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32Red announce record revenues in first half of year

Racing Post | 3 days ago
ONLINE gaming company and leading horseracing sponsor 32Red announced record revenues in a trading update issued on Wednesday morning. Read More...

Atzeni in York switch from Farraaj to Danadana

Racing Post | 3 days ago
ANDREA ATZENI could ride against Farraaj – the horse he partnered to John Smith’s Cup victory this month – at York this weekend after he was claimed for Danadana in the Group 2 race in which they are both engaged. Read More...

Today’s racing: Gathering out to add to Lynam firepower

Racing Post | 3 days ago
THE progressive Gathering Power bids to put a slightly disappointing run behind her in the Listed race at Naas for a stable becoming more and more associated with sprinters. Read More...

Queen’s Estimate tests positive for morphine

Racing Post | 4 days ago
THE QUEEN’S horse Estimate has sensationally tested positive for the banned substance morphine, Buckingham Palace announced on Tuesday night. Read More...

King George Greats: Dual winner excelled in ´greatest race ever´

Racing Post | 4 days ago
IT IS Swain’s misfortune that some will remember that swansong horror show in the 1998 Breeders’ Cup Classic at Churchill Downs more vividly than his successive wins in Britain’s premier all-aged middle-distance event. Read More...

Good ground likely ahead of Ascot and York

Racing Post | 4 days ago
A DRY start to the week has resulted in Ascot watering before their three-day King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes meeting which kicks off on Friday. Read More...

French amateurs’ chase descends into chaos

Racing Post | 4 days ago
THERE must be something in the water in rural France. Less than two weeks since a chase at Castera-Verduzan turned into Benny Hill on horseback, footage of another race descending into farce and carnage has emerged from across the Channel. Read More...

Mullins voices experience fears for Pique Sous

Racing Post | 4 days ago
WILLIE MULLINS has warned potential backers of hot Guinness Galway Hurdle favourite Pique Sous that he fears the horse lacks experience for the biggest hurdling test of his life. Read More...

Simenon sidelined through injury

Racing Post | 4 days ago
SIMENON, last year's Ascot Gold Cup runner-up, will be sidelined for several weeks after suffering a setback. Read More...

Cumani hopeful for Danadana at York

Racing Post | 4 days ago
LUCA CUMANI believes the return to York will see an improved showing from Danadana on Saturday as the six-year-old was confirmed on target for the Skybet York Stakes. Read More...

World Class: Power can be sprint king down under

Racing Post | 4 days ago
International ratings expert Sam Walker looks back at the July Cup and believes Slade Power has the potential to make a big impact down under. Read More...

Future is a thing of the past as racecourse apps die out

Racing Post | 4 days ago
IN HIS fortnightly look at racing on the web, Robin Gibson wonders why racecourses have abandoned their mobile and tablet apps. Read More...

Cheltenham mares’ hurdle granted Grade 1 status

Racing Post | 4 days ago
THE Cheltenham Festival has a new Grade 1 race after the OLBG Mares' Hurdle was promoted from Grade 2 status by the BHA. Read More...

Irish Champion Hurdle fixture split in two

Racing Post | 4 days ago
LEOPARDSTOWN'S Irish Champion Hurdle meeting will be split in two next year and run on successive Sundays it was revealed in the 2015 Irish fixture list. Read More...

O’Neill ‘looking forward’ to Mukhadram ride

Racing Post | 4 days ago
DANE O'NEILL said he is "looking forward to Saturday" after sitting on Mukhadram for the first time in Newmarket on Tuesday morning. Read More...

Today’s racing: Eilean Mor in superb shape for follow-up

Racing Post | 4 days ago
A NEW diet has transformed Eilean Mor, who escapes a penalty for his victory at Ayr eight days ago when he lines up at Musselburgh today (3.30). Read More...

Gosden excited by three-year-old King George trio

Racing Post | 4 days ago
JOHN GOSDEN said on Monday it was "very good news" for the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes that a trio of three-year-olds are in the mix for Saturday's £1 million Ascot showpiece. Read More...

King George Greats: Bolger colt was in a league of his own

Racing Post | 5 days ago
THE Derby came too soon for St Jovite, who failed by two lengths to overhaul Dr Devious, but it was a different story at the Curragh when, aided by two pacemakers, he turned the tables on the Epsom winner, Read More...

Horsted Keynes backed to gain revenge at Ascot

Racing Post | 5 days ago
THE leading protagonists in the Buckingham Palace Stakes look set to do battle again at Ascot on Saturday in the International Stakes and punters believe that a pull in the weights will see Horsted Keynes turn around the form with Louis The Pious. Read More...

12-day ban as Scudamore takes wrong course

Racing Post | 5 days ago
A SEEMINGLY innocuous Monday fixture at Cartmel became a red-hot talking point in the racing world as Tom Scudamore suffered a catastrophic lapse in concentration and mistook the 3m2f hurdle contest for a chase. Read More...

USA: ‘Battle of the Surfaces’ pits dirt against turf

Racing Post | 5 days ago
A SMALL racetrack has hosted a bizarre dirt-versus-turf contest as the feature event of its annual 'Extreme Race Day'. Read More...

Hills has US mission in mind for Just The Judge

Racing Post | 5 days ago
BRITISH raiders have won the last two runnings of the Grade 1 Beverley D Stakes and Charlie Hills has next month's Grade 1 at Arlington in mind for last season's Irish 1,000 Guineas winner Just the Judge. Read More...

Students go free at two-day bonanza

Racing Post | 5 days ago
INCENTIVES to promote racing to a younger audience turned up a notch on Friday when it was revealed that students will be granted free entry to the inaugural Weekend of Champions fixture. Read More...

Eagle Top added to stellar King George field

Racing Post | 5 days ago
EAGLE TOP will join stablemate Taghrooda in Saturday's £1 million King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot after connections stumped up the £75,000 supplementary fee on Monday. Read More...

Eagle Top added to stellar King George field

Racing Post | 5 days ago
EAGLE TOP will join stablemate Taghrooda in Saturday's £1 million King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot after connections stumped up the £75,000 supplementary fee on Monday. Read More...

Apprentice Garritty to join Fahey set-up

Racing Post | 5 days ago
UP-and-coming apprentice Jack Garritty, who has created a big impression in the last 12 months attached to the Andrew Balding yard, is set to leave Kingsclere and return to his roots. Read More...

Abbaye under consideration for Tiggy Wiggy

Racing Post | 5 days ago
TIGGY WIGGY is by no means certain to contest the Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes on her next start and could wait for Longchamp in October and the Prix de l'Abbaye before taking on older horses. Read More...

Newbury appoint Clifton as head of communications

Racing Post | 5 days ago
NEWBURY racecourse has announced that it has appointed Andy Clifton to the newly created role of head of communications. Read More...

Leading Plate fancy Domination not a certain runner

Racing Post | 5 days ago
PADDY POWER are unable to split four horses at the head of the thetote.com Galway Plate market, but trainer Charles Byrnes has moved to help them by declaring Domination an unlikely runner for next week's prestigious handicap chase. Read More...

USA: Impressive Saratoga success for Stopchargingmaria

Racing Post | 5 days ago
STOPCHARGINGMARIA (Todd Pletcher/Javier Castellano) was a most impressive five-length winner of the Grade 1 Coaching Club American Oaks at Saratoga on Sunday evening. Read More...

Today’s racing: softer going expected to suit Le Chat D’Or

Racing Post | 5 days ago
IT'S a clash of the Ayr specialists for the first running of the £22,500 Daily Record Handicap (4.55) in which more than half the field have at least one course-and-distance victory to their name. Read More...

USA: Dettori misses Saratoga rides

Racing Post | 5 days ago
JOCKEY Frankie Dettori missed his two intended rides at Saratoga on Sunday night due to illness. Read More...

USA: Dettori misses Saratoga rides

Racing Post | 6 days ago
JOCKEY Frankie Dettori will miss his rides at Saratoga tonight due to illness. Read More...

Sheikh Hamdan to play both King George aces

Racing Post | 6 days ago
HAMDAN AL MAKTOUM is set to play both of his aces, Taghrooda and Mukhadram, in a bid to take his already stellar year to new heights in the £1 million King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot on Saturday. Read More...

Curragh: Parish Hall takes Meld with late effort

Racing Post | 6 days ago
PARISH HALL got up in the final strides to land the Meld Stakes for jockey Kevin Manning and trainer Jim Bolger. Read More...

Curragh: Moore at his best on Mango Diva

Racing Post | 6 days ago
MANGO DIVA got the full treatment from Ryan Moore to edge a thrilling renewal of the Kilboy Estate Stakes. Read More...

Curragh: Moore at his best on Mango Diva

Racing Post | 6 days ago
MANGO DIVA got the full treatment from Ryan Moore to edge a thrilling renewal of the Kilboy Estate Stakes. Read More...

France: Western Hymn all class in Prix Eugene Adam

Racing Post | 6 days ago
WESTERN HYMN (John Gosden /William Buick), sixth on only his fourth career start in the Investec Derby last time, displayed a potent turn of foot to run out a thoroughly impressive winner of the Prix Eugene Adam. Read More...

Western Hymn all class in Prix Eugene Adam

Racing Post | 6 days ago
WESTERN HYMN (John Gosden /William Buick), sixth on only his fourth career start in the Investec Derby on his last start, displayed a potent turn of foot to run out a thoroughly impressive winner of the Prix Eugene Adam. Read More...

Western Hymn all class in Prix Eugene Adam

Racing Post | 6 days ago
WESTERN HYMN (John Gosden /William Buick), sixth on only his fourth career start in the Investec Derby last time, displayed a potent turn of foot to run out a thoroughly impressive winner of the Prix Eugene Adam. Read More...

Kool Kompany on top in Prix Robert Papin

Racing Post | 6 days ago
KOOL KOMPANY (Richard Hannon/Richard Hughes) took his record to five wins from six starts when registering a second successive victory at Group 2 level in the Prix Robert Papin. Read More...

Kool Kompany on top in Prix Robert Papin

Racing Post | 6 days ago
KOOL KOMPANY (Richard Hannon/Richard Hughes) took his record to five wins from six starts when registering a second successive victory at Group 2 level in the Prix Robert Papin. Read More...

France: Kool Kompany on top in Prix Robert Papin

Racing Post | 6 days ago
KOOL KOMPANY (Richard Hannon/Richard Hughes) took his record to five wins from six starts when registering a second successive victory at Group 2 level in the Prix Robert Papin. Read More...

USA: Dettori denied Diana by Somali Lemonade

Racing Post | 6 days ago
FRANKIE DETTORI was narrowly denied a first American Grade 1 since 2010 when his mount Stephanie's Kitten failed by a neck to reel in Somali Lemonade (Michael Matz/Luis Saez). Read More...

Business Bulletin: Levy Board report contains subtle warnings

Racing Post | 6 days ago
The Racing Post's industry editor Bill Barber takes a look at what has been making the news off the track. Read More...

St Leger winner Encke set for first run since drug ban

Racing Post | 6 days ago
ENCKE was sighted in public for the first time since his St Leger success of nearly two years ago when working after racing on the July course at Newmarket on Saturday. Read More...

Injury rules Tac De Boistron out until end of the season

Racing Post | 6 days ago
MARCO BOTTI will be without the services of his top stayer Tac De Boistron until the end of the season after his seven-year-old suffered a freak injury at home. Read More...

USA: Stopchargingmaria aims to add to Grade 1 tally

Racing Post | 6 days ago
IN the absence of superstar filly Untapable, who takes on the colts next weekend in the Haskell, Stopchargingmaria (Todd Pletcher/Javier Castellano) is the sole Graded-stakes winner in a field of six for the CCA Oaks. Read More...

Kingman not a certain runner at Goodwood

Racing Post | 6 days ago
KINGMAN'S participation in the Qipco Sussex Stakes for the latest 'duel on the downs' with Toronado is still a subject of discussion, revealed Teddy Grimthorpe. Read More...

Today’s racing: Carpenter seeks to build on recent successes

Racing Post | 6 days ago
ROD MILLMAN will pitch flagbearer Master Carpenter into Group 2 company in the Prix Eugene Adam (2.40), in which his opposition includes Derby sixth Western Hymn and Juddmonte International hopeful Shamkiyr. Read More...