Trainer David O’Meara on course to retain Knavesmire crown

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12:55pm Monday 28th July 2014

DAVID O’MEARA appears to be on an inexorable journey towards a second straight top trainer’s championship at York Racecourse after Alejandro (15-2) displayed true grit to win the Skybet Best Odds Guaranteed Stakes.

David Simcock’s Sheikhzayedroad wins Skybet York Stakes

York Press: York Races, Saturday. The finish of the 3.30pm race. N0 13 Muthmir winning. Picture David Harrison. (8642012)

11:41am Monday 28th July 2014

SHEIKHZAYEDROAD’S passport is going to get a lot of stamps in the next few months after his victory in the Skybet York Stakes at York Racecourse.

Winning milestone for North Yorkshire Mark Johnston

York Press: horse racing - zxc

11:29am Monday 28th July 2014

NORTH Yorkshire trainer Mark Johnston, who reached a milestone at York on Saturday when saddling his 150th winner of the year with Indescribable, can maintain his top form in Scotland today.

Trainer Paul Midgley's hopes for Line Of Reason

York Press: horse racing - zxc

11:50am Saturday 26th July 2014

NORTH Yorkshire trainer Paul Midgley, who has been taking all before him in recent weeks with his sprinters, heads to York today hoping to strike it rich with the high-flying Line Of Thunder - but he just might be upstaged by his Irish colleague David Marnane in the £50,000 Skybet Dash.

Anderiego makes a winning return to York Racecourse

York Press: Joys of Spring leads home Top of The Glas in the DRS Television Apprentice Stakes at YorkPicture: David Harrison

9:03pm Friday 25th July 2014

ANDERIEGO likes nothing better than a win at York Racecourse.

Quick double on the cards for Ralph Beckett's Regardez

York Press: horse racing - zxc

12:18pm Friday 25th July 2014

NORTH YORKSHIRE racegoers have an exciting double-header lined up today with an afternoon meeting at Thirsk and an evening fixture at York, separated by a mere 40 minutes and spanning a total of 13 races.

Doncaster chance for Goldie’s oldie, Nanton

York Press: horse racing - zxc

11:42am Thursday 24th July 2014

NANTON, in the autumn of his career, can show his junior rivals a clean pair of heels at Doncaster this evening.

Dandy Nicholls' Cahal napped for Summer Festival success at Catterick

York Press: horse racing - zxc

12:19pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

THE Go Racing In Yorkshire Summer Festival rolls on to Catterick today and North Yorkshire trainers Dandy Nicholls and Mark Johnston are fancied to figure among the winners.

North Yorkshire runner on a Cumbrian mission

York Press:

1:03pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

NORTH Yorkshire trainer Peter Niven, who sent out Sugar Town to win at 33-1 at Thirsk last week, heads to Carlisle this evening aiming to complete a quick double with the lightly-raced filly.

Ollie Pears' Noodles Blue Boy tipped for return to form

York Press: horse racing - zxc

11:33am Monday 21st July 2014

NOODLES BLUE BOY, who is no stranger to success at Beverley, returns to the Westwood this evening with a sound chance of resuming winning ways.

Second North Yorkshire win on the cards for Penhill

York Press: horse racing - zxc

11:59am Saturday 19th July 2014

NORTH Yorkshire trainer James Bethell, aiming to strike while the iron is hot, is on the trail of the feature race at Ripon this afternoon with Penhill, who won as recently as Thirsk on Tuesday night.

Craggaknock to hit mark in Haydock mission

York Press: horse racing - zxc

12:01pm Friday 18th July 2014

CRAGGAKNOCK, who, in the words of his North Yorkshire trainer Mark Walford, 'is still a big baby,' is growing up fast and can underline his prowess as a progressive stayer at Haydock this afternoon.

John Quinn's Geordie George set to return to triumphant ways at Doncaster

York Press: horse racing - zxc

11:09am Thursday 17th July 2014

Geordie George, an impressive winner at Ripon on his debut, but beaten into second at Newcastle on his subsequent outing, can resume winning ways at Doncaster this evening on what is a free night's racing for local residents.

John Quinn hopes rapid return will prove fruitful for Miami Carousel

York Press: Tony Hamilton returns on Baccarat after victory in the William Hill Great St Wilfrid Stakes during the William Hill Great St.Wilfrid Handicap day at Ripon Racecourse, Ripon. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday August 17, 2013. See PA story RAC

10:28am Wednesday 16th July 2014

MIAMI CAROUSEL, who routed his rivals at Pontefract last week in the hands of apprentice Joe Doyle, can produce an encore in the opening race at Catterick this afternoon.

Historic John Smith's Cup triumph for Atzeni

York Press: Farraaj ridden by Andrea Atzeni (yellow silks) celebrate after winning the 55th John Smith's Cup during the 55th John Smith's Cup day of the 2014 John Smith's Cup Meeting at York Racecourse, York. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturda

1:27pm Monday 14th July 2014

ANDREA ATZENI became only the third jockey in the 55-year history of the John Smith’s Cup to win the race in successive years after Farraaj claimed the £150,000 handicap at York Racecourse.

Ruth Carr’s Chosen One is fancied choice at Ayr

York Press: horse racing - zxc

12:11pm Monday 14th July 2014

CHOSEN ONE, a fluent winner at Ayr last week, returns to the Scottish course today from his North Yorkshire base with every chance of completing a quick double.

Kevin Ryan’s York winner Flaming Spear aims to emulate stable-mates

York Press: Flaming Spear ridden by Ryan Moore wins the John Smith's Median Auction Maiden Stakes during the 55th John Smith's Cup day of the 2014 John Smith's Cup Meeting at York Racecourse, York. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday July 12,

12:11pm Monday 14th July 2014

WILL Flaming Spear go on to emulate Blaine and The Grey Gatsby for Kevin Ryan?

John Quinn looks to translate Tahira's German form into triumph at York

York Press: horse racing - zxc

11:57am Saturday 12th July 2014

TAHIRA, now trained in North Yorkshire after spending much of her career in Germany, can clinch the 55th John Smith's Cup on Knavesmire today.

Pocklington owner savours Knavesmire success

York Press: Maljaa wins The Cakemark EBF Stallions Maiden Stakes, at York, ahead of Teruntum Star. Pic: Mike Tipping

11:55am Saturday 12th July 2014

REG BOND hasn’t been racing for a year but the Pocklington owner is clearly a lucky charm when he does - after Ladies Are Forever won the Group 3 Totepool Summer Stakes at York Races for the third time in four years.

Double delight on the cards for trainer John Quinn at York Racecourse

York Press: horse racing - zxc

11:32am Friday 11th July 2014

JOHN QUINN, who ended a long Knavesmire barren spell last month when saddling two winners on the course in the space of 24 hours, has every chance of greeting both horses back in the York winners' enclosure again this afternoon.

Tim Easterby's Captain Dunne tipped for Doncaster success

York Press: horse racing - zxc

11:18am Thursday 10th July 2014

POPULAR North Yorkshire sprinter Captain Dunne, who ended a long losing run at Haydock last Friday evening, turns out again at Doncaster this afternoon in a bid to complete a quick-fire double.

Stoute’s Rocket Ship is set for big lift-off at Catterick

York Press: horse racing - zxc

11:33am Wednesday 9th July 2014

SIR MICHAEL STOUTE and Prince Khalid Abdulla are not a trainer-owner partnership you would expect to see represented at Catterick on a Wednesday, but lo and behold, the duo have a runner at this afternoon's meeting in Rocket Ship, a horse who has found the winners' enclosure most elusive.

Colours of legendary Frankel could be flying high at Pontefract

York Press: Jockey James Doyle atop Kingman after winning the St James's Palace Stakes during Day One of the 2014 Royal Ascot Meeting at Ascot Racecourse, Berkshire. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday June 17, 2014. See PA story RACING Ascot. Photo cr

12:42pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

THE Frankel colours of Prince Khalid Abdulla are fancied to be firmly to the fore in the feature race at Pontefract this afternoon.

Hanagan and Haggas tipped to eclipse Ripon rivals

York Press: horse racing - zxc

11:46am Monday 7th July 2014

PAUL HANAGAN and William Haggas, who joined forces to memorably lift Saturday's Group 1 Coral-Eclipse Stakes with Mukhadram, can both figure among the winners at Ripon this evening.

George Chaloner channels Beach Boy bonus

York Press:

11:14am Saturday 5th July 2014

SATURDAY specialist George Chaloner can strike again at Beverley this afternoon.

Former champion apprentice jockey Freddie Tylicki plots three-timer

York Press: horse racing - zxc

10:59am Friday 4th July 2014

FREDDIE TYLICKI, successfully carving out a career for himself in Newmarket after taking the champion apprentice title when based in Malton with Richard Fahey, could be the jockey to follow at Doncaster today.

Win John Smith’s Cup tickets

York Press:

11:38am Friday 4th July 2014

THE Press are promoting a competition with Britain’s favourite ale John Smith’s to celebrate the running of the 2014 John Smith’s Cup in York.

Richard Fahey's Tiger Lilly can secure second win in third outing

York Press: horse racing - zxc

10:12am Thursday 3rd July 2014

TIGER LILLY, a winner at Thirsk on her racecourse debut and a creditable fourth at York last month, crosses the Pennines for her third career outing this afternoon and has every chance of gaining her second success.

Royal Ascot runner Adulation tackles Catterick’s opener

York Press: horse racing - zxc

11:58am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

FROM Royal Ascot to Catterick in just two weeks - that's Adulation, who turns up in the opening race on the North Yorkshire course this afternoon on behalf of Newmarket trainer William Haggas and owners Cheveley Park Stud.

Tangerine Trees seeking 14th career success at Hamilton this afternoon

York Press: horse racing - zxc

12:02pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

CELEBRATED North Yorkshire sprinter Tangerine Trees may be in the autumn of his career but he has a good chance of lighting up the summer by gaining a 14th career success at Hamilton this afternoon - in a race named after another North Yorkshire speedster.

Trainer Paul Midgley to build on weekend Irish success

York Press: horse racing - zxc

11:01am Monday 30th June 2014

NORTH YORKSHIRE trainer Paul Midgley, who hit the heights with his first runners in Ireland on Saturday, can continue his winning run at Pontefract this afternoon.

North Yorkshire duo tipped for ‘Derby’ triumph

York Press: Jockey Duran Fentiman celebrates with Body and Soul after winning the Charity Sprint Trophy at York Racecourse, York. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday June 15, 2013. See PA story RACING York. Photo credit should read: Lynne Cameron/PA Wire

11:09am Saturday 28th June 2014

CRACK North Yorkshire apprentice George Chaloner, who hit the heights at Royal Ascot last Saturday when winning the prestigious Wokingham Handicap for his Malton boss Richard Fahey on Baccarat, heads to Newcastle today in the hope of securing another major prize.

Tom Tate runner to erase Knavesmire near-misses

York Press: Jockey Paul Hanagan celebrates winning the Sandringham Handicap on Muteela during Day Two of the 2014 Royal Ascot Meeting at Ascot Racecourse, Berkshire. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday June 18, 2014. See PA story RACING Ascot. Photo cred

11:02am Friday 27th June 2014

EAGLE ROCK, twice runner-up this season at York, shifts along the A1 to Doncaster today with every chance of getting his head in front for the fifth time in his career.

Grey Gatsby bids for triumphant return to York at Ebor Festival

York Press: A NOVEL WINNER: The Grey Gatsby lands the Betfred Dante Stakes at York

10:52am Thursday 26th June 2014

THE GREY GATSBY could bid for a triumphant return to York Racecourse in the Juddmonte International at the Welcome to Yorkshire Ebor Festival in August.

John Quinn's Geordie George to strike on Tyneside

York Press: Trainer John Quinn during day one of the October Finale 2013 meeting at York Racecourse, York. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Friday October 11, 2013. See PA story RACING York. Photo credit should read: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire.
            
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10:12am Thursday 26th June 2014

JOHN QUINN, whose star juvenile The Wow Signal hit the heights in the Coventry Stakes at Royal Ascot last week, heads to Newcastle today in the hope that the aptly-named Geordie George can also prove himself a smart two-year-old.

Champion apprentice Jason Hart tipped for flying start to senior career at Thirsk Racecourse

York Press: Trainer Ralph Beckett

6:47am Monday 23rd June 2014

CHAMPION apprentice Jason Hart, who earned his right of passage into the fully-fledged ranks last week when completing a treble at Hamilton Park, can ride his first winners as a senior jockey at Thirsk this evening.

Malton jockey tipped for Royal Ascot honours

York Press: Wayne Lordan after winning The Trinity Racing Society Handicap on Great Minds during Irish Lincolnshire/Lodge Park Stud Park Express Stakes Day at Curragh Racecourse, County Kildare. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Sunday March 23, 2014. See PA sto

11:01am Saturday 21st June 2014

A FIELD of 28 horses will face the starter at Royal Ascot today for the £175,000 Wokingham Handicap, which presents Malton apprentice George Chaloner with the opportunity of gaining a gilt-edged career highlight.

York winner tipped for a Royal Ascot follow up

York Press: Handout photo from Glasgow 2014 Queen's Baton Relay of Ryan Moore with the Queen's Baton as he rides D'arcy Indiana at Newmarket Racecourse, Suffolk. England is nation 69 of 70 nations and territories the Queen's Baton will visit. PRESS AS

11:31am Friday 20th June 2014

PATIENCE ALEXANDER, who showed off her paces in impressive style at York last month, can hit the heights at Royal Ascot today for Welsh trainer David Evans.

North Yorkshire trainer eyes a Mukhmal hat-trick at Royal Ascot

York Press: Trainer William Haggas during The Investec Derby Day at Epsom Downs Racecourse, Surrey PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday June 1, 2013. See PA Story RACING Epsom. Photo credit should read: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire.
            
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11:53am Thursday 19th June 2014

NORTH Yorkshire trainer Mark Johnston, who has saddled an incredible 35 winners at Royal Ascot during his career, can add to his tally by taking today's opening honours.

John Quinn lauds his Ascot Wow factor

York Press: horse racing - zxc

12:19pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

THE WOW SIGNAL was hailed by Norton handler John Quinn as “the best I have trained” after he streaked to victory in the Coventry Stakes at Royal Ascot.

Norton trainer targets memorable Royal double

York Press: Taghrooda is patted by its jockey Paul Hanagan after winning the Investec Oaks (In Memory Of Sir Henry Cecil)  during Investec Ladies Day at Epsom Downs Racecourse, Surrey. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday June 6, 2014. See PA story RACING Ep

11:56am Wednesday 18th June 2014

CAN he do it again? John Quinn, whose flying colt The Wow Signal won yesterday's Coventry Stakes, today bids to follow up with Harry's Dancer who will likewise be ridden by Frankie Dettori, in the Queen Mary Stakes.

North Yorkshire trainer Tony Coyle targets Thatcherite success on Carlisle card

York Press: Jockey Stephen Craine will partner Thatcherite at Carlisle

7:32am Monday 16th June 2014

TONY COYLE, who sent out the Choe Fairley-ridden Checkpoint to win the Macmillan Charity Race at York's bumper Macmillan Charity Day meeting on Saturday, switches his attentions to Carlisle today in the hope of securing another success from the enigmatic Thatcherite in the Molson Coors Handicap.

Serena Brotherton claims hat-trick of Queen Mother's Cup wins at York Racecourse

York Press: Serena Brotherton comes home first on Pearl Castle in the Queen Mother's Cup at York Racecourse, winning her weight in Champagne  on Macmillan Charity RacedayPicture: Frank Dwyer

11:28am Sunday 15th June 2014

THREE times is a charm for Serena Brotherton.

North Yorkshire trainer Tim Easterby looks to repeat York feat

York Press: horse racing - zxc

10:28am Saturday 14th June 2014

TIM EASTERBY, who won the feature race on Macmillan Charity Day at York 12 months ago, can complete an encore today in one of the toughest handicaps of the season to solve.

Pres Rapide heads for Ascot in wake of Knavesmire win

York Press: The John Quinn-trained Pres Rapide, ridden by Phillip Makin, wins the Constant Security Irish Stallion Farms EBF Maiden Stakes at York Picture: Mike Tipping

10:27am Saturday 14th June 2014

JOHN QUINN is set to boost his Royal Ascot team of two-year-olds after Pres Rapide broke his maiden at York Racecourse.

Moore glory in the offing at York Races

York Press: horse racing - zxc

11:28am Friday 13th June 2014

REIGNING York champion jockey Ryan Moore will be aiming to add to his winners on Knavesmire today.

More York glory beckons for Knavesmire star Royal Rascal

York Press: North Yorkshire trainer Phil Kirby with Play The Rock (cut out?)Pic: SC (7107797)

11:04am Friday 13th June 2014

ROYAL RASCAL, who has gained all three of her career wins at York, returns to Knavesmire this afternoon with smart prospects of adding to her course tally.

Latest in Irish racing clan to strike at Haydock

York Press: horse racing - zxc

11:33am Thursday 12th June 2014

MEGAN CARBERRY, making a name for himself in North Yorkshire since switching to Brian Ellison's Norton yard earlier this year, can play a starring role at Haydock this evening.

Tm Easterby horse reckoned to end 20-month run

York Press: horse racing - zxc

11:37am Wednesday 11th June 2014

NO POPPY, without a win to her name since scoring at York in October 2012, can end her barren spell at Beverley this afternoon.

Apprentice jockey Connor Beasley steps up title battle with Oisin Murphy

York Press: horse racing - zxc

10:55am Monday 9th June 2014

TOP North Yorkshire apprentice Connor Beasley heads to Pontefract this evening aiming to make inroads on Oisin Murphy in the junior title race.



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