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Minding to bid for 1,000 Guineas double on Sunday

Racing Post | 6 days ago
MINDING, who was not quoted for the race during the week with her participation much in doubt, will after all bid for a 1,000 Guineas double at the Curragh on Sunday. Read More...

Minding to bid for 1,000 Guineas double on Sunday

Racing Post | 6 days ago
MINDING, who was not quoted for the race during the week with her participation much in doubt, will after all bid for a 1,000 Guineas double at the Curragh on Sunday. Read More...

USA: Dothraki Queen out to book Royal Ascot trip

Racing Post | 6 days ago
RIBBLESDALE STAKES entry Dothraki Queen (Kenny McPeek/Julien Leparoux) bids to justify a trip to Royal Ascot in the Black-Eyed Susan, the senior race for fillies at the Preakness Stakes meeting. Read More...

Racing Rogues: See You Then was ‘a sod’

Racing Post | 6 days ago
GLYN FOSTER knew him best. "He was a sod," he says, almost reflexively. A little later, mellowed by recollection, he downgrades his description. "He was a monkey all right." It's said that no man is a hero to his valet; See You T Read More...

Racing Rogues: Champion hero See You Then was ‘a sod’

Racing Post | 6 days ago
GLYN FOSTER knew him best. "He was a sod," he says, almost reflexively. A little later, mellowed by recollection, he downgrades his description. "He was a monkey all right." Read More...

Ladbrokes and Coral merger cleared subject to shop sales

Racing Post | 6 days ago
THE £2.3 billion merger between Ladbrokes and Coral has been given the go ahead by the competition watchdog although they will have to sell 350 to 400 betting shops before it is cleared. Read More...

Guineas trip will suit Blue De Vega, says Colin Keane

Racing Post | 7 days ago
COLIN KEANE, one of the bright young stars among the ranks of Irish jockeys, is excited at the prospect of partnering Blue De Vega in Saturday's Tattersalls Irish 2,000 Guineas, in which he believes his mount has a good chance of thriving for the st Read More...

Skiffle overhauls Princess as Buick bags four-timer

Racing Post | 7 days ago
GODOLPHIN'S excellent start to the season continued as Skiffle overhauled The Black Princess, in turn handing her jockey William Buick a fourth winner on the card. Read More...

Skiffle overhauls Princess as Buick bags four-timer

Racing Post | 7 days ago
GODOLPHIN'S excellent start to the season continued as Skiffle overhauled The Black Princess, in turn handing her jockey William Buick a fourth winner on the card. Read More...

Prolific French mare Kotkikova to join Henderson stable

Racing Post | 1 week ago
KOTKIKOVA, one of the brightest young lights on the French jumping scene, has been bought by JP McManus and will be trained by Nicky Henderson. Read More...

USA: Three-time scorer’s maiden win sparks debate

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE success of Mongolian Prince - a three-time winner in China - in a maiden race at Belmont last weekend has prompted questions to be raised about how horses' performances in different jurisdictions are recorded. Read More...

Galileo Gold and Air Force Blue set for Guineas rematch

Racing Post | 1 week ago
QIPCO 2,000 Guineas winner Galileo Gold and Air Force Blue, a three-time Group 1 winner as a two-year-old, feature among eight declarations for the Tattersalls Irish 2,000 Guineas at the Curragh on Saturday. Read More...

Graham Lee picks up spare ride on Waady in Temple Stakes

Racing Post | 1 week ago
PROGRESSIVE sprinter Waady will be ridden by Graham Lee in Saturday's Temple Stakes, Richard Hills, assistant racing manager to owner Hamdan Al Maktoum, has confirmed. Read More...

The Grey Gatsby raring to go for Curragh assignment

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE GREY GATSBY was reported in top form ahead of his return to Ireland for a Group 1 showdown in the Tattersalls Gold Cup at the Curragh. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: Zig Zag a welcome distraction from EU talk

Racing Post | 1 week ago
If you can tear yourself away from the Six O'Clock News (Cameron says it will be a disaster if we leave the EU, Boris thinks it will be a jolly good thing) you'll be able to see what happens to Zig Zag Girl in the first at Ripon (6.15). Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: Zig Zag a welcome distraction from EU

Racing Post | 1 week ago
If you can tear yourself away from the Six O'Clock News (Cameron says it will be a disaster if we leave the EU, Boris thinks it will be a jolly good thing) you'll be able to see what happens to Zig Zag Girl in the first at Ripon (6.15). Read More...

Newcastle to remeasure AW track after times dispute

Racing Post | 1 week ago
NEWCASTLE has pledged to remeasure distances on its new all-weather track as soon as possible after claims some races were not run over the correct trip on its opening day. Read More...

Ed Chamberlin moves closer to ITV Racing switch

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE final stumbling block to Ed Chamberlin becoming the new face of horseracing on ITV has been removed as it is understood Tuesday evening's match between Manchester United and Bournemouth was his last for Sky. Read More...

Racing Rogues: Vodkatini talented when he felt like it

Racing Post | 1 week ago
In the third part of our week-long series on racing's equine characters, we recall the infuriating yet talented Vodkatini Read More...

Don Cossack tops Anglo-Irish ratings for second time

Racing Post | 1 week ago
DON COSSACK has been named champion jumper in the Anglo-Irish Classifications for the second year running with the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup hero winning the prestigious seal of approval from the senior handicappers of Britain and Ireland. Read More...

Don Cossack tops Anglo-Irish ratings for second year in a row

Racing Post | 1 week ago
DON COSSACK has been named champion jumper in the Anglo-Irish Classifications for the second year running with the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup hero winning the prestigious seal of approval from the senior handicappers of Britain and Ireland. Read More...

Viren’s Army will not be added to the Derby field

Racing Post | 1 week ago
DEE STAKES winner Viren's Army will not be supplemented for the Investec Derby after owners Middleham Park Racing failed to justify paying £75,000 to add the Richard Hannon-trained colt to the race. Read More...

Connections decide against adding Viren’s Army to Derby field

Racing Post | 1 week ago
RICHARD HANNON's Dee Stakes winner Viren's Army will not be supplemented for the Investec Derby after owners Middleham Park Racing could not justify paying £75,000 to add the colt to the race. Read More...

Wings Of Desire set for first experience of Epsom

Racing Post | 1 week ago
WINGS Of DESIRE will follow a tried-and-tested route to the Derby when he emulates last year's hero, former stablemate Golden Horn, with an appearance at Epsom's Breakfast With The Stars. Read More...

Palmer: Galileo Gold looks bigger and better

Racing Post | 1 week ago
GALILEO GOLD could be even better at the Curragh on Saturday than when winning the 2,000 Guineas at Newmarket, trainer Hugo Palmer has warned his rivals. Read More...

Champion Don Cossack on track to defend title

Racing Post | 1 week ago
DON COSSACK was on Wednesday named champion jumps horse for the second successive season and his prospects of taking the title three years in a row have been unexpectedly boosted. Read More...

Minding could miss Irish Guineas and go straight to Oaks

Racing Post | 1 week ago
BRILLIANT 1,000 Guineas winner Minding could head straight for the Investec Oaks despite still being among the possible runners for this Sunday's Tattersalls Irish 1,000 Guineas, trainer Aidan O'Brien indicated on Tuesday. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: Tracking a future star?

Racing Post | 1 week ago
There's some jolly interesting racing today - or it might be tomorrow, depending on when you read this. One of my Horse Tracker horses is running. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: tracking a future star at Kempton

Racing Post | 1 week ago
There's some jolly interesting racing today - or it might be tomorrow, depending on when you read this. One of my Horse Tracker horses is running. Read More...

BHA and Racing Welfare sign Mental Health Charter

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE racing industry on Tuesday outlined its commitment to supporting the mental health of participants as the British Horseracing Authority and Racing Welfare became signatories to the Mental Health Charter for Sport and Recreation. Read More...

USA: Borell has horses removed from training centre

Racing Post | 1 week ago
AMERICAN trainer Maria Borell has been dealt another hammerblow after the training centre in which she was based called owners and had them remove horses. Read More...

Thumbs up as Newcastle begins all-weather era

Racing Post | 1 week ago
TAP THE HONEY, ridden by Joey Haynes and trained by Karl Burke, became the first ever winner on Newcastle's brand new Tapeta track as the course welcomed in a new era of all-weather racing in the North-East. Read More...

Racing Rogues: Moonax marched to his own beat

Racing Post | 1 week ago
In the second part of our week-long series on racing's equine characters, we recall the talented but temperamental Moonax. Read More...

Racing Rogues: Moonax marched to the beat of his own drum

Racing Post | 1 week ago
In the second part of our week-long series on racing's equine characters, we recall the talented but temperamental Moonax. Read More...

Midterm found to be lame after Dante disappointment

Racing Post | 1 week ago
MIDTERM, who was favourite for the Investec Derby before running below expectations in the Dante last week at York when fifth, has subsequently been found to be lame. Read More...

Lame Midterm in race to be fit for Derby at Epsom

Racing Post | 1 week ago
MIDTERM, who was favourite for the Investec Derby before running below expectations in the Dante last week at York when fifth, has subsequently been found to be lame. Read More...

Lame Midterm in race to be fit for Derby

Racing Post | 1 week ago
MIDTERM, who was favourite for the Investec Derby before running below expectations in the Dante last week at York when fifth, has subsequently been found to be lame. Read More...

Erysimum out to prove maiden win was no fluke

Racing Post | 1 week ago
SEVENTEEN lengths is a long winning margin in a 3m handicap chase, never mind a 7f maiden on the Flat - but that is how far Erysimum scored by at Sligo on the first day of this month, and she is out to follow up at Killarney this evening. Read More...

Erysimum out to show maiden win was no fluke

Racing Post | 1 week ago
SEVENTEEN lengths is a long winning margin in a 3m handicap chase, never mind a 7f maiden on the Flat - but that is how far Erysimum scored by at Sligo on the first day of this month, and she is out to follow up at Killarney this evening. Read More...

Rejected apprentice has point to prove to BHA on debut

Racing Post | 1 week ago
A 24-year-old initially rejected for a jockeys' licence because she was told she was too old will achieve what had looked impossible as she has her first ride at Lingfield today. Read More...

Clever Cookie camp to make late Gold Cup decision

Racing Post | 1 week ago
PETER NIVEN will leave a decision on Clever Cookie's participation in the Ascot Gold Cup as late as he possibly can and only run him if the ground is suitable. Read More...

Leicester empty as locals flock to Champions parade

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THERE were no queues at the bar at Leicester on Monday night where the attendance was a fraction of what the course would normally expect for an early summer evening fixture, as the meeting coincided with Leicester City's champions parade. Read More...

So Mi Dar ruled out of the Investec Oaks

Racing Post | 1 week ago
JOHN GOSDEN has tonight ruled out Investec Oaks second favourite So Mi Dar from the Epsom Classic with the three-year-old found to be lame this morning. Read More...

So Mi Dar ruled out of the Investec Oaks

Racing Post | 1 week ago
SO MI DAR, who had been second favourite for the Investec Oaks in what was set to be a mouthwatering clash with the brilliant 1,000 Guineas winner Minding, will miss the Epsom showpiece after pulling out lame on Monday morning. Read More...

Newcastle prepares for new all-weather dawn on Tuesday

Racing Post | 1 week ago
A NEW era dawns on Tuesday when Newcastle stages an eight-race Flat card on its new Tapeta surface just two and a half years after plans for an all-weather circuit were first unveiled. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: All-weather at Newcastle? What would Aunt Beth say

Racing Post | 1 week ago
WHO'D have thought it? Newcastle an all-weather track, Flat racing at Wetherby, over a third of this year's Flat meetings on non-turf surfaces. As my Aunt Beth would have said if she hadn't died, "What is the world coming to?" Read More...

Germany: Moore makes all to land Guineas on Knife

Racing Post | 1 week ago
RYAN MOORE confirmed his reputation as the world's top big-race jockey with victory on Marco Botti's Knife Edge in the German 2,000 Guineas at Cologne on Monday, following his success at Deauville on Sunday in the French equivalent. Read More...

Goldream ‘going like a rocket’ in Temple Stakes prep

Racing Post | 1 week ago
IT MAY have been a winter of discontent for Goldream in Dubai, but last year's King's Stand and Abbaye winner is now "going like a rocket", according to trainer Robert Cowell, and is set to be unleashed in Saturday's Group 2 Temp Read More...

Racing Rogues: Mad Moose chilled out but not totally reformed

Racing Post | 1 week ago
In the first of a week-long series on racing's equine characters, we look at Mad Moose and what life now holds. Read More...

Mottershead: PJA works well for riders and wider sport

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE BHA will start this week having ended the last one in a state of deep embarrassment. For the Professional Jockeys Association the situation is somewhat different. Read More...