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Weld produces masterclass with Forgotten Rules

Racing Post | 5 days ago
IRELAND’S domination of the Champions Day opener continued as the Dermot Weld-trained Forgotten Rules claimed the stayers' feature on just his third start. Read More...

Free Eagle set to line up in Champion Stakes

Racing Post | 5 days ago
FREE EAGLE is on course to run in the Champion Stakes as long as trainer Dermot Weld is happy with the state of the ground after the opening race at Ascot. Read More...

Free Eagle set to line up in Champion Stakes

Racing Post | 5 days ago
FREE EAGLE is on course to run in the Champion Stakes as long as trainer Dermot Weld is happy with the state of the ground after the opening race at Ascot. Read More...

Free Eagle Champion Stakes decision after the first

Racing Post | 5 days ago
FREE EAGLE is on course to run in the Champion Stakes as long as trainer Dermot Weld is happy with the state of the ground after the opening race at Ascot. Read More...

Night Of Thunder out to land killer blow in QEII

Racing Post | 5 days ago
THERE is no Kingman and no Australia but this year’s 2,000 Guineas, in which both stars were placed, could still be key to the final mile showdown of the European season today. Read More...

Australia: Admire strikes for Japan in Caulfield Cup

Racing Post | 5 days ago
ADMIRE RAKTI, who emerged unscathed after a bizarre attack by stablemate Admire Inazuma in the build-up to the Caulfield Cup, showed his toughness on the track to give Japan big-race glory. Read More...

Australia: Admire strikes for Japan in Caulfield Cup

Racing Post | 5 days ago
ADMIRE RAKTI won the Caulfield Cup for Japan after delivering a thrilling late run to mow down Rising Romance, while Europe's sole representative, the Marco Botti-trained Seismos, finished down the field after fading on the turn to home. Read More...

Testing conditions at Ascot with threat of further rain

Racing Post | 5 days ago
CONDITIONS will be testing for Qipco British Champions Day at Ascot this afternoon, with the going remaining heavy, soft in places. Read More...

Cirrus the star as going gets tough for 4m party

Racing Post | 6 days ago
THE RICHEST raceday ever staged in Britain looks set to be played out in testing conditions as the official going on the eve of Qipco British Champions Day at Ascot was described as heavy, soft in places. Read More...

Un De Sceaux to go chasing this season

Racing Post | 6 days ago
TALENTED hurdler Un De Sceaux is set to go novice chasing this season trainer Willie Mullins has revealed. Read More...

Newmarket: Belardo blows them away in Dewhurst

Racing Post | 6 days ago
BELARDO blew the opposition apart to grab a 10-1 victory as a first-time hood helped him reverse form with odds-on shot Estidhkaar, who became the third beaten favourite in the three Group 1 contests on Future Champions Day. Read More...

Belardo blows them away in Dewhurst

Racing Post | 6 days ago
BELARDO blew the opposition apart to grab a 10-1 victory as a first-time hood helped him reverse form with odds-on shot Estidhkaar, who became the third beaten favourite in the three Group 1 contests on Future Champions Day. Read More...

Belardo blows them away in Dewhurst

Racing Post | 6 days ago
BELARDO blew the opposition apart to grab a 10-1 victory as a first-time hood helped him reverse form with odds-on shot Estidhkaar, who became the third beaten favourite in the three Group 1 contests on Future Champions Day. Read More...

Together Forever downs Lucida in Fillies’ Mile

Racing Post | 6 days ago
ANOTHER hot favourite was downed on Future Champions Day when Godolphin flagbearer Lucida could finish only third as victory went to Together Forever for the Coolmore Stud team and trainer Aidan O'Brien. Read More...

Together Forever downs Lucida in Fillies’ Mile

Racing Post | 6 days ago
ANOTHER hot favourite was downed on Future Champions Day when Godolphin flagbearer Lucida could finish only third as victory went to Together Forever for the Coolmore Stud team and trainer Aidan O'Brien. Read More...

Newmarket: Together Forever trumps Lucida in Fillies’ Mile

Racing Post | 6 days ago
ANOTHER hot favourite was downed on Future Champions Day when Godolphin flagbearer Lucida could finish only third as victory went to Together Forever for the Coolmore Stud team and trainer Aidan O'Brien. Read More...

Charming Thought wears down Ivawood

Racing Post | 6 days ago
IVAWOOD was backed as if defeat was out of the question but the answer proved very different as 22-1 shot Charming Thought wore down the 1-2 favourite to give Godolphin a first Group 1 win in Europe this year. Read More...

Charming shoots down Ivawood in Middle Park

Racing Post | 6 days ago
IVAWOOD was backed as if defeat was out of the question but the answer proved very different as 22-1 shot Charming Thought wore down the 1-2 favourite to give Godolphin a first Group 1 win in Europe this year. Read More...

Newmarket: Charming shoots down Ivawood in Middle Park

Racing Post | 6 days ago
IVAWOOD was backed as if defeat was out of the question but the answer proved very different as 22-1 shot Charming Thought wore down the 1-2 favourite to give Godolphin a first Group 1 win in Europe this year. Read More...

Sprinter Sacre ‘fantastic’ in schooling session

Racing Post | 6 days ago
SPRINTER SACRE provided trainer Nicky Henderson with some cheering news on Friday in the wake of the announcement that stablemate My Tent Or Yours will not run this season due to injury. Read More...

Four Champions Day races in 500,000 Scoop6

Racing Post | 6 days ago
FOUR Champions Day races from Ascot and two Cheltenham contests form Saturday's Scoop6, which could hit the £500,000 mark. Read More...

Tendon injury means My Tent Or Yours misses season

Racing Post | 6 days ago
MY TENT OR YOURS, runner-up in last season's Champion Hurdle, will not run this season having sustained a minor leg injury, trainer Nicky Henderson said on Friday. Read More...

Australia: Rookie trainer Alexander lands fairytale Cup run

Racing Post | 6 days ago
THE Caulfield Cup delivered another incredible twist on Friday when a fourth withdrawal in less than 48 hours granted rookie British trainer Archie Alexander a shot at Group 1 glory with a horse who only joined his yard four days ago. Read More...

Hannon hopes Night can thunder home in QEII Stakes

Racing Post | 6 days ago
NIGHT OF THUNDER got Richard Hannon's first season off to a flyer when winning the 2,000 Guineas in May and the trainer hopes he can cap the campaign with victory in Saturday's Queen Elizabeth II Stakes at Ascot. Read More...

Estidhkaar has chance to further Classic case

Racing Post | 6 days ago
AT THE end of a year that began with victory in the 2,000 Guineas Richard Hannon bids to round off a magnificent first season on the Rowley Mile with success in the track's signature juvenile race today. Read More...

Today’s racing: Estidhkaar has chance to further Classic case

Racing Post | 6 days ago
AT THE end of a year that began with victory in the 2,000 Guineas Richard Hannon bids to round off a magnificent first season on the Rowley Mile with success in the track's signature juvenile race today. Read More...

Australia: Japanese star Bande ruled out of Caulfield Cup

Racing Post | 6 days ago
Another day, another withdrawal from Saturday's Crown Golden Ale Caulfield Cup. This time the axe fell on Japanese star Bande, who had been second favourite for the A$3 million handicap but failed a veterinary inspection on Friday morning. Read More...

Six-time champion jockey Fallon planning US move

Racing Post | 7 days ago
KIEREN FALLON has revealed he plans to move to the US in an attempt to revive his riding career, with the jockey open to making the move permanent should it prove successful. Read More...

Six-time champion Fallon planning US move

Racing Post | 7 days ago
KIEREN FALLON has revealed he plans to move to the US in an attempt to revive his riding career, with the jockey open to making the move permanent should it prove successful. Read More...

Cossack cut for Gold Cup after Punchestown romp

Racing Post | 7 days ago
THE Gold Cup ante-post market got its first shake up of the season, with Don Cossack shortened for the Cheltenham feature after an authoritative win in Grade 3 company. Read More...

Punchestown: Don Cossack cut for Gold Cup after romp

Racing Post | 7 days ago
THE Gold Cup ante-post market got its first shake up of the season, with Don Cossack shortened for the Cheltenham feature after an authoritative win in Grade 3 company. Read More...

Punchestown: Alelchi Inois makes it five from five over fences

Racing Post | 7 days ago
THE Willie Mullins-trained Alelchi Inois took his record to five from five over fences, landing his second Grade 3 with the minimum of fuss under Ruby Walsh against a depleted field. Read More...

Alelchi Inois makes it five from five over fences

Racing Post | 7 days ago
THE Willie Mullins-trained Alelchi Inois took his record to five from five over fences, landing his second Grade 3 with the minimum of fuss under Ruby Walsh against a depleted field. Read More...

The price to pay for staging racing fit for champions

Racing Post | 7 days ago
THE scale of investment made to establish Qipco British Champions Day, and the venture's reliance on the generosity of the title sponsor, has been revealed in a debt to shareholder racecourses. Read More...

Sore McCoy to take a few days off before return

Racing Post | 7 days ago
TONY McCOY, who gave up his rides at Wetherby on Wednesday, is set for a few days on the sidelines as he is still feeling the effects of a fall at Worcester last week. Read More...

France: Guyon delighted to be riding for Wertheimers

Racing Post | 7 days ago
Maxime Guyon, who has ridden a stack of big winners for Andre Fabre, cannot wait to get started in his new role as retained jockey to leading owners the Wertheimer brothers. Read More...

France: Guyon delighted to be riding for Wertheimers

Racing Post | 7 days ago
Maxime Guyon, who has ridden a stack of big winners for Andre Fabre, cannot wait to get started in his new role as retained jockey to leading owners the Wertheimer brothers. Read More...

Toormore team turn to Fallon for QEII

Racing Post | 7 days ago
KIEREN FALLON, who struck gold when partnering Night Of Thunder in the 2,000 Guineas, has received another big-race call-up from the Richard Hannon yard for Saturday's Queen Elizabeth II Stakes at Ascot in which he will partner Toomore. Read More...

Today’s racing: Little King has a big chance to rule again

Racing Post | 1 week ago
LITTLE KING ROBIN was rated 115 when second to Cailin Annamh in the Listed Grabel Mares Hurdle last year, but following a dry summer the Colin Bowe-trained six-year-old has improved to a handicap mark of 139. Read More...

Ascot going heavy, soft in places after more rain

Racing Post | 1 week ago
MORE rain at Ascot on Wednesday night forced clerk of the course Chris Stickels to change the going back to heavy, soft in places in preparation for Saturday's Qipco Champions Day. Read More...

Hills: Muhaarar thriving but I’ve huge respect for Ivawood

Racing Post | 1 week ago
MUHAARAR, 6-1 to provide Charlie Hills with his first Group 1 win of the year in Friday's vision.ae Middle Park Stakes, is thriving according to the trainer, who is well aware of the task facing the juvenile with the exciting Ivawood in opposition. Read More...

Australia: Lame Dandino misses Caulfield Cup

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Europe's Caulfield Cup team is down to one after the Marco Botti-trained Dandino was found to be lame following work on Thursday morning. Read More...

Lame Dandino misses Saturday’s Caulfield Cup

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Europe's Caulfield Cup team is down to one after the Marco Botti-trained Dandino was found to be lame following work on Thursday morning. Read More...

Charline set for Euro campaign with Botti

Racing Post | 1 week ago
EURO CHARLINE will be heading back to Marco Botti's Newmarket yard after her owners, Team Valor, opted to end the daughter of Myboycharlie's stay in the United States with Todd Pletcher. Read More...

Australian rider Caitlin Forrest fatally injured in pile up

Racing Post | 1 week ago
JOCKEY Caitlin Forrest has died from injuries sustained in a four-horse pile up at Murray Bridge racecourse near Adelaide on Wednesday. She was 19. Read More...

Tony McCoy stood down by doctors at Wetherby

Racing Post | 1 week ago
CHAMPION jockey Tony McCoy has stood down by the doctors at Wetherby on Wednesday following his win on Goodwood Mirage in the third race. Read More...

McCoy misses Wetherby rides after being stood down

Racing Post | 1 week ago
CHAMPION jockey Tony McCoy was stood down by the doctor at Wetherby on Wednesday following his win on Goodwood Mirage in the third race. Read More...

Australia: Jockeys in hospital after pile up

Racing Post | 1 week ago
TWO jockeys have been taken to hospital following a fall at Murray Bridge in Australia on Wednesday. Read More...

Cooper posts first win since return from injury

Racing Post | 1 week ago
BRYAN COOPER, who suffered a broken leg at the Cheltenham Festival in March, returned to winning ways when we rode Lord Scoundrel to victory in a maiden hurdle at Punchestown on Wednesday. Read More...

Hannon’s strong hand on Future Champions Day

Racing Post | 1 week ago
RICHARD HANNON appears to have a stranglehold on the Group 1 prizes on Future Champions Day at Newmarket on Friday with the favourite in the two colts events and a leading fancy in the Dubai Fillies' Mile. Read More...