Wednesday, October 5, 2022

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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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....

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...
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...

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...
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...
Galileo Chrome jockey Tom Marquand: Dreams come true. Image Twitter

LONE EAGLE SWOOPS IN 281-1 fromthehorsesmouth.info ACCUMULATOR

Fontwell Park fromthehorsesmouth.info 28-1 double By Andrew Atkinson Bashful Boy (10-3) trained by Suzi Best and ridden by Daryl Jacob and Willie Mullins trained Mojestic, ridden by Page Fuller (11-2) returned a fromthehorsesmouth.info 28-1 double at Fontwell on September 12. Sir...
Former champion Flat jockey Jamie Spencer set to return

Former champion Flat jockey Jamie Spencer set to return

By Andrew Atkinson Former champion Flat jockey Jamie Spencer has been given the go-ahead to return to race-riding following a long spell on the sidelines, having broke his hip on the gallops. "It has been a long three months since I...
Tom Marquand rode Aljaryaal fromthehorsesmouth.info tip to win Unibet Handicap at Kempton.

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...
William Buick rides Space Blues (3.00) at York.

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 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...
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...
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...
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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.

VENICE ‘PAPPY’ RICHARDS/Alex Higgins

The passing of Venice 'Pappy' Richards, Southern Caribbean jockey, mirrors former apprentice jockey Alex Higgins' death By Andrew Atkinson Barbados born Venice 'Pappy' Richards, dubbed the greatest jockey in Southern Caribbean thoroughbred racing history, has passed away in Trinidad and...

Stan Mellor MBE dies, aged 83

By Andrew Atkinson Stan Mellor MBE, who became the first National Hunt jump jockey to ride 1,000 winners, died on August 1, aged 83. Brough Scott led the tributes to Mellor having been a fellow rider as an amateur: “He was...
Jamie Spencer: Pope Gregory and Man Of Riddles Wolverhampton wins.

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...
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...
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