Murphy Gets 9 Days For Brawl

Jockey Timmy Murphy has been suspended for 9 days after a brawl with a fellow jockey Dominic Elmsworth. Both riders were asked to attend a meeting at an inquiry at Wincanton on Thursday where the British Horseracing Association heard that…

Chance Du Roy lands Becher Chase

At three and a half miles long and contested over the famous Aintree fences, the Becher Chase is one of the few races to give genuine clues to how a horse might perform in the Grand National. It was no surprise to see past and possible future…

Racing Book Scoops Top Award

Author Jamie Reid has scooped the prestigious William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award with 'Doped' his account of the real life story of a crooked bookmaker and his gang who in the early 1960s made millions from 'nobbling' horses. Jamie…

Gerard Butler Receives Five Year Ban

Trainer Gerard Butler has received a five-year ban from the BHA disciplinary panel following a guilty plea for all seven charges relating to the use of the prohibited substance stanozonol on horses in his care. Butler has attended a disciplinary…

McCain Lining up Super for National Duty

Donald McCain, whose family is synonymous on Betfair.com with success in the Crabbies Grand National at Aintree, looks to have another likely candidate on his hands in the shape of promising young staying chaser, Super Duty, a horse who could…

Aintree The Long Term Aim For Long Run

After a good showing in the Betfair Chase at Haydock, the Nicky Henderson trained Long Run may be aimed at the Aintree showcase race on the 5th April 2014. Long Run finished fourth behind the impressive Cue Card at Haydock in what many consider…
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Coral Welsh National Weights Announced

The weights for the 2013 Coral Welsh National have been announced and the Paul Nicholls trained Tidal Bay tops the list with 11-12. With an OR of 163 he is the highest rated horse of the 88 entries received for the event and a full 10lbs…

McCoy Shortlisted For BBC SPOTY

It was announced today that ten contenders have been shortlisted for the 60th BBC Sports Personality of the Year award, to be held on December 15 at the First Direct Arena in Leeds. The Sports Personality of the Year 2013 shortlist expert…

Cambridge ‘National’ Added To Racing Schedule

Lincolnshire, Durham, Sussex already have a ‘National’ style race and on Saturday they were joined by Cambridgeshire's Huntingdon Racecourse in becoming the 13th venue to hold such a fixture. Dubbed the new Winter Ladies’ Day and sponsored…