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Crunch time as Sprinter Sacre close to return

Tue, 25 Nov 14 07:15

SPRINTER SACRE could have a racecourse gallop later this week but Nicky Henderson is still some way from committing the sport's highest-rated horse to Saturday week's 888sport Tingle Creek Chase at Sandown.

In-form Hobbs gunning for second Hennessy

Mon, 24 Nov 14 17:11

PHILIP HOBBS sent out his 11th winner in as many days on Monday and the in-form trainer is hopeful about the chances of his Fingal Bay in Saturday's Hennessy Gold Cup at Newbury.

Steroids vet Hughes banned for five years

Mon, 24 Nov 14 16:08

JOHN HUGHES, a retired Department of Agriculture vet, has been disqualified for five years by the Turf Club after being found in possession of "commercial quantities" of a potent anabolic steroid.

Buzz horse Djakadam now 4-1 for Hennessy

Mon, 24 Nov 14 13:25

ANTE-POST Hennessy Gold Cup favourite Djakadam is now a general 4-1 for Saturday's race following the latest forfeit stage on Monday, which left 23 horses engaged.

'Very fit' Trading Leather gears up for Japan Cup

Mon, 24 Nov 14 09:10

JIM BOLGER'S Japan Cup contender Trading Leather stretched his legs on Tokyo's dirt course on Monday, pleasing workrider Pat O'Donovan who reports last year's Irish Derby winner to be in fine form.

Star mare Annie Power to remain over hurdles this season

Wed, 12 Nov 14 10:42

WILLIE MULLINS has confirmed star mare Annie Power, who has been beaten only once in her 12-race career, is to stay hurdling this season.

Brilliant Kingman crowned Cartier Horse of the Year

Wed, 12 Nov 14 07:04

TOP three-year-old Kingman, whose four Group 1 wins helped light up the 2014 British Flat season, was named Cartier Horse of the Year at a prestigious ceremony in London on Tuesday night.

Mullins voices Hurricane Fly fitness concerns

Tue, 11 Nov 14 12:54

TRAINER Willie Mullins has expressed strong fitness concerns for Hurricane Fly as he prepares to clash with Champion Hurdle winner Jezki in Sunday's Stanjames.com Morgiana Hurdle at Punchestown.

Lexus Chase next for Shutthefrontdoor

Tue, 11 Nov 14 12:10

JONJO O'NEILL's Crabbie's Grand National hope Shutthefrontdoor is bound for the Lexus Chase at Leopardstown next month.

Buywise and Massini ready for Paddy Power mission

Tue, 11 Nov 14 09:16

BUYWISE is set to run in Saturday's Paddy Power Gold Cup for Evan Williams, with the trainer also rating the chances of stablemate King Massini.

Moore on top again as Protectionist storms to Cup glory

Tue, 04 Nov 14 16:05

RYAN MOORE once again proved why he is the ultimate big-race jockey as he partnered Germany's Protectionist to a runaway success in Australia's greatest race.

Ruby ready to rock fascinating Elite Hurdle

Mon, 03 Nov 14 19:55

ROCK ON RUBY, who on his latest appearance gave the odds-on The New One a fright when getting within a head of him in the Grade 1 Aintree Hurdle, is likely to start his season in Saturday's Grade 2 stanjames.com Elite Hurdle at Wincanton.

Smad Place to head straight for Hennessy

Mon, 03 Nov 14 16:47

ONE of last season's best staying novice chasers, Smad Place, will make his seasonal reappearance in the Hennessy Gold Cup at Newbury later this month after pleasing trainer Alan King over the summer.

Champion Stakes hero Noble Mission retired

Mon, 03 Nov 14 14:34

NOBLE MISSION, who provided a fairytale ending to British Champions Day when emulating his brother Frankel to land the Champion Stakes last month, has been retired from racing to take up stallion duties.

Dual Derby winner Australia retired to stud after injury

Sat, 11 Oct 14 13:35

AUSTRALIA, the brilliant winner of three Group 1 races, has been retired after a hoof injury cut short his career on the track.

Arc heroine Treve ranked 5lb short of world's best

Thu, 09 Oct 14 16:00

TREVE might have left the racing world awestruck with the manner of her second successive Arc victory on Sunday but the flying filly still falls some way short of the world’s best this year, according to the latest international rankings.

Can Sruthan have another successful Concorde flight?

Sun, 05 Oct 14 11:32

SRUTHAN, winner of the Group 3 Coolmore Stud Home of Champions Concorde Stakes a year ago, will be attempting to become the first back-to-back winner of this event since Wizard King scored for Sir Mark Prescott and George Duffield in 1996 and 1997.

Rebel Fitz seeks win number 18 in Istabraq Hurdle

Sun, 05 Oct 14 11:13

REBEL Fitz and trainer Mick Winters are guaranteed a huge reception if the popular nine-year-old can notch up win number 18 of his career in this race named after the triple champion hurdle winner - the Grade 2 Istabraq Hurdle - at Tipperary on Sunday.

Leading hope Defy Logic ruled out for the season

Mon, 29 Sep 14 15:39

CHAMPION CHASE hope Defy Logic has been ruled out for the season by a leg injury.

Chicquita could join Ruler Of The World in Arc field

Mon, 29 Sep 14 08:20

RULER OF THE WORLD could be joined by €6 million filly Chicquita in Sunday's Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe after it emerged connections are leaning towards the big one in preference to her taking on her own sex in the Prix de l'Oper

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