Lucinda Russell hopes Inis Oirr will propel her to success in the Scottish Grand National.

The seven-year-old horse beat Enrilo by 21 lengths in the Edinburgh National in February. However, he missed the Midlands National due to heavy ground. Despite this setback, he is entered in the bet365 Gold Cup. His trainer’s main focus, though, is targeting Ayr’s £200,000 marathon contest, where he is currently as short as 12-1. In the early market, Macdermott is […]

John Boswell, owner of Group 2-winning sprinter Acclamation, passes away at 87, remembered as loyal & positive.

John Boswell, who was 87, spent 29 years managing Combe House Hotel in Gittisham, Devon alongside his wife Therese. He was also involved in ownership with local trainer Gerald Cottrell and later with Cottrell’s son-in-law, Stuart Kittow. Boswell was part of the ownership groups that raced 1988 Portland winner Roman Prose and Conspicuous. His own dark blue silks with white […]

Cheltenham: Key Post-Aintree Stop in Skelton and Nicholls’ Trainers’ Title Battle

The British trainers’ title is up for grabs, with a hefty sum of £210,000 in prize money available on Wednesday. This presents a significant opportunity for Dan Skelton and Paul Nicholls, who are vying for the championship. However, the recent win by I Am Maximus in the Grand National has pushed perennial Irish champion trainer Willie Mullins to the top […]

Paul Kealy with today’s late value play on Racing Post: “He has clearly re-emerged in great condition.

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Paddy Woods, Arkle’s work-rider and widely loved figure in Irish racing, passes away at 93.

Paddy Woods was a renowned jockey closely associated with Tom Dreaper’s stable during the glory years of Arkle, Flyingbolt, and Fortria. He won two Irish Grand Nationals for Dreaper, rode Splash to victory in the Troytown Chase and also took the Navan showpiece on Baby Snatcher. His son, Franny, also found success as a jockey, winning two Irish Nationals. Woods […]

Aidan O’Brien reveals confirmed runners and riders for the Craven Stakes as Classic contender Cambridge emerges.

The Ballydoyle trainer, O’Brien, has not declared stablemate Henry Adams for the upcoming race, with jockey Ryan Moore taking the reins as the stable seeks its first win in the Group 3 contest. Cambridge, an Irish Derby entry, is considered the 5-4 ante-post favorite after an impressive maiden win at Kempton in February, with odds of 40-1 for the Guineas. […]

Rose Dobbin to Retire from Training After 15 Years Due to Incurring Annual Financial Losses

Former champion amateur jockey Rose Dobbin will be ending her training career in May. Despite winning nearly 200 races, including a Grade 2 novice hurdle at Haydock, she has only managed to send out eight winners this season, falling well short of her personal best of 25 in 2017-18. Dobbin expressed her sadness in making the decision, citing financial reasons […]