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Back the jumpers to beat the boredom

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FOR a while there, jumps racing looked to be doomed but as BRIAN MELDRUM reports it’s now back in fine shape: THANK HEAVENS for jumps racing! Bailed up inside with a cold for most of the week, and fed up with having to watch hour after hour, day after day of m... More »

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Peter Moody reaches a new peak

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WHAT can a “retired” champion horse trainer do for a little recreation? Well, he can climb another mountain, as ROD NICHOLSON reports: PETER Moody has climbed more mountains (figuratively in the past) than he cares to remember. From a kid in the wilderness of ... More »

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The Everest: a mountain or just a molehill?

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BRIAN MELDRUM analyses past form and warns that big money does not always produce prestige races: ONCE UPON A TIME it was common practice for the racing press and the stewards to meet up in the race club’s committee room after a race meeting, to get a copy of ... More »

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A Weird “fluke” landed the Cup

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How big a part can luck play when there is $3.8 million riding on a race? BRIAN MELDRUM looks at how good fortune favoured the Prince: The Oxford Dictionary describes a fluke as being “an unlikely chance occurrence, especially a surprising piece of luck”. Now,... More »