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Silviniaco heads ‘more select’ team for Nicholls

Racing Post | 3 days ago
SMALL but select was the mantra Paul Nicholls was preaching at his pre-Cheltenham open day, when the champion trainer was keen to emphasise he will be saddling fewer festival runners than in previous years. Read More...

National hope Focus injured in freak accident

Racing Post | 3 days ago
Willie Mullins yesterday admitted that the prospects of Back In Focus running in the Crabbie's Grand National are "not looking good " following a freak accident in his box at the trainer's Closutton Co Carlow yard. Read More...

National hope Back In Focus injured in freak accident

Racing Post | 3 days ago
WILLIE MULLINS on Tuesday admitted that the prospects of Back In Focus running in the Crabbie's Grand National are "not looking good" following a freak accident in his box at the trainer's Closutton, Co Carlow yard. Read More...

Fehily facing Zarkandar quandary for festival

Racing Post | 3 days ago
ZARKANDAR is the new joint-favourite for the Ladbrokes World Hurdle following Tuesday's withdrawal of More Of That, but uncertainty surrounds Cheltenham riding plans for the four-time Grade 1 winner. Read More...

BHA releases new ‘zero tolerance’ doping rules

Racing Post | 3 days ago
THE BHA on Tuesday published the sport's enhanced anti-doping rules, including a zero-tolerance stance regarding the use of anabolic steroids, that will be implemented from March 2. Read More...

Arc: levy distribution is damaging racing’s grassroots

Racing Post | 3 days ago
ARENA RACING COMPANY is to maintain its executive contribution to prize-money at £11.3 million in 2015 despite having fewer fixtures this year. Read More...

More Of That ruled out of World Hurdle

Racing Post | 3 days ago
FOLLOWING days of speculation, More Of That has finally been ruled out of defending his crown in the Ladbrokes World Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival in just over two weeks. Read More...

Calls to charity GamCare increase by 50 per cent

Racing Post | 3 days ago
CALLS to gambling charity GamCare have increased by around 50 per cent in the last year, which chief executive Dirk Hansen believes is due to increased awareness about its services. Read More...

Ladbrokes in worldwide link with BGT

Racing Post | 3 days ago
LADBROKES last week announced they had signed a new worldwide contract with Best Gaming Technology (BGT) for more than 2,000 additional self-service betting terminals across their retail estate. Read More...

Pricewise likes Lough’s chances in Gold Cup

Racing Post | 3 days ago
PRICEWISE thinks Carlingford Lough could be a good each-way bet for the Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup, but the Racing post tipster does not like the chances of Road To Riches in the same race. Read More...

Celestial on right path for Guineas glory

Racing Post | 4 days ago
CELESTIAL PATH has the qualities required to be a contender for the Qipco 2,000 Guineas according to groom Simon Archer who nurtured the colt last season. Read More...

Qatar star Dubday set for Goodwood visit

Racing Post | 4 days ago
GOODWOOD'S multi-million-pound sponsorship deal with Qatar is set to reap an unexpected reward with news that Dubday, arguably the best horse ever trained in the Gulf state, is set to run there this summer. Read More...

Jessica Fortt crowned stable employee of the year

Racing Post | 4 days ago
DUNRAVEN STUD manager Jessica Fortt was awarded the prize gong of 2015 employee of the year at the glittering Godolphin Stud and Stable Staff Awards bash in London on Monday night. Read More...

Sandown out to attract Imperial Cup bonus hunters

Racing Post | 4 days ago
THE winner of the William Hill Imperial Cup on Saturday week could net a £100,000 bonus if they follow up at any race at the Cheltenham Festival after Sandown again tangled the carrot to connections. Read More...

Paddy Power take on big guns in day one offer

Racing Post | 4 days ago
PADDY POWER have taken their traditional Cheltenham Festival day one offer even further this year by offering money back on all losing bets if either short-priced favourites Douvan or Un De Sceaux win their respective races. Read More...

Sprinter Sacre in great shape to reclaim crown

Racing Post | 4 days ago
SPRINTER SACRE is "in seriously good shape" but trainer Nicky Henderson admits he can not be sure the 2013 Queen Mother Champion Chase winner is back to his unbeatable best. Read More...

World Class: Aussies still top even if Ascot joy eludes them

Racing Post | 4 days ago
Australian sprinters may not rule at Royal Ascot this year, but they still rule the roost, says ratings expert Sam Walker in his weekly look at the big international races. Read More...

Australia: Quarantine boost for international raiders

Racing Post | 4 days ago
Australia: Organisers of The Championships will open a new quarantine facility on Wednesday, which they hope will help boost international runners at the April fixture, worth nearly A$20 million in prize-money. Read More...

Australia: Quarantine boost for international raiders

Racing Post | 4 days ago
Australia: Organisers of The Championships will open a new quarantine facility on Wednesday, which they hope will help boost international runners at the April fixture, worth nearly A$20 million in prize-money. Read More...

Jacob sweet on Reve´s Cheltenham claims

Racing Post | 4 days ago
DARYL JACOB has warned punters sizing up an open World Hurdle field not to forget about his mount Reve De Sivola. Read More...

Jacob sweet on Reve´s World Hurdle claims

Racing Post | 4 days ago
DARYL JACOB has warned punters sizing up an open World Hurdle field not to forget about his mount Reve De Sivola. Read More...

World Hurdle hope Beat That to miss Cheltenham Festival

Racing Post | 4 days ago
GRADE 1-winning novice hurdler Beat That will miss next month's Ladbrokes World Hurdle, which he was as short as 10-1 for. Read More...

William Hill brand to officially launch in Australia

Racing Post | 4 days ago
WILLIAM HILL officially launch in the Australian market on Tuesday when their Sportingbet.com.au business is rebranded. Read More...

Waterlogged Lingfield cancels Wednesday card

Racing Post | 5 days ago
LINGFIELD has been forced to abandon Wednesday's jumps meeting because the track is waterlogged. Read More...

Australia: Protectionist set for Saturday return

Racing Post | 5 days ago
Australia: Protectionist, who gave Ryan Moore one of his career highlights by winning the Emirates Melbourne Cup last year, is set for his first start since then at Caulfield on Saturday. Read More...

Stewart eyes more World Hurdle glory with Saphir Du Rheu

Racing Post | 5 days ago
SAPHIR DU RHEU has plenty to do to match the achievements of former stablemate and four-time Ladbrokes World Hurdle winner Big Buck's, but owner Andy Stewart seems keen on his chances at Cheltenham next month. Read More...

Stewart eyes more World Hurdle glory with Saphir Du Rheu

Racing Post | 5 days ago
SAPHIR DU RHEU has plenty to do to match the achievements of former stablemate and four-time Ladbrokes World Hurdle winner Big Buck's, but owner Andy Stewart seems keen on his chances at Cheltenham next month. Read More...

Plumpton gets go-ahead to race after dry night

Racing Post | 5 days ago
TODAY'S meeting at Plumpton goes ahead after officials deemed the track fit for racing well before the planned 8am inspection. Read More...

Hobbs keen on Big Easy’s chances

Racing Post | 5 days ago
TRAINER Phillips Hobbs believes his dual-performer Big Easy is going to the Pertemps Final at the Cheltenham Festival with a "serious each-way chance". Read More...

Hobbs keen on Big Easy chance in Pertemps Final

Racing Post | 5 days ago
TRAINER Phillips Hobbs believes his dual-performer Big Easy is going to the Pertemps Final at the Cheltenham Festival with a "serious each-way chance". Read More...

St Moritz: retiring Morgan saddles winner in the snow

Racing Post | 5 days ago
RETIRING trainer Joanna Morgan ensured she is bowing out on a high note when Duchess Andorra triumphed in St Moritz on Sunday. Read More...

Gardner handed 14-day ban after Fontwell error

Racing Post | 5 days ago
A MORTIFIED Lucy Gardner was handed a 14-day ban for failing to ride a finish on 2-1 joint-favourite Sirop De Menthe in the 2m2½f handicap hurdle at Fontwell on Sunday. Read More...

Naas: Mallowney blitzes Grade 2 rivals

Racing Post | 5 days ago
MALLOWNEY followed up his Fairyhouse romp with an equally impressive 17-length victory in the Grade 2 Paddy Power Your Local Betting Shop Chase at Naas on Sunday. Read More...

Naas: Lean Araig completes hat-trick with gutsy win

Racing Post | 5 days ago
LEAN ARAIG ran up a three-timer with a gutsy display to see off Modem in the Grade 2 Paddy Power Shops Better Value Novice Hurdle. Read More...

Singapore: Parranda lands inaugural CECF Singapore Cup

Racing Post | 5 days ago
FAVOURITE backers were in luck as US-runner Parranda scored under Christophe Soumillon to land the inaugural 1m1f CECF Singapore Cup. Read More...

Kilcooley downs Silsol in National Spirit slog

Racing Post | 5 days ago
HOT favourite Silsol, a game winner of the Welsh Champion Hurdle last time, failed to contain confidently ridden Kilcooley in Fontwell's feature. Read More...

Kilcooley downs Silsol in National Spirit slog

Racing Post | 5 days ago
HOT favourite Silsol, a game winner of the Welsh Champion Hurdle last time, failed to contain confidently ridden Kilcooley in Fontwell's feature. Read More...

Fontwell: Kilcooley downs Silsol in National Spirit

Racing Post | 5 days ago
HOT favourite Silsol, a game winner of the Welsh Champion Hurdle last time, failed to contain confidently ridden Kilcooley in Fontwell's feature. Read More...

Plumpton and Lingfield face Monday inspections

Racing Post | 5 days ago
MONDAY'S meeting at Plumpton is subject to an 8am inspection on the morning of racing with the overnight forecast causing concern. Read More...

888 reject Hills 700m offer due to terms

Racing Post | 5 days ago
DISCUSSIONS between William Hill and 888 over a possible takeover ended just a few days after the bookmaker's interest was revealed. Read More...

Business Bulletin: 888 reject 700m Hills offer

Racing Post | 5 days ago
DISCUSSIONS between William Hill and 888 over a possible takeover ended just a few days after the bookmaker's interest was revealed. Read More...

Japan: Copano Rickey wins second February Stakes

Racing Post | 5 days ago
LAST year Copano Rickey was sent off the 274-1 rank outsider before powering to victory. This year he was sent off the 2-1 favourite, but the result was the same as the five-year-old became the first back-to-back winner in the race's history. Read More...

Japan: Copano Rickey wins second February Stakes

Racing Post | 5 days ago
LAST year Copano Rickey was sent off the 274-1 rank outsider before powering to victory. This year he was sent off the 2-1 favourite, but the result was the same as the five-year-old became the first back-to-back winner in the race's history. Read More...

Interview: JT McNamara talks to Alastair Down

Racing Post | 5 days ago
IN THROUGH the narrow gates to see John Thomas McNamara and his wife Caroline in their much-adapted white bungalow that is house, family home to three young children and 24-hour-a-day high-tech hospital. Read More...

‘I admit I find it’s still so hard when I see him’

Racing Post | 5 days ago
I WENT to see JT with Richie McLernon for the first time when he was in Frenchay. Caroline was there and obviously JT couldn't speak and the only movement was the flickering of his eyes. Read More...

´I was there to do anything I could to help’

Racing Post | 5 days ago
Injured Jockeys Fund almoner Julia Mangan was the IJF's first responder and met Caroline McNamara off the 7am flight at Bristol on the day after John Thomas's fall Read More...

Going ‘tough’ for National Spirit card

Racing Post | 6 days ago
TODAY'S Totepool National Spirit card at Fontwell goes ahead after the course passed an early morning inspection. Read More...

Going will be ‘tough’ but racing is on at Fontwell

Racing Post | 6 days ago
TODAY'S Totepool National Spirit card at Fontwell will go ahead after the course passed an early morning inspection. Read More...

USA: Turf star Main Sequence sparkles on return to action

Racing Post | 6 days ago
Breeders' Cup Turf winner Main Sequence (Graham Motion/Rajiv Maragh) showed a sparkling turn of foot to win his warm-up race for the Dubai Sheema Classic on Saturday. Read More...

France: Big-race possible River Choice second on comeback

Racing Post | 6 days ago
France: River Choice, France's sole entry in the Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup and Crabbie's Grand National, made a more than satisfactory return to action when fourth over hurdles at Fontainebleau on Saturday. Read More...