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Rene's Girl

Rene’s Girl in line for Grade One chance following Huntingdon success

Rene's Girl can now look forward to a first outing at Grade One level after claiming the most lucrative victory of her career in the Smarkets Lady Protectress Mares' Chase at Huntingdon. After running out an impressive winner of a...
Bristol De Mai

Bristol De Mai to bid for Premier prize as Twiston-Davies looks to Aintree

Bristol De Mai will bid to get his season back on track in the Premier Chase at Kelso on Saturday week. After edging out stable companion Blaklion in the Charlie Hall Chase at Wetherby in the autumn, the Nigel Twiston-Davies-trained grey was a staggering 57-length...
Sammy Jo Bell

Richard Fahey: close call but Sammy Jo Bell made the right decision

By David Milnes Richard Fahey has spoken of "the close call" Sammy Jo Bell had to make over her decision to quit race-riding aged 27, as revealed on Monday night. The day after Bell announced she was ending her riding career that featured 82 wins,...
Liam Treadwell

Grand National-winning rider Liam Treadwell: being a jockey isn’t for me anymore

By Richard Birch Liam Treadwell, famous for his Grand National victory aboard 100-1 outsider Mon Mome in 2009, has announced his retirement. Treadwell, 32, partnered almost 300 winners during his career and hopes to remain within the racing industry, but is...

Kalashnikov shoots to Betfair Hurdle success at Newbury

Kalashnikov follows the loose horse on his way to victory Kalashnikov gave Amy Murphy the biggest success of her training career with an impressive victory in the Betfair Hurdle at Newbury. The five-year-old looked a high-class prospect after winning a Wetherby...
beer goggles

Beer Goggles to continue career with owners after leaving Woollacott stable

By Jon Lees Beer Goggles, who gave Richard Woollacott his biggest victory when winning the Long Distance Hurdle at Newbury in December, has moved stables. He has left Woollacott's yard, where the late trainer's wife Kayley has taken over the licence,...
Derek O'Connor

“Miracle” horse Edwulf takes Irish Gold Cup at Leopardstown

O'Connor savours victory in the Irish Gold Cup (Racingfotos)By Racinguk.com staff Big outsider Edwulf won a dramatic renewal of the Unibet Irish Gold Cup at Leopardstown under amateur rider Derek O'Connor for Joseph O'Brien. In what was a tremendous training performance - Edwulf nearly died at...
Byrony Frost

Musselburgh winner sees rising star Bryony Frost have claim cut

Talented conditional jockey Bryony Frost had her riding allowance cut from 5lb to 3lb when taking her tally to 40 winners on Marracudja in the bet365 Scottish Champion Handicap Chase at Musselburgh. Frost, the daughter of Grand National-winning jockey Jimmy Frost, won the Foxhunter Challenge Cup at...

Rich Ricci and Willie Mullins deflated as Faugheen suffers another defeat at Leopardstown

By Johnny Ward at Leopardstown You can lead the horse to water, but you can’t make it drink. That was not the case with Supasundae, who relished a full bucket in his face after mastering Faugheen in the BHP Irish Champion Hurdle at Leopardstown on the...
m jefferson

Praise from far and wide after death of brilliant trainer Malcolm Jefferson

By David Carr  Tributes poured in from across the country for multiple Cheltenham Festival-winning trainer Malcolm Jefferson, who died on Friday morning after a long illness. He was 71. His daughter Ruth has taken over the licence at Newstead Cottage Stables...
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