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Ruby Walsh: Yanworth difficult to beat

Racing Post | 3 days ago
WILLIE MULLINS may train four of the first five in the betting for the Neptune, but stable jockey Ruby Walsh believes impressive Trials Day winner Yanworth will prove difficult to beat at the Cheltenham Festival. Read More...

Amateur jockey Theo Gillard hit with 28-day ban

Racing Post | 3 days ago
AMATEUR jockey Theo Gillard has picked up a 28-day suspension for continuing to ride an exhausted horse, who then fell at the last at Ludlow. Read More...

Zabana backed into joint second favourite for JLT

Racing Post | 3 days ago
WILLIAM HILL report a major move for Zabana in their market for the JLT Novices' Chase on the third day of the Cheltenham Festival, with punters clearly expecting a big run in Saturday's Flogas Novice Chase at Leopardstown. Read More...

Previous winners among 126-strong Grand National entries

Racing Post | 4 days ago
THE last two winners of the Crabbie's Grand National, Many Clouds and Pineau De Re, have the opportunity to triumph again at Aintree as they featured among a bumper 126 entries for the race on Wednesday. Read More...

Previous winners among 126-strong Grand National entries

Racing Post | 4 days ago
THE last two winners of the Crabbie's Grand National, Many Clouds and Pineau De Re, have the opportunity to triumph again at Aintree as they featured among a bumper 126 entries for the race on Wednesday. Read More...

Previous winners among 126 Grand National entries

Racing Post | 4 days ago
THE last two winners of the Crabbie's Grand National, Many Clouds and Pineau De Re, have the opportunity to triumph again at Aintree as they featured among a bumper 126 entries for the race on Wednesday. Read More...

Defeating Oliver in Australia a highlight for Marquand

Racing Post | 4 days ago
TWO wins from nine rides made Tom Marquand's trip to Australia a successful one, and the champion apprentice was especially pleased with his defeat of Damien Oliver last weekend. Read More...

Seeyouatmidnight and Blaklion ready for Towton test

Racing Post | 4 days ago
SATURDAY'S totepool Towton Novices' Chase at Wetherby is likely to provide clues for the RSA Chase at the Cheltenham Festival, with Blaklion and Seeyouatmidnight set for a rematch in the Grade 2. Read More...

Jacob expecting great performance from Peace And Co

Racing Post | 4 days ago
DARYL JACOB is hoping to gain an important pre-Cheltenham boost on Saturday when Peace And Co faces a crucial test of his Stan James Champion Hurdle claims. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: Fantastic Pendleton getting the hang of it

Racing Post | 4 days ago
Isn't what Victoria Pendleton is doing fantastic? (Yes). It's only a year since the cycling Olympian first sat on a horse. Now that she's stopped trying to pedal she's got much better and what a blow she's struck for the elderly Read More...

Elliott: ‘If Mullins trained him he’d be odds-on’

Racing Post | 4 days ago
GORDON ELLIOTT is of the opinion that if World Hurdle favourite Thistlecrack was trained by his perennial title rival Willie Mullins he would be odds-on. Read More...

Grand Annual fancy Ned Buntline out for season

Racing Post | 4 days ago
NED BUNTLINE, who had been challenging for favouritism for the Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Chase, will miss the rest of the season, it was revealed on Tuesday. Read More...

Matt Howe: Eye-opening innovation on show at Ice 2016

Racing Post | 4 days ago
GETTING on the DLR in London rush hour is no pleasant thing, but when the doors opened at Custom House and practically the entire train exited I knew I'd arrived at my stop . . . Ice 2016. Read More...

Road To Riches cut to give Meade first Irish Gold Cup

Racing Post | 4 days ago
ROAD TO RICHES is as short as 8-11 for Saturday's Irish Gold Cup at Leopardstown after main market rivals Vautour and Don Poli were taken out of contention. Read More...

National Stud closed to public due to virus

Racing Post | 5 days ago
THE National Stud in Newmarket has been closed to the public after the discovery of an equine virus on the premises. Read More...

National Stud closed to public due to herpes virus

Racing Post | 5 days ago
THE National Stud in Newmarket has been closed to the public after the discovery of an equine virus on the premises. Read More...

Festival handicap declarations altered

Racing Post | 5 days ago
HORSES that have been declared to run in one of the ten handicaps at the Cheltenham Festival will not be allowed to be declared for another until the first of the two has been run. Read More...

Festival handicap declarations altered to maximise fields

Racing Post | 5 days ago
HORSES that have been declared to run in one of the ten handicaps at the Cheltenham Festival will not be allowed to be declared for another until the first of the two has been run. Read More...

World’s largest bookie Paddy Power Betfair begins trading

Racing Post | 5 days ago
PADDY POWER BETFAIR PLC has opened on the London Stock Exchange with a share price of £104.02. Read More...

Paddy Power Betfair begins trading after merger

Racing Post | 5 days ago
PADDY POWER BETFAIR PLC has opened on the London Stock Exchange with a share price of £104.02. Read More...

Paddy Power Betfair plc begins trading stocks

Racing Post | 5 days ago
PADDY POWER BETFAIR PLC officially came into being on Tuesday morning as it began trading on stock markets in London and Dublin. Read More...

Paddy Power Betfair worth more than 4bn

Racing Post | 5 days ago
PADDY POWER BETFAIR PLC officially came into being on Tuesday morning as it began trading on stock markets in London and Dublin. Read More...

Paddy Power Betfair plc to start trading on Tuesday

Racing Post | 5 days ago
A NEW giant in the world of bookmaking will be created on Tuesday when share trading begins in Paddy Power Betfair plc on stock markets in London and Dublin, marking the completion of the £6 billion-plus merger between the two betting companies. Read More...

More Of That likely to sidestep Scilly Isles challenge

Racing Post | 5 days ago
MORE OF THAT, second favourite for the RSA Chase at Cheltenham in March, is likely to miss the Grade 1 Betfair TV Scilly Isles Novices' Chase at Sandown on Saturday as his regular jockey Barry Geraghty will be required to ride in Ireland. Read More...

Vroum Vroum Mag enters Ryanair picture

Racing Post | 5 days ago
VROUM VROUM MAG could still tackle the Ryanair Chase at the Cheltenham Festival, as Willie Mullins confirmed the race was a "possibility" for the exciting mare. Read More...

Ryanair not out of the question for Vroum Vroum Mag

Racing Post | 5 days ago
VROUM VROUM MAG could still tackle the Ryanair Chase at the Cheltenham Festival, as Willie Mullins confirmed the race was a "possibility" for the exciting mare. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: make mine a Bloody Mary at Taunton

Racing Post | 5 days ago
SAY what you like about Karl Marx, he's a trier. The man who once suggested, "The satisfaction of each desire leaves the mind free to entertain the next, so that you can make a man feel the want of a horse by giving him a pianoforte" is tr Read More...

Johnson: Smad Place can dominate Gold Cup field

Racing Post | 5 days ago
RICHARD JOHNSON believes Smad Place's connections have made the right call in aiming the front-running grey at the Timico Gold Cup, and thinks the nine-year-old has the prowess to dominate his rivals for jump racing's most coveted prize. Read More...

Mullins quintet lead strong Scilly Isles entry

Racing Post | 5 days ago
WILLIE MULLINS could be sending another sizeable raiding party to Britain this weekend, as he has entered five runners for Saturday's Grade 1 Betfred TV Scilly Isles Novices' Chase at Sandown. Read More...

Hercules among strong Mullins entry for Scilly Isles

Racing Post | 5 days ago
WILLIE MULLINS could be sending another sizeable raiding party to Britain this weekend, as he has entered five runners for Saturday's Grade 1 Betfred TV Scilly Isles Novices' Chase at Sandown. Read More...

Mullins quintet dominate Scilly Isles entries

Racing Post | 5 days ago
WILLIE MULLINS could be sending another sizeable raiding party to Britain this weekend, as he has entered five runners for Saturday's Grade 1 Betfred TV Scilly Isles Novices' Chase at Sandown. Read More...

Mullins quintet dominate strong Scilly Isles entry

Racing Post | 5 days ago
WILLIE MULLINS could be sending another sizeable raiding party to Britain this weekend, as he has entered five runners for Saturday's Grade 1 Betfred TV Scilly Isles Novices' Chase at Sandown. Read More...

Mullins quintet dominate strong Scilly Isles entry

Racing Post | 5 days ago
WILLIE MULLINS could be sending another sizeable raiding party to Britain this weekend, as he has entered five runners for Saturday's Grade 1 Betfred TV Scilly Isles Novices' Chase at Sandown. Read More...

La Touche Cup legend Risk Of Thunder dies aged 27

Racing Post | 6 days ago
RISK OF THUNDER, who won seven consecutive runnings of the La Touche Cup at the Punchestown festival, died of a heart attack on Sunday at the age of 27. Read More...

World Class: Aerovelocity as good as it gets in sprinting division

Racing Post | 6 days ago
INTERNATIONAL ratings expert Sam Walker assesses the action from Hong Kong, where he believes he has seen one of the best sprinters in the world. Read More...

Derham ‘thrilled’ with Dodging Bullets as comeback nears

Racing Post | 6 days ago
DODGING BULLETS stepped up his preparation for his comeback run at Newbury a week on Saturday with a workout that left his regular rider Harry Derham "thrilled." Read More...

Cheltenham faller Djakadam to go straight to Festival

Racing Post | 6 days ago
DJAKADAM, who required stitches to his chest after falling in the BetBright Trial Chase at Cheltenham on Saturday, will go straight for the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup without another run, trainer Willie Mullins said yesterday. Read More...

Racing on as Plumpton passes morning inspection

Racing Post | 6 days ago
RACING will take place at Plumpton on Monday after the course passed an early morning inspection. Read More...

McCain looking to future after tumultuous time

Racing Post | 6 days ago
AFTER a torrid 12 months, Donald McCain has been seen in the winner's enclosure on a much more frequent basis in recent weeks and while his arsenal may be depleted after his well-documented split with leading owners Paul and Clare Rooney. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: Lightbulbs part of charm at Wolves

Racing Post | 6 days ago
David Ashforth looks at Monday's card at Wolverhampton, which is his favourite of Britain's all-weather tracks. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: Lightbulbs part of Wolverhampton’s charm

Racing Post | 6 days ago
David Ashforth looks at Monday's card at Wolverhampton, which is his favourite of Britain's all-weather tracks. Read More...

Pendleton denied first win in photo-finish

Racing Post | 6 days ago
VICTORIA PENDLETON was agonisingly close to recording her first victory as an amateur jockey when losing out by a head in a photo-finish aboard Pacha Du Polder. Read More...

Punchestown: Felix holds off Flemenstar in Tied Cottage

Racing Post | 6 days ago
FELIX YONGER showcased his Queen Mother Champion Chase credentials, holding off Flemenstar to land the Tied Cottage Chase under a patient ride from Ruby Walsh. Read More...

Festival Trials Day: Five things we learned

Racing Post | 6 days ago
Following a fascinating weekend of informative trials, what have we learned with regards to the Cheltenham Festival? Read More...

Henderson leads tributes to legendary broadcaster Wogan

Racing Post | 7 days ago
LEADING trainer Nicky Henderson paid tribute to legendary BBC broadcaster Sir Terry Wogan, who has died at the age of 77 after a short illness. Read More...

King confirms Smad Place will go for Gold at Cheltenham

Racing Post | 7 days ago
SMAD PLACE, who showcased his claims for the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup when winning Saturday's BetBright Trial Chase, will take his chance in the Festival highlight, trainer Alan King outlined on Sunday morning. Read More...

Baffert eyes Royal Ascot as he falls in love with England

Racing Post | 7 days ago
HOLLYWOOD could hit Royal Ascot this summer as Triple Crown-winning trainer Bob Baffert intends to have his first runner at Flat racing's most prestigious fixture. Read More...

South Africa: Smart Call sets up Breeders’ Cup date

Racing Post | 7 days ago
Smart Call (Alec Laird/JP van der Merwe) smashed her male opponents when winning Cape Town's biggest race and could be seen in Britain later in the year. Read More...

Second inspection for soggy Plumpton, but Ayr off

Racing Post | 7 days ago
OFFICIALS at Plumpton will inspect the track at 7am on Monday to determine if racing can go ahead that afternoon. Read More...

Second inspection for Plumpton, but waterlogged Ayr off

Racing Post | 7 days ago
OFFICIALS at Plumpton will inspect the track at 7am on Monday to determine if racing can go ahead that afternoon. Read More...