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Posted: December 2, 2023, 1:03 pm
Glasgow Airport on Saturday said its runway was now fully operational and it would resume flights after planes were grounded earlier due to heavy snowfall. "Our runway is now fully operational again and we are working with our airline partners and their handlers to resume flight schedules," Glasgow Airport said. The Scottish airport had earlier said flight operations were suspended because of a combination of heavier than forecast snow and freezing conditions throughout the night and early morning.
Posted: December 2, 2023, 10:53 am
A judge rules Triple Crown winner Justify should have received a potential disqualifying ruling after testing positive. He finished his career undefeated.
Posted: December 1, 2023, 10:38 pm
Jump jockey Alex Edwards made an unwanted piece of British racing history when a horse he rode to victory at Market Rasen last week, Mixedwave, was disqualified after the Tuesday sitting of the British Horseracing Authority’s whip review committee found he had used his whip nine times above the permitted level of seven hits.
Posted: November 28, 2023, 9:36 pm
A jockey becomes the first winner to be disqualified for excessive use of the whip under British racing's new rules.
Posted: November 28, 2023, 5:49 pm
Royal Pagaille wins the Betfair Chase at Haydock while there is a shock at Ascot where odds-on favourite Shishkin refuses to race.
Posted: November 25, 2023, 4:09 pm
Hayley Turner, the inspiration to a generation of female riders, made racing history again when her victory on Tradesman in the Illuminate Christmas Ball Handicap at Chelmsford meant she became the British female jockey to ride 1000 winners.
Posted: November 21, 2023, 10:25 pm
Hayley Turner becomes the first female jockey in Europe to ride 1,000 winners with victory on Tradesman at Chelmsford.
Posted: November 21, 2023, 6:54 pm
Jonbon blows away three rivals to seal a comfortable victory for trainer Nicky Henderson in the Shloer Chase at Cheltenham.
Posted: November 19, 2023, 4:27 pm
Stage Star holds on to clinch victory in the Paddy Power Gold Cup at Cheltenham after a stumble at the last fence.
Posted: November 18, 2023, 3:27 pm
Bob Lothenbach, one of Minnesota's most prominent racehorse owners and breeders, died unexpectedly on Tuesday at the age of 64. Lothenbach, of Wayzata, earned national respect for the quality and success of his thoroughbreds. Since 2000, his horses have won 793 races and $30.3 million in earnings while racing at top tracks around the country. But he had a special affection for Canterbury Park, ...
Posted: November 17, 2023, 12:24 am
The dashing grey won the Cheltenham Gold Cup in 1989.
Posted: November 13, 2023, 6:00 am
Graham Lee, the Grand National-winning jockey, has sustained damage to his spinal cord, an MRI scan has revealed, after his fall at Newcastle on Friday evening.
Posted: November 12, 2023, 10:35 pm
Jockey Graham Lee injured his neck after being unseated at Newcastle Racecourse on Friday
Posted: November 12, 2023, 10:34 am
Gerri Colombe produces a late burst on the run-in to edge out last year's winner Envoi Allen in the Ladbrokes Champion Chase at Down Royal.
Posted: November 11, 2023, 3:34 pm
Graham Lee, the Grand National winning jump jockey is in intensive care in a hospital with a serious neck injury after a shocking fall on the all-weather at Newcastle on Friday night.
Posted: November 11, 2023, 1:56 pm
Grand National-winning jockey Graham Lee is in intensive care after being unseated by Ben Macdui at Newcastle Racecourse.
Posted: November 11, 2023, 11:16 am
Trainer Gordon Elliott has six winners on the opening day of racing at Down Royal but is denied a clean sweep in the Handicap Chase.
Posted: November 10, 2023, 4:54 pm
A half-century after Secretariat became Paris, Kentucky's most famous resident, the town has opened a small park dedicated to the Triple Crown winner.
Posted: November 10, 2023, 10:02 am
Nov. 9—CORBIN — Mountains — or at least part of a foothill — had to be moved to create Cumberland Run harness track. But once built, the first horse-racing meet in southeastern Kentucky went off with few hitches. Cumberland Run's 12-day meet wrapped up Tuesday. More than $1.4 million was paid out to horse owners, not including the lucrative Kentucky Sire Stakes series that covers 12 categories ...
Posted: November 10, 2023, 4:59 am
Jeff Smith, the longstanding owner-breeder and a byword within racing for loyalty, scooped the Daily Telegraph Award of Merit at the 33rd Cartier Awards on Thursday night.
Posted: November 9, 2023, 11:00 pm
Del Mar will host the Breeders' Cup two years in a row after getting the 2025 event. Southern California will host the event for three consecutive years.
Posted: November 8, 2023, 9:01 pm
Warwick Racecourse installs more changing rooms and improves facilities to cater for the increasing number of female jockeys.
Posted: November 8, 2023, 1:14 pm
Without A Fight stormed to victory at this year’s Melbourne Cup on Tuesday, handing jockey Mark Zahra consecutive wins in Australia’s most prestigious horse race.
Posted: November 7, 2023, 12:45 pm
Without A Fight wins the Melbourne Cup to give jockey Mark Zahra back-to-back wins in Australia's biggest horse race.
Posted: November 7, 2023, 6:21 am
Without a Fight beat heavy favourite Vauban on Tuesday to win the Aus$8 million (US$6 million) Melbourne Cup, with jockey Mark Zahra claiming back-to-back victories in a dominant ride.Zahra is the ninth jockey to ride back-to-back Melbourne Cup winners and Without a Fight became the first horse to clinch the Caulfield Cup-Melbourne Cup double since Ethereal in 2001.
Posted: November 7, 2023, 6:05 am
Cody Dorman, 17, died on the family’s way home to Kentucky after watching his namesake horse, Cody’s Wish, win a Breeders' Cup race in California.
Posted: November 7, 2023, 2:28 am
Henrietta Knight, trainer of three-time Gold Cup winner Best Mate, says she wants to go "back into the winners' enclosure" at Cheltenham.
Posted: November 6, 2023, 1:01 pm
Vauban heads the contenders for the Melbourne Cup on Tuesday as Irish trainer Willie Mullins seeks his first win in Australia's most famous race.
Posted: November 6, 2023, 1:00 pm
Irish-trained Vauban heads into Tuesday's Melbourne Cup as favourite in Australia's "race that stops a nation", but faces a looming threat from in-form Gold Trip who is targeting back-to-back wins.Mark Zhara, who rode Gold Trip to the win last year, has instead opted for Caulfield Cup winner Without a Fight, which has firmed to be joint second favourite.
Posted: November 6, 2023, 3:31 am
Henrietta Knight, who famously trained Best Mate to win three Cheltenham Gold Cups, is to start training again following a hiatus of 11 years.
Posted: November 5, 2023, 6:53 pm
White Abarrio took over the lead at the top of the stretch and ran on to a one-length victory in the $6 million Breeders' Cup Classic on Saturday.
Posted: November 5, 2023, 12:54 am
White Abarrio won the $6 million Breeders' Cup Classic at Santa Anita Park on Saturday, cementing trainer Rick Dutrow's return from a 10-year suspension with a confident victory in the showpiece of the $31 million Breeders' Cup slate."Everything came out perfect," said Ortiz, who claimed a second Classic win and his 19th Breeders' Cup victory.
Posted: November 5, 2023, 12:32 am
After being involved in a long saga that involved its trainer being suspended and a transfer of ownership, White Abarrio wins the Breeders' Cup Classic.
Posted: November 5, 2023, 12:32 am
Auguste Rodin, under a brilliant ride from jockey Ryan Moore, gave trainer Aidan O'Brien a record-extending seventh Breeders' Cup Turf victory on Saturday at Santa Anita Park."Ending up the rail was, like, Plan F and I had to make the best of the opportunities," Moore said after notching a 14th Breeders' Cup win, his fifth in the prestigious Turf.
Posted: November 4, 2023, 11:53 pm
Frankie Dettori is at his brilliant best as he triumphs on Inspiral, while Auguste Rodin is among other winners at the Breeders' Cup meeting at Santa Anita.
Posted: November 4, 2023, 11:50 pm
White Abarrio won the $6 million Breeders' Cup Classic at Santa Anita on Saturday, cementing trainer Rick Dutrow's return to racing in the wake of a 10-year suspension for medication violations.He appealed and began serving the suspension in 2013, returning to the sport earlier this year.
Posted: November 4, 2023, 11:44 pm
Trainer Rick Dutrow celebrates White Abarrio's win in the Breeders' Cup Classic and talks about getting a second chance after serving a 10-year suspension.
Posted: November 4, 2023, 11:05 pm
White Abarrio jockey Irad Ortiz Jr. gets emotional talking with Donna Brothers after winning the Breeders' Cup Classic, his 19th career Breeders' Cup win.
Posted: November 4, 2023, 11:01 pm
Aaron Rodgers talks with Britney Eurton about the attending the Breeders' Cup, horse racing and how he is recovering from his Achilles surgery.
Posted: November 4, 2023, 10:05 pm
Brad Cox's big filly Idiomatic holds off the field in the final stretch to win the Breeders' Cup Distaff.
Posted: November 4, 2023, 9:28 pm
HISA CEO Lisa Lazarus joins Nick Luck to talk about the state of safety in the horse racing industry, including how artificial intelligence and machine learning is helping the sport become safer.
Posted: November 4, 2023, 8:20 pm
Cody's Wish opened Saturday's nine-race Breeders' Cup slate in dramatic style, charging from last to beat front-running Preakness winner National Treasure in a photo finish for the Dirt Mile.Alvarado was wiping away tears even as stewards reviewed video of contact between Cody's Wish and National Treasure in the final yards, eventually upholding their one-two finish.
Posted: November 4, 2023, 8:14 pm
Steve Kornacki goes through his favorite Breeders' Cup memory where dueling Kentucky Derby winners thrilled the crowd during the Breeders' Cup Classic at Hollywood Park in 1987.
Posted: November 4, 2023, 7:41 pm
John Gosden's trainee Inspiral rockets down the final stretch to win the Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf with veteran jockey Frankie Dettori in the irons.
Posted: November 4, 2023, 7:19 pm
Bob Baffert is in a familiar spot: He's surrounded by controversy ... and has the favorite for Saturday's $6 million Classic at the Breeders' Cup.
Posted: November 4, 2023, 1:06 pm
A reported 7% increase in export handle and 31% increase in attendance made 2023 a "complete success" for thoroughbred racing at Presque Isle Downs.
Posted: November 4, 2023, 9:50 am
Fierceness defied expectations to win the $2 million Breeders' Cup Juvenile on Friday, stamping himself an early Kentucky Derby favorite as the $31 million thoroughbred extravaganza got underway at Santa Anita Park.Pletcher notched a 15th Breeders' Cup victory and his fourth in the Juvenile.
Posted: November 4, 2023, 12:43 am
Fierceness win the Breeders' Cup Juvenile by more than six lengths, giving trainer Todd Pletcher and jockey John Velazquez an upset win over Bob Baffert.
Posted: November 4, 2023, 12:32 am
Big Evs gives British trainer Mick Appleby his first Breeders' Cup win with a thrilling victory in the Juvenile Turf Sprint at Santa Anita.
Posted: November 3, 2023, 11:57 pm