Saturday, July 11, 2020

HOLLIE’S PUNCHING ABOVE HER WEIGHT!

Weightlifting, squat-lifting and boxing in bid to become elite jockey Quote: Rugby scrum-half in boys team at school, told she wouldn't become a jockey. 'It's nice to prove people wrong' - Hollie Doyle By Andrew Atkinson Hollie Doyle rode four...
Glamourius force wins the first!

Decision slammed as Leicester racing goes ahead

Decision to allow racing to go ahead slammed by leading Flat trainers as BHA give green light amid COVID-19 'spike' in Leicester By Andrew Atkinson Leicester race meeting went ahead on June 30 - despite the city being placed in...
Racing plans will allow owners to attend race meetings behind closed doors from July 4

Racing plans will allow owners to attend race meetings behind closed doors from July...

‘Test events’ scheduled this week to pilot new protocols Attendance limited to two owners per horse By Andrew Atkinson Breaking news Racehorse owners will be able to start attending race meetings behind closed doors from Saturday July 4 in a...
Masked jockeys following the return of racing.

OWNERS UNDER STARTERS ORDERS!

Quote: 'I want to thank owners for their continued patience and understanding during an incredibly difficult period. You’ve shown incredible loyalty, despite disappointed you haven’t been able to watch your horses run' - BHA’s Chief Operating Officer, Richard...
Nicknamed 'Tredders', he initially retired after sustaining injuries including head and shoulder injuries, that saw him leave racing in February 2018.

‘TREDDERS’ DEAD

Grand National winning jockey Liam Treadwell found dead By Andrew Atkinson Grand National winning jockey Liam Treadwell has died at the age of 34, with police treating his death as unexplained, with no third party thought to be involved. Born in Arundel,...
Tom Marquand, one of British racing's rising stars

DETTORI SADDLED WITH DERBY FAVOURITE!

Marquand 'jocked-off' English King at Epsom By Andrew Atkinson Tom Marquand, one of British racing's rising stars, has been 'jocked-off' English King in the Investec 2000 Derby at Epsom next month - with Frankie Dettori in the saddle. Marquand, 22, who...

Dettori chalks up 70th Royal Ascot career win on Fanny Logan in  G2 Hardwicke...

By Andrew Atkinson Frankie Dettori rode John Gosden trained Fanny Logan to an emphatic victory in the Group 2 Hardwicke Stakes at Royal Ascot on Friday. Fanny Logan - Dettori's 70th career win at Royal Ascot - gained a two and...

Golden Horde winning tip by fromthehorsesmouth.info in Royal Ascot Group 1 Commonwealth Cup

By Andrew Atkinson Golden Horde (5-1) was a winning tip by fromthehorsesmouth.info when landing the Group One Commonwealth Cup over 6f at Royal Ascot on Friday, under jockey Adam Kirby. "It has got great natural speed and all credit to connections,"...

Jockey Hayley Turner ‘absolutely gutted’ 2020 Shergar Cup cancelled

By Andrew Atkinson The 2020 Shergar Cup at Ascot in August, highlighting jockeys worldwide along with an international women’s team, has been cancelled. The Shergar Cup is a victim of the coronavirus pandemic. Nick Smith, Ascot’s director of racing, said: “Regrettably,...
O'Brien's Kew Gardens to miss Gold Cup at Royal Ascot

O’Brien’s Kew Gardens to miss Gold Cup at Royal Ascot

By Andrew Atkinson Aidan O'Brien's 2018 St Leger winner Kew Gardens will miss the 2m 4f Gold Cup at Royal Ascot on June 18. Kew Gardens (ante-post 4-1) was deemed a major threat to Stradivarius at Royal Ascot: "We wasn't 100...
Queen to miss Royal Ascot for first time in 68-year reign

Queen to miss Royal Ascot for first time in 68-year reign

By Andrew Atkinson We’re trying to make the most of it - words of Nick Smith, Ascot’s spokesperson, ahead of Royal Ascot's 2020 meeting. “It’s going to be different but we are trying to make sure there’s as much compensation...
Sandown Park, Newbury, Doncaster, Leicester tips June 13

Sandown Park, Newbury, Doncaster, Leicester tips June 13

STONE 'SOLID' IN STOUTE SANDOWN TILT Sunday Sovereign's debut run for Varian By Andrew Atkinson Roger Varian trained Sunday Sovereign (2.40) ridden by Sylvester De  Souza, making a debut run for it's new yard, is tipped to win the Class...
Frankie Dettori geared up for Royal Ascot 

Frankie Dettori geared up for Royal Ascot 

By Andrew Atkinson  Frankie Dettori is all geared up for the behind closed doors meeting at Royal Ascot after the meeting was given the go ahead amid racing's lockdown in mid-March, due to COVID-19. "Royal Ascot is here and I am...

Kirby duo Mont Blanc and Fircombe Hall Newcastle debuts

By Andrew Atkinson Trainer Philip Kirby two year old duo Mont Blanc and Fircombe Hall made their debuts at Gosforth Park, Newcastle on June 6. "They will find easier assignments in future as the young pair lined up against some mightily...

Kameko’s Qipco 2,000 Guineas win sees armed guard to the son of Kitten’s Joy

By Andrew Atkinson Kameko's Qipco 2,000 Guineas win a Newmarket on June 6, which subsequently saw odds slashed for the Derby at Epsom next month - from 25-1 to 10-1 - has seen an armed guard to the son of...

Gary Gibson Lennon: Piggott style-riding-short-stirrups, arse-in-the-air!

Quote: 'I just wish my granddad could have given me a leg-up - he would have been so proud. Seeing me return to the Paddock, covered head to boots in sand, he would have said his usual two...
'Love' was drawn on the outside of the field

IT MUST BE ‘LOVE’ FOR AIDAN!

Love clipped to win Oaks - slashed from 6-1 to 6-4 - after 1,000 Guineas win By Andrew Atkinson Qipco 1,000 Guineas Newmarket winning tip, Aidan O'Brien trained Love (4-1) ridden by Ryan Moore rounded-off a plethora of fromthehorsesmouth.info selections. Love's...
Kempton fromthehorsesmouth.info selections rack-up 2 winning tips - with SIX placed on 9 racecard!

Kempton fromthehorsesmouth.info selections rack-up 2 winning tips – with SIX placed on 9 racecard!

By Andrew Atkinson Following Newcastle's 150-1 winning treble tips on the opening day of the return of racing on June 1, Kempton Park selections on June 2 saw two winning tips - with SIX tips placed on the nine racecard...
'Legend' December Second fatal accident at Newcastle

‘Legend’ December Second fatal accident at Newcastle

Quote: 'December Second was one of Phil’s favourite horses, riding him out himself. He will remain a legend in our eyes'. By Andrew Atkinson Philip Kirby trained December Second suffered a fatal injury in the Betway Handicap Class 3 over...

Queen Of Kalahari 10-1 winning tip completes 70-1 double

By Andrew Atkinson Queen Of Kalahari was a 10-1 winning selection when landing the Betway Handicap over 5 furlongs at Newcastle on June 1, beating Tomshalfbrother under a driving finish by jockey Lewis Edmunds. Queen Of Kalahari's success completed a 70-1...

Winning tip Brian The Snail – anything but!

Quote: 'Riding in the mask isn't really nice, but we know the reasons behind why we have to wear them and will continue to do so' - jockey Tony Hamilton By Andrew Atkinson Brian The Snail - tipped - landed...
Masked-jockey Ben Robinson at Newcastle as racing returned on June 1, amid COVID-19 lockdown.

Champ Oisin noted at Kempton

By Andrew Atkinson Kempton Park sees racing's second meeting return at Shepperton, Sunbury-on-Thames on June 2, amid COVID-19 lockkdown since March, with champion jockey Oisin Murphy and Ryan Moore noted. Science (2.45) trained by Archie Watson and ridden by Murphy, is...
This way. Jockeys temporary changing rooms at Newcastle racecourse.

Ayr set to recommence racing in Scotland on June 22

By Andrew Atkinson AYR racecourse is eyed as a return to racing in Scotland on June 22, with the opening 2020 Flat race season set to get underway amid the coronavirus lockdown, following suspension of meetings since March 17. Hamilton Park...
Chris Gordon with retired NH champion jockey Sir Anthony McCoy in 2015. Twitter.

Focus on Trainer: CHRIS GORDON

By Andrew Atkinson Trainer Chris Gordon is looking forward to the return of racing in June after the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown in March. "It's good to hear that they are starting racing again on June 1," said Gordon, based at Morestead...
O'Brien's Kew Gardens to miss Gold Cup at Royal Ascot

Ascot date change would clog-up racing pattern – Ascot’s Director of Racing Nick Smith

By Andrew Atkinson Racing in England is set to return on June 1 with Irish meetings scheduled to resume on June 8, as easing of the coronavirus lockdown comes into play. Royal Ascot gets underway on June 16, leaving Irish trainers...
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