Top UK jockeys choosing to forego races at home in favour of racing in France or Ireland is a troubling development for many, Not because they haven't always gone overseas for good quality races. They have. More so because in the current circumstances both Frankie Dettori and Ryan Moore - two of our best established flat jockeys - have been prepared to undergo two weeks of quarantine in order to ride in races where the prize money on offer is better than if were they to stay at home for a fortnight and ride in the UK. IF, of . . .
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