Harry Dunlop to stop training this season

Harry Dunlop revealed he intends to permanently close his yard at the end of the season. Despite saddling recent high-profile winners at Goodwood and Ascot, the Group 1-winning trainer cited [...]

Pyledriver stuns fancied rivals to win King George

Few people gave Pyledriver a fighting chance but joint-trainer William Muir was so confident he predicted his stable star would win the King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Stakes two weeks ago.  [...]

Dual Champion Hurdler Buveur D’Air retired

Connections have called time on the career of top-class hurdler Buveur D’Air, with JP McManus’ racing manager Frank Berry hailing the dual Champion Hurdle hero a “fantastic [...]

Burrows dealt Coronation injury blow to Hukum

Owen Burrows has been dealt a cruel blow after Hukum required surgery on an injury picked up during his Coronation Cup victory, with the possibility his stable star could have run his last [...]

Charlie Mann laughs off arrest on Polish-Ukrainian border

Charlie Mann, whose cavalier spirit once helped him ride in the Velka Pardubicka on a fake homemade licence, was on Tuesday able to see the funny side after being arrested in Poland last [...]

Constitution Hill crowned best hurdler in Britain and Ireland with mark of 170

Constitution Hill was named the highest-rated hurdler in the Anglo-Irish Jumps Classification on Thursday having been assessed with a mark of 170, 5lb higher than Champion Hurdle winner [...]

Oxted ruled out for the season

Last year’s King’s Stand winner Oxted will not defend his crown at Royal Ascot and has been ruled out for the season after suffering a tendon injury. The six-year-old has not been [...]

Muir stresses concern for staff as injured work-rider seeks damages

William Muir has sought to emphasise that staff at his Lambourn stable are his first concern, as it emerged a former employee is suing over a 2018 fall that caused a serious head injury. A [...]

Dascombe to have first Lambourn runner on Saturday

Misty Grey, a horse Tom Dascombe trusts implicitly to give him an accurate marker of where his string might be, is on course to be the trainer’s first runner from his new Lambourn base on [...]

Charlie Mann and Oisin Murphy on Ukraine aid trip to Poland

Lying on beaches and observing the trials and tribulations of his former colleagues was the plan for Charlie Mann when he quit training last year, but Hawaii and Mexico have come and gone for the [...]

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