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]

Tour De France already has it’s casualties

The butcher’s bill at the end of the first week of the Tour de France is always heavy. There are claims that the 2011 Tour has been worse than most. In fact, similar things were said about the 1996 and 1997 races, when there were crashes galore, and about the Tours of 2003 and 2004, … [Read the full story]