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Runner-up’s jockey keen for rematch with awesome Arrogate

Racing Post | 3 days ago
ONE man with a unique view of Arrogate's stunning Dubai World Cup victory at Meydan was second-home Gun Runner's jockey Florent Geroux who says he would relish a rematch with the superstar. Read More...

Weighed In: the best and worst of the weekend racing

Racing Post | 3 days ago
Best performance, biggest disappointment and other awards from the weekend. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: Will Evans march to Wolverhampton win?

Racing Post | 3 days ago
ANOTHER day, another Wolverhampton, but this one's a bit different because it features Mary Anne Evans, alias George Eliot, the author of Middlemarch, over nine and a half furlongs (3.20). Read More...

Five things we learned from Dubai World Cup night

Racing Post | 3 days ago
Five things we learned from Dubai World Cup night Read More...

The quiz: how much do you know about the week’s hot topics?

Racing Post | 3 days ago
Barely a day goes by without big news stories breaking, among them the seismic, controversial and downright wacky. Catch up on your week in news in our quickfire quiz. Read More...

How Arrogate became highest earning horse in history

Racing Post | 4 days ago
ON THE morning of November 6, 2016, Arrogate had raced just five times and earned a sliver over £500,000 for his trouble. Today his total career earnings stand at £13,347,744 in what might be the most astonishing rise racing has ever seen. Read More...

How Arrogate created prize-money history

Racing Post | 4 days ago
ON THE morning of November 6, 2016, Arrogate had raced just five times and earned a sliver over £500,000 for his trouble. Today his total career earnings stand at £13,347,744 in what might be the most astonishing rise racing has ever seen. Read More...

How Arrogate created prize-money history in 140 days

Racing Post | 4 days ago
ON THE morning of November 6, 2016, Arrogate had raced just five times and earned a sliver over £500,000 for his trouble. Today his total career earnings stand at £13,347,744 in what might be the most astonishing rise racing has ever seen. Read More...

Business Bulletin: Radical measures could be coming on machines

Racing Post | 4 days ago
Betting shop operators have been warned to brace themselves for bad news coming from the government's review of gaming machines by former culture secretary John Whittingdale. Read More...

Drying ground will help Somehow, says O’Brien

Racing Post | 4 days ago
SOMEHOW, who ended her three-year-old campaign by blitzing her rivals by seven lengths in a Group 3 event at the Curragh in August, heads a cast of 12 for the first Pattern race of the Irish season. Read More...

The Sunday briefing: betting, going and non-runners

Racing Post | 4 days ago
THE Irish turf Flat season gets under way at Naas today and they kick off with a €300,000 card. Read More...

At The Races to be renamed Sky Sports Racing

Racing Post | 4 days ago
AT THE RACES is set to be rebranded as Sky Sports Racing after Sky strengthened its involvement in the horseracing channel by becoming the majority shareholder. Read More...

Big Buck’s conqueror Knockara Beau set for sound and happy retirement

Racing Post | 4 days ago
WHILE tragedy was striking Reve De Sivola just yards away, another smart staying hurdler Knockara Beau was heading into well-deserved retirement. Read More...

Arrogate soars to new heights in stunning World Cup win

Racing Post | 4 days ago
THE gods had conspired to make World Cup night a true test but while the other favourites faltered Arrogate showed he is a true champion with a jaw-dropping display. Read More...

Jack Hobbs roars back to best with stunning Dubai win

Racing Post | 4 days ago
JACK HOBBS, who missed most of last season due to injury, made a stunning start to his five-year-old career with an impressive win in the Dubai Sheema Classic. Read More...

Meydan: Jack Hobbs roars back to best with Dubai win

Racing Post | 4 days ago
JACK HOBBS, who missed most of last season due to injury, made a stunning start to his five-year-old career with an impressive win in the Dubai Sheema Classic. Read More...

Magic Moreira stars as Vivlos takes Dubai Turf

Racing Post | 4 days ago
VIVLOS produced an astonished last furlong dash under Joao Moreira to run down Heshem and Ribchester to take this contest for Japan. Read More...

Magic Moreira stars as Vivlos takes Dubai Turf

Racing Post | 4 days ago
VIVLOS produced an astonished last furlong dash under Joao Moreira to run down Heshem and Ribchester to take this contest for Japan. Read More...

Meydan: Magic Moreira stars as Vivlos takes Turf

Racing Post | 4 days ago
VIVLOS produced an astonished last furlong dash under Joao Moreira to run down Heshem and Ribchester to take this contest for Japan. Read More...

Grade 1 star Reve De Sivola dies racing at Kelso

Racing Post | 4 days ago
REVE DE SIVOLA, a six-time Grade 1 winner in three different countries, has collapsed and died aged 12 at Kelso on Saturday. Read More...

Meydan: Vazirabad swoops late to defend Gold Cup crown

Racing Post | 4 days ago
THERE cannot of have been many in Dubai who smiled when waking up to the sound of thunder and lightning on Saturday morning but the more it rained the more confident Alain de Royer-Dupre became that Vazirabad could defend his Gold Cup crown. Read More...

Meydan: Vazirabad swoops late to defend Gold Cup crown

Racing Post | 4 days ago
THERE cannot of have been many in Dubai who smiled when waking up to the sound of thunder and lightning on Saturday morning but the more it rained the more confident Alain de Royer-Dupre became that Vazirabad could defend his Gold Cup crown. Read More...

Vazirabad swoops late to defend Gold Cup crown

Racing Post | 4 days ago
Vazirabad became the first horse to win back-to-back runnings of the Group 2 Dubai Gold Cup when swooping late to catch Beautiful Romance in the first race of the night on the turf track at Meydan. Read More...

Meydan round-up: muddy track suits Summer in Mile

Racing Post | 5 days ago
DOUG WATSON landed the Godolphin Mile for the second year running as Second Summer triumphed on the muddy dirt track. Read More...

Meydan round-up: Limato nowhere as Right Man wins Sprint

Racing Post | 5 days ago
THE RIGHT MAN just held on to deny the late surge of Long On Value in the Al Quoz Sprint. Read More...

The Opening Show catch-up: this morning’s best bits

Racing Post | 5 days ago
The Opening Show set the scene for the weekend's racing from Newbury. Alice Plunkett was joined in the studio by Luke Harvey and trainer Kim Bailey and if you were having a lie in, here is what you missed. Read More...

The Saturday briefing: betting, going and non-runners

Racing Post | 5 days ago
UNUSUALLY, there is more rain around in Dubai than there is in Britain this morning which has put a different slant on things over at Meydan where Arrogate tops the bill in the Dubai World Cup. Read More...

The Saturday Briefing: four horses to follow in damp Dubai

Racing Post | 5 days ago
UNUSUALLY, there is more rain around in Dubai than there is in Britain this morning which has put a different slant on things over at Meydan where Arrogate tops the bill in the Dubai World Cup. Read More...

Saturday Briefing: four horses to follow in damp Dubai

Racing Post | 5 days ago
UNUSUALLY, there is more rain around in Dubai than there is in Britain this morning which has put a different slant on things over at Meydan where Arrogate tops the bill in the Dubai World Cup. Read More...

Torrential rain in Dubai sees Meydan going ease

Racing Post | 5 days ago
THE going at Meydan for the Dubai World Cup meeting has significantly eased following relentless rain in Dubai in the last 24 hours. Read More...

Torrential rain forces going change in Dubai

Racing Post | 5 days ago
THE going at Meydan for the Dubai World Cup meeting has significantly eased following relentless rain in Dubai in the last 24 hours. Read More...

Arrogate team confident star can storm home

Racing Post | 5 days ago
CAN anything touch Arrogate? The ratings say no, the betting says no and there has certainly been no sign this week that the world's highest-rated horse cannot reproduce his best form. Read More...

Australia: Jameka gets revenge on Humidor in BMW

Racing Post | 5 days ago
Jameka has exacted Group One revenge on her last-start conqueror Humidor in emphatic style, spacing the Australian Cup winner by six and a half lengths in the BMW. Read More...

Postponed has improved since defeat, says Varian

Racing Post | 5 days ago
WILL the gamble pay off for Postponed? After a stellar five-year-old season in Europe following last year's stunning victory in this race, the percentage call might have been to plan for a lucrative career at stud. Read More...

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

Racing Post | 5 days ago
JUMP racing takes a back seat this weekend as despite there being five such meetings on Saturday the best action comes from Dubai. Read More...

Cue Card ‘at peak of his powers’ for River rematch

Racing Post | 5 days ago
COLIN TIZZARD is adamant that his Cheltenham Gold Cup faller Cue Card remains "at the peak of his powers" as he prepares for an Aintree rematch with stablemate Native River. Read More...

Ridley gets 28-day ban for mistaking winning post

Racing Post | 5 days ago
LIKE goalkeepers in football, one error from a jockey can have huge consequences and amateur jockey James Banks scored an undoubted own goal at Newbury on Friday when easing up early and losing a race having mistaken the winning post. Read More...

Desert Diary: World Cup is flying high – literally

Racing Post | 5 days ago
THE Dubai World Cup has long been a pioneer but it appears its reach will stretch further, not to mention higher, than ever before on Saturday. Read More...

Big Orange gets all-clear for Cup bid after late scare

Racing Post | 6 days ago
BIG ORANGE is set for Saturday's $1 million Dubai Gold Cup with vets at Meydan giving him a clean bill of health on Friday after he ran a "slight temperature" the previous day. Read More...

Memories are made by shared experiences like this

Racing Post | 6 days ago
WHO'D have thought the 2017 Cheltenham Gold Cup would have provided me with one of my life's most memorable moments. Read More...

Last year’s third Vics Canvas to miss Grand National

Racing Post | 6 days ago
VETERAN Vics Canvas, who last year was scooped off the turf at the first Becher's Brook by Robbie Dunne on his way to finishing third in the Grand National, will miss next month's renewal after meeting with a setback. Read More...

Dubai hotshots: seven stars to light up World Cup night

Racing Post | 6 days ago
Some of the biggest stars in world racing will compete for astonishing prize-money and prestige on Saturday as the Dubai World Cup Carnival concludes with Dubai World Cup night itself. Read More...

Dubai hotshots: seven stars set to light up the world’s richest meeting

Racing Post | 6 days ago
Some of the biggest stars in world racing will compete for astonishing prize-money and prestige on Saturday as the Dubai World Cup Carnival concludes with Dubai World Cup night itself. Read More...

Buveur and Might Bite part of Henderson Aintree team

Racing Post | 6 days ago
NICKY HENDERSON has made clear his desire to take the jumps trainers' championship back from Paul Nicholls, with his challenge set to be helped by the likely presence of Cheltenham Festival champions Buveur D'Air and Might Bite at Aintree in a Read More...

Buveur and Bite part of Henderson Aintree team

Racing Post | 6 days ago
NICKY HENDERSON has made clear his desire to take the jumps trainers' championship back from Paul Nicholls, with his challenge set to be helped by the likely presence of Cheltenham Festival champions Buveur D'Air and Might Bite at Aintree in a Read More...

Low Ludlow turnout down to soft ground say trainers

Racing Post | 6 days ago
TRAINERS insist the lack of runners at Ludlow on Thursday was entirely ground related and had nothing to do with taking it easy after the rigours of Cheltenham, as general manager Bob Davies suggested. Read More...

Coneygree camp hoping star can run finish out of John

Racing Post | 6 days ago
SARA BRADSTOCK is hoping the "blistering pace" set by Coneygree could be enough to blunt the acceleration of Sizing John should the Gold Cup heroes go head to head at Punchestown next month. Read More...

Desert Diary: Final call beckons for Spargo

Racing Post | 6 days ago
SATURDAY'S Dubai World Cup will be the last played out to the tones of commentator Terry Spargo, with the voice of Dubai racing for the past 20 years set to call the big race for the final time. Read More...

Desert Diary: Final call beckons for commentator Spargo

Racing Post | 6 days ago
SATURDAY'S Dubai World Cup will be the last played out to the tones of commentator Terry Spargo, with the voice of Dubai racing for the past 20 years set to call the big race for the final time. Read More...

Elliott: trainers’ title would be a dream come true

Racing Post | 7 days ago
THE gloves are off. Cheltenham has been conquered and now Gordon Elliott is ready to knock out Willie Mullins in the Irish trainers' title race too, with the current pacesetter saying such an achievement would be an "honour and a dream come tru Read More...