Grand National 2021: the weights

Tiger Roll has been allotted 11st 9lb as he attempts to follow in the footsteps of the immortal Red Rum (successful in 1973, 1974 and 1977) and become the second triple winner of the...

The Cheltenham stars are lining up

Al Boum Photo, Chacun Pour Soi, Honeysuckle, and Paisley Park feature among a host of stars going forward for the six non-novice Grade 1 races at the Cheltenham Festival Al Boum Photo (Willie Mullins)...

Grand National entries unveiled

The entries have been unveiled for the 2021 Randox Grand National on Saturday 10 April The latest two renewals of the world’s greatest chase in 2018 and 2019 have been landed by the mighty...

Europe’s 2020 top two-year-olds

The Aiden O’Brien-trained St Mark’s Basilica leads Europe’s colts as three fillies share top billing in the two-year-old European Classifications A tumultuous 2020 delivered little in the way of familiarity but not everything changed...

The world’s best Flat racehorses 2020

Ghaiyyath is the world’s best Flat racehorse in the Longines World Racing Awards after a 2020 campaign which saw him win three Group 1s Owned by Godolphin, Ghaiyyath (pictured), the son of Dubawi, was...

Cheltenham Festival 2021: Novice Chases entries

We look at entries for the three Grade 1 novices’ chases at the Festival – the Arkle Novices’ Chase, Festival Novices’ Chase and Marsh Novices’ Chase – plus the National Hunt Novices’ Chase  Arkle...

Truly a Prince among men

Gary McKenzie pays tribute to Prince Khalid Abdullah, a great man of the turf and a man of great loyalty The thoroughbred world lost one of its biggest and most influential supporters this week...

Cheltenham Festival 2021: the Champion Hurdle entries

Entries have been unveiled for the two-mile Grade 1 Unibet Champion Hurdle, the Cheltenham Festival’s day one highlight Reigning champion trainer Nicky Henderson is the most successful handler of all time in the Champion Hurdle...

She was gold standard

Gary McKenzie pays tribute to Goldikova Top miler Goldikova has died at the age of 16. The Freddie Head-trained mare was a bona fide superstar. She won 17 of her 27 races, and 14...