Injuries sustained by professional jockeys
during their careers is the focus in the first part of the study and so far 75 retired jumps jockeys
and 40 retired Flat jockeys
have filled in questionnaires for use by the research team.
How come, then, that female jockeys
often beat male jockeys
in a photo finish?
Sean Bowen picked up an awards double on a star-studded Lesters awards night at the Hilton Metropole in Birmingham.
Sometimes there is little understanding of the gruelling regimes, focused minds and honed physical prowess of jockeys
, who make a living taming one of the most powerful creatures on land, frequently reaching speeds of up to 40mph.
The serious injuries suffered by Limerick jockey
JT McNamara and Antrim jockey
Jonjo Bright were a stark reminder of the risks jockeys
face every day.
PERENNIAL champion jockey
Tony McCoy was once again the star of the show at the Lesters last night as he picked up two more awards to take his overall tally to 20.
These upgrades are wonderful news for jockeys
riding at venues across Victoria and with these new improved facilities, these clubs will be better placed to accommodate the increased numbers of female jockeys
as well as better cater for all jockeys
O'Neill has named Martinez to ride Areyoutalkintome in Sunday's Potrero Grand Handicap at Santa Anita, replacing Patrick Valenzuela, the track's top jockey
But at the Jockeys
' Association Annual General Meeting for Flat jockeys
in York, the jockeys
unanimously agreed they would not accept booked rides for the fixture in support of the Racetech handlers who have lost work as a result of Arena's cost-cutting measure.
Most of the novel focuses on Samuel and his ambition to become a jockey
under the tutelage of his father.
It is the first step in a process that could lead to the introduction of curbs on how many days and hours jockeys
Sixty horses were declared for the meeting yesterday, but not enough jockeys
could be found to ride them, even though the deadline was extended by an hour and a half.
Racing's regulators have opened the door for the row over mobile phones to be resolved in court following the scrapping of tomorrow's Sandown Park card after a boycott by jockeys
' bitter dispute with the Jockey
Club over the use of mobile phones has forced the Sandown management to abandon tomorrow's meeting.
HORSE racing is facing a new hurdle - from fat jockeys