Sam Twiston-Davies is to ride as number one jockey to Paul Nicholls next season, the British champion trainer has announced. Photograph:  David Davies/PA

Sam Twiston-Davies is to replace Daryl Jacob as stable jockey to champion British trainer Paul Nicholls next season. Nicholls said there(...)

Paul Carberry after his win on Guitar Pete on the opening day of the Aintree Festival. The Irish jockey was brought to hospital after a fall in the Topham Chase over the Grand National fences on Friday. Photograph:   David Davies/PA

Irish jockeys Mikey Fogarty and Paul Carberry were taken to hospital in Aintree after nasty falls in the Topham Chase, with fellow riders Andre(...)

Barry Geraghty and Bobs Worth winning The Lexus Chase at Leopardstown over Christmas. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho.

He never wins spectacularly but back-to-back Betfred Gold Cup victories for Bobs Worth today will put a seal on t(...)

Tony McCoy will ride At Fishers Cross at the Cheltenham Festival.

Tony McCoy has chosen to ride At Fishers Cross, instead of the strongly fancied More Of That, in the Ladbrokes World Hurdle at the Cheltenham F(...)

Barry Geraghty riding Oscar Whisky clear the last to win The Cheltenham Pony Club Novices’ Steeple Chase. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Oscar Whisky strengthened his claims for what will probably be a tilt at the Jewson Novices’ Chase at the Cheltenham Festival with a clear-cut defeat (...)

Willie Mullins’s Prince de Beauchene will miss the King George at Kempton.  Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho
Captain Chris to miss King George
  • Racing
  • December 23, 2013, 13:08

Captain Chris has been ruled out of the William Hill King George VI Chase at Kempton on St Stephen’s Day. The nine-year-old was due to represent trai(...)

Mumbles Head with Jamie Moore (left) and Barry Geraghty’s Roberto Goldback refuse the last during Saturday’s Grand National. Photograph: Getty Images

It might not be the Grand National many of us grew up with, but Auroras Encore’s 66/1 triumph at Aintree on Saturday could prove to be a transf(...)

Michael O’Leary celebrates after First Lieutenant took the honours in the 2011 Neptune. Photograph: Inpho/Dan Sheridan

Never in the seven year history of the Ryanair Chase has the big-race sponsor Michael O’Leary looked to have a better chance o(...)

Groundstaff remove the frost protection covers during Champion Day at Cheltenham today. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

An inspection was taking place at Cheltenham this morning to see if racing will go ahead after further freezing overnight. There was a wi(...)