Grand National

Who is Richard Johnson? The champion jockey continuing to set the standards

<b>RICHARD JOHNSON is the current champion jockey over jumps in Britain and will be bidding to defend his title for a fourth consecutive season.</b><p>Johnson …

Cheltenham Gold Cup

Who is Barry Geraghty? The big-race rider will be chasing more success over the jumps this year

<b>BARRY GERAGHTY, the retained jockey of leading owner JP McManus, is set for another fruitful campaign.</b><p>Geraghty enjoyed high-profile success in the …

National Hunt Racing

Oisin Murphy targets first homeland success with Roaring Lion in the Irish Champion Stakes

Jockey Oisin Murphy wants to cap a memorable year by making his first success in his native Ireland a Group One win on Roaring Lion in Saturday’s …

Sport (UK)

Kerry National: Live stream, race time, TV coverage, runners, riders and odds for TODAY'S Listowel race

<b>THE three mile Kerry National is seen by many as the start of the jumps in Ireland and there's a wide open renewal as ever at Listowel today.</b><p>The …

National Hunt Racing

Listowel betting tips: Peter O'Hehir's selections for Wednesday's horse racing action

Trust Rachael Blackmore to work her magic on Rogue Angel in today’s €200,000 Guinness Kerry National in Listowel.<p>In the confirmed absence of Wounded …

Horse Racing

Chocolate Fish swims to Great Northern Steeplechase success

Chocolate Fish proved his credentials as an out and out stayer when he out-toughed his rivals in Sunday's Irvines Great Northern Steeplechase (6300m) …

Sport (New Zealand)

Former Grand National runner-up The Last Samuri in surprise switch to Harry Fry yard

<b>THE LAST SAMURI has left Kim Bailey and will be trained by Harry Fry in an attempt to give him a new lease of life in his final season.</b><p>The crowd …

Horse Racing

Distance a query for Perry Mason

Leading jumps trainer Paul Nelson will have strong chances in each of the two feature jumps races at Te Aroha on Sunday, but he still holds some …

Sport (New Zealand)

A former stud farm that’s now a leading equestrian centre – and a wonderful family home

The American-style house was rebuilt in 2014 and benefits from a separate entrance to the equestrian section of the estate.<p>First-class stabling and …

Lifestyle (UK)

Arkle for president | 1960-1969 | Guardian Century

The capacity of sporting journalists to wax lyrical in face of the exceptional is only matched by the speed with which they run out of adjectives in doing so. In the case of an outwardly placid bay gelding called Arkle, the point of no return was reached long ago. What more can one do when his …

Horse Racing

Matt Chapman calls for action to protect punters from faulty starting stalls in his latest column

<b>THE stewards of the BHA believe that if a horse’s stall opens at a different time to the rest of the field it makes no difference to a race.</b><p>Makes you …

Horse Racing

Grand National may be free of foreign horses under no-deal Brexit, racing bosses warn

Foreign horses may not be able to compete at the Grand National if there is a no-deal Brexit , racing bosses warn.<p>The British Horseracing Authority …

Horse Racing

Grand National 'could be hit by no deal Brexit' warns racing group

<b>Next year's Grand National could look very different if the UK leaves the European Union without a deal, the British Horseracing Authority warns.</b><p>Crashing out of the EU would potentially have a huge impact on Irish trainers and Irish horses.<p>And it could see the end of the Tripartite Agreement system …

National Hunt Racing

York Ebor Festival 2018: 5 talking points on Day 3 as Stradivarius becomes the million pound horse

Stradivarius showed he’s one in a million with a victory in the Weatherbys Hamilton Lonsdale Cup at York.<p>The John Gosden-trained four-year-old needed …

Horse Racing

Graham Lee and Alpha Delphini edge Mabs Cross to win Nunthorpe Stakes

This always promised to be a day of extremes with a stayers’ race and a five-furlong Group One at the heart of the card and, if the 40-1 chance Alpha Delphini was a surprising winner of the Nunthorpe Stakes, Graham Lee was an appropriate jockey in his saddle. Fourteen years ago, in his former life …

Horse Racing

Sea King caps stellar career with Grand National victory in final race

In what is likely to be his final hit, the King has returned to win Australia's Grand National Steeplechase.

New Zealand

19/8/2018 Horse Racing Tips and Best Bets – Ballarat, Grand National Steeplechase day

Posted by: Adam Page+ at 6:05pm on 18/8/2018<p>Ballarat will play host to the main Victorian racing card on Sunday where it is Crisp Steeplechase Day. …

Horse Racing

Wells chases a record fourth Grand National Steeplechase

Posted by: AAP+ at 11:19am on 18/8/2018<p>Posted in: Horse Racing News<p>Image: AAP<p>Former jumps jockey Craig Durden reached the top of his profession, …

Horse Racing

Exciting line up for new series of Rudall Rides With... | Horse & Country

Horse & Country is excited to announce <i>Rudall Rides With…</i> is returning for a third series this September, starring some top equestrians.<p>Revealing …

Eventing

Willie Mullins looking to send strong team to Melbourne Cup in bid for elusive first win

<b>RUBY Walsh has given punters the lowdown on boss Willie Mullins's plans for the Melbourne Cup.</b><p>The legendary rider also talked Alpha Centauri and the …

Horse Racing

Wells headlines 14 Grand National entries

Posted by: AAP+ at 6:03pm on 14/8/2018<p>Posted in: Horse Racing News<p>Since 2012 only two horses have been successful in one of Victoria’s most …

Horse Racing

Shamal wins Grand National Steeplechase at Riccarton

TRACKSIDE<p>Shamal wins the Grand National Steeplechase at Riccarton.<p>Hunterville visitor Shamal capitalised on a perfect trip throughout to take out the …

Sport (New Zealand)

Grand National winning jockey hit with eight-week ban for unnecessary whip use

Unnecessary use of the whip has resulted in a two-month ban for Grand National winning jockey Stuart Higgins.

National Hunt Racing

Charles on road to Foxbridge

A gallop at Taupo on Wednesday has kept Gr.1 Sydney Cup (3200m) placegetter Charles Road up to the mark for a return to racing at Te Rapa next …

Horse Racing

Who are the celebrities in The Real Marigold Hotel 2018? Meet the star cast of series 3

THE Real Marigold Hotel has returned to take celebrities across to the other side of the world to experience a more modest way of life.<p>From Grand …

Celebrity (UK)

Davy Russell injured in Roscommon fall

Davy Russell was taken to hospital for X-rays on a leg injury following a fall at Roscommon on Tuesday evening.<p>The rider parted company with the …

Horse Racing

Daring tactics lead to big Sandown victory

Posted by: AAP+ at 1:39pm on 5/8/2018<p>Posted in: Horse Racing News<p>Image: AAP<p>Excellent Rhythm has given a dashing display of jumping to give trainer …

Horse Racing

Third generation of showjumping Smiths shows his class

The great Harvey Smith, who turns 80 later this year, is <b>one of the best-known names in showjumping.</b><p>Following in his hoofprints — quite literally — is …

Horses

Who is Bob Champion? The Real Marigold Hotel star and Grand National champ who rode Aldaniti

THE Real Marigold Hotel is back for its third series and joining the cast is jockey Bob Champion.<p>He's a champion by name and reputation - Here's …

Celebrity (UK)

Nominations extended for the GN Hurdle

Posted by: AAP+ at 5:42pm on 31/7/2018<p>Posted in: Horse Racing News<p>Nominations have been held open for the Grand National Hurdle at Sandown after 12 …

Horse Racing