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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....
Brian Hughes announced as National Hunt Champion jockey

Brian Hughes announced as National Hunt Champion jockey

Nicky Henderson trainers' champion. Jonjo O'Neill jnr top Conditional jockey. JP McManus top racehorse owner By Andrew Atkinson Brian Hughes has been announced as National Hunt racing champion jockey, with Nicky Henderson named trainers' champion and JP McManus top racehorse...

Dettori chalks up 70th Royal Ascot career win on Fanny Logan in  G2 Hardwicke...

By Andrew Atkinson Frankie Dettori rode John Gosden trained Fanny Logan to an emphatic victory in the Group 2 Hardwicke Stakes at Royal Ascot on Friday. Fanny Logan - Dettori's 70th career win at Royal Ascot - gained a two and...
Jockey David Egan: Glorious Goodwood ban costly. Photo: Twitter.

Glorious Goodwood ban thwarts Egan ride on Mishriff

By Andrew Atkinson Jockey David Egan has been left gutted after an imposed five day ban at July's Glorious Goodwood meeting comes into play. Egan has lost the ride on French Derby winner Mishriff in the Group 2 Prix Guillaume d'Ornano...
Oisin Murphy: Will learn and come back better and more determined.

Oisin Murphy denies taking cocaine amid shock allegations

Quote: 'I hope it is negative. I have never taken cocaine in my life and I will do everything that I can to prove that I have not taken cocaine' - Oisin Murphy By Andrew Atkinson Oisin Murphy has denied...
Jockey Luke Tarrant: six months ban for head-butting.

Tarrant six-month ban for head-butting fellow jockey

By Andrew Atkinson Jockey Luke Tarrant has been banned from racing for six months - after head-butting colleague Larry Cassidy during an altercation at Doomben, Australia on April 22. Tarrant pleaded guilty to a charge after he was involved in a...
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...
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...
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...

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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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)...
Masked jockey Oisin Murphy.

Murphy set to miss 2020 St Leger Classic at Doncaster on September 12, pending...

Quote: 'I went 18 months without a suspension anywhere in the world. Now I’ve been hit with a big one. Such is life' - champion jockey Murphy By Andrew Atkinson The 2020 St Leger Classic at Doncaster on September 12...
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...
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...
Frankie Dettori geared up for Royal Ascot 

Stradivarius – A horse for the big occasion

Frankie Dettori's 2019 Gold Cup win With Royal Ascot awaiting to see if the 2020 meeting can go ahead behind closed doors, in the wake of the coronavirus lockdown, ANDREW  ATKINSON looks back at Frankie Dettori's 2019 Gold Cup...
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...
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,...
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...
Frankie Dettori rode Mother Earth to victory

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...

Queen Of Kalahari 10-1 winning tip completes 70-1 double

By Andrew Atkinson Queen Of Kalahari was a 10-1 winning selection when landing the Betway Handicap over 5 furlongs at Newcastle on June 1, beating Tomshalfbrother under a driving finish by jockey Lewis Edmunds. Queen Of Kalahari's success completed a 70-1...
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