Whittington back among the winners after testing time

He may have had his face mask on but there was no disguising the relief on Harry Whittington’s face after Sheila Nash ended a losing run stretching back to November for his yard with [...]

Shishkin on course for Arkle

It was third time lucky for Nicky Henderson on Saturday – not that there is any luck needed where a horse as good as Shishkin is concerned. Still, even a champion trainer might have been excused [...]

Trainers praise move to expand Royal Ascot to seven races a day

Richard Hannon and Roger Varian led the universal approval from leading trainers, owners and jockeys to Ascot’s announcement it will permanently expand the royal meeting with seven races [...]

BHA and government sources move to quash shutdown rumours

Government officials have moved to quash rumours that an imminent stoppage of elite sport in Britain is planned, the Racing Post understands. Officials from the Department for Digital, Culture, [...]

Racing goes ahead at Chepstow, Wincanton and Kempton after inspections

Chepstow’s rescheduled Coral Welsh National card has been given the green light this morning after the track passed a morning inspection. Temperatures dropped to 0C overnight in south Wales [...]

Seven Barrows in short shutdown following Kempton flops

The famed Seven Barrows stable of Nicky Henderson is set for a short shutdown, the champion trainer revealed on Monday – a day after stable star Altior suffered just his second defeat over fences [...]

Fusil Raffles has Marsh in his sights

Nicky Henderson saw his highly regarded hotpot Chantry House finish only third at 8-11 in the 2m4½f novice chase but it was still a winning race for the champion trainer, whose Fusil Raffles [...]

Racegoers enjoy return to the track

Racing’s soul returned to English courses for the first time in nearly nine months on Wednesday as punters revelled again in watching live racing in what they described as a welcoming and safe [...]

Racing fans all set for Ludlow and Lingfield on Wednesday

Spectators are to go racing again in England on Wednesday after the British government relaxed its coronavirus restrictions, with Ludlow and Lingfield expected to be the first to welcome crowds [...]

Crowds to return to England next week

In a move welcomed with surprise and delight by racing and bookmakers UK prime minister Boris Johnson announced English racecourses will be allowed to start welcoming back limited crowds from [...]

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