Wednesday, December 7, 2022
Rachael Blackmore is noted up on Henry de Bromhead trained Coole Arcade

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...
Jockey Tom Marquand selfie down under. Photo: Twitter.

ROCK ON TOMMY!

Jockey, Marquand wins Group 3 Schweppervescence in Aussie By Andrew Atkinson Jockey Tom Marquand won the Group 3 Schweppervescence on the Ciaron Maher and David Eustace-trained colt Holyfield on Saturday (March 28) in Australia, beating Untamed by 3/4 of a...
Oisin Murphy has won the British Flat jockeys' championship for a third consecutive season

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 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...
Tom Midgley rode Johnson's Blue to Hexham 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...
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...
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...
Frankie Dettori: Nothing better than Royal Ascot with people.

Chill-out time for Dettori in France as Italian misses York Ebor meeting

By Andrew Atkinson Frankie Dettori remains in France after his decision to miss York's Ebor meeting that commences on August 19 paid off as he won on Mishriff and Palace Pier at Deauville - bagging a combined £400,000 winning purse...
Dettori 'pretty desperate' ground concerns ahead of Arc

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...
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...
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...
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...
Rachel Blackmore rides Balko Des Flos (3.37) Galway.

Aintree Grand National hero Rachael Blackmore sidelined after surgery

By Andrew Atkinson Aintree 2021 Grand National winning jockey Rachael Blackmore is set for a spell on the sidelines after undergoing surgery after sustaining injury. Blackmore, 32, the most successful female jockey in National Hunt racing and the first woman to...
Frankie Dettori tested positive for Covid-19

Frankie Dettori tested positive for Covid-19

By Andrew Atkinson Frankie Dettori has announced he has tested positive for Covid-19 that lead to the Italian born jockey missing rides at Meydan, Dubai, on January 28, including the Saeed bin Suroor-trained Real World in the Zabeel Mile. Father of...
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...
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...
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,...
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...

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...
Rachel Blackmore rides Balko Des Flos (3.37) Galway.

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...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
Oisin Murphy rode tips Neptune Legend and Storm Damage to victory at Newmarket.

Three-time Champion Flat jockey Oisin Murphy banned until 2023

By Andrew Atkinson Three-time Champion Flat jockey Oisin Murphy has been banned until February 2023, after accepting he was guilty of five charges brought against him by the BHA. An independent judicial panel on February 22 ruled Murphy will not be...
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