Elarqam primed for 2000 Guineas

Connections of Elarqam say they are confident of a good showing in Saturday’s 2000 Guineas at Newmarket. The Mark Johnston-trained runner is among the …

Happily leads 1000 Guineas field

Ante-post favourite Happily leads an 18-strong field of fillies confirmed for the Qipco 1000 Guineas at Newmarket on Sunday. Aidan O’Brien’s …

Charlie McCann’s Tuesday racing preview

Saturday’s Bet365 Gold Cup winner Step Back will be aimed at the 2019 Grand National next term and has been introduced into the betting at 33/1 with …

Charlie McCann’s Monday racing preview

We said goodbye to the 2018 jumps season at Sandown on Saturday and Altior again hinted that he was ready for a step up in trip in winning the Celebration …

Bank looking to Beat the field in Lockinge

Beat The Bank is expected to make his seasonal return in the Lockinge Stakes on May 19. Last year’s Sir Henry Cecil Stakes winner has won four of his six …

Charlton taking his time with Herculean

Connections say Roger Charlton is unwilling to rush Herculean ahead of his long-awaited return to the fray. The three-year-old cruised home on his maiden at …

Djakadam set for French trip

Trainer Willie Mullins has revealed Djakadam is being considered for the meeting at Auteuil next month. Djakadam recently finished second in the Coral …

Gosden considering Stradivarius’ options

Trainer John Gosden has confirmed Stradivarius will return at either Ascot or York next month. Stradivarius was in hugely impressive form last year, picking up …

Charlie McCann’s Friday racing preview

There is no doubt who is the star attraction on Day Four of the Punchestown Festival with the unbeaten Samcro stepping out of novice company and back down in …

Headway backed ahead of 2000 Guineas

Trainer William Haggas says Headway is in “pretty good shape” ahead of the Qipco 2000 Guineas at Newmarket. The colt impressed on a seven-furlong …

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