Jockey Fit

Jockey Fit: The Jockey-Inspired Fitness Class

Jockey Fit is a High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) concept that targets four of the key physical facets relied upon in horse racing: Quads, Cardio, Balance and Core.

The 30‐minute bodyweight workout has been created in partnership with Tom Marquand, and incorporates some of the key elements that jockeys need to train in order to keep their body at the highest standard for their sport.

The one‐off session saw attendees from across the health, fitness and lifestyle sector […]

Five Things To Watch Out For At Aintree

Grand National Fences In Action Every Day The fence-building programme starts approximately three weeks before the Grand National meeting is run, with around 150 tonnes of spruce branches sourced and …

Women to watch at Aintree, Rachael Blackmore

Women to watch at Aintree

Women have excelled at the Grand National Festival over recent years. No less than three female trainers have trained a Grand National winner in the last decade, and it’s not just the trainers, top …

Dream Alliance

The incredible story of Dream Alliance

The ultimate rags to riches story. Dream Alliance is the incredible story of how a horse that was born on an allotment, bought for £300 and went on to win £138,000 in prize money. In Cefn Forest, …

Red Rum

QUIZ: Can you name these Grand National winners

We will find out who will win the 2019 Randox Health Grand National next Saturday at 5:15pm at Aintree Racecourse which will be live on ITV. But how good is your knowledge of past winners of the race? …

pineau de re eventing

Where are our Grand National heroes now?

Photo courtesy of Horse and Hound With the Grand National just around the corner, we caught up with a few of the retired racehorses that have won Aintree’s prestigious race to see how they are getting …

Noel Fehily

Noel Fehily Tribute: Five of the Best

This Saturday will see fan favourite and multiple Grade 1-winning rider Noel Fehily bow out from the sport at his adopted home track of Newbury. Still riding at the very top of his game, Fehily is both …

Half Century Up For Midlands National at Uttoxeter

This Saturday 16 March, will mark the 50th running of the biggest horse race in the Midlands, the Marston’s 61 Deep Midlands Grand National, at Uttoxeter Racecourse. With £150,000 up for grabs, the …

Ruby Walsh, Hurricane Fly

QUIZ: Ruby Walsh at The Cheltenham Festival

Ruby Walsh was quite simply the King of Cheltenham, he was the most successful Cheltenham Festival jockey in its history. But how much do you know about Ruby Walsh’s exploits at the Cheltenham …