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Henderson: strong pace and good ground ideal for Epatante in Fighting Fifth

The absence of Goshen may have robbed Saturday's Grade 1 Betfair Fighting Fifth Hurdle at Newcastle of some interest, but Nicky Henderson still believes it will provide a proper test for Champion Hurdle heroine Epatante – one he is convinced she is fully prepared for.

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Brexit information for UK participants published on likely new arrangements from 1 January

Information aims to clarify likely new requirements on four key areas: health, transport, and customs requirements for horse movement as well as people movement - advice remains not to move horses in first two weeks of January

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'We'd tried everything': Laurina retired after Ascot disappointment

Paul Nicholls has announced the retirement of Laurina after the star mare bled following her disappointing debut for her new yard in the Coral Hurdle at Ascot on Saturday.

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Bridgwater cautious as The Conditional bids for Ladbrokes Trophy glory

The Conditional may be the early joint-favourite with the sponsors for Saturday's Ladbrokes Trophy, but his trainer David Bridgwater insisted he is hopeful rather than expectant that his stable star can go one better than last year.

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New Zealand news briefs

Black-Type targets for Sharrock’s Otaki trio - synthetic track gets tick of approval - first stakes tilt for Basarwa

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BHA Board appoints Regulatory Independent Non-Executive Director

The former racecourse Stewards’ Panel Chair and experienced racing industry figure David Jones has been appointed to the Board of the British Horseracing Authority in the role of Regulatory Independent Non-Executive Director

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Goshen to miss Fighting Fifth clash with Champion Hurdle heroine Epatante

The wait to see Goshen return over hurdles will go on a little longer yet after Gary Moore's stable star was missing from the confirmations for Saturday's Betfair Fighting Fifth Hurdle.

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Flawless Shishkin cut for Arkle after superb chasing debut

There are few tougher acts to follow over fences than Altior but Arkle favourite Shishkin made the perfect start to his chase career with a commanding success in the 2m2f beginners' chase at Kempton.

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Jessica Harrington holds key to cross-country cracker with Neverushacon

12.30 Punchestown Ballymore Group Risk Of Thunder Chase | 3m | 5yo+ | RTV

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PM announces surprise return of crowds when lockdown in England ends next week

Prime minister Boris Johnson has announced that outdoor sports venues including racecourses will be allowed to start welcoming back limited crowds from next Wednesday, the day the England-wide coronavirus lockdown comes to an end.

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Romanciere and Villa Rosa among 14 runners in Prix Lyphard

The first of three Fast-Track Qualifiers staged in France during the All-Weather Championships, the €36,000 Listed Prix Lyphard (12.50pm UK time) over nine and a half furlongs, takes place at Deauville on Wednesday

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UPI Horse Racing Roundup

Woodbine's horse racing season ended abruptly Sunday, a victim first of the pandemic and then some nasty weather -- a terrible one-two punch only partly balanced out by promising performances in Kentucky, California and New York.

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New Zealand news briefs

Five-pronged attack for Sweeney - Trentham Group Ones for Rock On Wood - Abu Dhabi out for elusive maiden victory - Captain Cook assignment for Kingsclere duo

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Woodbine finishes season early due to lockdown

As a result of the Government of Ontario’s announcement on Friday that Toronto will be entering the Province’s grey ‘Lockdown’ phase of coronavirus-related restrictions, Woodbine Entertainment announced that Sunday will be the last day in 2020 of Thoroughbred racing in the Province.

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