The turf

The second-best jump jockey ever finally gets to finish first

5 March 2016 9:00 am

Richard Johnson, possibly the nicest man to occupy a saddle and certainly the most modest, once said of his Irish…

Nice guys do finish first

3 March 2016 3:00 pm

Richard Johnson, possibly the nicest man to occupy a saddle and certainly the most modest, once said of his Irish…

Nice guys do finish first

3 March 2016 3:00 pm

Richard Johnson, possibly the nicest man to occupy a saddle and certainly the most modest, once said of his Irish…

Inside the mind of a racehorse trainer

20 February 2016 9:00 am

There are now two Kings of the Marlborough Downs. Leading jumps trainer Alan King has long trained top horses at…

King of the hills

18 February 2016 3:00 pm

There are now two Kings of the Marlborough Downs. Leading jumps trainer Alan King has long trained top horses at…

King of the hills

18 February 2016 3:00 pm

There are now two Kings of the Marlborough Downs. Leading jumps trainer Alan King has long trained top horses at…

Hot tips for next month’s Cheltenham Festival

6 February 2016 9:00 am

Racing Life is all about judgment and I got one thing right at Cheltenham last Saturday after the overnight rain.…

Second thoughts

4 February 2016 3:00 pm

Racing Life is all about judgment and I got one thing right at Cheltenham last Saturday after the overnight rain.…

Second thoughts

4 February 2016 3:00 pm

Racing Life is all about judgment and I got one thing right at Cheltenham last Saturday after the overnight rain.…

The small wonders of horse racing

23 January 2016 9:00 am

Cheltenham, Ascot and Sandown Park are wonderful but without the little tracks racing would be lost. It was perishing cold…

Small wonder

21 January 2016 3:00 pm

Cheltenham, Ascot and Sandown Park are wonderful but without the little tracks racing would be lost. It was perishing cold…

Small wonder

21 January 2016 3:00 pm

Cheltenham, Ascot and Sandown Park are wonderful but without the little tracks racing would be lost. It was perishing cold…

Why the north needs Red Rum

9 January 2016 9:00 am

The well-bred Sea Pigeon, who had finished seventh in the Derby when trained at Beckhampton by Jeremy Tree, was later…

North-south divide

7 January 2016 3:00 pm

The well-bred Sea Pigeon, who had finished seventh in the Derby when trained at Beckhampton by Jeremy Tree, was later…

North-south divide

7 January 2016 3:00 pm

The well-bred Sea Pigeon, who had finished seventh in the Derby when trained at Beckhampton by Jeremy Tree, was later…

Wear The Fox Hat looks innocent enough but try saying it in an Irish accent

12 December 2015 9:00 am

President Lyndon B. Johnson’s image never quite recovered in many people’s view from the photograph of him picking up his…

Wear The Fox Hat looks innocent enough but try saying it in an Irish accent

10 December 2015 3:00 pm

President Lyndon B. Johnson’s image never quite recovered in many people’s view from the photograph of him picking up his…

Wear The Fox Hat looks innocent enough but try saying it in an Irish accent

10 December 2015 3:00 pm

President Lyndon B. Johnson’s image never quite recovered in many people’s view from the photograph of him picking up his…

Essential racing books for Christmas

28 November 2015 9:00 am

Do horses have souls or a ‘spirit’? When form expert Marten Julian was looking to buy a horse, he asked…

Essential racing books for Christmas

26 November 2015 3:00 pm

Do horses have souls or a ‘spirit’? When form expert Marten Julian was looking to buy a horse, he asked…

Essential racing books for Christmas

26 November 2015 3:00 pm

Do horses have souls or a ‘spirit’? When form expert Marten Julian was looking to buy a horse, he asked…

This year’s Twelve to Follow netted a £328 profit

14 November 2015 9:00 am

Three personalities dominated the Flat season: Gosden, Dettori and Golden Horn. Victories for the trio in the Derby, the Irish…

Triumphant Twelve

12 November 2015 3:00 pm

Three personalities dominated the Flat season: Gosden, Dettori and Golden Horn. Victories for the trio in the Derby, the Irish…

Triumphant Twelve

12 November 2015 3:00 pm

Three personalities dominated the Flat season: Gosden, Dettori and Golden Horn. Victories for the trio in the Derby, the Irish…

Jumping for joy

29 October 2015 3:00 pm

Thank God for jump racing. The Flat has its glitz and speed and glamour, and we could not help but…