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2021/22 Conditional Jockeys’ Championship Contenders

Published: 24th November 2021

One of the many joys of horseracing is spotting the stars of the future. Whether it’s following the next great horse, trainer or jockey, it can be most rewarding....

Champion Jump Jockey Contenders

Published: 26th October 2021

After a pulsating finish to the Flat jockeys’ championship the focus turns to the jumps riders....

Charlie Appleby – Under Starters Orders

Published: 22nd September 2021

The 46‐year‐old has held numerous positions at Godolphin including travelling head lad, head lad and assistant trainer since joining the operation more than 20 years ago. Now he is responsible for some of...

Get Back On Track This Summer

Published: 15th July 2021

As restrictions ease, Racecourses across the UK are ready and waiting to host racegoers looking for a fun and energetic day out this summer.  Whilst there will be no strict restrictions on...

Chris Hughes Launches National Racehorse Week

Published: 14th July 2021

TV star and ITV racing presenter Chris Hughes has today launched the UK’s first ever National Racehorse Week which will run later this year from 12th -19th September....

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...