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Over 150 horses barred from running in Japan after contaminated feed discovered

Over 150 horses were banned from racing in Japan over the weekend after the emergence of a possible prohibited substance in a popular feed additive.

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Royal Ascot: confirmed runners and riders for the King's Stand Stakes

Blue Point, Battaash and Mabs Cross, last year's 1-2-3 in the King's Stand Stakes, will renew rivalry as they head 12 declarations for the 5f Group 1 contest on the opening day of Royal Ascot

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Appleby looking for pre-Ascot boost with Al Hilalee and Vintager at Chantilly

Charlie Appleby sends Al Hilalee to Chantilly in search of Group success before the biggest week of the summer for Godolphin.

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Doyle delight: rider on Sea Of Class in Prince of Wales's after Masar switch

James Doyle on Saturday described himself as ecstatic after keeping the ride on Prince Of Wales's hope Sea Of Class following the decision to aim Masar at the Hardwicke Stakes.

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Dettori to take the ride on Hunt Cup favourite New Graduate

Frankie Dettori has been booked to ride New Graduate, the general 5-1 favourite for the Royal Hunt Cup at Ascot on Wednesday.

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Dunlop following Moore's advice on Hunt Cup talking horse Robin Of Navan

Trainer Harry Dunlop is following Ryan Moore's advice on Robin Of Navan as the Group 1 winner is set to take his chance in Wednesday's Royal Hunt Cup after the three-time champion jockey suggested the big mile handicap could be just the race for him.

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Is Siyarafina the next Treve or Zarkava? Key pointers for the Prix de Diane

With the great recent record of three-year-old fillies in the big end-of-season showdowns, including the Arc, Chantilly's version of the Oaks takes on ever-greater significance, with this year's edition looking a strong race.

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Saturday's Leicester card latest weather casualty because of waterlogging

The wet weather continues to cause chaos to Britain's racing programme with Leicester calling off its evening meeting on Saturday.

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UK racing this weekend looks at the weather

Two out of three of our each-way picks placed last week and with one of them at odds of 20/1 (taken) I can not be too upset with that, though a repeat looks increasingly unlikely thanks to the inclement weather that has descended on us in the past seven days or so

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No need to wait for the Ascot fireworks - this is a right royal day of racing

Just because Royal Ascot starts in 72 hours, that is no reason to take things easy this Saturday afternoon - this is invariably one of the most competitive days racing of the UK summer

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Epsom runner-up Madhmoon on course for Anthony Van Dyck rematch in Irish Derby

Derby runner-up Madhmoon is set for a rematch with his Epsom conqueror Anthony Van Dyck in the Irish equivalent at the Curragh on June 29.

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Pat Smullen named ambassador in campaign to promote Irish Champions Weekend

Steps to reinvigorate the momentum behind Longines Irish Champions Weekend have begun with the appointment of Pat Smullen in an ambassadorial role.

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UPI Horse Racing Weekend Preview

Maximum Security makes his first start since being disqualified from victory in the Kentucky Derby when he lines up for Sunday's $150,000 TVG Pegasus Stakes at Monmouth Park.

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