How bad does it have to get?

Mike Deasy on the inadequacies of racing’s leadership and direction, sponsor worries for the Derby, The Sunday Times hits the depths with Michael Owen piece, and more Well, that didn’t last long. Just days...

Desert Crown makes it six of the best

  Gary McKenzie salutes Sir Michael Stoute and laments on what might have been in the Derby  Sir Michael Stoute has been one of the most successful trainers of the last forty years but...

Lester Piggott 1935-2022: Fact File

Lester Kieth Piggott: a first winner aged 12, a record nine Derby winners and an unnparalleled haul of international big race winners – here’s our Fact File on a stupendous career   Born Wantage...

Will racing go back behind closed-doors?

Mike Deasy on low crowd numbers and what racecourses might do, culling the race programme, retraining racehorses, Windsor’s u-turn, and more It shouldn’t come as too much a surprise that racecourse attendances are in...