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Train like a beast: The horse diet

Eat, Sleep, Train, Repeat: Bred for success and trained to win, the life of a racehorse can easily be compared that of an elite Olympic Athlete. But have have you ever wondered what exactly goes into fuelling just under half a ton of equine muscle?

With so much at stake, it’s hardly surprising that science now has a huge hand in the way that horses are prepared and trained for the big day. Catherine Rudenko, who works for leading horse feed provider Dodson & Horrell, gave us […]

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De Sousa ban opens up the Championship title race

The race for the Stobart Flat Jockeys Championship took a fascinating turn today after reigning champion and current leader Silvestre De Sousa was given a sizeable 12-day ban by the BHA under its totting-up …

11 January – 5 things we learned from the weekend

In spite of the rain, spirits were not dampened by the deluge of top-class racing action over the weekend. Here, we take a look at the five things we learned from Chepstow, Kempton Park and further …

2 November – 5 things we learned this weekend

After a weekend of top Jumps contests and a thrilling Breeders’ Cup meeting, there is a lot to talk about. Here we discuss the five things we learned from the racing action across Britain and America. …


9 November – 5 things we learned from the weekend

After an action-packed weekend of racing action, we take a look at the issues that are on the lips of every racing fan. From Coneygree’s return to Hayley Turner’s goodbye, here are our five talking …

16 November – 5 things we learned from the weekend

Well, what a weekend! The resurgence of a true great, a defeat to an unconquerable Champion Hurdler and a brilliant story of tenacity to win the Paddy Power Gold Cup, here are the five things we learned …

30 November – 5 things we learned from the weekend

A brilliant performance by horse and jockey to win the Hennessy Gold Cup and a new Champion Hurdle contender to look forward to. After this weekend’s brilliant racing action, we take a look at the …


28 September – 5 things we learned from the weekend

Classic stars were aplenty at Newmarket with a number of contenders for the big races staking their claim on the Rowley Mile ahead of next season. Here are the five things we learned from the weekend’s …

5 October – 5 things we learned from the weekend

A British Flat great conquering Paris and a French heroine showing her potential Champions Day class in Newmarket. Here are five things we learned from the weekend’s racing action.   Golden Horn …

26 October – 5 things we learned from the weekend

Future Classic contenders and Jumps stars stole the shows at Doncaster, Cheltenham and Aintree. Here are the five things we learned from the weekend.   Marcel provides Andrea Atzeni with third straight …


1 September – 5 things we learned from the weekend

If you thought the bank holiday weekend was going to be a quiet one, think again. From a British Olympian riding her first official race to the retirement of a Jumps legend, here are the five things …

14 September – 5 things we learned this weekend

If you didn’t witness or watch the goings on in the racing world over the weekend – where the hell were you!? From the controversy of the Ladbrokes St Leger to Golden Horn restoring his champion …


11 January – 5 things we learned from the weekend

In spite of the rain, spirits were not dampened by the deluge of top-class racing action over the weekend. Here, we take a look at the five things we learned from Chepstow, Kempton Park and further …

Your guide to Royal Ascot 2016

Royal Ascot 2016 To download a full set of Royal Ascot images, please click here. All photos courtesy of Racingfotos.com and must be credited DATE: Tuesday 14th to Saturday 18th June LOCATION: Ascot …


How to picnic perfectly at Royal Ascot

Royal Ascot is the perfect occasion to dust off your silver platters, starch your linen tablecloths and sip your finest champagne. It’s also the ideal event to pack a few sandwiches, grab a blanket …