Author: nvarney

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Champion Apprentice Title Race: Fallon in Front

Published: 26th August 2020

The Apprentice title is often an indicator for the great jockeys to come. Previous winners include Oisin Murphy, William Buick, Ryan Moore, Frankie Dettori and last year's winner Cieren Fallon Jr. Here's...

QUIZ: Name The Racecourse

Published: 14th August 2020

15 Racecourses, 15 multiple choice questions! Give it a crack!...

5 Syndicate Stars That Have Shone In 2020

Published: 12th August 2020

We pick out five syndicate-owned horses to have run above expectation; having competing for some of the biggest prizes!...

Brilliant Battaash Makes It Four Of A Kind

Published: 31st July 2020

It was a case of different year, same result as the brillaint Battaash was at his bombastic best; scorching to success in the King George Qatar Stakes for the fourth consecutive season....

Magic Mohaather Reigns Supreme On The Downs

Published: 29th July 2020

Following a run of well supported favourites yesterday, day two kicked off with an outsider taking the spoils. Harry Bentley won well for trainer Ralph Beckett as Chamade landed the opener with...

Under Starters Orders – Cieren Fallon Jr

Published: 16th July 2020

Name: Cieren Fallon Jr Age: 21 Interesting Fact: Cieren is the son of six-time Champion Jockey Kieren Fallon who won a mammoth 16 British Classic races in his career Champion Apprentice 2019...

Jump jockey Lizzie Kelly announces retirement

Published: 9th July 2020

Pioneering jockey Lizzie Kelly, best known for her exploits with dual Grade 1-winning chaser Tea For Two, has announced her retirement from horseracing  and will continue to forge a path within the...

The Epsom Classics: An Introduction

Published: 1st July 2020

Although, the last filly to run in the race was 1,000 Guineas winner Cape Verdi in 1998. The top class fillies tend to head to the Investec Oaks which is run over...

The Triple Crown – The long wait for the next Nijinsky

Published: 1st July 2020

This Saturday’s Investec Derby will mark the 50th anniversary of the last equine immortal, Nijinsky, wining the second leg of English racing’s “Triple Crown”.  He remains to this day the most recent...

Racing Behind Closed Doors – Safety Measures Explained

Published: 1st July 2020

Racing continues to operate under a set of extensive health and safety measures will be implemented to mitigate against Covid-19 infection. The measures include: The completion of pre-race health and well-being questionnaires...