United Kingdom Horse Racing News

Magic Circle

No Melbourne Cup for Magic Circle

Trainer Ian Williams has ruled out another tilt at the Melbourne Cup for Magic Circle who was unplaced last year.
Cheval Grand

Japan Cup winner Cheval Grand to Juddmonte

After a landmark victory for Japan with Deirdre at Goodwood, hopes are high Cheval Grand can follow suit in the Juddmonte International at York.

Anti-whip message condemned as ‘gimmick’

The British Horseracing Authority says an advertising campaign that protests against the use of the whip in horse racing is merely a 'gimmick'.

Too Darn Hot retired after injury found

Last year's European champion two-year-old Too Darn Hot has been retired after picking up a career-ending injury.

Frankie Dettori wins another Group 1 in France

Frankie Dettori has steered Advertise to a third top-level success in the Prix Maurice de Gheest at Deauville.

Enbihaar emphatic in Lillie Langtry Stakes

Enbihaar has continued a big week for her sire Redoute's Choice with her Group Two win in the Lillie Langtry Stakes at Goodwood.

Enable to head to Yorkshire Oaks next

Star mare Enable will run in the Yorkshire Oaks at York rather than the Juddmonte International sponsored by her owner.

Houtzen second in English Group Two sprint

Australian sprinter Houtzen has finished second to Battaash in the Group Two King George Stakes at Goodwood.

Khadijah Mellah makes history at Goodwood

Student Khadijah Mellah has registered a fairytale victory aboard Haverland in the Magnolia Cup at Goodwood.

Deirdre delivers Nassau Stakes for Japan

Japanese mare Deirdre has finished strongly to record an historic win in the Nassau Stakes at Goodwood.

Dettori purple patch continues in Sussex

Too Darn Hot, trained by John Gosden and ridden by Frankie Dettori, has won the Sussex Stakes at Goodwood.

Cross Counter third to Stradivarius

Melbourne Cup winner Cross Counter has finished third in the Goodwood Cup won for the third time by Stradivarius.
Sir Mark Todd

Racing welcomes the return of legendary horseman

The thoroughbred industry has inherited the talents of Sir Mark Todd for the second time this century, with the legendary horseman returning to the training...

Enable digs deep for second King George

Enable has dug deep into her reserves to fight off Crystal Ocean and become only the third dual winner of the King George VI and...

Group 1 filly Sea Of Class succumbs to colic

Trainer William Haggas has paid a heartfelt tribute to Sea Of Class after the Classic-winning filly succumbed to colic.

Withhold returns in style at Newbury

Roger Charlton has brought off a training feat with one-time Melbourne Cup favourite Withhold winning the Marsh Cup at Newbury after a nine-month absence.

Iridessa to prove stamina in Irish Oaks

Trainer Joseph O'Brien admits there is a question over Iridessa's stamina but believes she will stand up to the test in the Irish Oaks at...
Crystal Ocean.

Doyle delighted to ride Crystal Ocean

James Doyle will ride Crystal Ocean in the King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot with Frankie Dettori to stick with Enable.

Derby winner Masar retired to stud

Trainer Charlie Appleby has paid tribute to Masar after confirming the retirement of last year's Derby winner.
Marmelo

Agonising defeat for Marmelo in France

Hughie Morrison has been left disappointed as Marmelo narrowly failed to win back-to-back editions of the Prix Maurice de Nieuil at ParisLongchamp.

Communique shines as Masar flops

Communique has continued his love affair with Newmarket to win the Princess of Wales's Stakes, with Derby winner Masar last of the six runners.
Sea Of Class Irish Oaks

Colic ends career of Sea Of Class

Sea Of Class has had her racing career ended by a serious bout of colic.

McCririck’s widow says he had lung cancer

Horse racing pundit John McCririck has died after suffering from lung cancer, his widow has said.

Equine Queen Enable triumphant at Sandown

Rousing receptions are saved for best - and those at Sandown have given superstar Enable a welcome fit for a queen following her victory in...

Kerrin McEvoy to ride in Coral-Eclipse

Kerrin McEvoy will ride the Sir Michael Stoute-trained Regal Reality against Enable in the Coral-Eclipse Stakes at Sandown.