The conversation takes place prior to the dreadful news his friend and long-time weigh-room colleague Pat Smullen would need to undergo a further course of chemotherapy following a setback in his recovery from pancreatic cancer.
Sat, 24 Aug, 2019
A health setback means Pat Smullen will be unable to ride in his Champions Race for Cancer Trials Ireland on day two of Longines Irish Champions Weekend.
Thu, 22 Aug, 2019
Frederik Tylicki remained in a stable condition in intensive care yesterday following his fall at Kempton on Monday.
Wed, 02 Nov, 2016
Racing at Kempton was abandoned after three races following a serious incident that led to Jim Crowley and Frederik Tylicki being taken to hospital.
Mon, 31 Oct, 2016
AIDAN O’BRIEN plans to have three big contenders in the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby as he goes for a sixth successive win in the Classic at the Curragh on Sunday week.
Fri, 17 Jun, 2011
IT IS a while since trainer James Toller had a nice juvenile to look forward to, but thoughts of Loving Spirit could keep him warm this winter.
Fri, 15 Oct, 2010
Frankel is a red-hot favourite for next season’s 2000 Guineas and Derby after he destroyed his rivals in the Juddmonte Royal Lodge Stakes at Ascot.
Sat, 25 Sep, 2010
Aspectoflove just denied the favourite Sajjhaa in a tight finish to the Deloitte Rosemary Handicap at Ascot.
Christine Dunnett heaved a sigh of relief at Kempton as Danzoe ended the Norfolk handler's lengthy pursuit for a winner today.
Mon, 23 Aug, 2010
Kieren Fallon and Sea Lord proved to be a faultless combination in the totesport.com Sovereign Stakes as they held Poet’s Voice by a nose in a pulsating finish to Salisbury’s feature race of the season.
Thu, 12 Aug, 2010
It was girl power all the way at Haydock as Hayley Turner gave Barshiba a brilliant ride to win back-to-back renewals of the Bet365 Lancashire Oaks.
Sat, 03 Jul, 2010
DARLEY SUN will have the services of Frankie Dettori when he makes his eagerly-anticipated debut for Godolphin in tomorrow’s Blue Square Henry II Stakes at Sandown.
Wed, 26 May, 2010
Expensive Problem is proving to be the complete opposite to Jack Smith as he continued his invaluable contribution to the Epsom trainer's small stable by landing division one of the totetrifecta Handicap at Lingfield today.
Fri, 07 May, 2010
Rookie handler Mahmood Al Zarooni found a sleepy Wednesday afternoon at Pontefract an ideal opportunity to send out his first British winner for Godolphin.
Wed, 28 Apr, 2010
Steele Tango was a mere extra at Sea The Stars' swansong in the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe but bounced back to play the starring role at Newmarket on Friday.
Fri, 16 Oct, 2009
Godolphin may have endured a pretty miserable start to the season but as Burnett provided them with yet another winner at Newcastle they will not want it to end.
Tue, 13 Oct, 2009
Timepiece is evidently regarded as a hot prospect at Henry Cecil's stable and she showed it on the track with an authoritative victory at Lingfield.
Fri, 09 Oct, 2009
Long Lashes stated her case as a filly with Classic potential when landing Newmarket's skybet.com Sweet Solera Stakes today on her Godolphin debut.
Sat, 08 Aug, 2009
Irish horses are forecast to dominate the finish of Saturday's Investec Derby and a happy party from Co Tipperary started the invasion early by making off with a double at Lingfield today.
Thu, 04 Jun, 2009
Asset proved to be just that for Godolphin by giving Sheikh Mohammed’s worldwide operation their first winner from just four runners in Britain when scoring at Leicester.
Sun, 26 Apr, 2009
JOANNA Morgan made a perfect start to the Dubai Carnival meeting as Miss Gorica landed the opening event at Nad Al Sheba last night.
Fri, 16 Jan, 2009
Saeed Bin Suroor and Frankie Dettori combined for a double at the opening meeting of the 2009 Dubai International Racing Carnival, highlighted by the victory of My Indy in the Group Three Maktoum Challenge I.
Thu, 15 Jan, 2009
Jimmy Fortune grabbed the jockey honours at Newmarket, bagging a 190¼-1 treble with winners for different trainers.
Sat, 01 Nov, 2008
Penny’s Gift was given a 33-1 quote by Cashmans and Paddy Power for the 1000 Guineas after a Listed success in the EBF Igloos Bosra Sham Fillies’ Stakes at Newmarket.
Penny’s Gift could be aimed at the Stan James 1000 Guineas next spring after proving a cut above at Listed level in the EBF Igloos Bosra Sham Fillies’ Stakes at Newmarket.
Fri, 31 Oct, 2008
Connections of Ra Junior and Galpin Junior are yet to confirm which colt will take his chance in Saturday’s Darley Dewhurst Stakes.
Tue, 14 Oct, 2008
Frankie Dettori is in line to take the ride aboard Phoenix Tower in the Emirates Airline Champion Stakes on October 18 after partnering Henry Cecil’s four-year-old in a racecourse gallop at Newmarket.
Fri, 03 Oct, 2008
Cape Amber benefited from a drop in class to open her account for the season with an emphatic success in the EBF attheraces.com Best Odds John Musker Fillies’ Stakes at Yarmouth.
Wed, 17 Sep, 2008
Aidan O'Brien and Johnny Murtagh warmed up for Frozen Fire's assault on the Ladbrokes St Leger as Honolulu provided the duo with a second consecutive success in the National Express Doncaster Cup on Town Moor.
Fri, 12 Sep, 2008
Multidimensional overcame tough conditions and a brave opponent to register his first success of the season in the Group Three toteswinger Rose of Lancaster Stakes at Haydock.
Sat, 09 Aug, 2008
The second stage of the nine-day Yorkshire Summer Festival got underway in thrilling fashion when Courageous lived up to his name at Redcar.
Sun, 20 Jul, 2008
Tom Queally will blank out memories of a nasty moment at Lingfield on Tuesday night for one of the biggest rides of his career aboard Multidimensional in the Coral-Eclipse.
Wed, 02 Jul, 2008
Richard Hughes hit such a run of form at Newmarket he was even able to alchemise certain defeat into victory aboard Lion Sands in the betinternet.com Fred Archer Stakes, part of a near-23-1 treble for the jockey.
Sat, 28 Jun, 2008
Henrythenavigator added a third miling jewel to his CV with a decisive success in the St James's Palace Stakes at Royal Ascot.
Tue, 17 Jun, 2008
Corrybrough stretched his winning sequence to four and confirmed himself as a potential sprint star with an impressive victory in the bettercasino.com Scurry Stakes at Sandown.
Sat, 14 Jun, 2008
Henry Cecil’s former assistant David Lanigan enjoyed a dream start to his training career when Ben Chorley hit the target at Pontefract.
Tue, 22 Apr, 2008
Henry Cecil followed up a memorable day at Newmarket's Craven meeting today with a 21-1 double at Newbury courtesy of Unnefer and Burn The Breeze.
Fri, 18 Apr, 2008
Henry Cecil was the toast of Newmarket after saddling a Group-race double with Classic hopeful Twice Over and injury-plagued Phoenix Tower.
Ask, runner-up in last year’s Canadian International, tops a list of 30 entries for next month’s Group Two stanjamesuk.com Jockey Club Stakes at Newmarket.
Wed, 16 Apr, 2008
Michael Jarvis has a possible Classic tilt in mind for Bold Choice, who confirmed his smart juvenile form with an impressive success in the wildgooseconstruction.co.uk Maiden Stakes at Nottingham.
Connections of Curlin were satisfied after the American Horse of the Year was handed stall 12 for Saturday’s 6million Dubai World Cup.
Wed, 26 Mar, 2008
Beacon Lodge gained his second win of the campaign when proving just too good in a thrilling renewal of the Mountgrange Stud Stakes at Newbury.
Sat, 27 Oct, 2007
Leg Spinner was given a quote of just 33-1 for the Smurfit Kappa Champion Hurdle after storming to victory on the Flat in the £2.5m totescoop6 Cesarewitch at Newmarket.
Sun, 21 Oct, 2007
Ted Durcan believes Multidimensional can put up a bold show in the Emirates Airline Champion Stakes at Newmarket tomorrow.
Fri, 19 Oct, 2007
Godolphin may not have had a representative to match Rio De La Plata or Ramonti at York, but there was no stopping the boys in blue as they enjoyed a fantastic 301/2-1 treble.
Fri, 12 Oct, 2007
Alex Ferguson’s red and white colours have not been seen too often in the winner’s enclosure since the days of Rock Of Gibraltar, but that could soon come to an end after a promising debut from Adversity at Lingfield.
Tue, 18 Sep, 2007
Kandahar Run struck for trainer Henry Cecil in the opening race as the four-day St Leger Festival returned to Doncaster following their £32m redevelopment.
Wed, 12 Sep, 2007
Barry Hills believes everything points to a big run from Red Clubs when he tackles red-hot favourite Sakhee’s Secret in the Betfred Sprint Cup at Haydock.
Fri, 07 Sep, 2007
Hellvelyn scorched into the Betfred Sprint Cup reckoning with a rousing victory in the Listed totepool Beverley Bullet Sprint Stakes.
Sun, 26 Aug, 2007
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