Gentleman Amateur

The Observer has an interview with amateur jockey extraordinaire, Sam Waley-Cohen: Not many Cheltenham Gold Cup winning jockeys will tell you: “There is a real conflict between what the NHS aspires to deliver across the board in healthcare and what it can afford to deliver.” But then not many are close friends of William and Kate, […]

The Whip Banned?

Bosses of the National Hunt course at Towcester in Northamptonshire have announced they will outlaw the use of the controversial stick in all meetings from October 5. Riders instead will race using a system known as hands and heels in which they can carry a whip but only in the back hand position and can […]