Archives:

AP McCoy bows out with no wins but loads of respect

AP McCoy with his 20th, and final, Champion Jockey Trophy at Sandown The greatest jump jockey of all time, AP McCoy retired from the sport today with two third place finishes in Sandown. Tony McCoy finished third aboard Box Office on the final ride of his career in the bet365 Handicap Hurdle at Sandown. Despite • Read More »


Davy Condon forced to retire due to spinal injury aged 30

Davy Condon celebrates winning the Fred Winter Juvenile Handicap Hurdle at Cheltenham in 2013 Davy Condon has been forced to retire from the saddle due to a spinal injury. Condon was riding Portrait King in the Grand National at Aintree when he fell at the third-last, leaving him with a spinal concussion. It was the • Read More »



Robbie McNamara – ‘I’m great but I can’t feel my legs yet’

Robbie McNamara after a win at the 2014 Cheltenham Festival Robbie McNamara is feeling “great and optimistic” as he continues to recover from serious injuries suffered in a fall at Wexford earlier this month. The jockey was due to partner last year's Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Lord Windermere in the Crabbie's Grand National at Aintree, • Read More »


No fairytale for McCoy as Many Clouds wins the Aintree Grand National

GN 2015.jpg For a while it looked like AP McCoy was going to have the fairytale finish aboard Shutthefrontdoor but in the end it was the stronger Many Clouds that did the business. Many Clouds, trained by Oliver Sherwood and ridden by Leighton Aspell, won the Crabbie's Grand National at Aintree. Aspell, who rode Pineau De • Read More »



AP McCoy bows out of Irish racing with a loss to Katie Walsh

AP McCoy AP McCoy will head to the Aintree Grand National with heartbreaking loss to Katie Walsh. The great AP McCoy's final professional ride at an irish racecourse ends with a loss for Thomas Edison in the Farmhouse Foods Handicap Hurdle at Fairyhouse. The Tony Martin trained/JP McManus owned horse came in behind Katie Walsh on the 20-1 • Read More »


Pic: Topless mag cover by top female golfer is causing a stir

One of the world’s best female golfers has made the cover of one of the sport’s top magazines but the style of picture has led to controversy. The latest issue of Golf Digest has put one of the world's best female golfers on its latest cover but the decision to use a topless picture has • Read More »