Australians seem to breed the best jockeys

I have been very upset by the comments received from Aussie racing fans about my racing column. I have many years experience of racing around the world. The best racing in the world is in England. The majesty of Ascot, the enormous size of Goodwood, the bitter cold of Catterick (where there are more cows … [Read the full story]

Grand National to lower 2 of its iconic fences

The famous Aintree racecourse will have the height of two of its iconic hurdles lowered after the death of two runners in this year’s Grand National. The deaths of Dooneys Gate and Ornais at the fourth jump and Becher’s Brook hurdle respectively led to the track’s first changes since ditches were filled in back in … [Read the full story]