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No Irish Derby for Beggy with Epsom hero set to be a spectator

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 14:56
Padraig Beggy, who burst on to the big-race stage when partnering Wings Of Eagles to a surprise win in the Investec Derby this month, will be a spectator when the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby is run at the Curragh on Saturday.

'I'm willing to shut up' ´ loudmouth Chapman pledges charity silence

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 12:55
Racing fans hoping to silence loudmouth pundit Matt Chapman will have their wishes granted as part of an At The Races fundraising initiative - the Voice Of Racing Project.

Musselburgh at crisis point with licence set to run out on Friday

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 09:10
Musselburgh was on Thursday moving ever closer to being a racecourse on which racing is not permitted to take place as it emerged the BHA is yet to approve an extension to the licence which expires on Friday.

Bruce Millington: Moore´s integrity unlikely to be mirrored on Love Island

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 07:00
On Saturday I did something I usually hate other people doing. I highlighted a commendable act in another sport and used it to decry an aspect of football.

Newcastle: Vaughan bidding to claim prize with blooming Roses

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 04:00
Ed Vaughan is hoping to claim this valuable prize with the returning Claim The Roses, who is treading a familiar path from Machell Place Stables in Newmarket to Gosforth Park.

Payne given four-week ban for failed drug test

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 02:56
Michelle Payne was on Thursday given a four-week ban from riding and trackwork after testing positive for a banned substance earlier in the month.

Should the Irish Derby be held at the Curragh during redevelopment?

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 02:55
It is the debate that has raged for months: should the Curragh be allowed to host the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby while the track is undergoing one of the biggest redevelopments in the history of Irish racing?

More room at the Tizzard inn as new barn takes shape

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 08:40
After his best season, in which he battled for the trainers' title, Colin Tizzard is gearing up for a fresh assault by building a new barn to house up to another 20 horses.

Carlisle: Dalgleish hoping bell tolls for him again with Zoravan

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 02:42
Australia may have the Melbourne Cup, the race that stops a nation, but never wishing to be outdone, Britain has its own meeting that stops a city, Carlisle Bell day.

Julian Muscat: Return of Americans adds new dimension to Ascot

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 02:06
Every time you looked down the track you were regaled by the sight of top-class horses pelting headlong towards the winning post. From Lady Aurelia and Caravaggio to the epic Gold Cup confrontation between Big Orange and Order Of St George.

Smullen expects battle of wits with Ballydoyle on Cracksman

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 14:00
Pat Smullen has been handed the plum ride on Cracksman in Saturday's Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby.

The big debate: do racecourses and music nights work together?

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 08:00
Last week a post-racing Little Mix concert turned sour, with drunk adults scarring - or at least bruising - young children with what Newmarket described as loutish behaviour. Here our writers make the case for and against racecourse concerts.

Smullen lands ride on Cracksman in Saturday's Irish Derby

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 05:49
Pat Smullen has been handed the plum ride on Cracksman in Saturday's Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby.

Haggas making Group 1 plans for Mutakayyef and Tasleet

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 05:35
As far as frustrating weeks go, winning more than £300,000 in prize-money is at the better end of the spectrum, but when it is a Royal Ascot winner you are after a string of near-misses can grate.

Tuesday preview: Stampy bids to go one better at Ballinrobe

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 03:59
Runner-up in this valuable contest 12 months ago, the David Broad-trained Little Stampy is bidding to go one better this time.

Tuesday preview: Stampy in 'great shape' as she bids to go one better than last year

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 03:59
Runner-up in this valuable contest 12 months ago, the David Broad-trained Little Stampy is bidding to go one better this time.

De Sousa expects title battle despite hot streak

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 03:03
Silvestre de Sousa is taking nothing for granted in his quest to regain his Flat jockeys' championship crown despite stretching clear of his rivals following a staggering spell of 37 winners so far this month.

Chamberlin: teamwork and emotion made for a special week at Ascot

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 11:22
A tight team and making viewers feel part of the action have been put forward as reasons for ITV's positive Royal Ascot viewing figures by lead presenter Ed Chamberlin.

Tonight's racing: three horses to follow this evening

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 11:05
One of the joys of the Flat season is a sunny Monday evening spent enjoying the racing at Windsor and there is a fine card to get stuck into there this evening.

More big-race woe for Dettori as he misses Irish Derby

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 11:00
Frankie Dettori has had to admit defeat in his race to be fit to ride Epsom third Cracksman in the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh on Saturday.

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