Category Archive: Horse Racing

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May 07

Heartbreak City put down after breaking leg

Heartbreak City, runner-up in last year’s Melbourne Cup, is put down after breaking a leg in a gallops accident at the Curragh.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/horse-racing/39837446

May 07

Kentucky Derby: Always Dreaming wins at Churchill Downs

Always Dreaming gives trainer Todd Pletcher and jockey John Velazquez their second victories in the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/horse-racing/39836589

May 06

Churchill wins 2,000 Guineas to give Aidan O’Brien a record-breaking eighth win

Churchill, the 6-4 favourite, wins the 2,000 Guineas at Newmarket to give trainer Aidan O’Brien a record-breaking eighth win in the race.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/horse-racing/39830585

May 06

Frankie Dettori demonstrates his riding skills on a horse racing simulator.

Frankie Dettori gives BBC Sport’s Richard Conway a demonstration of his riding skills on a horse racing simulator.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/horse-racing/39830427

May 06

Lester Piggott deserves knighthood – Frankie Dettori

Frankie Dettori says Lester Piggott is under-appreciated and deserves a knighthood, describing the 81-year-old as “way beyond everybody else” in horse racing.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/horse-racing/39827221

May 06

Lester Piggott should be knighted, says jockey Frankie Dettori

Frankie Dettori calls for former champion jockey Lester Piggott to be awarded a knighthood for his services to British horse racing.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/horse-racing/39824304

May 05

Postponed retired after suffering stress fracture

One of flat racing’s most successful horses, Postponed, is retired after suffering a stress fracture to one of his legs.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/horse-racing/39819222

May 04

Grand National 2017: 26 jockeys given one-day bans over Aintree false start

Twenty six jockeys are each given a one-day ban after a false start delayed this year’s Grand National.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/horse-racing/39802506

May 01

Kentucky Derby: Patch the one-eyed horse will compete in America’s biggest race

A one-eyed horse called Patch will compete at America’s biggest race, the $2m Kentucky Derby, on Saturday.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/horse-racing/39775226

Apr 29

Nicky Henderson crowned champion jumps trainer for fourth time

Nicky Henderson is crowned champion jumps trainer for a fourth time after Altior wins the Celebration Chase at Sandown.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/horse-racing/39757817

Apr 28

Punchestown Festival: Wicklow Brave earns surprise Champion Hurdle triumph

Irish St Leger winner Wicklow Brave clinches the Punchestown Champion Hurdle for Willie Mullins after a superb front-running display.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/horse-racing/39751769

Apr 27

Punchestown Stayers’ Hurdle: Unowhatimeanharry beats Nichols Canyon

Unowhatimeanharry bounces back from a disappointing Cheltenham by winning the Champion Stayers’ Hurdle at the Punchestown Festival.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/horse-racing/39739524

Apr 27

Richard Johnson: Champion jump jockey salutes predecessor AP McCoy’s ‘dedication’

Richard Johnson celebrates a second successive jump jockeys’ championship – and says his admiration for retired arch-rival AP McCoy has only grown.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/horse-racing/39723043

Apr 26

Punchestown Gold Cup: Sizing John beats Djakadam by short head

Cheltenham winner Sizing John just gets up to see off Djakadam by a short head to land the Gold Cup at Punchestown.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/horse-racing/39725958

Apr 26

Jockey Club horse racing posts record annual turnover

The Jockey Club, which operates 15 racecourses, also posts record operating profits in 2016.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-39703473

Apr 25

Un De Sceaux heads day-one Punchestown Festival field

Fox Norton follows up his Aintree success by taking the scalp of Un De Sceaux in the Champion Chase at Punchestown.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/horse-racing/39703862

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