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Harry and Ciara Fry with Rock on Ruby

Cheltenham Festival preview – Rock on Ruby, Fry’s delight

Harry Fry looks less like a trainer of thoroughbreds than some. Pass him in the street and you would be forgiven for guessing that he is a junior doctor. Or a budding young lawyer. Not yet 30, Fry … [Read More...]

Featured Horse Racing

Paul Nicholls. Simply the best.

Paul Nicholls – first among equals

I've run out of superlatives for the training operation based at Manor House Stables in Ditcheat. … [Read More...]

Dodging Bullets beats Sprinter Sacre

The one bullet that Sprinter Sacre could not dodge

It was Saturday morning, but we punters cannot say we were not warned. Dodging Bullets trainer Paul … [Read More...]

Featured Football

Doug "you're fired" Ellis

‘Deadly Doug’ looks on as Aston Villa fire more blanks

Doug Ellis once had security remove me from his office. Did I tell you that story? Probably not. And … [Read More...]

Costa scores at Swansea

Chelsea in a league of their own

Seeing Chelsea beat Swansea 5-0 away from home was akin to watching a practice match. Yes, Swansea … [Read More...]