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
As the dust settles on 2018, it would be easy to sit back and reflect on another amazing year of sport. With the FIFA World Cup, the Commonwealth Games, the Ryder Cup and all of the annual events too, there was certainly plenty to celebrate. Even if it didn’t quite
Alan King continued his domination of the Winter Novices Hurdle at Sandown Park with a third victory in four years.
The winning horse was Alsa Mix, ridden by Wayne Hutchinson who also rode Label Des Obeaux to victory in this race in 2015.
Alsa Mix quickened nicely in a competitive renewal of
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