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Australia: Legendary trainer Bart Cummings dies

Racing Post | 4 days ago
LEGENDARY Australian trainer Bart Cummings, known as the "Cups King" for his record-breaking haul of 12 Melbourne Cup wins, has died aged 87, according to reports in Australia. Read More...

Legendary ‘Cups King’ Bart Cummings dies aged 87

Racing Post | 4 days ago
LEGENDARY Australian trainer Bart Cummings, known as the "Cups King" for his record-breaking haul of 12 Melbourne Cup wins, has died aged 87, according to reports in Australia. Read More...

Australia: Legendary ‘Cups King’ Bart Cummings dies

Racing Post | 4 days ago
LEGENDARY Australian trainer Bart Cummings, known as the "Cups King" for his record-breaking haul of 12 Melbourne Cup wins, has died aged 87, according to reports in Australia. Read More...

Heartbreak for Scoop6 punter sunk in final leg

Racing Post | 4 days ago
PORTAMENTO could only finish seventh for the one remaining ticket holder in the final leg of the Scoop6 meaning the bet rolls over to next week. Read More...

Bear rips apart field to land Celebration Mile

Racing Post | 4 days ago
KODI BEAR follows up his Salisbury success with a clear-cut defeat of Gabrial, getting well on top inside the final furlong under Gerald Mosse to boost his Group 1 aspirations for later in the year. Read More...

Kodi Bear rips apart field to land Celebration Mile

Racing Post | 4 days ago
KODI BEAR follows up his Salisbury success with a clear-cut defeat of Gabrial, getting well on top inside the final furlong under Gerald Mosse to boost his Group 1 aspirations for later in the year. Read More...

Hawksmoor another flying filly for Palmer with Prestige victory

Racing Post | 4 days ago
HAWKSMOOR overcame a slow start and trouble in running to collar long-time leader Fireglow in the final stride and keep the good times rolling for Hugo Palmer and Harry Bentley. Read More...

Hawksmoor another flying filly for Palmer

Racing Post | 4 days ago
HAWKSMOOR overcame a slow start and trouble in running to collar long-time leader Fireglow in the final stride and keep the good times rolling for Hugo Palmer and Harry Bentley. Read More...

Plunge on Lifting Me Higher for Wexford win

Racing Post | 4 days ago
A LOW-KEY handicap at Wexford has captured the imagination of punters today after the Willie Browne-trained Lifting Me Higher became the subject of significant market support. Read More...

Plunge on Lifting Me Higher for Wexford win

Racing Post | 4 days ago
A LOW-KEY handicap at Wexford has captured the imagination of punters today after the Willie Browne-trained Lifting Me Higher became the subject of significant market support. Read More...

New Zealand: Kawi draws Starcraft comparison with Group 1 win

Racing Post | 5 days ago
KAWI (Allan Sharrock/Leith Innes) produced a powerful run in the home straight to capture this contest and lead his rider to compare the winner to top Australian performer Starcraft. Read More...

USA: Flintshire out to go one better after string of near-misses

Racing Post | 5 days ago
AFTER missing the King George owing to the ground's being softer than ideal, the much travelled Flintshire (Andre Fabre/Vincent Cheminaud) should encounter no such difficulties as he returns to North America. Read More...

Australia: Brilliant Boban back to best in Memsie

Racing Post | 5 days ago
IT turned out to be the Group 1 win that almost wasn't for Sydney star Boban (Chris Waller/Glyn Schofield). Read More...

Thomas nearing launch of his career as a trainer

Racing Post | 5 days ago
SAM THOMAS, who will forever be associated with 2008 Gold Cup winner Denman, has completed his trainer’s modules and applied for a licence to train from Winterwell Stables near Northleach in Gloucestershire. Read More...

Saratoga stunned as Pharoah suffers shock defeat

Racing Post | 5 days ago
A TRULY dramatic race ended with a crushing blow as Triple Crown hero American Pharoah became the latest high-profile victim to fall prey to the curse of the 'graveyard of champions' in a shock defeat in the 146th running of the Travers Stakes. Read More...

USA: Pharoah bids to break ‘graveyard of champions’ curse

Racing Post | 5 days ago
TRIPLE CROWN hero American Pharoah (Bob Baffert/Victor Espinoza) must avoid the curse of the 'graveyard of champions' if he is to add a lustrous shine to his medal chest in the Travers Stakes. Read More...

Bear ready for next step in Celebration Mile

Racing Post | 5 days ago
THERE may only be six runners for Saturday's Doom Bar Celebration Mile, but the market has been convinced that only one horse can win all week, Kodi Bear. Read More...

Kodi Bear ready for next step in Celebration Mile

Racing Post | 5 days ago
THERE may only be six runners for Saturday's Doom Bar Celebration Mile, but the market has been convinced that only one horse can win all week, Kodi Bear. Read More...

Former leading lightweight Charnock dies at 60

Racing Post | 5 days ago
LINDSAY CHARNOCK, one of the north's leading lightweight jockeys for nearly 30 years before his retirement in 2000, died suddenly on Friday morning. He was 60. Read More...

USA: Palace Malice retired as comeback fails

Racing Post | 5 days ago
Palace Malice, winner of the Belmont Stakes in 2013 and the Metropolitan Handicap last year, has been retired having failed to fire in two starts this year. Read More...

Huge crowd at Saratoga to see Pharoah gallop

Racing Post | 5 days ago
USA: Excitement is building in Saratoga as American Pharoah limbers up for his latest Grade 1 assisgnment, and the stands were already full on Friday just to glimpse the Triple Crown hero in action. Read More...

Hills thinks Malik could pop in Champagne Stakes

Racing Post | 6 days ago
THE colours of Hamdan Al Maktoum have been carried with great distinction this season by Muhaarar for Charlie Hills, and the trainer is eyeing more Group success for the powerful owner with Ibn Malik. Read More...

Japan: Turner joins all-star cast in jockeys´ event

Racing Post | 6 days ago
HAYLEY TURNER flew to Japan yesterday looking forward to making her debut in the World All-Star Jockeys event this weekend. Read More...

Australia: Moody to challenge science at cobalt hearing

Racing Post | 6 days ago
TRAINER Peter Moody is set to challenge the science behind cobalt's effect on horses when he faces the Racing Appeals and Disciplinary board on September 9. Read More...

Earnings up and profits down at GVC Holdings

Racing Post | 6 days ago
GVC HOLDINGS reported a 14 per cent increase in Ebitda (earnings before interest, taxation, depreciation and amoritisation) to €25.5 million for the first six months of 2015. Read More...

Profits slump at 888 for first six months of 2015

Racing Post | 6 days ago
PROFITS before tax at 888 Holdings slumped by 41 per cent in the opening six months on 2015 to €20 million while Ebitda (earnings before interest, taxation, depreciation and amoritisation) was down 17 per cent to €40.9m. Read More...

Small earnings increase for takeover target Bwin

Racing Post | 6 days ago
BWIN.PARTY, the company at the centre of a takeover tug of war between 888 and GVC Holdings, posted a small increase in Ebitda (earnings before interest, taxation, depreciation and amoritisation) for the first six months of the year. Read More...

Champion jockey Hughes granted trainer’s licence

Racing Post | 6 days ago
RICHARD HUGHES has been granted a training licence by the BHA - and is rated a 5-1 chance by Coral to get off to a winning start. Read More...

Palmer gunning for a Saratoga success

Racing Post | 6 days ago
HUGO PALMER bids to grab a small part of the limelight at Saratoga on Saturday, when New Providence contests the Ketel One Ballston Spa Stakes, a little more than half an hour after Triple Crown hero American Pharoah goes for a ninth straight win in the Read More...

Cowell targets Bullet success with Iffranesia

Racing Post | 6 days ago
SPRINT king Robert Cowell is targeting Listed success with five-year-old mare Iffranesia when she takes aim at the £50,000 totescoop6 Beverley Bullet on Saturday - the main event on Beverley's richest raceday in history. Read More...

BHA aim to shake up race planning approach

Racing Post | 6 days ago
THE BHA on Thursday launched a formal consultation to determine if an alternative approach to creating the race programme can be developed. Read More...

McCoy’s final saddle star lot at charity auction

Racing Post | 6 days ago
THERE is a unique offering on the opening day of the 2015 Ladbrokes St Leger Festival as A P McCoy's likely last saddle to be used under Rules is one of over 40 exciting lots to be auctioned prior to the Clipper Logistics Leger Legends Race. Read More...

McCoy’s final race saddle star lot at charity auction

Racing Post | 6 days ago
THERE is a unique offering on the opening day of the 2015 Ladbrokes St Leger Festival as A P McCoy's likely last saddle to be used under Rules is one of over 40 exciting lots to be auctioned prior to the Clipper Logistics Leger Legends Race. Read More...

Espinoza signs up for Dancing With The Stars

Racing Post | 6 days ago
HE has been pivotal to the success this season of Triple Crown winner American Pharoah, and now jockey Victor Espinoza will attempt to prove his feet are as talented as his hands in US reality show Dancing With The Stars. Read More...

Botti pondering next target for Euro Charline

Racing Post | 7 days ago
MARCO BOTTI would like to take Euro Charline to the Breeders' Cup later this year, but before another possible American trip, the trainer is eyeing options closer to home. Read More...

Second inspection called for Friday’s fixture at Ffos Las

Racing Post | 7 days ago
A SECOND inspection will be held at 11am on Thursday to determine whether Friday's Flat card at Ffos Las will be staged. Read More...

Ffos Las beats the rain for Friday fixture

Racing Post | 7 days ago
FFOS LAS will race as planned on Friday, with the course passing a second inspection on Thursday morning. Read More...

Paris likely to make Melbourne trip for Dunlop

Racing Post | 7 days ago
ED DUNLOP may yet be double-handed in the Emirates Melbourne Cup on November 3 after his Gold Cup winner Trip To Paris was described as "more likely than unlikely" to join stablemate and three-time Flemington runner-up Red Cadeaux. Read More...

Hardie rides out claim as Marquand bags a treble

Racing Post | 1 week ago
CAM HARDIE rode a landmark 95th winner on Rum Swizzle in a division of the 1m4f handicap at Lingfield but conceded afterwards that losing his claim will make his battle for the apprentice title all the harder. Read More...

Pendleton granted licence before first ride at Ripon

Racing Post | 1 week ago
OLYMPIC cycling champion Victoria Pendleton on Wednesday cleared the next hurdle in her challenge to compete as a rider at the Cheltenham Festival when she was granted an amateur licence. Read More...

Betfair and Paddy Power’s most colourful stunts

Racing Post | 1 week ago
As Betfair and Paddy Power announce plans to merge, we look back on the best - and worst - campaigns from two of the betting world's most innovative and colourful companies. Read More...

Royal Ascot winner Olly Stevens to quit training

Racing Post | 1 week ago
OLLY STEVENS will not be renewing his trainer’s licence next year despite having enjoyed significant top-level success in three brief years at the helm of Sheikh Fahad’s Robins Farm Racing operation near Chiddingfold in Surrey. Read More...

Germany: Limato bound for Baden-Baden sprint

Racing Post | 1 week ago
HEADING to Germany this weekend in a bid to avoid soft ground is Limato, for whom trainer Henry Candy has booked Adrie de Vries for the Goldene Peitsche at Baden-Baden on Sunday. Read More...

Germany: Limato heads to Germany in pursuit of better going

Racing Post | 1 week ago
HEADING to Germany this weekend in a bid to avoid soft ground is Limato, for whom trainer Henry Candy has booked Adrie de Vries for the Goldene Peitsche at Baden-Baden on Sunday. Read More...

Storm The Stars ‘the one to beat’ in St Leger

Racing Post | 1 week ago
STORM THE STARS might have been usurped by Order Of St George as the sponsor’s favourite for the Ladbrokes St Leger but connections still regard their colt as the one to beat as 12 contenders went forward for the Classic on Wednesday. Read More...

Storm The Stars ‘the one to beat’ in St Leger

Racing Post | 1 week ago
STORM THE STARS might have been usurped by Order Of St George as the sponsor’s favourite for the Ladbrokes St Leger but connections still regard their colt as the one to beat as 12 contenders went forward for the Classic on Wednesday. Read More...

Skewbald gelding latest to attempt turf history

Racing Post | 1 week ago
ANGROVE FATRASCAL makes his debut at Catterick today shouldering the dreams of breeder Heather Kitching he will one day create turf history. Read More...

Free Eagle team hoping for quick ground at Leopardstown

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE Gleneagles camp is not alone in hoping for good to firm ground for the Qipco Irish Champion Stakes a fortnight on Saturday, with Dermot Weld on Tuesday expressing similar sentiments for Free Eagle. Read More...

Weld weather watch for Free Eagle’s Champion bid

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE Gleneagles camp is not alone in hoping for good to firm ground for the Qipco Irish Champion Stakes a fortnight on Saturday, with Dermot Weld on Tuesday expressing similar sentiments for Free Eagle. Read More...

Waterlogged Ffos Las to inspect for Friday fixture

Racing Post | 1 week ago
FFOS LAS will inspect at 8am on Thursday for Friday’s fixture, with the course heavy, waterlogged in places. Read More...