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Epatante among 36 entries for Champion Hurdle

Ante-post favourite Epatante is one of 36 entries for the G1 Unibet Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham on Tuesday, 10 March.

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Magic Lily ready to bloom in Cape Verdi

The Group 2 $250,000 Cape Verdi features some intriguing faces, but none arguably as much as Charlie Appleby-trained Magic Lily, whose blood is as blue as the Godolphin silks rider James Doyle will adorn.

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Keeneland January Horses Of All Ages Sale Day Two results

James Schenck, agent, acquired the two most expensive horses of Tuesday’s second session of the Keeneland January Horses of All Ages Sale when he purchased Grade 1-placed Enaya Alrabb for $640,000 and Confidently, a half-sister to champion and leading sire Uncle Mo, for $560,000

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Influential Aga Khan Studs broodmare Asmara dies aged 27

Asmara, one of the most influential members of the Aga Khan Studs broodmare band, has died peacefully at the age of 27.

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Jockey Club Racecourses chief executive Paul Fisher to leave post next month

Paul Fisher, chief executive of Jockey Club Racecourses, is leaving next month after 19 years with the racing group

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Bolt D'Oro owner-trainer files lawsuit over 2018 Santa Anita Derby result

Mick Ruis, who owned and trained 2018 Santa Anita Derby runner-up Bolt D'Oro, has filed a lawsuit against the California Horse Racing Board over the decision not to take action after its lab determined race winner Justify had failed a post-race drug test

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Hobbs to make late call on Defi Du Seuil's festival target before weekend run

Defi Du Seuil may have dominated the two-mile division so far this season but he is not certain to feature in a potential blockbuster Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase at Cheltenham

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Newbury and Plumpton set to hold morning inspections with heavy rain forecast

Newbury and Plumpton's Wednesday fixtures are the latest to be threatened by the heavy rainfall generated by Storm Brendan, which claimed Exeter on Tuesday.

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Nick Rust to stand down as BHA Chief Executive at the end of 2020

The BHA's Chief Executive Nick Rust will step down at the end of the year after nearly six years leading racing's governing body and regulator.

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New Cheltenham sponsor for Cotswold Chase and G3 handicap chase on Festival Trials Day

Fresh from its return to sponsorship at the Home of Jump Racing on New Year's Day, leading Irish bookmaker Paddy Power will extend its support to two contests on Festival Trials Day,

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32 Group or Grade 1 winners in Saudi Cup and total 964 entries for new race day

The first running of the USD$29.2m Saudi Cup race day has attracted an impressive entry, including no less than 32 Group or Grade 1 winners in the big race alone, across an eight-race card.

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Keeneland January Horses Of All Ages Sale Day One results

Applauding, an 11-year-old winning daughter of Congrats in foal to Curlin, who was consigned by Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent, was a $360,000 private sale purchase by Hunter Valley Farm, agent, to lead Monday’s opening session of the Keeneland January Horses of All Ages Sale

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Rainbow Dreamer dominant in Fast-Track Qualifier at Wolverhampton

Rainbow Dreamer extended his record on the All-Weather to four wins from four starts with a dominant display in the £19,000 Betway Conditions Stakes (five runners) at Wolverhampton on Monday evening.

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Altior misses Clarence House for Newbury as five are left in Ascot Grade 1

Dual Champion Chase winner Altior was a notable omission at Monday's confirmation stage for Saturday's Grade 1 Matchbook Clarence House Chase at Ascot, with trainer Nicky Henderson opting to wait for Newbury's Betfair Exchange Chase

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Mid-race drama as Birkett dislocates shoulder when in contention at Southwell

Jockey Shelley Birkett was coming to terms with another injury setback on Monday after dislocating her left shoulder during a race at Southwell on Sunday.

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Thomson and Hammond targeting major prizes on Peter Marsh Chase Day at Haydock Park

Haydock Park stages a even-race card this coming Saturday headlined by two £75,000 contests.

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William Hill's 2019 profit exceeds expectation despite challenging market

William Hill have released a strong set of results with 2019 profit of between £143-148 million exceeding expectation despite increasing market regulation

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Punchestown cancelled as Lingfield's jumps card gets all clear

There was mixed news on the inspection front on Monday morning with Punchestown cancelled but Lingfield's jumps meeting getting the go-ahead.

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UPI Horse Racing Roundup

Jolie Olimpica made a major impression in her first U.S. start, winning in course-record time at Santa Anita, while lightly raced Magic Star scored at Gulfstream Park in her first stakes try in highlights of weekend horse racing.

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Storm Brendan to hit Britain and Ireland as Lingfield calls Monday inspection

With Storm Brendan set to sweep across parts of Britain and Ireland, Lingfield has called an 8am inspection on Monday for its seven-race card with the going currently described as heavy, while Punchestown will also hold a 7.45am inspection ahead of racing.

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