Latest Racing News
Mon, 20 May 13 10:27
Sun, 19 May 13 16:50
THE talented Willie Mullins-trained Thousand Stars failed to fire on a dreary day at Auteuil but Celestial Halo (Paul Nicholls/Daryl Jacob) ensured the Prix La Barka went to a raider for the second year running.
Sun, 19 May 13 09:42
TELESCOPE, whose participation in the Investec Derby was in doubt after he suffered leg injuries, impressed workwatchers when exercising in Newmarket on Sunday morning and is a step closer to running at Epsom.
Wed, 15 May 13 14:51
LIBER NAUTICUS ground her rivals into submission with a strong galloping performance for Sir Michael Stoute and Ryan Moore, and is now a general 7-2 chance for the Investec Oaks at the end of the month.
Tue, 14 May 13 14:00
INVESTEC DERBY favourite Dawn Approach has hardened to 5-4 (from 6-4) with Boylesports after fellow leading contender Telescope was not declared for his dress rehearsal for Epsom, although his connections still hope to make the Classic on June 1.
Sun, 05 May 13 15:54
TWENTY-FOUR hours after suffering Guineas disappointment on Toronado champion jockey Richard Hughes secured a first British Classic as Sky Lantern edged out Just The Judge close home to win the 1,000 Guineas.
Sat, 04 May 13 15:52
APRIL was the darkest month in Godolphin's 21-year history but May brought some much-needed relief in the form of their all-conquering Dawn Approach, who routed his Guineas rivals and powered clear inside the final furlong to win by five lengths.
Fri, 26 Apr 13 18:15
IT HAS been a Punchestown at which horses have made history and, in the Champion Hurdle, Hurricane Fly joined John Henry and Kauto Star to tie the record for Grade 1 victories with his 16th such success.
Thu, 25 Apr 13 17:36
QUEVEGA, who last month made it a magical five wins at the Cheltenham Festival, landed her fourth Ladbrokes World Series at Punchestown on Thursday, but the mighty mare's task was eased when Solwhit was withdrawn just before the start.
Wed, 24 Apr 13 18:15
THE LIQUIDATOR gave David Pipe and Jane Mangan victory, boosting the form of the Champion Bumper at Cheltenham where the five-year-old had finished fourth behind Briar Hill, who was scratched from the race earlier in the day.
Wed, 24 Apr 13 17:38
Tue, 23 Apr 13 18:49
Tue, 23 Apr 13 17:38
SEVEN years to the day since he came into the world, Sprinter Sacre made it a perfect ten from ten over fences as he added a Punchestown Grade 1 title to the ones he has bagged at Cheltenham and Aintreee in the past 41 days.
Tue, 23 Apr 13 16:38
Wed, 17 Apr 13 12:08
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Tue, 16 Apr 13 15:02
FAIRYHOUSE serves up their final instalment of jump racing this season on Tuesday evening where the www.fairyhouse.ie Handicap Hurdle, worth just over €10,000 to the winner, takes centre stage on a seven-race card that commences at 4.55pm.
Tue, 02 Apr 13 16:41
Tue, 02 Apr 13 16:10
A TYPICALLY cheeky ride by Paul Carberry saw Foildubh get his head in front for the first time in Graded company, having spent much of the winter chasing home the likes of Flemenstar, Sizing Europe and today's runner-up Days Hotel.
Tue, 02 Apr 13 11:00