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Custom Cut ready for repeat Gladness bid says O´Meara

Racing Post | 6 days ago
A YEAR ago Custom Cut provided trainer George Kent with his biggest success when landing the Gladness Stakes and today the five-year-old, now in the care of David O'Meara, returns to attempting to become only the second dual winner of the race. Read More...

Blog: Winner extra special for emotional Berry

Racing Post | 6 days ago
Nicholas Godfrey is in Australia for the inaugural Championships, the southern hemisphere's richest racing festival. Read his latest dispatch. Read More...

Karakontie in good form and ready to test credentials

Racing Post | 6 days ago
LONGCHAMP'S Classic trials feature two top-class head-to-heads and, with SIS showing both races live, it may pay to slip away from Sunday lunch a little earlier than usual for what could be highly informative events. Read More...

USA: Pletcher joy after shock win for 40-1 Danza

Racing Post | 6 days ago
TODD PLETCHER'S decision to swerve the Blue Grass Stakes for the Arkansas Derby paid off when 40-1 shot Danza bolted up in the final major trial for the Kentucky Derby, a race in which the trainer's better-fancied Commissioner was only sixth. Read More...

USA: Dance With Fate earns Kentucky Derby date

Racing Post | 6 days ago
DANCE WITH FATE earned a place in the Kentucky Derby with victory in Saturday's Blue Grass Stakes, but trainer Peter Eurton is unsure whether the three-year-old will line up in the first leg of the US Triple Crown next month. Read More...

Moore clings on to jinking Al Co for National victory

Racing Post | 6 days ago
JAMIE MOORE almost suffered a Devon Loch-style catastrophe when he was nearly thrown from the jinking Al Co just yards from the finish line, but the rider somehow clung on to take victory in Scotland's biggest steeplechase. Read More...

Ayr: Moore clings on to jinking Al Co for National victory

Racing Post | 6 days ago
JAMIE MOORE almost suffered a Devon Loch-style catastrophe when he was nearly thrown from the jinking Al Co just yards from the finish line, but the rider somehow clung on to take victory in Scotland's biggest steeplechase. Read More...

Navan: Rock solid Weld wins Ballysax Stakes

Racing Post | 6 days ago
DERMOT WELD sent out an incredible eighth winner from his last ten runners as Fascinating Rock posted a poignant success for the trainer. Read More...

Navan: Rock solid Weld wins Ballysax Stakes

Racing Post | 6 days ago
DERMOT WELD sent out an incredible eighth winner from his last ten runners as Fascinating Rock posted a poignant success for the trainer. Read More...

Newbury: Kingman imperious in stunning Greenham rout

Racing Post | 6 days ago
KINGMAN turned in the perfect Classic trial at Newbury as he obliterated his Greenham rivals with a magnificent performance. Read More...

Newbury: Kingman imperious in Greenham rout

Racing Post | 6 days ago
KINGMAN turned in the perfect Classic trial at Newbury as he obliterated his Greenham rivals with a magnificent performance. Read More...

Kingman imperious in stunning Greenham rout

Racing Post | 6 days ago
KINGMAN turned in the perfect Classic trial at Newbury as he obliterated his Greenham rivals with a magnificent performance. Read More...

Kingman imperious in stunning Greenham rout

Racing Post | 6 days ago
KINGMAN turned in the perfect Classic trial at Newbury as he obliterated his Greenham rivals with a magnificent performance. Read More...

Newbury: J Wonder strikes late to land Darling gamble

Racing Post | 6 days ago
J WONDER rewarded strong market support when the Brian Meehan-trained filly scythed through runners in the final furlong to edge out favourite Al Thakhira. Read More...

J Wonder strikes late to land gamble in Fred Darling

Racing Post | 6 days ago
J WONDER rewarded strong market support when the Brian Meehan-trained filly scythed through runners in the final furlong to edge out favourite Al Thakhira. Read More...

J Wonder strikes late to land gamble in Fred Darling

Racing Post | 6 days ago
J WONDER rewarded strong market support when the Brian Meehan-trained filly scythed through runners in the final furlong to edge out favourite Al Thakhira. Read More...

Blog: Wind and rain can’t dampen spirits at Randwick’s big day

Racing Post | 6 days ago
LOVE, it seems, isn't the only thing that money just can't buy. It ain't much use when it comes to the weather either, as anyone at Randwick this afternoon can readily attest. Read More...

Roalco all the rage in Scottish Grand National

Racing Post | 6 days ago
IT'S the Philip Hobbs-trained Pricewise pick Roalco De Farges who has been trimmed to win the Coral Scottish Grand National and is now favourite in some places for the race. Read More...

Hutchinson eyes swift return from knee injury

Racing Post | 7 days ago
WAYNE HUTCHINSON, who injured his left knee when Lady Garvagh fell at Towcester on Thursday, hopes to return to action within a month. Read More...

South Africa: Polly comes along nicely to win Grade 1

Racing Post | 7 days ago
ALONG CAME POLLY (Gavin van Zyl/S'Manga Khumalo) became the first three-year-old to win Friday's L Jaffee Empress Club Stakes at Turffontein for seven years. Read More...

King has high hopes of another Godsmejudge win

Racing Post | 7 days ago
IT'S the Scottish Grand National at Ayr today and Alan King says last year's winner Godsmejudge is coming back to form at just the right time. Read More...

USA: Judy The Beauty out to break Grade 1 duck

Racing Post | 7 days ago
JUDY THE BEAUTY (Wesley Ward/John Velazquez), runner up in the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint in November, bids to take her unbeaten record at Keeneland to three in the Madison Stakes. Read More...

Australia: Remarkable 1-2-3-4 for Waller in Doncaster Mile

Racing Post | 7 days ago
SYDNEY'S champion trainer Chris Waller recorded an extraordinary achievement at Randwick when Sacred Falls led home a remarkable 1-2-3-4 for him in the Group 1 Doncaster Mile. Read More...

Australia: Remarkable 1-2-3-4 for Waller in Doncaster Mile

Racing Post | 7 days ago
SYDNEY'S champion trainer Chris Waller recorded an extraordinary achievement at Randwick when Sacred Falls led home a remarkable 1-2-3-4 for him in the Group 1 Doncaster Mile. Read More...

USA: Wise Dan returns in style with cosy victory

Racing Post | 7 days ago
CONCERNS Wise Dan (Charles LoPresti/John Velazquez) might lack fitness on his first start of 2014 disappeared when the two-time Horse of the Year eased to victory in the Maker's 46 Mile Stakes at Keeneland. Read More...

Australia: Gordon Lord Byron sixth as Lankan Rupee stars

Racing Post | 7 days ago
IRELAND'S Gordon Lord Byron finished sixth behind sensational winner Lankan Rupee (Mick Price/Craig Newitt), who looked every inch a sprint superstar in the Group 1 TJ Smith Stakes at Randwick. Read More...

Byron sixth behind new sprint star Lankan Rupee

Racing Post | 7 days ago
IRELAND'S Gordon Lord Byron finished sixth behind sensational winner Lankan Rupee (Mick Price/Craig Newitt), who looked every inch a sprint superstar in the Group 1 TJ Smith Stakes at Randwick. Read More...

Australia: Criterion gets best of three-way Derby thriller

Racing Post | 7 days ago
CRITERION (David Payne/Hugh Bowman) outstayed his rivals in a thrilling three-way finish to the BMW Australian Derby at Royal Randwick on Saturday on day one of the Sydney Championships meeting. Read More...

USA: Tapiture and Bayern clash in Derby trial

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE Kentucky Derby picture should become a little clearer following Saturday night's action from Oaklawn and Keeneland, with both track's staging prestigious Derby trials. Read More...

Kingman bids to follow in Frankel’s footsteps with Greenham win

Racing Post | 1 week ago
SOME of the Classic generation's most promising colts will do battle in the Aon Greenham Stakes at Newbury on Saturday (2.55), with plenty of Guineas clues expected. Read More...

Henderson leads tributes after death of Johnny Harrington

Racing Post | 1 week ago
JOHNNY HARRINGTON, bloodstock agent, racehorse owner and husband of trainer Jessica Harrington, lost his battle with cancer on Friday morning when he died peacefully at his home, Commonstown Stud, in Moone, Co Kildare. He was 77. Read More...

Blog: Oh dear – I’ve agreed to take on Australia’s finest in a tipping contest

Racing Post | 1 week ago
JUST time for a swift blog before I am due to attend a private dinner at Balla, evidently one of Sydney's finest Italian restaurants, at The Star casino complex in Pyrmont, where I am billeted at the Darling Hotel. Read More...

Fly and Jezki set for Punchestown rematch

Racing Post | 1 week ago
A THRILLING rematch between Jezki and Hurricane Fly, first and fourth respectively in the Champion Hurdle, is set to take place at Punchestown next month. Read More...

Australia: Waller sends six for Group 1 Doncaster Mile

Racing Post | 1 week ago
SYDNEY'S leading trainer Chris Waller is leaving no stone unturned in his bid to land Saturday's Doncaster Mile, where he is responsible for no fewer than half-a-dozen runners. Read More...

Tap spearheads strong Russell challenge at Ayr

Racing Post | 1 week ago
LUCINDA RUSSELL, who is one short of equalling Len Lungo's record of 63 for the most winners sent out by a Scottish stable in one season, has five runners at Ayr this afternoon. Read More...

Williams believes Gordon can capture TJ Smith Stakes

Racing Post | 1 week ago
JOCKEY Craig Williams reckons the drop back in trip will not compromise the chances of Ireland's Gordon Lord Byron (Tom Hogan) when he bids for his second Group 1 success in Australia in the TJ Smith Stakes at Randwick on Saturday. Read More...

McLernon off for eight weeks after breaking vertebrae

Racing Post | 1 week ago
RICHIE MCLERNON, who partnered Holywell to a second successive Cheltenham Festival victory last month, could be out of action for up to eight weeks after breaking two vertebrae in a fall at Ludlow on Thursday. Read More...

Trainers blast Newbury over lack of stabling

Racing Post | 1 week ago
NEWBURY was criticised by the NTF on Thursday and forced to apologise to connections left unable to run horses at its prestigious meeting on Saturday after over-running redevelopment work left too few stables for those declared to run. Read More...

USA: Horse of the Year Wise Dan returns to action

Racing Post | 1 week ago
WISE DAN, the two-time Horse of the Year in the States, makes his first start of the season at Keeneland with trainer Charles LoPresti warning a lack of match fitness might catch out his stable star. Read More...

South Africa: Jet Aglow favourite despite absence

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Jet Aglow (Dennis Drier/Sean Cormack) is favourite despite not having raced since finishing third to stable companion Beach Beauty in the Paddock Stakes three months ago and her trainer does not expect her to show any sings of rustiness. Read More...

Fined Llewellyn ‘mortified’ over racist comment

Racing Post | 1 week ago
DUAL Grand National-winning rider Carl Llewellyn could not have been further from his normal happy-go-lucky self on Thursday after being fined £1,500 by the BHA disciplinary panel for comments prejudicial to the reputation of racing. Read More...

Classic hope Amazing Maria among Nell Gwyn entries

Racing Post | 1 week ago
AMAZING MARIA, who is no bigger than 16-1 to win the Qipco 1,000 Guineas, could warm up for the Classic by running at Newmarket on day one of the Craven meeting on Wednesday. Read More...

Amazing Maria among Nell Gwyn entries

Racing Post | 1 week ago
AMAZING MARIA, who is no bigger than 16-1 to win the Qipco 1,000 Guineas, could warm up for the Classic by running at Newmarket on day one of the Craven meeting on Wednesday. Read More...

Greatrex delighted after Sheehan wins appeal

Racing Post | 1 week ago
TRAINER Warren Greatrex and conditional rider Gavin Sheehan were celebrating on Thursday after one of the jump season's most controversial stewarding decision was reversed at a BHA inquiry. Read More...

New culture secretary well versed in industry ways

Racing Post | 1 week ago
MARIA MILLER’S resignation as culture secretary dominated the national news agenda on Wednesday, but it was the identity of her replacement that sent a shudder through the bookmaking industry. Read More...

Punchestown trip possible for Bobs Worth

Racing Post | 1 week ago
BOBS WORTH has bounced back to triumph in Ireland already this season and could be set for another recovery mission after trainer Nicky Henderson said he was considering running the nine-year-old in the Punchestown Gold Gup on April 30. Read More...

Bunker progress exciting team as Derby trial looms

Racing Post | 1 week ago
BUNKER’S physical development has connections full of hope in the build-up to an examination of his Investec Derby credentials, which is likely to come in next month’s Betfred Dante Stakes. Read More...

It will be a teary affair if Weary wins

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THANKS to the wonders of modern technology, this initial blog is being sent somewhere in the air between Dubai and Sydney. Read More...

Blog: It will be a teary affair if Weary wins

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THANKS to the wonders of modern technology, this initial blog is being sent somewhere in the air between Dubai and Sydney. Read More...

Tidal Bay given Scottish National go-ahead

Racing Post | 1 week ago
TIDAL BAY, who unseated Sam Twiston-Davies at the first Canal Turn in the Crabbie's Grand National after being hampered last weekend, makes a quick reappearance in Saturday's Coral Scottish Grand National at Ayr. Read More...