Michael O'Leary: why I'm not using Tiger Roll hero Russell on my best horses
Michael O’Leary has stated that Davy Russell will ride Tiger Roll if he bids for a historic Grand National hat-trick in the spring – but it could be a big if as he described the chances of running jump racing’s most popular horse in the Aintree showpiece for a third time as between "slim and none".
Phoenix Thoroughbreds founder accused of stealing €100m from global Ponzi scam
Phoenix Thoroughbreds founder Amer Abdulaziz Salman has been named as a key figure in a major money-laundering operation for an international cryptocurrency fraud from which he allegedly stole €100 million before launching his global racehorse ownership enterprise, a US court heard this month.
Cheltenham right to be ‘optimistic' after remainder of November meeting went ahead
Clerk of the course Simon Claisse was right to be optimistic after the remainder of Cheltenham's prestigious November meeting went ahead after upwards of 37mm of rain in 18 hours left parts of the track flooded and forced the abandonment of Friday's card at lunchtime on Thursday.
Gordon Elliott lands showstopping bid of £330,000 to secure Cheltenham top lot
The Prestbury Park stands may have remained eerily quiet after the cancellation of racing on Friday, but there was no shortage of activity from the buying bench at the Tattersalls Cheltenham November Sale as six-figure bids came thick and fast, headed by a £330,000 showstopper from Gordon Elliott.
Frankie Dettori banned after agonising defeat in Melbourne Cup
High-profile owner Nick Williams described himself as “shattered” for Frankie Dettori after the jockey was suspended for nine meetings and his mount Master Of Reality demoted to fourth from second in the Lexus Melbourne Cup, won by the Craig Williams-ridden Vow And Declare.