The turf

Blessed be the humble

18 August 2016 1:00 pm

After 30 years in racing it is a little late in Rab Havlin’s career to suggest that he will suddenly…

The turf

6 August 2016 9:00 am

Sometimes the labels people give themselves are more than mere braggadocio. Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali if you must) really was…

The turf

4 August 2016 1:00 pm

Sometimes the labels people give themselves are more than mere braggadocio. Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali if you must) really was…

The turf

4 August 2016 1:00 pm

Sometimes the labels people give themselves are more than mere braggadocio. Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali if you must) really was…

The Brexit effect

23 July 2016 9:00 am

Perhaps the most surprising thing about Theresa May’s arrival at No. 10 is that it has given us back a…

The Brexit effect

21 July 2016 1:00 pm

Perhaps the most surprising thing about Theresa May’s arrival at No. 10 is that it has given us back a…

The Brexit effect

21 July 2016 1:00 pm

Perhaps the most surprising thing about Theresa May’s arrival at No. 10 is that it has given us back a…

Six of the best

9 July 2016 9:00 am

I love Eclipse Day at Sandown, the first occasion in the year when the classy three-year-olds start taking on their…

Six of the best

7 July 2016 1:00 pm

I love Eclipse Day at Sandown, the first occasion in the year when the classy three-year-olds start taking on their…

Six of the best

7 July 2016 1:00 pm

I love Eclipse Day at Sandown, the first occasion in the year when the classy three-year-olds start taking on their…

On the money

25 June 2016 3:00 am

Forced to depart Ascot earlier than usual to fulfil a cruise lecture booking on the fjords, I hadn’t reckoned with…

On the money

23 June 2016 2:00 am

Forced to depart Ascot earlier than usual to fulfil a cruise lecture booking on the fjords, I hadn’t reckoned with…

On the money

23 June 2016 2:00 am

Forced to depart Ascot earlier than usual to fulfil a cruise lecture booking on the fjords, I hadn’t reckoned with…

Girl power

9 June 2016 1:00 pm

How much strength do you need to win a horse race? Do women have enough? And if they don’t should…

Girl power

9 June 2016 1:00 pm

How much strength do you need to win a horse race? Do women have enough? And if they don’t should…

The art of picking winners on the Flat

28 May 2016 9:00 am

‘After a few decades of marriage a man ought to be able to recognise his own wife,’ Mrs Oakley observed…

Numbers game

26 May 2016 1:00 pm

‘After a few decades of marriage a man ought to be able to recognise his own wife,’ Mrs Oakley observed…

Numbers game

26 May 2016 1:00 pm

‘After a few decades of marriage a man ought to be able to recognise his own wife,’ Mrs Oakley observed…

How to make a mint at the races this summer

14 May 2016 9:00 am

It has been a little like scraping from the plate as slowly as possible the last traces of Mrs Oakley’s…

Twelve to follow

12 May 2016 1:00 pm

It has been a little like scraping from the plate as slowly as possible the last traces of Mrs Oakley’s…

Twelve to follow

12 May 2016 1:00 pm

It has been a little like scraping from the plate as slowly as possible the last traces of Mrs Oakley’s…

The difference between praying in church and praying at a racecourse

30 April 2016 9:00 am

The difference between praying in church and praying at the racecourse, a gnarled old punter once said, is that at…

Sandown thrills

28 April 2016 1:00 pm

The difference between praying in church and praying at the racecourse, a gnarled old punter once said, is that at…

Sandown thrills

28 April 2016 1:00 pm

The difference between praying in church and praying at the racecourse, a gnarled old punter once said, is that at…

The Grand National a predictable affair? Not a bit of it

16 April 2016 9:00 am

With great victories in Flat racing you witness hats-in-the-air exultation. You see the pride of trainers who nurtured the winner…