Wednesday, October 5, 2022
Musselburgh fromthehorsesmouth.info 13-1 double Newmarket fromthehorsesmouth.info 5-1 double Jonjo saddles Soaring Glory (5-1) to Ascot win By Andrew Atkinson Nick Alexander saddled Eagle Ridge (7-2) tipped by fromthehorsesmouth.info to victory in the Racing TV Go North Handicap Chase over 2m 4f at Musselburgh on Saturday. Donald McCain jnr trained Gaelik Coast (2-1) completed a fromthehorsesmouth.info 13-1 double under Brian Hughes, who went nap with five winning rides at the Scottish track. Selections Arthur's Secret finished (2nd), Copper Coin (3rd), Sarv (2nd) and Gold Des Bois (2nd). At Newmarket Bay Bridge (6-5) trained by Sir Michael Stoute and ridden by Ryan Moore and Charlie Appleby trained Zakouski (11-8) with William Buick up, returned a fromthehorsesmouth.info 5-1 double. Soaring Glory (5-1) trained by Jonjo O'Neill and ridden by Tom Scudamore tipped by fromthehorsesmouth.info landed the Bateaux London Handicap Hurdle at Ascot. Grey Diamond (11-2) and Chianti Classico (7-2) tipped each-way were both placed. At Wetherby, Tamar Bridge (11-10) was a winning selection. Corran Cross 11-2 and Our Surprise (6-1) tipped each-way were placed at the Yorkshire track. Caption: Gaelik Coast completed Musselburgh 13-1 double under Brian Hughes.

Johnson and Hughes head-to-head as Cheltenham looms

The 2020 Cheltenham Festival during March 10-13 could see a mouthwatering jockey's title finale between Richard Johnson and Brian Hughes - going head-to-head to lift the crown. Reigning champion NH jockey Johnson and Hughes are neck and neck vying for...

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...
Bravemansgame Cheltenham chance - Nicholls

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...
Haydock Park

Race Courses: Haydock Park

Haydock Park is a dual-purpose racecourse, staging 32 racing days on the Flat and over Jumps in 2019. Haydock Park is part of The Jockey Club, staging The Randox Health Grand National, The Cheltenham Festival and The Investec Derby. The Jockey...

Racehorse owner Hemmings’ son in the chair

By Andrew Atkinson Three times Aintree Grand National winning owner Trevor Hemmings has handed the chairmanship reins to his son Craig at Championship club Preston North End. "We have a young and exciting group of players - led by Alex Neil,"...
Derby winning Jockey Pat Smullen dies aged 43

Derby winning Jockey Pat Smullen dies aged 43

By Andrew Atkinson Derby winning Jockey Pat Smullen has died at the age of 43. Horse Racing Ireland said that Smullen, diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in March 2018, died at St Vincent's Hospital in Dublin on September 15. Smullen, nine times Irish...
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,...
Moore will be on board Magical in Sunday’s Longines Hong Kong Cup at Sha Tin

MOORE THE MERRIER

Moore on board Magical in Sunday’s Longines Hong Kong Cup at Sha Tin and rides Mogul in Vase By Andrew Atkinson Ryan Moore will continue as the leading jockey for Aidan O'Brien next season after speculation about Moore’s post at the...
Jayne Sivills: We are absolutely gutted. Once in a lifetime horse and will stay with me forever.

Lady Buttons underdeveloped ovaries prevents her from conceiving and carrying a foal

Quote: 'It is incredibly sad for Keith, Jayne and ultimately Buttons that she won’t ever have a foal by her side. She was clearly meant to be a very special one off’ - Pippa Kirby By Andrew Atkinson Retired Lady...
Image: Leopardstown RC Twitter - A victorious Kevin Sexton heads to the winner's enclosure after steering home Good Time Jonny in the PaddyPower Handicap Hurdle

Saturday Racing Roundup from Leopardstown

Mullins on song at Dublin Racing Festival Blue Lord, Good Time Jonny, Facile Vega fromthehorsesmouth.info 57-1 treble By Andrew Atkinson Willie Mullins trained Blue Lord under Paul Townend tipped by fromthehorsesmouth.info landed the Grade 1 Irish Arkle Novice Chase at...
Obituary: JOHNNY BRADBURNE

Obituary: JOHNNY BRADBURNE

Quote: 'It is hard to believe that he and Susan have now both gone, they were very much part of my life since my earliest days. Great friends of my parents, who bridged the gap in a unique...
Aspiring jockey Jacob Pritchard Webb

Aspiring jockey Jacob Pritchard Webb, 23, told by medics he will never walk again...

By Andrew Atkinson Aspiring jockey Jacob Pritchard Webb, 23, has been told by medics he will never walk again after a horrific fall at Auteuil racecourse, in Paris, causing serious damage to his spine. Leicester born Jacob, who moved to France...
 Bellshill: Fatal injury denied 2021 Aintree Grand National run.

Westwood denied Aintree Grand National dream

Quote: 'To win the National would be unbelievable. It’s what dreams are made of - the biggest horse race in the world' - Lee Westwood. By Andrew Atkinson Racehorse Bellshill, co-owned by Lee Westwood, entered in the 2021 Randox Health...
Lady Buttons and owner Jayne Sivills.

Lady Buttons arrives at Coolmore

By Andrew Atkinson Lady Buttons who retired last year after a successful career has arrived at Coolmore stud in Ireland to stand with Walk In The Park. "Lady Buttons arrived in Ireland on her way to Coolmore, Castlehyde, for a date...

Jubilant ‘Mickey Mouse’ trainer Tom  takes horse Charle Brune to bar – celebrating once...

By Andrew Atkinson EXCLUSIVE AFTER three decades in racing without a winner you'd have thought owner-trainer Tom Shanahan would have pulled the reins in! But patience eventually paid off for Irishman Tom - when his six year old horse Charle Brune...
IT'S COLD OUTSIDE!

IT’S COLD OUTSIDE!

Quote: 'We have plenty to catch up with. Ideally I’d like to have the best part of 100 runners between now and the end of April,' trainer Nick Alexander By Andrew Atkinson After the cold spell of snow, hail, blizzards...
Trevor Hemmings: Wonderful owner who had such a lovely, wicked sense of humour

Obituary: Trevor Hemmings

By Andrew Atkinson Chief Sports Editor Three-times Grand National winner, Trevor Hemmings, died on October 11, aged 86. I knew and spoke to Mr Hemmings, who owned Championship club Preston North End, during reporting on The Lilywhites at Deepdale and at...
Dr Syntax began his career at Catterick Bridge

DR IN THE HOUSE!

Quote: 'In July 1814, Dr Syntax ran at Preston Racecourse, opposite Preston North End football stadium. It was the beginning of a remarkable career'. Racing correspondent Andrew Atkinson looks back in Part 1 of a special Feature on Dr...
Kieran Fallon: stayed in UK to help son Cieron.

Brotherly love for ace jockey Cieron!

By Andrew Atkinson Brittany Fallon, twin-sister to top jockey Cieron, was brought to tears after he landed Europe's top sprint July Cup on at Newmarket on July 11. "I'm crying - happy tears - I'm so proud," said Brittany. "It was a...
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...
MICHAEL Tabor

Tabors set for Royal Ascot in bid to end Noseda’s training career on a...

By Andrew Atkinson MICHAEL Tabor and his wife Doreen are hoping that they can aid trainer Jeremy Noseda's retirement from racing at Royal Ascot's 2019 June meeting with a winning bow. "I am thrilled that Michael Tabor and Charles Fox have...
300-1 shock He Knows No Fear record win at Leopardstown 

300-1 shock ‘He Knows No Fear’ record win at Leopardstown 

By Andrew Atkinson He Knows No Fear caused a shock 300-1 win at Leopardstown on August 13 - when gaining a head victory over even money favourite Agitare at the Irish track in the Irish Stallions Farm EBF Madien. Trained by...
Ex-jockey Bradley - warned off for five years - registered as racehorse owner

Ex-jockey Bradley – warned off for five years – registered as racehorse owner

By Andrew Atkinson Former jockey Graham Bradley - warned off for five years after it was found he had passed information for reward - has registered as a racehorse owner in Ireland. Marchons Ensemble, owned by Bradley, that ran at Limeric...
Delia Bushell is to stand down as Jockey Club group chief executive.

Delia Bushell stands down as group chief executive – Jockey Club

The Jockey Club has announced that Chief Group executive Delia Bushell would stand down immediately - after 13 months in charge - amid allegations of misconduct, including bullying behaviour towards colleagues, inappropriate racist comments and sharing offensive materials. The statement...

Trevor Hemmings CVO reducing string of horses

Racehorse owner and three times Aintree Grand National winner Trevor Hemmings CVO reducing string of horses COVID-19. The effect of Covid-19 is part of it. It’s a big reduction - racing manager Michael Meagher. By Andrew Atkinson Racehorse owner and...
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