Placerville - The Great Adversary


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he Northern Dancer horse Razeen passed away just as the new covering season was getting underway. More...


Razeen - A Stallion Sensation of our Times


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sha Stud's Northern Dancer horse Razeen passed away at the height of his glory. More...


Silvestre Desouza Joins The "Elite Group"


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ockey Silvestre Desouza completed a rare landmark, when he rode the David Baron-trained Sheastar to an exciting victory on Saturday. More...


A Tribute To Jacqueline


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very once in a while, a special two year-old walks into a trainer's yard, and life, as he knows it, changes forever. More...


Jockeys on Their Way to India


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ere is information on English and Irish jockeys who are riding and will soon be riding in India. The numbers are taken from Racing Post. More...


Malesh Narredu to Represent World Jockey Team


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ndian Ace Malesh Narredu has been chosen to represent the Rest of the World jockeys’ Team for the Shergar Cup weekend at Ascot. More...


A Late Starter But Quick Learner


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rom a bricklayer’s assistant to a top jockey in Italy was quite a transformation for Gianfranco Dettori, a lad who had never set his eyes on a racehorse till in his late teens. More...


The Resilient Steve Cauthen


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orn in the year 1960 in the heart of thoroughbred racing that is Kentucky, Cauthen rode his first race at Churchill Downs at the tender age of 16. More...


Carson, the finest from Scotland


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he stoutly built Willie Carson was one of the best that Scotland has produced – and we are not talking of their whiskey for once. Though a late starter, More...


Walter Swinburn –A chip off the old block


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ldtimers in India may well recall the name of Wally Swinburn. He was a popular Irish rider who rode with great success in both Bombay and Calcutta in the sixties. More...


Two big stars of yesteryear


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wo of the greatest jockeys of all time were Sir Gordon Richards and Willie Shoemaker. While the former is the sole member of his fraternity to be knighted, the latter had ridden his 8,700th winner before his 40th year. More...


Lester Piggott – a Living Legend


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here was no way that Lester Keith Piggott was going be anything but a top jockey – his pedigree said so. His grandfather Ernie won the Grand National thrice, his dad Kith was a successful steeplechase.. More...


Pat Eddery was Par Excellence on French Soil


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rishman Pat Eddery was born in 1952. While his record in Britain was admirable, it was his incredible success in France that caught the attention of one of Europe’s leading owners Prince Khalid Bin Abdullah and he was ultimately retained by the royal. More...