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Gosden hoping to add to Lancashire Oaks success

Racing Post | 2 hours ago
JOHN GOSDEN has won the Group 2 Lancashire Oaks three times in the last five years courtesy of Pomology (2014), Great Heavens (2012) and Gertrude Bell (2011), and six times in all. Read More...

USA: Woodbine Mile next target for star mare Tepin

Racing Post | 2 hours ago
QUEEN ANNE STAKES heroine Tepin is likely to make her next start in the Woodbine Mile in September, connections have said. Read More...

Early start for Scoop6 players at Sandown

Racing Post | 14 hours ago
RACES from Haydock and Sandown make up Saturday's Totescoop6, which builds from £124,041 in the win fund. Read More...

O’Brien aiming to hit Eclipse rivals for six with The Gurkha

Racing Post | 16 hours ago
SATURDAY'S Coral-Eclipse is the first chance for the Classic generation to tackle their elders, and The Gurkha bids to follow the example set last year by Golden Horn in the Sandown Group 1. Read More...

Delpech bidding for record fifth win in South Africa

Racing Post | 17 hours ago
BELA-BELA (Justin Snaith/Anthony Delpech) has been well supported and victory would make her the sixth three-year-old in eight years to win South Africa's most famous race and the first filly to score since Igugu in 2011. Read More...

Talented Marquand can handle losing claim – Hannon

Racing Post | 18 hours ago
RICHARD HANNON has no doubt Tom Marquand can handle the step up to the professional ranks after the highly promising jockey rode out his claim earlier in the week. Read More...

Exosphere set for Ascot redemption at Newmarket

Racing Post | 21 hours ago
EXOSPHERE will seek Royal Ascot redemption as he leads a list of 11 entries for the Group 2 Princess of Wales's Stakes at Newmarket on July 7. Read More...

Arc and independent tracks to launch new TV channel

Racing Post | 24 hours ago
A NEW partnership between Arena Racing and seven independent racecourse is set to launch a new television channel later this year to provide pictures to high street betting shops. Read More...

Groom’s diary: Time Test’s coat is gleaming ahead of his biggest test

Racing Post | 1 day ago
To celebrate Stable Staff week, Jagdish Bansode, a groom at Roger Charlton's yard, writes a daily diary in the lead-up to Saturday's Coral-Eclipse as he helps prepare Time Test for the big race Read More...

Juvenile Judge: More to come from classy Marie of Lyon

Racing Post | 1 day ago
ROYAL ASCOT has been and gone and there were some very good performances in the juvenile races, not least Lady Aurelia, who was hugely impressive, and will be an exciting draw when next seen. Read More...

Juvenile Judge: More to come from classy Marie

Racing Post | 1 day ago
ROYAL ASCOT has been and gone and there were some very good performances in the juvenile races, not least Lady Aurelia, who was hugely impressive, and will be an exciting draw when next seen. Read More...

Spark Plug out to make amends at Sandown

Racing Post | 1 day ago
GM HOPKINS could not repeat his 2015 win in the Royal Hunt Cup last month, so connections are giving the five-year-old a new challenge by raising his sights in terms of trip while lowering the number of his rivals. Read More...

Fehily chasing Champion Hurdle glory in Jersey

Racing Post | 2 days ago
NOEL FEHILY will have the chance to add another big race to his CV on Friday when he rides in Jersey for the first time in the Channel Islands Champion Hurdle at Les Landes. Read More...

James McDonald relishing Godolphin opportunities

Racing Post | 2 days ago
RISING STAR James McDonald is out to blaze a trail in Britain after being handed the Godolphin baton from the banned William Buick. Read More...

Groom’s diary: Rain worries ensure a sleepless night

Racing Post | 2 days ago
Time Test's groom Jagdish Bansode continues his daily diary in the lead-up to Saturday's Coral-Eclipse Read More...

Weld considers appeal against positive drug test fine

Racing Post | 2 days ago
DERMOT WELD is considering an appeal against a €1,000 fine imposed on him by the Referrals Committee of the Turf Club following a hearing into a positive test on his filly Va Pensiero after she won a 1m3f Rated Race at Dundalk on May 13. Read More...

Groom’s diary: Time Test a happy horse ahead of Eclipse

Racing Post | 2 days ago
To celebrate Stable Staff Week, groom Jagdish Bansode writes a daily diary in the lead-up to Saturday's Coral-Eclipse as he helps prepare Time Test. Here's the first diary entry. Read More...

Newmarket juveniles: Ten to watch for the season

Racing Post | 2 days ago
WITH more two-year-olds in training than ever in Newmarket this season, our correspondent David Milnes - who has been watching work on the famous Heath since 1986 - gives his ten juveniles to keep tabs on for the second half of the Flat season. Read More...

No summertime blues for jumps at Worcester

Racing Post | 2 days ago
SUMMER jumping. Rain falls steadily into the puddles by the parade ring at Worcester on a day seemingly borrowed from late October, the drip and splash the traditional soundtrack of a British summer. It’s not always like this, of course. Read More...

Never mind the weather, there are no summertime blues here

Racing Post | 2 days ago
SUMMER jumping. Rain falls steadily into the puddles by the parade ring at Worcester on a day seemingly borrowed from late October, the drip and splash the traditional soundtrack of a British summer. It’s not always like this, of course. Read More...

Time Test gets chance to prove himself in Eclipse

Racing Post | 2 days ago
TIME TEST will get the chance to "put his mark on the game" in the Coral-Eclipse on Saturday after he was one of seven horses declared for Sandown's Group 1 feature. Read More...

USA: Chuck Borell, father of Maria, charged with animal cruelty

Racing Post | 2 days ago
CHUCK BORELL, father of Breeders' Cup-winning trainer Maria Borell, has been charged with 43 counts of second-degree cruelty to animals after being arrested in connection with the high-profile case of equine neglect. Read More...

USA: Maria Borell and father charged with animal cruelty

Racing Post | 2 days ago
BREEDERS' Cup-winning trainer Maria Borell and her father Chuck have been charged with 43 counts of second-degree cruelty to animals after being arrested in connection with the high-profile case of equine neglect involving abandoned horses on a farm Read More...

Goodwood possible as Trip To Paris recovers from injury

Racing Post | 2 days ago
LAST year's Gold Cup winner Trip To Paris made a welcome return to the Newmarket work grounds this week with a possible tilt at the Group 2 Goodwood Cup, in which he finished fourth in a year ago, planned for his reappearance after injury. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: hoping for a change in fortunes for Pearce clan

Racing Post | 3 days ago
THE list of trainers and jockeys I particularly want to see doing well is a long one. Some are doing well but others are riders struggling for decent rides and trainers lacking decent horses, or even indecent ones. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: Hoping for better luck for Pearce clan

Racing Post | 3 days ago
THE list of trainers and jockeys I particularly want to see doing well is a long one. Some are doing well but others are riders struggling for decent rides and trainers lacking decent horses, or even indecent ones. Read More...

No reprieve for Buick as 30-day suspension upheld after appeal

Racing Post | 3 days ago
WILLIAM BUICK will miss the core of the summer Flat season after a 30-day ban imposed on him by stewards in France was upheld at an appeal on Wednesday. Read More...

No reprieve for Buick as 30-day suspension upheld after appeal

Racing Post | 3 days ago
WILLIAM BUICK will miss the core of the summer Flat season after a 30-day ban imposed on him by stewards in France was upheld at an appeal on Wednesday. Read More...

Japan: Arc hopeful Duramente retired due to injury

Racing Post | 3 days ago
DURAMENTE, who had been Japan's biggest and best hope of winning the Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe for the first time, has been retired after injuring his near-fore when narrowly losing out in the Grade 1 Takarazuka Kinen on Sunday. Read More...

O’Brien gives favourite The Gurkha Eclipse go-ahead

Racing Post | 3 days ago
THE GURKHA will be declared on Thursday morning for Saturday's Group 1 Coral-Eclipse with trainer Aidan O'Brien confirming his intention to run the French 2,000 Guineas winner and St James's Palace Stakes runner-up against his elders. Read More...

O’Brien gives The Gurkha Eclipse go-ahead

Racing Post | 3 days ago
THE GURKHA will be declared on Thursday morning for Saturday's Group 1 Coral-Eclipse with trainer Aidan O'Brien confirming his intention to run the French 2,000 Guineas winner and St James's Palace Stakes runner-up against his elders. Read More...

Eclipse test should suit supplemented Hawkbill – Appleby

Racing Post | 3 days ago
HAWKBILL, supplemented for Saturday’s Coral-Eclipse at a cost of £30,000, is likely to get his optimum conditions as he tackles Group 1 company for the first time. Read More...

Buick left to sweat after appeal against 30-day ban

Racing Post | 3 days ago
WILLIAM BUICK will have to wait until later on Wednesday or Thursday morning before discovering whether his 30-day ban imposed by stewards in France has been reduced following an appeal. Read More...

‘Stronger’ Galileo Gold on right track for Sussex Stakes

Racing Post | 3 days ago
HUGO PALMER has revealed stable star Galileo Gold is continuing to thrive at home as the trainer fixes his sights firmly on the Qatar Sussex Stakes for the dual Group 1 winner. Read More...

Sprinter Sacre loving life at summer retreat in Shropshire

Racing Post | 3 days ago
SPRINTER SACRE is such a winter horse that even on his summer holidays he loves nothing better than getting covered in mud on a rainy day. Read More...

Cheltenham Festival winner Superb Story set for Galway

Racing Post | 3 days ago
SUPERB STORY, who gave Dan Skelton a first Cheltenham Festival winner when taking the Vincent O'Brien County Hurdle in March, is bound for a tilt at the Galway Hurdle, according to his trainer. Read More...

Bookmakers fear that The Gurkha will Eclipse rivals

Racing Post | 4 days ago
BOOKMAKERS reported a flood of money for Coral-Eclipse favourite The Gurkha on Tuesday, despite trainer Aidan O'Brien admitting that the possibility of testing ground at Sandown is a concern. Read More...

Ashforth’s angles: Quantity and quality with Desert Strike

Racing Post | 4 days ago
Desert Strike, now a ten-year-old, is an amazing horse. He must be extremely sound because he has been heavily raced all his life. As a five-year-old he ran an extraordinary 43 times and followed up by running 32 times the next year. Five times in his ca Read More...

Promising filly Cuff retired due to fractured knee

Racing Post | 4 days ago
PROMISING two-year-old filly Cuff, who finished fifth when favourite for the Albany Stakes at Royal Ascot, has been retired after suffering an injury in the race. Read More...

Lampard appointed chair of Responsible Gambling Trust

Racing Post | 4 days ago
KATE LAMPARD, the former barrister appointed by the department of health to oversee its investigation into the activities of Jimmy Savile, has been named as the new chair of the Responsible Gambling Trust. Read More...

Tax blow for bookies after Australian ruling

Racing Post | 4 days ago
EUROPEAN bookmakers operating in Australia have been presented with another potential blow to their business with the news that the South Australia state government is planning to introduce a point-of-consumption tax on all online gambling firms. Read More...

Limato set to drop back in trip for July Cup outing

Racing Post | 4 days ago
LIMATO is set to drop back in trip to six furlongs to contest the July Cup at Newmarket on Saturday, July 9, provided the ground is suitable, trainer Henry Candy has revealed. Read More...

Spain: Royal runner required for San Sebastian’s anniversary

Racing Post | 4 days ago
Officials at San Sebastian racecourse in northern Spain are hoping to attract a royal runner for their 100th anniversary celebrations over the next couple of months. Read More...

Hills taking steps in right direction says Nieboer

Racing Post | 4 days ago
WILLIAM HILL'S new head of online Crispin Nieboer has outlined his three main priorities after last week unveiling the team he has put together to help turn around the firm's performance. Read More...

BHA should have final say over fixture lists – ROA president

Racing Post | 4 days ago
RACEHORSE OWNERS ASSOCIATION president Nicholas Cooper has called for the BHA to have ultimate control of the fixture list in his first speech in the role at the Jumeirah Carlton Hotel in London. Read More...

Marquand looks forward to life without his claim

Racing Post | 4 days ago
REIGNING champion apprentice Tom Marquand confessed the big challenge comes now as he prepares to ride out his claim. Read More...

My Dream Boat ready to set sail again at Sandown

Racing Post | 4 days ago
MY DREAM BOAT, surprise winner of the Prince of Wales's Stakes at Royal Ascot, is set to have ground to suit again as he bids for a double completed only once in the last ten years in Saturday's Coral-Eclipse at Sandown. Read More...

So many ways stable staff can get more recognition

Racing Post | 4 days ago
This week marks Stable Staff Week, backed by Racing Welfare and Betfair and with that in mind, Lee Mottershead once again discusses issues facing some of the sport's most vital players and ways their lot could be improved. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: Not all about the winning for Butler

Racing Post | 5 days ago
THEY must be wedded to it, trainer Paddy Butler and his wife Eileen Lucey-Butler, with her sister Pamela and their son Robert all mucking in, one way and another. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: Not all about the winning for dedicated Butler team

Racing Post | 5 days ago
THEY must be wedded to it, trainer Paddy Butler and his wife Eileen Lucey-Butler, with her sister Pamela and their son Robert all mucking in, one way and another. Read More...