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 [...]

Racing gets green light to continue in latest lockdown

Prime minister Boris Johnson last night announced a second national lockdown for England from Thursday until December 2, including the closure of all betting shops, but racing will be allowed to [...]

New restrictions mean no crowds for six months

British racing was left reeling on Tuesday following the devastating news that crowds are unlikely to return for six months – something one of the industry’s most senior figures said [...]

Battaash – best sprinter in the world

Toughing it out when things are against you is the true mark of a champion – which is why Charlie Hills thought this was Battaash’s day of days. Watching a 1-2 favourite grind out victory [...]

Pyledriver puts himself in St Leger picture

Royal Ascot winner Pyledriver smashed his way into the St Leger reckoning when putting a disappointing run in the Derby behind him with an emphatic victory in the Sky Bet Great Voltigeur Stakes. [...]

Burrows’ Hukum has St Leger in his sights

Hukum earned quotes of 10-1 for the St Leger on September 12 after landing the Group 3 Geoffrey Freer Stakes at Newbury. The three-year-old took stepping up to Group company in his stride with a [...]

Küblers are first husband and wife training team

Claire Kübler is the latest addition to the training ranks as she officially joins Daniel to become the first husband and wife team to hold a joint license since the BHA introduced training [...]

Oxted strikes for Teal’s first Group 1

Father and son are separated by a single letter and now also by a single race. In his extraordinary career Kieren Fallon did almost everything and won almost everything but not once did he manage [...]

Third time lucky for Battaash

Having finished runner-up to Blue Point in 2018 and 2019, Battaash made it third time lucky in the Gr1 King’s Stand Stakes, the five-furlong highlight of Royal Ascot on Tuesday. The six-year-old [...]

Kübler wins 2020 Lycetts Team Champion Award

Dan Kubler and Jonjo O’Neill were announced today as the 2020 winners of the Lycetts Team Champion Award, which celebrates the British racehorse training yards with the highest standards of [...]

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