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TRAINERS insist the lack of runners at Ludlow on Thursday was entirely ground...
MALAGACY (Todd Pletcher/Javier Castellano) is the latest name to be added to...
REDKIRK WARRIOR achieved the unthinkable on Saturday. Having started his career...
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Midnight Storm, third in the Breeders' Cup Mile on turf, takes on Pegasus World Cup runner-up Shaman Ghost in the Santa Anita Handicap on Saturday, when Kentucky Derby favourite Mastery is also in action...
The Kentucky Derby credentials of Irish War Cry were shot down as Gunnevera came from off the pace to overwhelm a strong-looking field with a stunning six-length victory in the Fountain of Youth at Gulfstream Park....
ONLINE gambling technology company Playtech reported a strong set of results for 2016 last week and said it remained on the hunt for further deals following a busy year....
Pietro Innocenzi is The Extra Edge on Sunday...
ICE, the world's greatest gambling and betting show, is just nine weeks away....
THE Melbourne Cup, the Breeders' Cup, a nice cup of tea at Carlisle, Fairyhouse, Kempton and Newcastle - but will there be?...
LADBROKES have made a £180,000 donation to national problem gambling support charity GamCare to help fund its new youth programme....
STAN JAMES founder Steve Fisher has said it made good business sense for the bookmakers to expand their estate by buying 37 of the betting shops being sold by Coral and Ladbrokes as a result of their merger....
THE government is set to announce its long-awaited review of gaming machines and social responsibility measures later on Monday....
SOUND OF FREEDOM (Stefano Botti/Fabio Branca), who ran four times without success for Marco Botti in Britain during the summer, recorded a decisive success to land a first Group 1 prize of her career...

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We have reached the halfway point at the Punchestown festival and the action is not letting up. Here are the key things to look out for on the third day of the meeting......
Fayonagh became only the third horse to land the Cheltenham-Punchestown Grade 1 bumper double with an impressive success for Gordon Elliott and Jamie Codd....
Let us now praise Lil Rockerfeller and hope that one of the gutsiest horses in training wins the Ladbrokes Champion Stayers Hurdle at Punchestown (5.30), even though I'll be very surprised if he does....
In a spectacular finish, Cheltenham Gold Cup hero Sizing John followed up in the Punchestown equivalent as he flashed past the post just in front of Djakadam....
Michael O'Leary has never set out to play the role of Mr Nice Guy. While savouring another major Punchestown success he went one step further and almost became a pantomime villain....
Champagne Classic won the Irish Daily Mirror Novice Hurdle under Bryan Cooper to give Gordon Elliott a first Grade 1 of the week at the expense of the Willie Mullins-trained Penhill....
With entries for the eight Royal Ascot Group 1 races revealed on Wednesday, we take a look at some of the overseas contenders who could star in June...
It might not have been achieved in the manner many were expecting but 4-6 favourite Cracksman landed the Investec Derby Trial at Epsom after conjuring a late surge to peg back Permian right on the line....
Any Currency, the star of Martin Keighley's stable who won the Cross Country Chase at the 2016 Cheltenham Festival before losing it in the stewards' room, has been retired....
John Gosden has won the last two runnings of the Investec Derby Trial (2.45 Epsom) with So Mi Dar (2016) and Cloud Nine (2015, previously known as Christophermarlowe) and holds another strong hand with likely hot...
If you thought day one at the Punchestown festival was good then expect day two to be even better with the Coral Punchestown Gold Cup (5.30) headlining a superb day of racing in Britain and Ireland....
Sandra Hughes will end her training career in the next two to three months with her operation no longer financially viable....
You have to be very careful at the races. A friend of mine made the mistake of going racing with a wobbly tooth. He went to the toilet and to his alarm saw that his tooth had fallen into the urinal and was drifting...
Fox Norton got the better of Un De Sceaux in a thrilling finish to the Boylesports Champion Chase to take the prize back to Britain for a second successive year....
They fooled him once but not twice as Labaik planted himself at the start, leaving Cilaos Emery to take victory for trainer Willie Mullins....
Brian Harding, who won the Queen Mother Champion Chase on One Man, will call time on a long and successful riding career at Perth on Friday....
Three-year-old fillies may well be the bedrock of a push towards a third trainers' title for John Gosden this season, with Daban and Dabyah among around half a dozen females who could well make an impact in the...
Cheltenham Gold Cup heroes Sizing John and Coneygree will lock horns in Wednesday's Coral Punchestown Gold Cup after the pair headed six declarations on Monday morning....
Racing will be strongly represented on Sunday when a number of figures take to the capital's streets to run the Virgin Money London Marathon....
Paul Nicholls' hopes of retaining his trainers title received a huge boost as Vicente put up a fine display to win back-to-back Coral Scottish Grand Nationals at Ayr....