Organisation: Racing Post
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A new and unwelcome breed of racegoer — well-suited young men, travelling in packs, drinking unwisely and chanting menacingly — has become an uncomfortably prominent threat to the wellbeing of British horse racing
Tue, 19 Jun, 2018
"I wish to apologise to connections and to punters."
Wed, 25 Apr, 2018
It wasn’t the GAA that coined the phrase ‘Super 8’ — they have the Club Players Association (CPA) to thank for that one. And it wasn’t the GAA that labelled April as club month. But if they aren’t going to fill vacuums others are going to do it for them.
Tue, 24 Apr, 2018
Connections of Footpad feel it will take a good horse to lower his colours in today’s Racing Post Arkle Challenge Trophy Novices’ Chase.
Tue, 13 Mar, 2018
Irish jockey Ger Fox has revealed what is the toughest aspect of his six-month ban for testing positive for cocaine.
Wed, 10 Jan, 2018
peers into his crystal ball in search of tips and talking points for the year ahead
Tue, 02 Jan, 2018
Thu, 27 Jul, 2017
Demand for the services of one of the most-prized stallions in Irish horse breeding history was the main driver of a 56% increase in profits at the Irish National Stud in 2016.
Fri, 21 Jul, 2017
IT can’t be pleasant, reading your own obituary, but jockey Declan Murphy’s injuries were so severe after falling at Haydock Park in 1994 that the Racing Post subsequently led with the headline ‘Declan Murphy Dies After Horror Fall’.
Sat, 15 Jul, 2017
Sat, 17 Jun, 2017
Twenty-three years ago, Limerick jockey Declan Murphy’s skull was so badly fractured in a fall at Haydock Park that his death was confirmed by the Racing Post. Prematurely as it happened, writes.
Sun, 30 Apr, 2017
Sat, 01 Apr, 2017
Sun, 26 Mar, 2017
Riddle me this, how is Willie Mullins’ Melon still favourite for Cheltenham’s Supreme Novices’ Hurdle?
Sat, 25 Feb, 2017
Sat, 04 Feb, 2017
Fri, 06 Jan, 2017
Thu, 05 Jan, 2017
That was a rather interesting little spat between trainer, Richard Hannon, and Horse Racing Ireland chief Executive, Brian Kavanagh, regarding the recent Group 1 Keeneland Phoenix Stakes at the Curragh.
Sat, 20 Aug, 2016
Sun, 17 Jul, 2016
When it comes to racing, stewards are a much-maligned species, frequently damned if they do and damned if they don’t.
Sat, 25 Jun, 2016
Fri, 17 Jun, 2016
When Willie McCreery saddled a double at the Curragh last Saturday it was further evidence that here is a trainer who is rapidly going places.
Sat, 28 May, 2016
The founder of O’Leary Insurance Group, owner of formidable racehorse Florida Pearl, and former Ireland rugby international Archie O’Leary has passed away.
Mon, 23 May, 2016
The extravaganza that is the English Greyhound Derby gets underway with 13 heats this evening at Wimbledon.
Thu, 05 May, 2016
Sat, 30 Apr, 2016
Paul Nicholls extended his lead over Willie Mullins in a pulsating duel for the British trainers’ championship when enjoying a 54th birthday 20-1 four-timer at Wincanton yesterday.
Mon, 18 Apr, 2016
The Racing Post produced a fascinating front page story on Tuesday relating to Sheikh Mohammed’s Godolphin operation attempting to take on Ballydoyle-Coolmore in a far more meaningful manner.
Sat, 02 Apr, 2016
A couple of weeks ago the new Red Mills Unraced Stake at Curraheen Park was unveiled. This is a great addition to the calendar at this track as it has long lacked a similar stake, the type which goes particularly well at other venues.
Fri, 25 Mar, 2016
Dual Irish champion Flat jockey Joseph O’Brien has decided not to ride at all this year and to concentrate on his new role as a trainer.
Tue, 08 Mar, 2016
Sat, 20 Feb, 2016
Sat, 12 Dec, 2015
Douvan made a near-perfect start to his career over fences with an impressive display in the Irish Stallion Farms European Breeders Fund Beginners Chase at Navan.
Mon, 23 Nov, 2015
Un De Sceaux could make his seasonal return in the Tingle Creek Chase at Sandown two weeks today.
Sat, 21 Nov, 2015
Recently, in the Racing Post, Tom Segal described Aidan O’Brien as "the best flat trainer in my lifetime.’’
Sat, 27 Jun, 2015
The 2015 Irish Greyhound Derby was launched this week, with the confirmation Boylesports will continue its sponsorship of the country’s premier classic, which is in the second year of a three-year deal.
Wed, 24 Jun, 2015
Getting up early and heading to a newsagent’s in Cheltenham for a Racing Post bang smack in the middle of the Festival can be hard work, but you are usually rewarded with a surreal sight or two.
Fri, 13 Mar, 2015
It is little wonder the innovation has been described as a “no brainer” by one prominent racing journalist and yet until last summer, there was no independent horse racing radio station bringing live commentary from every race in Ireland and the UK, as well as interviews and analysis.
Wed, 11 Mar, 2015
Well, at least reading the front-page story of the Racing Post on Tuesday, it seems that off-course bookmakers are literally trembling in their boots.
Sat, 07 Mar, 2015
It really is silly season in Britain, with all sorts of people calling for horses to be disqualified should the winning jockey transgress the whip rules.
Sat, 27 Dec, 2014
I have been asked several times of late, by a number of punters, as to why there is such a lack of racing for much of December, on the lead-in to Christmas.
Sat, 20 Dec, 2014
Last Monday the Racing Post produced a pullout detailing the ammunition currently residing at Willie Mullins’ Co Carlow base.
Sat, 08 Nov, 2014