Wednesday, August 21, 2019
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,"...
Ex-jockey Bradley - warned off for five years - registered as racehorse owner

Ex-jockey Bradley – warned off for five years – registered as racehorse owner

By Andrew Atkinson Former jockey Graham Bradley - warned off for five years after it was found he had passed information for reward - has registered as a racehorse owner in Ireland. Marchons Ensemble, owned by Bradley, that ran at Limeric...

Piggott pips Dettori at post as best jockey ever

Is Frankie Dettori the best Flat jockey ever - even surpassing the legendary Lester Piggott - in racing's Sport of Kings? Italian maestro Dettori, MBE, wowed the 2019 Royal Ascot meeting, underlined by riding the first four winners on Thursday's...
MICHAEL Tabor

Tabors set for Royal Ascot in bid to end Noseda’s training career on a...

By Andrew Atkinson MICHAEL Tabor and his wife Doreen are hoping that they can aid trainer Jeremy Noseda's retirement from racing at Royal Ascot's 2019 June meeting with a winning bow. "I am thrilled that Michael Tabor and Charles Fox have...
The remains of the fire that devasted a bungalow at his Old Malthouse stables in Upper Lambourn

Relief nobody hurt. Horses and animals safe – Osborne

By Andrew Atkinson Jamie Osborne's racing stables staff houses are set to be rebuilt after a fire destroyed buildings at his yard in Upper Lambourn, Berkshire. Osborne, 51, former jockey turned trainer, revealed two staff members were asleep at the time...
Eric Alston, apprentice jockey to trainer, spanning almost six decades, saddles Maid In India at Haydock Park on June 8.

Eric Alston – apprentice jockey to trainer – spanning almost six decades

By Andrew Atkinson Exclusive ERIC Alston is approaching 60 years in the Sport of Kings, the Lancashire born trainer having been apprentice jockey with Walter Wharton in the sixties. On Saturday at Haydock Park Eric and his wife Susan, who have...
Buick awaits medical advice ahead of Royal Ascot

Buick awaits medical advice ahead of Royal Ascot

By Andrew Atkinson WILLIAM Buick is awaiting medical advice as to whether he can return to racing at Royal Ascot this month - in the wake of suffering post head-injury syndrome in May. Buick, 30, underwent tests at Addenbrooke's Hospital in...

Enable seasonal debut in Coral-Eclipse at Sandown – ahead of tilt at third Prix...

TRAINER John Gosden will saddle Enable in the Coral-Eclipse at Sandown in July - ahead of a tilt at the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe. The odds on various betting websites look favourable for this beautiful horse. "John Gosden feels...
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