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SSA International Celebration Weekend at Aintree - report

Side saddle riders from all over the world descended on Aintree last weekend for the SSA’s International Celebration Weekend, which drew the SSA’s 40th anniversary celebrations to a close. 661 more words

Event Reports

Get Your Cloak You've Pulled

A lovely Bank Holiday Monday and as I look out of my window even the sun is trying to get in on the action.

I am no fan of jump racing once the festivals have finished as horses have had long seasons and the ground changes so the form book can be taken with a pinch of salt. 210 more words


News : General : Weatherbys Point-to-Point 29th April 2015.

Seventeen further Hunters’ Chases are scheduled for the first half of May as seen on the table below, giving a huge variety of races over many distances spread from the south coast of England to Perth in the north. 392 more words

2014-15 Season

Poll Results: National Hunt Horse of the 2014/15 Season - Many Clouds

Now the National Hunt season has officially ended we are left with a brief moment to reflect on what a scintillating year it’s been. Although AP McCoy has the misfortune to have ended his riding career, this season’s equine stars are just on their holidays. 203 more words



British point-to-point trainers have been given a ground-breaking new race to aim at, and have until Monday evening to qualify a horse.

The £10,000 DBS Spring Sale Point-to-Point Bumper Final… 281 more words

2014-15 Season

Veterans Day?

This is a historic day and it is great to write a blog on the day of AP McCoy’s retirement.

McCoy has been a mainstay of my adult racing life and it has been a pleasure to watch and read about someone with so much skill, determination, dedication and courage. 549 more words


I’m writing this post as this topic has been on my mind since I saw an article on the Daily Mail online, I know I hang my head I was even on that site, from the opening day of the Aintree Racing Festival on festival fashion. 538 more words