Bryony Frost’s win yesterday at the Cheltenham Festival has brought women jockeys into the spotlight, so who are the other leading women jump jockeys at the moment, who else has made an impact in the past and who are the up and comers to look out for in the future?
With the Cheltenham Festival taking place this week the Sports Gazette spoke to amateur jump jockey Zac Baker about his career in the saddle.
SG: What’s your earliest racing memory?
ZB: I’d say when Dad used to shoe a lot of horses at Bath Racecourse [Zac’s father was a blacksmith] that was the
For any racing fan, turning the calendar over from February into March means only one thing, the Cheltenham Festival.
The Grand National and Epsom Derby may bring in more TV viewers and Royal Ascot has the global appeal, but the Cheltenham Festival remains a pilgrimage for a quarter of a million
British racing was only in its third day back after the enforced shutdown following an outbreak of equine influenza, but at Sandown on Friday it appeared it was business as usual.
A big crowd enjoyed a glorious February Friday with the Royal Artillery Gold Cup as its centrepiece.
This race began in
When I called Danny Mullins on the Wednesday evening before the Beast from East roared through the country, I felt bad.
Momentarily I’d taken the Kilkenny-born jockey away from his new love, the mother of dragons, Daenerys Targaryen.
His latest injury - a wrist operation - allowed him the time to catch