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Paisley Park Among Trio Nominated For January Horse Of The Month Award

Published: 8th February 2022

Four-time Champion Jockey, Richard Johnson has selected three magnificent racehorses for Great British Racing’s Horse of the Month competition.  To shine a spotlight on the amazing animals that power horseracing, each month...

Jockey Of The Month: Top Trio Kick Off 2022 In A Winning Fashion

Published: 7th February 2022

The three jockeys nominated for January Jockey of the Month 2022 are Nico De Boinville, Tom Bellamy and Adrian Heskin. All three nominees had big race winners throughout the month. Find out...

Painting The Picture – Racehorse Commentary

Published: 25th January 2022

One of the most important roles for any racing fan is that of the commentator. As well as informing what is going on in a race, the callers help build the excitement...

Harry Cobden: A Saturday to Savour

Published: 20th January 2022

Get the latest from top jockey Harry Cobden as he looks forward to getting stuck into some top class racing at both Ascot and Lingfield!...

Conditional Jockeys’ Championship – The Frontrunners

Published: 19th January 2022

The race to be crowned champion conditional jockey is hotting up. Jump racing’s best young riders are battling it out for the coveted award as the season enters its final months....

Harry Skelton | Under Starters Orders

Published: 14th January 2022

As the youngest son of Olympic gold medal‐winning showjumper Nick Skelton, the 32‐year‐old has been surrounded by horses all his life....

Jockey Fitness Explained

Published: 13th January 2022

Anyone who has ever gone near a horse can appreciate how skilful jockeys have to be. Trying to control a strong‐willed thoroughbred takes exceptional talent. But how fit do jockeys have to...

Big Hitters Nominated For December Horse Of The Month

Published: 11th January 2022

Former Champion Jump Jockey Richard Johnson picks his the three nominations for the new Horse of the month award. Vote below for your favourite......

Jockey Of The Month: Cobden, Frost And Sheppard Nominated For Festive Performances

Published: 5th January 2022

Here's your chance to vote for the jockey you think had the best month in December. Vote now......

A Brief History: The Welsh Grand National

Published: 21st December 2021

The Coral Welsh Grand National is the epitome of National Hunt racing. This prestigious chase demands stamina and fortitude from both horse and rider. Throw in 23 fences to be tackled and you’ve...