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USA racing authorities to use their ‘Noggin’ ?!

American Jockey GARY Stevens

By Andrew Atkinson racing correspondent fromthehorsesmouth.tips GARY Stevens, a leading American jockey, who I met and interviewed during his riding career in the UK, has aired his views on the rising deaths of horses in America. Gary, three times winner of the Kentucky Derby, who featured in the film ‘Seabiscuit’, revealed he cried after watching […]

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Rock on Tommy!

Gordalan and Tommy Dowson stay on for third place at Sedgefield, on his hurdling debut.

By Andrew Atkinson racing correspondent fromthehorsesmouth.tips PHILIP Kirby entries on Thursday proved fruitful, saddling two runners that finished third at Sedgefield, ridden by Thomas Dowson. “We are pleased to have saddled two runners that ran third at Sedgefield,” Philip told fromthehorsesmouth.tips. L’attendue (8-1) with Dowson up, ran in the HD Conditional Jockeys Handicap Hurdle over […]

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Ryan’s return

*Ryan Mania - racing comeback.

By Andrew Atkinson racing correspondent fromthehorsesmouth.tips Jockey Ryan Mania – who rode Auroras Encore to victory in the 2013 Aintree Grand National – has returned to racing. “I retired for all the wrong reasons,” confessed Mania, who quit aged 25, in 2015, after being successful with 192 career winners. Mania, 29, assistant trainer to stepfather-in-law […]

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Dettoris ‘girl’ Enable set for tilt at 2020 Qatar Prix de...

Dettoris 'girl' Enable set for tilt at 2020 Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe

y Andrew Atkinson FRANKIE Dettori has revealed his ‘girl’ Enable is set for another tilt at the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe in 2020. “My girl is staying in training for next year. I can’t wait. Come on Enable,” said Italian star jockey Dettori. Enable’s owner Khalid Abdullah said the wonderhorse will remain in […]

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Cheng deserves ‘second chance’ – Haggas

Cheng deserves 'second chance' - Haggas - Image Twitter

By Andrew Atkinson FORGOTTEN jockey Howard Cheng has been thrown a lifeline by William Haggas – three years after leaving Hong Kong in disgrace. “I felt he deserved a second chance,” said Haggas. Cheng, 38, has been granted a riding licence by the BHA – under strict conditions. “When he asked me if I would […]

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Watch: An interview with Frankie Dettori on Enable

Courtesy: At The Races YouTube interview with Frankie Dettori, ahead of riding Enable in Sunday October 6 Qasar Arc de Triomphe. The post Watch: An interview with Frankie Dettori on Enable appeared first on Horse Racing News and Tips.

Riding Ban for Willie Carson’s Grandson

Riding Ban for Willie Carson’s Grandson

Legendary jockey Willie Carson’s grandson faces 6 month ban after testing positive for cocaine By Andrew Atkinson racing correspondent fromthehorsesmouth.tips Legendary jockey Willie Carson’s grandson William Carson is set to face a disciplinary panel today (Thursday September 26) as to whether he has breached rule (D) 58.3. William Carson, 30, faces a six month suspension […]

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Cigars helped keep Piggott at the top of racing

Lester Piggott - cigars helped keep him at the top of racing.

By Andrew Atkinson THE next time you sit down to dine, stop and think about the ‘starvation’ that jockeys put themselves through, to make a weight. Lester Piggot, 83, arguably the greatest Flat jockey ever, survived on a daily diet of sipping a drink – and a puff on a cigar – during his illustrious  […]

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Former ‘Donkey Derby’ jockey Billy Lee

Billy Lee - Donkey Derby fame - to Royal Ascot winner.

A MAN who boarded a bus in Dublin – with a donkey – could well have been heading to the ‘Donkey Derby’ in years gone by! In respect of the Donkey Derby, a race of the ilk was run at Castledown: The Castledown Donkey Derby. The race came under starters orders for two decades, the […]

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‘WHIRLWIND-CRAZY’ AS HAVERLAND WINS AT GLORIOUS GOODWOOD

I'll never forget this day - I want to do it all over again - Mellah, featured by fromthehorsesmouth.tips

I’ll never forget this day – I want to do it all over again – Mellah, featured by fromthehorsesmouth.tips By Andrew Atkinson TEENAGER Khadijah Mellah became the first Muslim jockey to ride in a race in Britain – when Haverland won the Magnolia Cup – at Glorious Goodwood on Thursday. “I want to keep going […]

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Jamie Spencer under the radar

Two-time champion jockey Jamie Spencer

By Andrew Atkinson Jamie Spencer will be at the 2019 Glorious Goodwood Festival a little under the radar – with the focus on Frankie Dettori – the former flat racing champion jockey having won the Goodwood Cup twice! Born in County Tipperary, Ireland, champion jockey in both Ireland and Britain, Spencer, has won four Classics. […]

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Johnson to take the cream at Newton Abbot

Johnson to take cream at Newton Abbot

By Andrew Atkinson fromthehorsesmouth.tips racing correspondent CHAMPION jockey Richard Johnson is eyeing a successful afternoon at Newton Abbot on Saturday – booked to ride decent mounts at the Devonshire track. The Actuate Marketing Handicap Chase over 3 miles and 1 furlong (3.35) sees Johnson up on the Philip Hobbs trained Scoop The Pot (ew). Johnson […]

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Enable ‘The Queen of Racing’ – Dettori

Enable 'The Queen of Racing' - Dettori. Image Twitter

By Andrew Atkinson Frankie Dettori said that there’s ‘plenty more to come’ after the John Gosden trained Enable, selected by fromthehorsesmouth.tips won the Coral-Eclipse at Sandown on Saturday “There’s plenty more to come. She’s amazing – The Queen of racing!,” said a jubilant Dettori, who returned to the winners enclosure to rapturous chants, similar to […]

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Sam Twiston-Davies and Nick Schofield bid farewell to Jack Sherwood –...

Jack Sherwood

By Andrew Atkinson Jockey Jack Sherwood has quit racing after a woefully disappointing year- and having been left in the wilderness – by the lack of rides in the sport. Sherwood, 27, has hung up his saddle after a near decade in racing, having ridden 63 winners under rules. However leaving his options  open, Sherwood, […]

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Piggott pips Dettori at post as best jockey ever

Is Frankie Dettori the best Flat jockey ever – even surpassing the legendary Lester Piggott – in racing’s Sport of Kings? Italian maestro Dettori, MBE, wowed the 2019 Royal Ascot meeting, underlined by riding the first four winners on Thursday’s June 20 card, including the £500,000 Gold Cup, on board Stradivarius. “What a horse Stradivarius […]

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Buick awaits medical advice ahead of Royal Ascot

Buick awaits medical advice ahead of Royal Ascot

By Andrew Atkinson WILLIAM Buick is awaiting medical advice as to whether he can return to racing at Royal Ascot this month – in the wake of suffering post head-injury syndrome in May. Buick, 30, underwent tests at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge, after being dumped by Sir Busker going to post at Ascot. Norwegian born […]

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Italian star Frankie ‘in love’ after fifth Oaks win on Gosden’s...

Jockey Frankie Dettori (right) celebrates winning the Investec Oaks on Anapurna

By Andrew Atkinson FRANKIE Dettori was ‘in love’ after his successful ride on Anapurna in the Oaks at Epsom – when beating Pink Dogwood for the Italian star’s fifth victory in the Classic: “I absolutely love it!”, said Dettori. Anapurna, a daughter of Frankel and trained by John Gosden, went ahead of Pink Dogwood, trained […]

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Nick thwarted on medical grounds at Ayr

By Andrew Atkinson NICK Barratt-Atkin’s debut ride under rules at Ayr on Tuesday evening – booked to ride the Phil Kirby trained Hard Times – was thwarted on medical grounds. “I was told by the Clerk I couldn’t ride,” said disappointed Nick, ahead of the Summer Prosecco Mini Break at Western House handicap (C6) over […]

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Nick’s dedication has pulled him through after working hard at Jack...

Nick Barratt-Atkin - stylish jockey.

By Andrew Atkinson NICK Barratt-Atkin returns to the saddle at Ayr when riding the Phil Kirby trained Hard Times – the teenage jockey’s first official ride as an Apprentice jockey – for the Richmond, North Yorkshire, stables. Nick is back in the fold after recuperating at Jack Berry House after sustaining a broken leg. “It […]

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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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