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Brown Panther big mover in the stayers´ rankings

Racing Post | 6 days ago
THE latest standings in the race for honours at the end-of-season Cartier Awards received a major shake-up after a frenetic weekend’s action, with many of the most important performances enhancing the inaugural Irish Champions Weekend. Read More...

Advertising watchdog rules on “Ladbrokes Life”

Racing Post | 6 days ago
THE ADVERTISING watchdog has found that two posters which formed part of the "Ladbrokes Life" campaign condoned an "irresponsible attitude" towards gambling, although the majority of complaints were rejected. Read More...

Cox Plate hope Adelaide ‘will thrive’ in Australia

Racing Post | 6 days ago
CONNECTIONS of Adelaide, unlucky when a fast-finishing third in Sunday's Prix Niel, reckon the Ballydoyle globetrotter has serious chance in the A$3 million Sportingbet Cox Plate, Australia's premier weight-for-age contest. Read More...

Australia: Major racing bodies merge to boost integrity

Racing Post | 6 days ago
THREE of Australian racing's key bodies are to merge to boost the sport's integrity. Read More...

Today’s racing: Hadaatha laid out for Listed prize by Varian

Racing Post | 6 days ago
IT'S back to bread and butter fare for Roger Varian following a first Classic win on Saturday from Kingston Hill and a further Group 1 success from Cursory Glance on Sunday, but he has long had one eye on Yarmouth's Listed prize. Read More...

USA: California Chrome in ‘awesome’ shape for return

Racing Post | 6 days ago
USA: California Chrome, not seen since being denied Triple Crown glory in the Belmont Stakes in June, returns on Saturday and is in top order, according to veteran trainer Art Sherman. Read More...

Chrome in ‘awesome’ shape for Saturday return

Racing Post | 6 days ago
USA: California Chrome, not seen since being denied Triple Crown glory in the Belmont Stakes in June, returns on Saturday and is in top order, according to veteran trainer Art Sherman. Read More...

California Chrome in ‘awesome’ shape for Saturday return

Racing Post | 6 days ago
USA: California Chrome, not seen since being denied Triple Crown glory in the Belmont Stakes in June, returns on Saturday and is in top order, according to veteran trainer Art Sherman. Read More...

McCoy and McManus chase first Kerry National

Racing Post | 7 days ago
TONY McCOY has chosen to partner Alderwood from the quintet of Guinness Kerry National contestants to run in the famous J P McManus silks, with both jockey and owner searching for a first success in the showpiece event of the Listowel festival. Read More...

Juvenile Judge

Racing Post | 1 week ago
David Baxter looks at the under-the-radar two-year-olds it could pay to follow. Read More...

Race change at Goodwood

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Goodwood's 6f race on September 24 has been replaced with a 7f handicap with remedial work set to take place on the straight course due to an infestation of chafer bugs. Read More...

Sportech shares plummet after appeal reverse

Racing Post | 1 week ago
SHARES in Merseyside-based tote and pool betting operator Sportech fell steeply on Tuesday after they were informed that Her Majesty's Revenue & Customs had won their appeal over a long- running VAT repayment claim. Read More...

Chepstow racing to go ahead after inspection

Racing Post | 1 week ago
RACING will go ahead at Chepstow on Tuesday after an inspection took place due to concerns raising by the jockeys over the state of the ground. Read More...

Ground concerns lead to delay at Chepstow

Racing Post | 1 week ago
RACING has been delayed at Chepstow on Tuesday after jockeys voiced concern about the state of the ground. Read More...

Injury forces Sea The Moon into retirement

Racing Post | 1 week ago
SEA THE MOON, winner of the Deutsches Derby and one-time favourite for the Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, has been retired. Read More...

Hong Kong Jockey Club elect new chairman

Racing Post | 1 week ago
SIMON IP has been elected as the new chairman of the Hong Kong Jockey Club, succeeding Brian Stevenson who has retired from the board after 15 years. Read More...

Breeders’ Cup Turf being considered for Brown Panther

Racing Post | 1 week ago
AN AUDACIOUS tilt at the $3m Breeders' Cup Turf at Santa Anita on November 1 is among the options being considered for Sunday's runaway Irish St Leger winner Brown Panther. Read More...

WatchandWager extend Hong Kong pools deal

Racing Post | 1 week ago
WATCHANDWAGER, the American wing of London-listed betting company Webis, have signed an extension to their agreement with the Hong Kong Jockey Club's Horse Race Betting Limited to provide access to the HKJC pari-mutuel pools. Read More...

Cosgrave appeals as ERA place him on forfeit list

Racing Post | 1 week ago
JOCKEY Pat Cosgrave has been placed on the forfeit list in the UAE over his failure to pay the costs for the appeal hearing at which he had a six month Dubai riding ban reduced to four months. Read More...

Cosgrave appeals as ERA place him on forfeit list

Racing Post | 1 week ago
JOCKEY Pat Cosgrave has been placed on the forfeit list in the UAE over his failure to pay the costs for the appeal hearing at which he had a six month Dubai riding ban reduced to four months. Read More...

Cosgrave appeals as ERA places him on forfeit list

Racing Post | 1 week ago
JOCKEY Pat Cosgrave has been placed on the forfeit list in the UAE over his failure to pay the costs for the appeal hearing at which he had a six month Dubai riding ban reduced to four months. Read More...

Betfair to carry Net Entertainment games

Racing Post | 1 week ago
BETFAIR have signed an agreement with Stockholm-listed online casino supplier Net Entertainment. Read More...

Flamboyant trainer Oliver Brady dies aged 75

Racing Post | 1 week ago
OLIVER BRADY, one of the great characters of Irish racing, has died aged 75. Read More...

Today’s racing: Alex Vino on upward curve for Stoute

Racing Post | 1 week ago
PROGRESSIVE three-year-old Alex Vino faces his stiffest test to date even though he takes on just four rivals in the opening day feature at Yarmouth's Eastern festival, the 1m3½f East Anglian Air Ambulance Handicap (4.30). Read More...

Jay HK departure sparks job interest

Racing Post | 1 week ago
NEWS that former Ladbrokes sports and football director Patrick Jay is leaving the Hong Kong Jockey Club to return to Britain in December, is sure to spark interest among European betting companies and regulatory organisations. Read More...

Red Cadeaux upped in weights for Melbourne Cup

Racing Post | 1 week ago
RED CADEAUX has been assigned his highest ever weight for the Melbourne Cup, with the Ed Dunlop-trained globetrotter being prepared for a fourth consecutive tilt at the Flemington showpiece on November 4. Read More...

O´Brien rues missed opportunity on Australia

Racing Post | 1 week ago
JOSEPH O'BRIEN expressed his disappointment on Tuesday at how last Saturday's Qipco Irish Champion Stakes panned out, admitting that he may have not have made the most of Australia. Read More...

Edgar Balthazar ready to roll again at Ayr

Racing Post | 1 week ago
EXCITING juvenile Edgar Balthazar looks set for his second appearance of the season at Ayr on Friday. Read More...

Stan James deny talk of imminent sale

Racing Post | 1 week ago
STAN JAMES have denied that their Gibraltar-based business is on the point of being sold following a report in the gambling industry press. Read More...

Queen’s Estimate to skip Melbourne Cup

Racing Post | 1 week ago
LAST season's Gold Cup royal winner Estimate will not be making the trip to Australia for the Melbourne Cup after connections ruled out a tilt at the world's richest handicap. Read More...

All-Weather Finals Day gets C4 coverage boost

Racing Post | 1 week ago
NEXT year’s All-Weather Championships Finals day on Good Friday will have live terrestrial TV coverage for the first time after Channel 4 agreed to extend its output to include the £1 million fixture. Read More...

Ryan Moore: the best jockey in the world?

Racing Post | 1 week ago
AS THE field turned for home and fanned out across the Sandown straight, there were decisions to be made that would probably decide the winner of the 2007 Coral-Eclipse from the boys. Read More...

World Class: Great weekend for Australia – apart from defeat

Racing Post | 1 week ago
WE LEARNT two things about Australia this weekend. The first was that he is the outstanding middle-distance horse in Europe, but the second, more obviously, was that he is beatable. Read More...

Treve still on course for Arc says Head-Maarek

Racing Post | 1 week ago
CRIQUETTE HEAD-MAAREK will continue to prepare Treve for a Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe title defence following discussions with owner Sheikh Joaan Al Thani, in the wake of the filly's fourth-placed effort in Sunday's Prix Vermeille. Read More...

Australia team weigh up choice of Ascot targets

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE Qipco Champion Stakes or Queen Elizabeth II Stakes at Ascot is the likely choice facing Australia’s connections after the dual Derby winner’s shock defeat by The Grey Gatsby in the Irish Champion Stakes on Saturday. Read More...

Australia team weigh up choice of Ascot targets

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE Qipco Champion Stakes or Queen Elizabeth II Stakes at Ascot is the likely choice facing Australia’s connections after the dual Derby winner’s shock defeat by The Grey Gatsby in the Irish Champion Stakes on Saturday. Read More...

Today’s racing: O’Brien fires two shots at Listowel feature

Racing Post | 1 week ago
RULE THE WAVES, who trounced his rivals on his nursery debut at Killarney last month, and Cocoon give Aidan O’Brien two shots at landing the EBF Premier Nursery Handicap (4.05) at Listowel for the fourth time in five years. Read More...

Today’s racing: O’Brien saddles pair in Listowel feature

Racing Post | 1 week ago
RULE THE WAVES, who trounced his rivals on his nursery debut at Killarney last month, and Cocoon give Aidan O’Brien two shots at landing the EBF Premier Nursery Handicap (4.05) at Listowel for the fourth time in five years. Read More...

Leading hope Zarkandar scratched from Cesarewitch

Racing Post | 1 week ago
ZARKANDAR, general second favourite for next month’s Betfred Cesarewitch, has been removed from the race by trainer Paul Nicholls. Read More...

Bookmakers announce new advertising standards

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE heads of four of the industry’s biggest bookmakers have joined forces in an attempt to counter public concern about gambling advertising, with measures including removing gaming machine promotions from betting shop windows. Read More...

Australia: Female rider dies after fall at Cranbourne

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Australia: Victoria police have started an investigation after a woman died following a fall from a horse at Cranbourne racetrack on Monday morning. Read More...

Canada: Trade Storm caps Grade 1 double for Simcock

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Trade Storm completed a memorable Grade 1 double for trainer David Simcock when he won the $1m Ricoh Woodbine Mile under Jamie Spencer; Sheikhzayedroad (Martin Lane) had earlier won the Northern Dancer Turf Read More...

Canada: Trade Storm caps Grade 1 double for Simcock

Racing Post | 1 week ago
TRADE STORM completed a memorable Grade 1 double for trainer David Simcock when he won the $1m Ricoh Woodbine Mile after Sheikhzayedroad had earlier won the Northern Dancer Turf. Read More...

Canada: Trade Storm secures Grade 1 double for Simcock

Racing Post | 1 week ago
TRADE STORM completed a memorable Grade 1 double for trainer David Simcock when he won the $1m Ricoh Woodbine Mile after Sheikhzayedroad had earlier won the Northern Dancer Turf. Read More...

Germany: Nordico lands Group 3 spoils

Racing Post | 1 week ago
GERMAN 2,000 Guineas runner-up Nordico (Mario Hofer/Eddy Hardouin) just got the better of German Oaks third Longina after a ding-dong battle. Read More...

Curragh: Brown Panther pounces in Irish St Leger

Racing Post | 1 week ago
BROWN PANTHER gained his first Group 1 as his rider Richard Kingscote outwitted his rivals to record a memorable victory for owner/breeder Michael Owen and trainer Tom Dascombe. Read More...

Kingscote excels as Panther pounces in Irish Leger

Racing Post | 1 week ago
BROWN PANTHER gained his first Group 1 as his rider Richard Kingscote outwitted his rivals to record a memorable victory for owner/breeder Michael Owen and trainer Tom Dascombe. Read More...

Kingscote excels as Panther pounces in Irish St Leger

Racing Post | 1 week ago
BROWN PANTHER gained his first Group 1 as his rider Richard Kingscote outwitted his rivals to record a memorable victory for owner/breeder Michael Owen and trainer Tom Dascombe. Read More...

Curragh: Gleneagles does enough to land National Stakes

Racing Post | 1 week ago
GLENEAGLES put in a workman like effort but just did enough to hold off the advances of big outsider Toscanini to land the National Stakes at the Curragh. Read More...

Curragh: Gleneagles stakes Classic claims in National Stakes

Racing Post | 1 week ago
GLENEAGLES put in a workman like effort but just did enough to hold off the advances of big outsider Toscanini to land the National Stakes at the Curragh. Read More...