United Kingdom Horse Racing News

Bangkok can claim emotional Derby win

Bangkok will bid to fulfil the vision of his late owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha in the Derby.

Anapurna foils Pink Dogwood in epic Oaks

Frankie Dettori has steered the John Gosden-trained Anapurna to a thrilling victory in the Oaks at Epsom.

Queen to unveil Piggott bronze at Epsom

The Queen will unveil a bronze life-size statue of nine-time Derby-winning jockey Lester Piggott at Epsom.

Sir Dragonet heads O’Brien Derby assault

Chester Vase winner Sir Dragonet heads trainer Aidan O'Brien's seven runners in a field of 13 declared for the Derby at Epsom.

Havlin to ride Mehdaayih in English Oaks

Robert Havlin retains the ride on Mehdaayih as she faces 13 rivals in the Oaks at Epsom.

Enable to miss Royal Ascot

Enable is set to make her long-awaited return in the Coral-Eclipse at Sandown after connections ruled out an appearance at Royal Ascot.

New Zealand interest in Epsom Derby

Anthonyt Van Dyck, a half brother to a New Zealand champion sprinter, is among the leading contenders for the Derby at Epsom.

Telecaster digs deep to win Dante

Too Darn Hot has been upstaged by Telecaster in a surprise result in the Dante Stakes at York.

Enable return delayed to Royal Ascot

Dual Arc winner Enable is set to make her eagerly anticipated return to action at Royal Ascot after being scratched from the Coronation Cup at...

Hermosa lands Guineas double for O’Brien

Trainer Aidan O'Brien has completed another Classic double with Hermosa adding the 1000 Guineas to Magna Grecia's 2000 Guineas triumph at Newmarket.

O’Brien trains 10th 2000 Guineas winner

Magna Grecia has given champion trainer Aidan O'Brien with his 10th victory in the 2000 Guineas at Newmarket.

UK racing called off over equine flu fears

The British Horseracing Authority has cancelled racing in the UK on Thursday following an outbreak of equine flu in three vaccinated horses.

New era ahead in UK race broadcasting

Racing UK's rebrand as Racing TV is to feature an 'Extra' stream to ensure full coverage of all its 61 racecourses following the acquisition of...

French track Maisons-Laffitte set to close its doors at the end of 2019

ONE of France’s premier racecourses Maisons-Laffitte is to “halt horse-racing activities” from the end of next year, France Galop has announced. The course, close to...
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British Horseracing Authority launches second integrity survey

The British Horse Racing Authority (BHA) has today confirmed details of the second annual integrity survey which will measure any change in perception and confidence...

Enable to take on Crystal Ocean at Kempton

Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe winner Enable will take on King George runner-up Crystal Ocean when she makes her long-awaited return at Kempton.

Club Chairman presents HKJC trophies at Deauville

Dr. Simon Ip, Chairman of the Hong Kong Jockey Club, presented trophies to the winning connections of two feature races held at Deauville Racecourse in...

Poet’s Word wins King George for Stoute

Poet's Word has given trainer Sir Michael Stoute a record sixth success in the King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot.

Derby winner Masar out for the season

Derby winner Masar will not run again this season but has been given the green light to stay in training as a four-year-old.
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Ebor receives prize money boost

York racecourse has announced Sky Bet as the new sponsors of the Ebor Handicap, which will have a substantial prize money boost.

Caravaggio to shuttle to Australia

Brilliant sprinter Caravaggio will join the Coolmore Australia stallion roster in the upcoming breeding season.

Winners Of Excellence Awards Announced

The winners of the His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Horse racing Excellence Awards for horse racing excellence, established by HH Sheikh Mohammed...
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Harry Herbert to leave Al Shaqab

Harry Herbert has resigned as Sheikh Joaan Al Thani's racing advisor with the Qatari operation increasing its presence in France.
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Experts warn Brexit could hurt UK racing

The British racing industry believes the average Briton is becoming too big to ride thoroughbreds and Brexit could hurt its ability to find racing grooms.
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Hefty $10 Million penalty for UK bookmaker William Hill

British bookmaker William Hill will have to pay STG6.2 million in penalties for breaching anti-money laundering and social responsibility regulations.