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Silviniaco Conti among big guns in Wetherby frame

Racing Post | 3 days ago
THE jumps season is set to hit top gear this weekend with Saturday’s two Grade 2s at Wetherby attracting a plethora of star names at Monday’s entry stage. Read More...

Silviniaco among big guns in Wetherby frame

Racing Post | 3 days ago
THE jumps season is set to hit top gear this weekend with Saturday’s two Grade 2s at Wetherby attracting a plethora of star names at Monday’s entry stage. Read More...

Galway: Very Wood gets chase career off to winning start

Racing Post | 3 days ago
CHELTENHAM FESTIVAL winner Very Wood made a successful start to his chasing career winning in a solid if unspectacular fashion. Read More...

Very Wood gets chase career off to winning start

Racing Post | 3 days ago
CHELTENHAM FESTIVAL winner Very Wood made a successful start to his chasing career winning in a solid if unspectacular fashion. Read More...

The Racecourse Newbury name dumped by track

Racing Post | 3 days ago
NEWBURY has dumped the unpopular and ridiculed title of The Racecourse Newbury and reverted to Newbury Racecourse, officials announced on Monday. Read More...

Australia: Side Glance set to defend Mackinnon title

Racing Post | 3 days ago
COX PLATE fourth Side Glance looks increasingly likely to defend his Mackinnon Stakes crown this Saturday at Flemington. Read More...

World Class: More Melbourne Cup woe likely for the Brits

Racing Post | 4 days ago
International ratings expert Sam Walker says the way British races are run means winning the Melbourne Cup remains unlikely to happen. Read More...

Today’s racing: Unbeaten Rambler makes Appleby debut

Racing Post | 4 days ago
THE unbeaten Blue Rambler makes his debut for Charlie Appleby at Leicester on Monday in the valuable Sir Gordon Richards Handicap (3.30), with £18,903 going to the winner. Read More...

California Chrome in peak form for Classic

Racing Post | 4 days ago
CALIFORNIA clock-watchers were left purring after Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome completed his serious preparations for the Breeders' Cup Classic with a sparkling workout under big-race jockey Victor Espinoza. Read More...

Hannon: Toronado will be tough to beat in BC Mile

Racing Post | 4 days ago
TORONADO will be a formidable opponent in the Breeders' Cup Mile on Saturday according to his trainer Richard Hannon. Read More...

Tarfasha out of Breeders’ Cup and into retirement

Racing Post | 4 days ago
INVESTEC Oaks second Tarfasha will miss her intended appearance at the Breeders' Cup with her trainer Dermot Weld stating she has been retired. Read More...

Fingal Bay on course for Hennessy Gold Cup bid

Racing Post | 4 days ago
PHILIP HOBBS has expressed his excitement about Fingal Bay's return to chasing and has revealed the talented eight-year-old will have a crack at this year's Hennessy Gold Cup at Newbury. Read More...

Italy: Final Score too good for her rivals again

Racing Post | 4 days ago
Final Score (Stefano Botti/Fabio Branca) confirmed she is not only a filly with a bit of quality about her, but also one with an iron-clad will to win. Read More...

Germany: British raiders hit the woodwork

Racing Post | 4 days ago
IT was a case of close, but no cigar for the British and Irish raiders in Germany on Sunday, as they finished runners-up in all three black type races at Hanover. Read More...

Second Royal Oak for Tac De Boistron

Racing Post | 4 days ago
TAC DE BOISTRON convincingly landed the Prix Royal-Oak at Longchamp under a confident ride by Martin Harley, following up his victory in the race last year. Read More...

France: Second Royal Oak for Tac De Boistron

Racing Post | 4 days ago
TAC DE BOISTRON convincingly landed the Prix Royal-Oak at Longchamp under a confident ride by Martin Harley, following up his victory in the race last year. Read More...

Elm Park a serious Derby prospect says Balding

Racing Post | 4 days ago
ANDREW BALDING has spoken of his delight following Elm Park's victory in the Group 1 Racing Post Trophy at Doncaster on Saturday. Read More...

Hong Kong: Military Attack strikes for Fownes

Racing Post | 4 days ago
FORMER Hong Kong Horse of the Year Military Attack (Caspar Fownes/Zac Purton) made a winning debut for his new yard, and will be geared towards the Longines Hong Kong Cup at the International meeting in December. Read More...

Nicky Henderson’s rising star Son Du Berlais fatally injured

Racing Post | 5 days ago
NICKY HENDERSON has lost one of his rising stars in Son Du Berlais, who was put down after irreparably slicing into a tendon at Chepstow on Saturday. Read More...

Wincanton fields thinned due to quick ground

Racing Post | 5 days ago
QUICK ground at Wincanton has resulted in a swathe of non-runners, with 14 already scratched from a card that started with 58 declarations. Read More...

Japan: Toho Jackal sets new course record in Kikuka Sho

Racing Post | 5 days ago
Toho Jackal (Kiyoshi Tani/Manabu Sakai) smashed the previous track record by nearly two seconds when recording a first Grade 1 victory. Read More...

Business bulletin: Bookmaker profits rise but future uncertain

Racing Post | 5 days ago
THE WORLD CUP and bad sports results for punters gave Ladbrokes and William Hill a profits boost in the third quarter of the year but worries about what the future has in store for the industry sent the two firms' share price downwards. Read More...

Today’s racing: Parsnip Pete returns to Aintree

Racing Post | 5 days ago
PARSNIP PETE returns to the scene of April's valuable Red Rum Chase success in the Maxilead Metals Handicap Chase at Aintree (2.40), when he relished the opportunity to race over 2m on good ground and won well from Turn Over Sivola. Read More...

Australia: Silent Achiever to miss Melbourne Cup

Racing Post | 5 days ago
Australia: The Emirates Melbourne Cup is off the agenda for New Zealand mare Silent Achiever. Read More...

France: Tac De Boistron bids for second Royal-Oak

Racing Post | 5 days ago
ORGANISERS responded to the threat of losing Group 1 status for this historic race by adding an extra €100,000 in prize-money and have been rewarded with a classy line-up. Read More...

Silviniaco better on flat tracks says Nicholls

Racing Post | 5 days ago
PAUL NICHOLLS revealed the Cheltenham Gold Cup was still very much on the agenda for Silviniaco Conti even though he suspects the eight-year-old prefers to run on a flat track. Read More...

Burano buries hopes of Scoop6 punters

Racing Post | 5 days ago
BURANO returned to form at just the wrong time for the five ticket holders that had made it through to the penultimate leg of the Scoop6 with his victory ensuring a rollover that could reach £1 million next weekend. Read More...

Park strolls to victory in Racing Post Trophy

Racing Post | 5 days ago
ELM PARK went into Saturday's Racing Post Trophy with as a horse that still had something to prove but exited it as a genuine Classic contender with an impressive all-the-way win. Read More...

Park strolls to victory in Racing Post Trophy

Racing Post | 5 days ago
ELM PARK went into Saturday's Racing Post Trophy as a horse that still had something to prove but exited it as a genuine Classic contender with an impressive all-the-way win. Read More...

Elm Park strolls to victory in Racing Post Trophy

Racing Post | 5 days ago
ELM PARK went into Saturday's Racing Post Trophy as a horse that still had something to prove but exited it as a genuine Classic contender with an impressive all-the-way win. Read More...

Third-time lucky for Wishfull in Old Roan Chase

Racing Post | 5 days ago
WISHFULL THINKING made it third time lucky in the Old Roan Chase, cruising through to lead before the final fence and producing a mighty leap to settle the race at the last. Read More...

Aintree: Third-time lucky for Wishfull in Old Roan Chase

Racing Post | 5 days ago
WISHFULL THINKING made it third time lucky in the Old Roan Chase, cruising through to lead before the final fence and producing a mighty leap to settle the race at the last. Read More...

Third-time lucky for Wishfull in Old Roan Chase

Racing Post | 5 days ago
WISHFULL THINKING made it third time lucky in the Old Roan Chase, cruising through to lead before the final fence and producing a mighty leap to settle the race at the last. Read More...

Newbury: Sky Hunter a class apart in St Simon Stakes

Racing Post | 5 days ago
SKY HUNTER destroyed his rivals on Saturday proving a class above the rest of the runners for trainer Saeed Bin Suroor and jockey James Doyle. Read More...

Sky Hunter a class apart in St Simon Stakes

Racing Post | 5 days ago
SKY HUNTER destroyed his rivals on Saturday proving a class above the rest of the runners for trainer Saeed Bin Suroor and jockey James Doyle. Read More...

Italy: Oaks winner Final Score looking to score again

Racing Post | 5 days ago
FABIO BRANCA bids to celebrate his 30th birthday on Sunday by partnering Final Score (Stefano Botti) to victory against ten rivals in this €242,000 event. Read More...

Germany: Strong British challenge for Hanover finale

Racing Post | 5 days ago
HANOVER'S final meeting of 2014 features three black-type races for fillies, all featuring British-trained challengers. Read More...

Today’s racing: O’Brien goes for eighth RP Trophy

Racing Post | 6 days ago
AIDAN O'BRIEN'S seven winners of the Racing Post Trophy include High Chaparral, Brian Boru, St Nicholas Abbey and Camelot, all of whom went on to achieve further glory. Read More...

Awesome Adelaide stuns Cox Plate rivals

Racing Post | 6 days ago
ADELAIDE (Aidan O'Brien/Ryan Moore) put up a stunning performance, coming from last to first to become the first European-trained winner of the Cox Plate. Read More...

Moore masterclass as awesome Adelaide stuns Cox Plate rivals

Racing Post | 6 days ago
ADELAIDE won the Cox Plate for Ryan Moore and Aidan O'Brien with an unbelievable performance that confirmed the three-year-old as an international superstar. Read More...

Moore masterclass as Adelaide stuns his Cox Plate rivals

Racing Post | 6 days ago
ADELAIDE won the Cox Plate for Ryan Moore and Aidan O'Brien with an unbelievable performance that confirmed the three-year-old as an international superstar. Read More...

Australia: Moore masterclass as Adelaide stuns rivals

Racing Post | 6 days ago
ADELAIDE won the Cox Plate for Ryan Moore and Aidan O'Brien with an unbelievable performance that confirmed the three-year-old as an international superstar. Read More...

Imposter withdraws cash from riders´ bank accounts

Racing Post | 6 days ago
BRITAIN'S jockeys are being targeted in a fraud that has resulted in £20,000 being taken from the bank accounts of Joe Fanning, Paul Hanagan, Rab Havlin and Andrew Tinkler in the past week and a half. Read More...

Derby hero Ruler Of The World retired

Racing Post | 6 days ago
RULER OF THE WORLD, the 2013 Derby winner, has been retired and will stand at Coolmore Stud next season. Read More...

Soft ground expected for Racing Post Trophy at Doncaster

Racing Post | 6 days ago
DONCASTER clerk of the course Roderick Duncan does not anticipate changing the going from the official description of soft for Saturday's Racing Post Trophy card, with no rain forecast. Read More...

Soft ground expected for Racing Post Trophy

Racing Post | 6 days ago
DONCASTER clerk of the course Roderick Duncan does not anticipate changing the going from the official description of soft for Saturday's Racing Post Trophy card, with no rain forecast. Read More...

France: Buick called up for Pale ride in Prix Royal-Oak

Racing Post | 6 days ago
WILLIAM BUICK will be aboard the Dermot Weld-trained Pale Mimosa as part of a strong Anglo-Irish challenge for Sunday's Group 1 Prix Royal-Oak at Longchamp. Read More...

Impressive Romance and Seville earn Oaks quotes at Doncaster

Racing Post | 6 days ago
THE Flat season may be reaching its conclusion but at Doncaster on Friday Star Of Seville and Beautiful Romance earned Classic quotes with impressive victories and could prove horses to follow in 2015. Read More...

Australia: O’Brien targets Cox Plate with Adelaide

Racing Post | 6 days ago
AIDAN O'BRIEN may have the perfect candidate to clinch the southern hemisphere's most prestigious and competitive ten-furlong race in Adelaide, his first Australian runner since clashing with the stewards following the 2008 Melbourne Cup. Read More...

Morgiana possible starting point for Jezki

Racing Post | 6 days ago
LAST season's Champion Hurdle winner Jezki is being readied to start his season off at Punchestown next month in what could be a star studded StanJames.com Morgiana Hurdle. Read More...