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Five talking points from the Grand National weights

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Lee Mottershead and Irish editor Richard Forristal with the key talking points to come out of Tuesday evening's launch. Read More...

Grand National 2017: weights dominated by Elliott

Racing Post | 1 week ago
OUTLANDER, trainer Gordon Elliott's leading Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup contender, has been allotted top weight for the Randox Health Grand National. Read More...

Elliott dominates weights for classy Grand National

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Gordon Elliott, Ireland's leading jumps trainer this season, dominated the weights for the Randox Health Grand National revealed last night with a sensational 11 of the top 40 in the running for the Aintree spectacular. Read More...

Grand National: as the weights are unveiled

Racing Post | 1 week ago
The weights for the £1 million Randox Health Grand National are being unveiled. Follow our coverage as the countdown is made. Read More...

Grand National: full list of weights for the iconic chase

Racing Post | 1 week ago
The weights for the £1 million Randox Health Grand National were unveiled on Tuesday evening. Here is the full list Read More...

Champion Hurdle: one month until the big race

Racing Post | 1 week ago
INJURY to Annie Power and Faugheen has blown this year's Stan James Champion Hurdle wide open, with those previously on the fringes becoming major contenders and others rerouted to take advantage. Here's everything you need to know... Read More...

Grand National: a guide to the weights ceremony

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE weights for the £1 million Randox Health Grand National, the world's most iconic horserace, will be unveiled on Tuesday evening. Here's how you can access all the crucial information. Read More...

Bookmakers’ chief seizes on new evidence to deny machines link

Racing Post | 1 week ago
ASSOCIATION of British Bookmakers chief executive Malcolm George has claimed new evidence published last week by the Gambling Commission showed there was no link between gaming machines and problem gambling. Read More...

McManus pair set for Gold Cup tilt at festival

Racing Post | 1 week ago
JP MCMANUS'S racing manager Frank Berry has revealed that Irish Gold Cup casualties More Of That and Minella Rocco are likely to take their chance at Cheltenham in the Timico Gold Cup. Read More...

Tizzard happy with Cue Card as Ascot test looms

Racing Post | 1 week ago
TRAINER Colin Tizzard has described Cue Card as being in "lovely form" ahead of his scheduled run in the Grade 1 Betfair Ascot Chase at Ascot on Saturday. Read More...

Australia: Wrist fracture rules out Doyle for up to a month

Racing Post | 1 week ago
JAMES DOYLE has escaped serious injury but faces up to a month on the sidelines after suffering a hairline fracture in his wrist following a fall in Sydney on Monday. Read More...

Australia: Doyle ruled out with wrist fracture

Racing Post | 1 week ago
JAMES DOYLE has escaped serious injury but faces up to a month on the sidelines after suffering a hairline fracture in his wrist following a fall in Sydney on Monday. Read More...

Champion eager to be reunited with Native River

Racing Post | 1 week ago
RICHARD JOHNSON has nominated Native River as the horse he is most looking forward to riding at the Cheltenham Festival as the champion jockey dreams of a first Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup success in 17 years. Read More...

Champion eager to be reunited with Native River

Racing Post | 1 week ago
RICHARD JOHNSON has nominated Native River as the horse he is most looking forward to riding at the Cheltenham Festival as the champion jockey dreams of a first Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup success in 17 years. Read More...

Champion eager to be reunited with Native River

Racing Post | 1 week ago
RICHARD JOHNSON has nominated Native River as the horse he is most looking forward to riding at the Cheltenham Festival as the champion jockey dreams of a first Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup success in 17 years. Read More...

Cheltenham to close bars early and limit drinks in booze crackdown

Racing Post | 1 week ago
COMPLIMENTARY bars in hospitality areas are to close earlier during the Cheltenham Festival as part of an effort to curb anti-social behaviour during next month's four-day meeting. Read More...

Cheltenham to close bars early and limit drinks

Racing Post | 1 week ago
COMPLIMENTARY bars in hospitality areas are to close earlier during the Cheltenham Festival as part of an effort to curb anti-social behaviour during next month's four-day meeting. Read More...

Ascot Gold Cup hero Fame And Glory dies

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Fame And Glory, winner of the Irish Derby and Ascot Gold Cup in a career that included five Group 1 wins, has died at the age of 11. Read More...

Ascot Chase: seven can anything beat Cue Card?

Racing Post | 1 week ago
HAVING watched from the sidelines as stablemates Thistlecrack, Native River and Alary were given their final tests before the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup, Cue Card gets his chance to impress or otherwise in the Betfair Ascot Chase on Saturday. Read More...

Ascot Chase: can anything beat Cue Card?

Racing Post | 1 week ago
HAVING watched from the sidelines as stablemates Thistlecrack, Native River and Alary were given their final tests before the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup, Cue Card gets his chance to impress or otherwise in the Betfair Ascot Chase on Saturday. Read More...

McCoy: why a women’s weight allowance is the right move

Racing Post | 1 week ago
SIR ANTHONY McCOY has revealed some female jockeys refuse to speak to him following his support for controversial weight allowances for women, a move set to be pioneered in France this year. Read More...

McCoy: women’s weight allowance is the right move

Racing Post | 1 week ago
SIR ANTHONY McCOY has revealed some female jockeys refuse to speak to him following his support for controversial weight allowances for women, a move set to be pioneered in France this year. Read More...

Postponed impresses in gallop ahead of Dubai return

Racing Post | 1 week ago
POSTPONED stepped up his preparation for a second successive appearance at the Dubai Carnival next month when impressing in a workout on the Waterhall gallops in Newmarket on Saturday. Read More...

Prize-money up to 1 million for Juddmonte International

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE Juddmonte International, the jewel at the centre of York's prestigious Ebor meeting, will be worth £1 million for the first time this year. Read More...

Prize-money up to 1m for Juddmonte International

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE Juddmonte International, the jewel at the centre of York's prestigious Ebor meeting, will be worth £1 million for the first time this year. Read More...

One Track Mind to miss Stayers’ Hurdle for Punchestown

Racing Post | 1 week ago
ONE Track Mind will bypass next month's Cheltenham Festival in favour of the Punchestown festival in April, where he captured the Grade 1 Champion Stayers Hurdle last year. Read More...

Australia: James Doyle stood down after Randwick fall

Racing Post | 1 week ago
JOCKEY James Doyle was forced to give up a ride at Randwick on Monday after his mount Pearls fell in the penultimate race on the card. Read More...

Wonderful Winx makes it 14 wins on the bounce

Racing Post | 1 week ago
WINX (Chris Waller/Hugh Bowman) equalled the 14-straight wins of Australian legend Phar Lap with another dominant display in the delayed Apollo Stakes at Randwick. Read More...

Australia: Winx makes it 14 wins on the bounce in Apollo

Racing Post | 1 week ago
WINX (Chris Waller/Hugh Bowman) equalled the 14-straight wins of Australian legend Phar Lap with another dominant display in the delayed Apollo Stakes at Randwick. Read More...

Japan: Kyoto star Satono set for Dubai

Racing Post | 1 week ago
The Dubai Sheema Classic is a likely target for Satono Crown after the Hong Kong Vase winner added to his laurels by beating last year's Japanese Derby winner Makahiki into third in the Grade 2 Kyoto Kinen on Sunday Read More...

Weighed In: the best and worst of the weekend racing

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Best performance, biggest disappointment and other awards from the weekend. Read More...

Racing Post news quiz: the week that was

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Barely a day goes by without big news stories breaking, among them seismic, controversial and downright wacky. Catch up on your week in news in our quickfire quiz. Read More...

Disko has all the moves as Bellshill falls

Racing Post | 1 week ago
BELLSHILL was a final fence faller when already beaten as Disko made virtually all the running to triumph under an aggressive Sean Flanagan ride. Read More...

Leopardstown: Disko has all the moves as Bellshill falls

Racing Post | 1 week ago
BELLSHILL was a final fence faller when already beaten as Disko made virtually all the running to triumph under an aggressive Sean Flanagan ride. Read More...

Sizing John grabs Leopardstown gold in thriller

Racing Post | 1 week ago
SIZING John won a thriller of a race where all six left standing were covered by a couple of lengths going to the last fence. Read More...

Sizing John wins Irish Gold Cup thriller

Racing Post | 1 week ago
SIZING John won a thriller of a race where all six left standing were covered by a couple of lengths going to the last fence. Read More...

Leopardstown: Bacardys gives Mullins fifth Deloitte win

Racing Post | 1 week ago
WILLIE MULLINS saddled six as he chased a fifth straight win in the Deloitte so there was no surprise he was celebrating after the race but victory for unheralded 12-1 chance Bacardys was rather more unpredictable. Read More...

Leopardstown: Bacardys gives Mullins fifth Deloitte

Racing Post | 1 week ago
WILLIE MULLINS saddled six as he chased a fifth straight win in the Deloitte so there was no surprise he was celebrating after the race, but victory for unheralded 12-1 chance Bacardys was rather more unpredictable. Read More...

Oscar enjoys comfortable stroll to hurdles hat-trick

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Finian's Oscar warmed up for the Cheltenham Festival in comfotable fashion as he strolled to his third victory over hurdles. Read More...

Exeter: Oscar enjoys comfortable stroll to hurdles hat-trick

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Finian's Oscar warmed up for the Cheltenham Festival in comfotable fashion as he strolled to his third victory over hurdles. Read More...

Exeter: Oscar enjoys comfortable stroll to hurdles hat-trick

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Finian's Oscar warmed up for the Cheltenham Festival in comfotable fashion as he strolled to his third victory over hurdles. Read More...

Leopardstown: Mega Fortune takes his revenge on Bapaume

Racing Post | 1 week ago
New tactics, new headgear, new surface, new JCB Triumph Hurdle contender. Mega Fortune is now second favourite behind Defi Du Seuil with some firms for the juvenile showpiece at the Cheltenham Festival. Read More...

Mega Fortune takes his revenge on Bapaume

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Mega Fortune made it third time lucky against 7-4 favourite Bapaume with a change of tactics as they had the Grade 1 between them from the second-last. Read More...

Leopardstown: Mega Fortune takes his revenge

Racing Post | 1 week ago
New tactics, new headgear, new surface, new JCB Triumph Hurdle contender. Mega Fortune is now second favourite behind Defi Du Seuil with some firms for the juvenile showpiece at the Cheltenham Festiva. Read More...

USA: Kentucky hope McCraken delivers at Tampa

Racing Post | 1 week ago
WITH a powerful come-from-behind victory in the Sam Davis, McCraken (Ian Wilkes/Brian Hernandez) cemented his position as a leading contender for this year's Kentucky Derby with a track-record performance at Tampa Bay. Read More...

Business Bulletin: commission chief’s warning to industry

Racing Post | 1 week ago
The gambling industry descended on the Ice show in London last week when Gambling Commission chief executive Sarah Harrison warned that public concern about the sector is growing and tolerance falling. Read More...

Five things we learned from Saturday’s racing

Racing Post | 1 week ago
There never was a totally satisfactory Gold Cup between stablemates Kauto Star and Denman but we might finally find out the answer to that long-debated question this March via their reincarnates. Read More...

Tizzard hoping Finian’s can settle festival target

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
FINIAN'S OSCAR looks to be tasked with no more than a conversion in front of the goal posts today at Exeter, but his trainer Colin Tizzard is hoping he can provide some sort of clue as to which race he should aim for at the Cheltenham Festival. Read More...

Under the weather Johnson gives up Exeter rides

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CHAMPION jockey Richard Johnson, who missed the ride on Native River at Newbury on Saturday due to illness, has also given up his four rides at Exeter on Sunday. Read More...

The Sunday Briefing: betting, going and non-runners

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
A QUIET Sunday it is not with Grade 1 action galore at Leopardstown containing a fistful of Cheltenham hopes in almost every race topped off by Carlingford Lough's bid to win the featured Grade 1 Stan James Irish Gold Cup for a third year. Read More...