Craven Meeting: Newmarket reflections | Ben Linfoot discusses Masar and more – Horse Racing

Ben Linfoot reflects on three days at the Craven Meeting at Newmarket with thoughts on 2000 Guineas hope Masar, eyecatchers and plenty more.Weapon of Mas destructionFor all the pre-race gallops at the Craven Meeting this week, it was...

Hot weather forces Cheltenham racecourse to abandon a race with jockeys worried the horses...

CHELTENHAM racecourse were forced to abandon a race on Thursday on welfare grounds as temperatures soared at Prestbury Park. Officials made the decision not to run the three-mile-two-furlong Mares' Handicap Chase, but to continue with the three remaining races...

Cheltenham: Race called off after April heatwave

Cheltenham Racecourse where the fourth of seven races was abandonedA race at Cheltenham was abandoned on welfare grounds as temperatures...

Charlie Appleby’s Masar impresses from the front to win the Craven Stakes at Newmarket

MASAR (7-2) launched himself into the frame for the Qipco 2000 Guineas by upsetting odds-on favourite Roaring Lion to win the bet365 Craven Stakes impressively at Newmarket. Charlie Appleby's son of New Approach produced a spectacular front-running display on...

Friday 20 April 2018 UK Horse Racing Tips

Timeform pick out three bets from Newbury on Friday... "...Ed Dunlop's charge makes plenty of appeal from a handicapping perspective..." Timeform on Global Applause ...

Jessica Harrington announces sad death of Irish Grand National winner Our Duke

JESSICA HARRINGTON has announced the shock death of 2017 Irish Grand National winner Our Duke following a heart attack after exercise this morning. The eight-year-old won the valuable Fairyhouse contest last season in impressive fashion as a novice and...

Dual Scottish Grand National winner Vicente declared for hat-trick bid at Ayr

VICENTE is bidding to win his third consecutive Scottish Grand National at Ayr on Saturday. Paul Nicholls' nine-year-old, owned by Trevor Hemmings, would join an elite list of horses to three Scottish Nationals and become only the second horse...

Guineas contender Expert Eye to face seven rivals in the Greenham Stakes at Newbury

SIR MICHAEL STOUTE'S Expert Eye will face seven rivals in Saturday's Al Basti Equiworld Supporting Greatwood Greenham Stakes at Newbury. The son of Acclamation made a successful debut at the Berkshire track last season and looked a star in the...

NFL ace Rob Gronkowski buys into his namesake racehorse who is set to run...

NFL ace Rob Gronkowski has bought a share in the horse named after him as he goes for glory in the Kentucky Derby. Gronkowski could be tasting a different kind of success on May 5 if Gronkowski - the...

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