Tag: Newcastle

It may not rank up with winning the Arc for champion jockey Frankie Dettori. But the Racing League does give the world's top rider another trophy to ride for. (Image: AFP)

New UK Racing League Turns Riding Into a Team Sport

Jockeys racing as teams for more than £2 million in prize money will provide the latest horse racing twist when the inaugural Racing League season opens in the United Kingdom this summer. What is the Racing League? How does it work? And who will we see riding for that prize […]

Klopp waits to be reloaded into the gate for Saturday's final race at Newcastle. Moments later, the race started without him, causing seven horses who finished that race to be withdrawn from the restart. (Image: The Sun)

Seven Horses Withdrawn at Newcastle After Starter Snafu Forces Restart

In a moment fitting perfectly into 2020’s surreal archives, Newcastle’s final race on Saturday turned into a Monty Python skit after the race’s starter prematurely started the race while one horse was still being reloaded into the gate. The false start resulted in seven of the race’s 13 horses being […]