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Leopardstown: Faugheen aimed at Irish Champion Hurdle by Willie Mullins

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 18:04:40 GMT

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.

Classic Chase at Warwick: Bryony Frost rides Milansbar to victory

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 19:16:09 GMT

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

Thistlecrack to miss rest of the season with stress fracture

Mon, 08 Jan 2018 15:14:06 GMT

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

Bowen, 16, becomes youngest jockey to win Welsh National on Raz De Maree

Sat, 06 Jan 2018 14:17:57 GMT

Welsh teenager James Bowen becomes the youngest jockey to win the Welsh Grand National on Raz De Maree, who is the oldest horse in modern times.

Jockey Bellamy suspended after breath test

Tue, 02 Jan 2018 12:26:14 GMT

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

Faugheen flops as Mick Jazz flies to Ryanair Hurdle win

Fri, 29 Dec 2017 15:18:14 GMT

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

New Year Honours 2018: Racehorse trainer Nicky Henderson honoured

Fri, 29 Dec 2017 23:09:34 GMT

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

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

Sat, 23 Dec 2017 20:06:46 GMT

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

Road To Respect wins Leopardstown Christmas Chase

Thu, 28 Dec 2017 17:57:45 GMT

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

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

Wed, 27 Dec 2017 15:36:44 GMT

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

King George VI Chase: Might Bite claims thrilling victory

Tue, 26 Dec 2017 18:25:10 GMT

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

Hughie Morrison: Trainer 'not to blame' in doping case

Fri, 22 Dec 2017 17:27:12 GMT

Trainer Hughie Morrison is fined the minimum £1,000 and found not to blame after My Little Sister tested positive for an anabolic steroid.

Leading chaser Douvan ruled out for season

Mon, 18 Dec 2017 07:59:55 GMT

Douvan is to miss the whole of the jump racing season with trainer Willie Mullins taking a "conservative approach" to his recovery from injury.

Guitar Pete win marred by death of Starchitect

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 14:58:12 GMT

Guitar Pete wins the Caspian Caviar Gold Cup at Cheltenham but the race is marred by a fatal injury to Starchitect.

'We turned 80 loose, but five didn't come home' - US trainer Miller loses horses in wildfires

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 15:01:46 GMT

Leading American horse trainer Peter Miller reflects upon the "living nightmare" of losing five horses in the California wildfires.

Sport on the BBC: Best of this week's TV & radio coverage

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:52:46 GMT

This week's sport on the BBC includes Australian Open tennis, Premier League football, Masters snooker and one-day cricket between England and Australia.

'When your spleen is gone, it's gone' - at home with the Walshes

Fri, 03 Nov 2017 23:15:55 GMT

Ruby Walsh has won the Grand National twice and a record 56 Cheltenham Festival races but he, sister Katie and dad Ted remain hungry for more success.

Hayley Turner: Three-month ban for breach of betting rules is 'harsh'

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:43:44 GMT

Jockey Hayley Turner says her three-month ban for breaching British Horseracing Authority betting rules is "harsh" and a "bitter pill to swallow".

Michael Owen finishes second on jockey debut at Ascot

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 19:41:09 GMT

Watch as former England striker Michael Owen finishes second on his debut as a jockey in a charity race at Ascot.

De Sousa's journey from Brazilian factory worker to Champion flat jockey

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 05:43:01 GMT

Watch the remarkable journey of the Brazilian jockey Silvestre De Sousa, who has been crowned Champion flat jockey for the second time in his career having previously won it in 2015.

The trainer who sings opera to racehorses

Fri, 01 Sep 2017 23:03:22 GMT

Racehorse trainer Heather Main treats her equine charges to a dose of Mozart every afternoon.