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USA: Songbird tested but still unbeaten with Oaks win

Racing Post | 3 days ago
SHE faced her first serious test, but Songbird (Jerry Hollendorfer/Mike Smith) still had all the answers as she extended her unbeaten run to nine. Read More...

William Hill confirm 888 and Rank Group approach

Racing Post | 3 days ago
WILLIAM HILL on Monday confirmed they received 'a highly preliminary' approach from 888 Holdings and Rank Group regarding a potential merger. Read More...

Goldie glowing after veteran ends long losing spell

Racing Post | 3 days ago
JIM GOLDIE was on Sunday still basking in the warm glow provided by Hawkeyethenoo, who on Saturday ended a four-year losing spell with a stirring success in the 7f handicap for female amateur riders at Ascot. Read More...

Awtaad “flying at home” ahead of Sussex showdown

Racing Post | 4 days ago
CHRIS HAYES takes a first trip to Goodwood this week and hopes to be heading home with the feature Qatar Sussex Stakes - with leading hope Awtaad "flying at home". Read More...

Muraaqib the star act as familiar face dominates

Racing Post | 4 days ago
James Burn reports from Newbury's Dubai International Arabian Races on Sunday when a new star emerged. Read More...

Tis Marvellous impresses in Prix Robert Papin win

Racing Post | 4 days ago
OWNERS Julie Deadman and Stephen Barrow and trainer Clive Cox enjoyed a second success in five years in this Group 2 sprint with Tis Marvellous an impressive scorer. Read More...

Gaming groups considering multi-billion bid for William Hill

Racing Post | 4 days ago
UNDERPERFORMING bookmaker William Hill are the subject of a potential transaction with 888 Holdings and Rank Group considering a £3 billion joint bid. Read More...

Gaming groups consider multi-billion Hills bid

Racing Post | 4 days ago
UNDERPERFORMING bookmaker William Hill are the subject of a potential transaction with 888 Holdings and Rank Group considering a £3 billion joint bid. Read More...

USA: Unbeaten Songbird ready to soar after illness

Racing Post | 4 days ago
AFTER illness derailed her Kentucky Oaks ambitions, brilliant three-year-old filly Songbird gets back into Grade 1 action with a visit to Saratoga for the CCA Oaks, where she will bid to take her unbeaten record to nine-out-of-nine. Read More...

Henderson pays price at William Hill

Racing Post | 4 days ago
William Hill took drastic action to reboot their stalled online operation with chief executive James Henderson leaving after more than 30 years with the company. Read More...

Pyman’s Theories: A-Z on finding Goodwood winners

Racing Post | 4 days ago
James Pyman with an A-to-Z guide to finding winners at the five-day summer spectacular Read More...

Pyman’s Theories: A-Z on finding Goodwood winners

Racing Post | 4 days ago
James Pyman with an A-to-Z guide to finding winners at the five-day summer spectacular Read More...

Lowther potential target for dazzling Fair Eva

Racing Post | 4 days ago
ROGER CHARLTON could send the hugely exciting Fair Eva to York along with Time Test, as he revealed the Lowther Stakes could be a target for the Qipco 1,000 Guineas favourite. Read More...

USA: California Chrome edges out Dortmund in thriller

Racing Post | 4 days ago
CALIFORNIA CHROME (Art Sherman/Victor Espinoza) just managed to repel Dortmund in a titanic duel to the line. Read More...

France: Norfolk hero Prince Of Lir bids to rule in Papin

Racing Post | 4 days ago
PRINCE OF LIR is out to extend the recent run of success by British stables in a juvenile feature in which he faces five rivals including fellow Anglophile Tis Marvellous. Read More...

Norfolk hero Prince Of Lir bids to rule in Papin

Racing Post | 4 days ago
PRINCE OF LIR is out to extend the recent run of success by British stables in a juvenile feature in which he faces five rivals including fellow Anglophile Tis Marvellous. Read More...

Norfolk hero Prince Of Lir bids to rule in Prix Robert Papin

Racing Post | 4 days ago
PRINCE OF LIR is out to extend the recent run of success by British stables in a juvenile feature in which he faces five rivals including fellow Anglophile Tis Marvellous. Read More...

Breeders’ Cup organisers eye first royal runner

Racing Post | 5 days ago
HIGHLAND REEL became the first horse from Europe to secure a guaranteed start at this year's Breeders' Cup on Saturday but the horse that is top of the international recruiters shopping list was the Queen's Dartmouth. Read More...

Moore masterclass as Highland Reel dominates King George

Racing Post | 5 days ago
HIGHLAND REEL, ridden by Ryan Moore and trained by Aidan O'Brien, made all in the King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot. Read More...

Moore masterclass as Highland Reel makes all in King George

Racing Post | 5 days ago
BRITAIN'S summer showpiece got a masterful ride from Ryan Moore, who did everything right to land the King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Stakes on Highland Reel. Read More...

Masterful Moore seizes King George on Highland Reel

Racing Post | 5 days ago
NOBODY can say they were not warned - the evidence was in the formbook. Highland Reel is a mightily dangerous horse to give the lead to. He can be darned difficult to beat no matter the company or the continent. Read More...

Ascot: Moore seizes King George on Highland Reel

Racing Post | 5 days ago
NOBODY can say they were not warned - the evidence was in the formbook. Highland Reel is a mightily dangerous horse to give the lead to. He can be darned difficult to beat no matter the company or the continent. Read More...

Frankel filly Fair Eva favourite for Guineas after Ascot romp

Racing Post | 5 days ago
Fair Eva cemented her position at the top of next year's Qipco 1,000 Guineas market with a stunning victory at Ascot. Read More...

Test takes time to make his class tell in Group 1 warm-up

Racing Post | 5 days ago
TIME TEST, the highest-rated horse running anywhere in Britain on Saturday, was made to work to land the odds in the Sky Bet York Stakes. Read More...

Wheelchair-bound rider fails in compensation bid

Racing Post | 5 days ago
A FORMER British-based jockey has failed in his bid to win compensation from a fellow rider for a fall in Australia that left him in a wheelchair for life. Read More...

Time Test has chance to shine on quicker ground

Racing Post | 5 days ago
THE ground has finally turned in favour of potential middle-distance star Time Test and victory Saturday's Group 2 Sky Bet York Stakes could set him up for a return trip to York next month for the Group 1 Juddmonte International. Read More...

The Briefing: latest going, non-runners and key betting news

Racing Post | 5 days ago
We bring you all the latest going, non-runners and key betting news Read More...

Martin to seek judicial review over Pyromaniac

Racing Post | 5 days ago
TONY MARTIN has been advised to seek a judicial review of the Turf Club's decision to ban Pyromaniac for 42 days and fine him €1,000 under a different section of rule 212 to the one he had been originally charged with. Read More...

Chrome may not shine in tricky Del Mar assignment

Racing Post | 6 days ago
NEARLY four months after his brilliant victory in the Dubai World Cup, California Chrome (Art Sherman/Victor Espinoza) faces a potential tricky task on his return to action in the San Diego Handicap, this weekend's highlight at Del Mar. Read More...

USA: Chrome may not shine in tricky Del Mar assignment

Racing Post | 6 days ago
NEARLY four months after his brilliant victory in the Dubai World Cup, California Chrome (Art Sherman/Victor Espinoza) faces a potential tricky task on his return to action in the San Diego Handicap, this weekend's highlight at Del Mar. Read More...

Highland Reel edging battle for favouritism

Racing Post | 6 days ago
HIGHLAND REEL is just edging his pre-race battle for favouritism with Hardwicke conqueror Dartmouth for Saturday's King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes, with Aidan O'Brien's runner now the 11-4 favourite. Read More...

Ascot: Red Box gets Valiant Stakes in the stewards’ room

Racing Post | 6 days ago
RED BOX was awarded the Valiant Stakes at Ascot on Friday after Namhroodah was adjudged to have interfered with third-placed Irish Rookie in an incident totally independent of the eventual winner. Read More...

Ascot: Red Box gets Valiant Stakes in the stewards room

Racing Post | 6 days ago
RED BOX was awarded the Valiant Stakes at Ascot on Friday after Namhroodah was adjudged to have interfered with third-placed Irish Rookie in an incident totally independent of the eventual winner. Read More...

Stoute’s stars: his five King George winners

Racing Post | 6 days ago
VICTORY for Dartmouth in Saturday's King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes would make Sir Michael Stoute the most successful trainer in the race's history, with six wins. Here will look at his five previous winners of the race. Read More...

Stoute’s stars: his five King George VI winners

Racing Post | 6 days ago
VICTORY for Dartmouth in Saturday's King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes would make Sir Michael Stoute the most successful trainer in the race's history, with six wins. Here will look at his five previous winners of the race. Read More...

Ralph Topping: Hills situation worrying but solvable

Racing Post | 6 days ago
Following the news that CEO James Henderson has left William Hill, former Hills chief Ralph Topping gives his view on the company Read More...

Zara Phillips homebred set for debut in bumper

Racing Post | 6 days ago
UTTOXETER hosts a royal runner tonight when Somewhere To Be, owned and bred by Zara Phillips, makes his debut for trainer Martin Keighley in the bumper. Read More...

Meade hoping Rookie can make class tell at Ascot

Racing Post | 6 days ago
IRISH ROOKIE finished an honourable fourth to Alice Springs in the Group 1 Falmouth Stakes at Newmarket a fortnight ago and sets the standard in this Listed contest. Read More...

Determined Peslier praises Dartmouth’s courage

Racing Post | 6 days ago
OLIVIER PESLIER says he will "give everything" in pursuit of winning the Qipco King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes on Dartmouth on Saturday. Read More...

Peslier hails courage of King George favourite Dartmouth

Racing Post | 6 days ago
OLIVIER PESLIER says he will "give everything" in pursuit of winning the Qipco King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes on Dartmouth on Saturday. Read More...

Peslier hails courage of King George mount Dartmouth

Racing Post | 6 days ago
OLIVIER PESLIER says he will "give everything" in pursuit of winning the Qipco King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes on Dartmouth on Saturday. Read More...

Pyromaniac misses Galway after Martin has mixed luck in appeal

Racing Post | 7 days ago
Tony Martin won his appeal against the €2,000 fined imposed on him over the running of Pyromaniac in a 1m6f amateur riders' Flat race at Killarney ten days ago - but was fined €1,000 for a breach of another section of rule 212 Read More...

Pyromaniac misses Galway after Martin’s mixed luck in appeal

Racing Post | 7 days ago
NEVER was the saying 'you win some, you lose some' more apt, with trainer Tony Martin experiencing both sides of the coin at the same Turf Club hearing on Thursday. Read More...

Douglas Macarthur surges into 2017 Classic picture

Racing Post | 7 days ago
DOUGLAS MACARTHUR created such a positive impression in routing his rivals in the opening mile maiden at Leopardstown on Thursday that some bookmakers promoted him to the head of the betting for the 2017 Investec Derby at Epsom. Read More...

Horse Racing News | Racing Post 2016-07-21 13:18:00

Racing Post | 7 days ago
DOUGLAS MACARTHUR created such a positive impression in routing his rivals in the opening maiden that some bookmakers promoted him to the head of the betting for the 2017 Investec Derby at Epsom. Read More...

Douglas Macarthur surges into 2017 Classic picture

Racing Post | 7 days ago
DOUGLAS MACARTHUR created such a positive impression in routing his rivals in the opening maiden that some bookmakers promoted him to the head of the betting for the 2017 Investec Derby at Epsom. Read More...

USA: Trainer dies in apparent suicide after horse put down

Racing Post | 7 days ago
A TRAINER was found dead in a river on Sunday in an apparent suicide just a matter of hours after her promising two-year-old sustained fatal injuries during a race at Emerald Downs. Read More...

St James’s Palace trio set to battle again in the Sussex Stakes

Racing Post | 7 days ago
AWTAAD and The Gurkha could both be given the chance to overhaul Galileo Gold in the Qipco Sussex Stakes on Wednesday after finishing behind him in the St James's Palace Stakes at Royal Ascot last month. Read More...

Kirk wins appeal against Wolverhampton demotion

Racing Post | 7 days ago
SYLVESTER Kirk on Thursday won an appeal against a decision by Wolverhampton stewards to disqualify maiden winner Woodukheleyfit for causing interference even though there was no contact between first and second. Read More...

Kirk wins appeal against demotion at Wolverhampton

Racing Post | 7 days ago
SYLVESTER Kirk on Thursday won an appeal against a decision by Wolverhampton stewards to disqualify maiden winner Woodukheleyfit for causing interference even though there was no contact between first and second. Read More...