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.
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Saturday 04 June 2011
Pour Moi snatched victory in the shadow of the post to land the Investec Derby at Epsom from Treasure Beach and the Queen's Carlton House.
Friday 11 March 2011
There is a photograph by Horace Nicholls at the Museum of London's excellent London Street Photography that neatly encapsulates the elusive magic of street photography. It was taken at the Epsom Derby in 1910 and features a well-dressed lady in her thirties, who sits slumped at a table resting her head in her hands with a cigarette in mouth, lost in thought. But what thought? Street photography can capture a fleeting moment in a stranger's life for eternity, but it will never tell you what they were thinking. That's for the viewer to ponder.
Tuesday 08 December 2009
Veteran jockey Mick Kinane has announced his retirement, ending a 34-year career in the saddle.
Friday 13 November 2009
The Ashes are one step closer to returning to free-to-air television after an independent review recommended the iconic series be returned to the list of British sport's 'Crown Jewels'.
Saturday 06 June 2009
Friday 06 June 2008
The Speaker, Michael Martin, has thwarted an attempt by the MP Daniel Kawczynski to bring a cow into the House of Commons. The Tory member for Shrewsbury and Atcham had hoped to bring in an animal owned by a constituent as part of a protest planned by farmers next month to illustrate the threat of bovine tuberculosis to Britain's dairy industry.
Saturday 10 May 2008
It is one thing for racehorses to scorn logic. Over time, in fact, they teach us to expect little else. But it is quite another for their masters to be infected with the same aversion.
Tuesday 05 February 2008
Sunday 26 June 2005
Monday 28 June 2004
Sunday 27 July 2003
Book of the Week: Northern Dancer: The Legend and his Legacy By Muriel Lennox Mainstream Publishing pounds 15.99
Monday 13 September 1999
Thursday 01 October 1998
Thursday 18 June 1998
Monday 02 February 1998
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Vladimir Putin is given 'one last chance' to end hostilities in Ukraine
The 'scroungers’ fight back: The welfare claimants battling to alter stereotypes
The truth about conspiracy theories is that some require considering
Arizona execution lasts two hours as killer Joseph Wood left 'snorting and gasping' for air
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Ukrainian military jet was flying close to passenger plane before it was shot down, says Russian officer
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Massive rise in sale of British arms to Russia
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