Racing News

  • Another Coup out to stand up for the south

    Another Coup's trainers think she has a good chance of becoming the first South Island filly to win the New Zealand Oaks since 1995.

    March 13, 2015, 3:17 pm
  • James McDonald signs Godolphin contract

    Kiwi jockey James McDonald will ride for Godolphin at some of the biggest racing carnivals in the world after signing on as a contracted jockey.

    March 13, 2015, 2:02 pm
  • McCoy has first win at last Cheltenham

    LONDON (Reuters) - Champion jockey AP McCoy opened his account at his final Cheltenham Festival with victory on 16-1 shot Uxizandre in the Ryanair Chase on Thursday. Northern Irelander ...

    March 13, 2015, 5:44 am
  • Dettori-bred Dodging Bullets hits Champion Chase target

    Cheltenham (United Kingdom) (AFP) - Dodging Bullets, bred by flat jockey great Frankie Dettori, proved a revelation as he claimed the scalps of joint favourites Sire de Grugy and Sprinter Sacre in Wednesday's Champion Chase.

    March 12, 2015, 6:16 am
  • Ruby's Tuesday treble at Cheltenham

    Cheltenham (United Kingdom) (AFP) - Ruby Walsh made it a Tuesday to remember at the Cheltenham Festival for trainer Willie Mullins, riding three winners and leading a clean sweep for the stable in the Champion Hurdle.

    March 11, 2015, 8:46 am
  • Walsh and Mullins enjoy Ruby Tuesday at Cheltenham

    By Justin Palmer (Reuters) - Trainer Willie Mullins and jockey Ruby Walsh won the Champion Hurdle with unbeaten Faugheen as the pair dominated the opening day of the Cheltenham Festival...

    March 11, 2015, 4:50 am
  • Mullins, McCoy have Cheltenham bookmakers running scared

    Cheltenham (United Kingdom) (AFP) - The Costwold town of Cheltenham this week hosts jump racing's annual Olympics, the £4 million National Hunt Festival with two Irishman in particular dominating the meeting's build-up.

    March 10, 2015, 2:23 am
  • Soldier caps off trainers' great carnival

    Improved gelding Sakhee's Soldier held off Rising Romance in the New Zealand Stakes, both on the track and in the inquiry room.

    March 7, 2015, 5:30 pm
  • Rising Romance a good test for Soriano

    Rising Romance's presence will help the Rogerson stable assess how competitive Soriano could be in the Queen Elizabeth Stakes in Sydney.

    March 6, 2015, 2:01 pm