Theme parks, pop concerts — Inside the world of South Korean horse racing – CNN International

Theme parks, pop concerts — Inside the world of South Korean horse racing – CNN International

South Korea is doing things differently and, one hundred years on from its first authorized thoroughbred race, the nation hopes to become a major player in the sport. A two-way process of “internationalization” is underway, with leading foreign jockeys and trainers employed domestically and Korean runners beginning to attend major race meetings overseas. What started […]

Saturday highlights: all the news and big winners – Racing Post

Saturday highlights: all the news and big winners – Racing Post

Altior put in a spectacular round of jumping to win at Newbury   PICTURE: Mark Cranham (racingpost.com/photos)    By Mark Scully 6:00PM 11 FEB 2017  With the Cheltenham Festival looming, a host of big guns were fired at Newbury and elsewhere on a day when the temperatures were freezing but the action was red hot. Here […]

No point shirking a battle says Twiston-Davies – Racing Post Bloodstock

No point shirking a battle says Twiston-Davies – Racing Post Bloodstock

Nigel Twiston-Davies: runs a pair of aces at Newbury on Saturday   PICTURE: Martin Lynch (racingpost.com/photos)    By Lee Mottershead 8:30PM 10 FEB 2017  NIGEL TWISTON-DAVIES has questioned why more owners and trainers shy away from running in the sport’s big Saturday prizes after today’s two feature chases at Newbury attracted only eight runners in total. […]

Racing: Ron Quinton mourns his loss but wants to fight on – The Sydney Morning Herald

Racing: Ron Quinton mourns his loss but wants to fight on – The Sydney Morning Herald

Former champion Sydney jockey Ron Quinton believes he’s slowly managing to put his life back together after the death last month of Margaret, his wife of more than four decades. A respected Randwick trainer, Quinton admits that his “wife and friend” had left one of Australia’s best-known racing identities “struggling like never before”. Respected: Trainer Ron […]

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