Thursday, May 6, 2021

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...
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...
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,...
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...
Nick Barratt-Atkin - stylish jockey.

Nick’s dedication has pulled him through after working hard at Jack Berry House –...

By Andrew Atkinson NICK Barratt-Atkin returns to the saddle at Ayr when riding the Phil Kirby trained Hard Times - the teenage jockey's first official ride as an Apprentice jockey - for the Richmond, North Yorkshire, stables. Nick is back in...
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...
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...
*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...

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...

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...
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...
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...
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...
Frankie Dettori: New Mandate fromthehorsesmouth.info Newmarket winning tip.

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...
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...
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...
Frankie Detorri

Jockey Feature: Frankie Dettori

Frankie Dettori is one of, if not the most important jockey figure in racing, likewise to snooker's Ronnie O'Sullivan. Milan born Italian ace Dettori will celebrate his 49th birthday on December 15. So how long will Dettori remain in the saddle...
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...
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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.

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...
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...
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...
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)...
Sir Gordon: put food on the table.

BOOKIES PLYING THEIR TRADE FROM THE ‘BACK DOOR’

Quote: 'Gordon Richards often put food on this table. In those days betting, away from the racecourse was illegal, but bookies still plied their trade - from their back door. I remember bookies putting out chairs - in...
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