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Review of the 2014/15 season

The lasting memory of this season will of course be the retirement of AP McCoy after 20 years as Champion jockey. He is not only a great sportsmen but a great ambassador for a sport that he epitomises all that is great about. 937 more words


Veterans Day?

This is a historic day and it is great to write a blog on the day of AP McCoy’s retirement.

McCoy has been a mainstay of my adult racing life and it has been a pleasure to watch and read about someone with so much skill, determination, dedication and courage. 549 more words

Aintree Festival Day 2

Day 1 proved disappointing from a betting point of view but enjoyed a glorious day in the Aintree sun and witnessed some fine racing. Also got selfies with AP and Ruby so not all bad! 73 more words

Racing Previews

A record total of 248,521 racegoers attended the 2015 Cheltenham Festival

By Simon Jackson.

A record total attendance of 248,521 racegoers attended the 2015 Cheltenham Festival, an increase of more than 11,000 on the previous best of 237,369 in 2012. 267 more words

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My day at the Cheltenham Festival in 10 photos


The Most Expensive Fall in History

The delightfully named Annie Power was the $1.65 favourite to win the rich Mares Hurdle at the 4 day Cheltenham Festival of Jumping in the UK earlier this week. 142 more words