Racing

  • 35 days, 8 hours, 13 minutes ago

    Training great Dessie Hughes dies

    Training great Dessie Hughes has died, aged 71.

    full story
  • 2 days, 3 hours, 24 minutes ago

    HRI boosts prize money by €5m for 2015

    Prize money in Ireland is to be increased by €5m in 2015 to €53.9m, Horse Racing Ireland has announced.

  • Nicky Henderson
    2 days, 10 hours, 9 minutes ago

    Henderson hopes Bobs makes Leopardstown

    Nicky Henderson is “reasonably confident” that Bobs Worth will run in the Lexus Chase at Leopardstown on December 28.

  • 3 days, 10 hours ago

    Murphy horse a doubt for Leopardstown

    Colm Murphy faces a race against time to ready The Westener Boy for the Paddy Power Chase at Leopardstown over Christmas.

  • 4 days, 2 hours, 39 minutes ago

    Horse wins Point to Point after every other horse messes up

    Jamie Codd became the luckiest winner ever of a Point to Point race when he rode Rebel Benefit to victory in the Borris Point to Point on Sunday.

  • Sizing Europe in action in October
    4 days, 9 hours, 1 minute ago

    Sizing Europe return hinges on ground

    Sizing Europe is poised to run at Leopardstown over Christmas as long as conditions are suitable.

  • 7 days, 1 hour, 25 minutes ago

    Spencer in retirement u-turn

    Jockey Jamie Spencer has abandoned plans to retire from the saddle and will continue next year as a freelance.

  • 8 days, 7 hours, 13 minutes ago

    Green lights for Doncaster and Lingfield

    This afternoon's meetings at Doncaster and Lingfield will go ahead after the tracks passed morning inspections.

  • 8 days, 9 hours, 54 minutes ago

    Lingfield, Doncaster and Carlisle to inspect

    Officials at Lingfield, Doncaster and Carlisle are to hold inspections as temperatures dropped below freezing in parts of the UK last night.

  • 12 days, 8 hours, 57 minutes ago

    Mullins horse set for Christmas outing

    Princely Conn is likely to test his powers at a longer distance over the Festive period following an excellent run to finish third in the Royal Bond Novice Hurdle at Fairyhouse.

  • Dessie Hughes
    21 days, 2 hours, 18 minutes ago

    Colonel seals emotional win for Sandra Hughes, two weeks after dad Dessie's death

    Sandra Hughes gained an emotional first Grade One triumph just two weeks after the death of her father Dessie when Lieutenant Colonel won a dramatic Bar One Racing Hatton’s Grace Hurdle at Fairyhouse.

  • 23 days, 10 hours, 10 minutes ago

    Djakadam excites Walsh

    Ruby Walsh thinks Djakadam has a “favourite’s chance” of creating history by becoming the first five-year-old to win the Hennessy Gold Cup at Newbury.

  • 29 days, 4 hours, 55 minutes ago

    Irish trainer Fenton banned for three years

    Philip Fenton has been disqualified from holding a trainer’s licence for three years following an Irish Turf Club hearing on Saturday.

  • 29 days, 7 hours, 10 minutes ago

    Saturday's horseracing tips

    Check out our horseracing tips from courses around Ireland and the UK.

  • 31 days, 10 hours, 31 minutes ago

    Spencer reveals Qatar riding snub

    Jamie Spencer was told in the summer his contract with powerful owners Qatar Racing would not be renewed next year.

  • Sam Twiston-Davies and Caid Du Berlais with winning connections. Picture: PA
    36 days, 4 hours, 40 minutes ago

    Nicholls plays his Caid just right in Paddy Power Gold Cup

    Caid Du Berlais denied Johns Spirit back-to-back Paddy Power Gold Cup wins in the last couple of strides at Cheltenham.

  • James Doyle
    42 days, 2 hours, 23 minutes ago

    Goldolphin swoop for Buick and Doyle

    Godolphin have signalled their intent for 2015 by recruiting William Buick and James Doyle to ride as joint-number one jockeys.

  • Rebel Fitz
    42 days, 8 hours, 21 minutes ago

    Winters mulls rebel options

    The Hilly Way Chase at Cork and the John Durkan Memorial Punchestown Chase are under consideration for Mick Winters’ stable star Rebel Fitz.

  • 44 days, 9 hours, 11 minutes ago

    Friday's horseracing tips

    Check out our horseracing tips from courses around Ireland and the UK.

  • 45 days, 7 hours, 54 minutes ago

    Thursday's horseracing tips

    Check out our horse racing tips from courses around Ireland and the UK.

  • 46 days, 9 hours, 33 minutes ago

    Europe on course for Clonmel

    Henry de Bromhead reports Sizing Europe to be in fine shape ahead of his intended next outing in the Clonmel Oil Chase at the County Tipperary track on Thursday week.

  • Ryan Moore
    47 days, 12 hours, 39 minutes ago

    Peerless Moore crowned Melbourne Cup king

    Ryan Moore confirmed his position as one of the best jockeys in the world by winning the Emirates Melbourne Cup at Flemington aboard German raider Protectionist.

  • 49 days, 7 hours, 44 minutes ago

    Sunday's horse racing tips

    Check out today's horse racing tips from courses around Ireland and the UK.

  • 53 days, 6 hours, 26 minutes ago

    Wednesday’s horse racing tips

    Check out our horse racing tips from today’s races at courses around Ireland and the UK.

  • Katie T ridden by Chris Hayes comes home to win at Leopardstown on Saturday. Picture: INPHO/Donall Farmer
    53 days, 9 hours, 10 minutes ago

    Morgiana a T bone of contention

    Katie T appears unlikely to be pitched against the big guns in the Morgiana Hurdle at Punchestown on November 16.

  • 60 days, 9 hours, 38 minutes ago

    Wednesday's horse racing tips

    Check out today's horse racing tips from courses around Ireland and the UK.

  • Willie Mullins
    63 days, 8 hours, 58 minutes ago

    Trainer Mullins prepares formidable team

    Champion trainer Willie Mullins believes he has his strongest ever team with which to go to war with this season – a statement which will no doubt fill his contemporaries with dread.

  • 64 days, 8 hours, 11 minutes ago

    Saturday’s horseracing tips

    Check out our horseracing tips from grounds in Ireland and the UK.

  • 68 days, 7 hours, 17 minutes ago

    Tuesday's horseracing tips

    Check out our horseracing tips from courses around the UK.

  • Aidan O'Brien.
    69 days, 9 hours, 47 minutes ago

    Smuggler’s Cove to take Trophy test

    Recent Dundalk winner Smuggler’s Cove is set for a rise in class in the Racing Post Trophy later this month.

  • 71 days, 7 hours, 8 minutes ago

    Saturday's horse racing tips

    Check out today's horse racing tips from courses around Ireland and the UK.

  • 71 days, 8 hours, 58 minutes ago

    Time called on Australia's racing career

    Dual Derby winner Australia has been retired to stud, said a Coolmore representative.

  • 72 days, 11 hours, 54 minutes ago

    McCoy to miss weekend racing

    Tony McCoy will not be in competitive action until next week after he suffered a bad fall at Worcester yesterday.

  • 73 days, 6 hours, 55 minutes ago

    Thursday's horse racing tips

    Check out our horse racing tips from courses around Ireland and the UK.

  • 75 days, 10 hours, 28 minutes ago

    Tuesday's horse racing tips

    Check out today's horse racing tips from courses around Ireland and the UK.

  • 78 days, 8 hours, 5 minutes ago

    O'Brien bemoans Chicquita draw

    Joseph O’Brien is under no illusions about the task facing Chicquita as the Classic-winning filly returns to France for a shot at glory in Sunday’s Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe.

  • 81 days, 2 hours, 33 minutes ago

    Dettori vies for world rule in Arc

    One more piece of the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe jigsaw slotted into place on Wednesday when Frankie Dettori was confirmed as the rider of Ruler Of The World.

  • 81 days, 5 hours, 41 minutes ago

    Wednesday's horseracing tips

    Check out our horseracing tips from courses around Ireland and the UK.

  • 82 days, 6 hours, 37 minutes ago

    Tuesday's horseracing tips

    Check out our horseracing tips from courses around Ireland and the UK.

  • 86 days, 9 hours, 10 minutes ago

    Friday's horseracing tips

    Check out our horseracing tips from courses around Ireland and the UK.