ITV has won exclusive rights to broadcast British horseracing in the UK over four years from January 1 2017, it has been announced.Read the full story ›
Sir Tony McCoy thought he was the victim of a practical joke when he first received news of his knighthood in the New Year Honours listRead the full story ›
Former flat racing champion jockey Pat Eddery has died aged 63, it has been confirmed.Read the full story ›
Former Olympic cyclist Victoria Pendleton has been granted an amateur riders' licence by the British Horseracing Authority and is set to be in action at Ripon on Monday.
Former England footballer Michael Owen's prize horse is to miss Royal Ascot's blue-ribbon race after picking up an injury.
Brown Panther was third-favourite for the Gold Cup, but Owen announced on Twitter that he was out of the running.
Absolutely gutted to announce that Brown Panther injured his near fore leg this morning and is out of The Ascot Gold Cup on Thursday.
Many Clouds has won the Grand National at Aintree for trainer Oliver Sherwood and last year's winning jockey Leighton Aspell.
Successful aboard Pineau De Re 12 months ago, Aspell was never too far off the pace and Many Clouds, winner of the Hennessy Gold Cup at Newbury earlier in the season and sixth in the Cheltenham Gold Cup, jumped with aplomb throughout.
For a long way it appeared Shutthefrontdoor could provide Tony McCoy with a fairytale second National triumph before his retirement, but he eventually weakened into fifth place.
Many Clouds tired from the elbow, but had enough in the tank to hold off Saint Are, with Monbeg Dude third and Alvarado fourth.
Coneygree has won the Cheltenham Gold Cup, becoming the first novice to win the race since 1974.
Rugby Walsh sealed his third Cheltenham victory on the opening day of the festival after winning the Champion Hurdle with Faugheen.
Douvan gave Willie Mullins and Ruby Walsh the perfect start to the four-day Cheltenham Festival when running out a smooth winner of the Sky Bet Supreme Novices' Hurdle.
Walsh brought the 2-1 favourite to lead before the final flight and Douvan bounded up the hill to score by four and a half lengths.
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