Tagged: horse racing

Promoting racing: just get on with it

Mike Deasy on the promotion of racing, when is a banned substance not a banned substance?, National Racehorse Week a hit, more fixtures mean more problems, and more There’s been some debate recently on...

Boost for Sunday racing in 2022 Fixture List

There’s a boost for Sunday racing and longer breaks for jockeys in the newly published British 2022 Fixture List  The 2022 Fixture List seeks to balance the need to drive engagement and industry revenues...

Another black mark for Ascot

Mike Deasy on another black mark for Ascot, the sport’s a winner in Sussex, missing a chance to sell tickets, jump jockeys silks poster is a winner, a final thoughts on the Racing League:...

Tales of the St Leger

As the 2021 Cazoo St Leger gets ever closer, here’s a look back at some memorable stories from recent years of the oldest Classic in the world 1. Mastery sprang a 14/1 surprise in...

Racing should embrace the music

Mike Deasy on embracing racing’s music nights, mixed fortunes for racing’s summer initiatives, it’s not all glossy for the sport’s magazines, Fitzdare’s St Leger gaff, and more Because Goodwood and York recently played out...

York – a pleasure to be back

Mike Deasy on the joy of returning to York, a bookmaker’s costly birthday greeting, excellent coverage in the Post (no, not that one), and needing something to complain about Since the Derby at Epsom...