Tuesday, April 7, 2020

SO SORRY CHELTENHAM APOLOGY

'I'm sorry from the bottom of my heart' - jockey Jamie Moore Andrew Atkinson Cheltenham Festival proved to be one to forget for jockey Jamie Moore - left distraught - when being unseated by runaway leader Goshen at the final hurdle...

Champ Oisin to throw bookies to wolves!

By Andrew Atkinson Champion Flat jockey Oisin Murphy could be set to throw the bookies to the wolves on Saturday night at the Wolverhampton, Midlands course. Killarney born Murphy, who can speak four languages, is tipped to win the C3 Ladbrokes...
Andrea Atzeni winning-treble tips at Lingfield  Park. 

Andrea Atzeni winning-treble tips at Lingfield  Park. 

Dublin Pharaoh, Harry's Bar and El Ghazwari winning treble at Lingfield Park By Andrew Atkinson Headline tips under Italian jockey Andrea Atzeni came up trumps at Lingfield Park on Saturday - with selections Dublin Pharaoh, Harry's Bar and El Ghazwari...
Johnson to have a 'Ball' in Newbury William Hill Gold Cup

Johnson faces ‘triple-whammy’ in broken arm dilemma

By Andrew Atkinson Exclusive Champion jump jockey Richard Johnson could face a 'triple-whammy' - after sustaining a broken arm at Exeter on Tuesday. Johnson said last night he is confident he will be back in the saddle for the Cheltenham Festival,...
Brian Hughes is level on winners with Richard Johnson and he’s pushing for the jockeys’ title.

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...
Jockeys ban overturned following appeal

Jockeys ban overturned following appeal

By Andrew Atkinson racing correspondent fromthehorsesmouth.tips EXCLUSIVE THE seven jockeys suspended for 10 days at Sandown Park, for refusing to stop riding - despite the stop-race yellow flag being waved - have had it overturned, following appeal. Jockeys Jamie Moore, Daryl...
Pennine Cross and Tom Midgley 33-1 Catterick win.

Pennine Cross 33-1 Catterick win for Kirby-Midgely 

By Andrew Atkinson Jockey Tom Midgley rode his first winner in the saddle for trainer Philip Kirby at Catterick on Monday - on 33-1 shot Pennine Cross. "It was a brilliant ride by Tom, in riding his first National Hunt winner...
American Jockey GARY Stevens

USA racing authorities to use their ‘Noggin’ ?!

By Andrew Atkinson racing correspondent fromthehorsesmouth.tips GARY Stevens, a leading American jockey, who I met and interviewed during his riding career in the UK, has aired his views on the rising deaths of horses in America. Gary, three times winner of...
Gordalan and Tommy Dowson stay on for third place at Sedgefield, on his hurdling debut.

Rock on Tommy!

By Andrew Atkinson racing correspondent fromthehorsesmouth.tips PHILIP Kirby entries on Thursday proved fruitful, saddling two runners that finished third at Sedgefield, ridden by Thomas Dowson. "We are pleased to have saddled two runners that ran third at Sedgefield," Philip told fromthehorsesmouth.tips. L'attendue...
*Ryan Mania - racing comeback.

Ryan’s return

By Andrew Atkinson racing correspondent fromthehorsesmouth.tips Jockey Ryan Mania - who rode Auroras Encore to victory in the 2013 Aintree Grand National - has returned to racing. "I retired for all the wrong reasons,” confessed Mania, who quit aged 25, in...
Dettoris 'girl' Enable set for tilt at 2020 Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe

Dettoris ‘girl’ Enable set for tilt at 2020 Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe

y Andrew Atkinson FRANKIE Dettori has revealed his 'girl' Enable is set for another tilt at the Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe in 2020. "My girl is staying in training for next year. I can't wait. Come on Enable," said...
Cheng deserves 'second chance' - Haggas - Image Twitter

Cheng deserves ‘second chance’ – Haggas

By Andrew Atkinson FORGOTTEN jockey Howard Cheng has been thrown a lifeline by William Haggas - three years after leaving Hong Kong in disgrace. "I felt he deserved a second chance," said Haggas. Cheng, 38, has been granted a riding licence by...
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Watch: An interview with Frankie Dettori on Enable

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2HFeLPvjONY Courtesy: At The Races YouTube interview with Frankie Dettori, ahead of riding Enable in Sunday October 6 Qasar Arc de Triomphe.
Riding Ban for Willie Carson’s Grandson

Riding Ban for Willie Carson’s Grandson

Legendary jockey Willie Carson's grandson faces 6 month ban after testing positive for cocaine By Andrew Atkinson racing correspondent fromthehorsesmouth.tips Legendary jockey Willie Carson's grandson William Carson is set to face a disciplinary panel today (Thursday September 26) as to...
Lester Piggott - cigars helped keep him at the top of racing.

Cigars helped keep Piggott at the top of racing

By Andrew Atkinson THE next time you sit down to dine, stop and think about the 'starvation' that jockeys put themselves through, to make a weight. Lester Piggot, 83, arguably the greatest Flat jockey ever, survived on a daily diet of...
Billy Lee - Donkey Derby fame - to Royal Ascot winner.

Former ‘Donkey Derby’ jockey Billy Lee

A MAN who boarded a bus in Dublin - with a donkey - could well have been heading to the 'Donkey Derby' in years gone by! In respect of the Donkey Derby, a race of the ilk was run at...
I'll never forget this day - I want to do it all over again - Mellah, featured by fromthehorsesmouth.tips

‘WHIRLWIND-CRAZY’ AS HAVERLAND WINS AT GLORIOUS GOODWOOD

I'll never forget this day - I want to do it all over again - Mellah, featured by fromthehorsesmouth.tips By Andrew Atkinson TEENAGER Khadijah Mellah became the first Muslim jockey to ride in a race in Britain - when Haverland won...
Two-time champion jockey Jamie Spencer

Jamie Spencer under the radar

By Andrew Atkinson Jamie Spencer will be at the 2019 Glorious Goodwood Festival a little under the radar - with the focus on Frankie Dettori - the former flat racing champion jockey having won the Goodwood Cup twice! Born in County...
Johnson to take cream at Newton Abbot

Johnson to take the cream at Newton Abbot

By Andrew Atkinson fromthehorsesmouth.tips racing correspondent CHAMPION jockey Richard Johnson is eyeing a successful afternoon at Newton Abbot on Saturday - booked to ride decent mounts at the Devonshire track. The Actuate Marketing Handicap Chase over 3 miles and 1 furlong (3.35)...
Enable 'The Queen of Racing' - Dettori. Image Twitter

Enable ‘The Queen of Racing’ – Dettori

By Andrew Atkinson Frankie Dettori said that there's 'plenty more to come' after the John Gosden trained Enable, selected by fromthehorsesmouth.tips won the Coral-Eclipse at Sandown on Saturday "There's plenty more to come. She's amazing - The Queen of racing!," said...
Jack Sherwood

Sam Twiston-Davies and Nick Schofield bid farewell to Jack Sherwood – as he walks...

By Andrew Atkinson Jockey Jack Sherwood has quit racing after a woefully disappointing year- and having been left in the wilderness - by the lack of rides in the sport. Sherwood, 27, has hung up his saddle after a near decade...

Piggott pips Dettori at post as best jockey ever

Is Frankie Dettori the best Flat jockey ever - even surpassing the legendary Lester Piggott - in racing's Sport of Kings? Italian maestro Dettori, MBE, wowed the 2019 Royal Ascot meeting, underlined by riding the first four winners on Thursday's...
Buick awaits medical advice ahead of Royal Ascot

Buick awaits medical advice ahead of Royal Ascot

By Andrew Atkinson WILLIAM Buick is awaiting medical advice as to whether he can return to racing at Royal Ascot this month - in the wake of suffering post head-injury syndrome in May. Buick, 30, underwent tests at Addenbrooke's Hospital in...
Jockey Frankie Dettori (right) celebrates winning the Investec Oaks on Anapurna

Italian star Frankie ‘in love’ after fifth Oaks win on Gosden’s Anapurna

By Andrew Atkinson FRANKIE Dettori was 'in love' after his successful ride on Anapurna in the Oaks at Epsom - when beating Pink Dogwood for the Italian star's fifth victory in the Classic: "I absolutely love it!", said Dettori. Anapurna, a...

Nick thwarted on medical grounds at Ayr

By Andrew Atkinson NICK Barratt-Atkin's debut ride under rules at Ayr on Tuesday evening - booked to ride the Phil Kirby trained Hard Times - was thwarted on medical grounds. "I was told by the Clerk I couldn't ride," said disappointed...
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