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Jockey Club clamps down on Newmarket work-watchers

Racing Post | 3 days ago
THE traditional practice of work-watching on Newmarket Heath is under threat following a new clampdown by Jockey Club Estates which will result in many visitors having to pay to access the gallops. Read More...

Kingston Hill strong in Great Voltigeur market

Racing Post | 3 days ago
GREAT VOLTIGEUR market leader Kingston Hill was inching towards odds-on favouritism on Wednesday morning after Roger Varian's three-year-old proved popular in early exchanges with the bookies. Read More...

Australia faces toughest test yet in International

Racing Post | 3 days ago
THE best horse Aidan O'Brien claims he has ever trained faces his sternest test as he lines up against a stellar field in the Juddmonte International at York on Wednesday. Read More...

Coral Interactive team up with Everton

Racing Post | 3 days ago
CORAL INTERACTIVE have signed a two-year deal with Everton to become the Premier League club's official European betting partner. Read More...

By Thunder! Berry’s Ebor tip to remember

Racing Post | 3 days ago
More favourite Ebor memories from our panel of racing legends. Read More...

Ebor memories: A Wonderful day for Cumani

Racing Post | 3 days ago
More favourite Ebor memories from our panel of racing legends. Read More...

Taghrooda ready for a tactical Oaks – Gold

Racing Post | 3 days ago
TAGHROODA will put her unbeaten record on the line in Thursday's Darley Yorkshire Oaks and racing manager Angus Gold is confident that should the race turn into a tactical affair the Oaks and King George winner could make her own running. Read More...

Avenir Certain saunters to Nonette victory

Racing Post | 3 days ago
FILLIES already have an incredibly strong hand in this year's Arc with Taghrooda and Treve in the top three in the betting and their challenge was further strengthened as the unbeaten Avenir Certain came through her final test with flying colours. Read More...

France: Avenir Certain saunters to Nonette victory

Racing Post | 3 days ago
FILLIES already have an incredibly strong hand in this year's Arc with Taghrooda and Treve in the top three in the betting and their challenge was further strengthened as the unbeaten Avenir Certain came through her final test with flying colours. Read More...

Avenir Certain saunters to Nonette victory

Racing Post | 3 days ago
GREGORY BENOIST had to do little more than a babysitting job on Avenir Certain as the unbeaten dual Classic winner sauntered to an authoritative success at Deauville on Tuesday. Read More...

Juvenile Judge

Racing Post | 3 days ago
David Baxter looks at the under-the-radar two-year-olds it could pay to follow. Read More...

Challenge to point of consumption regime launched

Racing Post | 3 days ago
A CHALLENGE to the government's new point of consumption licensing regime for gambling is heading to the courts after it was revealed that representatives of Gibraltar's betting and gaming industry had applied for a judicial review. Read More...

Lowther not Nunthorpe for Anthem Alexander

Racing Post | 4 days ago
ANTHEM ALEXANDER will remain against her own age group and sex to contest the Group 2 Pinsent Mason Lowther Stakes at York on Thursday after connections decided against running her in the Group 1 Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes on Friday. Read More...

Today’s racing: Kinneagh Cross in great order for Sligo

Racing Post | 4 days ago
SLIGO'S summer season signs off on Tuesday with only one meeting remaining of 2014 for the popular western venue. Read More...

Henderson aces Sacre and Simonsig back in training

Racing Post | 4 days ago
SPRINTER SACRE and Simonsig, the two superstar chasers whose absence through injury scuppered Nicky Henderson's bid for the trainers' championship last season, are back in training and set to hit the racecourse within months. Read More...

Henderson aces Sacre and Simonsig back in training

Racing Post | 4 days ago
SPRINTER SACRE and Simonsig, the two superstar chasers whose absence through injury scuppered Nicky Henderson's bid for the trainers' championship last season, are back in training and set to hit the racecourse within months. Read More...

Henderson aces Sacre and Simonsig back in training

Racing Post | 4 days ago
SPRINTER SACRE and Simonsig, the two superstar chasers whose absence through injury scuppered Nicky Henderson's bid for the trainers' championship last season, are back in training and set to hit the racecourse within months. Read More...

Connections to bide time with exciting Eagle Top

Racing Post | 4 days ago
EAGLE TOP has been given more time to get over his effort in the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes after his connections decided against giving the exciting colt his next start at York on Wednesday. Read More...

Sprinter Sacre and Simonsig ready to return

Racing Post | 4 days ago
SPRINTER SACRE and Simonsig, the two superstar chasers whose absence through injury scuppered Nicky Henderson's bid for the trainers' championship last season, are back in training and set to hit the racecourse within months. Read More...

Opinions vary on Wolverhampton Tapeta speed

Racing Post | 4 days ago
THERE were mixed opinions on how quick Wolverhampton's Tapeta track was riding following the first race at the course's second meeting on Monday evening. Read More...

Opinions vary on speed of Wolverhampton Tapeta

Racing Post | 4 days ago
THERE were mixed opinions on how quick Wolverhampton's Tapeta track was riding following the first race at the course's second meeting on Monday evening. Read More...

France: Avenir Certain gears up for Arc bid at Deauville

Racing Post | 4 days ago
WHILE a strong challenge arrives from Britain and Ireland, all eyes will be on the unbeaten Avenir Certain ahead of what could be a pivotal week for the fillies being aimed at the Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe. Read More...

Havana Cooler not certain to make Ebor cut

Racing Post | 4 days ago
CONNECTIONS of Havana Cooler will face an anxious wait this week to see if the leading Betfred Ebor fancy will make the cut for Saturday's race. Read More...

Al Kazeem still short of peak fitness – Charlton

Racing Post | 4 days ago
THREE-time Group 1-winner Al Kazeem is still short of peak fitness as he prepares to make his second start since returning from stud, where he proved to be subfertile, his trainer Roger Charlton has warned. Read More...

O’Brien admits to Australia fitness worries

Racing Post | 4 days ago
AIDAN O'BRIEN has admitted to concerns over whether Juddmonte International favourite Australia will be fully tuned up for Wednesday's Group 1, as the colt returns to action following a near eight-week absence. Read More...

World Class: True ability of brilliant Kingman remains hidden

Racing Post | 4 days ago
International ratings expert Sam Walker assesses Kingman's win in the Prix Jacques Le Marois and reflects on top racing from the US over the weekend Read More...

Hughes booked for Grey Gatsby in International

Racing Post | 5 days ago
CHAMPION jockey Richard Hughes has been selected to partner The Grey Gatsby in the Juddmonte International Stakes at York on Wednesday as six runners were declared for the Group 1. Read More...

Hughes booked for Grey Gatsby in International

Racing Post | 5 days ago
CHAMPION jockey Richard Hughes has been selected to partner The Grey Gatsby in the Juddmonte International Stakes at York on Wednesday as six runners were declared for the Group 1. Read More...

Second favourite Elite Army out of Ladbrokes St Leger

Racing Post | 5 days ago
LADBROKES St Leger second favourite Elite Army has been ruled out of the season's final Classic with trainer Saeed Bin Suroor feeling his Royal Ascot winner needs more time to recover after a mid-season injury hold up. Read More...

Today’s racing: Draw the major issue for Weld´s Rocked

Racing Post | 5 days ago
HALF of the field for the 7f handicap at Roscommon (5.40) saw action at the Galway festival but Surreal was the only one of the seven to score at Ballybrit. Read More...

Tax Free to sign off back at Thirsk with 95th start

Racing Post | 5 days ago
AN ERA comes to an end at Thirsk on Monday as veteran sprinter Tax Free goes back to where it all began to line up for his 95th and probably final start for Team Nicholls. Read More...

USA: Main Sequence lands Grade 1 Sword Dancer

Racing Post | 5 days ago
MAIN SEQUENCE (Graham Motion/Rajiv Maragh) made it two Grade 1 wins in two starts in the US but did not make things easy for himself with a slow start almost costing him victory. Read More...

O’Brien set to ride Australia in York’s International Stakes

Racing Post | 5 days ago
JOSEPH O'BRIEN will maintain his partnership with Australia in the Group 1 Juddmonte International Stakes at York on Wednesday. Read More...

Brilliant Kingman triumphs in Deauville

Racing Post | 5 days ago
KINGMAN continued his reign at the top of the European miling division with a comfortable victory in the Prix Jacques Le Marois. Read More...

France: Brilliant Kingman triumphs in Deauville

Racing Post | 5 days ago
KINGMAN continued his reign at the top of the European miling division with a comfortable victory in the Prix Jacques Le Marois. Read More...

France: Brilliant Kingman wins Jacques le Marois

Racing Post | 5 days ago
KINGMAN continued his reign at the top of the European miling division with a comfortable victory in the Prix Jacques Le Marois. Read More...

Impressive Zarshana wins the Prix Miverve

Racing Post | 5 days ago
ZARSHANA came from off the pace to win the Prix Minerve under a confident ride from Christophe Soumillon as the John Gosden-trained Criteria fared best of the British performers in fourth. Read More...

France: Impressive Zarshana wins the Prix Miverve

Racing Post | 5 days ago
ZARSHANA came from off the pace to win the Prix Minerve under a confident ride from Christophe Soumillon as the John Gosden-trained Criteria fared best of the British performers in fourth. Read More...

France: Impressive Zarshana wins the Prix Minerve

Racing Post | 5 days ago
ZARSHANA came from off the pace to win the Prix Minerve under a confident ride from Christophe Soumillon as the John Gosden-trained Criteria fared best of the British performers in fourth. Read More...

France: Impressive Zarshana wins in Deauville

Racing Post | 5 days ago
ZARSHANA came from off the pace to win the Prix Minerve under a confident ride from Christophe Soumillon as the John Gosden-trained Criteria fared best of the British performers in fourth. Read More...

France: Impressive Zarshana triumphs in Deauville

Racing Post | 5 days ago
ZARSHANA came from off the pace to win the Prix Minerve under a confident ride from Christophe Soumillon as the John Gosden-trained Criteria fared best of the British performers in fourth. Read More...

Karen Kenny: surgery not required after fall

Racing Post | 5 days ago
Karen Kenny will not need surgery on the brain haemorrhage she suffered from a fall on Our Pearl in the opening maiden at Tramore on Saturday, Turf Club medical officer Dr Adrian McGoldrick has revealed. Read More...

Kingman confirmed to run in Prix Jacques Le Marois

Racing Post | 5 days ago
KINGMAN has been confirmed as a runner in the Group 1 Prix Jacques Le Marois at Deauville on Sunday after connections declared themselves happy with the ground at Deauville. Read More...

Ebor memories from racing legends

Racing Post | 5 days ago
"I’ve got bad memories – Silken Knot nearly killed me when she fell in the Yorkshire Oaks – and memories of almost being arrested in the weighing room." Read More...

Boost for Kingman as Deauville misses overnight rain

Racing Post | 6 days ago
THE going at Deauville has been changed to soft from very soft after no rain fell overnight at the track increasing the prospects of Kingman lining up in the Group 1 Prix Jacques Le Marois on Sunday. Read More...

Today’s racing: Oldroyd feels penalty will not stop Ladies

Racing Post | 6 days ago
LADIES ARE FOREVER bids to enhance her reputation as one of the most popular mares in the north as she attempts to concede a 7lb Group 3 penalty to her rivals when dropping back to Listed level for the feature on the card at Pontefract (3.45). Read More...

Morrison has Daisy primed for bold show in Prix Minerve

Racing Post | 6 days ago
MARSH DAISY and Honor Bound were unable to make a major impression in the Oaks, finishing 13th and 16th behind Taghrooda, but they seek compensation in the Group 3 Prix Minerve on Sunday. Read More...

France: Morrison has Daisy primed for bold show

Racing Post | 6 days ago
MARSH DAISY and Honor Bound were unable to make a major impression in the Oaks, finishing 13th and 16th behind Taghrooda, but they seek compensation in the Group 3 Prix Minerve on Sunday. Read More...

USA: Arlington shock as Hardest Core claims Million

Racing Post | 6 days ago
THE 32nd running of the Arlington Million produced a shock result as unheralded Hardest Core (Eddie Graham/Eriluis Vaz) outfinished Ballydoyle's Breeders' Cup Turf winner Magician inside the final furlong. Read More...

USA: Stopchargingmaria takes Alabama

Racing Post | 6 days ago
EVEN-MONEY favourite Stopchargingmaria (Todd Pletcher/John Velazquez) completed a Graded-stakes hat-trick with a workmanlike performance in the Alabama Stakes at Saratoga Read More...