Latest Racing News
Wed, 11 Dec 13 10:38
WILLIE Mullins admitted that Leopardstown's four-day Christmas festival gets 'a big mark on his calendar at Closutton' and Betfair believe the champion trainer will have a very merry Christmas indeed.
Wed, 11 Dec 13 10:32
WILLIE Mullins might have three of the seven possibles for Sunday's Grade 1 Navan Novice Hurdle, but Noel Meade is hoping that Apache Stronghold can thwart the champion trainer's bid for a third successive victory in the race.
Wed, 11 Dec 13 08:25
TAQUIN DU SEUIL, third in the Racing Post Henry VIII Novices’ Chase at Sandown on Saturday, will return to a longer distance after convincing trainer Jonjo O’Neill he is not up to Grade 1 standard at two miles.
Tue, 10 Dec 13 14:00
BINOCULAR, winner of the 2010 Champion Hurdle, has been retired after he was diagnosed with a heart problem which trainer Nicky Henderson said went some way to explaining the nine-year-old's below-par performances last season.
Sun, 01 Dec 13 14:23
Sun, 01 Dec 13 13:12
DON COSSACK ran out the determined winner of Fairyhouse's Drinmore Novice Chase. Ridden by Davy Russell, Gordon Elliott's six-year-old rallied well to regain the lead after the last from Carlingford Lough
Sun, 01 Dec 13 12:45
Sun, 01 Dec 13 12:14
Sat, 30 Nov 13 09:58
TONY McCoy. who won the Bar One Racing Hattons Grace Hurdle on Brave Inca in 2006 after winning the Champion Hurdle on the same horse earlier that year, partners the big race favourite, Jezki, whom connections hope will be a Cheltenham contender.
Sat, 30 Nov 13 09:45
A YEAR ago Lead Kindly Light galloped away from Far Away So Close to win the €50,000 Ballyhack Handicap Chase and, despite the time that has passed, the pair meet again off similar terms for a rematch today
Fri, 29 Nov 13 17:40
Fri, 29 Nov 13 17:30
Wed, 27 Nov 13 11:18
DON COSSACK and Sizing Rio have been installed as the 5-2 joint-favourites by Boylesports for Sunday's Bar One Racing Drinmore Novice Chase which looks set to be one of the most informative contests of the campaign to date.
Wed, 27 Nov 13 11:05
JESSICA HARRINGTON looks set to be double-handed in the Grade 1 Bar One Racing Royal Bond Novice Hurdle as exciting mare Gambling Girl and Mr Fiftyone are among the classy field of ten for Sunday's sumptuous contest.
Wed, 27 Nov 13 10:44
JEZKI and Rule The World look set for a fascinating duel in Sunday's Bar One Hattons Grace Hurdle after the star duo stood their ground at Tuesday's forfeit stage which whittled the field down to seven.
Mon, 25 Nov 13 17:24
Tue, 19 Nov 13 19:35
RACEGOERS at Ascot on Saturday could be in for an unexpected treat after Willie Mullins revealed he is seriously considering unleashing last season’s unbeaten novice Annie Power, the horse who “could be anything”, in the Coral Hurdle.
Tue, 19 Nov 13 17:45
ALLY Cascade, Paul Carberry's first ride in over six months, and Devils Bride, a winner on his hurdling debut at Limerick last month, give champion owners Gigginstown House Stud a strong hand in the opening Premier Jump Weekend Hurdle.
Tue, 19 Nov 13 17:36
Mon, 11 Nov 13 09:21