Racing for the app generation

18 August 2018 9:00 am

Making racing profitable depends on getting information at the right time. In the Stewards’ Cup at Goodwood two Saturdays ago…

The team-event Shergar Cup is a money-spinner for Ascot

19 August 2017 9:00 am

‘Racing isn’t a team sport,’ the diehards used to tell us about the Shergar Cup, Ascot’s annual contest for three-rider…

Georgie Lane-Godfrey edges past Camilla at the finish

It was my first real horserace on my first real thoroughbred... but how had I done?

24 September 2016 9:00 am

The thrill of racing a real thoroughbred at Goodwood gets Camilla Swift  hooked

Thank the Lord for supersubs – especially ones who win horse races

20 August 2016 9:00 am

After 30 years in racing it is a little late in Rab Havlin’s career to suggest that he will suddenly…

Why horses win at Goodwood

6 August 2016 9:00 am

Sometimes the labels people give themselves are more than mere braggadocio. Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali if you must) really was…

The art of picking winners on the Flat

28 May 2016 9:00 am

‘After a few decades of marriage a man ought to be able to recognise his own wife,’ Mrs Oakley observed…

Ecclestone and Mosley at Brands Hatch in 1978 — a double-act worthy of Ealing Studios

The fast, furious life of Max Mosley

4 July 2015 9:00 am

Max Mosley’s autobiography has been much anticipated: by the motor racing world, by the writers and readers of tabloid newspapers,…

Why jockeys prefer riding on the Flat

30 May 2015 9:00 am

Getting to Goodwood last Saturday was an achievement in itself. On the Bank Holiday weekend I calculated a cross-country route…

Goodwood is Ascot without the vulgarity, Aintree without the spray tans

9 August 2014 9:00 am

If I get to choose where to spend my last day on earth it will probably be at Glorious Goodwood.…

Will racing waste its Scoop6 jackpot?

31 May 2014 9:00 am

Eight people became millionaires last Saturday, collecting £1,342,599 each when the Scoop6 bet, which had been rolled over for 12…