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HOLLIE’S PUNCHING ABOVE HER WEIGHT!

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Weightlifting, squat-lifting and boxing in bid to become elite jockey Quote: Rugby scrum-half in boys team at school, told she wouldn’t become a jockey. ‘It’s nice to prove people wrong’ – Hollie Doyle By Andrew Atkinson Hollie Doyle rode four winners from six rides at Wolverhampton’s evening meeting on July 2 – chalking up a […]

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‘TREDDERS’ DEAD

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Nicknamed 'Tredders', he initially retired after sustaining injuries including head and shoulder injuries, that saw him leave racing in February 2018.

Grand National winning jockey Liam Treadwell found dead By Andrew Atkinson Grand National winning jockey Liam Treadwell has died at the age of 34, with police treating his death as unexplained, with no third party thought to be involved. Born in Arundel, West Sussex, Treadwell rode over 300 career wins, including the 2009 Aintree Grand National […]

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DETTORI SADDLED WITH DERBY FAVOURITE!

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Tom Marquand, one of British racing's rising stars

Marquand ‘jocked-off’ English King at Epsom By Andrew Atkinson Tom Marquand, one of British racing’s rising stars, has been ‘jocked-off’ English King in the Investec 2000 Derby at Epsom next month – with Frankie Dettori in the saddle. Marquand, 22, who rode Who Dare Wins at Royal Ascot on Saturday, rode English King in its […]

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Dettori chalks up 70th Royal Ascot career win on Fanny Logan...

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By Andrew Atkinson Frankie Dettori rode John Gosden trained Fanny Logan to an emphatic victory in the Group 2 Hardwicke Stakes at Royal Ascot on Friday. Fanny Logan – Dettori’s 70th career win at Royal Ascot – gained a two and a half lengths win ahead  of Alounak. Defoe was third. 2019 Derby winner and […]

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Jockey Hayley Turner ‘absolutely gutted’ 2020 Shergar Cup cancelled

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By Andrew Atkinson The 2020 Shergar Cup at Ascot in August, highlighting jockeys worldwide along with an international women’s team, has been cancelled. The Shergar Cup is a victim of the coronavirus pandemic. Nick Smith, Ascot’s director of racing, said: “Regrettably, given the complexities of flying jockeys around the world and uncertainty over what governmental […]

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Frankie Dettori geared up for Royal Ascot 

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Frankie Dettori geared up for Royal Ascot 

By Andrew Atkinson  Frankie Dettori is all geared up for the behind closed doors meeting at Royal Ascot after the meeting was given the go ahead amid racing’s lockdown in mid-March, due to COVID-19. “Royal Ascot is here and I am ready and looking forward to it,” said jockey Dettori ahead of the meeting during […]

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Gary Gibson Lennon: Piggott style-riding-short-stirrups, arse-in-the-air!

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Quote: ‘I just wish my granddad could have given me a leg-up – he would have been so proud. Seeing me return to the Paddock, covered head to boots in sand, he would have said his usual two words: ‘Silly-bugger!’ By Andrew Atkinson Exclusive Lester Piggott tutored amateur jockey Gary Gibson Lennon reminisced of his […]

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Queen Of Kalahari 10-1 winning tip completes 70-1 double

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By Andrew Atkinson Queen Of Kalahari was a 10-1 winning selection when landing the Betway Handicap over 5 furlongs at Newcastle on June 1, beating Tomshalfbrother under a driving finish by jockey Lewis Edmunds. Queen Of Kalahari’s success completed a 70-1 plus double, following Brian The Snail’s 13-2 victory in the Betway Handicap over 6f […]

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Champ Oisin noted at Kempton

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Masked-jockey Ben Robinson at Newcastle as racing returned on June 1, amid COVID-19 lockdown.

By Andrew Atkinson Kempton Park sees racing’s second meeting return at Shepperton, Sunbury-on-Thames on June 2, amid COVID-19 lockkdown since March, with champion jockey Oisin Murphy and Ryan Moore noted. Science (2.45) trained by Archie Watson and ridden by Murphy, is tipped to win the British Stallion Stakes EBF Maiden over 6f. Golden Bear (ew). […]

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BOOKIES PLYING THEIR TRADE FROM THE ‘BACK DOOR’

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Sir Gordon: put food on the table.

Quote: ‘Gordon Richards often put food on this table. In those days betting, away from the racecourse was illegal, but bookies still plied their trade – from their back door. I remember bookies putting out chairs – in their back yard – so old ladies could sit and wait for their horse to come in’. […]

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BOOKIES PLYING THEIR TRADE FROM THE ‘BACK DOOR’

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Sir Gordon: put food on the table.

Quote: ‘Gordon Richards often put food on this table. In those days betting, away from the racecourse was illegal, but bookies still plied their trade – from their back door. I remember bookies putting out chairs – in their back yard – so old ladies could sit and wait for their horse to come in’. […]

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Tarrant six-month ban for head-butting fellow jockey

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Jockey Luke Tarrant: six months ban for head-butting.

By Andrew Atkinson Jockey Luke Tarrant has been banned from racing for six months – after head-butting colleague Larry Cassidy during an altercation at Doomben, Australia on April 22. Tarrant pleaded guilty to a charge after he was involved in a verbal confrontation with Cassidy at the Brisbane track, which resulted in the rider suffering […]

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Stradivarius – A horse for the big occasion

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Frankie Dettori: 2019 Royal Ascot Gold Cup win on Stradivarius.

Frankie Dettori’s 2019 Gold Cup win With Royal Ascot awaiting to see if the 2020 meeting can go ahead behind closed doors, in the wake of the coronavirus lockdown, ANDREW  ATKINSON looks back at Frankie Dettori’s 2019 Gold Cup win on Stradivarius. WHAT an amazing horse he is – those were the words of Italian […]

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Brian Hughes announced as National Hunt Champion jockey

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Brian Hughes announced as National Hunt Champion jockey

Nicky Henderson trainers’ champion. Jonjo O’Neill jnr top Conditional jockey. JP McManus top racehorse owner By Andrew Atkinson Brian Hughes has been announced as National Hunt racing champion jockey, with Nicky Henderson named trainers’ champion and JP McManus top racehorse owner. “It has always been a dream to become champion jockey – to finally achieve […]

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VENICE ‘PAPPY’ RICHARDS/Alex Higgins

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The passing of Venice ‘Pappy’ Richards, Southern Caribbean jockey, mirrors former apprentice jockey Alex Higgins’ death By Andrew Atkinson Barbados born Venice ‘Pappy’ Richards, dubbed the greatest jockey in Southern Caribbean thoroughbred racing history, has passed away in Trinidad and Tobago, aged 78. Richards, relatively unknown by most punters in the racing world in Britain, […]

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FRANKIE DETTORI DEVASTATED BY CORONAVIRUS DEATHS IN ITALY

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Quote: ‘My mother has had pneumonia in the past. She has to be really careful. If she takes to this virus, she may not make it through. I’m concerned about her’ – Frankie Dettori By Andrew Atkinson Italian superstar, Milan born jockey Frankie Dettori, has spoken about the devastation of the coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic that […]

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ROCK ON TOMMY!

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Jockey Tom Marquand selfie down under. Photo: Twitter.

Jockey, Marquand wins Group 3 Schweppervescence in Aussie By Andrew Atkinson Jockey Tom Marquand won the Group 3 Schweppervescence on the Ciaron Maher and David Eustace-trained colt Holyfield on Saturday (March 28) in Australia, beating Untamed by 3/4 of a length. “He’s obviously a horse with plenty of ability,” said Cheltenham born Marquand. “He got […]

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Coronavirus halts BHA whip offences investigation

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Coronavirus halts BHA whip offences investigation

By Andrew Atkinson The British Horseracing Authority has put on hold an investigation into whip offences by jockeys in the wake of the coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic. “A new timetable will be agreed at an appropriate point in the future. “The consultation would require a significant focus from senior officials, who are involved in the formation […]

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Hughes to be named champion NH jockey

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Brian Hughes: to be named champion jockey. Photo: Twitter.

Presentation ceremonies on hold By Andrew Atkinson The National Hunt Champion jockey title will be presented to Brian Hughes – with any presentation ceremony on hold due to racing’s coronovirus closedown. Hughes has reportedly been told that he will be crowned champion jockey, when the appropriate time arrives. Champion jockey Richard Johnson said that Hughes […]

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SO SORRY CHELTENHAM APOLOGY

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‘I’m sorry from the bottom of my heart’ – jockey Jamie Moore Andrew Atkinson Cheltenham Festival proved to be one to forget for jockey Jamie Moore – left distraught – when being unseated by runaway leader Goshen at the final hurdle in the Triumph Hurdle on Gold Cup day, March 13. Speaking for the first […]

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Champ Oisin to throw bookies to wolves!

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By Andrew Atkinson Champion Flat jockey Oisin Murphy could be set to throw the bookies to the wolves on Saturday night at the Wolverhampton, Midlands course. Killarney born Murphy, who can speak four languages, is tipped to win the C3 Ladbrokes Handicap over 7f on Penny Whistle (7.30). Penny Whistle, who has run in Class […]

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Andrea Atzeni winning-treble tips at Lingfield  Park. 

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Andrea Atzeni winning-treble tips at Lingfield  Park. 

Dublin Pharaoh, Harry’s Bar and El Ghazwari winning treble at Lingfield Park By Andrew Atkinson Headline tips under Italian jockey Andrea Atzeni came up trumps at Lingfield Park on Saturday – with selections Dublin Pharaoh, Harry’s Bar and El Ghazwari – returning to the winner’s enclosure at the Surrey track. Atzeni – who rode four […]

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Johnson faces ‘triple-whammy’ in broken arm dilemma

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Richard Johnson - Broken arm. Photo: Twitter.

By Andrew Atkinson Exclusive Champion jump jockey Richard Johnson could face a ‘triple-whammy’ – after sustaining a broken arm at Exeter on Tuesday. Johnson said last night he is confident he will be back in the saddle for the Cheltenham Festival, just seven weeks away. Johnson, 42, four times champion NH jockey, was taken to […]

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Johnson and Hughes head-to-head as Cheltenham looms

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Brian Hughes is level on winners with Richard Johnson and he’s pushing for the jockeys’ title.

The 2020 Cheltenham Festival during March 10-13 could see a mouthwatering jockey’s title finale between Richard Johnson and Brian Hughes – going head-to-head to lift the crown. Reigning champion NH jockey Johnson and Hughes are neck and neck vying for the 2019-20 title, decided in April. Johnson and Hughes entered the week at Ayr, both […]

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Fiddlerontheroof odds shortened for Cheltenham

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Fiddlerontheroof odds shortened for Cheltenham

Fiddlerontheroof has been cut to 10/1 to win the Supreme Novices’ Hurdle at Cheltenham in March after delivering another commanding victory at the weekend. Colin Tizzard’s promising six-year-old surged home six lengths in front of his closest challenger in the Grade One Tolworth Novices’ Hurdle at Sandown. He relished the soft ground and jumped beautifully […]

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Jockeys ban overturned following appeal

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Jockeys ban overturned following appeal

By Andrew Atkinson racing correspondent fromthehorsesmouth.tips EXCLUSIVE THE seven jockeys suspended for 10 days at Sandown Park, for refusing to stop riding – despite the stop-race yellow flag being waved – have had it overturned, following appeal. Jockeys Jamie Moore, Daryl Jacob, Adam Wedge, Stan Sheppard, Harry Skelton, Jamie Davies and Philip Donovan were set […]

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Pennine Cross 33-1 Catterick win for Kirby-Midgely 

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Pennine Cross and Tom Midgley 33-1 Catterick win.

By Andrew Atkinson Jockey Tom Midgley rode his first winner in the saddle for trainer Philip Kirby at Catterick on Monday – on 33-1 shot Pennine Cross. “It was a brilliant ride by Tom, in riding his first National Hunt winner for us aboard Pennine Cross,” said Green Oaks Farm stables, Richmond, north Yorkshire based […]

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USA racing authorities to use their ‘Noggin’ ?!

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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!

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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

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*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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