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Betfair and Paddy Power agree terms on merger

Racing Post | 1 week ago
BETFAIR and Paddy Power have reached an agreement in principle to follow in the footsteps of Ladbrokes and Coral and join forces in a merger to create one of the world’s largest online gambling companies. Read More...

Betfair and Paddy Power enter talks over merger

Racing Post | 1 week ago
BETFAIR and Paddy Power have announced intentions to follow in the footsteps of Ladbrokes and Coral and join forces in a merger to create one of the world’s largest online gambling companies. Read More...

Irish Champion may be next for Arabian Queen

Racing Post | 1 week ago
ARABIAN QUEEN, the filly who sensationally ended the unbeaten record of Derby winner Golden Horn at York last week, is under serious consideration for the Qipco Irish Champion Stakes, owner-breeder Jeff Smith revealed on Tuesday night. Read More...

Treve on track in pursuit of historic third Arc

Racing Post | 1 week ago
TREVE was in excellent form on les Aigles on Tuesday morning under Thierry Jarnet, leaving trainer Criquette Head-Maarek beaming after the dual Arc heroine's first serious piece of work back on the grass after a summer break. Read More...

Ridge Ranger cut to gun down Bullet rivals

Racing Post | 1 week ago
RIDGE RANGER has been backed to become the first filly since Look Busy in 2008 to land the Totepool Beverley Bullet on Saturday, with the sponsors cutting her into 10-1 (from 16). Read More...

Kodi Bear backed as if he is unbeatable

Racing Post | 1 week ago
KODI BEAR got back to winning ways at Salisbury earlier this month and punters are backing him to follow up in the Doom Bar Celebration Mile at Goodwood on Saturday. Read More...

ABB keeps link with charity Crimestoppers

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE Association of British Bookmakers has renewed its association with independent charity Crimestoppers, a partnership that goes back to 2004. Read More...

Muamba in Ladbrokes advertising campaign

Racing Post | 1 week ago
FABRICE MUAMBA visited Ladbrokes' head office to film a video on behalf of the Professional Players Federation reminding professional athletes of the rules regarding placing bets and passing on inside information. Read More...

Totepool to reach new heights under newly appointed Lester

Racing Post | 1 week ago
BETFRED yesterday announced the promotion of Julian Lester as Totepool racecourse operations director, taking the role previously held by Brent Dolan. Read More...

The curious case of the Doctor and the buried bones

Racing Post | 1 week ago
EXCAVATIONS at Palace House have thrown up Newmarket’s very own historical mystery after workmen uncovered the remains of a horse buried around two centuries ago when the site was home to the Rothschild stables. Read More...

France: Longchamp gets rebuild go but one track to close

Racing Post | 1 week ago
NEARLY four years after plans for a new grandstand were first unveiled, France Galop’s administrative council has finally given the go-ahead for the rebuilding of Longchamp. Read More...

Longchamp gets rebuild go-ahead but one track to close

Racing Post | 1 week ago
NEARLY four years after plans for a new grandstand were first unveiled, France Galop’s administrative council has finally given the go-ahead for the rebuilding of Longchamp. Read More...

Lingfield switches to all-weather after heavy rain

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE four turf races at Lingfield on Wednesday have been switched to the all-weather track after heavy rain, while Brighton got the green light to race on Tuesday after it passed an early morning inspection. Read More...

O’Brien’s St George a warm order for St Leger

Racing Post | 1 week ago
ORDER OF ST GEORGE continued to be popular in the Ladbrokes St Leger market on Monday, with Paddy Power and Betway cutting the Irish St Leger Trial winner into 4-1 joint-favourite (from 5 and 6) for the Doncaster Classic. Read More...

Brighton gets go ahead after inspection

Racing Post | 1 week ago
BRIGHTON'S card on Tuesday got the go ahead at an early morning inspection. Read More...

O’Meara pours cold water on Ballydoyle rumours

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE hottest rumour in racing was on Monday night firmly quashed by David O’Meara as one of the sport’s most highly respected and widely admired young trainers poured cold water on intense speculation linking him with a move to Ballydoyle. Read More...

O’Meara pours cold water on Ballydoyle rumours

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE hottest rumour in racing was on Monday night firmly quashed by David O’Meara as one of the sport’s most highly respected and widely admired young trainers poured cold water on intense speculation linking him with a move to Ballydoyle. Read More...

Rain-hit Brighton calls inspection for Tuesday

Racing Post | 1 week ago
BRIGHTON has called a 7am inspection for Tuesday’s meeting due to the threat of heavy rain continuing to fall at the track. Read More...

Yarmouth pleased by entry for opening fixture

Racing Post | 1 week ago
YARMOUTH has received a resounding vote of confidence from owners and trainers, with 176 entries made for the track's first fixture of the year on Sunday. Read More...

Ripon race next on Pendleton’s agenda

Racing Post | 1 week ago
VICTORIA PENDLETON looks set to take the next step on her journey to ride at the Cheltenham Festival by taking part in her first race under rules on Monday. Read More...

Wall planning rare Beverley raid with Katawi

Racing Post | 1 week ago
IN THE last five seasons Chris Wall has not sent one runner north to Beverley, but he is planning to be represented on the Westwood with Katawi in Saturday's Listed totescoop6 Beverley Bullet Sprint Stakes. Read More...

Kodi Bear on prowl for Celebration Mile

Racing Post | 1 week ago
EXCITING colt Kodi Bear could get the opportunity to live up to his lofty reputation on Saturday after featuring among 11 confirmations for the Doom Bar Celebration Mile at Goodwood. Read More...

Soft ground results in spate of non-runners at Carlisle

Racing Post | 1 week ago
SLOW ground at Carlisle has produced host of non-runners for this evening's fixture. Read More...

Australia: Protectionist wins on return from injury

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Protectionist has taken a major step towards his defence of the Melbourne Cup with a barrier trial win at Newcastle. Read More...

Ebor hero Litigant to be tested at Group 1 level

Racing Post | 1 week ago
LITIGANT, who defied a 491-day absence to win the Ebor at York on Saturday, will have his next start in Group 1 company, Joe Tuite indicated on Sunday. Read More...

World Class: Beholder emerges as contender to Pharoah

Racing Post | 1 week ago
International ratings expert Sam Walker on a credible challenger to American Pharoah Read More...

Gleneagles on course for Irish Champion despite concerns

Racing Post | 1 week ago
AIDAN O'BRIEN admitted on Sunday missing three opportunities in the last month could have an adverse effect on star miler Gleneagles but stressed the Qipco Irish Champion Stakes is very much the plan. Read More...

USA: Pharoah team take bold move and head for Travers

Racing Post | 1 week ago
TRIPLE CROWN hero American Pharoah has been given the all clear to contest the Grade 1 Travers Stakes at Saratoga on Saturday. Read More...

Newmarket gallops: Foundation building on his debut effort

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Newmarket correspondent David Milnes is up bright and early to see the stars on the gallops. Our expert shares his unbeatable insight, direct from Flat racing's HQ. Read More...

Curragh: Dour Dawn runs down Never to land Futurity

Racing Post | 1 week ago
HERALD THE DAWN handled conditions best at the Curragh to run down plucky front-runner Now Or Never to take this prize as favourite Shogun flopped on the going. Read More...

Curragh: Dour Dawn runs down Never to land Futurity

Racing Post | 1 week ago
HERALD THE DAWN handled conditions best at the Curragh to run down plucky front-runner Now Or Never to take this prize as favourite Shogun flopped on the going. Read More...

France: Odeliz springs Romanet surprise for Burke

Racing Post | 1 week ago
The Karl Burke-trained Odeliz sprang a huge shock when making all in the Prix Jean Romanet. Read More...

France: Odeliz springs Romanet surprise for Burke

Racing Post | 1 week ago
The Karl Burke-trained Odeliz sprang a huge shock when making all in the Prix Jean Romanet. Read More...

Curragh: Found ends second streak with easy win

Racing Post | 1 week ago
AFTER three consecutive second-placed finishes this year Found finally got her head in front with an emphatic victory in the Royal Whip. Read More...

France: Dettori lavishes praise on classy Shalaa

Racing Post | 1 week ago
FRANKIE DETTORI described Shalaa as the best juvenile he has ever ridden after the John Gosden-trained two-year-old powered through the soft ground at Deauville to win comfortably from Gutaifan. Read More...

Dettori lavishes praise on classy Shalaa

Racing Post | 1 week ago
FRANKIE DETTORI described Shalaa as possibly the best juvenile he has ever ridden after the John Gosden-trained two-year-old powered through the soft ground at Deauville to win comfortably from Gutaifan. Read More...

Mighty Morny victory for classy Shalaa

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THIS time the gamble paid off. John Gosden and Frankie Dettori tasted defeat when Golden Horn ran on unfavourably soft ground mid-week but Shalaa powered through similarly unsuitable ground at Deauville to win comfortably from Gutaifan. Read More...

Japan: Decipher powers to Sapporo Kinen victory

Racing Post | 1 week ago
DECIPHER (Futoshi Kojima/Hirofumi Shii) claimed a third graded stakes win when holding on from the fast-finishing Hit The Target. Read More...

Gosden rolls the dice with Shalaa despite rain

Racing Post | 1 week ago
JOHN GOSDEN has decided to let Shalaa run in today's Darley Prix Morny at Deauville despite persistent rain and ground described by officials as very soft. Read More...

Business Bulletin: Buoyant Coral put rivals in shade

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
GALA CORAL bucked recent trends by issuing strong results for the third quarter of their financial year last week. Read More...

Business Bulletin: Buoyant Coral put rivals in shade

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
GALA CORAL bucked recent trends by issuing strong results for the third quarter of their financial year last week. Read More...

Rain at Deauville casts doubts over Shalaa participation

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
OFFICIALS at Deauville have described the ground for today's card as very soft, leaving the participation of Darley Prix Morny favourite Shalaa in serious doubt. Read More...

USA: Beholder makes history in Pacific cruise

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
BEHOLDER became the first female to win the $1 million Pacific Classic, Del Mar’s richest and most prestigious race, after which owner B Wayne Hughes pointed the way to a possible clash with Triple Crown hero American Pharoah. Read More...

USA: Beholder makes history in Pacific Classic cruise

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
BEHOLDER became the first female to win the $1 million Pacific Classic, Del Mar’s richest and most prestigious race, after which owner B Wayne Hughes pointed the way to a clash with Triple Crown hero American Pharoah. Read More...

France: Ribbons ready for Romanet repeat – Fanshawe

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
FRANKIE DETTORI landed the second half of a Group 1 double aboard Ribbons on this day 12 months ago and is reunited with Elite Racing's classy daughter of Manduro. Read More...

France: Al Shaqab all out for more Morny glory at Deauville

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ONE of Europe's most informative and historic two-year-old races has attracted a field which is short on numbers but boasts plenty of quality, thanks in no small part to Al Shaqab. Read More...

Shalaa show set to depend on Gosden’s ground patrol

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
ONE of Europe's most informative and historic two-year-old races has attracted a field which is short on numbers but boasts plenty of quality, thanks in no small part to Al Shaqab. Read More...

France: Hannon one-two in Prix du Calvados

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
RICHARD HANNON warmed up for Gutaifan's Darley Prix Morny challenge in perfect style as the stable's Great Page and Marenko dominated the finish. Read More...

York: Litigant defies 491-day absence to land Ebor

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
LITIGANT bravely held off his rivals to land a 33-1 shock in the Betfred Ebor on his first start for 491 days at York. Read More...

Litigant defies 491-day absence to land Ebor

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
LITIGANT bravely held off his rivals to land a 33-1 shock in the Betfred Ebor on his first start for 491 days at York. Read More...