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Hughes eased for title after training announcement

Racing Post | 3 days ago
RICHARD HUGHES has drifted out to as big as 5-1 (from 6-4) with Paddy Power to retain the Flat jockeys' championship after he revealed in the Racing Post on Saturday that he would not pursue the title if it were to affect his fledgling training oper Read More...

USA: Finnegans hoping to leave rivals in his wake

Racing Post | 3 days ago
DON'T be misled by the rather convoluted title: this is the former Hollywood Gold Cup, one of the crown jewels of the southern Californian circuit when it was run at its now defunct former home. Read More...

Japan: Arc dream over for injured Duramante

Racing Post | 3 days ago
DURAMENTE, winner of the Japanese 2,000 Guineas and Japanese Derby, will miss at least the next six months after suffering fractures in both of his front legs. Read More...

Japan: Arc dream over for injured Duramente

Racing Post | 3 days ago
DURAMENTE, winner of the Japanese 2,000 Guineas and Japanese Derby, will miss at least the next six months after suffering fractures in both of his front legs. Read More...

Winston only bruised after fall at Doncaster

Racing Post | 3 days ago
RIDER Robert Winston "escaped with bruising" after his fall at Doncaster on Friday night and is set to have a few days off before returning to action on Wednesday. Read More...

Australia: Jockey Creighton in serious but stable condition

Racing Post | 3 days ago
IRISH jockey Eddie Creighton has been placed in an induced coma after a fall at Warrnambool racecourse on Saturday according to reports in Australia. Read More...

Australia: Jockey Creighton in induced coma after fall

Racing Post | 3 days ago
IRISH jockey Eddie Creighton has been placed in an induced coma after a fall at Warrnambool racecourse on Saturday according to reports in Australia. Read More...

Hughes plans to start training before end of the season

Racing Post | 3 days ago
CHAMPION jockey Richard Hughes has indicated his desire to begin his new role as a trainer before the end of the year saying in his exclusive Racing Post column that he "absolutely cannot wait to train." Read More...

Hobbs can end British drought in Irish Derby

Racing Post | 3 days ago
JOHN Gosden pays his first visit to the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby striving to provide the first British-trained winner of the Classic in 22 years with Jack Hobbs. Read More...

Winston taken to hospital after Doncaster fall

Racing Post | 3 days ago
ROBERT WINSTON was taken to Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield after being involved in a pile-up in the concluding 6f handicap at Doncaster. Read More...

Winston taken to hospital after Doncaster fall

Racing Post | 3 days ago
ROBERT WINSTON was taken to Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield after being involved in a pile-up in the concluding 6f handicap at Doncaster. Read More...

Banned jockey Hopkins placed 978 bets in a year

Racing Post | 3 days ago
MATTHEW HOPKINS, the former apprentice who has been banned from racing for three years following a betting probe, placed nearly 1,000 bets in a year while holding a riding licence, the BHA revealed on Friday. Read More...

Banned jockey Hopkins placed 978 bets in a year

Racing Post | 3 days ago
MATTHEW HOPKINS, the former apprentice who has been banned from racing for three years following a betting probe, placed nearly 1,000 bets in a year while holding a riding licence, the BHA revealed on Friday. Read More...

Scoop6 approaches the 1m mark

Racing Post | 3 days ago
RACES from Chester, Windsor and Newcastle make up Saturday's totescoop6 with a massive £800,000 up for grabs in the win and bonus funds. Read More...

Forgotten Rules set for quick return in Curragh Cup

Racing Post | 4 days ago
FORGOTTEN RULES, beaten favourite in last week’s Gold Cup, is in line for a quick return to action after appearing in a final field of seven for Sunday’s Group 3 At The Races Curragh Cup. Read More...

Forgotten Rules set for quick return in Curragh Cup

Racing Post | 4 days ago
FORGOTTEN RULES, beaten favourite in last week’s Gold Cup, is in line for a quick return to action after appearing in a final field of seven for Sunday’s Group 3 At The Races Curragh Cup. Read More...

Australian star Criterion given fresh British target

Racing Post | 4 days ago
AUSTRALIAN Group 1 winner Criterion has the Juddmonte International on his radar after his connections had a change of heart about running in next month’s Sussex Stakes. Read More...

Tougher test lies in wait for Treve at Saint-Cloud

Racing Post | 4 days ago
TREVE will face a maximum of nine opponents when she makes her second appearance of the year in Sunday’s Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud. Read More...

Tougher test lies in wait for Treve at Saint-Cloud

Racing Post | 4 days ago
TREVE will face a maximum of nine opponents when she makes her second appearance of the year in Sunday’s Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud. Read More...

Martin Cruddace appointed new chief at Arc

Racing Post | 4 days ago
FORMER Betfair executive Martin Cruddace has been named as Arena Racing Company's new chief executive, replacing Tony Kelly who leaves Britain's largest racecourse group next month. Read More...

A day to forget for Ryan

Racing Post | 4 days ago
Ryan Moore was out of luck at Newmarket this afternoon where he had four seconds and a third from his six rides. So near, yet so far... Read More...

Former jockey Hopkins banned for three years

Racing Post | 4 days ago
FORMER apprentice jockey Matthew Hopkins has been found guilty of backing and laying horses and has been disqualified for three years with immediate effect. Read More...

Paddy Power and PMU renew partnership

Racing Post | 4 days ago
PADDY POWER have renewed their partnership with the Pari-Mutuel Urbain (PMU) to provide sports betting in France. Read More...

Super Moore aiming to reel in another Classic

Racing Post | 4 days ago
RYAN MOORE'S trophy cabinet is becoming increasingly cluttered, and he will have the opportunity to add another major piece of silverware to his already glittering collection in Saturday's Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby. Read More...

Ellison believes Seamour can overcome bad Plate draw

Racing Post | 5 days ago
BRIAN ELLISON is yet to savour victory in the John Smith's Northumberland Plate, and his chances of securing a maiden success were dealt a major blow with his ante-post favourite Seamour given the widest draw. Read More...

Ellison believes Plate hope Seamour can overcome bad draw

Racing Post | 5 days ago
BRIAN ELLISON is yet to savour victory in the John Smith's Northumberland Plate, and his chances of securing a maiden success were dealt a major blow with his ante-post favourite Seamour given the widest draw. Read More...

Plate favourite Seamour handed widest draw

Racing Post | 5 days ago
BRIAN ELLISON is yet to savour victory in the John Smith's Northumberland Plate, and his chances of securing a maiden success were dealt a major blow with his ante-post favourite Seamour given the widest draw. Read More...

Buratino could be kept busy before Group 1 test

Racing Post | 5 days ago
A TRIP to the Curragh for the Keeneland Phoenix Stakes is a possible option for Buratino, but connections have not ruled out another run between now and the Group 1 in August. Read More...

Brian Toomey to return to saddle in July

Racing Post | 5 days ago
BRIAN TOOMEY, who is set to return to race-riding almost two years after the fall that nearly killed him, will make his comeback aboard Kings Grey in around a fortnight. Read More...

Harley snapped up by Mullins for Dynamite ride

Racing Post | 5 days ago
MARTIN HARLEY, fresh from his first Group 1 win on Goldream in last week's King's Stand Stakes, will have his first ride for Willie Mullins on Saturday when he partners Max Dynamite in the John Smith's Northumberland Plate at Newcastle. Read More...

New Bay camp relishing Eclipse clash with Horn

Racing Post | 5 days ago
NEW BAY'S connections were on Wednesday talking up the "exciting" clash between their French Derby victor and the unbeaten winner of the Epsom equivalent Golden Horn in next Saturday's Coral-Eclipse. Read More...

Lady Cecil to retire from training at end of season

Racing Post | 5 days ago
LADY CECIL, widow of the legendary Sir Henry Cecil, will leave the training ranks at the end of the 2015 season with executors finalising the sale of of her base at Warren Place Stables in Newmarket. Read More...

Japan: World Cup fifth Hokko Tarumae back to winning ways

Racing Post | 5 days ago
HOT favourite Hokko Tarumae (Katsuichi Nishiura/Hideaki Miyuki), who ran his first race since finishing fifth in Dubai World Cup, grabbed his second Teio Sho title. Read More...

Yarmouth not certain to resume racing this season

Racing Post | 5 days ago
YARMOUTH may have to delay racing until later in the year or miss the season altogether according to owner Arena Racing Company amid concerns about the condition of the newly resurfaced track. Read More...

Crucial inspection for Yarmouth hopes of return

Racing Post | 5 days ago
YARMOUTH's hopes of a return to racing next month hinge on a crucial inspection of the course by BHA officials next Friday. Read More...

BHA launches major integrity review

Racing Post | 5 days ago
THE BHA has officially launched a review of its integrity provision and the integrity department's structure. Read More...

International shaping up to match ‘best in the world’ tag

Racing Post | 5 days ago
YORK's Juddmonte International was billed the best race in the world earlier in 2015 and the entries for this year's race more than match up to that assessment. Read More...

International shaping up to match ‘best in the world’ tag

Racing Post | 5 days ago
YORK's Juddmonte International was billed the best race in the world earlier in 2015 and the entries for this year's race more than match up to that assessment. Read More...

Racehorses are getting faster

Racing Post | 5 days ago
A NEW study from the University of Exeter has found racehorses are getting quicker - despite a general consensus among scientists and in the racing industry that racehorse speed has plateaued. Read More...

Yarmouth closing in on return to racing

Racing Post | 6 days ago
YARMOUTH's extended wait for racing to return is set to end next month provided the course passes the BHA inspectors and gets the thumbs up from trainers and jockeys. Read More...

Gosden in call for action over ´unacceptable´ riding tactics

Racing Post | 6 days ago
JOHN GOSDEN has called for stewards to tackle the use of "all-weather winter tactics" and the "unacceptable" riding he believes Adam Kirby employed when partnering Postponed against his Eagle Top in last Saturday's Hardwicke Stak Read More...

Gosden: ‘Unacceptable’ riding must be looked at

Racing Post | 6 days ago
JOHN GOSDEN has called for stewards to tackle the use of "all-weather winter tactics" and the "unacceptable" riding he believes Adam Kirby employed when partnering Postponed against his Eagle Top in last Saturday's Hardwicke Stak Read More...

Gosden: ‘Unacceptable’ riding must be looked at

Racing Post | 6 days ago
JOHN GOSDEN has called for stewards to tackle the use of "all-weather winter tactics" and the "unacceptable" riding he believes Adam Kirby employed when partnering Postponed against his Eagle Top in last Saturday's Hardwicke Stak Read More...

Ladbrokes’ international MD Cope to leave after restructure

Racing Post | 6 days ago
LADBROKES chief executive Jim Mullen continues to make changes at the bookmaker as it was announced the company's international operations are set to be restructured including the departure of the division's managing director Damian Cope. Read More...

Mile races still an option for impressive Muhaarar

Racing Post | 6 days ago
CHARLIE HILLS has not ruled out returning to a mile with his impressive Commonwealth Cup winner Muhaarar although the Darley July Cup is likely to be the three-year-old's first target. Read More...

Clever Cookie Plate bid hinges on further rain at Newcastle

Racing Post | 6 days ago
CLEVER COOKIE, who missed last week's Gold Cup because of fast ground, could take his place in Saturday's John Smith's Northumberland Plate if more rain falls at Newcastle. Read More...

Diamondsandrubies set for rematch with Legatissimo

Racing Post | 6 days ago
LEGATISSIMO, the 1,000 Guineas winner who failed by only a short head to secure a second Classic victory in the Oaks, will take on older rivals for the first time in the Group 1 Sea The Stars Pretty Polly Stakes at the Curragh on Sunday. Read More...

Top pair chasing more points in Sussex clash

Racing Post | 6 days ago
THREE of the Group 1 winners at Royal Ascot last week are among the front-runners in the Cartier Horse of the Year rankings after the meeting had its usual big impact on standings in every category. Read More...

Jack Hobbs heads nine left in Irish Derby

Racing Post | 6 days ago
JACK HOBBS, the Investec Derby runner-up, will face a maximum of eight rivals in the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh on Saturday evening. Read More...

Ladbrokes Australia launches pools with Colossus Bets

Racing Post | 6 days ago
Ladbrokes Australia have launched multi-million dollar ‘Mega Margin' pools for mobile on Australian Rugby League (AFL) and National Rugby League (NRL) games as part of their partnership with online operator Colossus Bets. Read More...