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Johnson: Smad Place can dominate Gold Cup field

Racing Post | 1 week ago
RICHARD JOHNSON believes Smad Place's connections have made the right call in aiming the front-running grey at the Timico Gold Cup, and thinks the nine-year-old has the prowess to dominate his rivals for jump racing's most coveted prize. Read More...

Mullins quintet lead strong Scilly Isles entry

Racing Post | 1 week ago
WILLIE MULLINS could be sending another sizeable raiding party to Britain this weekend, as he has entered five runners for Saturday's Grade 1 Betfred TV Scilly Isles Novices' Chase at Sandown. Read More...

Hercules among strong Mullins entry for Scilly Isles

Racing Post | 1 week ago
WILLIE MULLINS could be sending another sizeable raiding party to Britain this weekend, as he has entered five runners for Saturday's Grade 1 Betfred TV Scilly Isles Novices' Chase at Sandown. Read More...

Mullins quintet dominate Scilly Isles entries

Racing Post | 1 week ago
WILLIE MULLINS could be sending another sizeable raiding party to Britain this weekend, as he has entered five runners for Saturday's Grade 1 Betfred TV Scilly Isles Novices' Chase at Sandown. Read More...

Mullins quintet dominate strong Scilly Isles entry

Racing Post | 1 week ago
WILLIE MULLINS could be sending another sizeable raiding party to Britain this weekend, as he has entered five runners for Saturday's Grade 1 Betfred TV Scilly Isles Novices' Chase at Sandown. Read More...

Mullins quintet dominate strong Scilly Isles entry

Racing Post | 1 week ago
WILLIE MULLINS could be sending another sizeable raiding party to Britain this weekend, as he has entered five runners for Saturday's Grade 1 Betfred TV Scilly Isles Novices' Chase at Sandown. Read More...

La Touche Cup legend Risk Of Thunder dies aged 27

Racing Post | 1 week ago
RISK OF THUNDER, who won seven consecutive runnings of the La Touche Cup at the Punchestown festival, died of a heart attack on Sunday at the age of 27. Read More...

World Class: Aerovelocity as good as it gets in sprinting division

Racing Post | 1 week ago
INTERNATIONAL ratings expert Sam Walker assesses the action from Hong Kong, where he believes he has seen one of the best sprinters in the world. Read More...

Derham ‘thrilled’ with Dodging Bullets as comeback nears

Racing Post | 1 week ago
DODGING BULLETS stepped up his preparation for his comeback run at Newbury a week on Saturday with a workout that left his regular rider Harry Derham "thrilled." Read More...

Cheltenham faller Djakadam to go straight to Festival

Racing Post | 1 week ago
DJAKADAM, who required stitches to his chest after falling in the BetBright Trial Chase at Cheltenham on Saturday, will go straight for the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup without another run, trainer Willie Mullins said yesterday. Read More...

Racing on as Plumpton passes morning inspection

Racing Post | 1 week ago
RACING will take place at Plumpton on Monday after the course passed an early morning inspection. Read More...

McCain looking to future after tumultuous time

Racing Post | 1 week ago
AFTER a torrid 12 months, Donald McCain has been seen in the winner's enclosure on a much more frequent basis in recent weeks and while his arsenal may be depleted after his well-documented split with leading owners Paul and Clare Rooney. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: Lightbulbs part of Wolverhampton’s charm

Racing Post | 1 week ago
David Ashforth looks at Monday's card at Wolverhampton, which is his favourite of Britain's all-weather tracks. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: Lightbulbs part of charm at Wolves

Racing Post | 1 week ago
David Ashforth looks at Monday's card at Wolverhampton, which is his favourite of Britain's all-weather tracks. Read More...

Pendleton denied first win in photo-finish

Racing Post | 1 week ago
VICTORIA PENDLETON was agonisingly close to recording her first victory as an amateur jockey when losing out by a head in a photo-finish aboard Pacha Du Polder. Read More...

Punchestown: Felix holds off Flemenstar in Tied Cottage

Racing Post | 1 week ago
FELIX YONGER showcased his Queen Mother Champion Chase credentials, holding off Flemenstar to land the Tied Cottage Chase under a patient ride from Ruby Walsh. Read More...

Festival Trials Day: Five things we learned

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Following a fascinating weekend of informative trials, what have we learned with regards to the Cheltenham Festival? Read More...

Henderson leads tributes to legendary broadcaster Wogan

Racing Post | 1 week ago
LEADING trainer Nicky Henderson paid tribute to legendary BBC broadcaster Sir Terry Wogan, who has died at the age of 77 after a short illness. Read More...

King confirms Smad Place will go for Gold at Cheltenham

Racing Post | 1 week ago
SMAD PLACE, who showcased his claims for the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup when winning Saturday's BetBright Trial Chase, will take his chance in the Festival highlight, trainer Alan King outlined on Sunday morning. Read More...

Baffert eyes Royal Ascot as he falls in love with England

Racing Post | 1 week ago
HOLLYWOOD could hit Royal Ascot this summer as Triple Crown-winning trainer Bob Baffert intends to have his first runner at Flat racing's most prestigious fixture. Read More...

South Africa: Smart Call sets up Breeders’ Cup date

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Smart Call (Alec Laird/JP van der Merwe) smashed her male opponents when winning Cape Town's biggest race and could be seen in Britain later in the year. Read More...

Second inspection for soggy Plumpton, but Ayr off

Racing Post | 1 week ago
OFFICIALS at Plumpton will inspect the track at 7am on Monday to determine if racing can go ahead that afternoon. Read More...

Second inspection for Plumpton, but waterlogged Ayr off

Racing Post | 1 week ago
OFFICIALS at Plumpton will inspect the track at 7am on Monday to determine if racing can go ahead that afternoon. Read More...

Second inspection called for soggy Plumpton

Racing Post | 1 week ago
OFFICIALS at Plumpton will inspect the track at 7am on Monday to determine if racing can go ahead that afternoon. Read More...

Mullins sends strong team for Tied Cottage Chase

Racing Post | 1 week ago
WILLIE MULLINS runs Felix Yonger, Twinlight and Mozoltov as he bids to snare the Tied Cottage Chase for the third time in six years. Read More...

Mullins sends strong team in bid to build on great record

Racing Post | 1 week ago
WILLIE MULLINS runs Felix Yonger, Twinlight and Mozoltov as he bids to snare the Tied Cottage Chase for the third time in six years. Read More...

USA: Kentucky hope Mohaymen takes Holy Bull

Racing Post | 1 week ago
MOHAYMEN (Kiaran McLaughlin/Junior Alvarado) cemented his status as Kentucky Derby favourite with a convincing victory on his three-year-old debut in the Holy Bull Stakes at Gulfstream Park Read More...

USA: Kentucky hope Mohaymen takes Holy Bull

Racing Post | 1 week ago
MOHAYMEN (Kiaran McLaughlin/Junior Alvarado) cemented his status as Kentucky Derby favourite with a convincing victory on his three-year-old debut in the Holy Bull Stakes at Gulfstream Park Read More...

USA: Kentucky Derby hope Mohaymen takes Holy Bull

Racing Post | 1 week ago
MOHAYMEN (Kiaran McLaughlin/Junior Alvarado) cemented his status as Kentucky Derby favourite with a convincing victory on his three-year-old debut in the Holy Bull Stakes at Gulfstream Park Read More...

Mullins eased for trainers’ title after Saturday reverses

Racing Post | 1 week ago
AFTER weeks of uninterrupted dominance on both sides of the Irish Sea, the Willie Mullins bangwagon came to a halt in Britain on Saturday. Read More...

Cheltenham: Thistlecrack imperious in Cleeve romp

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THISTLECRACK cemented his position as the horse to beat in the World Hurdle as he dominated his rivals n the galliardhomes.com Cleeve Hurdle at Cheltenham. Read More...

Cheltenham: Thistlecrack in imperious Cleeve romp

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THISTLECRACK cemented his position as the horse to beat in the World Hurdle as he dominated his rivals n the galliardhomes.com Cleeve Hurdle at Cheltenham. Read More...

Cheltenham: Thistlecrack in Cleeve Hurdle romp

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THISTLECRACK cemented his position as the horse to beat in the World Hurdle as he dominated his rivals n the galliardhomes.com Cleeve Hurdle at Cheltenham. Read More...

Cheltenham: Yanworth rockets to Neptune favouritism

Racing Post | 1 week ago
JUST minutes after the Doncaster success of Albert Bartlett favourite Barters Hill, Yanworth became another British contender to state his case for Cheltenham Festival glory with a breathtaking wide-margin victory in this recognised Neptune trial. Read More...

Cheltenham: Yanworth rockets to Neptune favouritism

Racing Post | 1 week ago
JUST minutes after the Doncaster success of Albert Bartlett favourite Barters Hill, Yanworth became another British challenger to state his case for Cheltenham Festival glory with a breathtaking wide-margin victory in this recognised Neptune trial. Read More...

Doncaster: Barters Hill digs deep to keep perfect record

Racing Post | 1 week ago
BARTERS HILL faced his toughest test yet on Saturday as he battled to success over Ballydine in the Albert Bartlett Novices' Hurdle at Doncaster. Read More...

Smad Place takes trials day honours as Djakadam falls

Racing Post | 1 week ago
SMAD PLACE staked his claim for the Cheltenham Gold Cup by taking the BetBright Trial Chase at Cheltenham on festival trials day. Read More...

Cheltenham: Gold Cup shake-up as Djakadam crashes out

Racing Post | 1 week ago
SMAD PLACE staked his claim for the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup by taking the BetBright Trial Chase at Cheltenham, but the fall of Gold Cup favourite Djakadam was the race's major talking point. Read More...

Gold Cup favourite Djakadam crashes out in trial

Racing Post | 1 week ago
SMAD PLACE staked his claim for the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup by taking the BetBright Trial Chase at Cheltenham on Festival Trials Day, but the fall of Gold Cup favourite Djakadam was the major talking point. Read More...

Gold Cup shake-up as Djakadam crashes out in trial

Racing Post | 1 week ago
SMAD PLACE staked his claim for the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup by taking the BetBright Trial Chase at Cheltenham on Festival Trials Day, but the fall of Gold Cup favourite Djakadam was the major talking point. Read More...

Gold Cup shake-up as Djakadam crashes out in trial

Racing Post | 1 week ago
SMAD PLACE staked his claim for the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup by taking the BetBright Trial Chase at Cheltenham on Festival Trials Day, but the fall of Gold Cup favourite Djakadam was the major talking point. Read More...

Ricci insists no hints in BetBright festival prices

Racing Post | 1 week ago
PUNTERS cannot expect any clues from BetBright's pricing of their new chairman Rich Ricci's outstanding festival team - according to the man himself. Read More...

Round-up: festival clues at Cheltenham and Doncaster

Racing Post | 1 week ago
VANITEUX boosted his Arkle claims with success in the Grade 2 Lightning Novices' CHase at Doncaster, holding off a spirited fight from front-runner Arzal. Read More...

Hutchinson misses Smad Place ride due to injury

Racing Post | 1 week ago
WAYNE HUTCHINSON has been forced out of action for a few days after suffering a foot injury when falling from The Tourard Man at Doncaster on Friday. Read More...

Lingfield forced to cancel Tuesday jumps card

Racing Post | 1 week ago
OFFICIALS at Lingfield were forced to make an early call by cancelling Tuesday's jump card, while several other meetings in the coming days are subject to inspections. Read More...

USA: McLaughlin takes aim at Holy Bull with Mohaymen

Racing Post | 1 week ago
TRAINER Kiaran McLaughlin follows a tried-and-tested path on Saturday when he unleashes Kentucky Derby favourite Mohaymen (Junior Alvarado) for his three-year-old debut in the Holy Bull. Read More...

South Africa: Legal Eagle out to grab rare double in J&B Met

Racing Post | 1 week ago
LEGAL EAGLE (Sean Tarry/Anton Marcus) is 17-10 favourite locally to become only the sixth horse to complete the Met-Queen's Plate double in the last 25 years. Read More...

Cheltenham given the go-ahead for Trials day

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
AFTER an early morning scare, officials at Cheltenham were delighted to witness "considerable improvement" during the morning and consequently give today's festival trials day meeting the go-ahead. Read More...

Heavy ground predicted for Cheltenham

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
HEAVY rain overnight is likely to mean ground of the same description at Cheltenham on Saturday. Read More...

Cheltenham faces 10am inspection following heavy rain

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
Simon Claisse, clerk of the course at Cheltenham, feels the course has a 50-50 chance of passing an inspection at 10am following double the amount of rain forecast overnight. Read More...