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For major international events we will have a preview of all Group 1 races. Then, post-race, check back for a summary of how the race was run and won, which horses performed well and which ones could have done better.

Arkle Chase Preview: Have Garde Up Behind Douvan Douvan just has to turn up to win the Arkle and there’s no bet in the race as things stand. - 2 Feb
Bet365 Chase Preview: Cold Can March On At Ascot Ben Fearnley previews one of the weekend's big betting races, the bet365 Handicap Chase at Ascot, and has recommended a bet at a double-figure price. - 22 Jan
Hong Kong International Races- Euros Bound For Sha Tin Success With the National Hunt season now dominant at home, aficionados of high-class Flat racing get their final fix for the year when Sha Tin racecourse stages the Longines Hong Kong International Races on Sunday.  - 13 Dec
Class Drop To Give Magneto The Edge Group 1 performer Magneto has the class and the ratings to beat a handy field of sprinters in Singapore on Friday night. - 4 Dec
Former Champion Can Test Un De Sceaux's Cheltenham Credentials Although the mouth-watering clash between the resurgent Sprinter Sacre and the outstanding novice from last season, Un de Sceaux, will have to wait for another day - 4 Dec
Kiwi Karma Primed For Winning Return Classy mare Kiwi Karma looks primed for a winning return when she lines up in the Amcham Cup at Kranji on Friday night. - 20 Nov
Nicholls Set To Challenge Again, But There Could Be A Twist Ahead of Saturday's big handicap chase at Wincanton, Ben Fearnley picks out a fancy at double-figure odds. - 7 Nov
Vanderbilt Set To Bounce Back The Stephen Burridge trained Vanderbilt wasn't beaten far behind the talented The Nutcracker last start and can return to the winner's stall in the sixth event at Singapore this evening.  - 30 Oct
Racing Post Trophy Preview: Palmer Apprentice Can Land The Top Job These final weeks of the Flat turf season serve two purposes: to appoint the champions of 2015, but also to fill vacancies for 2016 that will shape the opening exchanges of that season. - 23 Oct
2015 Kikuka Sho (Japanese St. Leger) (G1) - Preview Following last Sunday’s Shuka Sho, the Kyoto Racecourse, which is celebrating its 90th anniversary this year. - 23 Oct
British Champions Day Preview Preview of British Champions Day by Racing and Sports  - 16 Oct
Knight Worthy Of Another Wager Talented sprint Knight Wager appears well placed to notch up back-to-back wins when due to line up in the seventh race at Singapore this evening. - 16 Oct
Plenty Of Emotion In Godolphin And Ballydoyle Rivalry 'Everyone’s calling it the ‘Clash Of The Titans’ between ourselves and Air Force Blue,' said Charlie Appleby. 'It will be exciting and it’s just what Ballydoyle against Godolphin clashes used to be like.' - 11 Oct
The Nutcracker Well Placed On Debut Group 2 winning sprinter The Nutcracker appears well placed to make a winning debut, when set to contest the eighth event at Singapore this evening. - 10 Oct
2015 Prix De L'Arc De Triomphe Meeting Preview Treve, and her quest for a third straight Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, is the highlight on one of the world's truly great race days at Longchamp. - 4 Oct
2015 Sprinters Stakes (G1) - 8th Leg Of The Global Sprint Challenge - Preview Kicking off the autumn G1 series on Sunday, Oct. 4 is the Sprinters Stakes, a speed test over 1,200 meters of turf, the eighth leg of the 10-race Global Sprint Challenge. - 4 Oct
Vive La Trevolution! As Treve stands on the brink of history in Sunday’s Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, Jamie Lynch looks at the wider issue of the march of the mares in modern-day racing. - 4 Oct
Spalato Has Kranji Mile At His Mercy The absence of War Affair has robbed Singapore racegoers of one of the most anticipated clashes in recent memory with Spalato left with limited opposition in the Group 1 Kranji Mile. - 2 Oct
Nova To Strike Again Promising three-year-old Nova Strike gets his chance to confirm his impressive maiden win, when due to contest the third event at Singapore this evening. - 2 Oct
Prix De L'Arc De Triomphe Preview: Can Anything Stop The History Girl? Ben Fearnley looks ahead to Sunday's Prix de L'Arc de Triomphe and asks if any of Treve's rivals can beat her on a patch she has made her own. - 30 Sep
Knight Worth A Wager An eye catching performance last start leaves the Michael Clements trained Knight Wager well placed to break through in the eighth event at Singapore this evening. - 25 Sep
Ayr Gold Cup Preview: O'Meara Set For Further Acclaim The Ayr Bronze Cup was introduced in 2009, and effectively served as a consolation race for the consolation race to the main event, the Ayr Gold Cup.  - 18 Sep
Fastnet Dragon Set For Winning Return The Leslie Khoo trained Fastnet Dragon continued to impress last preparation culminating with a narrow third in the Group 1 Singapore Derby. - 18 Sep
Chase Set To Peak Third Up Two encouraging performances to begin this campaign leave the Mark Walker trained Chase well placed to return to the winner's stall in eighth event at Singapore this evening. - 18 Sep
Andrew Balding's Elm Park Primed For Fortune Stakes Comeback At Sandown Once one of the favourites for this year's Derby, Elm Park aims to rebuild his career in the Racehorse Sanctuary Remembers Moorcroft Boy Fortune Stakes at Sandown on Wednesday. - 16 Sep