Blue Point clung on grimly to complete a remarkable Royal Ascot double in the Diamond Jubilee Stakes.
Isn’t US Navy Flag one of the most extraordinary horses in the history of flat racing?
Drawing a blank on the first day of Royal Ascot is just a distant memory for trainer Aidan O'Brien after Caravaggio and Winter provided him with a magnificent Group One double today.
Aidan O’Brien’s exciting youngster Caravaggio is among the 10 two-year-olds in the Keeneland Phoenix Stakes at the Curragh on Sunday.
Michael Stoute moved within one winner of the late great Henry Cecil’s Royal Ascot record as Frankie Dettori shone aboard Across The Stars in the King Edward VII Stakes.
Triple Crown hero American Pharoah has been named the 2015 Longines World’s Best Racehorse at a ceremony in London.
Cougar Mountain benefited from a drop in class when winning the Invesco Pension Consultants Desmond Stakes at Leopardstown last night.
Muhaarar created history at Deauville by emulating the brilliant Dayjur and making the Prix Maurice de Gheest a third Group One sprint victory.
Charlie Hills has voiced concerns over whether Muhaarar can reproduce his stunning Royal Ascot display in today’s Darley July Cup at Newmarket.
Barry Geraghty remains hopeful of making his debut as retained jockey to leading owner JP McManus this weekend – despite being admitted to hospital with a kidney stone on Tuesday.
John Gosden strengthened his hand for the Oaks when Star Of Seville made all the running in the Tattersalls Musidora Stakes at York yesterday.
The topsy turvy state of the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe market was thrown into further chaos after Sea The Moon lost his unbeaten record to Ivanhowe in the Longines – Grosser Preis von Baden at Baden Baden yesterday.
Sole Power bids to cap an amazing season by adding the Betfred Sprint Cup to his impressive record at Haydock today.
Sole Power confirmed his status as the undoubted king of the five-furlong division with a performance of stunning domination in the Coolmore Nunthorpe at York yesterday.
John Gosden’s grip on the top level of British Flat racing tightened even further as Kingman again showed stunning acceleration to prise Goodwood’s Qipco Sussex Stakes away from Toronado yesterday.
The Andy Oliver-trained Panama Hat proved the star of last night’s action in Naas as he completed a fabulous four-timer under Chris Hayes, himself completing a double, in the concluding Stuart Insurances Supporting Console Handicap.
Trainer Eddie Lynam plans to send Slade Power to Australia for the 2014 Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival.
Four-year-old Indian Icon, winner of his maiden hurdle in Killarney last month, captured the featured Carmel Fay Memorial Handicap Hurdle in Kilbeggan last night under a well-judged ride by Mark Enright.
Sole Power’s devastating acceleration came to the fore once again as the brilliant sprinter secured back-to-back victories in the King’s Stand Stakes at Royal Ascot.
Gordon Lord Byron finished down the field as South African star Variety Club bagged the Champions Mile at Sha Tin.
Those who love flat racing, and there are plenty of us, can only pray that Kingman and Australia take each other on in the English 2000 Guineas at Newmarket on Saturday, May 3.
James Fanshawe’s top-class sprinter Society Rock has run his last race.
James Fanshawe’s star sprinter Society Rock will be retired to Tally-Ho Stud in Co Westmeath at the end of the season.
Gordon Lord Byron made amends for his narrow defeat 12 months ago when running away with the Betfred Sprint Cup at Haydock.
Clive Cox reports Lethal Force to be ready for action in today’s Betfred Sprint Cup (3.50pm) at Haydock.
South African superstar Soft Falling Rain will be heading into “unknown territory” this afternoon when he makes his British debut in the Betfred Hungerford Stakes at Newbury.
Trainer Clive Cox has revealed plans to send star sprinter Lethal Force on a trip to Australia later this year have been shelved.
Sudirman gave trainer David Wachman his second Keeneland Phoenix Stakes success when confirming his Railway Stakes superiority over Big Time in the Group 1 feature at the Curragh yesterday.
Toronado and Dawn Approach are two of the headline names in a star-studded entry for Qipco British Champions Day at Ascot on October 19.
Moonlight Cloud could clash with top rated colt Intello next weekend after mowing down Lethal Force inside the final furlong to win the Prix Maurice de Gheest at Deauville yesterday for the third successive year.
Lethal Force will face 13 rivals, including Tom Hogan’s Gordon Lord Byron and Aidan O’Brien’s Gale Force Ten, as he bids for a Group 1 hat-trick in tomorrow’s Prix Maurice de Gheest at Deauville.
Mike de Kock’s South African star Soft Falling Rain could make his British bow in the Betfred Hungerford Stakes at Newbury on August 17.
Wayne Lordan, who finished second in the Derby on Galileo Rock, enjoyed a terrific afternoon at the Curragh on Saturday, booting home a treble.
Tom Hogan believes Group One winner Gordon Lord Byron will have another day in the sun after missing out in the Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot.
Jim Goldie is expecting Hawkeyethenoo to carry on where he left off last year when he makes his seasonal reappearance in the Connaught Access Flooring Abernant Stakes at Newmarket today.
Eve Johnson Houghton is excited about The Cheka’s bid for handicap glory in the William Hill Ayr Gold Cup.
Willie Carson saluted John Dunlop as “one of the true legends of the sport” after the veteran trainer announced he is to retire at the end of the current British Flat season, the end of a career that saw him send out over 3,500 winners.
Society Rock lifted the Betfred Sprint Cup at Haydock for James Fanshawe and Kieren Fallon this afternoon.
William Buick remains hopeful he will be able to ride both Nathaniel and Ortensia in their respective Group One targets this weekend.
Australian mare Ortensia followed in the hoofprints of her illustrious compatriot Black Caviar when speeding to victory in a British Group One sprint.
Australian trainer Paul Messara has high hopes for Ortensia in the Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes at York on Friday week.
Dermot Weld's ever-popular Famous Name landed the first Group Two race of his illustrious career in the Keeneland Royal Whip Stakes at the Curragh this afternoon.
Joseph O’Brien is not expecting any fireworks from Starspangledbanner as he makes his first start since coming out of retirement in tomorrow’s P. O’´Leary Memorial Phoenix Sprint Stakes at the Curragh.
Paul Messara had another of the great summer festivals in mind when he decided to bring Ortensia over from Australia but the powerful mare still provided victory on an elegant stage in the Gordon’s King George Stakes at Glorious Goodwood yesterday.
British champion jockey Paul Hanagan claimed the plaudits on his first visit to Hamilton this season with a 159-1 four-timer, highlighted by victory in the feature Glasgow Stakes on Sparkling Portrait.
Curragh manager Paul Hensey is anticipating soft ground for this weekend’s Darley Irish Oaks meeting.
How good will the ground be on Newmarket’s July course this afternoon?
Roger Charlton admits a decision on whether ante-post favourite Bated Breath will take his chance in the Darley July Cup is unlikely to be made until this morning.
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