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Cheltenham: Kings Palace new RSA favourite after Cheltenham romp

Racing Post | 7 days ago
DAVID PIPE'S exciting young novice chaser Kings Palace became the best-priced 7-1 favourite for the RSA Chase with a strong-travelling, spring-heeled performance at Cheltenham. Read More...

Racing second best attended sport in 2014

Racing Post | 7 days ago
ROYAL Ascot was the third best attended UK sports event of 2014 as horseracing maintained its position as the second most popular sport. Read More...

Palace out to cement RSA claims as Melodic makes debut

Racing Post | 7 days ago
BY THE end of play on Friday Kings Palace could head the RSA Chase betting outright while Melodic Rendezvous could be much shorter in the Arkle and JLT markets should he make a success of his chasing debut. Read More...

Today’s racing: Cesarewitch hero Big remains in good form

Racing Post | 7 days ago
WAYNE HUTCHINSON returns after 24 days on the sidelines with a clear winning chance for boss Alan King. Read More...

Cheltenham going good to soft after overnight rain

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE winter weather is effecting Cheltenham's International meeting, with 10mm of rain causing a change in the going and a frosty forecast forcing the track to put down covers after racing to protect the ground for Saturday's meeting. Read More...

Cheltenham going good to soft after overnight rain

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE winter weather is effecting Cheltenham's International meeting, with 10mm of rain causing a change in the going and a frosty forecast forcing the track to put down covers after racing to protect the ground for Saturday's meeting. Read More...

Jefferson might look elsewhere for Attaglance

Racing Post | 1 week ago
ATTAGLANCE, a general 10-1 shot for the Caspian Caviar Gold Cup at Cheltenham, will not run in Saturday’s big race if the ground turns soft. Read More...

Prize-money boost for Scottish Champion Hurdle

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE QTS Scottish Champion Hurdle has become one of the top five most lucrative 2m handicap hurdles in British racing after a £30,000 boost took the Ayr prize to £100,000. Read More...

Philip Fenton withdraws appeal for drugs ban

Racing Post | 1 week ago
PHILIP FENTON has decided to withdraw his appeal against the severity of a three-year ban imposed by the Turf Club for drugs-related offences. Read More...

Philip Fenton withdraws appeal for drugs ban

Racing Post | 1 week ago
TRAINER Philip Fenton has withdrawn his appeal against a three-year ban imposed on him by the Turf Club for drug possession. Read More...

Philip Fenton withdraws appeal against drugs ban

Racing Post | 1 week ago
TRAINER Philip Fenton has withdrawn his appeal against a three-year ban imposed on him by the Turf Club for drug possession. Read More...

Caid among 13 for Caspian Caviar Gold Cup

Racing Post | 1 week ago
CAID DU BERLAIS will face a maximum of 12 rivals in Saturday's Caspian Caviar Gold Cup at Cheltenham, as the five-year-old bids to become the first Paddy Power Gold Cup winner to follow up since Exotic Dancer in 2006. Read More...

Today’s racing: King out to rule for Dartnall

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE richest race of the day at Taunton commemorates former clerk of the course Michael Trickey, who died last year at the age of 70. Read More...

Australia: Junoob stripped of Group 1 Metropolitan win

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Chris Waller has been fined $30,000 and Junoob stripped of a Group 1 win after the horse returned a positive swab following his victory in the Metropolitan. Read More...

Farraj camp satisfied with Hong Kong Cup draw

Racing Post | 1 week ago
FARRAAJ was on Thursday giving a fighting chance of capping a brilliant year for trainer Roger Varian and jockey Andrea Atzeni in Sunday's Longines Hong Kong Cup, in which he will break from stall six. Read More...

Farraaj camp satisfied with Hong Kong Cup draw

Racing Post | 1 week ago
FARRAAJ was on Thursday given a fighting chance of capping a brilliant year for trainer Roger Varian and jockey Andrea Atzeni in Sunday's Longines Hong Kong Cup, in which he will break from stall six. Read More...

Hong Kong: Fukunaga seals international jockeys´ win

Racing Post | 1 week ago
YUICHI FUKUNAGA, the rider who partnered Just A Way to his stunning success in the Dubai Duty Free on Dubai World Cup night in March, underlined he belongs at the top level when winning the international jockeys’ challenge at Happy Valley last nigh Read More...

Zamdy Man could skip Cheltenham for Ascot

Racing Post | 1 week ago
ZAMDY MAN looks set to join Sign Of A Victory in opting for the Ladbroke Hurdle next weekend rather than a clash with The New One as Saturday's International Hurdle lost another credible rival to the Nigel Twiston-Davies-trained superstar. Read More...

Jay linked to the vacant top post at Ladbrokes

Racing Post | 1 week ago
LADBROKES on Tuesday night declined to comment on speculation linking their former sports and football director Patrick Jay with the soon-to-be-vacant chief executive's position at the bookmaker. Read More...

Walsh will leave it late to make Boxing Day decision

Racing Post | 1 week ago
RUBY WALSH will leave it as late as possible to commit to riding plans on Boxing Day, with three of Willie Mullins' and Susannah Ricci's superstars due to run at two different venues. Read More...

´I just don´t have enough time to do the job well´

Racing Post | 1 week ago
ON a grey and drizzly London morning, Clare Balding is jogging down a gravel path and encouraging her Tibetan terrier Archie to do the same. Read More...

Frankel’s brother causes stir among 2016 Derby entries

Racing Post | 1 week ago
A TOTAL of 475 yearlings have been entered for the 2016 Investec Derby but the hype surrounds just one, a full brother to unbeaten champion Frankel. Read More...

Scottish Champion Hurdle winner Cockney Sparrow dies of colic

Racing Post | 1 week ago
COCKNEY SPARROW, winner of last season's Grade 2 QTS Scottish Champion Hurdle and described by John Quinn as "the best mare I've trained," has died of colic. Read More...

Brown Panther given Dubai option

Racing Post | 1 week ago
GROUP 1 winner Brown Panther could continue his globetrotting adventures in the new year after featuring in a strong list of accepted horses from Britain and Ireland for the 2015 Dubai World Cup Carnival. Read More...

Racing on at Hexham despite strong winds

Racing Post | 1 week ago
TODAY'S meeting at Hexham goes ahead as planned despite high winds prompting a noon inspection. Read More...

USA: Breeders’ Cup aim for recovering Wise Dan

Racing Post | 1 week ago
DUAL Horse of the Year Wise Dan is said to be recovering well from the injury that denied him the chance to complete a hat-trick of wins in the Breeders' Cup Mile last month. Read More...

Strong winds prompt Hexham inspection

Racing Post | 1 week ago
OFFICIALS at Hexham will inspect the track at noon to see if today's meeting can take place safely in the face of high winds. Read More...

Australia: Darley snap up leading sprinter Brazen Beau

Racing Post | 1 week ago
SHEIKH MOHAMMED'S Darley operation has acquired one of Australia's leading sprinters following the purchase of Group 1 Coolmore Stud Stakes winner Brazen Beau. Read More...

Strong winds causing concern at Hexham

Racing Post | 1 week ago
OFFICIALS at Hexham are keeping a close eye on the weather as strong winds threaten to disrupt today's meeting. Read More...

Today’s racing: Botti hoping for some luck for Grendisar

Racing Post | 1 week ago
ALL-WEATHER regular Grendisar lines up again tonight as he aims to pocket another valuable prize in the £60,000 London Middle Distance Series Final at Kempton. Read More...

Charlton: Able Friend a formidable rival for Captain Cat

Racing Post | 1 week ago
ROGER CHARLTON reports his Longines Hong Kong Mile contender Captain Cat to have settled in well to his new surroundings at Sha Tin racecourse but the Derby-winning trainer thinks local favourite Able Friend will prove a formidable opponent. Read More...

Sole Power bidding to end 2014 on a high in Hong Kong

Racing Post | 1 week ago
IT HAS been a year to remember for owner David Power and it will get even better if last year's runner up Sole Power goes one better in Sunday's Longines Hong Kong Sprint at Sha Tin. Read More...

Dude fancied for further Welsh National success

Racing Post | 1 week ago
MONBEG DUDE is now the 8-1 co-favourite with the sponsors for the Coral Welsh Grand National after fancies Sam Winner and The Young Master were both scratched at the latest forfeit stage. Read More...

Minimum race values set for April rise

Racing Post | 1 week ago
MINIMUM values for a number of race types - especially those at the bottom end of the scale - are set to rise from April 1 next year, although the Horsemen's Group described them as "modest" and said revisiting them would be a priority nex Read More...

Cleared Bradley ‘pushes at limits’ says BHA panel

Racing Post | 1 week ago
GRAHAM BRADLEY "pushes at the limits of what is legitimate", the BHA's disciplinary panel said on Tuesday. Read More...

Jockey admits deliberately dropping urine sample

Racing Post | 1 week ago
CONTROVERSIAL jockey Lisa Cropp looks set for a lengthy ban from racing despite officials in New Zealand admitting they have no urine sample they can use. Read More...

Moose could make his comeback at Cheltenham

Racing Post | 1 week ago
MAD MOOSE could be an interesting addition to Saturday's card at Cheltenham, with the enigmatic performer featuring in the entries for both the Osborne House Relkeel Hurdle and StanJames.com International Hurdle. Read More...

A gambling terms wallet? ´ ´tis the season for tat

Racing Post | 1 week ago
WHAT was all that Black Friday and Cyber Monday stuff? There's nothing wrong with sound innovations from the US - KFC, crack and corporate tax avoidance haven't done anyone any harm - but this obsession with urgent shopping is alarming. Read More...

Councils seek more power over betting shops

Racing Post | 1 week ago
PRESSURE from local government for extra controls over betting shops and gaming machines has increased with councils in England demanding the same powers over the sector that are being given to the authorities in Scotland. Read More...

Higgins joins Arc as property director

Racing Post | 1 week ago
STEPHEN HIGGINS, the former managing director of Newbury racecourse, is to join Arena Racing Company in the newly created role of property director Read More...

Labrokes sign TurfTV deal to show US racing

Racing Post | 1 week ago
LADBROKES have signed a deal with TurfTV to show US horseracing content in betting shops and online. Read More...

Diversification key to SIS future as profits plunge

Racing Post | 1 week ago
DIVERSIFICATION is the watchword at SIS, according to the company's chief executive Gary Smith, both in terms of a move from retail to digital and into other sports apart from horseracing and greyhounds. Read More...

McCue instigates management reshuffle at Paddy Power

Racing Post | 1 week ago
NEW Paddy Power chief executive Andy McCue has started to shape his senior management team with a reshuffle in which three executives move to new positions. Read More...

Hong Kong: Hoof abscess stalls Buffering Sprint prep

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Buffering has missed a gallop in preparation for the Longines Hong Kong Sprint but trainer Robert Heathcote insists the four-time Group 1 winner will take his place in Sunday's race. Read More...

Today’s racing: Star expected to go close down in grade

Racing Post | 1 week ago
COLIN Tizzard is hoping a dress rehearsal over hurdles at Cheltenham last month will have put Theatrical Star spot-on for a return to fences at Fontwell this afternoon. Read More...

Paddy primed to be a big shot in Coral Welsh National

Racing Post | 1 week ago
EMMA LAVELLE believes her Coral Welsh Grand National hope Shotgun Paddy can be a major player in the Chepstow marathon, having benefited from his recent reappearance over hurdles at Newbury. Read More...

Low temperatures force Fontwell to inspect

Racing Post | 1 week ago
FONTWELL'S meeting this afternoon is subject to an inspection at 9.45am, though officials are confident racing will take place. Read More...

Faugheen booked in for Christmas Hurdle test

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
CHAMPION HURDLE favourite Faugheen looks set to join stablemate Champagne Fever at Kempton on December 26 with owner Rich Ricci nominating the Williamhill.com Christmas Hurdle as his number one target. Read More...

‘Box office’ Sole Power named Horse of the Year

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
SOLE Power was crowned Horse of the Year at Monday's HRI Awards at the Pavillion in Leopardstown, completing a memorable day for his trainer Eddie Lynam, who also picked up the Flat award. Read More...

Spencer nominated for special award at Lesters

Racing Post | 2 weeks ago
JAMIE SPENCER could bring the curtain down on his riding career with a Lester after the soon-to-be retired jockey was nominated in the Flat jockey special recognition category for the annual awards on December 22. Read More...