Richard Fahey's Alben Star set to claim the Ayr Gold Cup

York Press: horse racing - zxc

11:55am Saturday 20th September 2014

ALBEN STAR, one of six Richard Fahey-trained runners in today’s Ayr Gold Cup, can lift the William Hill-sponsored showpiece after a series of near-misses in similar major handicaps this season.

Fendale puts reputation on line in big race at Ayr

York Press: horse racing - zxc

11:28am Friday 19th September 2014

NORTH YORKSHIRE trainer Bryan Smart has a high opinion of Fendale, who puts his reputation on the line at Ayr this afternoon after coming up short at York last month.

Richard Fahey targeting a flying start at Ayr

York Press: horse racing - zxc

12:10pm Thursday 18th September 2014

IT may be a muted start to the Ayr Western Meeting, with no fewer than five Class 5 races on today’s opening card, but Richard Fahey won’t care if, as expected, he makes a flying start to one of his favourite gatherings of the year.

In-form Bashiba tipped to follow Bath wins at Beverley

York Press: horse racing - zxc

10:29am Wednesday 17th September 2014

BASHIBA, already a four-time winner this season, can add to his impressive scoresheet at Beverley today on behalf of Nigel Tinkler, who could well have a double on the bumper eight-race card.

Racing: Ruby Rose and Robben to run up glory for Ryan

York Press: horse racing - zxc

11:38am Monday 15th September 2014

KEVIN RYAN, who produced one of the sensations of the season at Leopardstown on Saturday evening when his stable star The Grey Gatsby turned the tables on Australia, his Juddmonte International conqueror at York last month, goes in search of small-fry prizes this afternoon.

Trainer John Gosden set fair for more St Leger cheer

York Press: The Duke of Devonshire presents the awards for the Wolferton Handicap to Jockey William Buick (second from right), owner HRH Princess Haya Of Jordan (second from left) and Trainer John Gosden (right) after their horse Beachfire won on day four of the Roya

12:14pm Saturday 13th September 2014

JOHN GOSDEN, who has won the Ladbrokes St Leger three times in the last ten years, can further his reputation at Doncaster this afternoon by lifting Britain's oldest Classic yet again.

Mark Johnston favourite beaten before triple tilt at Leger glory

11:11pm Friday 12th September 2014

MARK Johnston saw favourite Muraaqaba defeated at Doncaster the day before the Middleham trainer plots a three-pronged attack at St Leger glory.

York runner-up Estimate looks to go one better for the Queen at Doncaster

York Press: horse racing - zxc

11:34am Friday 12th September 2014

AFTER narrowly missing out on Knavesmire last month, Estimate, owned by Her Majesty the Queen, can bring a Royal flavour to proceedings at Doncaster this afternoon by landing the feature contest.

Tim Easterby targets £300k Doncaster jackpot

York Press: horse racing - zxc

12:15pm Thursday 11th September 2014

TIM EASTERBY goes for a jackpot strike at Doncaster this afternoon with the hat-trick seeking Mattmu.

Kevin Ryan eyeing Classic line for Salateen

York Press:

12:22pm Thursday 11th September 2014

KEVIN RYAN has lofty ambitions next year for Salateen.

George Duffield to lead cavalcade of racing legends at Doncaster

York Press: horse racing - zxc

12:37pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

Who is going to come out on top in the race of the golden oldies at Doncaster today?

Paul Hanagan tipped for Brighton joy with Hesbaan

York Press: horse racing - zxc

1:19pm Monday 8th September 2014

PAUL HANAGAN, in winning action at York yesterday, and facing a busy week at Doncaster's St Leger Festival, can make his presence felt at Brighton today.

Marco Botti’s Naadirr lands Press Family Raceday feature

York Press:

1:17pm Monday 8th September 2014

NAADIRR was rewarded for a string of decent efforts this season when winning the Betfred Garrowby Stakes on The Press Family Raceday at York.

Family Raceday: Knavesmire's only Sunday race meeting returns for its 15th year

York Press:

3:10pm Saturday 6th September 2014

The Press Family Raceday is now in its 15th year. York Racecourse head of marketing James Brennan talks to STEVE CARROLL about the only Sunday race meeting on Knavesmire.

Family Raceday: York’s season to savour

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

2:58pm Saturday 6th September 2014

FIVE months of triumph and tragedy - just your average season at York Racecourse. STEVE CARROLL takes a look back at the 2014 campaign to date

Family Raceday: Northern light boost for York Racecourse

York Press:

3:07pm Saturday 6th September 2014

WHAT a difference a year makes. The fruits of York Racecourse's Northern End Development are clear for all to see - as the finishing line appears in sight for the track's new weighing room.

Family Raceday: Ladies Are Forever tipped for success at York

York Press:

2:55pm Saturday 6th September 2014

LADIES ARE FOREVER, who has reserved most of her best performances for York, makes the short journey to her favourite venue tomorrow on The Press Family Raceday to contest the feature race and bid to take her prize money earnings past £360,000.

Family Raceday: The A to Z of racing

York Press:

2:50pm Saturday 6th September 2014

IT looks like a different language but the jargon of racing need not be difficult to understand. STEVE CARROLL takes you through the ABC of racing terminology.

Mark Johnston’s prospect Secret Brief to follow up York promise

York Press: horse racing - zxc

12:52pm Saturday 6th September 2014

THOSE who marked down White Lake as a horse to follow when he made a winning debut at York a fortnight ago and earned himself a complimentary price for next year's Qipco 2,000 Guineas, should take note of the North Yorkshire colt who chased him home at Thirsk today.

Four-timer tilt for York Racecourse specialist Ladies Are Forever

York Press:

1:05pm Friday 5th September 2014

LADIES ARE FOREVER will aim to once again light up York Racecourse on Sunday when she contests the Betfred Garrowby Stakes at The Press Family Raceday.

Royston Ffrench back to renew winning axis with trainer Mark Johnston

York Press: horse racing - zxc

11:58am Friday 5th September 2014

ROYSTON FFRENCH, who gained a notable big-race success for old ally Mark Johnston at Goodwood a couple of weeks ago, can ride another winner for his former North Yorkshire boss at Newcastle today.

Trainer Hugo Palmer hoping New Providence can to one better at Salisbury

York Press: horse racing - zxc

1:25pm Thursday 4th September 2014

NEWMARKET trainer Hugo Palmer left York a couple of weeks with one winner to his credit and a runner-up who narrowly missed out on a jackpot prize and who seeks compensation at Salisbury today.

Somerset double on cards for trainer Nigel Tinkler

York Press: horse racing - zxc

12:31pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

IT IS a 500-mile round-trip from Malton to Bath, but the long trek has not deterred Langton trainer Nigel Tinkler from sending two horses to the Somerset course this afternoon.

Jack Garritty celebrates best move with more wins

York Press:

11:09am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

JACK GARRITTY, who moved to Richard Fahey's Musley Bank yard only last month, has already rattled up ten winners from 45 mounts for the Malton trainer.

Maunby trainer has Beverley Bullet in sights

York Press: Karen Hanson the Area training officer for William Hill presents Duke Cosimo trainer David Barron  with the  William Hill Silver Trophy during the William Hill Great St.Wilfrid Handicap Day at Ripon Racecourse, Ripon. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date

12:51pm Saturday 30th August 2014

PEARL SECRET can come out on top in Beverley's most prestigious race of the season this afternoon.

Prescott prospect to prevail at Thirsk Racecourse after York failure

York Press: horse racing - zxc

1:09pm Friday 29th August 2014

SIR MARK PRESCOTT, who came unstuck in last Saturday's Betfred Ebor Handicap, can make his presence felt at Thirsk today for considerably less rewards.

Norton trainer embarks on a 620-mile trip to Ffos Las Racecourse

York Press: Jockey Robert Tart with trainer Brian Ellison after riding Montefeltro to win the Tote Super Trifecta Irish Cesarewitch during Irish Cesarewitch Day at the Curragh Racecourse, Co Kildare, Ireland. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Sunday October 13,

11:52am Thursday 28th August 2014

IT'S a round-trip of around 620 miles from Brian Ellison's Norton yard to Ffos Las racecourse in South Wales. Bearing that in mind, it is to be hoped that the trainer's only runner at the hideaway track can hit the target this afternoon.

The Wow Signal in frame for Cartier Racing Award

York Press: Frankie Dettori celebrates in the winners enclosure after winning the Coventry Stakes on The Wow Signal during Day One of the 2014 Royal Ascot Meeting at Ascot Racecourse, Berkshire. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday June 17, 2014. See PA sto

12:21pm Thursday 28th August 2014

THE WOW SIGNAL is in the frame to land horseracing's equivalent of an Oscar.

Hat-trick on the cards for Jacob Black at Catterick racecourse

York Press: horse racing - zxc

12:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

JACOB BLACK, winner of both his races this season, can complete a hat-trick in the feature race at Catterick this afternoon.

Tim Easterby juvenile to prevail in North Yorkshire again

York Press: horse racing - zxc

11:55am Tuesday 26th August 2014

YOUCOULDNTMAKEITUP, who made a winning debut at Beverley earlier this month, is fancied to make it two from two at Ripon this afternoon.

North Yorkshire apprentice Kevin Stott looks to continue winning run at Ripon

York Press: horse racing - zxc

12:23pm Monday 25th August 2014

NORTH Yorkshire apprentice Kevin Stott, who was on the mark at York on Saturday, after landing the feature race at Hamilton the previous evening, can continue his winning run at Ripon this afternoon.

Paul Hanagan rides Muhaarar to Gimcrack Stakes victory

York Press: Muhaarar ridden by Paul Hanagan (right) wins the Irish Thoroughbred Marketing Gimcrack Stakes on Betfred Ebor Day during Day Four of the 2014 Welcome To Yorkshire Ebor Festival at York Racecourse, York. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday Augu

12:24pm Monday 25th August 2014

MUHAARAR got his head in front in the final strides to give former Malton jockey Paul Hanagan an Irish Thoroughbred Marketing Gimcrack Stakes victory as the Ebor Festival came to a close at York Racecourse.

Murtagh finally scratches Ebor itch

York Press:

4:40pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

JOHNNY MURTAGH never won the Betfred Ebor at York Racecourse as a jockey but Mutual Regard ensured Europe’s richest handicap came his way in his first season as a trainer since quitting the saddle.

John Quinn's Great Hall tipped for Ebor Handicap honour

York Press: Trainer Tom Dascombe working for owner Manchester United footballer Michael Owen before their horse came second at Newbury in The CGA Geoffery Freer Stakes at Newbury Racecourse. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday August 13, 2011. See PA Stor

11:21am Saturday 23rd August 2014

GREAT HALL is napped to provide John Quinn with a day to remember at York this afternoon by carrying off the £265,000 Betfred Ebor Handicap.

Sole Power grabs Coolmore Nunthorpe glory on Knavesmire

York Press: Sole Power, ridden by Richard Hughes, wins the Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes on day three of the Welcome To Yorkshire Ebor Festival at York RacecoursePicture: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

4:51pm Friday 22nd August 2014

BREATHTAKING speed and a brilliant ride from jockey Richard Hughes helped Sole Power (11-4 fav) grab a memorable Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes double at York Racecourse.

Patience sees Smullen grab York glory

York Press:

3:40pm Friday 22nd August 2014

PATIENCE propelled Pale Simosa (2-1 fav) and jockey Pat Smullen to Weatherbys Hamilton Insurance Lonsdale Cup glory at York Racecourse’s Welcome To Yorkshire Ebor Festival.

Keep eyes peeled on Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes at York

York Press: Ryan Moore on The Grey Gatsby wins the Dante.pic: Anthony Chappel-Ross (9568978)

11:11am Friday 22nd August 2014

IT'S York's ultimate speed test this afternoon - the Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes.

Memorial to Sir Henry Cecil at York Racecourse

York Press: Sir Henry Cecil

11:04am Friday 22nd August 2014

SIR HENRY CECIL is to be permanently remembered at York Racecourse with a set of wrought iron gates.

Frankie Dettori will ride Mighty Yar in Betfred Ebor

York Press: Frankie Dettori in the parade ring before his ride on Eco Warrior in the Median Auction Maiden Stakes at Lingfield Racecourse, Surrey. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday January 22, 2014. See PA story RACING Lingfield. Photo cred

11:03am Friday 22nd August 2014

LEADING ante-post fancy Mighty Yar has scraped into the field for tomorrow’s Betfred Ebor at York and will be ridden by Frankie Dettori.

Tiggy Wiggy blasts to Lowther glory at York Racecourse

York Press: The team at York Racecourse in north Yorkshire put the finishing touches to the course ahead of welcoming an estimated 100,000 people to the Welcome to Ebor Festival which takes place from 20th to 23rd August. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Monday A

2:59pm Thursday 21st August 2014

TIGGY WIGGY broke the two-year-old track record at York Racecourse by a third of a second as she led from pillar to post in winning the Pinsent Masons Lowther Stakes.

Taghrooda suffers shock defeat as Tapestry triumphs in Darley Yorkshire Oaks

York Press: Taghrooda ridden by Paul Hanagan after winning the Investec Oaks during Investec Ladies Day at Epsom Downs Racecourse, Surrey. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday June 6, 2014. See PA story RACING Epsom. Photo credit should read: Adam Davy/PA Wi

4:21pm Thursday 21st August 2014

SUPER filly Taghrooda was turned over as Tapestry (8-1) sprang a huge shock to triumph in the Darley Yorkshire Oaks at the Welcome To Yorkshire Ebor Festival.

Ellison thrilled Top Notch Tonton back in business

York Press: Brian Ellison’s Top Notch Tonto, which is one of Tom O’Ryan’s ten to follow

3:29pm Thursday 21st August 2014

BRIAN ELLISON is thrilled Top Notch Tonto is “back” in business – despite his stable star being robbed with victory in his grasp at the conclusion of the Clipper Logistics Stakes at the Ebor Festival.

Oaks double on the cards for Taghrooda

York Press: horse racing - zxc

12:23pm Thursday 21st August 2014

TAGHROODA will go for an Oaks double at York Racecourse today.

Ryan proud but Australia takes the glory

York Press: The Grey Gatsby ridden by Graham Lee wins the John Smith's Median Auction Stakes during the 2013 John Smith's Cup Meeting at York Racecourse, York. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday July 13, 2013. See PA story RACING York. Photo cred

4:20pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

KEVIN RYAN spoke of his huge pride after The Grey Gatsby chased home dual Derby winning hero Australia (8-13 fav) to finish runner up in York’s richest ever race – the £800,000 Juddmonte International.

Ryan return all worthwhile thanks to Blaine's York victory

York Press:

2:29pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

AMY RYAN considered giving up riding after a horror fall at York left her with severe shoulder injuries – but the jockey said horses like Blaine made her return worthwhile after the pair clinched the Symphony Group Stakes at York Racecourse today.

Norton trainer Ellison bags Ebor Festival winner

York Press: Jockey Robert Tart with trainer Brian Ellison after riding Montefeltro to win the Tote Super Trifecta Irish Cesarewitch during Irish Cesarewitch Day at the Curragh Racecourse, Co Kildare, Ireland. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Sunday October 13,

4:45pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

BRIAN ELLISON went mob handed in a bid to win the Fine Equinity Stakes at York Racecourse and Edge Of Sanity sprang a 25-1 surprise to give the Norton trainer what he wanted.

Australia fancied to supper Yorkshire hopes in Juddmonte International

York Press: horse racing - zxc

12:06pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

MUCH as the locals would love to see The Grey Gatsby win today's £800,000 Juddmonte International, the richest race ever staged at York looks more likely to be taken back across the Irish Sea by Aidan O'Brien, courtesy of Australia.

Trainer Kevin Ryan looks on course for top Yarmouth double

York Press: horse racing - zxc

12:25pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

KEVIN RYAN, who has booked Richard Hughes to ride The Grey Gatsby in tomorrow's £800,000 Juddmonte International, the richest race ever staged at York, is chasing significantly smaller fry today when he sends two runners on the long haul to Yarmouth.

Thirsk racecourse stalwart Tax Free to file final return

York Press: horse racing - zxc

12:16pm Monday 18th August 2014

TAX FREE, one of the most popular sprinters in North Yorkshire, is set to bring down the curtain on his lengthy career at Thirsk this afternoon.

Bryan Smart's Moviesta eyes Ebor glory bid

York Press: Moviesta triumphs at Goodwood to the delight of trainer Bryan Smart and QPR football manager Harry Redknapp

1:06pm Saturday 16th August 2014

BRYAN SMART is dreaming that Moviesta can be picture perfect this time at the Welcome To Yorkshire Ebor Festival.


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