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Hayley Turner – First British Woman To 1000 Winners

Published: 22nd November 2023

Early Days Hayley Turner was born and brought up in Nottinghamshire. She learned to ride at an early age as her mum Kate was a riding instructor. After graduating from Doncaster-based Northern...
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Jump Racing’s Future Stars

Published: 2nd November 2023

Some of the greats of the sport like Sir AP McCoy, Richard Johnson and current champion jockey Brian Hughes have all landed the prestigious title. More recently, Harry Cobden, Bryony Frost and...
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Catch Me If You Can – The Race For The Jump Jockey Champs

Published: 31st October 2023

There might still be the best part of six months left in the season, but the Welsh rider has dashed into an impressive lead as he looks to become champion jump jockey...
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Trainers Champs Going All The Way

Published: 19th October 2023

Team Gosden The father-and-son team of John and Thady Gosden lead the way going into Ascot’s glittering endof-season celebrations but Aidan O’Brien could easily bridge the gap with £4.1million up for grabs...
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William Buick – Defends The Jockey Championship

Published: 18th October 2023

Finish In Style? The 35-year-old will head to Qipco British Champions Day on Saturday October 21 with the Flat jockeys’ title he won for the first time last year safely in the...
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Billy The Kid – Champion Apprentice

Published: 17th October 2023

What A Year! On QIPCO British Champions Day last year, the teenager was a wannabe jockey still nine days from his debut ride and more than a month off his first winner....
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A Guide to the Ayr Gold Cup Festival

Published: 16th September 2023

The Virgin Bet Ayr Gold Cup Festival is Scotland’s biggest Flat meeting. The feature race is Europe’s most valuable sprint handicap and it is also one of the most historic....
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A Guide to Doncaster’s St Leger Festival

Published: 6th September 2023

When Does it Happen? This year’s St Leger Festival starts on Thursday 14 September and runs for four days, ending on Sunday 17 September. The big race was unusually run on a...
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A Guide To The York Ebor Festival

Published: 18th August 2023

The four-day event stages three Group 1 races as well as the prestigious Ebor Handicap that lends its name to the meeting.  It’s held at one of Britain’s finest tracks, on land...
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Racing League – Team Racing Where Every Point Counts

Published: 26th July 2023

All New For 2023 Now in it’s third year, the sport’s biggest team competition comprises of seven regional teams. Each team will battle it out in 42 races at six meetings spread over...