Legendary jockey and 12-time European Classic winner Pat Smullen dies aged 43

Legendary jockey and 12-time European Classic winner Pat Smullen dies aged 43

Irish jockey Pat Smullen has died from cancer at the age of 43. We’ll be bringing you the very latest updates, pictures and video on this breaking news story. Please check back regularly for updates on this developing story here at  Mirror.co.uk. For the latest news and breaking news visit …

Horse racing: Mo Forza, jockey Flavien Prat wins Del Mar Mile

Horse racing: Mo Forza, jockey Flavien Prat wins Del Mar Mile

Perhaps announcer Larry Collmus best summed up Mo Forza’s performance in Sunday’s $200,000 Grade II Del Mar Mile as the field raced toward the finish. When jockey Flavien Prat found an opening early in the stretch and shot through along the rail, that’s when Collmus went to work. “Mo Forza…

Drinking culture at horse racing can put some people off, says jockey

Drinking culture at horse racing can put some people off, says jockey

Jockey Khadijah Mellah, who made history at Glorious Goodwood last year by becoming the first hijab-wearing jockey to ride in and win a race in Britain, says the ‘drinking culture’ around horse racing may be putting some people off the sport. Khadija landed the Magnolia Cup at the Sussex course…

Jockey who won Grand National at 100/1 shot dies aged just 34

Jockey who won Grand National at 100/1 shot dies aged just 34

Grand National winning jockey Liam Treadwell has died aged 34 as tributes to the rider pour in. Treadwell, who won the iconic race in 2009, riding to victory on Mon Mome, was a 100/1 long shot. Four years later, the jockey would find victory at Cheltenham Festival, scooping the Byrne…