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Business Bulletin: Good start for newly merged Ladbrokes-Coral

Racing Post | 1 hour ago
THE newly merged Ladbrokes Coral group have got off to a positive start despite a poor run of sporting results in December. Read More...

USA: California Chrome named Horse of the Year

Racing Post | 2 hours ago
CALIFORNIA CHROME was named American Horse of the Year for the second time on Saturday night at the annual Eclipse Awards ceremony, getting the better of his Breeders' Cup conqueror Arrogate in the vote for the prestigious racing award. Read More...

JLT favourite Yorkhill on festival trail at Leopardstown

Racing Post | 3 hours ago
WITH less than eight weeks to go until the Cheltenham Festival the majority of novice hurdles and chases seem to produce pointers towards March and the spotlight now turns to Yorkhill in the 2m3f Grade 3 novice chase at Leopardstown this afternoon. Read More...

Yorkhill bids to strengthen JLT claims at Leopardstown

Racing Post | 3 hours ago
WITH less than eight weeks to go until the Cheltenham Festival the majority of novice hurdles and chases seem to produce pointers towards March and the spotlight now turns to Yorkhill in the 2m3f Grade 3 novice chase at Leopardstown this afternoon. Read More...

The Sunday Briefing: betting, going and nons

Racing Post | 4 hours ago
THE cold snap may have left a blank day in Britain, with Fontwell and Hereford both frozen off, but there is still a quality card in Ireland at Leopardstown for fans to savour. Read More...

The Sunday Briefing: betting, going and non-runners

Racing Post | 4 hours ago
THE cold snap may have left a blank day in Britain, with Fontwell and Hereford both frozen off, but there is still a quality card in Ireland at Leopardstown for fans to savour. Read More...

No racing in Britain on Sunday with frozen Fontwell off

Racing Post | 5 hours ago
THERE will be no racing in Britain on Sunday after the meeting at Fontwell was cancelled due to a frozen track. Read More...

Consternation as Haydock and Navan races clash

Racing Post | 18 hours ago
ON A day when two meetings were lost, it might be hoped that fans watching at home could see all British and Irish racing uninhibited. Read More...

Bristol De Mai romps to wide-margin Peter Marsh success

Racing Post | 21 hours ago
BRISTOL DE MAI slaughtered a smart handicap field to win the Peter Marsh Handicap Chase at Haydock from Otago Trail, his conqueror at Newcastle in November. Read More...

The New One toughs it out in Champion Hurdle Trial

Racing Post | 21 hours ago
THE NEW ONE got up the hat-trick in the stanjames.com Champion Hurdle Trial, but was forced to show all of his determination in overhauling Clyne after looking third best for much of the straight. Read More...

Haydock: The New One toughs it out in Trial

Racing Post | 21 hours ago
THE NEW ONE got up the hat-trick in the stanjames.com Champion Hurdle Trial, but was forced to show all of his determination in overhauling Clyne after looking third best for much of the straight. Read More...

Jezki wins easily on first run for 632 days

Racing Post | 23 hours ago
JEZKI returned from a 632-day absence with a comfortable win. The 2014 Champion Hurdle winner made light work of six rivals to justify 11-8 favouritism from the Willie Mullins-trained Renneti. Read More...

Navan: Jezki wins easily on first run for 632 days

Racing Post | 23 hours ago
JEZKI returned from a 632-day absence with a comfortable win. The 2014 Champion Hurdle winner made light work of six rivals to justify 11-8 favouritism from the Willie Mullins-trained Renneti. Read More...

Hereford to inspect on Saturday for Sunday meeting

Racing Post | 1 day ago
HEREFORD has brought forward a planned inspection of the course to 2pm on Saturday from 8am on Sunday. Read More...

Hereford Sunday meeting cancelled

Racing Post | 1 day ago
THERE will be no racing at Hereford on Sunday after the result of an inspection originally brought forward to 2pm on Saturday was called early, with the decision that the meeting would be cancelled. Read More...

Cheltenham switch for Clarence House with Ascot off

Racing Post | 1 day ago
THE Clarence House Chase will form part of a bumper card at Cheltenham next Saturday after the BHA confirmed the race would be switched following the cancellation of Ascot. Read More...

Gold Cup dark horse Alary to put credentials to test

Racing Post | 1 day ago
MANY of the trainers represented in Saturday's Peter Marsh Chase believe the race revolves around whether Alary truly is a horse worthy of being considered a proper Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup contender. Read More...

The Saturday Briefing: betting, going and nons

Racing Post | 1 day ago
ASCOT and Taunton may have fallen bay the wayside but there is still plenty for jumps fans to enjoy at Haydock where the main interest is provided by the British debut of Alary in the featured Peter Marsh Chase (3.15). Read More...

Fontwell and Hereford call 8am Sunday inspections

Racing Post | 1 day ago
FONTWELL and Hereford have both called 8am inspections on Sunday for racing later on the same day as the cold snap tightens its grip on British racing. Read More...

Frozen Ascot and Taunton call off Saturday fixtures

Racing Post | 1 day ago
RACING at Ascot and Taunton has been called off on Saturday with both courses found to be frozen in places during morning inspections. Read More...

Moore upset at likely Clarence House Cheltenham move

Racing Post | 1 day ago
THERE could be echoes of the 2008 Cheltenham Festival next Saturday when jumping's home is set to stage a bumper card boosted to nine races by the addition of the Clarence House Chase. Read More...

Frozen Ascot calls off Clarence House Chase card

Racing Post | 1 day ago
ASCOT has been called off on Saturday with a 6.30am inspection finding the course to be frozen in places. Read More...

Frozen Ascot calls off Clarence House Chase fixture

Racing Post | 1 day ago
ASCOT has been called off on Saturday with a 6.30am inspection finding the course to be frozen in places. Read More...

Moore upset at likely Clarence House switch to Cheltenham

Racing Post | 2 days ago
THERE could be echoes of the 2008 Cheltenham Festival next Saturday when jumping's home is set to stage a bumper card boosted to nine races by the addition of the Clarence House Chase. Read More...

Saturday racing: what’s on TV and who to watch

Racing Post | 2 days ago
IF YOU are reading this in Britain and have been outside at all in the last 24 hours or so, you will not need to be told that it is quite chilly. Read More...

Thornton vows to come back from four-month layoff

Racing Post | 2 days ago
SIDELINED jockey Andrew Thornton is facing four months off the track, a much longer period than was first anticipated, but the 44-year-old has vowed to return to the saddle. Read More...

Kerr: numbers don’t add up in JCR’s Kempton plan

Racing Post | 2 days ago
THE Jockey Club has achieved that vanishingly rare feat of virtually uniting this most fractious of sports against its plans to close Kempton Park racecourse, but a notable few have embraced the Kempton-less vision of the future. Read More...

Australia: Fine for trainer over Yankee Rose positive test

Racing Post | 2 days ago
TOP filly Yankee Rose has been disqualified from her second-placed finish in last October's Group 1 Flight Stakes and her trainer David Vandyke hit with a A$25,000 fine after she provided a positive sample for a banned substance. Read More...

Coral in court over 250,000 Rangers relegation bet

Racing Post | 2 days ago
A GLASGOW gambler has branded Coral as "cheats" for refusing to pay him £250,000 on a bet that Glasgow Rangers would be "relegated" in 2012. Read More...

USA: Gun Runner in deal to join Pegasus field

Racing Post | 2 days ago
A deal has reportedly been reached for Grade 1 winner Gun Runner to join the field for next weekend's Pegasus World Cup - if he can clear quarantine at Fair Grounds in New Orleans in time for the world's richest race at Gulfstream Park on Janu Read More...

Ascot clerk warns of threat to Grade 1 meeting

Racing Post | 2 days ago
SATURDAY'S Grade 1 Berkshire Community Foundation Clarence House Chase meeting faces the very realistic prospect of being cancelled, according to clerk of the course Chris Strickels. Read More...

Chepstow on but Ascot and Taunton to inspect

Racing Post | 2 days ago
FRIDAY'S meeting at Chepstow has been given the green light following a cold morning at the south Wales venue. Read More...

Ex-trainer hopeful Alary can shine in Gold trial

Racing Post | 2 days ago
RACING will at last get to see what all the fuss is about tomorrow when Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup talking horse Alary makes his British debut in the Peter Marsh Handicap Chase. Read More...

Ex-trainer hopeful Alary can shine in Gold Cup trial

Racing Post | 2 days ago
RACING will at last get to see what all the fuss is about tomorrow when Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup talking horse Alary makes his British debut in the Peter Marsh Handicap Chase. Read More...

High-speed railway the end of the line for McMahon

Racing Post | 3 days ago
TRAINER Ed McMahon on Thursday described the planned High Speed Two railway as a "cancer" that has eaten away at his business and ultimately left him with no choice but to call time on his 12-year training career. Read More...

Berry: JCR plan to close Kempton is road to hell

Racing Post | 3 days ago
OPPOSITION to the Jockey Club's controversial plan to sell Kempton for housing is increasing among trainers, according to their professional body, which claims 80 per cent of members now want the plan scrapped. Read More...

Faugheen and Annie Power move closer to returns

Racing Post | 3 days ago
WILLIE MULLINS on Thursday gave the biggest indication yet that Annie Power and Faugheen, winner of the last two Champion Hurdles, are on the verge of returning to the track for the first time this winter. Read More...

Thurles: Sizing John powers to Kinloch Brae win

Racing Post | 3 days ago
SIZING JOHN overcame favourite Sub Lieutenant on the extended run-in to win the Kinloch Brae Chase at Thurles under Robbie Power for Jessica Harrington. Read More...

Sizing John overpowers Lieutenant in Kinloch Brae

Racing Post | 3 days ago
SIZING JOHN overcame favourite Sub Lieutenant on the extended run-in to win the Kinloch Brae Chase at Thurles under Robbie Power for Jessica Harrington. Read More...

Twiston-Davies stars given Stayers’ Hurdle option

Racing Post | 3 days ago
ALTHOUGH not on the level of Willie Mullins, Nigel Twiston-Davies has his own Cheltenham Festival conundrums to solve and the trainer left his options open by entering stable stars The New One and Ballyoptic for the Sun Bets Stayers' Hurdle. Read More...

Wincanton to inspect for a fourth time at midday

Racing Post | 3 days ago
OFFICIALS at Wincanton are giving today's meeting every chance after arranging a fourth inspection for midday following a night of freezing temperatures. Read More...

Wincanton gets all clear after glut of inspections

Racing Post | 3 days ago
TODAY'S meeting at Wincanton has been given the go-ahead after a morning of numerous inspections and updates from the track. Read More...

Wincanton gets all clear after series of inspections

Racing Post | 3 days ago
TODAY'S meeting at Wincanton has been given the go-ahead after a morning of numerous inspections and updates from the track. Read More...

Riders suffer wishes of death and broken legs in web abuse

Racing Post | 3 days ago
THE extent to which jockeys suffer social media abuse was highlighted again on Wednesday when Tom Scudamore revealed a critic last weekend wished him dead. Read More...

Lieutenant leads Ryanair hopefuls into Kinloch Brae battle

Racing Post | 3 days ago
THE absence of the recently retired Don Cossack, who won Grade 3 Ladbrokes Ireland Kinloch Brae Chase in 2015 and 2016, means festival clues this time might be thinner on the ground. Read More...

Wincanton calls inspection due to threat of frost

Racing Post | 3 days ago
TODAY'S meeting at Wincanton is subject to an 8am inspection after temperatures dropped to -4C overnight. Read More...

Wincanton calls second inspection due to threat of frost

Racing Post | 3 days ago
TODAY'S meeting at Wincanton is subject to an 8am inspection after temperatures dropped to -4C overnight. Read More...

Wincanton calls third inspection due to threat of frost

Racing Post | 3 days ago
TODAY'S meeting at Wincanton is subject to an 8am inspection after temperatures dropped to -4C overnight. Read More...

Elsworth hits out over Jockey Club’s ‘unnecessary’ plan

Racing Post | 4 days ago
DAVID ELSWORTH, who saddled the great Desert Orchid to four King George wins, struck a cautionary tone over the Jockey Club's redevelopment plans when he described the proposed closure of Kempton as "unnecessary" on Wednesday. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: Is there a silver lining to Ruairis Cloud?

Racing Post | 4 days ago
CAN I give up on Ruairis Cloud yet? Life's full of disappointments and I've got a horrible feeling that Ruairis Cloud might be another one. Read More...