Irish jockey Leighton Aspell bids for racing immortality this afternoon as he chases a third consecutive Grand National victory. But long before his Aintree successes catapulted him into the media spotlight Aspell’s talents had won him a devoted band of followers...
Sat, 09 Apr, 2016
It’s four years since Gavin Sheehan left Ireland to try his hand abroad and yesterday’s triumph in the World Hurdle on Cole Harden is proof that the grass can actually be greener on the other side, writes.
Fri, 13 Mar, 2015
I arrived in Lambourn last evening safe and sound, but more important was the fact that Steps To Freedom, Oscars Well and Jezki were well settled in at Cheltenham racecourse by that stage ahead of their engagements on the first two days of the festival.
Tue, 13 Mar, 2012