Wednesday, July 17, 2024
Racing plans will allow owners to attend race meetings behind closed doors from July 4

Racing plans will allow owners to attend race meetings behind closed doors from July...

‘Test events’ scheduled this week to pilot new protocols Attendance limited to two owners per horse By Andrew Atkinson Breaking news Racehorse owners will be able to start attending race meetings behind closed doors from Saturday July 4 in a...

Racehorse owner Hemmings’ son in the chair

By Andrew Atkinson Three times Aintree Grand National winning owner Trevor Hemmings has handed the chairmanship reins to his son Craig at Championship club Preston North End. "We have a young and exciting group of players - led by Alex Neil,"...
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...
Cheltenham Festival Day 3 Thursday March 17

Finger pointed at Cheltenham by owners

By Andrew Atkinson Racehorse owner Richard Hutchings has pointed a finger at the controversial 2020 Cheltenham Festival in March going ahead - having a backlash in managing to get his horse into a race. "We have a share in a horse...
Betting as part of trial sees owners access to on-course betting

Betting as part of trial sees owners access to on-course betting

By Andrew Atkinson The Racehorse Owners Association (ROA), Racecourse Association (RCA) and British Horseracing Authority (BHA) have issued a statement that includes betting as part of a trial for owners to have access to on-course betting. The move comes following feedback...
Gathering outside Musselburgh racecourse at behind closed doors meeting

Gathering outside Musselburgh racecourse at behind closed doors meeting

By Andrew Atkinson A gathering of people outside Musselburgh racecourse, all standing at the 5 furlongs start viewpoint, during the behind closed doors meeting on September 27, has led to racehorse owner David Armstrong questioning a spectators ban of the...
Prince Khalid Abdullah, racehorse owner/breeder owner of Juddmonte Farms, has died aged 83.

Obituary: Prince Khalid Abdullah, racehorse owner/breeder owner of Juddmonte Farms, has died aged 83.

By Andrew Atkinson Prince Khalid Abdullah, racehorse owner/breeder that included Arc de Triomphe winner Dancing Brave; Frankel, Enable, Oasis Dream, Warning, and Kingman, owner of Juddmonte Farms, has died aged 83. Former NH jockey Sir A.P. McCoy said: "So sad to...
Ex-jockey Bradley - warned off for five years - registered as racehorse owner

Ex-jockey Bradley – warned off for five years – registered as racehorse owner

By Andrew Atkinson Former jockey Graham Bradley - warned off for five years after it was found he had passed information for reward - has registered as a racehorse owner in Ireland. Marchons Ensemble, owned by Bradley, that ran at Limeric...
Jayne Sivills: We are absolutely gutted. Once in a lifetime horse and will stay with me forever.

Lady Buttons underdeveloped ovaries prevents her from conceiving and carrying a foal

Quote: 'It is incredibly sad for Keith, Jayne and ultimately Buttons that she won’t ever have a foal by her side. She was clearly meant to be a very special one off’ - Pippa Kirby By Andrew Atkinson Retired Lady...

Trainers pay homage to Sultan Ahmad Shah

By Andrew Atkinson SULTAN Ahmad Shah, former race horse owner, with his string including horses with Michael Jarvis, Roger Charlton, Roger Varian and Paul Cole, has died, aged 88. "It's very sad news," said Roger Varian, who saddled his first winner...
Andrew Atkinson with Sir Alex Ferguson at Haydock Park.

From a ‘tanner each-way’ bet – to joining the Sport of Kings – Sir...

By Andrew Atkinson SIR Alex Ferguson entered his 21st year as a racehorse owner going into 2019 - one of the Sport of King's most successful persons - having placed a 'tanner each-way' bet, that lured him into racing decades...
MICHAEL Tabor

Tabors set for Royal Ascot in bid to end Noseda’s training career on a...

By Andrew Atkinson MICHAEL Tabor and his wife Doreen are hoping that they can aid trainer Jeremy Noseda's retirement from racing at Royal Ascot's 2019 June meeting with a winning bow. "I am thrilled that Michael Tabor and Charles Fox have...

Jubilant ‘Mickey Mouse’ trainer Tom  takes horse Charle Brune to bar – celebrating once...

By Andrew Atkinson EXCLUSIVE AFTER three decades in racing without a winner you'd have thought owner-trainer Tom Shanahan would have pulled the reins in! But patience eventually paid off for Irishman Tom - when his six year old horse Charle Brune...
Shares are available in racehorse Spanish Buttons

Shares in ‘Spanish Buttons’.

By Andrew Atkinson Shares are available in racehorse Spanish Buttons, under the helm of trainer Philip Kirby racing stables in Richmond, north Yorkshire. "Shares are selling swiftly in Spanish Buttons (Zebedee) Lady Buttons' nephew colt foal," Philip's wife Pippa told fromthehorsesmouth.tips....
Masked jockeys following the return of racing.

OWNERS UNDER STARTERS ORDERS!

Quote: 'I want to thank owners for their continued patience and understanding during an incredibly difficult period. You’ve shown incredible loyalty, despite disappointed you haven’t been able to watch your horses run' - BHA’s Chief Operating Officer, Richard...
Lady Buttons and owner Jayne Sivills.

Lady Buttons arrives at Coolmore

By Andrew Atkinson Lady Buttons who retired last year after a successful career has arrived at Coolmore stud in Ireland to stand with Walk In The Park. "Lady Buttons arrived in Ireland on her way to Coolmore, Castlehyde, for a date...
 Bellshill: Fatal injury denied 2021 Aintree Grand National run.

Westwood denied Aintree Grand National dream

Quote: 'To win the National would be unbelievable. It’s what dreams are made of - the biggest horse race in the world' - Lee Westwood. By Andrew Atkinson Racehorse Bellshill, co-owned by Lee Westwood, entered in the 2021 Randox Health...
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