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FLASHBACK: When Hayley Turner Made Racing History In The July Cup

Published: 9th July 2021

10 years ago, Hayley Turner created history by becoming the first woman to ride a Group 1 winner outright. Hayley recalls the momentous day......

QUIZ: 3-Year-Olds To Win The Coral-Eclipse

Published: 1st July 2021

The Coral-Eclipse is one of the premier races in the Flat racing calendar. Originally named after Eclipse, a celebrated 18th-century racehorse, it has always played host to incredibly competitive fields as the...

VOTE | June Jockey of the Month

Published: 1st July 2021

There have been superb performances during the whole of last month from a number of jockeys but these three stood out from the crowd after big race victories during the Cazoo Derby...

David Egan – Under Starters Orders

Published: 29th June 2021

David Egan was born to be a jockey. His dad John has been a successful Flat rider for more than 30 years and his mum Sandra is from one of Ireland’s great...

Famous Jockey Nicknames

Published: 23rd June 2021

Everyone has their favourite jockeys. Those riders that always seem to come up trumps when your money is on, they never seem to let you down. Here’s a selection of jockeys with...

Palace Pier Shines On Day One At Royal Ascot

Published: 15th June 2021

After a year without fans in 2020, day one of Royal Ascot delivered in spades with three special Group 1 performances from Palace Pier, Oxted and Poetic Flare....

ROYAL ASCOT: The Queen Through The Decades

Published: 10th June 2021

The Queen first attended Royal Ascot over 70 years ago, it's an event Her Majesty absolutely loves and as an owner The Queen has enjoyed quite a few big winners over the...

Quiz: Name these Royal Ascot winning jockeys

Published: 9th June 2021

Here are 10 pictures of some of the great Royal Ascot winning jockeys but to make it a little tougher their faces are blurred out. Can you get 100%?...

QUIZ: Can you name the previous 40 Derby winners?

Published: 28th May 2021

The Derby represents one of the 5 British 'Classic' races and has been won by some of the very best thoroughbreds to have ever raced. How many of the past 40 winners...

QUIZ: How well do you know the Group 1 Lockinge Stakes?

Published: 13th May 2021

Winners of the race include Frankel, Canford Cliffs and Farhh. How well do you know this historic Group 1 though?...