A jockey from Northern Ireland may be the toast of Town Moor today, but this time the rider in question is not Tony McCoy, but a young woman making her way in the racing world whom few casual followers of the sport will have yet heard of.
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Thursday 10 October 2013
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.
Monday 30 September 2013
Aidan O’Brien clinched the Juddmonte Beresford Stakes for a remarkable 13th time as the exciting Geoffrey Chaucer continued his progress with a comfortable victory at the Curragh yesterday.
Monday 16 September 2013
Unbeaten filly favourite for Arc but Japanese pair stake strong claims in Longchamp trials
Thursday 12 September 2013
The second day of the St Leger Festival at Doncaster was marred when jockey Hayley Turner suffered an horrific fall in the DFS Park Hill Stakes.
Monday 09 September 2013
Dawn Approach is fully recovered from last month’s setback and on course for the Queen Elizabeth II Stakes, his trainer Jim Bolger said on Sunday.
Monday 02 September 2013
Nearly a quarter of all prisoners are forced to stay in overcrowded cells while serving their sentences, according to new figures released today.
Sunday 25 August 2013
Charlton's match against Doncaster at The Valley was abandoned at half-time yesterday after heavy rain in south-east London left the pitch unplayable.
Transfer news: Manchester United striker Federico Macheda close to agreeing season-long loan with Doncaster Rovers
Tuesday 13 August 2013
It appears Federico Macheda’s career with Manchester United is over, with the Italian close to agreeing a season-long loan with Doncaster Rovers in the final year of his contract with the Premier League champions. His agent, Giovanni Bia, confirmed last week that his client will leave on a free next summer when his current deal expires.
Tuesday 06 August 2013
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.
Thursday 01 August 2013
Dreams. Most of us never fulfill any. But now One Direction star Louis Tomlinson has aced two of the most common boyhood desires - to be a footballer and a member of a globally successful boy band - in one fell swoop (and at the tender age of 21).
One Direction star Louis Tomlinson signs for Doncaster - but don't worry 1D fans, he's sticking with the band
Thursday 01 August 2013
Publicity stunt sees the singer sign for the Championship side
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