Geraghty suffers broken arm in fall

Geraghty suffers broken arm in fall

Jockey Barry Geraghty is set to face at least two months out of the saddle after suffering a broken arm at Market Rasen on Saturday. Geraghty was riding for JP McManus on Cernunnos when he took the heavy hit, falling at the final fence whilst victory was still very much within reach at the Betfred Summer Plate Handicap Chase, which was eventually won by Long House Hall. After initial assessments, it appears the 36-year-old will miss at least two months of action as he waits for the injury to recover…

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Woolfall Treasure shot dead

Woolfall Treasure shot dead

Retired race horse Woolfall Treasure has been shot dead in a random attack which has been described as a “sick” act. AP Mccoy was a number of significant jockeys to ride with the white thoroughbred and was found dead at around 3pm with a gunshot wound in his head. Stables manager Justine Bowdery has since offered a £3,000 reward to find the mystery killer, whilst also adding to her Facebook page that she was “counting on” her friends to help find who is culpable. “The police said the gun they…

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Kieren Fallon Retiring From Horse Racing

Kieren Fallon Retiring From Horse Racing

Kieren Fallon has reported his retirement from the seat at 51 years old as a result of battles with his psychological wellness. The six-times Horse racing champion, who has taken no rides over the previous week, asked the main medicinal officer to break the news for his sake. Fallon has beforehand talked about his dejection. In a 2008 meeting, he recounted how it had influenced him in the wake of his trial at the Old Bailey the earlier year when race-altering charges against him were rejected in the long run….

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William Whitaker Historic Hickstead Derby Win

William Whitaker Historic Hickstead Derby Win

The Hickstead Derby Championship is among the toughest and most prestigious show jumping competitions in the world. It hosts one of the world’s widest water jumps, double of water ditches, the Devil’s Dyke and a 10-foot 6-inch fence called the Hickstead Derby Bank. William overcame all these obstacles with world class style. Despite collecting one fault, William held his nerve to be the only show jumper to have a clear round on the track and leave all the fences standing. It always seemed like he was destined to clinch the…

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Javier J. Castellano – Most Popular Jockey Of The Year

Javier J. Castellano – Most Popular Jockey Of The Year

Since childhood, Javier J. Castellano was a wannabe basketball player. But now Javier is the most popular and incredible jockey, not to mention the most charming. Castellano is consecutively winning the positions in horse racing for the past five years. He began his riding career with a small town horse racing in 1996 at La Rinconada race courses in Venezuela. After that, he moved to the United States, where he rode in many races at race circuits of Southern Florida since 2001. The Real Champion Javier J. Castellano got listed…

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Royal Ascot 2016: Day Two

Royal Ascot 2016: Day Two

The second day of Royal Ascot 2016 was full of life and high expectations. Celebrities like Olivia Grants, Victoria Pendleton, and Amy Willerton were present to witness who will outsmart the other in the Royal Ascot challenge. The Queen was also well represented by Wills and Kate, who were present in person to watch the battle of the finest Royal Ascot players as they battle for the winning position. Also present was the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall. Prince Philip also attended and showed dogged determination as he…

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Favourite Backers at Royal Ascot 2016

Favourite Backers at Royal Ascot 2016

Royal Ascot 2016 is over and was full of five days of fantastic racing action. A total of 17 Group races ran from the 30 races at the meeting, and nobody can argue that the meet was nothing less than a rousing success with the glitz and glamour of Ladies being the highlight of the week, especially for the gentlemen. However, from a betting perspective, who came out on top the bookmakers or the punters? Punters got off to a great start after they gave Favourite backers a great run for…

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Yorkhill has eye’s set on hatrick

Yorkhill has eye’s set on hatrick

Yorkhill comes into the Herald Champion Novice Hurdle with back to back victories in the bag. He will be hoping to compete the Grade One festival hat trick this weekend on Punchestown tomorrow. The two races he has already won are the Neptune Investment Management Novices” Hurdles at Cheltenham and the Mersey Novices’ Hurdle at Aintree. They are two of the biggest events of the year and another win in this one will mark a great season for the horse. The trainer of the horse, Willie Mullins, thinks he is…

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Cue Card desperate to impress in rematch with Don Cossack

Cue Card desperate to impress in rematch with Don Cossack

Cue Cards assistant trainer Joe Tizzard says that Cue Card looks in fantastic shape leading up the next weeks Punchestown Festival. These two horses have met many times over the past year with Cue Card getting the coming out on top once and Don Cossacks the other time. The first race between them was around Christmas time with Cue Card coming out on top. However, Don Cossack reacted well in the Cheltenham festival winning the Gold Cup. The two horses were supposed to meet once again at Aintree last month…

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Dynaste to target Ascot Chase after wind op

Dynaste to target Ascot Chase after wind op

DYNASTE is not only on course for the Betfair Ascot Chase this Saturday but David Pipe revealed on Monday he is heading for the Grade 1 off the back of a wind operation. Dynaste disappointed when 105 lengths behind Thistlecrack in the Long Walk Hurdle in December last time out and the 2014 Ryanair Chase winner will return to fences this weekend. “The plan is to run on Saturday,” said Pipe. “He’d have a chance on his best form. He disappointed over hurdles when we were trying to win some…

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