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1,000 Guineas heroine Legatissimo retired

Racing Post | 6 days ago
LEGATISSIMO will not, as planned run at four and has been retired after suffering a setback, trainer David Wachman announced a year on from her superb 1,000 Guineas triumph. Read More...

Guineas heroine Legatissimo retired after setback

Racing Post | 6 days ago
LEGATISSIMO will not, as planned run at four and has been retired after suffering a setback, trainer David Wachman announced a year on from her superb 1,000 Guineas triumph. Read More...

Trainer Paul Gilligan hit with six-month ban by BHA

Racing Post | 6 days ago
TRAINER Paul Gilligan has been banned for six months by the BHA for sending a horse to race at Uttoxeter who had previously competed at an unrecognised meeting in Ireland. Read More...

Bow Creek to return to UK after Sha Tin outing

Racing Post | 6 days ago
BOW CREEK, who represents Godolphin in Sunday's HK$14 million (£1.16m) Champions Mile at Sha Tin, will fly from Hong Kong to England the following day but is expected to bypass an entry in Royal Ascot's Queen Anne Stakes. Read More...

Hong Kong: Bow Creek to return to UK after Sha Tin outing

Racing Post | 6 days ago
BOW CREEK, who represents Godolphin in Sunday's HK$14 million (£1.16m) Champions Mile at Sha Tin, will fly from Hong Kong to England the following day but is expected to bypass an entry in Royal Ascot's Queen Anne Stakes. Read More...

Newmarket going eases to good to soft after rain

Racing Post | 6 days ago
THE GOING at Newmarket was changed from good to good to soft on Friday morning after the Rowley Mile was hit with 8mm of rain. Read More...

ABP Blue Riband Bet suspends trading

Racing Post | 6 days ago
BLUE RIBAND BET, who ganied Authorised Betting Partner status with the BHA earlier in the year, has suspended trading with immediate effect. Read More...

ABP-accredited Blue Riband Bet suspends trading

Racing Post | 6 days ago
BLUE RIBAND BET, who gained authorised betting partner status with the BHA earlier in the year, have suspended trading with immediate effect. Read More...

Punchestown: Tent has ‘nothing to lose’ in Vroum battle

Racing Post | 6 days ago
THERE is no Annie Power for My Tent Or Yours to take on in Friday's Betdaq Champion Hurdle at Punchestown, but another mighty mare stands in his way with Vroum Vroum Mag heading the home defence. Read More...

Punchestown: Tent has ‘nothing to lose’ in Vroum Vroum battle

Racing Post | 6 days ago
THERE is no Annie Power for My Tent Or Yours to take on in Friday's Betdaq Champion Hurdle at Punchestown, but another mighty mare stands in his way with Vroum Vroum Mag heading the home defence. Read More...

Punchestown preview: Four big stories on day four

Racing Post | 6 days ago
AS WE come into the final days of the Punchestown festival, some of the last lingering questions of the jumps season will be answered. Here are four likely talking points on day four. Read More...

Douvan dominates again to seal Festival hat-trick

Racing Post | 6 days ago
DOUVAN completed the Cheltenham-Aintree-Punchestown treble in effortless style, leading from start to finish and never looking in any danger under an ice-cool Ruby Walsh. Read More...

Punchestown: Douvan dominates again to seal Festival hat-trick

Racing Post | 6 days ago
DOUVAN completed the Cheltenham-Aintree-Punchestown treble in effortless style, leading from start to finish and never looking in any danger under an ice-cool Ruby Walsh. Read More...

One Track Mind claims Stayers Hurdle crown

Racing Post | 6 days ago
ONE TRACK MIND sprung a surprise to deliver more Grade 1 joy for Warren Greatrex and Gavin Sheehan, but there was more final flight woe for Ruby Walsh as the strong-travelling Shaneshill came down. Read More...

Punchestown: One Track Mind claims Stayers Hurdle crown

Racing Post | 6 days ago
ONE TRACK MIND sprung a surprise to deliver more Grade 1 joy for Warren Greatrex and Gavin Sheehan, but there was more final flight woe for Ruby Walsh as the strong-travelling Shaneshill came down. Read More...

Eshtiaal needs help to gain start in Chester Cup

Racing Post | 6 days ago
ESHTIAAL may be a general 8-1 second favourite for Wednesday's Chester Cup but connections face an anxious wait to discover whetherthe six-year-old will gain a start in the race. Read More...

Air Force Blue heads Guineas field of 13

Racing Post | 7 days ago
LONG-TIME ante-post favourite Air Force Blue will wear a tongue tie as he faces 12 rivals in Saturday's QIPCO 2,000 Guineas in his bid to give trainer Aidan O'Brien a seventh win in the race. Read More...

Air Force Blue heads Guineas field of 13

Racing Post | 7 days ago
LONG-TIME ante-post favourite Air Force Blue will wear a tongue tie as he faces 12 rivals in Saturday's Qipco 2,000 Guineas in his bid to give trainer Aidan O'Brien a seventh win in the race. Read More...

Alpha Des Obeaux bids for Grade 1 glory at Punchestown

Racing Post | 7 days ago
MICHAEL O’LEARY would be the first to admit his true racing passion is for staying chasers, not staying hurdlers, but the Gigginstown House Stud owner has this season’s number-two long-distance hurdler – and his prospects of getting int Read More...

Punchestown preview: Four big stories on day three

Racing Post | 1 week ago
WE ARE at the halfway stage of the Punchestown festival, and it has already provided some memorable moments, here's what to look out for on day three. Read More...

France Duchene reprises warm-up role on Storm

Racing Post | 1 week ago
TWO years ago Storm Of Saintly completed his preparation for what would be a victorious assault on the Grand Steeple-Chase de Paris when winning the Prix Ingre under Arnaud Duchene, who was standing in for the suspended Vincent Cheminaud. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: Two different stories for big money buys

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Everybody noticed Douvan at Cheltenham on March 15 because Willie Mullins' wonder horse won the £86,000 Grade 1 Racing Post Arkle Chase as imperiously as he has won every other race he has blessed with his presence - almost every other race. Read More...

Punchestown: Blow By Blow holds off valiant Moon Racer

Racing Post | 1 week ago
BLOW BY BLOW denied Moon Racer a victory on his first run since winning the Champion Bumper at the Cheltenham Festival last year by making all of the running under jockey Katie Walsh. Read More...

Fresh Carlingford Lough capitalises to land Gold Cup

Racing Post | 1 week ago
CARLINGFORD LOUGH came into the Punchestown Gold Cup as the freshest horse and came out as the victor, taking full advantage of skipping Fairyhouse and Aintree to win by four and a half lengths at odds of 12-1. Read More...

Fresh Carlingford Lough capitalises to land Gold Cup

Racing Post | 1 week ago
CARLINGFORD LOUGH came into the Punchestown Gold Cup as the freshest horse and came out as the victor, taking full advantage of skipping Fairyhouse and Aintree to win by four and a half lengths at odds of 12-1. Read More...

Bellshill digs deep to capture Grade 1 prize for Mullins and Walsh

Racing Post | 1 week ago
BELLSHILL dug deep and produced a fine jump at the final hurdle to make sure the Willie Mullins-Ruby Walsh camp were back where they feel most comfortable -the winner's enclosure. Read More...

Mullins and Walsh capture Grade 1 prize with Bellshill

Racing Post | 1 week ago
BELLSHILL dug deep and produced a fine jump at the final hurdle to make sure the Willie Mullins-Ruby Walsh camp were back where they feel most comfortable -the winner's enclosure. Read More...

Punchestown: Grade 1 victory for tough novice Bellshill

Racing Post | 1 week ago
BELLSHILL dug deep and produced a fine jump at the final hurdle to make sure the Willie Mullins-Ruby Walsh camp were back where they feel most comfortable -the winner's enclosure. Read More...

Ascot: Gifted Master makes all for stylish Pavilion win

Racing Post | 1 week ago
PURSUING Plan B may yet prove to be a very wise decision for trainer Hugo Palmer as Gifted Master won again and put himself firmly in contention for the Commonwealth Cup at Royal Ascot. Read More...

Plan B pays off for Palmer as Gifted Master wins Pavilion

Racing Post | 1 week ago
PURSUING Plan B may yet prove to be a very wise decision for trainer Hugo Palmer as Gifted Master won again and put himself firmly in contention for the Commonwealth Cup at Royal Ascot. Read More...

Ascot: Gifted Master makes all for Pavilion win

Racing Post | 1 week ago
PURSUING Plan B may yet prove to be a very wise decision for trainer Hugo Palmer as Gifted Master won again and put himself firmly in contention for the Commonwealth Cup at Royal Ascot. Read More...

Ascot: Mizzou lands second Sagaro Stakes success for Cumani

Racing Post | 1 week ago
MIZZOU came out on top in a terrific three-way battle at Ascot with second Clever Cookie and third Flying Officer giving everything they had in attempting to stop last year's winner scoring again. Read More...

Mizzou masters rivals for second Sagaro success

Racing Post | 1 week ago
MIZZOU came out on top in a terrific three-way battle at Ascot with second Clever Cookie and third Flying Officer giving everything they had in attempting to stop last year's winner scoring again. Read More...

Ascot: Mizzou masters rivals for second Sagaro success

Racing Post | 1 week ago
MIZZOU came out on top in a terrific three-way battle at Ascot with second Clever Cookie and third Flying Officer giving everything they had in attempting to stop last year's winner scoring again. Read More...

Ascot: Mizzou lands second Sagaro success

Racing Post | 1 week ago
MIZZOU came out on top in a terrific three-way battle at Ascot with second Clever Cookie and third Flying Officer giving everything they had in attempting to stop last year's winner scoring again. Read More...

Coral agree to pay 846,000 following investigation

Racing Post | 1 week ago
GALA CORAL GROUP LTD have agreed to forfeit more than £846,000 and take steps to improve its anti-money laundering and social responsibility processes following a Gambling Commission investigation. Read More...

Below-par Annie Power to miss Punchestown

Racing Post | 1 week ago
ANNIE POWER will not run in Friday's BETDAQ Punchestown Champion Hurdle, and will miss the meeting, it was revealed on Wednesday. Read More...

Annie Power latest star to miss Punchestown festival

Racing Post | 1 week ago
ANNIE POWER will not run in Friday's BETDAQ Punchestown Champion Hurdle, and will miss the meeting, it was revealed on Wednesday. Read More...

Not quite right Annie Power to miss Punchestown

Racing Post | 1 week ago
ANNIE POWER will not run in Friday's BETDAQ Punchestown Champion Hurdle, and will miss the meeting, it was revealed on Wednesday. Read More...

Attendances down with bad weather blamed

Racing Post | 1 week ago
BAD weather has been blamed for a 12 per cent drop in attendances at Britain's racecourses for the first three months of the year, as the Racecourse Association released the figures for the start of 2016. Read More...

David Baxter: four two-year-olds it will pay to follow

Racing Post | 1 week ago
David Baxter casts his eye over the juveniles it can pay to follow this season. Read More...

Cue Card in fine form for Punchestown Gold Cup

Racing Post | 1 week ago
ALTHOUGH racegoers have been denied the much-anticipated rematch between Don Cossack and Cue Card, Britain's top staying chaser still has a chance to claim to be the season's number-one performer. Read More...

Punchestown preview: Four big stories on day two

Racing Post | 1 week ago
DAY one saw short-priced favourites who had run at Cheltenham and Aintree overturned. Will it be more of the same on day two, or will the battle-hardened Cue Card - on his sixth start this season, prove more reliable? Read More...

Punchestown: Cheltenham compensation for Zabana

Racing Post | 1 week ago
IT WAS a case of what might of been and just compensation for Andrew Lynch and Davy Russell as Zabana, the horse who ditched his rider at the start of last month's JLT, made light work of his rivals to land Grade 1 victory for connections. Read More...

Punchestown: Zabana team gain Cheltenham compensation

Racing Post | 1 week ago
IT WAS a case of what might of been and just compensation for Andrew Lynch and Davy Russell as Zabana, the horse who ditched his rider at the start of last month's JLT, made light work of his rivals to land Grade 1 victory for connections. Read More...

Punchestown: Zabana team gain compensation

Racing Post | 1 week ago
IT WAS a case of what might of been and just compensation for Andrew Lynch and Davy Russell as Zabana, the horse who ditched his rider at the start of last month's JLT, made light work of his rivals to land Grade 1 victory for connections. Read More...

Ashforth’s Angles: Grim loyalty drives my Frosty support

Racing Post | 1 week ago
IT IS one of the great ‘ifs' of history, along with "What would have happened if Napoleon/Hitler hadn't invaded Russia?" or "What would it be like if dinosaurs weren't extinct and ruled the world, from Ascot Heath?&quo Read More...

Punchestown: Odds-on Vautour second to God’s Own

Racing Post | 1 week ago
AT AINTREE God's Own took advantage of Vauour falling to land the Melling Chase. At Punchestown he proved he has the beating of that rival, at least at two miles, with a finely judged win under Paddy Brennan. Read More...

Odds-on Vautour second to God’s Own at Punchestown

Racing Post | 1 week ago
AT AINTREE God's Own took advantage of Vauour falling to land the Melling Chase. At Punchestown he proved he has the beating of that rival, at least at two miles, with a finely judged win under Paddy Brennan. Read More...

Don’t Touch It picks up pieces as Yorkhill flops

Racing Post | 1 week ago
YORKHILL tasted defeat for the first time and became the first short-priced favourite to blow out at the 2016 Punchestown festival, with Don't Touch It guiding to victory by Barry Geraghty - who had a 30-day ban overturned to ride at the meeting. Read More...