Racing

  • 11 days, 5 hours, 40 minutes ago

    Vautor back on track with Leopardstown win

    Vautour got his fencing career back on track with a facile success in the Leopardstown Killiney Novice Chase at the Dublin course.

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  • 12 days, 1 hour, 41 minutes ago

    Sprinter Sacre suffers small bleed

    Sprinter Sacre was found to be have suffered a small bleed after his comeback run in second in the Sodexo Clarence House Chase at Ascot today.

  • 14 days, 8 hours, 4 minutes ago

    Henderson gives Sacre green light

    Sprinter Sacre is set to line up for the Sodexo Clarence House Chase at Ascot on Saturday after trainer Nicky Henderson “pressed the green button” following an all-important walk of the course on Thursday morning.

  • 14 days, 12 hours, 37 minutes ago

    Thurles passes morning inspection

    This afternoon's meeting at Thurles will go ahead as planned after the track passed a morning inspection.

  • 17 days, 9 hours, 42 minutes ago

    Vautour may use Leopardstown's Arkle to get on track again

    Vautour could try to get his season back in track in the Frank Ward Solicitors Arkle Novice Chase at Leopardstown at the end of the month.

  • 25 days, 6 hours, 59 minutes ago

    Sunday's horseracing tips

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  • 28 days, 6 hours, 57 minutes ago

    Thursday's horseracing tips

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  • 29 days, 10 hours, 59 minutes ago

    Cold snap claims Uttoxeter card

    Officials at Uttoxeter in England have called off their New Year’s Eve card due to a frozen track.

  • 30 days, 4 hours, 46 minutes ago

    Mullins proud of 'fantastic' Hurricane Fly

    Willie Mullins is still on a high 24 hours after Hurricane Fly’s latest spine-tingling triumph at Leopardstown.

  • 33 days, 3 hours, 50 minutes ago

    Mullins's 16-1 Twinlight claims Leopardstown feature

    Willie Mullins' inconsistent Twinlight proved that when things fall in his favour he is a very good horse as he won the Paddy Power Dial-A-Bet Chase at Leopardstown today.

  • 34 days, 5 hours, 6 minutes ago

    Vautour suffers shock reverse at Leopardstown

    Cheltenham Festival and Punchestown hero Vautour suffered his first defeat for Willie Mullins as Clarcam ran out a impressive winner of the Racing Post Novice Chase at Leopardstown for Gordon Elliott and Bryan Cooper.

  • 34 days, 5 hours, 23 minutes ago

    Walsh takes Mullins mount Faugheen for Christmas stroll

    Faugheen was a hugely impressive winner of the williamhill.com Christmas Hurdle at Kempton to strengthen his grip on the Champion Hurdle market.

  • 34 days, 11 hours, 11 minutes ago

    Sedgefield gets the go-ahead

    This afternoon’s meeting at Sedgefield goes ahead as planned after the track passed an 8.30am inspection.

  • 35 days, 3 hours, 41 minutes ago

    King George field excites Clifford

    Clerk of the course Barney Clifford is looking forward to what promises to be an enthralling afternoon at Kempton on Friday as the William Hill King George VI Chase takes centre stage on another action-packed Boxing Day bonanza.

  • 36 days, 11 hours, 54 minutes ago

    Willie Mullins looking for King George repeat with Champagne Fever

    Mullins won the traditional St Stephen's Day race at Kempton back in 2001 with Florida Pearl.

  • 38 days, 10 hours, 6 minutes ago

    Whip ban only blot for Condon

    The contentious issue of the whip reared its head again after a pulsating finish to The Ladbroke at Ascot.

  • 41 days, 4 hours, 11 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
    41 days, 10 hours, 56 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.

  • 42 days, 10 hours, 47 minutes 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.

  • 43 days, 3 hours, 26 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
    43 days, 9 hours, 48 minutes ago

    Sizing Europe return hinges on ground

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

  • 46 days, 2 hours, 12 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.

  • 47 days, 8 hours ago

    Green lights for Doncaster and Lingfield

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

  • 47 days, 10 hours, 41 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.

  • 51 days, 9 hours, 44 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
    60 days, 3 hours, 5 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.

  • 62 days, 10 hours, 57 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.

  • 68 days, 5 hours, 42 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.

  • 68 days, 7 hours, 57 minutes ago

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  • 70 days, 11 hours, 18 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.

  • 74 days, 9 hours ago

    Training great Dessie Hughes dies

    Training great Dessie Hughes has died, aged 71.

  • Sam Twiston-Davies and Caid Du Berlais with winning connections. Picture: PA
    75 days, 5 hours, 27 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
    81 days, 3 hours, 9 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
    81 days, 9 hours, 8 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.

  • 83 days, 9 hours, 58 minutes ago

    Friday's horseracing tips

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  • 84 days, 8 hours, 41 minutes ago

    Thursday's horseracing tips

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  • 85 days, 10 hours, 20 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
    86 days, 13 hours, 26 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.

  • 88 days, 8 hours, 31 minutes ago

    Sunday's horse racing tips

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  • 92 days, 7 hours, 12 minutes ago

    Wednesday’s horse racing tips

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