Date - September 21, 2014
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Racing UK - Google News

Google News - pure racing entertainment
Fab Fitz back in business - pure racing entertainment
Rebel Fitz made a perfect return to the tr - pure racing entertainment
Ayr raid heaven sent for Doyle - pure racing entertainment
James Doyle lit up Ayr with a gloriou - pure racing entertainment
Hunter hits the target at Ayr - pure racing entertainment
Sky Hunter (9-4 favourite) bounced bac

Irish Racing Horse Racing News Headlines

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Rebel Fitz trounced his rivals in Listowel’s Slan Abhaile qualified riders’ race in imperious fashion
David Mullins guided Allez Encore to victory in the mares bumper at Listowel for handler

Ask Vic (5-2 favourite) ran out a very easy winner of the M.J. Carroll ARRO


The British Horseracing Authority

The British Horseracing Authority

It might have taken until September for Kingston Hill to add to his Racing Post Trophy success last autumn but it was certainly worth the wait for the Derby runner-up and he became a Classic winner in his own right as he outpointed ‘the right’ hor

The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has been notified by representatives of Pat Cosgrave that the jockey has been placed on the forfeit list of the Emirates Racing Authority. Under BHA’s Rules of Racing such a development would result in the i

The official listing of the world’s best racehorses (For 3yos and upwards which raced between 1 January and 7 September 2014) Japanese-trained five-year-old JUST A WAY (JPN) [130] has now completed six months as the top rated horse in the 2014 LON

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Latest Blogs

  • Mark Johnston was successful with Secret Brief at Newmarket Johnston victorious again in Tattersalls Millions race - Secret Brief, trained by Mark Johnston, battled on to win the nine runner £100,000 Tattersalls Millions Median Auction Trophy at Newmarket’s Rowley Mile Racecourse today, the second race of the 2014/15 £1.3 million Tattersalls Millions series. The son of Shamardal was bought by John Ferguson from Airlie Stud at the 2013 Tattersalls October Yearling Sale […]
  • Louis The Pious lands the Ayr Gold Cup - With all the discussions the stands side did indeed prevail in the William Hill Ayr Gold Cup this afternoon, as Louis The Pious added this prestigious prize to his Buckingham Palace Stakes victory earlier in the year. With horses drawn high and closest to the stands rails getting the best of the argument throughout the […]
  • Karl Burke trains Mill Reef Stakes winner Toocoolforschool Toocoolforschool hands out Mill Reef lesson to rivals - Toocoolforschool was anything but absent as he routed his rivals in the Group 2 Dubai Duty Free Mill Reef Stakes at Newbury this afternoon. As the gates opened Toocoolforschool cut out the early running under Silvestre De Souza from Jungle Cat and Kibaar in rain-softened ground. Toocoolforschool continued to make the best of his way […]

Latest Features

  • The light blue and dark blue rivalry arrives at Headquarters Varsity clash set for Rowley Mile - Centuries old rivalries between Oxford and Cambridge will be put to a new test this autumn when student riders will go head-to-head in the first-ever Flat race between the two Universities at Newmarket’s historic Rowley Mile course on Dubai Future Champions Day October 17th. Sporting competition between the two seats of learning has been a […]
  • Image reproduced with the kind permission of Newmarket Racecourse Education takes precedence at Newmarket -   This year Newmarket Racecourses and Newmarket Academy are staging the inaugural Future Champions Education Week, supported by Dubai. The week has been developed to help raise the employment aspirations and expectations of the Academy’s students, help engage them with the history and heritage of the town and community they live in and create a […]
  • Treve and Thierry Jarnet winning the 2013 Prix De l'Arc de Triomphe

Image by Big Race Preview: Group 1 action at Longchamp on Sunday - The Group 1 Prix Vermeille might fall on Arc Trials day at Longchamp but is very much a distaff championship in its own right, with plenty of champion fillies going on to victory in the Prix De l’Arc de Triomphe three weeks later, including last year’s heroine Treve. Criquette Head-Maarek’s great filly heads the field […]