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Four-time Champion Jump Jockey Ricard Johnson retires

Published: 3rd April 2021

Four time Champion Jump Jockey Richard Johnson has announced his immediate retirement after 27 years in the saddle. Johnson rode a total of 3,824 winners, a figure only bettered by his long-term...
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Racing Community Unites – #LoveTheRacehorse and #ForTheLoveOfHorses

Published: 2nd March 2021

Love and respect for racehorses is at the very heart of everything British racing stands for; thousands of stable staff across the country pour their heart and soul into caring for their...
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Horse named in honour of Rugby League legend Rob Burrow to raise funds for Motor Neurone Disease research

Published: 9th November 2020

Former Rugby league player Rob Burrow will take his fight against Motor Neurone disease to the racecourse in a bid to raise vital funds. ...
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Oisin Murphy Retains Champion Jockey Title

Published: 6th November 2020

Oisin Murphy has retained his Champion Flat Jockey title after second-placed William Buick failed to overhaul his total of 142 wins in the 2020 Flat Jockeys’ Championship....
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Star-studded cast remain on course for epic Champions Day

Published: 29th September 2020

A remarkable 38 individual Group 1 winners remain entered to run at Ascot on Saturday October 17th; the tenth staging of QIPCO British Champions Day. ...
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Top 12 Funniest Horse Names

Published: 23rd July 2020

12 FUNNIEST HORSE NAMES 1. Two In The Pink Be sure not to Google this one, you may be in for a surprise! Despite being a phrase championed by comedian Jimmy Carr,...
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Enable – Under Starters Orders

Published: 5th July 2020

Over the last three seasons, queen of the turf Enable has not only galloped into the history books, becoming the first European mare to ever earn more than £10million in prize money,...
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Social Distancing Derby Day Delivers Drama in Spades

Published: 4th July 2020

A remarkable day's racing took centre stage at Epsom as viewers were treated to a blockbuster fixture that featured two Classics on the rescheduled Investec Derby Day....
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Horse Racing stars unite to support NHS

Published: 8th April 2020

Leading jockeys, Olympic riders and celebrities have shown their support for a major fundraising initiative, ‘Equestrian Relief’, which will see donations going directly to support the efforts of the wonderful work being...
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Champion Trainer Title Triumph – Super Six for Nicky Henderson

Published: 6th April 2020

The Champion Trainer title, decided on prize money, goes to Nicky Henderson who, in the process lands the sixth Championship of his career having first won the title in 1985/86. Henderson secured...