Conventional racing wisdom has it that speed, rather than an abundance of stamina, is the most important attribute in a potential King George VI Chase winner, hence the proliferation of specialists over shorter distances than three miles lining up at Kempton on Boxing Day.
Coalition forges ahead with licences
Ruling out all Thames Estuary options at this stage would have fuelled that political battle rather than allowing the Airports Commission diligently to evaluate each of the three short-listed options
The Thames Path combines history with nature as it forges towards the capital from Hampton Court Palace
Consortium Testrad say the design could be built within seven years
American painter James Whilster's Thames depictions are considered ahead of a new exhibition at Dulwich Picture Gallery
Latest blaze compounds safety fears over craft after two similar incidents earlier this year
Over 700 seals have been counted in the Thames Estuary after the first ever count by land, air and sea.
Woman had fallen asleep while listening to music with her headphones on and was awoken by the attack
The man who pays his way
The 489 passengers above the Sirena Seaways ferry were left stranded for three hours as rescue officials worked to safely re-dock it.
Speeding drivers kill or seriously injure twice as many people a year as drug misuse - but the right refuses to face the problem
'Look at what happened in Japan. The problem we have got is a lack of confidence'
Service boats will patrol Thames as review of last year's chaos prompts greater security presence
Study finds Labour would gain 109 seats, taking them to a total of 367 MPs and giving them a majority of 84