Monday, October 14, 2019
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...

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...
Aiden O'Brien will saddle seven of the 13 runners going to post in Saturday's Investec

YES SIR! O’Brien’s seventh Derby win?

AIDEN O'Brien will saddle seven of the 13 runners going to post in Saturday's Investec Derby over 1 mile 4 furlongs at Epsom Downs - with a near £1million awaiting the winner - in Britain's richest race. According to...
Mark Brisbourne - hoping to stay in racing.

Trainer Brisbourne hopeful of remaining in racing after stables development notification

By Andrew Atkinson TRAINER and former jockey Mark Brisbourne is set to leave Ness Strange Farm Stables in Shropshire, after notification that building work is set to go ahead to convert barns into a new development. "I hope to find work...
Richard Hannon Jnr

Trainer Spotlight: Richard Hannon

Richard Hannon junior, 43, who landed 174 winners in the 2018 Flat racing season, took the reins when his namesake father retired in 2013. Hannon, based at Herridge Racing Stables, near Marlborough, Wiltshire, champion trainer in 2014, also has stables...
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