P J Hobbs

BHA accused of ‘childish tantrum’ for pledging rule change after appeal defeat.

The BHA has been accused of a "childish tantrum" after pledging to amend the rules of racing following defeat in a landmark anti-doping case. The regulator had appealed against a disciplinary panel decision not to penalise Philip Hobbs after one...

Debuchet hurdling bow delayed by minor surgery

Classy bumper performer Debuchet will not make his hurdling debut until late December at the earliest after undergoing a minor wind operation. Classy bumper performer Debuchet will not make his hurdling debut until late December at the earliest after undergoing...

Librisa Breeze will stay at home as Ivory reports stable star not 100 per...

Champions Sprint winner Librisa Breeze has had a trip to compete in next month's Longines Hong Kong Mile aborted after suffering a minor setback. Dean Ivory's stable star, who is owned by Brighton FC chairman Tony Bloom, was set to...

Cue Card and Bristol De Mai to face off in Betfair Chase at Haydock

Bristol De Mai and Cue Card feature in a six-strong field declared for the Betfair Chase at Haydock on Saturday. With Cheltenham Gold Cup hero Sizing John withdrawn as anticipated, the Nigel Twiston-Davies-trained Bristol De Mai is a warm order to follow...

Michael Owen makes his debut in the saddle in a charity race at Ascot...

The renowned striker, who also starred for Liverpool, Real Madrid, Newcastle and Manchester United, will compete against other eager amateurs in a seven-furlong contest in aid of the Prince's Countryside Trust. Since hanging up his football boots in 2013, Owen,...