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#GoodLuckAP – McCoy honoured in historic Liver Building Tribute

Legendary jockey AP McCoy was honoured by one of Liverpool’s most iconic landmarks when the city’s Royal Liver Building was lit up with a #GoodLuckAP message ahead of his final ride in the Crabbie’s Grand National on Saturday.

The famous building was illuminated with an image of one of McCoy’s finest moments – winning the world famous Grand National on Don’t Push It in 2010 – together with the words “The Greatest Jockey. The Greatest Race.”

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A DAY IN THE LIFE OF: A Jumps Trainer

For the new instalment of our ‘Day in the Life of…’ series, we follow rookie trainer and former assistant to Paul Nicholls, Harry Fry, for a busy day in the stables and on the racecourse… 4.45am …

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF: A Clerk of the Course

For the first of a new monthly feature on Lovetheraces, we caught up with Ascot’s Clerk of the Course, Chris Stickels, to see how his day went on King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes Day, the …


Union J star JJ Hamblett set for return to saddle!

JJ Hamblett of boyband Union J has spoken of his desire to go back to his horseracing roots and ride in a race for charity. In an exclusive interview, the pop star chats to us ahead of his band’s …

Ride on board The New One

We went on board The New One ahead of his Champion Hurdle bid at the Cheltenham Festival. Join us as he works on Nigel Twiston-Davies’ gallops. Twiston-Davies’ Assistant Trainer Carl Llewelyn …

Legends are made in the Grand National

The Hallowed Turf of Aintree is where legends are created, dreams realised and sporting immortality bestowed upon a select group of sporting heroes, both equine and human who have triumphed in the greatest …



Ride the Coral-Eclipse course

With the Coral-Eclipse almost upon us, our friends at the QIPCO British Champions Series get the inside track on how to ride Sandown Park’s testing course with Classic-winning jockey John Reid, …


The Spirit of Cheltenham

Ahead of the Cheltenham Festival, Timeform’s Jamie Lynch encapsulates the spirit of Cheltenham. In a magical corner, deep in the Cotswolds,In a natural amphitheatre, the drama unfoldsIn a tidal …

Ride the Betfred Sprint Cup course!

With the Betfred Sprint Cup almost upon us, our friends at the QIPCO British Champions Series get the inside track on how to ride Haydock Park’s sprint track with Classic-winning jockey John Reid. …

Ride the King George course

With the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes almost upon us, our friends at the QIPCO British Champions Series get the inside track on how to ride Ascot course’s track with Classic-winning …


A DAY IN THE LIFE OF: An Apprentice Jockey

For the second instalment of our ‘Day in the Life of…’ series, we follow promising 5-lb apprentice, Leonna Mayor, during a busy mid-summer Sunday… 7.30am – The alarm goes off at 7.30 which …

At home with jockey James Doyle

Our friends at the QIPCO British Champions Series caught up with top Series rider James Doyle at his new Newmarket flat to find out a little bit more about his lifestyle and who his hopes for 2014 are. …

At home with Richard Hughes

Champion Jockey Richard Hughes has already enjoyed a great start to the current Flat season, landing his first ever British Classic at the start of the month aboard Sky Lantern in the QIPCO 1000 Guineas …