Tag Archives: jockey

Treve's jockey Thierry Jarnet to retire

Treve streaks to her 2014 Arc victory under Thierry Jarnet  PICTURE:Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)   By SCOTT BURTON5:10PM 24 FEB 2017  THIERRY JARNET, who guided the remarkable Treve to back-to-back victories in the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe, has retired. Jarnet, who will be 50 next month, said a problem with his knee had become too much to allow him to continue riding ...

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Thistlecrack jockey devastated after injury rules out favourite | Horse Racing |

Thistlecrack and Tom Scudamore winning the King George  PICTURE:Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)   By Scott Burton 8:00PM 21 FEB 2017  TOM SCUDAMORE’S Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup dream was dramatically dashed on Tuesday as Thistlecrack was ruled out the festival, a blow the rider described as a “real sickener”. Just 57 days after the pair put in a breathtaking round of jumping in the ...

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Ashforth's Angles: Introducing the best Flat jockey in Britain | Horse Racing |

Simon Walker: the Michael van Gerwen of the racing world  PICTURE:David Dew (racingpost.com/photos)   By David Ashforth 6:01PM 19 FEB 2017  THE best Flat jockey in Britain is riding at Wolverhampton. It isn’t Jim Crowley or Silvestre de Sousa or Ryan Moore or Adam Kirby. They are all statistical minnows compared with Mr Simon Walker. So far this year, Kirby has a ...

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Australia: Jockey banned for using illegal wire whip | Horse Racing |

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 By Peter Scargill 7:45AM 7 FEB 2017  Australia: A jockey has been banned for 18 months after being found guilty of using a whip modified with copper wire during trackwork. Jamie Quinnell, a licensed jockey, pleaded guilty to four charges, including committing an act of animal cruelty, when riding Far Out during exercise at the Port Macquarie training centre in New ...

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Paralysed Tylicki says he was born to be a jockey | Horse Racing |

Freddy Tylicki: celebrating Group 1 glory on Speedy Boarding   PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)    By David Carr 7:05aM 7 FEB 2017  FREDDY TYLICKI has stressed he has no regrets about becoming a jockey despite the incident that left him paralysed from the waist down in a fall he has still not watched. He was visited by BBC Radio 5 Live’s ...

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Jockey Chaloner fractures back and foot in Newcastle fall | Horse Racing |

George Chaloner: was having his first ride of 2017 at Newcastle   PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)    By Peter Scargill 7:22AM 2 FEB 2017  JOCKEY George Chaloner is set for a spell on the sidelines after sustaining a suspected fractured vertebra and broken foot in a fall at Newcastle on Wednesday night. Chaloner was unseated from Woodacre when the ten-year-old was ...

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Elsworth hits out over Jockey Club's 'unnecessary' plan

David Elsworth: won the King George four times with Desert Orchid   PICTURE: Martin Lynch (racingpost.com/photos)    By Jon Lees 7:06PM 18 JAN 2017  DAVID ELSWORTH, who saddled the great Desert Orchid to four King George wins, struck a cautionary tone over the Jockey Club’s redevelopment plans when he described the proposed closure of Kempton as “unnecessary” on Wednesday. Newmarket-based Elsworth ...

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