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Hurricane Ready To Fly

Horse racing fans will no doubt be eager with anticipation for Sunday’s race at Punchestown (2:15) and of course will be looking forward to seeing whether or not Hurricane Fly can get his season off to a winning start. Trainer Willie Mullins…

John McCririck Branded Disgusting On TV Shows

If you have been tuning in to our articles you will know that we have been following the situation between John McCririck and Channel 4 very closely. He has accused the TV channel for dismissing him for not being young, glamorous and sexy enough…

Channel Four Relishes Grand National Challenge

It seems that Channel Four (C4) executives are relishing the challenge of broadcasting the Grand National. On January 1st C4 will become the sole terrestrial broadcaster of horse racing in the United Kingdom. C4 will be providing coverage from…

Welsh National Called Off

The Coral Welsh National which was due to be run on the 27th December has been called off due to flooding on the Chepstow course. The Clerk of the course made the decision after inspecting the course today at 12:00. The Clerk said "We needed…

McCain Calls For Line In The Sand

During the 2011 John Smiths Grand National two horses were tragically killed resulting in claims from animal rights campaigners that the race is unduly traumatic on horses. That, coupled with television viewers mistaking the precautionary cooling…

Champion Recognised For Charity Work

When Bob Champion, the British steeple chase jockey, was diagnosed with cancer in the late seventies, it was a dream that kept him going. At the time Bob’s ambitious dream was met with disbelief by many, but despite the odds being stacked…