29th May 2020

Fantus – big, fragile, brilliant at Cheltenham

During the height of its power the stable of Dorset trainer Richard Barber reeled in no fewer than four Cheltenham Foxhunter Chase winners in seven seasons.

6th December 2019

Trainer Talk: David Phelan

David Phelan – from Middleton in County Cork – has been based in Britain for nearly 20 years, originally working for Brendan Powell, to whom he was assistant trainer.

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2nd December 2019

Trainer Talk: Sara Bradstock

Sara Bradstock is steeped in the sports of horse racing and point-to-pointing. A daughter of the late and much-loved Lord (John) Oaksey, she rode between the flags and under Rules herself in the...

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22nd November 2019

Trainer Talk: James Ridley

James Ridley has been a well-known figure on the West Midlands pointing scene since riding his first winner in 2007.

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15th November 2019

Talking $hop: Will Biddick

In his 17 seasons as a jockey, Will Biddick has set new standards. In 2019, he won his seventh...

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15th November 2019

Trainer Talk: Tom Ellis & Gina Andrews

The first time I interviewed husband and wife training partnership Tom Ellis and Gina Andrews, they were recovering from what was – by their own admission – a disappointing 2014/2015 with just one...

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23rd May 2019

Your Chance to shape your Sport

Competitors and followers of point-to-pointing in Britain are being encouraged to float suggestions about the make-up of races to its stakeholders.

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