Newmarket's Future Champions Day has had its share of critics since the fixture was created to complement Ascot's Champions Day in the restructured autumn programme. But few have gone so far as to declare the event redundant, as connections of the unbeaten Toormore did in the build-up to Saturday's renewal.
Serious case review concludes that professionals involved in care of Keanu Williams failed to meet even basic standards of good practice
Four-year-old died of a head injury in March last year after a campaign of abuse by his mother and stepfather
The 39-year-old had already been found guilty of 13 charges spanning 20 years
Three of the last remaining Remploy factories are to close, threatening 160 disabled workers with redundancy, the company has announced.
Both sides scored in injury time as Coventry and Preston played out an eight-goal thriller in League One yesterday.
The status of Derby favourite proved something of a poisoned chalice this spring, when first Kingsbarns and then Telescope dropped out of the Epsom picture with setbacks. Both are about to start making up for lost time, however, each having been given an exploratory Group Three entry this weekend. Telescope, who made an impressive resumption at Leicester last month, could go to Haydock on Saturday, while Kingsbarns is on course to reappear at the Curragh the following day.
Cal Crutchlow has secured a factory ride for the first time after signing a two-year deal with Ducati.
A serious case review will investigate what opportunities to save Daniel were missed
Mother and her partner ‘took relish’ in reign of torture that led to murder of four-year-old boy
Too much focus is on the present claims Professor of Sport Business Strategy and Marketing
For anyone who has wondered quite how the British Turf continues to seduce investment from the Gulf, perhaps a day at the July Festival at Newmarket might prove every bit as instructive as one spent among the pomp and pageantry of Ascot or Epsom. At a time of year when their homelands seem most arid, the sheikhs find themselves driven through avenues of trees between green paddocks to a racecourse full of shade and flowers. And if the quality of the sport is mixed, with plenty of maidens and handicaps as ballast to the elite contests, then there will be a corresponding air of relaxation over the next three afternoons – not least granted the benign weather forecast.
Two leagues may be split into three in mid-season in RFL restructuring proposals
The League One club moved to the 32,000-capacity Ricoh Arena in 2005
The debate about which British region boasts the tastiest tap water has finally been settled with an unlikely winner: it comes not from “hard” northern or “soft” southern waters but from the middle of Britain – in Coventry.
Born in North Yorkshire, Griffiths was famous for his roles in the Harry Potter series, Withnail And I, and The History Boys