A general view of the main stand at Ayr racecourse  in  Scotland. Photograph: Mark Runnacles/Getty Images

British horse racing was plunged into a sudden crisis on Wednesday night as it emerged that three horses in an active yard, believed to be that of Don(...)

Concussion is suspected of causing various degenerative brain diseases and there is evidence to suggest that blows to the head are not good for the brain.

It took 15 years for science to show that the tobacco industry was lying and that smoking cigarettes did cause lung cancer. The suspicions and links h(...)

Tony McCoy is congratulated by fellow jockey Andrew Thornton after winning his 4000th race yesterday. Photograph: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

There were camera crews, mainstream news reporters and an audience of thousands at Towcester racecourse on Thursday to witness the 4,000th winner of T(...)