Courage Mon Ami ruled out of Ascot Gold Cup defence after setback | Racing News

Courage Mon Ami will not defend his Gold Cup title at Royal Ascot after suffering a setback. The five-year-old was bought privately by Wathnan Racing ahead of last year’s meeting, having won each of his three previous starts for breeder Anthony Oppenheimer. Courage Mon Ami then provided one of the moments of the meeting as…

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Derby at Epsom: Aidan O’Brien’s City Of Troy tops 20 still in contention as Tabletalk is supplemented | Racing News

Aidan O’Brien’s City Of Troy is one of 20 left in Saturday’s Betfred Derby after Tabletalk was supplemented for the Classic at Monday’s confirmation stage. The open nature of this year’s race seems likely to lead to a big field at Epsom, with last season’s champion juvenile City Of Troy set to start as the…

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Charlie Appleby breaks Hong Kong duck with Godolphin’s Rebel’s Romance | Racing News

Rebel’s Romance provided Charlie Appleby with a first winner in Hong Kong when claiming the Group One Standard Chartered Champions & Chater Cup at Sha Tin. The globetrotting six-year-old had previously prevailed in England, the UAE, Germany, America and Qatar, most recently landing the Dubai Sheema Classic. This was his fifth triumph at elite level…

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Today on Sky Sports Racing: Willie Mullins saddles Fine Margin at Fontwell | Racing News

The Willie Mullins contingent are back on British shores, as Fine Margin heads for Fontwell – live on Sky Sports Racing… 2.39 Fontwell – Willie Mullins saddles Fine Margin Seven-year-old gelding Fine Margin makes the trip from Willie Mullins’ Closutton yard for this Star Sports We Believe In Bookmaking Maiden Hurdle. This horse was last…

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Today on Sky Sports Racing: Boardman and Barador go head to head at Chester | Racing News

Chester and Windsor are the venues for Saturday’s domestic action, with all 14 races live on Sky Sports Racing… 4.05 Chester – Barador and Boardman headline handicap George Boughey’s Baradar enjoyed a cracking campaign last summer winning both the International Stakes at Ascot before claiming a valuable event at Doncaster. His two runs this campaign…

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Today on Sky Sports Racing: Hitched faces Otago in Brighton feature | Racing News

Brighton and Hexham are the venues for domestic action on Tuesday, with 14 races live on Sky Sports Racing… 3.20 Brighton – Hitched faces Otago The Eve Johnson Houghton-trained Uncle Dick bids to defy top weight after getting the job done after running only the day before and has since had a 20-day break and…

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Shepherd thrilled with the BHA decision to stop Sunday night racing

Callum Shepherd shares his feelings of relief about the BHA discontinuing with Sunday night racing 

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Today on Sky Sports Racing: The Gosdens duo look to set a high standard at Windsor | Racing News

Monday’s racing is an exciting evening card at Windsor with some interesting young horses and Group action at Saint-Cloud headlined by Melo Melo 2.50 Saint-Cloud – Melo Melo to bounce back in the Prix Corrida Melo Melo looks to bounce back in the Prix Corrida (2.50). Francis-Henri Graffard’s Melo Melo should take all the beating…

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Today on Sky Sports Racing: Lockinge Stakes showdown the Newbury highlight as Big Rock takes on Inspiral | Racing News

Sky Sports Racing is the place to be for high-class live action on Saturday, with the Lockinge Stakes at Newbury topping the bill on a busy and varied day… 3.35 Newbury – Inspiral headlines Lockinge Stakes Connections of six-time Group One winner Inspiral will hope the rain has not got into the Newbury ground ahead…

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Today on Sky Sports Racing: Last time out winners Manuelito and Totterdown clash at Ffos Las | Racing News

Wednesday’s action is from Ffos Las and Bath with the latter featuring Arabian Rose, a £230,000 purchase making her course debut, live on Sky Sports Racing 2.30 Ffos Las – Last time out winners clash Manuelito and Totterdown Last time out winners Manuelito and Totterdown clash in the AK Bets Home Of Free Bets Handicap…

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