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Superheroes Reimagined As Jockeys

Not a month passes without some new superhero based movie hitting the movie theatres. In recent years we've seen Batman, Spiderman, Avengers and Deadpool light up the big screen. So it wasn't surprising to find that our favourite heroes and…

The Scudamores: One of Racing’s Finest Families

From Tom to Michael, the Scudamores are one of horse racing’s most successful families and they are also universally liked in the equine community. Michael Scudamore won the Grand National on Oxo back in 1959 and that was the start of a very…

Will The Racing Industry Bet On Robotic Jockeys?

One sport has made international headlines recently for switching to robotic jockeys. It's not horse racing but camel racing. For centuries, young children were forced to endure cruel conditions in order to pilot racing camels. That practice…

Martin Dwyer Hearing Date Confirmed

Horse racing fans – if you have been checking out our site lately – you will know that we have been following the Martin Dwyer story with interest, as we see whether he will be able to clear his name and get rid of his ban. It has been announced…
Lester Piggott

The Piggott Line Continues

Jockeys are never regarded as tall sportsmen, but Lester Piggott turned out to be the exception to the rule. At a height of five feet and eight inches, Piggott earned the moniker of ‘The Long Fellow’. High weight would not be the only thing…

Fallen Jockey Photo

Fallen Jockey on the turf as loose horse runs by - Click buttons below to download. This photograph by Horse Racing Photos is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.

Jockeys Line Up

Jockeys line up at the start of a horse race, Grand National winning jockey A.P. McCoy is in the green & gold silks. This photograph by Horse Racing Photos is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.

Clearing The Fence

Two horses clear a fence in a steeplechase race. This photograph by Horse Racing Photos is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.

Jockey & Horse In Fall

A horse and jockey take a fall in a steeplechase race. Horse can be seen recovering (Jockey and Horse suffer no serious injury) This photograph by Horse Racing Photos is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.