Horse Racing

Cheltenham Gold Cup tips: Djak can be the lad and win feature on third try

CHELTENHAM Gold Cup day is finally upon us and what a cracker we have install.

Runners and riders compete in the 16:50 JT McNamara National Hunt Challenge Cup Amateur Riders' Novice Chase during Champion Day of the 2017 Cheltenham Festival at Cheltenham Racecourse. Photo credit should read: David Davies/PA Wire. PPP-170315-121919001


The Cheltenham Festival moves onto the new course today which means horse’s stamina is put to the test.

Jockey Ruby Walsh will ride Douvan in the Champion Chase. Photo credit: David Davies/PA Wire. PPP-170314-115359001

Cheltenham Festival Day Two: Douvan to become a Prestbury Park legend

THE Cheltenham Festival continues this afternoon and all eyes will be on one horse.

Trainer Willie Mullins Picture: David Davies/PA Wire

Cheltenham Festival Day One: King charge looks right play in the Champion

THE roar of the Cheltenham Festival returns today.

The action continues at Goodwood / Picture by Tommy McMillan


It’s day three of the 2016 Qatar Goodwood Festival and that means... it’s Ladies’ Day.


VIDEO - Glorious Goodwood: The Gurkha strikes as Galileo fails to strike gold

Aidan O’Brien ended a seven-year wait for Glorious Goodwood’s biggest prize as The Gurkha pipped Galileo Gold to take the £1m Qatar Sussex Stakes.

Action from the 2016 Qatar Goodwood Festival / Picture by Tommy McMillan


It’s the second day of the 2016 Qatar Goodwood Festival and that means it’s time for the Qatar Sussex Stakes.


PICTURE SPECIAL: Glorious Goodwood - It’s all Dutch for Godolphin in the Lennox Stakes

Dutch Connection won the battle of the Godolphin horses to land the biggest prize on the first day of Glorious Goodwood as the 2016 festival got off to a superb start.

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They're under way for the 2016 Qatar Goodwod Festival / Picture by Tommy McMillan

GLORIOUS GOODWOOD: All the day one action

It was day one at the 2016 Qatar Goodwood Festival and we have all the action here as it happens.

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Basement Jaxx get crowds dancing at Goodwood’s Three Friday Nights

Horseshoes were swapped for dancing shoes as Basement Jaxx turned Goodwood racecourse’s parade ring into a big outdoor club last night.

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Another busy afternoon of racing is in store at Fontwell / Picture by Clive Bennett

Fontwell’s Friday fixtures continue - preview and tips

Fontwell Park’s busy spring of jump racing continues today (Friday, April 15).

Unowhatimeanharry was a distant fifth in the 2014 National Spirit Hurdle at Fontwell during an unspectacular start to his racing career. Picture: Clive Bennett/

Festival hero earns holiday after ‘extraordinary’ season

He was bought for a bit of fun – and went on to grab one of the biggest prizes in the sport.

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Mixed day for Moores at Festival

JOSHUA Moore toasted the return to form of Ubak after a fine display at the Cheltenham Festival yesterday.

Lil Rockerfeller and Trevor Whelan on their way to glory in the National Spirit Hurdle at Fontwell last month. Picture: Clive Bennett/

No fairytale Festival success for Lil Rockerfeller

Lil Rockerfeller was no match for the stunning Annie Power in the Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham Festival yesterday.

Cue Card and Joe Tizzard on their way to victory in the Betfair Chase during the Betfair Chase Festival at Haydock Park Racecourse, Newton-le-Willows.

Right on Cue - who to look out for this week at Cheltenham

Cue Card can make it an emotional and lucrative afternoon on Friday by landing the 2016 Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup.

Lil Rockerfeller and his team celebrate their National Spirit Hurdle win at Fontwell. Picture: Clive Bennett/

Champion challenge for Lil Rockerfeller

Lil Rockerfeller will bid for Champion Hurdle glory on the opening day of the Cheltenham Festival.

Fontwell. Picture: Malcolm Wells

Fontwell racing abandoned

The heavy rain has forced this afternoon’s racing at Fontwell to be abandoned.

Lil Rockerfeller and Trevor Whelan win the Grade 2 National Spirit Hurdle at Fontwell. Picture: Clive Bennett/

Fontwell hero to swerve Coral Cup

Neil King has ruled out a bid for glory in the Cheltenham Festival’s Coral Cup with National Spirit Hurdle champion Lil Rockerfeller.

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Basement Jaxx, Faithless’s Sister Bliss and Mistajam to perform at Goodwood’s annual dance extravanganza Three Friday Nights

Goodwood Racecourse has today announced that superstar DJ Sister Bliss from Faithless, electronica duo Basement Jaxx and Radio 1 & 1Xtra DJ, Mistajam will each take centre stage at Goodwood Racecourse to perform as part of its annual Three Friday Nights.

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