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South Africa’s Smart Call all set for Sun Chariot

Racing Post | 2 days ago
OUTSTANDING South African racemare Smart Call has her prep race for the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf at Santa Anita in November when she takes on some of the best of her sex in Europe in the Kingdom of Bahrain Sun Chariot Stakes. Read More...

South Africa’s Smart Call to face eight in Sun Chariot

Racing Post | 2 days ago
OUTSTANDING South African racemare Smart Call has her prep race for the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf at Santa Anita in November when she takes on eight rivals in the Kingdom of Bahrain Sun Chariot Stakes at Newmarket on Saturday. Read More...

Tylicki gets big moment on German raider Vivre

Racing Post | 3 days ago
FRANKIE DETTORI may be finding it hard to get a mount in the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe but there are no such worries for Freddy Tylicki. Read More...

Betfred chief executive John Haddock leaves firm

Racing Post | 3 days ago
BETFRED chief executive John Haddock has left the bookmaker after 30 years with the organisation, the Racing Post can reveal. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: Arctic Ben could delight again

Racing Post | 3 days ago
IN LIFE it's important to have something to look forward to. (In death, less important). You know you're losing interest in life if the sight of an eight-race card at Brighton no longer makes you say, "Yippee! Eight races! Yippee!" Read More...

Chantilly Chatter: Carlos won’t forget cheekpieces again

Racing Post | 3 days ago
The Prix Vermeille has established itself as a decent trial for the Arc in recent years, thanks to the exploits of Zarkava, Solemia and Treve Read More...

Outstanding juvenile Air Force Blue retired to stud

Racing Post | 3 days ago
AIR FORCE BLUE has been retired from racing after a three-year-old campaign that failed to live up to the spectacular promise of his juvenile season. Read More...

Heartbreak City to contest Melbourne Cup

Racing Post | 3 days ago
HEARTBREAK CITY, whose victory in the Ebor prompted such joyous celebrations in the York winners' enclosure, has been partially sold to Australian Thoroughbred Bloodstock and will run in the Melbourne Cup. Read More...

Viking Flagship owner Graham Roach dies aged 69

Racing Post | 3 days ago
GRAHAM ROACH, who owned dual Queen Mother Champion Chase winner Viking Flagship among a host of distinguished jumps winners, has died at the age of 69. Read More...

Gigginstown horses to be divided among five yards

Racing Post | 3 days ago
GIGGINSTOWN HOUSE STUD have removed around 60 horses from Willie Mullins after a disagreement about the Irish champion trainer raising his fees. Read More...

Gigginstown horses a ‘massive boost’ for Elliott

Racing Post | 3 days ago
GORDON ELLIOTT, who will be the main beneficiary of the fallout between Willie Mullins and Gigginstown House Stud, has described the arrival of a clutch of talented horses as a "massive boost" for his stable. Read More...

World Class: weight disadvantage may not stop Postponed

Racing Post | 3 days ago
POSTPONED is clear favourite for the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe on Sunday, but he will carry a weight which officials last week admitted puts him at a disadvantage. Read More...

Five key Gigginstown horses Mullins has lost

Racing Post | 3 days ago
Following the news of the shock split between Gigginstown and Willie Mullins, David Carr identifies five stars that will be leaving Ireland's champion trainer. Read More...

Irish Champion hero Almanzor out of Arc as 17 go forward

Racing Post | 3 days ago
IRISH CHAMPION STAKES hero Almanzor will not to contest the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe at Chantilly on Sunday after he was taken out at the second forfeit stage. Read More...

Hoiles offered ITV lead commentator role

Racing Post | 3 days ago
RICHARD HOILES is poised to become the voice of ITV racing next year after being offered the role of lead commentator. Read More...

Hoiles poised to become the voice of ITV racing

Racing Post | 3 days ago
RICHARD HOILES is poised to become the voice of ITV racing next year after being offered the role of lead commentator. Read More...

Gigginstown remove 60 horses from Mullins due to fees row

Racing Post | 3 days ago
GIGGINSTOWN HOUSE STUD have removed around 60 horses from Willie Mullins after a disagreement about the Irish champion trainer raising his fees. Read More...

Gigginstown remove 60 horses from Mullins in fees row

Racing Post | 3 days ago
GIGGINSTOWN HOUSE STUD have removed around 60 horses from Willie Mullins after a disagreement about the Irish champion trainer raising his fees. Read More...

Fell hopeful of a winner as he sends out first runners

Racing Post | 3 days ago
ROGER FELL hopes he might start his training career with a winner at Nottingham on Wednesday when he sends out his first runners since taking over from his former tenant David Loughnane. Read More...

Champion Stakes hope Hobbs to have racecourse gallop

Racing Post | 4 days ago
LAST YEAR's Irish Derby winner Jack Hobbs is set to return to the racecourse at Kempton on Wednesday afternoon, where he is scheduled to exercise before racing at around 5pm. Read More...

Sherman hoping Chrome can shine in Breeders’ Cup prep

Racing Post | 4 days ago
CALIFORNIA CHROME, regarded by many as the best horse in the world, will make his final start before November's Breeders' Cup Classic when he competes in the Grade 1 Awesome Again Stakes at Santa Anita on Saturday. Read More...

Dods: Angel should not be so short for Abbaye

Racing Post | 4 days ago
MICHAEL DODS questions whether dual Coolmore Nunthorpe winner Mecca's Angel should be such a hot favourite for Sunday's Prix de l'Abbaye but does not expect the ground to prove a problem. Read More...

Dods: Mecca’s Angel should not be so short for Abbaye

Racing Post | 4 days ago
MICHAEL DODS questions whether dual Coolmore Nunthorpe winner Mecca's Angel should be such a hot favourite for Sunday's Prix de l'Abbaye but does not expect the ground to prove a problem. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: cream buns all round if Antiphony wins

Racing Post | 4 days ago
GOOD news. I've got something useful to tell you. I've just finished reading Mick Channon jnr's new book, called 'How's your Dad?' and if you do the same I'll be very surprised if you don't enjoy it. Read More...

Harzand in ‘tremendous form’ for Arc challenge

Racing Post | 4 days ago
DUAL Derby hero Harzand has fully recovered from the injury he sustained in the Irish Champion Stakes on his last start and goes into Sunday's Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe in "tremendous form" according to big-race jockey Pat Smull Read More...

National sponsor Randox Health in Cheltenham deal

Racing Post | 4 days ago
GRAND NATIONAL sponsor Randox Health has expanded its racing portfolio to include Cheltenham after backing a pair of £50,000 handicap chases at the track next month. Read More...

Trainer Willie Musson set to call it a day after 40 years

Racing Post | 4 days ago
WILLIE MUSSON, one of Newmarket’s most senior and respected trainers, is to retire at the end of this week after more than 40 years with a licence. Read More...

Dettori on search for Arc ride with Rock ruled out

Racing Post | 4 days ago
TRAINER Dermot Weld has revealed that Fascinating Rock, the intended mount of Frankie Dettori, will not be lining up for the Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe on Sunday but Irish Champion Stakes hero Almanzor remains in contention. Read More...

Dettori on search for Arc ride with Rock out as 19 remain

Racing Post | 4 days ago
TRAINER Dermot Weld has revealed that Fascinating Rock, the intended mount of Frankie Dettori, will not be lining up for the Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe on Sunday - but Irish Champion Stakes hero Almanzor remains in contention. Read More...

Lemaire happy as Makahiki completes Arc preparation

Racing Post | 4 days ago
JOCKEY Christophe Lemaire declared himself reassured on Tuesday morning after guiding Makahiki through his final serious piece of work ahead of Sunday's Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe. Read More...

Limato likely to make Foret bid after favourable forecast

Racing Post | 5 days ago
HENRY CANDY has said the weather forecast for Chantilly means July Cup winner Limato is a likely runner in Sunday’s Group 1 Qatar Prix de la Foret. Read More...

Limato likely to make Foret bid after favourable forecast

Racing Post | 5 days ago
HENRY CANDY has said the weather forecast for Chantilly means July Cup winner Limato is a likely runner in Sunday’s Group 1 Qatar Prix de la Foret. Read More...

Ayr abandons due to waterlogged track

Racing Post | 5 days ago
TODAY’S meeting at Ayr has been abandoned due to a waterlogged track. Read More...

Crowley steams ahead in title race with Bath double

Racing Post | 5 days ago
JIM CROWLEY was cut to as short as 2-9 to become champion jockey as he extended his lead by two at Bath on Monday. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: Pop to Dunstall Park to chat with Abdullah

Racing Post | 5 days ago
IF YOU fancy having a word with Sir Michael Stoute and Prince Khalid Abdullah then it might be worth popping along to Wolverhampton and joining them in the parade ring before Aberlady runs in the 6.10. Read More...

Munster National renamed to honour JT McNamara

Racing Post | 5 days ago
SUNDAY'S Munster National at Limerick has been renamed to honour John Thomas McNamara, the leading amateur rider who died on July 26. Read More...

Dettori to bid for record fifth Arc on Fascinating Rock

Racing Post | 5 days ago
FOUR-TIME Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe winner Frankie Dettori is primed to bid for a record fifth win in the race after picking up the ride on Fascinating Rock. Read More...

Dettori to bid for record fifth Arc on Rock

Racing Post | 5 days ago
MIDTERM will miss the Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe with Khalid Abdullah's Juddmonte team set to rely on New Bay in Sunday's big race. Read More...

Favourite Morando out of Challenge Cup at Ascot

Racing Post | 5 days ago
THERE was a shake-up in the betting for Saturday’s Totescoop6 Challenge Cup after ante-post favourite Morando was missing from the confirmations on Monday. Read More...

One-time Derby favourite Midterm to miss Arc

Racing Post | 5 days ago
MIDTERM will miss the Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe with connections set to rely on New Bay in Sunday's big race. Read More...

Australia: Payne loses ride on Cup winner

Racing Post | 5 days ago
MICHELLE PAYNE has been dealt a blow after trainer Darren Weir confirmed the history-making jockey has lost the ride on Melbourne Cup winner Prince Of Penzance. Read More...

Australia: Payne loses ride on Melbourne Cup hero

Racing Post | 5 days ago
MICHELLE PAYNE has been dealt a blow after trainer Darren Weir confirmed the history-making jockey has lost the ride on Melbourne Cup winner Prince Of Penzance. Read More...

Boom time for Tizzard with Potts team switched to yard

Racing Post | 6 days ago
IN CUE CARD and Thistlecrack he has two of the most exciting horses around – and now Colin Tizzard’s firepower is set to grow even greater with 15 horses from Alan and Ann Potts coming to his yard. Read More...

Boom time for Tizzard following arrival of Potts team

Racing Post | 6 days ago
IN CUE CARD and Thistlecrack he has two of the most exciting horses around – and now Colin Tizzard’s firepower is set to grow even greater with 15 horses from Alan and Ann Potts coming to his yard. Read More...

Hamilton meeting gets go-ahead as rain subsides

Racing Post | 6 days ago
THERE will be a full set of fixtures in Britain on Monday after officials at Hamilton gave the meeting the go-ahead. Read More...

Hamilton gets all clear as rain subsides

Racing Post | 6 days ago
THERE will be a full set of fixtures in Britain on Monday after officials at Hamilton gave the meeting the go-ahead. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: A triumph of hope over disappointment

Racing Post | 6 days ago
LOOKING at Monday's cards, what is missing from the figures next to most horses' names is the number 1. There aren't too many 2s, either. Read More...

Italy: Frustration for Hills as Jallota denied in Group 1

Racing Post | 6 days ago
FRUSTRATION was the emotion for trainer Charlie Hills with a neck the difference between Jallota and a first Group 1 success in Italy’s Premio Vittorio di Capua on Sunday Read More...

Frustration for Hills as Jallota denied

Racing Post | 6 days ago
FRUSTRATION was the emotion for trainer Charlie Hills with a neck the difference between Jallota and a first Group 1 success in Italy’s Premio Vittorio di Capua on Sunday Read More...

Injury rules leading hope La Cressonniere out of Arc

Racing Post | 6 days ago
LA CRESSONNIERE, France's leading hope for next Sunday's Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, has been ruled out of the race by trainer Jean-Claude Rouget after picking up a slight injury. Read More...