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From a ‘tanner each-way’ bet – to joining the Sport of...

Andrew Atkinson with Sir Alex Ferguson at Haydock Park.

By Andrew Atkinson SIR Alex Ferguson entered his 21st year as a racehorse owner going into 2019 – one of the Sport of King’s most successful persons – having placed a ‘tanner each-way’ bet, that lured him into racing decades ago. “It’s always good to have a day out at the races,” Ferguson told me. […]

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Trainers pay homage to Sultan Ahmad Shah

By Andrew Atkinson SULTAN Ahmad Shah, former race horse owner, with his string including horses with Michael Jarvis, Roger Charlton, Roger Varian and Paul Cole, has died, aged 88. “It’s very sad news,” said Roger Varian, who saddled his first winner – Eton Forever – owned by Shah. Varian first met Shah when he stabled […]

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Ukulele star ‘Cloggy’ George Formby remains youngest jockey, age 10

Ukulele star 'Cloggy' George Formby remains youngest jockey, age 10

Ukulele legendary star George Formby became apprentice jockey at trainer Thomas Schofield’s Epsom based stables, where he raced professionally, aged 10, the youngest ever professional jockey to this day. Formby, who died in March 1961, was removed from formal education at the age of seven – and became a stable boy in Wiltshire; at Middleham, Yorkshire […]

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Trainer Spotlight: Richard Hannon

Richard Hannon Jnr

Richard Hannon junior, 43, who landed 174 winners in the 2018 Flat racing season, took the reins when his namesake father retired in 2013. Hannon, based at Herridge Racing Stables, near Marlborough, Wiltshire, champion trainer in 2014, also has stables at East Everleigh. Hannon has been successful in saddling a Group One winner in the […]

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Race Courses: Haydock Park

Haydock Park

Haydock Park is a dual-purpose racecourse, staging 32 racing days on the Flat and over Jumps in 2019. Haydock Park is part of The Jockey Club, staging The Randox Health Grand National, The Cheltenham Festival and The Investec Derby. The Jockey Club was founded in 1750 and today is the largest commercial group in Britain’s […]

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Jockey Feature: Frankie Dettori

Frankie Detorri

Frankie Dettori is one of, if not the most important jockey figure in racing, likewise to snooker’s Ronnie O’Sullivan. Milan born Italian ace Dettori will celebrate his 49th birthday on December 15. So how long will Dettori remain in the saddle – as king of the turf? “I have been privileged to be in racing […]

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A new ID card for armed forces veterans

A new ID card for armed forces veterans, which will help them access specialist support and services, has started to be issued to service...

Top Reasons Why You Should Include Las Vegas in Your Bucket...

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 An Alicante paradise for the Chinese Dragon

At the start of 4717, another Chinese New Year, as they celebrate the year of the pig, Alicante’s Chinese community, the fourth largest in...

Three Reasons Why You Need a Master’s Degree

As students come closer to graduation day, they very often start looking closer at the employment prospects that they can look forward to with...

Give A Solid Support to Your Business with The Gala Event...

When a word “gala” attaches to the event, it gives the impression of the festival. Several elements go into making gala successful. Gala is...

The Ray Scott Art Competition and Exhibition 2018 

Call in for a FREE CAVA!  Meet Artists and Teachers and enjoy a Complimentary Cava Cocktail on Wednesday 24th October at La Herradura Restaurant...

How writing good essay will improve the grades

Actually the way usually student adapt to write essays, assignments, thesis and desertions may or may not work better due to they could be...

Use It or Lose It!

It was really good to read in the news this week that the Canary Island of Fuerteventura will once again provide a Beach Library...

Van Gogh Alive: The Experience in Alicante

The exhibition “Van Gogh Alive – The Experience” will take place in Alicante from 13 September to 16 December 2018. Whilst on tour this has...

WATCH: The European Commission explained – Functioning and Tasks

http://europa.eu/about-eu/ The animated video explains to the general public the functioning and tasks of the European Commission. The main 4 roles of the European Commission are...

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