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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...

The Secret Racegoer’s Cheltenham diary

The crowds and the roar were back at this year’s Cheltenham Festival, the Secret Racegoer among them – here’s his diary of the week Monday afternoon and the GWR train from Paddington arrives late...

The Sercret Racegoer’s guide to Cheltenham pubs

After extensive reasearch, with repeat visits to ensure accuracy, the Secret Racegoer marks your card with his selection of best Cheltenhm pubs You’ve spent a day at the Cheltenham Festival and you’re still buzzing,...

The Dashboard: your update of racing news and events

The Dashboard – your round-up of racing’s top stories, running plans, big race entries, quotes, upcoming fixtures, TV racing, and more Prices quoted are from Paddy Power unless otherwise stated Top  story NEW John...

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The world’s highest ranked racehorses of 2021

The 2021 Longines World’s Best Racehorse rankings have the Breeders’ Cup Classic winner Knicks Go at the top of the tree, with three horses trained in Britain and Ireland joint second With a rating...

Racing books for Christmas – a bumper field

After a couple of lean years, it’s a bumper field of racing books for Christmas and we provide a guide to the pick of the best The 1974 Derby was third one I’d witnessed...

Christmas Gift ideas from the Injured Jockeys Fund

  We’ve put together a selection of Christmas gift ideas from the Injured Jockey’ Fund shop – to see more items, full descriptions and to order go to http://shop.ijf.org.uk/ Order hotline 08080 453 453...