Lizzie Kelly

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 Jockey Bryony Frost celebrates after victory on  Frodon in the Ryanair Chase at Cheltenham. Photograph:  Michael Steele/Getty Images

Scepticism is too often necessary when observing elite sport, but at Cheltenham on Thursday it got overwhelmed in a wonderful sea of sentiment. Paisl(...)

Are you race ready for Cheltenham? Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Cheltenham. The week where we take such reckless leave of our senses that we actually listen to actual bookmakers as they tip horses. A pox on them, w(...)

Rachael Blackmore: doffed her cap to the likes of Katie Walsh and Nina Carberry who paved the way for other women jockeys with their remarkable careers. Photograph:  Healy Racing.

Quiz time. Who said: “Women are stronger people than men mentally. And men arse-lick a bit, and women don’t. The real strong women say ‘go **** yourse(...)

Nico de Boinville riding Might Bite (left) clear the last to win The  King George VI Steeplechase at Kempton Park. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

“He likes to say ‘look at me’,” Nicky Henderson said of Might Bite after the King George VI Chase at Kempton, and it seems that a horse with a reputat(...)

Lizzie Kelly on Tea For Two (left) wins the Betway Bowl Chase ahead of Paddy Brennan on Cue Card at Aintree. Photograph: Jason Cairnduff/Action Images via Reuters

Katie Walsh could still take her place in Saturday’s Grand National field after initial fears she had broken her arm in a fall at Aintree on Thursday (...)

Lizzie Kelly on Tea For Two goes on to win the 50 Betway Bowl Chase at Aintree. Photograph:  Andrew Boyers/Reuters

Lizzie Kelly celebrated a huge success at Aintree as Tea For Two saw off the gallant Cue Card in the Betway Bowl. Kelly made history in December 201(...)

 Robbie Power celebrates winning the  Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup Chase on Sizing John. Photograph:  Andrew Boyers/Reuters

On the day it was confirmed Douvan faces a summer of recuperation from injury, Sizing John finally and definitively stepped out of the shadow of his f(...)

Trainer Henry de Bromhead. File photograph: Alan CrowhurstGetty Images

Champagne West was an impressive winner of the Download The Free At The Races App Chase at Tramore on a good day for Henry de Bromhead. The former Ph(...)

Lizzie Kelly gave the gutsy Agrapart (L) a brilliant ride to pip L’Ami Serge at Cheltenham. Photograph: Julian HErbert/PA

If the New Year’s resolution made by jockey Lizzie Kelly was to ride more winners in 2017 then she got off to a flying start after Agrapart helped her(...)

Lizzie Kelly became the first woman in Britain to win a Grade One jumps race when coming first at Feltham on Tea For Two. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images.

Christmas racing is like Christmas eating – there’s so much of it that after a while, it becomes difficult to remember exactly what you enjoyed or whe(...)

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