Monday, October 14, 2019
Lester Piggott - cigars helped keep him at the top of racing.

Cigars helped keep Piggott at the top of racing

By Andrew Atkinson THE next time you sit down to dine, stop and think about the 'starvation' that jockeys put themselves through, to make a weight. Lester Piggot, 83, arguably the greatest Flat jockey ever, survived on a daily diet of...
Billy Lee - Donkey Derby fame - to Royal Ascot winner.

Former ‘Donkey Derby’ jockey Billy Lee

A MAN who boarded a bus in Dublin - with a donkey - could well have been heading to the 'Donkey Derby' in years gone by! In respect of the Donkey Derby, a race of the ilk was run at...
I'll never forget this day - I want to do it all over again - Mellah, featured by fromthehorsesmouth.tips

‘WHIRLWIND-CRAZY’ AS HAVERLAND WINS AT GLORIOUS GOODWOOD

I'll never forget this day - I want to do it all over again - Mellah, featured by fromthehorsesmouth.tips By Andrew Atkinson TEENAGER Khadijah Mellah became the first Muslim jockey to ride in a race in Britain - when Haverland won...
Gosden with Frankie Dettori

Odds-on favourite Enable (4-7) in Ascot King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Qipco Stakes...

By Andrew Atkinson ODDS-on favourite Enable (4-7) in Saturday's King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Qipco Stakes at Ascot has been slammed by trainer John Gosden. "The betting industry has put Enable at a price that they don’t want anyone to...
Two-time champion jockey Jamie Spencer

Jamie Spencer under the radar

By Andrew Atkinson Jamie Spencer will be at the 2019 Glorious Goodwood Festival a little under the radar - with the focus on Frankie Dettori - the former flat racing champion jockey having won the Goodwood Cup twice! Born in County...
Johnson to take cream at Newton Abbot

Johnson to take the cream at Newton Abbot

By Andrew Atkinson fromthehorsesmouth.tips racing correspondent CHAMPION jockey Richard Johnson is eyeing a successful afternoon at Newton Abbot on Saturday - booked to ride decent mounts at the Devonshire track. The Actuate Marketing Handicap Chase over 3 miles and 1 furlong (3.35)...
Enable 'The Queen of Racing' - Dettori. Image Twitter

Enable ‘The Queen of Racing’ – Dettori

By Andrew Atkinson Frankie Dettori said that there's 'plenty more to come' after the John Gosden trained Enable, selected by fromthehorsesmouth.tips won the Coral-Eclipse at Sandown on Saturday "There's plenty more to come. She's amazing - The Queen of racing!," said...
Spanish Moon.

Philip is over the Moon!

By Andrew Atkinson Spanish Moon, a two years old Colt, has arrived at racing trainer Philip Kirby's north Yorkshire, Green Oaks stables, having been purchased in France. "Meet the new boy Spanish Moon - isn't he just stunning," Philip, who trains...
Jack Sherwood

Sam Twiston-Davies and Nick Schofield bid farewell to Jack Sherwood – as he walks...

By Andrew Atkinson Jockey Jack Sherwood has quit racing after a woefully disappointing year- and having been left in the wilderness - by the lack of rides in the sport. Sherwood, 27, has hung up his saddle after a near decade...

Racehorse owner Hemmings’ son in the chair

By Andrew Atkinson Three times Aintree Grand National winning owner Trevor Hemmings has handed the chairmanship reins to his son Craig at Championship club Preston North End. "We have a young and exciting group of players - led by Alex Neil,"...
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