Buveur D’Air and Altior to race on

Altior and Buveur D’Air will stay in training next season for Nicky Henderson, who revealed he is almost certain to test both over longer trips. The 11-year-old Altior, who has stuck to [...]

Mutasaabeq to be supplemented for 2,000 Guineas

Shadwell Racing will supplement Mutasaabeq for Saturday’s Qipco 2,000 Guineas in the hope he can record an “extraordinary” victory following the death of owner Sheikh Hamdan Al [...]

Join us for the 2021 Virtual Lambourn Open Day

For more than 30 years the Lambourn Open Day has been the chief provider of funds for the welfare of our superb and hard working stable staff. Obviously, due to Covid, we have again had to cancel [...]

Chantry House takes Marsh Novices

He had been billed as the week’s most dependable hotpot but Envoi Allen fluffed his lines for the first time when crashing out at the fourth fence, leaving the way clear for Chantry House [...]

Shishkin wins Arkle for Henderson

Imagine what a horse would have to do for Nicky Henderson of all people to compare them with the two horses that have defined the two-mile chasing division over the last decade in Sprinter Sacre [...]

Pyledriver better than ever

William Muir is confident that ignoring the advice of an old friend and BHA official will not come back to haunt him as he ponders what Pyledriver – one of last year’s feelgood stories – [...]

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, [...]