Whittington relies on Rouge Vif for Cheltenham double

Rouge Vif will bid to provide Harry Whittington with back-to-back victories in the Bentley Flying Spur Handicap Chase at Cheltenham. The Wantage trainer saddled stable star Saint Calvados to land the feature event on day one of the season at Prestbury Park 12 months ago, and Rouge Vif lines up

Wembley is O’Brien’s sole Futurity contender

Aidan O’Brien has cut his assault on the Vertem Futurity to just Wembley in his bid for a record-equalling 10th victory as nine horses were declared for the Group One at Doncaster. O’Brien had seven entries at the confirmation stage but has decided to rely on Wembley on Saturday as

Green bangs down Test door

Measure Cameron Green up for a baggy green cap, he could be wearing one as soon as December. The “it boy” of Australian cricket put the reigning Sheffield Shield winning bowling attack to the sword with his fourth first class hundred in his 17th match to add to the ammunition

Armory’s form better than 2014 Cox Plate winner: Comerford

Cox Plate contender Armory is better credentialled than 2014 champion Adelaide, according to Aidan O'Brien's travelling foreman TJ Comerford. The northern hemisphere-bred three-year-old brings some of the world's best form lines, having run third to Magical and Ghaiyyath at his most recent start in the Irish Champion Stakes, beating home

Johnny Murtagh to train for Aga Khan in 2021

Johnny Murtagh is “delighted” to renew his association with the Aga Khan, who is to add the trainer to his roster for 2021. Murtagh enjoyed some of his greatest days as a jockey in the owner’s famous green and red silks. He won the 2000 Derby at Epsom on Sinndar,

Forgotten one-Test wonder is a ‘genius’

South Australian paceman Chadd Sayers has saved his side from complete embarrassment during day two of their Sheffield Shield clash against Tasmania in Adelaide. After they were bowled out for 195 on Monday, the Redbacks bowlers struggled to capitalise on a cluster of early breakthroughs. Despite crumbling to 3/15, Tasmania

Mark Zahra gets ride on Verry Elleegant in Melbourne Cup

Mark Zahra has secured the prized Melbourne Cup ride on Caulfield Cup winner and six-time Group 1 winning star Verry Elleegant. Racenet revealed the story on Tuesday afternoon that Zahra, who has ridden Chris Waller’s mare to consecutive Group 1 wins in the Turnbull Stakes and Caulfield Cup, had retained

Larson reinstated to compete in NASCAR in 2021

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Kyle Larson can return to NASCAR competition next season following a long suspension for using a racial slur while playing a video game. He was suspended in April after he used the N-word while playing an online racing game in which viewers could follow along. He was

Chris Froome admits form is unknown heading into Vuelta a Espana

Chris Froome has admitted he remains unsure of his form going into the Vuelta a Espana, suggesting he could end his time with the Ineos Grenadiers in a support role over the next three weeks. More than a year on from his career-threatening crash at the Criterium du Dauphine in