Mirage Dancer to sidestep Investec Derby

Mirage Dancer will miss next month's Investec Derby although a run at Royal Ascot could still be on the cards.
The son of Frankel secured an impressive victory at Doncaster in his only run as a juvenile last year and he followed that impressive performance up with a fourth-place finish in th read more...

Almanzor set to swerve Royal Ascot

Almanzor is expected to return to race action next month although he is unlikely to feature at Royal Ascot.
The four-year-old was one of the star performers in Europe last season, recording five victories on the spin, including successes in the French Derby, the Irish Champion Stakes and the read more...

Days likely to skip Gold Cup – Condon

Success Days is likely to miss the Tattersalls Gold Cup on Sunday due to the fast ground, according to trainer Ken Condon.
The five-year-old has a preference for the mud and has travelled well previously with softer conditions under foot. Success Days was due to head to the Curragh on Sunday read more...

Weld throws trip into doubt

Trainer Dermot Weld has admitted that Making Light is unlikely to travel to the Tattersalls Irish 1,000 Guineas due to a lack of rain.
The three-year-old has claimed two of her three starts as a juvenile including an impressive outing in the Group Three Killavullan Stakes last time out. Weld read more...

Looking Back on Solow’s Great Career

Five-time Group one winner Solow has been retired from horse racing by French trainer Freddy Head after failing to recover from injury.
The seven-year-old ran 18 times in his impressive career and it was the drop to a mile that saw him to best effect.
He is retired by his trainer after re read more...

Cox confirms Profitable plan

Trainer Clive Cox has confirmed that Profitable will miss Haydock on Saturday and focus on defending his King's Stand Stakes title.
The Godolphin-owned five-year-old, who won at Royal Ascot 12 months ago, looked in good shape when securing a second-placed finish behind Signs Of Blessing at D read more...

Head confirms Solow retirement

Five-time Group One-winning miler Solow has been forced into retirement, trainer Freddy Head has confirmed.
The impressive gelding has not featured since picking up an injury after winning on his comeback at Chantilly in March last year. Head has now decided to accept defeat in trying to get read more...

O’Brien eyes Guineas record books

Aidan O’Brien will bid to make Classic history with a clean sweep of the Guineas, casting doubt over Churchill’s Derby involvement.
Churchill was made the bookies favourite for the Epsom Classic, following his win in the Qipco 2000 Guineas at Newmarket but the colt looks set to stay at a read more...

Richardson makes Persuasive argument

Racing manager to owners Cheveley Park Stud, Chris Richardson, feels Persuasive has worked well in training and is ready for action.
The John Gosden-trained four-year-old is being lined up for the Group Two Lanwades Stud Stakes at the Curragh on Saturday, having finished runner-up in the Mat read more...

O’Brien outlines Churchill plans

Churchill looks to be on course to bid for a Classic double in the Tattersalls Irish 2,000 Guineas on Saturday at the Curragh.
Experienced handler Aidan O'Brien is getting his stall set of for another assault on the Irish 2,000 Guineas this weekend. Churchill was tipped to feature in the Inv read more...