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Sword Of Osman (NZ) heads Karaka trifecta in Group 2 Sarten

Sword Of Osman (NZ) (Savabeel) collected his third stakes win with a relentless front-running performance in Monday’s $100,000 Group 2 James & Annie Sarten Memorial Stakes (1400m) at Te Rapa, heading an all-Karaka finish to the three-year-old feature

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Nicholls aiming to continue great start to season on day two of The Showcase at Cheltenham on Saturday

Leading Somerset-based handler Paul Nicholls has enjoyed a good start to the 2018/19 Jump season, which included a quickfire double at Kempton Park on Sunday - the 10-time champion Jump trainer has entries for day two of The Showcase, Cheltenham's opening meeting

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Legendary trainer Luca Cumani to end illustrious career after 43 years

Luca Cumani will bring an end in December to an illustrious training career that has placed him among the finest trainers in Europe for four decades.

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Eight go for first Fast-Track Qualifier as All-Weather Championships

Swissterious and Cosmic Law are among the eight runners chasing Fast-Track Qualifier success in the £25,000 Ladbrokes Home Of The Odds Boost Conditions Race (3.40pm) at Newcastle tomorrow, Tuesday, October 23, the opening day of the sixth (2018/19) All-Weather Championships.

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William Hill leave the betting ring after selling 82 racecourse pitches

Bookmaking giant William Hill have quit the betting ring, selling 82 racecourse pitches to the company which bets under the Sid Hooper banner.

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Betway announced as the new sponsor of Grade 1 Challow Novices' Hurdle

Newbury Racecourse is delighted to announce leading bookmaker Betway as the new sponsor of the Grade 1 Challow Novices' Hurdle, which this season takes place on Saturday, December 29, Betway Challow Hurdle Day.

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UPI Horse Racing Roundup

Some champions indeed were crowned -- one by Her Majesty the Queen -- as British Champions Day at Ascot proved the highlight of weekend racing with Cracksman, Roaring Lion and Stradivarius among the victors.

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Solidify circles Grey Stakes rivals

Two-year-old colt Solidify was the stakes star of Woodbine’s second annual Grey Day on Sunday, as he circled the Grey Stakes field to win the featured $125,000 Grade 3 event contested over 1-1/16 miles on the main track.

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Frankel filly Qazyna continues rise after first Listed success for Varian

The Roger Varian-trained Qazyna continued her rise up the ranks at Chantilly on Sunday,when holding persistent challenges Music Lover and Haggle to register a first Pattern success in the Prix Casimir Delamarre

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No Breeders' Cup bid for Laurens after Ascot disappointment says owner Dance

Laurens will not be going to the Breeders' Cup, owner John Dance said on Sunday, with his five-time Group 1 winner to be given a break before returning in 2019.

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Jim Bannon's Journal for Woodbine - Sunday

Preview for Woodbine Entertainment Group's 12 race programme featuring the Grade 3, $125,000 Grey Stakes at Woodbine on Sunday - selections by Jim Bannon - the 12 race programme commences at 1.00pm Canadian EDT, 4.00am AEST Monday - races 9 and 12 are broadcast on Sky Racing commencing at 8.08am AEST Monday morning on Sky Racing2.

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Dixie Moon rebounds in Carotene Stakes

Sean and Dorothy Fitzhenry’s talented homebred filly Dixie Moon returned to winning form as she wore down rival Avie’s Mineshaft in the $125,000 Carotene Stakes on Saturday at Woodbine Racetrack.

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Ascot stewards' report

Ascot stewards' report from the QIPCO British Champions Day - Donnacha O'Brien, the rider of I Can Fly suspended for seven days and fined £2,050 for using his whip above the permitted level

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Gosden champion UK trainer and Godolphin champion owners

Newmarket trainer John Gosden has enjoyed a stellar Flat season this term - the Maktoum family's Godolphin operation won its 13th British Champion Flat Owner's title

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Cracksman signs off with second stunning Champion Stakes success

Cracksman returned to his brilliant best with a stunning defeat of Crystal Ocean in the QIPCO Champion Stakes at Ascot on Saturday, his six-length winning margin over the King George runner-up just a length short of the distance by which he beat Poet's Word 12 months earlier

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Relief and joy for Roaring Lion connections after Queen Elizabeth II Stakes success

Roaring Lion, the 2/1 favourite, enjoyed his fourth successive top level win since his third in the Investec Derby when coming from an impossible looking position to collar I Can Fly in the G1 Queen Elizabeth II Stakes [Sponsored By QIPCO] at Ascot on Saturday, but conditions were far from ideal and it was a close run thing

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Magical casts a spell at Ascot

Aidan O'Brien saddled six in the £600,000 G1 QIPCO British Champions Fillies & Mares Stakes and it was 5/1 shot Magical who provided the trainer, Ryan Moore and Coolmore with back-to-back victories in the 12-furlong event with a smooth success.

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