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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.

Three-month ban for betting is 'harsh' and a 'bitter pill to swallow' - Turner

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:52:47 GMT

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

Sizing John to miss King George VI Chase at Kempton, says Jessica Harrington

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 18:27:45 GMT

Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Sizing John is to miss the King George VI Chase at Kempton on Boxing Day, says trainer Jessica Harrington.

Highland Reel marks farewell with win in Hong Kong

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 10:20:14 GMT

Highland Reel ends his career by winning the Hong Kong Vase at Sha Tin under jockey Ryan Moore and will now head to stud.

Blaklion wins Becher Chase, Politologue takes Tingle Creek

Sat, 09 Dec 2017 15:14:23 GMT

Blaklion delivers a statement of intent for the Grand National with victory in the Becher Chase, while Politologue wins the Tingle Creek Chase.

Peter Walwyn: Former champion trainer dies at 84

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 12:55:31 GMT

Former champion trainer Peter Walwyn, who saddled Grundy to Epsom Derby success in 1975, dies at the age of 84.

Toast of New York returns with a win after three years out

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 15:32:07 GMT

Toast Of New York, ridden by Frankie Dettori, returns from a three-year absence with victory at Lingfield.

Jockey Willy Twiston-Davies retires at 23

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 19:03:36 GMT

Jockey Willy Twiston-Davies decides to retire from horse racing at the age of 23, despite being cleared to return to the saddle after injury.

Sizing John wins John Durkan on track return at Punchestown

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 15:35:36 GMT

Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Sizing John claims an impressive victory on his return to the track in the John Durkan Memorial Chase.

Total Recall triumphs at Newbury

Sat, 02 Dec 2017 16:28:50 GMT

Favourite Total Recall thrillingly passes Whisper in the closing stages to claim the Ladbrokes Trophy and become the first Irish-trained winner since 1980.

Thistlecrack fifth in comeback race before King George VI Chase

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 16:45:04 GMT

The 2016 King George VI Chase winner Thistlecrack finishes fifth at Newbury in his first race since January after a leg injury.

Josephine Gordon becomes second female jockey to ride 100 winners in a year

Sat, 25 Nov 2017 20:43:39 GMT

Josephine Gordon becomes the second female jockey to ride 100 winners in a year in Britain after guiding Thunderbolt Rocks to victory at Wolverhampton.

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

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 14:39:44 GMT

This week's sport on the BBC includes the third Test of the Ashes series, Bobsleigh and Skeleton World Cup, Premier League football and Sports Personality of the Year.

'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.

Ex-footballer Owen prepares for first race at Ascot

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 20:43:02 GMT

The 37-year-old has lost over a stone in weight and is preparing for his first 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.