Newmarket's Future Champions Day has had its share of critics since the fixture was created to complement Ascot's Champions Day in the restructured autumn programme. But few have gone so far as to declare the event redundant, as connections of the unbeaten Toormore did in the build-up to Saturday's renewal.
Unbeaten filly favourite for Arc but Japanese pair stake strong claims in Longchamp trials
The second day of the St Leger Festival at Doncaster was marred when jockey Hayley Turner suffered an horrific fall in the DFS Park Hill Stakes.
Dawn Approach is fully recovered from last month’s setback and on course for the Queen Elizabeth II Stakes, his trainer Jim Bolger said on Sunday.
Publicity stunt sees the singer sign for the Championship side
Racing was given a real jolt yesterday when Ballydoyle announced the bad news that St Nicholas Abbey, one of the best horses in the world, had suffered an injury so serious that it has not only resulted in his immediate retirement from the track, it has also put his life in jeopardy.
Club linked with a move for Aston Villa goalkeeper as well as Stephen Ireland and Richard Dunne as Irish influence starts to take over at the Keepmoat
He will appear again at Sheffield Crown Court on September 19
Ricky Burns will resist demands for a rematch with Jose Gonzalez after successfully defending his WBO world lightweight title for a third time in Glasgow on Saturday night.
Halal lamb burgers have been withdrawn from a city's schools after tests revealed a sample contained pork.
The Calvin Report: Doncaster crowned champions with 95th-minute winner — immediately after Brentford miss penalty
There will be a 1980s reunion at Molineux today as Wolverhampton Wanderers mark the 25th anniversary of their Wembley victory over Burnley in the final of the Football League Trophy – or Sherpa Van Trophy as it was then known.
Seven days after investing so much nervous energy in the Grand National, the sport today contemplates as tepid a Saturday as can be found in its calendar. But respite is almost immediate, with an engrossing week of Classic trials starting in Ireland tomorrow.
The Sky Blues were 10th in npower League One but drop to 14th
Ref failed to spot the Wigan player's challenge on Newcastle defender Massadio Haidara
With the domestic sport’s downtime between the Cheltenham and Aintree festivals exacerbated by cancellations, postponements and congealingly cold weather, there was at least one piece of warming news today. It concerned the improved condition of J T McNamara, the Irish amateur who fractured two neck vertebrae in a fall at Cheltenham 12 days ago.