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Douvan rated best but novice Altior breathing down his neck Douvan has been crowned the highest rated horse in Britain and Ireland but Altior was described as having "broken the mould" as the scene was set for a showdown between the two superstars next season 05/24/2017 05:30 PM

It's official: Many Clouds rated top staying chaser of 2016-17 Many Clouds was the top-rated staying chaser in 2016-17 according to the official Anglo-Irish jumps classifications, which were released on Wednesday. 05/24/2017 10:49 AM

999-1 shot gets up to win after flying finish A day after in-running 1.01 backers endured one of their most expensive days, their rival 999-1 backers were in clover when Captain Sharpe came from a mile back to land the Northumberland Day Handicap Chase at Hexham. 05/23/2017 07:20 PM

Derby ruled out as Churchill takes aim at Guineas double Churchill is set to bid for a Guineas double at the Curragh on Saturday, according to trainer Aidan O’Brien, seemingly ending any lingering hopes he could be aimed at the Investec Derby. 05/21/2017 08:46 PM

Buick to appeal against ban that rules him out of Derby William Buick has decided he will challenge the five-day riding ban that could cost him involvement in both days of the Investec Derby meeting. 05/21/2017 01:56 PM

She's a daddy's girl! Soul Stirring gives Frankel Classic win The number of Classics Frankel has won as a sire now matches his achievements on the track after Soul Stirring justified favouritism in the Yushun Himba (Japanese Oaks) under Christophe Lemaire for trainer Kazuo Fujisawa. 05/21/2017 01:21 PM

Newmarket gallops: cricket legend Holding bowled over by Mirage David Milnes casts his expert eye over the talent on show at HQ 05/21/2017 07:00 AM

On the team sheet: Dubai Thunder among Godolphin Derby plans Dubai Thunder, who announced himself with a ten-length victory in a Newbury maiden on Friday, is "on the team sheet" of horses being considered for the Investec Derby, Godolphin racing manager John Ferguson underlined on Saturday 05/21/2017 07:00 AM

Silks confusion leaves museum red-faced after fresh discovery A report in the Liverpool Mercury from 1839 has left members of the National Heritage Centre for Horseracing & Sporting Art red faced. 05/20/2017 05:00 PM

Bullish Mann to ready surprise 1.5 million contender for Derby Lambourn's Derby challenge does not have the same depth of Aidan O'Brien's or Newmarket's but jumps trainer Charlie Mann is the surprise name who could come to the rescue as he prepares Depardieu Van T Kiezelhof for the big race next 05/20/2017 03:45 PM

Plan B a great success as Ribchester powers home in Lockinge Ribchester provided Godolphin with a fourth Group 1 Al Shaqab Lockinge Stakes winner in the last five years as the former Prix Jacques Le Marois winner disposed of his seven rivals with a gutsy front-running performance. 05/20/2017 03:35 PM

Newbury: Hawkbill flies clear in Al Rayyan Stakes Last year's Coral-Eclipse winner Hawkbill, trained by Charlie Appleby, proved stamina doubters wrong by impressively making all to win under William Buick. 05/20/2017 02:15 PM

Noseda given charge of 1.8 million Frankel JEREMY NOSEDA has recently received an unexpected windfall after he was given charge of one of the most valuable Frankel offspring yet to be sold at auction. 10/14/2016 07:10 AM

Arc winner Found could head for Champions Day ARC heroine Found could be out again quickly, trainer Aidan O’Brien indicated to the Racing Post on Monday, with Qipco British Champions Day at Ascot on Saturday week not ruled out for the queen of Chantilly. 10/03/2016 08:00 PM

Lame South African raider Smart Call out of Sun Chariot SMART CALL, the South African-trained mare who had been aimed at the Sun Chariot Stakes en route to a tilt at the Breeders' Cup, will not run at Newmarket on Saturday due to lameness. 10/01/2016 12:58 PM

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