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Ashforth's Angles: Irish jockeys and trainers star in Scotland | Horse Racing News |

Paul Townend: top jockey will be in action at Musselburgh  PICTURE:Caroline Norris   By David Ashforth 6:00PM 28 FEB 2017  SCOTTISH racecourses are a good place to watch Irish jockeys and trainers. Ian Ferguson, Shane Donohue, Ronan McNally and David Christie all have runners at Musselburgh. Racegoers will be able to watch a rising star in Danny Mullins, an established one in ...

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Haslett: Which Horses, Jockeys Rivaled Mike Smith, Arrogate At Australian Carnival?

Hugh Bowman celebrates aboard Winx after her 2nd consecutive Cox Plate victory. Arrogate and jockey Mike Smith’s final surge in the Breeders’ Cup Classic to defeat favorite California Chrome by half a length was arguably the best ride of the 2016 Championships. Santa Anita hasn’t been the only track hosting top-quality racing action recently, with Sydney’s and Melbourne’s Spring Racing ...

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BHA allows rape probe jockeys to race on

 By David Baxter 9.00PM 7 NOV 2016  THREE jockeys arrested over the alleged rape of an 18-year-old girl following an incident last week will be allowed to continue riding while on bail, the British Horseracing Authority has stated. Newspaper reports claim Brendan Powell jnr, Sean Mooney and Richard Condon committed the act at a party last Thursday, and that they ...

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Ashforth's Angles: Flat jockeys take to the sky

Tom Queally will be one of the Flat jockeys in action over jumps at Lingfield   PICTURE: Martin Lynch (racingpost.com/photos)    By David Ashforth 2:57PM 7 NOV 2016  MOST jump jockeys are so fat that it would be impossible for them to ride on the Flat without the RSPCA getting involved. The very idea summons up thoughts of the wonderful Reverend ...

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Three jockeys arrested over rape allegation

 By David Baxter 7:29AM 7 NOV 2016  THREE jockeys have been arrested over the alleged rape of an 18-year-old girl, following an incident last week. Newspaper reports claim the trio committed the act at a party last Thursday, and that they were subsequently arrested on Friday and Saturday. They have since been bailed to December pending further inquiries. The investigation is ...

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Redvers denies Muslim bias against women jockeys

John Berry said: “nearly all of the most talented horses in Britain are owned by Muslims”   PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)    By Graham Dench 7:56PM 14 OCT 2016  QATAR Racing manager David Redvers has strongly refuted a claim by trainer John Berry that the principal reason female jockeys will “continue to be at a disadvantage” is that nearly all the best ...

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Redvers slams Berry claims of Muslim bias against women jockeys

John Berry said: “nearly all of the most talented horses in Britain are owned by Muslims”   PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)    By Graham Dench 7:56PM 14 OCT 2016  QATAR Racing manager David Redvers has strongly refuted a claim by trainer John Berry that the principal reason female jockeys will “continue to be at a disadvantage” is that nearly all the best ...

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Former jockeys and trainers to sit on disciplinary panels

Nick Rust: the BHA chief executive has endorsed Quinlan’s report   PICTURE: Dan Abraham    By Tom Kerr 2:00PM 29 SEP 2016  FORMER jockeys and trainers should sit on a disciplinary panel that is presently “not structurally independent”, a QC has recommended  in what represents the most radical review of racing’s judiciary in years. That change is one of 24 recommendations ...

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Struthers: Jockeys telling me they are struggling

Paul Struthers: working with jockeys to overcome problems   PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)    By Lee Mottershead 9:30AM 6 JUL 2016  PROFESSIONAL Jockeys Association chief executive Paul Struthers pointed to further evidence on Tuesday that riders suffering from mental health issues are increasingly willing to take up available support and suggested Kieren Fallon’s retirement announcement had already encouraged at least one ...

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Dettori v Moore: Star jockeys battle for Royal Ascot crown

Across The Stars put Frankie Dettori top of the jockeys standings   PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)    By Mark Scully 10:30AM 18 JUN 2016  AMONG the many storylines woven into the final day of what has been a thrilling Royal Ascot is the battle for supremacy between two of the world’s greatest jockeys. Frankie Dettori leads the way in the race ...

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