Tagged: horse racing

Pat Smullen – a racing great

Mike Deasy pays tribute to Pat Smullen, applauds some up and coming trainers at the Irish Champions Weekend and welcomes TV coverage in Britain A year ago, I was at the Curragh for the...

Thoughts on a magical weekend

Gary McKenzie with his take on a magical weekend’s racing in Britain, Ireland and France, the answers it provided and the new questions it posed I love horse racing but would never call myself...

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It was all going so well at Donny

  The Secret Racegoer gets through the trials of online ordering to enjoy a brief return to the races at Donny The Secret Racegoer doesn’t have a great track record with online ordering, witness...

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The Great Racing Welfare Auction

Over 100 lots are on offer in The Great Racing Welfare Auction, including a Coolmore Stud tour, a Grand National experience and a round of golf with AP McCoy at Sunningdale The bidding is...

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It’s a celebration

Gary McKenzie on the top winners of Goodwood’s Celebration Mile As some of you may know I am a big fan of Brigadier Gerard. In my opinion he is the greatest British trained horse...

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More a wish-list than a plan

Mike Deasy on racing’s recovery plan, an owner’s raceday experience and Goodwood going cap in hand This week saw the BHA publish its nine-point plan for the next phase of racing’s recovery after the...