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Former champion jockey Joe Mercer dies aged 86

Former champion jockey Joe Mercer - the man who rode the legendary Brigadier Gerard in his memorable 37-year career - dies aged 86Joe Mercer, the 'ultimate' former champion jockey, has died at the age of 86 Bradford-born Mercer had memorably rode the legendary Brigadier Gerard Mercer also took part in two of the most significant races in the sport's history By Marcus Townend for the Daily Mail Published: 22:31 BST,

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St Mark’s Basilica doesn’t give his rivals a prayer as Aidan O’Brien lands his second Classic

St Mark’s Basilica doesn’t give his rivals a prayer as Aidan O'Brien lands his second Classic of the season in the French 2,000 Guineas at LongchampAidan O'Brien landed his second Classic of the season at Longchamp St Mark’s Basilica is now 9-4 favourite for the French Derby next monthSaint Mark’s Basilica was ridden on Sunday by jockey Ioritz Mendizabal By Marcus Townend for the Daily Mail Published: 22:45 BST,

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Hurricane Lane boosts Derby claims by eclipsing High Definition in Dante Stakes success at York

Charlie Appleby trained Hurricane Lane boosts Derby claims by eclipsing Aidan O'Brien's High Definition in Dante Stakes success at YorkHurricane Lane claimed a three-quarter length win in a Dante StakesThe Charlie Appleby-trained winner was cut to 6-1 for Epsom on June 5High Definition was again off the bridle three furlongs out on ThursdayBy Marcus Townend for the Daily Mail Published: 23:11 BST, 13 May 2021

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Top French jockey Boudot charged with rape and intimidating a witness by French prosecutors

Top French jockey Pierre-Charles Boudot charged with rape and intimidating a witness by French prosecutors following party last yearThe 28-year-old was arrested following an allegation of sexual assaultThe latest accusation follows a party at Cagnes-sur-Mer last FebruaryFellow jockey Pierre Bazire has been charged with failure to report a crimeBy Marcus Townend for the Daily Mail Published: 00:08 BST, 13 May 2021 | Updated:

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