbourne Cups, on Tuesday featured among 140 horses to be entered in this year's event, which takes place at Flemington on November 3. Read More...

Australia: Red Cadeaux heads Flemington entries

Racing Post | 14 hours ago
Australia: Red Cadeaux, who has finished second in three Emirates Melbourne Cups, on Tuesday featured among 140 horses to be entered in this year's event, which takes place at Flemington on November 3. Read More...

Shock as Britain’s leading female rider Turner calls it quits

Racing Post | 1 day ago
HAYLEY TURNER, the most successful female jockey in British racing history, is to quit the saddle. Read More...

Olympian Pendleton second in thrilling debut at Ripon

Racing Post | 1 day ago
VICTORIA PENDLETON delivered a fine riding performance as she finished second in a thrilling first race as an amateur at Ripon. Read More...

Pendleton second in thriller at Ripon

Racing Post | 1 day ago
VICTORIA PENDLETON delivered a fine riding performance as she finished second in a thrilling first race as an amateur at Ripon. Read More...

Pendleton second in thriller amateur debut at Ripon

Racing Post | 1 day ago
VICTORIA PENDLETON delivered a fine riding performance as she finished second in a thrilling first race as an amateur at Ripon. Read More...

Pendleton second in thrilling debut at Ripon

Racing Post | 1 day ago
VICTORIA PENDLETON delivered a fine riding performance as she finished second in a thrilling first race as an amateur at Ripon. Read More...

Walsh: Fly retirement a ‘really hard call to make’

Racing Post | 1 day ago
RUBY WALSH said he would have considered keeping Hurricane Fly in training for another season as he paid tribute to the retired hurdling hero. Read More...

World Class: Talk of retiring American Pharoah is premature

Racing Post | 1 day ago
THERE was premature talk of retirement after Triple Crown hero American Pharoah suffered a shock loss in the Travers Stakes at Saratoga on Saturday. Read More...

Hurricane Fly’s five best performances

Racing Post | 1 day ago
So many magical memories - 42 appearances, 26 wins, 22 Grade 1s, five Irish Champion Hurdles, three Morgianas, two Champion Hurdles at Cheltenham - but which ones stood out for you? Here are five of the best. Read More...

Magical Memory and Belardo enter Sprint Cup mix

Racing Post | 1 day ago
TWO exciting additions were made to Saturday's Befred Sprint Cup at Haydock after Stewards' Cup hero Magical Memory and Group 1-winner Belardo were supplemented for the prestigious sprint on Monday. Read More...

Magical Memory and Belardo enter Sprint Cup mix

Racing Post | 1 day ago
TWO exciting additions were made to Saturday's Befred Sprint Cup at Haydock after Stewards' Cup hero Magical Memory and Group 1-winner Belardo were supplemented for the prestigious sprint on Monday. Read More...

‘Horse of a generation’ Hurricane Fly retired

Racing Post | 1 day ago
HURRICANE FLY, twice a winner of the Champion Hurdle, has been retired from racing, his trainer Willie Mullins has announced. Read More...

Hurricane Fly, ‘horse of a generation’, retired

Racing Post | 1 day ago
HURRICANE FLY, twice a winner of the Champion Hurdle, has been retired from racing, his trainer Willie Mullins has announced. Read More...

High-class Telescope retired through injury

Racing Post | 1 day ago
TELESCOPE, a sensational winner of the 2014 Hardwicke Stakes at Royal Ascot and runner-up in the same season's King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes, has been retired due to injury. Read More...

Australia: Kavanagh found guilty in cobalt investigation

Racing Post | 1 day ago
Trainer Sam Kavanagh, whose licence was suspended in May after the former Sir Henry Cecil-trained Midsummer Sun tested positive for the banned substance cobalt, has been found guilty on 23 of the 24 charges he faced. Read More...

Australia: Kavanagh found guilty in cobalt investigation

Racing Post | 1 day ago
Trainer Sam Kavanagh, whose licence was suspended in May after the former Sir Henry Cecil-trained Midsummer Sun tested positive for the banned substance cobalt, has been found guilty on 23 of the 24 charges he faced. Read More...

Waterlogged Newton Abbot abandons Tuesday fixture

Racing Post | 2 days ago
TUESDAY'S meeting at Newton Abbot has been abandoned after heavy rain left ground around the winning post unstable and unfit for racing. Read More...

Olympian Pendleton ready for Ripon ride

Racing Post | 2 days ago
VICTORIA PENDLETON will have an exposed but rock-solid partner in Royal Etiquette when Britain's most successful female Olympian has her first ride under rules at Ripon on Monday. Read More...

Olympian Pendleton ready for Ripon ride

Racing Post | 2 days ago
VICTORIA PENDLETON will have an exposed but rock-solid partner in Royal Etiquette when Britain's most successful female Olympian has her first ride under rules at Ripon on Monday. Read More...

France: More joy for Gosden as Johnny Barnes scores

Racing Post | 2 days ago
A WEEK after John Gosden was rewarded with Prix Morny glory when deciding to run Shalaa despite the soft Deauville ground, the continued wet weather became his friend as Johnny Barnes swept from last to first to land the Group 3 Prix Quincey Barriere. Read More...

Japan: Success for Turner on fleeting visit

Racing Post | 2 days ago
RYAN MOORE’S big-race wins in Japan have helped him gain hero status in the country and Hayley Turner was able to enjoy some of the limelight when riding a winner in a four-race international jockeys’ competition at Sapporo. Read More...

Candy looking closer to home for Limato and Twilight Son

Racing Post | 2 days ago
HENRY CANDY is eyeing targets on home soil next weekend for Limato and Twilight Son after the pair of exciting sprinters had missions to Europe aborted. Read More...

Business Bulletin: Merger mania grips betting industry

Racing Post | 2 days ago
MERGER mania gripped the betting industry last week as Betfair and Paddy Power announced they were looking to join forces in a deal worth in excess of £5 billion. Read More...

Australia: PM pays tribute to ‘Cups King’ Cummings

Racing Post | 2 days ago
AS THE racing industry mourns one of its own, the broader community is also coming to terms with the loss of Bart Cummings who has died aged 87. Read More...

France: Sumbal puts Arc credentials to test

Racing Post | 2 days ago
ONE of only 12 entries left for the Ladbrokes St Leger in 13 days, Qatar Racing's Sumbal lines up today for the Group 2 Grand Prix de Deauville, with connections hoping for clues as to his Arc credentials. Read More...

USA: Flintshire slams rivals in Sword Dancer romp

Racing Post | 3 days ago
CLASS told in no uncertain terms as Flintshire (Andre Fabre/Vincent Cheminaud), withdrawn from the King George on account of the soft ground, found a rich alternative on the faster US turf. Read More...

USA: Saratoga stunned as Pharoah suffers shock defeat

Racing Post | 3 days ago
A TRULY dramatic race ended with a crushing blow as Triple Crown hero American Pharoah became the latest high-profile victim to fall prey to the curse of the 'graveyard of champions' in a shock defeat in the 146th running of the Travers Stakes. Read More...

Saratoga stunned as Pharoah suffers shock defeat

Racing Post | 3 days ago
A TRULY dramatic race ended with a crushing blow as Triple Crown hero American Pharoah became the latest high-profile victim to fall prey to the curse of the 'graveyard of champions' in a shock defeat in the 146th running of the Travers Stakes. Read More...

Pharoah suffers shock defeat as Keen Ice comes late

Racing Post | 3 days ago
AMERICAN PHAROAH suffered a shock defeat when second to Keen Ice in the Travers Stakes at Saratoga. Read More...

Legendary ‘Cups King’ Bart Cummings dies aged 87

Racing Post | 3 days ago
LEGENDARY Australian trainer Bart Cummings, known as the "Cups King" for his record-breaking haul of 12 Melbourne Cup wins, has died aged 87, according to reports in Australia. Read More...

Australia: Legendary ‘Cups King’ Bart Cummings dies

Racing Post | 3 days ago
LEGENDARY Australian trainer Bart Cummings, known as the "Cups King" for his record-breaking haul of 12 Melbourne Cup wins, has died aged 87, according to reports in Australia. Read More...

Australia: Legendary trainer Bart Cummings dies

Racing Post | 3 days ago
LEGENDARY Australian trainer Bart Cummings, known as the "Cups King" for his record-breaking haul of 12 Melbourne Cup wins, has died aged 87, according to reports in Australia. Read More...

Heartbreak for Scoop6 punter sunk in final leg

Racing Post | 3 days ago
PORTAMENTO could only finish seventh for the one remaining ticket holder in the final leg of the Scoop6 meaning the bet rolls over to next week. Read More...

Kodi Bear rips apart field to land Celebration Mile

Racing Post | 3 days ago
KODI BEAR follows up his Salisbury success with a clear-cut defeat of Gabrial, getting well on top inside the final furlong under Gerald Mosse to boost his Group 1 aspirations for later in the year. Read More...

Bear rips apart field to land Celebration Mile

Racing Post | 3 days ago
KODI BEAR follows up his Salisbury success with a clear-cut defeat of Gabrial, getting well on top inside the final furlong under Gerald Mosse to boost his Group 1 aspirations for later in the year. Read More...

Hawksmoor another flying filly for Palmer

Racing Post | 3 days ago
HAWKSMOOR overcame a slow start and trouble in running to collar long-time leader Fireglow in the final stride and keep the good times rolling for Hugo Palmer and Harry Bentley. Read More...