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Paralysed Tylicki plans riding lesson next week

Freddy Tylicki: the Group 1-winning jockey will ride again  PICTURE:Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)   By Stuart Riley 8:31AM 17 FEB 2017  FREDDY TYLICKI is to sit on a horse for the first time since his life-changing fall in a riding lesson planned for next week. The 30-year-old, paralysed from the waist down after a fall at Kempton in October, has slowly been recovering ...

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Ashforth's Angles: why is Baker not riding Baker?

George Baker: has not employed George Baker to rider George Baker   PICTURE: Getty Images    By David Ashforth 6:01PM 25 JAN 2017  IT IS a journalist’s job to expose wrongdoing wherever it may be found, without fear or favour. It gives me no pleasure to do so, knowing that reputations may be damaged and careers destroyed but it has to ...

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Thornton knees up after riding 1,000th winner

Andrew Thornton:   PICTURE: Matthew Webb   By Andrew King 7:31PM 26 DEC 2016  CHELTENHAM Gold Cup-winning rider Andrew Thornton finally completed his long and winding road to 1,000 winners at Wincanton on Boxing Day. The landmark success arrived in extremely fortunate circumstances – though no-one will begrudge the popular veteran a slice of luck. After a comfortable success on theSeamus ...

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Crowley to return to riding next Wednesday

Jim Crowley: has not ridden since a fall at Kempton in late-October   PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)    By Graham Dench 5:20PM 8 DEC 2016  JIM CROWLEY has been cleared to ride again and will be back on the racecourse next Wednesday, when he could be in action at both Lingfield and Kempton. The champion jockey received a severe kicking and ...

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BHA under fire after dropping Harley riding charge

Martin Harley: no charge to answer   PICTURE: Mark Cranham (racingpost.com/photos)    By David Baxter 6:45PM 3 DEC 2016  MARTIN HARLEY will not face a disciplinary hearing over his ride aboard Rebel Lightning at Chelmsford last month after the BHA dropped the charges just four days on from issuing them, having admitted it overlooked crucial evidence. The news brought sharp rebukes ...

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Cup winner Payne to combine riding with training

Australian star Michelle Payne is set to saddle her first runner as a trainer   PICTURE: Getty Images    By Jon Lees 7:59AM 3 OCT 2016  MELBOURNE CUP-winning jockey Michelle Payne is set to launch a new chapter in her racing career with her first runner as a trainer this week. Payne has declared Queen Of Zealand in a three-year-old maiden ...

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Six chances for Jim Crowley to set new riding record

 PICTURE: Getty Images   By Andrew Dietz & David Milnes 9:50AM 30 SEP 2016  FLAT jockeys’ championship leader Jim Crowley has six opportunities on Friday to set a new monthly record for winners after notching his 45th success of the month at Chelmsford on Thursday. Crowley, 38, joined a select list of riders to have ridden 45 winners in a calendar month ...

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Crowley joins riding greats after 45th winner of month

Jim Crowley has a lead of nine over Silvestre de Sousa in title race   PICTURE: Getty Images    By Andrew Dietz 8:27PM 29 SEP 2016  FLAT jockeys’ championship leader Jim Crowley joined a select list of riders to have ridden 45 winners in a calendar month when he claimed a narrow victory on Bazzat at Chelmsford on Thursday night. In ...

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