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The Jockey Diet

With most of the county signing up to the gym and looking to lose some of the Christmas excess, we thought that it would be worth sharing ‘The Jockey Diet’ to help shed pounds and stay healthy this January.
 
Amazingly, jockeys manage to stay fit and healthy on less than 1,000 calories per day, and top riders – including Frankie Dettori – have donated their favourite low-calorie recipes to help us become winners in the weight-loss stakes.

The meals – of between […]


Tony McCoy honoured with knighthood

AP McCoy, the most successful Jumps jockey of all time, has been honoured in the New Year’s Honours list with a Knighthood.  The 41-year-old officially retired at the end of April when he brought …

The Inside Track: Paddy Brennan

Christmas with the in-laws, Mumford & Sons and why seeing Cue Card was “like meeting his wife” We get the Inside Track with top #JockeyChamps rider, Paddy Brennan.


Our top 5 2015 Christmas talking points

While everyone gears up for Christmas Day, racing fans are gaging themselves for the beginning of top-class racing action! Here we take a look at the ten talking points likely to dominate the racing …


The career of Sir AP McCoy and key world events

Since the day Sir AP McCoy rode his first winner on board Chickabiddy at Exeter on Wednesday 7 September 1994, our great sport changed. The world changed. We take a look back at the key events to have …

10 things you never knew about AP McCoy

AP McCoy is one of the greatest Jumps jockeys of all time. Here’s ten things you never knew about what the 20-time Champion Jockey did in his career. AP spent between two and two-and-a-half hours …


11 December – 5 talking points ahead of the weekend

This weekend the racing action returns to Cheltenham, where more trials for future Cheltenham Festival stars are set to take place. There is also racing in Asia with some of Britain’s flat stars staking …

The jockeys’ healthy Christmas dinner

This Christmas why not eat a tad healthier than normal? We partnered up with Masterchef champion Simon Wood to come up with a healthy Christmas dinner alternative that even our jockeys can enjoy!

The story of Welsh National hero Dream Alliance

Once in a while in racing, a story emerges that captivates not only fans and aficionados of the sport, but also the local community and wider public. In 2009, five years ago, the village community of …


Tingle Creek champions from yesteryear

The Tingle Creek Chase at Sandown Park is synonymous with the superstars of the two-mile chasing division. Some of the greats have been victorious at the Surrey-based track down the years. Here, we …