Masar's blitz leaves Appleby excited about 2,000 Guineas chance
There is absolutely no doubt the only place William Buick wants to be is Newmarket after Masar transformed himself into a major QIPCO 2,000 Guineas contender with a stunning Rowley Mile romp.
'He can stay here as long as he lives' – Tizzard pays tribute to Cue Card
Cue Card, one of jump racing's biggest and most popular names, has been retired. The 12-year-old, trained by Colin Tizzard for Jean Bishop, was due to sign off at Sandown this week, but that plan has been scrapped.
'A true champion' - O'Brien tribute after death of Giant's Causeway
Aidan O’Brien hailed Giant’s Causeway as ‘incredible, brave and tough’ as he saluted the life of the champion dubbed the ‘Iron Horse’, who has died aged 21.
Tiger Roll breeder bursting with pride despite aiming for Flat success
It might not have been Gerry O'Brien's intention to breed a Grand National winner when he sent his mare Swiss Roll to Authorized in 2009 – “I thought the resultant foal would win a few Gold Cups,” he says wryly – but he is nevertheless bursting with pride at having produced this year's Aintree hero, the tenacious Tiger Roll.
Hot weather forces Cheltenham to abandon race on welfare grounds
Unseasonably hot weather caused the abandonment of a long-distance chase at Cheltenham on Thursday on welfare grounds, a decision that divided opinion among racing professionals.
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