The turf

Most of the racing crowd were saddened that Godolphin was dragged through the mire

31 August 2013 9:00 am

Driving to Newmarket through a biblical-style deluge that had sheep, cattle and horses queuing in twos in case Noah had…

The turf

29 August 2013 1:00 pm

Driving to Newmarket through a biblical-style deluge that had sheep, cattle and horses queuing in twos in case Noah had…

Age triumphs at Ascot

17 August 2013 9:00 am

As part of the after-dinner entertainment on a cruise ship recently, I encountered a couple of comedians. One claimed he…

Veterans’ day

15 August 2013 1:00 pm

As part of the after-dinner entertainment on a cruise ship recently, I encountered a couple of comedians. One claimed he…

Qataris invest heavily in British bloodstock

3 August 2013 9:00 am

A fresh new breeze is wafting through British racing. Led by the enthusiastic Sheikh Fahad Al Thani, the Qatar ruling…

The turf

1 August 2013 1:00 pm

A fresh new breeze is wafting through British racing. Led by the enthusiastic Sheikh Fahad Al Thani, the Qatar ruling…

It helps to have a sense of humour when handling horses

20 July 2013 9:00 am

Clive Cox, once a conditional jockey in Lambourn, fell at the first fence one year in the Grand National. ‘Mind…

The Force is with us

18 July 2013 1:00 pm

Clive Cox, once a conditional jockey in Lambourn, fell at the first fence one year in the Grand National. ‘Mind…

Royal Ascot triumph: Johnny Murtagh is the best trainer riding

6 July 2013 9:00 am

Ginger Rogers, clever girl, did everything that Fred Astaire did — but she did it backwards. I am looking backwards…