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 [...]

Ed Walker’s English King joint favourite for Derby

Ed Walker and Tom Marquand could not contain their excitement following the startling success of English King in the Betsafe Derby Trial Stakes, a win that promoted him to joint-favourite for his [...]

Racing is back and Charlie Mann kicks us off

Horseracing has been given the all-clear to return at Newcastle on Monday with culture minister Oliver Dowden declaring on Saturday “the wait is over” for the return of live sport. Charlie Mann [...]

Paris tracks face shock lockdown

French racing has been dealt a cruel blow with news that the government is withdrawing its approval to race in parts of the country still heavily affected by the coronavirus, including Paris and [...]

Derby and Oaks to be run on same day

The Investec Derby is set to remain at its traditional Epsom home this summer after official local approval was given to the Jockey Club’s plan to stage the Classic on a Saturday in July or [...]

Majority of jockeys expected to be allowed to ride when racing returns

A significant number of jockeys will be able to participate in races once the sport resumes in Britain, with inexperienced claiming riders the only ones likely to initially miss out. There had [...]

Lambourn Open Day may be cancelled but you can still take part

This year’s Peter O’Sullevan Lambourn Open Day will not take place on Good Friday due to the coronavirus pandemic. It has also been decided not to reschedule the Day later on in the year due to [...]

Hendeson: ‘The biggest crisis in our lifetime’

Nicky Henderson has described the current global lockdown due to the coronavirus outbreak as the worst crisis since World War II. Only three weeks ago Henderson was readying a star-studded [...]

Henderson wins eighth Champion Hurdle

In the end, it was blindingly, brilliantly simple. The best horse won – and she won in style. This had been a Unibet Champion Hurdle left bruised and battered by the court of public opinion, yet [...]