Energy and business minister Michael Fallon has given the strongest indication yet that the Government will block elected officials who vetoed a £12bn nuclear-waste dump from being able to do so again.
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Saturday 03 October 2009
If he happens to win the Arc the way he has won everything else, Sea The Stars will be compared with the greatest champions in Turf history.
Tuesday 15 September 2009
Monday 07 September 2009
Flags flew at half mast across at race meets across the country all weekend, in remembrance of two young jockeys killed in a fire in North Yorkshire in the early hours of Saturday morning.
Saturday 05 September 2009
Even the very best horses cannot stimulate quite the same curiosity about the sport as some of the men around them. None the less, those champions contributing to the weekend's entertainment on four legs are overdue some attention.
Saturday 05 September 2009
Friday 04 September 2009
Six-times champion jockey Kieren Fallon, whose career could have been destroyed by a race-fixing trial and a drugs ban, made his comeback today after nearly two years but could only manage a second and a fourth in his first two rides at Lingfield Park.
Wednesday 02 September 2009
Wednesday 19 August 2009
More than a year after it was withdrawn from bookshops, Andrew Longmore's controversial biography of racing jockey Kieren Fallon is once again to see the light of day.
Wednesday 24 June 2009
Sunday 21 December 2008
In an ideal world, all sport would be self-policing; sadly, the reality is very different, as this 370-page compilation of action which ended up in court indicates.
Sunday 03 August 2008
Authorised or unauthorised – which is the best approach to biography? Withoutco-operation, an author has freedom to investigate closets for skeletons but is denied the chance to probe his subject at first hand. With approval, the danger is that awkward questions remain unanswered.
Friday 01 August 2008
Having already been charged, tried and exonerated by the justice system, Fergal Lynch yesterday expressed indignation over the way a BBC documentary stoked the embers of the "race-fixing" trial that infamously collapsed in December.
Friday 06 June 2008
Thursday 07 February 2008
Kieren Fallon spoke yesterday of his happiness in renewing links with Sir Michael Stoute. The six-times champion jockey, who is suspended for 18 months after failing a drugs test in France last summer, hopes that his involvement in the yard will serve him well when he begins to train in his own right.
Wednesday 06 February 2008
Kieren Fallon is so routinely reproached for an impulse towards self-destruction that he deserves congratulation for revealing a far more discriminating instinct – just at the time he needs it most. Fallon, who has been given an 18-month suspension after failing a drugs test in France last summer, last night agreed to spend the next year working as an assistant to Sir Michael Stoute.
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