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Utmost and Kachy book Good Friday places with Listed Fast-Track Qualifier wins

Utmost and Kachy secured their spots for All-Weather Championships Finals Day, Good Friday, March 30, with victories in the two Listed feature races on the Polytrack at Lingfield Park on Saturday, February 3.

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UK racing this weekend

Last week provided a bit of fun from around the world plus a winner a third and a fourth, as much use as that is when it comes to winning bets, but this weekend is a little less salubrious and we have to work on some lower quality action before the return of the class action from elsewhere.

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Results of an Enquiry heard by the BHB Disciplinary Panel into the wrong horses running in two races at Southwell

Results of an Enquiry heard by the BHB Disciplinary Panel into the wrong horses running in two races at Southwell

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Humbled Faugheen bids to get back to brilliant best

An inspiring comeback victory in the Morgiana Hurdle followed by a dismal and inexplicable flop in the Ryanair Hurdle at Christmas. That has been the two-race story of Faugheen's season so far.

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Mullins and Elliott go at it from the bell

The first of many clashes this weekend between the forces of Gordon Elliott and Willie Mullins will have the trainers' title leader's Dortmund Park take on Fabulous Saga and Carter McKay, representing the defending champion.

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Rivals do battle again as Footpad bids to turn the tables on his old foe

Footpad may have been second best to his old rival last season, but this term the six-year-old has impressed in two chase starts and is currently the clear 5-4 favourite for the Racing Post Arkle at Cheltenham next month.

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'If the handicapper's right he has a very good chance' - Henderson on Terrefort

Although Terrefort was undoubtedly most impressive on his first start for Nicky Henderson, that victory came in a novice handicap chase at Huntingdon off a mark of 137.

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At The Races loses rights to broadcast Irish racing as Racing UK steps in

Irish racing’s daily broadcast will sensationally switch to Racing UK from At The Races from January 1, 2019.

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Skelton hopeful for Captain Chaos in Towton Novices' Chase

A high-class field is set to go to post for the £35,000 G2 totesport.com Towton Novices' Chase (2.40pm), the highlight of a seven-race programme at Wetherby on Saturday, February 3, Totepool Medieval Day.

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Willie John shatters European record at Tattersalls February Sale

The 2,000 Guineas and Derby prospect Willie John became the highest priced colt ever sold in Europe when knocked down to Roger Varian for 1,900,000 guineas on the second day of the Tattersalls February Sale.

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Dream Dubai and Ejaaby top competitive Saturday Meydan feature

Meydan Racecourse hosts a matinee meeting on Saturday with the first of eight races due off at 4 p.m. The afternoon is highlighted by the Zayed Sports City Trophy, a 1400m turf handicap with the maximum allowed field of 16 declared.

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Thetis and Smoulder Light Up Tattersalls February Sale

There were fireworks on the opening day of the Tattersalls February Sale with Thetis and Smoulder setting a new sale record when selling for 550,000 guineas apiece - four Coolmore/Jooste partnership fillies sold

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UPI Horse Racing Weekend Preview

Things get serious on the Kentucky Derby front this weekend with significant prep races in New York, Florida and California.

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Jungle Cat and Benbatl all class in Group 2 Godolphin sweep

Thursday’s fourth meeting of the 2018 Dubai World Cup Carnival was highlighted by the US$250,000 Al Fahidi Fort Sponsored by DP World-UAE Region (G2) and the 1400m turf contest was won decisively by Jungle Cat, completing a quick treble for Godolphin.

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Henderson sending key Cheltenham hopes to Musselburgh on Sunday

Nicky Henderson heads to Musselburgh on Sunday with three of his key hopes for the Cheltenham Festival novice hurdles, entries for which were revealed on Thursday.

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Faugheen bids to show he's still a machine against seven in Irish Champion

Star two-mile hurdler Faugheen will face seven rivals when he bids to get his season back on track in the BHP Insurance Irish Champion Hurdle on day one of the Dublin Racing Festival at Leopardstown on Saturday.

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Samcro, Getabird and On The Blind Side headline entries for novices' hurdles at The Festival

The entries were revealed on Thursday for the three championship G1 novices' hurdles at The Festival - the £125,000 Sky Bet Supreme Novices' Hurdle, the £125,000 Ballymore Novices' Hurdle and the £125,000 Albert Bartlett Novices' Hurdle - plus the £125,000 G1 JCB Triumph Hurdle for four-year-olds.

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Botti excited by All-Weather debutant Red Label as nine run in Winter Derby Trial on Saturday

Victory Bond faces eight opponents in the £45,000 Listed Betway Winter Derby Trial (3.05pm), one of two Fast-Track Qualifiers on Polytrack at Lingfield Park this Saturday.

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New Zealand a world leader in promoting female jockeys

The New Zealand racing industry has long been a world leader in providing opportunities for female riders, as is illustrated by the current jockeys’ premiership standings.

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Dubai World Cup Carnival Notes: Wednesday, January 31st, 2018

Dubai World Cup Carnival Notes - Talismanic On Target for Dubai World Cup; Ertijaal Sharp at Seven; Championship Ready to Defend His Fort

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