Tag: 'UK'

Star British filly Love

Love takes out Prince of Wales’s Stakes at Royal Ascot

Day Two of the 2021 Royal Ascot carnival was highlighted by Love’s win in the Group 1 Prince of Wales's Stakes as the star filly...
Young Rascal

OTI’s Cup hopes step out around the globe

Terry Henderson's OTI Racing has key runners all over the world this weekend, including former English stayer Young Rascal at Moonee Valley.
Royal Ascot

Covid-19 sees Royal Ascot cut prize money

Prize money at Royal Ascot have announced that prize money for this year's meeting will be reduced due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Tom Marquand

Marquand off the mark in UK with bolter

English jockey Tom Marquand, who made an impact during the Sydney autumn carnival, has ridden his first winner since the resumption of British racing.

Headline horses for British racing return

There will be lots of high-class racing when the British thoroughbred industry gets back to the racetrack, including the 2000 Guineas and 1000 Guineas.
William Buick

Buick eager for British racing to restart

William Buick, who will ride Pinatubo in the 2000 Guineas at Newmarket, says he can't wait for UK racing to resume.

UK horse racing in green light to resume

UK racing has been given government approval to resume after a 10-week absence because of the coronavirus pandemic

Officials confident UK racing can resume

The British Horseracing Authority has high hopes that UK racing will be up and running again on June 1.

Battaash Points To Royal Ascot

Charlie Hills-trained Battaash, the highest-rated horse among the hundreds worldwide carrying the Shadwell blue and white of HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, is...

Guineas takes centre stage in UK return

The 2000 Guineas and the 1000 Guineas are set to mark the return of UK racing on the first weekend in June.

Gosden’s full support for UK racing return

Leading trainer John Gosden says his team of high-profile racehorses is ready for action if UK racing resumes in June.
Boris Johnson

Program in place for British racing return

A provisional program for the resumption of racing has been published by the British Horseracing Authority.

Haydock Racecourse to be testing centre

A drive-in coronavirus testing centre is to open Haydock Park Racecourse as part of the government's UK-wide drive to increase testing for NHS workers.
Anthony Van Dyck

Major UK meetings fall victim to virus

Two major UK racing meetings, including the Derby festival at Epsom in June, have been postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Hughes officially champion jumps jockey

Brian Hughes has vowed to do all he can to defend his title after officially being announced as champion British jumps jockey for the first...

Large sum raised from virtual National

Bookmakers are to donate over PS2.6 million to NHS charities from profits on the Virtual Grand National, with almost five million people watching the race.
virtual Grand National

Potters Corner wins virtual Grand National

Potters Corner has jumped to glory in the Virtual Grand National with dual winner Tiger Roll fourth in the simulated race.
Grand National

Virtual National to bring some cheer to UK

A virtual Grand National will be broadcast throughout England in the absence of one of the world's greatest steeplechase races.

Virtual Grand National for charity

All profits from the running of a virtual Grand National will go to Britain's National Health Service.
James McDonald

McDonald gives Japanese horse a work-out

James McDonald has given Japanese horse Danon Premium a work-out at Canterbury ahead of the Queen Elizabeth Stakes.

Trainers back decision to race in Ireland

Multiple Grade One-winning trainer Paul Nolan is among those backing Horse Racing Ireland's decision to let the sport continue behind closed doors.

British racing off until the end of April

The British Horseracing Authority has assured participants every effort will be made to financially support those who work in the industry.

National cancellation to cost millions

Bookmakers say the cancellation of the Grand National over the coronavirus crisis will cost the racing industry millions.

Richard Johnson nearing racing return

Champion British jumps jockey Richard Johnson is nearing a return to riding after being out of action with a broken arm.

Cyrname recovering from Ascot fall

Paul Nicholls has described star steeplechaser Cyrname's escape from injury in a fall at Ascot as the biggest winner of the day.