Friday, July 30, 2021
Rachael Blackmore: First ride in Grand Steeple-Chase de Paris, on May 23 on Ajas.

Rachael Blackmore heads to France in Grand Steeple-Chase de Paris

By Andrew Atkinson After what has been a season to remember for Rachael Blackmore - highlighted winning the Aintree Grand National in April and top jockey award at the Cheltenham Festival in March - she heads for a first ride...
Frankie Dettori: Nothing better than Royal Ascot with people.

COME ON YOU OLDIES!

Quote: 'The 20th British Classic for me, 50 years old. I’m only 10 behind Lester Piggott. Come on the oldies' - Frankie Dettori By Andrew Atkinson Frankie Dettori rode Mother Earth - second-string behind Aiden O’Brien’s Santa Barbara - to...
Jockey Benoit de la Sayette positive cocaine test

Trainer Gosden standing by jockey Benoit de la Sayette amid positive cocaine test

By Andrew Atkinson Trainer John Gosden is standing by apprentice teenage jockey Benoit de la Sayette after being suspended by the British Horseracing Authority pending a disciplinary inquiry into a positive test for cocaine. "Benoit is a teenager and I will...
Racing. Obituary Lorna Brooke

Racing. Obituary Lorna Brooke

By Andrew Atkinson Amateur jockey Lorna Brooke has died aged 37 following a heavy fall at Taunton this month, the first rider to sustain fatal injuries while race-riding under rules in Britain or Ireland since Tom Halliday in July 2005. A...
Tom Midgley and Rukwa lead into winner's enclosure.

Tom continues fine form at Huntington on Rukwa despite losing iron!

Conditional jockey Tom Midgley continued his fine form at Huntington on April 12 when winning on Sam England trained Rukwa in the C4 RacingTV Conditional Jockeys Handicap over 2m 4f. "He's come good," Tom, who lost an iron at the...
Jockey Rachael Blackmore created history becoming the first woman to ride the winner of the Randox Aintree Grand National

RACHAEL MAKES HISTORY IN AINTREE GRAND NATIONAL

Quote: 'I could never imagine winning the race. It's a phenomenal race, the Aintree Grand National' - jockey Rachael Blackmore By Andrew Atkinson Jockey Rachael Blackmore created history becoming the first woman to ride the winner of the Randox Aintree Grand...
Jockey Tom Midgley: tips Bristol De Mai in Grand National.

Bristol De Mai in top National form

Conditional jockey Tom Midgley said: "My tip for the Aintree Grand National is Nigel Twiston-Davies trained 10-year-old BRISTOL DE MAI". Jockey Daryl Jacob who rides Bristol De Mai (25-1), won the National in 2012 on Neptune Collonges: “Bristol De Mai...
Johnson winning on Dostal Phil at Newbury

Johnson ‘salutes all’ after announcing retirement

By Andrew Atkinson Richard Johnson OBE announced his retirement at Newton Abbot on Saturday - with a tearful farewell to the sport in which he was crowned champion NH jockey four times in a glittering career. Johnson's Cheltenham Gold Cup wins...
Jack Berry MBE walking Grand National distance to raise money for IJF.

Jack Berry MBE walking Grand National distance to raise money for IJF

By Andrew Atkinson Jack Berry MBE is walking the Aintree Grand National distance of 4 miles to raise money for the injured jockeys fund 'Grand National weekend'. "I'm no Captain Tom, but would like to raise £1,000 for the IJF," Jack,...
Blazing Port after his race at Kelso.

Blazing Port disappointing run at Kelso found post-race scope mud in trachea

By Andrew Atkinson Trainer Nick Alexander based at Kinneston, Fife, rued Blazing Port's run at Kelso last weekend, when pulled-up, after expecting a better show. "It became the big disappointment of the weekend, pulling up three out - when he ought...
Al Boum Photo

BOUM TIME AT CHELTENHAM – Cheltenham Festival Day 4

By Andrew Atkinson Al Boum Photo (3.05) tipped by fromthehorsesmouth.info is tilting towards a third consecutive Grade One Cheltenham Gold Cup win on Friday, the Willie Mullins trained favourite ridden by Paul Townend. A Plus Tard, ridden by Rachael Blackmore and...

Honeysuckle and Rachael Blackmore make Cheltenham Champion Hurdle history

Honeysuckle completes fromthehorsesmouth.info treble By Andrew Atkinson Rachael Blackmore made history at the Cheltenham Festival when becoming the first female jockey to win the Grade 1 Unibet Champion Hurdle Challenge Trophy over 2m on Honeysuckle - tipped by fromthehorsesmouth.info. "It's absolutely...
Tom's first winner on Start Time at Thirsk in the Betfair Novice Riders Series.

Focus on Conditional jockey: TOM MIDGLEY

Quote: 'My biggest ambition is to ride my claim out and ride a winner at the Cheltenham Festival' By Andrew Atkinson Exclusive Teenage Conditional jockey Tom Midgley's biggest ambition is to ride a winner at the Cheltenham Festival following his...
Oisin Murphy: profusely apologised after letting down owners and trainers. Photo: Twitter.

Oisin Murphy profusely apologises after letting down owners and trainers

By Andrew Atkinson Oisin Murphy has been informed by the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) that he is unable to resume riding today (March 13) following suspension. Murphy's scheduled return to the saddle was stopped by the BHA, citing testing requirements. "As of...
Aintree Grand National hero Rachael Blackmore sidelined after surgery

Blackmore’s polished skills catching the eye

Rachael Blackmore is set to ride Henry de Bromhead trained A Plus Tard in the WellChild Cheltenham Gold Cup, with Jack Kennedy on stablemate, Minella Indo. Blackmore partnered A Plus Tard to victory in the Close Brothers Novices’ Handicap Chase...
Davy Russell: hugely disappointed to miss Cheltenham Festival.

Davy Russell to miss Cheltenham Festival

Quote: 'After talking through things with trainer Gordon Elliott, we both feel it sensible for me to follow advice and miss Cheltenham' By Andrew Atkinson Davy Russell will miss the 2021 four days Cheltenham Festival in March after failing to...
Hugh Morgan rode Young Dev - tipped by fromthehorsesmouth.info - 499-1 in running on Betfair - having broke a stirrup.

Young Dev – tipped by fromthehorsesmouth.info – touched 499-1 on Betfair – in Navan Handicap Chase...

By Andrew Atkinson Young Dev - tipped by fromthehorsesmouth.info - touched 499-1 in running on Betfair - in the Handicap Chase at Navan on Sunday having broke a stirrup after the first of 17 fences, with jockey Hugh Morgan riding without irons for...
Liam Treadwell: Found life challenging during coronavirus lockdown in 2020 and missed seeing people.

Liam Treadwell: Inquest

By Andrew Atkinson The post mortem inquest on Aintree Grand National winning jockey Liam Treadwell revealed he died after taking a mixture of strong drugs. The post mortem inquest on February 10 concluded Treadwell, found dead at his Shropshire home in...
Adam Kirby rode fromthehorsesmouth.info 10-1 double at Lingfield Park.

Kirby at the double on Classy Dame and Symbolic Power

O'Brien trained Entoucas (6-1) tipped ew by fromthehorsesmouth.info Leopardstown place By Andrew Atkinson Classy Dame (11-4) tipped by fromthehorsesmouth.info won the Ladbrokes 1 mile 2 furlongs Handicap at Lingfield Park on Saturday under jockey Adam Kirby, gaining a 1/2 length...
TIGER ROLL NEEDS SUN TO RECOUP FORM

TIGER ROLL NEEDS SUN TO RECOUP FORM

Quote: 'I’m sure they will get him back in good shape. He will be a better horse - when he has some sun on his back' - jockey Davy Russell By Andrew Atkinson Jockey Davy Russell who fractured his vertebrae...
Jockey Ben Curtis is set to undergo scans after a fall at Wolverhampton on December 8 that left him and fellow jockey Rob Hornby injured.

‘MIRACLE’ AS CURTIS AND HORNBY TAKE HORROR FALL

Quote: 'Luckily I stayed conscious. Ben took a bad slap and was unconscious - luckily he walked away. Thankfully the horses were fine' - jockey Rob Hornby By Andrew Atkinson Jockey Ben Curtis is set to undergo scans after a...
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...
Cook suffered a fractured eye socket requiring 60 stitches to facial injuries following fall at Market Rasen in October.

Jockey Danny Cook fighting to save eyesight

By Andrew Atkinson Jockey Danny Cook hopes eye surgeons can save his career after being forced to give up race-riding following a fall on Definitly Red at Newcastle in the Rehearsal Chase on November 28. "I'm going to take time out....
Oisin Murphy: Will learn and come back better and more determined.

Jockey Oisin Murphy three-month suspension following positive test for cocaine

Quote: 'Murphy told disciplinary hearing the positive was due to environmental contamination, via sexual contact with a user of the Class A drug' By Andrew Atkinson Flat champion jockey Oisin Murphy has been given a three-month suspension following his positive...
Hollie Doyle named Sunday Times Sportswoman of the Year

Hollie Doyle named Sunday Times Sportswoman of the Year

By Andrew Atkinson Following jockey Hollie Doyle named as the Sunday Times Sportswoman of the Year, the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) lead tributes. "I am delighted that Hollie’s record-breaking success in her jockey career has been recognised at a national level. "This...
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