Racing was given a real jolt yesterday when Ballydoyle announced the bad news that St Nicholas Abbey, one of the best horses in the world, had suffered an injury so serious that it has not only resulted in his immediate retirement from the track, it has also put his life in jeopardy.
Club linked with a move for Aston Villa goalkeeper as well as Stephen Ireland and Richard Dunne as Irish influence starts to take over at the Keepmoat
He will appear again at Sheffield Crown Court on September 19
The pair apparently tried to check into a hotel in Watford, but Bush's card was declined
Halal lamb burgers have been withdrawn from a city's schools after tests revealed a sample contained pork.
The Calvin Report: Doncaster crowned champions with 95th-minute winner — immediately after Brentford miss penalty
There will be a 1980s reunion at Molineux today as Wolverhampton Wanderers mark the 25th anniversary of their Wembley victory over Burnley in the final of the Football League Trophy – or Sherpa Van Trophy as it was then known.
Trainer will stand before a disciplinary panel of the British Horseracing Authority on Thursday afternoon
The Sky Blues were 10th in npower League One but drop to 14th
Ref failed to spot the Wigan player's challenge on Newcastle defender Massadio Haidara
With the domestic sport’s downtime between the Cheltenham and Aintree festivals exacerbated by cancellations, postponements and congealingly cold weather, there was at least one piece of warming news today. It concerned the improved condition of J T McNamara, the Irish amateur who fractured two neck vertebrae in a fall at Cheltenham 12 days ago.
To think that some of these jockeys will be riding in Dubai next weekend.
Having anticipated last week for so long, some Cheltenham diehards will be appalled to discover that a new Flat season opens at Doncaster on Friday. Others, however, will recognise that so rich a banquet can only really be followed by a total change of taste – even if Town Moor is set to provide conditions better suited to steeplechasing.
Assistant who prepared last year's champion hurdler defends title as successful rookie trainer
If there was a tip for the Cheltenham Festival yesterday, it was perhaps that punters may have to rethink anything that has gone into the formbook so far. After one of the wettest winters on record racecourses have finally started to dry out, and the afternoon's richest contest promptly went to a horse who had not yet troubled a judge this season on soft, soggy ground.
Footballers Michael Chopra and James Coppinger have been found in breach of the Rules of Racing following the outcome of a British Horseracing Authority investigation into alleged corruption.