Category: British Horse Racing

British Horse Racing News And Betting Tips

Jan 18

Breathing operation information revealed to punters for first time

• Four horses declared on Friday have had wind surgery• The quartet of runners are at Chepstow and MusselburghFour horses will carry the letters “WS” against their name on Friday’s racecards, the first day of the British Horseracing Authority’s controv…

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Jan 15

Leopardstown: Faugheen aimed at Irish Champion Hurdle by Willie Mullins

Trainer Willie Mullins hopes Faugheen can bid to regain the Irish Champion Hurdle at Leopardstown despite being pulled up at the same track over Christmas.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/horse-racing/42694777

Jan 13

Classic Chase at Warwick: Bryony Frost rides Milansbar to victory

Bryony Frost rides the Neil King trained 12-1 shot Milansbar to victory in the Classic Chase at Warwick on Saturday.

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Jan 08

Thistlecrack to miss rest of the season with stress fracture

Thistlecrack is ruled out of the 2018 Cheltenham Gold Cup owing to a stress fracture and will miss the rest of the season.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/horse-racing/42611185

Jan 05

Welsh Grand National: Raz De Maree wins rescheduled Chepstow race

Raz De Maree, ridden by James Bowen, wins the rescheduled Welsh Grand National at Chepstow.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/horse-racing/42579308

Jan 02

Tom Bellamy: Alcohol breath test failure sees jockey suspended at Cheltenham

Jockey Tom Bellamy fails a breath test on New Year’s Day and is suspended from the day’s racing at Cheltenham.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/horse-racing/42542171

Jan 01

Adam Wedge banned after steering hot favourite around fence at Exeter

• Jockey suspended 21 days after admitting ‘brain freeze’ on Report To Base• Tom Bellamy prevented from riding after breath test at CheltenhamA jump jockey’s life is tough enough without self-inflicted injuries but two riders made things harder for the…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/jan/01/adam-wedge-banned-exter-steering-hot-favourite-report-to-base-round-fence-horse-racing

Dec 29

New Year Honours 2018: Racehorse trainer Nicky Henderson honoured

Nicky Henderson, who is based in Berkshire, is one of the most successful jump trainers in 40 years.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-berkshire-42513702

Dec 29

Leopardstown: Mick Jazz flies to Ryanair Hurdle win

Mick Jazz wins the big race on the final day of the Leopardstown Christmas festival as Faugheen and Monalee both disappoint.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/horse-racing/42514531

Dec 28

Road To Respect wins Leopardstown Christmas Chase

Road To Respect powers to victory in the Leapardstown Christmas Chase as Gold Cup winner Sizing John trails in seventh.

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Dec 27

Whiskey Sour wins Leopardstown race after three fall in Future Champions Novice Hurdle

Whiskey Sour takes advantage after three fall in the closing stages to win the Future Champions Novice Hurdle at Leopardstown.

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Dec 27

Brendan Powell, Richard Condon & Sean Mooney face no action over rape claim

Three jockeys questioned by police on suspicion of the rape of an 18-year-old woman in Wiltshire last year will not face any action.

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Dec 26

King George VI Chase: Might Bite claims thrilling victory

The 6-4 favourite Might Bite works hard to hold on for victory in the King George VI Chase at Kempton Park.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/horse-racing/42487498

Dec 26

Welsh Grand National: Weather forces race to be postponed until January

The 2017 Welsh Grand National at Chepstow is postponed because of bad weather, with 6 January a possible alternative date.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/horse-racing/42485624

Dec 23

Sam Spinner’s Long Walk Hurdle victory a landmark, says trainer Jedd O’Keeffe

Trainer Jedd O’Keeffe hails a “landmark victory” after Sam Spinner provides him with a first Grade One win, at Ascot.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/horse-racing/42468435

Dec 23

King George VI Chase: Might Bite set to take on Thistlecrack

Might Bite will face seven rivals, including last year’s winner Thistlecrack in the King George VI Chase on Boxing Day.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/horse-racing/42467476